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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... will have a unique sufficient reason.) It's not a mathematical operation of that sort. Nonetheless, the story is strikingly similar. PSR sees in the concept contingent truth a rule for postulating explanatory grounds that can never be exhausted. Stepping back from any contingent truth or totality of...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Nomy Arpaly Korsgaard Christine , The Constitution of Agency: Essays on Practical Reason and Moral Psychology . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2008 . x + 345 pp . © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Richard Bett, ed. The Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 July 2000
...A. W. Price PHILOSOPHY AND THE GOOD LIFE: REASON AND THE PASSIONS IN GREEK, CARTESIAN AND PSYCHOANALYTIC ETHICS. By John Cottingham. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 230. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REWEWS as cause. (3) Although our having been created out of...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of Causation and Its Eighteenth-Century German Background Andrew Chignell and Derk Pereboom Cornell University Eric Watkins (ed. and trans Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason”: Background Source Materials (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert L. Perkins Michelle Kosch, Freedom and Reason in Kant, Schelling, and Kierkegaard . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. x + 236 pp. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Peter Hylton, Quine. New York: Routledge, 2007. x þ 405 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian Onof; Dennis Schulting In his argument for the possibility of knowledge of spatial objects, in the Transcendental Deduction of the B-version of the Critique of Pure Reason , Kant makes a crucial distinction between space as “form of intuition” and space as “formal intuition.” The...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gilbert Harman Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. At any given...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 179–217.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the agent's object-involving de se representation of that very exercise as justifying . basing relation inference operative reason motivating reason epistemic agency deviant causal chain transparency So-Hyun watches Al-Jazeera and also watches CNN. She watches Al-Jazeera because she...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 442–447.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Sanford Shieh Michael Potter, Reason's Nearest Kin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. x+305. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS Notes 1 Selections have been translated by Eckart Förster as...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Julia Markovits This essay examines the thought that our right actions have moral worth only if we perform them for the right reasons. It argues against the view, often ascribed to Kant, that morally worthy actions must be performed because they are right and argues that Kantians and others ought...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 209–239.
Published: 01 April 2012
... thinking and acting for reasons relies on some mechanism—one that could be vali- dated by an ideal observer who deliberated about the operations of the mechanism. But there is a related idea that is unsupportable and that we reject: the idea that what makes the mechanism one suited to ensure that we...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
... than chess. The important thing for current purposes is to take care in specifying what is supported by which reason: whether a rule is to be part of an operative standard for an activity, whether to engage in particular activities that are partially constituted by such rules, or whether to make...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
...) may also be shifted by operators in the representation language. Indeed verbs that create hyperintensional contexts, like `think', are treated as operators that simultaneously shift the world and assignment parameters. By contrast, metaphysical modal operators shift the world of assessment only. Names...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... be denied by someone of whom one has no more reason to suspect of error than oneself. For Sidgwick, then, the egoist must not deny the axioms. But it would seem that an egoist would reject benevolence . Second, Sidgwick thinks he must show that the commonsense moralist agrees to the axioms...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is based on reasons. Then the author argues that core object representations are based on reasons, through an examination of both experimental results and key markers of the basing relation. The scope of mental states that are subject to epistemic evaluation as justified or unjustified is not...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Neil Sinhababu This essay defends a strong version of the Humean theory of motivation on which desire is necessary both for motivation and for reasoning that changes our desires. Those who hold that moral judgments are beliefs with intrinsic motivational force need to oppose this view, and many of...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... equivalent to the assignment of a stably high rational degree of belief. Although the logical closure of belief and the Lockean thesis are attractive postulates in themselves, initially this may seem like a formal “curiosity”; however, as will be argued in the rest of the essay, a very reasonable theory of...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Ian Proops In the chapter of the Critique of Pure Reason entitled “The Paralogisms of Pure Reason” Kant seeks to explain how rationalist philosophers, including thinkers of the caliber of Descartes and Leibniz, could have arrived at what he considers to be certain erroneous, “dogmatic” conclusions...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 2008
... give voice to our most cognitively primitive generalizations and that this hypothesis accounts for a variety of facts ranging from acquisition patterns to cross-linguistic data concerning the phonological articulation of operators. I go on to develop an account of the nature of these cognitively...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 537–589.
Published: 01 October 2020
... idea that fundamental properties and relations are freely recombinable and a variant of the structural idea that propositions can be decomposed into their fundamental constituents via logical operations. Indeed, it is seen that, although these ideas are seemingly distinct, they are not independent, and...