Chronicles of the Zombie Wars II

Chronicles of the Zombie Wars II

From zombies to modal epistemology
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The mere possibility of zombies is enough to refute physicalism about the mind. The anti-physicalist, however, cannot simply start with the possibility of zombies as a premise without begging the question against physicalism. How can we assess whether zombies are possible on impartial grounds?

Theism and Expert Knowledge

Theism and Expert Knowledge

70% theists among philosophers of religion: me worry?
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Among philosophers specialized on philosophy of religion only 19.1% accept or lean toward atheism while 72.3% accept or lean toward theism. What should we make of this?

Anti-Epistemology

Anti-Epistemology

The dark side of belief-revision
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The idea of Anti-Epistemology revolves around three basic elements: the distinction between cherished beliefs and ordinary beliefs, the claim that beliefs are not isolated but stand in confirmation and disconfirmation relations to each other, and the idea that there are bad ways of resolving tension between beliefs…