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Some results on the limits of thought
(2018-01-31) - Journal article,
Generalizing on some arguments due to Arthur Prior and Dmitry Mirimanoff, we provide some further limitative results on what can be thought.
Writing with twisted cords : the inscriptive capacity of Andean khipu texts
(2017) - Journal article,
Two newly discovered khipu (Andean twisted cord) epistles are presented as evidence that khipus could constitute an intelligible writing system, accessible to decipherment. Recent scholars have asserted that khipus were ...
Towards a cosmopolitan anthropology of Anyone : a response to Brigitte Lewis
(2017-12-01) - Journal article,
In response to a critique of ‘cosmopolitanism’ and what it might offer ‘anthropology’, this article sets out to formulate a relation between the two that encompasses an ambitious programme of both knowledge and justice. A ...
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 ...
Knowing what things look like
(2017-01) - Journal article,
Walking through the supermarket, I see the avocados. I know they are avocados. Similarly, if you see a pumpkin on my office desk, you can know it’s a pumpkin from its looks. The phenomenology in such cases is that of “just ...
Looks and perceptual justification
(2018-01-13) - Journal article,
Imagine I hold up a Granny Smith apple for all to see. You would thereby gain justified beliefs that it was green, that it was apple, and that it is a Granny Smith apple. Under classical foundationalism, such simple visual ...
How khipus indicated labour contributions in an Andean village: an explanation of colour banding, seriation and ethnocategories
(2016-12) - Journal article,
New archival and ethnographic evidence reveals that Inka style khipus were used in the Andean community of Santiago de Anchucaya to record contributions to communal labour obligations until the 1940s. Archival testimony ...
Discomfiture in time; and the future as birthright
(2017) - Journal article,
Contextualism about evidential support
(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, ...
Defeating pragmatic encroachment?
(2018-07) - Journal article,
This paper examines the prospects of a prima facie attractive response to Fantl and McGrath's argument for pragmatic encroachment. The response concedes that if one knows a proposition to be true then that proposition is ...