Browse by Programme "Philosophy: Research Master"

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  • Elzen, H. van den (2018-05-29)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    How we view time is important in the debate on future contingents. However, how exactly does the concept of time that one uses influence the arguments against fatalism in this debate? In this paper, the answers of Aristotle ...
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    Boot, C.A. (2016-12-20)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    In dit artikel behandel ik het enactivisme zoals bepleit door Evan Thompson. Hij combineert het enactivisme enerzijds met de door Humberto Maturana en Francisco Varela ontwikkelde theorie van autopoiesis, en anderzijds met ...
  • Thijs, D.O.D. (2019-08-27)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    The late Heidegger and Bernard Stiegler both assert that contemporary technics poses a threat to human existence as well as being in general. The present paper asks, in the face of this threat, how am I to be in order to ...
  • Wright, W.C. (2017-12-02)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    There are a problematic set of beliefs for the Extended Mind Hypothesis which operate on non-referring content. Mental states operating on ostensive informational sources are intuitively more available for extended mind ...
  • Bruggen, M. van (2018-03-13)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Although Hannah Arendt considers authority to have vanished from the modern world, her analysis in On Revolution shows she did not accept this disappearance. In her extensive analysis of authority in the American Revolution, ...
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    Loon, M.S. van (2016-11-23)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Contemporary cognitive scientists have tendency to claim that our common-sense cognitive concepts (or folk psychology) is wrong. Since criminal law employs several of these concepts in order to formulate the so-called 'Mens ...
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    Wijgert, T. van de (2018-08-28)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    In his essays, Thomas Mann proposed contrasting ideas on democracy, art, and politics. At times, Mann’s conceptions of art, and democracy even contradict one another. The hypothesis of this article, however, is that there ...
  • Wolf, L.B. (2016-10-07)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Natural theology is a prominent aspect of Britain’s science history. The standard historical narrative tells us that, at the turn of the 17th century, the Newtonians Richard Bentley and Samuel Clarke reintroduced the ...
  • Shardimgaliev, M. (2017-07-24)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    In recent years, several legal theorists (Dan-Cohen 2002; Greenberg 2011; Hunt 2016; Marmor 2008, 2011a, 2011b, 2014) have claimed that legislators frequently engage in so-called double talk when enacting law. Double talk ...
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    Woerkum, B. van (2019-08-09)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    What is it like to be an octopus, one of those eight-armed, infinitely flexible sea creatures with a nervous system distributed over head, eyes and arms? Carls-Diamante (2017) argued that octopuses, because of their ...
  • Zunder, M. (2018-08-31)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    This article addresses ‘difference blindness’ in Western liberal constitutional democracies and examines how Confucianism recognises difference in a ‘horizontal hierarchy’ and how Eastern cultures in this tradition seek ...
  • Trappes, R. (2018-06-06)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Elizabeth Grosz’s interpretation of Darwinian evolutionary the- ory to ground a feminist ontology of biology has been particularly controversial. Most critics have understood Grosz to support her theory with empirical ...
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    Oude Maatman, F. (2018-08-27)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    I introduce a new problem for cognitive neuroscience and its cognitive ontology project: the hard split, which attacks the implicit folk psychological ontology of cognitive neuroscience. First, I show the presence of ...
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    Battich, L. (2018-07-18)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Two parents are looking together at their daughter as she takes her first steps in learning to walk unaided. They are both attending to their daughter and are both aware of each other’s attention. Everything about their ...
  • Cifre Eberhardt, A. (2019-07-10)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    This article aims to analyse the Catalonian crisis from the perspective offered by the classic debate between Carl Schmitt and Hans Kelsen concerning the grounds of the constitution. This debate provides a useful insight ...
  • Veraart, R. (2017-08-23)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    The article investigates the fundamental structure of the relation between the Other and the same throughout Levinas’s work. It claims that a significant shift can be seen in it: whereas Totality and Infinity deems an ...
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    Gool, S. van (2019-08-30)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    The discussion on the sublime has centred around two apparently divergent notions of this feeling, describes by Christine Pries as the metaphysical and the critical sublime. The former is associated with a perception of ...
  • Mpassi, C.S. (2019-03-05)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    The aim of this thesis is to shed light on the notion of paradigm in Giorgio Agamben's thought. It claims that the paradigm in Agamben's philosophy denotes not only a notion, but also a method. In the first section, the ...
  • Adriaanse, C. (2017-07-20)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    Arendt’s idea of the banality of evil is commonly interpreted as highlighting the ordinariness of perpetrators like Adolf Eichmann. In recent decades, the ‘ordinary perpetrator’ has become a prominent topic of historical ...
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    Valkovic, M. (2019-08-30)
    Philosophy: Research Master
    In a recent article, Kyle Stanford gives an evolutionary account of what he terms “externalisation”, understood as “our distinctive tendency to objectify or externalise moral demands and obligations” (Stanford, 2018, p.1). ...