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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 April 2008
... his account, showing in particular that the standard interpretations all face insurmountable textual difficulties. It then develops the needed alternative and explains how it avoids the sorts of problems plaguing the standard interpretations. Finally, it draws out the implications of this...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 487–514.
Published: 01 October 2018
...) obligations that become overridden are not always lost (i.e., sometimes you keep having an obligation when you acquire a stronger incompatible obligation) entails that (ONIM) “ought” does not imply “must” (i.e., some obligations are not all-things-considered). It is standard to infer ONIM—via (2)—from the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jacob M. Nebel The standard view of believes and other propositional attitude verbs is that such verbs express relations between agents and propositions. A sentence of the form “ S believes that p ” is true just in case S stands in the belief-relation to the proposition that p ; this proposition is...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 411–447.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Jacob Ross This essay argues that there is a conflict between the principle of Countable Additivity and standard views of how we should update centered or de se beliefs. The latter views, this essay argues, entail a general principle, which the essay calls the Generalized Thirder Principle, that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... natural languages and in standard artificial languages. For those of us who think sentences with different logical forms express different propositions, it would mean that no proposition expressed in a typical formal language is expressible in any natural language. The article begins by clarifying the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
... several challenges to Garber's interpretation, questioning, among other things, Garber's claims about development and Garber's account of Leibniz's primary arguments for the theory of monads. The article concludes that while crucial elements of the standard interpretation of Leibniz as an idealist can be...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Kenny Easwaran Many philosophers have become worried about the use of standard real numbers for the probability function that represents an agent's credences. They point out that real numbers can't capture the distinction between certain extremely unlikely events and genuinely impossible ones—they...
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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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 307–339.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Jeffrey Sanford Russell; John Hawthorne Famous results by David Lewis show that plausible-sounding constraints on the probabilities of conditionals or evaluative claims lead to unacceptable results, by standard probabilistic reasoning. Existing presentations of these results rely on stronger...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2016) 125 (4): 451–472.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Caspar Hare Some moral theories (for example, standard, “ex post” forms of egalitarianism, prioritarianism, and constraint-based deontology) tell you, in some situations in which you are interacting with a group of people, to avoid acting in the way that is expectedly best for everybody. This essay...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 July 2015
... vagueness. According to this account, vagueness, while often accompanied by context sensitivity, does not depend essentially on context sensitivity. And while vagueness is, on this view, a semantic phenomenon, unlike standard semantic analyses, Raffman's semantic analysis of vagueness is compatible with...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 439–447.
Published: 01 July 2016
... comes into relief when we compare it with more familiar contextualist theories. A simple version of contextualism about “tasty,” for example, might say that, relative to a context of use c , the sentence “Chili is tasty” expresses the proposition that chili meets the standard of taste possessed by the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 167–203.
Published: 01 April 2002
...- tences) fluctuate in certain ways according to the context in which they are uttered. What so varies is the epistemic standards that S must meet (or, in the case of a denial of knowledge, fail to meet) for such a state- ment to be true. In some contexts, “S knows that P” requires that S have a true...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2001
... agents in an ideal game decide rationally, have the power to anticipate each other, and have full knowledge of the payoff structure of the game and the circumstances of the agents” (29). The purpose of this idealization, he says, is to close the gap between “objective standards” of rationality and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2005
... this common view, the standard philosophical analysis defines borderline cases for vague predicate as items that are neither definitely (clearly, determinately) ⌽ nor definitely not ⌽. A borderline case for is then also a borderline case for ‘not being borderline not ⌽ consists in being neither...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): i.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by members of the Sage School of Philosophy. Provided the number and standard of submissions is sufficiently high, a winner will be chosen to present their article at a symposium to be held at Cornell University. Two spe- cialists in the field will be invited to comment on the winner's article...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): i.
Published: 01 July 2003
... by members of the Sage School of Philosophy. Provided the number and standard of submissions is sufficiently high, a winner will be chosen to present their article at a symposium to be held at Cornell University. Two spe- cialists in the field will be invited to comment on the winner's article...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 657–661.
Published: 01 October 2013
... their view and clarify their commitments. All consequentialists should therefore read this book. Hurley claims that there are “tensions within the consequentialist approach itself” (3). Most consequentialists, he asserts, accept three propositions: 1) Rational Authority of Moral Standards (RAMS...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 January 2000
... issues associated with the a priori. Moreover, it provides the most comprehensive articulation and defense of traditional rationalism. The book is tightly organized, crisply argued, and sets the standard against which competing accounts must be measured. BonJour opens by arguing that a priori...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2011) 120 (3): 447–452.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contextualist cases) prima facie supports contextualism (chapter 1), and offers a number of rules for how to best construct and present such cases in order to elicit procontextualist intuitions (chapter 2). A typical classical invari- antist response to contextualist cases is to accept that varying standards...