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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 199–241.
Published: 01 April 2006
...?” Philosophical Review 107 : 261 -88. Boghossian, Paul, and Christopher Peacocke, eds. 2000 . New Essays on the A Priori . New York: Oxford University Press. Brewer, Bill. 1995 . “Mental Causation: Compulsion by Reason.” Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 69 : 237 -53...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Jennifer Nagel Albert Casullo, A Priori Justification . New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. xiii + 249 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. At any given...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2010) 119 (3): 365–380.
Published: 01 July 2010
... follows. Modal rationalists claim that for all nonphenomenal macro properties, the appropriate supervenience conditional is both necessary and a priori. Hence, type-B materialists must engage in special pleading when they claim that the relevant supervenience conditional for phenomenal properties...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
... allows one to set forth an assignment of truth-conditions to arithmetical sentences whereby nothing is required of the world in order for the truth-conditions of a truth of pure arithmetic to be satisfied. The essay then argues that such an assignment can be used to account for the a priori knowability...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 342–354.
Published: 01 July 2014
... argument is by no means intended to turn clearly empirical properties of the force of universal gravitation into a priori demonstrative truths” (531). Kant argues in the Metaphysical Foundations that we can know a priori that every piece of matter exerts an immediate attractive force acting at a distance...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Explanation David J. Chalmers and Frank Jackson 1. Introduction Is conceptual analysis required for reductive explanation? If there is no a priori entailment from microphysical truths to phenomenal truths, does reductive explanation of the phenomenal fail? We say yes (Chalmers...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 430–437.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Louis deRosset Chalmers's arguments suggest two independent epistemic principles that might help establish that the claim regarding simplicity of causal structure is a priori scrutable from PQTI . First, Chalmers relies in his discussion of our version of T on the principle that all truths...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 456–459.
Published: 01 July 2000
... this trend. Written by a non- specialist, the book succeeds in conveying a lively appreciation of the impor- tance of philosophy of mathematics to philosophy generally There has been a recent resurgence of interest in the a priori, and Realistic Rationalism is no- table as well in contributing...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 297.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., the last five lines of the quoted text should read: …space and time first become possible. For since through it [that is, through synthesis] (in that the understanding determines the sensibility) space or time are first given as intuitions, the unity of this a priori intuition belongs to space...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... available book-length treatment of epistemo- logical issues associated with the a priori. Moreover, it provides the most comprehensive articulation and defense of traditional rationalism. The book is tightly organized, crisply argued, and sets the standard against which competing accounts must be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 July 2000
... im- mediately, if defeasibly, justified on the basis of rational insight. (However, such beliefs, though defeasible, are empirically indefeasible-they can only be defeated by the deliveries of reason, not experience.) Not only is Katz a fallibilist about a priori justification but he also...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 July 2002
...—if somebody could just make sense of it. A number of scholars writing in English have taken up the challenge in full-length studies in the last few years. One of them is Jeffrey Edwards.2 The focus of Edwards’s book is Kant’s repeated attempt in the OP to prove a priori that an etherial...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... concepts that are “a set of a priori rules through which representations are related to an empirical object” (232). Allison thinks that the categories are required because the representation of an object as a particular kind presupposes that it “also be recognized as an empirical object tout court ” (231...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 April 2006
... procedure.1 According to Peacocke, an entitlement is a priori if it derives entirely from “grasping” certain concepts, where grasping a concept involves under- standing the “constitutive” truth conditions of the concept. An entitlement is empirical if it also depends on experiential evidence of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 April 2006
... belief or procedure.1 According to Peacocke, an entitlement is a priori if it derives entirely from “grasping” certain concepts, where grasping a concept involves under- standing the “constitutive” truth conditions of the concept. An entitlement is empirical if it also depends on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2006
...” to a given belief or procedure.1 According to Peacocke, an entitlement is a priori if it derives entirely from “grasping” certain concepts, where grasping a concept involves under- standing the “constitutive” truth conditions of the concept. An entitlement is empirical if it also...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 April 2006
... “entitled” to a given belief or procedure.1 According to Peacocke, an entitlement is a priori if it derives entirely from “grasping” certain concepts, where grasping a concept involves under- standing the “constitutive” truth conditions of the concept. An entitlement is empirical if it also...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2006
... “entitled” to a given belief or procedure.1 According to Peacocke, an entitlement is a priori if it derives entirely from “grasping” certain concepts, where grasping a concept involves under- standing the “constitutive” truth conditions of the concept. An entitlement is empirical if it also...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 645–648.
Published: 01 October 2000
... of certain a priori concepts, the Categories. However, this is only the surface of Kant’s much deeper, though neglected view about the nature of reason and judgment. Kant holds that even our a priori concepts are acquired, not from sensation, but “originally,” because our mind has a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 243–258.
Published: 01 April 2002
... consequence is necessarily truth preserving, general in the sense that the designation of certain words and phrases as logical terms has the effect of making it possible to deal with many arguments at once by concentrating on their logical forms, and a priori in the sense that knowledge about whether the...