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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 323–369.
Published: 01 July 2018
... hyperintensional semantics that accommodates nontrivial counterpossibles. In this article, I argue that none of these approaches can account for all the peculiar features of counteridenticals. Instead, I propose a modified version of Lewis's counterpart theory, which rejects the necessity of identity, and show...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 433–485.
Published: 01 October 2018
... being possibly thus-and-so (in the epistemic sense of ‘possibly’) is not a trait that an object has in and of itself, but one that an object possesses only relative to a way of thinking of the domain of quantification. I consider two theories that implement this insight: a static version of counterpart...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Studies 145 : 35 – 67 . Dorr Cian . 2005 . “ Propositions and Counterpart Theory .” Analysis 65 : 210 – 18 . ———. n.d. “ How to Be a Modal Realist .” Unpublished manuscript . Edgington Dorothy . 2003 . “ Counterfactuals and the Benefit of Hindsight .” In Causation and...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Peter . 2005 . “ Context Dependence, Disagreement, and Predicates of Personal Taste .” Linguistics and Philosophy 28 , no. 6 : 643 – 86 . Lewis David K. 1968 . “ Counterpart Theory and Quantified Modal Logic .” Journal of Philosophy 65 , no. 5 : 113 – 26 . ———. 1973...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 411–422.
Published: 01 July 2000
... requires resisting temptation. Smith notes that in many cases no such temptation is present to be resisted (181-83). Thus, nothing here shows any non- contingent moral goodness in promise keeping. These bases, and Smith’s responses, have exact counterparts with respect to breaking...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 260–264.
Published: 01 April 2018
... metaphysics, but also linguistics and psychology. Hofweber's central claim is that innocent statements do entail what we call their “metaphysically loaded” counterparts, but these counterparts are not, in fact, metaphysically loaded. When we say that there is a number of moons that Jupiter has, this is a...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 125–129.
Published: 01 January 2014
... there is greater epistemic value in chemistry than in some gruesome counterpart (“schmemistry”). Sider explicitly acknowledges this point in passages such as (141): “Genuineness of explanation does not require perfectly structural notions, as we see from the special sciences.” Overall, the roles Sider...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Peter Vallentyne—seek to occupy a kind of middle ground between hard-nosed libertarians like Robert Nozick, to their right, and liberal egalitarians like John Rawls, to their left. Left-libertarians share with their right-wing counterparts a firm commitment to peoples’ rights over their own persons...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of an elite group, the fault lies not in Aristotle's theory of virtue but in society (125): common people simply do not have the opportunity to develop the deliberative skills and hence the virtues (which differ from the small-scale counterparts) required for dealing well with large-scale honors and...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... counterfactuals are made true or false by what is true or false in the best possible world in which the antecedent is true—employing “counterpart” possible substances as proxies for world-bound individual substances. God knows such counterfactuals by knowing that it is in the divine nature always to choose the...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 339–342.
Published: 01 July 2014
... acquisition of moral first principles with a discussion of “practical induction,” the counterpart to the theoretical induction that takes place on the way to the acquisition of scientific first principles. Here Moss, uncharacteristically, stays closer to the current consensus than her own line of reasoning...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2017
... interlocutor's question and to explain oneself satisfactorily results in the same psychological discomfort as a process of internal puzzling over a paradox. The two run in parallel: thinking and reflecting are the silent counterparts of conversational interrogation and response. This invites a further...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 92–94.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., can enjoy life as much as anyone else and, like their ancient counterparts, can hail from all walks of life. Modern stoicism does not require that one always be cool and detached. Instead, one should be so only when the situation demands it. Nor does modern stoicism require that one lower...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 2000
... antirealist’s empiricist epistemic agen- da, he replies that his theoretical sentences are logically stronger than their observational counterparts. Considering what they concede, these are brave replies. But they do seem to raise more problems than KuMa’s distinction can solve. If osten- sion is...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 451–454.
Published: 01 July 2001
... something could be red and green all over; why Kant once argued from incongruent counterparts to absolute space; whether Kant’s “synthesis”is a solution to the “binding problem” identified by 451 BOOK REVIEWS experimental...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 454–456.
Published: 01 July 2001
... appendices, on questions as diverse as whether something could be red and green all over; why Kant once argued from incongruent counterparts to absolute space; whether Kant’s “synthesis”is a solution to the “binding problem” identified by 451...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 602–604.
Published: 01 October 2002
...-discussed puzzle: What was New- ton referring to when he used the word ‘mass’? For the notion of mass in New- tonian mechanics has two counterparts in post-Newtonian mechanics, relativistic mass and proper mass, and there seems no good reason to take New- ton to have been referring to either of these...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... It is not entirely clear who is the intended audience for this book. The his- torical chapters 2–5 do not contribute to the announced goal of presenting Sextus’s skepticism as superior to its modern counterparts; they will be a dis- traction to someone for whom that is the primary interest...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 420–422.
Published: 01 July 2004
... share a thesis that has no obvious counterpart, to my knowledge, in contemporary analytic debates about the nature of intentionality. This is the thesis that what makes intentionality possible is the temporal structure of human expe- rience. By making this difference starkly visible, Keller opens up...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2004
.... Terms and Truth is not easy to read. The presentation is often not as careful as might be desired. Formal expressions occur relatively frequently, but their relationships with their presumed natural language counterparts are never explicitly discussed. Typos and unmotivated notational changes are a...