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The A Priori

Christopher Peacocke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy

November 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Epistemology; Philosophy of Language. 12328 words.

The existence and nature of the a priori are defining issues for philosophy. A philosopher's attitude to the a priori is a touchstone for his whole approach to the subject. Sometimes, as in...

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‘A Succession of Feelings, in and of Itself, is Not a Feeling of Succession’

Christoph Hoerl.

in Mind

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 20208 words.

Variants of the slogan that a succession of experiences (in and of itself) does not amount to an experience of succession are commonplace in the philosophical literature on temporal...

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Able to Do the Impossible

Jack Spencer.

in Mind

April 2017; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 14343 words.

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According to a widely held principle—the poss-ability principle—an agent, S, is able to only if it is metaphysically possible for S to . I argue...

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Abortion

Michael Tooley.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 36782 words.

Questions concerning the moral and appropriate legal status of abortion are among the most important issues in applied ethics, and answering those questions involves addressing some...

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<i>About the Speaker</i>, by Alessandra Giorgi.

Eliot Michaelson.

in Mind

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 1503 words.

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<i>Abstract Objects and the Semantics of Natural Language</i>, by Friederike Moltmann.

Byeong-Uk Yi.

in Mind

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 2960 words.

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Access Externalism

John Gibbons.

in Mind

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

This paper argues for externalism about justification on the basis of thought experiments. I present cases in which two individuals are intrinsically and introspectively indistinguishable...

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<i>Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity</i>, by John Greco.

John Turri.

in Mind

January 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 1757 words.

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Action

Adrian Haddock.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 6449 words.

The philosophy of action shares with its topic a certain uncertainty of location. Is action located inside the mind or outside the mind—or does it in some way belong to both domains...

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Action and Self-Location in Perception

Susanna Schellenberg.

in Mind

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

I offer an explanation of how subjects are able to perceive the intrinsic spatial properties of objects, given that subjects always perceive from a particular location. The argument proceeds...

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