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Recent Submissions

  • Disagreement within contemporary analytic philosophy : a pragmatic perspective 

    Pharr, Quentin Parker (2022-11-30) - Thesis
    In this thesis, I offer a new perspective on the extant disagreement within contemporary analytic philosophy - and, in particular, a perspective which is grounded in both the 2009 and 2020 PhilPapers Surveys of David Bourget ...
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    Laurens, Hannah Pleunke Elizabeth (2022-06-13) - Thesis
  • Multi-descriptional physicalism, level(s) of being, and the mind-body problem 

    Ioannou, Savvas (2022-06-13) - Thesis
    The main idea of this thesis is multi-descriptional physicalism. According to it, only physical entities are elements of our ontology, and there are different ways to describe them. Higher-level vocabularies (e.g., mental, ...
  • The group right to privacy 

    Puri, Anuj (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-13) - Thesis
    In the age of Big Data Analytics and Covid-19 Apps, the conventional conception of privacy that focuses excessively on the identification of the individual is inadequate to safeguard an individual’s identity and autonomy, ...
  • Consent, epistemic equity and a revised theory of legitimacy 

    MacDougall, Graham David (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
    In this thesis I argue, against prevailing wisdom in contemporary political philosophy, that consent is a sufficient ground of political legitimacy and I argue for a set of necessary conditions that must be satisfied in ...

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