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  • Mørch, Hedda Hassel (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2010)
    Panpsychism is the view that mentality, in some sense of the word, is a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of reality. Physicalism, the predominant view held by philosophers today, asserts that everything is physical; in ...
  • Seim, Maria (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2016)
    This thesis deals with the paradox of forgiveness. The presumed outcome of the paradox is that forgiveness is impossible. To determine whether the outcome of the paradox is correct I start by giving an overview of the ...
  • Lains, Christian Pettersen (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2013)
    Do perceptual constancies and phenomenal consciousness help provide an account of how subjects perceive things in the world? In particular, how can they help make sense of the idea that perceptual content is given in the ...
  • Mortén, Magnus (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2008)
    Denne oppgaven tar for seg persepsjon og berettigelse. Hvordan kan sanseinntrykk sies å berettige oppfatninger, og er dette avhengig av hvordan man forstår perseptuelle tilstanders innhold? Oppgavens ambisjon er å nærme ...
  • Selseth, Solveig Nygaard (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2016)
    How do objects persist? What does it mean to persist? We do perhaps all have an intuitive understanding of what it means for an object to persist. An answer like “an object that persists exists both in the past and the ...
  • Sparrman, Alexius (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2015)
    The main question discussed in contemporary debates about personal identity is what to do with indeterminate cases – cases that is, where it appears indeterminate whether some person A at time t1 is identical to a person ...
  • Øverli, Signe Ulimoen (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2014)
    In this thesis I look at Chalmers (1995) Hard Problem of philosophy, and discuss some possible solutions to it. In order to come up with an answer to the Hard Problem it is necessary to explain the relationship between ...
  • Kippersund, Max Johannes (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2017)
    Perhaps the two most important research topics in philosophy of mind today are phenomenal consciousness and intentionality, the central question being how to account for these phenomena in a physical world. Closely connected ...
  • Sjåvik, Eirik (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2011)
    In this thesis I have two aims. Firstly, I will attempt to interpret Heidegger’s method in Sein und Zeit as a form of praxis. Secondly, I will try to show that philosophical knowledge for Heidegger is the same as the ...
  • Dill, Deborah Lee (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2011)
    Philosophy is most accurately understood as inquiry into the general features of the world and human experience within it. Human beings are dependent upon and inextricably connected to their environment. In their struggle ...
  • Hagen, Lars Mjelve (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2010)
    The so-called Exclusion argument (Kim 2000; Papineau 2004) about mental causation applies one premise that is typically accepted without much discussion: the thesis of causal completeness of the physical domain (CCP). In ...
  • Sætre, Martin Gullvåg (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2017)
    This thesis explores central themes in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, and engages with exegetical discussions of Wittgenstein’s early philosophy. Metaphysical, therapeutic, and elucidatory interpretations ...
  • Freyr, Tor (Master thesis / Hovedoppgave, 2004)
    Plato and Aristotle justified their political theories by defining justice as to allocate to each his or hers own in accordance with that person s nature. It is just, then, Plato argues, to set a person who is by nature ...
  • Mangseth, Marius (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2012)
    This text explores the views presented by Christine Korsgaard in her book 'The Sources of Normativity' from various angles. Her main argument is inspired by Kant and tries to establish the ‘rational necessity’ that at an ...
  • Bø, Alf Andreas (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2007)
    My thesis, as the title refers, is about practical reasons and rationality. The purpose of this thesis is not to formulate any final theory on what practical reasons are or what it means to be rational, but rather to present ...
  • Dyrstad, Jørgen (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2012)
    Oversatt fra engelsk: Det ortodokse synet på sanseerfaring i dagens filosofi er at erfaringstilstander har representasjonelt innhold. Mens det er overraskende vanskelig å finne eksplisitte argumenter for dette synet, er ...
  • Steensby, Rikke Marline (Master thesis / Hovedoppgave, 2006)
    Hovedregelen for alle stater bør være å unngå bruk av væpnet makt og vold når konflikter skal løses. Men det finnes legitime unntak til denne regelen. FN-paktens artikkel 51 slår fast at alle nasjoner har lov til å forsvare ...
  • Holmen, Heine Alexander (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2007)
    Williamson’s cognitive turn In Knowledge and Its Limits, as well as in a number of papers, Timothy Williamson develops a new, ‘knowledge first’ approach to epistemology and philosophy, where the notion of knowledge plays ...
  • Engebretsen, Henning (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2012)
    Fokuset i denne tese er rettet på minimal semantikk og distinksjonen mellom semantikk og pragmatikk. Nærmest alle teorier lar innhold av pragmatisk karakter spille inn på hvordan semantisk mening er determinert. Min antagelse ...
  • Carlsson, Andreas Brekke (Master thesis / Masteroppgave, 2007)
    Moral judgments have two characteristic features. On the one hand they aim at objectivity. We normally think there are correct answers to be found on moral matters, and we think that is possible for our moral judgments to ...