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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 124-129.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Lisa Downing Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii +196 pp. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 Edleston, J., ed. 1969 . Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes . London: Frank Cass. McGuire, J. E. 1995 . Tradition...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 570-572.
Published: 01 October 2003
.... G. Alexander (1956), which includes as an invaluable bonus (for teaching purposes) excerpts from Newton’s Principia and Opticks. Vailati organizes his critical commentary into six chapters that reflect suc- cessively major topical divisions of the correspondence: God, the soul, free will...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 117-124.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Wright, 58–79. Oxford: Blackwell. Christopher S. Hill Brown University Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 1, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-019 Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii þ196 pp. Andrew Janiak’s Newton as Philosopher seeks “to...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 130-134.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Indeterminacy of Translation.” In A Companion to the Philosophy of Language, ed. Bob Hale and Crispin Wright, 58–79. Oxford: Blackwell. Christopher S. Hill Brown University Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 1, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-019 Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 134-137.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Indeterminacy of Translation.” In A Companion to the Philosophy of Language, ed. Bob Hale and Crispin Wright, 58–79. Oxford: Blackwell. Christopher S. Hill Brown University Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 1, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-019 Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 137-140.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Wright, 58–79. Oxford: Blackwell. Christopher S. Hill Brown University Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 1, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-019 Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii þ196 pp. Andrew Janiak’s Newton as Philosopher seeks “to...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 140-143.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Indeterminacy of Translation.” In A Companion to the Philosophy of Language, ed. Bob Hale and Crispin Wright, 58–79. Oxford: Blackwell. Christopher S. Hill Brown University Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 1, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2010-019 Andrew Janiak, Newton as Philosopher. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269-272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... will supply easy exemplars, but these expectations are soon confounded. At first sight, our subject's contours appear evident enough—worlds of point masses held together through action-at-a-distance forces monitored by Newton's three laws of motion—yet these simple outlines grow misty as we approach...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 393-398.
Published: 01 July 2017
... knowledge, and philosophers who accept Newton's rival, inductivist ideal. According to the former group, causal relationships are akin to geometric ones—an effect is a “necessary, quasi-geometric consequence” of its cause (164)—and science aims at a priori, demonstrative knowledge of them. Descartes and...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619-620.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., Peter, Quine reviewed by Christopher S. Hill 117 Janiak, Andrew, Newton as Philosopher reviewed by Lisa Downing 124 Gregory, Eric, Politics and the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship reviewed by Paul Weithman 130 Kosch, Michelle, Freedom and Reason in Kant, Schelling...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 342-354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... measurable magnitudes. And Kant needs to give this foundation for Newton's physics without relying either on the mechanism of Descartes and his followers or on Newton's absolute space and time. Second, Friedman argues that “the general dynamical theory of matter on which Kant builds a foundation for Newton's...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 626-629.
Published: 01 October 2001
...,” which derives from the work of Galileo and is entrenched by Newton’s basic mechan- ical formulas. The projection includes basic concepts, methods, ways of look- ing, an experimental tradition, a language, and more. A different projection would disclose a different world of objects, hence Heidegger’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 308-310.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Church’s position on the Incarnation, the Stoic conception of anima mundi, Henry More on infinite space, Newton on the universe, and then to surmise that there is perhaps a trace of all this in Des- cartes (64–65). If Arriaga is worth talking about at all, then we should take the time to find out what...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 602-604.
Published: 01 October 2002
... 603 BOOK REVIEWS puzzle is to take Newton’s reference to have been indeterminate as between the two kinds of mass, and similarly in other cases of theory change. But then induction suggests that the language of our own current scientific theories must be full of...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 545-547.
Published: 01 October 2005
... (that is, in situations in which Newton’s law are not even approximately correct). 546 BOOK REVIEWS Second, Woodward’s appeal to this miracle seems simply unnecessary. New- ton’s laws tell us that in situations in which a...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 145-149.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Natika Newton. 2010. How the Mind Uses the Brain to Move the Body and Image the Universe. Chicago: Open Court. xxx þ 267 pp. Fahy, Thomas Richard, ed. 2010. The Philosophy of Horror. Philosophy of Popular Culture. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. vi þ 259 pp. Faulkner, Joanne. 2010...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 149-153.
Published: 01 January 2013
... York: Oxford University Press. x þ 348 pp. Janiak, Andrew, and Eric Schliesser, eds. 2012. Interpreting Newton: Critical Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ix þ439 pp. Kabasenche, William P., Michael O’Rourke, and Matthew H. Slater, eds. 2012. The Environment: Philosophy, Science...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 438-441.
Published: 01 July 2004
... foundations of their discipline. The Leibniz/Newton controversy over the nature of physical space and the Einstein/Bohr exchanges over quantum theory provide paradigm examples of this phenom- enon. David Howie’s splendid recent book describes another philosophically laden dispute of this sort. Throughout...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 653-661.
Published: 01 October 2000
... and Tragedy. Warwick Studies in European Philosophy. By Miguel de Beistegui and Simon Sparks, eds. New York Routledge, 2000. Pp. ix, 246. Newton’s Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World. By David Berlinski. New York: Free Press, 2000. Pp. xxiii, 224. From Pluralist...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 143-150.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... Atlantic Highlands: Rodopi, 2000. Pp. vii, 245. The Argument of the Action: Essays on Greek Poetry and Philosophy. By Seth Benardete. Ed. Ronna Burger and Michael Davis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. mi, 434. Newton’s Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of...