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    • Beyond the Basic/Nonbasic Interests Distinction: A Feminist Approach to Inter-Species Moral Conflict and Moral Repair 

      Emmerman-Mazner, Karen S. (2012-09-13)
      There is no longer a dearth of well-reasoned argumentation for taking animals seriously and thus for questioning our exploitative relationships with them. It is over-determined that animals warrant moral attention. ...
    • Blaming Appropriately 

      Moskalik, Janice
      I argue for an account of blame as a reactive attitude, claiming that respectful blaming attitudes are affective, evaluative attitudes of disapproval directed at the wrongdoer, and are primarily about the wrongness of the ...
    • Evaluating Neural Futures: Good Technoscience and the Challenge of Co-Production 

      Sample, Matthew
      If we look beyond just the hypotheses, models, or evidence of technoscience, there are a variety of entangled, normative issues to be examined. Science and engineering enable the creation of new identities, change existing ...
    • 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 ...
    • Seduced Into Caring: Virtue and the Life of the Reader 

      Clifton, Walter Scott (2013-11-14)
      Can reading novels and watching films make you a morally better person? In my dissertation I argue that living a life in which the experience of fictional narrative artworks occupies a significant role--what I call the ...
    • The Aesthetic Appreciation of Ruins 

      Scarbrough, Elizabeth Anne
      It is the goal of my dissertation to explain our peculiar aesthetic fascination with architectural ruins and to show why ruins are worthy of our time and aesthetic appreciation. I propose a model of aesthetic appreciation ...
    • Troubling Others and Tormenting Ourselves: The Nature and Moral Significance of Jealousy 

      Fredericks, Rachel (2013-02-25)
      Jealousy is an emotion that arises in diverse circumstances and is experienced in phenomenologically diverse ways. In part because of this diversity, evaluations of jealous subjects tend to be conflicting and ambiguous. ...