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Theses from 2016

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Agency and Resentment: Reinterpreting Strawson's Compatibilism, Bobby Bingle

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Self-Consciousness, Self-Ascription, and the Mental Self, Chieh-ling Cheng

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A Group-Based Approach to Reparations, Elizabeth Dwyer

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Individualism, the Total State and Race in the Views of Carl Schmitt, Eva Imbsweiler

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Gender Justice and Fraser's Universal Caregiver, Mandy Long

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Thought Experiments and the Myth of Intuitive Content, Marcus McGahhey

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WHY DOES KANT THINK THAT MORAL REQUIREMENTS ARE CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVES?, Maria Mejia

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Beyond the State: The Early Nietzsche's Post-Political Rhetoric, Keegan Nichols

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A Nietzschean Diagnosis of Philosophers, Jared Riggs

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Aristotle on Practical Wisdom and the End of Action, Gagan Sapkota

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Moral Discourse: Categorical or Institutional?, Calvin H. Warner

Theses from 2015

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Is Gender Needed for Justice?, Matthew Salett Andler

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Hegel on Marriage: The Importance of the Wedding Ceremony, Joshua T. Bisig

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Aristotle, Determinism, and Moral Responsibility, Jennifer Daigle

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Pre-College Causes of Women's Underrepresentation in Philosophy, Christopher Dobbs

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Nietzsche's Constructive Philosophy: Self-understanding and the Sovereign Individual, Walter Duhaime

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Folk Intuition and Thought Experiments in Science, Benjamin Freed

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Does A Veridical Libertarian Experience Require Quantum Indeterminacy?, Jessica Rae Green

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Deliberative Democratic Equality, Travis Holmes

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Extending Pereboom's Quarantine System, Nathan Houck

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Kant's Logic and the Completeness of his Table of Judgments, Hyoung Sung Kim

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Can Tracking Representationalism Make Sense of Synesthesia?, Casey Landers

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Kant and the Problems of Sex, Daniel Mendez

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The Unity of Happiness and Reason in Hegel, Carson Monetti

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Freedom and Equality in Education: A Private School - Publicly Funded Voucher Education System, Jonathan Ravenelle

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A Moral Reconciliation With Aristotle's Intellectualism, Asher Reisman

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Why Pereboom's Four-Case Manipulation Argument is Manipulative, Jay Spitzley

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Human Flourishing and Autonomy as Passive, Gerald Taylor

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Bell's Curve: Why the Arc of American History Does Not Bend Toward Racial Equality, Jon Thomas

Theses from 2014

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Why Immoral Art Cannot Morally Harm Us, Maria Caruso

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Is It Wrong To Assume Full Compliance In Ideal Theory? : A Response To Schmidtz, Chetan Cetty

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Teleofunctionalism and the Normativity of Practical Rationality, David DiDomenico

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When Simulations Conflict: Problems with the External Validation of Computer Simulations, Archie Fields III

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On the Possibility of Robots Having Emotions, Cameron Hamilton

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A Sticky Space Model for Explanation and Individuation of Anchoring Effects, Robert Hatcher

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Public Reasons, Comprehensive Reasons, and the Integrity Objection, Stephen Herman

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Stilz and Simmons on Justification, Legitimacy and Coercion, Laurie Mehrwein

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On the Unity and Continuity of Science: Structural Realism's Underdetermination Problem and Reductive Structuralism's Solution, Anthony Blake Nespica

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Sleeping Beauty: A New Problem for Halfers, Michael Nielsen

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The "Progress of the Sentiments" in Hume's Political Philosophy, Adam Benjamin Shmidt

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Targeted Killing: Modern Solution or Modern Problem?, Paul Sikkema

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Philosophical Pessimism: A Study In The Philosophy Of Arthur Schopenhauer, Cameron Smith

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Global Poverty, Migration, and Guest Worker Programs, Carson Young

Theses from 2013

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The Thought Experiments are Rigged: Mechanistic Understanding Inhibits Mentalistic Understanding, Toni S. Adleberg

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Kant's Humanity Formula in the Groundwork, Zeyu Chi

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Global Egalitarianism and The State: On the Justice of Borders and Justice Beyond Borders, Adam Fox

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From Negative Rights to Positive Law: Natural Law in Hegel's Outlines of the Philosophy of Right, Marcos R. Gonzalez

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The Failure of Desire: A Critique of Kantian Cognitive Autonomy in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, Rebecca D. Harrison

