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2008
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Classifying emotion: a developmental account
The aim of this paper is to propose a systematic classification of emotions which can also characterize their nature. The first challenge we address is the submission of clear crit...
Alexandra Zinck, Albert Newen
SYNTHESE
2008
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Virtue and voluntarism
James Montmarquet
SYNTHESE
2008
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Assessing theories, Bayes style
The problem addressed in this paper is "the main epistemic problem concerning science", viz. "the explication of how we compare and evaluate theories [. . .] in the ...
Franz Huber
SYNTHESE
2008
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Explanatory warrant for scientific realism
Nancy Cartwright relies upon an inference pattern known as inference to the best causal explanation (IBCE) to support a limited form of entity realism, according to which we are wa...
Robert Pierson, Richard Reiner
SYNTHESE
2008
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Modest deontologism in epistemology
Richard Feldman
SYNTHESE
2008
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Responsibility for believing
Many assume that we can be responsible only what is voluntary. This leads to puzzlement about our responsibility for our beliefs, since beliefs seem not to be voluntary. I argue ag...
Pamela Hieronymi
SYNTHESE
2008
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Appropriateness measures: an uncertainty model for vague concepts
Abstract We argue that in the decision making process required for selecting assertible vague descriptions of an object, it is practical that communicating agents adopt an epistemi...
Jonathan Lawry
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