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Counting the Particles : Entity and Identity in the Philosophy of Physics
(2017-04-01) - Journal article
I would like to attack a certain view: The view that the concept of identity can fail to apply to some things although, for some positive integer n, we have n of them. The idea of entities without self-identity is seriously ...
Anxiety and cosmopolitan futures : Brexit and Scotland
(2017-05) - Journal article
Two themes, temporality and cosmopolitanism, repeatedly arose during conversations in Scotland with people who favored remaining in the European Union. The 2016 referendum’s result in favor leaving the EU has affected how ...
Seeing environmental violence in deep time : perspectives from contemporary Mongolian literature and music
(2018-05-01) - Journal article
What does it mean to do violence in deep time? How is deep time evoked in our understanding of environmental harm? Environmental transformations have figured prominently in the recent history of Mongolia. Shifts in land-use ...
Descartes's critique of the syllogistic
(2017-10) - Journal article
This article presents a novel reading of Descartes’s critique of the traditional syllogistic. The reading differs from those previously presented by scholars who regard Descartes’s critique as a version of a well-known ...
Biosocial selfhood : overcoming the ‘body-social problem’ within the individuation of the human self
(2018-07) - Journal article
In a recent paper, Kyselo (2014) argues that an enactive approach to selfhood can overcome ‘the body-social problem’: “the question for philosophy of cognitive science about how bodily and social aspects figure in the ...
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 ...
Snared : ethics and nature in animal protection
(2017-01) - Journal article
This paper will examine how animal protection investigators, lobbyists and campaigners in Scotland consider the relationship between nature and ethics. Specifically, it will look at the complex ways in which activists ...
(2017-04) - Journal article
Perichoresis, or “mutual indwelling,” is a crucial concept in Trinitarian theology. But the philosophical underpinnings of the concept are puzzling. According to ordinary conceptions of “indwelling” or “being in,” it is ...
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