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Browsing Department of English by Supervisor "Cobley, Evelyn"

Browsing Department of English by Supervisor "Cobley, Evelyn"

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  • Van Orden, Meindert Nicholas (2010-04-29)
    I argue that current descriptions of the ways that language and computer code effect change (are “performative”) oversimplify the effects that utterances made in and through virtual spaces have on the real world. Building ...
  • Parker, Jeanette (2011-08-29)
    This thesis focuses on Hannah Arendt’s theory of natality, which is identified with the event of birth into a pre-existing human world. Arendt names natality the “ontological root” of political action and of human freedom, ...
  • Heslop, Jacqueline Ann (2018-10-26)
    Subjectivity, Bildung, Pedagogy: “Coming of Age” in Modernity is a trans-disciplinary study of the concept of subjective maturation in the post-Enlightenment West. The study hinges on an historicization of the idea of ...

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