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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 4   The qualitative similarity metric. More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 6   The precision similarity metric. More
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Gabriel Greenberg What is it for a picture to depict a scene? The most orthodox philosophical theory of pictorial representation holds that depiction is grounded in resemblance. A picture represents a scene in virtue of being similar to that scene in certain ways. This essay presents evidence...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Huw Price In “A Subjectivist’s Guide to Objective Chance,” David Lewis says that he is “led to wonder whether anyone but a subjectivist is in a position to understand objective chance.” The present essay aims to motivate this same Lewisean attitude, and a similar degree of modest subjectivism...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Figure 4   The qualitative similarity metric. ...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Desmond Hogan Incongruent counterparts are pairs of objects which cannot be enclosed in the same spatial limits despite an exact similarity in magnitude, proportion, and relative position of their parts. Kant discerns in such objects, whose most familiar example is left and right hands, a “paradox...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Paolo Santorio Know-how and expressivism are usually regarded as disjoint topics, belonging to distant areas of philosophy. This paper argues that, despite obvious differences, the two debates have important similarities. In particular, semantic and conceptual tools developed by expressivists can...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 95–130.
Published: 01 January 2020
... elsewhere. Then, I propose a more promising solution. Moreover, I argue that a closely analogous problem arises for an important class of idealizing subjectivist views and that this problem admits of a similar solution. We need an account that is less restrictive than actualism but less permissive than...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., the authors draw on an analogy with a similar distinction between types of reasons for actions in the context of activities. This motivates a two-level account of the structure of normativity. The account relies upon a further distinction between normative reasons and authoritatively normative reasons. Only...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 611–618.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., to be performed. This thesis assumes that the structure of motivating reasons is sufficiently similar to the structure of normative reasons that the required coincidence in content and strength is a genuine possibility. But because motivating reasons have only one dimension of strength, while normative reasons...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... The essay also compares the framework defended with an alternative account of similar phenomena by Kai Wehmeier. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 The features of context on which the interpretation of a term or sentence depends can be either shiftable or unshiftable by operators in whose scope...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... accommodate the intuitive idea that causation is an intrinsic relation between events. The second half (sections 3–4) explores the implications of these observations for the mental causation problem. In section 3, I first argue that the attempt of Karen Bennett (2003, 2008) and similar attempts to resolve...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Similarity Objection Revisited .” Synthese 150 : 57 – 67 . Haecceitism, Chance, and Counterfactuals Boris Kment Princeton University Imagine a symmetrical world w where nothing exists except...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of understanding this relation—namely, as identity, formal sameness, or mere similarity—the standard types of reductive interpretation can be divided along the same lines. (More on these relations, and the divisions to which they give rise, below.) Regardless of the differences among specific types...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 451–457.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is not modest, but careful arguments support it well. The claim seems quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 457–460.
Published: 01 July 2012
... quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding property P * and relation R * pertain to T. If the target...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 July 2012
... quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding property P * and relation R * pertain to T. If the target...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 464–467.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... The claim seems quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding property P * and relation R * pertain to T...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 467–471.
Published: 01 July 2012
... quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding property P * and relation R * pertain to T. If the target...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 472–474.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is not modest, but careful arguments support it well. The claim seems quite plausible. Analogical arguments involve “source” (S) and “target” (T) domains that are similar to each other in certain respects. Positive analogies occur when property P and relation R pertain to domain S, and corresponding...