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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 587–591.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Tad M. Schmaltz tschmalt@umich.edu Brown Deborah J. , Normore Calvin G. , Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 x + 255 pp. © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 Descartes offers a view of the material world...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 226–230.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Stephen Houlgate Karen Ng has produced an original and ambitious book that aims to defend a novel understanding of Hegel’s “idealism.” Such idealism, in Ng’s view, does not deny that things exist outside the mind, but it maintains that life is what “opens up the possibility of rendering things...
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The Philosophical Review (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 having been created out...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Richard Kraut The thesis of this book is expressed by its title and subtitle: well-being consists in “happiness in a worthwhile life.” Badhwar means by this, not that it has two separate components—happiness on the one hand, what is worthwhile on the other—but that it is a single integrated...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 251–280.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in which you save your wife. The example he gives involves you and David; and while he refers to David as a friend, he does not have in mind a deep commitment. David is a mere acquaintance, someone you know and like, not someone with whom you spend much time or with whom you share your life. 44 Your...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Martin Lin 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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2020) 129 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... Imagine Attacker is trying to kill Victim, and the only way one could save Victim is by killing Attacker. It would seem that, in such a case, killing is necessary. But now suppose there is some other innocent person, suffering some entirely distinct threat, whose life one could save instead. Is killing...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Yoaav Isaacs; John Hawthorne; Jeffrey Sanford Russell Is the fact that our universe contains fine-tuned life evidence that we live in a multiverse? Ian Hacking and Roger White influentially argue that it is not. We approach this question through a systematic framework for self-locating epistemology...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... or 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 (2024) 133 (2): 151–191.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Ashley Shaw Experiences of urges, impulses, or inclinations are among the most basic elements in the practical life of conscious agents. This article develops a theory of urges and their epistemology. The article motivates a tripartite framework that distinguishes urges, conscious experiences...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2023) 132 (2): 301–305.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., part of the essence of happiness. Beyond this boilerplate statement, however, most of us would be hard-pressed to say much more about contemplation in Aquinas. What sort of act is it, and how does it relate to other acts of intellect? What acts of contemplation are available in this present life...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., is the attempt to understand more generally the deeper dynamics leading us into symbol-mak- BOOK REVIEWS 448 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2020
... in the book’s title suggests, there are others: future bias (preferring that good things be in the future and bad things in the past), structural bias (caring about the overall sequence of events in your life; think of the preference for a life that starts out bad but continually improves over a life...