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Thomas Pogge And The Two Types Of Libertarian, Zachary Hopper

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Libertarian Paternalism and the Authority Of The Autonomous Person, Cami Koepke

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The Visual Experience of Kinds, Andrei I. Marasoiu

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Kant and the Priority of Self-Knowledge, James P. Messina

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In Defense of Dynamical Explanation, Shannon B. Nolen

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Smith on Self-Command and Moral Judgment, Lauren Papiernik

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Do Political Liberals Need the Truth?, Pierce Randall

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Can Adam Smith Answer the Normative Question?, Samuel Richards

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Stoic Moral Psychology: The Implications Of Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Damage, Nicholas G. Roberson

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Willpower and Ego-Depletion: How I Do What I Don’t Want to Do, and Why It’s Not (Completely) My Fault When I Don’t, Samuel C. Sims

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How The Cognitive Penetrability Of Emotions Undermines Rational Sentimentalism, Benjamin Stanford

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Causal Compatibilism: A Nonreductive Physicalist Solution to the Exclusion Problem, Morgan Thompson

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The Practical Impossibility of Cohen's Rescuing Justice & Equality, Kevin Stanley Wallace

Theses from 2012

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Content and Contrastive Self-Knowledge, Vincent G. Abruzzo

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Extending Tomas Kulka's Aesthetic Dualism: Value, Not Meaning, in the Case of Absolute Music, Tyson J. Bittrich

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Why Do People Seek Negative Emotions? A Solution to Hume's Puzzle, William J. Brady

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The Effects of Learning on Moral Education for Rousseau, Patrick A. Cox

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Against Collective Consequentialism, James J. DiGiovanni

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How Music Makes Us Feel, Alexander Economides

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Science and Faith in Kant's First Critique, Everett C. Fulmer

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Resolving Conflicts within the Mind: Internal Warfare in Non-Human Primates, Michael Huddleson

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Adam Smith: A Relational Egalitarian Interpretation, Kathryn E. Joyce

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Hans Kelsen and the Bindingness of Supra-National Legal Norms, Richard D. Latta

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Hume on the Nature of Moral Freedom, Getty L. Lustila

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Against the Linguistic Analogy, Noel B. Martin

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The Expanded Cluster Account of Art, Eric Murphy

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Betrayal of Love and Volitional Necessity, Shawn M. Murphy

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The Abstract/Concrete Paradox in Moral Psychology, Shane Reuter

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International Luck Egalitarianism: A Legislative Approach, Gabriel Rogasner

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The Pernicious Influence of the Ideal/Nonideal Distinction in Political Philosophy, Shanna K. Slank

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A Test of Prinz's Air Theory: Is Attention Sufficient for Conscious Emotion?, Anais F. Stenson

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Utility, Character, and Mill's Argument for Representative Government, Paul Vickery

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Moral Responsibility "Expressivism," Luck, and Revision, Kyle Walker

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Hegel's Critique of Ancient Skepticism, John Wood

Theses from 2011

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Patient-Relativity and the Efficacy of Epicurean Therapy, Michael J. Augustin

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Friends with Benefits: Other Regard in Epicurean Ethics, William P. Baird

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Non-Cooperative Communication and the Origins of Human Language, Steven M. Beighley

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A Problem Of Access: Autism, Other Minds, And Interpersonal Relations, Ryan Born

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Nietzsche on Copernicus, Shane C. Callahan

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The Promise and Limits of Natural Normativity in a Neo-Aristotelian Virtue Ethics, Timothy J. Clewell

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The Many Faces of Besire Theory, Gary Edwards

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Bayle's Theory of Toleration, Benjamin Eliazar Fischer

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Self-Ownership, Freedom and Eudaimonia, Keith D. Fox

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Considering a Human Right to Democracy, Jodi Ann Geever-Ostrowsky

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The Role of Poetry and Language in Hegel's Philosophy of Art, Daniel Griffin

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Why Not Penal Torture?, Cleo Grimaldi

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A Defense of Moral Error Theory, Kyle M. Hirsch Mr.

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But What Kind of Badness?: An Inquiry into the Ethical Significance of Pain, Andrew L. Hookom

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Secular Foundations of Liberal Multiculturalism, Mohammad O. Khan

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Dignified Animals: How "Non-Kantian" is Nussbaum's Conception of Dignity?, Mary Leukam

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A Fregean Response to Moore and Altman, Sean S. Martin

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Rational Requirements for Moral Motivation: The Psychopath's Open Question, Maria L. Montello