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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Recent Submissions

  • Knowing without knowing : implicit cognition and the minds of infants and animals 

    Gomez, Juan-Carlos; Kersken, Verena Angela; Ball, Derek Nelson; Seed, Amanda Madeleine (2017-02-06) - Journal article
    The main aim of this paper is to highlight the need to address the conceptual problem of “implicit knowledge” or “implicit cognition” —a notion especially important in the study of the nonverbal minds of animals and infants. ...
  • Contextualism about evidential support 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-03) - Journal article
    In this paper, I examine a contextualist thesis that has been little discussed in comparison with contextualism about knowledge, namely contextualism about evidential support. This seems surprising since, prima facie, ...
  • Grounding, conceivability, and the mind-body problem 

    Khudairi, Hasen (2016-11-08) - Journal article
    This paper challenges the soundness of the two-dimensional conceivability argument against the derivation of phenomenal truths from physical truths (cf. Chalmers in The conscious mind, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996; ...
  • 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 ...

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