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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 630–633.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Kok-Chor Tan Talbott William J. , Human Rights and Human Well-Being . New York : Oxford University Press , 2010 . xi + 410 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 BOOK REVIEWS Huw Price, Naturalism Without Mirrors. New York: Oxford University...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 January 2013
...E.J. Coffman © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 Sosa Ernest , Knowing Full Well . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2011 . xii +164 pp . BOOK REVIEWS Paula Gottlieb, The Virtue of Aristotle’s Ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (3): 395–425.
Published: 01 July 2013
... (or propositional justification) and well-groundedness (or doxastic justification). The discussion focuses on conciliatory views, according to which peer disagreements require you to significantly revise your view or to suspend judgment. The article argues that for a wide range of conceptions of evidential support...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Richard Kraut Badhwar Neera K. , Well-Being: Happiness in a Worthwhile Life . New York: Oxford University Press , 2014 . xi + 245 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 The thesis of this book is expressed by its title and subtitle: well-being consists in “happiness...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 451–472.
Published: 01 October 2016
... want to suggest that this raises some very interesting further questions about the nature of beneficence (sections 5 and 6). Our first example involves moral theories that direct you to pay special attention to the less well-off (henceforth progressivist moral theories , for short). Consider...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 603–632.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Louis Kaplow Cornell University 2007 Primary Goods, Capabilities, . . . or Well-Being? Louis Kaplow Harvard Law School and National Bureau of Economic Research 1...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of to careers, would serve equally well. It is further argued that the circularity objection to psychological accounts can be answered without appeal to the notion of quasi-memory. Because of the internal relations between the causal profiles of mental states and the persistence conditions of their possessors...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., neither the puzzle itself nor Russell's solution to it have been well understood. The principle Russell seeks to defend concerns not the substitution of expressions in a sentence but rather the substitution of propositional constituents in a Russellian proposition. This article further argues...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... from its restrictor. The article shows that split readings can occur not only with attitude verbs but with modals, tense, and aspectual markers as well. The upshot of the article is that although there is a real threat to our comfortable assumption that the sort of bare quantification we routinely...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 241–275.
Published: 01 April 2012
... vindications of David Lewis’s original Principal Principle as well as recent reformulations due to Ned Hall and Jenann Ismael. Joyce enumerates properties that a function must have if it is to measure the distance from a set of credences to a set of truth values; he shows that, on any such measure, and for any...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 407–442.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Dale Dorsey Subjectivism about well-being holds that ϕ is intrinsically good for x if and only if, and to the extent that, ϕ is valued , under the proper conditions, by x . Given this statement of the view, there is room for intramural dissent among subjectivists. One important source of dispute...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 619–639.
Published: 01 October 2013
... are. In particular, investigating prepunishment can help to bring out the inadequacy of the “Ockhamist” reply to the argument, as well as the sense in which God's past beliefs need to depend on what we do, if we are plausibly to have a choice about those beliefs. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 Arguments...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 59–117.
Published: 01 January 2015
... for this. The definite article is sometimes pronounced with names in the singular: ‘The Ivan we all love doesn't feel well’. Sloat proposed a disjunctive generalization of when the definite article must be pronounced with a singular name. This essay shows that by slightly revising Sloat's generalization, we arrive...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and discharges some remaining grounds for resistance to these skeptical conclusions, as well as the possibility of defending a weaker version of a normative lottery principle. The conclusion is that we have no reason to believe that where equal claims conflict, we are morally required to hold a lottery...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... benevolence as well. Some think that this is Sidgwick's main argument for utilitarianism, and indeed a convincing argument (P. Singer 1974 , 516, 517; 2005 , 351). Others find the main argument instead in a coherentist argument that presents utilitarianism as the product of a cleaned-up commonsense...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 485–531.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Marc Lange Unlike explanation in science, explanation in mathematics has received relatively scant attention from philosophers. Whereas there are canonical examples of scientific explanations (as well as canonical examples of nonexplanations, such as “the flagpole,” “the eclipse...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on the definition as well as the scope of the notion of substance. For it is often thought that the ultimate subject of properties need not—and, in some cases, cannot—be independent. Drawing on a suite of historical, textual, and philosophical considerations, this essay argues for an interpretation that reconciles...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in general” is a substance, and since all substances are “by their nature incorruptible,” this sort of body is incorruptible as well. In this article I defend a pluralist reading of this passage, according to which there are indefinitely many bodies-taken-in-general, each of which counts as an incorruptible...
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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. Elsewhere I distinguish between two closely related values that are often associated with the word “autonomy”—that of nonalienation and that of sovereignty (see Enoch 2017a ). You're...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 339–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... opportunity and accuracy in the long run. Further, it is sometimes rationally permissible to choose the latter. The article breaks down the features of action which give rise to the trade-off, and then argues that each feature applies equally well to belief. This conclusion is an instance of a systematic...