Recent Submissions

  • The distant moral agent 

    Andreassen, Tom (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Among the defining characteristics of moral cosmopolitanism are the convictions that personal relations, membership in social or political organizations like local communities or nation-states are insignificant for agents ...
  • Relational autonomy in the care of the vulnerable: Health care professionals' reasoning in Moral Case Deliberation (MCD) 

    Heidenreich, Kaja; Bremer, Anders; Materstvedt, Lars Johan; Tidefelt, Ulf; Svantesson, Mia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In Moral Case Deliberation (MCD), healthcare professionals discuss ethically difficult patient situations in their daily practice. There is a lack of knowledge regarding the content of MCD and there is a need to shed light ...
  • The Effects of Extreme Rituals on Moral Behavior: the performers-observers gap hypothesis 

    Mitkidis, Panagiotis; Ayal, Shahar; Shalvi, Shaul; Heimann, Katrin; Levy, Gabriel; Kyselo, Miriam; Wallot, Sebastian; Roepstorff, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Religious rituals are found all over the world. Some cultures engage in extreme religious rituals in which individuals take on forms of bodily harm to demonstrate their devotion. Such rituals entail excessive costs in terms ...
  • Global expressivism and the flight from metaphysics 

    Knowles, Jonathan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    In recent work Huw Price has defended what he calls a global expressivist approach to understanding language (and/or thought) and its relation to the physical world. Global expressivism rejects a representationalist picture ...
  • Davidson versus Chomsky: The case of shared language 

    Knowles, Jonathan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
  • Reflective equilibrium and moral objectivity 

    de Maagt, Sem (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Ever since the introduction of reflective equilibrium in ethics, it has been argued that reflective equilibrium either leads to moral relativism, or that it turns out to be a form of intuitionism in disguise. Despite these ...
  • Antikapitalismens ømme punkt? 

    Wyller, Truls Egil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
    Tredje venstre. For en radikal individualisme av Magnus Marsdal og Bendik Wold er blitt behørig omtalt i pressen, og forfatterne har forsvart sine synspunkter i en rekke debattinnlegg. Anmeldere har karakterisert utgivelsen ...
  • Den medisinske selvmorderen i individualismens tid 

    Materstvedt, Lars Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Artikkelen starter med en drøfting av selvmordets rasjonalitet sett fra en filosofisk synsvinkel. Deretter forklares og defineres termene «eutanasi» og «legeassistert selvmord», som begge fortolkes moralsk som former for ...
  • Pharmacogenomic Inequalities: Strategies for Justice in Biomedical Research and Healthcare 

    De Grandis, Giovanni (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The paper discusses the possibility that the benefits of pharmacogenomics will not be distributed equally and will create orphan populations. I argue that since these inequalities are not substantially different from those ...
  • Equal Sovereignty: On the Conditions of Global Political Justice 

    Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch (GLOBUS Research Papers;, Research report, 2017)
    This paper discusses the role of state sovereignty in a just global order. The point of departure is two competing conceptions of global political justice: justice as nondomination and justice as impartiality. The former ...
  • Questions 

    Borge, Steffen (Chapter, 2013)
  • Ryktenes og sladderens pragmatikk 

    Borge, Steffen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    In this paper I address the topics of the pragmatics of rumours and gossip, on the one hand, and the question of unwarranted questions, on the other. I briefly introduce the case of Bill Clinton who got asked by the press ...
  • The Objectivity of Rationality: Three Essays on Reason and Rationality 

    Dahlback, Morten Langfeldt (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:17, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis What does it take to be rational? In the three articles collected in my dissertation, I explore a range of problems in our theoretical conception of rationality. It is common to distinguish ...
  • Meta-Externalism vs Meta-Internalism in The Study of Reference 

    Haukioja, Jussi; Cohnitz, Daniel (Journal article, 2013)
    We distinguish and discuss two different accounts of the subject matter of theories of reference, meta-externalism and meta-internalism. We argue that a form of the meta-internalist view, “moderate meta-internalism”, is ...
  • Intuitions in Philosophical Semantics 

    Cohnitz, Daniel; Haukioja, Jussi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    We argue that the term “intuition”, as it is used in metaphilosophy, is ambiguous between at least four different senses. In philosophy of language, the relevant “intuitions” are either the outputs of our competence to ...
  • Hva slags filosofi trenger samfunnet? 

    Wyller, Truls Egil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Every human being may be said to be a philosopher, endowed with the capacity to reflect on her own life as part of some general worldview or even 'ontology'. With that said, it is not obvious what kind of philosophical ...
  • Islamofobi og konspirasjonsteori - En diskursanalyse av 

    Solheim, Royer (Master thesis, 2017)
    This thesis is a qualitative study based on Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) of a Norwegian islamophobic website, The focus of the study is on the use of conspiracy theory in islamophobic rhetorics, with the ...
  • Equal Sovereignty: On the Conditions of Global Political Justice 

    Mikalsen, Kjartan Koch (GLOBUS Research Papers;, Research report, 2017)
    This paper discusses the role of state sovereignty in a just global order. The point of departure is two competing conceptions of global political justice: justice as non-domination and justice ...
  • Dynamic Perspectives on Defamation of Religion among Jewish NGOs 

    Levy, Gabriel; Kyselo, Miriam (Chapter, 2017)
  • Training Technologies. Science, Humans and Dogs in the Age of Positive Dog Training 

    Gabrielsen, Ane Møller (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The practices of dog training influence the lives of numerous dogs and dog owners, but have not received much academic attention in terms of empirical studies. Both humans and dogs are shaped through these practices, but ...

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