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  • Whitfield, Paul Michael (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    I argue that for Kant, human intuitions are necessarily synthetically structured. Moreover, I suggest that contemporary philosophy of mind can return to Kant for insight. I introduce two contemporary debates about ...
  • Wessels, Christopher Scott (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    My aim in this essay is to provide a multidisciplinary characterization of the folk concept of intentional action for design and use in artificially intelligent perceptual-cognitive systems (PCSs). Immediately relevant ...
  • Sidzinska, Maja Dorota (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    Metaphysically, pregnant mammals are unique in that they are objects that generate new objects. Thus they are generative. In this work, I test whether pregnant mammals may therefore be emergent substances, on the grounds ...
  • Shanks, Devin Patrick (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    The crux of Sellars’ 'Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind' is to call attention to what he calls the "Myth of the Given," which classical empiricism and foundationalist accounts of knowledge are dependent. Ruling out ...
  • Myers, Andrew Triana (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    The Problem of Coordination is an early 20th century philosophical approach to the puzzle of how concepts, notably numbers, can take on empirical significance. Hans Reichenbach, perhaps the most famous scholar who wrote ...