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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... . “From Nihilism to Monism.” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 : 175 -91. ____. 2007b. “Monism.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Spring 2007 edition, ed. Edward N. Zalta. http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2007/entries/monism/ . ____. 2009 . “On What Grounds What...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... monistic or inclusivist. According to the monists, happiness consists exclusively of contemplation. According to the inclusivists, contemplation is one constituent of happiness, but morally virtuous activity is another. In this essay I will examine influential defenses of monism. Finding these accounts...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 167–172.
Published: 01 January 2023
... this criterion should presumably think that both Physical Foundationalism and Physical Eliminativism are better explanations than Ontologically Neutral Monism. The Complete-Explanation Criterion . Suppose potential explanations E1 and E2 would both explain some explanandum, but E1 would do so while...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of philosophy itself? This is the central issue of Franks’s book. His argument has four main parts. First, in chapters 1–3, he discusses the common prob- lems that both Kant and German idealists confront in terms of differing atti- tudes about dualism, monism, and skepticism. His starting point is a detailed...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 451–454.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of these thinkers. He contends that Aristotle represents them as propounding both “entity monism,” the view that reality consists of just a single entity, and “essence monism,” the view that reality is all of the same essence. In chapter 1, Clarke concludes Aristotle must have understood Parmenides and Melissus...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 January 2004
... as they arise in a variety of other contexts, including Spinoza’s philosophical psychology, ethics, and even his political philosophy. In summary: Spinoza’s monism is the topic of papers by Della Rocca and Carriero. Koistinen and Mason offer papers on Spinoza’s account...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 511–518.
Published: 01 July 2013
... for Russellian monism, but there is also a more particular concern about protophenomenalism. It seems to pose a dilemma. Either protophenomenal properties are sufficiently similar to familiar phenomenal properties that it is easy to see how they could constitute phenomenal properties, or they are not. On the one...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... the absolutist, ought to accept that the constitution of things in themselves as “objects of pure understanding” excludes the kind of priority monism in fact obtaining in space. Kant’s framing of his idealist argument as a merely supporting one is highly appropriate if its idealist conclusion relies...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 292–297.
Published: 01 April 2016
...—enriches Melamed's understanding of Spinoza's text. Part of the tension between the principles, as Melamed, echoing Hegel's interpretation of Spinoza, recognizes, is that the PSR, if left unchecked, gives rise to a thoroughgoing monism in which all multiplicity vanishes. Melamed wants to resist this blank...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2003
... or to develop criteria for deciding this ques- tion. In his discussion of interpretation Stecker attempts to stake out a path between critical monism and critical pluralism, arguing that there are versions of these two views that are compatible and indeed complementary. Critical monism according...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and chemistry is one of “anomalous monism.” For those who have wrestled with Davidson’s claim of how the science of psy- chology could be both metaphysically dependent upon, and yet methodologi- cally autonomous from, the physiology that underlies it, this claim is sure to excite debate...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., in “The Miracle of Monism,” John Dupré argues that there is no good empiri- cal reason whatsoever to believe that a particular ontological view—materialist monism—is true. The only reason to believe in materialist monism, according to Dupré, is that it is implied by the widely accepted myth of the unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 650–653.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., in “The Miracle of Monism,” John Dupré argues that there is no good empiri- cal reason whatsoever to believe that a particular ontological view—materialist monism—is true. The only reason to believe in materialist monism, according to Dupré, is that it is implied by the widely accepted myth of the unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 654–656.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., in “The Miracle of Monism,” John Dupré argues that there is no good empiri- cal reason whatsoever to believe that a particular ontological view—materialist monism—is true. The only reason to believe in materialist monism, according to Dupré, is that it is implied by the widely accepted myth of the unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 663–666.
Published: 01 October 2007
... naturalism as such, but only one or another version of it. Some papers in this volume focus their criticism on one or another version of what the editors call the “ontological theme” in scientific naturalism. For instance, in “The Miracle of Monism,” John Dupré argues that there is no good empiri- cal...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 April 2005
... attention to the first section, where Zeno argues on behalf of monism that the very notion of plurality is fraught with incoherencies, and to the long third section that derives difficulty for the notion of unity. Unfortunately, as she notes with characteristic candor, the “mereological undercurrent...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 657–663.
Published: 01 October 2007
... naturalism as such, but only one or another version of it. Some papers in this volume focus their criticism on one or another version of what the editors call the “ontological theme” in scientific naturalism. For instance, in “The Miracle of Monism,” John Dupré argues that there is no good empiri- cal...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 428–434.
Published: 01 July 2000
... extirpate all forms of emo- tional attachment that are morally unreliable or vulnerable. Though the Stoic identification of virtue and happiness represents a form of eudai- monism that Kant rejects, their refusal to recognize nonmoral goods as genuine goods appears to foreshadow Kant s sharp distinction...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
... for either C   ′ = ¬ C or C   ′ = Ω C are surveyed in Fitelson and Hitchcock 2011 and recapitulated in table 1 . How should we deal with this plurality of measures of causal strength? Two major attitudes are possible. First, there is monism : there is only one adequate...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 82–84.
Published: 01 January 2001
... that the ascription is disposition-a1 rather than cat- egorical. When a disposition has a categorical base, the two are identical and so there is no threat of overdetermination. Mumford sees his view as a neutral monism, because, though he identifies the disposition with the categorical base, he gives...