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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 2   The transition rule f More
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 537–540.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Claudio López-Guerra Anderson Karen , Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don't Talk about It) . Princeton: Princeton University Press , 2017 . 196 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Alicia narrowly escaped extreme violence and deprivation in her...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Robert Sugden EQUILIBRIUM AND RATIONALITY: GAME THEORY REVISID BY DECISION RULES. By Paul Weirich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 235. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS consistency and organic character of his political philosophy. ERIN KELLY Tujis University...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 399–403.
Published: 01 July 2022
...John Mikhail Nichols Shaun , Rational Rules: Towards a Theory of Moral Learning . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2021 . xv + 248 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 Shaun Nichols’s new book, Rational Rules , is the most creative and interesting response to moral...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Michael E. Bratman RULING PASSIONS: A THEORY OF PRACTICAL REASONING. By Simon Blackburn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 334. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVEWS entails the existence of final causes...
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Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 9   Rules of truth More
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Published: 01 October 2015
Figure 10   Strong Kleene rules More
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 207–245.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Barry Lam If you are currently a reliable epistemic agent in some domain, you would not want to adopt a rule of belief-revision in that domain that rendered you less reliable. However, you probably would want to adopt a rule that rendered you more reliable in that domain. In the epistemology...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
... decision theories are subject to counterexamples. Decision rules can be reinterpreted as voting rules, where the voters are the agent's possible future selves. The problematic examples have the structure of voting paradoxes. Just as voting paradoxes show that no voting rule can do everything we want...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... to causal beliefs, and one-boxers to evidential beliefs. The essay notes that a similar issue can arise when the modality in question is chance, rather than causation. In this case, the conflict is between decision rules based on credences guided solely by chances, and rules based on credences guided...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the “Triple Theory,” which allies Rule Consequentialism with Kantian and Scanlonian Contractualism against Act Consequentialism as a theory of moral right. This critical notice argues that what underlies this change is a view of the deontic concept of moral rightness that ties it closely to blameworthiness...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Michael G. Titelbaum Can self-locating beliefs be relevant to non-self-locating claims? Traditional Bayesian modeling techniques have trouble answering this question because their updating rule fails when applied to situations involving contextsensitivity. This essay develops a fully general...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 423–462.
Published: 01 October 2019
...C. Thi Nguyen Games may seem like a waste of time, where we struggle under artificial rules for arbitrary goals. The author suggests that the rules and goals of games are not arbitrary at all. They are a way of specifying particular modes of agency. This is what make games a distinctive art form...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... is this: if you have already been ( justly) punished by God for doing something, how then could you avoid doing that thing? As we'll see, there is a strong argument that seems to show that you couldn't. However, this essay argues that if divine prepunishment rules out human freedom, then so does divine...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... at a simple, nondisjunctive, syntactic rule that governs the overt appearance of the definite article with singular names. But Ivan does not necessarily bear the name ‘Ivan’, so one might worry that the sentence “Ivan might not have had ‘Ivan’ as a name” would incorrectly be predicted false. This essay shows...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 393–406.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that probabilism isn't to blame for the failure of rational introspection and that Caie's modified accuracy criterion conflicts with Dutch book considerations, is scoring rule dependent, and leads to the failure of rational introspection. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 probabilism rational requirements...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
... updating rule that satisfies a few reasonable conditions will have the same feature. The conclusion that fine-tuned life provides evidence for a multiverse is hard to escape. Figure 2. Self-Indication. First, each of the centers representing an agent in a black room is assigned 1 ∕ 3...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of conceptual role semantics.” According to the version of conceptual role semantics that I wish to develop, the meaning of a term is given by the basic rules of rationality governing its use. That is, the term’s meaning is given by certain rules that specify ways in which it would be rational...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2014
... (1961) theory and amends it. All the theoretical work of the first part of the book is put to good use to defend the idea that the institutional rules of law are founded upon two types of deep conventions. On the one hand, there are deep conventions that determine the way law is organized (e.g., common...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 307–339.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... Here's a simple case. You're either looking at a real Rembrandt or an excellent forgery; if it's real, then you can rule out its being fake; but if it's an excellent forgery, you can't rule out its being real. 22 Keeping things simple, let A be the proposition that is true at just two possible...