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    • The 'theoretical virtues' theory : towards a joint solution to the meta-descriptive and meta-normative problems 

      Saranteas, Panagiotis (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      There are at least four main problems that the 'theoretical virtues' theory needs to solve. Those are the descriptive, meta-descriptive, normative, and meta-normative problems. The first two problems are about virtue ...
    • Body, brain, and situation in sensorimotor enactivism 

      Clavel Vázquez, María Jimena (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      This thesis tackles issues that arise around Sensorimotor Enactivism’s (SMEn) conception of embodiment. SMEn is a theory that claims that perception is something perceivers do, that requires the possession and execution ...
    • Attitudes first : rationality attributions and the normativity of rationality 

      Bastian, Lisa (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      This thesis has two distinct aims. The first is to shed light on our practice of attributing rationality to others. To begin, Chapter 2 demonstrates that we cannot rely on questions of what rationality requires to make ...
    • Brain death : what we are and when we die 

      Meier, Lukas Jost (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      When does a human being cease to exist? For millennia, the answer to this question had remained largely unchanged: death had been diagnosed when heartbeat and breathing were permanently absent. Only comparatively recently, ...
    • Virtue education and deliberation : an Aristotelian account 

      Chong, I Xuan (2020-07-27) - Thesis
      Building on a philosophical reconstruction of Aristotle, this dissertation argues for a non-intellectualist account of virtue education and practical deliberation. This dissertation will first examine the notion of ...