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  • The Regular Roman Auxiliary Regiments formed from the Provinces of Asia Minor 

    Bennett, J. (, 2011)
    Knowing the recruitment patterns and the areas of service for the auxilia, the auxiliary units of the Roman Imperial Army, helps us better understand overall developments in Roman strategic thinking. In this regard the ...
  • Disordering a Border: Harryette Mullen's Transborder Poetics in Muse & Drudge 

    Reimer, J. A. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
    This essay reads Harryette Mullen’s epic poem Muse & Drudge as an innovative text of the US-Mexico borderlands by focusing on Mullen’s literal and figurative transactions between multiple discourses, including Spanish, and ...
  • All the Pretty Mexican Girls: Whiteness and Racial Desire in Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses and Cities of the Plain 

    Reimer, J. A. (Western Literature Association, 2014)
    “All the Pretty Mexican Girls: Whiteness and Racial Desire in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses and Cities of the Plain” uses a critical analysis of race and gender to argue that John Grady Cole’s relationship with ...
  • ¡Americano! Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers Rock the Borderlands of Transnational America 

    Reimer, J. A. (Wiley, 2014)
    In the mid 1990s, Roger Clyne was frontman for The Refreshments, well-known in the Tempe, AZ college scene and briefly famous for their radio pop single, “Banditos.” Since The Refreshments’ first indie release album in ...
  • Conrad, Efficiency, and the Varieties of Imperialism 

    Kennedy, V. (Texas Tech University Press, 2012)
    The article examines 18th century Polish novelist Joseph Conrad's fiction in relation to different conceptions of imperialism and capitalism. Topics covered include his attitude towards "Englishness," the value of efficiency ...
  • The information effect: Constructive memory, testimony, and epistemic luck 

    Michaelian, K. H. (Springer Netherlands, 2013)
    The incorporation of post-event testimonial information into an agent’s memory representation of the event via constructive memory processes gives rise to the misinformation effect, in which the incorporation of inaccurate ...
  • Is external memory memory? Biological memory and extended mind 

    Michaelian, K. H. (Elsevier, 2012-09)
    Clark and Chalmers (1998) claim that an external resource satisfying the following criteria counts as a memory: (1) the agent has constant access to the resource; (2) the information in the resource is directly available; ...
  • Lewis' Reduction of Modality 

    Berkovski, S. (Springer Netherlands, 2011)
    I start by reconsidering two familiar arguments against modal realism. The argument from epistemology relates to the issue whether we can infer the existence of concrete objects by a priori means. The argument from pragmatics ...
  • Ultra-High-Resolution Marine 2D-3D Seismic Investigation of the Liman Tepe/Karantina Island Archaeological Site (Urla/Turkey) 

    Mueller, C.; Woelz, S.; Ersoy, Y.; Boyce, J. (Elsevier, 2009-05)
    2D and 3D high-resolution seismic investigations were performed on submerged coastal archaeological sites at Iskele and near to Karantina Island in the Bay of Izmir in western Turkey. Tectonic subsidence of the coastline ...
  • Must Punishment Be Intended to Cause Suffering? 

    Wringe, B. (Springer Netherlands, 2013)
    t It has recently been suggested that the fact that punishment involves an intention to cause suffering undermines expressive justifications of punishment. I argue that while punishment must involve harsh treatment, harsh ...
  • May I Treat A Collective As A Mere Means? 

    Wringe, B. (University of Illinois Press, 2014)
    According to Kant, it is impermissible to treat humanity as a mere means. If we accept Kant's equation of humanity with rational agency, and are literalists about ascriptions of agency to collectives it appears to follow ...
  • Form and Global Consciousness in the Victorian Period 

    Celikkol, A. (Blackwell Publishing, 2013-03)
    The increased visibility of globalization in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries has led scholars in various disciplines from sociology to economics to discuss its impact, scope, and history. Literary ...
  • Dimensions of concerns: The case of Turkish adolescence 

    Sahin, Nesrin H. (Academic Press, 1995)
    The purpose of the present study is to explore the type and seriousness of concerns reported by Turkish adolescents and to investigate the association of these concerns with self-reported psychological distress. The subjects ...
  • Mothers and Independent citizens: making sense of Wollstonecraft's supposed essentialism 

    Berges, S. (UniSA Press, 2013)
    Mary Wollstonecraft argues that women must be independent citizens, but that they cannot be that unless they fulfill certain duties as mothers. This is problematic in a number of ways, as argued by Laura Brace in a 2000 ...
  • A new argument for mind-brain identity 

    Aranyosi, I. (Oxford University Press, 2011)
    In this article, I undertake the tasks: (i) of reconsidering Feigl’s notion of a ‘nomological dangler’ in light of recent discussion about the viability of accommodating phenomenal properties, or qualia, within a physicalist ...
  • The Possibility of Modified Hedonism 

    Berkovski, S. (Blackwell Publishing, 2012)
    A popular objection to hedonist accounts of personal welfare has been the experience machine argument. Several modifications of traditional hedonism have been proposed in response. In this article I examine two such ...
  • Re-thinking twelfth-century virtue ethics: the contribution of Heloise 

    Berges, S. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Twelfth-century ethics is commonly thought of as following a stoic influence rather than an Aristotelian one. It is also assumed that these two schools are widely different, in particular with regards to the social aspect ...
  • Gratitude, self-interest, and love 

    Berkovski, S. (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo * Instituto de Filosofia, 2014)
    Gratitude is usually conceived as a uniquely appropriate response to goodwill. A grateful person is bound to reward an act of goodwill in some appropriately proportionate way. I argue that goodwill, when interpreted as ...
  • Do Electoral Institutions Have an Impact on Population Health? 

    Wigley, S.; Akkoyunlu Wigley, A. (Springer New York LLC, 2011)
    There is an emerging political economics literature which purports to show that legislatures elected based on proportional electoral rules spend more and redistribute more than legislatures elected based on majoritarian ...
  • Is Motherhood Compatible with Political Participation? Sophie de Grouchy's Care-Based Republicanism 

    Berges, S. (Springer Netherlands, 2014)
    Motherhood, as it is practiced, constitutes an obstacle to gender equality in political participation. Several options are available as a potential solution to this problem. One is to advice women not to become mothers, ...

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