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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Christopher Shields Verity Harte, Plato on Parts and Wholes: The Metaphysics of Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. x, 311. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 2 (April 2005...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Michael Roubach A PARTING OF THE WAYS: CARNAP, CASSIRER, AND HEIDEGGER. By Michael Friedman. Chicago: Open Court, 2000. Pp. xv, 175. Cornell University 2002 Heidegger, Martin. 1998 . Pathmarks . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. BOOK REVIEWS...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Franklin Mason PARTS AND PLACES: THE STRUCTURES OF SPATIAL REPRESENTATION. By Roberto Casati and Achille C. Varzi. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1999. Pp. 238. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS important philosophical topic. It deserves readers who...
Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 1. Separation of parts Figure 1. . Separation of parts More
Published: 01 October 2014
Figure 9 The partition of 7 having exactly three parts Figure 9 . The partition of 7 having exactly three parts More
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Jonathan Schaffer Which is prior, the whole or its parts? The monist holds that the whole is prior to its parts, and thus views the cosmos as fundamental, with metaphysical explanation dangling downward from the One. The pluralist holds that the parts are prior to their whole, and thus tends to...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Michael McKenna Peter van Inwagen contends that nonresponsibility transfers across deterministic relations. Suppose it does. If the facts of the past and the laws of nature entail every truth about what one does, and no one is even in part morally responsible for the past and the laws, then no one...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., though this should strike us as surprising since the timocratic figure would seem to be duplicitous, intellectually passive, and at the mercy of the fortuitous opinions of others. This timocrat's position thus raises problems concerning the intrinsic value of the spirited part of the soul, problems that...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
... elegant explanations of a range of puzzling observations about epistemic modals. The first part of the story offers a unifying treatment of disputes about epistemic modality and disputes about matters of fact while at the same time avoiding the complexities of alternative theories. The second part of the...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
...David Shoemaker This essay attempts to provide and defend what may be the first actual argument in support of P. F. Strawson's merely stated vision of a response-dependent theory of moral responsibility. It does so by way of an extended analogy with the funny. In part 1, it makes the easier and...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 481–532.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Jon Erling Litland Most authors on metaphysical grounding have taken full grounding to be an internal relation in the sense that it's necessary that if the grounds and the grounded both obtain, then the grounds ground the grounded. The negative part of this essay exploits empirical and provably...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... prototypes to which a satisfactory account must answer. I argue against these positions and then pursue an account that finds its motivation in their rejection. My main claim is: the power to make promises, and other related forms of commitment, is an integral part of the ability to engage in special...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Thomas Sattig It seems to be a platitude of common sense that distinct ordinary objects cannot coincide, that they cannot fit into the same place or be composed of the same parts at the same time. The paradoxes of coincidence are instances of a breakdown of this platitude in light of...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... matter of course, conscious of ourselves, but we do not, as a matter of course, know ourselves. A second group of remarks, all of which occur in part 5 of the Ethics , emphasizes a different point about consciousness and knowledge: the knowledge that distinguishes the minds of the most powerful or...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Mark Schroeder According to a naive view sometimes apparent in the writings of moral philosophers, 'ought' often expresses a relation between agents and actions —the relation that obtains between an agent and an action when that action is what that agent ought to do. It is not part of this naive...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Matthew Mandelkern What does ‘might’ mean? One hypothesis is that ‘It might be raining’ is essentially an avowal of ignorance like ‘For all I know, it's raining’. But it turns out these two constructions embed in different ways—in particular, as parts of larger constructions like Wittgenstein's ‘It...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... particular, I'll be discussing whether, or to what extent, the overdetermination problem turns on particular conceptions of causation. The essay falls into two parts. In the first half (sections 1–2), after briefly presenting the overdetermination problem in section 1, I address the question whether...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 345–383.
Published: 01 July 2017
... part how to do something, or that one knows how to do something better than somebody else. When coupled with absolutism, the gradability of ascriptions of know-how can be used to mount a powerful argument against intellectualism about know-how—the view that know-how is a species of propositional...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 51–91.
Published: 01 January 2007
... . “Parts as Essential to Their Wholes.” Review of Metaphysics 26 : 581 -603. ____. 1975 . “Mereological Essentialism: Further Considerations.” Review of Metaphysics 28 : 477 -84. ____. 1976 . Person and Object: A Metaphysical Study . La Salle, IL: Open Court. Dorr, Cian. 2005 . “What...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 April 2008
... separate, but related positions in its three parts. However, for some reason, the subtitle has them in the wrong order—part 1 argues for a special deflationary account of truth (and deals at length with the semantics and regimentation of natural language); part 2 argues that the role of mathematical...