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By George A. Reisch, Gary L. Hardcastle

ISBN-10: 0812696115

ISBN-13: 9780812696110

Well known curiosity in bullshit — and its close to relative, truthiness — is at an all-time excessive, however the topic has a wealthy philosophical historical past, with Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Kant all weighing in at the topic. the following, modern philosophers contemplate bullshit from epistemological, moral, metaphysical, ancient, and political issues of view. Tackling questions together with what's bullshit, what does it do, is it a passing fad, and will it ever be eradicated, the e-book is a consultant and source for the various who locate bullshit worthy considering.

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They presented the same plays or types of plays and, when they engaged stars, the same stars that could be seen in theatres run by men. Further, in most cases the activities of a woman theatre manager appeared to be an isolated occurrence. Although several women ventured into management in the first half of the nineteenth century, their efforts did not constitute a recognizable movement. During the 1850s the unique historical situation of the Gold Rush encouraged several women to attempt theatre management in California, and their efforts will be discussed in the next chapter.

Ireland reported that Mrs. , 462. 15. Odell, 4:102-3. 16. , 169. 17. M[ary] Clarke, A Concise History of the Life and Amours of Thomas S. Hamblin, Late Manager of the Bowery Theatre, As Communicated by His Legal Wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Hamblin, to Mrs. M. Clarke. ). Although the title seems to suggest that the work was published after Thomas Hamblin's death in 1853, a close reading indicates that it was written earlier. Quite possibly "Late Manager" simply indicates that Hamblin was no longer manager of the Bowery, as was the case in the late 1830s.

George C. D. Odell, Annals of the New York Stage (New York: Columbia University Press, 1927-41; New York: AMS Press, 1970), 2:198, 216. The Pioneers 31 12. , 3:33. 13. Joseph N. Ireland, Records of the New York Stage from 1750 to 1860 (New York, 1866-67; New York: Burt Franklin, 1968), 1:416. 14. Ireland reported that Mrs. , 462. 15. Odell, 4:102-3. 16. , 169. 17. M[ary] Clarke, A Concise History of the Life and Amours of Thomas S. Hamblin, Late Manager of the Bowery Theatre, As Communicated by His Legal Wife, Mrs.

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