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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2000
...David Cummiskey DIGNITY AND VULNERABILITY: STRENGTH AND QUALITY OF CHARACTER. By George W. Harris. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 148. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVlEWS then only when taxonomized as self- and other...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 533–562.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Joshua Gert Cornell University 2007 Normative Strength and the Balance of Reasons Joshua Gert Florida State University 1. Normative Reasons, Normative Roles, and Normative Strength...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jan Sprenger This article develops axiomatic foundations for a probabilistic theory of causal strength as difference-making. I proceed in three steps: First, I motivate the choice of causal Bayes nets as an adequate framework for defining and comparing measures of causal strength. Second, I prove...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 611–618.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Joshua Gert Julia Markovits has recently argued for what she calls the ‘Coincident Reasons Thesis’: the thesis that one’s action is morally worthy if and only if one’s motivating reasons for acting mirror, in content and strength, the reasons that explain why the action ought, morally...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of problems. Although revenge paradoxes of different strengths can be formulated, they are found to be indeterminate at higher orders and not inconsistent. © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 revenge paradox semantic paradox higher-order indeterminacy determinacy operators truth According...
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The Philosophical Review (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 (2005) 114 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
... such topics as freedom (in the paper by Michael Smith), strength of will (Richard Holton), collective agency (Philip Pettit), emotion (Christine Tappolet), practical judgment (Sarah Stroud), desire (Sergio Tenenbaum), decision and cognitive agency (Gary Watson), and practical rationality (Ralph Wedgwood...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 629–631.
Published: 01 October 2001
... faith consists of both cognitive and fiduciary elements. One part of religious faith consists of propositions about the object of religious devotion whose strength “ought to conform to the evi- dence for the proposition in question,” if they are to held reasonably. Religious belief is not a special...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and argues for a quite Humean agent-focused theory. He then describes three agent-based theories, distin- guished by the character they ascribe to the virtuous agent: “inner strength,” universal benevolence, and localized benevolence. Slote motivates agent-focused virtue ethics by considering...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 356–362.
Published: 01 July 2019
... combination of simplicity and strength. Williamson takes these considerations both to provide a strong prima facie case for classical logic and to support the retention of classical logic in the face of the semantic paradoxes in particular. Loosely speaking, a consequence relation is a relation...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 626–629.
Published: 01 October 2001
... that claims that religious faith consists of both cognitive and fiduciary elements. One part of religious faith consists of propositions about the object of religious devotion whose strength “ought to conform to the evi- dence for the proposition in question,” if they are to held reasonably. Religious...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of weakness to investigate such topics as freedom (in the paper by Michael Smith), strength of will (Richard Holton), collective agency (Philip Pettit), emotion (Christine Tappolet), practical judgment (Sarah Stroud), desire (Sergio Tenenbaum), decision and cognitive agency (Gary Watson), and practical...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 423–446.
Published: 01 July 2011
... the weight of reasons be grounded in the strength of desires? Shouldn’t the weight of a reason be proportionate to the desire that explains it? Though this is a possible way to go, it is important to see that it is not the only way available to Humeans. Hypotheticalists can reject Proportionalism...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2015
... appears to assume a strongly antirealist view of at least practical reasons. Reasoning about the strength of reasons is claimed to involve assigning rather than discovering their priorities (115), and he floats the idea that belief in a preexisting relation of counting in favor involves an illusory...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 479–481.
Published: 01 July 2001
... with mereology, the theory of part and whole. Here they offer a series of formal systems that, they say, increase in “strength and consequence.” However, they do not end with mereology, for, they say (and are almost certainly right to say), a theory of part and whole is at best a partial theory...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., “classical physics” resembles the mythic warrior who gains fresh strength every time he touches foundational ground in a new spot. For practical science, conceptual murkiness may prove a godsend, but such indeterminate contours hardly conform to our “theory T” expectations. Although the title of Lawrence...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 528–532.
Published: 01 October 2022
... as introductory reading for a general graduate course on quantum metaphysics.) For Ney, the question of which metaphysics to adopt is a standard metaphysician’s question, to be answered by weighing strengths and weaknesses of the various alternatives against one another. In chapter 3, Ney identifies two...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 601–604.
Published: 01 October 2000
... and attentive to possible weaknesses in his own view. Although he claims Dworkin’s theory does not adequately articulate his more abstract commitments, Macleod does not hesitate to praise Dworkin’s accomplishments: “The great strength of Dworkin’s con- tribution to liberal theory lies...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 July 2001
... is, for the most part, taxonomic and symbolic. The authors begin with mereology, the theory of part and whole. Here they offer a series of formal systems that, they say, increase in “strength and consequence.” However, they do not end with mereology, for, they say (and are almost certainly right to say...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 97–143.
Published: 01 January 2021
...) in that the speaker expresses that Mueller investigated with greater oomph. With KRE, the strength difference is readily explained. Unqualified declaratives represent the speaker as knowing, whereas qualified declaratives represent the speaker has having whatever position is specified by the epistemic term (Benton...