Dissertations

Last NameFirst NameDateThesis TitleThesis Supervisor(s)Real Date
BuilesDavidMay 2020The Empirical Relevance of MetaphysicsSkow05/01/20
DorstKevinSep 2019Modest Epistemology White09/01/19
GrantCosmoSep 2019Foundations and philosophical applications of game theoryStalnaker09/01/19
LenehanRoseSep 2019Reparations, Racial Exploitation, and Racial CapitalismHaslanger09/01/19
Phillips-BrownMiloSep 2019What it Means to WantYablo09/01/19
WhitePatrick QuinnSep 2019Love FirstSetiya09/01/19
HesniSamiaJun 2019Normative Discourse and Social NegotiationHaslanger06/01/19
MuñozDanielJun 2019What We Owe to Ourselves: Essays on Rights and SupererogationSchapiro, Setiya06/01/19
BoylanDavidSep 2018Subjective ModalityStalnaker09/01/18
GrayDavidSep 2018Ethics for Artificial AgentsByrne09/01/18
JaquesAbbySep 2018Knowing and Doing, Well and GoodSetiya09/01/18
SchultheisVirginia Sep 2018Belief and EvidenceWhite09/01/18
SaillantSaidSep 2017Darwinian Humility: Epistemological Applications of Evolutionary ScienceWhite09/01/17
WellsIanSep 2017Evidence and ChoiceWhite09/01/17
RichardsonKevinSep 2017Grounding PluralismYablo09/01/17
JennyMathiasSep 2017Taming the ImpossibleMcGee09/01/17
de KenesseyBrendanSep 2017Joint Practical DeliberationSetiya09/01/17
BianchiDylanSep 2017Know-How as the Cognitive Basis of SkillByrne09/01/17
MandelkernMatthewJun 2017Coordination in ConversationStalnaker and von Fintel06/01/17
Ortiz-HinojosaSofiaSep 2016What Imagination TeachesByrne09/01/16
MillsopRebeccaSep 2016Precisifying Art PluralismHaslanger09/01/16
Marley-PayneJackSep 2016Action-First AttitudesStalnaker09/01/16
DoodyRyanSep 2016Doing Your Best (While Making Do with Less): The Actual Value Conception of Instrumental RationalityRayo09/01/16
DasNilanjanSep 2016Epistemic StabilityWhite09/01/16
BotchkinaEkaterinaSep 2016Issues in Objectivity and Mind-DependenceHaslanger and Yablo09/01/16
AliArdenSep 2016Acting from Character: How Virtue and Vice Explain Praise and BlameSetiya09/01/16
SchumacherMelissaSep 2015Causation and EvidenceSkow09/01/15
SalowBernhardSep 2015Access and AnticipationWhite09/01/15
LenehanRoseSep 2015Beyond Slurs: Communicating Evaluative PerspectivesHaslanger09/01/15
EvansOwainSep 2015Bayesian Computational Models for Inferring PreferencesWhite09/01/15
HorowitzSophieJun 2014Evidence as a Guide to TruthWhite06/01/14
RochfordDamienSep 2013Agent and EnvironmentStalnaker09/01/13
HagenDanielSep 2013Moral expertise and moral education:a Socratic accountHaslanger09/01/13
CarrJenniferSep 2013Justifying BayesianismHolton09/01/13
SliwaPaulineSep 2012Praise without PerfectionHolton09/01/12
HeddenBrianSep 2012Consistency in Choice and CredenceHare09/01/12
SchoenfieldMiriamJun 2012Imprecision in Normative DomainsWhite06/01/12
GrecoDanielJun 2012Epistemic LevelsWhite06/01/12
EmeryNinaJun 2012Chance, Indeterminacy, and ExplanationSkow06/01/12
WaldenKennethSep 2011One and the Same ReasonHolton and Langton09/01/11
SantorioPaoloSep 2011You and “I”, “now” and “then”, and Some Related ThoughtsStalnaker09/01/11
RinardSusannaSep 2011Reasoning One’s Way Out of SkepticismWhite09/01/11
Pérez CarballoAlejandroSep 2011Rationality without RepresentationStalnaker and Yablo09/01/11
ManneKateSep 2011Not by Reasons AloneHolton09/01/11
