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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 482–485.
Published: 01 July 2007
...D. S. Hutchinson Andrea Wilson Nightingale, Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy: Theoria in Its Cultural Context . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x + 311 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jody Azzouni, Defl ating Existential...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 458–462.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Richard Healey Mathias Frisch, Inconsistency, Asymmetry, and Non-Locality: A Philosophical Investigation of Classical Electrodynamics . New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. viii + 212 pp. Cornell University 2008 Belot, Gordon. 2007 . “Is Classical Electrodynamics an Inconsistent...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Andrew Bacon Most work on the semantic paradoxes within classical logic has centered around what this essay calls “linguistic” accounts of the paradoxes: they attribute to sentences or utterances of sentences some property that is supposed to explain their paradoxical or nonparadoxical status. “No...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... might be raining, and it's not’ and Moorean sentences like ‘It's raining, and for all I know it's not’. A variety of approaches have been developed to account for those differences. All approaches agree that both Moore sentences and Wittgenstein sentences are classically consistent. In this article I...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
... them have proposed counterexamples to it. Using a novel account of desire, this essay handles the proposed counterexamples in a way that shows the superiority of the Humean theory. The essay addresses the classic objection that the Humean theory cannot explain the feeling of obligation, Stephen...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... respective vestments of laws, observational consequences, and (if one follows David Lewis) “natural properties.” Eventually our curiosity (or conscience) becomes piqued, and we wonder how these literals can get cashed out in concrete doctrine. We anticipate that the “classical physics” of freshman experience...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 411–422.
Published: 01 July 2000
....’ She offers ex- amples that appear to show that the moral significance of prom- ising can be nefariously exploited. Her leading example is this: Nepotism Dean Baker is able to fund just one adjunct faculty position. Baker knows that if she assigns the position to the Classics de...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 1 (January 2002) Rational Choice and Action Omnipotence John L. Pollock 1. Classical Decision Theory and the Optimality Prescription A theory of rational choice is a theory of how an agent should, ratio- nally, go...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2005) 114 (4): 433–468.
Published: 01 October 2005
... of natural law, not by metaphysical necessity. I shall look at some objections to the reductive view, paying particu- lar attention to whether instantaneous velocity and instantaneous acceleration, as understood reductively, can play the causal and explan- atory roles that classical physics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 317–322.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Cornell University 2008 BOOKS RECEIVED Adler, Jonathan E., and Catherine Z. Elgin, eds. 2007. Philosophical Inquiry: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett. xviii + 877 pp. Adorno, Theodor W. Edited by Henri Lonitz. 2006...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2014) 123 (4): 379–428.
Published: 01 October 2014
... logical consistency by shifting from a familiar classical setting to a nonclassical one, our theory of belief will have to change too. This essay looks at life in a nonclassical world, through a case study of attitudes to indeterminate survival . The essay is divided into three parts. Part 1 is an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2019
... approaches that are usually labelled as 4E, and it is important to structure this diversity in some intelligible way. Gallagher does this by considering the issue of how radical each proposal is. By “how radical” he means how far an approach is from classical, computational, and representational cognitive...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 145–151.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., David J. 2008. The Classical Foundations of the American Constitution: Prevailing Wisdom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xiii + 337 pp. Benzoni, Francisco J. 2007. Ecological Ethics and the Human Soul: Aquinas, Whitehead, and the Metaphysics of Value. Notre Dame: University of Notre...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 January 2000
... treatment of the first two books of Aristotle’s Politics, provides a number of useful tools. First there is a new translation of books I and I1 (actually a revision of Saunders’s 1981 revision of T. A. Sinclair’s 1962 effort, both in the Penguin Classics series). Saunders numbers the paragraphs of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 603–606.
Published: 01 October 2001
..., to reconstruct Kant’s views on political judgment in order to link his abstract philosophical ideas to public policy. Kaufman devotes his first two chapters to examining Kant’s grounding of welfare state programs and, by extension, to criticizing the classical liberal interpretation of Kant...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
... reductionism. In “1953 and All That: A Tale of Two Sciences,” Kitcher argues that molecular genetics lacks the language and conceptual apparatus required to reduce clas- sical genetics. Key classical concepts such as gene cannot be expressed in the language of molecular biology, thus, Kitcher argues, they...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 April 2015
...” the “most plausible parts of Kant” (869; also 251) and on the fact that traditional naturalism avoids the “immoral consequences” of the classical utilitarianism of Bentham and Sidgwick (617). The reconciliation with Kant is important, since, with the British Idealists Bradley and Green, he is one...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 532–535.
Published: 01 October 2018
... appropriation of his work. Because of Kuhn's emphasis on social aspects of science, Structure was taken by sociologists of science as a classic text of their discipline. But Kuhn was critical of the sociology of science. He sought to distance himself from the sociological approach, especially its relativistic...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 127–133.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of Euripides: A Study in the Dramatic Use of Pictorial Language. 3rd ed. London: Bristol Classical Press. xxviii + 169 pp. Bauman, Zygmunt. 2008. Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers? Institute for Human Sciences Vienna Lecture Series. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2006) 115 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Classical Electrodynamics. New York: Oxford University Press. viii + 212 pp. Garber, Daniel, and Steven Nadler, eds. 2005. Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy. Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press. x + 262 pp. Gutting, Gary, ed. 2005. The Cambridge Companion to Foucault. 2nd ed...