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Recent Submissions

  • Ineffability within the limits of abstraction alone 

    Shapiro, Stewart; Uzquiano, Gabriel (Oxford University Press, 2016-12-08) - Book item
    The purpose of this article is to assess the prospects for a Scottish neo-logicist foundation for a set theory. We show how to reformulate a key aspect of our set theory as a neo-logicist abstraction principle. That puts ...
  • How natural is a unified notion of time? Temporal experience in early Greek thought 

    Sattler, Barbara Michaela (Routledge, 2017-05-10) - Book item
  • Rethinking the specious present 

    Prosser, Simon James (Routledge, 2017-05-10) - Book item
  • Knowability relative to information 

    Berto, Francesco; Hawke, Peter (2018-10-25) - Journal article
    We present a formal semantics for epistemic logic, capturing the notion of knowability relative to information (KRI). Like Dretske, we move from the platitude that what an agent can know depends on her (empirical) information. ...
  • Natural axioms for mereology 

    Cotnoir, Aaron; Varzi, Achille (2018-10-24) - Journal article
    We present a new axiomatization of classical mereology in which the three components of the theory—ordering, composition, and decomposition principles—are neatly separated. The equivalence of our axiom system with other, ...

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