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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 304–308.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Robert D. Rupert Clark Andy , Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension . New York : Oxford University Press , 2008 . xxix +286 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 References Noë Alva . 2004 . Action in Perception . Cambridge, MA...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jared Warren This essay clarifies quantifier variance and uses it to provide a theory of indefinite extensibility that I call the variance theory of indefinite extensibility. The indefinite extensibility response to the set-theoretic paradoxes sees each argument for paradox as a demonstration that...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Zoltán Gendler Szabó Consider the hypothesis that every quantified sentence in every natural language contains some expression or other whose extension constrains the domain of quantification. If the hypothesis is correct, quantificational domains are fixed in fundamentally different ways in...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... an extension of a proposal due to Ned Hall and others from the case of chance to that of causation. The remedy suggests a new view of the relation between causal decision theory and evidential decision theory, namely, that they stand to each other much as chance stands to credence, being objective...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 337–393.
Published: 01 July 2013
... essay argues, taking the good to be prior to the right in epistemology leads one to sanction implausible trade-offs when determining what a subject should believe. Epistemic value—and, by extension, epistemic goals—are not the explanatory foundation upon which all other normative notions in epistemology...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... a proof that the concept contingent truth is indefinitely extensible and there is no such thing as “all contingent truths.” Either interpretation would reconcile PSR with contingent truth, but the natural rationales of those interpretations are at odds. This essay argues that the second...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 415–448.
Published: 01 October 2006
... from classical semantics—and one possible motiva- tion for the Context Principle—is the desire for universal principles of extensionality for designation and of compositionality for semantic content. (According to extensionality, the extension of a compound expression is a function of the...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 410–417.
Published: 01 July 2017
... also, for example, truth and falsity; but, in their view, reference is the fundamental semantic property— there are no senses determining referents, no intensions determining extensions. There are meanings only in an ordinary, everyday sense. There are no meanings (that is, senses or intensions) that...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2003
...) Robert Audi, The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rational- ity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xvi, 286. Audi’s book stands out among works on rationality in that it offers a theory of both theoretical and practical reason and of the extensive parallels between...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Descartes offers a metaphysics of the material world that is “monist” or “pluralist.” On the monist interpretation, Descartes holds that there is only one material substance, namely, the realm of extension as a whole. 1 In contrast, on a pluralist reading Descartes takes the material world to be composed...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 157–201.
Published: 01 April 2004
... articulated and argued for in the section of the Critique of Pure Reason called the System of Principles. The first two sections of the System are the Axioms of Intuition and the Anticipations of Perception. The principle of the Axioms is “All intui- tions are extensive magnitudes,” and the principle of...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Raffman's proposed account of vagueness. On a standard Kaplanian semantic picture, a predicate, together with a context, determines a function from worlds to extensions, that is, sets of objects or tuples of objects. 1 According to Raffman, however, a vague predicate together with a context does not...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2014) 123 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 October 2014
... implication being that they must therefore be ideas or sensations in the mind. The argument can obviously be extended to other sensible qualities, such as extension and color (103–4). In the Dialogues , Dicker believes, “Philonous presents [this] as a valid demonstration” (104). But in the Treatise , as he...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
... with his realistic metaphysics of possible worlds, holds that these classes should range across possible worlds. This allows him largely to evade one tra- ditional difficulty for a class theory of properties: that it wrongly identifies co- extensive properties. Provided that the properties...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 465–470.
Published: 01 July 2002
... collection should be accessible to anyone with a reasonable background in ele- mentary logic, though some of the papers do assume more extensive knowl- edge. Instead of attempting to touch upon all of the many issues discussed by the papers in this collection, I shall try to place the book within the...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 260–264.
Published: 01 April 2018
... other properties (233). Ancient Greek may not have a term for Diet Pepsi, but this does not mean that there is no sense in which Jimmy's inferential-role quantifier generalizes over being Diet Pepsi . There is an extension of Jimmy's language that includes variables ranging over everything that...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 April 2007
... exemplifi ed only one of the properties, then inevitably they would differ extensionally. So the question arises: if the claim ‘φ and φЈ are coextensive’ is not equivalent to ‘everything that exemplifi es φ exemplifi es φЈ and conversely’, what is it for two properties to be coextensive? We...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing reviewed by Paul Guyer 285 Chalmers, David, The Character of Consciousness reviewed by Jeff Speaks 125 Clark, Andy, Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension reviewed by Robert D. Rupert 304 Cohon, Rachel, Hume’s Morality: Feeling...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Contract” (9). However, he also draws extensively on other material, particularly Julie, ou la Nouuelb Hiloise, to extend and deepen some of Rousseau’s accounts, particularly of moral and psychological issues (but to a lesser extent his social and political themes, which some other...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
... scenario, subjects are frequently in a position to identlfy the extension of a given concept, on reflection, under the hypothesis that the scenario in question obtains. Analysis of a concept proceeds at least in part through consideration of a concept’s extension within hypothetical scenarios...