• But What Kind of Thing is a 'Fusion'?: Circular Reasoning in Sider’s Argument from Vagueness 

      Erola-Channen, Jacob (2015-09-23)
      Ordinarily, we suppose that material objects sometimes do, and sometimes do not, form a further object. In his book Four-Dimensionalism, Theodore Sider develops an argument that attempts to show this assumption is mistaken. ...
    • Eternalism and the Passage of Time 

      Ewing, Kyley (2013-09-13)
      This thesis considers the relationship between the ontology of time and the passage of time, and concludes that the best way to understand this relationship is found in the combination of eternalism with the view that the ...
    • Realism and the Background of Goodman's Worldmaking 

      Juvshik, Tim (2013-09-11)
      The work of Nelson Goodman has significantly impacted the philosophical landscape of the latter half of the twentieth century. In this thesis I critically assess Goodman’s later metaphysics, particularly his ontological ...