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Meta-epistemological Skepticism

Chris Ranalli

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Meta-epistemological SkepticismIntroductionIn epistemology, skepticism is the view that knowledge of (or justified belief about) something is impossib...

Metaepistemology

Christos Kyriacou

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

MetaepistemologyIntroductionMetaepistemology is the branch of epistemology that asks questions about epistemological questions and inquires into funda...

Metaethics

Alex Miller

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

MetaethicsIntroductionMetaethics can be described as the philosophical study of the nature of moral judgment. It is concerned with such questions as: ...

Metametaphysics

Anna-Sofia Maurin, Alexander Skiles

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

MetametaphysicsIntroductionMetametaphysics is the philosophical study of metaphysics. It attempts to answer questions such as: what is the proper subj...

Metaphilosophy

Yuri Cath

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Metaphilosophy Introduction Often philosophers have reason to ask fundamental questions about the aims, methods, nature, or value of their own ...

Metaphor

David Hills

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

MetaphorIntroductionMetaphor is a poetically or rhetorically ambitious use of words or concepts or images. With it we contrive to talk about two diffe...

Metaphysical Grounding

Michael J. Raven

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Metaphysical GroundingIntroductionMetaphysical ground is supposed to be a distinctive metaphysical kind of determination. It is or underwrites constit...

Metaphysics, Contemporary

Allan Hazlett

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Contemporary Metaphysics Introduction There is no general agreement or consensus about how to define metaphysics. The word itself derives from...

Metaphysics, Feminist

Mari Mikkola

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Feminist Metaphysics Introduction Since the 1980s, feminist philosophy has become recognized as a philosophical subdiscipline in its own right...

Midgley, Mary

Liz McKinnell

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Mary MidgleyIntroductionMary Beatrice Midgley (née Scrutton; b. 13 September 1919–d. 10 October 2018) wrote twenty philosophical books that use an eng...

Mill, John Stuart

Jonathan Riley

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

John Stuart MillIntroductionJohn Stuart Mill (b. 1806–d. 1873) was a brilliant philosopher who also displayed a passion for justice and equal rights. ...

Mind, Metaphysics of

Darragh Byrne

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Metaphysics of Mind Introduction Philosophy of mind addresses fundamental questions about mental or psychological phenomena. The question he...

Modal Epistemology

Kelly Becker

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Modal EpistemologyIntroductionModal epistemologies aim to explicate the necessary link between belief and truth that constitutes knowledge. This strai...

Modality

Scott A. Shalkowski

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Modality Introduction The problems of modality––the modes of being or modes of truth––have a long history, stretching back at least as far as t...

Models and Theories in Science

Roman Frigg

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Models and Theories in Science Introduction An important aspect of science is the construction of models and theories. Philosophy of science a...

Modularity

Edouard Machery

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

ModularityIntroductionOne of the liveliest debates within cognitive science and the philosophy of psychology concerns the extent to which, and in whic...

Montesquieu

Catherine Volpilhac-Auger

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

MontesquieuIntroductionThe first readers of Montesquieu (b. 1689–d. 1755) confronted the breadth of writings that extended into every domain, seeking ...

Moore, G. E.

Brian Hutchinson

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

G. E. MooreIntroductionG. E. Moore (b. 1873–d. 1958) is credited, along with Bertrand Russell, for doing the most in the early 20th century to weaken ...

Moral Contractualism

Nicholas Southwood

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Moral Contractualism Introduction Moral contractualism is the view that the rightness and wrongness of our conduct is somehow to be understood...

Moral Naturalism and Nonnaturalism

Roger Crisp

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Moral Naturalism and NonnaturalismIntroductionUnderstood broadly, the debate between naturalists and nonnaturalists in ethics concerns the question of...

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