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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 154–158.
Published: 01 January 2021
... meaningful life. While the argument of the book could be more systematic and unified, it is essential reading for anyone who wants to spend their time better. The final chapter addresses attitudes of contentment and discontentment with the always-imperfect present. As Calhoun sees it, they are...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 July 2019
... (henceforth, just ‘contrastivism’). The idea behind contrastivism can be explained and motivated by thinking about simple cases like the following. I am trying to decide what to do tonight, and I have a splitting headache. Is the fact that I have a headache a reason for me to spend my evening reading? Well...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 657–661.
Published: 01 October 2013
... understand ‘sufficient reasons’ in NIR to denote reasons in the narrower sense. A devoted father might have sufficient reasons to spend thousands of dollars on music lessons for his daughter and decisive reasons not to spend the money on a racehorse for himself (although he has a pro tanto prudential...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 456–458.
Published: 01 July 2002
... as the nature, essence, generation, and immortality of the human soul, he spends a great deal of time (especially in chapters five and seven) discussing epistemological issues such as what the soul knows, how it knows it, and to what extent its rational capacities have been corrupted by sin...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 July 2001
... introduction. For instance, the above-mentioned argument destroying the sentence certainly appears to be a case of negative dogmatism, and Against the Grammarians is full of similar examples. Blank spends several pages (1-lv) laying out various scholarly opinions on this issue. His own opinion...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 371–374.
Published: 01 July 2014
... provide a coherent and plausible overall theory of the semantics and pragmatics of singular terms. It is presented in a characteristic clear style, with many and well-chosen examples. KP do not engage closely with the pragmatics literature in discussing these examples, but they do spend one chapter on...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 601–605.
Published: 01 October 2016
... “signed” (4) ones, which is to say those he published under his own name, and the misleading nature of the book's title are not the only complaints that can be made against the book. It is a frustrating read in several additional respects. First, it spends an inordinate amount of time addressing what...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 435–437.
Published: 01 July 2004
... of introspective belief, an externalist account of justification is the most plausible. In advocating his virtue reliabi- lism in chapter 9, Sosa spends most of his efforts defending the moves he must make to avoid the new evil demon problem, according to which reliabilism wrongly entails that...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 414–416.
Published: 01 July 2005
... thus spends quite a bit of time discussing love and self- love (something that is akin to Nietzsche’s uncorrupted will to power), argu- 414 BOOK REVIEWS ing, not only that the presence of self-love can make all the difference...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... consequentialism logically cannot violate the principle of weak retributivism. It is obvious that this argument cannot be sound, for the conclusion that consequentialism necessarily requires strict adherence to weak retributivism is patently false. I therefore believe that Hurd is misguided to spend so...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2002
... goodness is the object of admiration, pursuit, and successful recognition (18–20). In his view, a Platonic understanding of the good is a strong candidate for this role, and he spends much of part 1 argu- ing that the good is both transcendent (against naturalistic theories) and a form of excellence...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 July 2002
.... Though devoid of technical and metaphysical encumbrance, his book is not a lean dis- play of a single vision, since Recanati spends considerable time on proposals that he ends up rejecting or modifying. Some readers might become impatient with the detailed comparisons, but the dedicated student will...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 616–618.
Published: 01 October 2002
...-basing to moral evaluation will provoke resistance. Accordingly, Slote spends some time responding to objections. He argues, plausibly, that his agent-based morality does not imply that “anything goes” (because the virtuous agent is bound to act rightly, whatever she might do). On the contrary...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
... polemical or unhelpfully doctrinaire. Madigan’s commentary is similarly sensible. He does not spend a great deal of time engaging the views of other scholars, though his remarks reflect famil- iarity with their main contributions. Only very occasionally would greater engagement seem warranted. One...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 January 2001
... forgetting their past. In that context, history of philosophy of the high standard exemplified in this book is partic- ularly important. One important reason for spending time on past works is to uncover positions and arguments concerning questions of contemporary interest. Rational ego- ism...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... to reconcile divine prepunishment with freedom shows that something is wrong with this reasoning, not that such prepunishment is compatible with freedom. Suppose that ten days ago God prepunished Jones for sitting at t . And suppose Jones's punishment took the following form: spending ten hours in...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 290–293.
Published: 01 April 2000
... spends little time building a positive case for the determinacy of truth conditions. Likewise, he is careful to detail just what his commitments to the analytic/synthetic distinction are, but does not pause to construct the positive case for the cogency of the distinction. This sort of defense...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2017
... what has no worth. Badhwar's theory depends heavily on her reaction to Robert Nozick's (1974, 42–45) famous thought experiment involving an “experience machine.” You are given the opportunity to spend the rest of your life attached to a machine that stimulates your brain, giving you any...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 July 2014
... individuated by conditions under which they are appropriate. The appropriateness-condition (AC) of only some commitments, for example, that undertaken in asserting that sheep scream, is a proposition's truth. The AC of other commitments—on which Richard spends large portions of the book's remainder—is...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 571–575.
Published: 01 October 2015
... but their own advantage, this idea relies on the patently Thrasymachean view that men are ineluctably selfish and that another man's gain must be one's own loss” (126; my emphasis). Socrates advances the view forcefully indeed since he spends the whole of the Republic doing so, first against...