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    • Common human reason in Kant : a study in Kant’s moral psychology and philosophical method 

      Sticker, Martin (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
      In my thesis I explain why the common, pre-theoretical understanding of morality is an important part of Kant’s ethics, and I critically evaluate what the strengths and weaknesses are of doing ethics with the common ...
    • The erasure of race : cosmopolitanism and the illusion of Kantian hospitality 

      Gani, J. K. (2017-06) - Journal article
      This article explores three key arguments: Firstly, it seeks to demonstrate the contradictions and limits within Kantian hospitality, and its links to colonialism and practices of racialisation. The acclaimed universalism ...
    • First image revisited: human nature, original sin and international relations 

      Paipais, Vassilios (2016-09-20) - Journal article
      In Waltz’s famous classification, human nature’s propensity to evil is catalogued as a first-image causal explanation of war. Ever since, human nature explanations of conflict have been attacked for resting on metaphysical ...
    • Kantian constructivism : a restatement 

      Schaab, Janis David (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis provides a restatement of Kantian constructivism, with the aim of avoiding some of the objections and clearing up some of the ambiguities that have haunted previous versions of the view. I restate Kantian ...
    • Sosa on epistemic value : a Kantian obstacle 

      McGrath, Matthew (2018-02-17) - Journal item
      In recent work, Sosa proposes a comprehensive account of epistemic value based on an axiology for attempts. According to this axiology, an attempt is better if it succeeds, better still if it is apt (i.e., succeeds through ...
    • Stability or renewal : the judicialisation of representative democracy in American and German constitutionalism 

      Miles, David Jonathan (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis
      This thesis examines how American and German constitutionalism, as shaped by the U.S. Supreme Court and the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht), have mediated the tension between threats to stability and ...
    • Times of the self in Kingston, Jamaica 

      Wardle, Huon (2017-05-27) - Journal article
      Revival Zionists – a small spiritist following in Jamaica – describe how their relations with spirits allow them to bring personal spiritual gifts to bear on every day or ‘temporal’ experience. Taking a hint from Kant that ...