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Recent Submissions

  • Answering to future people : responsibility for climate change in a breaking world 

    Mulgan, Tim (2016-06-18) - Journal article
    Our everyday notions of responsibility are often driven by our need to justify ourselves to specific others – especially those we harm, wrong, or otherwise affect. One challenge for contemporary ethics is to extend this ...
  • Contractarianism as a Political Morality 

    Sachs, Benjamin Alan (2016-06-02) - Journal article
    Contractarianism initially made its mark, in the seventeenth century, as a sort of theory of everything in ethics. But gradually philosophers became convinced that there were resources available outside contractarianism ...
  • The Grotian concept of a right 

    Skorupski, John Maria (Brill, 2016-06) - Book item
  • Sense, incomplete understanding, and the problem of normative guidance 

    Pedriali, Walter B. (2017) - Journal article
    Frege seems committed to the thesis that the senses of the fundamental notions of arithmetic remain stable and are stably grasped by thinkers throughout history. Fully competent practitioners grasp those senses clearly and ...
  • Quatenus and Spinoza's Monism 

    Douglas, Alexander (2018-04) - Journal article
    I examine Spinoza’s use of the term quatenus. It is, I argue, an operator working in the context of a broader logical theory and blocking certain inferences that, according to critics such as Pierre Bayle, lead Spinoza’s ...

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