Dissertations

  • Michaela Tiller, Malebranche and Miracles. University of North Carolina, 2016
    -Supervisor: Alan Nelson
  • Ozgur Koca, Said Nursi’s Synthesis of Ash’arite Occasionalism and Ibn ‘Arabȋ’s Metaphysical Cosmology: “Diagonal Occasionalism,” Modern Science, and Free Will. Claremont Graduate University, 2013.
    -Supervisor: Philip Clayton
  • Nazif Muhtaroglu, Islamic and Cartesian Roots of Occasionalism. University of Kentucky, 2012.
    -Supervisor: Brandon Look
  • Bulğen, Mehmet, Klasik Dönem Kelam Atomculuğunun Günümüz Kozmolojisi tarafından Değerlendirilmesi. [The Evaluation of the Kalam Atomism in the Classical Period in terms of Contemporary Cosmology]. Marmara University, Kalam Division (Istanbul), 2012.
    -Supervisor: İlyas Çelebi
  • Jason M. Jordan, Causal Skepticism and the Destruction of Antiquity.Graduate School of the University of Oregon, 2011
  • Andrew Russell Platt, The Rise of Cartesian Occasionalism. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010.
    -Supervisor: Eileen O’Neill
  • Daniel Wagner, A Thomistic Critique of Occasionalism from Natural Causality, Divine Omnipotence and the Psychology of Human Agency. Gonzaga University, 2010.
    -Supervisor: Michael W. Tkacz
  • Julie Walsh, Intentional Volitions, Malebranche and Locke on Human Freedom. University of Western Ontario, 2010.
  • Şekerci, Ahmet Erhan, Gazzâlî ve David Hume’da Nedensellik [The concept of causality in Gazali and David Hume]. Marmara University, 2009.
    -Supervisor: Mustafa Çağrıcı
  • Umeyye Yazicioglu, Miracle Stories and Causality in the Qur’anic tradition: A philosophical and theological inquiry. University of Virgina, 2008.
    -Supervisor: Peter Ochs
  • Muharrem Şahiner, Malebranche’da Aranedencilik, Istanbul University, 2006.
    -Supervisor: Ömer Mahir Alper
  • Bradley W. Pace, Nature and Law in the Philosophy of Nicolas Malebranche. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, 2006.
    -Supervisor: Patric Masher
  • Edward Omar Moad, Prolegomena to an Occasionalist Metaphysics. . University of Missouri-Columbia, 2004.
    -Supervisor: Jonathan Kvanvig
  • Sean Greenberg, Hidden Folds of Freedom:Freedom and the Will in Leibniz and Malebranche Harvard University, 2000.
    -Supervisor: Alison Simmons
  • Susan Michelle Peppers, Reconciling Malebranche’s Occasionalist Metaphysics and Human Freedom. University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
    -Supervisor: Lisa Downing
  • Robert Lawrence Higdon, The Philosophical Significance of Leibniz’s Response to Occasionalism. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1999.
    -Supervisor: Floy Andrews-Doull
  • Joan Angles Roig, L’occasionalisme en Malebranche. Universitat de Barcelona, 1994.
  • Andrew Gerard Black, Occasionalism in the Malebranche-Arnauld Debate. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1992.
    -Supervisor: Robert J. Sleigh
  • Ana Maria Zurita Lopez, Causalidad y legalidad. La doctrina ocasionalista de Malebranche. Universitat de Navarra, 1990.
  • Carol Lucille Bargeron, The Concept of Causality in Abu Hamid Muhamad al-Ghazali’s Tahafut al-Falasifah. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978.
    -Supervisor: William J. Courtney
  • James Fredrick Naify, Arabic and European Occasionalism: A Comparison of Al-Ghazali’s Occasionalism and its Critique by Averroes with Malebranche’s Occasionalism and its Criticisms in the Cartesian Tradition. University of California San Diego, 1975.
    -Supervisor: Richard Popkin
  • Richard John Fafara, The Notion of Idee Efficace in the Philosophy of Nicolas Malebranche. University of Toronto, 1975.
    -Supervisor: R. F. McRae
  • Brain Cooney, The Development of Cartesian Metaphysics. University of McGill, 1972.