…so make sure you buy him one next time you see him. Goldschmidt, a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Wake Forest University, has just published, in Dialectica, “A Demonstration of the Causal Power of Absences.” I’ve taken the liberty of reproducing the article in whole, below, to save folks who lack institutional access to Dialectica the $38 PDF download fee. Here it is, in its entirety:
Well done, Dr. Goldschmidt.
But not everyone is amused. There’s at least one serious response, authored by Nathan Wildman and Neil McDonnell (Hamburg). And in my inbox this morning was an email with a link to the paper and the following commentary:
Goldschmidt’s paper reminded me of the classic, “The World’s Greatest Law Review Article” — but that’s in law. There have got to be others in philosophy. Readers?