• Building nothing out of something 

    Wright, Briggs Marvin (2011-05)
    The notion of absence is pervasive throughout and central to human language and thought. Such thought and talk is often taken quite seriously. Much has been done to motivate treating absences as genuine entities, things ...
  • Children's beliefs about what it means to have a mind 

    Davis, Debra Lee (2004)
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  • The intellectual given 

    Bengson, John Thomas Steele (2010-05)
    Some things we know just by thinking about them: for example, that identity is transitive, that three are more than two, that wantonly torturing innocents is wrong, and other propositions which simply strike us as true ...
  • Is physicalism "really" true?: an empirical argument against the universal construal of physicalism 

    Smith, Paul H., 1952- (2009-12)
    Physicalism as universally construed is the thesis that everything in the world is either physical or a consequence of physical facts. Certain consequences of physicalism for free will, religion, and so on make it unpalatable ...
  • Normativism and mental causation 

    Tiehen, Justin Thomas, 1977- (2007-05)
    This dissertation defends a certain view of the mind/body relation, according to which although there is a sense in which everything is physical, there is also a sense in which mental phenomena are irreducible to physical ...