Contrastivism in Philosophy
Edited by Martijn Blaauw
Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge – 178 pages
Contrastivism can be applied to a variety of problems within philosophy, and as such, it can be coherently seen as a unified movement. This volume brings together state-of-the-art research on the contrastive treatment of philosophical concepts and questions, including knowledge, belief, free will, moral luck, Bayesian confirmation theory, causation, and explanation.
Introduction—Contrastivism in Philosophy Martijn Blaauw 1. Contrastive Explanation Christopher Hitchcock 2. Causal Contextualisms Jonathan Schaffer 3. Contrastive Bayesianism Branden Fitelson 4. Contrastive Belief Martijn Blaauw 5. Contrastive Knowledge Adam Morton 6. Contrastive Semantics for Deontic Modals Justin Snedegar 7. Free Contrastivism Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 8. Luck and Fortune in Moral Evaluation Julia Driver
Martijn Blaauw is Assistant Director of the 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology and a Senior Research Fellow at the Philosophy Section of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.