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  • 2010

    Brigandt, Ingo

    The paper works towards an account of explanatory integration in biology, using as a case study explanations of the evolutionary origin of novelties—a problem requiring the integration of several biological fields and approaches. In contrast to the idea that fields studying lower level phenomena...

  • 2000

    Wilson, Robert A.

    This paper points to some problems for the position that D.M. Walsh calls \"alternative individualism,\" and argues that in defending this view Walsh has omitted an important part of what separates individualists and externalists in psychology. Walsh's example of Hox gene complexes is discussed...

  • 2010

    Zupko, Jack

    Buridan was a brilliant logician and, thanks to his many students who spread his teachings and writings throughout universities in Italy and central Europe, one of the most influential interpreters of Aristotle in the later MA. His logical masterwork, the Summulae de Dialectica, is a...

  • 2010

    Wilson, Robert A.

    Vision constitutes an interesting domain, or range of domains, for debate over the extended mind thesis: the idea that minds extend physically beyond the boundaries of the body. In part this is because vision (and visual experience more particularly) are sometimes presented as a kind of line in...

  • 2022-01-01

    Katalin Bimbó

    The generalized Galois logic approach (i.e., gaggle theory), introduced by Dunn, provides a systematic way to define semantics for many substructural logics in the form of a relational representation of their Lindenbaum algebras. We provide an overview of some conceptual antecedents that we think...

  • 2000

    Pelletier, Francis J.

    Introduction: ‘Fuzzy logic’ means different things to different people. For some it is a philosophy of life— “a way to break the stranglehold that the black-and-white thinking of the Western tradition has upon us.” For others it is a more accurate way of describing our ordinary language (and...

  • 2002

    Koslicki, K.

    Introduction: Imagine David Lewis, David Armstrong and Peter van Inwagen involved in a debate that starts with the hypothesis “If One is” and purports to deduce from it the conclusion “Then, chopped up by Being, it is many and unlimited in multitude”. Verity Harte’s groundbreaking and insightful...

  • 2005

    Brigandt, Ingo

    Peculiar to Konrad Lorenz’s view of instinctive behavior is his strong innate-learned dichotomy. He claimed that there are neither ontogenetic nor phylogenetic transitions between instinctive and experience-based behavior components, thus contradicting all former accounts of instinct. The present...

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