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  • In defence of a hyperintensional conception of properties 

    Snodgrass, J. J. (2023-11-29) - Thesis
    In contrast to an intensional conception of properties, which says that sameness of intension among properties implies property identity, a hyperintensional conception of properties says that sameness of intension among ...
  • The unity of virtues in Plato and Aristotle 

    Chong, I Xuan (2023-11-29) - Thesis
    “Unity of virtues” is the idea that virtues should be understood in holistic terms. Part I focuses on Plato’s Protagoras. It argues that, according to Plato’s Socrates, “unity of virtues” is true in the sense that all ...
  • A human right to cultural heritage 

    Davidaviciute, Rasa (2022-11-30) - Thesis
    In recent years, global institutions like the UN and UNESCO have increasingly treated obligations to preserve cultural heritage as obligations to uphold human rights. Owing to the relative novelty of this approach, little ...
  • Self-identification, group-membership, and the race-gender analogy 

    Kopec, Kim Laura (2022-11-30) - Thesis
    Self-identification is often quickly dismissed as a possible criterion for group-membership. I explore what self-identification might be and how it might figure into group-membership. I set out desiderata for an account ...
  • Perspectival attitudes and assertions 

    Lin, Lixiao (2023-11-29) - Thesis
    This thesis examines two types of perspectival attitudes and assertions: those about oneself, such as "I am in Martyrs Kirk Library" or "my house is on fire", and those about matters of personal tastes, such as "Super Mario ...

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