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Recent Submissions

  • Russell's metaphysical accounts of logic 

    Ito, Ryo (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    Bertrand Russell’s works on logic, despite his reputation as a founder of mathematical logic, appear unnecessarily metaphysical and even naïve to contemporary logicians and philosophers. He offered several accounts of logic ...
  • Commutative justice 

    Mildenberger, Carl David (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    The purpose of this thesis is to present a conception of commutative justice. Commutative justice is defined as that part of justice in transfer (as opposed to justice in acquisition as well as distributive or rectificatory ...
  • Knowledge-how : linguistic and philosophical considerations 

    Habgood-Coote, Joshua (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    This thesis concerns the nature of knowledge-how, in particular the question of how we ought to combine philosophical and linguistic considerations to understand what it is to know how to do something. Part 1 concerns the ...
  • Being : a dialetheic interpretation of the late Heidegger 

    Casati, Filippo (University of St Andrews, 2017) - Thesis
    In my thesis, I present a novel interpretation of the so-called second Heidegger. In the first chapter I discuss the paradox of being, according to which talking and thinking about being leads to a contradiction. I also ...
  • The source of modal truth 

    Cameron, Ross P. (University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
    This thesis concerns the source of modal truth. I aim to answer the question: what is it in virtue of which there are truths concerning what must have been the case as a matter of necessity, or could have been the case ...

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