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Recent Submissions

  • An investigation into Moritz Schlick's foundationalist epistemology 

    Healey, Daniel James (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
    Moritz Schlick is an influential figure in the history of philosophy, but his place in the narrative is often confined to having been the man who brought great thinkers together, rather than having been a great thinker ...
  • Why there can be a human right to internet access 

    Huang, Zhengyue (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
    In this dissertation, I argue that it is possible to claim a standalone natural human right to internet access. The central argument is in Chapter II. I start my argument by analysing the issue of trans-historical universality ...
  • 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 ...

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