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Seeing That P and Knowing That P

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that epistemological disjunctivism can evade the basis problem by resisting the conventional wisdom embodied by the entailment thesis. In particular, it maintains that one can ... More


Redescription and logico-conceptual entailment

Robert Kirk

in The Conceptual Link from Physical to Mental

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669417
eISBN:
9780191748769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669417.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The starting point is the notion of a pure redescription, whose truth depends on nothing beyond what is specified by a base description. Physicalism entails that if P is a true narrowly physical ... More


The Q Factor: Modal Rationalism vs. Modal Autonomism

Joseph Levine

in Quality and Content: Essays on Consciousness, Representation, and Modality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198800088
eISBN:
9780191839863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800088.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this paper I criticize the Chalmers–Jackson position on the commitments of Materialism from a new direction. Unlike my earlier critique, and that of Block and Stalnaker, I here accept for the sake ... More


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