Abstract: David Lewis argued that scorekeeping in a language game is importantly different from scorekeeping in games like baseball because language follows a rule of accommodation.
“The Human Right to Health and the Virtue of Creative Resolve”
Abstract: The human right to health plays many important roles in national and international affairs…
“Methodological Deductivism in Argument Construction”
Abstract. “Deductivism” is a broad label that has been used to identify various theories….
“Pitting People Against Each Other”
Abstract: Many important institutions in liberal democracies today tend to be competitive, including labor markets, elections, and college admissions processes….
“Welcoming Refugees? Rootlessness, In-Betweenness, and Belonging”
Abstract: How do we responsibly welcome refugees into our political communities as active participants?
Level IV Seminar Ballots are now available for the 2018-19 academic year.
Bertrand Russell Society Annual Meeting 2018, McMaster University, June 22-24, 2018
100 Years of Philosophy and Political Action
The 7th annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy will be held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, 19-21 June 2018.
“Empiricism with Chinese Characteristics”
Abstract: How comparable are western and Chinese traditions in terms of “empiricism,”…
“In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience”
Abstract: In this paper I want to unseat civil disobedience from its pedestal and make conceptual and normative space for uncivil disobedience.