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  • Language, Necessity and Convention: Reconsidering the Linguistic Approach to Modality 

    Nyseth, Fredrik (2018-07-21)
    This thesis is an examination of the linguistic approach to modality (also known as 'linguistic conventionalism') - i.e. the view that necessity is to be explained in terms of the linguistic rules that we have adopted. ...
  • How to make money: Distributive justice, finance, and monetary constitutions 

    van 't Klooster, Johannes Maria (2018-04-28)
    A capitalist society has two defining features. The first is well-known. A capitalist economy leaves coordination of exchange and production largely to private authority. The dissertation investigates a second feature. In ...
  • Moral Realism – Time To Relax? 

    Boeddeling, Annika (2018-08-15)
    This thesis critically assesses ‘relaxed realism’ – a group of views that have entered the metaethical debate recently (Dworkin, 1996; Kramer, 2009; Parfit, 2011; Scanlon, 2014). Relaxed realism promises a novel perspective ...
  • The Truth Norm Account of Justification 

    Greenberg, Alexander David (2017-10-21)
    This thesis is about the relationship between a belief being justified and it being true. It defends a version of the view that the fundamental point of having a justified belief is to have a true one. The particular version ...

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