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Two kinds of rule regulating human subjects research
(2015) - Journal article
Alan Wertheimer argues that before we promulgate some rule regarding the conduct of research on human subjects we ethically ought to consider the consequences of the rule being followed. This ethical requirement has an ...
Recombination and paradox
(2015-08) - Journal article
Quatenus and Spinoza's Monism
(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 ...
Why are indexicals essential?
(2015-12-01) - Journal article
Despite recent challenges, it is commonly held that certain indexical terms such as ‘I’, ‘here’ and ‘now’ have a necessary or ‘essential’ role in certain kinds of action. I argue that this is correct, and I offer an ...
Justifications and excuses
(2005) - Journal article
The distinction between justifications and excuses is a familiar one to most of us who work either in moral philosophy or legal philosophy. But exactly how it should be understood is a matter of considerable disagreement. ...
Descartes's critique of the syllogistic
(2017-10) - Journal article
This article presents a novel reading of Descartes’s critique of the traditional syllogistic. The reading differs from those previously presented by scholars who regard Descartes’s critique as a version of a well-known ...
The notion of continuity in Parmenides
(2019-02-13) - Journal article
(2017-04) - Journal article
Perichoresis, or “mutual indwelling,” is a crucial concept in Trinitarian theology. But the philosophical underpinnings of the concept are puzzling. According to ordinary conceptions of “indwelling” or “being in,” it is ...
Harmonic inferentialism and the logic of identity
(2016-02-09) - Journal article
Inferentialism claims that the rules for the use of an expression express its meaning without any need to invoke meanings or denotations for them. Logical inferentialism endorses inferentialism specically for the logical ...