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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 345–383.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Carlotta Pavese Orthodoxy has it that knowledge is absolute—that is, it cannot come in degrees (absolutism about propositional knowledge). On the other hand, there seems to be strong evidence for the gradability of know-how. Ascriptions of know-how are gradable, as when we say that one knows in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... inexpressible ignorance. It then develops an alternative model that does better, on which the ignorance consists in a failure to identify something by way of its nature or essence. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 absolute position essence ignorance know-wh quidditism Sometimes, ignorance is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
... we should not seek to un- derstand literature by drawing analogies with other art forms. Thus, liter- ature should not be construed in general as a representational art like painting. Nor should literature be compared to absolute music on the grounds that its content is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 July 2018
... can be seen in his theory of the “absolute idea,” which offers a definitive critique of all bare substratum metaphysics. Kreines's critique of notions of bare substance is powerful, and out of this critique he makes a case for one of the most original contributions of the book, namely, that Hegel...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 359–398.
Published: 01 July 2005
... “conceptual” states like beliefs and thoughts.1 Since this is a claim about the nature of the contents of perception, I shall call this absolute nonconceptual content: 359 JEFF SPEAKS A mental state has absolutely nonconceptual content if...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., epistemic absolutism is circular and so groundless. The resolution of the antimony is a defense of rule circularity. Epistemic absolutism might be circular but that does not make it groundless. I will make two sets of remarks. In the first set of remarks, I will address the alleged...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2018
... moves us in one direction, although morally speaking we can hardly move in the contrary direction, absolutely speaking we can. For it is always open to us to hold back from pursuing a clearly known good, or from admitting a clearly perceived truth, provided we consider it a good thing to demonstrate the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 April 2019
... abstractly, as those that meet some conditions: some logical requirements, necessitation, and “generation.” Maybe somewhat surprisingly, Bennett wants to leave it open whether the examples given first actually are building relations in the more general characterization. Bennett then understands absolute and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to a derived, higher-level ontological category.25 Furthermore, ordinary objects understood as compounds are abundant. Ordinary objects are absolutely identical just in case they have the same components—that is, the same underlying matter and the same individual form. Suppose that one material...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2008
... held philosophical aims, as opposed to how they actually did regard them. Why did German idealists believe that the ideal of systematicity—that is, addressing problems in terms of their relationship to an interconnected whole grounded upon a single absolute principle—constitutes the main task...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2000
... absolute music on the grounds that its content is indistinguishable from its form, as A. C. Bradley claimed. On the one hand, form is quite distinct from content in literature, and on the other hand, absolute music does not have a content, and a fortiori its content cannot be indistinguishable from...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... as all contingent truths. Those presuppositions jointly control how the van Inwagen-Bennett argument reasons about the domain of contingent truths and the idea of a single totality containing them all. If Completeness is true, then the case of all contingent truths is a case (the absolutely...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 418–422.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... But we have to ask at what cost. MST-Spacetime entails some odd consequences for macrophysical objects in space-time. For instance, my body occupies many space-time points. There is no single space-time point at which my body as a whole is absolutely present. So there is no single present that my body...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... quantify over absolutely all of the sets and so, a fortiori, we cannot quantify over absolutely everything. This inference can be challenged, but it is quite natural. In any case, clearly understanding indefinite extensibility, if it exists, is essential for understanding quantification itself. In...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jenefer Robinson Kivy Peter , Antithetical Arts . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . vii +240 pp . © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 References Newcomb Anthony . 1984 . “ Once More ‘between Absolute and Program Music’: Schumann’s Second Symphony...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2001
... PoM, Russell accepts the doctrine of the unrestricted variable: if we replace a logical subject of a proposition by a variable to yield a propositional function, the range of that variable includes absolutely every entity. For absolutely any entity can be taken as a value of that variable to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2004
... Penelope Deutscher on old age and one by Robin May Schott on Beauvoir’s notion of absolute evil, comparing Beauvoir’s work to writings by Primo Levi and Han- nah Arendt on the Holocaust. Additional stated purposes of this volume are to examine all the major aspects of Beauvoir’s thought and to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 January 2014
... structural” : His primitive “structural” operator is explicitly described (128) as fitting an absolute notion of perfect structurality. His operator only maps terms from fundamental physics (and perhaps mathematics) to truth. From the perspective of the book of the world, ‘green’, ‘grue’, ‘helium’, and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2001
...- scendental reality is a problem. Moreover, since Collins himself defines tran- scendental realism as the error that stems from taking the ideas in the mind to be “absolute realities” or “things in themselves” (23), his own tendency to waver between talk of “things in themselves” as ideas (on the one...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2013