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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Margaret Gilbert Keith Graham, Practical Reasoning in a Social World: How We Act Together. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 202. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 1 (January 2004) Keith Graham, Practical Reasoning in...
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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: Oxford University Press, 2007. 256...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 541–545.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Bryce Huebner Bicchieri Cristina , Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms . New York: Oxford University Press , 2017 . 239 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 The individuals who constitute a society often develop overlapping networks of values and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 116–121.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Alex Madva Fedyk Mark , The Social Turn in Moral Psychology . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press , 2017 . x + 246 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Mark Fedyk argues persuasively for both the importance and the perils of interdisciplinarity in studies of ethical life. The book is dense with...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Bruno Verbeek Marmor Andrei , Social Conventions: From Language to Law . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2009 . xii +186 pp. © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 This little book brings together some of Marmor's recent thinking on conventions and offers a new application of his...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Helena de Bres James Aaron , Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . xiii+366 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 For the past decade, in a series of interconnected papers, Aaron James has been developing a compelling...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 435–439.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Brendan de Kenessey Laden Anthony Simon , Reasoning: A Social Picture . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2012 . xi + 283 pp . © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Anthony Simon Laden's Reasoning: A Social Picture investigates how we reason with each other in conversation about what to do...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 262–270.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Rachana Kamtekar Martha Nussbaum, Sex and Social Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. ix, 476. Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxi, 312. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 323–326.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Terry Pinkard Frederick Neuhouser, Foundations of Hegel's Social Theory: Actualizing Freedom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. Pp. xiii, 337. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS who held that it was only on account of such systematic unity that the usual aggregate or “rhapsody...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 130–140.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Bryan J. Parkhurst Wolterstorff Nicholas , Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 325 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 As is known to readers of his numerous books on numerous topics, Nicholas Wolterstorff possesses great depth of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 247–251.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ásta Epstein Brian , The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences . New York: Oxford University Press , 2015 . 298 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Is the social reducible to something about individual attitudes and behavior? Is it entirely explainable in such...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... commitments. What is really at issue between conventionalists and nonconventionalists is whether the basic moral relation of promissory commitment derives from the moral principles that govern our use of social conventions. Other nonconventionalist accounts make problematic concessions to the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 165–200.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Niko Kolodny Rousseau's thought is marked by an optimism and a pessimism that each evoke, at least in the right mood, a feeling of recognition difficult to suppress. We have an innate capacity for virtue, and with it freedom and happiness. Yet our present social conditions instill in us a restless...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 290–292.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Sean Sayers Jaeggi Rahel , Alienation . New York : Columbia University Press , 2014 . xvii +274 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 The concept of alienation has suffered more than most from the vagaries of fashion. Until the 1960s, it played a central role in critical social thought...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., NATURALISM, AND QUAWITATWE METHODS IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCLENCES. By J. D. TROUT.Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. 287. Scientific realism is usually a thesis or theses advanced about our best natural science. In contrast, this book defends scientific realism applied to the social...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 253–271.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Piper. Ethics 106 : 538 -54. ____. 1999 . What is the Point of Equality? Ethics 109 : 287 -337. Arrow, Kenneth. 1963 . Social Choice and Individual Values . 2d ed. New York: John Wiley. Barry, Brian. 2001 . Culture and Equality . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Broome, John...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 603–606.
Published: 01 October 2001
... social wel- fare, Alexander Kaufman has filled a gap in the growing literature on Kant’s political philosophy. Kaufman’s purpose is two-fold: first, to explicate the philosophical basis of Kant’s views of social welfare; and second, to reconstruct Kant’s views on political judgment in order to link...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... 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—constituted...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... political protections against inequality. These include publicly funded health and education, progressive taxation of real estate and capital gains, demogrants, and coupon ownership of the major means of production. Thomas's favored form of so-called predistribution is the coupon socialism of John Roemer...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... The rise of the “democratic equality” of Elizabeth Anderson—along with the continuing influence of John Rawls's own political view of justice—have contributed to the sense that luck egalitarianism is simply too blunt an instrument with which to analyze social and political justice. Kok-Chor Tan...