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It Takes a Village to Trust Science: Towards a (Thoroughly) Social Approach to Public Trust in Science

Abstract In this paper, I distinguish three general approaches to public trust in science, which I call the individual approach,…

Newtonian Equivalence Principles

Abstract The equivalence principle has constituted one of the cornerstones of discussions in the foundations of spacetime theories over the…

Using Quotas as a Remedy for Structural Injustice

Abstract We analyze a frequent but undertheorized form of structural injustice, one that arises due to the difficulty of reaching…

The Explanatory Power of Deflationary Truth

Abstract It is widely believed that deflationary truth has no explanatory power. I will argue that it does. Specifically, I…

Value Promotion and the Explanation of Evidential Standards

Abstract While it is commonly accepted that justified beliefs must be strongly supported by evidence and that support comes in…

The Logical Development of Pretense Imagination

Abstract We propose a logic of imagination, based on simulated belief revision, that intends to uncover the logical patterns governing…

An Axiomatic Approach to the Quantified Argument Calculus

Abstract The present article employs a model-theoretic semantics to interpret a fragment of the language of the Quantified Argument Calculus…

Longings in Limbo: A New Defence of I-Desires

Abstract This paper responds to two arguments that have been offered against the positing of ‘i-desires’, imaginative counterparts of desire…

Possibility Precedes Actuality

Abstract This paper is inspired by and develops on E. J. Lowe’s work, who writes in his book The Possibility…