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Alternative scales for extensive measurement: Combining operations and conventionalism
This thesis concerns alternative concatenating operations in extensive measurements and the degree to which concatenating operations are matter of convention. My arguments are directed against Ellis' claim that what prevents ...
Analyticity and logical truth
The concept of analyticity is not one concept but many. Consequently if a distinction is to be made between statements which are claimed to be analytic and statements which are synthetic, how the distinction is to be made ...
This study provides a moral justification of the family as a child-bearing and child-rearing institution by arguing that procreation may entitle parents to their children. It begins by observing that the belief that parents ...
Is someone in coma Dasein?
An ontological investigation into the way of Being for someone in irreversible coma through Martin Heidegger's Dasein-analysis. Ambiguity in the designation 'human being' leads to the conceptual confusion one experiences ...
The active contrast between virtue and obligation (Aristotle, Immanuel Kant)
This study aims to restore to virtue, as manifest in action, a central place in ethical theory, by securing for virtuous action conceptual and evaluative independence from virtuous agency, on the one hand, and morally ...