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Recent Submissions

  • Kantian constructivism : a restatement 

    Schaab, Janis David (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
    This thesis provides a restatement of Kantian constructivism, with the aim of avoiding some of the objections and clearing up some of the ambiguities that have haunted previous versions of the view. I restate Kantian ...
  • Quantifier expressions and information structure 

    Mankowitz, Poppy (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
    Linguists and philosophers of language have shown increasing interest in the expressions that refer to quantifiers: determiners like ‘every’ and ‘many’, in addition to determiner phrases like ‘some king’ and ‘no cat’. This ...
  • Refugee law and states' obligations 

    Walker, Jessica (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
    The current legal definition of the term ‘refugee’ fails to recognise the centrality of refugees’ hardship and in doing so draws morally arbitrary distinctions between different types of refugees. I use Wiggins’ 1987 paper ...
  • Personal identity and practical reason 

    Hummel, Patrik Alexander (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
    In this thesis, I argue that the interdependence between personal identity and practical concerns is overstated. In paradigmatic places where philosophers and common sense suggest that personal identity constrains how we ...
  • Invariance and intensionality : new perspectives on logicality 

    Grossi, Marco (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - Thesis
    What are logical notions? According to a very popular proposal, a logical notion is something invariant under some “transformation” of objects, usually permutations or isomorphisms. The first chapter is about extending ...

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