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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 235–240.
Published: 01 April 2022
...J. Adam Carter adam.carter@glasgow.ac.uk Trinkaus Zagzebski Linda , Epistemic Values: Collected Papers in Epistemology . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2020 . 364 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 Linda Zagzebski has made wide-ranging and influential...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
...D. M. Armstrong PAPERS IN METAPHYSICS AND EPISTEMOLOGY. By David Lewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp.ix, 453. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVlEWS The Philosophical him,Vol. 110, No. 1 (January 2001) PAPERS IN METAPHYSICS...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 275–287.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Graeme Forbes In this critical review I discuss the main themes of the papers in Kit Fine's Modality and Tense: Philosophical Papers . These themes are that modal operators are intelligible in their own right and that actualist quantifiers are to be taken as basic with respect to possibilist...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 580–586.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Christopher Williams Frank Sibley, Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics. Edited by John Benson, Betty Redfern, and Jeremy Roxbee Cox. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 2001. Pp. xii, 280. Cornell University 2003...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 501–536.
Published: 01 October 2020
...? While much of this thought seems right, this paper argues that the relationship between the epistemic and the zetetic is not as harmonious as one might have thought and liked. In particular, this paper argues that some familiar contemporary epistemic norms are in tension with, and even in conflict...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
...” demanding “demotion of space and time to mere forms of our sensory intuition.” This paper aims at an adequate understanding of Kant’s enigmatic idealist argument from handed objects, as well as an understanding of its relation to the other key supports of his idealism. The paper’s central finding...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 173–238.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Andrew Bacon This paper argues that the theory of structured propositions is not undermined by the Russell-Myhill paradox. I develop a theory of structured propositions in which the Russell-Myhill paradox doesn’t arise: the theory does not involve ramification or compromises to the underlying logic...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Jack C. Lyons The paper offers a solution to the generality problem for a reliabilist epistemology, by developing an “algorithm and parameters” scheme for type-individuating cognitive processes. Algorithms are detailed procedures for mapping inputs to outputs. Parameters are psychological variables...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 537–589.
Published: 01 October 2020
... need in order to write the “book of the world.” This paper attempts to make good on this metaphor. To that end, a modality is introduced that, put informally, stands to propositions as logical truth stands to sentences. The resulting theory, formulated in higher-order logic, also vindicates the Humean...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 533–581.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... In this paper, I argue that they also shed light on the theory of truth. In particular, I argue that the notion of ground can be deployed to clearly articulate one strand of deflationary thinking about truth, according to which truth is “metaphysically lightweight.” I offer a ground-theoretic explication...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 1–49.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Eddy Keming Chen If there are fundamental laws of nature, can they fail to be exact? In this paper, I consider the possibility that some fundamental laws are vague. I call this phenomenon fundamental nomic vagueness . I characterize fundamental nomic vagueness as the existence of borderline lawful...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 453–497.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Jon Erling Litland This paper develops a novel theory of abstraction—what we call collective abstraction . The theory solves a notorious problem for noneliminative structuralism. The noneliminative structuralist holds that in addition to various isomorphic systems there is a pure structure that can...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Paolo Santorio Know-how and expressivism are usually regarded as disjoint topics, belonging to distant areas of philosophy. This paper argues that, despite obvious differences, the two debates have important similarities. In particular, semantic and conceptual tools developed by expressivists can...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Sarah Moss This paper defends an account of full belief, including an account of its relationship to credence. Along the way, I address several familiar and difficult questions about belief. Does fully believing a proposition require having maximal confidence in it? Are rational beliefs closed...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Sarah Moss This paper argues that just as full beliefs can constitute knowledge, so can properties of your credence distribution. The resulting notion of probabilistic knowledge helps us give a natural account of knowledge ascriptions embedding language of subjective uncertainty, and a simple...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... committed to antihaecceitism. The goal of this paper is to point out some problems for antihaecceitism (and therefore for the thesis that all fundamental facts are qualitative). The article focuses on two common assumptions about possible worlds: (i) Sets of possible worlds are the bearers of objective...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
... (henceforth DRCD) and defends a quantificational account of complex demonstratives. In two recent papers, Nathan Salmon has criticized one of the book's arguments against DRCD. In this essay I show that Salmon's criticism fails. I also show that the version of DRCD that Salmon ends up endorsing is false...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Discontents. Cambridge University Press, 2001 Pp. 369, xi. This is a book of new essays by different authors on physicalism. The essays are divided into three sections. In the first, the papers are, the editors say, “gener- ally sympathetic” (ix) to physicalism. The opening paper, by Papineau...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 592–597.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Paul Katsafanas Clark Maudemarie , Nietzsche on Ethics and Politics . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . ix + 311 pp . © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Maudemarie Clark's Nietzsche on Ethics and Politics is a collection of eleven previously published papers and three...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 April 2003
...- provoking system, and this collection of eleven essays represents state-of-the-art engagement with that system across a range of topics. The title would suggest that the papers would deal in particular with Lewis’s doctrine of Humean supervenience, the doctrine that all the contingent truths...