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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2013
... qualities related to oneself is necessary for modesty. It then offers an attention-based account, claiming that what is necessary for modesty is to direct one’s attention in certain ways. By analyzing modesty in this way, we can best explain the distinct features of modesty, keep much of what is intuitive...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 163–167.
Published: 01 January 2015
... is contingently implemented. Prinz Jesse , The Conscious Brain: How Attention Engenders Experience . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . xiii +397 pp . © 2014 by Cornell University 2015 In his superb book The Conscious Brain , Prinz defends a theory of consciousness: a theory...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 352–356.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Monima Chadha Ganeri Jonardon , Attention, Not Self . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . 392 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Jonardon Ganeri's Attention, Not Self is groundbreaking. It shows a way to transform the rich theoretical vocabulary in Pāli...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 485–531.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Marc Lange Unlike explanation in science, explanation in mathematics has received relatively scant attention from philosophers. Whereas there are canonical examples of scientific explanations (as well as canonical examples of nonexplanations, such as “the flagpole,” “the eclipse...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 379–428.
Published: 01 October 2014
...J. Robert G. Williams Revisionary theories of logic or truth require revisionary theories of mind. This essay outlines nonclassically based theories of rational belief, desire, and decision making, singling out the supervaluational family for special attention. To see these nonclassical theories...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 53–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., mainly how to solve with Frege's puzzle and how to guarantee rigidity. In this article, the author focuses on a set of data that has been given less attention in these debates—namely, so-called predicative uses, bound uses, and shifted uses of names. The author first shows that these data points seem...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Seth Shabo In his seminal essay “Freedom and Resentment,” P. F. Strawson drew attention to the role of such emotions as resentment, moral indignation, and guilt in our moral and personal lives. According to Strawson, these reactive attitudes are at once constitutive of moral blame and inseparable...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Jesse Prinz Jennings Carolyn Dicey , The Attending Mind . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2000 . 260 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 Over the last decade, attention has crawled from out of the shadows into the philosophical limelight with several important...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2004
... that experience has no causal role to play with respect to cognition or action. A central thesis of the book is that conscious attention is needed to under- stand what (some basic) uses of demonstrative expressions refer to. “When I say that knowledge of reference is provided by conscious attention...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 378–382.
Published: 01 July 2022
... best moments, Conversational Pressure imposes order on the clamor. Goldberg aspires to limn, if only partially, exactly what we do and don’t owe to those who seek to tell us things. It turns out that we generally owe them our attention and a fair hear. We don’t owe them a presumption...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 323–393.
Published: 01 July 2020
... to saccade to a particular target result in information concerning that target being passed to the visual operations that drive eye movements ( Chelazzi et al. 2001 ). He describes the effect as follows: “Attention…serves as a gate within the visual system, filtering one object for further processing—namely...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 326–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
...: A Pragmatic Picture : first, that “belief is canonically manifested in controlled , attentive information-guidance and can be distinguished from other mental/neural phenomena on this basis”; and, second, that “the nature of belief cannot be determined by scientific theorizing alone, but must be relativized...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
... important for the Humean explana- tions I will offer. When appropriately combined with other mental states, desire motivates action, causes experiences of pleasure and displeasure, directs attention, and can be made more violent (as Hume would say) by vivid representations that one associates with its...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 130–140.
Published: 01 January 2018
... philosophical treatments of art that are implicitly or explicitly allegiant to it. This is to be done by inaugurating a new mode of paying philosophical attention to art, one that is adequately responsive to “the many ways in which we human beings engage works of the arts other than as objects of aesthetic...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., however, is not to say that we are expressly attending to them. Miles asserts that when are thinking our attention is typically focused on the extra-mental object of our thought and not the act of thought itself or its internal structures. But because of the mind’s reflexive character, we can direct...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 528–531.
Published: 01 October 2018
... , an interrogative form of self-consciousness, in which the cogito is always out of reach and the human being remains a question to itself. Chapter 3 offers an interpretation of the detheologization of Augustine's terminology in Heidegger's thought of the mid-1920s through attention to the philosopher's...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 539–572.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the centrality of maxims to Kantian ethics and action theory, it is surprising how little attention Kantians have paid over the years to the perplexing question what exactly a maxim is. When contemporary Kantian ethicists and Kant scholars do turn to this question, their expo- sition is predictably tortuous...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to appearances of the claims under discussion in later postscholastic figures or to look at the scholastic figures purely as propaedeutic to the later figures they are really interested in. Not so in this book. Pasnau pays close attention to figures from throughout the four centuries, always analyzing arguments...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
... our ances- tors found themselves. One must admire Kitcher’s disciplined adherence to the strategy of local cri- tique. Surely his position ought to be the default—too many critiques of evo- lutionary psychology, sociobiology, and even creationism suffer from obsessive attention paid...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 410–415.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., metaphysical explanation, structure, and fundamentality enjoy an enormous amount of attention in branches of the contemporary analytic tradition. We are quite often assured by proponents of these notions that they are not at all new and are, in fact, of illustrious, historical pedigree. Aristotle, for example...