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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 April 2001
...David Phillips COMMITMENT, VALUE, AND MORAL REALISM. By Marcel S. Lieberman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xi, 210. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS to contemporary thought. In presuming that we can directly indulge in the rational...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 359–410.
Published: 01 July 2004
... with minor revisions in Gilbert 2000. ____. 1999 . Obligation and Joint Commitment. Utilitas 11 : 143 -63. Reprinted with minor revisions in Gilbert 2000, 50-70. ____. 2000 . Sociality and Responsibility . Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield. Grice, H. P. 1971 . Intention and Uncertainty...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
... not be supported by the new total evidence if one didn't already hold them. disagreement faith belief credence commitment Sometimes you encounter someone who is your intellectual equal and has roughly the same evidence you have, but who has come to a very different conclusion on the basis...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... commitments. What is really at issue between conventionalists and nonconventionalists is whether the basic moral relation of promissory commitment derives from the moral principles that govern our use of social conventions. Other nonconventionalist accounts make problematic concessions...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... it is easy to appreciate Leibniz's reasons for embracing this view, it has proven difficult to see how his doctrine of incompossibility might be reconciled with the broader commitments of his larger philosophical system. This essay develops, in four sections, a novel solution to the “puzzle...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
... in turn to a satisfying solution to the Consistency Problem, showing that the doctrine of noumenal affection is not merely consistent with, but is partly motivated by, Kant's commitment to noumenal ignorance. Noumenal Affection Desmond Hogan...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 411–447.
Published: 01 October 2010
... that thirders are committed to the GTP since it follows from the premises that underlie each of the main arguments for the one-third solution. In section 4, it discusses the relevance of Dutch book arguments to the conflict between CA and the GTP. And the essay argues that both synchronic and diachronic Dutch...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
... for propositions , Russell's solution commits him to regarding some instances of sentences as incomplete symbols and to denying that we have acquaintance with propositions. This in turn leads Russell in Principia Mathematica to adopt the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgment, and thus to embrace agnosticism about...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 383–421.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of action. Aristotle's account of the constraints governing rational deliberation is furthermore not incompatibilist—for all Aristotle says, we may deliberate rationally despite being committed to the truth of determinism. Deliberation as Inquiry: Aristotle’s Alternative to the Presumption...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... committed to antihaecceitism. The goal of this paper is to point out some problems for antihaecceitism (and therefore for the thesis that all fundamental facts are qualitative). The article focuses on two common assumptions about possible worlds: (i) Sets of possible worlds are the bearers of objective...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... foreknowledge. The arguments are exactly parallel in certain crucial respects. At any rate, investigating the issues surrounding prepunishment can help to throw into relief the various different strategies of response to the foreknowledge argument and can bring out what their costs and commitments really...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 197–224.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Michael Bukoski In The Sources of Normativity and elsewhere, Korsgaard defends a Kantian ethical theory by arguing that valuing anything commits one to valuing humanity as the source of all value. I reconstruct Korsgaard's influential argument to show how she can resist many of the objections...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 307–339.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to Lewis's results is to claim that conditional claims, or claims about subjective value, lack truth conditions. For this strategy to have a chance of success, it needs to give up basic structural principles about how epistemic states can be updated—in a way that is strikingly parallel to the commitments...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2016
... as a responsible agent can require that you assist them in committing what may in fact be serious moral wrongs. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 friendship,  moral disagreement,  deference,  shared ends Friends do things for one another, and the closer the friendship, the more each is willing...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... is a more satisfactory explanation of why, if PSR is true, there should be no conjunction of all contingent truths. This sheds new light on the nature of the explanatory demand embedded in PSR and uncovers a number of surprising implications for the commitments of rationalism. © 2016 by Cornell University...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 387–422.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Daniela Dover It is widely believed that we ought not to criticize others for wrongs that we ourselves have committed. The author draws out and challenges some of the background assumptions about the practice of criticism that underlie our attraction to this claim, such as the tendency to think...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 51–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... it seems to assert a natural right to property alongside a commitment to property’s conventionality. We resolve this apparent contradiction. Provisional right is not a special kind of right. Instead, it marks the imperfection of an action (that of acquiring ordinary rights) where public authorization...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Agustín Rayo This essay is a study of ontological commitment, focused on the special case of arithmetical discourse. It tries to get clear about what would be involved in a defense of the claim that arithmetical assertions are ontologically innocent and about why ontological innocence matters...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
... from ordinary interpersonal relationships. On this basis, he concluded that relinquishing moral blame isn't a real possibility for us, given our commitment to personal relationships. If well founded, this conclusion puts the traditional free-will debate in a new light. In particular, insofar...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 453–497.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a collection of distinct abstraction operations, each of which maps a system to its corresponding pure structure. The theory is precisely formulated in an essentialist language. This allows us to throw new light on the question to what extent structuralists are committed to symmetric dependence. Finally, we...