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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Daniel Koltonski On the shared-ends account of close friendship, proper care for a friend as an agent requires seeing yourself as having important reasons to accommodate and promote the friend's valuable ends for the friend's own sake. However, that friends share ends doesn't inoculate them against...
The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 359–410.
Published: 01 July 2004
... were to capture everything we want to say about shared agency. But it does not. My case against individualism will draw attention to certain aspects of shared agency, emphasizing in par- ticular (i) the commitment of each participant to the activity or its end, and (ii) the distinctive pattern of...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... conventionalist's core instincts, including embracing: the view that binding promises must involve the promisee's belief that performance will occur; the view that through the promise, the promisee and promisor create a shared end; and the tendency to take promises between strangers, rather than intimates, as the...
The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
... valuable in other ways: it helps mitigate their dependence on epistemic luck, for example. What we end up with, at the end of the day, are credences that are particularly good candidates for constituting probabilistic knowledge. What's more, examining the character of these credences teaches us something...
The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-souled individuals) can develop into. This is because the early education ensures that the auxiliary and the philosopher share the same basic structure of soul, with reason being in control of each, though the auxiliary's natural deficiencies create some limitations in terms of his or her moral self...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 99–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
... (henceforth DRCD) and defends a quantificational account of complex demonstratives. In two recent papers, Nathan Salmon has criticized one of the book's arguments against DRCD. In this essay I show that Salmon's criticism fails. I also show that the version of DRCD that Salmon ends up endorsing is false...
The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 383–421.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Karen Margrethe Nielsen This article examines Aristotle's model of deliberation as inquiry (zêtêsis), arguing that Aristotle does not treat the presumption of open alternatives as a precondition for rational deliberation. Deliberation aims to uncover acts that are up to us and conducive to our ends...
The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 337–382.
Published: 01 July 2011
... have been offered for it. Toward the end, a proposal about moral obligation according to which something like a restricted version of 'Ought' Implies 'Can' is true is floated. Though no full-fledged argument for this proposal is offered, that it fits with a rather natural and intuitive picture of the...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... after. For biological conception is most plausibly seen as a momentous event in the continuing life of a preexisting organism—the egg—rather than a cataclysmic event ending one life and creating another. This article considers and rebuts the most likely challenges to this claim. This metaphysical point...
The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 537–589.
Published: 01 October 2020
... need in order to write the “book of the world.” This paper attempts to make good on this metaphor. To that end, a modality is introduced that, put informally, stands to propositions as logical truth stands to sentences. The resulting theory, formulated in higher-order logic, also vindicates the Humean...
The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
... reasons morally justifying them) coincide. The essay calls this the Coincident Reasons Thesis and argues that it provides plausible necessary and sufficient conditions for morally worthy action, defending the claim against proposed counterexamples. It ends by showing that the plausibility of the thesis...
The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 463–509.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of the epistemology literature. But it is principled and empirically grounded, and shows good prospects for yielding the desired epistemological verdicts. The paper articulates and elaborates the theory, drawing out some of its consequences. Toward the end, the fleshed-out theory is applied to two...
The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... proper interpretation of suspension of judgment and because I think the key claim all versions of conciliationism share is that peer disagreement undermines the justification of our views, not that peer disagreement justifies some particular attitude. I will return to the possible limitations of this...
The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
... interpreted as “an international social practice in which societies mutually rely on common markets” (3) in order to augment national income. Trading nations share a collective responsibility to ensure that the organization of the practice treats each participant equitably. One core requirement of “structural...
The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 January 2014
... justification. This is not merely a theoretical difference from other ways of thinking about morality; it also affects the moral principles that Aristotle accepts and emphasizes. Duties are owed to other people as friends and fellow-citizens sharing goals and interests with the agent, not simply as other people...
The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 157–185.
Published: 01 April 2007
... once, unbidden, led us to each other, is no more—oh my heart splinters into a thousand pieces! If I hadn’t read so much of your work I would certainly have put an end to my life. Kant’s writings had given her reasons against taking her life, but, it seems, no reasons to...
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2003
... BOOK REVIEWS Oberdiek describes a spectrum of positions on the nature and value of tol- eration. At one end of the spectrum, toleration represents a modus vivendi— a practical stance parties take toward one another when neither is able politi- cally or socially to dominate the other. At the...
The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 646–651.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of this for Socratic elenchus: it makes it more difficult to establish whether Socrates shares the belief to which he asks the interlocutor homologein . This is an important and intriguing suggestion and deserves extended analysis. I cannot here examine all of Brown's texts, but let us consider...
The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 162–167.
Published: 01 January 2021
... continue toward sex’. This renders the joint commitment ended (rather than continued) only if both Jane and John want to end it. In that case, does John have a demand-right against Jane that she continue toward sex? According to the view articulated in Rights and Demands , the answer seems to be yes...
The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... stipulates for the high- est good. Aristotle claims that goods, that is, choiceworthy ends, can be of three types: those that are sought as a means to another good, with no intrinsic value themselves, those that are sought for their own sake and also for the sake of another good, and those that are...