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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Talbot Brewer Sergio Tenenbaum, Appearances of the Good: An Essay on the Nature of Practical Reason. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. vii + 315 pp. © 2008 by Cornell University 2008 xxx prjuly2008-04 October 21, 2008 11:39 BOOK...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 293–336.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Colin Chamberlain Consider the distinctive qualitative property grass visually appears to have when it visually appears to be green. This property is an example of what I call sensuous color . Whereas early modern mechanists typically argue that bodies are not sensuously colored, Margaret Cavendish...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
...; they are predicates that are true of their bearers. When a name appears as a bare singular in argument position, it really occupies the predicate position of what in this essay is called a denuded definite description : a definite description with an unpronounced definite article. Sloat provided good evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... This article shows that contrary to initial appearances, we can accept all three of these claims. Disagreement significantly shifts the balance of the evidence; but with respect to certain kinds of claims, one should nonetheless retain one's beliefs. And one should retain them even though these beliefs would...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anat Schechtman Descartes notoriously characterizes substance in two ways: first, as an ultimate subject of properties (that is, a subject in which properties inhere without itself inhering in anything); second, as an independent entity. The characterizations have appeared to many to diverge...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... premise in the incompatibilist's argument and the Ockhamist response. It sketches some potential links between the issues here and recent work on ontological dependence, and it connects the issues raised by Merricks to important work that has appeared in (among other places) the Philosophical Review . ©...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
... for generating certain mathematical models, they will not appear in a faithful mathematical representation of credences of ordinary propositions. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 It has been widely argued that belief is not just an all-or-nothing attitude—there is also a notion of belief that comes...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the female ones and despite the number of mosquitoes that don't carry the virus being ninety-nine times the number that do. Puzzling facts such as these have made generic sentences defy adequate semantic treatment. However complex the truth conditions of generics appear to be, though, young children grasp...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
... resemblance account, drawing on Grice's account of nonnatural meaning and its role in determining sentence meaning to argue that something depicts an object if it bears intention-based resemblances to the object that jointly capture its overall appearance. In addition to solving the metaphysical problem...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 337–364.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Stuart Brock This essay explains why creationism about fictional characters is an abject failure. Creationism about fictional characters is the view that fictional objects are created by the authors of the novels in which they first appear. This essay shows that, when the details of creationism...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 348–352.
Published: 01 July 2019
... color appearances . A philosophy of color that combines both objective colors and color appearances is what Gert calls a hybrid view . Primitive Colors contains numerous intriguing commitments that go beyond these central claims, including a devotion to neopragmatism, a language-first approach...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 563–601.
Published: 01 October 2007
... . “The Autonomy of Colour.” In Readings on Color. Vol. 1, The Philosophy of Color , ed. Alex Byrne and David Hilbert, 191 -225. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Burnyeat, Myles. 1979 . “Conflicting Appearances.” Proceedings of the British Academy 65 : 69 -111. Byrne, Alex. 2006a . “Color and the Mind-Body...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
... problematic: Kant's doctrine entails that we cannot cognize things as they are in themselves but only “appearances” (Kantian humility). But it also claims to establish that there are things in themselves and that they are not spatial or temporal—indeed, those items of knowledge are supposed to be part...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 609–614.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Umrao Sethi 9. One might wonder whether experience could provide categorical support for judgments about appearances themselves. Given the ontological status of appearances, my hunch is that Gupta does not treat them as comprising an empirical domain that one could have knowledge of or make...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2001
... been taken by interpreters to suggest a phenomenal- ism, or idealism. Kant’s claims that “appearances are just representations” and “representations are in us” are essentially explained by Collins as meaning simply that spatiotemporal objects are known through the subjective condi- tions of our...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 October 2015
...) that there are transcendentally real things beyond both acts of representing and those represented objects that Kant claims are transcendentally ideal (space, time, and all the “appearances” occupying them)—realities such as our own soul and whatever other things “affect” us to cause our intuitions of inner and outer...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 303–357.
Published: 01 July 2004
... to deduce phenomenal feels from purely nonphenomenal material. 1. The Gap Since the appearance of Thomas Nagel’s “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?” defenders of the explanatory gap have been getting bolder with each passing decade. Nagel claims in that article that there is a “gap between...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 483–523.
Published: 01 October 2000
... conceptual content: that is, his objections to the Richness Argument. 2. The Richness Argument Consider your current perceptual state-and now imagine what a complete description of the way the world appears to you at this moment might be like. Surely a thousand words would hardly...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 313–347.
Published: 01 July 2000
... into . . . an account,” only if it refers to: (i) some matter or body, (ii) “some accident or quality” of body such as “being moved” or having a certain length, (iii) the “properties of our own bodies” when we have “fancies” or sensory appearances, for example, as of color or sound, or (iv) other names...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 April 2016
... as subject (using ‘I think’ or a cognate), one is aware of one's self, one's noumenal self, not just an appearance of it. This claim is consistent with (A) because such reference yields a “bare consciousness of self that is far from being knowledge of it” (B158). Wuerth argues for this distinction repeatedly...