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.

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Killing a Few to Save a Thousand: Ethical Dilemma

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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 thousand....

Last modified: 11th Nov 2021

Political Participation and Citizenship: Aristotelian Perspectives on Democracy 

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This thesis aims to explore what kinds of institutional arrangements in Aristotle’s model are compatible with the modern democratic ideals and in what respect they constitute the essence of democratic citizenship....

Last modified: 14th Oct 2021

Impact of Arthashastra on Modern Warfare

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The aim of this paper is to study the teachings of Arthashastra in order to determine its relevance and yield insights into military strategy and warfare....

Last modified: 1st Oct 2021

Theory of Conceptual Change

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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....

Last modified: 30th Sep 2021

Advantages, Disadvantages and Ethical Issues of Cloning

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Although cloning has been successful to a certain extent, there have also been a high percentage of failures which has raised some ethical issues....

Last modified: 29th Sep 2021

Philosophy Dissertation Topics

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We have provided a selection of example philosophy dissertation topics below to help and inspire you when choosing a topic for a philosophy dissertation....

Last modified: 16th Aug 2021

Philosophy Dissertation Titles

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Philosophy Dissertation Titles. We have provided this selection of example philosophy dissertation titles to help and inspire you....

Last modified: 16th Aug 2021

Husserl on Recollection: A Brief Guide

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What I hope to have achieved within this thesis is to illuminate the way in which our own constitution seems to depend upon the re-presentation of an ego....

Last modified: 28th May 2021

Playfulness in Games and Experimental Game Play

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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

A Dialectical Discussion of Causation and Counterfactuals

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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

Philosophical Definition of Justice: The Role of Accounting

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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

Concepts of Censorship

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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

Imaging Nothing: Kierkegaard and the Imago Dei

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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 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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‘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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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

Moral Status of Nonhuman Animals

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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