Philosopher's Annual

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The Philosopher's Annual attempts to select the ten best articles published in philosophy the previous year. Impossible? Yes. By attempting the impossible this collection calls attention to truly exceptional critiques from the philosophical field. This is the 22nd volume of the series, collecting outstanding work from the philosophy literature of 1999. Each year the members of the distinguished nominating board are asked to name three papers that most impressed them from the literature of the previous year. No ...

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Overview

The Philosopher's Annual attempts to select the ten best articles published in philosophy the previous year. Impossible? Yes. By attempting the impossible this collection calls attention to truly exceptional critiques from the philosophical field. This is the 22nd volume of the series, collecting outstanding work from the philosophy literature of 1999. Each year the members of the distinguished nominating board are asked to name three papers that most impressed them from the literature of the previous year. No limitations are placed on sources from which articles may be nominated, on subject matter, or on mode of treatment. The process delivers a diverse collection of engaging, high caliber work that stands as a valuable sample of contemporary work in philosophy.

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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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