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Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Expanding individualism : moral responsibility for social structural harms 

    Curzon, Rebecca Elizabeth Mary (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    The central concern of this thesis is the examination of individual agents’ moral responsibilities in large-scale social structures. I begin with a discussion of the emergence of social structural harm and the history ...
  • Disagreement and philosophical method 

    Cook, James (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    This dissertation is primarily concerned with the subjects of disagreement, argument, and the methodology of philosophy. The first chapter sets out and attempts to answer the question of what the connection between ...

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