Jack Kwong Ph.D.

There are 4 included publications by Jack Kwong Ph.D.:

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Open Mindedness as Engagement 2015 820 Open-­-mindedness is an under-­-explored topic in virtue epistemology, despite its assumed importance for the field. Questions about it abound and need to be answered. For example, what sort of intellectual activities are central to it? Can one be op...
Open-Mindedness as a Critical Virtue 2015 776 This paper proposes to examine Daniel Cohen's recent attempt to apply virtues to argumentation theory, with special attention given to his explication of how open-mindedness can be regarded as an argumentational or critical virtue. It is argued that ...
Resisting Aliefs - Gendler on Belief-Discordant Behaviors 2012 689 This paper challenges T. S. Gendler’s notion of aliefs, a novel kind of mental state which she introduces to explain a wide variety of belief-discordant behaviors. In particular, the argument is that many of the cases which she uses to motivate suc...
Why Concepts Can’t Be Theories 2006 516 Presents an alternative argument for Jerry Fodor’s recent conclusion that there are currently no tenable theories of concepts in the cognitive sciences and in the philosophy of mind. Briefly, the approach focuses on the ‘theory-theory’ of concepts. I...