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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Denise Dykstra Ismael J. T. , How Physics Makes Us Free . New York: Oxford University Press , 2016 . ix + 273 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 While a deterministic universe, at face value, seems to preclude free will, J. T. Ismael's incredibly accessible and highly...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 550–554.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Sara Bernstein Sartorio Carolina , Causation and Free Will . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . 208 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Carolina Sartorio's Causation and Free Will is the most important contribution to the free will debate in recent memory. It is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 554–557.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Seth Shabo van Inwagen Peter , Thinking about Free Will . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2017 . viii + 232 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Thinking about Free Will contains a selection of Peter van Inwagen's writings on free will and moral responsibility. In...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Laurie Shrage Chambers Clare , Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xi + 226 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Against Marriage appeals to liberal feminist principles to expose the injustices of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Derk Pereboom William Rowe, Can God Be Free? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 173 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Hendrik Lorenz, The Brute Within: Appetitive Desire in Plato and Aristotle. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. 229 pp. The three parts...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Jason S. Miller John Martin Fischer, Robert Kane, Derk Pereboom, and Manuel Vargas, Four Views on Free Will . Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. viii + 232 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Shields, Aristotle. London: Routledge, 2007. xvi...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Patrick Mayer James Harris, Of Liberty and Necessity: The Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xv + 264 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Neal A. Tognazzini Alfred Mele, Free Will and Luck. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. vii + 223 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii + 240 pp. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Steven T. Kuhn Richard Tuck, Free Riding . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. viii + 223 pp. Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Alexander Bird, Nature’s Metaphysics: Laws and Properties. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256 pp. In...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2015
... earlier presentations of his argument and so I skip over it. Chapters 7 and 8 turn to questions about the nature of, and relationship between, free will and moral responsibility. Swinburne defends a restrictivist account of free will, where we exercise free will (defined as “acting intentionally...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 279–283.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Michael Huemer Robert Kane, editor, The Oxford Handbook of Free Will. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xviii, 638. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 2 (April 2004) Robert Kane, editor...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 January 2000
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Trenton Merricks Suppose that time t is just a few moments from now. And suppose that the proposition that Jones sits at t was true a thousand years ago. Does the thousand-years-ago truth of that proposition imply that Jones's upcoming sitting at t will not be free? This article argues that it does...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-free.” Russell's notion of acquaintance, since it fits this bill, is therefore motivated by his solution to the puzzle, as is his choice of sense-data to be the referents of genuine Russellian names of particulars. Finally, the article argues that since a version of the George IV puzzle arises for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
... from ordinary interpersonal relationships. On this basis, he concluded that relinquishing moral blame isn't a real possibility for us, given our commitment to personal relationships. If well founded, this conclusion puts the traditional free-will debate in a new light. In particular, insofar as...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Trenton Merricks The bulk of the essay “Truth and Freedom” ( Philosophical Review 118 [2009]: 29–57) opposes fatalism, which is the claim that if there is a true proposition to the effect that an action A will occur, then A will not be free. But that essay also offers a new way to reconcile divine...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... elements of the context, for example, I can fail to refer to the speaker. More precisely, indexicals are syntactically akin to logical variables. They can be free, in which case they work, roughly, on the Kaplan model. But they can also be bound: this happens, in a systematic fashion, when they are in the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... commonly thought, just on the presence of an operator ‘actually’. This essay argues that this phenomenon provides evidence that mood admits of bound and free readings along the lines of tenses and pronouns. It therefore favors the hypothesis that natural language contains variables and quantifiers for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Michael Huemer Cornell University 2004 Beebee, H. 2002 . “Reply to Huemer on the Consequence Argument.” Philosophical Review 111 : 235 -41. Huemer, M. 2000 . “Van Inwagen's Consequence Argument.” Philosophical Review 109 : 525 -44. Lewis, D. K. 1981 . “Are We Free to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 525–544.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Michael Huemer Cornell University 2000 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 4 (October 2000) Van Inwagen’s Consequence Argument Michael Huemer Peter van Inwagen has presented a compelling argument for the incompatibility of free will...