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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 462–465.
Published: 01 July 2002
...John MacFarlane Colin McGinn, Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000. Pp. vi, 114. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS If the complement clause ascribes a first-person content, it expresses enrich- ment over what is conveyed by...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Delia Graff Fara One reason to think that names have a predicate-type semantic value is that they naturally occur in count-noun positions: ‘The Michaels in my building both lost their keys’; ‘I know one incredibly sharp Cecil and one that's incredibly dull’. Predicativism is the view that names...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Robin Jeshion Clarence Sloat, Ora Matushansky, and Delia Graff Fara advocate a Syntactic Rationale on behalf of predicativism, the view that names are predicates in all of their occurrences. Each argues that a set of surprising syntactic data compels us to recognize names as a special variety of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 323–369.
Published: 01 July 2018
... that it can explain all the peculiar features of counteridenticals in a satisfactory way. I conclude by defending the plausibility of contingent identity from objections. © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 counteridenticals necessity of identity predication hyperintensionality counterpart theory A...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 July 2015
... should reject the Standard Analysis. According to Raffman, a borderline case for ϕ should instead be understood as one that fails to satisfy both ϕ and an appropriate contrary predicate ϕ * . A little more precisely: Def. Call a ϕ/ϕ * ordering an ordering of values on a dimension that is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 January 2017
... simplest cases, we represent by referring to objects, indicating properties, and predicating the properties of objects. For example, to represent Sanders as being electable is to refer to Sanders, indicate the property of being electable, and predicate the property of him. This amounts to judging...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 273–313.
Published: 01 July 2010
... account of temporal predication to be given in section 2.2 lacks a straightforward extension to modal predication (see n. 34). A proper discus- sion of the modal dimension of my proposed picture lies beyond the scope of this essay. Thanks to a referee for helpful comments on this issue...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 January 2018
... predication in line with different conceptual perspectives on ordinary objects. Combining the parts provides a novel strategy for resolving puzzles about ordinary objects. The result is an original and well-crafted contribution to the metaphysics of objects. I will give an overview of Sattig's book followed...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2007
... . “Descriptions as Predicates.” Philosophical Studies 102 : 1 -42. Frege, Gottlob. 1956 [1918]. “The Thought.” Mind 65 : 289 -311. Reprinted in Beaney 1997. Glanzberg, Michael. 2006. “Context, Content, and Relativism.” Unpublished manuscript, University of California-Davis, September 1...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 219–250.
Published: 01 April 2007
... , ed. James E. Tomberlin and Peter van Inwagen, 121 -44. Dordrecht: D. Reidel. Quine, Willard V. 1960 . Word and Object . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Stalnaker, Robert. 1977 . “Complex Predicates.” Monist 60 : 327 -39. Stephanou, Yannis. 2000 . “Model Theory and Validity.” Synthese...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2019
... discussion. If I understand Eklund right, a concept's/predicate's normative role just is its practical profile—that is, its connections with things like motivations, preferences, desires, cares and concerns, intentions, etc. So built into the fleshed out description of Alternative is the claim that normative...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Diana Raffman It is generally agreed that vague predicates like ‘red’, ‘rich’, ‘tall’, and ‘bald’, have borderline cases of application. For instance, a cloth patch whose color lies midway between a definite red and a definite orange is a borderline case for ‘red’, and an American man five feet...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 523–528.
Published: 01 October 2018
...>. Kant clearly rejects ontotheism as early as his Nova Dilucidatio of 1755 (see Ak. 1:394). The root of Kant's criticism of ontotheism is his famous claim that existence is not a “real” predicate. Stang argues (in sec. 1.5) that logicism, via ontotheism, is committed to the opposing position...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 465–470.
Published: 01 July 2002
... predicate that apply to a wide range of sentences containing that very predicate. Contra the claim of Tarski, at least a great deal of semantic closure can be achieved. Perhaps less well known is the extent to which Kripke provided a useful collection of mathematical tools for investigating the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 401–425.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the predicates and relation symbols in our language. Suppose that our language contains a unary Μ Μ predicate, P, and suppose also that we have three models: 1, 2, and Μ Μ Μ 3. 1 uses P to pick...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 235–266.
Published: 01 April 2000
... to his notion of a really possible object of thought. In section 3, I elucidate Kant’s definition of a mark as a part of his essentially Leibnizian concep- tion of predication. In section 4, I examine his pivotal, yet almost ‘This’ translates ‘diesd,and thus refers back to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 October 2007
... believes that objects are only colored when they are seen. Finally, I’ll try to show that Locke’s denial that secondary qualities are real beings illuminates his flexible use of secondary quality predicates. 1. Concessive Remarks I had thought, and I still think, that in order to make sense of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS tions of places-at-times, Clark says, “function like singular terms”; whereas those accounting for representations of phenomenal properties have a “proto- predicative function” (74). When both kinds of mechanisms operate, the result is, Clark speculates, a sensory ancestor of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... thing that can exist for itself as subject but not as mere predicate [alsbloßesPradikat¨ ] carries with it no objective reality at all, that is, that one cannot know whether it can apply [zukommen konne¨ ] to any object, since one has no insight into the possibility of such a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 427–440.
Published: 01 July 2007
...: interpretations that assign more natural proper- ties to predicates are, other things being equal, better. On this picture, our words have fairly determinate meanings (contra Quine [1960] and “Kripkenstein” [Kripke 1982and, at a pretty good fi rst pass, it is the twin constraints of charity and eligibility...