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Using PhilPapers from home? Create an account to enable off-campus access through your institution's proxy server. 1 — 50 / 472: An Oblique Epistemic Defence of Conceptual Analysis. Alexander S. Harper - 2012 - Metaphilosophy 43 (3):235-256.Abstract. There is a strong probabilistic case that human cognitive abilities, memories, personalities, thoughts, emotions, conscious awareness, and self-awareness are dependent upon the brain to occur/exist and thus cannot survive the death of the brain. This paper a broad overview of the general lines of evidence that even the highest mental ...Abstract. This report reviews what quantum physics and information theory have to tell us about the age-old question, How come existence? No escape is evident from four conclusions: (1) The world cannot be a giant machine, ruled by any preestablished continuum physical law. (2) There is no such thing at the microscopic level as space or time or ...Thaddeus Metz - 2014 - In Alex Michalos (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-being Research. Springer. pp. 6761-65. Quality of life is a process not an outcome. Leah McClimans & John P. Browne - 2012 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 33 (4):279-292. Principles and problems in the assessment of quality of life in health care.Thought and practice in African philosophy: selected papers from the sixth annual conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS). Gail M. Presbey, Daniel Smith, Pamela A. Abuya & Oriare Nyarwath (eds.) - 2002 - Nairobi, Kenya: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. African philosophy at the turn of the century ...This book describes some of the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to many different species and many different learning situations. Many real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories more concrete and relevant to the students.PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. It monitors all sources of research content ...PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Martin Smith - 2022 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 106 (3):597-611. In this paper I defend the claim that justification is closed under conjunction, and confront its most alarming consequence — that one can have justification for believing propositions that are unlikely to be true, given one's evidence.Freedom of the will and the concept of a person. Harry G. Frankfurt - 1971 - Journal of Philosophy 68 (1):5-20. It is my view that one essential difference between persons and other creatures is to be found in the structure of a person's will. Besides wanting and choosing and being moved to do this or that, men may also want to have certain ...Outlining the history of liberal, or contextual, approaches to the teaching of science, Michael Matthews elaborates contemporary curriculum developments that explicitly address questions about the nature and the history of science. He provides examples of classroom teaching and develops useful arguments on constructivism, multicultural science ...Apartheid in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality. Epistemic Injustice in Epistemology. Philosophy of Higher Education in Philosophy of Social Science. Reparations in African/Africana Philosophy. Rights to Reparations in Social and Political Philosophy. $99.00 new (collection) View on Amazon.com.PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .27. Paternalism as Punishment. David Birks - 2021 - Utilitas 33 (1):35-52. In this article, I argue that even if we hold that at least some paternalistic behaviour is impermissible when directed towards innocent persons, in certain cases, the same behaviour is permissible when directed towards criminal offenders.Welcome to the PhilArchive category system. There are 5858 categories managed by 915 volunteer editors. Scroll for a complete listing of categories and editors. PhilArchive's categories and editors are the same as those found on PhilPapers, the most comprehensive index of philosophy.Summary. Like deductive logic, inductive logic is widely studied by logicians. But referring to a logic of evidential support, inductive logic is basic to our ability to get along in the world, and is a backbone of scientific reasoning. Cause-effect inferences, generalizations and applied generalizations, and analogical inferences are ...Coherence in text, coherence in mind. T. Givón - 1993 - Pragmatics and Cognition 1 (2):171-227. This paper suggests that text coherence is a multi-factored affair that, ultimately, pertains to the mental organization of episodic memory, most likely as a partially-hierarchic mental structure.The Problem of Political Authority. Michael Huemer - 2013 - New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Freedom and Liberty in Social and Political Philosophy. Political Authority in Social and Political Philosophy. $38.34 used $50.19 new View on Amazon.com. Direct download Export citation Bookmark 53 citations. 