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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... other sorts of probabilistic evidence. Far from excluding cases of the latter kind, Lewis’s Principal Principle explicitly allows for them, in the form of the caveat that credences should follow beliefs about chances only in the absence of “inadmissible evidence.” The essay then exhibits a tension in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 622–625.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Peter Forrest Moser Paul K. , The Evidence for God: Religious Knowledge Reexamined . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . x + 280 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw Price, Naturalism Without Mirrors. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Scott Stapleford McCormick Miriam Schleifer , Believing Against the Evidence: Agency and the Ethics of Belief . New York: Routledge , 2015 . xiv + 144 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 A spanner in the works: that's how evidentialists will see this new book by Miriam...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... literature: conciliationism is true when we look at well-grounded belief, but a nonconciliatory view like Thomas Kelly's “total evidence view” is correct when we look at peer disagreement exclusively in terms of evidential support. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 The peer disagreement debate is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Jonathan Cottrell De Pierris Graciela , Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism Concerning Knowledge and Causation . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . xv + 318 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 This is a rich, ambitious, and original study...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Jeremy Fantl; Matthew McGrath Cornell University 2002 Clarke, D. S., Jr. 1985 . “Ignoring Available Evidence.” Southern Journal of Philosophy 22 : 453 -67. Cohen, Stewart. 1999 . “Contextualism, Skepticism, and the Structure of Reasons.” In Philosophical Perspectives , ed. J...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 314–317.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Sydney Shoemaker Strawson Galen , The Evident Connexion . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . xii + 165 pp . © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Berys Gaut, A Philosophy of Cinematic Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 55–93.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Matthew Kotzen This essay addresses the question of when evidence for a stronger claim H1 also constitutes evidence for a weaker claim H2. Although the answer “Always” is tempting, it is false on a natural Bayesian conception of evidence. This essay first describes some prima facie counterexamples...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 353–392.
Published: 01 July 2015
...David James Barnett A natural view of testimony holds that a source's statements provide one with evidence about what the source believes, which in turn provides one with evidence about what is true. But some theorists have gone further and developed a broadly analogous view of memory. According to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
... will conditionalize on veridical evidence in the future. Qualified Reflection follows from the probability calculus together with a few idealizing assumptions. The essay then formulates a “Distorted Reflection” principle that approximates Reflection even in cases where the agent is not quite certain...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... consider particles fundamental, with metaphysical explanation snaking upward from the many. There seem to be physical and modal considerations that favor the monistic view. Physically, there is good evidence that the cosmos forms an entangled system and good reason to treat entangled systems as irreducible...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
... gives a unified treatment that uses simple models of the cases and no controversial assumptions about confirmation or self-locating evidence. The article will argue that the troublesome feature of all these cases is not self-location but selection effects. © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 I...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... commonly thought, just on the presence of an operator ‘actually’. This essay argues that this phenomenon provides evidence that mood admits of bound and free readings along the lines of tenses and pronouns. It therefore favors the hypothesis that natural language contains variables and quantifiers for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... predicates that are true of their bearers. When a name appears as a bare singular in argument position, it really occupies the predicate position of what in this essay is called a denuded definite description : a definite description with an unpronounced definite article. Sloat provided good evidence for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 341–396.
Published: 01 July 2016
... view that this essay goes on to develop and defend, called the group epistemic agent account : groups are epistemic agents in their own right, with justified beliefs that respond to both evidence and normative requirements that arise only at the group level but that are nonetheless importantly...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 345–383.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Carlotta Pavese Orthodoxy has it that knowledge is absolute—that is, it cannot come in degrees (absolutism about propositional knowledge). On the other hand, there seems to be strong evidence for the gradability of know-how. Ascriptions of know-how are gradable, as when we say that one knows in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 629–631.
Published: 01 October 2001
... special species of belief, says Helm, but is subject to the same stan- dards of evidence and criticism as other beliefs. In addition to the epistemic and evidential aspects of religious faith one must add the element of trust. Faith is distinguished from mere notional assent by the fact that the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 187–217.
Published: 01 April 2007
... . “Is Disagreement Epistemically Insignificant? A Reply to Kelly.” Unpublished manuscript. Van Inwagen, Peter. 1996 [ 1999 ]. “It is Wrong, Everywhere, Always, and for Anyone, to Believe Anything upon Insufficient Evidence.” In Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions , ed. Eleonore Stump and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2015
... cases alike” (61). If I trust my own conscientious efforts to reach the truth, then I should trust the similarly conscientious efforts of others. This does not mean that I should merely treat the beliefs of others as evidence to be weighed against other sources of evidence I might have. In cases where I...