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Profile: Neil Gascoigne (Royal Holloway University of London)
  1. Neil Gascoigne (2014). The Metaphilosophical Significance of Scepticism. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 14 (1):13-30.
    The aim of this paper is to contribute to an appreciation of the metaphilosophical significance of scepticism. It proceeds by investigating what the differing characterisations of the sceptical threat reveal about the kind of understanding that is being sought; and specifically, what this envisaged understanding connotes concerning how epistemological inquiry is itself conceived. An investigation, that is to say, into how these characterisations support or help constitute that conception of inquiry by attempting to keep a relationship with ‘the sceptic’ going (...)
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  2. Neil Gascoigne (2013). Richard Rorty. Polity.
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  3. Neil Gascoigne & Tim Thornton (2013). Tacit Knowledge. Routledge.
    Tacit knowledge is the form of implicit knowledge that we rely on for learning. It is invoked in a wide range of intellectual inquiries, from traditional academic subjects to more pragmatically orientated investigations into the nature and transmission of skills and expertise. Notwithstanding its apparent pervasiveness, the notion of tacit knowledge is a complex and puzzling one. What is its status as knowledge? What is its relation to explicit knowledge? What does it mean to say that knowledge is tacit? Can (...)
     
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  4. Neil Gascoigne (2009). The Value of 'Value'. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 15 (2):87-96.
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  5. Neil Gascoigne (2007). Obituary: Richard Rorty, 1931–2007. Radical Philosophy 146.
     
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  6. Neil Gascoigne (2004). Practicing Pragmatism: Understanding Science. Think 3 (8):63-70.
    Neil Gascoigne explains the pragmatist attitude to science, contrasting it with both the realism of scientists like Susan Greenfield and Richard Dawkins, and the anti-realism of sociologists like Harry Collins.
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  7. Neil Gascoigne (2001). Scepticism. Acumen.
    Neil Gascoigne introduces the sceptical arguments and methods of the canonical philosophers from Sextus Empiricus's Pyrrhonism to Hume before examining the so-called "therapeutic" approaches to scepticism and arguments for scepticism's ...
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  8. Neil Gascoigne (1995). 12 Changing the Subject: A Metaphilosophical Digression. In Babette E. Babich, Debra B. Bergoffen & Simon Glynn (eds.), Continental and Postmodern Perspectives in the Philosophy of Science. Avebury. 205.
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