GrahamAndrewSep 2011The Significance of MetaphysicsYablo09/01/11
AlmotahariMahradSep 2011Situating Language and ConsciousnessStalnaker09/01/11
RobichaudChristopherFeb 2011What Lies Beneath? A Defense of Categorical HumilityLangton02/01/11
VavovaEkaterinaSep 2010Rational Humility and Other Epistemic KilljoysWhite09/01/10
UrbanekValentinaSep 2010The Non-Identity ProblemHare09/01/10
KwonHongwooSep 2010Self-Identification and Self-KnowledgeStalnaker09/01/10
KrupnickAriSep 2010Internalism and Armchair ReasoningStalnaker09/01/10
HendersonLeahSep 2010Framework Theories in ScienceStalnaker09/01/10
DoughertyThomasSep 2010Help! Not Just Anybody. Essays on Altruism and Conflicts of InterestHolton and Langton09/01/10
LogueHeatherSep 2009Perceptual Experience: Relations and RepresentationsByrne09/01/09
HoseinAdamSep 2009The Significance of FairnessLangton09/01/09
HollandSeanSep 2009Two Approaches to Human RightsHaslanger09/01/09
HoffmanGingerSep 2009Antidepressants, Bioenhancements, and the Ethics of Self-RespectHolton09/01/09
GlickEphraimSep 2009Practical Knowledge and AbilitiesStalnaker09/01/09
AshwellLaurenSep 2009Desires and DispositionsByrne, Holton & Langton09/01/09
MossSarahJun 2009Constraining CredencesStalnaker06/01/09
BriggsRachelFeb 2009Partial Belief and Expert TestimonyStalnaker02/01/09
YalcinSethSep 2008Modality and InquiryStalnaker & Yablo09/01/08
NinanDilipSep 2008Imagination, Content, and the SelfStalnaker09/01/08
EtlinDavidSep 2008Desire, Belief, and Conditional BeliefStalnaker09/01/08
KurtzRoxanneFeb 2008Liberalism and Ethical Life: On Equality, Neutrality, and CultureCohen & Haslanger02/01/08
SinJessicaSep 2007Essays in the Philosophy of PsychiatryHolton09/01/07
FineganJohannaSep 2007Essays on ObligationThomson09/01/07
de BresHelenaSep 2007Globalizing Utilitarianism: Distributive Justice Beyond the StateCohen09/01/07
BerkerSelimSep 2007The Particular and the General: Essays at the Interface of Ethics and EpistemologyThomson09/01/07
BattyClareSep 2007Lessons in Smelling: Essays on Olfactory PerceptionByrne09/01/07
DeckerJasonFeb 2007Modality, Rationalism, and ConditionalsYablo02/01/07
SwansonEricSep 2006Interactions With ContextStalnaker09/01/06
Bach-y-RitaPeterSep 2006Some Ways That a Thing Can Go Wrong: Malfunctions, Disorders and PerversionsThomson09/01/06
Abdul-MatinIshmawilSep 2006Is There a Human Right to Democracy?Cohen09/01/06
NickelBernhardSep 2005Truth in ExplanationHall, Stalnaker, Yablo09/01/05
SveinsdottirAstaSep 2004Siding with Euthyphro: Response-Dependence, Essentiality, and the Individuation of Ordinary ObjectsHaslanger09/01/04
RoskiesAdinaSep 2004Enzo and Me: Essays Concerning the Mental Lives of Humans and Other AnimalsHall09/01/04
JohnJamesSep 2004Consciousness and IntentionalityByrne09/01/04
DoggettTylerSep 2004Moral Properties and Moral ImaginationByrne09/01/04
SofaerNeemaJun 2004Economic Inequality and Choice: A Reassessment of Ronald Dworkin’s Theory of Distributive JusticeCohen06/01/04
EganAndrewFeb 2004Non-Standard FeaturesYablo02/01/04
HawleyPatrickSep 2003Skepticism AvoidedStalnaker09/01/03
HarmanElizabethSep 2003Moral StatusCohen09/01/03
FlahertyJoshuaSep 2003The Autonomy of the PoliticalCohen09/01/03
EinheuserIrisSep 2003ConventionalismYablo09/01/03
SartorioCarolinaJun 2003The Causal and the MoralYablo06/01/03
