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    • A PHILOSOPHICAL JUSTIFICATION OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN POSTCOLONIAL AFRICA: A CASE STUDY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA 

      Gemoh, Ferdinand 1981-; 0000-0002-7919-5423 (2018-05-24)
      A philosophical defense of indigenous rights in postcolonial Kenya is necessary and overdue. The case for indigenous rights is perhaps one of the most significant political questions facing the state of Kenya. Unlike in ...
    • Contra Chalmers : on consciousness and conceivability 

      Primmer, Jennifer-Wrae (2010-06)
      This thesis presents and evaluates David Chalmers’ argument that the existence of phenomenal conscious experience constitutes a permanent barrier to the reductive aspirations of a purely materialistic neuroscience. My aim ...
    • Disjunctivism, Causality, and the Objects of Perceptual Experience 

      Murray, Brandon (2014-08-25)
      One of the most immediately compelling arguments against the disjunctivist position within the philosophy of perception points to the well-accepted fact that hallucinations can have the same neural cause as veridical ...
    • The environment and natural rights 

      Osigwe, Uchenna W. (2004-11-01)
      The argument advanced is this thesis is that the entities that make up the environment are those that do not owe their origin to any willful creative activity but have evolved through accidental natural processes. This ...
    • Metaphor and mathematics 

      Postnikoff, Derek (2014-06-12)
      Traditionally, mathematics and metaphor have been thought of as disparate: the former rigorous, objective, universal, eternal, and fundamental; the latter imprecise, derivative, nearly - if not patently - false, and therefore ...
    • Pre-emption against terror : just war pacifist approach 

      Sem, Daniel Oduro (2004-08-19)
      Having soberly reflected upon the tragedy of September 11, 2001, the author observed that though international law and treaties restrict pre-emptive war, they do allow for war in self-defense. Consequently, some powerful ...
    • Science Fiction is Good for You Too: A Reply to Martha Nussbaum's Theory of Literary Engagement 

      Robbins, William (2015-04-16)
      In this study I examine the arguments made by Martha Nussbaum in Poetic Justice in defence of a positive role for literary engagement in the process of moral and political judgement formation. Nussbaum argues that novel ...
    • The Role of Religious Reasons in the Public Sphere: A debate between John Rawls and Nicholas Wolterstorff 

      Shojaei, Zahra (2018-07-26)
      This thesis has the goal of finding the proper place of religious reasons in a pluralistic liberal democracy in the debate between two liberal political philosophers, John Rawls and Nicholas Wolterstorff. According to ...
    • THE SPECTER OF RELATIVISM: A CRITIQUE OF ROSALIND HURSTHOUSE'S ON VIRTUE ETHICS 

      Ghadyani, Ahmad 1980-; 0000-0002-7309-316X (2016-11-04)
      Virtue ethics has been a major ethical theory from Antiquity to the present. Despite its persistence on the philosophical scene, in recent years (especially after the publication of After Virtue in 1981) it has been ...
    • A theory of unified online identity 

      Grover, Mark Francis (2009)
      People around the world are meeting in places that consist of little more than a touch of some hardware, a dash of electricity, and a pinch of code. As the Internet becomes increasingly incorporated into our lives the ...