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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 ...
  • Lewisian scorekeeping and the future 

    Ball, Derek (2019) - Journal article
    The purpose of this paper is to draw out a little noticed, but (I think) correct and important, consequence of David Lewis’s theory of how the values of contextual parameters are determined. According to Lewis (1979), these ...
  • 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.
  • Hutcheson and Kant : moral sense and moral feeling 

    Walschots, Michael (Routledge, 2017-07-14) - Book item
  • 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 ...

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