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School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations

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School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations


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  • Orłowicz, Agata (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The thesis puts forward a new interpretation of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s On Certainty and contrasts it with the standard reading of the book, also known in literature as the Framework Reading. The Framework Reading sees hinge ...
  • Fraser, Brodie (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Youth participation literature is yet to fully explore the ways in which young marginalised LGBTIQ+ identifying youth engage in the political sphere. While there is a significant amount of existing literature about youth ...
  • Bierema, Sebastiaan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The research presented here is an effort to interpret the discrepancy between the theoretical inalienability of human rights and the ease with which they are alienated in practice; a paradox Hannah Arendt regarded as the ...
  • Kelly, Adam (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis focuses on what I have called “technological idealisations”, and how they are valuable to many current and future ethical debates. Technological idealisations refer to a methodology of using technology thought ...
  • Mataia-Milo, Saui'a Louise Marie Tuimanuolo (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    During World War Two the peaceful “occupation” of the Samoa Islands by US Forces combined with existing colonial conditions to transform the lives of Samoans in important yet also subtle ways. Drawing on thirty two oral ...

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