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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2015
... allow us to stop viewing particular others as authorities. The difficulty, though, is in understanding how this can happen. The evidence that would be your basis for rejecting the authority appears to be incommensurable with the reason you derive from the authority. 1 On what basis, then, could you...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 583–586.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Stephen Darwall THE AUTHORITY OF REASON. By Jean E. Hampton. Ed. Richard Healey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 310. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 4 (October 2000...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Jeremy Waldron Simmons A. John , Boundaries of Authority . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . viii + 257 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 A. John Simmons is one of our most distinguished theorists of political obligation. His early book Moral Principles...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Jeffrey Moriarty McMahon Christopher , Public Capitalism: The Political Authority of Corporate Executives . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2013 . viii+206 pp. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 My boss tells me to make coffee. Why should I do it? One answer...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 April 2010
...A. J. Julius David Estlund, Democratic Authority: A Philosophical Framework . Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. xi + 309 pp. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Paolo Crivelli, Aristotle on Truth. New York: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Sebastian Gardner Cornell University 2004 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 2 (April 2004) Critical Notice of Richard Moran, Authority and Estrangement: An Essay on Self-Knowledge* Sebastian Gardner There is a way...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 159–210.
Published: 01 April 2020
...David Enoch The starting point regarding consent has to be that it is both extremely important, and that it is often suspicious. In this article, the author tries to make sense of both of these claims, from a largely liberal perspective, tying consent, predictably, to the value of autonomy...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 387–422.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Daniela Dover It is widely believed that we ought not to criticize others for wrongs that we ourselves have committed. The author draws out and challenges some of the background assumptions about the practice of criticism that underlie our attraction to this claim, such as the tendency to think...
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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 (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the author argues that core object representations have epistemic statuses like beliefs do, despite their many prototypically perceptual features. First, the author argues that it is a sufficient condition on a mental state's having an epistemic status as justified or unjustified that the state is based...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the authors draw on an analogy with a similar distinction between types of reasons for actions in the context of activities. This motivates a two-level account of the structure of normativity. The account relies upon a further distinction between normative reasons and authoritatively normative reasons. Only...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 51–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... it seems to assert a natural right to property alongside a commitment to property’s conventionality. We resolve this apparent contradiction. Provisional right is not a special kind of right. Instead, it marks the imperfection of an action (that of acquiring ordinary rights) where public authorization...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 423–462.
Published: 01 October 2019
...C. Thi Nguyen Games may seem like a waste of time, where we struggle under artificial rules for arbitrary goals. The author suggests that the rules and goals of games are not arbitrary at all. They are a way of specifying particular modes of agency. This is what make games a distinctive art form...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., and dogmatists. That is, such “bad ideology” cases are, in all relevant respects, just like cases that are thought to count against externalism—except that they intuitively favor externalism. This, the author argues, is a serious worry for internalism. What is more, it bears on the debate over whether...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Tim Henning Many authors in ethics, economics, and political science endorse the Lottery Requirement, that is, the following thesis: where different parties have equal moral claims to one indivisible good, it is morally obligatory to let a fair lottery decide which party is to receive the good...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 207–253.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Seth Yalcin As Quine (1956) observed, the following sentence has a reading which, if true, would be of special interest to the authorities: (1) Ralph believes that someone is a spy. This is the reading where the quantifier is naturally understood as taking wide scope relative to the attitude verb...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... It is surprisingly difficult, or at least surprisingly complicated, however, to articulate even a possible psychology that would explain the thesis of possible goodness. Interpretations of Rousseau, even several to which the author of this essay is highly indebted, have not fully engaged, I think...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 315–336.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to provide further support for the author's view that the Frankfurt cases help to establish that moral responsibility does not require alternative possibilities. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 I have benefited from giving a previous version of this essay as the first in a series of lectures...
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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 (2015) 124 (4): 481–532.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Jon Erling Litland Most authors on metaphysical grounding have taken full grounding to be an internal relation in the sense that it's necessary that if the grounds and the grounded both obtain, then the grounds ground the grounded. The negative part of this essay exploits empirical and provably...
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