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.

For more information please visit the Philosophical Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and Epistemology (Arché) home page

Recent Submissions

  • Blame and wrongdoing 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-09-28) - Journal article
  • General-elimination stability 

    Jacinto, Bruno Miguel; Read, Stephen Louis (2016-10-18) - Journal article
    General-elimination harmony articulates Gentzen's idea that the elimination-rules are justified if they infer from an assertion no more than can already be inferred from the grounds for making it. Dummett described the ...
  • Scientific modelling in generative grammar and the dynamic turn in syntax 

    Nefdt, Ryan Mark (2016-09-29) - Journal article
    In this paper, I address the issue of scientific modelling in contemporary linguistics, focusing on the generative tradition. In so doing, I identify two common varieties of linguistic idealisation, which I call determination ...
  • Critical Notice: Consciousness and the prospects of physicalism, by Derk Pereboom 

    Ball, Derek Nelson (2014) - Journal item
    I question Pereboom's idea that introspection might be radically mistaken, and his constitution-based physicalist metaphysics.
  • Harmonic inferentialism and the logic of identity 

    Read, Stephen (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 ...

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