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The Philosophical Review (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 (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... by 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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in the 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. On the restricted interpretation, the principle does not lead...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... This article shows that contrary to initial appearances, we can accept all three of these claims. Disagreement significantly shifts the balance of the evidence; but with respect to certain kinds of claims, one should nonetheless retain one's beliefs. And one should retain them even though these beliefs would...
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The Philosophical Review (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 that he or she...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., as is 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
...; they are 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., and it 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. Four Problems about Self-Locating Belief...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2021) 130 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2021
... justified (a thesis the article labels Standard Phenomenal Conservatism ). This thesis captures the special kind of epistemic import that seemings are claimed to have. To get clearer on this thesis, the article embeds it, first, in a probabilistic framework in which updating on new evidence happens...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 227–262.
Published: 01 April 2021
...David James Barnett Is self-knowledge a requirement of rationality, like consistency, or means-ends coherence? Many claim so, citing the evident impropriety of asserting, and the alleged irrationality of believing, Moore-paradoxical propositions of the form < p , but I don't believe that p...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... fruitfully been applied to modulating the way agents or systems make choices over time. This article extends the trade-off to belief. We can be torn between two ways of believing, one of which is expected to be more accurate in light of current evidence, whereas the other is expected to lead to more learning...