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  • Embedded jussives as instances of control : the case of Mongolian and Korean 

    Sisovics, Milena (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This dissertation is an investigation into the semantics of imperatives and imperative-like forms (collectively referred to as jussives) in embedded contexts. The long-held view that imperatives are confined to root (matrix) ...
  • Belief and evidence 

    Schultheis, Ginger (Virginia Kathleen) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Chapter 1, 'Living on the Edge: Against Epistemic Permissivism,' argues that Epistemic Permissivists face a special problem about the relationship between our first- and higher-order attitudes. They claim that rationality ...
  • Knowing and doing, well and good 

    Jaques, Abby Everett, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    My dissertation explores the relationship between intentional action and knowledge. I argue that understanding this relationship is not only of central importance to action theory; it is also a means to progress on questions ...

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