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    • Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice: Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice and Its Debate 

      Reiersgaard, Anders (The University of Bergen, 2020-06-12)
      Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a model for clinical decision-making, representing an interdisciplinary approach to clinical practice that aims to optimize clinical decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Acquiesced and unrefuted : The growth of scientific myths 

      Letrud, Kåre (The University of Bergen, 2020-06-05)
      This thesis explores the phenomenon of scientific myths distributed in academic discourses. Drawing on a set of myth-examples, I explicate a definition of the term ‘scientific myth’, arguing that it ought primarily to be ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • The Power of Powers: Dispositions, Essences, and Laws of Nature 

      Jordahl, Ragnhild Iveranna Hogstad (The University of Bergen, 2020-04-24)
      This thesis aims to articulate a dispositionalist theory of possibility. The standard way of explaining possibility, and modality in general, is by reference to possible worlds. At the same time, discontentment with possible ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • CLARINO+ Optimization of Wittgenstein Research Tools 

      Pichler, Alois (CLARIN office, 2020)
      The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB) offer specialized tools for research access to its Wittgenstein resources which however are in need for an upgrade to better serve user requirements. The paper ...
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    • Limits to Levels in the Methodological Individualism-Holism Debate 

      Zahle, Julie (Springer, 2019-11-19)
      It is currently common to conceive of the classic methodological individualism–holism debate in level terms. Accordingly, the dispute is taken to concern the proper level of explanations in the social sciences. In this ...
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    • Autentisk Eksistens 

      Bjørnstad, Bendik (The University of Bergen, 2019-10-22)
      I denne teksten presenterer jeg forskningen min på Autentisk Eksistens. Jeg argumenter for at autentisk væren ikke innebærer former for selv-aktualisering sett i moderne selv-hjelp litteratur. Istedenfor viser jeg hvordan ...
      Master thesis
    • How to be a Good Sentimentalist 

      Sivertsen, Sveinung Sundfør (The University of Bergen, 2019-10-18)
      How can one be a good person? That, in essence, is the question I ask in this dissertation. More specifically, I ask how we, in general, can best go about the complex and never-ending task of trying to figure out what we ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Affirmative citation bias in scientific myth debunking: A three-in-one case study 

      Letrud, Kåre; Hernes, Sigbjørn (PLoS, 2019-09-09)
      Several uncorroborated, false, or misinterpreted conceptions have for years been widely distributed in academic publications, thus becoming scientific myths. How can such misconceptions persist and proliferate within the ...
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    • On the possibility of Resolute Transcendentalism in the Later Wittgenstein 

      Mendoza, Lumberto Guce (The University of Bergen, 2019-06-03)
      Doctoral thesis
    • Eleaticism and Socratic Dialectic: On Ontology, Philosophical Inquiry, and Estimations of Worth in Plato’s Parmenides, Sophist and Statesman. 

      Larsen, Jens Kristian (Société d’Études Platoniciennes, 2019-05-01)
      The Parmenides poses the question for what entities there are Forms, and the criticism of Forms it contains is commonly supposed to document an ontological reorientation in Plato. According to this reading, Forms no longer ...
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    • Wittgenstein in (Self-)Translation 

      Pichler, Alois; Oliveira, Paulo; Moreno, Arley (Centro de Lógica, Epistemologia, Metodologia e História das Ciências Unicamp, 2019-02)
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    • Abort og fosterreduksjon: En etisk sammenligning 

      Dahl, Silje Langseth; Vaksdal, Rebekka Hylland; Barra, Mathias; Gamlund, Espen; Solberg, Carl Tollef (Etikk i praksis, 2019)
      De siste årene har fosterreduksjon i økende grad vært gjenstand for debatt i Norge, og intensiteten nådde et foreløpig maksimum da Lovavdelingen leverte tolknings-uttalelsen § 2 - Tolkning av abortloven i 2016 som svar på ...
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    • What is Wrong with Blind Necessity? Schelling’s Critique of Spinoza’s Necessitarianism in the Freedom Essay 

      Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019)
      Spinoza’s necessitarianism—the doctrine that everything that is actual is necessary—is an important matter of debate in German Idealism. I examine Schelling’s discussion of Spinoza’s necessitarianism in his 1809 Freedom ...
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    • On the Practical Impossibility of Being Both Well-Informed and Impartial 

      Sivertsen, Sveinung Sundfør (Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE), 2019)
      Adam Smith argued that the ideal moral judge is both well-informedand impartial. As non-ideal moral agents, we tend only to be truly well-informed about those with whom we frequently interact. These are also those with ...
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    • “Students Can Write!”: How Can Students Explore and Improve their Writing by Using Different Academic Genres, Sources and Voices? 

      Brodersen, Randi Benedikte; Kavli, Solveig (Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education, 2019)
      One purpose of this article is to shed light upon the concept of voice in writing, related to genres and sources in humanities. Another purpose is to participate in the academic discussion on voice. We want to raise awareness ...
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    • A note on the cut-elimination proof in "truth without contra(di)ction" 

      Fjellstad, Andreas (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      This note shows that the permutation instructions presented by Zardini in "Truth without contra(di)ction" (RSL, 2011) for eliminating cuts on universally quantified formulas in the sequent calculus for the non-contractive ...
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    • Relative plausibility and a prescriptive theory of evidence assessment 

      Kolflaath, Eivind (Sage, 2019)
      While the theory of relative plausibility is presented by Allen and Pardo (2019) as a descriptive theory of the proof process, this commentary discusses their theory as a possible starting point for a prescriptive theory ...
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    • Sellars on Self-Knowledge 

      Knappik, Franz Ulrich (Routledge, 2019)
      Wilfrid Sellars had an elaborate theory of self-knowledge about one’s own thoughts that anticipates some crucial claims and topics of current work on self-knowledge. In this contribution, I reconstruct Sellars’s theory of ...
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    • A brief update on editions offered by the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen and licences for their use (as of June 2018) 

      Pichler, Alois (De Gruyter, 2019)
      The paper presents the resources offered by the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen (WAB) on Wittgenstein Source. Moreover, it describes the conditions for their use. Finally, the paper also briefly introduces ...
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    • “Political cohesion, friendship and hostility” 

      De Cuzzani, Paola Maria (The University of Akureyri, 2019)
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