Recent Submissions

  • Hard and Blind: On Wittgenstein's Genealogical View of Logical Necessity 

    Bangu, Sorin (Wiley, 2019)
    My main aim is to sketch a certain reading (‘genealogical') of later Wittgenstein's views on logical necessity. Along the way, I engage with the inferentialism currently debated in the literature on the epistemology of ...
    Journal article
  • Gêneros objetivos e teleologia em Hegel: da natureza à sociedade 

    Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Sociedade Hegel Brasileira, 2019)
    In this article, I explore the metaphysical foundations of Hegel’s social philosophy. Basing myself on an exegetical approach to Hegel’s general metaphysical framework for finite reality which has been popular in the recent ...
    Journal article
  • Discontinuities and singularities, data and phenomena: for Referentialism 

    Bangu, Sorin (Springer, 2019)
    The paper rebuts a currently popular criticism against a certain take on the referential role of discontinuities and singularities in the physics of first-order phase transitions. It also elaborates on a proposal I made ...
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  • Disagreement about logic 

    Hjortland, Ole Thomassen (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    What do we disagree about when we disagree about logic? On the face of it, classical and nonclassical logicians disagree about the laws of logic and the nature of logical properties. Yet, sometimes the parties are accused ...
    Journal article
  • Fictional reports 

    Antonsen, Pål Fjeldvig (Springer, 2019)
    This paper outlines a bicontextual account of fictional reports. A fictional report is a report on something that happens in a fiction, and a bicontextual account is an account that relativizes truth to two contexts. The ...
    Journal article
  • Eleaticism and Socratic Dialectic: On Ontology, Philosophical Inquiry, and Estimations of Worth in Plato’s Parmenides, Sophist and Statesman. 

    Larsen, Jens Kristian (Société d’Études Platoniciennes, 2019-05-01)
    The Parmenides poses the question for what entities there are Forms, and the criticism of Forms it contains is commonly supposed to document an ontological reorientation in Plato. According to this reading, Forms no longer ...
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  • Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice: Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice and Its Debate 

    Reiersgaard, Anders (The University of Bergen, 2020-06-12)
    Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a model for clinical decision-making, representing an interdisciplinary approach to clinical practice that aims to optimize clinical decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Money talks - også i norsk politikk 

    Pedersen, Jørgen (Universitetsforlaget, 2019)
    I debatten om økonomisk ulikhet fremheves det ofte at ulikhet er et problem fordi de som er rike kan oppnå mer makt og innflytelse som resultat av sine økonomiske ressurser. Det er imidlertid ofte uklart hvordan denne ...
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  • Case Study Research in the Social Sciences 

    Ylikoski, Petri; Zahle, Julie (Elsevier, 2019)
    In this paper, we offer an introduction to case study research in the social sciences. We begin with a discussion of the definition of case study research. Next, we point to various purposes that case study research may ...
    Journal article
  • Non-Boolean classical relevant logics I 

    Øgaard, Tore Fjetland (Springer, 2019)
    Relevant logics have traditionally been viewed as paraconsistent. This paper shows that this view of relevant logics is wrong. It does so by showing forth a logic which extends classical logic, yet satisfies the Entailment ...
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  • Acquiesced and unrefuted : The growth of scientific myths 

    Letrud, Kåre (The University of Bergen, 2020-06-05)
    This thesis explores the phenomenon of scientific myths distributed in academic discourses. Drawing on a set of myth-examples, I explicate a definition of the term ‘scientific myth’, arguing that it ought primarily to be ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Affirmative citation bias in scientific myth debunking: A three-in-one case study 

    Letrud, Kåre; Hernes, Sigbjørn (PLoS, 2019-09-09)
    Several uncorroborated, false, or misinterpreted conceptions have for years been widely distributed in academic publications, thus becoming scientific myths. How can such misconceptions persist and proliferate within the ...
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  • Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation 

    Baumgartner, Michael Clemens; Falk, Christoph (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    A regularity theory of causation analyses type-level causation in terms of Boolean difference-making. The essential ingredient that helps this theoretical framework overcome the problems of Hume’s and Mill’s classical ...
    Journal article
  • Relative plausibility and a prescriptive theory of evidence assessment 

    Kolflaath, Eivind (Sage, 2019)
    While the theory of relative plausibility is presented by Allen and Pardo (2019) as a descriptive theory of the proof process, this commentary discusses their theory as a possible starting point for a prescriptive theory ...
    Journal article
  • Limits to Levels in the Methodological Individualism-Holism Debate 

    Zahle, Julie (Springer, 2019-11-19)
    It is currently common to conceive of the classic methodological individualism–holism debate in level terms. Accordingly, the dispute is taken to concern the proper level of explanations in the social sciences. In this ...
    Journal article
  • Sellars on Self-Knowledge 

    Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Routledge, 2019)
    Wilfrid Sellars had an elaborate theory of self-knowledge about one’s own thoughts that anticipates some crucial claims and topics of current work on self-knowledge. In this contribution, I reconstruct Sellars’s theory of ...
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  • Scorekeeping 

    Antonsen, Pål Fjeldvig (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    An influential suggestion from David Lewis is that we should think of assertions in terms of how they affect the conversational score. This note outlines a way to model conversational scores in such a way that two assertoric ...
    Journal article
  • A note on the cut-elimination proof in "truth without contra(di)ction" 

    Fjellstad, Andreas (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
    This note shows that the permutation instructions presented by Zardini in "Truth without contra(di)ction" (RSL, 2011) for eliminating cuts on universally quantified formulas in the sequent calculus for the non-contractive ...
    Journal article
  • A brief update on editions offered by the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen and licences for their use (as of June 2018) 

    Pichler, Alois (De Gruyter, 2019)
    The paper presents the resources offered by the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB) on Wittgenstein Source. Moreover, it describes the conditions for their use. Finally, the paper also briefly introduces ...
    Journal article

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