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Sartre, Jean-Paul

Christian Skirke

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Jean-Paul Sartre Introduction Jean-Paul Sartre (b. 1905–d. 1980) was one of the most influential public intellectuals of the 20th century, and...

Schopenhauer, Arthur

Dale Jacquette

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Arthur Schopenhauer Introduction Arthur Schopenhauer (b. 1788–d. 1860) was a private scholar and philosopher. Although Schopenhauer was largel...

Science and Religion

J. Brian Pitts

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Science and Religion Introduction The science–religion interaction spans so many fields, years, sources, etc., that a comprehensive view is no...

Science, Theoretical Virtues in

Samuel Schindler

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Theoretical Virtues in ScienceIntroductionA theoretical virtue in science is a property of a scientific theory that is considered desirable. Standard ...

Scientific Explanation

Joseph Pitt, Steven Mischler

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Scientific ExplanationIntroductionThe modern search for an adequate general theory of explanation is an outgrowth of the logical positivist’s agenda: ...

Scientific Progress

Ilkka Niiniluoto

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Scientific Progress Introduction Science is the systematic pursuit of new knowledge by using critical methods of inquiry. Scientists constitut...

Scientific Realism

Juha Saatsi

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Scientific Realism Introduction The scientific realism debate concerns the nature of scientific knowledge. Scientific realists advocate a posi...

Scientific Representation

Mauricio Suárez

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Scientific Representation Introduction Scientific representation is a booming field nowadays within the philosophy of science, with many paper...

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...

Scotus, Duns

Giorgio Pini

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Duns ScotusIntroductionJohn Duns Scotus (b. c. 1265/1266–d. 1308) was a major medieval philosopher and theologian whose brilliance and originality is ...

Self-Knowledge

Quassim Cassam

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Self-Knowledge Introduction In philosophy, self-knowledge usually means one of two things: knowledge of one’s particular mental states or know...

Sellars, Wilfrid

Michael P. Wolf, Jeremy Randel Koons

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Wilfrid SellarsIntroductionWilfrid Sellars (b. 1912–d. 1989) did some of the most interesting and challenging work in Western philosophy in the 20th c...

Semantic Externalism

Sandy Goldberg

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Semantic Externalism Introduction Semantic externalism is the view that (some) semantic properties of a subject’s words and/or thoughts depend ...

Semantic Minimalism

Agustin Vicente, Fernando Martínez Manrique

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Semantic MinimalismIntroductionSemantic minimalism is primarily a position about the semantic content of sentences. It is defined by the thesis that s...

Semiotics

Marc Champagne

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Semiotics Introduction Semiotics (sometimes spelled “semeiotic”) is the name first given by John Locke, and later reprised by Charles S. Peirc...

Seneca

Ermanno Malaspina, Jula Wildberger, Veronica Revello

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

SenecaIntroductionThe Stoic Seneca (b. c. 4 bce–d. 65 ce), mentor to Emperor Nero and one of the wealthiest men of his time, has been studied as the b...

Senses, The

Keith A. Wilson, Fiona Macpherson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

The SensesIntroductionPhilosophers and scientists have studied sensory perception and, in particular, vision for many years. Increasingly, however, th...

Sensitivity Principle in Epistemology

Guido Melchior

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Sensitivity Principle in EpistemologyIntroductionSensitivity is a modal epistemic principle. Modal knowledge accounts are externalist in nature and cl...

Singular Thought

Michael Murez, François Recanati, Felipe Carvalho

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Singular Thought Introduction In February 2013, an inhabitant of Chelyabinsk, Russia, looks up and sees a meteor hurtling through the sky. He ...

Situated Cognition

Robert D. Rupert

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Situated CognitionIntroductionSince the mid-1950s, cognition has been the focus of intensive scientific and philosophical study. The emergence of this...

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