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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 247–251.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ásta Reference Searle John 1995 . The Construction of Social Reality . New York : Free Press . But these are minor quibbles. Epstein's book is a major work in the metaphysics of the social world and deserves to be read by anyone interested in the philosophy of the social...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., which would allow us to determine whether she agrees with Kant or not, it is somewhat anachronistic to read her as a clear advocate of animal rights and children's rights. Bergès Sandrine and Coffee Alan , eds., The Social and Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft . Mind...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (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 262 The...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2019) 128 (4): 387–422.
Published: 01 October 2019
... criticism either as a social sanction or as a didactic intervention. The author goes on to offer a taxonomy of cases in which the moral legitimacy of criticism is challenged on the grounds that the critic him- or herself engages in the behavior that he or she criticizes in others. The author argues that, in...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
... by, systems of social oppression. In such cases, the article suggests, the externalistic view that justification is in part a matter of worldly relations, rather than the internalistic view that justification is solely a matter of how things stand from the agent’s individual perspective, becomes the...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2016) 125 (2): 290–292.
Published: 01 April 2016
... social thought, but since then discussion of it has almost vanished. Jaeggi's aim in this important work is to “resurrect” it as an indispensable tool for social criticism (xx). She argues that it describes pervasive social and moral problems not comprehended by the ideas of justice and rights that have...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 success of the sciences by postulating their approximate...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 253–271.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Sturgeon and 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...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 532–536.
Published: 01 October 2019
... social contract will be familiar to many readers here, but some basic remarks will help us better settle into Mills's project. The social contract represents a philosophical instrument for reflecting on two important ethical questions: what is the glue that keeps a society together? And what kind of...