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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2019) 128 (4): 423–462.
Published: 01 October 2019
... by Cornell University 2019 games aesthetics agency art autonomy practical reason To some, games are a trivial endeavor; they are merely a way to relieve boredom and idle away the time. Even worse, games might seem like egotistical indulgences in the pleasures of competition, victory...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 241–272.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nicolas Cornell This essay defends the possibility of preemptive forgiving, that is, forgiving before the offending action has taken place. This essay argues that our moral practices and emotions admit such a possibility, and it attempts to offer examples to illustrate this phenomenon...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Daniel Drucker This article investigates when one can (rationally) have attitudes, and when one cannot. It argues that a comprehensive theory must explain three phenomena. First, being related by descriptions or names to a proposition one has strong reason to believe is true does not guarantee...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Widerker. It shows that neither is sufficient to reject the Direct Argument. The article then proceeds to challenge the argument in a novel fashion. Van Inwagen has not given us good reason to think that the principle in question has an adequate anchor in our inferential practices, especially in light...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and other elements of our emotional lives. It then shows how this argument helps to answer an important recent challenge to Strawson's position. If this essay is right, there is good reason to doubt that the reforms envisaged by some incompatibilists, reforms to our blame-related practices, are a real...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
... have, we may reasonably decide to use them. But that does not mean that my argument is without practical import. While the practice of using lotteries may be unproblematic, the practice of treating the Lottery Requirement as a valid moral principle is not. If we treat it as valid, we will, for example...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 219–224.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and is not usually counted among Aristotle's significant conceptual innovations. Olfert argues that the notion of practical truth in fact underpins one of Aristotle's most famous distinctions: between theoretical and practical reason. If her analysis is correct, this division presupposes the existence...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in terms of some bit of practical reasoning, the agent cannot be directly moved by a desire. For Schueler, genuine practical reasoning contains evaluative pre- mises; and, more specifically, reasoning from a desire must at least implicitly involve (i) an evaluative premise to the effect that one’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 339–393.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Kieran Setiya Anscombe, G. E. M. 1963 . Intention . 2nd ed. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. ____. 1983 . The Causation of Action. In Knowledge and Mind , ed. C. Ginet and S. Shoemaker, 174 -90. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ____. 1989 . Practical Inference. In Virtues and Reasons , ed...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 583–586.
Published: 01 October 2000
...) THE AUTHORITY OF REASON. By JEAN E. HAIMPTON.Ed. RICHARDHEALEY. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 310. At the time of her death in 1996, Jean Hampton was working on a book on practical reason she had tentatively titled, A Theory ofReasons. The above volume consists...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 609–611.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... By ROBERT H. MYERS. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. viii, 179. Self-Governance and Cooperation offers solutions to two fundamental problems in moral philosophy, one concerning the nature and requirements of morality and the other the nature and requirements of practical reason. Robert...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2000
...” described above. Chapters 4-6 argue that Kan- tian conceptions of respect, pure practical reason, and dignity are under- mined by the (alleged) benign nature of integral breakdown and the vul- nerability and fragility of character that is essential to human dignity. The final three chapters...