Download E-books Counterfactual Thinking - Counterfactual Writing (Linguae & Litterae) PDF

By Dorothee Birke, Michael Butter, Tilmann K. Ppe

Counterfactuality is presently a hotly debated subject. whereas for a few disciplines, comparable to linguistics, cognitive technology, or psychology, counterfactual eventualities were an enormous item of analysis for really it slow, counterfactual considering has lately emerged as a mode of analysis for different disciplines, so much particularly the social sciences. This quantity presents an summary of the present definitions and makes use of of the concept that of counterfactuality in philosophy, historiography, political sciences, psychology, linguistics, physics, and literary stories.

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Download E-books Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing PDF

"Fragments of Union," a brand new method of comparative literary experiences, examines kinds of connections among international locations, literatures, contributors, and phrases. It asks how, and why, connections get severed, and concerning the nature of the items that stay. Interdisciplinary readings of writings via Scots and american citizens re-draw the literary map of either nations in the course of the Enlightenment and Romantic sessions. Political, philosophical, cultural, and grammatical dimensions supply its research sharp relevance to the hot stipulations offered by means of devolved govt in Britain.

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Download E-books Concurring Opinion Writing on the U.S. Supreme Court PDF

By Pamela C. Corley

Whilst justices write or subscribe to a concurring opinion, they reveal their personal tastes over major criminal principles. Concurrences supply a fashion for justices to precise their perspectives in regards to the legislations, to interact in a discussion of legislations with one another, the criminal neighborhood, the general public, and Congress. this significant research is the 1st systematic exam of the content material of superb court docket concurrences. whereas past paintings on perfect courtroom selection making focuses exclusively at the final result of instances, Pamela C. Corley tackles the content material of best courtroom concurring evaluations to teach the reasoning at the back of each one justice’s choice. utilizing either qualitative and quantitative equipment of research, Concurring Opinion Writing at the U.S. best courtroom deals a wealthy and particular portrait of judicial selection making through learning the method of opinion writing and the formation of criminal doctrine throughout the distinct lens of concurrences.

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