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Epistemic Invariantism and Contextualist Intuitions
Epistemic invariantism, or invariantism for short, is the position that the proposition expressed by knowledge sentences does not vary with the epistemic standard of the context in which these sentences can be used. At ...
Consciousness in Early Modern Philosophy
This commentary on Udo Thiel’s rich and inspiring book The Early Modern Subject consists of three parts. The first part expresses agreement with Thiel’s claim that the early modern philosophers use terms such as “conscientia”, ...
Is there another people? Populism, radical democracy and immanent critique
This article explores the possibility of a notion of left-wing populism that is conceptually opposedto the identitarian logic of embodiment that characterises right-populist interpellations of ‘thepeople’. In the first ...
Kant’s Original Space and Time as Mere Grounds for Possibilities
In the Critique of Pure Reason Kant appears to make incompatible claims regarding the unitary natures of what he takes to be our a priori representations of space and time. I argue that these representations are unitary ...
The Possibility Proof is Not What Remains from Kant's Beweisgrund
The so-called ‘possibility proof’ in Kant's pre-Critical Beweisgrund has been widely discussed in the literature, and it is a common view that he never really abandoned it. As I shall argue, this reading is mistaken. I aim ...
How Do Reasons Transmit to Non-Necessary Means?
Which principles govern the transmission of reasons from ends to means? Some philosophers have suggested a liberal transmission principle, according to which agents have an instrumental reason for an action whenever this ...