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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 325–329.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of the central concerns of (normative) ethics rather than metaethics. And, at least on this analogy, it seems that what Kvanvig offers is squarely located in theology, rather than in anything that deserves to be called ‘metatheology.’ Kvanvig Jonathan L. , Depicting Deity: A Metatheological Approach...
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 2. The right diagram depicts epistemic accessibility given the pattern of comparative normality depicted on the left. It only depicts what is epistemically accessible from the situations in bold. Triple arrows indicate what is accessible under all three of k- , km- , and i-normality More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 1. Every depicted situation is evidentially accessible from every other. A thin (thick) arrow from w to v means that w is at least as normal as (sufficiently more normal than) v ; situations in the same box are equally normal; an arrow from one box to another means that the relevant More
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Catharine Abell Depiction is the form of representation distinctive of figurative paintings, drawings, and photographs. Accounts of depiction attempt to specify the relation something must bear to an object in order to depict it. Resemblance accounts hold that the notion of resemblance is necessary...
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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 (2023) 132 (4): 579–627.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Gabriel Greenberg It is common to distinguish two great families of representation. Symbolic representations include logical and mathematical symbols, words, and complex linguistic expressions. Iconic representations include dials, diagrams, maps, pictures, 3-dimensional models, and depictive...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2001
...). Experienced resemblance in outline shape is the experience of sameness of the solid angle subtended by the contours on the pictorial surface and the solid angle subtended by the actual depicted objects. Pictures don’t resemble their objects but they are experienced as such and it is sameness of outline...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Harald Thorsrud Mor Segev presents a plausible and powerfully argued resolution to a fundamental problem regarding Aristotle's attitude toward traditional Greek religion. On one hand, Aristotle maintains that anthropomorphic depictions of the gods play a positive and in fact essential role...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 373–378.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... The discussion sidesteps well-worn debates about the role of resemblance and perception in depiction, instead offering a philosophical account of pictorial expression’s basic components and how they compare with language. The book makes a welcome contribution to the semantics of pictures at a time when linguists...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2015
... as “an extended argument for the value of this graphic approach” (xiv). I am inclined to view the book as a qualified success on this front. It is a success because the graphs do indeed depict issues or positions in a way that makes them immediately clear and easily grasped: you can literally see the question...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 July 2001
... of Christopher Williams’s book is to develop and advocate a Humean account of what it is to be a “reasonable” person. The project is motivated by the fact that Hume depicts reason paradoxically as both a source of skepticism and as a source of belief, as both enslaved to the passions and as important...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 508–511.
Published: 01 July 2023
.... There is a dark side to being told that you can be anything if you just work hard enough: “ If we’re not happy, we are doing something wrong ” (402). Second, in addition to the ubiquity of debased aphoristic Stoicism, Van Der Lugt worries that our increasing exposure to depictions of suffering, as supplied...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 481–532.
Published: 01 October 2015
... 1 , Γ , φ are the case while Γ < φ is not the case. This contradicts (Entailment). 19 Either these views of iterated ground are wrong or else (Entailment) is false. The assumptions the counterexample relies on are depicted in figure 1 . The rules are of two types...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... Figure 1 displays two maps of logical space. Each depicts a different full proposition: the region where the proposition is true is colored a light grey, the region where it is false is a darker shade of grey. Meanwhile, the thick black lines represent the boundary lines between six cells of some...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 89–145.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 2. The right diagram depicts epistemic accessibility given the pattern of comparative normality depicted on the left. It only depicts what is epistemically accessible from the situations in bold. Triple arrows indicate what is accessible under all three of k- , km- , and i-normality...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 July 2001
... to consider this discussion seriously. I have not tried to engage with Williams s arguments here. This is chiefly because Williams s book offers a broad-stroked depiction of Humeanism that those already committed (this reader included) will find attractive. This depiction is the product of mature reflection...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 561–566.
Published: 01 October 2003
... unrelentingly” (153). Rather, “Plato’s dialogues contain explicit, albeit quali- fied, expressions of acceptance of the wide dispersal of political power charac- teristic of democracy, enlist certain celebrated Athenian democratic principles in the design of his critique of democratic politics, and depict...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., few of her comments directly address the plausibility or attractiveness of the conception of moral character she presents. In some respects she does polish the image of Kant’s conception of character to make it more appealing to contemporary philosophical tastes. Her depiction of the person...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...(s). Experienced resemblance in outline shape is the experience of sameness of the solid angle subtended by the contours on the pictorial surface and the solid angle subtended by the actual depicted objects. Pictures don't resemble their objects but they are experienced...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 590–593.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... Parts 2 and 3 together provide the details of the positive model of knowl- edge. Socrates is depicted as embracing both the priority and the sufficiency of definitional knowledge as articulated, respectively, in the following two theses: (i) If A fails to know what F-ness is, then A fails to know...