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The Scottish Independence Referendum

Will the Scottish Referendum process be fair?

Four months ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, Stephen Tierney (University of Edinburgh) in an Analysis piece in the Edinburgh Law Review (Volume 18.2), summarises  some of the main points concerning the Referendum process and event. He highlights the importance…

Gordon Graham

Scottish Philosophy: Project and Legacy

By Gordon Graham The Scottish philosophical tradition found its richest and most influential expression in the investigations Scottish philosophers of the 18th century conducted in their project of a ‘science of human nature’. This project, uniquely, tackled traditional philosophical problems…

Scoring Film: An Interview with Neil Brand

Neil Brand is a well-known composer, prolific British dramatist, writer and pianist, who designed and presented a three part-series for BBC Four, Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies, which was aired in September 2013.  The editors of The New…

Scottish Affairs – New to Edinburgh

February 2014 not only sees the launch of our new Journals blog, but we’re also delighted that Scottish Affairs is now publishing with Edinburgh. Established in 1992, it’s the leading forum on Scottish current affairs in an international and historical…