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  • Normative discourse and social negotiation 

    Hesni, Samia. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This dissertation lies at the intersection of philosophy of language, social and political, and feminist philosophy. The first half of the dissertation is primarily about the ways language can be used to stereotype, ...
  • The dative arguments in Bulgarian 

    Iovtcheva, Snejana P. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    This dissertation is a study of the syntactic and semantic properties of arguments marked with a dative clitic in Bulgarian. Contemporary Bulgarian has been claimed to have lost its Case system compared to its previous ...
  • What we owe to ourselves : essays on rights and supererogation 

    Muñoz, Daniel(Daniel B.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
    Some sacrifices-like giving a kidney or heroically dashing into a burning building-are supererogatory: they are good deeds beyond the call of duty. But if such deeds are really so good, philosophers ask, why shouldn't ...

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