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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Robert Pasnau Dennis Des Chene, Life's Form: Late Aristotelian Conceptions of the Soul. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Pp. viii, 220. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS Notes 1 Rappe refers in a footnote (102 n. 32...
The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... ____. 1979 . Selected Philosophical Papers of Robert Boyle . Ed. M. A. Stewart. Manchester: Manchester University Press [includes “The Origin of Forms and Qualities according to the Corpuscular Philosophy” (OFQ)]. Chauvin, Stephanus. 1713 . Lexicon philosophicum . Leeuwarden: F. Halma. Reprinted...
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian Onof; Dennis Schulting In his argument for the possibility of knowledge of spatial objects, in the Transcendental Deduction of the B-version of the Critique of Pure Reason , Kant makes a crucial distinction between space as “form of intuition” and space as “formal intuition...
The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Victor Caston Kalderon Mark Eli , Form without Matter: Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 216 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 In this stimulating study, Mark Kalderon enlists the history of philosophy to pursue...
The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Charlie Huenemann Thora Ilin Bayer, Cassirer's Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Pp. 210. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS 447 the Gödelian terms once proposed by George Boolos. That is, give up trying to refute Kant by showing NE to be analytic...
The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... that are best solved by comparing the auxiliary to the timocrat, both of whom represent different forms of second-best morality. A lengthy discussion of the early education's effect on the spirited part shows how the auxiliary represents the best kind of moral agent that the second-best nature (silver-souled...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2008
...A. D. Carpenter Gail Fine, Plato on Knowledge and Forms: Selected Essays . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 464 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jaegwon Kim, Physicalism, or Something Near Enough. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 129–168.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Anil Gomes; A. W. Moore; Andrew Stephenson For Kant, the human cognitive faculty has two subfaculties: sensibility and the understanding. Each has pure forms that are necessary to us as humans: space and time for sensibility; the categories for the understanding. But Kant is careful to leave open...
The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Harvey Lederman This article presents a new interpretation of the great Ming dynasty philosopher Wang Yangming’s (1472–1529) celebrated doctrine of the “unity of knowledge and action” (知行合一). Wang held that action was not unified with all knowledge, but only with an elevated form of knowledge...
The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
... to be that that treatment is, despite its claims to the contrary, merely a form of Ockhamism—and a poorly developed form of Ockhamism at that. This essay replies to Fischer and Todd's specific objections. But, more importantly, it further clarifies the fundamental differences between the way it reconciles divine...
The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and modal truth-makers depend on God? Very roughly, Leibniz’s own answers are: (1) God’s intellect and (2) a form of ontological dependence. The essay first distinguishes Leibniz’s account from two nearby (and often misunderstood) alternatives found in Descartes and Spinoza. It then examines Leibniz’s...
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... But—this essay argues—he also held that several perceptions form a whole only if the mind to which they belong supplies a “connexion” among them. In order to do so, it must contain a further perception or perceptions. But when the perceptions in question are all of those belonging to a given mind...
The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 429–484.
Published: 01 October 2014
...) “aim at realization.” This essay traces the ills of direction of fit theory to a misunderstanding of Anscombe and proposes a cure that distinguishes theoretical and practical thought by appeal to a distinction between thought in the form of a state and thought in the form of an event. 2. Austin...
The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to consider particles fundamental, with metaphysical explanation snaking upward from the many. There seem to be physical and modal considerations that favor the monistic view. Physically, there is good evidence that the cosmos forms an entangled system and good reason to treat entangled systems as irreducible...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., as the prototypes to which a satisfactory account must answer. I argue against these positions and then pursue an account that finds its motivation in their rejection. My main claim is: the power to make promises, and other related forms of commitment, is an integral part of the ability to engage in special...
The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 365–380.
Published: 01 July 2010
... rationalism” endorsed by David Chalmers and Frank Jackson, who insist on a deep link between the two forms of modality. This article argues that the defense of modal rationalism presented in Chalmers and Jackson (2001) begs the question against the type-B materialist/modal autonomist. The argument proceeds...
The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in natural languages and in standard artificial languages. For those of us who think sentences with different logical forms express different propositions, it would mean that no proposition expressed in a typical formal language is expressible in any natural language. The article begins by clarifying...
The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... is to refute Backtracking Compatibilism, the view that (BT) is true and yet the freedom to do otherwise is compatible with determinism. The form of the Action-Type Argument for (FP) also leads to a Simple Argument for incompatibilism, which does not assume (BT). What the Simple Argument does assume...
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...
The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of action. It then goes on to develop a different compatibilist strategy, one according to which responsibility is grounded in difference making, but the type of difference making it is grounded in does not require access to alternative possibilities. Indeed, it is a form of difference making...