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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 557–560.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Christopher Bobonich Nicholas White, Individual and Conflict in Greek Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xv, 369. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 4 (October 2004) Nicholas...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Zsófia Zvolenszky Paul D. Elbourne, Situations and Individuals . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005. 248 pp. Cornell University 2008 BOOK REVIEWS Paul D. Elbourne, Situations and Individuals. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005. 248 pp. ‘The inventor...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sonia Roca-Royes Penelope Mackie, How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. xii + 212 pp. Cornell University 2009 Chalmers, David. 2002 . “Does Conceivability Entail Possibility?” In Conceivability and Possibility , ed...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Alan Nelson J. A. Cover and John O'Leary-Hawthorne, Substance and Individuation in Leibniz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. x, 307. Cornell University 2004 Adams, R. 1994 . Leibniz . New York: Oxford University Press. Mates, B. 1985 . The Philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Tyler Burge A central preoccupation of philosophy in the twentieth century was to determine constitutive conditions under which accurate (objective) empirical representation of the macrophysical environment is possible. A view that dominated attitudes on this project maintained that an individual...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 451–472.
Published: 01 October 2016
... argues that such theories are mistaken. Go ahead and do what is expectedly best for everybody. The argument is based on the thought that when interacting with an individual it is fine for you to act in the expected interests of the individual and that many interactions with individuals may compose...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... individuals) can develop into. This is because the early education ensures that the auxiliary and the philosopher share the same basic structure of soul, with reason being in control of each, though the auxiliary's natural deficiencies create some limitations in terms of his or her moral self-sufficiency...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Boris Kment Antihaecceitists believe that all facts about specific individuals—such as the fact that Fred exists, or that Katie is tall—globally supervene on purely qualitative facts. Haecceitists deny that. The issue is not only of interest in itself, but receives additional importance from its...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
... between the agent and others, which conflicts intractably with a presupposition of consequentialism. This allows him to differentiate three potentially conflicting evaluative spheres: morality, prudence, and aesthetics. This essay's account of Mill's utilitarianism coheres with his defense of individual...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 407–442.
Published: 01 July 2012
... it means for an individual x to value ϕ under any conditions. Though there has been some disagreement, most subjectivists hold that x values ϕ if and only if x desires ϕ. This essay argues that subjectivists have erred in accepting a desiderative theory of valuing. Instead, it argues that subjectivists...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... for possible worlds in the object language. This, in turn, requires that the truth of a semantic value of a sentence (or whatever structure is embedded in a modal) be relativized to a sequence of worlds rather than to an individual world, and thus be distinguished from a proposition in the traditional sense...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... in Benevolence : “Each one is morally bound to regard the good of any other individual as much as his own, except in so far as he judges it to be less, when impartially viewed, or less certainly knowable or attainable by him.” The axioms face challenges from two sides. First, one test requires that a claim...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... that is to be paid for this theory is a strong dependency of belief on the context, where a context involves both the agent's degree of belief function and the partitioning or individuation of the underlying possibilities. But as this essay argues, that price seems to be affordable. This essay develops a joint...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... in space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 341–396.
Published: 01 July 2016
... constrained by the epistemic status of the beliefs of their individual members. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 epistemic justification group belief justified group belief collective epistemology judgment aggregation Groups are often said to believe things. 1 For instance, we talk about...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
... that one can rationally believe that proposition. Second, such descriptions, and so on, do enable individuals to rationally have various non-doxastic attitudes, such as hope and admiration. And third, even for non-doxastic attitudes like that, not just any description will allow it. The article argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 179–217.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the belief, intention, resentment, and so on, in question. This article shows that an adequate account of the basing relation requires a particular refinement and combination of these two views. On the hybrid account defended here, the basing relation involves a disposition exercise that is individuated...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Jack C. Lyons The paper offers a solution to the generality problem for a reliabilist epistemology, by developing an “algorithm and parameters” scheme for type-individuating cognitive processes. Algorithms are detailed procedures for mapping inputs to outputs. Parameters are psychological variables...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
... by, systems of social oppression. In such cases, the article suggests, the externalistic view that justification is in part a matter of worldly relations, rather than the internalistic view that justification is solely a matter of how things stand from the agent’s individual perspective, becomes the more...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 603–632.
Published: 01 October 2007
.... Introduction Theories of distributive justice and aggregative theories of the social good, such as the difference principle of Rawls and utilitarianism, typi- cally require a method of assessing each individual’s situation. Utilitarians and some others focus on a notion of well-being. Rawls put forward...