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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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Abduction and Explanatory Reasoning

Igor Douven.

in Philosophy

P ublished online January 2019 .

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. 5056 words.

The term “abduction” originates in the work of the American pragmatist philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce. Roughly, he meant it to indicate the process of searching for hypotheses guided by...

Ability

Evan Butts.

in Philosophy

P ublished online October 2018 .

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. 4808 words.

Ability attribution is a common and important feature of both everyday and theoretical discourse. People are given jobs, picked for teams, and so forth on the basis of their possession (or...

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...

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...

About the Speaker, 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.

Abstract Objects

Mark Balaguer.

in Philosophy

P ublished online January 2019 .

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. 7681 words.

An abstract object is a non-physical, non-mental object that exists outside of space and time and is wholly unextended. For example, one might think that numbers are abstract objects; e.g.,...

Abstract Objects and the Semantics of Natural Language, 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.

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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Achieving Knowledge: A Virtue-Theoretic Account of Epistemic Normativity, 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.

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...

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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Actions, adjuncts, and agency

PM Pietroski.

in Mind

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

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

The event analysis of action sentences seems to be at odds with plausible (Davidsonian) views about how to count actions. If Booth pulled a certain trigger, and thereby shot Lincoln, there...

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Actuality and Responsibility

Carolina Sartorio.

in Mind

October 2011; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 11456 words.

Actual-sequence views of responsibility are views according to which moral responsibility is a function of actual sequences, histories, or ancestries. In recent years these views have...

Actuality for Counterpart Theorists

Jeffrey Sanford Russell.

in Mind

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 16909 words.

The counterpart theorist has a problem: there is no obvious way to understand talk about actuality in terms of counterparts. Fara and Williamson have charged that this obstacle cannot be...

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Adaptive Preferences, Adapted Preferences

Polly Mitchell.

in Mind

October 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 8901 words.

Abstract

People who have not experienced diseases and health conditions tend to judge them to be worse than they are reported to be by people who have...

The Adequacy of Genuine Modal Realism

Harold W. Noonan.

in Mind

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 4260 words.

What are the requirements on an adequate genuine modal realist analysis of modal discourse? One is material adequacy: the modal realist must provide for each candidate analysandum an...

Adorno, by Brian O’Connor.

Owen Hulatt.

in Mind

July 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 1462 words.

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Adorno on Nature, by Deborah Cook.

Owen Hulatt.

in Mind

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 978 words.

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The Adventure of Reason, by Paolo Mancosu.

Catarina Dutilh Novaes.

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. 1766 words.

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