Doctoral Dissertations 2005-2006 *
University of Alberta
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VLADAN DJORDJEVIC, "Counterfactuals." Adviser: Bernard Linsky.
ANNA KESSLER, "Rational Hope in Kant's Moral Religion." Adviser: Robert Burch.
LI LI, "The Problem of Exportation for Dynamically Holistic Systems." Advisers: Alexander Rueger and W. David Sharp.
PATRICK McGIVERN, "Physicalism, Compositionality, and Parenthood: A Perspective from the Physical Sciences." Adviser: Alexander Rueger.
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DESIRE MELTON, "Existential Disappointment: A Sociopolitical Theory of Black Visibility." Adviser: Lisa Tessman.
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ERIC BROWN, "Reason's Contextualism." Advisers: David Rasmussen and Richard Cobb-Stevens.
LAWRENCE DAKA, "Towards a Human Empowerment Approach to Justice: An Appropriation of Amartya Sen's Capability Approach with Particular Reference to the Zimbabwe Land Reform." Advisers: David Hollenbach and David Rasmussen.
COREY W. DYCK, "Kant and the Leibnizian Conception of Mind." Advisers: Susan Shell and Richard Cobb-Stevens.
NEAL W. LEAVITT, "Reflections on the Environment and the First Person Point of View." Advisers: Richard Cobb-Stevens and David Rasmussen.
JOHN K. O'CONNOR, "Husserl's Idealisms and the Avoidance of Metabasis eis allo Genos." Advisers: Richard Cobb-Stevens and John Drummond.
CHARLES ONYANGO ODUKE, "Lonergan's Notion of Cosmopolis: A Study of a Higher Viewpoint and a Creative Framework for Engaging Individual and Social 'Biases' with Special Reference to Socio-Political Challenges of Kenya and the Continent of Africa." Advisers: Patrick H. Byrne and Frederick Lawrence.
SERENA PAREKH, "The Phenomenological Analysis of Human Rights in the Work of Hannah Arendt." Advisers: James Bernaurer and Jacques Taminaux.
PHILLIP STAMBOVSKY, "Influence and Reason: An Onto-Epistemological Essay." Advisers: Oliva Blanchette and Ronald K. Tacelli.
JOSEPH L. TADIE, "Between Humilities: A Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas on the Virtue of Humility." Advisers: Thomas Hibbs and Joseph Flanagan.
Bowling Green State University
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RUSSELL DISILVESTRO, "Capacities and Moral Status." Adviser: Raymond G. Frey.
BENJAMIN DIXON, "Toward a Leopoldian Theory of Moral Progress." Adviser: Donald Scherer.
JASON GATLIFF, "Terrorism and Just War Tradition: Issues of Compatibility." Adviser: Donald Scherer.
JASON GRINNELL, "Biology, Policy, and the Racial Contract." Adviser: Michael Bradie.
PAMELA PHILLIPS, "Beyond Subjective Well-Being." Adviser: Fred Miller.
AARON SIMMONS, The Basic Moral Rights of Non-Human Animals." Adviser: Raymond G. Frey.
University of British Columbia
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MARTIN GODWYN, "A Defence of Extended Cognitivism." Adviser: Mohan Matthen.
DUSTIN STOKES, "Minimal Creativity: A Cognitive Model." Adviser: Dominic Lopes.
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DEREK ETTINGER, "Making Sense of Things." Adviser: Ernest Sosa.
SIMON FELDMAN, "Reasons and the Limits of Morality." Adviser: James Dreier.
LILIAN O'BRIEN, "A Non-Causalist Theory of Rationalization." Adviser: Jaegwon Kim.
JOHN TURRI, "Epistemic Reasons." Adviser: Ernest Sosa.
University at Buffalo
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GEORGE BACKEN, "A Defense of Moral Sentiment Retributivism." Adviser: Randall Dipert. (Awarded in 2005)
SUCK CHOI, "Mind and Virtue in Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucianism." Adviser: Jiyuan Yu. (Awarded in 2005)
JEFFREY DUECK, "Ways of Life: Their Nature and Justification." Adviser: Peter H. Hare. (Awarded in 2005)
FABIO ESCOBAR, "Phenomenology of Personality." Adviser: Kah Kyung Cho.
SCOTT HARRIGAN, "The Exception Proves the Rule: The Problem of Moral Exceptions in Kantian Morality. …