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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Wasserman References Campbell Stephen , and Stramondo Joseph 2016 . “ Review of Elizabeth Barnes, The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability .” Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews , November 11. www.google.com/url?q = http%3A%2F%2Fndpr.nd.edu%2Fnews%2Fthe-minority-body-a...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... as possible. Call this the defeat-the-most criterion . This last criterion has the feature of ruling out moral dilemmas: in every context K , at least one option is permissible. The three criteria all have well-known counterparts in classical rational choice theory. 70 Here, for an option to...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of the epistemology literature. But it is principled and empirically grounded, and shows good prospects for yielding the desired epistemological verdicts. The paper articulates and elaborates the theory, drawing out some of its consequences. Toward the end, the fleshed-out theory is applied to two...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the latter to secure in a principled way. Section 2 presents Epistemic Kantianism. Section 3 argues that it is uniquely poised to satisfy the desiderata set out in section 1 on an ideal theory of epistemic justification. Section 4 gives three further arguments, suggesting that it (1) best explains the...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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. belief credence context probabilism preface paradox pragmatic encroachment This paper defends an account of the attitude of belief, including an account of its...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 95–130.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Eden Lin Extant discussions of subjectivism about reasons for action have concentrated on presentist versions of the theory, on which reasons for present actions are grounded in present desires. In this article, I motivate and investigate the prospects of futurist subjectivism, on which reasons for...