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    • All creation groans : a theodicy for suffering animals. 

      Douglass, Matthew K., 1981- (2015-03-24)
      Philosophers and theologians have long tried to reconcile belief in a perfect God with the fact of widespread, horrific, and seemingly pointless suffering. However, relatively little thought has been given to animal ...
    • Common sense epistemology : a defense of seemings as evidence. 

      McAllister, Blake. (2016-04-05)
      Starting from an internalist, evidentialist, deontological conception of epistemic justification, this dissertation constitutes a defense of common sense epistemology. Common sense epistemology is a theory of ultimate ...
    • The evidential support relation. 

      Byerly, T. Ryan. (, 2012-08-08)
      Evidentialist views in epistemology, like that of Earl Conee and Richard Feldman, define epistemic justification at least partially in terms of evidential support. According to these views, a person is justified in believing ...
    • Justified closure of inquiry : a non-reductive account. 

      Martin, Kraig W. (, 2014-06-11)
      This dissertation is concerned with answering the following question: In virtue of what is one justified in closing inquiry? A closure of inquiry in an act whereby one intentionally stops some investigation and does so ...
    • Modeling divine deliberation. 

      Tong, Jing, 1985- (, 2011-09-14)
      Under the assumption that God deliberates when he decides which world he will create, I set out to build a model for God’s deliberation. The first chapter will lay the ground and outline each chapter. From Chapter Two ...
    • Starting with the obvious (and where to go after that). 

      Tweedt, Christopher. 1982- (2017-01-26)
      Sometimes it’s tough to tell what we should to do when were thinking about what we should believe and when we’re discussing what to believe with others. Sometimes we disagree with others, even those who we know are more ...