Browsing Dissertations by Subject "Philosophy"

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  • Demir, Hilmi M. ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    In this dissertation, I develop a probabilistic theory of mental content that accounts for fundamental properties of mental representation. The theory that I develop falls under the category of causal/informational approaches. ...
  • Hood, Steven Brian ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-04)
    This dissertation concerns the theoretical status of latent variables in psychometrics and the philosophical foundations of psychometrics. I work toward the construction of a philosophical framework for psychometrics by ...
  • Grabarek, Gabriel ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-12-13)
    The friendship between Cicero and Brutus, which has been largely untouched in scholarship, began around 51 B.C. when Cicero was governor in Cilicia, and continued until Cicero's death in December 43 B.C. Their relationship, ...
  • Klein, Alexander M. ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-06-01)
    The concept of empiricism evokes both a historical tradition and a set of philosophical theses. The theses are usually understood to have been developed by Locke, Berkeley, and Hume. But these figures did not use the term ...
  • Abidin, Zainal ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2010-05-21)
    Traditionally, knowledge of nature as it really is belonged to the realm of metaphysics. With the rise of empirical sciences in the seventeenth century, and Logical Positivism in the twentieth century, metaphysics as an a ...
  • Koss, Michael Randall ([Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University, 2013-06)
    My dissertation concerns the proper foundation for the intuitionistic mathematics whose development began with L.E.J. Brouwer's work in the first half of the 20th Century. It is taken for granted by most philosophers, ...

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