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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... that are best solved by comparing the auxiliary to the timocrat, both of whom represent different forms of second-best morality. A lengthy discussion of the early education's effect on the spirited part shows how the auxiliary represents the best kind of moral agent that the second-best nature (silver-souled...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
... the Syntactic Rationale and presents serious auxiliary problems for predicativism. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 predicativism referentialism reference proper names count nouns Predicativism is the thesis that names are count nouns having a predicate-type semantic value in all...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of temporal language. Many think past tense and future auxiliaries are mirror images of each other: one simply has “later” where the other has “earlier.” The Modal Future aims to supplant this symmetric picture with an asymmetric one, where future thought and talk is modal , and explores issues...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 643–646.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in other chapters. This chapter is much less burdened by complex engagement with alternative interpretations. In Republic , book 4, Socrates calls spirit the “auxiliary” ( epikouron ) of reason (441a), and Kamtekar challenges a common reading that spirit plays this role only in a healthy soul...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 485–531.
Published: 01 October 2014
... geometry: first let D's coordinates be (0,0), C's be (0,c), A's be (a,s), and B's be (b,s), and then solve algebraically for the two distances ML and KN, showing that they are equal. A more inventive, Euclid-style option would be to draw some auxiliary lines ( fig. 3 ) and to exploit the properties...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of the reasoning part of their souls; and the sol- dier-class (the Auxiliaries), who represent the thumoeidic part of the citizenry, will in turn be beneficiaries of the same early education, and subject to the Rul- ers’ wise injunctions. Freed from any tendency to irrational excess, andreia will flourish...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of auxiliary hypotheses including the assumption that tidal friction does not matter, and E is the observational evidence for the moon's secular acceleration, then T and H together logically imply ¬ E . In other words: T , H , and E are not jointly satisfiable. So...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... explaining. In what follows, I'll first present and take apart the van Inwagen-Bennett argument, exposing the paradox at work within it and identifying the argument's dependence on an auxiliary assumption that a friend to PSR should not accept: if there are any contingent truths, there is a conjunction...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 670–674.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the usual mathematics of Poisson's equation proves so useful as an auxiliary inferential engine. However, a closer inspection of detail indicates that the setup Field investigates cannot possibly represent “the full theory of Newtonian gravitation” and instead consists of a packet of convenient...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 623–627.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., no set comprises them. This is argued to be independently plausible and entails relativism with the help of a natural auxiliary principle. The use of modalized quantifiers leads to a final distinction between views: hybrid relativists hold that modalized quantifiers express absolute generality...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 April 2022
... reason, just as the auxiliaries support the rulers in Plato’s ideal city. If Plato thinks that his most formidable opponent, Thrasymachus, can be tamed, perhaps he is even more sanguine about the power of philosophy than Scott suggests. As for Aristotle, according to Scott, Aristotle ignores...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
... is that no matter what specific methodological virtues one cites, successes in those respects are compatible with theories that make systematic errors. Despite the fact that an hypothesis has been tested with diverse means, against diverse data sets, under diverse auxiliary hypotheses, and with various re...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Martina Reuter examines the place of the passions in Wollstonecraft's conception of virtue and asks what she intended when she said that “the passions are a necessary auxiliary to reason” (54). Her discussion of Wollstonecraft's mention of Swift's excessively rational Houyhnhnms and brutish Yahoos...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 April 2002
... commitments, on what collateral information can serve as auxiliary hypotheses. Mere differ- ences in perceptual circumstances, for instance, can thus leave X and Y with dif- 286 BOOK REVIEWS ferent inferential commitments and thus—even...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 399–404.
Published: 01 July 2017
... that the manifestation of character traits such as open-mindedness and intellectual courage can constitute knowledge. They are only auxiliary virtues. He nevertheless finds a constitutive place for agency in his account of knowledge: knowledge full well, the best kind of knowledge, is explained in broadly agentive terms...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 356–362.
Published: 01 July 2019
... to this by restoring classical principles, such as P ∨ ¬P, for nonparadoxical sentences—invoking particular instances of these principles as auxiliary assumptions. “But then,” Williamson complains, scientists' explanations will be “ ad hoc . . . in a way they are not for the classical logician, who derives them all...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... ‘necessarily’ is added. Some examples with ‘necessarily’ or ‘possibly’ are perhaps slightly stilted, but the use of these adverbs in place of the modal auxiliary verbs is not just a philosophical artifice; an utterance of (27) is not automatically false just because it will in fact turn out to rain: (27...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
... with being propertied. Van Cleve says that “if we adopt a free logic we depart at least from the spirit of the Kant-Frege view [of existence]” because “free logic places a companion restriction on the rule of existential generalization, requiring ‘ E a ’ as an auxiliary premise before one can get from...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Remark 7: In conjunction with an auxiliary principle,19 (17) guarantee that any w-formula is equisatisfiable with a w-formula in which only atomic formulas occur within the scope of ‘[ w’. 3.2. On Expressing the Same Demand Once one knows what...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... compositional picture that suits my view about the deliberative ‘ought’ and intuitively fits very well with ‘neglects’, ‘forgets’, and the others, as well. 31. Broome (n.d., 35–36) takes ‘ought’ to be an auxiliary and understands auxiliaries as combining with main verbs to form a complex verb...