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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Simon Prosser Intentionalism is the view that the phenomenal character of a conscious experience is wholly determined by, or even reducible to, its representational content. This essay puts forward a version of intentionalism that allows (though does not require) the reduction of phenomenal...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jeff Speaks Chalmers David , The Character of Consciousness . New York : Oxford University Press , 2010 . xxvii +596 pp . © 2011 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS David Chalmers, The Character of Consciousness. New York: Oxford University...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 224–228.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Zoli Filotas Leunissen Mariska , From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle . New York: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xxxii + 216 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Mariska Leunissen's new book argues that, for Aristotle, nature makes it difficult or impossible...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2000
... fragility is a sign of a higher quality of character, he argues; a quality that is lacking in anyone who has the inner strength to survive the worst of life’s hardships without suffering “a form of personal disintegration that renders the person dysfunctional as an agent” (4). This is a striking and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Natalie Brender KANT'S CONCEPTION OF MORAL CHARACTER: THE “CRITICAL” LINK OF MORALITY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND REFLECTIVE JUDGMENT. By G. Felicitas Munzel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Pp. xxii, 377. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS political...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 284–288.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Peter B. M. Vranas John M. Doris, Lack of Character: Personality and Moral Behavior. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. x, 272. Cornell University 2004 Darley, J. M., and C. D. Batson. 1973 . “From Jerusalem to Jericho”: A study of situational and dispositional...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 337–364.
Published: 01 July 2010
... authors. It is to this task we nowturn. 3. Creationism and Concrete Realism about Fictional Characters Although there is some controversy about how to characterize the concrete-abstract distinction,6 let us stipulate that an individual is con- crete if and only if it occupies a region of space and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 365–380.
Published: 01 July 2010
... from the a priori character of these conditionals to the applicability of modal rationalism to the nonphenomenal cases is to rely either on modal rationalism itself or on the denial of type-B materialism. Obviously, in the context of this argument, either way would beg the question. © 2010 by Cornell...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
... valuable in other ways: it helps mitigate their dependence on epistemic luck, for example. What we end up with, at the end of the day, are credences that are particularly good candidates for constituting probabilistic knowledge. What's more, examining the character of these credences teaches us something...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2003
... corresponds to the set of all and only those properties attributed in Hamlet to Hamlet. Thomasson has another idea: ‘Hamlet’ denotes a fictional character: an existent abstract object. Platonists take all universals to be eternal, necessary beings. Thomasson demurs: abstracta may be contingent...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 199–240.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Acadamy 74 : 219 -39. Reprinted in McGinn, The Problem of Consciousness (Oxford: Blackwell, 1991). ____. 1989 . Mental Content. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. ____. 1996 . The Character of Mind , 2d ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ____. 1997 . “Critical Study of Dretske's Naturalizing the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 July 2017
... “simply confront” the object and “cannot be confronted truly or falsely, correctly or incorrectly” (176; see 68, 165). So understood, Aristotle's views would align with those of McDowell, Martin, and Kalderon himself. The character of the experience “depends upon and derives from the character of the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 423–425.
Published: 01 July 2000
... himself found the character whom he portrays in the Socratic dialogues as mysterious as his readers do: “Though Socrates is Plato’s creature, his own literary character, he remains opaque to him: he is a character his own creator admits he cannot understand” (8’7).It is only in the so-called...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 July 2001
... between reflective and determining judgment, and Kant’s perplexing claims about the relationship between morality and aesthetics. Judgment, Fleischacker concludes, is characterized best as a complex skill allowing us to reach conclusions about the relationship between general standards and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 587–590.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... 110, No. 4 (October 2001) CROSS-EXAMINING SOCRATES: A DEFENSE OF THE INTERLOCUTORS IN PLATO’S EARLY DIALOGUES. By JOHN BEVERSLUIS. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xii, 416 In Plato’s early dialogues, we witness a character named “Socrates” in philo- sophical action...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 497–537.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the puzzle’s solution. This results in a fundamental tension in Kaplan’s observations concerning demonstra- tives. Kaplan distinguishes among three semantic values for a single expression: extension, content, and character. Extension is essentially Frege’s notion of Bedeutung. The extension...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 April 2015
... gives pride of place to the Aristotelian virtues of character, highlights the relationship between justice and friendship, and provides an account of moral development, giving a taxonomy of different types of people. He also argues for a novel view of contemplation as reflecting and concentrating on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the virtues of character, in both ethical treatises, is an extended account of voluntariness. He announces the topic by noting that praise and blame are directed at what is voluntary, and that voluntary agents are the cause ( aitios ) or origin ( archê ) of their actions ( EE 1222b15–29; EN 1109b30...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 July 2002
... deferential symbol ‘Rteacher[synecdoches]’ expressing a character grasped by the student yet referring to the normal content of ‘synecdoches’. Since (13) and (10) express the same proposition, albeit under a different character, innocence is preserved. Oddly, the student might then not “know” the content...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Ben Caplan Cornell University 2003 Bach, Kent. 1992a . Intentions and Demonstrations. Analysis 52 : 140 -46. ____. 1992b . Paving the Road to Reference. Philosophical Studies 67 : 295 -300. Braun, David. 1994 . Structured Characters and Complex Demonstratives...