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Abgadiyat     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
African and Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 0)
African Diaspora     Open Access   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.228, CiteScore: 0)
African Yearbook of Intl. Law Online : Annuaire Africain de droit international Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Al-Bayan : J. of Qur’an and Hadith Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Amphibia-Reptilia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.692, CiteScore: 1)
Amsterdamer Beitrage zur alteren Germanistik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Animal Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 1)
Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di storia della scienza di Firenze     Hybrid Journal  
Annali Sezione Orientale     Hybrid Journal  
Arab Law Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Arabica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
Aramaic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv für Religionspychologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 1)
Aries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.277, CiteScore: 0)
Art & Perception     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.463, CiteScore: 1)
Asia Pacific J. on Human Rights and the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Asia-Pacific J. of Ocean Law and Policy     Hybrid Journal  
Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Asian J. of Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.147, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Review of World Histories     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asiascape : Digital Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Austrian Review of Intl. and European Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Avant-Garde Critical Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Baltic Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Behaviour     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.808, CiteScore: 1)
Biblical Interpretation A J. of Contemporary Approaches     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / J. of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.176, CiteScore: 0)
Brill Open Biology     Open Access  
Brill's Annual of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.133, CiteScore: 0)
Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bustan     Hybrid Journal  
Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian-American Slavic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Central Asian Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
China Nonprofit Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Global Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Church History and Religious Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 0.203, CiteScore: 0)
Climate law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.372, CiteScore: 1)
Cognitive Semantics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Comparative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37, SJR: 0.201, CiteScore: 0)
Computing Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Contemporary Pragmatism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.197, CiteScore: 0)
Crustaceana     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.306, CiteScore: 1)
Dead Sea Discoveries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.169, CiteScore: 0)
Die Welt des Islams     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
Early Science and Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.241, CiteScore: 0)
East Asian Publishing and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
East Central Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Ecclesial Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ecclesiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Erasmus Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.217, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Comparative Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
European J. of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 395, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of East Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Health Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Migration and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 0.337, CiteScore: 1)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Exchange     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Experiment : A J. of Russian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Explorations in Renaissance Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Fascism     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Economics in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.134, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Education in China     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.185, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of History in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Law in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Literary Studies in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Medical and Biological Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Frontiers of Philosophy in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
Global J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Global Responsibility to Protect     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.371, CiteScore: 1)
Grazer Philosophische Studien     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.254, CiteScore: 0)
Greek and Roman Musical Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Grotiana     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Hague J. of Diplomacy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Hawwa     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
Helsinki Monitor     Hybrid Journal  
Historical Materialism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.286, CiteScore: 0)
Historiography East and West     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Hobbes Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Horizons in Biblical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Human Rights Case Digest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
IAWA J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.771, CiteScore: 1)
IMAGES     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Indo-European Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indo-Iranian J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Inner Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Insect Systematics & Evolution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Intellectual History of the Islamicate World     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. Bibliography of Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. Community Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Criminal Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.481, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.147, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. for the Study of Skepticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Children's Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Chinese Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.164, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Marine and Coastal Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Public Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.271, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of the Platonic Tradition     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. on Minority and Group Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.454, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Labor Rights Case Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. Labour Law Reports Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. Negotiation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.431, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Organizations Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Review of Pragmatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Iran and the Caucasus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
Islamic Law and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
Italian Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. for European Environmental & Planning Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.271, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of Judaism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of the Historical Jesus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Abbasid Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of African Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of American-East Asian Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Ancient Near Eastern Religions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.149, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Arabic Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Chinese Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
J. of Chinese Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Chinese Overseas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Cognition and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.409, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Crustacean Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.445, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Early American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Early Modern History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
J. of East Asian Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
