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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 question of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jan Sprenger This article develops axiomatic foundations for a probabilistic theory of causal strength as difference-making. I proceed in three steps: First, I motivate the choice of causal Bayes nets as an adequate framework for defining and comparing measures of causal strength. Second, I prove...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Paul E. Sigmund AQUINAS: MORAL, POLITICAL, AND LEGAL THEORY. By John Finnis. NewYork: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xxi, 385. Cornell University 2001 Finnis, John. 1980 . Natural Law and Natural Rights. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press. ____. 1983 . Fundamentals of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Michael E. Bratman RULING PASSIONS: A THEORY OF PRACTICAL REASONING. By Simon Blackburn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 334. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVEWS entails the existence of final causes, and these, she plausibly claims, are not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 614–617.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Thaddeus Metz MORAL DEMANDS IN NONIDEAL THEORY. By Liam B. Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. xiii, 168. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS whereas a majority vote is simply a way of deciding, and so not contrary to mutual respect. Yet this is too simple. When a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2006) 115 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2006
... University Press. Pufendorf, Samuel. 2003 [1673]. The Whole Duty of Man . Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund. Rawls, John. 1981 . A Theory of Justice . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Raz, Joseph. 1977 . “Promises and Obligations.” In Law, Morality and Society , ed. Peter Hacker and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Harold T. Hodes Jan von Plato and Sara Negri, Structural Proof Theory . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xvii + 257 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. At any given time, an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Nicholas Jolley Lilli Alanen, Descartes's Concept of Mind. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. xv, 355. Desmond M. Clarke, Descartes's Theory of Mind. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003. Pp. viii, 267. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Todd Buras Gideon Yaffe, Manifest Activity: Thomas Reid's Theory of Action . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 167 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Gary Iseminger, The Aesthetic Function of Art. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. x + 147 pp. This elegant...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 415–448.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Nathan Salmon Cornell University 2006 A Theory of Bondage Nathan Salmon University of California, Santa Barbara I. Let A be an assignment of values to variables on which Marlon Brando is the value of ‘x ’ and Shirley MacLaine is the value of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2006) 115 (4): 540–542.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Jonas Olson Robert Audi, The Good in the Right: A Theory of Intuition and Intrinsic Value . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. xi + 244 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Scott Soames, Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century. 2 vols. Princeton, NJ: Princeton...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 93–114.
Published: 01 January 2007
...: Cambridge University Press. Gibbard, Allan, and William Harper. 1978 . “Counterfactuals and Two Kinds of Expected Utility.” In Foundations and Applications of Decision Theory , vol. 1 , ed. Clifford Hooker, J. J. Leach, and Edward McClennen, 123 -62. Dordrecht: Riedel. Gilboa, Itzhak. 1994 . “Can...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Andrew Chignell; Derk Pereboom This essay highlights the important contributions Watkins's books have made to our understanding of theories about causation developed in eighteenth-century German philosophy and by Kant in particular. Watkins provides a convincing argument that central to Kant's...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2013) 122 (2): 289–306.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Arif Ahmed The essay presents a novel counterexample to Causal Decision Theory (CDT). Its interest is that it generates a case in which CDT violates the very principles that motivated it in the first place. The essay argues that the objection applies to all extant formulations of CDT and that the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Stephen Hetherington Joseph L. Camp Jr., Confusion: A Study in the Theory of Knowledge . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. x + 246 pp. Cornell University 2007 book reviews Joseph L. Camp Jr., Confusion: A Study in the Theory of Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2009) 118 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
...James A. Harris Ryan Nichols, Thomas Reid's Theory of Perception . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2007. xvi + 301 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 of this...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Marilyn Friedman Daniel Engster, The Heart of Justice: Care Ethics and Political Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. ix + 273 pp. Cornell University 2009 BOOK REVIEWS Aaron V. Garrett, Meaning in Spinoza’s Method. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xii + 240 pp...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Wasserman Barnes Elizabeth , The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . xii + 200 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 The Minority Body is an important and provocative book. It moves disability further into the center of philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 268–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Matt Teichman Nickel Bernhard , Between Logic and the World: An Integrated Theory of Generics . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . vii + 274 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Bernhard Nickel's Between Logic and the World looks at genericity, the phenomenon underlying what...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Andrew Chignell Georges Dicker, Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. 262 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix + 302 pp. Allan Gibbard’s...