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    • Scientific Practice and Analogical Reasoning: The Problem of Ingrained Analogy 

      Sullivan-Clarke, Andrea Gayle
      From metaphors that direct scientific inquiry to analogical inferences that justify particular hypotheses or models, analogical reasoning plays numerous roles in scientific practice. While in some cases the analogy is ...
    • Intertheoretic Relations in Context: Details, Purpose, and Practice 

      Ricci, Joseph Thomas
      An intertheory comparison should be assessed with regards to what goals it seeks to accomplish. Traditionally reductions have sought to establish ontological primacy, and also to have the reducing theory explain features ...
    • Retributive Hatred as a Reactive Moral Attitude 

      Gee, Jeramy
      Philosophers' attention to negative attitudes has grown in recent decades. However, whereas philosophers have offered a number of descriptions of, and justifications for, attitudes like resentment and contempt, hatred is ...
    • The Normative Dimensions of State Action 

      Kaufman, Mitchell Tulley
      States tend to be the centerpiece of International Relations theory, as they are commonly considered the primary actors of international relations. As such, states are commonly analyzed as intentional beings that act on ...
    • Immigrant Oppression and Social Justice 

      Reed-Sandoval, Amy Jennifer
      My dissertation provides a partial response to the question of what is owed by states to undocumented migrants in their territory. According to one prominent philosophical position, long-term undocumented migrants should ...