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    • Arrested Development/Scrubs: Excursuses on the Use of Fiction 

      Siemer, Matt (2010)
      This thesis investigates two episodic television shows, <italics>Arrested Development</italics> and Scrubs, and attempts to establish why one succeeded with audiences and the other failed. Following the work of genre theory, ...
    • Articulating the Core Realist Committment 

      Morton, Nathan D. (2013)
      This thesis comprises an investigation into a very well known and perennial philosophical debate over the interpretive status of our most well confirmed scientific theories, known as "scientific realism." I do not defend ...
    • Debunking Challenges to Moral Realism 

      Braddock, Matthew C. (2012)
      Heightened awareness of the evolutionary, socio-cultural, and psychological origins of our moral judgments pushes many of us in the direction of moral skepticism, in the direction of doubting the objective truth of our moral ...
    • Deliberative Bayesianism: Abduction, Reflection, and the Weight of Evidence 

      Chan, Lok C (2018)
      In this dissertation, I defend the thesis that an epistemic judgment of probability must be interpreted against the background of the context of inquiry in which it is made: in the abductive context, judgments of probability ...
    • El Ayllu y la Reconstitución del Pensamiento Aymara 

      Fernandez-Osco, Marcelo (2009)
      This dissertation focuses on the intellectual and political trajectory of the Taller de Historia Oral Andina (THOA), an autonomous indigenous working group in which I participate, alongside other Aymaras and Quechuas from ...
    • Peircean Naturalism 

      Williams, Robert A. (2013)
      Naturalism faces problems caused by a lack of agreement about whether there is or can be a meaningful and useful conception of naturalism as a general research position. Without a widely agreed upon account of what naturalism ...
    • The Fullness of Time: Christological Interventions into Scientific Modernity 

      Slade, Kara (2018)
      As a work of Christian dogmatic theology, this dissertation proceeds from the primary theological claim that human existence in time is determined by the incarnation, passion, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. ...
    • Wild Blue Media: Thinking Through Seawater 

      Jue, Melody Christina (2015)
      Dwelling with the alterity of the deep sea, my dissertation, "Wild Blue Media: Thinking Through Seawater," considers how the ocean environment produces cognitively estranging conditions for conceptualizing media and media ...