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    • The epistemology of inquiry : individuals, groups & institutions 

      Ross, Lewis Dylan (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      Inquiring—roughly, the attempt to answer a question—is one of the most common intellectual undertakings. This thesis is comprised of a set of four essays that investigate the epistemology of inquiry. The first essay looks ...
    • John Stuart Mill as existentialist : does Mill see the role of government as propagating a Sartrean, existentially authentic moral character? 

      Rountree, George Hugh (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-13) - Thesis
      The purpose of this thesis is to explore whether or not the goal of John Stuart Mill’s political philosophy could be described as existentialist. To do this, I will demonstrate that Mill’s philosophy was centred around the ...
    • Perception as a way of knowing 

      Skolits, Wes (University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - Thesis
      The aim of this thesis is to construct and defend a theory of perceptual justification derived from a knowledge-first account of epistemic justification on which the rational force of experience is grounded its knowledge-producing ...
    • Logical disagreement : an epistemological study 

      Andersen, Frederik J. (2024-06-10) - Thesis
      While the epistemic significance of disagreement has been a popular topic in epistemology for at least a decade, little attention has been paid to logical disagreement. This monograph is meant as a remedy. The text starts ...
    • Breaking the trust : the case for regulating anonymous shell companies 

      Sorger, Andreas-Johann (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
      Anonymous shell companies (ASCs) are corporate entities whose sole purpose is to cloak the identity of their beneficial owner. Due to their strong anonymity provisions, ASCs allow individuals to perform a variety of illicit ...