Latest Results for Erkenntnis Category

Emergentist Integrated Information Theory

Abstract The integrated information theory (IIT) is an ambitious theory of consciousness that aims to provide both a neuroscientific and…

Testimony by Presupposition

Abstract Testimony is a source of knowledge. A speaker asserts what a hearer may therefore come to know. Assertion has…

Evidence and Cognition

Abstract Cognitive theorists routinely disagree about the evidence supporting claims in cognitive science. Here, we first argue that some disagreements…

The Varieties of Moral Vice: An Aristotelian Approach

Abstract On a standard Aristotelian account, the moral virtues and vices stand in an asymmetric relationship to one another. To…

Extremists are more confident

Abstract Metacognitive mental states are mental states about mental states. For example, I may be uncertain whether my belief is…

Backwards Causation in Social Institutions

Abstract Whereas many philosophers take backwards causation to be impossible, the few who maintain its possibility either take it to…

Inter-level Causal Compatibility Without Identity

Abstract The paper investigates and refines the proportionalist solution to the causal exclusion problem developed by Menzies and List. First…

Trusting What Ought to Happen

Abstract This paper introduces a new account of trust and distrust. The core aim of the paper is to introduce…

Hybrid Modal Realism Debugged

Abstract In this paper, I support a hybrid view regarding the metaphysics of worlds. I endorse Lewisian Modal Realism for…

Arne Næss’s experiments in truth

Abstract Well over half a century before the development of contemporary experimental philosophy, the Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss conducted a…