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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 179–217.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the agent's object-involving de se representation of that very exercise as justifying . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 basing relation inference operative reason motivating reason epistemic agency deviant causal chain transparency So-Hyun watches Al-Jazeera and also watches...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 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 (1 October 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 (1 July 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
... University Eric Watkins (ed. and trans Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason”: Background Source Materials (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009) and Eric Watkins, Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005) There was a time when the dispute about...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 January 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 (1 April 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 (1 July 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 October 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 (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... still a dualism between egoism and utilitarianism. Admittedly, Sidgwick (508) is misleading when, in stating the dualism, he writes that we must “admit an ultimate and fundamental contradiction in our apparent intuitions of what is Reasonable in conduct” and that “the apparently intuitive operation of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 April 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 (1 October 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 (1 January 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 (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Paolo Santorio According to the orthodox account developed by Kaplan, indexicals like I, you , and now invariably refer to elements of the context of speech. This essay argues that the orthodoxy is wrong. I, you , and the like are shifted by certain modal operators and hence can fail to refer to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... commonly thought, just on the presence of an operator ‘actually’. This essay argues that this phenomenon provides evidence that mood admits of bound and free readings along the lines of tenses and pronouns. It therefore favors the hypothesis that natural language contains variables and quantifiers for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 275–287.
Published: 01 April 2008
... from Fine’s modalism to his actualism, I note that anti- actualists, that is, possibilists, might themselves divide over the ques- tion of modalism. One kind of possibilist takes modal operators to be problematic, perhaps for Quinean reasons, or perhaps for Lewisian ones (such operators can be...