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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 April 2023
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 October 2002
...R.W. Sharples G. R. Boys-Stones, Post-Hellenistic Philosophy: A Study of Its Development from the Stoics to Origen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. x, 241. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 298–302.
Published: 01 April 2016
... into its fabric: a sequence determining a real quantity could be the trace of a process unfolding through time ( du Bois-Reymond 1882 ). Not long thereafter, time largely disappeared from reigning doctrines of real numbers, evolving temporal sequences being transmuted into purely class-theoretic aggregates...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 284–288.
Published: 01 April 2004
... : 730 -55. Newcomb, T. M. 1929 . Consistency of certain extrovert-introvert behavior patterns in 51 problem boys. New York: Columbia University, Teachers College, Bureau of Publications. Vranas, P. B. M. 1999 . Moral behavior: Cross-situational consistency and predictability. Unpublished...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... referential ‘he’: John was here but he left. bound ‘he’: Every boy thinks he’s a rock star. donkey ‘it’: Every farmer who owns a donkey beats it. The D-type theory goes against dynamic semantics—the received view originally developed by Heim and Kamp. The donkey pronoun ‘it’ is tricky...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 April 2002
... boys and Euclid's theorems. The lovers of sights and sounds of Republic Book 5 would find this an all too "abstract" account of beauty or the fine in a quite straightforward sense. This quasi-mathematical account is entirely detached from what they enjoy and seek in their engagement with the world...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 July 2000
... that. The young Descartes was confused by an attraction for persons with a squint until he recalled a particular girl from his childhood (91). Plato s metaphysical lover is confounded by his infatuation for a beautiful boy until he recollects the Form that is the true object of his experience. Plato s sketch...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 444–447.
Published: 01 July 2000
... for a beautiful boy until he recollects the Form that is the true object of his experience. Plato’s sketch of the unconscious at the start of Republic book 9 famously traces Oedipal desires, emergent only in dreams (though without the disguise of dreamwork), ”in every one of us, even those who seem most...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 656–660.
Published: 01 October 2020
... is certainty. Though he traces the demand for certainty back to St. Thomas, and especially to Buridan, in lecture 2 Descartes is Pasnau's poster boy for an epistemology focused on certainty (21–26). But, he argues, as epistemology evolves, it becomes clearer and clearer that human beings cannot satisfy...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 540–544.
Published: 01 October 2005
... in reading the next com- mentator; was corrected by McDowell again. McDowell gives so little that one is bound to be tempted by anybody who promises more. But these famous phi- losophers always turn into schoolboys—boys they all are—in McDowell’s rep- rimand of them in his replies. In the end, I am...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... In Plato’s Meno, the role of the Socratic midwife is to help the slave boy discover the innate truths within him—to be “able to dig out certain truths from his own mind,” as Descartes understands the story (3:222–23, AT 8b:167). The midwife assists the slave boy 122...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
...: “God Answers Prayers of Paralyzed Little Boy. ‘No’, says God.” A dead-on impression by your friend of Christopher Walken saying, “I gotta have more cowbell!” “Your momma is so fat, that when she lies around the house, she lies around the house!” Steve Martin suddenly and deliriously dancing...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the chips are down. In fact, when we discover that a person is ignorant of a good trait, they can seem less modest. Imagine you are out hiking with Jocko when you see some boys struggling to lift a tree that has fallen on the leg of their friend. The trapped boy is obviously in pain, and his friends...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 141–147.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Press. xv þ283 pp. Baldwin, Thomas, and Consuelo Preti, eds. 2011. G. E. Moore: Early Philosophical Writings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Balfour, Katharine Lawrence. 2011. Democracy’s Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois. New York: Oxford University Press. xi...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 507–535.
Published: 01 October 2004
... are worthless (Parfit 1973, 145). Is it rational for the nobleman to maintain his earlier reso- lution? It seems implausible that it is, however much we might find it morally praiseworthy. Or consider the pre-adolescent boy who resolves never to be susceptible to the charms of girls (Gauthier 1997). Surely...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 483–523.
Published: 01 October 2003
... manifests in its own way a failure clearly to recognize and appreciate the fact of his own answerability, and thus to take full ownership of the choices and actions that flow from his action-guiding commitments. The lead character in the romantic comedy About a Boy, played by Hugh Grant, provides...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 January 2008
... irony in the fact that cases of information asymmetry between speaker and judge cause so much trouble for the CIA since it is precisely such scenarios that are meant to be in their wheelhouse. 13. Or consider a variant of Teller’s (1972) doting grandmother: (iv) It might be a boy...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is that the pattern exhibited by (2628) is disrupted, once more, in epistemic conditionals.36 Suppose that I’m talking about a child, Pat, whose gender I don’t know. I can say: (29) If Pat is a girl, I’ll give her a toy bazooka. (30) If Pat is a boy, I’ll give him a sewing kit. Once more, we have...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
... include the nature of the boy who threw the stone. But this is still not enough, for the nature of the boy alone does not determine him to throw the stone. The explanation must also include the natures of the external causes that affect the boy’s nature so that he becomes, for example, curious...