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Recent Submissions

  • Reasons for and reasons against 

    Snedegar, Justin (2017-03-03) - Journal article
    What an agent ought to do is determined by competition between reasons bearing on the options open to her. The popular metaphor of balancing or weighing reasons on a scale to represent this competition encourages a focus ...
  • Reply to Eaton and Pickavance 

    Weatherson, Brian James (2016-03-11) - Journal item
    David Eaton and Timothy Pickavance argued that interest-relative invariantism has a surprising and interesting consequence. They take this consequence to be so implausible that it refutes interest-relative invariantism. ...
  • No help on the hard problem 

    Ball, Derek Nelson (2016-11-17) - Journal item
    The hard problem of consciousness is to explain why certain physical states are conscious: why do they feel the way they do, rather than some other way or no way at all? Arthur Reber (2016) claims to solve the hard problem. ...
  • 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. ...

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