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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
... cases, however, intersubstitution of that -clauses and proposition descriptions fails to preserve truth value or even grammaticality. These substitution failures lead some philosophers to reject the standard view of propositional attitude reports. Others conclude that propositional attitude verbs are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of the puzzle itself or of Russell’s solution to it. This circumstance is owing, I believe, to a failure correctly to identify the substitutivity principle Russell intends to be defending. Second, partly as a result of this first failing, there is a lacuna in the scholarly literature on the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 55–93.
Published: 01 January 2012
... counterexamples with which the essay began. The essay briefly discusses the relevance of the Dragging Condition to the recently much-discussed topic of “transmission failure” in epistemology, applies the Dragging Condition to the problem of “bootstrapping” in epistemology, and discusses three important objections...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 341–371.
Published: 01 July 2002
... DESIGNATING PROPOSITIONS so must express different propositions) substitution failure. Some authors have drawn fairly radical conclusions from substitution failure. Kent Bach (1997) claims that it provides evidence against what he calls the relational analysis of belief reports (RABR). RABR as Bach...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 275–287.
Published: 01 April 2008
... descriptions always figure in putative examples of substitution-failure in modal contexts, despite the suggestiveness of the contrast with attitude contexts.) However, in the two papers devoted to this topic, (ii) and (iii), Fine grants the first step (56, 113) and instead finds fault with allthe...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 July 2004
... happen. Ј (3 ) Therefore, if determinism is true, then, as of t3, I cannot do B. Notice that if ‘t1’ were substituted everywhere for ‘t3’, the argument would fail, for premise (2') would be false. Therefore, says Beebee, the argument shows at most that as of t3 I lack freedom with...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... instances of T involving a sentence that the relevant theory classifies as being disease-free. This strikes me as an important lacuna in theories that attempt to explain the failures of T in terms of features of the sentences that appear in the left-hand side of that schema. Luckily, there is a closely...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 327–358.
Published: 01 July 2005
... roles of causes and effects. For instance, the negligent father who does not feed his child is morally and legally responsible for the child’s starving. This presupposes causal responsibility. Thus H. L. A. Hart and Tony Honoré note: There are frequent [legal] contexts when the failure to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2012) 121 (1): 1–54.
Published: 01 January 2012
... paracomplete. This type of account has been extended by Hartry Field. Field has provided a model-theory that, like Kripke’s, allows for the intersubstitut- ability of f and T 0f1 by allowing for the failure of excluded-middle.5 The models developed by Field, however, are defined for a language contain...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 355–388.
Published: 01 July 2006
... and Object in the Contents of Visual Experience One might try to argue for either of the complex views as follows. The mirror case involves a failure of some sort. Here is an argument that the failure is that a correctness condition is not met. The distinction between illusion...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2014) 123 (4): 429–484.
Published: 01 October 2014
... make a methodological point about the use of an ill-conceived technical term. The failure of DOF theory represents a deeper failure to appreciate the real point of Anscombe's story. Anscombe herself was not a DOF theorist. Her story of the shopper and the detective was not an indirect way of comparing...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 608–614.
Published: 01 October 2000
...” (232). But why wouldn’t such amendment, courtesy of a newly acquired conceptual resource, simply amount to substituting another intentional object for the original one? Scruton regards musical expressiveness as somehow inherently unana- lyzable, and chides me for even attempting a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... failure of substitutivity in atti- tude reports. Even though the specific form of the two puzzles is different, it is natural to suspect that both epistemic shift and failures of substitu- tivity are symptoms of a unique underlying difficulty concerning verbs and operators that have epistemic flavor...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 135–189.
Published: 01 April 2003
... views that cite nonrelational fea- tures as reasons for love. For instance, the fact that Jane is one’s daugh- ter is a reason for loving her, but not a reason for loving a substitute with identical nonrelational features. And this proposal identifies the distinctive reasons for love that views such...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
... compatible with both accurate depiction and its failure. It is the resemblance con- dition that does the work in resemblance theories; as a shorthand, I shall say that according to analyses of this form, accurate depiction is “ground- ed in resemblance.” Parallel proposals have emerged from cognitive sci...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 607–610.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., it is not clear why errant desires should be counted as failures. Tenenbaum says at one point that when I desire, “there is a sense in which I seem to be making a judgment (or at least putting forth the content of a judgment): I take...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 610–614.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., it is not clear why errant desires should be counted as failures. Tenenbaum says at one point that when I desire, “there is a sense in which I seem to be making a judgment (or at least putting forth the content of a judgment): I take...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., it is not clear why errant desires should be counted as failures. Tenenbaum says at one point that when I desire, “there is a sense in which I seem to be making a judgment (or at least putting forth the content of a judgment): I take...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., it is not clear why errant desires should be counted as failures. Tenenbaum says at one point that when I desire, “there is a sense in which I seem to be making a judgment (or at least putting forth the content of a judgment): I take...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., it is not clear why errant desires should be counted as failures. Tenenbaum says at one point that when I desire, “there is a sense in which I seem to be making a judgment (or at least putting forth the content of a judgment): I take...