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Frankfurt counter-example defused
Frankfurt’s 1969 paper ‘Alternate possibilities and moral responsibility’ purports to refute the principle that a person is morally responsible for what he has done only if he could have done otherwise. It offers a case ...
Analysing the language of war monuments
This paper seeks an approach for a systematic analysis of the semiotic resources used by the designers of British World War 1 monuments. Semiotic studies of monuments have emphasised on the one hand factors from outside ...
Individual variation in the frication of voiceless plosives in Australian English: a study of twins’ speech.
This study is an acoustic–phonetic examination of variation in Australian English consonant production. Group and individual patterns in the rates of frication of the voiceless plosives /p t k/ in Australian English are ...
The continuous active presence within contemporary culture of a body of work such as Shakespeare's induces that form of amnesis encapsulated in Ben Jonson's phrase 'not for an age, but for all time': that the past may be ...
La Banque d’Angleterre, valet de deux maîtres : les actionnaires et l’État (1694-1720)
(Editions Albin Michel, 2010)
The Bank of England was not created to function as a central bank. Indeed, when it was founded in 1694, the Bank was not even intended to be a permanent institution. It was merely one of a number of expedients designed to ...
Henry Addison’s advice manuals for expatriates and the construction of identity in 19th-century British communities on the Continent
(Pisa University Press, 2010)
This chapter analyses the advice that Henry Addison (1805-76) provides the readers of his two advice manuals for prospective 19th-century British expatriates on the continent on the issues of identity and Englishness. Light ...
Bilingual Preschools, Volume 1 : Learning and Development
(Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2010)
The Ethnic Imperative : Community Radio as dialogic and participatory and the case study of XK FM
This study is based on an assessment of XK FM as an ethnic community radio station for the !Xû and Khwe ethnic communities of Platfontein, in Northern Cape province. Various political undercurrents and factors are examined ...
Learning the business of banking : the management of the Bank of England's first tellers
This article focuses on what appears from the surviving records to have been the most troublesome of the new Bank of England's functions: the telling of money. The Bank's tellers had a complex job and the mistakes they ...
The rediscovery and posthumous influence of scepticism
(Cambridge University Press, 2010)
The history of the transmission, recover and posthumous influence of ancient scepticism is a fascinating chapter in the history of ideas. An extraordinary collection of philosophical texts and some of the most challenging ...