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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
... section sets the stage by introducing a case study from Leibniz's technical work on the strength of extended, rigid beams. The second section draws on that case study to introduce a model for understanding Leibniz's views on the relationship between derivative and primitive forces. The third section draws...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 147–190.
Published: 01 April 2017
... for intuition begin to emerge, setting the stage for a reevaluation of the role of intuition in Kant's arithmetic. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Kant's claim that mathematical cognition requires intuition is of great importance to his philosophy as a whole, and it influenced debates in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2014) 123 (4): 379–428.
Published: 01 October 2014
... arising from degrees of psychological connectedness between person stages, and part 3 focused on puzzles of Fission and Longevity. The “theory of mind,” as I'll use the phrase here, picks out a cluster of views about rational belief, belief change, desires, and decision making. One classical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., contrary to appearances, disparage this method as a mere second best. Chapter 5 draws on the three descriptions of the method, at Meno 86e6–87b2 and Phaedo 100a3–8 and 101d1–e3, to characterize this method as consisting of a two-part “proof stage” and a two-part “confirmation stage” (115). The next...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 515–518.
Published: 01 October 2018
... trades) that knowledge is either completely present or completely absent. The following segmentation of the process of knowledge acquisition is the backbone of Bronstein's interpretation (6, 119): At stage 1, the inquirer does not know whether the subject-kind S exists and seeks whether it exists...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2009) 118 (4): 425–464.
Published: 01 October 2009
... w and all stages x and y in w, x and y are stages of the same person in w iff x bears R to y in w. Stages are understood by four-dimensionalists to be human-shaped objects that exist only for a brief moment; entities like you and me are aggregates of such stages, and so we are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 January 2003
... adopts the “stage-theory,” which views ordinary con- crete objects as momentary stages; they persist by having temporal counter- 110 BOOK REVIEWS parts at other times. Sider prefers the stage-theory over its competitors because it...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
...). Hume's skepticism, on the other hand, derives from his version of PPM. De Pierris finds two main lines of skeptical argument in Hume. One concerns mathematical knowledge; the other concerns natural knowledge and, relatedly, the nature of causation. Each argument has two stages. At the first stage, Hume...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2001
... spirited desires in general. But in the virtuous person, once the appropriate stage in character development has been reached, the immediate object of spirited desires is the fine itself (to kalon). A first, quite minor point, is that there seem to me to be two tendencies in Cooper’s...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 614–617.
Published: 01 October 2001
... to promote the general welfare up to the point at which the cost to himself equals what it would be if everyone began to maximally promote the general welfare. The CPB involves three dis- tinct stages. In the first stage, one conceives of a world in which everyone from now on conforms perfectly...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 285–295.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Strawson and some of his most prominent followers (3, 39–41). According to the conversational theory, the basic point of blame is to communicate with the wrongdoer (as per the “moral address” stage of responsibility). Given this core function or “point” of blame, it must be both public and directed at...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 July 2018
... stages of interpretation, but is derived from the CG-context (CGC) of the utterance. The interaction between these two is employed in accounting for attitude ascriptions (chap. 2), presupposition and projection (chaps. 3 and 4), self-location (chap. 5), epistemic modality (chap. 6), indicative and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 611–614.
Published: 01 October 2001
... person is required to promote the general welfare up to the point at which the cost to himself equals what it would be if everyone began to maximally promote the general welfare. The CPB involves three dis- tinct stages. In the first stage, one conceives of a world in which everyone from now on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2015) 124 (4): 481–532.
Published: 01 October 2015
... sense, relying only on minimal assumptions from the logic of ground. This makes the result robust: it's not just that some relations of grounding aren't internal— no sensible notion of grounding will be internal in the above sense. This negative result on internality sets the stage for the second...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 558–561.
Published: 01 October 2018
... things. Chirimuuta holds that colors are properties of long world-brain interactions or processes. Presumably, she holds that both features of early stages of a process (the light reflected) and features of later stages (neural features) jointly play a role in grounding the color of the whole...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2003) 112 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 January 2003
... ordinary concrete objects are analyzed as extended space-time worms), Sider adopts the “stage-theory,” which views ordinary con- crete objects as momentary stages; they persist by having temporal counter- 110 ...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 413–416.
Published: 01 July 2003
... extent it is realistic to hope to be able to recover them at this late stage, in a Caribbean whose consciousness has been so thoroughly shaped first by colonialism and then by global capitalism’s mass media. The most successful pole of indigenous resistance in the region has been Rastafari, which...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 263–266.
Published: 01 April 2003
... discusses several of Lewis’s main arguments for perdurantism, the view that objects exist through time by having temporal 264 BOOK REVIEWS stages at different times. (Indeed, Noonan seems to be defending a richer package: perdurantism...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
... is taken to begin in a solipsistic stage. Alternatively, there is an exotic preindividuative referential structure that corresponds poorly to ordinary macrophysical reality. A child is then passed through stages that lead to representing ordinary bodies and their properties. Such views...