Category: Issue 2/2014

OSTENSION AND DEMONSTRATIVE REFERENCE by Gheorghe Ștefanov

Download PDF of the article Author: Gheorghe Ștefanov Abstract. The strong similarity between the use of ostension and that of a simple demonstrative to predicate something of an object seems to conflict with equally strong intuitions according to which, while “this” does usually refer to an object, the gesture of holding an object in your…

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REANALYZING CHISHOLM PARADOX. STRUCTURAL INSIGHTS by Bianca Savu

  Download PDF of the article Author: Bianca Savu Abstract. In this paper I focus on the conditions that have to be met for Chisholm’s Paradox (CP) to occur. My claim is that identity and structure are notions closely related to each other. I propose a discussion in which the minimal framework for CP is…

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THE PROBLEM OF TRUTH IN THE CLASSICAL ANALYSIS OF KNOWLEDGE by Filip V. Rossi

  Download PDF article Author: Filip V. Rossi Abstract. In this article I propose a new problem for the classical analysis of knowledge (as justified true belief) and all analyses belonging to its legacy. The gist of my argument is that truth as a condition for a belief to be knowledge is problematic insofar there…

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THE SCOPE OF THE TRUTHMAKER REQUIREMENT by Adam Lovett

Download PDF article Author: Adam Lovett Abstract. Truths require truthmakers, many think. In this paper I will discuss the scope of this requirement. Truthmaker maximalism is the claim that, necessarily, all truths require truthmakers. I shall argue against this claim. I shall argue against it on the basis of its implications. I shall first consider…

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