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Recent Submissions

  • Forms of Luminosity 

    Khudairi, Hasen (Harvard University Press, 2016-12) - Book
    This dissertation concerns the foundations of epistemic modality. I examine the nature of epistemic modality, when the modal operator is interpreted as concerning both apriority and conceivability, as well as states of ...
  • Transcendental Ethics : Hyperintensional Foundations of Value Theory 

    Khudairi, Hasen (University of St Andrews, 2017-01-09) - Book
    This book concerns the modal and hyperintensional foundations of ethics. The book provides three metaphysical frameworks in which to examine the nature of ethical value, obligation, cognition, consciousness, and divinity. ...
  • Knowing without knowing : implicit cognition and the minds of infants and animals 

    Gomez, Juan-Carlos; Kersken, Verena Angela; Ball, Derek Nelson; Seed, Amanda Madeleine (2017-02-06) - Journal article
    The main aim of this paper is to highlight the need to address the conceptual problem of “implicit knowledge” or “implicit cognition” —a notion especially important in the study of the nonverbal minds of animals and infants. ...
  • Contextualism about evidential support 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-03) - Journal article
    In this paper, I examine a contextualist thesis that has been little discussed in comparison with contextualism about knowledge, namely contextualism about evidential support. This seems surprising since, prima facie, ...
  • Why it is disrespectful to violate rights : contractualism and the Kind-Desire Theory 

    Schaab, Janis David (2017-01-07) - Journal article
    The most prominent theories of rights, the Will Theory and the Interest Theory, notoriously fail to accommodate all and only rights-attributions that make sense to ordinary speakers. The Kind-Desire Theory, Leif Wenar’s ...

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