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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 320–325.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Cariani regards as the strongest, the argument from modal subordination. Roberts 1989 directed our attention to discourses like: (5) A wolf might come in. It would eat you first. While the second sentence lacks any overt conditional, the modal “would” is understood conditionally: I am saying...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 651–656.
Published: 01 October 2020
....” This results in the most expansive and nuanced account of hedonism possible, one sophisticated enough to explain the motivation behind any form of moral evil. In chapter 2, Papish seeks to further expand Kant's theory of evil by offering a novel interpretation of the subordination thesis lying at its heart...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 325–349.
Published: 01 July 2009
... on your belief state: if you are in belief state B, then an ordinary indicative (if P )(Q) is acceptable iff Q is accepted in the derived or subordinate belief state got by taking B and hypothetically adding the information that P to it. But schoolyards encourage embellishment, and it’s easy...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 337–341.
Published: 01 July 2019
... if this commitment is a contingent one, then it looks like a new version of the problem of evil might arise, at least for the god of Christianity. Murphy tries to argue in the last section of the book that the Christian god has enough commitment to human welfare to justify allegiance and subordination of human...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 545–581.
Published: 01 October 2000
... alone: “So long as the subjects are subordinated only to such convention [sc. the general will], they obey no one but their own will alone” (2.4.8). So Rousseau’s fundamental problem admits of solution if-and only iflO-each associate’s true self can be identified with his com...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 63–114.
Published: 01 January 2005
... subordinates duty to the gratification of his desires, acknowledging moral ends only insofar as they do not proscribe his pursuit of what he wants. So evil for Kant consists neither in the inclinations themselves (R 6:34), nor in any corruption of reason’s ability to grasp what is morally required or a dia...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2002
... value constraint, claiming that only the commands of a loving God were fit to constitute moral obligations. In Finite and Infinite Goods he develops this notion of a loving and good God in what is now a fundamen- tally Good-centered ethical framework with a subordinate divine command theory of moral...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 July 2015
... cooperation, chief among them “social prosperity” (140). So they can also be seen as “as subordinate centers[s] of cooperation in a large, society-wide cooperative endeavor controlled by…government” (83). Consequently, managerial authority can be understood as a “subordinate form of cooperation-facilitating...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 153–177.
Published: 01 April 2005
... and accountable. By subordinating the question of what makes an act free to the broader question of what makes an agent free, Kant sustains the normative force of the moral law without making moral adequacy a necessary con- dition for the imputability of any particular act. Our inclinations provide...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 April 2018
... .” In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/spr2014/entries/scientific-discovery . Stemmer Peter 1992 . Platons Dialektik . Berlin : De Gruyter . Benson's subordination of the method of hypothesis to the goal of de novo inquiry weakens his...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 January 2014
... moral claims on me. The human beings or nearly-human beings who cannot be fellow-members of a community are legitimately treated as natural slaves and used as instruments for my benefit rather than theirs. (231) Aquinas pursues further the idea of practical wisdom not only in the subordination...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 483–523.
Published: 01 October 2003
... to be understood as suffering a pathology of agency. To have lost oneself, to have no mind of one’s own—these cer- tainly sound like unhealthy conditions of the will. Yet one might won- der how literally we can take such turns of phrase. The Angel, as Woolf imagines her, prefers to subordinate her...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 51–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... obligations more determinate. See Ebels-Duggan 2009. 69. For an explanation of this kind, see Bohlen 1926: 315. 68. Someone might worry: Don’t the subordinate principles that the principle of utility recommends show what it “means”? The word “meaning” isn’t a technical term; it certainly lends...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... classes: a dominant and a subordinate class. It follows from this view that all sexuality is coercive and that only women can be sexually harassed—both con- clusions that Crouch disagrees with, though she accepts the basic feminist idea that society is gendered. The third perspective is the “liberal...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 311–313.
Published: 01 April 2002
... understood and argued for the priority of propositional logic, subordinating even the categorical syllogism to propositional rules of inference. Certainly he does recognize the priority of general rules, but these rules include the intrinsic Topics, and his discussion of natural and accidental inferences...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 January 2003
... who are unconcerned with problems of race, though, no purely linguistic reform will likely spark their interests in them. Moreover, though many of Blum’s “non-racist” race-related ills are lesser moral evils taken singly, their cumulative and wide-ranging impact on the life-chances of subordinate...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 414–416.
Published: 01 July 2005
... that is excluded from view by an Aristotelian theory (82). The cre- ativity of such an artist may actually depend on her leaving the illness untreated. This artist sacrifices her well-being for her art, thus subordinating flourishing as an end and replacing it with something like meaningfulness. This challenge...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 537–540.
Published: 01 October 2019
...: places run by autocrats who do not respect the basic rights of their subjects but rather control them in severe ways. She specifies two necessary and jointly sufficient conditions for a private government to exist: “you are subject to private government whenever (1) you are subordinate to authorities who...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 112–116.
Published: 01 January 2014
... could be overpowered or physically controlled by a patron are demeaning and therefore should be subject to privacy regulations. Allen writes, “The rule against physical contact protects women from one particularly cruel, subordinating, dehumanizing danger, physical rape” (91). Concealment...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 667–670.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., with copious qualifications and recapitulations, makes the book somewhat longer than it need have been. His frequent employment of long, highly complex sentences, packed with nested subordinate clauses, makes considerable demands on the reader's powers of syntactic analysis. Very occasionally, complexity...