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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 279–322.
Published: 01 July 2018
... problem and find them all wanting. This suggests a return to a kind of Goodmanian view that the world is a structureless mess onto which we project our own categorizations, not something with categories already built in. © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 metaphysical realism anti-realism...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
... acquaintance (156–60). Indeed, this is what explains the realism in manifest realism, underwriting the basic metaphysics of Allais's interpretation—through intuition, we directly cognize things, which are in fact (that is, are identical to) mind-independent objects with intrinsic natures, even though we...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 142–147.
Published: 01 January 2002
... provides good reason for taking their assertions about unobservables to be true, or approximately so (epistemic realism); and (3) What makes scientific theories true or false is the mind-independent natural-kind structure of reality (metaphysical realism). In the first three chapters, Psillos...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 310–314.
Published: 01 April 2013
...David Liebesman Hirsch Eli , Quantifier Variance and Realism: Essays in Metaontology . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2011 . xvi + 261 pp . © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 References Hawthorne John . 2009 . “ Superficialism in Ontology .” In Metametaphysics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 630–633.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Allan Hazlett Barry Taylor, Models, Truth, and Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 185 pp. © 2008 by Cornell University 2008 Lewis, David. 1999a . “Putnam's Paradox.” In Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology , 56 -77. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 151–197.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Philip Kitcher Cornell University 2001 7‘hp Pliilosophzcal &view, Vol. 110, No. 2 (April 2001) Real Realism: The Galilean Strategy Philip Kitcher 1. There are almost as many versions of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 536–539.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Connie S. Rosati Russ Shafer-Landau, Moral Realism: A Defence . Oxford: Clarendon, 2003. v + 322 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Scott Soames, Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century. 2 vols. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Jarrett Leplin STUDIES IN SCIENTIFIC REALISM. By André Kukla. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. 176. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVlEWS involving a in its first place (a set of subjectwise concurring tropes), the set of all tropes involving a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Anne Margaret Baxley Arthur Melnick, Themes in Kant's Metaphysics and Ethics . Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, vol. 40. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2004. ix + 275 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Gary...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
... are only contingently co- extensive, their extensions over all possible worlds will differ. This is one of the many places where his modal realism interacts with, and determines the direction of, his views on other metaphysical topics. But Lewis came to see that, on pain of tumbling into...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Eddy M. Zemach Amie L. Thomasson, Fiction and Metaphysics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 175. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS the obvious Quinean point that, unlike astrology, mathematics is stunningly successful in science...
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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 January 2010) 119 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Marc Lange Alexander Bird, Nature's Metaphysics: Laws and Properties . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256 pp. Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Alexander Bird, Nature’s Metaphysics: Laws and Properties. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 118–123.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Stephan Leuenberger Dean Zimmerman, ed., Oxford Studies in Metaphysics , vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 400 pp. Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Alexander Bird, Nature’s Metaphysics: Laws and Properties. Oxford: Oxford University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 462–464.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Graham Nerlich Hud Hudson, The Metaphysics of Hyperspace . Oxford: Clarendon, 2005. xi + 223 pp. Cornell University 2008 xxx pr08-004 June 10, 2008 10:56 BOOK REVIEWS Mark Eli Kalderon, Moral Fictionalism...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Watkins's more specific claims that Kant completely rejects a model on which the first relatum of a phenomenal causal relation is an event and that he maintains that real grounds are metaphysically and not just epistemically indeterminate. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 Our thanks are owed to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Samuel Levey The article is a critical notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad . Garber presents a developmental reading of Leibniz's metaphysics that focuses on Leibniz's evolving analysis of body and force as the key to his account of substance. Garber claims that Leibniz shifts...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... we have come to a different and more expansive understanding of ‘all sets’ (or ‘all ordinals’ or ‘all cardinals’). But indefinite extensibility is philosophically puzzling: extant accounts are either metasemantically suspect in requiring mysterious mechanisms of domain expansion, or metaphysically...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Philosophy of Logical Atomism.” In The Philosophy of Logical Atomism , ed. David Pears, 35 -155. LaSalle, IL: Open Court. ____. 2003 . “Analytic Realism.” In Russell on Metaphysics , ed. Stephen Mumford, 91 -96. London: Routledge. Schaffer, Jonathan. 2003 . “Is There a Fundamental Level?” Noûs...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 317–358.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Daniel Greco Epistemologists and philosophers of mind both ask questions about belief. Epistemologists ask normative questions about belief—which beliefs ought we to have? Philosophers of mind ask metaphysical questions about belief—what are beliefs, and what does it take to have them? While these...