Latest Results for Erkenntnis Category

Taking Skepticism Seriously

Abstract Responses to skeptical arguments need to be serious: they need to explain not only why some premise of the…

Processual Emergentism

Abstract The turn of the twenty-first century was a period of intensified research on the description of the world as…

A Monist Proposal: Against Integrative Pluralism About Protein Structure

Abstract Mitchell & Gronenborn (2017) propose that we account for the presence of multiple models of protein structure, each produced…

Ancestor simulations and the Dangers of Simulation Probes

Abstract Preston Greene (2020) argues that we should not conduct simulation investigations because of the risk that wemight be terminated…

Computational Modelling for Alcohol Use Disorder

Abstract In this paper, I examine Reinforcement Learning (RL) modelling practice in psychiatry, in the context of alcohol use disorders.…

Priority Perdurantism

Abstract In this paper, I introduce a version of perdurantism called Priority Perdurantism, according to which perduring, four-dimensional objects are…

Moral Encroachment and Positive Profiling

Abstract Some claim that moral factors affect the epistemic status of our beliefs. Call this the moral encroachment thesis. It’s…

The Importance of Understanding Deep Learning

Abstract Some machine learning models, in particular deep neural networks (DNNs), are not very well understood; nevertheless, they are frequently…

Does Property-Perception Entail the Content View?

Abstract Visual perception is widely taken to present properties such as redness, roundness, and so on. This in turn might…

Does Macbeth See a Dagger? An Empirical Argument for the Existence-Neutrality of Seeing

Abstract In a recent paper, Justin D’Ambrosio (2020) has offered an empirical argument in support of a negative solution to…