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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sonia Roca-Royes Penelope Mackie, How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. xii + 212 pp. Cornell University 2009 Chalmers, David. 2002 . “Does Conceivability Entail Possibility?” In Conceivability and Possibility , ed...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 637–641.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Glen Pettigrove Glen.Pettigrove@glasgow.ac.uk Cherry Myisha , The Case for Rage: Why Anger Is Essential to Anti-racist Struggle . New York : Oxford University Press , 2021 . xv + 203 pp. © 2023 by Cornell University 2023 From Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 589–594.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Lenny Clapp Brian Ellis, Scientific Essentialism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001. Pp. xiv, 309. Cornell University 2002 Bigelow, John, and Pargetter, Robert. 1990 . Science and Necessity . Cambridge:Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
... character to representational content. Unlike other reductionist theories, however, it does not require the acceptance of phenomenal externalism (the view that phenomenal character does not supervene on the internal state of the subject). According to the view offered here, phenomenal characters essentially...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... is that Kant’s idealist argument from incongruent counterparts rests essentially on his theory of freedom. The surprising result sheds new light on deep and overlooked links among the pillars of transcendental idealism, pointing the way to a comprehensive and unified reading of Kant’s system of idealist...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Matthew Mandelkern What does ‘might’ mean? One hypothesis is that ‘It might be raining’ is essentially an avowal of ignorance like ‘For all I know, it's raining’. But it turns out these two constructions embed in different ways—in particular, as parts of larger constructions like Wittgenstein's...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Maegan Fairchild According to material plenitude , every material object coincides with an abundance of other material objects that differ in the properties they have essentially and accidentally . Although this kind of plenitude is becoming increasingly popular, it isn't clear how to make sense...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 383–421.
Published: 01 July 2011
...; it essentially consists in causal mapping. Unlike the comparative model presupposed in the literature on deliberation, Aristotle's model can account for the virtuous agent's deliberation, as well as deliberation with a view to “satisficing” desires and deliberation that fails to uncover any expedient course...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... they are in the scope of epistemic modals or attitude verbs. The new view has two interesting philosophical consequences. First, it vindicates a broadly Fregean perspective on referential expressions, essentially refuting the idea that indexicals are rigid designators. Second, it suggests a new picture...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... it is true. Second, individuals. Consider the scholastic Aristotelian view that a substance is a composite of prime matter and essential form, which then exhibits various accidents. It was agreed by both Aristotelians and their opponents that, on this view, prime matter would be unknowable. Thus, Ockham...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 453–497.
Published: 01 October 2022
... that it is essential to p that there is a unique abstraction operation that has p as its value that it is essential to p that it is the value of that operation. Compare: It might be essential to { Socrates } that there is a unique set that has just { Socrates } as a member. (Why? { Socrates...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2001
... essentially involve the exploitation of external information-bearing structures. In support he makes use of a study of memory in oral traditions (137ff There is much of interest in these discussions, but, reading them, I kept asking, “What received theories commit one to rejecting the conclusions reached...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
... properties: they represent “essentially manifest qualities” (chapter 5)—qualities that (like color qualities under Allais's interpretation of them) essentially pertain to the way things appear to us (for example, in the case of color, to how things look). Despite essentially pertaining to how things appear...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2003
... turns his attention to the psychological continuity view. Lowe’s fundamental criticism is that the identity conditions for mental state particulars make essential reference to the individ- ual who possesses them. For example, my perceptual state of now seeing my computer screen has as an essential...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
... topics that are treated include: boundaries and their relation to the things they bound, the relation of spatial location, undetached parts, and mereological, topological, and locative essentialism. Much here displays good sense and will be useful to those who till these fields...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to the Philosophical Review, Vol. 118, No. 2, 2009 © 2009 by Cornell University 241 BOOK REVIEWS contrary.1 Equally unexpectedly, he suggests that any distinction “between essential predicates or propria which can be said...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to the Philosophical Review, Vol. 118, No. 2, 2009 © 2009 by Cornell University 241 BOOK REVIEWS contrary.1 Equally unexpectedly, he suggests that any distinction “between essential predicates or propria which can be said...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2009
... essential predicates or propria which can be said to derive from the essence of something and accidental features external to the essence of the thing” (as, one might have thought, the passions are meant to be) is “un-Spinozistic” (53). Neither of these claims, however, proves to be a load-bearing part...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 250–253.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to the Philosophical Review, Vol. 118, No. 2, 2009 © 2009 by Cornell University 241 BOOK REVIEWS contrary.1 Equally unexpectedly, he suggests that any distinction “between essential predicates or propria which can be said...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Review, Vol. 118, No. 2, 2009 © 2009 by Cornell University 241 BOOK REVIEWS contrary.1 Equally unexpectedly, he suggests that any distinction “between essential predicates or propria which can be said to derive...