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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 140–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... particularly against the background of its “robust” character, there results conclusively a certain priority of legitimacy over justice. Pettit Philip , On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2012 . xii +338 pp. © 2017 by...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 590–593.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Christine Thomas SOCRATIC WISDOM: THE MODEL OF KNOWLEDGE IN PLATO'S EARLY DIALOGUES. By Hugh H. Benson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. ix, 292. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS than the lofty goals that he announces.1 But if we reject...
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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 January 2016) 125 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Kenny Easwaran Titelbaum Michael Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xii +345 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Many philosophers have suggested that a fruitful way to think about belief and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Christopher Hitchcock CAUSALITY: MODELS, REASONING AND INFERENCE. By Judea Pearl. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xvi, 384. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 4 (October 2001) CAUSALITY...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Michael G. Titelbaum Can self-locating beliefs be relevant to non-self-locating claims? Traditional Bayesian modeling techniques have trouble answering this question because their updating rule fails when applied to situations involving contextsensitivity. This essay develops a fully general...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 353–392.
Published: 01 July 2015
... this view, which this essay calls the “diary model,” one's memory ordinarily serves as a means for one's present self to gain evidence about one's past judgments, and in turn about the truth. This essay rejects the diary model's analogy between memory and testimony from one's former self, arguing first...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 383–421.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Karen Margrethe Nielsen This article examines Aristotle's model of deliberation as inquiry (zêtêsis), arguing that Aristotle does not treat the presumption of open alternatives as a precondition for rational deliberation. Deliberation aims to uncover acts that are up to us and conducive to our ends...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
... generating certain mathematical models, they will not appear in a faithful mathematical representation of credences of ordinary propositions. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 It has been widely argued that belief is not just an all-or-nothing attitude—there is also a notion of belief that comes in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... section sets the stage by introducing a case study from Leibniz's technical work on the strength of extended, rigid beams. The second section draws on that case study to introduce a model for understanding Leibniz's views on the relationship between derivative and primitive forces. The third section draws...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... about the nature of the self or soul. His diagnosis has two main components: first, the positing of “Transcendental Illusion”—a pervasive intellectual illusion, modeled on perceptual illusion, which predisposes us to accept as sound certain invalid arguments for substantive theses about the nature of...
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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 2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
... gives a unified treatment that uses simple models of the cases and no controversial assumptions about confirmation or self-locating evidence. The article will argue that the troublesome feature of all these cases is not self-location but selection effects. © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 I...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... elements of the context, for example, I can fail to refer to the speaker. More precisely, indexicals are syntactically akin to logical variables. They can be free, in which case they work, roughly, on the Kaplan model. But they can also be bound: this happens, in a systematic fashion, when they are in the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 401–425.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Timothy Bays Cornell University 2007 Bays, Timothy. 2001 . “On Putnam and His Models.” Journal of Philosophy 98 : 331 -501. ____. 2006 . “The Mathematics of Skolem's Paradox.” In Philosophy of Logic , ed. Dale Jacquette, 615 -48. London: Elsevier. ____. Forthcoming a. “More...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 547–551.
Published: 01 October 2017
... explanation, or it is recommending that we simply withhold judgment where we do not have an adequate reason to posit a more complex model? Because different projects have answered these questions differently, Sober speaks of Ockham's razor s— a proliferation of parsimonies. Early in the book's first...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 457–459.
Published: 01 July 2001
... calls “the model of ‘object and designation”’ (s293). This model suggests a “primitive schema” (7) of how words perform their offices: The critical business of words is somehow to hook up to entities that determine their proper uses. Names for everyday, “empirical” objects are supposed to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 495–532.
Published: 01 October 2007
... -76. Hall, N., and L. Paul. 2003 . “Causation and Preemption.” In Philosophy of Science Today , ed. P. Clark and k. Hawley, 100 -130. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Halpern, J., and J. Pearl. 2001 . “Causes and Explanations: A Structural-Model Approach—Part 1: Causes.” In Proceedings of...