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Recent Submissions

  • Essays on indiscernibility 

    Nizzardo, Matteo (2024-06-10) - Thesis
    This Thesis is a collection of essays on qualitatively indiscernible entities, i.e. entities which agree with respect to all the qualitative properties they instantiate. In Chapter 1 I introduce various accounts of ...
  • Aristotle on the limits of final causes. The case of extended teleology 

    Hernández Villarreal, Andrés (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
    In this thesis, I discuss the concept of Aristotelian extended teleology (i.e., non-theistic teleological causation in which more than one substance is involved). I argue that some passages of Aristotle’s corpus and ...
  • Trust, audit, and public engagement 

    Kelsall, Joshua James Clarke (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
    Public auditors such as Audit Scotland aim to provide independent assurance to the public that money is spent effectively, efficiently and that it, and the activities of public organisations, provide public value. This ...
  • Moral inquiry : we're all in this together 

    Küspert, Nick (2024-06-10) - Thesis
    Moral inquiry is often thought of as an individualistic enterprise. This is in large part because morality not only seems to require doing the right thing, but being in touch with moral reality in the right way: to act ...
  • The epistemology of inquiry : individuals, groups & institutions 

    Ross, Lewis Dylan (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
    Inquiring—roughly, the attempt to answer a question—is one of the most common intellectual undertakings. This thesis is comprised of a set of four essays that investigate the epistemology of inquiry. The first essay looks ...

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