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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Hongwoo Kwon There are close parallels between Frank Jackson's case of black-and-white Mary and David Lewis's case of the two omniscient gods. This essay develops and defends what may be called “the ability hypothesis” about the knowledge that the gods lack, by adapting Lewis's ability hypothesis...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
... intellect of God. Although other early moderns agreed that modal truths are in some way dependent on God, there were sharp disagreements surrounding two distinct questions: (1) On what in God do modal truths and modal truth-makers depend? (2) What is the manner(s) of dependence by which modal truths and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... justifiably occupies the second position in the hierarchy on account of his or her concern for the opinions of others. Cornell University 2009 Plato’s Two Forms of Second-Best Morality James Wilberding Newcastle University, England, UK...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the given belief in the first place, and so didn't hold the belief mistakenly. And there are, again, two ways this might go. Here, then, is the Second Answer: Whereas God has already been in a given mental state ( MS ) one hundred years ago, and whereas you have no choice about that , you have a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
... earlier drafts of this article and to two anonymous referees for their suggestions. Thanks also to Alison Simmons, Jeff McDonough again, and the other members of a seminar on Leibniz's metaphysics at Harvard University in the spring of 2010, for discussion of Garber's book. Adams, Robert. 1994...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 465–468.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Wayne Proudfoot Andrew Dole and Andrew Chignell, eds., God and the Ethics of Belief: New Essays in the Philosophy of Religion . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xii + 282 pp. Cornell University 2008 xxx pr08-004 June 10, 2008 10:56...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 448–451.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Simon Căbulea May Jiwei Ci, The Two Faces of Justice . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. viii + 252 pp. Cornell University 2008 xxx pr08-004 June 10, 2008 10:56 BOOK REVIEWS Mark Eli Kalderon, Moral...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 July 2001
... ways for God to be good to human persons. The other two chapters, which draw on the work of cultural and social anthropologists, present some fascinating ideas about how the calculus of purity and defilement and the code of honor and shame will enable us to understand, in ways that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 622–625.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Peter Forrest Moser Paul K. , The Evidence for God: Religious Knowledge Reexamined . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . x + 280 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw Price, Naturalism Without Mirrors. New York...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 April 2007
...A. N. Williams Denys Turner, Faith, Reason, and the Existence of God . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xix + 271 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix + 302...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
... of truth on the world is not causal [see 41–42]. Thus there is no backward causation implied by the claim that that Jones sits at t was true a thousand years ago because Jones will sit at t. These two steps deliver a sense of ‘because’ in which God believed, a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 637–639.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., which presents a pluralist cosmogonical narrative, is an especially thorny issue. Graham tentatively suggests that Parmenides may have distinguished two realms of inquiry with different cognitive possibilities, so that the Doxa can still be a valuable contribution in...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Derk Pereboom William Rowe, Can God Be Free? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 173 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Hendrik Lorenz, The Brute Within: Appetitive Desire in Plato and Aristotle. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. 229 pp. The three parts...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... subjects are Leibniz, God, and necessity, it is by no means limited to a single philosopher in the way that “Leibniz on God and Necessity” would suggest. Only two of the chapters—chapters 3 and 7—contain material that has appeared previously in print; an earlier version of the latter appeared in this...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 617–621.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Daniel Howard-Snyder GOD AND INSCRUTABLE EVIL: IN DEFENSE OF THEISM AND ATHEISM. By David O'Connor. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. Pp. xiii, 273. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS Moreover, the book is full of levelheaded arguments and useful...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2011) 120 (1): 97–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... God is necessarily existent and essentially omniscient, then the two facts would be logically equivalent. But how then could it even be possible that one fact be hard and the other soft? (We thank an anonymous referee for the Philosophical Review for this question.) For the sake of simplic- ity...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the remainder of this section I offer a brief overview of the Newcomb problem and the debate it gives rise to between EDT and CDT and then a guide to the structure of the remainder of the essay. 2.1. Two Decision Rules The original Newcomb problem goes something like this. God offers you the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... about the nature of the self or soul. His diagnosis has two main components: first, the positing of “Transcendental Illusion”—a pervasive intellectual illusion, modeled on perceptual illusion, which predisposes us to accept as sound certain invalid arguments for substantive theses about the nature of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
...? Because if determinism is true—if the laws of nature and the initial conditions of the Big Bang determined a unique future for our universe—then doing anything other than what you are determined to do would require one of two things: either a miracle , a violation of the actual laws of nature, or a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... committed to antihaecceitism. The goal of this paper is to point out some problems for antihaecceitism (and therefore for the thesis that all fundamental facts are qualitative). The article focuses on two common assumptions about possible worlds: (i) Sets of possible worlds are the bearers of objective...