With the conclusion of 2016, the Rotman Institute would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and achievements of some of our graduate student members. This year a total of seven students successfully defended their doctoral theses. Their names, and the titles of their dissertations are listed below.
Top row (left to right):
Jennifer Epp: Testimony as Significance Negotiation
Andrew Peterson: Assessing decision making capacity after severe brain injury
Mackenzie Graham: The moral status and welfare of patients diagnosed as vegetative, with covert awareness
Second row (left to right):
Melissa Jacquart: Similarity, Adequacy, and Purpose: Understanding the Success of Scientific Models
Justin Bzovy: Species Pluralism
Molly Kao: Evaluating the Quantum Postulate in the Context of Pursuit
Stephen Pearce: A Pure Representationalist Account of Belief and Desire
Please join us in congratulating these graduates! Best wishes and happy holidays to our graduates, our members, and to our extended community.