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 On “Defundamentalizing” Fundamentalists

Solomon Schimmel

in The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195188264
eISBN:
9780199870509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188264.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter points out some of the negative consequences of scriptural fundamentalisms such as homophobia, gender inequality; religious intolerance; self‐righteousness; intellectual ... More


Fallible A Priori Justification

Albert Casullo

in A Priori Justification

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195115055
eISBN:
9780199786190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195115058.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter articulates the requirements of fallible a priori justification. It distinguishes two senses of fallibility: c-fallibility, justification that does not guarantee truth; and ... More


How to Disagree about How to Disagree

Adam Elga

in Disagreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226078
eISBN:
9780191594236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for the incoherence of unrestricted conciliatory views according to which one ought always to modify one's view in the direction of one's peer in cases of peer disagreement. It ... More


Are Supervaluational and Revision Theories Self‐Undermining?

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter is concerned with the extent to which supervaluation and revision theories can declare that their rules all preserve truth. The extent varies from one such theory to another, but none ... More


Determinateness, Stratification, and Revenge

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Does the presence of a transfinitely iterable determinacy operator re-create the difficulties with stratified truth theories? This chapter argues that it does not. It begins by pointing out the many ... More


Humour Directed at the Persona

Maria Plaza

in The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281114
eISBN:
9780191712739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281114.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter on persona-oriented humour argues that while it is a valuable insight that the persona is not identical with the author, the gap created between author and persona by humorous ... More


Introduction

Christensen David and Lackey Christensen Jennifer

in The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698370
eISBN:
9780191748899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698370.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction by David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey briefly explains some of the main themes that have surfaced in the literature on disagreement. It sketches the distinction between ... More


Reactive Sequences in Global Health Governance

Tine Hanrieder and Michael Zürn

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Historical institutionalism (HI) is criticized for over-emphasizing stability and linearity in global institutions. The authors argue that both institutional stability and change can be due to ... More


Self-undermining chances

Richard Pettigrew

in Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198732716
eISBN:
9780191797019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In the previous chapters in this part of the book, it has been assumed that the objective chances are not self-undermining—that is, they assign maximal probability to the hypothesis that says that ... More


Nonintervention

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies the direct and indirect reasons that support the norm of nonintervention. Directly, nonintervention harms the self determination of peoples and it tends to produce one or more ... More


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