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Realism and Idealism: Some Twentieth-century Narratives

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter clarifies that John Passmore's judgement is correct, but it is suspected that his term ‘predominant’ is too heavy. It addresses Norman Kemp Smith's philosophy on Prolegomena. The ... More


Laird Shipbuilding to the 1860s

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the history of the Laird, Son and Co. in Birkenhead, England. It explains that William Laird arrived in Liverpool in 1810 when he was around 30–years–old to represent the family ... More


Laird Brothers, 1865–1903

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.008
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the history of shipbuilding company Laird, Son and Co. during the period the period from 1865 to 1903. It explains that founder John Laird retired in 1861 and the company was ... More


Multi-plant Operations and Managerial Difficulties, 1900–14

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.010
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the managerial difficulties faced by Charles Cammell and Co. and the merged Cammell Laird and Co. during the period from 1900 to 1914. It explains the problems in managing the ... More


Macgregor Laird

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses Macgregor Laird’s involvement in the formation of the African Steam Ship Company and his role as its first managing director. It also discusses Laird’s personal and ... More


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