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  • Language, displacement and censorship : a philosophical analysis of Sigmund Freud's common-sense method of dream-interpretation 

    McLoughlin, Joseph Henry (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2002)
    This thesis is a contribution to the tradition in philosophy of psychoanalysis in analytic philosophy of viewing Sigmund Freud's method of interpretation as an extension of common-sense psychology. The thesis addresses the ...
  • Weakness of will and practical reason 

    Halley, Karina M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2004)
    This thesis argues that a correct understanding of weakness of will (that is, freely failing to act as one thinks one has most reason to act) is crucial to a correct understanding of practical reason. Central to a theory ...
  • Freud's psychoanalysis of religion 

    Garvey, Brian P. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Philosophy Department, 2000)
    Freud was part of a long tradition of non-believers who offered a story about how religions originated. Notable works in this tradition include Hume's The Natural History of Religion and Feuerbach's The Essence of Christianity. ...
  • Time Travel and Counterfactual Asymmetry 

    Fernandes, Alison (Springer, 2020)
    We standardly evaluate counterfactuals and abilities in temporally asymmetric terms—by keeping the past fixed and holding the future open. Only future events depend counterfactually on what happens now. Past events do ...
  • Ideas and Explanation in Early Modern Philosophy 

    Pearce, Kenneth (De Gruyter, 2019)
    Malebranche argues that ideas are representative beings existing in God. He defends this thesis by an inference to the best explanation of human perception. It is well known that Malebranche’s theory of vision in God ...

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