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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... in knowing which one is true ” (my emphasis). © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 absolute position essence ignorance know-wh quidditism Sometimes, ignorance is inexpressible . Lewis (2009) recognized this when he argued that we cannot know which property occupies which causal role...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... the preceding claim that “full determining ground of a bodily figure [ Gestalt ] is not just mutual relation and position of its parts [but] relation to general and absolute space ” ( Directions in Space 2:381). A partial grounding relation thus obtains between “figures”—alternatively, “parts of space” (377...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in philosophy as the unconditioned. In developing his positive account of the absolutely unconditioned, Kreines argues that Hegel takes his lessons primarily from Kant's Transcendental Dialectic, and not from Spinoza or even Aristotle, as is usually assumed by metaphysical readings of Hegel. Kreines's...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 359–398.
Published: 01 July 2005
... is that issues about the proper framework for thinking about the contents of thought, language, and perception are best not pursued in isolation from each other. If the contents of perceptions are absolutely conceptual, then a position that I think many would otherwise find attractive, which treats...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2013) 122 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2013
... less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand for himself or herself...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 January 2013
... less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand for himself or herself...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2013
... 119 BOOK REVIEWS less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 January 2013
... less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand for himself or herself...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 January 2013
... BOOK REVIEWS less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2013
... less of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand for himself or herself...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of whether or not the individual in question grasps or understands those dictates; by contrast, to conceive of virtue as a state that is with reason is to hold that it must be accompanied by correct reason, so that the individual is in a position to see and understand for himself or herself what correct...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to explicability are commonplace in science and philosophy, not to mention ordinary life. At least sometimes it is recognizably correct to suppose that a given fact should admit of explanation even if we are in no position to provide it. But, as Michael Della Rocca (2010) counsels, once started along this path...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., in 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in the Semantics of English . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Peters, Stanley, and Dag Westerståhl. 2006 . Quantifiers in Natural Language and Logic . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Rayo, Augustín, and Gabriel Uzquiano, eds. 2006 . Absolute Generality . Oxford: Clarendon Press. Rayo, Augustín...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... University College London 1. Introduction At the heart of Fear of Knowledge is a dilemma that Boghossian (2006) likens to a Kantian antimony. Call it the antimony of reason: • On the one hand, epistemic relativism is incoherent. • On the other hand, epistemic absolutism is circular...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 418–422.
Published: 01 July 2018
... with the model of time offered by our best physical theories. More specifically, the theory of Special Relativity is well supported empirically and requires a Minkowski space-time geometry. Crucially, the Minkowski geometry does not identify any unique set of space-time points as absolutely simultaneous. Instead...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Anthony Skelton A further positive feature of traditional naturalism, in Irwin's mind, is that it avoids the alleged defects of classical utilitarianism. The main discussion of utilitarianism occurs in chapters devoted to Mill and Sidgwick. Irwin argues that Mill does not really offer a defense...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2018
... credit” than if we were automata and moved from mechanistic necessity. Indeed, what would it mean to do otherwise in the face of what is true—to assent to falsehood? It seems so, since Ragland states: “This positive power is a two-way power for opposites [endorsing] PAP” (127). This is manifestly...