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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
...” demanding “demotion of space and time to mere forms of our sensory intuition.” This paper aims at an adequate understanding of Kant’s enigmatic idealist argument from handed objects, as well as an understanding of its relation to the other key supports of his idealism. The paper’s central finding...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 541–544.
Published: 01 October 2014
... value of Berkeley's Idealism is that anyone hoping to answer such a question will find the book indispensable. Dicker is adept at blending judicious, textually sensitive interpretations that will interest his fellow historians of philosophy with incisive, patiently developed criticisms...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
...R. Lanier Anderson Allais Lucy , Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and His Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . vii + 329 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 There is no doctrine more central to Kant's philosophy, nor one more confusing in its fundamental...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2006
...James Kreines Dieter Henrich, Between Kant and Hegel: Lectures on German Idealism , edited by David Pacini. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. liv + 341 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Peter Railton, Facts, Values, and Norms. Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Ernesto V. Garcia Paul Franks, All or Nothing: Systematicity, Transcendental Arguments, and Skepticism in German Idealism . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. viii + 440 pp. Cornell University 2008 BOOK REVIEWS Paul Franks, All or Nothing...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 318–323.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Klaus Brinkmann Karl Ameriks, ed. The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xvi, 306. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS wherein the mind [i.e., God] we depend on excites in us the ideas of sense...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 656–660.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Daniel Garber Pasnau Robert , After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . viii + 384 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 This book has its origin in the Isaiah Berlin lectures that Robert Pasnau gave at Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 499–503.
Published: 01 July 2023
...H. K. Andersen © 2023 by Cornell University 2023 Questions about idealizations in science are often framed along the lines of, How can science be so effective when it gets so much wrong? Rice’s book, Leveraging Distortions: Explanation, Idealization, and Universality in Science offers...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 407–442.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is the phrase “under the proper conditions”: Should the proper conditions of valuing be actual or idealized? What sort of idealization is appropriate? And so forth. Though these concerns are of the first importance, this essay focuses on a second source of dispute. As stated, subjectivists must account for what...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... As it turns out, leading approaches to self-locating evidence agree that the fact that our own universe contains fine-tuned life indeed confirms the existence of a multiverse (at least in a suitably idealized setting). This convergence is no accident: we present two theorems showing that, in this setting, any...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 95–130.
Published: 01 January 2020
... elsewhere. Then, I propose a more promising solution. Moreover, I argue that a closely analogous problem arises for an important class of idealizing subjectivist views and that this problem admits of a similar solution. We need an account that is less restrictive than actualism but less permissive than...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
... for the latter to secure in a principled way. Section 2 presents Epistemic Kantianism. Section 3 argues that it is uniquely poised to satisfy the desiderata set out in section 1 on an ideal theory of epistemic justification. Section 4 gives three further arguments, suggesting that it (1) best explains...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... view that 'ought' always expresses this relation—adherents of the naive view are happy to allow that 'ought' also has an evaluative sense, on which it means, roughly, that were things ideal, some proposition would be the case. What is important to the naive view is that there is also a deliberative...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... This article defends skepticism about the Lottery Requirement. It distinguishes three broad strategies of defending such a requirement: the surrogate satisfaction account, the procedural account, and the ideal consent account, and argues that none of these strategies succeed. The article then discusses...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
... will conditionalize on veridical evidence in the future. Qualified Reflection follows from the probability calculus together with a few idealizing assumptions. The essay then formulates a “Distorted Reflection” principle that approximates Reflection even in cases where the agent is not quite certain that he or she...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 215–245.
Published: 01 April 2003
... as rival virtues. Pru- dence, as traditionally conceived, is temporally neutral. It attaches no intrinsic significance to the temporal location of benefits or harms within the agent’s life; the prudent agent should be equally concerned about all parts of her life. But people’s values and ideals often...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Rachel Singpurwalla A final question: Thakkar's philosopher-citizen is committed to two ideals that are in some tension. On the one hand, she is committed to the liberal democratic ideal, which holds that the state should respect pluralism about the good on the grounds that individuals who...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 January 2024
... help the nonspecialist reader relate the material in this volume to more general themes in the philosophy of science, especially the philosophy of scientific modeling and idealization. With that end in mind, let us pause to recall that one of the most central and enduring themes within general...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2001
... is not an idealist, on Collins’sview, because he (Kant) neither denies the existence of a non-mental reality (dogmatic idealism) nor claims that we cannot be sure that there is any non-mental reality (problem- atic idealism) (22; cf. 23). Because Kant explicitly (and, it is implied, correct- ly...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2001
... the unique solution for every game but, he believes, he has found a new concept of equilibrium that is a necessary property of that solution. Weirich tells us that he is concerned with ideal games, defined as follows: The agents in an ideal game decide rationally, have the power to anticipate each other...