Founded in 1947, dialectica is the official journal of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy (ESAP), publishing first-rate articles predominantly in theoretical and systematic philosophy. Although edited in Switzerland with a focus on analytical philosophy undertaken on the continent, dialectica publishes articles from all over the world and has a truly global relevance. It is ranked A on the European Research Index for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation. Click here to view recent submission statistics and here to read some highlights from the journal over the years.
Continuing the work of its founding members, dialectica seeks a better understanding of the mutual support between science and philosophy and promotes that both disciplines need and enjoy in their common search for understanding. In this exciting virtual issue, the editorial team has selected some recent articles to showcase content from dialectica that particularly reflects the journal’s relevance to a US audience. These articles are representative of the many domains in which dialectica publishes, from ontology to epistemology and philosophy of mind or the theory of rationality. dialectica has recently published special issues on vectors, concepts, emotions, colours, and the philosophy of Kit Fine. We are confident that you will find this virtual issue interesting and informative.
Two Defenses of Common-Sense Ontology
R. Mark Sainsbury
The Model-Theoretic Argument against Quantifying over Everything
Relation-Based Thought, Objectivity and Disagreement
A Tale of Two Vectors
On Some Recent Criticisms of the ‘Linguistic’ Approach to Ontology
Against Universal Mereological Composition
Rationality, Reasoning and Group Agency
Towards a Neo-Aristotelian Mereology
Response to Kathrin Koslicki
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