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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Trenton Merricks Suppose that time t is just a few moments from now. And suppose that the proposition that Jones sits at t was true a thousand years ago. Does the thousand-years-ago truth of that proposition imply that Jones's upcoming sitting at t will not be free? This article argues that it does...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 634–636.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Lorraine Besser-Jones Sobel Jordan Howard , Walls and Vaults: A Natural Science of Morals (Virtue Ethics according to David Hume) . Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley and Sons , 2009 . xiii + 414 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 315–336.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., Black, has come out of retirement to participate in yet another philo- sophical example.2 (After all, what would these thought-experiments be without the venerable eminence´ grise—or should it be noire?) He has secretly inserted a chip in Jones’s brain that enables Black to...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
... consider the Parody of the Main Argument, which concerns a prop- osition that will be true a thousand years in the future: (1*) Jones has no choice about: that Jones sits at t will be true a thousand years from now. (2*) Necessarily, if that Jones sits at t will be true a...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of worlds, but a set of probability spaces. At a first pass, Smith may use ‘Jones probably smokes’ to directly assert the set of probability spaces that assign high probability to Jones smoking. ‘Jones is more likely to smoke than drink’ may be used to assert the set of probability spaces that assign...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... claiming is that to say that God's prior beliefs are “soft” is (inter alia) to claim that whether God counts as believing that Jones will sit at t is at least in part determined by whether Jones sits at t . 11 To treat God's believing that Jones will sit at t as temporally extrinsic or...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... minutes in the future from now, and consider the Main Argument: (1) Jones has no choice about: that Jones sits at t was true a thousand years ago. (2) Necessarily, if that Jones sits at t was true a thousand years ago, then Jones sits at time t...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 April 2008
... expressed by the self-ascription, issued simply so as to give voice to one’s sincere judgment about one’s own state of mind. But how should we understand this last claim? Suppose that Jones’s unconscious fear of members of another ethnic group causes her to be much too easily convinced that...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 April 2020
... require you to respond to unavailable reasons. There's nothing irrational about failing to take an umbrella when your evidence doesn't include the fact that it's raining.) This view of rationality gives rise to a puzzle. Suppose Smith and Jones both believe it's raining, and are exactly alike in every...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (3) and (4), decisive with respect to whether Pete called (73). 4. The claim ‘it might be that Jones certainly doesn't smoke’ is true in Moss's object language when ‘might’ is indexed to a partition that is decisive with respect to the proposition that Jones smokes. As Moss notes (132), this...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 643–644.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., Jordan Howard, Walls and Vaults: A Natural Science of Morals (Virtue Ethics according to David Hume) reviewed by Lorraine Besser-Jones 634 Stanley, Jason, Knowledge and Practical Interests reviewed by Ram Neta 298 Strevens, Michael, Depth: An Account of Scientific Explanation reviewed by...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
... are also counterexamples to the CA as a necessary condition for the truth of ability ascriptions: cases in which ⌜S can ϕ ⌝ is true but ⌜S would ϕ if she tried⌝ is false. Consider the following case, adapted from Austin 1961 . Jones is a skilled golfer with an easy shot onto the green. Matt says...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): np.
Published: 01 January 2001
... VOLUME 110, NUMBER 1, WHOLE NUMBER 553 Edited by the Faculty of the Sage School of Philosophy of Cornell University: Richard Boyd, Gail Fine, Carl Ginet (Emeritus), Harold Hodes, T. H. Irwin, Karen Jones, David Lyons (Emeritus), Scott MacDonald, Richard W. Miller, Michele Moody-Adams...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 April 2002
... withholding endorsement. Sellars does not maintain, as they claim (28), that when we say x looks green to Jones, we are saying that Jones has an initial tendency, perhaps rightfully suppressed on reflection, to believe that x is green. Nor does he hold, as they suggest (22), that looks talk plays only a...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 439–447.
Published: 01 July 2016
... continue to risk misleading the audience one was addressing at the time of the assertion. Suppose Jones asserts on the stump that his political opponent engaged in voter fraud in 1985, and then later learns that this is not in fact true. The explanation for why Jones ought to retract his assertion will...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
... have different color chalk for different purposes. If one of them, Jones, writes a declarative sen- tence ‘Q’ in yellow chalk on his board and presents it to his interlocutor, Smith, then by convention this counts as Jones asserting that Q. If Smith chooses, she may hand Jones a piece of purple...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 373–408.
Published: 01 July 2000
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 January 2006
... inherits the causal powers of the entity it depends on.9 So suppose Smith fatally shoots Jones. Smith’s shooting or the fact that Smith shot Jones is causally relevant to Jones’s death. But Smith or Wesson shot Jones in virtue of the fact that Smith shot Jones. So maybe the fact that Smith or...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2009
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 108–112.
Published: 01 January 2009