2415.A record of the words and teachings of Confucius, _The Analects_ is considered the most reliable expression of Confucian thought. However, the original meaning of Confucius's teachings have been filtered and interpreted by the commentaries of Confucianists of later ages, particularly the Neo-Confucianists of the Song dynasty, not altogether ...The idea of a well-defined (hypothetical) intervention is also crucial for reliable causal inference. Chapter 3 explores the question of when interventions invoked in causal inference are “well-defined” or unambiguous, and how this requirement constrains the choice of cause-variables. I propose that an intervention is well-defined just in ...PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, and open access archives . We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy . Our index currently contains 2,806,885 entries categorized in ...This collection offers great value and supports the continuing development of PhilPapers. NOTE: All bundles or single titles available for institutions from PDC can include access through PhilPapers. For more information contact us by phone 800-444-2419 or 434-220-3300, by fax 434-220-3301; or by e-mail [email protected]. PhilPapers. Index and Bibliographic resource for philosophy. How to access this e-resource. Log in with your Kent IT Account details. Access this ...Logical monism is the claim that there is a single correct logic, the 'one true logic' of our title. The view has evident appeal, as it reflects assumptions made in ordinary reasoning as well as in mathematics, the sciences, and the law. In all these spheres, we tend to believe that there aredeterminate facts about the validity of arguments.Yoji K. Gondor (ed.) - 2014 - Sintesi Point Publishing. details. Reading Philosophy with Background Knowledge and Metacognition. David W. Concepción - 2004 - Teaching Philosophy 27 (4):351-368. details. Kizel, A. (2016). "Pedagogy out of Fear of Philosophy as a Way of Pathologizing Children".Roger Crisp - 2003 - Ethics 113 (4):745-763. In recent years there has been a good deal of discussion of equality's place in the best account of distribution or distributive justice. One central question has been whether egalitarianism should give way to a principle requiring us to give priority to the worse off.The 2020 PhilPapers Survey surveyed around 2000 philosophers on 100 philosophical questions. The results provide a snapshot of the state of some central debates in philosophy, reveal correlations and demographic effects involving philosophers' views, and reveal some changes in philosophers' views over the last decade. ...The free will debate in philosophy aims at elucidating the nature of that power as well as at identifying potential threats to it and explaining how it can exist. A major focus of the debate is the compatibility of free will with causal determinism. A minority of philosophers deny that we have free will because free will is incompatible with ...Perception in Philosophy of Mind. $142.50 new $146.40 used $146.52 from Amazon (collection) View on Amazon.com. Remove from this list Export citation Bookmark. The Role of Information in Consciousness. Harry Haroutioun Haladjian - forthcoming - Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice.PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, and open access archives . We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy . Our index currently contains 2,801,759 entries categorized in ... The moral principle of fairness or fair play is widely believed to be a solid ground for political obligation, i.e., a general prima facie moral duty to obey the law qua law. In this article, I advance a new and, more importantly, principled objection to fairness theories of political obligation by revealing and defending a justificatory gap ...This collection offers great value and supports the continuing development of PhilPapers. NOTE: All bundles or single titles available for institutions from PDC can include access through PhilPapers. For more information contact us by phone 800-444-2419 or 434-220-3300, by fax 434-220-3301; or by e-mail [email protected] logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy …Summary. Metaethics (or Meta-ethics) is that part of philosophy concerned with the ultimate status and grounding of ethics, whether in external metaphysical terms, or in internal, psychological terms. It is commonly contrasted with Normative Ethics (the part of philosophy devoted to elucidating and defending very general ethical principles ...The PhilPapers Open Access Gateway automatically indexes papers found on the archives listed below. Anyone can suggest a new archive to track, but all archives are vetted before being added. The initial list was compiled from the OpenDOAR directory, and we will continue to add new archives added to OpenDOAR. A number of archives are known to be ...The idea of a well-defined (hypothetical) intervention is also crucial for reliable causal inference. Chapter 3 explores the