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Recent Submissions

  • Against type E 

    McKeever, Matthew (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    It’s generally assumed that a compositional semantic theory will have to recognise a semantic category of expressions which serve simply to pick out some one object: e-type expressions. Kripke’s views about names (Kripke, ...
  • Perspectives on what to believe : the information-sensitivity of the doxastic 'should' and Its Implications for normative epistemology 

    Becker, Sebastian Josef Albrecht (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the extent to which the doxastic ‘should’ is information-sensitive and the implications of this for a number of debates in normative epistemology. The doxastic ‘should’ is a special case of the deontic ...
  • The foundations of linguistics : mathematics, models, and structures 

    Nefdt, Ryan Mark (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
    The philosophy of linguistics is a rich philosophical domain which encompasses various disciplines. One of the aims of this thesis is to unite theoretical linguistics, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of science ...
  • A response to external world scepticism 

    Thorpe, Joshua (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    In this thesis I give a response to external world scepticism. I first argue that scepticism arises when we accept that it is an empirical question whether I am in a sceptical scenario, that is, a scenario in which my ...
  • A fragmented world 

    Lipman, Martin A. (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    Objects often manifest themselves in incompatible ways across perspectives that are on a par. Phenomena of this kind have been responsible for crucial revisions to our conception of the world, both philosophical and ...

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