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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 (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... the latter can engage in warranted inference, preserve knowledge over time, engage in action aimed at satisfying needs and aims, and so on. Nothing he says provides the basis for such an argument. To base it on his claims about memory and de se attitudes, would be blatantly question-begging...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., and this reconciles the skeptical argument about identity across time with the unity demands of the Deduction: someone else appearing in a memory of mine as though he or she were me would be just as good for synthesizing the earlier experience or action with my current experience as the earlier person actually...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 429–484.
Published: 01 October 2014
... 33 , no. 3 : 291 – 301 . Levy Y. 2013 . “ Intentional Action First .” Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 , no. 4 : 705 – 18 . Little M. 1997 . “ Virtue as Knowledge: Objections from the Philosophy of Mind .” Nous 31 , no. 1 : 59 – 79 . Marcus E...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 425–428.
Published: 01 July 2000
...). But while Socrates sought a rationally grounded art of life, he never achieved it; yet despite his lack of knowledge his virtuous actions flowed from his character in the effortless, instinctive way on which Nietzsche insisted. Hence in spite of his role as the paradigm of the ratio- nalistic...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
... unity of space, when taken as a unity for the understanding by means of conceptual determination, that first enables geometric knowledge and knowledge of spatially located particulars. © 2014 by Cornell University 2014 formal intuition form of intuition transcendental synthesis space unity...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 469–496.
Published: 01 October 2005
... and unity of mind a person possessed, if this person’s individual goals and actions were contrary to this political goal, and if she acted on these individual goals, she would not count as just. It frequently happens in the natural sciences and philosophy that the ordinary usage of terms is revised...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 423–425.
Published: 01 July 2000
... life by reason, espousing instead an ideal of spontaneity in which one s actions follow essentially and effortlessly from one s nature (154). But while Socrates sought a rationally grounded art of life, he never achieved it; yet despite his lack of knowledge his virtuous actions flowed from his...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 318–323.
Published: 01 April 2002
... and “deeply unified,” however (ibid The aim was to develop a logically coher- ent, homogeneous, justificatory step-by-step account of the foundations of human knowledge and the fundamental norms of human action. As men- tioned earlier, the idea of a unified system of philosophical knowledge was already...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 501–532.
Published: 01 October 2009
... on the occasion of the relevant actions. Now if occasionalism is rejected—as robbing creatures of causal force or as requiring perpetual miracles or as undermining empirical knowledge claims—our nonskeptical libertarian starting point requires the positing of direct or indirect causal relations between...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
... those faculties and acci- dents, and is the source of all actions and natural motions of such a being, and in which the whole variety of accidents and powers has its root and unity. (DM 15.1.7) With this, Suárez rejects the bundle theory, according to which various faculties and forms...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... use” with “no use for knowing something” (A 274/B 304, AA 23:48; cf. A 251, 259). For a plausible interpretation of such overstatements as rearguard actions against the Leibniz-Wolff philosophy, see Adickes 1924b; Ameriks 1982. 25. Meditations on Knowledge, Truth, and Ideas , G IV.425/AG 26...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 129–168.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., the Undecidability theorist is simply treating the two faculties on a par. This already undermines some of the worries of the previous section. For if we can somehow know that any creature with a discursive understanding must enjoy the unity of apperception, then the same question will arise: is this knowledge...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
... BOOK REVIEWS match is obscured by Maxwell’s use of the word ‘knowledge’ to include “a suf- ficiently good guess at the facts to provide a rational basis for action” and other colloquial senses in which a belief that counts as knowledge need not be true or probable. It is only...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 451–457.
Published: 01 July 2012
...- tions: “What criteria should we use to evaluate analogical arguments used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive normative...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 457–460.
Published: 01 July 2012
... used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive normative theory of ana- logical arguments” (3). He persuasively argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 July 2012
... used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive normative theory of ana- logical arguments” (3). He persuasively argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 464–467.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to evaluate analogical arguments used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive normative theory of ana- logical arguments” (3). He...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 467–471.
Published: 01 July 2012
... analogical arguments used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive normative theory of ana- logical arguments” (3). He persuasively...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 472–474.
Published: 01 July 2012
... two ques- tions: “What criteria should we use to evaluate analogical arguments used in science?” and “How can we provide a philosophical justification for those cri- teria?” (ix). Paul Bartha recognizes that analogies are widely used in all areas of human action—but claims: “We have no substantive...