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The Virtuous Journalist, an Updated View. A Study in the Ethics of Journalism
(Turun yliopisto, 2012-04-20)
Perception in Kant's Model of Experience
(Turun yliopisto, 2012-11-10)
The Inevitability of Skepticism. A Study on the Problem of the Criterion
(Turun yliopisto, 2009-06-13)
The Immediate Object of Perception : A Sense-datum
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-05-19)
The question of what we immediately perceive from the first-person point of view has been an issue of philosophizing since the beginning of Western philosophy. However, many philosophers have not considered all theoretical ...
The Concept of Betterness and Sport Competitions
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-03-20)
It is common that people disagree on a question which athlete or team was the best in a particular sport competition. This thesis attempts to clarify these disputes by analysing the concept of betterness in the context of ...
IN DUBIO PRO NATURA? A Philosophical Analysis of the Precautionary Principle in Environmental and Health Risk Governance
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-06-10)
In this book, I apply a philosophical approach to study the precautionary principle in environmental (and health) risk decision-making. The principle says that unacceptable environmental and health risks should be anticipated, ...
The Rejection of Prioritarianism
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-01-16)
Since the late 1990’s, a group of moral doctrines called prioritarianism has received a lot of interest from many moral philosophers. Many contemporary moral philosophers are attracted to prioritarianism to such an extent ...
Concepts and Reference. Defending a Dual Theory of Natural Kind Concepts
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-11-22)
In this thesis I argue that the psychological study of concepts and categorisation, and the philosophical study of reference are deeply intertwined. I propose that semantic intuitions are a variety of categorisation ...
Climate Change and Ethics of Geoengineering -- Implications Of Climate Emergency Ethics
(Turun yliopisto, 2015-11-06)
Global climate change and intentional climate modification, i.e. geoengineering include various ethical problems which are entangled as a complex ensemble of questions regarding the future of the biosphere. The possibilities ...
Kant’s transcendental Deductions : A New Elucidation
(Turun yliopisto, 2017-10-21)
In his Transcendental Deductions of the categories, Kant purports to show that we have the right to employ our basic a priori concepts of a thing in general, e.g. the concept of causality, in cognition of ...