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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 583–587.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Jeremy Reid jwreid@sfsu.edu Duke George , Aristotle and Law: The Politics of Nomos . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 x + 181 pp. © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 Aristotle and Law: The Politics of Nomos is a timely and carefully argued book...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 459–490.
Published: 01 July 2023
...W. Clark Wolf Kant’s formula of universal law (FUL) is standardly understood as a test of the moral permissibility of an agent’s maxim: maxims that pass the test are morally neutral, and so permissible, while those that do not are morally impermissible. In contrast, this article argues that the FUL...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 520–525.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Melissa Schwartzberg ms268@nyu.edu Shiffrin Seana Valentine , with Kolodny Niko , Brooks Richard R. W. , and Stilz Anna , edited by Ginsborg Hannah , Democratic Law . New York : Oxford University Press , 2021 . 234 pp. © 2023 by Cornell University 2023...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and some more detailed discussion of other conventionalist theories, it makes a valuable contribution to current thinking about conventions, if only by showing what is not conventional about language, morality, and law and by avoiding blanket statements about these. References Grice H. P...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Mi-Kyoung Lee Annas Julia , Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond . New York: Oxford University Press , 2017 . 234 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 Julia Annas's Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond is an important and timely book on Plato's monumental final opus, the Laws...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Matthew Talbert Herbert Fingarette, Mapping Responsibility: Explorations in Mind, Law, Myth, and Culture . Chicago: Open Court, 2004. vii + 174 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jaegwon Kim, Physicalism, or Something Near Enough. Princeton, NJ...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 282–285.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Faviola Rivera Otfried Höffe, Categorical Principles of Law: A Counterpoint to Modernity. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2002. Pp. xxx, 311. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS my opinion, not worth reading, though if you tend toward...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 611–614.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Arthur Ripstein LAW AND DISAGREEMENT. By Jeremy Waldron. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. ix, 332 pp. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS upshot of his discussion is, roughly, that choices have more value the more they conform to one’s full set...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Scott Kim Terrance McConnell, Inalienable Rights: The Limits of Consent in Medicine and the Law. New York: Oxford, 2000. Pp. ix, 172. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS interested in the question of moral standing and also by bioethicists seeking clarity...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Larry May Christopher Kutz, Complicity: Ethics and Law for a Collective Age. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xxi, 331. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS know don’t depend on moral principles. (Similar points can be made in response...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Matthew H. Kramer Responsibility in Law and Morality. Oxford and Portland, Ore.: Hart Publishing, 2002. Pp. xii, 303. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 1 (January 2004) Peter Cane, Responsibility...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 582–584.
Published: 01 October 2004
...David Boonin Rosamund Scott, Rights, Duties and the Body: Law and Ethics of the Maternal-Fetal Conflict. Oxford and Portland, Ore.: Hart Publishing, 2002. Pp. xxxv, 437. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS of further elaboration if it is to satisfy his...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 January 2014
... with difficult material. It is to Lange's credit both that his cleverness produced such ideas and that he makes it as easy as he can for the reader to follow them. The reader's effort will be amply repaid. This book is a must for anyone interested in laws, but I would recommend it to any metaphysician also since...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 591–596.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Michael Bennett McNulty Third, and relatedly, there are broader worries about Watkins’s commitment to acts of prescription being essential to laws. To begin with, the textual evidence appears not to attest directly to this condition. Throughout his corpus, Kant defines laws only as “necessary...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Marc Lange Alexander Bird, Nature's Metaphysics: Laws and Properties . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256 pp. Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Alexander Bird, Nature’s Metaphysics: Laws and Properties. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Stephen Law Bede Rundle, Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xii + 204 pp. Cornell University 2007 Van Inwagen, Peter. 1996 . “Why Is There Anything at All?” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 70 : 95 -110...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 51–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... is lacking. Provisional right thereby functions as a methodological device in a sequential elucidation of the moral basis of public law. To develop this reading, we first explain Kant’s two-step account of property rights—his division between ‘having’ and ‘acquiring’. Then we explain what is involved...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 1–49.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Eddy Keming Chen If there are fundamental laws of nature, can they fail to be exact? In this paper, I consider the possibility that some fundamental laws are vague. I call this phenomenon fundamental nomic vagueness . I characterize fundamental nomic vagueness as the existence of borderline lawful...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
...? Because if determinism is true—if the laws of nature and the initial conditions of the Big Bang determined a unique future for our universe—then doing anything other than what you are determined to do would require one of two things: either a miracle , a violation of the actual laws of nature...