question of when interventions invoked in causal inference are “well-defined” or unambiguous, and how this requirement constrains the choice of cause-variables. I propose that an intervention is well-defined just in ...This article is a rebuttal to Robert G. Cavin and Carlos A. Colombetti’s article, “Assessing the Resurrection Hypothesis: Problems with Craig’s Inference to the Best Explanation,” which argues that the Standard Model of current particle physics entails that non-physical things (like a supernatural God or a supernaturally resurrected ...CE holds that epithets express complex properties that are determined by the discriminatory practices and stereotypes of their corresponding racist institutions. Depending on the character of the institution, the complex semantic value can be composed of a variety of components. The account has significant implications on theoretical, as well ...On saving the phenomena and the mice: A reply to Bourgeois concerning Van Fraassen's image of science. Jeff Foss - 1991 - Philosophy of Science 58 (2):278-287. Book Review:The Scientific Image Bas C. van Fraassen. [REVIEW] Philip P. Hanson & Edwin Levy - 1982 - Philosophy of Science 49 (2):290-. The Manifest Image and the Scientific Image.PhilPapers is an interactive online bibliographic index of current scholarly research for professional philosophers. The site was created in 2008 by David ...About this topic. The philosophy of mathematics studies the nature of mathematical truth, mathematical proof, mathematical evidence, mathematical practice, and mathematical explanation. Three philosophical views of mathematics are widely regarded as the 'classic' ones. Logicism holds that mathematics is reducible to principles of pure logic.PhilPapers is an interactive online bibliographic index of current scholarly research for professional philosophers. The site was created in 2008 by David ...The book is in three main parts. It deals firstly with the history of certain key ides from the early modern period, before exploring the institutional and social features which have shaped the emergence of modern social science. Manicas goes on to reveal the ideological component of mainstream social science, concluding by suggesting and ...PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Coherence in text, coherence in mind. T. Givón - 1993 - Pragmatics and Cognition 1 (2):171-227. This paper suggests that text coherence is a multi-factored affair that, ultimately, pertains to the mental organization of episodic memory, most likely as a partially-hierarchic mental structure.Summary. The philosophy of cognitive science covers all philosophical topics pertaining to the scientific study of cognition. Its subtopics can be divided in four main ways. First, by the disciplines studying cognition: psychology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, linguistics, etc.; this is the primary way in which the PhilPapers is ...Like everything else, love must be seen at multiple levels: human society (in its relation to nature and in relation to the materiality of human life itself); specific forms of class society such as capitalism. Philosophy of Love in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality. $74.99 used $152.00 new View on Amazon.com.Among the more central subtopics of metaphysics are the topics of the nomological (including laws of nature and causation), the modal (including the nature of possibility), and the fundamental (including the relation between the fundamental and the derivative). Other central topics include time, the structure of objects (including human persons ...PhilEvents is a calendar of academic events and calls for papers in philosophy around the world. On PhilEvents you can track upcoming events of interest to you based on criteria like distance from your place of residence and your topics of interest. PhilEvents is integrated with ' title='PhilPapers'>PhilPapers</a>,&nbsp;and you can sign in on PhilEvents using your PhilPapers account for&nbsp ...PhilPapers' category is ambiguous because it covers both cases. You are more likely to find relevant references in "Philosophy of Social Science, misc" in the first sense, while you can navigate straight to a sub-category (e.g. philosophy of economics) if you have a specific discipline in mind.Alan Turing - 1936 - Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society 42 (1):230-265. Computing machinery and intelligence. Allen M. Turing - 1950 - Mind 59 (236):433. Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Principia Mathematica und verwandter Systeme I. K. Gödel - 1931 - Monatshefte für Mathematik 38 (1):173--198.PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .In the mid-1970s and early 1980s, several feminist theorists began developing alternatives to the traditional methods of scientific research. The result was a new theory, now recognized as Standpoint Theory, which ...301. Interpreting Practice. Eric Sean Nelson - 2008 - Idealistic Studies 38 (1-2):105-122. This paper explores Dilthey’s radical transformation of epistemology and the human sciences through his projects of a critique of historically embodied reason and his hermeneutics of historically mediated life.PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Thaddeus Metz - 2014 - In Alex Michalos (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-being Research. Springer. pp. 6761-65. Quality of life is a process not an outcome. Leah McClimans & John P. Browne - 2012 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 33 (4):279-292. Principles and problems in the assessment of quality of life in health care.Smiley & Thomas Baldwin (eds.) - 2004 - New York: Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press. Questions and Answers. Henry Hiz - 1962 - The Classical Review 59 (10):253-265. Argumentation in the Light of a Theory of Questioning. Michel Meyer & Marlene L. Cushman - 1982 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 15 (2):81 - 103.PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Abstract. In controversies about technology and society, there is no idea more pro vocative than the notion that technical things have political qualities. At issue is the claim that the machines, structures, and systems of modern material culture can be accurately judged not only for their contributions of efficiency and pro-ductivity, not ...PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, and open access archives . We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy . Our index currently contains 2,806,145 entries categorized in ...PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Abstract. The fourth edition of _Ethics in Practice_ offers an impressive collection of 70 new, revised, and classic essays covering 13 key ethical issues. Essays integrate ethical theory and the discussion of practical moral problems into a text that is ideal for introductory and applied ethics courses. A fully updated and revised edition of ...The "Moral Education" umbrella covers a number of loosely-connected topics that span ethics, aesthetics, cognitive science, and history of philosophy. These topics are connected through their interest in people's acquisition of moral judgment capacities and understanding of moral norms. Ethicists tend to focus on the cultivation of virtues and ...PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .This article is a rebuttal to Robert G. Cavin and Carlos A. Colombetti’s article, “Assessing the Resurrection Hypothesis: Problems with Craig’s Inference to the Best Explanation,” which argues that the Standard Model of current particle physics entails that non-physical things (like a supernatural God or a supernaturally resurrected ...Abstract. There is a strong probabilistic case that human cognitive abilities, memories, personalities, thoughts, emotions, conscious awareness, and self-awareness are dependent upon the brain to occur/exist and thus cannot survive the death of the brain. This paper a broad overview of the general lines of evidence that even the highest mental ...The afterlife, or more specifically the belief in an afterlife, is the belief that it is possible for individuals to survive death. Scholarly discussions of afterlife beliefs cover a broad range of academic disciplines (e.g., philosophy, religious studies, anthropology and psychology) and philosophically relevant topics (e.g., personal identity ...PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Frank Arntzenius - 1997 - Philosophy of Science 64 (4):222. Phenomenology, Geometry and Vision: Merleau-Ponty'S Critique of Classical Theories of Vision. Aurora Plomer - 1991 - Avebury. A Phenomenology of Critical-Ethical Vision: Merleau-Ponty, Bergson, and the question of seeing differently. Alia Al-Saji - 2009 - Chiasmi International 11:375-398.Peter Singer (ed.) - 1977 - Avon Books. Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of concerned men and women to the shocking abuse of animals everywhere--inspiring a worldwide movement to eliminate much of the cruel and unnecessary laboratory animal experimentation of years past.Welcome to the PhilArchive category system. There are 5858 categories managed by 915 volunteer editors. Scroll for a complete listing of categories and editors. PhilArchive's categories and editors are the same as those found on PhilPapers, the most comprehensive index of philosophy.Abstract. This entirely new translation of Critique of Pure Reason is the most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text. Though its simple and direct style will make it suitable for all new readers of Kant, the translation displays an unprecedented philosophical and textual sophistication ...Works by Niels Bohr. Atomic physics and human knowledge. Niels Bohr - 1958 - New York,: Wiley. These articles and speeches by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist date from 1934 to 1958. Rather than expositions on quantum physics, the papers are philosophical in nature, exploring the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor.Coherence