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  • Parts as counterparts 

    Cotnoir, Aaron (2013-09) - Journal article
    Mereological nihilists are faced with a difficult challenge: explaining ordinary talk about material objects. Popular paraphrase strategies involve plurals, arrangements of particles, or fictions. In this paper, a new ...
  • Perceptual reasons 

    Comesana, Juan; McGrath, Matthew (2016-04) - Journal article
    The two main theories of perceptual reasons in contemporary epistemology can be called Phenomenalism and Factualism. According to Phenomenalism, perceptual reasons are facts about experiences conceived of as phenomenal ...
  • Practical modes of presentation 

    Glick, E. (2015-09) - Journal article
    The Intellectualist thesis that know-how is a kind of propositional knowledge faces a simple problem: For any proposition p, it seems that one could know p without knowing how to do the activity in question. For example, ...
  • The provocation defense and the nature of justification 

    Baron, Marcia (2009) - Journal article
  • Publishing and the classics : Paley's Natural theology and the nineteenth-century scientific canon 

    Fyfe, Aileen (2002-12) - Journal article
    This article seeks a new way to conceptualise, the 'classic' work in the history of science, and suggests that the use of publishing history might help avoid the antagonism which surrounded the literary canon wars. It ...
  • Quod dubitas, ne feceris: Kant on using conscience as a guide 

    Timmermann, Jens (2016-12) - Journal article
  • Reply to Blackson 

    Weatherson, Brian James (2016-07-01) - Journal article
    Thomas Blackson argues that interest-relative epistemologies cannot explain the irrationality of certain choices when the agent has three possible options. I argue that his examples only refute a subclass of interest-relative ...
  • Resilience and higher order thinking 

    Fazey, Ioan Raymond Albert (2010-08) - Journal article
    To appreciate, understand, and tackle chronic global social and environmental problems, greater appreciation of the importance of higher order thinking is required. Such thinking includes personal epistemological beliefs ...
  • Review of 'Necessary Beings' by Bob Hale 

    Hawley, Katherine Jane (2015-10) - Journal item
    Review of Necessary Beings: An Essay on Ontology, Modality, & the Relations Between Them. By Bob Hale. Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 320, £40. ISBN: 978-0-19-966957-8
  • Richard Kilvington and the theory of obligations 

    Read, Stephen (2015-09) - Journal article
    Kretzmann and Spade were led by Richard Kilvington’s proposed revisions to the rules of obligations in his discussion of the 47th sophism in his Sophismata to claim that the purpose of obligational disputations was the ...
  • Schellenberg on the epistemic force of experience 

    McGrath, Matthew (2016-04) - Journal article
    According to Schellenberg, our perceptual experiences have the epistemic force they do because they are exercises of certain sorts of capacity, namely capacities to discriminate particulars—objects, property-instances and ...
  • Scientific modelling in generative grammar and the dynamic turn in syntax 

    Nefdt, Ryan Mark (2016-09-29) - Journal article
    In this paper, I address the issue of scientific modelling in contemporary linguistics, focusing on the generative tradition. In so doing, I identify two common varieties of linguistic idealisation, which I call determination ...
  • Signification, closure and indirect speech reports 

    Read, Stephen (2015-06) - Journal article
    Bradwardine’s solution to the the logical paradoxes depends on the idea that every sentence signifies many things, and its truth depends on things’ being wholly as it signifies. This idea is underpinned by his claim that ...
  • Speaking the unnameable : A phenomenology of sense in T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets 

    Levina, Jurate (2013) - Journal article
    Through its ostensibly philosophical rhetoric and multiple allusions, Four Quartets manifests a continuity between Eliot’s poetic thought and his early engagement with philosophy. The thematic core of this continuity is ...
  • Strange parts : the metaphysics of non-classical mereologies 

    Cotnoir, Aaron (2013-09) - Journal article
    The dominant theory of parts and wholes – classical extensional mereology – has faced a number of challenges in the recent literature. This article gives a sampling of some of the alleged counterexamples to some of the ...
  • Time is double the trouble: Zeno's moving rows 

    Sattler, B. (2015-03) - Journal article
  • Two kinds of rule regulating human subjects research 

    Sachs, Benjamin Alan (2015) - Journal article
    Alan Wertheimer argues that before we promulgate some rule regarding the conduct of research on human subjects we ethically ought to consider the consequences of the rule being followed. This ethical requirement has an ...
  • Two-dimensionalism and the social character of meaning 

    Ball, Derek Nelson (2014-04) - Journal article
    This paper develops and critiques the two-dimensionalist account of mental content developed by David Chalmers. I first explain Chalmers's account and show that it resists some popular criticisms. I then argue that the ...
  • Universalism and junk 

    Cotnoir, A.J. (2014) - Journal article
    Those who accept the necessity of mereological universalism face what has come to be known as the junk argument due to Bohn [2009], which proceeds from (i) the incompatibility of junk with universalism and (ii) the possibility ...
  • Who's afraid of determinism? 

    Stevenson, Leslie (2014-07) - Journal article
    Because of the idealizations involved in the ideas of a total state of the world and of all the laws of nature, the thesis of all-encompassing determinism is unverifiable. Our everyday non-scientific talk of causation does ...