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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 294–298.
Published: 01 April 2012
...José Luis Bermúdez Parikh Prashant , Language and Equilibrium . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2010 . xiii +334 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Frederick C. Beiser, Diotima’s Children: German Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing. Oxford: Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 536–541.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Nathaniel Bulthuis Cameron Margaret and Stainton Robert J. , eds., Linguistic Content: New Essays on the History of Philosophy of Language . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 272 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Cameron and Stainton's edited volume is a welcome addition...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 554–558.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Daniel W. Harris Lepore Ernie and Stone Matthew , Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . viii + 292 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Humans are social primates, and our particular brand of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 470–473.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Reinaldo Elugardo; Robert J. Stainton Charles Travis, Unshadowed Thought: Representations in Thought and Language. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.Pp. 263. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS References Gupta, Anil, and Nuel Belnap. 1993. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Michael Kremer Ian Proops, Logic and Language in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. New York: Garland, 2000. Pp. xxii, 121. Cornell University 2002 Anscombe, G. E. M. 1971 . An Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus . Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Proops, Ian. 2002 . “The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 530–532.
Published: 01 October 2006
...E. J. Ashworth Walter Ott, Locke's Philosophy of Language . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. vii + 159 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Scott Soames, Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century. 2 vols. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003. xix + 411...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 393–402.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Peter Ludlow Michael Devitt, Ignorance of Language . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xiii + 320 pp. Cornell University 2009 Baker, M. 2001 . The Atoms of Language . New York: Basic Books. Chomsky, N. 1980 . “Rules and Representations.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 : 1 -14...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Bruno Verbeek Marmor Andrei , Social Conventions: From Language to Law . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2009 . xii +186 pp. © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 This little book brings together some of Marmor's recent thinking on conventions and offers a new application of his...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 January 2000
...John V. Canfield WITTGENSTEIN ON MIND AND LANGUAGE By David G. Stern. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. ix, 226. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS of their greatest philosophical foes, namely Bradley. Linsky’spaper defends Russell against the criticism of the axiom of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2009
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Zoltán Gendler Szabó Consider the hypothesis that every quantified sentence in every natural language contains some expression or other whose extension constrains the domain of quantification. If the hypothesis is correct, quantificational domains are fixed in fundamentally different ways in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... commonly thought, just on the presence of an operator ‘actually’. This essay argues that this phenomenon provides evidence that mood admits of bound and free readings along the lines of tenses and pronouns. It therefore favors the hypothesis that natural language contains variables and quantifiers for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 515–566.
Published: 01 October 2011
... diagnosis of verbal disputes as a tool for philosophical progress. Second, they are interesting as a subject matter for first-order philosophy. Reflection on the existence and nature of verbal disputes can reveal something about the nature of concepts, language, and meaning. In this article I first...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Sarah Moss This paper argues that just as full beliefs can constitute knowledge, so can properties of your credence distribution. The resulting notion of probabilistic knowledge helps us give a natural account of knowledge ascriptions embedding language of subjective uncertainty, and a simple...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
...) may also be shifted by operators in the representation language. Indeed verbs that create hyperintensional contexts, like `think', are treated as operators that simultaneously shift the world and assignment parameters. By contrast, metaphysical modal operators shift the world of assessment only. Names...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
... framework for modeling stories involving context-sensitive claims. The key innovations are a revised conditionalization rule and a principle relating models of the same story with different modeling languages. The essay then applies the modeling framework to the Sleeping Beauty Problem, showing that when...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
... language modality semantics pragmatics Ability modals are modals like those used in (1), (2), and (3): modals that can be paraphrased with the dedicated ability constructions ‘able’ or ‘has the ability/capacity’. (1) John can go swimming this evening. (2) Mary can touch her nose with her tongue...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 254–258.
Published: 01 April 2003
... mathematical features of various such formulations, exploration of a plethora of apparent counterexamples to the compositionality of natural languages, scholarly work on the history of the principle (especially its role in Frege), and employment of the principle as a tool in other philo- sophical disputes...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 April 2008
... language. The style is both entertaining and clear. The positions he argues for are so controversial as to sound almost insane. And yet the arguments he provides are illuminating and manage to make the positions seem almost like common sense. Both books are worth reading both for specialists and those...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): i.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Cornell University 2003 Announcement: Essay Competition The Sage School of Philosophy and the Philosophical Review are pleased to announce a Young Philosophers Essay Competition in philosophy of language. Full- length articles on any topic in philosophy of language, broadly construed...