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Supervenience

Jesper Kallestrup

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Supervenience Introduction Supervenience is a topic-neutral, dependency relation that typically holds between facts or sets of properties. For ...

Tarski, Alfred

Mario Gomez-Torrente

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Alfred Tarski Introduction Alfred Tarski (b. 1901–d. 1983) was a Polish American–mathematician, widely regarded as one of the greatest logicia...

Technology, Philosophy of

Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen Friis, Søren Riis, Evan Selinger, Stig Andur Pedersen

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Philosophy of Technology Introduction Philosophy of technology is a rapidly growing branch of philosophy. Many philosophers now regard it as ...

Testimony, Epistemology of

J. Adam Carter, Duncan Pritchard

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Epistemology of Testimony Introduction In the field of philosophy, testimony is defined as the intentional transfer of a belief from one p...

Thomas Aquinas' Philosophy of Religion

Paul O'Grady

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Thomas Aquinas’s Philosophy of Religion Introduction Thomas Aquinas contributed to all the main areas of philosophy, but his work is especiall...

Thought Experiments

James Robert Brown

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Thought Experiments Introduction Thought experiments are performed in the imagination. We set up some situation, we observe what happens, then...

Time and Tense

Kristie Miller

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Time and Tense Introduction The nature of the relationship between time and tense is a contested one. On the one hand, when philosophers ask a...

Time Travel

Alasdair Richmond

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Time Travel Introduction Time travel is a philosophical growth industry, with many issues in metaphysics and elsewhere recently transformed by...

Toleration

Emanuela Ceva

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Toleration Introduction The idea of toleration (or tolerance—the terms are mostly used interchangeably) plays a paramount role in liberal theor...

Tropes

Anna-Sofia Maurin

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Tropes ...

Trust

Judith Simon

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Trust ...

Truth

Pascal Engel

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Truth Introduction The problem of the nature of truth is Janus-faced. On the one hand, it seems to be so metaphysically profound that it is for...

Truth and the Aim of Belief

Davide Fassio

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Truth and the Aim of Belief Introduction With the claim that “belief aims at truth,” philosophers designate a specific feature of belief accor...

Truthmaking

Aaron M. Griffith

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Truthmaking Introduction The notions of “truthmaking” and “truthmakers” are central to many attempts in contemporary metaphysics to come to gr...

Two-Dimensional Semantics

Cara J. Spencer

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Two-Dimensional Semantics Introduction Two-dimensional (2-D) modal logic provides a semantic framework for natural language expressions whose r...

Understanding

Stephen Grimm, Michael Hannon

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Understanding Introduction Understanding is a kind of cognitive accomplishment, and the objects of understanding—from people, to languages, to...

Vagueness

Carl Ehrett

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Vagueness Introduction Much, or perhaps all, of natural language is vague: the concepts expressed in natural language seem to have unclear boun...

Value of Knowledge

Erik J. Olsson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Value of Knowledge Introduction Everyone agrees that it is good to know. If you know that it will rain tomorrow, you can adapt your traveling ...

Virtue Epistemology

John Turri, Ernest Sosa

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Virtue Epistemology Introduction Virtue epistemologists deploy the resources of virtue theory to explain epistemological properties and concept...

Virtue Ethics

Julia Driver

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Virtue Ethics ...

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