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    A Priori Knowledge Contextualised and Benacerraf's Dilemma.Maja Malec - 2004 - Acta Analytica 19 (33):31-44.
    In this article, I discuss Hawthorne'€™s contextualist solution to Benacerraf'€™s dilemma. He wants to find a satisfactory epistemology to go with realist ontology, namely with causally inaccessible mathematical and modal entities. I claim that he is unsuccessful. The contextualist theories of knowledge attributions were primarily developed as a response to the skeptical argument based on the deductive closure principle. Hawthorne uses the same strategy in his attempt to solve the epistemologist puzzle facing the proponents of mathematical and modal realism, but (...)
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    Essentialism Contextualized.Maja Malec - 2009 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):201-217.
    I critically discuss the contextualist approach to essentialism, which was developed as an explanation of the seeming inconstancy of our essentialist intuitions. The problem is supposed to be that we vacillate a great deal in judging what properties an object has essentially from one occasion to another, which obviously undermines the reliability of our essentialist intuitions. Contextualists solve the problem by combining the metaphysical view that objects have essential properties with the semantic thesis that the term “essentially” is a context (...)
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    Modality and Tense.Maja Malec - 2006 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 6 (3):610-616.
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  4. On Diffi Culties Facing the Formulation of the Doctrine of Supervenience.Maja Malec - 2009 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):201-217.
     
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  5. Kit Fine, Modality and Tense: Philosophical Papers.Maja Malec - 2006 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 18:610-616.
     
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