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The Philosopher’s Annual, Volume 24

This latest volume of The Philosopher’s Annual presents the ten best articles published in the field during 2001. No limitations are placed on the articles’ sources, subject matter or mode of treatment, providing for a diverse collection of engaging, high-caliber work that stands as a valuable sample of contemporary philosophy. This year’s volume includes papers by Robert Bernasconi, Hans Halvorson, Christopher Hitchcock, Ignacio Jane, Brian Leiter, Liam Murphy and Thomas Nagel, Joel Pust, Alison Simmons, Jason Stanley and Timothy Williamson, and Crispin Wright.

320 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2003

Philosopher's Annual

Philosophy: General Philosophy


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Who Invented the Concept of Race? Kants Role in the Enlightenment Construction of Race
Robert Bernasconi
2. On the Nature of Continuous Physical Quantities in Classical and Quantum Mechanics
Hans Halvorson
3. The Intransitivity of Causation Revealed in Equations and Graphs
Christopher Hitchcock
4. Reflections on Skolems Relativity of Set-Theoretical Concepts
Ignacio Jané
5. Legal Realism and Legal Positivism Reconsidered
Brian Leiter
6. Taxes, Redistribution, and Public Provision
Liam Murphy & Thomas Nagel
7. Against Explationist Skepticism Regarding Philosophical Intuitions
Joel Pust
8. Changing the Cartesian Mind: Leibniz on Sensation, Representation and Consciousness
Alison Simmons
9. Knowing How
Jason Stanley & Timothy Williamson
10. On Seing in a Quandary: Relativism, Vagueness, Logical Revisionism
Crispin Wright

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