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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 April 2017
... to be knowledge about oneself or indexical knowledge. So in order to envisage the gods' epistemic situation coherently, we need to assume that they lack those introspective abilities. But once we recognize that, it turns out that positing a special kind of information is a gratuitous addition. The two gods...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... knowledge is knowledge of the latter kind. Se- mantics is a disputed terrain. But Kaplan’s picture lends support to one claim: knowledge of the context of speech does mix with linguistic com- petence to generate meanings for sentences. This is just because of index- icals. On the orthodox picture...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 410–417.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and a causal theory of reference is right, it appears to ascribe the FINST index a special significance with regard to theories of reference. But, significant as the FINST index might be in vision, it is not clear (to me) why Fodor and Pylyshyn regard it as so special with respect to Fregean versus non...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... For the apparent truth of knowledge 1. Cohen (1988, 97), for example, says ‘knows’ is an indexical—in the Kaplanian sense of having an invariant character that is a function from contexts to content—which predicates different properties in different contexts, just as ‘I’ denotes different individ- uals...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to account for the compositional structure and the logical properties of ethical claims. Thus there is a basic analogy between the two debates. In both cases, a metaphysical claim (know-how is not a relation between subjects of knowledge and facts, and there are no facts pertaining to the normative...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 497–537.
Published: 01 October 2002
... ‘that darn cat’ or the pronoun ‘he’ used deictically (in contrast to its use either as a bound variable or as a “pronoun of laziness A few philosophers deserve particular credit for advancing our understanding of demonstratives and other indexical (that is, context-dependent) words. Though Naming...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Melissa Fusco Moss Sarah , Probabilistic Knowledge . New York: Oxford University Press , 2018 . xi + 268 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 In her wide-ranging book, Probabilistic Knowledge , Sarah Moss presents a unified account of probabilistic content in theories...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Patrick Rysiew Blome-Tillmann Michael , Knowledge and Presuppositions . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2014 . x + 197 pp. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Epistemic contextualism (EC) is the view that what's expressed by claims of the form ‘ S knows [/doesn't know...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., Central Division, Cleveland, Ohio, April 2003. 3 Crimmins and Perry, “The Prince and the Phone Booth: Reporting Puzzling Beliefs,” Journal of Philosophy 86 (1989): 685–711. 4 Larson and Ludlow, “Interpreted Logical Forms,” Synthese 95 (1993): 305–55. 5 Larson and Segal, Knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 487–516.
Published: 01 October 2006
... about oneself” (18). 35. Bertrand Russell, in Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits (London: George Allen and Unwin, 1948), groups indexicals and demonstratives under the moniker “egocentric” terms. About such terms, Russell observes that they denote “a different object on each occasion...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
... for other conjunctions among the four statements discussed in this section.) (2) Indexical truths. As described, the information contained in PT specifies a world objectively. For this reason, it does not imply any indexical truths: truths such as ‘I am Australian’, or ‘life evolved...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
... INDEX OF VOLUME 120 ARTICLES Chalmers, David J., Verbal Disputes 515 Fischer, John Martin, and Patrick Todd, The Truth about Freedom: A Reply to Merricks 97 Graham, Peter A., ‘Ought’ and Ability 337 Lam, Barry, On the Rationality of Belief-Invariance...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 October 2012
... © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 INDEX OF VOLUME 121 ARTICLES Arpaly, Nomy and Timothy Schroeder, Deliberation and Acting for Reasons 209 Bradley, Darren, Four Problems about Self-Locating Belief 149 Bradley, Richard, Multidimensional Possible...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 384–391.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ofra Magidor Robert Stalnaker, Our Knowledge of the Internal World . New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. vii + 148 pp. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS David Pears, Paradox and Platitude in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 July 2010
... since one of his main themes was the impossibility of standing outside language to describe the reality that makes what we say true or false. Roger M. White University of Leeds Philosophical Review, Vol. 119, No. 3, 2010 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-005 Robert Stalnaker, Our Knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 July 2010
.../00318108-2010-005 Robert Stalnaker, Our Knowledge of the Internal World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. vii + 148 pp. 1. Introduction This is an extremely rich book, which offers a novel picture of knowledge of our internal world and how it fits into a more general picture of ourselves...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 394–398.
Published: 01 July 2010
... since one of his main themes was the impossibility of standing outside language to describe the reality that makes what we say true or false. Roger M. White University of Leeds Philosophical Review, Vol. 119, No. 3, 2010 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-005 Robert Stalnaker, Our Knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 398–401.
Published: 01 July 2010
... since one of his main themes was the impossibility of standing outside language to describe the reality that makes what we say true or false. Roger M. White University of Leeds Philosophical Review, Vol. 119, No. 3, 2010 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-005 Robert Stalnaker, Our Knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2008
... descriptions, proper names, and pronouns are the same—they have the same syntactic as well as semantic structure. They are definite descriptions, with the definite article THE taking two arguments, an index andaNoun Phrase. Elbourne’s proposal targets two dominant views, one in linguistics, the other...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 598–602.
Published: 01 October 2002
... of Mary’s new knowledge. In response, Perry draws an analogy to cases of informative identity involving indexical and demonstrative perspec- tival concepts. Consider Rudolph Lingens’s thoughts: (4) Rudolph Lingens is in Olin Library. (5) I am in Olin Library. (6) Rudolph Lingens is Rudolph...