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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2008
...John Heil Jaegwon Kim, Physicalism, or Something Near Enough . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. xiii + 186 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jaegwon Kim, Physicalism, or Something Near Enough. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press...
The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 317–358.
Published: 01 July 2012
... for traditional skeptical views in epistemology. In particular, it argues that on certain popular views about the nature of belief, it is impossible to adopt the near-global agnosticism recommended by the skeptical epistemologist. On other plausible views, it is possible only in special circumstances...
The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2020
... caring about when certain things happen as such . One kind of time bias is familiar and almost universally condemned, namely, the preference for good things to happen sooner and bad things later, even at the cost of a worse overall ratio of goods to bads. This is near bias. But as the plural in the...
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 January 2015
... constitution is compatible with global supervenience (and this may make her views less alarming for some philosophers). Finally, Baker advocates “near-naturalism,” a view that in her opinion can adequately account for the first-person perspective. Adapting Dan Dennett's famous phrase, one could say that...
The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
... like ‘near’ and ‘small’ are context dependent in various ways. Some newborn babies are said to be heavy, while some aircraft are said to be light, for example, and Paris may be said to be far away, yet Alpha Centauri is said to be nearby. The contents of perceptual experiences, however, do not...
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 143–178.
Published: 01 April 2019
... However, the same counterexample can be rerun another way: Flimsy. On my kitchen table near the fruit bowl, there is Flimsy. Flimsy is a “modal minimum”—an object that has all of its properties essentially. (Remember, the plenitude-lover should think there are many things like Flimsy, one coincident...
The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 292–295.
Published: 01 April 2015
... the Stoics from coming anywhere near human rights: either the right makes no difference to a person's well-being, or it belongs only truly to the Stoic sage—in which case the notion of right does not apply (164–65). But is there the Stoic line on indifferents? Anna Maria Ioppolo chronicles the...
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 73–114.
Published: 01 January 2018
... example, if the drug in the running example is lethal (e.g., its efficacy is near zero), then there is nearly zero chance that the researcher will falsely reject the null hypothesis, which, recall, states that the efficacy is at least 93%. However, if the true efficacy is precisely 93%, then the chance of...
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2019
... debates, the appropriate attitude toward civil disobedience of a near-just liberal state committed to an ideal of public reason. The inclusion of Gandhi's views on civil disobedience here is not ultimately instrumental in developing Haksar's critique of Rawls's argument. Nonetheless, there are possible...
The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 July 2001
... beauty has intrinsic value is held to have the liability of taking preferentialism for granted. Chapter 9 defends a consequentialist treatment of the moral significance of agent-relative evaluations, such as the existence of special obligations to the near and dear. The chapter also defends...
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2003
... and beautifully clear. In particu- lar Maddy has a near-miraculous gift for explaining mathematical technicali- ties in a way that is comprehensible to the non-expert. The book is therefore well worth reading not just for the new and bold philosophical position it pro- motes, but also as a...
The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2000
... none of these have found their way into this book. Another questionable (near) omission concerns the notion of a bisimulation between two mod- els; this notion, which is of fundamental importance in modal logic, is only mentioned in one of the exercises. And finally, while the authors provide a...
The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Hüttemann and Jennifer McKitrick on dispositions and causation. Hüttemann offers a process theory of causation based on dispositions that he claims shows how physics accommodates at least a near relative of causation and solves what he considers the fundamental problem of causation, namely, the tension...
The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 April 2016
... earliest philosophical works to works written near the end of his life, and not just his professional philosophical works but also popular lectures and notes that Kant wrote to himself that have come to be called Reflexionen . The massive and extremely informative overview that results raises three...
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... philosopher, these essays largely do so at the expense of ignoring her acknowledgement of many other women who were her precursors and near contemporaries. Some of these women were clearly important influences; with others she disagreed. But, to accurately assess the detail and distinctiveness of...
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the fundamentality of metaphysics seems to me either unnecessary or undermined. Kreines's near exclusive focus on the “Objectivity” section of the Begriffslogik and his silence on the “Subjectivity” section where Hegel discusses judgment and inference further highlight the potential problems with...
The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2020
... noncombatants is worse than killing combatants. (2) The uninitiated reader might wonder why a defense of Moral Distinction is needed in the first place. As Lazar points out, “If any moral principle commands near universal assent, this one does” (1). But despite widespread endorsement, civilian immunity has...
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... near enough substantive content to bear the weight Pasnau gives them. There is also a controversy about how principles of conscience might differ cru- cially from principles of synderesis. But what strikes me as the main problem is just that “most commentators” who discuss Aquinas’s views on...
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 July 2003
...; but this defense seems to re-introduce the indispensabil- ity arguments she has previously rejected. Stylistically the book is enjoyably readable and beautifully clear. In particu- lar Maddy has a near-miraculous gift for explaining mathematical technicali- ties in a way that is comprehensible...
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 215–245.
Published: 01 April 2003
... requires the agent to be concerned about her own overall good. The prudent per- son should have equal concern for all parts of her life, which requires that she not privilege or indulge her present or near-term interests at the expense of her distant interests. We might say that she is temporally...