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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Timothy Schroeder Brogaard Berit , On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion . New York : Oxford University Press , 2015 . xvi +270 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Berit Brogaard's On Romantic Love mixes together popularizations of professional...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Jeffrey C. King Complex demonstratives (in the singular) are noun phrases that result from combining the determiners `this' or `that' with syntactically simple or complex common noun phrases such as `woman' or `woman who is taking her skis off'. Thus, `this woman', and `that woman who is taking her...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 425–430.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Paul F. Snowdon Gasser Georg Stefan Matthias , eds., Personal Identity: Complex or Simple? Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . xi+259 pp. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 The papers in this collection are committed to contributing to the debate as to whether...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Muhammad Ali Khalidi DYNAMICS IN ACTION: INTENTIONAL BEHAVIOR AS A COMPLEX SYSTEM. By Alicia Juarrero. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. x, 288. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical hinu,Vol. 110, No. 3 uuly 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Jason Stanley Jeffrey C. King, Complex Demonstratives: A Quantificational Account. Cambridge: MIT Press, Bradford Books, 2001. Pp. xiii, 207. Cornell University 2002 Evans, G. 1979 . Reference and Contingency. Monist 62 : 161 -89. Neale, S. Term Limits. In Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 163–167.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Robert E. Goodin Gaus Gerald , The Open Society and Its Complexities . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . xi + 287 pp. © 2023 by Cornell University 2023 This is a work of delightfully rampant interdisciplinarity. It draws “on evolutionary analysis, primatology...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 January 2009
... not. It also argues that Jones even now has a choice about the thousand-years-ago truth of that Jones sits at t . Those arguments do not require the complex machinery of Ockhamism, with its distinction between hard facts and soft facts; indeed, those arguments do not require any complex machinery at all...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 579–627.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Gabriel Greenberg It is common to distinguish two great families of representation. Symbolic representations include logical and mathematical symbols, words, and complex linguistic expressions. Iconic representations include dials, diagrams, maps, pictures, 3-dimensional models, and depictive...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Andrew Stephenson This essay considers Kant’s theory of modality in light of a debate in contemporary modal metaphysics and modal logic concerning the Barcan formulas. The comparison provides a new and fruitful perspective on Kant’s complex and sometimes confusing claims about possibility...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 453–497.
Published: 01 October 2022
... be abstracted from each of these systems; but existing accounts of abstraction fail for nonrigid systems like the complex numbers. The problem with the existing accounts is that they attempt to define a unique abstraction operation. The theory of collective abstraction instead simultaneously defines...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
... elegant explanations of a range of puzzling observations about epistemic modals. The first part of the story offers a unifying treatment of disputes about epistemic modality and disputes about matters of fact while at the same time avoiding the complexities of alternative theories. The second part...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
... mathematical structure of a probability function does. The second mistake is that the hyperreals make too many distinctions. They have a much more complex structure than credences in ordinary propositions can have, so they make distinctions that don't exist among credences. While they might be useful...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the female ones and despite the number of mosquitoes that don't carry the virus being ninety-nine times the number that do. Puzzling facts such as these have made generic sentences defy adequate semantic treatment. However complex the truth conditions of generics appear to be, though, young children grasp...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of complex neutral relations; and the other is the role of neutral relations in the interpretation of language (and in our mental representation of reality). However, I hope enough has been said on the metaphysics of the issue to make clear why these topics are of interest ’and how they might...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 547–551.
Published: 01 October 2017
...? Is it supposed to be more likely to lead us to “truth” (because simple explanations are simply more likely to be true, all things considered, than complex ones)? Or is it supposed to make our hypotheses more testable (because simpler hypotheses are easier to falsify, or easier to test more generally, than...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 399–403.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... Inspired by classical rationalism, its main argument is the poverty of the stimulus. Nichols accepts the basic nativist observation that the moral rules children acquire are surprisingly rich and complex in relation to the relevant evidence, but he maintains that the acquisition process can be explained...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 254–258.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of the princi- ple: The meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meanings of its constituents and by its structure. (3) Recent discussion of compositionality branches in a number of different direc- tions, including (at least) disputes over the precise formulation of the princi- ple...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 361–399.
Published: 01 July 2007
... and B. Hale, 60 -86. Blackwell: Oxford. Barnes, E. 2005 . “Vagueness in Sparseness: A Study in Property Ontology.” Analysis 65 : 315 -21. Brandom, R. 1996 . “The Significance of Complex Numbers for Frege's Philosophy of Mathematics.” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 96 : 293 -315...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 609–614.
Published: 01 October 2021
...—that is, the totality of items that are presented to a subject in an experience, e —the presentational complex of e ( Π e ). It is a central commitment of DCP that Π e does not fix the phenomenology of e . This is where the second component becomes relevant. Π e manifests...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 355–388.
Published: 01 July 2006
... SUSANNA SIEGEL Simple and Complex Contents Many philosophers hold that experiences of object-seeing are limited to contents that are simple. Suppose you are seeing a fi sh that looks red and looks to be at location L. Here are three candidate contents for the experience. There is a red fi...