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Research Paper
Muslim Logicians on Quantification of Predicate vs. Hamilton’s View

Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hodjati

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 7-25


  According to Muslim logicians, the quantifier, in categorical logic, shows the quantity of the individuals of the subject in a statement; so its place is before the subject. Hence, if it comes before the predicate there arises some deviation in the main form of the statement, and such a statement is ...  Read More

Research Paper
Norms and Explanation of Action

Seyed Ali Kalantari

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 27-42


  It seems obvious that the mere acknowledgment of a norm cannot explain the agent’s undertaking what the norm prescribes; Steglich-Petersen makes the point as there is no strong relation between normative judgments and motivation from such judgments. To explain why someone does what a norm prescribes, ...  Read More

Research Paper
Against the Equal Weight View in the Epistemology of Disagreement
Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 43-59


  In this paper I propose an argument against the conciliatory view in peer disagreement. One of the most important grounds for conciliatory views is the assumption that the epistemic situation in peer disagreement between two peers is symmetri cal. Symmetry justifies the conciliatory views. If so, showing ...  Read More

Research Paper
Are the Weakness of Will and Akrasia Two Distinct Phenomena?

zahra khazaei

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 61-85


  According to traditional philosophical literature, Akrasia is defined as acting against one’s best judgment. Philosophers have considered Akrasia as synonymous with the weakness of will. However, Holton considers these two phenomena to be distinct and argues that weakness of will is better understood ...  Read More

Research Paper
A Possible Structure for Moral Problem-Solving in Engineering Ethics

Shervin MirzaeiGhazi; Mostafa Taqavi

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 87-111


  In this inquiry, we try to find a way to deal with moral problems and dilemmas in the realm of technology. We use a procedure that has been introduced in recent years in applied ethics, which is that of design analogy. According to this procedure, we can draw on insights and structures that are used ...  Read More

Research Paper
Living in Felicity or in the Shadow of Death: A Kierkegaardian Existentialistic Reading of Ionesco’s The Killer

Alireza Nazari; Fazel Asadi Amjad

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 113-145


  Eugène Ionesco in his play, The killer (1960) depicts a true reflection of the human condition; he depicts the images of life and death, being and non-being, and the reality of man’s reduction into the cypher of non-being. He wants man to come to grips with his true situation; hence, man's ...  Read More

Research Paper
Political Authority and Tragedy in the Shahnameh: A Study of the Shahnameh on the Basis of Hegel’s Theory of Tragedy

Ali Sadeghi

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 147-171


  The paper aims to study the Shahnameh on the basis of Hegel’s theory of tragedy. For Hegel, political authority was closely related to tragedy and the two formed a unique worldview that helps us understand Greek society and polity in a new way. It is hoped that by studying the Shahnameh on this ...  Read More

Research Paper
An Objection to the Branching Model for Time

meisam zandigoharrizi; Lotfollah Nabavi

Volume 14, Issue 56 , January 2019, Pages 173-192


  Future Contingency has been an old debate between philosophers throughout history. On one hand, Aristotle thinks events of the future happen contingently. On the other hand, Diodorus believes what happens in the future is now determined. Diodorus has presented an argument for determinism based on a few ...  Read More