Dissertations in Progress

Alexey Aliyev: "An Ontology of Literature" Advisor: Jerrold Levinson

Max Bialek: "The Effective Systems Analysis of Laws of Nature" Advisors: Aidan Lyon and Jan-Willem Romeijn (Groningen)

Kelsey Gipe: "Defining Limits and Respecting Persons in Three Domains of Medicine" Advisor: Sam Kerstein

Cindy Phillips: "The Justification and Legitimacy of States" Advisor: Christopher Morris

Christian Tarsney: "The Limits of Moral Comparison: Some Modest Proposals for Choice under Normative Uncertainty" Advisor: Dan Moller 

Xuan Wang : “Words: Modalities and Metaphysics” Advisor: Paul Pietroski

Evan Westra: "Mindreading for learning: On the architecture and development of theory of mind" Advisor: Peter Carruthers