J. of Egyptian History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Empirical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.353, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Greek Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Intl. Humanitarian Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Intl. Peacekeeping     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 343, SJR: 0.158, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Islamic Manuscripts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jesuit Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jewish Languages     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Jewish Thought and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Language Contact     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Law, Religion and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.201, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Migration History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
J. of Modern Russian History and Historiography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
J. of Moral Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.324, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Muslims in Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Pentecostal Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Persianate Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.198, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Phenomenological Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Reformed Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.167, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Japan     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Sufi Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Economic and Social History of the Orient     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.431, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Philosophy of History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
J. of World Investment & Trade     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
J. of Youth and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Korean J. of Intl. and Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
KronoScope     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Language Dynamics and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.289, CiteScore: 1)
Law and Practice of Intl. Courts and Tribunals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.28, CiteScore: 0)
Logos : J. of the World Book Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Lusotopie     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Matatu - J. for African Culture and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Medieval Encounters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Méthexis Intl. J. for Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Method & Theory in the Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.318, CiteScore: 1)
Middle East J. of Culture and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Middle East Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.228, CiteScore: 0)
Mission Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Mnemosyne     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
Multisensory Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.834, CiteScore: 2)
Muqarnas Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
NAN Nü     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Nematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.589, CiteScore: 1)
Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
New West Indian Guide     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nordic J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.208, CiteScore: 0)
Novum Testamentum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Numen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 0)
Nuncius     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 0)
Ocean Yearbook Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Oriens     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Oriente Moderno     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Oud Holland - Quarterly for Dutch Art History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Palestine Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Perspectives on Global Development and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Philosophia Reformata     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Phronesis : A journal for Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.16, CiteScore: 0)
Pneuma     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.234, CiteScore: 0)
Polis : The J. of the Society for Greek Political Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Quaerendo     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Religion and Human Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Religion and the Arts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Religion and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Research in Phenomenology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Central and East European Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.205, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Rabbinic Judaism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Religion and Chinese Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Rural China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)

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  • Interpretation of Nature: Peirce’s Theory of Interpretation
    • Authors: Cheongho Lee
      First page: 1
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 1 - 14In his theory of interpretation, Peirce’s attention is drawn to the work of “mind,” especially its appropriation of signs. Mind interprets nature by using signs in every form of inquiry. Based on his three categories, Peirce defines interpretation as a determinate process of interpretations of interpretations. Communicative process thus means, instead of just being determined as an interpretant by an object, that the interpreter is determined by a “communicative effort.” In the communicative effort, for Peirce, temporal unit is the necessary condition of meaning. In other words, in order to mean something, the communicative effort has to be performed in a continuum from a past to a future. Concealed possibilities can be actualized when the continuum is “broken,” genuinely divided. Peirce truly acknowledges that the possibility can be actualized when it is broken into parts.Secondary The main purpose of this paper is to investigate Charles S. Peirce’s theory of interpretation, with special regard to the theory of determination. Peirce fleshes out his theory of interpretation out of the three categories that perpetually turn up in Peirce’s intellectual career. Based on the three categories, Peirce defines interpretation as a determinate process of interpretations. Communicative process thus means, instead of just being determined as an interpretant by an object, the determinative process by which the interpreter is determined. In order to mean something, for Peirce, the communicative effort has to be performed in a continuum from a past to a future. For instance, the possibility of communication between computers and human beings can be explained by aid of Whitehead’s concept of “flat loci” as well as Peirce’s theory of interpretation. A flat locus is essentially a spatial region that represents the finite arrangement of ones and zeroes. A computer turns what it “sees” (the visual information to which it is exposed) into ones and zeroes according to mereo-topological schemata. Peirce truly acknowledged that possibilities can be actualized when the continuum is “broken,” genuinely divided.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • A New Peircean Response to Radical Skepticism
    • Authors: Justin Remhof
      First page: 15
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 15 - 22The radical skeptic argues that I have no knowledge of things I ordinarily claim to know because I have no evidence for or against the possibility of being systematically fed illusions. Recent years have seen a surge of interest in pragmatic responses to skepticism inspired by C.S. Peirce. This essay challenges one such influential response and presents a better Peircean way to refute the skeptic. The account I develop holds that although I do not know whether the skeptical hypothesis is true, I still know things I ordinarily claim to know. It will emerge that although this reply appears similar to a classic contextualist response to radical skepticism, it avoids two central problems facing that response.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • On the Nature of Belief in Pluralistic Ignorance
    • Authors: Marco Antonio Joven-Romero
      First page: 23
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 23 - 45I apply recent research on the links between belief, truth and pragmatism based on Williams (1970) statement that “beliefs aim at truth,” to the phenomenon of pluralistic ignorance, in which agents act contrary to their private beliefs because they believe that other agents believe the contrary. I consider three positions; an epistemic position, a pragmatic position, and a third position coordinating the first two. I apply them to pluralistic ignorance while considering the recent study of Bjerring, Hansend and Pedersen (2014). I conclude that a purely epistemic approach is better for understanding pluralistic ignorance.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • Philosophers as Intuitive Lawyers
    • Authors: Gustavo Javier Arroyo
      First page: 46
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 46 - 65Philosophers have traditionally described themselves as “intuitive scientists”: people seeking the most justified theories about distinctive aspects of the world. Relying on insights from philosophers as Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Williams James, I argue that philosophers should be described instead as “intuitive lawyers” who defend a point of view largely by appealing to non-cognitive reasons.
