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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 326–330.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Peter Langland-Hassan References Nichols, Shaun, and Stephen P. Stich. 2000. “A Cognitive Theory of Pretense.” Cognition 74, no. 2: 115–47 In sum, Belief aims to undermine orthodox views about belief while serving as an advertisement for pragmatism in general. While those...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Thomas McCarthy PRAGMATIC LIBERALISM AND THE CRITIQUE OF MODERNITY. By Gary Gutting. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 198. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REWEWS The Philosophical him,Vol. 110, No. 1 (‘January 2001...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 371–374.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Peter Pagin Korta Kepa Perry John , Critical Pragmatics . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . ix +178 pp. © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 This slim and elegant book by Korta and Perry (KP) is a welcome new contribution to the semantics-pragmatics area...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 532–535.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Howard Sankey Mladenović Bojana , Kuhn's Legacy: Epistemology, Metaphilosophy, and Pragmatism . New York: Columbia University Press , 2017 . xiv + 236 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Thomas S. Kuhn's famous book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions , is one...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 January 2002
...) Evidence, Pragmatics, and Justification Jeremy Fantl and Matthew McGrath Train Case 1. You’re at Back Bay Station in Boston preparing to take the commuter rail to Providence. You’re going to see friends. It will be a relaxing vacation. You’ve been in a rather...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Daniel Hoek Conversational exculpature is a pragmatic process whereby information is subtracted from, rather than added to, what the speaker literally says. This pragmatic content subtraction explains why we can say “Rob is six feet tall” without implying that Rob is between 5 ′11.99″ and 6 ′0.01...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 405–451.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Dilip Ninan This essay uses a puzzle about assertion and time to explore the pragmatics, semantics, and epistemology of future discourse. The puzzle concerns cases in which a subject is in a position to say, at an initial time t , that it will be that ϕ , but is not in a position to say, at a later...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 323–369.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to such counterfactuals. In light of this, one could try to save the orthodox theories either by appealing to pragmatics or by denying that the antecedents of alleged counteridenticals really contain identity claims. Or one could reject the orthodox theory of counterfactuals in favor of a hyperintensional semantics...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 317–358.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of this essay, I will ask whether it is possible to be a skeptic, and if so, what it would take, on three different accounts of the nature of doxastic attitudes. On the first account, which I will call the direct pragmatic picture, following Robert Stalnaker (1984), I will argue that it is impossible...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Una Stojnić Stalnaker Robert , Context . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2014 . viii + 248 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 This book is a development of Stalnaker's dominant research program (going back to Stalnaker 1970 ), defending the “autonomy of pragmatics...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 355–359.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tom Donaldson Misak Cheryl , The American Pragmatists . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xvi +286 pp . © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 Cheryl Misak's The American Pragmatists is an examination of the history of American pragmatism, starting with Chauncey...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 641–647.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the field, edited and introduced by Andy Egan and Brian Weatherson. Most of the papers published here give detailed accounts of the semantics and pragmatics of plain epistemically modalized sentences such as (1) Mary might be in Chicago. and so I will focus on this aspect of the volume, summarizing...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2019
... origins and potential source of future creativity in this field, namely, pragmatism, Gallagher claims. In the first two chapters of the book, Gallagher looks at the big picture and the most general trends in nonclassical cognitive science and philosophy of mind. There is a lot of diversity...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 250–254.
Published: 01 April 2019
... will play a central role in any plausible pragmatic theory of modality. That's the sense in which time makes these questions about modality special. For the pragmatist, then, modal thinking becomes part of the explanandum —part of the manifest image of time, broadly construed, which it is Callender's...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 288–291.
Published: 01 April 2002
... on Charles Peirce’s notions of truth, ratio- nality, and pragmatism indicates an investigation of Peirce’s overall approach to inquiry. Specifically, he attends to all the features of human experience, from instinctive beliefs to logical constraints, that make scientific inquiry pos- sible. What gives...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 126–132.
Published: 01 January 2017
... is compatible with the speakers' pragmatic presuppositions in C , then w cannot be properly ignored in C . (20) Together with (L * ), this Rule yields the core idea of PEC, and the one that does most of the theoretical work in the book: namely, that a necessary condition for the satisfaction of ‘knows p...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 319–322.
Published: 01 April 2021
... unifies literature that is historically dispersed philosophically (and linguistically). It is a feat to bring philosophy of language, linguistics, philosophy of mind, semantics, pragmatics, feminism, and social and political philosophy into conversation with each other in a unified way. If anything comes...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 240–247.
Published: 01 April 2018
... renders the notion of metaphysical necessity superfluous. Building on Putnam's disagreement with Kripke on reference, Berger also argues that conceivability and possibility are distinct notions (316–17). Cora Diamond's free-flowing essay also constitutes a reflection on pragmatism, examining Putnam's...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 447–482.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Now Gibbard does say that pragmatic considerations fail to bear upon what it is rational to believe, and that the only considerations rel- evant to rationality are evidential: Take the stock example of the man who has evidence his wife is unfaith- ful. Whether it is still rational...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 October 2017
... are exclusively evidential. So following the evidence is always required. McCormick gets behind the opposing, pragmatist view, which denies this. It's pretty tame pragmatism, however, since straying from the evidence is usually wrong, we're assured. Still, if McCormick is right, then it's lights out...