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    • How to kill 999 flowers : in defence of logical monism 

      Skinner, James (University of St Andrews, 2021-06-21) - Thesis
      How many correct logics are there? For much of logic’s history it was widely assumed that there was exactly one correct logic, a position known as logical monism. However, the monist’s hegemony has recently become increasingly ...
    • Disagreement, concepts and convergence : a new theory of political realist legitimacy 

      Sudarshan, Saranga (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      This thesis argues for a novel conception of political realism as a theory of political legitimacy: the Dual Convergent Conception. The thesis is framed by the thought that one way of theorising about political legitimacy ...
    • Is it OK to make mistakes? : appraisal and false normative belief 

      Field, Claire Anne (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
      Sometimes we make mistakes, even when we try to do our best. When those mistakes are about normative matters, such as what is required, this leads to a puzzle. This puzzle arises from the possibility of misleading evidence ...
    • Human versus where? : navigating the survival space in the 21st century American survival film 

      Last, Cassice (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - Thesis
      This thesis navigates the contents, patterns, limitations and renegotiations of the filmic survival space in 21st century American film. Defined as the audio-visual wilderness environment in which the human becomes ...
    • Why more than what happens matters : robust rights and harmless wronging 

      Bowen, Joseph (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-27) - Thesis
      Abstract. This thesis examines a range of cases in which it appears one’s rights against harm are violated by another’s behaviour, even though this behaviour has done one no harm. Call these cases of harmless wronging. ...