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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

the faculty of practical judgment wholly in the crucible of worldly experience is problematic. But if abstract principle cannot be translated into workable practice through calculation and cogitation alone, is there any choice but to hone the faculty

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The Economics of Decolonisation

Institutions, Education and Elite Formation

Nicola Viegi

, available in Mitchell (1998) . Table 2 Number of Children in primary school as % of the total population (Source: Author’s calculations on Mitchell 1998 data)   1930 1950 Ghana 0.01892 0.07455 Sierra Leone 0.00848 0.01515 Nigeria 0.00971 0.03284 Average 0

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

individuals can make such calculations. From the sixteenth century, he argues, these forces joined together to launch a more “civilized” world, where educated people living in urbanized democracies with healthy economies grew to avoid violence; Pinker marshals

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Ajume H. Wingo

attempt to conquer, by mutual agreement, what one can no longer hope to obtain through violence. … War is all impulse, commerce, calculation. Hence it must follow that an age must come when commerce replaces war. We have reached this age’ ( Constant 1816

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Constructing Difference and Imperial Strategy

Contrasting Representations of Irish and Zionist Nationalism in British Political Discourse (1917–1922)

Maggy Hary

statesmen, Balfour was compelled to revise his attitude toward Irish home rule because of military strategy and diplomatic calculations. In the context of war against Germany, the British government had no choice but to upset the order of its priorities

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Nicole Hudgins

became an important series of calculations during the peace conferences and a guide for central government personnel who were studying the problem of a vast reconstruction project. 8 Although these practical and propagandistic functions of war ruin

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Christopher J. Allsobrook

, rights-based Kantian ethics, of libertarian or utilitarian calculations of individual preferences, and of republican conceptions of freedom. But it looks so good that he wants to eat it too. To ‘provide practical means of distinguishing between power

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Challenging Hegemonic Patriarchy

A Feminist Reading of Arab Shakespeare Appropriations

Safi M. Mahfouz

disgrace the crown of history and the world's most ancient throne Octavius's calculations are wrong for he will not like my deceit. 32 Ophélie n’est pas morte ( Ophelia Is Not Dead ) by Nabyl Lahlou (Morocco) Although Ophélie n’est pas morte