A partially Truth Functional Approach to Indicative ConditionalsA partially Truth Functional Approach to Indicative Conditionals
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N. B. The pagination of this piece differs from that in its published form inN. B. The pagination of this piece differs from that in its published form in
N. B. The pagination of this piece differs from that in its published form in Journal of Philosophical Logic, 26: 449-476, 1997
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Absolute or RelativeAbsolute or Relative
What this means is that either the earth is round or the earth is not round; the earth cannot be both round and not round at the same time and in the same sense
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Porchat’s neo-Pyrrhonism: an introductory expositionPorchat’s neo-Pyrrhonism: an introductory exposition
Pyrrhonism allows us to see the Pyrrhonian stance as a global, coherent philosophical position, not subject to many often-repeated criticisms
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Understanding Quine in Terms of Aufbauian Reductionism: Another Look at Naturalized EpistemologyUnderstanding Quine in Terms of Aufbauian Reductionism: Another Look at Naturalized Epistemology
World (1914). For the fundamental questions that initially drove Russell, then Carnap, and eventually Quine, were simple, although admittedly perplexing: What does our knowledge3 of the external world consist of and how does one acquire it?
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Metaphor and Sentence MeaningMetaphor and Sentence Meaning
Would we then be warranted in concluding that the quoted sentence is true, that we really are survival machinesCrobot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes?
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Donald davidsonDonald davidson
These intentions and beliefs are not apt to be dwelt on by the fluent speaker. But though they may not normally command attention, their absence would be enough to show he was not speaking English
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Transpersonal anthropology: what is it, and what are the problems we face in doing it? byTranspersonal anthropology: what is it, and what are the problems we face in doing it? by
The project of science was the explanation of facts, and facts were almost palpable things that fairly crunched when you stepped on them, and that were discovered by objective, public and easily replicable methods
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Bce life and SourcesBce life and Sources
It was distinguished as well by its admission of women and slaves. Epicurus’ death, although physically painful, is portrayed in our sources as having been appropriately philosophical
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Nonevidentialist Theories of Knowledge and JustificationNonevidentialist Theories of Knowledge and Justification
Rather, they think that making one's belief fit one's evidence is only part of the story. The larger story, they think, brings in considerations about the processes that initiate and sustain beliefs. Four theories of this sort will be examined in
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Propositional Content as a Millean Defense of Artistic ExpressionPropositional Content as a Millean Defense of Artistic Expression
In other words, the reason we do not block communication of certain ideas is because their very existence—whether right, wrong, or somewhere in between—tends to improve the quality of our own ideas
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Writing Fiction as Law: The Story in Grágás By Thomas J. McSweeneyWriting Fiction as Law: The Story in Grágás By Thomas J. McSweeney
The laws represent Iceland as an exceptional polity, strikingly different from the monarchies and hierarchical societies that dominated Western Europe in the middle ages. This exceptionalism resonates strongly with modern audiences
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A puzzle about Responsibility. A problem and its Contextualist SolutionA puzzle about Responsibility. A problem and its Contextualist Solution
I propose moral contextualism instead, that is, the idea that the truth value of judgments of the form "S is morally responsible for x" depends on and varies with the context of the attributor who makes that judgment
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