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  • International Political Legitimacy and Procedural Justice 

    Choe-Smith, Chong Un (Georgetown University, 2016)
    In this project, I offer and defend an account of international political legitimacy of international actors with economic charters, such as the International Monetary Fund and World Trade Organization. With an emerging ...
  • The Language of Emotion 

    Glazer, Walter P. (Georgetown University, 2016)
    In this dissertation, I defend a novel analysis of emotional expression, and then use it to explore the myriad ways in which emotional expressions function in communication. I argue that emotional expressions may be best ...
  • The Methodological Role of Angst in Being and Time 

    Withy, Katherine (Taylor and Francis, 2011-08-10)
    Heidegger’s analysis of the mood of angst is usually understood in terms of its contribution to the account of authenticity in Division II of Being and Time. I approach the analysis of angst from a different direction, by ...
  • Authenticity and Heidegger's Antigone 

    Withy, Katherine (Taylor and Francis, 2014-10-14)
    Sophocles’ Antigone is the only individual whom Heidegger names as authentic. But the usual interpretations of Heidegger’s ‘authenticity’ (as being-towards-death, taking responsibility for norms, world-historical creation, ...
  • In Defense of Dependence on Moral Testimony 

    McShane, Patricia Jane (Georgetown University, 2015)
    In this dissertation, I defend dependence on moral testimony. To that end, against pessimistic views regarding dependence on moral testimony I argue that moral testimony can confer epistemic warrant and that dependence on ...

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