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  • Bildung : the relation between the self and culture in Schiller, Hegel, and Nietzsche. 

    Amos, Michael Judson (1991-06-21)
    I begin this thesis by introducing some of the key words which are relevant to the development of the concept of Bildung, or self-cultivation, in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Germany. In the second chapter ...
  • Austinian Disjunctivism Defended: A Presentational Theory of Visual Experience 

    Moran, Alexander Paul (2019-07-31)
    This thesis develops a general theory about the nature of conscious visual experience. My starting point is with the naïve realist theory of visual perception. Whilst naïve realism is by no means universally endorsed, I ...
  • Salience Perspectives 

    Whiteley, Ella Kate (2019-10-26)
    In the philosophy of language and epistemology, debates often centre on what content a person is communicating, or representing in their mind. How that content is organised, along dimensions of salience, has received ...
  • Alterpieces: Artworks as Shifting Speech Acts 

    Dixon, Daisy (2019-05-18)
    Art viewers and critics talk as if visual artworks say things, express messages, or have meanings. For instance, Picasso’s 'Guernica' has been described as a “generic plea against the barbarity and terror of war”, forming ...

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