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Credit and Faith (2019)
Book
Goodchild, P. (2019). Credit and Faith. Rowman & Littlefield

This book offers a genealogical account of the origins of the modern economy out of Christian life and practice.

Might Teaching Be Judgement Dependent? (2019)
Journal Article
Tallant, J., & Fisher, A. (2019). Might Teaching Be Judgement Dependent?. Philosophia, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11406-019-00130-3

Our thesis in this paper is that consideration of Wright’s account of what it is to be judgement-dependent leads us to the conclusion that teaching is judgement dependent. We begin with a consideration of Wright’s account of what it is to be judgemen... Read More about Might Teaching Be Judgement Dependent?.

Analysing Aseity (2019)
Journal Article
Adams, S., & Robson, J. (2019). Analysing Aseity. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1017/can.2019.35

The doctrine of divine aseity has played a significant role in the development of classical theism. However, very little attention has been paid in recent years to the question of how precisely aseity should be characterised. We argue that this negle... Read More about Analysing Aseity.

Network Explanations and Explanatory Directionality (2019)
Journal Article
Jansson, L. (in press). Network Explanations and Explanatory Directionality. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences,

Network explanations raise foundational questions about the nature of scientific explanation. The challenge discussed in this article comes from the fact that network explanations are often thought to be non-causal, i.e. they do not describe the dyna... Read More about Network Explanations and Explanatory Directionality.

Moral Testimony As Higher-order Evidence (2019)
Book Chapter
Lee, M., Robson, J., & Sinclair, N. (in press). Moral Testimony As Higher-order Evidence. In M. Klenk (Ed.), Higher-Order Evidence and Moral EpistemologyTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

A Defence of Lucretian Presentism (2019)
Journal Article
Tallant, J., & Ingram, D. (in press). A Defence of Lucretian Presentism. Australasian Journal of Philosophy,

In this paper, we defend Lucretian Presentism from several important objections. Although the view faces many objections and has proven unpopular with presentists, we rehabilitate Lucretian Presentism and argue that none of the objections stick.

Temporal Fictionalism for a Timeless World (2019)
Journal Article
Baron, S., Miller, K., & Tallant, J. (2019). Temporal Fictionalism for a Timeless World. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, https://doi.org/10.1111/phpr.12637

Current debate in the metaphysics of time ordinarily assumes that we should be realists about time. Recently, however, a number of physicists and philosophers of physics have proposed that time will play no role in a completed theory of quantum gravi... Read More about Temporal Fictionalism for a Timeless World.

Affordability and Non-Perfectionism in Moral Action (2019)
Journal Article
Rumbold, B., Charlton, V., Rid, A., Mitchell, P., Wilson, J., Littlejohns, P., …Weale, A. (2019). Affordability and Non-Perfectionism in Moral Action. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10677-019-10028-4

One rationale policy-makers sometimes give for declining to fund a service or intervention is on the grounds that it would be ‘unaffordable’, which is to say, that the total cost of providing the service or intervention for all eligible recipients wo... Read More about Affordability and Non-Perfectionism in Moral Action.

Hume's emotivist theory of moral judgements (2019)
Journal Article
Chamberlain, J. (2019). Hume's emotivist theory of moral judgements. European Journal of Philosophy, https://doi.org/10.1111/ejop.12482

Hume is believed by many to hold an emotivist thesis, according to which all expressions of moral judgements are expressions of moral sentiments. However, most specialist scholars of Hume either deny that this is Hume's position or believe that he ha... Read More about Hume's emotivist theory of moral judgements.

Skepticism: Impractical, therefore implausible (2019)
Journal Article
Hannon, M. (2019). Skepticism: Impractical, therefore implausible. Philosophical Issues, 29(1), 143-158. https://doi.org/10.1111/phis.12145

The truth of skepticism would be depressing and impractical. Our beliefs would be groundless, we would know nothing (or almost nothing) about the world around us, and epistemic success would likely be impossible. But do these negative consequences ha... Read More about Skepticism: Impractical, therefore implausible.

Perception, Mind-Independence, and Berkeley (2019)
Journal Article
Mackie, P. (2019). Perception, Mind-Independence, and Berkeley. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, doi:10.1080/00048402.2019.1648532

I discuss a thesis that I call 'The Appearance of Mind-Independence', to the effect that, to the subject of an ordinary perceptual experience, it seems that the experience involves the awareness of a mind-independent world. Although this thesis appea... Read More about Perception, Mind-Independence, and Berkeley.

An Ontological Justification for Contextual Authenticity (2019)
Journal Article
Morizzi, C. (2019). An Ontological Justification for Contextual Authenticity. British Journal of Aesthetics, https://doi.org/10.1093/aesthj/ayz020

In this paper I defend a contextualist interpretation of authenticity in musical performance: we judge a performance as authentic not in respect to a stable set of requirements but according to contextually determined factors. This solution is the na... Read More about An Ontological Justification for Contextual Authenticity.

Empathetic Understanding and Deliberative Democracy (2019)
Journal Article
Hannon, M. (2019). Empathetic Understanding and Deliberative Democracy. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, doi:10.1111/phpr.12624

Epistemic democracy is standardly characterized in terms of “aiming at truth”. This presupposes a veritistic conception of epistemic value, according to which truth is the fundamental epistemic goal. I will raise an objection to the standard (veritis... Read More about Empathetic Understanding and Deliberative Democracy.