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    • Aquinas on Substance: A Defense of Hylemorphism Against Contemporary Accounts of Substance 

      Ostertag, Christopher (2016-04-12)
      Theories of substance have dominated much of the literature in metaphysics. Today, there are two prominent accounts of substance: bare particularism and bundle theory. Both theories are attractive for different reasons, ...
    • An assessment of presentism 

      McDaniel, Brannon David (Texas A&M University, 2004-09-30)
      There is a debate in the philosophy of time over the status of non-present entities. Do these things exist, and if so, what sorts of things are they? Recently, the debate has split into two groups, presentists and ...
    • EVILS AND DISPOSITIONS 

      Flattery, Tobias (2012-04-18)
      Privation theorists think that there are no evil entities, that is, that there are no entities which are positively and intrinsically evil. But then what is it that the privation theorist is talking about when citing an ...
    • Modal Dispositionalism 

      Barthuly, Joshua (2015-05-01)
      Let a modal truth be any truth that is about modal entities, such as essences, abilities, or dispositional properties, or that contains modal expressions such as: possibly, necessarily, may, must, could, would, can, and ...
    • Spinoza and the Problem of Universals: A Study and Research Guide 

      Istvan, Michael A (2015-07-23)
      This investigatory bibliographic project on Spinoza and the problem of universals draws four principal conclusions. (1) Spinoza is a realist concerning universals. Indeed, Spinoza endorses a radical form of realism known ...
    • The Duality of Subjectivity and Objectivity: How That Effects Humanity 

      Billings, Madeline Grace
      For this project, I will build upon previous work on phenomenology and the interconnectedness of the world. By utilizing past works on phenomenology, the relation of space, and subjectivity vs. objectivity, I will analyze ...
    • A True Mode of Union: Reconsidering the Cartesian Human Being 

      Carlson, Amber (2012-07-16)
      When considering the nature of the human being, Descartes holds two main claims: he believes that the human being is a genuine unity and he also holds that it is comprised of two distinct substances, mind and body. These ...