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The A Priori  

Christopher Peacocke

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Nov 2007
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Sep 2009
The existence and nature of the a priori are defining issues for philosophy. A philosopher's attitude to the a priori is a touchstone for his whole approach to the subject. Sometimes, as ... More

Ascriber Contextualism  

Stewart Cohen

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
This article describes the concept of ascriber contextualism in relation to skepticism. It explains that ascriber contextualism in epistemology is the view that the truth conditions for ... More

Incomplete Understanding of Concepts  

Åsa Wikforss

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Mar 2017
This article discusses the thesis that a subject can have a concept, think thoughts containing it, that she incompletely understands. The central question concerns how to construe the ... More

Introduction  

Daniel Star

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The purpose and plan of the Handbook is described herein. Key concepts in the contemporary literature on reasons and normativity are introduced, and the forty-four chapters that make up ... More

Ordinary Language Philosophy  

Avner Baz

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May 2016
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Aug 2016
The article presents, clarifies, defends, and shows the contemporary relevance of ordinary language philosophy (OLP), as a general approach to the understanding and dissolution of at least ... More

Rationality, Language, and the Principle of Charity  

Kirk Ludwig

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Feb 2004
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Sep 2009
This article deals with the relations between language, thought, and rationality, and especially the role and status of assumptions about rationality in interpreting another's speech and ... More

Wittgenstein’s Global Deflationism  

Paul Horwich

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May 2016
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Aug 2016
This article explores Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ideas about the nature of philosophy, with particular emphasis on his rejection of “T-philosophy”—a traditionally dominant form of philosophy ... More

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