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Constructive Empiricism

Paul Dicken

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Constructive Empiricism Introduction Constructive empiricism is the view that (a) science aims to produce theories that are empirically adequat...

Contemporary Hylomorphism

Andrew Bailey, Shane Maxwell Wilkins

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Contemporary HylomorphismIntroductionAristotle famously held that objects are comprised of matter and form. That is the central doctrine of hylomorphi...


Tim Black

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Contextualism Introduction According to contextualism in epistemology, the truth-value of knowledge attributions (“S knows that p”) and knowled...


Nathan Cockram, Adam Morton

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

ContrastivismIntroductionIn the history of epistemology, there are many suggestions for separating what we can or do know with what we cannot or do no...

Cook Wilson, John

Guy Longworth

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

John Cook WilsonIntroductionJohn Cook Wilson (b. 1849–d. 1915) was Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He made a number of contrib...

Cosmology, Philosophy of

Craig Fox, Marie Gueguen, Adam Koberinski, Chris Smeenk

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Philosophy of CosmologyIntroductionPhysical cosmology, the study of the large-scale structure of the universe and its evolution, has become a central ...

Critical Theory

Claudio Corradetti

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Critical TheoryIntroductionCritical theory is a philosophical movement that developed from the Frankfurt School, initially hosted at the Institute of ...

Culture and Cognition

Mirko Farina

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Culture and CognitionIntroductionCulture is, notoriously, an intractably large and complex phenomenon, and any attempt to define it is ultimately doom...

Daoism and Philosophy

Jung Lee

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Daoism and PhilosophyIntroductionAlong with Confucianism, Daoism represents one of the major indigenous philosophical and religious traditions of Chin...

Davidson, Donald

Kirk Ludwig

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Donald Davidson Introduction Donald Herbert Davidson (b. 1917–d. 2003) was one of the most influential analytic philosophers of the second hal...

de Beauvoir, Simone

Edward Fullbrook, Margaret Simons

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Simone de BeauvoirIntroductionSimone de Beauvoir (b. 9 January 1908–d. 14 April 1986) contributed to shaping the philosophical movement of French exis...

de Montaigne, Michel

Manuel Bermúdez Vázquez

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Michel De Montaigne Introduction Michel de Montaigne (b. 1533–d. 1592) was a French essayist, generally regarded as one of the most influentia...


Steven Luper

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

DeathIntroductionThis article concerns contemporary philosophical discussions of death. The philosophy of death attempts to determine what it is for p...

Decision Theory

Paul Weirich

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Decision TheoryIntroductionDecision theory is multidisciplinary and treats all aspects of choice. It is the foundation of the behavioral and social sc...

Deleuze, Gilles

Henry Somers-Hall

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Gilles Deleuze Introduction Gilles Deleuze (b. 1925–d. 1995) is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the great European philosophers of the 2...


Thom Brooks

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Democracy Introduction Democracy is widely understood to be the best form of government. This is where agreement ends. There remains much disa...


Ben Blumson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

DepictionIntroductionHow do pictures represent? A traditional answer is that whereas a word is connected to what it represents via an arbitrary conven...

Derrida, Jacques

Jack Reynolds, Peter Gratton

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Jacques Derrida Introduction Jacques Derrida (b. 1930–d. 2004) was one of the most famous philosophers of the 20th century, and he has remaine...

Descartes, René

Justin Skirry

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

René DescartesIntroductionThere is no doubt that Descartes is one of the most influential and perhaps one of the most misunderstood philosophers of th...

Descartes, René: Sensory Representations

Raffaella De Rosa

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

René Descartes: Sensory Representations Introduction René Descartes, throughout his whole body of philosophical and scientific work, portrays ...

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