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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 272–275.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Thomas E. Hill, Jr. Samuel J. Kerstein, Kant's Search for the Supreme Principle of Morality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. xiv, 226. Cornell University 2004 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 2 (April 2004) Critical Notice of Richard Moran...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 241–245.
Published: 01 April 2019
... turn casts doubt upon the accuracy of our perceptual experiences (since they are influenced by this capacity). One of the most forceful and persisting objections to conservatism is that it is too arbitrary. Conservatives countenance islands but not incars, the Supreme Court but not trogs...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... journal. Descartes's ontological argument defines “God” as “a supremely perfect being,” where supreme perfection consists in an inseparable unity of such particular perfections as infinity, omnipotence, omniscience, immutability, and (crucially for the ontological argument) existence and necessary...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2018
...…that we can ( Principles 37)…withhold assent from clear perceptions. His commitment to PAP is less ambiguous in the Principles ” (122–24). Principles I.37 states: “It is a supreme perfection in man that he acts voluntarily, that is, freely.” Here, Ragland argues, “Descartes equates freedom with...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 January 2005
... in Descartes’s defense of the Ontological Argument against Caterus’s powerful objection that it proves only that “the concept of existence is inseparable from the concept of a supreme being,” but not that anything answers to the concept of a supreme being (222). As Hatfield shows, in his reply...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 436–439.
Published: 01 July 2002
... developed by Stephan Körner. On this conception, metaphysical thinking involves con- structing a “categorial framework.” A categorial framework is (roughly) an account of the supreme principles that guide thought and action in the “pub- licly accessible” world. A categorial framework emerges from agents...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2004
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 249–267.
Published: 01 April 2004
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2004
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 651–656.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the supreme determining ground of his will [in]…his own happiness, not in the thought of duty” (Ak. 7:130). But in prioritizing his own needs above the moral law, the moral egoist is clearly evil. And if the egoistic self is evil, then so, too, is the self-love it stands behind. What Papish ends up...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 603–606.
Published: 01 October 2001
... significant problems with the texts. Instead of drastically limiting the power of the state as regards the disposition of private property within the operations of the market econ- omy, Kant actually attributes to the state the authority to tax and administer the economy as supreme proprietor of the land...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (42–45) to understanding what Gandhi means by violence and nonviolence and what accounts for the status of nonviolence, on Gandhi's view, as a supreme moral principle. Haksar's claim that Gandhi draws a morally significant distinction between “outward” violence that inflicts injury and “inward...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... strategies used to defend the notion that law has supreme authority, and I find her careful criticism of the Razian strategy to be worth noting. Given Hurd’s contention that there are occasions when the balance of moral considerations permits individuals to disobey the law, one must...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 April 2002
... tradition, inferences from nonmoral phenomena, or any other nonethical reflection, he begins with the idea that ‘God’ is the supremely perfect being and attempts to establish God’s nature through substantive ethical reflection about which qual- ities are excellent. His nearly complete reliance on...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 456–458.
Published: 01 July 2002
...- ics that became central to Western philosophy in later centuries. For instance, he draws attention to the importance of the relation between the intellect and the will (maintaining that the will is the supreme power of the soul, ruling over the intellect); he also presents arguments for the claim...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
... plausibility. For example, he objects to the idea that the state may legitimately use schooling to promote children’s autonomy against the wishes of their (usually religious) parents, and so finds in favor, for example, of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Yoder decision. He argues that the expressive interest...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 July 2000
... Menn’s account, Plotinus rede- ployed Platonic elements to combat Stoic materialism. Plotinus accepted the distinction between a world perceived by the senses and a supremely rational and intelligible realm, a realm of Nous. Rejecting the Aristotelian conception of the human soul as equally seat...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 49–75.
Published: 01 January 2008
... accordance with the best and most complete)” (1098a16–18).1 The nat- ural reading of this has Aristotle saying that if it turns out that the soul’s activities can accord with more than one virtue, the activity that accords with one and only one of those virtues, the supreme virtue, is exclusively the...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 337–341.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Anselmian being is supremely worthy of worship, and so the issue of worship raises no problems. The question of allegiance is harder, however, and one can imagine someone who refuses allegiance to the Anselmian being if that being has little or no concern for human welfare. Such a person might think, “Why...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2020
... by the existing corrupt regimes. But in Annas's view, it is implausible to count on the existence of someone who is both supremely virtuous and wise and uncorrupted (because he or she has been “[sheltered] from the dust storm of actual political activity” [28]) and is capable of executing an...