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Braband smith paper.pdf
Both Hume and Smith are influential philosophers and economists, and wrote some of the most important historical works in the beginnings of the study of economics. Both men wrote a variety of essays and publications on the subject, and were both…

Grinde Philosophy Senior Showcase 2016.pdf
Intellectual property (IP) rights have been codified into law ever since we have thought about intellectual property. What we want is a theory that grounds our right to intellectual property. Upon examination of historical precedents of thinking…

The Difficulty in Being a Woman-Gender's Role in Undermining Autonomy.pdf
Autonomy, as a concept, has typically been associated with the term "self-governance", but there has been many inconsistencies in a true definition among many philosophers. However, it is Thomas Hill's definitions which provides a well-rounded…

Goodwin Moral Responsibility of Psychopaths.pdf
Psychopathy is estimated to affect approximately 1% of the population of the United States (Neumann & Hare, 2008a), yet the harms stemming from psychopaths are disproportionately large relative to their prevalence among the general populace. Recent…

Erickson (2015).pdf
Ian Hacking posits that the looping effect is occurring within the social sciences and it is causing scientists to change their object of study as they study it. As social scientists classify humans based on behavior, they create a new reality for…
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