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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Susan Neiman Pauer-Studer Herlinde and Velleman J. David , Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge . New York: Palgrave Macmillan , 2015 . 216 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 The role of the Holocaust in American life is disproportional to the amount...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 238–241.
Published: 01 April 2014
... not follow (without further argument). Given the uniquely meaning-giving, identity-constituting, all-pervasive, and (at least for many) reasons-responsive aspects of religious belief, consequentialist arguments for the protection of religious claims of conscience may be stronger than consequentialist...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 576–578.
Published: 01 October 2002
...); and the History’s discussion of conscience is fleshed out in translation 2, which presents Bonaventure’s analysis of conscience and synderesis. It would have been useful, I think, to have another text on conscience for purposes of comparison, although as McGrade points out, Bonaventure’s “conclusion that one...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 515–519.
Published: 01 October 2019
... only on a secure moral conviction, thereby following her voice of conscience. Fichte famously holds that conscience is infallible. This has led many commentators to claim that, for Fichte, the voice of conscience functions as a first-order criterion for the judgment that a particular action is morally...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 554–558.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., it is not communicative success that is at issue, but something more open-ended. Lepore and Stone have a powerful argument for this claim. Vincent van Gogh said that “conscience is man's compass.” According to Grice and others, metaphorical communication usually works via a kind of quality implicature: we recognize...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to think of them as related to effortlessness, and he ties this effortlessness directly to the capacity for judging right and wrong. 26. There are also important differences between liangzhi and the conscience; I am not claiming that they are the same thing. For instance, Wang holds...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
... regarding rights and related notions. The second chapter provides the justification for—or rather a description of potential justifications for—the inalienability of rights. Specific inalienable rights (of conscience, life, informed consent, as well as “market inalienability” of human organs...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Graciela De Pierris aims to give a new account of the relationship between Hume's skepticism and his naturalism. Notoriously, Hume gives skeptical arguments targeting our best methods of inquiry, such as inductive reasoning. So, how can he—in good intellectual conscience—endorse and rely on those very...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Indeed, as the famil- iar case of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn shows, an act can have moral worth even if it is performed in the belief that it is wrong.16 When Huck wrestles with his conscience about whether to turn in or protect the run- away slave Jim, his travel companion of some time...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the ultimate end much more definite content than one would suspect it may have in Aristotle; moreover, deliberation, which was the central aspect of practical reasoning in Aristotle, has no significant role to play in the apprehension of these practical principles. The universal conscience, claims Aquinas...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 October 2014
... conscience tells you that you should be protected from idealism by reason , rather than by human nature—then this is the book for you, because in it, Berkeley's arguments are answered, and answered again and again. Readers new to Berkeley may feel, though, that in its emphasis on Berkeley's reactivity...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
... development. With the exception of the first chapter (which summarizes the argument) and chapters 8 and 9 (on the international financial and intellectual property regimes, respectively), this is unfortunately not a book that one could in good conscience recommend to nonprofessional philosophers. James's...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 528–531.
Published: 01 October 2018
... rehearses the claim that key concepts employed to frame human existence in Being and Time —especially fallenness, conscience, and care—are abstracted with only partial success from Christian tradition. Coyne's distinctive contribution is to anchor this process of theological retrieval and detheologization...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in their respective vestments of laws, observational consequences, and (if one follows David Lewis) “natural properties.” Eventually our curiosity (or conscience) becomes piqued, and we wonder how these literals can get cashed out in concrete doctrine. We anticipate that the “classical physics” of freshman experience...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 285–288.
Published: 01 April 2005
... to win the support of the selfish majority. The political pessimism with which the authors end the book is well taken. In the absence of theories of distributive justice that have some traction on the public conscience, the battles to set tax policy will always be won by appeals to interest...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
... the postulate of rational faith affirming that the highest good can be realized in the world; the reflective principle of conscience demanding ongoing scrutiny of an agent’s maxims of action; the three “maxims of sound understanding” that secure shared, consistent, and soundjudgment; and various...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2003
... in support of minority cultures—for example, permitting limited self-govern- ment for aboriginal groups or private, religious schooling—could be defended as a response to unjust treatment or, more generally, on grounds of due respect for freedom of conscience or association. This plausibly would...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2005
.... Jamieson is a conscience of our age whose vision for common discourse and moral progress deserves wide discussion. GARY L. COMSTOCK North Carolina State University The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 3 (July 2005) Philip...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 326–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
... racism allows anyone who wishes to rid himself of an unsavory belief to do so by not acting on it voluntarily. Surely there is no use in preserving the liberal's self-image at the cost of clearing the murder's conscience and making his perjury impossible. Understanding pretense then becomes important...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... content to bear the weight Pasnau gives them. There is also a controversy about how principles of conscience might differ cru- cially from principles of synderesis. But what strikes me as the main problem is just that “most commentators” who discuss Aquinas’s views on incontinence are concerned...