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An investigation of the parallels between Sartre's bad faith and Nietzsche's slave morality.
The following dissertation examines Sartre’s notion of bad faith before identifying parallels found in Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals. Bad faith is often construed as lying to oneself; however, this entails an individual ...
Semantics and race : a response to Appiah's racial eliminativism.
No abstract available.
Distributed cognition in interpersonal dialogue.
The study of cognition has suggested different views of what a system needs to perform computations. A strong computationalist approach aims at producing and preserving true statements through syntactic recombinations of ...
Justice and reconciliation : transitional justice in post 1994 Rwanda in the light of the South African experience.
This study deals with the problem of transitional justice in post-genocide Rwanda in the light of South African experience. Transitional justice, a kind of justice pertinent to societies in transition from dictatorship to ...
Development and preliminary application of an instrument to detect partial dissociation of emotional mental state knowledge and non-emotional mental state knowledge.
Theory of mind is the ability to have mental states about mental states. Among theories concerning the structure and role of theory of mind is the view that theory of mind is the cognitive component of empathy. It is ...
Structure discovery in hidden Markov models.
The Baum-Welch algorithm for training hidden Markov models (HMMs) requires model topology and initial parameters to be specifed, and iteratively improves the model parameters. Sometimes prior knowledge of the process being ...
Self-defeating behaviour, personal rules and social norms.
This dissertation explores Ainslie's account of self-defeating behaviour as portrayed in Breakdown of Will (2001). Self-defeating behaviour can be described as voluntarily doing that which we know we are going to end up ...
Defence of the primary quality view of colour.
The aim of this thesis is to defend what is known as the primary quality view of colour. It will do this by arguing that this view better meets our conceptual schema than either of its rivals the subjectivist view or the ...
"Aristotle's eudaimonia in Aquinas' moral philosophy : a critical study."
This thesis intends to explore the argument among scholars as to whether Aquinas merely Christianises (baptises) Aristotle’s concept of eudemonia in his moral philosophy or whether he substantially develops and transforms ...
The re-invigoration of Pan-Africanism : a critique of Kwame Anthony Appiah's In my father's house.
Abstract not available.