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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

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Venn, John (1834–1923)

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 73 words.

Born in Hull, Venn was educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1857,

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Venn, John (1834–1923)

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 73 words.

Born in Hull, Venn was educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1857,

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Clark Leonard Hull

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1884–1952)

Clark L. Hull was born on 24 May 1884 in a log farmhouse near Akron, New York, and died on 10 May 1952 in New Haven, Connecticut. After finishing ...

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Jane Addams

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1860–1935)

US social worker and reformer. With her friend Ellen Grates Starr, she opened Hull House in Chicago in 1889, a pioneer settlement house for workers and immigrants. A...

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Venn, John (1832–1923)

Ivor Grattan-Guinness.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1288 words.

John Venn was born in Hull on 4 August 1834, the son of a prominent divine, and died in

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Hull, Clark Leonard (1884–1952)

José María Gondra.

in The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 2663 words.

Clark L. Hull was born on 24 May 1884 in a log farmhouse near Akron, New York, and died on

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James Mark Baldwin

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

James Mark Baldwin was born on 12 January 1861 in Columbia, South Carolina, and died on 9 November 1934 in Paris, France. He was the son of Cyrus Hull Baldwin, businessman and occasional...

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Malcolm Flemyng

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Malcolm Flemyng was born in Scotland and died in Lincoln on 7 March 1764. He studied under Alexander Monro primus in Edinburgh and under Boerhaave at Leiden, and was a correspondent of...

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Richard Fiddes

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Richard Fiddes was born at Hunmanby near Scarborough and died at Putney on 8 July 1725. He entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1687, graduating BA (from University College) in 1691....

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William English Walling

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

William English Walling was born on 14 March 1877 in Louisville, Kentucky. Descended from a family of wealthy and influential politicians, Walling (called “English” rather than “William”)...

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Alan Richard White

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Alan R. White was born in Toronto on 9 October 1922 and died in Nottingham on 23 February 1992. He completed his undergraduate training at Trinity College Dublin, and his PhD at the...

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George Payne

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

George Payne was born in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire on 17 September 1781 and died in Plymouth on 19 June 1848. Though his father became a Baptist minister, he was trained for the...

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Henry Allon

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Henry Allon was born in Welton, near Hull on 13 October 1818 and died in London on 16 April 1892. He was trained for the Congregational ministry at Cheshunt College under John Harris,...

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Thomas Fowler

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Thomas Fowler was born at Burton Stather in Lincolnshire on 1 September 1832 and died in Oxford on 20 November 1904. His early education was at Hull Grammar School and King William's...

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John Clarke

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

John Clarke was born in York and died in Gloucester on 29 April 1734. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge (BA, 1707; MA, 1710. He was appointed master of the grammar school at...

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Sceptical Reflections on Human Nature

Kim Sterelny.

in Why We Disagree About Human Nature

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 9358 words.

David Hull famously argued that the very idea of human nature was pre-Darwinian; once we genuinely embrace Darwin’s insights into unbounded variation and plasticity over time, no robust...

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What Biofilms Can Teach Us about Individuality

Marc Ereshefsky and Makmiller Pedroso.

in Individuals Across the Sciences

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Metaphysics. 7938 words.

This chapter uses the example of biofilms to examine Hull’s and Godfrey-Smith’s accounts of biological individuality and to explore the nature of individuality more generally. The case of...

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Human Nature in Theory

Tim Lewens.

in Cultural Evolution

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 7875 words.

David Hull opposed the very idea of human nature. Recent work in cultural evolutionary theory—as well as psychological work on the development of imitative capacities by Heyes—offers us...

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Modelling Populations: Pearson and Fisher on Mendelism and Biometry

Margaret Morrison.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 0 words.

The debate between the Mendelians and the (largely Darwinian) biometricians has been referred to by R. A. Fisher as ‘one of the most needless controversies in the history of science’ and by...

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