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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Robert Stecker Gary Iseminger, The Aesthetic Function of Art . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. x + 147 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Gary Iseminger, The Aesthetic Function of Art. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. x + 147 pp...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 3   Higher-level histories generated by the function f and the partition {A, B} Figure 3 . Higher-level histories generated by the function f and the partition {A, B} More
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Robert Van Gulick In “Absent Qualia and the Mind-Body Problem,” Michael Tye (2006) presents an argument by which he claims to show the inconceivability of beings that are functionally equivalent to phenomenally conscious beings but lack any qualia. On that basis, he concludes that qualia can...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 398–401.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Bradley Murray Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson, Functional Beauty. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. iv + 255 pp. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS David Pears, Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Andy Clark How should we characterize the functional role of conscious visual experience? In particular, how do the conscious contents of visual experience guide, bear upon, or otherwise inform our ongoing motor activities? According to an intuitive and (I shall argue) philosophically influential...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
... are also considered. The view assumes that a phenomenal character has an essential functional role; though it need not be assumed that a functional role is sufficient for a phenomenal character. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 I would like to thank Derek Ball and three anonymous referees...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kenny Easwaran Many philosophers have become worried about the use of standard real numbers for the probability function that represents an agent's credences. They point out that real numbers can't capture the distinction between certain extremely unlikely events and genuinely impossible ones...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 241–275.
Published: 01 April 2012
... vindications of David Lewis’s original Principal Principle as well as recent reformulations due to Ned Hall and Jenann Ismael. Joyce enumerates properties that a function must have if it is to measure the distance from a set of credences to a set of truth values; he shows that, on any such measure, and for any...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... to the specifically and merely human function, which is an activity of the compound of human reason and emotions. Cornell University 2007 Ackrill, J. L. 1980 . “Aristotle on Eudaimonia.” In Essays on Aristotle's Ethics ,ed. A. O. Rorty, 15 -33. Berkeley: University of California Press. Broadie, Sarah...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... that is to be paid for this theory is a strong dependency of belief on the context, where a context involves both the agent's degree of belief function and the partitioning or individuation of the underlying possibilities. But as this essay argues, that price seems to be affordable. This essay develops a joint...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the latter constitutively play the functional role of explaining what state one just plain ought to be in. The authors conjecture that all and only practical reasons are authoritative. Hence, in one important sense, all reasons for belief are practical reasons. But this account also preserves the autonomy...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Amia Srinivasan This article presents a novel challenge to epistemic internalism. The challenge rests on a set of cases which feature subjects forming beliefs under conditions of “bad ideology”—that is, conditions in which pervasively false beliefs have the function of sustaining, and are sustained...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... or virtuous people is conscious. The characterization of human consciousness that underlies both theories is best understood as one on which a wide variety of ideas in human minds are conscious, and the intensity or degree of consciousness of a given idea is a function of its power. For human minds, because...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 378–385.
Published: 01 July 2019
... she proposes centrally invokes three such ingredients: functions, causal relations, and relations of second-order similarity. The relevant notion of function is “malfunction-permitting” in that something might not fulfill its function. Neander is open-minded about how to further understand the notion...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 139–168.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Michael Tye Cornell University 2006 Balog, K. 1999 . “Conceivability, Possibility, and the Mind-Body Problem.” Philosophical Review 108 : 497 -528. Block, N. 1980a . “Troubles with Functionalism.” In Readings in the Philosophy of Psychology , 1 : 268 -305. Cambridge, MA: MIT...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2003
... is the value of art? Stecker addresses each question in turn and delivers what he claims to be “a unified, if incomplete, philosophy of art—a theory of the nature and functions of art and of the practice of interpreting and appreciating it” (3). His strategy is to discuss thoroughly recent contributions...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., is a subset of a universal set X of possible options. 9 For each context K , a normative theory specifies which of the available options are permissible and which are not. To capture this, we introduce the notion of a rightness function . This is a function, denoted R , that assigns to each...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... With the possible exception of causation, disposition concepts are as prevalent in ordinary thought as any of the nomic concepts. Progress on their nature has been hard to come by. No doubt the difficulty of saying anything illuminating and suitably general about their nature is a function...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., in PoM, Russell accepts the doctrine of the unrestricted variable: if we replace a logical subject of a proposition by a variable to yield a propositional function, the range of that variable includes absolutely every entity. For absolutely any entity can be taken as a value of that variable...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Figure 3   Higher-level histories generated by the function f and the partition {A, B} Figure 3 . Higher-level histories generated by the function f and the partition {A, B} ...
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