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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Robert Stern James W. Allard, The Logical Foundations of Bradley's Metaphysics: Judgment, Inference, and Truth . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xviii + 241 pp. Cornell University 2008 BOOK REVIEWS James W. Allard, The Logical Foundations of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 247–251.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the aim, as the subtitle of the book “Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences” shows. Most of the examples and discussions concern institutional phenomena, and while they are an important part of the social world, the social is not exhausted by the institutional. This, however, is in line...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jan Sprenger This article develops axiomatic foundations for a probabilistic theory of causal strength as difference-making. I proceed in three steps: First, I motivate the choice of causal Bayes nets as an adequate framework for defining and comparing measures of causal strength. Second, I prove...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Mark Wilson Sklar Lawrence , Philosophy and the Foundations of Dynamics . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . ix + 272 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 In philosophy classes, we hear of the fabled struggles between theory T and T  ′, armored in their...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... way, anything but arbitrary ( Wilson 2010, 2 ). Leibniz physics dynamics space Garber In the opening paragraphs of his now classic paper “Leibniz and the Foundations of Physics: The Middle Years,” Daniel Garber (1985, 27) suggests that Leibniz must seem something of a paradox to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Mark Van Roojen MORALITY WITHOUT FOUNDATIONS: A DEFENSE OF ETHICAL CONTEXTUALISM. By Mark Timmons. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp viii, 269. Cornell University 2001 Hare, R. M. 1952 . The Language of Morals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Horgan, Terence, and Mark...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Paolo Mancosu WITTGENSTEIN, FINITISM, AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS. Oxford Philosophical Monographs. By Mathieu Marion. New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. xx, 260. Cornell University 2001 Nedo, Michael, ed. 1993 . Ludwig Wittgenstein. Wiener...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Mirek Janusz THE FOUNDATIONS OF CAUSAL DECISION THEORY. By James M. Joyce. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 268. Cornell University 2001 Anderson, Elizabeth, 1993 . Value in Ethics and Economics. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Jeffrey, Richard, 1983...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Terry Pinkard Frederick Neuhouser, Foundations of Hegel's Social Theory: Actualizing Freedom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. Pp. xiii, 337. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS who held that it was only on account of such systematic unity that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Lex Newman Cornell University 2004 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 1 (January 2004) Rocking the Foundations of Cartesian Knowledge: Critical Notice of Janet Broughton, Descartes’s Method of Doubt Lex Newman...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 435–437.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Michael Bergmann Laurence BonJour and Ernest Sosa, Epistemic Justification: Internalism vs. Externalism, Foundations vs. Virtues. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. vii, 240. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Seana Valentine Shiffrin The power to promise is morally fundamental and does not, at its foundation, derive from moral principles that govern our use of conventions. Of course, many features of promising have conventional components—including which words, gestures, or conditions of silence create...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
...: that there is no exhaustive classification of sentences into “good” and “bad” such that the T-schema holds when restricted to the “good” sentences unless it is also possible to prove some “bad” sentences. The foundations for an alternative classical nonlinguistic approach is outlined that is not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 661–664.
Published: 01 October 2013
... consider the foundations of philosophy and philosophical thought, both analytically and in their historical context. The latter way offers a rich variety of views on topics of interest in both normative and nonnormative philosophy. In the book, these two frames are not easily separable, because it is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 417–428.
Published: 01 July 2002
... all of one’s present beliefs and experiences get treated in the same way. On the other hand, special foundations theories distinguish among one’s present beliefs and experiences, taking some but not others to be foundational. In special foundationalism, everything one is justified in believing...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 298–302.
Published: 01 April 2016
... definitions be ejected from mathematics, or at least from mathematics beyond elementary arithmetic. In my review, I asked if there are, or ever were, such justifications. Here, Parsons replies that, in his paper, he was concerned solely with efforts to expose the foundations under the predicativism of the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science . Friedman has given us an extraordinary book—clearly the fruit of decades of thought and labor from a philosophical mind of the first order. It will be read and studied, I believe, for many years to come. The goal of the book is to give what Friedman calls a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 April 2002
... instead in its foundationalist conception of what it would be to achieve that aim. The fundamental and most profound lesson of EPM is that “empirical knowledge, like its sophisticated extension, science, is rational, not because it has a foundation but because it is a self-correcting enterprise which...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 152–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
... illocutionary act type. This potential is itself explained in terms of illocu- tionary rules (I-rules), normative rules governing the acceptable use of sentences. The account of sentence meaning is set out in part 2 of the book. Part 1 pro- vides the foundation for this account: Alston’s own analysis of...