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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 576–578.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Thomas Williams Arthur Stephen McGrade, John Kilcullen, and Matthew Kempshall, eds. The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts , vol. 2: Ethics and Political Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. xii, 664. Cornell University 2002...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Dominic J. O'Meara Sara Rappe, Reading Neoplatonism: Nondiscursive Thinking in the Texts of Plotinus, Proclus, and Damascius. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xxii, 266. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS In addition to covering the topics...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 567–571.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Christina Van Dyke Robert Pasnau, ed., The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, vol. 3: Mind and Knowledge. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. x, 374. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 January 2004
... OF CARTESIAN KNOWLEDGE tion 4 focuses on important texts bearing on her account of the super- indubitables. 2. Resolving versus Relocating the Cartesian Circle In its canonical form, the Cartesian Circle has Descartes’s project impaled on one horn of a skeptical dilemma tracing back to ancient...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 456–458.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of relevant texts. Reli- able Latin editions often just aren’t available, even for works by such central fig- ures as Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus; furthermore, it’s difficult to find English translations of any but the most significant works in medieval philoso- phy, much less readable translations...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 January 2023
... as an important turning point in western European attitudes toward non-human animals. The two themes are intimately connected, however—the same Aristotelian texts that, newly translated into Latin, were generating controversy about the ifs and hows of the immortality of rational animals were also packed...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... 113 BOOK REVIEWS Most of the volumes of the Cambridge edition follow the text of the Acad- emy edition. The editors have departed from that practice for the first Critique, which exists in two original editions (“A” from 1781 and “B” from 1787), with numerous...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2016
... live for ” (4). The third part of the book is dedicated to a critical evaluation of various secular answers to the question of what makes life worth living. In the fourth part, Fleischacker studies the notion of revelation and the nature of revelatory texts as the ground of various religions from...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 583–585.
Published: 01 October 2002
... overall effects on its readers, Friedlander has provocative things to say about two centrally important issues—the role of the nonsense that the Tractatus itself produces and the relation between the ostensibly logical and ethical facets of Wittgenstein’s text. Part 1 (chapters 1 through 10) works...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the ability to read a challenging text worth the extra effort they must go to? The perfectly apt reply is that too few students will go to this extra effort. Still, even those sympathetic to Bennett's position may balk at the idea of flatly rewriting these texts. Doing so inevitably means the translator...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 429–435.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., is highly accurate when it confines itself to rendering Kant’s German. However, it is often more of a reconstruction than a translation, containing so many interpretative interpolations that it is often difficult to separate out Kant’s original text from the translator’s contributions. Paul Guyer...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 October 2023
... associated terms, such as cong   (to follow), bian   (to adjust beneficially), shun   (to follow along with), sui   (to go along with), and xun   (to follow a path). Valmisa also abstracts the concept from other passages in premodern Chinese texts that implicitly convey it. Adapting, according...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 99–103.
Published: 01 January 2022
...-highest section of the Line—the realm of thought ( dianoia )—Moss seems to me no more successful than other interpreters have generally been in wrestling it into a DO format. Indeed, the text’s placing in the dianoia section, as images, the selfsame perceptible objects that feature in the next lowest...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 567–570.
Published: 01 October 2003
...- notes) extends to roughly eighty pages and provides a critical introduction to most of the major issues that will puzzle or particularly challenge readers of the NE. The commentary itself, also Broadie’s work, is relatively brief, fewer than 200 pages of discussion on Aristotle’s text, which...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (4): 570–572.
Published: 01 October 2003
... editions. V. Schüller’s German translation (1991), which offers much related material, seems not to surface in either main text or the endnote apparatus, and is not in the “Abbre- viations” list at the front of the volume. Also non-abbreviated is the still highly serviceable edition of H. G. Alexander...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 April 2003
... 1668 to 1671. In various texts she finds evidence that Leibniz regarded the Cartesian view of bodily substance as res extensa unsatisfying both philosophically and theologically. As she shows, Leibniz persistently argued that since extension was insufficient to account for motion, something...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 January 2017
...—and thankfully we have, in most cases, the primary texts—we would probably wonder why the philosopher was being discussed at all. All of these flaws can be seen as symptoms of the professionalization of philosophy in general and the history of philosophy in particular. Joseph Almog's recent book on Spinoza...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 452–456.
Published: 01 July 2002
... primary? 452 BOOK REVIEWS Reeve arrives at his solution—that God is the primary substance par excel- lence—at the end of a long and tortuous path that winds its way through a vari- ety of Aristotelian texts culminating...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 October 2010
... und 8: Text und Kommentar. Suhrkamp Studienbibliothek 17. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp. 779 pp. Baier, Annette. 2010. The Cautious Jealous Virtue: Hume on Justice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. xii + 261 pp. Baker, Gordon P. 2009. Wittgenstein: Rules, Grammar and Necessity: Essays...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., in the distinctive sense needed for Kalderon's naive realism, where the object itself is part of the experience and so secures its objectivity? I am hard-pressed to think of any text that expresses such an idea or entails it, including ones where it would have been natural. In On Perception 6 (446b17–21...