Dadaism: Restrictivism as Militant Quietism

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 110 (3pt3):387-398 (2010)
Abstract
Can we quantify over everything: absolutely, positively, definitely, totally, every thing? Some philosophers have claimed that we must be able to do so, since the doctrine that we cannot is self-stultifying. But this treats restrictivism as a positive doctrine. Restrictivism is much better viewed as a kind of militant quietism, which I call dadaism. Dadaists advance a hostile challenge, with the aim of silencing everyone who holds a positive position about ‘absolute generality’
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 11,371
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

View all 11 references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Similar books and articles
Andrew Fiala (2009). Militant Atheism, Pragmatism, and the God-Shaped Hole. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 65 (3):139 - 151.
Lee Wilkins (2003). Militant Tolerance. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 17 (1):59-72.
Thomas M. Lennon (2011). Volition. Modern Schoolman 88 (3):171-189.
Philip Kitcher (2011). Militant Modern Atheism. Journal of Applied Philosophy 28 (1):1-13.
Stelios Virvidakis (2008). Varieties of Quietism. Philosophical Inquiry 30 (1-2):157-175.
Jakob Hohwy (1997). Quietism and Cognitive Command. Philosophical Quarterly 47 (189):495-500.
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2010-12-21

Total downloads

33 ( #53,613 of 1,102,845 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

7 ( #36,605 of 1,102,845 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.