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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 81–122.
Published: 01 January 2017
... suspect in requiring nonstandard assumptions about mathematical objects. Happily, the view of quantifier meanings that underwrites quantifier variance can be used to provide an account of indefinite extensibility that is both metasemantically and metaphysically satisfying. Section 1 introduces the puzzle...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 411–447.
Published: 01 October 2010
... into five sections. In section 1, it generalizes the one-half and one-third solutions to the Sleeping Beauty problem. In section 2, it argues that while the Generalized Halfer Principle is compatible with Countable Additivity (CA), the Generalized Thirder Principle (GTP) is not. In section 3, it argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... In particular, I'll be discussing whether, or to what extent, the overdetermination problem turns on particular conceptions of causation. The essay falls into two parts. In the first half (sections 1–2), after briefly presenting the overdetermination problem in section 1, I address the question whether...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kurt L. Sylvan Despite the recent backlash against epistemic consequentialism, an explicit systematic alternative has yet to emerge. This article articulates and defends a novel alternative, Epistemic Kantianism , which rests on a requirement of respect for the truth . Section 1 tackles some...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... it is easy to appreciate Leibniz's reasons for embracing this view, it has proven difficult to see how his doctrine of incompossibility might be reconciled with the broader commitments of his larger philosophical system. This essay develops, in four sections, a novel solution to the “puzzle...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... section sets the stage by introducing a case study from Leibniz's technical work on the strength of extended, rigid beams. The second section draws on that case study to introduce a model for understanding Leibniz's views on the relationship between derivative and primitive forces. The third section draws...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 43–79.
Published: 01 January 2017
... important phenomenon. Section 1 provides background on deflationism. Section 2 considers an intuitive argument by Stephen Leeds to the effect that deflationism precludes RI; the essay argues that this argument does not succeed. The rest of the essay presents its own, distinct argument...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
...—as in the section “Of personal identity” and the Appendix—there cannot be a further perception in that mind, and so those perceptions do not form a whole. Hence, Hume's views were inconsistent. This essay argues that, unlike most others, this interpretation explains his retreat to skepticism in the Appendix.  5...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Instead, those arguments are built on an uncontroversial understanding of the idea that truth depends on the world. In the final section of the article, those arguments are extended to show that foreknowledge of an action does not threaten that action's freedom. Cornell University 2009 Adams...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of Metaphysics Zeta. Pittsburgh: Mathesis Publications, 2001. Pp. x, 176. The central chapter of Burnyeat’s Map is organized like a commentary, moving through Metaphysics Ζ (and parts of Η) section by section. But unlike a com- mentary, it does not strive for comprehensiveness. Its aim is to describe...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... is based on the simple fact that (for finite W ) A  is  P ‐ stable if and only if either  P ( A ) = 1  or for all  w ∈ A ,   P ( { w } ) > P ( W − A ) . 6 If we apply the algorithm to example 1 from section 1, the only set B W...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., as well as current, cutting-edge research agendas concerning each of its aspects. Following an introductory essay that provides an overview of Spinoza’s “metaphysics of blessedness,” the rest of the volume is divided into six sections. The first section contains Garrett’s seminal studies of Spinoza’s...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 263–268.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of autonomy) and divergence (Hill, Ameriks, Guyer, and O'Neill on autonomy as a threshold concept, Reath and Ameriks on self-legislation) that readers will wish had become explicit points of discussion. Also, as even my brief synopses indicate, the section organization is somewhat puzzling; Klemme's...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
...) …But I don't know whether they did, so I'm not actually worried about anything. This sounds much worse to me than (47) does. (47)’s acceptability, then, is no problem for the account I give in this section of (16). References Aloni Maria , and Bruno Jacinto 2014 . “ Knowing Who...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
... congruitate to be explained. This result will help us make progress on Prior's puzzle, as we will see in section 3. To solve Prior's puzzle in a way that is consistent with the standard view of propositional attitude reports we need to explain why sentences like (2a)—“Sally fears that Fido barks...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 159–194.
Published: 01 April 2000
... hope to rectify this omission on the part of externalists. In sections 1 and 2 I will clarify what this ob- jection to externalism is and how it is defended. Then, in sections 3 and 4, I will raise some worries about this objection and explain why it fails. In a nutshell, the reason...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 378–382.
Published: 01 July 2022
... upon your own ethical sensibilities. Goldberg divides the book into three sections, each corresponding to a different moment in the life cycle of a speech act. In the first section, Goldberg investigates the moment of address: the moment before you and I are conversing, when you merely seek...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... sufficient depth in numerous areas of current research about race, race theory, and its application to social, political, and legal issues. This weighty book is subdivided into eleven sections, and each section but one—that concerning race in tandem with issues like education, health, medicine, and sports...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
... section) failures of Genuine/Wholehearted conflict with the general picture that Wang seems to be developing, that is a point against taking there to be genuine knowledge of bad ethical qualities. But, there are also points in favor of taking there to be genuine knowledge of bad qualities. For instance...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 288–292.
Published: 01 April 2004
...- dates T&O itself. The only previously unpublished material is the latter part of “Minimalism and Deflationism,” in section 4, an essay edited from material from different sources. Each section of the book begins with an introduction, but the introductions contain only brief summaries of the papers...