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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 634–637.
Published: 01 October 2008
...José Luis Bermúdez Maximilian De Gaynesford, I: The Meaning of the First Person Term . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. x + 198 pp. © 2008 by Cornell University 2008 xxx prjuly2008-04 October 21, 2008 11:39 BOOK REVIEWS...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Ralph Wedgwood Cornell University 2001 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 1 Uanuary 2001) Conceptual Role Semantics for Moral Terms Ralph Wedgwood One of the central questions of metaethics is semantical. An answer to this semantical...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 140–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Philipp Schink Pettit Philip , On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2012 . xii +338 pp. © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Are law and freedom inevitably in tension with each or reconcilable? It is this old...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Stefano Predelli Alan Berger, Terms and Truth, Reference Direct and Anaphoric. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002. Pp. xvii, 234. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 113, No. 3 (July 2004) Alan Berger, Terms and Truth...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., conciliatory views are false if they are understood entirely in terms of evidential support. Alternative conceptions of evidential support face some serious difficulties. These arguments speak against conciliationism, but the article then goes on to defend a conciliatory view about well-grounded belief: when...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 429–484.
Published: 01 October 2014
... directions of fit are supposed to be determinations of one and the same determinable two-place relation, differing only in the ordering of favored terms. But there is no such determinable because of ineliminable asymmetries between the way that beliefs “aim at truth” and the way that desires (or intentions...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 89–145.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Jeremy Goodman; Bernhard Salow We offer a general framework for theorizing about the structure of knowledge and belief in terms of the comparative normality of situations compatible with one’s evidence. The guiding idea is that, if a possibility is sufficiently less normal than one’s actual...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Franz Dietrich; Christian List This essay presents a new “reason-based” approach to the formal representation of moral theories, drawing on recent decision-theoretic work. It shows that any moral theory within a very large class can be represented in terms of two parameters: (i) a specification...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 433–485.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Dilip Ninan This essay presents a puzzle concerning the interaction of epistemic modals, singular terms, and quantifiers. The puzzle poses a number of problems for both static and dynamic theories of epistemic modals. The trouble arises because neither approach takes into account the fact...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 433–463.
Published: 01 July 2020
... out to solve the description problem and arrives at a radical conclusion. In a variety of cases, we should describe the goal of killing in broad terms, without reference to a specific victim or a specific threat. These broad descriptions—such as “saving a life”—make it easier to find relevant...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 515–566.
Published: 01 October 2011
... the existence of a distinctive sort of primitive concept and that it can be used to reconstruct a version of an analytic/synthetic distinction, where both are characterized in dialectical terms alone. © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 Thanks to audiences at ANU, Beijing, Bristol, Buffalo, Copenhagen...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 April 2012
... be fully defined in functional terms. The argument does not suffice to establish the claimed results. In particular it does not show that such absent qualia cases are inconceivable. Tye’s argument relies on a principle P according to which the exchange of isomorphic states between functionally equivalent...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., which is to deny that worlds play the role described in (i) and (ii). Instead, the reply continues, we can introduce a new set of entities that are defined in terms of worlds and that behave the way worlds do on the haecceitist position. That allows the antihaecceitist to formulate antihaecceitist...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 215–287.
Published: 01 April 2013
... against this claim: curvilinear perspective is one common style of depiction in which successful pictorial representation depends as much on a picture’s systematic differences with the scene depicted as on the similarities; it cannot be analyzed in terms of similarity alone. The same problem arises...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., occupied by John Stuart Mill. The key to understanding Mill's unorthodox utilitarianism and the role it plays in his moral philosophy is to appreciate his sentimentalist metaethics—especially his account of wrongness in terms of fitting guilt and resentment. Mill recognizes a fundamental moral asymmetry...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... individuals) can develop into. This is because the early education ensures that the auxiliary and the philosopher share the same basic structure of soul, with reason being in control of each, though the auxiliary's natural deficiencies create some limitations in terms of his or her moral self-sufficiency...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 425–464.
Published: 01 October 2009
... analyzed in terms of centered worlds. Cornell University 2009 Anand, Pranav, and Andrew Nevins. 2004 . “Shifty Operators in Changing Contexts.” In Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory 14 , ed. Robert B. Young. Ithaca, NY: CLC Publications, Cornell University. Baker, Lynne Rudder...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
... ability to identify intentions from the products of communicative behavior and our knowledge of stylistic conventions. This account avoids the difficulties that face rival attempts to analyze depiction in terms of resemblance. It also clarifies and explains the features that distinguish depictive from...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Desmond Hogan A central doctrine of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason holds that the content of human experience is rooted in an affection of sensibility by unknowable things in themselves. This famous and puzzling affection doctrine raises two seemingly intractable old problems, which can be termed...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 225–240.
Published: 01 April 2009
... aim of Fear of Knowledge , to dislodge relativistic conviction, could not be served even if Boghossian's argument worked perfectly on its own terms. The eponymous fear, and not rational argument, is the source of much of the relativistic conviction to be found at large in the culture. And Fear...