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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 625–630.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Lina Jansson Strevens Michael , Depth: An Account of Scientific Explanation . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2008 . xi + 516 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw Price, Naturalism Without Mirrors. New York: Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Andrew Altman Brock Gillian , Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xvi +366 pp . © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Paula Gottlieb, The Virtue of Aristotle’s Ethics. New York: Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 426–431.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Alistair M. C. Isaac Piccinini Gualtiero , Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . ix + 313 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 One response to these worries is to accept a tempered role for semantics in defining computation...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 205–239.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Jennifer Smalligan Marušić Locke seems to hold that we have knowledge of the existence of external objects through sensation. Two problems face Locke's account. The first problem concerns the logical form of knowledge of real existence. Locke defines knowledge as the perception of the agreement or...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 274–276.
Published: 01 April 2000
...David Basinger DIVINE PROVIDENCE: THE MOLINIST ACCOUNT. By Thoms P. Flint. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. xi, 258. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 2 (April 2000) DMAE PROVIDENCE: THE...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Jason Stanley Jeffrey C. King, Complex Demonstratives: A Quantificational Account. Cambridge: MIT Press, Bradford Books, 2001. Pp. xiii, 207. Cornell University 2002 Evans, G. 1979 . Reference and Contingency. Monist 62 : 161 -89. Neale, S. Term Limits. In Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Catharine Abell Depiction is the form of representation distinctive of figurative paintings, drawings, and photographs. Accounts of depiction attempt to specify the relation something must bear to an object in order to depict it. Resemblance accounts hold that the notion of resemblance is necessary...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Sydney Shoemaker Tyler Burge argues on the basis of an account of memory that the notion of quasimemory cannot be used to answer the circularity objection to psychological accounts of personal identity. His account implies the impossibility of the “Parfit people,” creatures psychologically like us...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
... them have proposed counterexamples to it. Using a novel account of desire, this essay handles the proposed counterexamples in a way that shows the superiority of the Humean theory. The essay addresses the classic objection that the Humean theory cannot explain the feeling of obligation, Stephen...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...John Turri In this essay I show how to reconcile epistemic invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion. My basic proposal is that we can comfortably combine invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion by endorsing contextualism about speech acts. My demonstration takes place...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 2008
... generics more quickly and readily than seemingly simpler quantifiers such as `all' and `some'. I present an account of generics that not only illuminates the strange truth conditions of generics, but also explains how young children find them so comparatively easy to acquire. I then argue that generics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
... analysis—it presents a new account that builds on both the existential and conditional analyses. On this account, the act conditional analysis , a sentence like ‘John can swim across the river’ says that there is some practically available action (in a sense the essay makes precise) that is such that if...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... commitments. What is really at issue between conventionalists and nonconventionalists is whether the basic moral relation of promissory commitment derives from the moral principles that govern our use of social conventions. Other nonconventionalist accounts make problematic concessions to the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
... skis off' are complex demonstratives. There are also plural complex demonstratives such as `these skis' and `those snowboarders smoking by the gondola'. My book Complex Demonstratives: A Quantificational Account argues against what I call the direct reference account of complex demonstratives...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... might be raining, and it's not’ and Moorean sentences like ‘It's raining, and for all I know it's not’. A variety of approaches have been developed to account for those differences. All approaches agree that both Moore sentences and Wittgenstein sentences are classically consistent. In this article I...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... This article defends skepticism about the Lottery Requirement. It distinguishes three broad strategies of defending such a requirement: the surrogate satisfaction account, the procedural account, and the ideal consent account, and argues that none of these strategies succeed. The article then discusses...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Andrew Bacon Most work on the semantic paradoxes within classical logic has centered around what this essay calls “linguistic” accounts of the paradoxes: they attribute to sentences or utterances of sentences some property that is supposed to explain their paradoxical or nonparadoxical status. “No...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... we have come to a different and more expansive understanding of ‘all sets’ (or ‘all ordinals’ or ‘all cardinals’). But indefinite extensibility is philosophically puzzling: extant accounts are either metasemantically suspect in requiring mysterious mechanisms of domain expansion, or metaphysically...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., occupied by John Stuart Mill. The key to understanding Mill's unorthodox utilitarianism and the role it plays in his moral philosophy is to appreciate his sentimentalist metaethics—especially his account of wrongness in terms of fitting guilt and resentment. Mill recognizes a fundamental moral asymmetry...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Jeffrey E. Brower; Susan Brower-Toland This essay explores some of the central aspects of Aquinas's account of mental representation, focusing in particular on his views about the intentionality of concepts (or intelligible species). It begins by demonstrating the need for a new interpretation of...