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The Philosophical Review (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 (2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
... point on the role of agentive modal ascriptions in practical discourse: ability ascriptions serve as a kind of hypothetical guarantee, and compulsion ascriptions as a kind of nonhypothetical guarantee. 32. Perhaps (true) belief would suffice; we do not have strong commitments on this point...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 254–258.
Published: 01 April 2003
... in motivating a principle of composition- ality. If not the argument from understanding, then what? In his second chapter, Szabó proposes a novel positive picture of the motivation for compositionality: that principle underwrites the possibility of a hypothetical semantics. The seman- ticist might have...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 583–586.
Published: 01 October 2000
.... Hampton also mounts a powerful attack on naturalist attempts to reduce all practical reasoning to instrumental reasoning and to account for the latter naturalistically. Hypothetical imperatives are no less imperatives for being hypothetical. As Sidg-wick may have noted, hypothetical imperatives...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 609–614.
Published: 01 October 2021
... claims, the role of experience is to render rational certain transitions , including, crucially, transitions from prior “views” to perceptual judgments. This commits Gupta to what he calls a hypothetical given —there is, on his view, a given in experience, insofar as experience makes a rational...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... We think about how to apply philosophical concepts to hypothetical cases in an effort to draw conclusions about their application more generally. To take a familiar example, one way we might learn that justified true belief isn’t knowledge involves first having an intuition that a subject has...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 311–313.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... The second is devoted to hypothetical propositions, that is, compound propositions containing such connectives as 'if-then' and 'or', and hypothetical syllogisms, that is, arguments containing at least one hypo- thetical proposition. Burley discusses general rules of inference before pre- senting...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., but seems to think that this conflicts with Descartes's notion of degrees of freedom. To resolve this apparent conflict, Ragland argues that Descartes distinguishes between “absolute” hypothetical two-way power, and “moral” categorical two-way power. For Descartes, degrees of freedom are qualitative...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
... specific cases, or equivalently, on a priori intuitions about certain conditionals. The Gettier literature shows repeatedly that explicit analyses are hostage to specific counterexamples, where these counterexamples involve a priori intuitions about hypothetical cases. So a priori...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 244–247.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., it is perverse to claim that this dissent—motivated, presumably, by a resistance to international accountability for war crimes—counts against the legitimacy of the ICC. In contrast, hypothetical consent—identified through an idealized choice situation—may be a necessary (and even a sufficient) condition...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2001
...); Foot’s appeal to ordinary language (which amounts only to the request for an argument in favor of other-regarding reasons rather than to a positive argument against them); Mackie’s argument from queerness (which applies as much to hypothetical as to categorical imperatives); the appeal...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 323–360.
Published: 01 July 2007
... an end for myself, “the conditions for attaining it [become] hypothetically necessary” for me (A823/B851). For example, if I set as my end the possession of the ability to play the bagpipes well, then practicing and taking lessons become hypothetically necessary actions for me. There is thus...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of representation in physics as well. Chapter 4 considers arguments that draw on the interventionist account of causal structure. According to interventionists, causal claims are to be understood in terms of their implications for the results of hypothetical interventions, and they have argued that since our...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2019
... or worse. Experience is not so innocent. Hijacking is hypothetical. It requires that extra-perceptual cognition or emotion can affect the character and the content of perceptual experience. Thus, whether experiences are epistemically modulated turns on an empirical question. Results from...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 July 2018
...? This is the presupposition projection problem. As Stalnaker explains (1), its consequent is interpreted relative to a derived context , created by the supposition that Mary has a sister. This context is derived from the CGC, by (hypothetically) adding this supposition to it. Hence, this context includes...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
... and Todd CRITICAL NOTICES Levey, Samuel, On Two Theories of Substance in Leibniz: Critical Notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad 285 Enoch, David, On Mark Schroeder’s Hypotheticalism: A Critical Notice of Slaves of the Passions 423 BOOK REVIEWS Hylton, Peter, Quine...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 411–447.
Published: 01 October 2010
... will be trivially satisfied. Hence, whatever we assume about the value of P (w1), the premises of the Principal Principle argument entail the GTP. 3.3. The Hypothetical Priors Argument Another standard argument proceeds as follows: Consider a variant of the original Sleeping Beauty problem in which...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 169–198.
Published: 01 April 2006
... : 49 -59. Railton, Peter. 1997 . “On the Hypothetical and Non-Hypothetical in Reasoning about Belief and Action.” In Ethics and Practical Reason , ed. Garrett Cullity and Berys Gaut, 53 -79. Oxford: Clarendon. Regan, Donald. 2003 . “How to Be a Moorean.” Ethics 113 : 651 -77. Rosati...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 469–496.
Published: 01 October 2005
... motivation can be divided into three basic types or classes, and so, the same prop- erty of justice that can be instantiated in the polis can also be instanti- ated in the soul. He confirms his hypothetical account of justice when he notes that it explains why the people that we regard as just behave...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 January 2014
... are more stable than others under hypothetical subjunctive circumstances. If the temperature in Bristol were to remain below 0 o C for a couple of days, then the water in the pond would freeze. But it would still be colder in Calgary than in Bristol (this being written in January). If it were to be colder...