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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...
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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 Art Rethought divides into two parts, the first negative and the second positive. Negatively...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 247–251.
Published: 01 April 2018
... among philosophers of the social world. In the second part, also containing nine chapters along with an epilogue, Epstein uses these tools to argue against what many may regard as a platitudinous truth: that social facts depend entirely on facts about individuals. Epstein isolates two widely held...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 541–545.
Published: 01 October 2018
... – 8 . 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Karen Green Bergès Sandrine and Coffee Alan , eds., The Social and Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft . Mind Association Occasional Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . xi + 247 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 In 1997, a collection of essays...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 664–667.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Helena de Bres Fairness in Practice addresses the overarching question: “What would it be for the global economy to be fair?” (ix). James answers as follows. The global economy is best interpreted as “an international social practice in which societies mutually rely on common markets” (3) in...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 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 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 (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2000
... our best natural science. In contrast, this book 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 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 (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 603–606.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... With this concise and tightly constructed account of Kant’s views on 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 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 (246–52). Roemerian socialism gives every citizen an equal, tradable, nonbequeathable, and nonmonetizable share in the beneficial...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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...