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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alexander Bird Lange Marc , Laws and Lawmakers: Science, Metaphysics, and the Laws of Nature . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xviii + 257 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 In recent years a resurgence of interest in the laws of nature has led to a number of...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 April 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 the...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 April 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 (1 July 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 to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 January 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 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, or a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Michael McKenna Peter van Inwagen contends that nonresponsibility transfers across deterministic relations. Suppose it does. If the facts of the past and the laws of nature entail every truth about what one does, and no one is even in part morally responsible for the past and the laws, then no one...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 241–286.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Cian Dorr This essay considers how counterfactuals should be evaluated on the assumption that determinism is true. It argues against Lewis's influential view that if anything had happened that did not actually happen, the actual laws of nature would have been false, and defends the competing view...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 522–525.
Published: 01 July 2013
... different accounts of this notion, which fall in line with three different accounts of laws. The result is a book that has interesting things to say not only about modal relationalism and different spatial geometries but also about laws of nature, varieties of modality, and ontology generally. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... on every other piece of matter. Kant also argues that we can know a priori his three mechanical laws: the law of conservation of mass as well as Newton's first and third laws (the principles of inertia and of the equality of action and reaction). But in what sense are these truths a priori...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., rational person. LoLordo devotes one chapter each to his accounts of liberty, persons, and rationality, in that order. These follow an introduction that is, in effect, another short chapter on Locke's account of natural law. In chapter 1, LoLordo argues that Locke thinks of nonhuman animals as...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
... clear that there is nothing in the underlying microstructure—that is, nothing in the physics itself—that precludes free will. She states, “There are various other things that we are going to have to adjust our way of thinking about before we have a complete answer to the argument: laws of nature...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2005) 114 (4): 545–547.
Published: 01 October 2005
... invariant: (b) can be true for wider or narrower ranges of values for X. So, generalizations such as the Ideal Gas Law, Hooke’s Law, etc. may be invariant to some useful degree despite the fact that they break down for extreme values. Woodward suggests (203) that a good scientific explanation of fact...