• Epistemicism 

    Hu, Ivan J. (2015-05)
    I propose a new theory of vagueness centered around the epistemology and normativity of vagueness. The theory is a version of epistemicism—the view that vagueness is a fundamentally epistemic phenomenon—that improves upon ...
  • An epistemological approach to the mind-body problem 

    Bogardus, Tomas Alan (2011-08)
    This dissertation makes progress on the mind-body problem by examining certain key features of epistemic defeasibility, introspection, peer disagreement, and philosophical methodology. In the standard thought experiments, ...
  • Essays on authority 

    Sevel, Michael Allen (2010-08)
    The chapters contained in this dissertation are three essays on the nature of practical authority, and the role it plays in the thought and action of those subject to it. In chapter 1, I criticize a recent and influential ...
  • The ethics of political participation : are citizens obligated to participate, and what exactly are they obligated to do? 

    Tsoi, Siwing (2015-05)
    The aim of the dissertation is to show that, with few exceptions, citizens have a defeasible moral obligation to participate in politics. Moreover, the arguments presented in support of the thesis have an implication on ...
  • Evidentiary criteria in Galen : three competing accounts of medical epistemology in the second century CE 

    Salas, Luis Alejandro (2012-12)
    This report examines the sectarian backdrop for Galen of Pergamum's medical epistemology. It considers the justificatory role that experience (empeiria) and theoretical accounts (logoi) play in Empiricist and Dogmatist ...
  • Ex Nihilo (1996) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 1996)
    Table of Contents: Editor's Foreword (p. 5) -- None of... / by Kymberli Thomas (p. 7) -- Faith and Anselm's Ontological Argument / by Christian Erickson (p. 9-18) -- Kant on Absolute Freedom and the Problem of Grace / by ...
  • Ex Nihilo (1997) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 1997)
    Table of contents: Editor's Foreword (p.5) -- The Algorithm I / by Christopher Cade Mosley (p. 7) -- Jamesian Faith / by Jesse Bailey (p. 9-25) -- Error in Descartes / by Christopher Furlong (p. 27-34) -- Why Eternal ...
  • Ex Nihilo (1998) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 1998)
    Table of Contents: Wittgenstein and Logical Truths: Toward a Proper Understanding of Analytic Propositions / by Christopher Furlong (p. 5-16) -- Intentional Structure of Emotions / by Bryan Register (p. 17-29) -- Gettier ...
  • Ex Nihilo (1999) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 1999)
    Table of Contents: An Analysis of the Anthropic Principle and its Place in Modern Science / by Steven Harms (p. 5-19) -- Frege's Ontology / by Christopher Furlong (p. 20-33) -- Weakness of Will: The Intelligibility of ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2004) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 2004)
    Table of Contents: On the Supposed Duty of Humanitarian Intervention / by John Thrasher (p. 1-16) -- On the Logical Form of Indirect Discourse / by Michael Johnson (p. 17-33) -- Counterexamples to Van Inwagen's Consequence ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2006) 

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    Table of Contents: Editorial (p. 1) -- What Causes Mary to Say "Wow"? / by Wesley H. Holliday (p. 3-17) -- Metaphysical Disputation on Haecceitism and the Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles / by Samuel Henry (p. ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2008) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 2008)
    Table of Contents: Editorial Foreword (p. 1) -- Zombies are Here to Stay / by Daniel Kirksey (p. 3-9) -- What Does the Liar Say About the Truth? / by Simona Aimar (p. 11-22) -- Causal Relevance in Brain Simulators / by Eve ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2011) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 2011)
    Table of Contents: The Purification of Not-Being: Gorgias' on Not-Being and the Philosophical Context of Plato's Sophist / by Matthew Lefavor (p. 1-12) -- Heidegger, Avatar, & the Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak / by Omar Quinonez ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2012) 

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    Table of Contents: The Compatibility of Aristotle and Evolution / by Justin Kundrak; Pepperdine University (p. 1-14) -- Subjective Truth: Russian Roulette with Kierkegaard / by Reid Sharpless; The University of Texas at ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2013) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 2013)
    Table of Contents: Paying for Past Sins: Climate Change and Compensatory Justice / by Greg Yanke; Arizona State University (p. 1-15) -- The Aesthetic Divergence of Mirror Images / by Johnathan Ochs; The University of ...
  • Ex Nihilo (2015) 

    Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.) (Undergraduate Philosophy Association (Austin, Tex.), 2015)
    Table of Contents: The Systematic Interactivity of Electronic Games and Its Role in Existentialist Aesthetics / by KF Harlock; The University of Texas at Austin (p. 1-16) -- Roman Stoics on Suicide: Looking at Life and ...
  • Freedom and desire in the Bhagavad Gītā 

    Briggs, Ellen Jane, 1972- (2008-05)
    The Bhagavad Gītā, a classical Sanskrit text, describes a spiritual practice called karma yoga. Central to this practice is niṣkāma karman or action without desire. A number of philosophical issues present themselves in ...