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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 January 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 Unpublished paper presented at a workshop on Pragmatism and Conditionals at the University of Western Ontario, May 1978 .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 (1 January 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 (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
... conflict and all else is equal, a lottery may be a pragmatically effective way to arrive at a decision; and it may be psychologically beneficial for us by relieving the burdens of hard choices. Nonetheless, I see no convincing reason to believe that we are morally required to hold a lottery in conflict...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 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 (1 July 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. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS consistency and organic character of his political philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 140–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Philipp Schink Pettit Philip , On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2012 . xii +338 pp. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Are law and freedom inevitably in tension with each or reconcilable? It is this old...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Hannes Leitgeb This essay develops a joint theory of rational (all-or-nothing) belief and degrees of belief. The theory is based on three assumptions: the logical closure of rational belief; the axioms of probability for rational degrees of belief; and the so-called Lockean thesis, in which the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 93–114.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Affairs 8 : 239 -49. ____. 1981 “Causal Decision Theory.” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 59 : 5 -30. Nozick, Robert. 1969 . “Newcomb's Problem and Two Principles of Choice.” In Essays in Honor of Carl G. Hempel , ed. Nicholas Rescher, 115 -17. Dordrecht: Riedel. Price, Huw. 1986...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 268–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
... statements are utterly ubiquitous in everyday reasoning, it has been astonishingly difficult to pin down what exactly a person is saying when they utter one. Nickel Bernhard , Between Logic and the World: An Integrated Theory of Generics . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . vii + 274 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 October 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 (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 July 2001
... points in the argument that previously relied on claims about the requirements of rationality and the tendencies of human psychology. For example, 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 January 2002
...David Sussman KANT'S THEORY OF MORAL MOTIVATION By Daniel Guevara. Boulder: Westview Press, 2000. Pp. 158, 300. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS detailing the argument, the structure, and the development of the first Critique as well as the changes in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... . Egan Andy . 2007 . “ Some Counterexamples to Causal Decision Theory .” Philosophical Review 116 : 93 – 114 . Gaifman H. 1988 . “ A Theory of Higher Order Probabilities .” In Causality, Chance, and Choice , ed. Skyrms Brian Harper William , 191 – 219 . Dordrecht : D...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Stephen Hetherington Joseph L. Camp Jr., Confusion: A Study in the Theory of Knowledge . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. x + 246 pp. Cornell University 2007 book reviews Joseph L. Camp Jr., Confusion: A Study in the Theory of Knowledge...