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Title: Linda Zagzebski, “Exemplarist Moral Theory” (Oxford UP, 2017)

Linda Zagzebski, “Exemplarist Moral Theory” (Oxford UP, 2017)

May 1st, 2017

Many of the longstanding debates in moral philosophy concern the question of where more theorizing should begin. Some hold that moral theories should… Go to Episode

Meir Hemmo and Orly Shenker, “The Road to Maxwell’s Demon: Conceptual Foundations of Statistical Mechanics” (Cambridge UP, 2012)

April 15th, 2013

Among the very many puzzling aspects of the physical world is this: how do we explain the fact that the laws of thermodynamics are time-asymmetric while… Go to Episode

Julia Tanney, “Rules, Reasons and Self-Knowledge” (Harvard UP, 2012)

June 15th, 2013

It is fair to say that philosophy of mind and the sciences of the mind quite generally adhere to an information-processing model of cognition. A standard… Go to Episode

Muhammed Ali Khalidi, “Natural Categories and Human Kinds: Classification in the Natural and Social Sciences” (Cambridge UP, 2013)

November 15th, 2013

The division between natural kinds – the kinds that ‘cut nature at its joints’ – and those that simply reflect human interests… Go to Episode