Doctoral Dissertations

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Doctoral Dissertations


University of Alberta

(47) (47) (14)

OCTAVIAN ION, "Sensitive Semantics: On the Clash between Naive Semantics and Intuitions." Adviser: Adam Morton.

MICHAEL LOCKHART, "Epistemic Value Pluralism." Adviser: Adam Morton.

JASON TAYLOR, "Relations All the Way Down? Studies in the Metaphysics of Ontic Structural Realism." Adviser: Alexander Rueger.

University of Arkansas

(24) (20) (10)

CHAD BOGOSIAN, "Steadfastness and the Epistemology of Disagreement." Adviser: Thomas Senor.

DAVID BARRETT, "Defending the Multiple Realization Argument against the Identity Theory." Adviser: Jack Lyons.

MATT SOKOLOSKI, "Divine Hiddenness and the Challenge of Inculpable Nonbelief." Adviser: Thomas Senor.

NICHOLAS BARBER, "Longing for the Divine: Holism in Plato's 'Theaetetus' and 'Sophist.'" Adviser: Lynne Spellman.

CHRISTIAN ROOS, "A Nietzschean Account of Human Flourishing: Affirming the Will to Power inside the Contours of Friendship." Adviser: Irene McMullin.

Boston College

(101) (71) (20)

SHANE MONTGOMERY EWEGEN, "Playing with Words: Plato's Cratylus and the Comic Unfolding of Language." Advisers: John Sallis, Marina McCoy, and Robert Metcalf.

TONE SVETELJ, "Rereading Modernity--Charles Taylor on Its Genesis and Prospects." Advisers: Arthur Madigan, Jeffrey Bloechl, and Dominic Doyle.

JEFFREY WITT, "Between Faith and Science: Gregory of Rimini on Theological Knowledge in His 14th Century Context." Advisers: Jean Luc Solere, Eileen Sweeney, Stephen Brown, and Steven Marrone.

Boston University

(54) (42) (N/A)

MAREN BEHRENSEN, "Justifying Exclusion: Political Membership and the Nation-State." Adviser: David Lyons.

SHAI BIDERMAN, "Philosofilm Towards a Cinematic Philosophy." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.

STEFAN COJOCARU, "Between Self-Identification and Wholeheartedness: A Critical Study of Personal Autonomy." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.

CANDICE DELMAS, "The Duty to Disobey." Adviser: David Lyons.

ANDRES ELPIDOROU, "On Sensible Matters: A Defense of Conceptual Dualism." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.

SARAH FARKAS, "Uniting Right and Duty: Hegel's Critical Appropriation of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals." Adviser: C. Allen Speight.

HEGE FINHOLT, "The Sovereign Nation-State: A Reconsideration in Light of European Integration." Adviser: Hugh Baxter.

JOHN GREY, "Spinoza's Account of Composition." Adviser: Aaron Garrett.

CAROLYN DICEY JENNINGS, Attention, Subject, and World." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.

MONICA LINK, "What's Wrong with the Problem of Moral Luck." Adviser: David Lyons.

Bowling Green State University

(35) (26) (9)

SANGEETA SANGHA, "Neo-Aristotelian Flourishing and Tragic Dilemmas." Adviser: Fred Miller.

PETER JAWORSKI, "Me, Myself, and Mine: The Scope of Ownership." Adviser: Fred Miller.

HONG LEE, "Biological Functionalism and Mental Disorder." Adviser: Sara Worley.

CHRISTOPH HANISCH, "Why the Law Matters to You: Citizenship, Agency and Public Identity." Adviser: Fred Miller.

University of British Columbia

(43) (43) (22)

ROGER CLARKE, "Belief in Context." Adviser: Christopher Stephens.

JILL FELLOWS, "Making Up Knowers: Objectivity and Categories of Epistemic Subjects." Adviser: Alan Richardson.

JAMES KELLEHER, "Hume's Ethics of Belief." Adviser: Margaret Schabas. Awarded in 2012-2011.

Brown University

(39) (39) (14)

JED SILVERSTEIN, "'Not the Boss of Me': Reviving the Relationship between Political and Parental Authority." Adviser: David Estlund.

MAXWELL PINES, "Understanding Actions." Adviser: James Dreier.

KATHERINE JARVIS, "Towards an Anti-Permissive Epistemology." Adviser: David Christensen.

KEVIN MORRIS, "Physicalism and A Priori Connections, Realization and Reduction: Two Issues in the Metaphysics of Mind. …

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