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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 (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 (2019) 128 (3): 293–336.
Published: 01 July 2019
... body's microscopic surface texture (or some other mechanistically respectable property), I argue that she accepts a nonreductive account, on which sensuous color is not thus reducible. Margaret Cavendish color color realism resemblance mechanism Hobbes Descartes Philosophers , which...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2001
... in the idea that pictures resemble their objects. Hopkins proposes that we can show what is correct in these intuitions by explaining pictures as representations that depend on a distinctive sort of perceptual experience: experienced resemblance in outline shape between a picture and...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., concurrence and resemblance (or likeness). Intuitively, concurrence is having the same subject (a’s Fness concurs with a’s Gness) and resemblance is sharing a universal (a’s Fness resembles b’s Fness). Despite the reference to individuals and universals in these explanations, Bacon insists that...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... representation needs to be based on an explanation of our expm'ence of pictures, and that there must be some sense in the idea that pictures resemble their objects. Hopkins proposes that we can show what is correct in these intuitions by explaining pictures as representations that depend on a...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 671–672.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Probabilistic Incoherence         527 Greenberg, Gabriel , Beyond Resemblance         215 Mackay, John , Quantifying over Possibilities         577 Moss, Sarah , Epistemology Formalized         1 Newlands, Samuel , Leibniz and the Ground of Possibility         155 Sartorio...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (3): 441–463.
Published: 01 July 2007
... like’] have a special idiomatic force. The question What is he (or it ) l i k e ? means ‘What sort of a man is he ‘What sort of a thing is it the expected answer being a description, and not at all the mention of a resembling person or thing. (Like, adj., A.1...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... construct, so I should think he would want to repudiate any conception of them as structured. What would their constituents be, if not the very entities he seeks to construct? Bacon’s constructions proceed as follows. First, he posits two fundamental relations, concurrence and resemblance (or...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
... descriptive successes, “classical physics” resembles the mythic warrior who gains fresh strength every time he touches foundational ground in a new spot. For practical science, conceptual murkiness may prove a godsend, but such indeterminate contours hardly conform to our “theory T” expectations. Although...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 153–155.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Michael Jacovides Stuart Matthew , Locke's Metaphysics . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xi +522 pp . © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 Matthew Stuart has written a very good book. In ambition, scope, and attention to text, it most resembles Michael Ayers's Locke...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 31–75.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of representation, of one thing’s standing for another either in virtue of resembling it (paintings) or in virtue of conventional fiat (words).Mental representation, by contrast, is a mat- ter of mere presentation, of the “objective presence” of the thing before the mind; there is no...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 October 2007
.... Jacovides, Michael. 1999 . “Locke's Resemblance Theses.” Philosophical Review 108 : 461 -96. Locke, John. 1975 . An Essay Concerning Human Understanding , ed. Peter H. Nidditch. Oxford: Clarendon. Owen, G. E. L. 1986 . “Logic and Metaphysics in Some Earlier Works of Aristotle.” In Logic...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 452–456.
Published: 01 July 2002
... contributes form (conveyed by sperma) and the mother con- tributes matter (the katamênia). A notorious problem for this theory is that offspring of both sexes may resemble either parent, or the ancestors of either parent, which seems impossible without the contribution of form from the maternal side...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2021
... naturalized functions. Varitel semantics resembles teleosemantics as espoused by Ruth Millikan (1984) and others. However, varitel semantics improves considerably upon previous teleosemantic theories. For example, Millikan's theory entails that representation is present even in very primitive systems...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2001
... a morass of subjec- tivity about resemblance and sorting, something more than set-theory is need- ed for an account of properties. Some of these classes are better than, more natural than, others. In virtue of membership in such classes, objects can be said to have more, or less, natural...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 57–96.
Published: 01 January 2003
...? Mind 93 : 491 -500. ____. 1988 . Color for Philosophers . Indianapolis: Hackett. Heyd, Thomas. 1994 . Locke's Arguments for the Resemblance Thesis Revisited. Locke Newsletter 25 : 13 -28. Honoré, A. M. 1964 . Can and Can't. Mind 73 : 463 -79. Jacovides, Michael. 1999...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2004
... family resemblances (279–80). Some of the best scholar- ship to date on philosophical method in The Second Sex is Sara Heinämaa’s painstakingly nuanced analysis of Beauvoir’s discussion of the body in Toward a Phenomenology of Sexual Difference: Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Beauvoir. Heinämaa’s essay...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., for Spinoza, are bodily affections that result from the causal impact of external objects. These images resemble and even reproduce particular features of the objects that cause them. The idea parallel to the body that contains the image represents the body directly. In directly representing...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013