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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 41–71.
Published: 01 January 2018
...J. Robert G. Williams The concept of moral wrongness, many think, has a distinctive kind of referential stability, brought out by moral twin earth cases. This article offers a new account of the source of this stability, deriving it from a metaphysics of content: “substantive” radical...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 573–609.
Published: 01 October 2012
... describe a possible world involving various indi- viduals, assign labels to these individuals (‘A’ and ‘B’, ‘Fred’ and ‘Twin- Fred and then use these labels to say that such and such is true of these individuals at that world (for example, that it’s true at the world that such and such would have...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Timmons. 1991 . “New Wave Moral Realism Meets Moral Twin Earth.” Journal of Philosophical Research 16 : 447 -65. Jackson, Frank, Graham Oppy, and Michael Smith. 1994 . “Minimalism and Truth Aptness.” Mind 103 : 287 -302. BOOK REVIEWS the good. But he does not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2000) 109 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 April 2000
... arguments based on the possibility of being at the mercy of a deceitful demon, of being a brain in a vat, and so on-arguments that Stroll does not discuss. Chapters 2 and 3 are largely devoted to an examination of Putnam’s well-known twin earth scenario, and to criticisms of the conclusions about...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2007) 116 (3): 427–440.
Published: 01 July 2007
... eligibility constraint: interpretations that assign more natural proper- ties to predicates are, other things being equal, better. On this picture, our words have fairly determinate meanings (contra Quine [1960] and “Kripkenstein” [Kripke 1982and, at a pretty good fi rst pass, it is the twin...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2001) 110 (2): 286–289.
Published: 01 April 2001
... References Hare, R. M. 1952. The Language of Morals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Horgan, Terence, and Mark Timmons. 1991. “New Wave Moral Realism Meets Moral Twin Earth.”Journal of Philosophical Research 16:447-65. Jackson, Frank, Graham Oppy, and Michael Smith. 1994. “Minimalism and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 317–322.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... Soble, Alan, and Nicholas Power, eds. 2008. The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings. 5th ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. xiii + 535 pp. Spence, Sarah. 2007. Figuratively Speaking: Rhetoric and Culture from Quintilian to the Twin Towers. Classical Inter/faces. London: Duckworth. 144...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 545–550.
Published: 01 October 2018
... it is theorized, it has been twinned misleadingly with either political obligation or political justification. But Simmons explored it most helpfully in an important 1999 article in Ethics , “Justification and Legitimacy.” And now in a new book, Boundaries of Authority , he brings all this together...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... The setup here is similar to the moral twin earth cases from Horgan and Timmons, but whereas they were more interested to cause trouble for semantic and metasemantic theories offered by naturalist realists, Eklund wants to cause trouble for the ardent realist (32–37). We don't get a full...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2000
... transformative. NAOMISCHEMAN University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Bibliography McFall, Lynne. 1991. “What’s Wrong with Bitterness?” In Feminist Ethics, ed. Claudia Card, 146-60. Lawrence: University of Lawrence Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 July 2001
... best as Fleischacker presents it, deserves the primacy he gives it, or has the practical implications he suggests is much less clear. SARAHWILLIAMS HOLTMAN University of Minnesota, Twin Cities The PhilosophicuZRevim, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 July 2001
... University of Minnesota, Twin Cities The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) KANTS CONCEPTION OF MORAL CHLWACTER THE “CRUICAL’’ LINK OF MORALITY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND REFLEGT~~GMENTBy G. FELICITASMUNZEL. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 July 2002
... both a universal and a particular, the twin demands on substance to be both ontologically and epistemologically primary are incom- patible. So how can Aristotle maintain that substances are epistemologically and ontologically primary? 452 ...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 452–456.
Published: 01 July 2002
..., while ontological first principles are particulars. Since nothing can be both a universal and a particular, the twin demands on substance to be both ontologically and epistemologically primary are incom- patible. So how can Aristotle maintain that substances are epistemologically and ontologically...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2009) 118 (2): 183–223.
Published: 01 April 2009
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
... exter- nalism is often arrived at by consideration of the kind of thought experi- ments made famous by Hilary Putnam.36 Suppose that Jones, who inhab- its Earth, has a twin, Smith. (By “a twin of Jones,” I mean a person who is qualitatively identical to Jones in every intrinsic respect.) Smith...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 315–360.
Published: 01 July 2001
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 135–189.
Published: 01 April 2003
... her double, it does not follow that I have reason to love Jane rather than her double. As far as the quality theory is concerned, I might as well swap her with her twin. For all the theory says, I have just as much reason to love a type-identical stranger, whether as a replacement or an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 240–247.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and such, Putnam “showed in what way our thought is . . . under the control of the world” (283). Berger, revisiting Putnam's famous “Twin Earth” example, argues for “modified actualism”; a recognition of physical necessity renders the notion of metaphysical necessity superfluous. Building on Putnam's...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 651–657.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., epistemology and the supersensible, and epistemology and religion. There is not enough space in this review to discuss the papers in detail. Accordingly, I will restrict myself to briefly summarizing each of them and to offering a few thoughts regarding the volume's “twin tasks,” in the words of the editors...