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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... 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, as is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 the resolution of the story as well as a musical resolution...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 April 2007
... is wise or he is not. Hence it is a necessary truth 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2003
..., he 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 (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 159–194.
Published: 01 April 2000
... rather than on epistemic concepts. For the same reason, I 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 371–374.
Published: 01 July 2014
... semantic contents beside the ordinary, referential ones. The reflexive contents derive from the reflexive 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and natures in God’s actual proper- ties and nature will need refinement. Spinoza, 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 411–422.
Published: 01 July 2000
..., but does not thereby exemplify integrity, or deference to morality, or in any other way show virtue. This addition helps us to concentrate on any moral value in the keeping of the promise on its own. Only with this assumption is it quite clear that making and keeping the promise is no sort of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 278–281.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of this predicate is a rule of classification 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 April 2001
...’. The sort 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2004) 113 (4): 451–506.
Published: 01 October 2004
... 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 the intrinsicness of properties are germane to the debate over whether colors are relational. To return to the main line of discussion, we can express...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... defend these two inferences in Vrousalis 2013 and 2016 ). 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 by Pettit's, are existentially interdependent. Both share...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., nothing 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 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 (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Maxwell’s treatment of the descriptive problem of simplicity, and his novel proposals about quantum mechanics deserve special note. In his view the simplicity of a theory is (and should be) judged by the degree to which it exemplifies the current blueprint of physi- calism, that blueprint...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2001
... forgetting their past. In that context, history of philosophy of the high standard exemplified in this book is partic- ularly important. One important reason for spending time on past works is to uncover positions and arguments concerning questions of contemporary interest. Rational ego- ism...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... called “sexual harassment,” but are generally skeptical about much of sexual harass- ment law. The “sociocultural perspective,” exemplified by Catherine MacKin- non’s dominance perspective, proceeds from a general theory of feminism. On MacKinnon’s view, gender is a social category that divides...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2003
...- 273 BOOK REVIEWS cess of cultural change that Bacon thus exemplifies as a shift from moral phi- losophy to science, whereby the philosopher becomes the scientist. Leaving aside possible problems with consequential anachronism (was it possible for there to be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., sociocultural, and institutional forms of racism are related to one or both of the two paradigms. According to Blum, racism is a serious moral wrong for two reasons. First, it either “violates fundamental norms of respect, equality, and recognition of the dignity of other persons” or “exemplifies unworthy...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2005
... practical reasoning. Even Thurber’s recognition that jumping will get him onto Schueler’s lap is a state of awareness “that fall[s] well short of the sort of ‘belief’ paradigmatically exemplified in explicit reasoning” (145). So Thurber is not properly modeled as taking various considerations into...