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Recent Submissions

  • The nature and rationality of trust and trustworthiness 

    Mitchell, Thomas James Arthur (2023-06-12) - Thesis
    Trust and trustworthiness are highly important concepts; Trusting well enables us to achieve things we cannot do alone and to discover things that we cannot check for ourselves. Issues of trust sit in the intersection of ...
  • Productive being : the continuity between life and action 

    Prokop, Mirko Alexander (2022-11-30) - Thesis
    What is the relationship between life and agency? Are all agents necessarily living organisms? How are we to understand the phenomena of life and action? This thesis aims to answer these questions against the background ...
  • The apriority of logical truth 

    Lobus, Indrek (2023-06-12) - Thesis
    I defend the claim that knowledge of logical truths does not depend on experience, that it is a priori knowledge. In chapter I, I introduce and clarify the idea of a priori knowledge, and in chapter II, I respond to a ...
  • Modal extensional mereology with an application to social groups 

    Schirripa, Giulia (2023-06-12) - Thesis
    How does Classical Extensional Mereology (CEM) interact with time and modality? In its first-order logical setting, CEM does not have the formal tools to deal with these dimensions. Nonetheless, it is often charged with ...
  • Affective engagement with narrative 

    Studt, Eric Michael (2023-06-12) - Thesis
    This thesis takes the work of psychologists James Russell and Lisa Feldman Barrett on core affect and applies it to engagement with narrative. In the first part, I situate core affect in the philosophy of emotion and, ...

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