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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Una Stojnić Stalnaker Robert , Context . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2014 . viii + 248 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 This book is a development of Stalnaker's dominant research program (going back to Stalnaker 1970 ), defending the “autonomy of pragmatics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 167–203.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Keith DeRose Cornell University 2002 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Assertion, Knowledge, and Context Keith DeRose This paper brings together two positions that for the most part have been developed and defended...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 July 2002
...David Hills Josef Stern, Metaphor in Context. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000. Pp xx, 385. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS and “Annals Of Analysis.”8 Our take-home message, then, is that readers should study those works, and avoid this one if they...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 482–485.
Published: 01 July 2007
...D. S. Hutchinson Andrea Wilson Nightingale, Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy: Theoria in Its Cultural Context . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x + 311 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jody Azzouni, Defl ating Existential...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Steven Gross Stewart Shapiro, Vagueness in Context. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xiv + 226 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii + 240 pp. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Robin McKenna; Duncan Pritchard DeRose Keith , The Case for Contextualism: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context . vol. 1 . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 fpage. xiii + 288 pp. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Alfred R...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Dorothy Grover TRUTH IN CONTEXT: AN ESSAY ON PLURALISM AND OBJECTIVITY. By Michael P. Lynch. Cambridge: MIT Press, Bradford Books, 1998. Pp. xi, 184. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 1 (January 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Chris Swoyer THE NEW DIALECTIC: CONVERSATIONAL CONTEXTS OF ARGUMENT. By Douglas Walton. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 304 AD HOMINEM ARGUMENTS . By Douglas Walton. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 315. Cornell University 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 April 2003
... -614. New York: Oxford University Press. King, Jeffrey C. 2001 . Complex Demonstratives: A Quantificational Account . Cambridge: MIT Press, Bradford Books. Lewis, David. 1981 . Index, Context, and Content. In Philosophy and Grammar . Ed. Stig Kanger and Sven Öhman, 79 -100. Dordrecht...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
...) may also be shifted by operators in the representation language. Indeed verbs that create hyperintensional contexts, like `think', are treated as operators that simultaneously shift the world and assignment parameters. By contrast, metaphysical modal operators shift the world of assessment only. Names...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Paolo Santorio According to the orthodox account developed by Kaplan, indexicals like I, you , and now invariably refer to elements of the context of speech. This essay argues that the orthodoxy is wrong. I, you , and the like are shifted by certain modal operators and hence can fail to refer to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Kai von Fintel; Anthony S. Gillies Epistemic modals are standardly taken to be context-dependent quantifiers over possibilities. Thus sentences containing them get truth-values with respect to both a context and an index. But some insist that this relativization is not relative enough: `might...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Leibniz's guiding analogy of a geometrical packing or tiling problem may be applied to solve the puzzle of incompossibility in the context of finite and infinite worlds composed of extended corporeal substances. Finally, the fourth section shows how the strategy of Leibniz's packing analogy might be applied...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... that is to be paid for this theory is a strong dependency of belief on the context, where a context involves both the agent's degree of belief function and the partitioning or individuation of the underlying possibilities. But as this essay argues, that price seems to be affordable. This essay develops...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
... defended in the literature. In addition, my account complements fruitful probabilistic theories of assertion and knowledge. © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 belief credence context probabilism preface paradox pragmatic encroachment This paper defends an account of the attitude of belief...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
...″ tall, and why we can say “Ellen has a hat like the one Sherlock Holmes always wears” without implying Holmes exists or has a hat. This article presents a simple formalism for understanding this pragmatic mechanism, specifying how, in context, the result of such subtractions is determined. And it shows...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
... light 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
... framework for modeling stories involving context-sensitive claims. The key innovations are a revised conditionalization rule and a principle relating models of the same story with different modeling languages. The essay then applies the modeling framework to the Sleeping Beauty Problem, showing that when...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 365–380.
Published: 01 July 2010
... from the a priori character of these conditionals to the applicability of modal rationalism to the nonphenomenal cases is to rely either on modal rationalism itself or on the denial of type-B materialism. Obviously, in the context of this argument, either way would beg the question. © 2010 by Cornell...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 209–239.
Published: 01 April 2012
... ubiquitous. As a result, the usefulness of deliberation to rational belief and action is intermittent, contingent, and modest. Deliberation is a tremendously valuable tool for increasing human capacities to think and act for good reasons in challenging contexts, but in the end it is merely a tool, wielded by...