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  • Debunking logical grounding: distinguishing metaphysics from semantics 

    Mcsweeney, Michaela (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2020-04-20)
    Many philosophers take purportedly logical cases of ground (such as a true disjunction being grounded in its true disjunct(s)) to be obvious cases, and indeed such cases have been used to motivate the existence of and ...
  • Calibration, coherence, and consilience in radiometric measures of geologic time 

    Bokulich, Alisa (University of Chicago Press, 2019-08-05)
    In 2012 the Geological Time Scale, which sets the temporal framework for studying the timing and tempo of all major geological, biological, and climatic events in Earth's history, had one-quarter of its boundaries moved ...
  • Missing in action: affectivity in being and time 

    Dahlstrom, Daniel (Pagrave Macmillan, 2019-08-14)
    Despite the importance that Heidegger assigns to affectivity structurally in Being and Time, accounts of the relevant sorts of affectivity are frequently and, in some cases, perhaps even egregiously missing from existential ...
  • Teaching and learning with Wittgenstein and Turing: sailing the seas of social media 

    Floyd, Juliet (Wiley, 2019-11)
    Results of the Boston University Mellon Sawyer seminar 2016–2019 (www.mellophilemerge.com) reveal that social and philosophical drives are increasingly central to our uses of technology, including AI. This raises critical ...
  • Theories as recipes: third-order virtue and vice 

    McSweeney, Michaela Markham (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-02)
    A basic way of evaluating metaphysical theories is to ask whether they give satisfying (not necessarily truthful!) answers to the questions they set out to resolve. I propose an account of “third-order” virtue that tells ...
  • "The True" in Journalism 

    Floyd, Juliet (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    “The True” is a central norm of journalism that cannot be reduced away to something else: opinion, consensus, social force, power, or demographic identity. There are no “alternative” facts, though there are of course ...
  • Disengaged Buddhism 

    Lele, Amod (Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 2019)
    Contemporary engaged Buddhist scholars typically claim either that Buddhism always endorsed social activism, or that its non-endorsement of such activism represented an unwitting lack of progress. This article examines ...
  • Scheler on shame 

    Dahlstrom, Daniel
    This paper presents a critical review of Scheler’s analysis of shame's structure, dynamic, and affectivity, and his explanation of phenomena of shame. This first part of the paper examines Scheler’s accounts of shame’s ...
  • Using models to correct data: paleodiversity and the fossil record 

    Bokulich, Alisa (Springer Verlag, 2018-05-17)
    Despite an enormous philosophical literature on models in science, surprisingly little has been written about data models and how they are constructed. In this paper, I examine the case of how paleodiversity data models ...
  • Moral critique and philosophical psychology 

    Katsafanas, Paul (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018)
    Given the richness of Nietzsche’s texts and the variety of his concerns, picking just two key topics is no easy task. I am going to focus on two issues that are both obvious and elusive: obvious, because they are some ...

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