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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of to careers, would serve equally well. It is further argued that the circularity objection to psychological accounts can be answered without appeal to the notion of quasi-memory. Because of the internal relations between the causal profiles of mental states and the persistence conditions of their possessors...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 289–337.
Published: 01 July 2003
.... Parfit followed this proposal with a similar one. They appealed to a 306 MEMORY AND PERSONS notion, quasi-memory, that applies to an ability that is like memory in certain respects but that does not presuppose personal identity. To anticipate...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 October 2002
... of these theses might be shown to be part of one unified position. In fact, though, Poincaré s philoso- phy of physics and his philosophy of mathematics turn out to be fundamentally different. Zahar attributes to Poincaré a structural realist view of physics and a quasi-Kantian constructivist view...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of the agent’s reflective endor~ement 9. Quasi-Policies I want now to turn to a further complexity. The special status that is accorded certain self-governing policies is grounded in the fact that such policies have, as a matter of function, a special relation to our temporally extended agency...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of ordinary objects and applies it to some old and new puzzles. The theory, perspectival hylomorphism , has two parts. The metaphysical part is quasi-hylomorphism . It says that ordinary objects are compounds of matter and formlike facts. The semantic part is perspectivalism . It says that we shift our...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 July 2002
... no proposition in the speaker’s exter- nal context. The implicit quotation is uncovered through a pragmatic process of “pretense” that shifts the context of interpretation to the ascribee’s perspec- tive, resulting in ascription of a “quasi-singular belief.” A similar shift is needed to interpret...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to bit. (13) Levinson clarifies and elaborates on this thesis in several ways. The “apprehension of individual bits of music” is explained in terms of a notion, developed by Levinson himself on Gurney’s behalf, of “quasi- hearing,” “the vivid apprehension of a musical unit, which goes beyond...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 281–338.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that the notion of semantic expression normally is, but for simplicity's sake we will suppress such relativizations in the present discussion. 41. We can do the same thing for other speech-act verbs, so we can speak of ‘quasi-saying’, ‘quasi-promising’, ‘quasi-conveying’, and so forth. 42. Our...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... if [S] has a reason for thinking P to be true that does not depend on any positive appeal to experience or to other causally mediated, quasi-perceptual contact with contingent features of the world, but only on pure thought or reason. (11) Rationalism maintains that “a pn’on...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 297–299.
Published: 01 April 2002
... programmatic remarks in what is an introductory book, but there are two points from the book's prologue that perhaps are worth comment. Here Clay makes two bold claims that guide his work. First, "I have not rendered the forms of argumentation deployed in the dialogues in the quasi-formal notation...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 169–198.
Published: 01 April 2006
...David Enoch Cornell University 2006 Blackburn, Simon. 1993 . Essays in Quasi-Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Enoch, David. 2001 . “Once You Start Using Slippery Slope Arguments, You're on a Very Slippery Slope.” Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 21 : 629 -47...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Pretense Revisited To see how pretense can help us understand the role of the object- involving phenomenology of existential and identity statements with- out running into the problems that face Crimmins’s account, consider the class of what we might loosely call ‘quasi-contradictions’ and ‘quasi...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 462–465.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., it is an interpre- tation that appears driven by the semantics of the quasi-indexical embedment. The required context shift introducing the ascribee’s character cannot be traced to the semantics of ‘he himself’ per se, since that expression has other uses. Quasi-indexical attributions may be an arena within...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 250–254.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and modality. His view compares in this respect to Simon Blackburn's (1993) Humean “quasi-realism”, and also to Frank Plumpton Ramsey. Ramsey argues that law-like generalizations do not express propositions but insists that they are nevertheless cognitive: “Many sentences express cognitive attitudes without...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
... knowledge, and philosophers who accept Newton's rival, inductivist ideal. According to the former group, causal relationships are akin to geometric ones—an effect is a “necessary, quasi-geometric consequence” of its cause (164)—and science aims at a priori, demonstrative knowledge of them. Descartes...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
... assigns an a-world to each modal variable. 2. σ assigns an individual to each nonmodal variable. This puts us in a position to characterize notions of quasi-denotation and quasi-satisfaction. (Denotation and satisfaction proper will be char...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
.../nonmoral line, his characterization of the relevant sort of resentment suggests that it’s at least quasi-moral (as I now explain), as does his characterization of moral indignation as its vicarious analogue. 102 Where Love and Resentment Meet...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2015
... it, the superiority of Horty's approach is supposed to lie in its ability to accommodate other, nonprobabilistic kinds of normative spaces. The relevant examples all seem to be legal or quasi-legal (the Major's commands have priority over the Captain's, and so forth). But I therefore worry that the generality...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., not an evaluative exercise” (23). He describes the Kantian approach as “‘naturalistic’ or ‘quasi-scientific’” (4). Cane’s designation of a quintessentially non-naturalistic moral theory as natu- ralistic is apparently based on the false assumption that, if a moral theory is not conventionalist...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... . A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Blackburn Simon . 1996 . “ Securing the Nots: Moral Epistemology for the Quasi-Realist .” In Moral Knowledge?: New Readings in Moral Epistemology , ed. Sinnott-Armstrong Walter Timmons Mark , 82 – 100 . New York...