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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... which properties of the objects of moral choice matter in any given context, and (ii) a specification of how these properties matter. Reason-based representations provide a very general taxonomy of moral theories, as differences among theories can be attributed to differences in their two key parameters...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., Howard. 1978 . Probability, Chance, and Choice: A Theory of Rational Agency. Unpublished paper presented at a workshop on Pragmatism and Conditionals at the University of Western Ontario, May 1978 . von Neumann, J., and Morgenstern, O. 1944 . Theory of Games and Economic Behavior . New York: Wiley...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2002
... genetic tech- nology is compared to the bad old days. From Chance to Choice takes seriously the “shadow” of eugenics (27), and devotes a substantial chapter to examining this 1John Rawls, A Theory of Justice (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971). 130...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... “ Random Selection and Arbitrary Choice in Taurek Cases .” Unpublished manuscript . Goodwin Barbara 2005 . Justice by Lottery . 2nd ed. Exeter : Imprint Academic . Hampton Jean 1994 . “ The Failure of Expected Utility Theory as a Theory of Reason .” Economics and Philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jan Sprenger This article develops axiomatic foundations for a probabilistic theory of causal strength as difference-making. I proceed in three steps: First, I motivate the choice of causal Bayes nets as an adequate framework for defining and comparing measures of causal strength. Second, I prove...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
... one should think of attitude formation like one does (practical) choices among options. The article motivates this view linguistically, extending “relevant alternatives” theories of the attitudes to both belief and to the other, non-doxastic attitudes. Given a natural principle governing choice, and...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Robert Sugden EQUILIBRIUM AND RATIONALITY: GAME THEORY REVISID BY DECISION RULES. By Paul Weirich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 235. BOOK REVEWS consistency and organic character of his political philosophy. ERIN KELLY Tujis University points developed in this essay...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 April 2001
... . The Logic of Decision, 2d ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (First edition, 1964.) Maher, Patrick, 1993 . Betting on Theories. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. McClennen, Edward, 1990 . Rationality and Dynamic Choice: Foundational Explorations. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 140–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Philipp Schink References Elster Jon 2013 . Securities against Misrule: Juries, Assemblies, Elections . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Pettit Philip 1997 . Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Dwight Newman Seymour Michel , A Liberal Theory of Collective Rights . Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press , 2017 . 315 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Can there be a non-individualist liberalism that grounds collective rights for peoples? It is this tension-laden...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 289–306.
Published: 01 April 2013
... even in its weakened form. But (i) ad Bennett: there may not be any Bennett-closest P-worlds for certain choices of P that are surely fit subjects of decision theory. Thus let P be the proposition that you now accept the only bet currently on offer, on Q: Q being the proposition that the total...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... is what emerges. In sections 1 and 2, we already determined the six P -stable sets that result from Dorling's choice of numerical values. According to the stability theory, a perfectly rational agent's beliefs at the time need to be given by one of these P -stable sets. We settle for...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 596–599.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Simo Knuuttila AQUINAS'S MORAL THEORY: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF NORMAN KRETZMANN. Scott MacDonald and Eleonore Stump, Eds. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 291. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS tary that is much more lively and of broader...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 93–114.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Andy Egan Cornell University 2007 Some Counterexamples to Causal Decision Theory Andy Egan Australian National University/University of Michigan Many philosophers have been converted to causal decision theory by...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2006
... . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ____. 2003b . “Thickness and Theory.” Journal of Philosophy 100 : 275 -87. Schelling, Thomas. 1984 . Choice and Consequence . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Sidgwick, Henry. 1981 [1874]. The Methods of Ethics . Indianapolis, IN: Hackett...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 268–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Matt Teichman In any case, what is clear is that this book brings an incredible mass of seemingly heterogenous data under the scope of a single theory that is beautifully argued for, while providing a fleshed-out story about the metaphysics of normality to boot. What more could we ask for...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Todd Buras Gideon Yaffe, Manifest Activity: Thomas Reid's Theory of Action . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 167 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Gary Iseminger, The Aesthetic Function of Art. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. x...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
... may express these differences by describing your choice in terms that do not fit well with the Humean theory—“I’m doing what I have to do, not what I want to do.” These terms—‘want to’ and ‘have to’—are exactly the terms in which John Searle puts his objection to Donald Davidson’s inclusion...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Brian Hedden Sullivan Meghan , Time Biases: A Theory of Rational Planning and Personal Persistence . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 196 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 This book is about, and more precisely against , time biases. Time biases involve...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., Rawls previously claimed that the theory of justice as fairness was part of the theory of rational choice (47, 1st ed That claim has been removed. He now acknowledges that appeals to rationality and psychology are too general alone to do the work of, for instance, specifying the content...