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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the Indispensability and the Consistency Problems. By what right does Kant present affection by supersensible entities as an indispensable requirement of experience? And how could any argument for such indispensability avoid violating the Critique's doctrine of noumenal ignorance? This essay develops...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon of...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... might be raining, and it's not’ and Moorean sentences like ‘It's raining, and for all I know it's not’. A variety of approaches have been developed to account for those differences. All approaches agree that both Moore sentences and Wittgenstein sentences are classically consistent. In this article I...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 179–217.
Published: 01 April 2019
...? Dispositionalists claim that the basing relation consists in the agent's manifesting a disposition to respond to those bases by having the belief, intention, resentment, and so on, in question. Representationalists claim that the basing relation consists in the agent's representing the bases as justifying the...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 383–421.
Published: 01 July 2011
...; it essentially consists in causal mapping. Unlike the comparative model presupposed in the literature on deliberation, Aristotle's model can account for the virtuous agent's deliberation, as well as deliberation with a view to “satisficing” desires and deliberation that fails to uncover any expedient...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... monistic or inclusivist. According to the monists, happiness consists exclusively of contemplation. According to the inclusivists, contemplation is one constituent of happiness, but morally virtuous activity is another. In this essay I will examine influential defenses of monism. Finding these accounts...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Parfit's arguments against subjectivist theories of practical reason, it is argued that a form of subjectivist theory exists that is not only consistent with Parfit's claim that all reasons for acting are object rather than state given, but that can support that claim. Second, it is argued that Parfit's...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 485–531.
Published: 01 October 2014
... examples of proofs that mathematicians have considered explanatory (or not), and it argues that these examples suggest a particular account of explanation in mathematics (at least, of those explanations consisting of proofs). The essay compares its account to Steiner's and Kitcher's. Among the topics that...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
... be exported to the know-how debate. On the one hand, some of the expressivists' semantic resources can be used to deflect Stanley and Williamson's influential argument for factualism about know-how: the claim that knowing how to do something consists in knowing a fact. On the other, expressivism...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 205–239.
Published: 01 April 2016
... solving both problems is Locke's claim that simple ideas are all real, adequate, and true. This explains why, on Locke's view, we have certain knowledge through the senses. It also explains how sensitive knowledge can consist in perceiving an agreement between ideas: perceived agreements among simple...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 April 2017
...' ignorance simply consists in their lack of introspective abilities. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 black-and-white Mary the two gods ability hypothesis indexical knowledge introspection Mary is confined to a black-and-white room, is educated through black-and-white books and through...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
... complications. This essay tries to reconstruct psychological principles that would explain the thesis and that are at least consistent with what Rousseau otherwise says on the subject. Much of the value of this exercise, however, lies not in the particulars of the resulting psychology but rather in the depth of...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 284–288.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and kindness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 21 : 384 -88. Milgram, S. 1974 . Obedience to authority: An experimental view. New York: Harper and Row. Mischel, W., and P. K. Peake. 1982 . Beyond déjà vu in the search for cross-situational consistency. Psychological Review...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 79–82.
Published: 01 January 2001
... their opponents “platonists,”but it must be recognized that their opponents include anti-metaphysical “platonists” like Carnap, whose anti-nominalism consists in rejection of the notion that there are philosophical standards of warranted assertion superior to those of sci- ence, and the...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 1–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
... : Oxford University Press . ———. 1999 .“ Reduction of Mind .” In Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology , 291 - 324 . New York : Cambridge University Press . Marcus R. B. 1980 .“ Moral Dilemmas and Consistency .” Journal of Philosophy 77 , no. 3 : 121 - 36 . McGee V...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 235–266.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: the assumption that the immediacy of an intuition consists (at least in part) in its not relating to its object by means of marks. In section 2, I sketch the interrelated senses in which Kant uses ‘object’, ‘objective perception’, and ‘cognition’ in the Stufenhtq bringing out their connection...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 522–525.
Published: 01 July 2013
... generis kind of modality. In chapter 2, Belot gives two arguments against the view that this is just physical possibility. First, there are generally different global spatial structures allowed by a set of laws; for example, both infinite Euclidean space and a three-torus are consistent with Maxwell's...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 152–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
...: Cornell University Press, 2000. Pp. xiii, 327. In this book, Alston articulates and argues for a use-based and normative account of sentence meaning. He proposes that sentence meaning consists in illocutionary act potential, the usability of a sentence for the performance of a cer- tain...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2018
... correct, then freedom consists in a ‘two-way power’ to do or not do something” (84). Ragland's determination to defend PAP is striking. The Will to Reason joins a number of philosophical works that take Descartes's conception of freedom seriously, and builds on Ragland's work on the topic in recent...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Spinoza is entitled to assume that God is a possible substance, that is, whether the definition of God is internally consistent (59). One way to prove the internal consistency of the definition is to rule out all the ways in which it could turn out to be internally inconsistent. But can we even provide...