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This article considers the career and life of Jessie White Mario. Her journalism and writing offer a unique perspective on the tumultuous period of Italian history, during the Risorgimento, yet are often overlooked. Her ...
Cultivating Intellectual Humility in Political Philosophy Seminars
The cultivation of intellectual character is an important goal within university education. This article focusses on cultivating intellectual humility. It first explores an account of intellectual humility from recent ...
Russellian Monism and Mental Causation
According to Russellian monism, consciousness is constituted at least partly by quiddities: intrinsic properties that categorically ground dispositional properties described by fundamental physics. If the theory is true, ...
D. H. Lawrence and the Truth of Literature
We first clarify that what Lawrence means by truth is moral truth, and that the novel is for him the best vehicle to communicate with the “subtle interrelatedness” without which morality is merely moralism. We then examine ...
Ritually Recycling the Landscape
This chapter demonstrates how even seemingly isolated landscapes can be beset by cultural and environmental changes. It explores how such landscapes are adapted to accommodate changing rituals and, vice versa, how rituals ...
Syntactic development in early foreign language learning: Effects of L1 transfer, input and individual factors
This study explores parallels and differences in the comprehension of wh-questions and relative clauses between early foreign-language (FL) learners and monolingual children. We test for (a) effects of syntactic first-language ...
Character and Causation : Hume's Philosophy of Action
In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer ...
The Eroticization of Biopower : Masochistic relationality and resistance in Deleuze and Agamben
This article examines Gilles Deleuze’s and Giorgio Agamben’s thoughts on the immanent creativity emergent from formal, impersonal life as a pathway for resistance to biopolitics. In Coldness and Cruelty, Deleuze explores ...
LOFAR first look at the giant radio galaxy 3C 236
We have examined the giant radio galaxy 3C~236 using LOFAR at 143 MHz down to an angular resolution of 7", in combination with observations at higher frequencies. We have used the low frequency data to derive spectral index ...
Memories of a Massacre