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  • Dismissivism in metaphysics : debates about what there is and debates about what grounds what 

    Porro, Laura Cecilia (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    In this thesis I focus on dismissivism in metaphysics. Some philosophers argue that at least some metaphysical disputes are not substantial, and as a consequence should be dismissed. In this work I restrict my attention ...
  • Possible preferences and the harm of existence 

    Larock, Marc (University of St Andrews, 2009-06-20) - Thesis
    How good or bad is a person’s life? How good or bad is a world? In this dissertation, I will attempt to answer these questions. Common-sense would dictate that if a person’s life would be extremely bad, then bringing ...