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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to quareers instead 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 289–337.
Published: 01 July 2003
... 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 my conclusion, I think that this notion cannot contribute to an analysis of personal identity. I...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 (1 July 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 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 (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 579–582.
Published: 01 October 2002
... 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 of mathematics. It’s not entirely clear, though, why the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 January 2000
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 281–338.
Published: 01 July 2014
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 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 and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 462–465.
Published: 01 July 2002
... 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 250–254.
Published: 01 April 2019
... (2015) argues that, at least in the case of knowledge, Lewis should be read as talking about knowledge ascriptions , not about knowledge itself. References Blackburn Simon 1993 . Essays in Quasi-Realism . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Ramsey Frank Plumpton (1929...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2015
... are accepted (209). As I understand 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 July 2015
... answer is that workers promised to obey— or at least induced others to rely on their obeying — managerial directives when they accepted employment. McMahon agrees that workers typically do this and that promises (or quasi promises) create moral reasons to comply with managerial directives. He denies...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2016
... psychological capacities. Thus, Aristotle attributes such extended perceptual activities as common, incidental, and higher-order perception to the operation of the five special senses (chapter 9), and such quasi-perceptual activities as memory and dreaming to the operation of phantasia , which Aristotle takes...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
... immediate progressions from bit 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the sixth century A.D. Moreover, Hankinson’s sources are not limited just to philosophical writers; he also deftly extracts def- inite positive views on these subjects from the ancient medical literature (both before and after the classical period) as well as from the quasi-legal discourses of the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 January 2004
... an empirical, 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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...