Scott F. Aikin

Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department

2301 Vanderbilt Place

Nashville, TN 37240

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Poe's Law, Group Polarization, and the Epistemology of Online Religious Discourse

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Epistemology, Satire, Group Polarization, Religion

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Don't Fear the Regress: Epistemic Infinitism and Cognitive Value

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Epistemology, Justification, Value of Knowledge, Regress

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Introduction to The Pragmatism Reader

THE PRAGMATISM READER, Robert B. Talisse, Scott F. Aikin, eds., Princeton University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 May 2010
Robert B. Talisse and Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Tu Quoque Arguments and the Siginificance of Hypocrisy

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Argumentation, Informal Logic

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Evidentialism and James' Argument from Friendship

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2007
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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evidentialism, justification, ethics of belief, pragmatism, will to believe

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What is the Significance of Al Gore's Purported Hypocrisy?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Gore, Hypocrisy, Informal Logic, Tu Quoque, environmental ethics

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A Self-Defeat Problem for the Rhetorical Theory of Argument

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Rhetoric, Epistemic theory of Argument, Tindale, Perelman, Crosswhite

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Three Objections to the Epistemic Theory of Argument Rebutted

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Argumentation, Rhetoric, Epistemology

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Prospects for Peircian Epistemic Infinitism

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Aug 2008
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Epistemology, Infinitism, Peirce, Klein, Regress

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Skeptical Theism, Moral Skepticism, and Divine Commands

International Journal for the Study of Skepticism, Vol. 3, pp. 77-96, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Scott F. Aikin and Brian Ribeiro
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion
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skeptical theism, moral skepticism, divine commands, divine command theory, problem of evil

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Holding One's Own

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Scott F. Aikin
Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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Philosophy, Argumentation, Metaphilosophy

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A Consistency Challenge for Moral and Religious Beliefs

Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp.127-151, June 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Brian Ribeiro and Scott F. Aikin
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Department of Philosophy & Religion and Vanderbilt University - Philosophy Department
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consistency, ethics, religious belief