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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 524–526.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Theodore Gracyk Robert Stecker, Interpretation and Construction: Art, Speech, and the Law . Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003. x + 212 pp. Cornell University 2006 Danto, Arthur. 1981 . The Transfiguration of the Commonplace . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Grice, H. P. 1969 . “Utterer's...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Anthony Simon Laden LEGITIMATE DIFFERENCES: INTERPRETATION IN THE ABORTION CONTROVERSY AND OTHER PUBLIC DEBATES. By Georgia Warnke. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Pp. xi, 214. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 July 2004
...James M. Joyce David Howie, Interpreting Probability: Controversies and Developments in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2002. Pp. xi, 262. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 3 (July 2004) David Howie...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 399–403.
Published: 01 July 2006
...David Sussman Mark Timmons, ed., Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: Interpretative Essays . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 446 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS John Searle, Rationality in Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xii + 298 pp. This book, the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2015
...James Owen Weatherall Ruetsche Laura , Interpreting Quantum Theories . Oxford : Oxford University Press . xvii + 377 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Most philosophical work on quantum physics has concerned simple systems. And for good reason. Even one or two particle systems can...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Naomi Scheman INTERPRETING THE PERSONAL: EXPRESSION AND THE FORMATION OF FEELINGS. By Sue Campbell. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. Pp. x, 204. Cornell University 2000 McFall, Lynne. 1991 . “What's Wrong with Bitterness?” In Feminist Ethics, ed. Claudia Card, 146 -60. Lawrence...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Samuel Levey It can be shown by means of a paradox that, given the Principle of Sufficient Reason (PSR), there is no conjunction of all contingent truths. The question is, or ought to be, how to interpret that result: Quid sibi velit? A celebrated argument against PSR due to Peter van Inwagen and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Jeffrey E. Brower; Susan Brower-Toland This essay explores some of the central aspects of Aquinas's account of mental representation, focusing in particular on his views about the intentionality of concepts (or intelligible species). It begins by demonstrating the need for a new interpretation of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Jonathan Cottrell This essay gives a new interpretation of Hume's second thoughts about minds in the Appendix, based on a new interpretation of his view of composition. In Book 1 of the Treatise , Hume argued that, as far as we can conceive it, a mind is a whole composed by all its perceptions. But...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
... several challenges to Garber's interpretation, questioning, among other things, Garber's claims about development and Garber's account of Leibniz's primary arguments for the theory of monads. The article concludes that while crucial elements of the standard interpretation of Leibniz as an idealist can be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
... liberty and his embrace of supererogation, both of which elude traditional interpretations. Cornell University 2008 Utilitarianism without Consequentialism: The Case of John Stuart Mill Daniel Jacobson Bowling Green State University In...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
... ambiguous between de re * and de dicto * interpretations. This fact is used to account for asymmetric mistaken identity attributions (for example, Biron thinks Katherine is Rosaline, but he doesn't think Rosaline is Katherine ). The variable theory compares favorably with its alternatives, including...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
... surprisingly difficult, or at least surprisingly complicated, however, to articulate even a possible psychology that would explain the thesis of possible goodness. Interpretations of Rousseau, even several to which the author of this essay is highly indebted, have not fully engaged, I think, with the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Darren Bradley This article defends the Doomsday Argument, the Halfer Position in Sleeping Beauty, the Fine-Tuning Argument, and the applicability of Bayesian confirmation theory to the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics. It will argue that all four problems have the same structure, and it...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Samuel Newlands Leibniz’s views on modality are among the most discussed by his interpreters. Although most of the discussion has focused on Leibniz’s analyses of modality, this essay explores Leibniz’s grounding of modality. Leibniz holds that possibilities and possibilia are grounded in the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 October 2012
... orthodoxy that removes this impossibility. The starting point is a proposal by Jeffrey and Stalnaker that conditionals take semantic values in the unit interval, interpreting these (à la McGee) as their expected truth-values at a world. Their theories imply a false principle, namely, that the probability of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
... traditional interpretation regards the distinction between the two notions as reflecting a distinction between indeterminate space and determinations of space by the understanding, respectively. By contrast, a recent influential reading has argued that the two notions can be fused into one and that space as...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
... definition as well as the scope of the notion of substance. For it is often thought that the ultimate subject of properties need not—and, in some cases, cannot—be independent. Drawing on a suite of historical, textual, and philosophical considerations, this essay argues for an interpretation that reconciles...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 41–71.
Published: 01 January 2018
... interpretation, and first-order normative assumptions. This story is distinguished from extant “reference magnetic” explanations of the phenomenon, and objections and replies are considered. © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 naturalness metaethics metasemantics radical interpretation Some say that the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 482–484.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. London: Routledge. Dewdney, C., L. Hardy, and E. Squires. 1993 . “How Late Measurements of Quantum Trajectories Can Fool a Detector.” Physics Letters A184 : 6 -11. DeWitt, B., and N. Graham, eds. 1973 . The Many-Worlds...