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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 154–158.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Antti Kauppinen References Kauppinen, Antti. 2012. “Meaningfulness and Time.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 84, no. 2: 345–77 . Metz, Thaddeus. 2013. Meaning in Life: An Analytic Study. Oxford: Oxford University Press . Tiberius, Valerie. 2018. Well-Being as Value...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2023
... . Arthur attributes to Leibniz a similar view of space. In his famous exchange of letters with Samuel Clarke, Leibniz contrasts his mature view of space (and time) with Newton’s views. In broad strokes, Clarke and Newton think of space as an immobile, unchanging backdrop. Bodies are in space by being...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 January 2001
...John Heil THE POSSIBILITY OF METAPHYSICS: SUBSTANCE, IDENTITY, AND TIME. By E. J. Lowe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. x, 275. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVLEWS concerns the metaphysics of Lewis, Plantinga, Forbes, and Rosen...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Mary Salvaggio Michaelian Kourken , Mental Time Travel: Episodic Memory and Our Knowledge of the Personal Past . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press , 2016 . xx + 291 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Mental Time Travel defends the extraordinary claim that episodic memory...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 250–254.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Huw Price Callender Craig , What Makes Time Special? Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xvii + 336 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Craig Callender's What Makes Time Special? is a special book in at least four dimensions. It is the most original work...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Philippe Chuard Prosser Simon , Experiencing Time . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . xv + 221 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Ought we think of time A-theoretically—with events being present , past , or future , and time essentially involving passage? Our...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Brian Hedden Sullivan Meghan , Time Biases: A Theory of Rational Planning and Personal Persistence . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . 196 pp. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 This book is about, and more precisely against , time biases. Time biases involve...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 148–152.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Steven Weinstein GÖDEL MEETS EINSTEIN: TIME TRAVEL IN THE GÖDEL UNIVERSE. By Palle Yourgrau. Chicago: Open Court, 1999. Pp. xiv, 253. Cornell University 2002 Bell, John. 1976 . “How to Teach Special Relativity.” Reprinted in Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 278–281.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Quentin Smith Peter Ludlow, Semantics, Tense, and Time. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. xxi, 252. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS inalienability is a normative notion, it is hard to see why a person’s not being able to give up a right should imply...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Kathrin Koslicki Theodore Sider, Four-Dimensionalism: An Ontology of Persistence and Time. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2001. Pp. xi, 250. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS ical speculations in an attempt to “get closer to some real (even if inarticulate...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (4): 405–451.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Dilip Ninan This essay uses a puzzle about assertion and time to explore the pragmatics, semantics, and epistemology of future discourse. The puzzle concerns cases in which a subject is in a position to say, at an initial time t , that it will be that ϕ , but is not in a position to say, at a later...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2009
... a period of time. On this view, watching is a kind of perceptual activity distinguished by a distinctive epistemic role. The essay presents a puzzle about watching an object that arises through elementary reflection on the consequences of two apparent truths about watching an object throughout a period...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... fruitfully been applied to modulating the way agents or systems make choices over time. This article extends the trade-off to belief. We can be torn between two ways of believing, one of which is expected to be more accurate in light of current evidence, whereas the other is expected to lead to more learning...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 1–49.
Published: 01 January 2022
... study, we turn to the Past Hypothesis, a postulate that (partially) explains the direction of time in our world. We have reasons to take it seriously as a candidate fundamental law of nature. Yet it is vague: it admits borderline (nomologically) possible worlds. An exact version would lead...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 129–168.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Anil Gomes; A. W. Moore; Andrew Stephenson For Kant, the human cognitive faculty has two subfaculties: sensibility and the understanding. Each has pure forms that are necessary to us as humans: space and time for sensibility; the categories for the understanding. But Kant is careful to leave open...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
...” demanding “demotion of space and time to mere forms of our sensory intuition.” This paper aims at an adequate understanding of Kant’s enigmatic idealist argument from handed objects, as well as an understanding of its relation to the other key supports of his idealism. The paper’s central finding...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 355–458.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Kevin Dorst Predictable polarization is everywhere: we can often predict how people’s opinions, including our own, will shift over time. Extant theories either neglect the fact that we can predict our own polarization, or explain it through irrational mechanisms. They needn’t. Empirical studies...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2016
... when the judgment is in fact mistaken). In these instances, your friendship can make it the case that you may not act on your own practical and even moral judgments because, at those times, you have a duty as their close friend to defer to their judgments. As a result, treating your friend properly...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 487–514.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Peter B. M. Vranas The claim that (OIC) “ought” implies “can” (i.e., you have an obligation only at times at which you can obey it) entails that (1) obligations that become infeasible are lost (i.e., you stop having an obligation when you become unable to obey it). Moreover, the claim that (2...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 423–462.
Published: 01 October 2019
...C. Thi Nguyen Games may seem like a waste of time, where we struggle under artificial rules for arbitrary goals. The author suggests that the rules and goals of games are not arbitrary at all. They are a way of specifying particular modes of agency. This is what make games a distinctive art form...