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  • Gadamer's ontology: an examination of Hans-Georg Gadamer's concept of being in relation to Heidegger, Plato and Hegel 

    Dawson, Christopher (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, 1996-01-30)
    An examination of the ontological position on which Hans-Georg Gadamer’s views rely, and of its relationship to the views of Heidegger, Plato and Hegel. I argue that Gadamer’s notion of being appeals to a structure he uses ...
  • Prescriptions and universalizability: a defence of Harean ethical theory 

    Elstein, Daniel Y. (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, 2014-02-04)
    R.M. Hare had an ambitious scheme of providing a unified account of meta-ethics and normative ethics by combining expressivism with Kantianism and utilitarianism. The project of this thesis is to defend Hare’s theory in ...
  • On the plurality of discourses 

    Stewart-Wallace, Adam (University of Cambridge, 2010-03-16)
    We talk about the world in different ways; by better understanding the ways we talk, we can better understand the world. Anyone who can appreciate this thought can appreciate the position here called discourse pluralism, ...
  • Action, intention and knowledge 

    Campbell, Lucy (2016-01-05)
    I deliver an account of ‘practical knowledge’; the knowledge we have of our own intentional actions. Part One introduces the target notion by describing three philosophically interesting features it appears to have (Ch. ...

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