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Are Musical Works Sound Structures?
This paper is about the dilemma raised against musical ontology by Roger Scruton, in his The Aesthetics of Music: either musical ontology is about certain mind-independent “things” (sound structures) and so music is left out of the picture, or it is about an “intentional object” and so its puzzles a...
Cuatro obras de Mauricio Beuchot
Paris – London: empirical philosophy, invention and the Hartlib Circle
Using the papers of Samuel Hartlib, the author examines the empirical research into the natural world affected in France and England during the early 17th century, the making of the instruments needed for this research, and the transmission of technical ideas between France and England.
The Greatly Exaggerated Reports of the Death of Biometry
What did it mean to adopt a chancy or mathematical perspective on evolutionary theory? I’ll consider this question by examining the claim that from around 1900 to 1920, a broadly morphological, non-mathematical, Mendelian picture of evolution had carried the day. I’ll argue that certain tenets of th...
High-Dimensional Phenomena in Convex Geometry, and Random Matrix Theory
Specialization: Mathematics Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Abstract: This thesis is based on six papers.
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Empirical investigation of indexical externalism about “social-kind” terms
The Aristotelian Arche-Decisions and the Challenge of Perishing
The paper deals with Aristotle’s concept of corruption. First, it reconstructs Aristotle’s debate with the pre-Socratics and then it focuses on the candidates for entity that can perish: form, matter, and substance. The text argues against the widely accepted thesis according to which substance is a...
The Bearers of Human Rights Duties and Responsibilities for Human Rights: A Quiet (R)Evolution
International audience Recent years have seen an increase of interest on the part of human rights theorists in the \textquotedblleftsupply-side\textquotedblright of human rights, i.e., in the duties or obligations correlative to human rights. Nevertheless, faced with the practically urgent and seemi...
Philosophy textbooks in France and Brazil : a contrastive discourse analysis of enunciative undertaking
Esta tese em análise do discurso tem por objetivo a análise comparativa do gênero discursivo "livro didático de filosofia" em duas comunidades etnolinguísticas diferentes: a França e o Brasil. Esse exame é realizado mediante a noção de "comprometimento enunciativo" ("prise en charge énonciative", PC...
Normativity and Objectivity
In this paper, I address the question of the nature and ground of objectivity, with the aim to develop a pragmatist account of its distinctive features. Traditionally, pragmatism has been considered as an alternative to Kantian approaches. The aim of the paper is to argue that, contrary to the recei...
Managing historic mountain landscapes near a modern city: the case of the Beijing Western Hills, 1912-2012
During the period of 1912-2012, the Beijing Western Hills is of profound importance because at this scenic site occurred the first synthesis of the major landscape management instruments that now form Chinese public policy. From this synthesis emerged the Chinese city's modern relationship to its ad...
Border Crossings: Dialogue Across and Within Fields and Traditions
Drawing upon the work of Chantal Mouffe, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Bernard Lonergan, in this paper I develop an argument that, in our work as philosophers of education, we should support a particular form of what Ernst Boyer has termed the scholarship of integration, in part by being explicit both abo...
Jустинолошке студије у српском и европском контексту: Studia Iustiniаna Serbica – collationes
Поводом 125 година од рођења и 40 година од упокојења Јустина Поповића, 10. и 11. маја 2019. године у организацији Института за филозофију и друштвену теорију и Православног богословског факултета Универзитета у Београду и Центра за византијско- словенске студије Универзитета у Нишу, одржана је међу...
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Summa quadripartita that Descartes Never Wrote
« Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Summa quadripartita that Descartes Never Wrote », Journal for Early Modern Studies, 5, 2016, p. 171–186, et Perspectives on Science, 26-5, 2018, p. 1–16. International audience Roger Ariew’s new book, Descartes and the First Cartesians will not be a m...
Logical tools for descriptive psychology. Set theory and foundational mereology
This book provides a new perspective on Foucault’s The Archaeology of Knowledge by revealing the extent to which its approach to language was influenced by the mathematical sciences. Setting out this background to Foucault’s analysis makes The Archaeology of Knowledge both accessible in a new way, a...
Rethinking ‘Involvement’ in Sex Work: Examining Sex Workers’ Relationships with Sex Work
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Abstract: Sex work discourse operates with multiple assumptions about what it means to be involved in sex work and, subsequently, what it means to no longer be involved. These assumptions combine to produce a one-dimensional categorical framework for thinking about sex w...
A challenge to speciesism
Degree: Master of Arts
On the Anarchy of Poetry and Philosophy
This book takes seriously the transformation of art into philosophy, focusing upon the systematic interest that so many European philosophers take in modernism. Among the philosophers Gerald Bruns discusses are Theodor W. Adorno, Maurice Blanchot, Arthur Danto, Stanley Cavell, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Mi...
Ontology and Agency: Martin Heidegger and the Problem of Reification
Degree: Master of Arts Abstract: This thesis explores the potential for interpreting the work of Martin Heidegger as a resource for social and critical philosophy. I begin by intervening in the debate between Axel Honneth and Raymond Geuss on the usefulness of Heidegger in the recent re-activation o...
The Problem with “Chinese Philosophy”
Literature Against Criticism
This is a book about the power game currently being played out between two symbiotic cultural institutions: the university and the novel. As the number of hyper- knowledgeable literary fans grows, students and researchers in English departments waver between dismissing and harnessing voices outside...
Family perspectives on a proper medical treatment for people in prolonged vegetative and minimally conscious states
Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and non-therapeuti...
Antirealism, Truth and Epistemic Modalities
Applications of Titanosilicate Molecular Sieve in Gas Separation
Specialization: Chemical Engineering Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Abstract: Adsorption behavior of nitrogen, argon and oxygen on silver exchanged titanosilicate (Ag-ETS-10) were studied in this work. A low temperature gas chromatographic determination of relatively low concentration argon (<1%) was...