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  • Proof, rigour and informality : a virtue account of mathematical knowledge 

    Tanswell, Fenner Stanley (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
    This thesis is about the nature of proofs in mathematics as it is practiced, contrasting the informal proofs found in practice with formal proofs in formal systems. In the first chapter I present a new argument against the ...
  • The role of emotion-arousal in Aristotle’s Rhetoric 

    Dow, Jamie P.G. (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
    The principal claim defended in this thesis is that for Aristotle arousing the emotions of others can amount to giving them proper grounds for conviction, and hence a skill in doing so is properly part of an expertise in ...