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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 142–147.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Gerald Doppelt RELATIVISM AND REALITY: A CONTEMPORARY INTRODUCTION, SCIENTIFIC REALISM: HOW SCIENCE TRACKS TRUTH. By Robert Kirk. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Pp ix, 180.; By Stathis Psillos. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Pp xiii, 300. Cornell University 2002...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 281–286.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Christopher Menzel LOGIC AND REALITY: ESSAYS ON THE LEGACY OF ARTHUR PRIOR. By J. Copeland, ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. x, 545. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REmWS Lehmann, D., and M. Magidor. 1992. “What Does a Conditional Knowl- edge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 532–535.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ian Proops Zalabardo José , Representation and Reality in Wittgenstein's “Tractatus.” Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 263 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 In deference to the extraordinary richness and dialectical subtlety of the Tractatus , José Zalabardo does...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 410–415.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ricki Bliss Correia Fabrice Schnieder Benjamin , eds., Metaphysical Grounding: Understanding the Structure of Reality New York : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . vi +311 pp. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Notions such as ground, metaphysical dependence...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 277–281.
Published: 01 April 2017
...R. Lanier Anderson Allais Lucy , Manifest Reality: Kant's Idealism and His Realism . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . vii + 329 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 There is no doctrine more central to Kant's philosophy, nor one more confusing in its fundamental...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Daniel Nolan Gerhard Preyer and Frank Siebelt, editors, Reality and Humean Supervenience: Essays on the Philosophy of David Lewis. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. Pp xiii, 245. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 95–124.
Published: 01 January 2012
... incompatibilists believe that we can or should forgo moral blame if determinism is true, their stance may seem out of touch with our emotional reality. This essay examines Strawson's claim that the reactive attitudes are inseparable from ordinary interpersonal relationships. Strawson says surprisingly little to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Cornell University 289 BOOK REVIEWS than being designed to reach its goal, The Principles of Logic seems to con- sist of a hodgepodge of topics with the relation between thought and reality tossed in at the end. It appears to have no plot...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 January 2015
... naturalize—either by reduction or elimination—the most relevant features of the commonsense view of the world. In this regard, Huw Price (2004, 74) has talked of a “Placement Problem”: “If all reality is ultimately natural reality, how are we to ‘place’ moral facts, mathematical facts, meaning facts, and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 457–459.
Published: 01 July 2001
... provide the paradigm for this relation. Further, sentences in which words serve as names supply descriptions of that which is named, and this descriptive functioii affords us our grip 011 how sentences belonging to different discourses or language-games correspond to reality. Brenner’s...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 January 2001
... not an idealist, on Collins’sview, because he (Kant) neither denies the existence of a non-mental reality (dogmatic idealism) nor claims that we cannot be sure that there is any non-mental reality (problem- atic idealism) (22; cf. 23). Because Kant explicitly (and, it is implied, correct- ly...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., Bertrand. 1937 . The Philosophy of Leibniz . 2nd ed. London: Routledge. Rutherford, Donald. 1990 . “Leibniz's Analysis of the Multitude and Phenomena into Unities and Reality.” Journal of the History of Philosophy 28 : 525 –52. ———. 1995 . Leibniz and the Rational Order of Nature . Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 447–449.
Published: 01 July 2002
... by showing NE to be analytic, and the means whereby we refer to numbers. Instead, take NE to express an essential feature of the concept of number, a concept, in Gödel’s words, with “an objective reality of [its] own, which we can … perceive and describe.” By philosophical and mathematical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 418–422.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Meghan Sullivan Skow Bradford , Objective Becoming . Oxford: Oxford University Press . 224 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 In “After Reading a Child's Guide to Modern Physics,” English poet W. H. Auden laments the disconnect between the picture of reality offered by...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2008
... “reconceived” Metaphysical Deduction in which, to satisfy the demand of reason for a first principle, we derive empirical reality from tran- scendental reality via the concept of limitation—that is, “the forms of judg- ment or the categories, which make relational property-ascriptions possible, are derived...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 October 2015
... radical skepticism) that there are transcendentally real things beyond both acts of representing and those represented objects that Kant claims are transcendentally ideal (space, time, and all the “appearances” occupying them)—realities such as our own soul and whatever other things “affect” us to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
... noumenal ignorance asserts ig- norance only of intrinsic properties of ultimate constituents of reality and not of their relations—including causal relations by which they are held to affect us.7 It is fair to say that all of these responses to Jacobi’s challenge face significant difficulties...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
... John . 1999 . Substance and Individuation in Leibniz . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Cross Richard . 2010 . “ Henry of Ghent on the Reality of Non-Existent Possibles—Revisited .” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 92 : 115 – 32 . Descartes . 1964-76...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Descartes and Leibniz hold (with Spinoza) that the fundamental nature of reality in some way favors existence over nonexistence. In the particular case of Leibniz, God strives for existence through His own essence or nature, while other possible things strive for existence by the appeal their essences make...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 January 2001
... incompatible true descriptions of reality are possible. For, whereas incommensurable descriptions could be adopted side by side, incompatible descriptions cannot. So Lynch engages with no small task, one that calls for ingenious moves. Picking up on the idea that we are guided in language by paradigms...