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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 April 2012
...William E. Mann Ruse Michael , Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . viii +264 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Frederick C. Beiser, Diotima’s...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 January 2010
...John Dupré Daniel P. Steel, Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science . New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256 pp. Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Alexander Bird, Nature’s Metaphysics: Laws and Properties. Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2006) 115 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Alexander Bird Susan Haack, Defending Science — Within Reason: Between Scientism and Cynicism . Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2003. 411 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Peter Railton, Facts, Values, and Norms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 461–467.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Neelam Sethi Lloyd Elisabeth A. , Science, Politics, and Evolution . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2008 . vii + 301 pp. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Alfred R. Mele, Effective Intentions: The Power of Conscious Will...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 634–636.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Lorraine Besser-Jones Sobel Jordan Howard , Walls and Vaults: A Natural Science of Morals (Virtue Ethics according to David Hume) . Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley and Sons , 2009 . xiii + 414 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 73–114.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Conor Mayo-Wilson Epistemic closure ( ec ) is the thesis that knowledge is closed under known entailment. Although several theories of knowledge violate ec , failures of ec seem rare in science. I argue that, surprisingly, there are genuine violations of ec according to theories of knowledge widely...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2018
... fact that Because without Cause brilliantly makes the case for the possibility of noncausal explanation in mathematics and science and opens our collective eyes to many kinds of scientific argument that have escaped philosophical attention. The book shows one of the generation's best philosophers of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alexander Bird Lange Marc , Laws and Lawmakers: Science, Metaphysics, and the Laws of Nature . New York : Oxford University Press , 2009 . xviii + 257 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 In recent years a resurgence of interest in the laws of nature has led to a number of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., namely, the relation between science and metaphysics, is the underwhelming introduction, there is much food for thought in the remaining nine essays by the stellar group of contributors that the editors managed to assemble. The fourth and last part contains but one paper—Jessica Wilson's essay. It...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Mark Steiner MATHEMATICS AS A SCIENCE OF PATTERNS. By Michael Resnik. New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp. xiii, 285. Cornell University 2000 Frege, Gottlob. 1959 . The Foundations of Arithmetic. Trans. J. L. Austin. Oxford: Blackwell. Kitcher, Philip...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 462–465.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Matthias Steup HARMLESS NATURALISM: THE LIMITS OF SCIENCE AND THE NATURE OF PHILOSOPHY. By Robert Almeder. Chicago and La Salle: Open Court, 1998. Pp. xii, 235. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REvlEWS and it is worth noting that the method is not self-certifying...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 627–632.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Kent Bach CONCEPTS: WHERE COGNITIVE SCIENCE WENT WRONG. By Jerry A. Fodor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 174. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS dez’s project, where having a concept is linked to having linguistic abilities. So for...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Sherrilyn Roush THE COMPREHENSIBILITY OF THE UNIVERSE: A NEW CONCEPTION OF SCIENCE. By Nicholas Maxwell. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. ix, 316. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS ThPhilosophical Rmiew, Vol. 110, No...
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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 October 2001) 110 (4): 626–629.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Stephan Käufer HEIDEGGER'S PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. By Trish Glazebrook. New York: Fordham University Press, 2000. Pp. xii, 278. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS Philosophers concerned with self-knowledge and the ownership of thoughts, beliefs, and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 247–251.
Published: 01 April 2018
... isn't just whether we metaphysicians can sleep well at night knowing that our metaphysical pictures of the world hold up to scrutiny. Broadly speaking, making ontological assumptions impacts what sort of social science we engage in as it influences what sorts of explanations we look for and what counts...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
... our best natural science. In contrast, this book defends scientific realism applied to the social and behavioral sciences. It does so, however, by applying the same argument strategy that many have found convincing for the natural sciences, namely, by arguing that we can only explain the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
... landing heads or tails, rather than as following a particular finely specified physical trajectory. We now focus on some such higher level of description, for example, the one used in some special science. (Of course, there can be many different levels of description; more on this later.) We assume...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... employ in logic, mathematics, and the sciences can be fully captured in English, there is also reason to think that the threat can be averted. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 Earlier versions of the article were presented at a Rutgers Semantics Workshop, at Arché in St. Andrews, and at an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Tim Henning Many authors in ethics, economics, and political science endorse the Lottery Requirement, that is, the following thesis: where different parties have equal moral claims to one indivisible good, it is morally obligatory to let a fair lottery decide which party is to receive the good...