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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Malte Willer A dynamic semantics for epistemically modalized sentences is an attractive alternative to the orthodox view that our best theory of meaning ascribes to such sentences truth-conditions relative to what is known. This essay demonstrates that a dynamic theory about might and must offers...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Mark Wilson Sklar Lawrence , Philosophy and the Foundations of Dynamics . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . ix + 272 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 In philosophy classes, we hear of the fabled struggles between theory T and T  ′, armored in their...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Muhammad Ali Khalidi DYNAMICS IN ACTION: INTENTIONAL BEHAVIOR AS A COMPLEX SYSTEM. By Alicia Juarrero. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. x, 288. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical hinu,Vol. 110, No. 3 uuly 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 307–339.
Published: 01 July 2016
... commitments of the project of dynamic semantics. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 probability conditionals epistemic modals subjective value dynamic semantics commutativity idempotence These principles have a ring of plausibility: The probability you assign the conditional “if A then B...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 433–485.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Dilip Ninan This essay presents a puzzle concerning the interaction of epistemic modals, singular terms, and quantifiers. The puzzle poses a number of problems for both static and dynamic theories of epistemic modals. The trouble arises because neither approach takes into account the fact that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and not p⌝ and ⌜Not p and might p⌝ are inconsistent? To make sense of this situation, I propose a new theory of epistemic modals that aims to account for their subtle embedding behavior and shed new light on the dynamics of information in natural language. © 2019 by Cornell University 2019...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... way, anything but arbitrary ( Wilson 2010, 2 ). Leibniz physics dynamics space Garber In the opening paragraphs of his now classic paper “Leibniz and the Foundations of Physics: The Middle Years,” Daniel Garber (1985, 27) suggests that Leibniz must seem something of a paradox to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 April 2001
... dynamical systems along with a number of pertinent philosophical commentaries on the scientific results. The book pro. vides the clearest and most sensible treatment of chaos theory from a philo. sophical perspective available in the literature. An introductory chapter outlines the basic...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . “ Pragmatics .” Synthese 22 : 272 – 89 . Stojnić Una 2017 . “ Content in a Dynamic Context .” Noûs , published online first, October 5; https://doi.org/10.1111/nous.12220 . Yalcin Seth 2007 . “ Epistemic Modals .” Mind 116 , no. 464 : 983 – 1026 . Stalnaker...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 July 2000
...-normative coherence and dynamic singularity-“might be closely connected with” the two conditions she describes as nonconceptual forms of self-consciousness-intentional access to contents, and perspec- tive-and that these latter conditions “might be sufficient for conscious states in living...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 July 2002
... “dynamical community.” We can have expe- rience of them, precisely because we are embodied beings likewise subject to the ether’s influence and so part of the same dynamic community as they are. Hence, we literally intuit all things in the ether. Since Kant explicitly charac- terizes the ether in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... referential ‘he’: John was here but he left. bound ‘he’: Every boy thinks he’s a rock star. donkey ‘it’: Every farmer who owns a donkey beats it. The D-type theory goes against dynamic semantics—the received view originally developed by Heim and Kamp. The donkey pronoun ‘it’ is tricky...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 671–672.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Scharp, Kevin , Truth, the Liar, and Relativism         427 Todd, Patrick , Prepunishment and Explanatory Dependence          619 van Wietmarschen, Han , Peer Disagreement, Evidence, and Well-Groundedness         395 Willer, Malte , Dynamics of Epistemic Modality         45...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... measurable magnitudes. And Kant needs to give this foundation for Newton's physics without relying either on the mechanism of Descartes and his followers or on Newton's absolute space and time. Second, Friedman argues that “the general dynamical theory of matter on which Kant builds a foundation for Newton's...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 641–647.
Published: 01 October 2013
... . Veltman Frank 1996 . “ Defaults in Update Semantics .” Journal of Philosophical Logic 25 , no. 3 : 221 – 61 . Willer Malte . 2013 . “ Dynamics of Epistemic Modality .” Philosophical Review 122 , no. 1 : 45 – 92 . Wright Crispin . 2007 . “ New Age Relativism and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 589–594.
Published: 01 October 2002
... real, mind-independent univer- sals. The hierarchies correspond to three categories of natural kinds: substance natural kinds, whose members are particular objects; dynamic natural kinds, whose members are particular processes; and property natural kinds, whose mem- bers are property instances, or...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 94–98.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., even his dynamics, to the view that this is the best of all possible worlds. The book is divided into three parts. Leibniz’s theodicy is covered in part one (7-67), and the longer second part (71-174) is devoted to Leib- niz’s views on the nature of metaphysics and the basic categories of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 April 2001
... . The Logic of Decision, 2d ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (First edition, 1964.) Maher, Patrick, 1993 . Betting on Theories. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. McClennen, Edward, 1990 . Rationality and Dynamic Choice: Foundational Explorations. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2001
... and mathematics of chaotic dynamical systems along with a number of pertinent philosophical commentaries on the scientific results. The book pro. vides the clearest and most sensible treatment of chaos theory from a philo. sophical perspective available in the literature. An...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., 328 CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS AiW REDUCTIVE EXPLANATION PQTIimplies complete information (in the language of physics) about the structure, dynamics, composition, and distribution of macroscopic systems, as well as information about the actual and potential perceptual appearances...