KoellnerPeterJun 2003The Search for New AxiomsMcGee06/01/03
NewmanAnthonySep 2002Causal Efficacy and Externalist Mental Content.Byrne09/01/02
McGrathSarahSep 2002Causation in Metaphysics and Moral Theory.Hall09/01/02
MaitraIshaniSep 2002Silence, Speech, and Responsibility.Haslanger09/01/02
HoffmannAvivSep 2002Actualism, Singular Propositions, and Possible Worlds: Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality.Stalnaker09/01/02
SimonStevenJun 2002Contributions to a Physicalistic Theory of Action.Stalnaker06/01/02
FriedmanAlexanderJun 2002Minimizing Harm: Three Problems in Moral Theory.Thomson06/01/02
PettitDeanSep 2001Understanding Language.Stalnaker09/01/01
MeyerUlrichSep 2001Mathematics, Time, and Confirmation.Stalnaker09/01/01
ElgaAdamSep 2001Counterfactuals, Dispositions, and Conscious Experience: Essays on Entropy.Hall09/01/01
JónssonÓlafurJun 2001Vague Objects.Thomson06/01/01
RayoAgustinFeb 2001Plural Predication.McGee02/01/01
HernandoMiguelFeb 2001Studies In Belief and Belief Attribution.Stalnaker02/01/01
GrayAnthonyFeb 2001The Semantics and Metaphysics of Contingent Identity.Stalnaker02/01/01
WhiteRogerSep 2000Probability, Explanation, and Reasoning.Stalnaker09/01/00
EklundMattiSep 2000Paradoxes and the Foundations of Semantics and Metaphysics.Yablo09/01/00
UzquianoGabrielSep 1999Ontology and the Foundations of Mathematics.McGee09/01/99
StreifferRobertSep 1999Moral Relativism and Reasons for Action.Thomson09/01/99
McKitrickJenniferSep 1999The Metaphysics of Dispositions.Byrne09/01/99
BrownRachelSep 1999The Extension of Liberalism Beyond Domestic Boundaries: Three Problem Cases.Cohen09/01/99
SerenoLisaFeb 1999Infinity and Experience.Stalnaker02/01/99
SpencerCaraSep 1998On the Metaphysics of Belief.Stalnaker09/01/98
BotterellAndrewSep 1998Analysis in Mind.Stalnaker09/01/98
GraffDeliaSep 1997The Phenomena of Vagueness.Stalnaker09/01/97
Maciá FábregaJosepJun 1997Natural Language and Formal Languages.Stalnaker06/01/97
FeldmannJudithFeb 1997The Significance of Intuitions of Contingency for the Mind-Body Problem.Stalnaker02/01/97
KermodeRobertJun 1996Three Aspects of the Nature of Linguistic Meaning.Byrne06/01/96
HintonTimothyJun 1996Foundations of Egalitarian Justice.Cohen06/01/96
StoljarDanielSep 1995The Content of Physicalism.Block09/01/95
SzabóZoltánJun 1995Problems of Compositionality.Boolos06/01/95
StanleyJasonJun 1995Meaning and Metatheory.Stalnaker06/01/95
KoslickiKathrinJun 1995Talk About Stuffs and Things: The Logic of Mass and Count Nouns.Thomson06/01/95
BumpusAnnJun 1995Intending, Foreseeing and the Doctrine of Double Effect.Thomson06/01/95
JungDarrylFeb 1995The Logic of Principia Mathematica.Boolos02/01/95
LauYen-fongSep 1994Belief in Semantics and Psychology.Stalnaker09/01/94
HunterDavidSep 1994Expression, Analysis and Understanding: Three Essays in the Philosophy of Language.Stalnaker09/01/94
McConnellJeffreyMay 1994Cartesian Intuitions.Block05/01/94
ClappLeonardMay 1994Seeing Through Opacity: A Defense of the Russellian View of Propositional Attitudes.Bromberger05/01/94
StaintonRobertSep 1993Non-Sentential Assertions.Bromberger09/01/93
PicardJ.R.W. MichaelSep 1993Impredicativity and Turn of the Century Foundations of Mathematics: Presupposition in Poincar and Russell.Cartwright09/01/93
