• Naming the colours
    David Lewis
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy 75 (3): 325-42. 1997.
    This Article does not have an abstract
  • The A Posteriori Armchair
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (2): 211-231. 2015.
    A lot of good philosophy is done in the armchair, but is nevertheless a posteriori. This paper clarifies and then defends that claim. Among the a posteriori activities done in the armchair are assembling and evaluating commonplaces; formulating theoretical alternatives; and integrating well-known past a posteriori discoveries. The activity that receives the most discussion, however, is the application of theoretical virtues to choose philosophical theories: the paper argues that much of this is …Read more