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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 142–147.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Gerald Doppelt RELATIVISM AND REALITY: A CONTEMPORARY INTRODUCTION, SCIENTIFIC REALISM: HOW SCIENCE TRACKS TRUTH. By Robert Kirk. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Pp ix, 180.; By Stathis Psillos. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Pp xiii, 300. Cornell University 2002 BOOK...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 296–299.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Kenny Easwaran Jody Azzouni, Tracking Reason: Proof, Consequence, and Truth . New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. vi + 248 pp. Cornell University 2008 BOOK REVIEWS problem of self-knowledge is. Despite these reservations, Speaking My Mind should...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... the power of any idea derives from the power of its causes and because many ideas have external causes, there are no grounds for taking the intensity of conscious experience to track a mind's power closely. Rather, as the second group of remarks suggests, power in a human mind tracks the degree to which...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 205–239.
Published: 01 April 2016
... ideas of sensation are guaranteed to track relations that obtain among really existing things. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 Locke sensitive knowledge real knowledge sensation real ideas adequate ideas true ideas Locke seems to hold that we have knowledge of the existence...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 451–472.
Published: 01 October 2016
... conflicts between reasonable beneficence and morality. Here is the single most famous and well-worn case from all of twentieth-century normative ethics: Footbridge While loitering on a footbridge above a trolley track, you see that a trolley is heading toward a group of five people, immobile...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . Nozick Robert 1981 . Philosophical Explanations . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Roush Sherrilyn 2005 . Tracking Truth . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Salerno Joseph 2010 . “ Truth Tracking and the Problem of Reflective Knowledge .” In Knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 285–324.
Published: 01 July 2009
...- independent objects, so as to conceptualize a seems-is distinction. Straw- son maintains that to represent bodies one must have a general concep- tion of space and an ability to track one’s own path through it. Quine claims that one must have linguistic resources for quantification, sor- tal predicates...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 527–531.
Published: 01 October 2019
...: after all, why couldn't there be two detectors dedicated to tracking the same feature, exactly? Prosser then insists that such conditions aren't met, considering each separately: thus, “it is hard to see how there could be a causal relation that held between the passage of time and the illumination...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Lycan 1975 . 12. I roughly mean this notion to track how its used in, e.g., Perry 1980 , among other places. 13. Here I assume direct reference theory for proper names (see the next paragraph for a brief explanation), even descriptive names like “Julius.” If direct reference theory...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2001
... shape or sameness of subtended solid angles that secures this experience.’ Though this approach is on the right track, the perceptualist as opposed to the semiotic or conventionalist track, it takes several instructively wrong turns. These show, first, that we cannot give coherent shape...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 April 2008
...-On presents a new map of the domain and opens a path deserving further exploration. Her examination of the topic, and her views, are well worth following. Richard Vallee´ Universite´ de Moncton Philosophical Review, Vol. 117, No. 2, 2008 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2007-040 Jody Azzouni, Tracking...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2015
... or issue, or how this position differs from that one, and Kagan comes up with a wonderful array of evocative and intuitive terminology inspired by the graphs to help you keep track of the different issues and positions (“desert mountains,” “peaks,” “eastern slopes,” “skylines,” “sea level,” “bell motion...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 522–525.
Published: 01 July 2013
... structure regardless of whether space is substantival or relational there. However, I'm not sure that we need more than the actual track record of the methodological principles we use (including parsimony principles), which we think have generally been successful—even if we can't show that they reliably...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of responsibility for failing to save the child even if the sharks never intervened because I failed to jump in to try to save the child.7 Similarly, the fact that a train would have equally reached the victim standing on the tracks if I hadn’t diverted the train to another track (imagine that the tracks...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 251–298.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the not-at-the-border objection says that object representations are purely perceptual states. This position is often advocated on the grounds that we can entirely explain subjects' performance on tasks such as object tracking and identification by only appealing to perceptual capacities (see Bogartz, Shinksey...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
... as such and it is sameness of outline shape or sameness of subtended solid angles that secures this experience.' Though this approach is on the right track, the perceptualist as opposed to the semiotic or conventionalist track, it takes several instructively wrong turns. These show, first, that we cannot give...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 July 2020
... evolved as adaptations to track probabilities” (127) and “future-directed emotions evolved to track asymmetries in control” (128). Chapter 9 discusses sunk costs, arguing that temporal neutrality gives a principled basis on which to distinguish between good sunk cost reasoning and the kind of reasoning...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 January 2022
... but concedes that some of them (for instance, “Bodies can be tracked in space and time”) may rest on physical necessities. Yet, physical necessities too can be cashed out in normativist terms—for instance, as expressing rules for evidence-based reasoning (121–22). One might also worry that the introduction...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... On the other hand, Closure has been attacked on the grounds that it is incompatible with a certain externalist account of warrant. As Robert Nozick argued, his tracking account of knowledge is incompatible with Closure, and con- sequently Closure would be undermined to the extent that the track- ing...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 268–272.
Published: 01 April 2018
... judgments are tracking metaphysical phenomena and which aspects of our truth-value judgments are tracking other independent semantic phenomena. Up until now, I have never been quite sure what to recommend to my colleagues, given how bewildering the literature within linguistics, computer science...