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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 598–602.
Published: 01 October 2011
... University at Albany, State University of New York Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x þ 236 pp. The main goal of Richard Richards’s The Species Problem is “a...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Jeffrey E. Brower; Susan Brower-Toland This essay explores some of the central aspects of Aquinas's account of mental representation, focusing in particular on his views about the intentionality of concepts (or intelligible species). It begins by demonstrating the need for a new interpretation of...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 345–383.
Published: 01 July 2017
... part how to do something, or that one knows how to do something better than somebody else. When coupled with absolutism, the gradability of ascriptions of know-how can be used to mount a powerful argument against intellectualism about know-how—the view that know-how is a species of propositional...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 587–591.
Published: 01 October 2011
... University at Albany, State University of New York Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x þ 236 pp. The main goal of Richard Richards’s The Species Problem is “a...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 591–594.
Published: 01 October 2011
... property as well as its interpretations of Hume and clever use of his History, this is a thought-provoking book. Rachel Cohon University at Albany, State University of New York Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 594–598.
Published: 01 October 2011
... property as well as its interpretations of Hume and clever use of his History, this is a thought-provoking book. Rachel Cohon University at Albany, State University of New York Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 603–607.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x þ 236 pp. The main goal of Richard Richards’s The Species Problem is “a comprehensive philosophical understanding of the species problem: the use...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 607–609.
Published: 01 October 2011
... property as well as its interpretations of Hume and clever use of his History, this is a thought-provoking book. Rachel Cohon University at Albany, State University of New York Philosophical Review, Vol. 120, No. 4, 2011 DOI 10.1215/00318108-1334514 Richard A. Richards, The Species Problem...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 270–275.
Published: 01 April 2002
... ethical status of humans, one that applies in equal measure to all members of our species, including the mentally handicapped. The centerpiece of Byrne’s rejection of the traditional approach to ethical theory building is the observation that, in trying to justify the worth of human beings by appeal...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 419–423.
Published: 01 July 2005
... field, such as the units of selection problem, the nature of species, and the notion of biological function. Some of the essays are already well known and familiar to all students of the subject. Others are less well known, but hopefully their inclu- sion in this collection will facilitate their...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 589–594.
Published: 01 October 2002
... tropes. Natural kinds of the same category stand in genus-species relations with one other, thus forming ontological hierar- chies. At the top of each of the three hierarchies there are the “global kinds,” which have as species all other natural kinds of that category. At the bottom of each hierarchy...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Knowledge reviewed by Annamaria Schiaparelli 591 Whitmarsh, Tim. See Gill, Whitmarsh, and Wilkins Wilkins, John. See Gill, Whitmarsh, and Wilkins Baier, Annette C., The Cautious Jealous Virtue: Hume on Justice reviewed by Rachel Cohon 594 Richards, Richard A., The Species Problem reviewed by...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 311–313.
Published: 01 April 2002
... affects the refer- ence of terms. For instance, in his treatment of simple supposition, which occurs when a term, such as 'man' in "Man is a species", stands for its own pri- mary significate whether or not that is an extramental universal, Burley distin- guishes different types of simple supposition...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 224–228.
Published: 01 April 2019
... not, however, say anything to expand on this causal story, we turn to the History of Animals , which contains a crucial biological concept: natural character ( êthos ). Character, Aristotle says there, is one of four differentia defining the essence of each animal species: cuckoos are partly defined...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 January 2002
... substance in the Categories is the concrete, individual substance (or c-substance), like Socrates, whereas the title of primary substance in Metaphysics Z goes to the eidos, the form or the species. Hence, the ontology of the Categories is incompatible with the ontology of Metaphysics Z. One...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 January 2005
... humans, but research in this area has not turned up anything very exciting. There is, on the other hand, a fascinating body of work on what makes human beings so distinctively a creative species—a fact that is likely to pass us by if we focus too closely on artistic creativity. The con- tributors to...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
... passage: There are three kinds of accidents. (1) Some are caused by the principles of the species and are called propria, as risible is for a human being. (2) Others are caused by the principles of the individual, and this in two ways. (2a) Some have a permanent cause in their...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
... substitution failure. Consider the following sentences: (33) a. The teacher explained the cause of World War I.   b. The teacher explained the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.   c. The cause of World War I was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. (34) a. The number of insect species on Earth is...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 404–410.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., the intellectual dimension is connected to epistemology more generally. Hyman gives an account of factual knowledge as an ability exercised in rational thought, feeling, desire, and action, and offers an explanation of why knowledge is a better guide to acting than any species of true belief. Over...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 157–201.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Wolff and his followers as well as in Kant, concepts can be ordered into a genus-species hierarchy. Con- cepts or things can be more or less logically homogeneous with each other depending upon how general the common concept under which they fall is, and hence logical homogeneity comes in degrees...