Arché is a philosophical research centre at the University of St Andrews. The centre aims to provide a supportive and collaborative research environment for projects in all areas of contemporary philosophy of logic, language, mathematics, mind and metaphysics.

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  • Lewisian scorekeeping and the future 

    Ball, Derek (2019) - Journal article
    The purpose of this paper is to draw out a little noticed, but (I think) correct and important, consequence of David Lewis’s theory of how the values of contextual parameters are determined. According to Lewis (1979), these ...
  • 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 ...
  • Paradoxes of signification 

    Read, Stephen (2016-11-24) - Journal article
    Ian Rumfitt has recently drawn our attention to a couple of paradoxes of signification, claiming that although Thomas Bradwardine's "multiple-meanings'' account of truth and signification can solve the first of them, it ...
  • What are we doing when we theorise about context sensitivity? 

    Ball, Derek Nelson (Routledge, 2017-03-22) - Book item
  • Review of The Myth of the Intuitive, by Max Deutsch 

    Ball, Derek Nelson (2017) - Journal item

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