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

  • 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 ...
  • 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.

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