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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 October 2011
... facto justification of “appropriate action,” as action undertaken for good if not perfect reasons. On the other hand, she notes that he is apparently concerned primarily with a practical criterion for action, that is, something that would regulate or guide one’s life—which is not (she objects) what...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 298–301.
Published: 01 April 2012
... a very large role to rules in their practice of art and criticism. But Beiser’s description of the figures he discusses is conducted with the exceptional scholarship that characterizes all of his work, and in the absence of much dis- cussion of these figures in recent Anglophone philosophical literature...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 374–377.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that all practical reasons arise from the perspective of a particular agent. Street then uses a creative thought experiment about a reflective, valuing social insect to support the Humean view that our contingent attitudes are sources of normativity, and argues against any conception of morality...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 219–224.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Karen Margrethe Nielsen Aristotle on Practical Truth is built around Olfert's prize-winning essay “Aristotle's Conception of Practical Truth” ( 2014 ), which is here reprinted as chapter 3. The introductory chapters and the chapters that follow it lead up to and explore the implications of its...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Margaret Gilbert Keith Graham, Practical Reasoning in a Social World: How We Act Together. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 202. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 1 (January 2004...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Kieran Setiya Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet, eds. Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. x, 317. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS Notes 1 In the preface...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 654–656.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Allen Coates Peter Baumann and Monika Betzler, eds., Practical Conflicts . Cambridge University Press, 2004. vii + 344 pp. book reviews Joseph L. Camp Jr., Confusion: A Study in the Theory of Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. x + 246 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Tenenbaum, Appearances of the Good: An Essay on the Nature of Practical Reason. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. vii + 315 pp. The main ambition of Sergio Tenenbaum’s new book, Appearances of the Good, is to restore to plausibility what Tenenbaum...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Michael E. Bratman RULING PASSIONS: A THEORY OF PRACTICAL REASONING. By Simon Blackburn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 334. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVEWS entails the existence of final causes...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 515–518.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Sebastian Köhler s.koehler@fs.de Sinclair Neil , Practical Expressivism . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . 295 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 An underappreciated but core part of metaethical expressivism is a thesis about moral practice’s function...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Helena de Bres James Aaron , Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . xiii+366 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 For the past decade, in a series of interconnected papers, Aaron James has been developing...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 130–140.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Bryan J. Parkhurst Wolterstorff Nicholas , Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 325 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 As is known to readers of his numerous books on numerous topics, Nicholas Wolterstorff possesses great...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 561–566.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Fred D. Miller, JR S. Sara Monoson, Plato's Democratic Entanglements: Athenian Politics and the Practice of Philosophy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 252. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Barry Maguire; Jack Woods It is plausible that there is a distinctively epistemic standard of correctness for belief. It is also plausible that there is a range of practical reasons bearing on belief. These theses are often thought to be in tension with each other. To resolve the tension...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
... analysis—it presents a new account that builds on both the existential and conditional analyses. On this account, the act conditional analysis , a sentence like ‘John can swim across the river’ says that there is some practically available action (in a sense the essay makes precise...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2016
... disagreements about how to pursue those ends. This essay defends the claim that, in certain circumstances of reasonable disagreement, proper care for a friend as a practical and moral agent requires allowing your friend's judgment to decide what you are to do, even when you disagree with that judgment (and even...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 209–239.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Nomy Arpaly; Timothy Schroeder Theoretical and practical deliberation are voluntary activities, and like all voluntary activities, they are performed for reasons. To hold that all voluntary activities are performed for reasons in virtue of their relations to past, present, or even merely possible...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and subjective faces of the same practical coin. This has much the same metaphysical benefits as Lewis’s own view of chance and also throws interesting new light on Newcomb problems, providing an irenic resolution of the apparent disagreement between causal and evidential decision rules. © 2012 by Cornell...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 January 2014
... against subjectivist theories of practical reason, it is argued that a form of subjectivist theory exists that is not only consistent with Parfit's claim that all reasons for acting are object rather than state given, but that can support that claim. Second, it is argued that Parfit's arguments against...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., as opposed to simply picking one of the parties on more subjective grounds or out of pure whim. In addition to the practical consequences of this skeptical view, the article sketches some theoretical implications for debates about saving the greater number and about axiomatic utilitarianism...