Doctoral Dissertations 2007-2008
University at Albany
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JULIETTE STEVENS, "Mental Causation: A Nonreductivist Perspective." Adviser: Ron McClamrock.
JOHN STYLES, "Empirically Grounded Metaphors in Science." Adviser: P. D. Magnus.
University of Alberta
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CHRISTOPHER G. LEPOCK, "Metacognition and Intellectual Virtue." Adviser: Adam Morton.
SEYED N. MOUSAVIAN, "Empty Names and Neo-Russellianism." Advisers: Bernard Linsky and Adam Morton.
University of Arizona
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STEPHEN BIGGS, "Modality and Mind." Adviser: Terry Horgan.
CHRIS BROWN, "Beneficience." Adviser: David Schmidtz.
STEFAN SCIARAFFA, "Role Identification and the Authority of the State." Adviser: Thomas Christiano.
PAUL THORN, "Three Problems of Direct Inference." Adviser: John Pollock.
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JONATHAN HANEN, "Self-Knowledge and the Art of Politics in Plato's Alcibiades Major." Adviser: David Roochnik.
BESIM KARAKADILAR, "Hilbert's Metamathematical Problems and Their Solutions." Adviser: Jaakko Hintikka.
ALICE MACLACHLAN, "The Nature and Limits of Forgiveness." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.
INGVILD TORSEN, "After Aesthetics: Martin Heidegger and the End of Art." Adviser: Daniel Dahlstrom.
FRANCO V. TRIVIGNO, "The Philosophical Muse: On Comedy in the Platonic Dialogues." Adviser: David Roochnik.
Bowling Green State University
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GREG HAKOS, "Experience in the World of the Living." Adviser: Michael Bradie.
NICHOLAS MALOBERTI, "Individual Sovereignty and Political Legitimacy." Adviser: Fred Miller.
JONATHAN MILLER, "Mystical Experiences, Neuroscience, and the Nature of Reality." Adviser: Marvin Belzer.
JOHN MILLIKEN, "The Authority of Morality." Adviser: Raymond G. Frey.
MATHEW STICHTER, "The Skill of Virtue." Adviser: Daniel Jacobson.
University of British Columbia
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TIMOTHY CHRISTIE, "Persons and Partiality: Limitations on Consequentialist Justifications." Advisers: Catharine Wilson and John Beatty.
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AARON-DIRK BOYDEN, "Reducing Realism." Adviser: Jaegwon Kim.
BENJAMIN P. FIEDOR, "Doxastic Involantarism and Epistemic Deontology." Adviser: Ernest Sosa.
PAUL J. NEUFELD, "The Fitting and the Virtuous in Stoic Ethics." Adviser: Victor Caston.
REBEKAH L. H. RICE, "A Causal Approach to the Nature of Human Action." Adviser: Jaegwon Kim.
University at Buffalo
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TIMOTHY CONNOLLY, "The Moving Being: The Role of Change in Plato." Adviser: Jiyuan Yu.
VALERIE JOHNSON FRANKS, "Empirical Idealism: A Modern Foundation for the Science of the Mind." Adviser: John Kearns. (Awarded in 2007)
NATHAN HEBERLIG, "On the Ontological Status of Space-time: Scientific Realism and Geometrical Explanation." Adviser: Randall Dipert.
YOUNGJAE LEE, "Referring." Adviser: John Kearns.
ASHUTOSH KALSI, "The Ending of Nihilism: From Nietzsche to Krishnamurti." Adviser: Kah Kyung Cho.
JOSEPH PATERNO, "The Problem of the Causal Account of Memory: A Solution and its Consequences." Adviser: Randall Dipert. (Awarded in 2007)
GEROL PETRUZELLA, "Eternal Goods from Socrates to the Stoics." Adviser: Jiyuan Yu.
PAUL SYMINGTON, "The Identity of the Categories: Aquinas, Scotus and Lowe." Adviser: Jorje Gracia.
University of Calgary
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ANDREW FENTON, "Aping the Substantive Epistemic Subject? In Search of Epistemic Equals in the Genus of Pan." Adviser: John Arthur Baker. (Awarded in 2007)
YOSHIKI KOBASIGAWA, "Meinong Plus." Adviser: Ali A. Kazmi. (Awarded in 2007)
JENNIFER RUNKE, "Towards an Adequate Theory of Scientific Metaphor. …