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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 449–485.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Igor Douven Cornell University 2006 Adler, Jonathan. 2002 . Belief's Own Ethics . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Appiah, K. Anthony. 1985 . Assertion and Conditionals . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ____. 1987 . “`If' Again.” Analysis 47 : 193 -99. Austin, John L. 1948...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 167–203.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Keith DeRose Cornell University 2002 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Assertion, Knowledge, and Context Keith DeRose This paper brings together two positions that for the most part have been developed and defended independently of...
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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 2016) 125 (1): 83–134.
Published: 01 January 2016
... discussion. It argues that to mislead is to disrupt the pursuit of the goal of inquiry—that is, to discover how things are. Lying is seen as a special case requiring assertion of disbelieved information, where assertion is characterized as a mode of contributing information to a discourse that is sensitive...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
...John Mackay A person of average height would assert a truth by the conditional ‘if I were seven feet tall, I would be taller than I am,’ in which an indicative clause ‘I am’ is embedded in a subjunctive conditional. By contrast, no one would assert a truth by ‘if I were seven feet tall, I would be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Agustín Rayo This essay is a study of ontological commitment, focused on the special case of arithmetical discourse. It tries to get clear about what would be involved in a defense of the claim that arithmetical assertions are ontologically innocent and about why ontological innocence matters. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Matthew Weiner Cornell University 2005 DeRose, Keith. 1995 . Solving the Skeptical Problem. Philosophical Review 104 : 1 -52. ____. 1996 . Knowledge, Assertion, and Lotteries. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 74 : 568 -80. ____. 1998 . Simple `Might's, Indicative Possibilities...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 439–447.
Published: 01 July 2016
... speaker of c at the time of c . Here it is assumed that propositions receive a truth value relative to a possible world. According to this view, when I say, “Chili is tasty,” I assert the proposition that chili is tasty according to my present standard of taste; when you utter the negation of that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 281–338.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... In many circumstances, we confidently use homophonic methods in reporting speeches made in the not-too-distant past. For example, we hear Sally saying ‘Salad is delicious’, and five minutes later we utter (1) Sally asserted that salad is delicious. 7 This ordinary practice is hard to square with...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 April 2001
... all assertions need be descriptive. Some assertions are evaluative assertions distinct from descriptive assertions. As assertions, they express beliefs, but not representational beliefs. Those who are skeptical about the coherence of the idea of nondescriptive assertions may be left with...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... solution. Perhaps it is also impossible to know whether L is true or not, or futile to wonder or try to find out which it is, or perhaps it's always a bad idea to go about asserting L . If true, each of these things also deserve some kind of explanation too. A standard strategy for answering such...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 529–532.
Published: 01 October 2017
...-asserted thesis is that Locke actually is a materialist, this in spite of Locke's multiple assertions that Cartesian dualism is the more likely hypothesis than thinking matter. According to Jolley, Locke “arguably leaves it to the reader to infer that materialism is the most reasonable of the competing...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 April 2015
... that assertion is a proposal to add the content of the sentence uttered to the common ground and that felicitous assertion requires that the presuppositions of the sentence be already common ground. Also, assume that to assert a conjunction is to assert its conjuncts sequentially. Then making an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2008
... concludes that singular categorical judgments must attribute their contents to reality indi- rectly or conditionally if they are to be true; for, they cannot assert anything as being true of reality directly, but only given certain other assumptions about reality, where these assumptions form the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 July 2002
... prejudice.” This “prej- udice” is the view that the predicates ‘true’ and ‘false’ apply paradigmatically to that which can be expressed in a declarative sentence (so, for example, to prop- ositions, judgments, and assertions). In Heidegger’s words, this is the view that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 April 2001
... list may seem incoherent so as to risk identifylng contextualism with a form of error theory, but Timmons thinks this is an illusion resulting from a failure to realize that not all assertions need be descriptive. Some assertions are evaluative assertions distinct from descriptive assertions. As...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Jackson and Michael Smith. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Stalnaker, Robert. 2001 . On Considering a Possible World as Actual. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society , supp. vol. 75 : 141 -56. ____. 2004 . Assertion Revisited: On the Interpretation of Two-Dimensional Modal Semantics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 641–647.
Published: 01 October 2013
... possible relative to one perspective but not another, (1) is propositionally incomplete: its invariant semantic content is a propositional radical that lacks a constituent needed for being true or false. Nonetheless, utterances of plain epistemically modalized sentences can be used to assert propositions...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2016) 125 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Sickness unto Death and Practice in Christianity . Westphal asserts that these pseudonymous texts “have a common problematic about what Christianity is and what it means to become a Christian in Christendom, that they make a rich variety of claims about these matters, and that these claims are coherent...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 July 2001
...: Edinburgh University Press, 1998. Pp. vi, 185. This is a wide-ranging defense of a distinctive version of hedonistic act utilitarianism. It is plainly written, forthright, and stimulating. Also, it is replete with disputable assertions and arguments. I shall pursue one issue here, after...