Some philosophical positions maintain that some aspect of reality depends on human practices, cognitive attitudes or sentiments. This paper presents a framework for understanding such positions in a way that renders ...
An investigation into standards, the invisible infrastructures of our technical, moral, social, and physical worlds.
Standards are the means by which we construct realities. There are established standards for professional...
Thomas BrouwerApparently the name of the village which is now called Badminton (in Gloucestershire) was once recorded as "Badimyncgtun". Really curious what series of sounds that consonant cluster was meant to capture.
Thomas BrouwerOf the mergers mentioned, I seem to have: hurry-furry; Mary-marry; mirror-nearer; flower-flour; cure-nurse; horse-hoarse; fir-fur. I don't seem to have: marry-merry; merry-Murray; cord-card; cure-force; fire-far; cheer-chair; nurse-north; fur-fair.