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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Neal A. Tognazzini Alfred Mele, Free Will and Luck. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. vii + 223 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii + 240 pp. The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael Blake Tan Kok-Chor Justice, Institutions, and Luck . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 . ix +198 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Luck egalitarianism—the thought that unchosen forms of advantage are presumptively unjust—has not been the most fashionable...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
... valuable in other ways: it helps mitigate their dependence on epistemic luck, for example. What we end up with, at the end of the day, are credences that are particularly good candidates for constituting probabilistic knowledge. What's more, examining the character of these credences teaches us something...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 414–416.
Published: 01 July 2005
... frameworks this occurs only when the agent encounters terrible luck or lacks necessary external conditions. Like Swanton, I want to foreground the adverse conditions in which virtue must frequently be exhibited. But I believe that because such adversity is the normal “external” condition on many people’s...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 612–615.
Published: 01 October 2002
... compatibilists (211). But Mele presses the libertarian to explain how injecting indeterminacy in the process leading to intentional action can enhance autonomy. He argues that ultimacy appears to threaten control (and hence autonomy) by making it a matter of luck how an agent acts (202). In this way, it...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 July 2001
... accompanying them, and (3) that status and material wealth are means of insuring the well-being of those who lack, for example, health or friends. These intuitions are to establish, contra Rawls, that luck is a crucial ingredient as we make decisions about our own lives and evaluate others. If we...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2005
... agent encounters terrible luck or lacks necessary external conditions. Like Swanton, I want to foreground the adverse conditions in which virtue must frequently be exhibited. But I believe that because such adversity is the normal “external” condition on many people’s lives and that this in fact...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2000
... to a meaningful life, in that it gives “significance” and “depth” to such a life, at least for life in a modern industrialized world (145-59). Using a series of quickly sketched examples, Wall argues that persons who, through bad luck or bad genes, lack some or all of the req- uisite...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 241–244.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 253–255.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 261–266.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 273–276.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 244–247.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 247–250.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 250–253.
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 277–283.
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... University Press. x + 269 pp. Callenbach, Ernest, and Michael Phillips. 2008. A Citizen Legislature.The Luck of the Draw: Sortition and Public Policy. With a new introduction by Peter Stone. Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic. 89 pp. Challis, Debbie. 2008. From the Harpy Tomb to the Wonders of Ephesus...