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  • How to kill 999 flowers : in defence of logical monism 

    Skinner, James (University of St Andrews, 2021-06-21) - Thesis
    How many correct logics are there? For much of logic’s history it was widely assumed that there was exactly one correct logic, a position known as logical monism. However, the monist’s hegemony has recently become increasingly ...
  • Disagreement, concepts and convergence : a new theory of political realist legitimacy 

    Sudarshan, Saranga (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
    This thesis argues for a novel conception of political realism as a theory of political legitimacy: the Dual Convergent Conception. The thesis is framed by the thought that one way of theorising about political legitimacy ...
  • Is it OK to make mistakes? : appraisal and false normative belief 

    Field, Claire Anne (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
    Sometimes we make mistakes, even when we try to do our best. When those mistakes are about normative matters, such as what is required, this leads to a puzzle. This puzzle arises from the possibility of misleading evidence ...
  • Why more than what happens matters : robust rights and harmless wronging 

    Bowen, Joseph (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
    Abstract. This thesis examines a range of cases in which it appears one’s rights against harm are violated by another’s behaviour, even though this behaviour has done one no harm. Call these cases of harmless wronging. ...
  • The dignity of persons : Kantian ethics and utilitarianism 

    Sierra Vélez, Lucas (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
    This work is an attempt to develop a general ethical framework, the product of the synthesis of Kantian ethics and Utilitarianism, giving us a basic account of the dignity of persons and the structure of the moral community. ...

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