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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 241–294.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Yoaav Isaacs; John Hawthorne; Jeffrey Sanford Russell Is the fact that our universe contains fine-tuned life evidence that we live in a multiverse? Ian Hacking and Roger White influentially argue that it is not. We approach this question through a systematic framework for self-locating epistemology...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 459–490.
Published: 01 July 2023
...W. Clark Wolf Kant’s formula of universal law (FUL) is standardly understood as a test of the moral permissibility of an agent’s maxim: maxims that pass the test are morally neutral, and so permissible, while those that do not are morally impermissible. In contrast, this article argues that the FUL...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 499–503.
Published: 01 July 2023
...H. K. Andersen © 2023 by Cornell University 2023 Questions about idealizations in science are often framed along the lines of, How can science be so effective when it gets so much wrong? Rice’s book, Leveraging Distortions: Explanation, Idealization, and Universality in Science offers...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2000
...James Van Cleve UNIVERSALS AND PROPERTY INSTANCES: THE ALPHABET OF BEING. By John Bacon. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995. Pp. iv, 159. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REvlEWS serious student of the field and I enthusiastically recommend it to nonspe- cialists...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Sherrilyn Roush THE COMPREHENSIBILITY OF THE UNIVERSE: A NEW CONCEPTION OF SCIENCE. By Nicholas Maxwell. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. ix, 316. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS ThPhilosophical Rmiew, Vol. 110...
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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 (2017) 126 (3): 301–343.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Matthew Mandelkern; Ginger Schultheis; David Boylan This essay proposes a new theory of agentive modals : ability modals and their duals, compulsion modals. After criticizing existing approaches—the existential quantificational analysis, the universal quantificational analysis, and the conditional...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 179–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
...? Because if determinism is true—if the laws of nature and the initial conditions of the Big Bang determined a unique future for our universe—then doing anything other than what you are determined to do would require one of two things: either a miracle , a violation of the actual laws of nature...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... should be read as having as their antecedent “from the point of view of the universe.” The essay replies to the objection that this makes these axioms analytic. In reply to the threat of a commonsense moralist's disagreement, this essay argues that each axiom states, in effect, a prima facie duty...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 637–642.
Published: 01 October 2012
... © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOKS RECEIVED Baltas, Aristeides. 2012. Peeling Potatoes or Grinding Lenses: Spinoza and Young Wittgenstein Converse on Immanence and Its Logic. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. Bauman, Zygmunt. 2012...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 403–409.
Published: 01 July 2010
... © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOKS RECEIVED Abbott, Edwin Abbott. 2010. Flatland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ix + 294 pp. Altman, Andrew. 2009. A Liberal Theory of International Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 233 pp. Bailer...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 309–316.
Published: 01 April 2012
... © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOKS RECEIVED Abbey, Ruth. 2011. The Return of Feminist Liberalism. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. ix þ326 pp. Alejandro, Roberto. 2011. Nietzsche and the Drama of Historiobiography. Notre Dame: University...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 January 2013
... © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 BOOKS RECEIVED Adler, Matthew D. 2012. Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis. New York: Oxford University Press. xx þ635 pp. Ankersmit, F. R. 2012. Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 329–336.
Published: 01 April 2013
... © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 BOOKS RECEIVED Agar, Jon. 2012. Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Malden, MA: Polity Press. Alexander, Joshua. 2012. Experimental Philosophy: An Introduction. Malden, MA: Polity Press. Alican, Necip Fikri...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 485–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Cornell University 2001 The Philosophical &im, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) BOOKS RECEIVED Charles Taylor Philosophy Now. By Ruth Abbey. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. Pp. vi, 250. Logoc Prinm 2d. ed. By Colin Allen and Michael...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 141–147.
Published: 01 January 2012
... © 2011 by Cornell University 2012 BOOKS RECEIVED Ademollo, Francesco. 2011. The Cratylus of Plato: A Commentary. New York: Cambridge University Press. xx þ538 pp. Aikin, Scott F., and Robert B. Talisse. 2011. Reasonable Atheism: A Moral Case...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (3): 469–474.
Published: 01 July 2011
... © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOKS RECEIVED Achinstein, Peter. 2010. Evidence, Explanation, and Realism: Essays in the Philosophy of Science. New York: Oxford University Press. xi þ331 pp. Agamben, Giorgio. 2011. Nudities. Stanford: Stanford University...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 October 2010
... © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOKS RECEIVED Alexy, Robert, and Bonnie L. Alexy. 2009. The Argument from Injustice: A Reply to Legal Positivism. Translated by Stanley L. Paulson and Bonnie L. Paulson. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 142 pp. Alexy...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 611–617.
Published: 01 October 2011
... © 2011 by Cornell University 2011 BOOKS RECEIVED Adluri, Vishwa. 2011. Parmenides, Plato, and Mortal Philosophy: Return from Transcendence. New York: Continuum. xv þ212 pp. Angier, Tom P. S. 2010. Techne in Aristotle’s Ethics: Crafting the Moral Life. New...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 475–481.
Published: 01 July 2012
... © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOKS RECEIVED Adorno, Theodor W., and Max Horkheimer. 2011. Towards a New Manifesto. Translated by Rodney Livingstone. London: Verso Books. x þ 112 pp. Allen, Anita L. 2011. Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide. New York...