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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 83–134.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the misleading nature of Maria's utterance. As before, that Maria can succeed in misleading is due in part to which QUDs are in place—in this case, the misleadingness is due to the presence of Kelly's question. For example, suppose the question of what kinds of seafood John will eat is not a QUD, neither...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2021
... justification to believe that p if and only if you have some basis on which you would believe that p after a fully justified process of reflection. But this claim is only plausible if we assume that a justified process of reflection cannot be misleading—that is, if we assume Smithies’s view about the evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
... might well want to say that Nour would be better off, epistemically speaking, if she had such a higher-order awareness. 2 Perhaps such an awareness would give Nour’s cognitive economy a greater degree of overall coherence, 3 or a greater robustness against misleading counterevidence. 4 And yet...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 439–447.
Published: 01 July 2016
... relativism, that one should retract an assertion that one was permitted to make in the first place? Often one retracts a past assertion so as not to continue to risk misleading the audience one was addressing at the time of the assertion. Suppose Jones asserts on the stump that his political opponent...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
...  Payoffs of Committing to Believe ‘X’ versus Reevaluating X & E ‘correctly leading positive evidence’ X & not-E ‘misleading negative evidence’ Not-X & E ‘misleading positive evidence’ Not-X & not-E ‘correctly leading negative evidence’ Commit to believe ‘X’ 1 1 0 0...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 October 2016
... as . . . ,’ is but one facet of a complex gem,” he doesn't “purport to present the entire gem.” “There are other texts,” he admits, “not discussed and much more that can be said about the ones I do discuss” (7). Fair enough, but then the title of the book, Kierkegaard's Concept of Faith , is misleading. Some...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 429–435.
Published: 01 July 2002
...- posiveness’) is dealt with in Solomonic fashion by using ‘end’ for Zweck and ‘purposiveness’ for Zweckmäßigkeit. This has the advantage of preserving a con- nection with the term Zweck as it is normally translated in the ethical writings, while avoiding the misleading neologism ‘finality’ and retaining...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Cr0(M | Cr1(M ) = .5) equal to .5. But Cr0(M ) should be 1—again, you should trust your senses at t0. Future misleading evidence : Patrick Maher (1992) suggests the fol- lowing example. You are 90 percent certain that your friend Persi, a magician, knows the outcome of a fair coin toss. You...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 October 2007
... doesn’t think of secondary qualities as real beings that our predicates ought to track. At 2.31.2, Locke complains that our terminology is misleading since “the Things producing in us these simple Ideas, are but few of them denominated by us, as if they were only the causes of them...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 272–275.
Published: 01 April 2015
... ) You ought to believe that p if and only if you are justified in believing that p. Suppose you have strong, undefeated, and misleading evidence that p. What ought you to believe? (T) says that it is not the case that you ought to believe that p, but ( J) says that you ought to believe that p, so one...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., “transcendental idealism.” Alas, according to Collins, Kant’s own tenden- cy to refer to his philosophy as “transcendental idealism” is quite unfortunate and quite misleading. It is misleading because “it suggests that Kant claims that the domain of objects is just a domain of ideas, that is, of mental...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 January 2008
... referees, and audiences at the University of Osnabruck,¨ at the Workshop on (In)determinacy of Meaning in Cologne at the annual meeting of the German Linguistics Society, at the University of Texas at Austin, and at the 2006 Pacific APA. 1. A not-wholly misleading handle is to think of points...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 268–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
... to sign up for (3-b), and I'm not so sure that when they do, it's because (3-b) is a true statement bearing the misleading quantity implicature that (roughly) the only way of being a normally politically enfranchised white person is one that leads all of those white people to be oppressed. I don't...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 600–603.
Published: 01 October 2001
... on Descartes’s theory of space. Bennett may take a justifiable pride in the accomplishments of the participants in his semi- nar. The collection is divided into three parts, entitled “Matter and Substance,” “Freedom and Necessity,” and “Mind and Consciousness.” These labels are a little misleading...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2005
... perceive it by day or think of it by night. Moreover, it seems misleading of Alanen to say that innate ideas are mind-inde- pendent on the ground that they are created by God (136). To speak in these terms is confusing, unless one recognizes the distinction between causal and logical independence...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 1–50.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 27 : 76 -105. Beebee, H. 2004 . “Causing and Nothingness.” In Causation and Counterfactuals , ed. J. Collins, N. Hall, and L. Paul, 291 -308. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Block, N. 1995 . “How Heritability Misleads about Race.” Cognition 56 : 99 -128. Cheng, P. W. 1997 . “From...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 April 2001
... trajectories, but in the structure of the idealized dynamical system that leads to the strange attractor as a consequence. A chapter on the predictive adequacy of the theory (chap- ter 4) neatly disposes of such grand and misleading claims as those that assert that the existence of chaotic systems...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 187–217.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., and this should diminish my trust in it. In this case, it’s obvious that the fact that one of the watches is on my wrist does not introduce an epistemically relevant asymmetry. But perhaps the watch example misleads by introducing a third- person perspective into the picture: my watch’s mechanism...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2018
... have with Bennett's practice, and it's hard to see how the present method is an improvement on that score. Finally, the authors sometimes offer examples that can be misleading or puzzling. When explaining Berkeley's discussion of the laws of nature in part 1, section 30, the authors give...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 April 2015
... on matters of everyday life. His style is engaging and often colloquial. Where Aristotle himself is cryptic or seems to be on the wrong track, Curzer makes his own suggestions, and he treats Aristotle as a participant in contemporary discussion. It would be correct but misleading to say that Curzer...