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  • Parts as counterparts 

    Cotnoir, Aaron (2013-09) - Journal article
    Mereological nihilists are faced with a difficult challenge: explaining ordinary talk about material objects. Popular paraphrase strategies involve plurals, arrangements of particles, or fictions. In this paper, a new ...
  • Pavilioned on nothing : nihilism and its counterforces in the works of Oscar Wilde 

    Cavendish-Jones, Colin (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the role of Nihilism in Oscar Wilde's thought and writing, beginning with the depiction of Russian Political Nihilism in Wilde's first play; Vera, or the Nihilists and tracing the engagement with ...
  • 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 ...