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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and subjective faces of the same practical coin. This has much the same metaphysical benefits as Lewis’s own view of chance and also throws interesting new light on Newcomb problems, providing an irenic resolution of the apparent disagreement between causal and evidential decision rules. © 2012 by Cornell...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 507–535.
Published: 01 October 2004
..., 217 -243. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ____. 1997 . Resolute Choice and Rational Deliberation: A Critique and a Defense. Noûs 31 : 1 -25. Hinchman, E. 2003 . Trust and Diachronic Agency. Noûs 37 : 25 -51. Holton, R. 1999 . Intention and Weakness of Will. Journal of Philosophy 96...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
... resolutions” (41). I am akratic but not weak-willed if I stick to a resolution that conflicts with my better judgment; and I am weak- willed but not akratic if I am unable to keep that resolution, no matter how I try. Holton is interested in strength of will, insofar as it corresponds to weakness, rather...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., that we cannot infer from the fact that a piece of music exemplifies certain patterns of growth and development that it therefore exemplifies any “extra-musical” patterns of growth and development. Thus, although the resolution in the last mea- sure of The Marriage ofFigaro exemplifies...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 July 2001
... questions. For it is tempting to think that once we have moved up a level, as it were, and surveyed the competing sides sympathetically, the path to resolution will open out before us, and that itwill be not only the true and right path, but one that will appeal to the partisans on both sides...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 January 2003
... follow no causal sequence, they provide an emotional resolution, and so they have a meaning for the audience, despite lacking any causal or probabilistic connection. No similar emotional cadence is resolved by Copernicus’ rediscovery of what Aristarchus had previously discovered—not, at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... The book is meant largely as a refutation of this pessimistic implication, by way of a defense of two claims, also credited to Berlin: particu- larism, the view that “attention to the concrete circumstances in which practical problems arise is necessary” for their intelligent resolution, and pluralism...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 583–585.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Friedlander eschews placing the Tractatus in historical context, preferring to engage the text on its own terms in hopes of showing “Wittgenstein’s conception of the power of the book in philosophy” (xviii). Throughout he both draws on and responds to the “resolute” under- standing of Tractarian nonsense...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 January 2005
... to abandon one’s resolutions” (41). I am akratic but not weak-willed if I stick to a resolution that conflicts with my better judgment; and I am weak- willed but not akratic if I am unable to keep that resolution, no matter how I try. Holton is interested in strength of will, insofar as it corresponds...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... of three possible candidates for a resolution, namely, the position that one ought to favor the systemic values over weak retributivism. This position prescribes “moral combat” in the sense that it maintains that morality can pit people against one another. For example, it entails that a judge...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 299–302.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Harald Thorsrud Segev Mor , Aristotle on Religion . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2017 . vii + 198 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 Mor Segev presents a plausible and powerfully argued resolution to a fundamental problem regarding Aristotle's attitude toward...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 July 2020
... because of its unprecedentedly high-resolution analysis of Spinoza’s proofs but also because it introduces the term “principle of sufficient reason” (PSR) as a label for Spinoza’s insistence that every state of affairs, or its absence, must have a complete explanation. The centrality of the PSR in Spinoza...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2001
...James Levine RUSSELL'S HIDDEN SUBSTITUTIONAL THEORY. By Gregory Landini. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xi, 337. Cornell University 2001 Church, A. 1976 . “Comparison of Russell's Resolution of the Semantical Paradoxes with That of Tarski.” Journal of symbolic Logic...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
... the preservation of a resolute exercise of character in the world presupposes the endorsement of subjective principles of thought capable of ensuring that the practical commands of morality trump theoretical doubts about the attainability of moral ends. These principles of orientation include...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 April 2021
... capacities) as someone who takes a proper interest in those capacities. On this account, it appears to be the interest motivating the use of our cognitive capacities that makes that use good. This interest is cast in resolutely inward-looking terms: the reflective person does not take an interest...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 591–596.
Published: 01 October 2021
... unification of mechanism and teleology via subordination play an essential role. (The full details of Watkins’s understanding of the resolution, however, justifiably wait until chapter 12.) Chapter 8 concerns a pair of claims Kant makes in the “Critique of Teleological Judgment” about teleology...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 207–245.
Published: 01 April 2011
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 122–127.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... The book is meant largely as a refutation of this pessimistic implication, by way of a defense of two claims, also credited to Berlin: particu- larism, the view that “attention to the concrete circumstances in which practical problems arise is necessary” for their intelligent resolution, and pluralism...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 511–518.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of transparency are pitted against correlational data. Before I could embrace Pereboom's theory, I would have to see something that he has not yet provided—a resolution of the paradox that explains away transparency intuitions and sustains the view that correlations are best explained by identity. 3...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 May 2021
... is a matter of being perceptually acquainted with more determinate properties of external objects. For qualia theorists, it is natural to think that precision is a structural property of phenomenal character somewhat akin to the resolution of an image. This article remains neutral on these issues...
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