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Paradoxes of signification
(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 ...
Kant über Mitleidenschaft
(2016-12-21) - Journal article
In his discussion of sympathetic participation in § 34 of the Doctrine of Virtue, Kant twice uses an unusual word that does not reappear anywhere in his writings: Mitleidenschaft. So far, the significance of this has gone ...
The Grotian concept of a right
(Brill, 2016-06) - Book item
Memory, belief and time
(2016-01-08) - Journal article
I argue that what evidence an agent has does not supervene on how she currently is. Agents do not always have to infer what the past was like from how things currently seem; sometimes the facts about the past are retained ...
Schellenberg on the epistemic force of experience
(2016-04) - Journal article
According to Schellenberg, our perceptual experiences have the epistemic force they do because they are exercises of certain sorts of capacity, namely capacities to discriminate particulars—objects, property-instances and ...
Anscombe and Geach on Mind and the Soul
(2016-05-04) - Journal article
Anscombe and Geach were among the most interesting philosophers to have come out of Oxford in the twentieth century. Even before they encountered Wittgenstein, they had begun to distinguish themselves from their contemporaries, ...
There’s plenty of Boole at the bottom : a reversible CA against information entropy
(2016-12) - Journal article
“There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom”, said the title of Richard Feynman’s 1959 seminal conference at the California Institute of Technology. Fifty years on, nanotechnologies have led computer scientists to pay close ...
Heythrop, Copleston and the Jesuit contribution to philosophy
(2016-10) - Journal article
There has been public outcry from philosophers and others at the prospect of the closure of Heythrop College, University of London; yet the nature and history of Heythrop remain little known. It is apt and timely, therefore, ...
Contractarianism as a Political Morality
(2016-06-02) - Journal article
Contractarianism initially made its mark, in the seventeenth century, as a sort of theory of everything in ethics. But gradually philosophers became convinced that there were resources available outside contractarianism ...
Reply to Blackson
(2016) - Journal article
Thomas Blackson argues that interest-relative epistemologies cannot explain the irrationality of certain choices when the agent has three possible options. I argue that his examples only refute a subclass of interest-relative ...