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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, ...
Barbara Johnson’s Album: Material Literacy and Consumer Practice, 1746-1823
This article examines Barbara Johnson’s Album, a prolific record of the dress consumption of a Reverend’s daughter. The Album contains over one-hundred samples of dress fabrics acquired by Johnson between the ages of eight ...
Flooding Mississippi : Memory, Race and Landscape in Twenty-First-Century Fiction
(Louisiana State University Press, 2019-08)
Improving well-being in Higher Education: Adopting a compassionate approach
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 ...
From Euclidean Geometry to Knots and Nets
This paper assumes the success of arguments against the view that informal mathematical proofs secure rational conviction in virtue of their relations with corresponding formal derivations. This assumption entails a need ...
Who checks on the Fact Checkers : A comparative study of attitudes to fact checking in the UK and US
Much attention has been given in recent years to post publication fact checking, mainly checking the facts quoted by political leaders. But more important to journalists is pre-publication fact checking – getting it right ...
From Deed to Word: gapless and kink-free Enactivism
In their most recent book, Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content (MIT 2017), Dan Hutto and Eric Myin claim to give a complete and gapless naturalistic account of cognition, but it comes with a kink. The kink being ...
Phenomenal Experience and the Thesis of Revelation
In the philosophy of mind, revelation is the claim that the nature of qualia is revealed in phenomenal experience. In the literature, revelation is often thought of as intuitive but in tension with physicalism. While ...
Performing public credit at the eighteenth-century Bank of England
Much is known about the negotiation of personal credit relationships during the eighteenth century. It has been noted how direct contact and observation allowed individuals to assess the creditworthiness of those with whom ...