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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...

Epistemology of Education

J. Adam Carter, Ben Kotzee

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Epistemology of Education Introduction During the late 20th and early 21st centuries, increasing overlap has emerged between projects in mains...

Epistemology, Bayesian

Jürgen Landes

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Bayesian EpistemologyIntroductionEveryone agrees that it is good to know. We however believe many more things than we know, which has made the notion ...

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...

Epistemology, Internalism and Externalism in

Mylan Engel

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Internalism and Externalism in EpistemologyIntroductionThe internalism/externalism distinction in epistemology applies to both theories of justificati...

Epistemology, Moral

Aaron Zimmerman

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Moral Epistemology Introduction Moral epistemology is the study of moral knowledge and related phenomena. The recorded history of work in the ...

Ethical Consequentialism

Tim Mulgan

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Ethical ConsequentialismIntroductionConsequentialism ties moral evaluation to the value of consequences or outcomes. In contemporary moral philosophy,...

Ethical Deontology

Jörg Schroth

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Ethical DeontologyIntroductionDeontology is usually contrasted with consequentialism (and both with virtue ethics). Whereas consequentialists maintain...

Ethical Intuitionism

Robert Cowan

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Ethical Intuitionism Introduction Ethical intuitionism is the meta-ethical view that normal ethical agents have at least some non-inferentiall...

Eugenics and Philosophy

Robert A. Wilson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Eugenics and PhilosophyIntroductionEugenics raises issues in a range of philosophical subdisciplines, including the philosophy of science, the philoso...

Events, The Philosophy of

Dana Goswick, Paul R. Daniels

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

The Philosophy of EventsIntroductionThe mid-20th century saw an increasing interest in the nature of events. Within the span of ten years (1966–1976),...


Trent Dougherty

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Evidence Introduction This entry will focus on contemporary discussions concerning what items of evidence are and when items constitute evi...

Evidence-Based Medicine, Philosophy of

Jeremy Howick, Ashley Graham Kennedy, Alexander Mebius

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Philosophy of Evidence-Based Medicine Introduction Since its introduction just over two decades ago, evidence-based medicine (EBM) has come to...

Evidential Support Relation In Epistemology, The

Ryan Byerly

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

The Evidential Support Relation in Epistemology Introduction Just when does a person’s evidence support a proposition? This question is at the...


Eve Garrard, Stephen De Wijze

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

EvilIntroductionWhen we talk about evil, we may mean one of at least three things. First, we may be referring to anything that produces bad outcomes. ...

Evolutionary Debunking Arguments in Ethics

Diego E. Machuca

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Evolutionary Debunking Arguments in EthicsIntroductionThere are at least three different genealogical accounts of morality: the ontogenetic, the socio...

Evolutionary Epistemology

James Marcum

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Evolutionary EpistemologyIntroductionEvolutionary epistemology approaches the growth of knowledge, especially scientific knowledge, in terms of evolut...

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...

Explanations of Religion

Justin McBrayer

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Explanations of ReligionIntroductionEvery known human culture includes beliefs and behaviors deemed religious. Why are humans this way? This is an emp...

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