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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Baron Reed Zagzebski Linda , Epistemic Authority: A Theory of Trust, Authority, and Autonomy in Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . xiii +279 pp . © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 It is an exceptionally rare book that can be both a cutting-edge work on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 (1 October 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 and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 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 (1 October 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) THE...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
... 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, with the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 315–336.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 (1 July 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 are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 October 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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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Berkeley's Principles Expanded and Explained offers a novel alternative. The authors include all of Berkeley's own words in bold font, with their own explanations and glosses interpolated among the original words. It takes considerable effort to see what Berkeley wrote; still, the authors have added to, not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2000
... nice general and abstract perspective on modal logic. Until recently, this perspective had not been put forward in an advanced text- book or monograph, and it is this gap that Chagrov and Zakharyaschev aim to fill with their book. Now it is true, as the authors mention in their introduction...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... 2, 2008 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2007-044 David Finkelstein, Expression and the Inner. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix + 182 pp. When I tell you what it is that I think or feel, my pronouncements often carry a certain kind of authority. You might tell others what it is that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Such ques- tions do have a meaning in the sense that there is something for a translator to get right or wrong, but what Carnap insists is that we have no clear sense of what it would be like for prime numbers “really”to exist or “really”not to exist. The author of the book under review...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of modern philoso- phy have become more historically rigorous, over the past twenty years, they have become increasingly concerned with understanding the antecedents to figures such as Descartes and Locke. Of course, inasmuch as these authors were notori- ously and proudly ignorant of scholastic...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2002
... us what is right and wrong. The authors of From Chance to Choice have written a book that does not directly answer this question, but their book does show the potential bioethics has for the democracies of the world as they grapple with the complicated eth- ical questions that emerge as...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 359–410.
Published: 01 July 2004
... introduces the central idea of acting directly on another’s intention. Section 6 makes use of the authority and entitlement underlying acting directly on another’s intention in order to capture the pattern of con- tralateral commitments that we find in shared agency. 360...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 285–288.
Published: 01 April 2005
... philosophical inquiry and defines the bounds within which the debate should proceed. The authors quickly break through the surface level of everyday talk about tax justice. For example, they push aside George W. Bush’s assertion that abol- ishing the estate tax is an issue of principle since it is...