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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Robert Stalnaker Cornell University 2007 Critical Notice of Scott Soames’s Case against Two-Dimensionalism Robert Stalnaker Massachusetts Institute of Technology This rich and stimulating book1 gives both a clear and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 465–467.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Thomas Hofweber Jody Azzouni, Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. viii + 241 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jody Azzouni, Defl ating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism. New...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
... liberty and his embrace of supererogation, both of which elude traditional interpretations. Cornell University 2008 Utilitarianism without Consequentialism: The Case of John Stuart Mill Daniel Jacobson Bowling Green State University...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 337–364.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , ed. Richard Dury. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Thomasson, Amie. 1999 . Fiction and Metaphysics . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Van Inwagen, Peter. 1977 . “Creatures of Fiction.” American Philosophical Quarterly 24 : 299 –308...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Robin McKenna; Duncan Pritchard © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 DeRose Keith , The Case for Contextualism: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context . vol. 1 . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 fpage. xiii + 288 pp. BOOK REVIEWS Alfred R...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... The Southern Journal of Philosophy . Suppl. no. 33: 133 -60. ____. 1997 . Further Reflections on the Sorites Paradox. In Keefe and Smith 1997 , 204 -250. Originally published 1987. The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 1 (January 2005) Borderline Cases and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Don Loeb ETHICAL NORMS, PARTICULAR CASES. By James D. Wallace. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. xi, 171. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS This book is a must-read for those interested contemporary normative ethical theory...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 315–336.
Published: 01 July 2010
...John Martin Fischer The Frankfurt cases have been thought by some philosophers to show that moral responsibility does not require genuine metaphysical access to alternative possibilities. But various philosophers have rejected this putative “lesson” of the cases, and they have put forward a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Matthew McGrath Walking through the supermarket, I see the avocados. I know they are avocados. Similarly, if you see a pumpkin on my office desk, you can know it's a pumpkin from its looks. The phenomenology in such cases is that of “just seeing” that such and such is the case. This phenomenology...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2013
... determined agents are incapable of making a difference, but to argue that responsibility is not grounded in difference making. These compatibilists have rested such a claim on Frankfurt casescases where agents are intuitively responsible for acts that they couldn’t have failed to perform. This essay argues...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Ralph Wedgwood that this essay will call benchmark theory (BT) all advise agents to maximize different types of expected value. Consequently, their verdicts sometimes conflict. In certain famous cases of conflict—medical Newcomb problems—CDT and BT seem to get things right, while EDT seems to get things...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... causal beliefs, and one-boxers to evidential beliefs. The essay notes that a similar issue can arise when the modality in question is chance, rather than causation. In this case, the conflict is between decision rules based on credences guided solely by chances, and rules based on credences guided by...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jacob M. Nebel The standard view of believes and other propositional attitude verbs is that such verbs express relations between agents and propositions. A sentence of the form “ S believes that p ” is true just in case S stands in the belief-relation to the proposition that p ; this proposition is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
... definition as well as the scope of the notion of substance. For it is often thought that the ultimate subject of properties need not—and, in some cases, cannot—be independent. Drawing on a suite of historical, textual, and philosophical considerations, this essay argues for an interpretation that reconciles...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... discussing a possible picture of mental causation that suggests itself in light of these results. The overdetermination problem has long been raised as a challenge to nonreductive physicalism. The problem is that a nonreductive physicalist view of mind seems to make every case of mental causation a case of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 527–575.
Published: 01 October 2013
... possible. The key claim in this argument is that the goal of representing the world as accurately as possible is best served by having credences that are probabilistically coherent. This essay shows that this claim is false. In certain cases, the goal of having accurate credences is best served by being...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... section sets the stage by introducing a case study from Leibniz's technical work on the strength of extended, rigid beams. The second section draws on that case study to introduce a model for understanding Leibniz's views on the relationship between derivative and primitive forces. The third section draws...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Hongwoo Kwon There are close parallels between Frank Jackson's case of black-and-white Mary and David Lewis's case of the two omniscient gods. This essay develops and defends what may be called “the ability hypothesis” about the knowledge that the gods lack, by adapting Lewis's ability hypothesis...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
... objects in its entirety. According to this solution, the various cases of distinct coincidents do not clash with the anticoincidence principle since the cases and the principle manifest different yet compatible perspectives on the world. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 For comments on the...