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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 (2011) 120 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... “The 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): 130–134.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii þ196 pp. Andrew Janiak’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii þ196 pp. Andrew Janiak’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... “The 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): 140–143.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii þ196 pp. Andrew Janiak’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 October 2003
... (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, space and time...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to be 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 (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...
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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 (2023) 132 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Jeffrey K. McDonough Reference De Risi Vincenzo . Forthcoming . “ The Genesis of Relationism: Leibniz’s Early Theory of Space and Newton’s Scholium .” In Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy , vol. 12 , edited by Rutherford Donald . Oxford : Oxford University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2023
... it as a poorly constructed and indecisive work that proved nothing. Had they had the patience for a conversation, the two would have agreed on a few things: that corporeal atoms cannot constitute the ultimate units of reality, that the mechanical philosophy—and even Newton’s version of it—nevertheless gives good...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 626–629.
Published: 01 October 2001
... 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 paradoxical claims...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... analysis of the shape of a solid of least resistance in a resisting medium—which Newton (1999: 730, scholium to book 2, §7, proposition 34) modestly notes will be “of use for the construction of ships.” deshogan@princeton.edu © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 incongruent counterparts...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
... 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, and Kierkegaard...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 143–150.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 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 the World...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 433–468.
Published: 01 October 2005
... University Press, Clarendon Press. Mackie, J. L. 1973 . Truth, Probability, and Paradox . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Maclaurin, Colin. 1742 . A Treatise of Fluxions . Edinburgh: Ruddimans. ___. 1748/ 1971 . An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries . Hildesheim: Olms...
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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 (2005) 114 (4): 545–547.
Published: 01 October 2005
..., in considering this counterfactual, we are supposed to imagine a miraculous event that transports the moon to a higher orbit without affecting the tides. It seems dubious that “Newtonian theory itself” could tell us what happens given such a miracle (that is, in situations in which Newton’s law are not even...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 602–604.
Published: 01 October 2002
... 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 referential indeterminacy as well...