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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 31–76.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Jonathan Schaffer Which is prior, the whole or its parts? The monist holds that the whole is prior to its parts, and thus views the cosmos as fundamental, with metaphysical explanation dangling downward from the One. The pluralist holds that the parts are prior to their whole, and thus tends...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Christopher Shields Verity Harte, Plato on Parts and Wholes: The Metaphysics of Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. x, 311. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 2 (April 2005...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (4): 533–569.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Jonathan Cottrell This essay gives a new interpretation of Hume's second thoughts about minds in the Appendix, based on a new interpretation of his view of composition. In Book 1 of the Treatise , Hume argued that, as far as we can conceive it, a mind is a whole composed by all its perceptions...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 147–190.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Daniel Sutherland Despite the importance of Kant's claims about mathematical cognition for his philosophy as a whole and for subsequent philosophy of mathematics, there is still no consensus on his philosophy of arithmetic, and in particular the role he assigns intuition in it. This inquiry sets...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 51–91.
Published: 01 January 2007
... . “Parts as Essential to Their Wholes.” Review of Metaphysics 26 : 581 -603. ____. 1975 . “Mereological Essentialism: Further Considerations.” Review of Metaphysics 28 : 477 -84. ____. 1976 . Person and Object: A Metaphysical Study . La Salle, IL: Open Court. Dorr, Cian. 2005 . “What...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (2): 235–266.
Published: 01 April 2000
... or-what is the same-a partial representation so far as it is considered as ground of cognition [Erkenntnisgrund] of the whole representation. (Introduction §8; 9:58) Here Kant uses ‘cognition’ and ‘representation’ in his customary way, to refer to the content of a cognizing or representing...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 385–449.
Published: 01 July 2021
... objects has been sustained by its apparent resistance to assimilation into a unified reading of his idealism, one encompassing the canonical idealist arguments of the Critique of Pure Reason . 2 Interpretations of Kant’s transcendental idealism failing to yield a coherent view of it as a whole...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 636–639.
Published: 01 October 2000
... about (e.g.,a boat in a river), the sur- rounding thing functions for it as a vessel rather than as a place; place is meant to be unchangeable, so that . . . the whole river . . . is the place, because as a whole it is unchangeable. (So that . . . place is . . . the first...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 January 2004
...-of-the-series and substance begins with the thesis that the interval of a substance’s duration is continuous, and not composed of states at temporal atoms. It is a Leibnizian thesis that in a continuum, the whole is prior to the parts. This is another way of saying that a continuum is not constructed from...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 157–201.
Published: 01 April 2004
... specifically, it argues that Kant wished to account for our cognition of the properties presupposed by the Greek conception of mathemati- cally homogeneous magnitudes: the part-whole composition and equality relations of intuitions. 159 DANIEL...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 345–383.
Published: 01 July 2017
... address Rutgers's philosophy department has relocated. If this contrast is to be explained semantically in terms of whether the denotation of their complements does or does not have parts, then the answers to the questions expressed by the two embedded interrogatives must have a different part-whole...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 628–632.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Origination of Things”), and point out that, even if every R -relation is explained, there is something that requires an explanation: the existence of the whole regress: R 0 , R 1 , R 2 , …  . One might take a leaf out of Hume’s book ( Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 532–535.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of a thought by analyzing the thought” (“Notes for Ludwig Darmstaedter,” quoted by Zalabardo, 113–14). Here Frege is saying that the whole thought is, in some sense, prior to its parts: we don't assemble a thought from its elements; instead, the thought (or judgment) is given to the mind as a whole and we...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 476–479.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., transformation and recontextualization among new materials” (ix), In addition, the book integrates them into a unified whole that highlights their coherence and displays connections among them. So even those who are very familiar with her earlier work on God and evil will profit from reading...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (3): 303–357.
Published: 01 July 2004
... “c as a whole” rather than “some small part of c.” This sort of requirement is widespread in contemporary discussions, following a suggestion of Gareth Evans that “conscious perceptual experience … serves as the input to a thinking, concept-applying, and rea- 315...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (4): 583–585.
Published: 01 October 2002
... threatened loss by way of failed and ultimately nonsensical efforts to account for our relation to it, to its recovery as a significant whole, a meaningful habitation for human beings, in the uses we make of everyday lan- guage. Aiming to account for nothing less than the purpose of the Tractatus, its...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 557–560.
Published: 01 October 2004
... ethics as a whole might look like if eudaimonism and harmonizing eudaimonism are rejected for some central figures. The brevity of the discussion of individual texts will, however, leave unsatis- fied many of those sympathetic to attributing eudaimonism or harmonizing eudaimonism...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (1): 1–58.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., the distinction between, on the one hand, the indeterminate whole of spatiotemporal reality, as an infinite sphere of the concept of a spatiotemporal object (an expression used by Longuenesse, which reveals her strong affinity with the neo-Kantian school) and, on the other, all appearances, that is, actual...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
... claims, wrongly assimilates his position to Locke's (14). However, she nowhere considers a striking passage from Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion , where Philo suggests that “the whole economy of the universe” may be conducted by a necessity like that of arithmetic, “though no human algebra...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 567–571.
Published: 01 October 2004
... are, as a whole, both quite accurate and highly readable. Since I share Schabel’s view about the generally high quality of the translations, I’ll focus my remarks on the choice of selections, the overall coherence of the book, and its contribution to contemporary scholarship in philosophy, both medieval...