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Recent Submissions

  • Sosa on epistemic value : a Kantian obstacle 

    McGrath, Matthew (2018-02-17) - Journal item
    In recent work, Sosa proposes a comprehensive account of epistemic value based on an axiology for attempts. According to this axiology, an attempt is better if it succeeds, better still if it is apt (i.e., succeeds through ...
  • Some results on the limits of thought 

    Bacon, Andrew; Uzquiano, Gabriel (2018-01-31) - Journal article
    Generalizing on some arguments due to Arthur Prior and Dmitry Mirimanoff, we provide some further limitative results on what can be thought.
  • Is Weak Supplementation analytic? 

    Cotnoir, Aaron (2018-12-27) - Journal article
    Mereological principles are often controversial; perhaps the most stark contrast is between those who claim that Weak Supplementation is analytic—constitutive of our notion of proper parthood—and those who argue that the ...
  • Conspiracy Theories, Impostor Syndrome, and Distrust 

    Hawley, Katherine Jane (2019-01-02) - Journal article
    Conspiracy theorists believe that powerful agents are conspiring to achieve their nefarious aims and also to orchestrate a cover-up. People who suffer from impostor syndrome believe that they are not talented enough for ...
  • Some myths about Ethnocentrism 

    Etinson, Adam (2018) - Journal article
    Ethnocentrism, it is said, involves believing certain things to be true: that one's culture is superior to others, more deserving of respect, or at the 'centre' of things. On the alternative view defended in this article, ...

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