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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
...David Shoemaker This essay attempts to provide and defend what may be the first actual argument in support of P. F. Strawson's merely stated vision of a response-dependent theory of moral responsibility. It does so by way of an extended analogy with the funny. In part 1, it makes the easier...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Yitzhak Y. Melamed Fleischacker Samuel Divine Teaching and the Way of the World: A Defense of Revealed Religion . New York : Oxford University Press . x+559 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 In this substantial book, Samuel Fleischacker—a prominent historian of modern...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 349–383.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., Linda. 2000 . “Does Libertarian Freedom Require Alternate Possibilities?” Philosophical Perspectives 14 : 231 -48. xxx pr08-002 June 10, 2008 10:54 Saying Good-bye to the Direct Argument the Right Way...
Published: 01 October 2015
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 667–670.
Published: 01 October 2013
...C. C. W. Taylor Cooper John M. , Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 . xiv+442. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 The project of this impressive work is the exploration...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Michael Roubach A PARTING OF THE WAYS: CARNAP, CASSIRER, AND HEIDEGGER. By Michael Friedman. Chicago: Open Court, 2000. Pp. xv, 175. Cornell University 2002 Heidegger, Martin. 1998 . Pathmarks . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. BOOK REVIEWS...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... fruitfully been applied to modulating the way agents or systems make choices over time. This article extends the trade-off to belief. We can be torn between two ways of believing, one of which is expected to be more accurate in light of current evidence, whereas the other is expected to lead to more learning...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jason Konek Sarah Moss (2013) argues that degrees of belief, or credences, can amount to knowledge in much the way that full beliefs can. This essay explores a new kind of objective Bayesianism designed to take us some way toward securing such knowledge-constituting credences, or “probabilistic...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 567–586.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Trenton Merricks The bulk of the essay “Truth and Freedom” ( Philosophical Review 118 [2009]: 29–57) opposes fatalism, which is the claim that if there is a true proposition to the effect that an action A will occur, then A will not be free. But that essay also offers a new way to reconcile divine...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Nicolas Bommarito The contemporary discussion of modesty has focused on whether or not modest people are accurate about their own good qualities. This essay argues that this way of framing the debate is unhelpful and offers examples to show that neither ignorance nor accuracy about the good...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Patrick Todd The most promising way of responding to arguments for the incompatibility of divine foreknowledge and human freedom (in one way or another) invokes a claim about the order of explanation: God knew (or believed) that you would perform a given action because you would, in fact, perform...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (1): 43–87.
Published: 01 January 2023
...) to propose a new way of deferring to chance. The principle I endorse, called the Trust Principle, requires chance to be a good guide to the world, permits modest chances, tells us how to listen to chance even when the chances are modest, and entails but is not entailed by the New Principle. As I show...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 441–480.
Published: 01 October 2015
... in space and the identities of individuals. In these cases, one does not know something, and yet one cannot give voice to one's ignorance in a certain way. But what does the ignorance in these cases consist in? This essay argues that many standard models of ignorance cannot account for the phenomenon...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 159–210.
Published: 01 April 2020
...—and in an initial way, the political ones as well—of proclaiming a preference, or consent based on it, nonautonomous in this way.  2. The failure I attribute to Mill is not the conclusion he reaches—whether the state should intervene in such cases is a very tricky question, and nothing here seems obvious to me...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Zoltán Gendler Szabó Consider the hypothesis that every quantified sentence in every natural language contains some expression or other whose extension constrains the domain of quantification. If the hypothesis is correct, quantificational domains are fixed in fundamentally different ways...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in the intellect of God. Although other early moderns agreed that modal truths are in some way dependent on God, there were sharp disagreements surrounding two distinct questions: (1) On what in God do modal truths and modal truth-makers depend? (2) What is the manner(s) of dependence by which modal truths...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Chiwook Won The overdetermination problem has long been raised as a challenge to nonreductive physicalism. Nonreductive physicalists have, in various ways, tried to resolve the problem through appeal to counterfactuals. This essay does two things. First, it takes up the question whether...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (3): 365–380.
Published: 01 July 2010
... conditional. This article argues for the following claims: First, that it's crucial to the general semantic framework Chalmers and Jackson defend that they do include the phenomenal facts in the supervenience conditional; without them, the conditional would not be a priori. Second, that the only way to argue...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 83–134.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to the state of the discourse itself. The resulting account is applied to a number of ways of exploiting the lying-misleading distinction, involving conversational implicature, incompleteness, presuppositions, and prosodic focus. The essay shows that assertion, and hence lying, is preserved from subquestion...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 429–484.
Published: 01 October 2014
... directions of fit are supposed to be determinations of one and the same determinable two-place relation, differing only in the ordering of favored terms. But there is no such determinable because of ineliminable asymmetries between the way that beliefs “aim at truth” and the way that desires (or intentions...