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  • Normativity and Representation in Kant's Theory of Cognition 

    Hutton, James Stanley (2020-03-01)
    This dissertation examines various aspects of normativity and representation as they figure in Kant’s theory of cognition. In particular, I argue that Kant holds that certain forms of representational content constitutively ...
  • Kant on Embodiment: Lessons from the Critique of Pure Reason and the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science 

    Robertson, Rachel Siow (2020-01-25)
    My thesis offers an original reading of Kant’s theory of cognition and the body’s role in it. In the Critique of Pure Reason and the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science, Kant’s subject is shown to cognize, and be ...
  • Imaginative Simulation in the Moral Life 

    Johnson, Matthew Kuan (2020-01-25)
    “Imaginative simulation” refers to our capacity to create, in our mind’s eye and in our bodies, perceptual and experiential states that feel as-if we were encountering those states in reality (such as when we vividly ...
  • Neglected Virtues: Love, Hope and Humility 

    Mason, Cathy
    Love, hope and humility are neglected elements of our moral lives in comparison to widely recognized traits like justice and courage. In my dissertation I explore these phenomena in order to have a better conception of ...

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