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Qualitative properties and relations

Plate, Jan

In: Philosophical studies, 2021, p. 26

This paper is concerned with two concepts of qualitativeness that apply to intensional entities (i.e., properties, relations, and states of affairs). I propose an account of pure qualitativeness that largely follows the traditional understanding established by Carnap, and try to shed light on its ontological presuppositions. On this account, an intensional entity is purely qualitative iff it...

Università della Svizzera italiana

The strong arm of the law : a unified account of necessary and contingent laws of nature

Hirèche, Salim ; Linnemann, Niels ; Michels, Robert ; Vogt, Lisa

In: Synthese, 2021, no. 199, p. 10211–10252

A common feature of all standard theories of the laws of nature is that they are ‘absolutist’: They take laws to be either all metaphysically necessary or all contingent. Science, however, gives us reason to think that there are laws of both kinds, suggesting that standard theories should make way for ‘non-absolutist’ alternatives: theories which accommodate laws of both modal statuses....

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Humean supervenience and tripartite entanglement relations

Lorenzetti, Lorenzo

In: Axiomathes, 2020, p. 15 p

It has been argued that Humean Supervenience (HS) is threatened by the existence of quantum entanglement relations. The most conservative strategy for defending HS is to add the problematic entanglement relations to the supervenience basis, alongside spatiotemporal relations. In this paper, I’m going to argue against this strategy by showing how certain particular cases of tripartite ...

Université de Fribourg

Notes pour l'histoire de la réception de Pierre de Jean Olivi

Suarez-Nani, Tiziana

In: Pierre de Jean Olivi - Philosophe et théologien, 2010, p. 327-353

Université de Fribourg

Singularité et individualité selon Pierre Auriol

Suarez-Nani, Tiziana

In: Philosophical Debates at Paris in the Early Fourteenth Century, 2009, p. 339-357

Université de Fribourg

Obstinatio : De Thomas d'Aquin à Guillaume d'Ockham

Suarez-Nani, Tiziana

In: Mots médiévaux offerts à Ruedi Imbach, 2011, p. 174-182

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Introduction: Moral Emotions

Cova, Florian ; Deonna, Julien ; Sander, David

In: Topoi, 2015, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 397-400

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Modelling as Indirect Representation? The Lotka-Volterra Model Revisited

Knuuttila, Tarja ; Loettgers, Andrea

In: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2017, vol. 68, no. 4, p. 1007-1036

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"We the Scientists”: a Human Right to Citizen Science

Vayena, Effy ; Tasioulas, John

In: Philosophy & Technology, 2015, vol. 28, no. 3, p. 479-485