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Can the lottery paradox be solved by identifying epistemic justification with epistemic permissibility?
Thomas Kroedel argues that the lottery paradox can be solved by identifying epistemic justification with epistemic permissibility rather than epistemic obligation. According to his permissibility solution, we are permitted ...
Developing a relational perspective on urban mental health
Since 2011 more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. Current interdisciplinary research investigates the effects of urban life on mental health. I will argue for the special importance of ethnographic ...
Silence / Signification Degree Zero: Walter Benjamin’s Anti-Aesthetic of the Body
This essay examines Walter Benjamin’s opposition against traditional aesthetics and his development of an alternative, a decidedly anti-aesthetic approach. More specifically, it focuses on how Benjamin launches a frontal ...
The child of the senses. Education and the concept of experience in the eighteenth century
Taking the German picture-encyclopedia Picture Book for Children (1790–1830) of Friedrich J. Bertuch as a vantage point, this article presents a thick historiographical description of the concept of experience and the role ...
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 ...