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Berkeley, George

Daniel Flage

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

George Berkeley Introduction George Berkeley (b. 1685–d. 1753) was an Irish philosopher best known for his contention that the physical wor...

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...

Laws of Nature

Marc Lange

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Laws of Nature Introduction The discovery of the laws of nature has long been considered a principal aim of science. Of course, many laws that...

Scientific Revolutions

Thomas Nickles

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Scientific Revolutions Introduction Scientific revolutions and the problem of understanding deep scientific change became central topics in ph...

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Philosophy of Politics

Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Philosophy of Politics Introduction G. W. F. Hegel is widely considered to be one of the most important phi...

Ethics of Engineering, Philosophy and

Pieter E. Vermaas, Ibo Van de Poel, Rafaela Hillerbrand

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Philosophy and Ethics of Engineering Introduction The field of philosophy and ethics of engineering is a relatively new one. It has its predec...

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...

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...

Phenomenology

Shaun Gallagher

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Phenomenology Introduction Phenomenology is a philosophical tradition originating in the 20th century with the work of Edmund Husserl (b. 1859–...

Instruments in Science

Joseph Pitt, Steven Mischler

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Instruments in Science Introduction Historians of science and technology are well aware of the crucial role instruments play in their respecti...

Political Philosophy

Keith Hyams, Igor Shoikhedbrod

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Political Philosophy Introduction Political philosophy is that branch of philosophy concerned with political morality and associated concepts. ...

British Idealism

Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

British Idealism Introduction British idealism flourished in the late 19th century and early 20th centuries. It was a movement with a lasting ...

Epistemology, Feminist

Alessandra Tanesini

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Feminist Epistemology Introduction Feminist epistemology and philosophy of science is the study of the significance of gender for the acquisit...

Experimental Philosophy

Wesley Buckwalter, Joshua Knobe, Shaun Nichols, N. Ángel Pinillos, Philip Robbins, Hagop Sarkissian, Chris Weigel, Jonathan M. Weinberg

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Experimental Philosophy Introduction Experimental philosophy is a new movement that uses systematic experimental studies to shed light on phil...

Hermeneutics

Kristin Gjesdal

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Hermeneutics Introduction The term hermeneutics refers to the interpretation of a given text, speech, or symbolic expression (such as art). Ho...

Nonexistent Objects

Jody Azzouni

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Nonexistent Objects Introduction The issues that nonexistent entities pose for metaphysics and philosophy of language are among the oldest in ...

War

Seth Lazar

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

War Introduction Wars are large-scale armed conflicts between two or more organized groups. The basic problem of warfare is that it involves in...

Peirce, Charles Sanders

Albert Atkin

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Charles Sanders Peirce Introduction Charles Sanders Peirce (b. 1839–d. 1914) was a polymathic but influential thinker who is widely regarded...

Pragmatism

Albert Atkin

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Pragmatism Introduction Pragmatism is, broadly, an approach to philosophy that clusters loosely around a set of themes and a common tradition...

Causation

Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Trent Dougherty

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Causation Introduction Causation is a notion that is put to work in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and even aesthetics. This bibliograp...

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