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  • Tsighe, Amanuel (San Francisco State University, 2017)
    When considering what duties are owed to the victims of persecution, the international community tends to focus on a particular subgroup of persecuted individuals: refugees. It is widely agreed that when a bona fide ...
  • Valle, Francisco Daniel (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    In this paper I address the role of mind and conceptuality in absorbed and expert coping as brought forth in the McDowell/ Dreyfus debate. I aim to support McDowell's view of practical rationality and situation specific ...
  • Rivera, Luis Alfredo (San Francisco State University, 2017)
    Welfare theory is concerned with prudential value, or the value that something has for a particular individual; it can be divided into two principal categories: subjective versus objective. Roughly, subjective theories ...
  • Peeler, Kelby Jon (San Francisco State University, 2017)
    My aim in this paper is to challenge reasons internalism. I maintain reasons are facts, and they justify actions by pointing out good/right-making features of an action. However, internalist intuitions are not entirely ...
  • Mellor, Patrick Douglas (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    This paper will synthesize the existing literature in the fields of animal behavior and human development, episodic memory, theory of mind, and the representation of time, establishing a close relationship between the ...