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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian List; Marcus Pivato This article offers a new argument for the claim that there can be nondegenerate objective chance in a deterministic world. Using a formal model of the relationship between different levels of description of a system, the article shows how objective chance at a higher...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 101 BOOK REVIEWS commits us to the relationality of the property constituting this first property. To assume anything else is to fall prey to an instance of the “Constitution Fallacy” (25):to assume that a feature exemplified at one level of description must...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2019
... it applies to intentional actions themselves, described at the most appropriate pragmatic level of description” (143). The shorter chapter 8 is dedicated to an enrichment of Alva Noë's sensorimotor enactivism by the addition of two important elements of embodiment: affect and intersubjectivity...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., properties correspond to the operators in the algebra, and if our old methods do not apply, so much the worse for our methods. At this level of description, Imperialists may appear to have the advantage, since they need not fret over which representation to choose. But there's a catch. As we have seen...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 January 2001
... destroy objectivity (147), that even though our inherited languages of morals are couched in objectivist terms, “it does not follow that deeper levels of description would preserve this objectivity,”for an objectivist manner of belief can be compatible with a naturalistic understand- ing...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... He also clearly defines and devotes a significant amount of attention to the issue of “partition invariance”: the idea that deci- sion theory should provide the same recommendation independently of the level of description of a decision problem. Joyce uses these considerations to argue...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
... they appear to do so, they are, at the level of logical form, directly preceded by the null definite with which they form a definite description. So there will be no ungrammatical sentences containing bare singular name count nouns in argument position that wear their ungrammaticality on their sleeves...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 626–630.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 607–610.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 610–614.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 623–626.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 630–633.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 634–637.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 637–639.
Published: 01 October 2008
... causal description (94). Okasha argues for contextual analysis based on its theoretical generality (99), and despite that it allows for MLS1 to occur in cases where there is no variation in collective-level fitness (95–96). This issue of correct causal description...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 October 2002
... and as a treatise on mod- ern epistemology (4). The former description is somewhat misleading in that, together with Zahar s stated aim of both clarifying and of then reconciling Poincaré s various theses about the foundations of mathematics and the natu- ral sciences (1), it might give the reader hope that all...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2007
... to be a physical state of that person, fully governed by the laws of physics. Thus, Davidson’s view, described at this level of abstraction, is compatible with materialist monism and a variety of other restrictive ontological views. So how is Davidson challenging the “methodological theme” in scien...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 650–653.
Published: 01 October 2007
... to be a physical state of that person, fully governed by the laws of physics. Thus, Davidson’s view, described at this level of abstraction, is compatible with materialist monism and a variety of other restrictive ontological views. So how is Davidson challenging the “methodological theme” in scien...