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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 (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 (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 Even without the pragmatic version of a Humean account of modality, then, Callender reaches similar conclusions. This puts him well to the left of mainstream metaphysics of time. It is a good place to be, in my view, but a lonely one. Callender should welcome the company of giants...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Philippe Chuard Packed as it is with many fascinating new arguments like the above, which Prosser patiently expounds and defends, Experiencing Time makes an invaluable contribution to philosophical debates over the variety of our temporal experiences and their implications for the metaphysics...
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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 (2021) 130 (1): 154–158.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Antti Kauppinen Calhoun Cheshire , Doing Valuable Time . New York : Oxford University Press , 2018 . vii + 185 pp . © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 Sadly, we're all going to die, so we have a finite amount of time at our disposal. How should we spend it if we want to lead...
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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 (2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... conception, the links are often quite direct. The contents of conscious visual experience, according to this conception, are typically active in the control and guidance of our fine-tuned, real-time engagements with the surrounding three-dimensional world. But this idea (which I shall call the Assumption...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... is a “governing” view of laws of nature, a view of laws as more than mere regularities that turn out to be exceptionless over all time. Incompatibilism follows. © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 Freedom and the Fixity of the Past Wesley H. Holliday...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
... elegant explanations of a range of puzzling observations about epistemic modals. The first part of the story offers a unifying treatment of disputes about epistemic modality and disputes about matters of fact while at the same time avoiding the complexities of alternative theories. The second part...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the female ones and despite the number of mosquitoes that don't carry the virus being ninety-nine times the number that do. Puzzling facts such as these have made generic sentences defy adequate semantic treatment. However complex the truth conditions of generics appear to be, though, young children grasp...
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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...
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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...