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Research Paper
Metaphysics of Logical Realism
Metaphysics of Logical Realism

Mohammadreza Abdollahnejad

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 1-21

Abstract
  Despite the often false impression that the analytic philosophy as an anti-metaphysical movement has nothing to do with metaphysics, there can be found good reasons to grant the metaphysical ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Need for the Dualist View to Combat Extremism: How the Dualist View Can Combat Extremis?
The Need for the Dualist View to Combat Extremism: How the Dualist View Can Combat Extremis?

Alistair J. Sinclair

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 23-52

Abstract
  This paper argues that we will never get rid of the extremist mentality unless the dualist view prevails and is taught as part of the educational system. The dualist view takes account ...  Read More
Research Paper
Has Rorty a moral philosophy?
Has Rorty a moral philosophy?

Mohammad Asghari

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 55-74

Abstract
  I try to show that Richard Rorty, although is not a moral philosopher like Kant, nerveless, has moral philosophy that it must be taken seriously. Rorty has not engaged with moral philosophy ...  Read More
Research Paper
Lakatos and Hersh on Mathematical Proof
Lakatos and Hersh on Mathematical Proof

Hossein Bayat

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 75-93

Abstract
  The concept of Mathematical Proof has been controversial for the past few decades. Different philosophers have offered different theories about the nature of Mathematical Proof, among ...  Read More
Research Paper
Does the conceptual interdependency of belief and desire undermine the normativity of content?
Does the conceptual interdependency of belief and desire undermine the normativity of content?

Ali Kalantari

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 95-103

Abstract
  The normativity of mental content thesis has been very influential in contemporary philosophy of mind. Paul Boghossian (2003, 2005) has developed an argument for the normativity of ...  Read More
Research Paper
Plantinga’s Reformed Epistemology and Religious Extremism: Some Historical Evidences
Plantinga’s Reformed Epistemology and Religious Extremism: Some Historical Evidences

Jalal Peykani; Meysam Sadeghpour

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 105-116

Abstract
    According to Plantinga’s reformed epistemology, as perceptual beliefs, religious beliefs are properly basic, and therefore need no additional justification. But as it has ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Ethics (Ethos) of History
The Ethics (Ethos) of History

James Risser

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 117-136

Abstract
  This paper provides a critical analysis of Heidegger’s brief remarks in his “Letter on Humanism” in which he links ethics to ethos and ultimately to our relation to ...  Read More
Research Paper
Relativism: Protagoras and Nelson Goodman
Relativism: Protagoras and Nelson Goodman

Esmail Saadati Khamseh

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 137-152

Abstract
  Discussion of the many faces of relativism occupies a highly prominent place in the epistemological literature. Protagoras in ancient Greece and Nelson Goodman in the modern period ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Creation of Necessity: Making Sense of Cartesian Modality
The Creation of Necessity: Making Sense of Cartesian Modality

Beth Seacord

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 153-171

Abstract
  In Descartes theological writing, he promotes two jointly puzzling theses: T1) God freely creates the eternal truths (i.e. the Creation Doctrine) and T2) The eternal truths are necessarily ...  Read More
Research Paper
Place goes wrong in treating mind-brain relationship: Clarifying why identity theory is neither reasonable nor a mere scientific problem in disguise
Place goes wrong in treating mind-brain relationship: Clarifying why identity theory is neither reasonable nor a mere scientific problem in disguise

Mahdi Soleimani Khormuji

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 173-202

Abstract
  U. T. Place claims that philosophical problems concerning the true nature of mind-brain relationship will be disappeared or settled in favor of materialism, especially type identity ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Humanisti Heritage of Muhammad Arkoun
The Humanisti Heritage of Muhammad Arkoun

Katharina Volker

Volume 9, Issue 17 , December 2015, Pages 203-227

Abstract
  This article presents Muhammad Arkoun's (1928-2010) key ideas on ethos, civil society, and secularism. Following reflections on adab, Arkoun's inspiration for rethinking Islamic heritage ...  Read More