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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Robert Van Gulick In “Absent Qualia and the Mind-Body Problem,” Michael Tye (2006) presents an argument by which he claims to show the inconceivability of beings that are functionally equivalent to phenomenally conscious beings but lack any qualia. On that basis, he concludes that qualia can...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... is equivalent to the assignment of a stably high rational degree of belief. Although the logical closure of belief and the Lockean thesis are attractive postulates in themselves, initially this may seem like a formal “curiosity”; however, as will be argued in the rest of the essay, a very reasonable theory...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 325–349.
Published: 01 July 2009
... take it to show that indicative conditionals don't have truth-conditions in the first place. But we have overlooked two possibilities for assigning truth-conditions to indicatives. What's more, those possibilities deliver what we want and turn out to be equivalent. Cornell University 2009...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 323–369.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of a counteridentical with the more explicit ‘were identical to’ generally does not seem to result in an equivalent sentence. Consider the following two sentences, for example: ( Button ) If I were you, I would not push that button. ( Button  = ) If I were identical to you, I would not push that button. It feels...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... apparently, quite natural ones: for instance, an accessibility relation tracking the group's knowledge/beliefs, or the speaker's knowledge/beliefs, would render a Wittgenstein disjunction essentially equivalent to the corresponding Moore disjunction, and thus felicitous. So why don't we interpret...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
... major attitudes are possible. First, there is monism : there is only one adequate measure (or equivalence class of measures) of causal strength. Second, there is pluralism : no single measure satisfies all the conditions that an adequate measure of causal strength should possess. This is perhaps...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 537–589.
Published: 01 October 2020
... converses. Here is the argument from Separated Structure; it is slightly technical, but it is representative of how arguments using these principles typically go, so we shall present it. Let us write P for the combinator λXY . Y , which (by β -equivalence) ignores its first argument and maps the second...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of Minnesota Press . Putnam Hilary 1978 . Meaning and the Moral Sciences . London : Routledge and Kegan Paul . Putnam Hilary 1980 . “ Models and Reality .” Journal of Symbolic Logic 45 : 464 – 82 . Putnam Hilary 1983 . “ Equivalence .” In Realism and Reason...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
... =  ( p – q ) ∧  q holds; that is to say, content subtraction is not just an inverse of content addition or conjunction. For example, (2)’s literal content p 2 is not equivalent to ( p 2 – q 2 ) ∧  q 2 : since p 2 is true in worlds where Holmes and Ellen both wear a sombrero, it fails to entail...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2007
... e is like [Lormand’s (14 (where e is a mental event), begins with a case for its equivalence to (2): (2) e is like something for its subject [Lormand’s (4 I will grant this equivalence. Lormand argues—to my mind, convinc- ingly 5—that (2) has the structure of a clause (3) in the scope...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... represent any rightness function in terms of a binary relation. This can be viewed as a variant of the Extensional Equivalence Thesis defended by Dreier (2011) and Portmore (2007) , according to which every set of action-guiding recommendations has some consequentialist representation, under...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 307–310.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness of intensional expressive power. As long as two languages allow us to carve the space of possible worlds in the same ways, QV entails that they are of equal...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 314–317.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness of intensional expressive power. As long as two languages allow us to carve the space of possible worlds in the same ways, QV entails that they are of equal...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 318–322.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness of intensional expressive power. As long as two languages allow us to carve the space of possible worlds in the same ways, QV entails that they are of equal...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 322–325.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness of intensional expressive power. As long as two languages allow us to carve the space of possible worlds in the same ways, QV entails that they are of equal...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., there is the eponymous claim: quantifier variance (QV). Accord- ing to Hirsch’s most recent gloss of QV, “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness of intensional expressive power. As long as two languages allow us...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 310–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
... recent discussion of his views. First, there is the eponymous claim: quantifier variance (QV). Accord- ing to Hirsch’s most recent gloss of QV, “truth-conditionally equivalent languages are of equal metaphysical merit” (xii). By “truth-conditionally equiv- alent,” Hirsh means sameness...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... and an action, but each is plausibly interpreted as making a broadly normative claim, in contrast to a merely epistemic claim about what is likely to be the case. So they are examples of evaluative uses of ‘ought’. Noting that pairs like 1c and 1d appear to be trivially equivalent, it is natural...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): i.
Published: 01 April 2003
... construed, will be considered. The competi- tion is open to anyone currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program (or equivalent) in philosophy or a related subject, as well as to anyone who did not receive a Ph.D. or equivalent degree before January 1, 2000. Submissions will be judged by members of the Sage...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): i.
Published: 01 January 2004
... construed, will be considered. Submissions must be in English. The competition is open to anyone currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program (or equivalent) in philosophy or a related subject, as well as to anyone who did not receive a Ph.D. or equivalent degree before January 1, 2000. Submissions...