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  • Synonymy and the a priori: A problem for Boghossian's model 

    Nyseth, Fredrik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-03)
    According to Paul Boghossian, some truths are knowable a priori because they are expressed by epistemically analytic sentences. In such cases, understanding the sentence is meant to suffice for justified belief in the ...
  • Semantic Facts and a Priori Knowledge 

    Nyseth, Fredrik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-18)
    This paper is a response to a paper by Marcus Giaquinto in which he argues that lexical meaning is moderately indeterminate and that this poses a problem for the linguistic view of a priori knowledge. I argue that accepting ...
  • Morality and Prudence: A Case for Substantial Overlap and Limited Conflict 

    Fremstedal, Roe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-07)
    <i>INTRODUCTION</i>: It is virtually impossible to say anything substantial about how morality and prudence relate to one another unless we make assumptions about their content. In what follows, I will make use of a minimal ...
  • Institutional consequentialism and global governance 

    Tanyi, Attila; Miklós, András (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-13)
    Elsewhere we have responded to the so-called demandingness objection to consequentialism – that consequentialism is excessively demanding and is therefore unacceptable as a moral theory – by introducing the theoretical ...
  • The Concept of Entrapment 

    Hill, Daniel J.; McLeod, Stephen K; Tanyi, Attila (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-23)
    Our question is this: What makes an act one of entrapment? We make a standard distinction between <i>legal entrapment</i>, which is carried out by parties acting in their capacities as (or as deputies of) law-enforcement ...
  • Hvorfor ethvert samfunn trenger filosofi 

    Himmelmann, Beatrix (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Discussing three issues that are central to philosophical thinking, the article argues that each and every society requires the kind of reflection that philosophy entails. The first issue concerns the claim that we have ...
  • Sivilisasjonens sårbarhet. David Humes analyse av samfunnsmessig utvikling 

    Nafstad, Petter (Book; Bok, 2017)
    The book describes and interprets the Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume’s theory of the basis of a society’s development from barbarism to civilization and for the maintenance of a civilized society. An analysis ...
  • Heller død enn udødelig 

    Holmen, Heine Alexander (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    «Hva er det vi egentlig mener når vi sier, mennesket er dødelig?» spør Woody Allen i boken The Insanity Defence. Han legger til: «Det er åpenbart ikke et kompliment.»1 Jeg tror Woody tar feil her. Vår dødelighet er et ...
  • Arbeidsmarkedet for norske filosofer i dag 

    Fremstedal, Roe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Denne artikkelen gir en kort gjennomgang av arbeidsmarkedet for norske filosofer og vektlegger noen av de største problemene filosofer i dag står overfor innen akademia og arbeidslivet for øvrig. Jeg relaterer problemene ...
  • Conceptions of meaning in music. On the possibility of meaning in absolute music 

    Larsen, Joakim Berg (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-11-01)
    The thesis aims to refute claims from Peter Kivy that so-called ““Absolute music,” then, as defined, is pure instrumental music without text, title, program, dramatic setting, or any other extra-musical apparatus. It is ...
  • Populismens tvetydighet. Politisk kommunikasjon og demokratisk deltakelse i populismens tid 

    Isaksen, Thea Konstanse Bjørnsdatter (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-11-01)
    Det er ikke entydig hvilken effekt populisme har på demokratiet. Dagens populismedebatt har hatt overvekt av bidrag som fremhever hvordan populisme utgjør en trussel mot liberale demokratiers eksistens. Målet med denne ...
  • Causation in Evidence-Based Medicine: In reply to Strand and Parkkinen 

    Kerry, Roger; Eriksen, Thor Eirik; Lie, Svein Anders Noer; Mumford, Stephen; Anjum, Rani Lill (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    Strand and Parkkinen criticize our dispositional account of causation in evidence-based medicine for failing to provide a proper epistemology of causal knowledge. In particular, they claim that we do not explain how causal ...
  • Causation and evidence-based practice: an ontological review 

    Kerry, Roger; Eriksen, Thor Eirik; Lie, Svein Anders Noer; Mumford, Stephen; Anjum, Rani Lill (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012-09-21)
    This paper explores the nature of causation within the framework of evidence-based practice (EBP) for health care. The aims of the paper were first to define and evaluate how causation is presently accounted for in EBP; ...
  • Sted og historie. Bidrag til en filosofisk forståelse av fortellingen 

    Nesset, Sigmund (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 1975)
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  • Anerkjennelse, status og identitet. En diskusjon av Nancy Frasers teori om anerkjennelse 

    Stensen, Vegard (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
    Stensen drøfter i denne oppgaven Nancy Frasers teori om anerkjennelse: statusmodellen av anerkjennelse. Å være underkjent betyr i denne teorien å være hindret fra å kunne delta på like vilkår i samfunnet av kulturelle ...
  • Critical Thinking in Online Educational Discussions Measured as Progress through Inquiry Phases: A Discussion of the Cognitive Presence Construct in the Community of Inquiry Framework 

    Breivik, Jens (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The development of critical thinking is a rationale for higher education and an important aspect of online educational discussions. A key component in most accounts of critical thinking is to evaluate the tenability of ...
  • The politics of Dissensus and Political Liberalism 

    Alnes, Jan Harald (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-20)
    An emerging branch of political theory, ‘the politics of dissensus’, starts out from the premise that in order to understand the politics of constitutional democracies, one needs to focus on parliamentary politics, which ...
  • From Care Ethics to Care Politics. Toward a Political Notion of Care 

    Dassler, Tim (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-14)
    This thesis is an investigation into the notion of care and what role it can play for developing a concept of the political based on care. It is a systematic attempt to lay a foundation and sketch out the premises and ...
  • PALS i lys av utilitarismen og kantianismen. 

    Hanssen, Levi Ottar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-24)
    En moralfilosofisk undersøkelse av PALS.
  • I theoria og praxis. Immanuel Kant om teorien det høyeste gode, innen etikk og religionsfilosofiens praksis 

    Thoresen, Paul Viktor (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-12)
    I denne thesis følger vi Immanuel Kants, 1724 – 1804, konstruktive utvikling av konseptet det høyeste gode, Höchstes Gut, i form av transcendent teoretisk idé og videre i kraft av immanent praktisk ideal, innen en total ...

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