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Social science as a guide to social metaphysics?
(2018-06) - Journal article
If we are sympathetic to the project of naturalising metaphysics, how should we approach the metaphysics of the social world? What role can the social sciences play in metaphysical investigation? In the light of these ...
Conspiracy Theories, Impostor Syndrome, and Distrust
(2019-01-02) - Journal article
Conspiracy theorists believe that powerful agents are conspiring to achieve their nefarious aims and also to orchestrate a cover-up. People who suffer from impostor syndrome believe that they are not talented enough for ...
Almost identical, almost innocent
(2018-07) - Journal article
In his 1991 book, Parts of Classes, David Lewis discusses the idea that composition is identity, alongside the idea that mereological overlap is a form of partial identity. But this notion of partial identity does nothing ...
Trust and distrust between patient and doctor
(2015-10) - Journal article
To trust someone is to have expectations of their behaviour; distrust often involves disappointed expectations. But healthy trust and distrust require a good understanding of which expectations are reasonable, and which ...