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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...
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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 2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... “consequentialized.” 1 Roughly speaking, a moral theory is “consequentializable” if its action-guiding recommendations are the same as those of some “counterpart theory” that is structurally consequentialist. 2 Some scholars, such as Jamie Dreier (1993, 2011) and Douglas Portmore (2007) , suggest that every...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Marilyn Friedman Daniel Engster, The Heart of Justice: Care Ethics and Political Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. ix + 273 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii + 240 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Wasserman Barnes Elizabeth , The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . xii + 200 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 The Minority Body is an important and provocative book. It moves disability further into the center of philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 415–448.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Nathan Salmon Cornell University 2006 A Theory of Bondage Nathan Salmon University of California, Santa Barbara I. Let A be an assignment of values to variables on which Marlon Brando is the value of ‘x ’ and Shirley MacLaine is the value of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
...James A. Harris Ryan Nichols, Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007. xvi + 301 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Hendrik Lorenz, The Brute Within: Appetitive Desire in Plato and Aristotle. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. 229 pp. The three parts of this...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 540–542.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Jonas Olson Robert Audi, The Good in the Right: A Theory of Intuition and Intrinsic Value . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. xi + 244 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Scott Soames, Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century. 2 vols. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Hannes Leitgeb This essay develops a joint theory of rational (all-or-nothing) belief and degrees of belief. The theory is based on three assumptions: the logical closure of rational belief; the axioms of probability for rational degrees of belief; and the so-called Lockean thesis, in which the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2014) 123 (4): 379–428.
Published: 01 October 2014
...J. Robert G. Williams Revisionary theories of logic or truth require revisionary theories of mind. This essay outlines nonclassically based theories of rational belief, desire, and decision making, singling out the supervaluational family for special attention. To see these nonclassical theories of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jared Warren This essay clarifies quantifier variance and uses it to provide a theory of indefinite extensibility that I call the variance theory of indefinite extensibility. The indefinite extensibility response to the set-theoretic paradoxes sees each argument for paradox as a demonstration that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Ian Proops One of the main arguments Russell offers for the Theory of Descriptions in “On Denoting” is that it can be used to solve a puzzle about substitutivity. This article argues that, owing to a widespread mischaracterization of the substitutivity principle Russell means to be defending...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... proposition” views are paradigm examples of linguistic theories, although practically all accounts of the paradoxes subscribe to some kind of linguistic theory. This essay shows that linguistic accounts of the paradoxes endorsing classical logic are subject to a particularly acute form of the revenge paradox...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 October 2012
... orthodoxy that removes this impossibility. The starting point is a proposal by Jeffrey and Stalnaker that conditionals take semantic values in the unit interval, interpreting these (à la McGee) as their expected truth-values at a world. Their theories imply a false principle, namely, that the probability of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... there are two distinct normative senses of 'ought', which actually exhibit different syntactic behavior, and then going on to argue that the deliberative sense of 'ought' relates agents to actions, rather than to propositions. It closes by drawing lessons for a range of issues in moral theory. © 2011 by...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... uniformly occur as predicates. Predicativism flies in the face of the widely accepted view that names in argument position are referential, whether that be Millian Referentialism, direct-reference theories, or even Fregean Descriptivism. But names are predicates in all of their occurrences; they are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 279–322.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and the latter in terms of graturalness. If laws are important in a way that graws are not, it is hard to see what would make that the case other than the fact that naturalness is important. 27. Hirsch (1993, 79–87) explores an explanation of why naturalness is theory-guiding that appeals to a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... – 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 Counterfactuals...
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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...