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1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Jennifer Nagel

in Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199661268
Knowledge always belongs to some individual or group and the knowledge of a group may go beyond the knowledge of its individual members. The ‘Introduction’ focuses on the kind of knowledge ... More
2. Openings

2. Openings  

Andrew Kahn

in The Short Story: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2021
Published Online: 
Dec 2021
eISBN: 
9780191816215
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754633.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198754633
‘Openings’ examines the openings of short stories, which move swiftly to introduce subject, event, and motivation, using techniques of speech, viewpoint, description, situation, and timing. ... More
7. What is a person?

7. What is a person?  

Stephen Mumford

in Metaphysics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778308
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199657124.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199657124
‘What is a person?’ asks why a person has special status. What makes a person a different particular from a table or other physical object? Is it intelligence, consciousness, or moral ... More
6. Keeping pets and zoo animals

6. Keeping pets and zoo animals  

David DeGrazia

in Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776380
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853608.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192853608
Is it ever right to restrict animals' liberty? If so, under what conditions? ‘Keeping pets and zoo animals’ investigates the ethics of keeping animals for personal or social/cultural ... More
5. Internalism and externalism

5. Internalism and externalism  

Jennifer Nagel

in Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199661268
Internalism represents the first-person point of view where knowledge is grounded by your own experience and by your own capacity to reason: if you can't see for yourself why you should ... More
2. The who of creativity

2. The who of creativity  

Vlad Glăveanu

in Creativity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2021
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May 2021
eISBN: 
9780191878893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198842996.003.0002
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9780198842996
This chapter discusses the question of ‘who’ creates. The answer to this question is the person who is creative, but this person is not alone. They create from within a network of relations ... More
1. Who are refugees and other forced migrants?

1. Who are refugees and other forced migrants?  

Gil Loescher

in Refugees: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2021
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May 2021
eISBN: 
9780191848575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198811787.003.0001
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9780198811787
This chapter defines who refugees are. Persons recognized as refugees are individuals who have fled persecution and conflict in their home country and no longer enjoy the legal protections ... More
KnowledgeA Very Short Introduction

Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction  

Jennifer Nagel

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779916
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199661268.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199661268
What is knowledge? How does it differ from mere belief? Do you need to be able to justify a claim in order to count as knowing it? Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction considers these ... More
2. Refugeesa short history

2. Refugees: a short history  

Gil Loescher

in Refugees: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2021
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May 2021
eISBN: 
9780191848575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198811787.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198811787
This chapter traces the history of refugees. Throughout all periods of human history, people have been forcibly displaced and have fled their homes as a consequence of political, ethnic, ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Daniel Pick

in Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2015
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Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782404
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199226818.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199226818
The ‘Introduction’ provides an overview of psychoanalysis, its history, and its development. Psychoanalysis is an original method of therapy that is a form of inquiry, a theory of mind, and ... More
5. The wide world of camps

5. The wide world of camps  

Dan Stone

in Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780191790102
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723387.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198723387
Concentration camps constitute a worldwide phenomenon that has developed over time as different states and regimes have learned from others in other parts of the world. ‘The wide world of ... More
1. What is a concentration camp?

1. What is a concentration camp?  

Dan Stone

in Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780191790102
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723387.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198723387
In order to consider why concentration camps are so important to modern consciousness and identity, we need to understand what they are and how they have developed. ‘What is a concentration ... More

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