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Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 1   Principles of full ground Figure 1 . Principles of full ground More
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Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 12   Pure logic of strict ground Figure 12 . Pure logic of strict ground More
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Samuel Newlands Leibniz’s views on modality are among the most discussed by his interpreters. Although most of the discussion has focused on Leibniz’s analyses of modality, this essay explores Leibniz’s grounding of modality. Leibniz holds that possibilities and possibilia are grounded...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 481–532.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Figure 1   Principles of full ground Figure 1 . Principles of full ground ...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 410–415.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ricki Bliss Correia Fabrice Schnieder Benjamin , eds., Metaphysical Grounding: Understanding the Structure of Reality New York : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . vi +311 pp. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Notions such as ground, metaphysical dependence...
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Published: 01 October 2015
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 533–581.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Louis deRosset A raft of new philosophical problems concerning truth have recently been discovered by several theorists. These problems concern the question of how ascriptions of truth are to be grounded. Most previous commentators have taken the problems to shed light on the theory of ground...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2013
... determined agents are incapable of making a difference, but to argue that responsibility is not grounded in difference making. These compatibilists have rested such a claim on Frankfurt cases—cases where agents are intuitively responsible for acts that they couldn’t have failed to perform. This essay argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., conciliatory views are false if they are understood entirely in terms of evidential support. Alternative conceptions of evidential support face some serious difficulties. These arguments speak against conciliationism, but the article then goes on to defend a conciliatory view about well-grounded belief: when...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
... theory of causation is the notion of a real ground or causal power that is non-Humean (since it doesn't reduce to regularities or counterfactual dependencies among events or states) and non-Leibnizean because it doesn't reduce to logical or conceptual relations. However, we raise questions about...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 387–422.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of criticism either as a social sanction or as a didactic intervention. The author goes on to offer a taxonomy of cases in which the moral legitimacy of criticism is challenged on the grounds that the critic him- or herself engages in the behavior that he or she criticizes in others. The author argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 95–130.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Eden Lin Extant discussions of subjectivism about reasons for action have concentrated on presentist versions of the theory, on which reasons for present actions are grounded in present desires. In this article, I motivate and investigate the prospects of futurist subjectivism, on which reasons...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and discharges some remaining grounds for resistance to these skeptical conclusions, as well as the possibility of defending a weaker version of a normative lottery principle. The conclusion is that we have no reason to believe that where equal claims conflict, we are morally required to hold a lottery...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... wholes. Modally, mereology allows for the possibility of atomless gunk , with no ultimate parts for the pluralist to invoke as the ground of being. Monism: The Priority of the Whole Jonathan Schaffer Australian National University...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... the power of any idea derives from the power of its causes and because many ideas have external causes, there are no grounds for taking the intensity of conscious experience to track a mind's power closely. Rather, as the second group of remarks suggests, power in a human mind tracks the degree to which...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 279–322.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Shamik Dasgupta Much recent metaphysics is built around notions such as naturalness, fundamentality, grounding, dependence, essence, and others besides. In this article I raise a problem for this kind of metaphysics, the “problem of missing value.” I survey a number of possible solutions...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of the epistemology literature. But it is principled and empirically grounded, and shows good prospects for yielding the desired epistemological verdicts. The paper articulates and elaborates the theory, drawing out some of its consequences. Toward the end, the fleshed-out theory is applied to two important case...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 425–464.
Published: 01 October 2009
... is objectionable on independent theoretical grounds: it conflicts with physicalism and requires us to posit hidden facts about our persistence. This essay shows how to resolve this conflict using the idea that imagining from the first-person point of view is a guide to centered possibility , a type of possibility...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 153–181.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Louis deRosset A major source of latter-day skepticism about necessity is the work of David Hume. Hume is widely taken to have endorsed the Humean claim : there are no necessary connections between distinct existences. The Humean claim is defended on the grounds that necessary connections between...