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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 October 2009
...C. Allen Speight Songsuk Susan Hahn. Contradiction in Motion: Hegel's Organic Concept of Life and Value . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007. xv + 220 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Lynne Rudder Baker, The Metaphysics of Everyday Life...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 273–280.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Frances Kamm Jeff McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 533–535.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Stephen Kearns Lynne Rudder Baker, The Metaphysics of Everyday Life . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xv + 253 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Lynne Rudder Baker, The Metaphysics of Everyday Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 667–670.
Published: 01 October 2013
...C. C. W. Taylor Cooper John M. , Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 . xiv+442. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 The project of this impressive work is the exploration in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 251–280.
Published: 01 July 2014
... him repent or turn himself in. What I want for my child is not pleasure but the goods of life, and so the good of moral virtue. According to Jollimore (2011 , 142), if “one's beloved were to become evil…love for him might require its own extinction.” Of course, love might end, and this might be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Press . Almog Joseph , Everything in Its Right Place: Spinoza and Life by the Light of Nature . New York: Oxford University Press , 2014 . xi + 143 pp. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Scholarship in the history of philosophy can take many wrong turns, many of which can be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Richard Kraut Badhwar's theory contains many other riches—and not only the provocative ideas I have been discussing. Her work deserves the attention of all students of value theory. Badhwar Neera K. , Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life . New York: Oxford University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 July 2000
...A. W. Price PHILOSOPHY AND THE GOOD LIFE: REASON AND THE PASSIONS IN GREEK, CARTESIAN AND PSYCHOANALYTIC ETHICS. By John Cottingham. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 230. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REWEWS as cause. (3) Although our...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Iakovos Vasiliou A. A. Long, Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 2002. Pp. xiv, 310. Cornell University 2004 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 2 (April 2004) Critical Notice of Richard Moran...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 308–310.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Robert Pasnau Dennis Des Chene, Life's Form: Late Aristotelian Conceptions of the Soul. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Pp. viii, 220. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS Notes 1 Rappe refers in a footnote (102 n. 32...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... after. For biological conception is most plausibly seen as a momentous event in the continuing life of a preexisting organism—the egg—rather than a cataclysmic event ending one life and creating another. This article considers and rebuts the most likely challenges to this claim. This metaphysical point...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 July 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS ing activity. Bayer explains that, according to Cassirer’s early notes, symbolic forms emerge from a dialectic between two principals, Life and Spirit. Roughly, this is how the story goes. Life is Dionysian: it is the subjective embrace of all change without trying to establish...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2000
... manipulative influences-a requirement that includes a certain “independent-mindedness”-self-consciousness and “vigor” (the energy to “actively take charge” of one’s life), and an environment of eligible options enabling the person to develop her talents. The value of autonomy lies in its contribution...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., or some combination of the two as the highest good of the human life. In book 1, he spec- ifies that the highest human good is happiness (eudaimonia), and hap- piness, in turn, is an activity in accordance with virtue of some sort. Since moral virtue occupies so much of Aristotle’s attention...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of rights is said to be particularly pertinent in bioethics since, for example, if the right to life is inalienable, it would seem that euthanasia and assisted suicide would be impermissible. I will limit my comments to McConnell’s discussions of the first two aims and his discussions on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 423–425.
Published: 01 July 2000
... construct of Plato’s) for whom philosophy is the art of living, that is to say a figure who uses argument and debate as a means to the identification and thereby the achievement of the constituents of the best human life. And the writers on Socrates whom he discusses, sharing that conception of the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 January 2019
... first his views seem odd—the self is a momentary inner thing that ceases to exist when experience ceases; the physical is suffused with mentality; life is fundamentally nonnarrative. They're certainly not the typical views. But as one reads, they begin to seem less strange. Perhaps they only seem...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 122–127.
Published: 01 January 2002
... all cases then there’s something wrong with it, because in real life things are messy. This gets us to the issue of moral dilemmas, and how to apply virtue ethics in cases of hard decisions. Hursthouse divides dilemmas into the resolvable, the irresolvable, and the tragic. She also notes that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2007
... permanently unconscious as a result of a brain injury; it is bad for a person not to live in a country where his or her life would be better than it currently is, even if he or she doesn’t think about this—similarly, it may be bad for a person to be dead, even if he or she doesn’t perceive that he or...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 650–653.
Published: 01 October 2007
... injury; it is bad for a person not to live in a country where his or her life would be better than it currently is, even if he or she doesn’t think about this—similarly, it may be bad for a person to be dead, even if he or she doesn’t perceive that he or she is dead. According to the second...