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On Boundary Marking

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the extent to which the idea of a right is dependent on the notion of a boundary. For the concept of a right to be coherent, clear boundaries have to be drawn between different ... More


Language, Justice, and the Deliberative Democratic Way

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The aim of this chapter is to explore an alternative to language rights. This chapter argues that language needs to be consistently viewed as a set of constructions that serves as a semiotic ... More


Scepticism, ‘Externalism’, and the Goal of Epistemology

Barry Stroud

in Understanding Human Knowledge: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252138
eISBN:
9780191598500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252130.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Stresses again the unavoidability of scepticism in a pursuit to defend a philosophical theory of knowledge and casts doubt on attempts to find solutions to the epistemological question other than ... More


Evolutionary Skepticism

J. L. Schellenberg

in Evolutionary Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673766
eISBN:
9780191757129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673766.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science

The skepticism defended by Colin McGinn, which might be called evolutionary, is greatly deepened when we take account of our place in time and epistemic possibilities concerning the future, exposed ... More


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