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2010

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Review Of "Consuming Life", Maximiliano E. Korstanje Jul 2010

Review Of "Consuming Life", Maximiliano E. Korstanje

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Review Of "Evolution And The Big Questions: Sex, Race, Religion, And Other Matters", Peter H. Denton Jul 2010

Review Of "Evolution And The Big Questions: Sex, Race, Religion, And Other Matters", Peter H. Denton

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Review Of "The New Atheism: Taking A Stand For Science And Reason", Kile Jones Jul 2010

Review Of "The New Atheism: Taking A Stand For Science And Reason", Kile Jones

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Review Of "Teleological Realism: Mind, Agency, And Explanation", Michael Louis Corrado Jul 2010

Review Of "Teleological Realism: Mind, Agency, And Explanation", Michael Louis Corrado

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Review Of "Information: A Very Short Introduction", Simon D'Alfonso Jul 2010

Review Of "Information: A Very Short Introduction", Simon D'Alfonso

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Review Of "The Philosophical Foundations Of Early German Romanticism", Aaron Bunch Jul 2010

Review Of "The Philosophical Foundations Of Early German Romanticism", Aaron Bunch

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Review Of "A Theory Of General Ethics: Human Relationships, Nature, And The Built Environment", Roger Chao Jul 2010

Review Of "A Theory Of General Ethics: Human Relationships, Nature, And The Built Environment", Roger Chao

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The Experimental Turn And Ordinary Language, Constantine Sandis Jul 2010

The Experimental Turn And Ordinary Language, Constantine Sandis

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The Philosophy Of Ordinary Language Is A Naturalistic Philosophy, Jonathan Trigg Jul 2010

The Philosophy Of Ordinary Language Is A Naturalistic Philosophy, Jonathan Trigg

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It is argued that the only response to the mereological objections of the ordinary language philosopher available to the scientistic philosopher of mind requires the adoption of the view that ordinary psychological talk is theoretical and falsified by the findings of brain science. The availability of this sort of response produces a kind of stalemate between these opposed views and viewpoints: the claim that attribution of psychological predicates to parts of organisms is nonsense is met with the claim that it is only nonsensical if our ordinary ways of talking are – naively – taken to be sacrosanct. The aim of the ...


Is Wittgenstein A Contextualist?, Alberto Voltolini Jul 2010

Is Wittgenstein A Contextualist?, Alberto Voltolini

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There is definitely a family resemblance between what contemporary contextualism maintains in philosophy of language and some of the claims about meaning put forward by the later Wittgenstein. Yet the main contextualist thesis, namely that linguistic meaning undermines truth-conditions, was not defended by Wittgenstein. If a claim in this regard can be retrieved in Wittgenstein despite his manifest antitheoretical attitude, it is instead that truth-conditions trivially supervene on linguistic meaning. There is, however, another Wittgensteinian claim that truly has a contextualist flavour, namely that linguistic meaning is itself wide-contextual. To be sure, this claim does not lead to the eliminativist ...


Grice’S Unspeakable Truths, Jeff Johnson Jul 2010

Grice’S Unspeakable Truths, Jeff Johnson

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Reconsidering Ordinary Language Philosophy: Malcolm’S (Moore’S) Ordinary Language Argument, Sally Parker Ryan Jul 2010

Reconsidering Ordinary Language Philosophy: Malcolm’S (Moore’S) Ordinary Language Argument, Sally Parker Ryan

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Issue Introduction, Anthony Coleman, Ivan Welty Jul 2010

Issue Introduction, Anthony Coleman, Ivan Welty

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Review Of "Hegel's Preface To The Phenomenology Of Spirit", Malek K. Khazaee Jan 2010

Review Of "Hegel's Preface To The Phenomenology Of Spirit", Malek K. Khazaee

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Review Of "From Realism To ‘Realicism’: The Metaphysics Of Charles Sanders Peirce", Leon Niemoczynski Jan 2010

Review Of "From Realism To ‘Realicism’: The Metaphysics Of Charles Sanders Peirce", Leon Niemoczynski

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Review Of "Rescuing Justice And Equality", Steven Ross Jan 2010

Review Of "Rescuing Justice And Equality", Steven Ross

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A Kantian Look At Climate Change, Casey Rentmeester Jan 2010

A Kantian Look At Climate Change, Casey Rentmeester

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Economic Growth Or The Flourishing Of Life: The Ethical Choice Climate Change Puts To Humanity, Philip Cafaro Jan 2010

Economic Growth Or The Flourishing Of Life: The Ethical Choice Climate Change Puts To Humanity, Philip Cafaro

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Eco-Responsibility: The Cogency For Environmental Ethics In Africa, Bellarmine Nneji Jan 2010

Eco-Responsibility: The Cogency For Environmental Ethics In Africa, Bellarmine Nneji

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Climate Change And Heidegger's Philosophy Of Science, Ruth Irwin Jan 2010

Climate Change And Heidegger's Philosophy Of Science, Ruth Irwin

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Divine Sovereignty And The Global Climate Change Debate, Holly Wilson Jan 2010

Divine Sovereignty And The Global Climate Change Debate, Holly Wilson

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Issue Introduction, Martin Schönfeld Jan 2010

Issue Introduction, Martin Schönfeld

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Review Of "The Abuse Of Evil: The Corruption Of Politics And Religion Since 9/11", Maximiliano E. Korstanje Jan 2010

Review Of "The Abuse Of Evil: The Corruption Of Politics And Religion Since 9/11", Maximiliano E. Korstanje

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