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W. B. Gallie

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Walter Bryce Gallie (5 October 1912 – 31 August 1998) was a Scottish social theorist, political theorist, and philosopher. [1]

32 relations: Aristotelian Society, Basil Blackwell, Boarding school, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University Press, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Ceredigion, Chatto & Windus, Christianity, Cresset Press, Croix de Guerre, Duty, East Dunbartonshire, Essentially contested concept, Glasgow, Keele University, Lenzie, List of political theorists, Menna Gallie, Mind (journal), Penguin Books, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Political Studies (journal), Queen's University Belfast, Schocken Books, Social justice, Social science, Social theory, Swansea University, The Philosophical Quarterly, University of Cambridge, Value theory.

Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square.

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Basil Blackwell

Sir Basil Henry Blackwell (29 May 18899 April 1984) was born in Oxford, England.

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Boarding school

A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.

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British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (BJPS) is a peer-reviewed, academic journal of philosophy, owned by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science (BSPS), and published by Oxford University Press.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Cardigan, Ceredigion

Cardigan (Aberteifi) is a town in the county of Ceredigionformerly Cardiganshirein Wales.

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Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in the Mid Wales area of Wales and previously was a minor kingdom.

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Chatto & Windus

Chatto & Windus was an important publisher of books in London, founded in the Victorian era.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cresset Press

The Cresset Press was a publishing company in London, England, active as an independent press from 1927 for 40 years, and initially specializing in "expensively illustrated limited editions of classical works, like Milton's Paradise Lost" going on to produce well-designed trade editions of literary and political works.

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Croix de Guerre

The Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.

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Duty

A duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a commitment or expectation to perform some action in general or if certain circumstances arise.

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East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire (Aest Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Ear) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Essentially contested concept

In a paper delivered to the Aristotelian Society on 12 March 1956, Walter Bryce Gallie (1912–1998) introduced the term essentially contested concept to facilitate an understanding of the different applications or interpretations of the sorts of abstract, qualitative, and evaluative notions—such as "art" and "social justice"—used in the domains of aesthetics, political philosophy, philosophy of history, and philosophy of religion.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Keele University

Keele University, officially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university located about 3 miles (5 km) from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.

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Lenzie

Lenzie is a small town by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway in the East Dunbartonshire council area of Scotland.

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List of political theorists

A political theorist is someone who engages in constructing or evaluating political theory, including political philosophy.

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Menna Gallie

Menna Patricia Humphreys Gallie (1919–1990) was a Welsh novelist and translator.

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Mind (journal)

Mind is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Mind Association.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Peterhouse, Cambridge

Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

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Political Studies (journal)

Political Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering all areas of political science established in 1953 and published quarterly by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Political Studies Association.

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Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Schocken Books

Schocken Books is an offspring of the Schocken Verlag, a publishing company that was established in Berlin in 1931 with a second office in Prague by the Schocken Department Store owner Salman Schocken.

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Social justice

Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Social theory

Social theories are analytical frameworks, or paradigms, that are used to study and interpret social phenomena.

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Swansea University

Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.

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The Philosophical Quarterly

The Philosophical Quarterly is a quarterly academic journal of philosophy established in 1950.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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Value theory

Value theory is a range of approaches to understanding how, why, and to what degree persons value things; whether the object or subject of valuing is a person, idea, object, or anything else.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._B._Gallie

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