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Recent Dissertations


Marisol Brito
"Why Friendship?"
Advisors: Sarah Holtman, Naomi Scheman

Kirsten Kringle
"The Decision to Know"
Advisor: Naomi Scheman

Shay Logan
"Categories and Constructs"
Advisors: Geoffrey Hellman, Roy Cook


Thomas Doyle
"Philosophy and the Professional Image of Philosophy"
Advisors: Alan Love, Douglas Lewis

Mark Herr
"Human Defect"
Advisor: Valerie Tiberius


Stephen Nelson
"Committing Ourselves to Nothing: An Anti-Orthodox View of Existential Quantifier Expressions"
Advisors: Peter Hanks, Geoffrey Hellman

Jason Swartwood
"Cultivating Practical Wisdom"
Advisor: Valerie Tiberius


Yi Deng
"Toward 'Free Trade' from Kant's Cosmopolitan Ideal"
Advisors: Sarah Holtman, Joseph Owens

Loree Kalliainen
"The Application of Evidence-Based Medicine to the Field of Surgery"
Advisor: Andrew Root

Anastasia Panagopoulos
"Knowing What It's Like and Mind-Reading"
Advisor: Peter Hanks

Hyun Joo Shin
"Individualism and the Aesthetic"
Advisors: Joseph Owens, Geoffrey Hellman


Monica Berrier
"Rethinking Aesthetic Concepts: Lessons from the Art of Classical Dressage"
Advisor: Amanda Gunderson

Jovana Davidovic
"International Law and Global Justice: Why Institutional Features of International Law Matter to Discussions of Global Justice"
Advisor: Michelle Mason

Joseph Martin (MA)
"Contingency, Predication, and Counterfactuals in the History and Philosophy of Science"
Advisor: Kenneth Waters

Ian Stoner
"The Reward of Virtue: An Essay on the Relationship Between Character and Well-Being"
Advisors: Valerie Tiberius, Michelle Mason


Deepanwita Dasgupta
"On the Peripheries of Western Science: Indian Science from 1910-1930, a Cognitive-Philosophical Analysis"
Advisor: Ronald Giere