### All the ideas for Michael Burke, E Conee / R Feldman and Rayo,A/Uzquiasno,G

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###### 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 1. Set Theory
 13451 The two best understood conceptions of set are the Iterative and the Limitation of Size [Rayo/Uzquiano]
###### 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 4. Axioms for Sets / m. Axiom of Separation
 13452 Some set theories give up Separation in exchange for a universal set [Rayo/Uzquiano]
###### 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 2. Domain of Quantification
 13449 We could have unrestricted quantification without having an all-inclusive domain [Rayo/Uzquiano]
 13450 Absolute generality is impossible, if there are indefinitely extensible concepts like sets and ordinals [Rayo/Uzquiano]
###### 5. Theory of Logic / G. Quantification / 5. Second-Order Quantification
 13453 Perhaps second-order quantifications cover concepts of objects, rather than plain objects [Rayo/Uzquiano]
###### 9. Objects / A. Existence of Objects / 5. Individuation / e. Individuation by kind
 16235 Persistence conditions cannot contradict, so there must be a 'dominant sortal' [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 14753 The 'dominant' of two coinciding sortals is the one that entails the widest range of properties [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 1. Unifying an Object / b. Unifying aggregates
 16072 'The rock' either refers to an object, or to a collection of parts, or to some stuff [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / b. Cat and its tail
 14751 Tib goes out of existence when the tail is lost, because Tib was never the 'cat' [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / c. Statue and clay
 16071 Sculpting a lump of clay destroys one object, and replaces it with another one [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
 16234 Burke says when two object coincide, one of them is destroyed in the process [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 13278 Maybe the clay becomes a different lump when it becomes a statue [Burke,M, by Koslicki]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / d. Coincident objects
 14750 Two entities can coincide as one, but only one of them (the dominant sortal) fixes persistence conditions [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 4. Belief / c. Aim of beliefs
 19525 If the only aim is to believe truths, that justifies recklessly believing what is unsupported (if it is right) [Conee/Feldman]
###### 13. Knowledge Criteria / A. Justification Problems / 2. Justification Challenges / c. Knowledge closure
 19524 We don't have the capacity to know all the logical consequences of our beliefs [Conee/Feldman]
###### 13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 3. Evidentialism / b. Evidentialism
 19518 Evidentialism says justifications supervene on the available evidence [Conee/Feldman]
###### 19. Language / F. Communication / 5. Pragmatics / a. Contextual meaning
 13448 The domain of an assertion is restricted by context, either semantically or pragmatically [Rayo/Uzquiano]
###### 20. Action / C. Motives for Action / 3. Acting on Reason / c. Reasons as causes
 19519 Rational decisions are either taken to be based on evidence, or to be explained causally [Conee/Feldman]