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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Chris Bobonich Diskin Clay, Platonic Questions: Dialogues with the Silent Philosopher. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. Pp. xxiii, 309. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 April 2002
... references never contribute anything to the interpretation of the dialogue making the backward reference. It is hard to see a good reason for accepting (1). And if, like Clay, we have a broad conception of the interpretation of a dialogue that includes its literary features as well as a logical...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 January 2018
... by conflating modes of predication. The puzzle is then resolved by disentangling these modes. The puzzle of coincidence gives a simple illustration (chapter 3). We incline to identify a statue and a piece of clay because they coincide. We also incline to distinguish them because only the clay survives...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 July 2000
... and discussion here. The puzzles Gallois discusses are: The Clay Statue, The Truncated Car (losing a part), and three “splitting” cases-The Ship of Theseus, Amoebic Division, and Hemispheric Division in a person. He sees a common pat- tern: “Each . . . is an example of things apparently distinct...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 337–364.
Published: 01 July 2010
... being that has reason and reflec- tion and can consider itself as itself?” Or is it some intermediate time? Second example. Metaphysicians worry about when a statue comes into existence. Does it come into existence at the same time as the lump of clay from which it is composed? If so, why do we say...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 355–359.
Published: 01 July 2014
... be happy with the conclusion that her theory of truth is empirically falsifiable in this way. Thanks to Peter Olen, Ned Hall, Clay Cordova, Ben Levinstein, and as always Jenn Wang for assistance. 1. Misak doesn't actually mention truth-value gaps in The American Pragmatists ; she discusses...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 309–313.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and the clay. Azzouni argues that once object projectivism is accepted, talk of coincident entities will be seen to lack metaphysical import; such talk gives rise to no inconsistencies, and so, he claims, is perfectly harmless. Understanding Azzouni's views isn't always easy. Quantifier neutralism...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 532–536.
Published: 01 October 2022
... conflicting judgments: consider from the alternating perspectives of classical mechanics and human cultural judgment the fate of a clay statue that undergoes deformation into a spherical lump.) Wilson then notes that ordinary objects typically have imprecise boundaries. Given her realism concerning weak...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 July 2000
...- dimensionalists). Gallois does a fine job of keeping the motivations for a position, whether his own or others’, in view while working out details and responding to objections. Even where one disagrees, there is excellent food for thought and discussion here. The puzzles Gallois discusses are: The Clay...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., this topic-neutral capacity is responsible for a whole range of metaphysical intuitions including the intuition that a statue cannot survive being squashed whereas a lump of clay can, that a and b are identical only if they share all properties, and that there cannot exist distinct coincident objects...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 159–194.
Published: 01 April 2000
... `Antifoundationalist Argument' and the Doctrine of the Given.” Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 : 163 -77. Lehrer, Keith. 1989 . “Knowledge Reconsidered.” In Knowledge and Skepticism, ed. Marjorie Clay and Keith Lehrer, 131 -54. Boulder: Westview Press. Moser, Paul. 1989 . Knowledge and Evidence. New...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 473–482.
Published: 01 July 2000
.... Theories of Art Today. By Noel Carroll, ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. Pp. vi, 268. Four Island Utopias: Being Pluto’s Atlantis, Euhemeros of Messene’s Panchaia, Iamboulos’ Island of the Sun, Sir Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis. By Diskin Clay and Andrea Purvis. Newburyport...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 485–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Questions: Dialogues with the Silent Philosqphez By Diskin Clay. University Park Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. Pp. xxv, 309. Hermeneutics and Methos: The Universal Viewpoint in Bernard Lonergan. By Ivo Coelho. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001. Pp. xx, 345...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 51–91.
Published: 01 January 2007
... constitution seem to show, namely, that numerically distinct entities regularly coincide, that is, are each composed of some one set of parts.54 A clay statue, S, is f attened, destroying it but not the lump, L, of clay from which it is made. According to the coincidentalist, L postdates, and so...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of California Press. Sider, Theodore. 2001 . Four-Dimensionalism: An Ontology of Persistence and Time . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Swoyer, Chris. 1984 . “Causation and Identity.” Midwest Studies in Philosophy 9 : 593 –622. Thomson, Judith Jarvis. 1998 . “The Statue and the Clay.” Noûs...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Logicism.” Annals of Science 31 , no. 5 : 387 –406. ———. 1977 . Dear Russell—Dear Jourdain: A Commentary on Russell's Logic, Based on His Correspondence with Philip Jourdain . London: Duckworth. Grote, John. 1900 . Exploratio Philosophica. Part 1. London: J. Clay and Sons (first published...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 327–359.
Published: 01 July 2022
... , the hallucinating subject is sometimes aware of diverse spatiotemporally scattered objects that appear as one. By claim A , there is such a gerrymandered object. In some cases, then, there is an object of hallucination: a physical object, no more mysterious than a lemon or a lump of clay, that we parochially...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Plenitude is motivated in part by the broad-strokes observation that coincident objects share their circumstances, but differ with respect to whether they can survive changes to those circumstances. 17 The statue and the clay have the same shape, but differ with respect to whether they have...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 373–416.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of identity, as with the statue and the clay, it is nonetheless a strong enough relation to transfer all geometrical properties, so the argument would still reach the desired conclusion. There are three reasons, however, for not construing Reid’s argu- ment as an argument from identity or real...