Dissertations on Philosophy

Philosophy literally means “love of wisdom” and the term was used by the ancient Greeks to describe the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake. As an academic discipline, philosophy is concerned with the use of reason in understanding such things as the nature of the world, existence, the use of knowledge, and principles of moral judgment.


Latest Philosophy Dissertations

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Philosophy Dissertation Topics
Dissertation Topics
Introduction: We have provided a selection of example philosophy dissertation topics below to help and inspire you. Example dissertation topic 1: ‘Bellum omnium contra omnes’ and contemporary regime change.... Last modified: 23rd Mar 2021

Playfulness in Games and Experimental Game Play
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Introduction: In this dissertation I am going to define what is a game, what is play and the definition of toys. These three definitions are key to understanding and progressing in this dissertation.... Last modified: 22nd Mar 2021

Philosophy dissertation titles
Dissertation Titles
Introduction: Philosophy Dissertation Titles. We have provided this selection of example philosophy dissertation titles to help and inspire you.... Last modified: 17th Mar 2021

Critical Analysis of Digeser’s The Fourth Face of Power
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Introduction: PART 1 Resistance Firstly, one problem with Digeser’s conceptualisation is his incomplete analysis of resistance within power4. While the author acknowledges the prerequisite of resistance, he tend... Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Husserl on Recollection: A Brief Guide
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Introduction: Husserl on recollection: a brief guide If we are here to turn to Husserl’s account of recollection, then, in short, for Husserl, recollection presides as a re-presentative act; i.e. it involves... Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

A Dialectical Discussion of Causation and Counterfactuals
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Introduction: A Dialectical Discussion of Causation and Counterfactuals The following discussion will ask the question of whether one can consistently hold a belief in an empiricist epistemology while subscribing ... Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Killing a Few to Save a Thousand Moral Issues
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Introduction: The Case of the Hijacked Plane[1] Abstract This dissertation investigates the moral conundrum of whether it can ever be adequate for the government to authorise the killing of a few to save a thous... Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

Right at Stake in Cases of Unjust Enrichment
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Introduction: Abstract – This essay considers whether the right at stake in cases of unjust enrichment is consistent with a Kantian conception of right. Although there is support for the view that the right at s... Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

Ethical Issues in Cloning
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Introduction: Thesis Statement: Although cloning has been successful to a certain extent, there have also been a high percentage of failures which has raised some ethical issues. Preface I was in a dilemma whether... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Philosophical Definition of Justice: The Role of Accounting
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Introduction: What is Justice? Justice means different things to different people. It is very much a culturally determined concept that requires an innate understanding of a particular person or group of people. Fo... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Significance of Realistic Physics in Simulation Games
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Introduction: This dissertation is on the significance of realistic physics in simulation games. Physics in games has changed a lot over the years from arcade games having no physics to Need for Speed: Shift havin... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Concepts of Censorship
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Introduction: Censorship There are different types of freedoms or forms of liberations that everyone needs to be able to feel comfortable and accommodated in our society. The intellectual freedom is the right of ea... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Impact of Arthashastra on Modern Warfare
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Introduction: As enunciated by Kautilya, wealth of a nation is both the territory of the state and the inhabitants of the state. Thus economics is at the heart of...... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Arguments For and Against Euthanasia
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Introduction: Euthanasia: Whose decision is it??? I. Introduction In a 1988 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, an article titled “It’s Over Debbie” describes how an anonymou... Last modified: 12th Dec 2019

Theory of Conceptual Change
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Introduction: Introduction What is conceptual change? Conceptual change is a process that changes or replaces an existing conception with a new conception. It could be an idea, a belief or a way of thinking [1]. Th... Last modified: 11th Dec 2019

Imaging Nothing: Kierkegaard and the Imago Dei
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Introduction: Imaging Nothing: Kierkegaard and the Imago Dei   Whom should the struggler desire to resemble other than God? But if he himself is something or wants to be something, this something is sufficient t... Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Religion Viewpoints and Human Evolution
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Introduction: Introduction 150 years have gone since Charles Darwin completed his research ad published the findings in the unprecedented and unconventional work On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selecti... Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

The Concept of Utopia
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Introduction: ‘Kneel down, move your lips in prayer, and you will believe.’[1] The Concept of Utopia The term ‘utopia’ derives from Thomas More’s play on two Greek words eutopos and outopos, a combinatio... Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Analysis of Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals
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Introduction: When God died, what happened to the people? Therefore neither can an animal move about in the closed as such, no more than it can comport itself toward the unconcealed. The animal is excluded from the... Last modified: 6th Dec 2019

Is Immortality Desirable?
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Introduction: Abstract In this paper I discuss whether immortality in the physical form is desirable. In accordance with the deprivation account I seek to defend the commonsense view that death is a bad thing for t... Last modified: 6th Dec 2019

Modernist Dogma That Form Follows Function
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Introduction: The aim of this thesis is to discuss the modernist dogma ‘form follows function. A good architecture is meant to create a better functional design in course of lifestyle, amusement, work, study, an... Last modified: 6th Dec 2019

Moral Status of Nonhuman Animals
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Introduction: Early Modern Perspectives on the Moral Status of Nonhuman Animals: Descartes, Kant, and Bentham The trajectory of our anthropocentric thinking on the moral status of nonhuman animals has its roots in... Last modified: 6th Dec 2019

Virtue and Pleasure in Aristotle and Kant
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Introduction: The Relation between Virtue and Pleasure in Aristotle and Kant Introduction ‘Every action and choice is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be tha... Last modified: 6th Dec 2019