Recent Submissions

  • Identifying logical evidence 

    Martin, Ben (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-13)
    Given the plethora of competing logical theories of validity available, it’s understandable that there has been a marked increase in interest in logical epistemology within the literature. If we are to choose between these ...
  • Logical Predictivism 

    Martin, Benjamin Joseph Lewis; Hjortland, Ole Thomassen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08)
    Motivated by weaknesses with traditional accounts of logical epistemology, considerable attention has been paid recently to the view, known as anti-exceptionalism about logic (AEL), that the subject matter and epistemology ...
  • CLARINO+ Optimization of Wittgenstein Research Tools 

    Pichler, Alois (CLARIN Annual Conference Proceedings, Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB) offer specialized tools for research access to its Wittgenstein resources which however are in need for an upgrade to better serve user requirements. The paper ...
  • On the possibility of Resolute Transcendentalism in the Later Wittgenstein 

    Mendoza, Lumberto Guce (Doctoral thesis, 2019-06-03)
  • Conducting human challenge studies in LMICs: A survey of researchers and ethics committee members in Thailand 

    Kaewkungwal, Jaranit; Adams, Pornpimon; Sattabongkot, Jetsumon; Lie, Reidar K; Wendler, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Questions have been raised over the acceptability of conducting human challenge studies in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Most of these concerns are based on theoretical considerations and there exists little ...
  • Filosofisk vertigo: Om Cavell om skeptisisme 

    Sørli, Richard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Philosophical skepticism is a topic that permeates Stanley Cavell’s thinking. The aim of this article is to clarify some strands in Cavell’s conception of philosophical skepticism, and to show the role appeals to what ...
  • Don’t Join the Joyride:Individual Responsibility for Large Scale Problems 

    Skjerve, Kjetil Mangset; Lavik, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    The paper argues that, counter to Walter Sinnott-Armostrong and Ewen Kingston’s view, we are morally required to refrain from joyguzzling, i.e., driving a fuel-inefficient car for no other purpose than having a good time. ...
  • Gêneros objetivos e teleologia em Hegel: da natureza à sociedade 

    Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Hard and Blind: On Wittgenstein's Genealogical View of Logical Necessity 

    Bangu, Sorin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Discontinuities and singularities, data and phenomena: for Referentialism 

    Bangu, Sorin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Disagreement about logic 

    Hjortland, Ole Thomassen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Filosofer og demokrater: Politiske institusjoner og filosofisk kritikk i antikkens Athen 

    Fossheim, Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
  • Fictional reports 

    Antonsen, Pål Fjeldvig (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Eleaticism and Socratic Dialectic: On Ontology, Philosophical Inquiry, and Estimations of Worth in Plato’s Parmenides, Sophist and Statesman. 

    Larsen, Jens Kristian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice: Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice and Its Debate 

    Reiersgaard, Anders (Doctoral thesis, 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 ...
  • Money talks - også i norsk politikk 

    Pedersen, Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Non-Boolean classical relevant logics I 

    Øgaard, Tore Fjetland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Case Study Research in the Social Sciences 

    Ylikoski, Petri; Zahle, Julie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Affirmative citation bias in scientific myth debunking: A three-in-one case study 

    Letrud, Kåre; Hernes, Sigbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
  • Acquiesced and unrefuted : The growth of scientific myths 

    Letrud, Kåre (Doctoral thesis, 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 ...

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