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    • Self-identification, group-membership, and the race-gender analogy 

      Kopec, Kim Laura (2022-11-30) - Thesis
      Self-identification is often quickly dismissed as a possible criterion for group-membership. I explore what self-identification might be and how it might figure into group-membership. I set out desiderata for an account ...
    • Perspectival attitudes and assertions 

      Lin, Lixiao (2023-11-29) - Thesis
      This thesis examines two types of perspectival attitudes and assertions: those about oneself, such as "I am in Martyrs Kirk Library" or "my house is on fire", and those about matters of personal tastes, such as "Super Mario ...
    • Philosophy and the aim for truth 

      Kaspers, Tom (2023-06-12) - Thesis
      This thesis seeks to answer the question: Does philosophy aim for truth? To address this question, I must first ask a more general question: What is it to aim for truth? My approach to answering this latter question uses ...
    • Thought and predication in Frege and Russell 

      Pereira Mestre Da Conceicao, Jose Manuel (2023-06-12) - Thesis
      This dissertation offers a reappraisal of how Russell’s views about thought and predication around the time of his Principles of Mathematics relate to Frege’s own theorizing about those topics. It does so by telling a story ...
    • Time, self-consciousness, and categorial unity 

      Satija, Atul (2023-06-12) - Thesis
      These essays are an attempt to elucidate the notion of a category, which, broadly speaking, is a concept that accounts for the manner in which the constituents of experience are combined or held together. The relation of ...