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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Alison McIntyre RESPONSIBILITY AND CONTROL: A THEORY OF MORAL RESPONSIBILITY. By John Martin Fischer and Mark Ravizza, S. J. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. viii, 277. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REKEWS The Philosophical Review...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 288–291.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Douglas Anderson Christopher Hookway, Truth, Rationality, and Self-Control: Themes from Peirce. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 2000. Pp. viii, 313. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 612–615.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Michael McKenna Alfred R. Mele, Autonomous Agents: From Self-Control to Autonomy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. viii, 271. Cornell University 2002 Fischer, John Martin. The Metaphysics of Free Will: An Essay on Control. Cambridge: Blackwell, 1994 . Fischer, John...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... conception, the links are often quite direct. The contents of conscious visual experience, according to this conception, are typically active in the control and guidance of our fine-tuned, real-time engagements with the surrounding three-dimensional world. But this idea (which I shall call the Assumption...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... individuals) can develop into. This is because the early education ensures that the auxiliary and the philosopher share the same basic structure of soul, with reason being in control of each, though the auxiliary's natural deficiencies create some limitations in terms of his or her moral self-sufficiency...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., covering both a different range of material and developing novel positions throughout. The book might have been called The Attending Self , since Jennings defines attention as mental prioritization controlled by the self. This invocation of the self is among her central innovations, and may prove...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 140–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... this capacity is not exercised as, for example, in the case of the benevolent dictator. (2) Conversely, it also follows that interferences in people's option range that are controlled by these people themselves cannot count as restrictions on freedom. Now, OTPT fleshes out what it means to conceptualize...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 361–396.
Published: 01 July 2001
... of a component effect. His 363 CHRISTOPHER HITCHCOCK 2. Illustrations 2.1 The Birth Control Pills My first illustration will be a familiar one from the probabilistic causation literature, due to Germund Hesslow (1976). One of the most dangerous...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and republican political philosophy. Second, to show that this marriage bears important progeny, in the form of a theory of property-owning democracy (POD). Third, to show that POD is the marriage's only legitimate child. Welfare-state capitalism and worker control, in other words, are not legitimate heirs...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 274–276.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: THE MOLNIST ACCOUNT By Tnoms P. FLINT. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. xi, 258. Christian theists have always been concerned with the relationship between God’s providential control and human freedom. Flint’s book is an expli- cation and defense of what he sees as the best way...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 2022
... plant reports to his controller: ‘If the detector is working, either the reactor was not built to plan or the core is overheating’. Another engineer elsewhere in the plant reports: ‘If the detector is working, either the reactor was not built to plan or the core is not overheating’. Each engineer has...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 326–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
...: A Pragmatic Picture : first, that “belief is canonically manifested in controlled , attentive information-guidance and can be distinguished from other mental/neural phenomena on this basis”; and, second, that “the nature of belief cannot be determined by scientific theorizing alone, but must be relativized...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
... will in a deterministic universe pushes the burden of proof back on those who want to question our phenomenological experience that seems to clearly demonstrate that we do have control over our will. This she accomplishes brilliantly. Overall, Ismael's case for compatibilism is substantial. It may be that those...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of both substance and prom- ise. Ishtiyaque Haji’s main project is to determine sufficient conditions for moral appraisability: that is, for the propriety of holding an agent praise- worthy or blameworthy for an action. Identifymg three primary condi- tions-control, autonomy, and epistemic-he...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... for the expected (for example, what to expect in throwing some object—a stone, javelin, or football—at some target) and the unexpected (in skipping, skateboarding, or jumping in unusual ways we test the limits of our balance and control) ( Spinka, Newberry, and Bekoff 2001 ). We are training, in other words...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... for advice that it is not the case that Larry ought to win the lot- tery—because it’s not under his control—it is intuitive that we are deny- ing anything like an obligation of Larry to win. More evidence is required for anything like a proof, but the case of Larry illustrates the naive view very...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 July 2005
... opposed to the causal (for example, 28, 84, 193), and ends up speaking as if “the causal dimension of agency … simply drops out—except insofar as it bears on the normative issue of whether the right sort of accord between the events within one’s domain of intentional control and the dictates of one’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 230–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of incomparable utility functions across our different selves, we must know that the reported utilities are comparable. Unfortunately, the problem of incomparable value functions infects the interpretation of existing empirical results (Paul and Healy 2018). In brief: in randomized controlled trials (RCTs...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 July 2002
... occurrence. (2) Control Principle: I am responsible for a harm only if I could control its occurrence, by producing or preventing it. (116–17) These two principles are deeply imbedded in Western conceptions of morality and law. Kutz juxtaposes these principles to another principle, which...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
...” not a “rational decision model” (196). However, once such sentiments are on hand they can serve, in boot- strap fashion, as ground for justifications of trust and cooperation. Second, there is a story about self-control. We must avoid the idea that there is a perspective of a ruling “self” completely...