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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Muhammad Ali Khalidi DYNAMICS IN ACTION: INTENTIONAL BEHAVIOR AS A COMPLEX SYSTEM. By Alicia Juarrero. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. x, 288. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical hinu,Vol. 110, No. 3 uuly 2001...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
... consider particles fundamental, with metaphysical explanation snaking upward from the many. There seem to be physical and modal considerations that favor the monistic view. Physically, there is good evidence that the cosmos forms an entangled system and good reason to treat entangled systems as irreducible...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
... is easy to appreciate Leibniz's reasons for embracing this view, it has proven difficult to see how his doctrine of incompossibility might be reconciled with the broader commitments of his larger philosophical system. This essay develops, in four sections, a novel solution to the “puzzle of...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 April 2012
... systems will preserve their equivalence. If they were functionally equivalent before the exchange, they will also be so after. Consideration of the contextual nature of realization shows that Principle P is not a general truth as Tye claims, and his argument against the possibility of absent qualia thus...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 433–485.
Published: 01 October 2018
... theory and a dynamic system of contingent identity. I then consider a variant on the initial puzzle that helps us to choose between the two theories. The variant also sheds light on how the phenomenon discussed in this essay relates to Frege's Puzzle about attitude ascriptions. © 2018 by Cornell...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 219–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
... count noun. This data set, they say, reveals that names’ interaction with the determiner system differs from that of common count nouns only with respect to the definite article ‘the’. They conclude that this special distribution of names is best explained by the-predicativism, the view that posits the...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2015) 124 (1): 119–152.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Christian List; Marcus Pivato This article offers a new argument for the claim that there can be nondegenerate objective chance in a deterministic world. Using a formal model of the relationship between different levels of description of a system, the article shows how objective chance at a higher...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... visuomotor action, on the other. This “dual visual systems” hypothesis, which finds many echoes in various other bodies of cognitive scientific research, poses a prima facie challenge to the Assumption of Experience-Based Control. More importantly, it provides (I shall argue) fuel for an alternative and...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... bit unjust. A principled concern for “systemicvalues” therefore entails that a state must routinely punish persons who have broken a law that may not be just. In Mural Combat Heidi M. Hurd seeks to resolve this important dilemma facing modern legal systems. The book’s title refers to one...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 April 2001
... dynamical systems along with a number of pertinent philosophical commentaries on the scientific results. The book pro. vides the clearest and most sensible treatment of chaos theory from a philo. sophical perspective available in the literature. An introductory chapter outlines the basic...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 July 2017
... why did episodic memory evolve? Michaelian argues that memory, as a whole, is likely not a natural kind and that episodic memory ought to be studied on its own rather than as a part of a more general “memory” system. He then proceeds to defend the simulation theory and the idea that episodic memory is...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... epistemic as opposed to pragmatic justification. Before we come to Boghossian’s characterization of epistemic rel- ativism, we must first understand three auxiliary notions: • an epistemic judgment • an epistemic principle • an epistemic system First, an epistemic judgment is a...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 536–541.
Published: 01 October 2018
... biases result from complex interaction between various cognitive systems and our social niches, and he suggests interventions that appropriately reflect the complexity of the mechanisms of implicit bias. Jules Holroyd and Joseph Sweetman make a powerful case for the heterogeneity of implicit biases. They...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2015
...James Owen Weatherall Ruetsche Laura , Interpreting Quantum Theories . Oxford : Oxford University Press . xvii + 377 pp . © 2015 by Cornell University 2015 Most philosophical work on quantum physics has concerned simple systems. And for good reason. Even one or two particle...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 426–431.
Published: 01 July 2018
... demonstrates the power of this theory for resolving or clarifying muddled disputes about putative computational systems in nature. I'll briefly illustrate this power with two examples before returning to the notion of medium independence and its implications for a semantics-free account of computation...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 April 2000
... provide an introduction to Hegel’s mature philosophical system. But the challenge for its inter- preters is to articulate the kind of introduction to philosophy that Hegel thought necessary and his reasons for thinking as he did. In taking up this challenge Forster helpfully distinguishes...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of body is purported indication or attribution of the kind body, represented as such.3 1. I write “represents bodies as such” rather than “represents physical bodies as such” because I doubt that perceptual systems have a perceptual attributive physical, whereas they do have a perceptual...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
... itself is surely the simplest and most efﬁcient interpretive com- putation available. We should expect to ﬁnd representational systems gov- erned by resemblance in this way. Such considerations are the basis for all RESEMBLANCE THEORIES of depiction.2 As I will argue in the ﬁrst part of this...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 April 2008
... proof is to “indicate” a derivation in some mechanical deduction system; and part 3 argues that these two positions are (despite appearances) compatible with a nonsyntactic view of consequence as a type of truth-preservation. Parts 1 and 2 are relatively independent and I think can profitably be...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 October 2001
... aimed primarily at readers of the second type. Pearl represents a system of causal relationships by a causal model. A causal model consists of a set of variables, a set of functions, and a probability measure representing our ignorance of the actual values of the variables. Each function generates...