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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Desmond Hogan A central doctrine of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason holds that the content of human experience is rooted in an affection of sensibility by unknowable things in themselves. This famous and puzzling affection doctrine raises two seemingly intractable old problems, which can be termed...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... it is easy to appreciate Leibniz's reasons for embracing this view, it has proven difficult to see how his doctrine of incompossibility might be reconciled with the broader commitments of his larger philosophical system. This essay develops, in four sections, a novel solution to the “puzzle...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of the soul; second, the identification of the relevant fallacies. This essay examines Kant's account in the First Paralogism of how these two elements combine to produce the doctrine that the soul is a substance. It is argued that Kant has a novel, ingenious—and even somewhat plausible—account of how...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Harvey Lederman This article presents a new interpretation of the great Ming dynasty philosopher Wang Yangming’s (1472–1529) celebrated doctrine of the “unity of knowledge and action” (知行合一). Wang held that action was not unified with all knowledge, but only with an elevated form of knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 April 2015
... devotes one chapter to each of the virtues of character, since each chapter may weave together discussion of several virtues and allow different doctrines to emerge, comprising what Curzer calls “Aristotle's architectonic.” The most important doctrines, according to Curzer, are the doctrine of disjoint...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., in PoM, Russell accepts the doctrine of the unrestricted variable: if we replace a logical subject of a proposition by a variable to yield a propositional function, the range of that variable includes absolutely every entity. For absolutely any entity can be taken as a value of that variable...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 January 2001
... as “a new interpretation and defence of Kant’s doctrine of things in themselves.” This is an extremely engag- ing and thought-provoking book. I am pleased to recommend it. Its focus is Kant’s doctrine that we can have no knowledge of things in them- selves. Langton labels this doctrine “Humility...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 511–518.
Published: 01 July 2013
... argument, and the Cartesian modal argument. As can be seen from the foregoing formulation, the hypothesis rests on the doctrine that awareness of phenomenal properties is always representational in character: when one is aware of a phenomenal property, one's state of awareness is partially constituted...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... Pp. xxii, 377. Over the past decade, scholarship on Kant’s practical philosophy has developed from a one-dimensional focus on his objective normative doctrines toward a more richly textured engagement with his views of character, virtue, and subjective moral consciousness. A significant...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 670–674.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of an empirical set up, and we can thus read off important facts about the empirical set up from the mathematics” (Bueno and Colyvan 2011 : 345). Such doctrines are predicated upon a “warehouse” conception of mathematical activity; left to their own devices, mathematicians build up a large fund...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of the theory (sec- tion 4), and then evaluating the extent to which substantial forms can be seen to have survived in the work of Descartes, Boyle, and Locke. Contrary to some recent suggestions, Descartes accepts virtually noth- ing of the doctrine (section 5). Boyle and especially Locke, however, can...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., according to which we are all members of one big family, and thus hard to square with Aristotelian doctrine? Does moral discourse make for a coherent language, or is it a quilt made up from different threads? Irwin argues strongly for a coherent, evolving language that starts with Aristotelian naturalism...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
...R. Lanier Anderson Allais Lucy , Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and His Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . vii + 329 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 There is no doctrine more central to Kant's philosophy, nor one more confusing in its fundamental...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... between these three doctrines? Boghos- sian does not explicitly say. Nevertheless, it is natural to understand epistemic relationalism as the fundamental doctrine with epistemic plu- ralism and the denial of absolutism as consequences of epistemic rela- tionalism. So consider the case of color...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 529–532.
Published: 01 October 2017
... gets the title of his book, Locke recommends not publishing on these questions because of the social consequences of heterodoxy. This is more textual support than we usually get for doubting the sincerity of philosophers. If Jolley can convince us that Locke's other doctrines commit him...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 51–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of Morals 1 In his Doctrine of Right Kant maintains that while property rights are morally possible in a state of nature, such rights are merely “provisional”; they become “conclusive” only in a civil condition, where they are authorized and enforced by political institutions (see MM 6:257...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of important texts and doctrines that, if not always convincing, is fresh, nuanced, and provocative. Miles writes with several targets in mind—standard readings of Cartesian doctrines—against which his own views are presented as “heretical.” He thinks that some of the more dubious positions attributed...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 292–297.
Published: 01 April 2016
... mistakenly tend to blend these two parallelisms, but Melamed argues that Spinoza is careful to keep them separate: they have distinct sources in the text and different implications. For example, the ideas-things parallelism entails the doctrine that for each idea there is an idea of that idea (while...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 October 2002
... are my own, but I hope fair): (1) Both Pla- tonists and Christians from the end of the first century A.D. onwards grounded the authority of a doctrine in its antiquity. Christian writers claimed that Chris- tianity is the expression of an ancient wisdom from which both Judaism and pagan philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by Cornell University 2021 incongruent counterparts transcendental idealism freedom antinomies idealist arguments Kant claims that handed objects—left and right hands, certain spherical triangles, your two ears—furnish “good confirmation” of his idealist doctrine that space and time...
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