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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Alessandro Torza Equipped with hypersurfaces and quality spaces, which are proxies for ordinary objects and qualities, respectively, Turner turns to the second stage of the project: reducing ordinary truths to factalist truths. Two methods are developed of carrying out such a reduction. One...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian Onof; Dennis Schulting In his argument for the possibility of knowledge of spatial objects, in the Transcendental Deduction of the B-version of the Critique of Pure Reason , Kant makes a crucial distinction between space as “form of intuition” and space as “formal intuition.” The...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 483–523.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Richard G. Heck, Jr. Cornell University 2000 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 109, No. 4 (October 2000) Nonconceptual Content and the “Space of Reasons” Richard G. Heck Jr. 1. Opening In The Varieties of Reference, Gareth Evans argues that...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Daniel Jacobson This essay argues, flouting paradox, that Mill was a utilitarian but not a consequentialist. First, it contends that there is logical space for a view that deserves to be called utilitarian despite its rejection of consequentialism; second, that this logical space is, in fact...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon of...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... way, anything but arbitrary ( Wilson 2010, 2 ). Leibniz physics dynamics space Garber In the opening paragraphs of his now classic paper “Leibniz and the Foundations of Physics: The Middle Years,” Daniel Garber (1985, 27) suggests that Leibniz must seem something of a paradox to...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 297.
Published: 01 April 2015
... © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Errata for Christian Onof and Dennis Schulting, “Space as Form of Intuition and as Formal Intuition: On the Note to B160 in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason .” Philosophical Review 124 (2015): 1–58. On page 3, section 1, in the quotation from B160n...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 522–525.
Published: 01 July 2013
... substantivalism and relationalism about space. (Belot discusses things in terms of space rather than spacetime, explaining this choice at the end.) As Belot convincingly argues in chapter 2, the relationalist should be a modal relationalist, positing, in the spatial facts about a world, not just the actual...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 418–422.
Published: 01 July 2018
... a static manifold. And, it describes passage without substantially modifying Minkowski geometry. Some philosophers attempt to reconcile the Passage Intuition with Special Relativity by overwriting it: they argue that while Minkowski geometry does not specify a unique foliation of space-time into...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2003) 112 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 October 2003
..., space and time, miracles and nature, matter and force. Each theme is treated in considerable detail, with critical evaluations of the two philosophers’ posi- tions, both per se and in the context of the letters. The structure of the Study is a very helpful guide through this complicated material...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 October 2015
... . But it is no longer inherently discursive , defined in terms of representation by way of concepts. This also opens the way to a new understanding of sensibility. To begin, the purely “sensible” unity of space and time is a nondiscursive synthetic unity of apperception. The book follows Kant's...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2015
... accustomed to are set in a mathematical structure known as a (separable) Hilbert space, which is an at-most countably infinite dimensional complex vector space. Rays in a Hilbert space represent possible states of a physical system, and self-adjoint operators on that Hilbert space correspond to properties of...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 632–634.
Published: 01 October 2001
... somewhat bewildering characterization of place. Indeed one of the most impressive fea- tures of this book is its resistance to any form of reductionism. Although place supervenes on physical space, Malpas argues that the concept of place resists reduction to the subject matter of the natural sciences...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 157–201.
Published: 01 April 2004
... also led to thinking of space and concrete magnitudes as objects to which numbers can be applied rather than thinking of space as an independent source of mathemat- ical knowledge. The conditions of this application are still considered important today, but applied mathematics is secondary and...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2005) 114 (4): 535–539.
Published: 01 October 2005
... states always contain the properties of objects that they represent only analogously, and then argued, implausibly, that Kant arrived at his assignment of space and time only to our own representations and not to things in themselves by confusedly inferring from the non-identity of the space and time...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... VARZI.Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1999. Pp. 238. The purpose of Parts and Places, say Casati and Varzi in their introduction, is to construct “a theory of our spatial competence,” a theory that will lay bare how we conceive of space and the things that lie within it. Its purpose, then...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Christian Wüthrich 1. One cannot help but wonder for what convenient reason space and time, unlike causation and kinds, apparently play no role in “imposing order on the world.” Despite the fact that the only essay in the collection that addresses what the collection's title suggests...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2000
... point very well, and I’ll end this review with a quote from him: In ordinary inductions we often make good use of the proposition that every position in space and time is as good in itself as any other. Our results must hold good for any other place and any other time, provided...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 January 2001
... our own epistemic faculties and in particular by our forms of intuition: space and time. I think this makes our knowledge concerning the contents of space or time knowledge from a certain point of view, the point of view of possible human experience. Hence Kant’s transcendental idealism. And...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 January 2019
...: affect and intersubjectivity. The last two chapters of the book put forward the idea that even higher-level mental phenomena such as reflection, thought, and mathematical reasoning are to be treated in an enactivist paradigm. Here Gallagher introduces the notion of an affordance space , derived from...