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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 153–181.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Louis deRosset A major source of latter-day skepticism about necessity is the work of David Hume. Hume is widely taken to have endorsed the Humean claim : there are no necessary connections between distinct existences. The Humean claim is defended on the grounds that necessary connections between...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jane Friedman Call the norms of inquiry zetetic norms. How are zetetic norms related to epistemic norms? At first glance, they seem quite closely connected. Aren't epistemic norms norms that bind inquirers qua inquirers? And isn't epistemology the place to look for a normative theory of inquiry...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of this interpretation with the aim of correcting some persistent misunderstandings of the connection between Aquinas's views and those developed by contemporary philosophers of mind. Cornell University 2008 Anscombe, G. E. M., and Peter Geach. 1961 . Three Philosophers: Aristotle, Aquinas, Frege . Ithaca, NY...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
.... The essay proceeds by questioning traditional assumptions about the connection between the objects that are used to specify the truth-conditions of a sentence, on the one hand, and the objects whose existence is required in order for the truth-conditions thereby specified to be satisfied, on the other...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... intimate connection to the question of whether all fundamental facts are qualitative or whether they include facts about which specific individuals there are and how qualitative properties and relations are distributed over them. Those who think that all fundamental facts are qualitative are arguably...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... suggestions about how the apparatus developed in connection with the notion of watching may enable us to offer related explanations of other kinds of perceptual activity. It proposes that a useful distinction can be drawn between perceptual activities like watching which have as their aim knowledge of what...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... even in the context of a thoroughly idealist metaphysics in which the only true substances are nonextended, mindlike “monads.” The essay concludes by drawing some connections between Leibniz's thinking about the puzzle of incompossibility and the development of his views concerning the status...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... premise in the incompatibilist's argument and the Ockhamist response. It sketches some potential links between the issues here and recent work on ontological dependence, and it connects the issues raised by Merricks to important work that has appeared in (among other places) the Philosophical Review . ©...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jeffrey K. McDonough This essay offers an account of the relationship between extended Leibnizian bodies and unextended Leibnizian monads, an account that shows why Leibniz was right to see intimate, explanatory connections between his studies in physics and his mature metaphysics. The first...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 241–261.
Published: 01 April 2001
...-structural criterion for logical constants could be direct- ed at almost any systematic criterion for logical constants, including the truth-functional criterion for logical connectives (a paradigm of a successful criterion of logicality), and I will argue that for the same reason that Hanson’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 January 2020
... proposes that we define grounding roughly as follows: for one fact to ground another is for the former to be ontologically superior to the latter (e.g., the former exists to a higher degree than the latter) and for these facts to stand in a “connective relation” or a chain of such relations (237, 239, resp...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
... counterbalancing argument . The next two sections take up this challenge. One premise of Hume's counterbalancing argument seems to be that “if perceptions are distinct existences, they form a whole only by being connected together” (T App 20; SBN 635). Therefore, section 2 examines his account of composition...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 371–375.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Igor Douven Leitgeb Hannes , The Stability of Belief: How Rational Belief Coheres with Probability . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xiv + 365 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 There is an ongoing debate about how to connect categorical beliefs to graded beliefs...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 373–408.
Published: 01 July 2000
... to suppose that there is a close connection between inferential knowledge and rationality. Thus, there are at least two prima facie reasons for treating both versions of the paradox in the same way. In this paper, I will offer solutions to both versions of the para- dox. My strategy...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 171–175.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the connection between meaning and speakers’ judgments of entailment or the truth of sentences in context. Another perspective on the issue is that the relationship between meaning and cognition is constrained, that is, the ways in which meanings are specified are constrained by our cognitive organization. Paul...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
... acknowledge that in defending one’s plans one will normally appeal to principles that are in some way general). A basic appeal of the planning theory is to connections and constraints across more-or-less singular intentions that are elements of larger coordi- nating plans for action over time. I...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 July 2000
...-normative coherence and dynamic singularity-“might be closely connected with” the two conditions she describes as nonconceptual forms of self-consciousness-intentional access to contents, and perspec- tive-and that these latter conditions “might be sufficient for conscious states in living...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 October 2000
... should do, desire-based from biological interests, then we also break the connection, at least the obviousness of the connection, between interests, welfare, and considerability. To see why this is so, it is perhaps worth remembering that on the eti- ological account of biological function...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 1–50.
Published: 01 January 2006
... is suffi cient but not necessary for causation; he identifi es causation with the ancestral of counterfactual dependence. I will not assume that causal claims and counterfactual dependence are always connected in the specifi c way that Lewis supposes, but I will assume that there are systematic...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 545–547.
Published: 01 October 2005
... may allow one to predict rain, but fiddling with the reading will not change the weather. Woodward takes this connection with control as the metaphysical basis for an account of causation. The basic idea of his account of causation is this: (1) X causes Y iff (a) there is a possible...