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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Franz Dietrich; Christian List This essay presents a new “reason-based” approach to the formal representation of moral theories, drawing on recent decision-theoretic work. It shows that any moral theory within a very large class can be represented in terms of two parameters: (i) a specification...
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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 (2002) 111 (2): 262–270.
Published: 01 April 2002
... institutions affecting women, girls, and also gay men: the institutions criticized deprive people of the combined capabilities that are needed for living a good human life. Nussbaum enumerates the relevant combined capabilities in a remarkably inclusive list (WHD, 78 80; SSJ, 41 42); its comprehensiveness...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 567–571.
Published: 01 October 2004
..., the list of textual emendations, and the three-part bibliography (divided into a list of primary literature cited in the texts, secondary literature cited in the texts, and—most helpfully—an exten- sive annotated list of English translations of later medieval texts on mind and knowledge) will prove...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 341–396.
Published: 01 July 2016
...” ( List 2005, 25 ). 21 For instance, a dictatorial procedure, “whereby the collective judgments are always those of some antecedently fixed group member (the ‘dictator’)” ( List 2005, 28 ), understands the judgment of the group in terms of the judgment of a single member—the dictator. A majority...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... list, where two exactly similar people drive through the same neighborhood and are identically reckless in texting. The first makes it through without incident. The second hits a dog that happens to run out in front of the car. Had the dog run out in front of the first driver, that driver would also...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
... reductionist. One strategy appeals to the neoconventionalism developed in Sider 2012 , which regards a truth as necessary just in case it appears in a conventionally agreed upon list L of truths. Accordingly, a collection of facts is a possible world just in case it contains all of the facts picked out...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 239–292.
Published: 01 April 2023
... saw before. What’s more, some kinds of very demanding search are certainly intractable. Take, for example, what we might call ‘full relevance search.’ By full relevance search, I mean sorting a list of information into those entries that are relevant to an inference problem and those...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 603–632.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., there are additional rea- sons to be suspicious of these theories. First, it is not clear what is on the privileged list of means or how that list is determined. Thus, Rawls and Sen offer numerous specific examples, such as rights and liberties, opportuni- ties and powers, income and wealth (Rawls...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of a nonrational knowledge by “connaturali- ty To Aquinas’s list of goods to which humans are naturally, that is, rationally, inclined-existence, family life, society, knowledge, and God-Finnis adds friendship, justice, harmony with the transcendent, and happiness (85). Of great interest to philosophers...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 July 2020
... the standpoint of the person using defensive force, are worth killing to achieve. More formally, the Comparative Approach requires us to follow seven steps: (1) List all plausible descriptions of the goal of killing in a given case. This list will include only those descriptions that could actually be achieved...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2004
... and to present recent developments in Beauvoir scholarship for the benefit of advanced students and specialists. Taken as a whole, the collection is not quite as satisfying, perhaps, for specialists in philos- ophy. The bibliography lists Beauvoir’s works in alphabetical, rather than chro- nological order...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... recognized (Bureau of Indian Affairs–listed) tribe, whereas tribal ideas are centered on membership in indigenous social and political groups, not on lines of descent. As Whyte points out, the federal requirement sets too high a standard such that many Native Americans (NA) with NA parentage who do...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2016
... counted as poetry (Exodus 15 and Deuteronomy 32) do not exceed more than a quarter of a percent. Of course, one can, in principle, treat any text as poetry, but I do not see in what sense Numbers 33 (or the entire book of Leviticus) is any more poetic than, say, a shopping list (the kernel of truth...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 642–644.
Published: 01 October 2001
... is called for in addressing these points. Furthermore, if reliabilist theories are plausible, they can address the strongest skeptical arguments: addressing the lessons from Greco’s list is sufficient for responding to the skeptical arguments that generated the list. How plausible are reliabilist...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... relies) supply long lists of crucial developmental decision points, in which, for example, Newton's recommendations with respect to billiard ball collisions are characterized as far superior to those of Leibniz. Yet when we survey these lists of crossroad choices from the point of view of unified...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of international human rights as conceived by Rawls in The Law of Peoples. Beitz defends Rawls’s conception of rights, which he terms “practical” (196), but he also seeks to extend its content beyond Rawls’s short list to include a right to an adequate standard of living. Beitz distinguishes practical...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 273–280.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of international human rights as conceived by Rawls in The Law of Peoples. Beitz defends Rawls’s conception of rights, which he terms “practical” (196), but he also seeks to extend its content beyond Rawls’s short list to include a right to an adequate standard of living. Beitz distinguishes practical...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 281–286.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of international human rights as conceived by Rawls in The Law of Peoples. Beitz defends Rawls’s conception of rights, which he terms “practical” (196), but he also seeks to extend its content beyond Rawls’s short list to include a right to an adequate standard of living. Beitz distinguishes practical...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 287–293.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of international human rights as conceived by Rawls in The Law of Peoples. Beitz defends Rawls’s conception of rights, which he terms “practical” (196), but he also seeks to extend its content beyond Rawls’s short list to include a right to an adequate standard of living. Beitz distinguishes practical...