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    • The group right to privacy 

      Puri, Anuj (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-13) - Thesis
      In the age of Big Data Analytics and Covid-19 Apps, the conventional conception of privacy that focuses excessively on the identification of the individual is inadequate to safeguard an individual’s identity and autonomy, ...
    • Consent, epistemic equity and a revised theory of legitimacy 

      MacDougall, Graham David (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
      In this thesis I argue, against prevailing wisdom in contemporary political philosophy, that consent is a sufficient ground of political legitimacy and I argue for a set of necessary conditions that must be satisfied in ...
    • Existence, actuality and logical pluralism 

      Rossi, Alessandro (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
      This work considers data about the intentional nature of human cognition, and traces their consequences for debates in the philosophy and epistemology of logic, and metaphysics. The first part of this work, comprising its ...
    • Bursting out of place : island life on Samothraki after the deluge 

      Kotsira, Eleni (University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - Thesis
      This thesis is the result of the first ethnographic research in Social Anthropology taking place on Samothraki, the northernmost island of Greece. Remote by location, Samothraki is populated by less than 3,000 residents ...
    • Structural rationality for self-governance : why we ought to have coherent sets of attitudes 

      LiBrizzi, Jacob (University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - Thesis
      In this project I argue that, as agents, we have a normative commitment to avoid incoherent combinations of attitudes. To this end, I defend an amended version of Alex Worsnip’s (2020) position on normative requirements ...