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Message from edward, 29 November 1944

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0033
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the message from EDWARD dated 29 November, 1944. The message discussed the circular signed by Menzies approximately two weeks earlier, which instructed SIS representatives to ... More


Causal Compatibilism

Bernard Berofsky

in Nature's Challenge to Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640010
eISBN:
9780191738197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640010.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

For a compatibilist, a free agent is one whose decision or behavior is subsumable under appropriate psychological laws. These laws have the same lawmaking properties as laws in the natural sciences. ... More


The Reality of Modality

Anna Sherratt

in Modality: Metaphysics, Logic, and Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199565818
eISBN:
9780191722004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565818.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter presents an objection to anti-realist theories of modality. It argues that Peter Menzies's ‘ideal conceiver’ theory of modal truth implies a strong form of anti-realism about the actual ... More


Australia and the Jewish Community of Palestine: 1915–1941

Chanan Reich

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter sets straight the historical record regarding the period 1915–41. The evidence presented here demonstrates that Australia, as led by Prime Ministers Joseph Aloysius Lyons and Robert ... More


The Vision and the Mirage

Klemens von Klemperer

in German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

While the operations of intelligence departments involve a great deal of both adventure and wit, and although these may be attributed to certain functions, such activity is likely to find itself ... More


Australia and the Crisis

J. D. B. Miller

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter explains how anti-United Nations sentiment coloured Australian views at the time, in part because of the backlash against the unstable and legalistic leader of the opposition, H. V. ... More


Making a Difference: Essays on the Philosophy of Causation

Helen Beebee, Christopher Hitchcock, and Huw Price (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198746911
eISBN:
9780191809132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746911.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Making a Difference presents fifteen original essays on causation and counterfactuals by philosophers and political theorists. Collectively, they represent the state of the art on these topics. The ... More


An Apprentice to Ghosts

Richard Jones-Bamman

in Building New Banjos for an Old-Time World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041303
eISBN:
9780252099908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041303.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on builders (Bob Thornburg, Jeff Menzies, John Bowlin, Allen Hart, Jim Hartel, George Wunderlich and Pete Ross) who have chosen exclusively to create instruments that are either ... More


From Soviet Agent to British Intelligence Officer

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how Kim Philby turned from a secret agent for the Soviet Union into a British intelligence officer. Before discussing how Philby infiltrated the British Secret Intelligence ... More


Disputed Borders on the Pearl Frontier

Julia Martínez and Adrian Vickers

in The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous Encounters in Australia's Northern Trading Network

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840020
eISBN:
9780824868048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840020.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Following World War II, the newly independent Indonesian government challenged the supply of Indonesian labor to Australian companies and their access to pearling grounds within Indonesian waters. In ... More


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