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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 197–224.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Michael Bukoski In The Sources of Normativity and elsewhere, Korsgaard defends a Kantian ethical theory by arguing that valuing anything commits one to valuing humanity as the source of all value. I reconstruct Korsgaard's influential argument to show how she can resist many of the objections that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 630–633.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Kok-Chor Tan Talbott William J. , Human Rights and Human Well-Being . New York : Oxford University Press , 2010 . xi + 410 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw Price, Naturalism Without Mirrors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ix þ 360 pp. Huw...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... superior to inclusivism, but still deficient, I will present and defend a dualistic account of happiness in which two different types of happiness, one divine and one human, are present in Nicomachean Ethics . When Aristotle commends contemplation as a happiness that humans can attain, he is careful to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Bonnie Kent Robert Pasnau, Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature: A Philosophical Study of Summa Theologia 1a 75-89. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 500. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 112, No. 1 (January 2003) Robert Pasnau...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 420–422.
Published: 01 July 2004
...William F. Bracken Pierre Keller, Husserl and Heidegger on Human Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. v, 261. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS would face severe challenges in doing so. 4 Self-motion must be understood broadly so as to include self-maintenance...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 63–114.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Seiriol Morgan Cornell University 2005 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 1 (January 2005) The Missing Formal Proof of Humanity’s Radical Evil in Kant’s Religion Seiriol Morgan 1. Of all his texts in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2004) 113 (4): 584–587.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Kok-Chor Tan Thomas Pogge, World Poverty and Human Rights. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2002. Pp. vii, 284. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS required in order for the fetus to survive. As Scott, to her credit, discusses in some detail, the fact that the assistance to the fetus would be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Chrisoula Andreou G. F. Schueler, Reasons and Purposes: Human Rationality and the Teleological Explanation of Action. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003. Pp. xii, 174. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 3 (July 2005) G. F. Schueler...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Gary L. Comstock Dale Jamieson, Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. ix, 380. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS world we live in. Swanton argues that responding excellently to the demands of this very...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Martin Lin Cornell University 2006 Teleology and Human Action in Spinoza Martin Lin University of Toronto Spinoza enjoys a widespread reputation as the early modern philosopher who makes the most thoroughgoing and principled attack on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 294–297.
Published: 01 April 2007
...William J. Talbott Carol C. Gould, Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xi + 276 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix + 302 pp. Allan Gibbard’s...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 July 2012
...James W. Nickel Griffin James , On Human Rights . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2008 . 360 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Paul Bartha, By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments. Oxford: Oxford University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2016) 125 (4): 589–592.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Sydney Shoemaker Cassam Quassim , Self-Knowledge for Humans . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2014 . xi + 238 pp . © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 The phrase “for humans” in Quassim Cassam's title signals a central concern of the book. We are, he emphasizes, Homo sapiens , not members...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 632–635.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Carl Ginet THE WORKS OF AGENCY: ON HUMAN ACTION, WILL, AND FREEDOM. By Hugh J. McCann. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. x, 238. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS because of the way we are. This is somehow true even for DOORKNOB and doorknobhood and BACHELOR and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Louis C. Charland STRONG FEELINGS: EMOTION, ADDICTION AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR. By Jon Elster. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 252. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The PhilosophiculReviau, Vol. 110, No. 1 (January 2001) STRONG FEELINGS: EMOTION, ADDICTION AND HUMAN...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 262–270.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Rachana Kamtekar Martha Nussbaum, Sex and Social Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. ix, 476. Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxi, 312. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... 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 (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Patrick Todd The most promising way of responding to arguments for the incompatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom (in one way or another) invokes a claim about the order of explanation: God knew (or believed) that you would perform a given action because you would, in fact, perform...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
... foreknowledge and human freedom. In “The Truth about Freedom: A Reply to Merricks” ( Philosophical Review 120 [2011]: 97–115), John Martin Fischer and Patrick Todd raise a number of objections to “Truth and Freedom,” most of which are objections to its treatment of foreknowledge. Their central complaint seems...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Eugene Mills Suppose you and I are “human beings” in the sense of human animals , members of the genus Homo . Given this supposition, this article argues first and foremost that (it's at least very plausible that) we originated not at the moment of our biological conception but either before or...