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Disagreement, Epistemology of

Jennifer Lackey

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Epistemology of Disagreement Introduction The epistemology of disagreement is a fairly young though extremely fertile area of inquiry in philo...


Berit Brogaard

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Disjunctivism Introduction Disjunctivism—with respect to bodily or mental states or reasons of kind S—is the view that S-states (or reasons) ...


Jennifer McKitrick

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Dispositions Introduction Many philosophers consider dispositions (a.k.a. powers, capacities, tendencies, etc.) to be a major ontological categ...

Doing and Allowing

Fiona Woollard

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Doing and AllowingIntroductionAccording to common-sense morality, the difference between doing and allowing harm matters morally. Doing harm can be wr...

du Châtelet, Emilie

Karen Detlefsen

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Emilie Du ChâteletIntroductionEmilie Du Châtelet (b. 1706–d. 1749) was a French philosopher, author, and translator who worked primarily in natural ph...

Dummett, Michael

Bernhard Weiss

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Michael Dummett Introduction Born in 1925, Professor Sir Michael Dummett spent most of his career working at the University of Oxford, becomin...

Dutch Book Arguments

Susan Vineberg

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Dutch Book ArgumentsIntroductionDutch Book arguments have been invoked to defend various probabilistic norms of rationality. The idea originates with ...

Early Modern Philosophy, 1600-1750

Antonia LoLordo

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Early Modern Philosophy, 1600–1750IntroductionIn 21st century academic philosophy, “early modern philosophy” refers to the study of texts written in a...

Education, Philosophy of

Michael A. Peters, Marek Tesar, Kirsten Locke

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Philosophy of Education Introduction Philosophy of education is the philosophical study of education, often understood as a field of applied p...


Michael Brady

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

EmotionIntroductionEmotions occupy a central place in our lives and are increasingly the object of philosophical attention. It is not easy, however, t...

Engineering, Philosophy and Ethics of

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

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Philosophy and Ethics of EngineeringIntroductionThe field of philosophy and ethics of engineering is a relatively new one. It has its predecessors wit...

Environmental Philosophy

Andrew Brennan, Norva Lo

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Environmental PhilosophyIntroductionEnvironmental philosophy took off in the 1970s through engaging a key question: are human lives and experiences th...


Tim O'Keefe

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

EpicurusIntroductionEpicurus (b. c. 341–d. 271 bce) was one of the most influential philosophers of the Hellenistic period, the two centuries or so fo...

Epistemic Basing Relation

Daniel M. Mittag

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Epistemic Basing Relation Introduction One traditional epistemological view holds that epistemic justification is necessary for knowledge. One...

Epistemic Defeat

Patrick Bondy, Dustin Olson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Epistemic DefeatIntroductionEpistemic defeat has to do with the lowering, eliminating, or general downgrading of positive epistemic statuses, especial...

Epistemic Injustice

Miranda Fricker

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Epistemic Injustice Introduction The term “epistemic injustice” was introduced to the literature in the monograph of that name, Epistemic Inju...

Epistemic Justification

Peter Graham

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Epistemic Justification Introduction The theory of epistemic justification is one of the central topics in epistemology, and thus in philosophy...

Epistemic Philosophy of Logic

Joe Salerno

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Epistemic Philosophy of Logic Introduction Epistemic logic is the study of the principles of inference and the formal semantics of knowledge, b...


Jeremy Fantl, Matthew McGrath, Ernest Sosa

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Epistemology Introduction Much epistemological work in the Western tradition focuses on the nature of knowledge—its sources, significance, and ...

Epistemology and Active Externalism

J. Adam Carter, S. Orestis Palermos

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Epistemology and Active Externalism Introduction Recently, there has been a growing interest in topics at the intersection of epistemology and...

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