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Natural kinds and dispositions: a causal analysis

Objects have dispositions. Dispositions are normally analyzed by providing a meaning to disposition ascriptions like ‘This piece of salt is soluble’. Philosophers like Carnap, Goodman, Quine, Lewis and many others have proposed analyses of such disposition ascriptions. In this paper we will argue with Quine (‘Natural Kinds’, 1970) that the proper analysis of ascriptions of the...

Conditionals, Causality and Conditional Probability

The appropriateness, or acceptability, of a conditional does not just ‘go with’ the corresponding conditional probability. A condition of dependence is required as well (cf. Douven in Synthese 164:19–44, 2008, The epistemology of indicative conditionals. Formal and empirical approaches. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2016; Skovgaard-Olsen et al. in Cognition 150:26–36...

The Everyday Moral Judge – Autobiographical Recollections of Moral Emotions

consisted of five researchers, three of them female (Nadine Tscharaktschiew, Katrin Schulz, and Rose Schindler), and two of them male (Udo Rudolph and Andre KoÈrner). Furthermore, we trained two female

“If you’d wiggled A, then B would’ve changed”

Katrin Schulz This paper deals with the truth conditions of conditional sentences. It focuses on a particular class of problematic examples for semantic theories for these sentences. I will argue