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- 1Ion, Octavian
- 1Jalea, Justin
- 1Miller-Field, Sarah Lesley Dale.
- 1Mumm, Shanna
- 1Pelletier, Francis J.
- 1Skaret, Deborah.
Intuition has fallen from grace. Its authority to act as a source of evidence in philosophical discourse has recently been called into question by philosophers and cognitive psychologists alike, who claim that because of the many difficulties that plague intuition, it should not hold the...
The goal of this dissertation is to legitimize and to bolster the validity of an intuitive epistemology. By using Léopold Sédar Senghor’s “Revolution of 1889” as the foundation for deeper consideration of a movement towards an intuitive epistemology, I not only consider the meaning of intuition...
In this paper we explore a class of belief update operators, in which the definition of the operator is compositional with respect to the sentence to be added. The goal is to provide an update operator that is intuitive, in that its definition is based on a recursive decomposition of the update...
The Naïve Theory is one the dominant accounts amongst philosophers of language. This theory has much to offer, however it does not in all cases bode well with intuitions. Two puzzles are raised and investigated here. The first is a puzzle regarding certain simple sentences. The Naïve Theory does...