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  • A Natural Signs Approach to the Argument from Desire 

    Davis, Ashley (2012-05-06)
    C.S. Lewis wrote in Mere Christianity that “If I find in myself a desire that no experience in this world can satisfy, the best possible explanation is that I was made for another world.” From this experience of desire for ...
  • A Philosophical Analysis of Petitionary Prayer 

    Haas, Lauren (2013-05-24)
    In this paper, I present a philosophical analysis of petitionary prayer, from the perspective of one who engages in petitionary prayer on a regular basis. This paper looks at the basis for petitionary prayer from the ...
  • A Priori Laws and the External World 

    Byrd, Cameron (2012-05-03)
    This thesis demonstrates that any interpretation of the status of ‘mind-independent reality’ or ‘the external world’ in Kant’s transcendental idealism is incomplete if it fails to account for the metaphysical implications ...
  • Proportioning Theistic Belief: Approaches to Faith, Reason, and Evidence 

    Kappelmann, Kirsten Marie (2014-06-02)
    To what extent should belief that God exists be proportioned to the evidence for such a claim? Possible responses to this question range from positions in which theistic belief requires no evidence to be rational to positions ...
  • The Zombie Argument and Its Implications for Naturalism 

    Averitt, Autumn S. (2014-06-02)
    In the discipline of philosophy today, the nature of consciousness is an extremely popular topic. Additionally, there is a general consensus on the truth of naturalism. This thesis investigates whether a naturalist conception ...