Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

  • Park, Joseph Chul Hui (1967)
    An experiment has been performed in which 436,000 exposures were taken using the separated K- beam at the ANL ZGS and the MURA 30 il hydrogen hubble chamber. As a part. of this experiment a study of the Kpipi system in ...

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  • Gao, Liuqing (2020-07-20)
    As the sub-6G spectrum becomes overcrowded with applications, the research community has begun to explore beyond 6 GHz for new spectral venues to advance wireless capabilities. Acoustic filters are indispensable front-end ...

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  • Lu, Dao (2016-07-06)
    Computing systems in almost every application domain now support techniques to trade off power and performance. Such techniques are used to enforce power and thermal constraints, manage power and thermal budgets and respond ...

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  • Liu, Junzhe (1997)
    K/Ar dating of different size fractions of I/S samples reveals three episodes of illitization in the alteration profiles: 432-424 Ma, 410-383 Ma, and ${\sim}{-}314$ Ma. Rb-Sr and oxygen isotopic data suggest I/S of the ...

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  • Crabill, Lemuel Delmar (1972)

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  • Pechenik, Oliver A (2016-07-06)
    A central result in algebraic combinatorics is the Littlewood-Richardson rule that governs products in the cohomology of Grassmannians. A major theme of the modern Schubert calculus is to extend this rule and its associated ...

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  • Bader, Yousef Farhan (1984)
    This thesis presents a novel account of the most important phonological and morphological processes operating in a Berber language, -Kabyle-, spoken in parts of Algeria. The study is conducted within the framework of the ...

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  • Richter, Kammie Marie (1995)
    This is a case study of an elementary teacher, Annie, who has been teaching for 26 years. The purpose of the study is to find out what qualities she has developed that have made her have a reputation as a good teacher. ...

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  • Ketcher, Kerry Tim (1999)
    The purpose of my thesis is to defend what I take to be Kant's internalist theory of moral obligation. I argue that any defense of Kant on this score, requires a defense of Kant's theory of freedom, as well as the Kantian ...

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  • Keppler, David Gerard (1988)
    I argue that Kant had good reason to claim that there must be permanent phenomenal substances. He needs to account for the possibility of representing reality that we are not now experiencing. He argues that only if substance ...

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  • Rukgaber, Matthew S. (2009)
    This work argues that Kant's transcendental philosophy is built upon the insight that any judgment about what there is or what is possible must emerge from an existential perspective rather than a purely logical one. Rather ...

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  • Kukla, Todd A. (2011-05-25)
    The purpose of Kant’s transcendental deduction in the Critique of Pure Reason is to prove that certain concepts not derived from experience (called categories) apply to and govern the objects of our experience. Kant seeks ...

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  • Mattlage, Alan Roy (1993)
    This dissertation examines John Rawls's claim that his theory of justice can avoid discussion of "deep metaphysical claims" which communitarians have alleged to be implicit in his theory. It shows that Rawls's Kantian ...

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  • Eudaly, Thomas Doty (1989)
    In this thesis, the modal realist metaphysics of modality of David Lewis is subjected to a Kantian critique. Modal realism is the theory that possible worlds are the sorts of things our actual world is. Lewis's argument ...

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  • Olsen, Matthew John (2004)
    This dissertation is an examination of Immanuel Kant's criticisms of G. W. Leibniz's metaphysics and possible Leibnizian responses to those objections. Kant's central criticism of Leibniz's metaphysic is that it is based ...

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  • Ellis, Addison Clark (2019-07-10)
    The basic aim of this dissertation is to show that epistemic objectivity is only possible through the absolute spontaneity of the understanding. I spell out Kant’s concept of spontaneity as it appears in the Critique, and ...

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  • Folinsbee, James Terwillegar (1974)

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  • Folinsbee, James Terwillegar (1974)
    The Kapitza resistance has been measured between liquid or solid 3He or 4He and surfaces of Mg, Cu, W, and Au in the temperature range 0.03-0.3 K. The experimental data are in relatively good agreement with the ...

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  • Mack, Kenneth Joseph (1985)
    Multiple types of opiate receptors have been proposed on the basis of pharmacological and biochemical studies. Mu and delta opiate receptors have been the most widely studied because of the availability of tissues enriched ...

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