Do Men and Women Philosophers Argue Differently?
There is no statistically significant gender difference in the argument types used by frequently cited contemporary men and women philosophers in their articles, according to a new study that uses corpus linguistic analysis to search their works for “indicator pairs” of words that are likely to differentiate between deductive, inductive, and abductive arguments. (m..
Philosophy and Disciplinary Ambivalence
In an interview about her work in philosophy of language, Emma Borg (Reading) answers a question about why work on a theory of meaning is philosophy, and not linguistics. (more…)