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The Dianoia Institute of Philosophy aspires to excellence in the central areas of philosophical inquiry, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and metaethics, logic, social and political philosophy, aesthetics, history of philosophy, and the philosophy of mind, language, religion and science.

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Submissions from 2019

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Faith, belief, and will: Toward a volitional stance theory of faith, Robert Audi

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How to endure presentism, Sam Baron

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Infinite lies and explanatory ties: Idealization in phase transitions, Sam Baron

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Profiting from poverty, Ole Koksvik and Gerhard Øverland

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Animal confinement and use, Robert Streiffer and David Killoren

Submissions from 2018

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Do not revise Ockham's Razor without necessity, Sam Baron and Jonathan Tallant

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Do not revise Ockham's Razor without necessity [accepted manuscript], Sam Baron and Jonathan Tallant

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Counterfactual attitudes and the relational analysis, Kyle Hammett Blumberg

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Ultra-liberal attitude reports, Kyle Hammett Blumberg and Ben Holguín

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Infinite value and the best of all possible worlds, Nevin Climenhaga

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Intuitions are used as evidence in philosophy, Nevin Climenhaga

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‘The Government should be ashamed’: On the possibility of organisations’ emotional duties, Stephanie Collins

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When does ‘Can’ imply ‘Ought’?, Stephanie Collins

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Moral rationalism and demandingness in Kant: A response to van Ackeren and Sticker, Roger Crisp

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Reasons and factive emotions, Christina Dietz

Submissions from 2017

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Role modeling and reasons: Developmental and normative grounds of moral virtues, Robert Audi

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Back to the unchanging past, Sam Baron

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Feel the flow, Sam Baron

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Revisiting the right to do wrong, Renee Jorgensen Bolinger

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How explanation guides confirmation, Nevin Climenhaga

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Misapprehensions about the fine-tuning argument, John Hawthorne and Yoaav Isaacs

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The phenomenology of intuition, Ole Koksvik

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Responsibility for states' actions: Normative issues at the intersection of collective agency and state responsibility, Holly Lawford-Smith and Stephanie Collins

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God's awful majesty before our eyes: Kant's moral justification for divine hiddenness, Tyler Paytas

Submissions from 2016

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Higher-order free logic and the prior-Kaplan paradox, Andrew Bacon, John Hawthorne, and Gabriel Uzquiano

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Higher-order free logic and the Prior-Kaplan paradox, Andrew Bacon, John Hawthorne, and Gabriel Uzquiano

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Mathematical explanation and epistemology: Please mind the gap, Sam Baron

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Metaphysics as fairness, Sam Baron

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The explanatory dispensability of idealizations, Sam Baron

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Distributing states' duties, Stephanie Collins

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The claims and duties of socioeconomic human rights, Stephanie Collins

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Collectives' and individuals' obligations: A parity argument, Stephanie Collins and Holly Lawford-Smith

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The transfer of duties: From individuals to states and back again, Stephanie Collins and Holly Lawford-Smith

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Are all reasons causes?, Christina Dietz

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Some remarks on imagination and convention, John Hawthorne

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Belief is weak, John Hawthorne, Daniel Rothschild, and Levi Spectre

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General dynamic trivality theorems, Jeffrey Sanford Russell and John Hawthorne

Submissions from 2015

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Et tu, brute?, Sam Baron

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Tensed truthmaker theory, Sam Baron

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What is temporal error theory?, Sam Baron and Kristie Miller

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Our concept of time, Samuel Baron and Kristie Miller

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Why do female students leave philosophy? The story from Sydney, Tom Dougherty, Samuel Baron, and Kristie Miller

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Cretan deductions, Rachel Elizabeth Fraser and John Hawthorne

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Comments on transient truths: An essay in the metaphysics of propositions (Berit Brogaard), John Hawthorne

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Phenomenal contrast: A critique, Ole Koksvik

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Groupthink, Jeffrey Sanford Russell, John Hawthorne, and Lara Buchak

Submissions from 2014

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Can indispensability-driven platonists be (serious) presentists?, Sam Baron

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Optimisation and mathematical explanation: Doing the Lévy Walk, Sam Baron

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Causation in a timeless world, Sam Baron and Kristie Miller

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Groundless truth, Sam Baron, Kristie Miller, and James Norton

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Animal interrupted, or why accepting Pascal's Wager might be the last thing you ever do, Sam Baron and Christina Van Dyke

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Knowing against the odds, Cian Dorr, Jeremy Goodman, and John Hawthorne

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Semantic plasticity and speech reports, Cian Dorr and John Hawthorne

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Three models of phenomenal unity, Ole Koksvik

Submissions from 2013

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Intuition and conscious reasoning, Ole Koksvik