WomackCatherineJun 1993The Crucial Role of Proof: A Classical Defense Against Mathematical Empiricism.Higginbotham06/01/93
UlicnyBrianJun 1993Issues in the Philosophical Foundations of Lexical Semantics.Higginbotham06/01/93
JeskeDianeSep 1992The Persistence and Importance of Persons.Brink09/01/92
ReimerMargaretJun 1992The Semantic Significance of Referential Intentions.Cartwright06/01/92
IsaacsTracyJun 1992Actions and Events: A Study in Ontology and Ethics.Thomson06/01/92
SteinEdwardFeb 1992Rationality and the Limits of Cognitive Science.Block02/01/92
Heck Jr.RichardJun 1991Logic, Semantics, Ontology.Boolos06/01/91
GallowayDavidJun 1991Finitism: An Essay on Hilbert’s Programme.Boolos06/01/91
DwyerSusanJun 1991Making “Implicit” Explicit: Toward an Account of Implicit Linguistic Knowledge.Higginbotham06/01/91
AntonyMichaelOct 1990Consciousness, Content and Cognitive Architecture.Block10/01/90
RuesgaAlbertJun 1990What Can Be Meant? Evaluating a skeptical argument by Donald Davidson.Higginbotham06/01/90
PrevettElizabethMay 1990In Defense of a Linguistic Model for Reflective Equilibrium in Ethics.Brink05/01/90
PietrowskiPaulMay 1990Meaning Naturally: A Partial Defense of Covariation Semantics.Stalnaker05/01/90
PageJamesMay 1990On the Metaphysics of Numbers.Boolos05/01/90
LormandEricMay 1990Classical and Connectionist Models of Cognition.Block05/01/90
KayeLarryMay 1990Three Studies in Naturalized Philosophical Psychology.Stalnaker05/01/90
RodriguezJorgeSep 1989Mood, Force and Explicit Performatives.Cartwright09/01/89
UebelThomasJun 1989The Vienna Circle’s Debate about Protocol Sentence Debate Revisited: Towards the Reconstruction of Otto Neurath’s Epistemology.Bromberger06/01/89
PattersonSarahJun 1988Content and Psychological Explanation.Block06/01/88
LebedJay AaronJun 1988On Some Issues Concerning Symbols and the Study of Cognition.Block06/01/88
LindMarciaFeb 1988Emotions and Hume’s Moral Theory.Cohen02/01/88
SegalGabrielJun 1987In Deference to Reference.Block06/01/87
SatzDebraFeb 1987Freedom Rising: A Reconstruction of Historical Materialism.Cohen02/01/87
CobettoJack BernardMay 1985Reference and Beliefs: Some Problems and Theories.Cartwright05/01/85
Akhtar KazmiAliFeb 1985Identity and Qualification.Boolos02/01/85
GillonBrendanSep 1984The Logical Form of Quantification and Plurality in Natural Language.Higginbotham09/01/84
McClamrockRonaldJun 1984Intentionality and Cognitivism.Block06/01/84
WetzelLindaFeb 1984On Numbers.Cartwright02/01/84
AppeltTimothyFeb 1984Psychologism with Respect to Logic: An Examination of Some Theses.Cartwright02/01/84
AntogniniThomasFeb 1984Can Our Quantifiers Range Over All Conditions?Boolos02/01/84
PresslerJonathanSep 1983In Defense of Ethics.Cohen09/01/83
RussinoffIleneMay 1983Frege’s Problem About Concepts.Boolos05/01/83
PolandJeffreyMay 1983Problems and Prospects for the Physicalist Program in Science.Fodor05/01/83
ChristieAndrewMay 1983Relationships Among Various Ontologies and Accounts of Modality.Higginbotham05/01/83
BerkLonSep 1982Hilbert’s Thesis: Some Considerations About Formalizations of Mathematics.Boolos09/01/82
CannonDouglasJun 1982With Reference to Truth: Studies in Referential Philosophy.Boolos06/01/82
