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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 601–604.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Jon Mandle LIBERALISM, JUSTICE, AND MARKETS: A CRITIQUE OF LIBERAL EQUALITY. By Colin M. Macleod. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp.viii, 232. Cornell University 2000 Cohen, G. A. 1989 . “On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice.” Ethics 99 : 906 -944...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nicholas Vrousalis Thomas Alan , Republic of Equals . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xxiv + 445 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Alan Thomas's groundbreaking new book sets itself three main tasks. First, to effect a marriage of sorts between liberal...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Jon Garthoff Sterba James P. From Rationality to Equality . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . 240 pp. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 James P. Sterba's From Rationality to Equality summarizes and extends the author's recent work in ethical theory and political...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
... important about what the pursuit of probabilistic knowledge demands from us. It does not demand that we give hypotheses equal treatment , by affording them equal credence. Rather, it demands that we give them equal consideration , by affording them an equal chance of being discovered. 29. For our...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Tim Henning Many authors in ethics, economics, and political science endorse the Lottery Requirement, that is, the following thesis: where different parties have equal moral claims to one indivisible good, it is morally obligatory to let a fair lottery decide which party is to receive the good...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... carries moral freight concerning abortion. This article surveys familiar “pro-life” principles and argues that if any of them raises moral qualms about the permissibility of aborting zygotic pregnancies, then these qualms apply equally (or at least almost equally) to the permissibility of contraception...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... opportunity and accuracy in the long run. Further, it is sometimes rationally permissible to choose the latter. The article breaks down the features of action which give rise to the trade-off, and then argues that each feature applies equally well to belief. This conclusion is an instance of a systematic...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and Jonathan Bennett in effect interprets the result to mean that PSR entails that there are no contingent truths. But reflection on parallels in philosophy of mathematics shows it can equally be interpreted either as a proof that there are “too many” contingent truths to combine in a single conjunction...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 53–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Anders J. Schoubye M ILLIANISM and DESCRIPTIVISM are without question the two most prominent views with respect to the semantics of proper names. However, debates between MILLIANS and DESCRIPTIVISTS have tended to focus on a fairly narrow set of linguistic data and an equally narrow set of problems...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Richard Bradley Adams’s Thesis, the claim that the probabilities of indicative conditionals equal the conditional probabilities of their consequents given their antecedents, has proven impossible to accommodate within orthodox possible-world semantics. This essay proposes a modification...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 43–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
...) and (ii) are inconsistent with the popular belief that, other things being equal, when people culpably do very wrong or bad acts, they ought to be punished for this—even if they have repented, are now virtuous, and punishing them would benefit no one. Insofar as we cannot deny (i), we are either forced...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of to careers, would serve equally well. It is further argued that the circularity objection to psychological accounts can be answered without appeal to the notion of quasi-memory. Because of the internal relations between the causal profiles of mental states and the persistence conditions of their possessors...
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 (2011) 120 (2): 207–245.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Antony, 194 –214. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Fitelson, Branden, and David Jehle. 2009 . “What Is the `Equal Weight View'?” Episteme 6 , no. 3 : 280 –93. Hájek, Alan. 2008 . “Arguments for—or against—Probabilism?” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 59 : 793 –819...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 520–525.
Published: 01 July 2023
... that law’s value within democratic societies rests on its communicative capacity, enabling citizens to express their recognition of each other’s equal status. Following an insightful introduction by editor Hannah Ginsborg, Shiffrin’s first lecture, “Democratic Law,” provides the philosophical groundwork...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 July 2023
... requirement to recognize the equality of political opponents and the moral directive to pursue and promote political justice” (4). This state of mind means allowing injustice to win for a time. If citizens do not allow injustice to rule, they must reject the political equality of their opponents. Our...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
... roughly, becomes a concern for superiority over others—whereas in other conditions, amour- propre would be “healthy”—would be a concern for equality with others. In section 2, I suggest that Rousseau’s project is to describe certain basic desires (although the word ‘desire’ may connote something...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 316–320.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to residents’ personal levels of blameworthiness for the wrongdoing, if that is practical (which, she says, it almost never is [31–40]). Second, if the wrongdoing resulted from the state’s reasonable attempts to protect residents’ rights, then a roughly equal distribution of costs is best. (Some unjust wars...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 187–217.
Published: 01 April 2007
... in how she has responded dox- astically to the ample evidence we both have. In both cases, there seems to be little or no reason for me to revise my belief after learning of hers. Other cases resolve themselves, equally obviously, in the opposite direc- tion. If I have reason to believe that my...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 544–549.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Empire . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dworkin Ronald 1996 . Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dworkin Ronald 2000 . Sovereign Virtue: The Theory and Practice of Equality . Cambridge, MA...