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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Neil Sinhababu This essay defends a strong version of the Humean theory of motivation on which desire is necessary both for motivation and for reasoning that changes our desires. Those who hold that moral judgments are beliefs with intrinsic motivational force need to oppose this view, and many of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Daniel Nolan Gerhard Preyer and Frank Siebelt, editors, Reality and Humean Supervenience: Essays on the Philosophy of David Lewis. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. Pp xiii, 245. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Elizabeth S. Radcliffe A CULTIVATED REASON: AN ESSAY ON HUME AND HUMEANISM. By Christopher Williams. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999. Pp. x, 190. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS Notwithstanding these qualms, though...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 423–446.
Published: 01 July 2011
...David Enoch In Slaves of the Passions Mark Schroeder puts forward Hypotheticalism, his version of a Humean theory of normative reasons that is capable, so he argues, of avoiding many of the difficulties Humeanism is traditionally vulnerable to. This critical notice first outlines the main argument...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 250–254.
Published: 01 April 2019
... modality—causation, chance, laws, and the like. As Callender notes, his instincts about modality are Humean, so he is suspicious of attempts to say what is distinctive about time by appeal to primitive modalities such as causation: “Reducing time to causation has always seemed to be a case of explaining...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 January 2017
... legitimate measurement methods” (34). Roberts maintains that his approach to laws of nature is consistent with either a Humean or a non-Humean understanding of measurement, and can thus be used as an outline to a Humean or a non-Humean view of laws, although he admits that the combination with Humeanism is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 589–594.
Published: 01 October 2002
... alternative to Humeanism” (7). Ellis summarizes Humeanism in five theses (7): 1. That causal relations hold between logically independent events. 2. That the laws of nature are behavioral regularities of some kind that could, in principle, be found to exist in any field of inquiry...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
... continuous upholding of the “Humean” principle that there can be no necessary connection between (wholly) distinct exis- tences. Again and again this principle is appealed to. It is used against the idea that laws of nature are relations between universals that necessitate the corre- sponding...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., causation, and the relationship between past and future” (88). Specifically she argues for Humean conceptions of laws and causation. Physical laws should not be viewed as things that are in place beforehand, guiding events from past to present, and causation should not be viewed as necessitating events in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... NATALIEBENDER Wesleyan university The Philosophical him,Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) A CULTNATED REASON: AN ESSAY ON HUME AND HUMEANISM. By CHRISTOPHERWILLIAMS. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999. Pp. x, 190. The main aim of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 374–377.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Humean and Kantian versions of constructivism, I think this topic is of broader and deeper significance than the question whether we should accept constructivism of any sort (I think it is the most fundamental and important topic in metaethics). Street first argues that Korsgaard's attempt to derive...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 January 2001
... already differs from Hume’s intentions in two respects. First, Hume’s direct and explicit concern is with the role of the inferential fac- ulty, reason, rather than with the role of belief as such. Failure to appreciate this point leads Bricke unfairly to diagnose as incomplete the Humean argument...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 594–597.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Alex Byrne Joseph Levine, Purple Haze: The Puzzle of Consciousness. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. 204. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS correct insofar as he thinks Humeanism is committed to object transubstantia- tion. If the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., Richard aims to outline an appealing—generally unorthodox, sometimes “heretical”—alternative view. While his view of slurs seems worth considering, it invites uneasiness. It leans on an unelucidated and, rhetoric aside, alien notion of representation—one that rejects the traditional Humean opposition...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
... psychology. (He 131 BOOK REVIEWS calls these, respectively, “the Humean account” and “the Augmented Humean account Holton’s principal objection is that they mistake the phenomenol- ogy of strength of will, conceiving it simply as the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 237–240.
Published: 01 April 2018
...’. More specifically, Hazlett discusses—and ultimately rejects—three incarnations of the idea of an ‘aim of belief’. First, the Humean answer is that epistemic evaluation is appropriate, and true belief good, because beliefs are essentially attempts to believe what's true. The problem here, Hazlett argues...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
... not because we have a “propensity” to it but because it is a safer guide than superstition. I am not convinced that De Pierris succeeds in removing the tension between Hume's skepticism and naturalism. For two reasons, it seems to me that the Humean scientist of man, as characterized by De Pierris...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
... with some Humean optimism about the pervasiveness of sympathy. It then appeals to social mechanisms of coor- dination and the like, mechanisms that exploit our concerns about the results of the impartial scrutiny others direct at us. This is explanation, not justification: “an organic growth...