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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... epistemic modality semantics local contexts connectives attitudes conditionals quantifiers Moore (1942) observed that there is something wrong with asserting a sentence like (1): 1 (1) #It's raining but I don't know it's raining. Generally speaking, Moore sentences with the form ⌜p...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
... 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 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. This...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 an...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 of...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 241–261.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Hanson’s criticism of the formal-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 Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
... claim—hereafter, his 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 598–601.
Published: 01 October 2000
... I agree we 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 373–408.
Published: 01 July 2000
... that the odds of one’s winning are one in a million. And it is natural 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 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...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 661–664.
Published: 01 October 2013
... a bold and stimulating work, simultaneously highly original and yet connected to a long tradition of philosophical thought. At the same time, it is in certain ways a careful and cautious work. Despite its daunting size, it rewards careful reading and amply repays the investment of time and...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 290–292.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... These two aspects, Jaeggi argues, are connected. “Only a world that I can make ‘my own’—only a world that I can identify with (by appropriating it)—is a world in which I can act in a self-determined manner” (23). However, alienation is not a purely negative condition. It is not the mere absence of...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to [the concept of] an object and thus necessarily stands under the categories” (329). The second part is read as an attempt at establishing that the categories are also conditions of nondiscursive experiences, which would connect them with the a priori forms of space and time. Here, Allison...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2000
...: Musical understanding centrally involves neither aural grasp of a large span of music as a whole, nor intellectual grasp of large-scale connections between parts; understanding music is centrally a matter of apprehending individual bits of music and immediate progressions from bit to...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 632–634.
Published: 01 October 2001
... apparently comes to nothing more than a method of presentation in which individual disciplines are thought of as “locations” brought together in a single “place” and in which the concept of place is itself thought of as a “place” to be surveyed. The connection between place and experience suggested by...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Witmer, concern the formulation of physicalism, concentrating (especially in Witmer’s case) on questions of supervenience and determination. The next two papers, by Shoe- maker and Rey, concern the connection between physicalism and mental cau- sation. Shoemaker concentrates on George Bealer’s well...