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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 55–93.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Peter . 2010 . “ On Having No Reason: Dogmatism and Bayesian Confirmation .” Synthese 117 : 1 - 17 . McKinsey Michael . 2003 . “ Transmission of Warrant and Closure of Apriority .” In New Essays on Semantic Externalism and Self-Knowledge , ed. Nuccetelli Susan , 97 - 116...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Darren Bradley This article defends the Doomsday Argument, the Halfer Position in Sleeping Beauty, the Fine-Tuning Argument, and the applicability of Bayesian confirmation theory to the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics. It will argue that all four problems have the same structure...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of the dialectical context with the compatibilist . Hence, it is not the compatibilists' burden to produce counterexamples to it. Rather, it is van Inwagen's burden to produce relevant confirming instances of it. Cornell University 2008 Ayer, A. J. 1954 . “Freedom and Necessity.” In Philosophical Essays...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... As it turns out, leading approaches to self-locating evidence agree that the fact that our own universe contains fine-tuned life indeed confirms the existence of a multiverse (at least in a suitably idealized setting). This convergence is no accident: we present two theorems showing that, in this setting, any...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 April 2018
...–e3, to characterize this method as consisting of a two-part “proof stage” and a two-part “confirmation stage” (115). The next three chapters use this characterization to identify and interpret three applications of this method, in the Meno , Phaedo , and Republic . The ninth and final chapter...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and justification, there is ampliative consequence. When we axiomatise, the only relation that we employ is logical consequence. Kvanvig notes a ‘holistic/atomistic’ distinction between ‘the conditions under which a [theory] is supported, confirmed or implicated by a given total system of information...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
... are brighter than in other debates, such as measuring coherence, confirmation, and explanatory power. Ordinally equivalent measures—that is, measures that impose the same causal strength rankings on any set of cause-effect pairs—will be identified with each other. Formally, two measures η and η...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 July 2001
...” (208). Unless those who are offended remain silent, they can only confirm the book’s success in achieving these aims! Though I admire the way in which Adams carries out her self-imposed task, despite my numerous disagreements with her on points of detail, I think there is one major...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2000
... thinks that many ordinary intuitions can be construed as confirming utilitarianism. He aims at a “reconstruction of our intuitions as utilitarian under prevail- ing factual circumstances” (142). I think there are two objections to this. First, even if we construe intui- tions as Bailey...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... arguments. deshogan@princeton.edu © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 incongruent counterparts transcendental idealism freedom antinomies idealist arguments Kant claims that handed objects—left and right hands, certain spherical triangles, your two ears—furnish “good confirmation...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
... emphasized the deductive structure of these arguments. These reconstructions were employed as evidence that Darwin employed a hypothetico-deductive strategy to confirm his hypotheses about common origins, descent with modification, and natural selection. Kitcher argues that this sort of reconstruction...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 October 2012
...., Freedom and the Fixity of the Past 179 Kment, Boris, Haecceitism, Chance, and Counterfactuals 573 Kotzen, Matthew, Dragging and Confirming 55 Mahtani, Anna, Diachronic Dutch Book Arguments 443 Pettigrew, Richard, Accuracy, Chance, and the Principal Principle 241 Price, Huw, Causation, Chance...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 580–586.
Published: 01 October 2003
... that the making of aes- thetic distinctions was non-esoterically discernible in the imaginative lives of young children. He thought that even though critics, in deploying distinctively aesthetic vocabulary, did not give reasons for their statements that would pre- empt the need for the confirmation...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 January 2015
... first-person perspective” (a distinction that is very promising, it could be argued, since it appears confirmed by massive evidence coming out of cognitive science). The rudimentary first-person perspective is a dispositional property that does not require language, allows phenomenal consciousness...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 395–404.
Published: 01 July 2003
..., Rational Acceptance, and Minimally Inconsistent Sets. In Induction, Probability, and Confirmation (Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 6 ), ed. G. Maxwell and R. M. Anderson, 295 -323. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ____. 1990 . Theory of Knowledge . London: Routledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 January 2003
... are not. He points out that even with a straightforward coordination problem in which one outcome is favored by all, the costs of being among a minority choosing that outcome may be high enough that participants will require some independent confirmation of one another’s intentions. Thus, assurance...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., thereby making the life of theoretical contemplation possible. The outline of this position is set forth clearly and concisely in the introduction, which includes a synopsis of the book's five chapters. Segev's first task, in chapter 1, is to confirm that Aristotle does indeed consider two...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 643–646.
Published: 01 October 2020
... context, and also that each dialogue should be interpreted as a whole, on its own terms, rather than (or at least before) using evidence from other dialogues to confirm or reject particular readings. This trend in Plato scholarship has led to an increase in the publication of articles and monographs...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 January 2014
... as “joint-carving” (28) and allows that there can be substantive disputes in the special sciences (48). Evidently there can also be laws, explanations, confirmation, and induction in the special sciences as well, and presumably there is greater epistemic value in chemistry than in some gruesome counterpart...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 232–236.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the soul has to be confirmed or at least not contradicted by experience. Thus, according to Dyck, Wolff's empirical and rational psychology not only are complementary ways of investigating the soul, but form in fact a “single and continuous discipline” (28). Chapter 2 discusses the development...