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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Matthew Talbert Herbert Fingarette, Mapping Responsibility: Explorations in Mind, Law, Myth, and Culture . Chicago: Open Court, 2004. vii + 174 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jaegwon Kim, Physicalism, or Something Near Enough. Princeton, NJ...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 January 2022
...William J. FitzPatrick © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 Human groups across cultures and times have divided labor by gender. What explains this fact, along with related inequities in the division of resources? It may be tempting to assume that such divisions are to be explained by appeal...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 482–485.
Published: 01 July 2007
... BOOK REVIEWS Andrea Wilson Nightingale, Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy: Theoria in Its Cultural Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x + 311 pp. The fundamental and deeply familiar contrast between theory and practice has the appearance for us of being...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... The timocrat by contrast represents the second-best kind of moral agent that the best nature (gold-souled individuals) can develop into. The timocrat is morally inferior to the auxiliary and seems to embody Homeric shame-culture. Plato is critical of this approach to morality, but the timocrat justifiably...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... aim of Fear of Knowledge , to dislodge relativistic conviction, could not be served even if Boghossian's argument worked perfectly on its own terms. The eponymous fear, and not rational argument, is the source of much of the relativistic conviction to be found at large in the culture. And Fear...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 262–270.
Published: 01 April 2002
... in its essays fresh insights and powerful arguments on such varied topics as pornography, prostitution, gay rights, the tensions between feminist imperatives and respect for cultural and religious differences, the importance to feminism of considering how desires adjust to socially formed expectations...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 July 2019
... for group-differentiated cultural rights but defends cultures as providing contexts of choice, and thus does not ultimately permit collective rights that might restrict individual choice ( Kymlicka 1989 , 1995 ). Like others within this movement, Seymour sees a need to recognize rights that are held...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 149–154.
Published: 01 January 2021
... itself in the same sphere as religion and philosophy, and when it is simply one way of bringing to our minds and expressing the Divine ” ( Hegel 1975 , 1:7). Hegel's aesthetics is part of his metaphysical and teleological vision of history as a whole, and can hardly be enlisted in the cause of cultural...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 July 2002
... takes hold of Life, taming it and riding it, Culture is produced. The symbolic forms are the various ways in which we produce Culture each symbolic form is an attempt of Spirit to come to terms with Life. So, in general, language, art, religion, and science, as spheres of symbolic activity, can all...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2000
... as to protect the interest in sustaining a na- tional culture where one exists), and mandatory school attendance. All of 606 BOOK REVIEWS these are contentious, of course, and Wall’s arguments are not always con- vincing. Against those who...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... The Philosophy of Enchantment: Studies in Folktale, Cultural Criticsm, and Anthropology. Edited by David Boucher, Wendy James, and Philip Smallwood. New York: Oxford University Press. cxix + 380 pp. Cutrofello, Andrew. 2005. Continental Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction. Routledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of difference and of valuable pursuits associated with different cultures, ethnicities, and religions. By contrast, toleration as a modus vivendi is merely a practice accepted by the tolerators from a self-interested point of view. In between these two approaches are positions that acknowledge the presence...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 637–641.
Published: 01 October 2023
... be drawn from the acknowledgment that some cultures take a dimmer view of anger than WEIRD cultures (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic)? Is the upshot of the case for Lordean rage that non-Western cultures are wrong about anger? Is the case merely spelling out what members of WEIRD...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 559–565.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Cornell University 2009 BOOKS RECEIVED Abrams, Jerold J., ed. 2009. The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick. Philosophy of Popular Culture. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. ix + 278 pp. Alleau, Rene.´ 2009. The Primal Force in Symbol: Understanding...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 April 2009
.... xi + 120 pp. Ames, Roger T., and Peter D. Hershock, eds. 2008. Educations and Their Purposes: A Conversation among Cultures. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press. xi + 472 pp. Austin, Michael W., ed. 2008. Football and Philosophy: Going Deep.The Philosophy of Popular Culture. Foreword...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 403–409.
Published: 01 July 2010
...: Selected Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press. vi + 259 pp. Calef, Scott, ed. Foreword by Dave Lewis. 2009. Led Zeppelin and Philosophy: All Will Be Revealed. Popular Culture and Philosophy 44. Chicago: Open Court. xvi + 311 pp. Philosophical Review, Vol. 119, No. 3...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 305–313.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., 2000. Pp. xxv, 362. Imagining: A Phenomenological Study. 2d. ed. Studies in Continental Thought. By Edward S. Casey. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. Pp. xxv, 240. The Logic of the Cultural Seiences. By Ernst Cassirer. Trans. S. G. Lofts. New Haven: Yale University...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 331–339.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... By Jean Baudrillard. Trans. Chris Turner. London: Verso, 2001. Pp. vii, 151. Environmental Philosophy: Reason, Nature and Human Concern. By Christopher Belshaw. Toronto: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001. Pp. xiv, 322. Beethoven’s Anvil: Music in Mind and Culture. By William Benzon. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 596–600.
Published: 01 October 2021
... topic. The four philosophical views (or is it five?) are as follows: Sally Haslanger defends political constructionism , according to which races are racialized groups (groups believed to be races) that have been placed in a hierarchy; Chike Jeffers defends cultural constructionism , the view...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 592–597.
Published: 01 October 2016
... individuals can distract us from the fact that he is pervasively concerned with flourishing and degenerate culture. One of the most heartening trends in recent Nietzsche scholarship is the increasing recognition of the importance of culture. But many commentators endorse overly simplistic views. Take Julian...