KrakowskiIsraelJun 1981Current Issues in the Mind-Body Problem.Block06/01/81
KatzFredric M.Jun 1981Sets and Their Sizes.Boolos06/01/81
Stabler, Jr.Edward PalmerFeb 1981Issues in the Foundations of Cognitive Psychology.Fodor02/01/81
LevinJanet MarchelSep 1980Functionalism, Qualia, and Content.Block09/01/80
KammFrances MyrnaFeb 1980Problems in the Morality of Killing and Letting Die.Herman02/01/80
SmithGeorgeJun 1979Rigid Designation, Scope, and Modality.Cartwright06/01/79
RabinowitzJoshuaSep 1978Emergent Problems and Optimal Solutions: A Critique of Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State, and Utopia.Judith Thomson09/01/78
AuerbachDavidJun 1978Expressing Consistency: Godel’s Second Incompleteness Theorem and Intentionality in Mathematics.Boolos06/01/78
PriorStephenJun 1977Physicalism, Intentionality, Mind: Three Studies in the Philosophy of Mind.Block06/01/77
MendelsohnRichardFeb 1977Frege’s Paradox.Cartwright02/01/77
FosterSusanFeb 1977Distributive Aspects of Social Justice.Herman02/01/77
LevinHaroldSep 1976First Order Logic as a Formal Language: An Investigation of Categorical Grammar.Boolos09/01/76
HorowitzTamaraJun 1976Apriority and Necessity.Boolos06/01/76
SparerAlanFeb 1976Political Obligation and the Just State.Judith Thomson02/01/76
SoamesScottFeb 1976A Critical Examination of Frege’s Theory of Presupposition and Contemporary Alternatives.Bromberger02/01/76
SiegelKennethSep 1975Identity Across Possible Worlds.Boolos09/01/75
KarpDavidJun 1975General Ontology.Brody06/01/75
SteckerRobertFeb 1975Moral Sense Theories.Brody02/01/75
LiptonMichaelSep 1974Quine’s Criterion of Ontological Commitment.Cartwright09/01/74
WestonThomasJun 1974The Continuum Hypothesis: Independence and Truth-Value.Cartwright06/01/74
NishiyamaYujiJun 1974The Structure of Propositions.Katz06/01/74
ZaitchikAlanSep 1973The Limits of Hypothetical Contractualism.Judith Thomson09/01/73
SiemensWarrenSep 1973Theories of Scientific Change: Their Nature and Structure.Bromberger09/01/73
ShelleyKaranSep 1973Theories of Scientific Change: Their Nature and Structure.Bromberger09/01/73
MellemaPaulJun 1973Problems in the Philosophy of Linguistics.Bromberger06/01/73
HarnishRobertSep 1972Studies in Logic and Language.Katz09/01/72
KirkRobertJun 1972Intermediate Logics and the Equational Classes of Brouwerian Algebras.James Thomson06/01/72
FriedmanKennethJun 1972Foundation and Probability Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics.Bromberger06/01/72
McEvoyPaulSep 1971The Philosophy of Niels Bohr.Graves09/01/71
WhitbeckCarolineJun 1970The Concepts of Space and Time in the General Theory of Relativity.Graves06/01/70
BoydRichardFeb 1970A Recursion-Theoretic Characterization of the Ramified Analytical Hierarchy.Cartwright02/01/70
TellerPaulSep 1969Problems in Confirmation Theory.James Thomson09/01/69
LeedsStephenJun 1969Arithmetical Degrees in the Hierarchy of Constructible Sets of Integers.James Thomson06/01/69
ThomasStephenSep 1968Philosophical Model-Building and the Philosophy of Mind.Judith Thomson09/01/68
DavisBernardSep 1968The Notion of Protomeaning.Bromberger09/01/68
MartinEdwinJun 1968Quantifying into Opaque Contexts: May We or May We Not?Cartwright06/01/68
BoolosGeorgeJun 1966The Hierarchy of Constructible Sets of Integers.Putnam06/01/66