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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
... autonomy and importance of epistemic reasons. © 2020 by Cornell University 2020 pragmatism evidentialism wrong kind of reasons ethics of activities authoritative normativity It is exceedingly plausible that there are distinctively epistemic reasons that provide normative support for or...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 95–130.
Published: 01 January 2020
... are imagining the case, the desire to turn on radios that I would thereby acquire is a desire of the wrong kind (e.g., a mere behavioral compulsion to perform an action that I do not find appealing). But if that desire is of the wrong kind, then concordantism agrees that it gives me no reason to drink...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 209–239.
Published: 01 April 2012
... evaluating the reasonableness of this conscious search of his memory. Yet Present Deliberation requires that there be such an act. So the second deliberative act required by Previous Deliberation would seem not to be a conscious act at all—which makes it an act not of deliberation but of some other kind...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 661–664.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... His metaethical view, or perhaps one should say “metanormative,” since it applies to reasons of all kinds, goes under the heading of “cognitivist irrealism.” Like error theory, it is committed to the truth-aptness of normative judgements and to the nonexistence of robust moral properties. Unlike error...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 483–523.
Published: 01 October 2000
... attention is just that there are these two sorts of state In partic- ular, one might think that there is no reason we must distinguish the kinds of contents beliefs and perceptions have: Whatever one might take the contents of beliefs to be-Fregean Thoughts, say- there is no reason that perceptions...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... Section 5, the final section before the conclusion, considers some issues concerning partially worthy actions, including the case of wrong actions that seem nonetheless partially worthy. 1. The Motive of Duty, the Coincident Reasons Thesis, and Kantian Ethics Kant writes in the “Preface” to the...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 532–536.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Chris Lebron Mills Charles W. , Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism . New York: Oxford University Press , 2017 . xxi + 281 pp . © 2019 by Cornell University 2019 Since the publication of The Racial Contract , Charles Mills has been on a twenty-year...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 159–210.
Published: 01 April 2020
... distinguishing between autonomy as sovereignty and autonomy as nonalienation. The author then discusses adaptive preferences, claiming that they suffer from a rationality flaw (they are typically formed for reasons of the wrong kind) but that it's not clear that this flaw matters morally or politically. What...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (2): 266–269.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Method is to lead us from any true idea we may happen to have to the point at which we uncover the true idea of God. On any interpretation, though, eliciting the true idea of God is crucial for Spinoza because the highest kind of cognition (identified in the Ethics as scientia intuitiva) proceeds in...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Aristotle’s distinction between conceiving of ethi- cal virtue as a certain kind of state that is in accord with reason and conceiving of it as a state that is with reason (NE 6.13, 1144b26–30). According to a traditional interpretation that goes back to the ancient commentators, the distinction comes to...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 July 2016
... interpretation: it does not adequately explain why PSR entails that there is no such totality as C. I'll also suggest a reason to think that attempts to solve the paradox by denying that just any contingent truths can be combined in a conjunction are looking in the wrong place. Recent work on the idea of...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2003
... reason: an extension in which “moral” qualities such as kindness and respect are just as fundamental as the qualities involved in Audi’s eudaemonistic, hedonic, and valuational principles. (It would need to be discussed in which sense of expe- rience such an extension of substantive foundationalism...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
... problems, and critically responded to the theories of their predecessors and contemporaries. For Graham, the existence of this proto-scientific community is probably the main reason why there was a remarkable philosophical and scientific progress dur...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 April 2007
...A. N. Williams Denys Turner, Faith, Reason, and the Existence of God . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xix + 271 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Allan Gibbard, Thinking How to Live. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. ix + 302...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Michael E. Bratman RULING PASSIONS: A THEORY OF PRACTICAL REASONING. By Simon Blackburn. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. vii, 334. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVEWS entails the existence of final causes, and these...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 495–532.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., 2004b; Noordhof 1999, 2004; Pearl 2000, chap. 10; Ram- achandran 1997, 1998, 2004a, 2004b; Woodward 2003, chap. 2; and Yablo 2002, 2004. 496 Prevention, Preemption, Sufficient Reason framework is then applied to a number of different kinds of problem...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gilbert Harman Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS Christopher Peacocke, The Realm of Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 284 pp. At any given...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 451–457.
Published: 01 July 2012
... similarity (195). Analogical arguments based on these three re- lationship-types tend to yield diverse sorts of generalization: extensions of kinds, common mathematical structure, and uniform or invariant relationships, respectively. This chapter discusses several examples of analogical reasoning that...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
... wrong. In other cases of conflict, including some recent examples suggested by Andy Egan, EDT and BT seem to get things right, while CDT seems to get things wrong. In still other cases, EDT and CDT seems to get things right, while BT gets things wrong. It's no accident, this essay claims, that all three...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 July 2009
... kinds of people, and to this extent this disposition is properly contrasted with that of loving only the honor bestowed by good and praiseworthy human beings. This hardly looks like a description of the auxiliary.29 And so it is reasonable that Plato never calls the auxiliaries philoti- mos...