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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Margot Strohminger margot.strohminger@acu.edu.au Chudnoff Elijah , Forming Impressions: Expertise in Perception and Intuition . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . xiv + 229 pp. © 2024 by Cornell University 2024 Thought experiments are a mainstay in philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 527–575.
Published: 01 October 2013
...-expertise If an agent has a high credence that she is an anti-expert about φ and, in addition, is sensitive to her own credence in φ , then she will be probabilistically incoherent. Egan and Elga endorse PROBABILISM. In addition, they endorse the following principle: Rational Introspection...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Socratic examination aims to make us aware that we lack such expertise, so that our most pressing question becomes how to acquire the knowledge that Socrates has made us desire. Hugh Benson's book proposes to understand the method of hypothesis as Plato's strategy for that acquisition (3). Chapter 1 argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 October 2022
... faculties. Almost half of this book (chapters 1, 2, and 3) focuses on the relation between perception and scientific expertise. As the author emphasizes, Aristotle sees scientific knowledge as a holistic grasp of causal connections in a given body of truths. These connections are exhibited...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 480–484.
Published: 01 July 2020
... I see the striking cover art by Felix Byrne, I feel a pang of aesthetic pleasure. One may wonder whether I have sufficient expertise to know that the book is excellent or the artwork skillful. But the question raised by Byrne is a different one: How do I know that I have those beliefs...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
...-year-old drinking beer is doing something illegal is based on our knowledge of the age requirements on drinking, even if this knowledge is stored as a rule that modulates transitions between beliefs about age and beliefs about illegal behavior. Some cases of expertise may also involve basing...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 July 2001
... specialized the subject is, it is hardly worth reading for that reason. Rather, what sets Against the Grammarians apart is the information it yields concerning ancient theories of language and literature, and this is precisely Blank’s area of expertise. His commentary is largely devoted...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 272–275.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... There is minimal signposting; many readers will struggle to follow the plot. Expertise and familiarity with the literature (for example, on objective and subjective “oughts”) and jargon (for example, “the Kratzer semantics”) is assumed. (The book is aimed at professional specialists in epistemology and ethics...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Life’s Form will likely seem least impressive to readers familiar with the medi- eval background to Renaissance scholasticism. Des Chene inadvertently reveals from the start that his expertise is rather limited in that direction, when on the very first page he describes Averroes’s commentaries...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2003
... that I should not, after all, trust another. Additional information about the individual’s expertise or reliability may give me special reason to defer to their opinion (109). And con- flict with one’s epistemic peers may reasonably lead one to suspend judgment. When we have a conflict in views...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2017
... in the introduction.) The essays themselves are written with panache and humor, impressively combining philosophical rigor with historical and philological expertise. Each contributes substantially to the book's argument and a long-standing debate in the relevant area. Familiarity with the relevant texts...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 326–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to a question that will so greatly affect your mental health? Is there a form of ‘expertise’ that would warrant such deference?” Zimmerman thinks not. “If nothing is to be gained by reasoning in scientific ways and much to be lost,” he concludes, “insisting that we must nevertheless reason scientifically...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 July 2000
... treatment of Descartes well brings out how Cartesian anthro- pology escapes the trammels of textbook dualism in locating the passions at the interface of mind and body. Despite the expertise that Cottingham displays and the enjoyment that he dispenses, it may be doubted whether the chapter justifies its...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., he turns to a four-chapter treatment of issues surrounding materialism in John Locke. A brief epilogue considers Locke’s influence on Toland and Collins. In chapters 1 and 2, Duncan displays his expertise concerning Hobbes on language and ontology. Chapter 1 focuses on Hobbes contra Descartes...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... expertise of their author. Thus Nancy Kendrick focuses on the virtue of friendship and tells us a good deal about Aristotle, who provides her lens for reading Wollstonecraft on friendship. Kendrick rightly argues that for Wollstonecraft higher friendship is based on mutual respect between virtuous...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 82–86.
Published: 01 January 2024
... not to within the next century” (82), invoking an alleged “consensus” among economists. I am not convinced this consensus holds. Even if it did, it remains unclear why Heath thinks economists have the relevant expertise. Climate science projects a rise in average global temperature of 2.1–3.5°C for 2100 and 2.3...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 263–268.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in Kantian autonomy, and it merits serious attention from all those laboring on Kant's ethics. While some of the pieces presuppose a high level of facility with Kant's texts, there is something for readers of all levels of expertise. The volume's worth is further augmented by the fact that none of the essays...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 567–571.
Published: 01 October 2004
... of Knowledge” The general topic of the volume—mind and knowledge—is represented in these pieces both in discussions of the soul and its relation to the intellect, and in treatises on cognition and knowledge. It’s the second theme that dominates the selections, however. Pasnau’s expertise in medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 July 2009
... + 314 pp. Jenkins, C. S. 2008. Grounding Concepts: An Empirical Basis for Arithmetical Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press. xiv + 290 pp. Jenks, Rod. 2008. Plato on Moral Expertise. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. xxv + 230 pp. Kainz, Howard P. 2008. The Philosophy of Human Nature...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 469–496.
Published: 01 October 2005
... any inconsistency in his interlocutors’ beliefs, he calls into question their expertise.24 Truth and consistency of belief are not sufficient for knowledge, for one can achieve truth and consistency by having very few but accurate opinions. Yet Socrates assumes that a person who has any moral...