in text, coherence in mind. T. Givón - 1993 - Pragmatics and Cognition 1 (2):171-227. This paper suggests that text coherence is a multi-factored affair that, ultimately, pertains to the mental organization of episodic memory, most likely as a partially-hierarchic mental structure.In the mid-1970s and early 1980s, several feminist theorists began developing alternatives to the traditional methods of scientific research. The result was a new theory, now recognized as Standpoint Theory, which ...PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, …PhilPapers logo by Andrea Andrews and Meghan Driscoll. This site uses cookies and Google Analytics (see our terms & conditions for details regarding the privacy implications). Use of this site is subject to terms & conditions .Hardback, $99.99.Paula Gottlieb's recent book is an illuminating, synoptic study of Aristotle's theory of human motivation, according to which his innovative notion of prohairesis (choice)—specifically, the virtuous agent's prohairesis—is the cornerstone.Abstract. Available in paperback under the title Good City Form With the publication of The Image of the City, Kevin Lynch embarked on the process of exploration of city form. A Theory of Good City Form, his most important book, is both a summation and an extension of his vision, a high point from which he views cities past and possible.PhilPapers with Full Text. Essential Journals, Books Series, and Conference Proceedings. PhilPapers is maintained and operated by the Center for Digital Philosophy and the Philosophy Documentation Center. We are partners in the ongoing effort to build and maintain the most complete philosophy index in the world. PDC has contributed …Richard Frankel & Victor J. Krebs - 2021 - Routledge. This book is a psychoanalytic and philosophical exploration of how the digital is transforming our perception of the world and our understanding of ourselves. Drawing on examples from everyday life, myth, and popular culture, this book argues that virtual reality is only the latest ...PhilPapers is an index of philosophy research. It includes indexing, citations, and abstracts for over 2 million journal articles, books, dissertations, and other publications in the field of philosophy. All materials are categorized by topic, allowing you to readily find publications in your area of interest. Each topic functions as a ...The authors engage the following classical theistic proofs: Aquinas's First Way, Aquinas's De Ente argument, and Feser's Aristotelian, Neo-Platonic, Augustinian, Thomistic, and Rationalist proofs. The authors also provide the first systematic treatment of the 'existential inertia thesis'. By connecting the thesis to relativity theory ...Abstract. Phenotypic plasticity integrates the insights of ecological genetics, developmental biology, and evolutionary theory. Plasticity research asks foundational questions about how living organisms are capable of variation in their genetic makeup and in their responses to environmental factors. For instance, how do novel adaptive ...The philosophy of mind covers all philosophical topics pertaining to the mind and mental states. Its subtopics can be divided in two main ways. First, by the traditional divisions drawn between kinds of mental states: consciousness, intentionality, perception, and other states and processes. Second, by the types of philosophical questions asked ...Key works: The most important Humean view comes from David Lewis: Lewis 1973 (esp. pp. 73-77), Lewis 1999 (esp. pp. 8-55 and 224-247). Armstrong, Tooley, and Dretske give expression to necessitating views of lawhood in: Armstrong 1983, Tooley 1997, Dretske 1977. Maudlin 2007 develops and defends a primitivist view of the laws of nature, i.e. one where nomicity is a fundamental unanalysable ...On the now dominant Quinean view, metaphysics is about what there is. Metaphysics so conceived is concerned with such questions as whether properties exist, whether meanings exist, and whether numbers exist. I will argue for the revival of a more traditional Aristotelian view, on which metaphysics is about what grounds what. . Abstract. This book expounds the transcendental realist theory ofThe free will debate in philosophy aims at elucidating the nature PhilPapers. PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography related to philosophy and maintained by the community of philosophers. Using trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, philosophers monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by ... A collection of essays by prominent scho Abstract. _The Case of the Speluncean Explorers, _written in 1949 by Lon Fuller, is the most famous fictitious legal case of all time. Describing a case of trapped travellers who are forcd to cannibalize one of their team, it is used on courses in philosophy of law and Jurisprudence to show how their trial upon rescue touches on key concepts in ... Roland Barthes, the French critic and semiotician,...

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