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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Sara Aronowitz Sometimes, we face choices between actions most likely to lead to valuable outcomes, and actions which put us in a better position to learn. These choices exemplify what is called the exploration / exploitation trade-off . In computer science and psychology, this trade-off has...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... be taller than I would be’ or ‘if I am seven feet tall, I am taller than I am’. These examples exemplify the fact that whether a sentence's evaluation remains at the actual world in the scope of a modal or conditional depends on the combination of mood in the embedded and matrix clauses rather than...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 April 2007
... that he exemplifi es (has) ψ. So, if (1) is true, then he is a necessary being after all. It may be objected that there are no such things as the property of not existing or the property of either being wise or not being wise. Kant and others have argued that ‘exists’ does not express...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., that we cannot infer from the fact that a piece of music exemplifies certain patterns of growth and development that it therefore exemplifies any “extra-musical” patterns of growth and development. Thus, although the resolution in the last mea- sure of The Marriage ofFigaro exemplifies...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 159–194.
Published: 01 April 2000
... will also attend only to those epistemic properties entailing positive epistemic status for the beliefs that exemplify them. Examples of such epistemic prop- erties include warrant as well as various kinds of justi$cation and rationality4 It would be a relatively simple though tedious task...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2003
... says, “is feature-driven in some sense. Properties must play some role” (78). But what role do they play? One popular view is that concrete events are the causal relata, and they enter into causal relations in virtue of some of the many properties they exemplify. (Such a view is often, rightly...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 363–366.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of a discipline beyond the art—in these examples, emotion and history, respectively. This is possible, on Elgin's view, because artistic expression can exemplify targeted features of the world. Exemplification is a central feature of Elgin's project that I have not yet addressed. Something exemplifies...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., of course, is quite happy to expand the divine nature so that it exemplifies every possible fundamental attribute (E1p9) and every possible derivative property (E1p16), thereby preserving his general grounding thesis. (Admittedly, as Spinoza’s critics—including Leibniz and Kant—have pointed out...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 411–422.
Published: 01 July 2000
...). It is important to add a detail to Smith’s example of the promise 415 EARL CONEE to her secretary. It should be added that when Smith shops on the promised day, she simply does as promised. She complies with the promise, but does not thereby exemplify...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 371–374.
Published: 01 July 2014
... truth-conditions of sentences. To exemplify, Perry's utterance of (1) I have a broken arm is true referentially iff Perry has a broken arm (ignoring time). The sentence has the reflexive truth-conditions that any English utterance u of (1) is true iff the speaker of u has a broken arm (7...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 451–506.
Published: 01 October 2004
... a relation to something other than x (hence cannot exem- plify a relational property) regardless of what may be going on outside itself: at a minimum, x cannot bear a relation R to y (and hence cannot exemplify a relational property) unless y exists.5 For this reason, we may find that claims about...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 278–281.
Published: 01 April 2002
... that is determined by some property-token possessed by the proposition p. This property-token will be complex, consisting of a token of the truth value of true and a token of the property pastness. That is, p exemplifies being true and its being true exemplifies a property-token of pastness. However...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of homonymy Shields and Aristotle are most interested in is what Shields calls “coredependent homonymy.” Homonymy of this sort is not exemplified by the unrelated uses of ‘ball’ for both a formal dance and also for a spherical object. That is what Shields calls “discrete homonymy.” Core...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... arrangements, arguing that they either contradict liberal-republican principles or lead to a reductio ad absurdum . I begin by summarizing Republic of Equals . Thomas's opening gambit consists in arguing that liberalism, exemplified by Rawls's political philosophy, and republicanism, exemplified...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 101 BOOK REVIEWS commits us to the relationality of the property constituting this first property. To assume anything else is to fall prey to an instance of the “Constitution Fallacy” (25):to assume that a feature exemplified at one level of description must...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
... generalizations about a volume of this scope and depth. However, there are several philosophical threads running through In Mendel’s Mirror. Taken together, these threads exemplify Kitcher’s distinc- tive contribution to philosophy of biology. The first thread is a series of arguments against biological...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 561–566.
Published: 01 October 2003
...) is broadly the liberty to do whatever one wishes. In a democracy people have “the liberty (exousia) to arrange their ways of life in whatever way pleases them,” so that it contains “human beings of all sorts varieties” (557b) and is thus a suitable place to look for a constitution (as exemplified...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... Exem- plification is an extensional notion; it concerns the “extension” of a relation, what it relates. Completion, on the other hand, is an intensional notion; it concerns the “content” of a relation, how it relates. Exemplification, moreover, is expressed by a predicate (’is exemplified...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2010
... this phrase to designate a research program of eliminativistic reconstruction (40), which is most clearly exemplified by Russell’s substitutional theory of 1906. This was, more specifically, an “eliminativistic reconstruction of structure,” which “avoids philosophical and ontological conundrums...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 100–103.
Published: 01 January 2010
... this phrase to designate a research program of eliminativistic reconstruction (40), which is most clearly exemplified by Russell’s substitutional theory of 1906. This was, more specifically, an “eliminativistic reconstruction of structure,” which “avoids philosophical and ontological conundrums...