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  • Heythrop, Copleston and the Jesuit Contribution to Philosophy 

    Haldane, John Joseph (2016-07-23) - Journal article
    There has been public outcry from philosophers and others at the prospect of the closure of Heythrop College, University of London; yet the nature and history of Heythrop remain little known. It is apt and timely, therefore, ...
  • Feminist methodologies in moral philosophy 

    Markey, Bren April (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis develops a critique of the methodology of mainstream academic moral philosophy, based on insights from feminist and more generally anti-oppressive political thought. The thesis consists of two parts. In ...
  • Fair equality of opportunity in our actual world 

    Sachs, Benjamin Alan (2016-06-15) - Journal article
  • Full-bloodedness, modesty and minimalist truth 

    Billinge, Daniel (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis discusses the central ideas that surround Michael Dummett’s claim that there is an incompatibility between a truth-conditional conception of meaning and a minimalist conception of truth. These ideas are brought ...
  • An argument for anti-perfectionism 

    McDevitt, Patrick (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
    In political philosophy, perfectionism is the view that it is the job of the state to best enable its citizens to live good or flourishing lives. It claims that certain lives can be judged to be sound, and thus instructs ...

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