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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 485–531.
Published: 01 October 2014
... a 3 ) and replacing a 1 , a 2 , and a 3 with the cubic's three solutions x 1 , x 2 , and x 3 in every possible order—where ω = ( − 1 + 3 i ) / 2 , one of the cube roots of unity. But the three solutions generated by even permutations of x 1 , x 2 , and x 3 —namely, 1/3 (x 1...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 33–71.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... All of these features seem quite independent, however: they can come apart; they share no obvious common cause or explanation; and if they often occur together, this seems accidental. It is not clear, then, how Marx’s concept of alienated labor could possess the strong unity that he takes it to have...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
... as such is first generated by the understanding through an act of synthesis of the imagination. Against this reading, this article argues that a key characteristic of space as a form of intuition is its nonconceptual unity, which defines the properties of space and is as such necessarily independent...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Harvey Lederman This article presents a new interpretation of the great Ming dynasty philosopher Wang Yangming’s (1472–1529) celebrated doctrine of the “unity of knowledge and action” (知行合一). Wang held that action was not unified with all knowledge, but only with an elevated form of knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 July 2000
...- 465 BOOK REVlEWS surpassed in his sensitivity to such issues. It remains unclear, however, what Hurley takes herself finally to have achieved. Midway through the book, she states that the two conditions she defends as sufficient for the unity of consciousness...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 583–589.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of Understanding” (from the title of chap. 5). Understanding is still the faculty of apperception . But it is no longer inherently discursive , defined in terms of representation by way of concepts. This also opens the way to a new understanding of sensibility. To begin, the purely “sensible” unity of space...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 399–410.
Published: 01 July 2005
...- ysis, according to which “the condition of personal identity” is “the condition that gives rise to … a commitment to achieving overall rational unity” (8) among “beliefs, desires and other psychological states and events” (20–21). Rovane claims that this condition can be satisfied both by “group...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
... University Press. ———. 2007 . The Leibniz–Des Bosses Correspondence , ed. and trans. Brandon Look and Donald Rutherford. New Haven: Yale University Press. Levey, Samuel. 2003 . “On Unity: Leibniz–Arnauld Revisited.” Philosophical Topics 31 : 245 –75. ———. 2005 . “Leibniz on Precise Shapes...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 January 2018
... is interpreted as containing a different strategy, which consists of a single proof in two steps. The first part seeks to establish that any representation that is part of the objective unity of apperception is “related to [the concept of] an object and thus necessarily stands under the categories” (329...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 425–428.
Published: 01 July 2000
... and Littlefield, 1997. Pp. xii, 162. Robert Mayhew’s Aristotle’s Criticism of Pluto’s Republic focuses on Aristotle’s main objections to Plato’s political philosophy: the degree of unity envi- sioned by Plato is impossible/undesirable; too much unity undermines self- sufficiency; community of women...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 532–535.
Published: 01 October 2017
... the testimony of the Tractatus itself. This happens most notably in connection with the question of the unity of the atomic fact. In 1913 Russell maintains that the work of unifying the constituents of an atomic fact is performed by one of those very constituents, namely, by the relation that unites the terms...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 April 2023
... to the issue, he met Averroes on his own ground by disputing the unity theory as an interpretation of On the Soul . His concern was not mainly to refute a false philosophical view, but to rescue Aristotle from being associated with that view. And there was another reason the topic attracted so much...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., which human reason provides for its own direction, are instances of a more general demand of reason, which Kant formulates thus: P : Find for the conditioned cognitions of the understanding the unconditioned whereby its [that is, the understanding’s] unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 July 2004
... sets of philosophical issues raised by or implicit in Descartes’s work: the nature of a machine (chapter 4), the role of simulation in Descartes’s physiology (chap- ter 5), and the sorts of unity that may or may not be attributable to Cartesian organisms (chapter 6). As Des Chene is the first...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 129–168.
Published: 01 April 2022
... tell in favor of Undecidability and vice versa. We start with the following well-known passage, which has often been thought to tell against Necessity: But for the peculiarity of our understanding, that it is able to bring about the unity of apperception a priori only by means...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... And the characterization of a causal profile typically invokes relations of both synchronic and diachronic unity; it invokes the former when it speaks of how the instantiation of a property combines with instantiations of other properties to produce certain effects (since the “combining with” involves...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 318–323.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Horstmann next investigates more closely the early philosophies of Fichte and Schelling, stressing their continuity with Kant through their shared belief in the “unity of reason” as well as their objections to Kant’s dualisms. In their view, those dualisms had the effect of undermining this unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 272–275.
Published: 01 April 2001
... demand of self-conscious- ness, must be able to accompany all my representations. Though the neces- sary relation of all representations to the identical ‘I think’ reveals a necessary unity among representations that holds universally (not merely “for me it is nevertheless not clear, perhaps, how...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 365–369.
Published: 01 July 2022
... 2 (“Self-Consciousness and the ‘I’ of the Understanding”), Kraus considers the contribution of the understanding to our inner and outer experience. She focuses on the “transcendental unity of apperception” (henceforth, TUA) which is, according to Kant’s argument in the Transcendental Deduction...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
... that leads to their being thinkable, namely, recognizable under common concepts, were going on in our minds” (29–30). The enabling ground of “I →  SY” and “SY →  I” is what Kant calls “the transcendental unity of apperception” (31). Importantly, transcendental apperception is not only a formal necessary...