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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Michael Rescorla Folk psychology attributes representational content to mental states, especially propositional attitudes such as belief and desire. These representational attributions draw explanatory and predictive power from their affiliation with a network of informal norms...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 31–75.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in a perspectival and self-interested way. Descartes maintains further that, so considered, sensations are “suffi- ciently clear and distinct” (AT 7:83) and “report the truth” (AT 7:89), claims that suggest representationality. At best, then, Descartes is ambiguous about the representational status...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Franz Dietrich; Christian List This essay presents a new “reason-based” approach to the formal representation of moral theories, drawing on recent decision-theoretic work. It shows that any moral theory within a very large class can be represented in terms of two parameters: (i) a specification...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Jeffrey E. Brower; Susan Brower-Toland This essay explores some of the central aspects of Aquinas's account of mental representation, focusing in particular on his views about the intentionality of concepts (or intelligible species). It begins by demonstrating the need for a new interpretation...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Franklin Mason PARTS AND PLACES: THE STRUCTURES OF SPATIAL REPRESENTATION. By Roberto Casati and Achille C. Varzi. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1999. Pp. 238. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS important philosophical topic. It deserves readers who...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 468–470.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Tobias Rosefeldt A. B. Dickerson, Kant on Representation and Objectivity . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x + 217 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Jody Azzouni, Defl ating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism. New York: Oxford...
Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 1   A pictorial representation of some regions in a regional model. More
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 470–473.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Reinaldo Elugardo; Robert J. Stainton Charles Travis, Unshadowed Thought: Representations in Thought and Language. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.Pp. 263. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS References Gupta...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... For most of the twentieth century, discussion of minimum condi- tions for empirical representation of physical subject matters had a defi- nite directional bias. This bias is what I call Individual Representationalism. According to this view, an individual cannot objectively and empirically represent...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 579–627.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Gabriel Greenberg It is common to distinguish two great families of representation. Symbolic representations include logical and mathematical symbols, words, and complex linguistic expressions. Iconic representations include dials, diagrams, maps, pictures, 3-dimensional models, and depictive...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 173–238.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., but rather rejects common assumptions, encoded in the notation of the λ -calculus, about what properties and relations can be built. I argue that the structuralist had independent reasons to reject these underlying assumptions. The theory is given both a diagrammatic representation and a logical...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 481–531.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of representationalism would be forced to concede to the prevalence of experiences that are erroneous to an enormous degree. Regarding the second commitment, many, including proponents of Evaluativism, go so far as to take the possibility of error as necessary for the very notion of a representation (see...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the author argues that core object representations have epistemic statuses like beliefs do, despite their many prototypically perceptual features. First, the author argues that it is a sufficient condition on a mental state's having an epistemic status as justified or unjustified that the state is based...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 475–513.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the relevant representational content in terms that make no reference to phenom- enal character, otherwise one would be explaining phenomenal charac- ter in terms of itself. Consequently, as Chalmers (2004, 175) puts it, his view is “naturally seen as a sort of nonreductive representationalism...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
... mistake, which this essay calls the “numerical fallacy,” is to assume that a distinction that isn't represented by different numbers isn't represented at all in a mathematical representation. In this case, the essay claims that although the real numbers do not make all relevant distinctions, the full...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Catharine Abell Depiction is the form of representation distinctive of figurative paintings, drawings, and photographs. Accounts of depiction attempt to specify the relation something must bear to an object in order to depict it. Resemblance accounts hold that the notion of resemblance is necessary...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 97–143.
Published: 01 January 2021
... as knowing the proposition expressed because that is the semantic contribution of the parenthetical. This view is called PARENTHETICALISM . The article contends that parentheticalism better explains knowledge representation than alternatives. As a consequence of outperforming assertoric explanations...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 239–292.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Tyler Brooke-Wilson Perception solves computationally demanding problems at lightning fast speed. It recovers sophisticated representations of the world from degraded inputs, often in a matter of milliseconds. Any theory of perception must be able to explain how this is possible; in other words...