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Why it is disrespectful to violate rights : contractualism and the Kind-Desire Theory
(2018-01) - Journal article
The most prominent theories of rights, the Will Theory and the Interest Theory, notoriously fail to accommodate all and only rights-attributions that make sense to ordinary speakers. The Kind-Desire Theory, Leif Wenar’s ...
Non-consequentialist theories of animal ethics
(2015-10) - Journal article
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 ...
A bitter pill for closure
(2017-11-18) - Journal article
The primary objective of this paper is to introduce a new epistemic paradox that puts pressure on the claim that justification is closed under multi premise deduction. The first part of the paper will consider two well-known ...
Learning to love the movies : puzzles, participation and cinephilia in interwar European film magazines
(2016-01-30) - Journal article
Plague masks : the visual emergence of anti-epidemic personal protection equipment
(2018-11-19) - Journal article
Often described as “masks” face-worn devices are employed as personal protection equipment by health workers and the general public and considered to be an indispensable technology against epidemics. Simultaneously, they ...
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, ...
An office of ethics : meetings, roles and moral enthusiasm in animal protection
(2017-04) - Journal article
This article explores the relationship between meetings and organisational ethics in an animal protection charity in Scotland. Here, recent ‘professionalisation’ has seen the late introduction of an ethics of office and ...
Social science as a guide to social metaphysics?
(2018-06) - Journal article
If we are sympathetic to the project of naturalising metaphysics, how should we approach the metaphysics of the social world? What role can the social sciences play in metaphysical investigation? In the light of these ...
Haunting in the historical biopic : Lincoln
(2015) - Journal article
Lincoln features several key moments in which the conventional, realist coordinates of the historical biopic open to a deeper sense of time and place, evoked in the film's references to clairvoyance, haunting, and ‘bad ...