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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
    • 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
    • The Power of Powers: Dispositions, Essences, and Laws of Nature 

      Jordahl, Ragnhild Iveranna Hogstad (The University of Bergen, 2020-04-24)
      This thesis aims to articulate a dispositionalist theory of possibility. The standard way of explaining possibility, and modality in general, is by reference to possible worlds. At the same time, discontentment with ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • 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
    • Autentisk Eksistens 

      Bjørnstad, Bendik (The University of Bergen, 2019-10-22)
      I denne teksten presenterer jeg forskningen min på Autentisk Eksistens. Jeg argumenter for at autentisk væren ikke innebærer former for selv-aktualisering sett i moderne selv-hjelp litteratur. Istedenfor viser jeg hvordan ...
      Master thesis
    • How to be a Good Sentimentalist 

      Sivertsen, Sveinung Sundfør (The University of Bergen, 2019-10-18)
      How can one be a good person? That, in essence, is the question I ask in this dissertation. More specifically, I ask how we, in general, can best go about the complex and never-ending task of trying to figure out what ...
      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 ...
      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 ...
      Journal article
    • Wittgenstein in (Self-)Translation 

      Pichler, Alois; Oliveira, Paulo; Moreno, Arley (Centro de Lógica, Epistemologia, Metodologia e História das Ciências Unicamp, 2019-02)
    • Searching for Deep Disagreement in Logic: The Case of Dialetheism 

      Martin, Benjamin Joseph Lewis (Springer, 2019)
      According to Fogelin’s account of deep disagreements, disputes caused by a clash in framework propositions are necessarily rationally irresolvable. Fogelin’s thesis is a claim about real-life, and not purely hypothetical, ...
      Journal article
    • What is Wrong with Blind Necessity? Schelling’s Critique of Spinoza’s Necessitarianism in the Freedom Essay 

      Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019)
      Spinoza’s necessitarianism—the doctrine that everything that is actual is necessary—is an important matter of debate in German Idealism. I examine Schelling’s discussion of Spinoza’s necessitarianism in his 1809 Freedom ...
      Journal article
    • “Political cohesion, friendship and hostility” 

      De Cuzzani, Paola Maria (The University of Akureyri, 2019)
      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
    • 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
    • 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 ...
      Journal article
    • 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 ...
      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 ...
    • 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