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  • The Ordinary Language Case for Contextualism and the Relevance of Radical
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    • Authors: Michael P. Wolf; Jeremy Randel Koons
      First page: 66
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 66 - 94Many contextualist accounts in epistemology appeal to ordinary language and everyday practice as grounds for positing a low-standards knowledge (knowledgeL) that contrasts with high-standards prevalent in epistemology (knowledgeH). We compare these arguments to arguments from the height of “ordinary language” philosophy in the mid 20th century and find that all such arguments face great difficulties. We find a powerful argument for the legitimacy and necessity of knowledgeL (but not of knowledgeH). These appeals to practice leave us with reasons to accept knowledgeL in the face of radical doubts raised by skeptics. We conclude by arguing that by relegating knowledgeH to isolated contexts, the contextualist fails to deal with the skeptical challenge head-on. KnowledgeH and knowledgeL represent competing, incompatible intuitions about knowledge, and we must choose between them. A fallibilist conception of knowledge, formed with proper attention to radical doubts, can address the skeptical challenge without illicit appeal to everyday usage.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • Sign Levels Synopsis
    • Authors: D.S. Clarke
      First page: 95
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 95 - 151This Tractatus-style sequence of propositions describes logical features of natural language discourse, pre-linguistic levels of signs interpreted in associative learning and animal communication, and the specialized discourses of the institutions of science, religion, law, politics, and the arts. Its comprehensive scope is designed to help overcome the compartmentalization of philosophy into its branches of epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, and aesthetics. The general perspective is that of pragmatic naturalism as developed by the classical pragmatists Peirce, James, Schiller, and Dewey. Central to pragmatism is its emphasis on the use of practical inferences combining descriptive and expressive premisses with prescriptive “ought” conclusions guiding conduct. I argue that by making such inferences its focus, pragmatism enables contemporary philosophy to offset the effects of social specialization.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • Cultural Humility and Dewey’s Pattern of Inquiry: Developing Good
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    • Authors: Mark Tschaepe
      First page: 152
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 152 - 164When we assume that we have cultural competence rather than thoroughly engaging in what Dewey calls the pattern of inquiry, we fail to achieve cultural humility. By analyzing how habits undermine inquiry and underlie failure in situations that call for cultural humility, we may be better equipped to address unintentional offenses. In this essay, I define cultural humility and contrast it with cultural competence, explaining why aiming for cultural competence alone is problematic. Next, I consider the attributes necessary for cultural humility and the attitudes that Dewey considers beneficial for inquiry. This is followed by an outline of Dewey’s pattern of inquiry and explanation of how unquestioned habits of thought short-circuit our ability to become culturally humble. I suggest that we forgo attempting to achieve cultural competence and instead use Dewey’s pattern of inquiry with the attitudes he recommends as tools to work toward cultural humility.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
  • John Dewey’s Reconstructed Conception of Growth
    • Authors: Jerome A. Popp
      First page: 165
      Abstract: Source: Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 165 - 178John Dewey’s analysis of the role of emotion in moral reasoning, presented in the later Ethics, led him to conclude that our development of moral reasoning should be less focused on the secondary interest of attention to ourselves or others, and attend to the more complete interests of the welfare and integrity of the social groups in which we participate. In that analysis, Dewey identified the essential role of empathic understanding in moral decisions, referred to by neuroscientists as social intelligence. Dewey’s discussion of the essential role of emotion in these decisions is further supported by research in neuroscience which has established that general intelligence is located in an area of the brain distinct from the area that supports social intelligence, our capacity for empathic experience. These findings suggest that the presence of individuals with developed social intelligence in the groups in which we participate provide increased opportunities for growth.
      PubDate: 2018-02-22T00:00:00Z
       
 
 
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