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    Strict propriety is weak
    Analysis 81 (1): 8-13. 2021.
    Considerations of accuracy – the epistemic good of having credences close to truth-values – have led to the justification of a host of epistemic norms. These arguments rely on specific ways of measuring accuracy. In particular, the accuracy measure should be strictly proper. However, the main argument for strict propriety supports only weak propriety. But strict propriety follows from weak propriety given strict truth directedness and additivity. So no further argument is necessary.
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    We consider the question of whether thermodynamic macrostates are objective consequences of dynamics, or subjective reflections of our ignorance of a physical system. We argue that they are both; more specifically, that the set of macrostates forms the unique maximal partition of phase space which 1) is consistent with our observations (a subjective fact about our ability to observe the system) and 2) obeys a Markov process (an objective fact about the system's dynamics). We review the ideas of …Read more
  •  8
    Cultural, Gender, and Individual Differences in Perceptual and Semantic Structures of Basic Colors in Chinese and English
    with A. Kimball Romney and Ti-Lien Hsia
    Journal of Cognition and Culture 2 (1): 1-28. 2002.
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    International Relations Theory and Philosophy: Interpretive Dialogues (edited book)
    with Chris Farrands
    Routledge. 2010.
    This book discusses the contribution of philosophers and thinkers whose ideas have recently begun to permeate international relations theory. It provides an introduction to the contemporary debates regarding theories and methodologies used to study international relations, particularly the relationships between interpretive accounts of social action, European philosophical traditions, hermeneutics and the discipline of international relations. The authors provides a platform for dialogue between…Read more
  • Changes in Melanesian Masculinities: An Historical Approach
    South Pacific Journal of Philosophy and Culture 11. 2010.