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February 2009

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Acta Analytica, Vol. 24, # 1, 2009 History of Philosophy Quarterly, Vol. 26, # 1, 2009
American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 46, # 1, 2009 International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, Vol. 22, # 1, 2009
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 32, # 1, 2009 Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 85, #1, 2009
Biology & Philosophy, Vol. 24, # 2, 2009 Journal of Ethics, Vol. 13, # 1, 2009
British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 49, # 1, 2009 Linguistics and Philosophy, Vol. 31, # 5, 2008
Erkenntnis, Vol. 70, #1, 2009 Noûs, Vol. 43, # 1, 2009
Ethics, Vol. 119, # 1, 2008 Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, Vol. 82, # 4, 2009
Faith and Philosophy, Vol. 26, # 1, 2009 South African Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 27, # 4, 2008
Foundations of Science, Vol. 14, # 1-2, 2009  The Yale Philosophical Review, # 4, 2008

Acta Analytica, Vol. 24, # 1, 2009


István Aranyosi. The Reappearing Act.

Roy Sorensen. Generalizing the Disappearing Act: A Reply to István Aranyosi.

Kelly Becker. Margins for Error and Sensitivity: What Nozick Might Have Said.    

Xiaoqiang Han. Speaking of Flux.

Steven Ross. The End of Moral Realism?

Igor Primoratz. Patriotism and the Value of Citizenship.

Pavel Materna. Concepts and Recipes.

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American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 46, #1, 2009


Kristie Miller.  Stuff.

James Ross.  Contextual Adaptation.

Nicolas Espinoza.  Some New Monadic Value Predicates.

Bennett W. Helm.  Love, Identification, and the Emotions

Darren Bradley.  Multiple Universes and Observation Selection Effects.

Kristján Kristjánsson.  Recent Social-Scientific Work on Interdependent, Independent, and Bicultural Selves: The Moral Implications.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 32, # 1, 2009

Del Giudice, M. Sex, attachment, and the  development of reproductive strategies.

Open Peer Commentary

Ackerman, J. M. & Kenrick, D. T. Selfishness and sex or cooperation and family values?

Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J. & van IJzendoorn, M. H. No reliable gender differences in attachment across the lifespan.

Beckes, L. & Simpson, J. A. Attachment, reproduction, and life history trade-offs: A broader view of human mating.

Campbell, A. “Fatal attraction” syndrome: Not a good way to keep your man

Chen, B.-B. & Li, D. Avoidant strategy in insecure females

Figueredo, A. J., Sefcek, J. A. & Olderbak, S. G. Attachment and life history strategy

Flinn, M. V., Muehlenbein, M. P. & Ponzi, D. Evolution of neuroendocrine mechanisms linking attachment and life history: The social neuroendocrinology of middle childhood

Goetz, C. D., Perilloux, C. & Buss, D. M. Attachment strategies across sex, ontogeny, and relationship type

Goldstein Ferber, S. Co-regulation of stress in uterus and during early infancy mediates early programming of gender differences in attachment styles: Evolutionary, genetic, and endocrinal perspectives

Harris, J. R. Attachment theory underestimates the child

Ho¨nekopp, J. Pre-adjustment of adult attachment style to extrinsic risk levels via early attachment style is neither specific, nor reliable, nor effective, and is thus not an adaptation

Jackson, J. J. & Ellis, B. J. Synthesizing life-history theory with sexual selection: Toward a comprehensive model of alternative reproductive strategies

Kang, M. J. & Glassman, M. Attachment patterns of homeless youth: Choices of stress and confusion 

Kerns, K. A. Developmental transformations in attachment in middle childhood 

Kruger, D. J. Life history as an integrative theoretical framework advancing the understanding of the attachment system 

Lewis, A. J. & Tooley, G. Disorganized attachment and reproductive strategies 

Li, N., He, J. & Li, T. Gender difference of insecure attachment: Universal or culture-specific? 

Maestripieri, D. The contribution of comparative research to the development and testing of life history models of human attachment and reproductive strategies 

Penke, L. Adaptive developmental plasticity might not contribute much to the adaptiveness of reproductive strategies 

Petters, D. & Waters, E. Modeling, simulating, and simplifying links between stress, attachment, and reproduction

Quinlan, R. J. Predicting cross-cultural patterns in sex-biased parental investment and attachment 

Seltzer, L. J. & Pollak, S. D. Neuroendocrine features of attachment in infants and nonhuman primates 

Symons, D. K. & Szielasko, A. L. Attachment styles within sexual relationships are strategic

Volpe, L. E. & Barton, R. A. Attachment and sexual strategies

Zayas, V. & Ram, D. What love has to do with it: An attachment perspective on pair bonding and sexual behavior

Author’s Response

Del Giudice, M. Human reproductive strategies: An emerging synthesis?

Oaksford, M. & Chater, N. Pre´cis of Bayesian Rationality: The Probabilistic Approach to Human Reasoning

Open Peer Commentary

Allott, N. & Uchida, H. Classical logic, conditionals and “nonmonotonic” reasoning

Brighton, H. & Olsson, H. Identifying the optimal response is not a necessary step toward explaining function

Danks, D. & Eberhardt, F. Explaining norms and norms explained

De Neys, W. Beyond response output: More logical than we think

Evans, J. St. B. T. Does rational analysis stand up to rational analysis? 

Griffiths, T. L. The strengths of – and some of the challenges for – Bayesian models of cognition 

Hahn, U. Explaining more by drawing on less

Halford, G. S. Complexity provides a better explanation than probability for confidence in syllogistic inferences

Khalil, E. L. Are stomachs rational?

Liu, I.-m. Is the second-step conditionalization unnecessary?

McKenzie, C. R. M. Bayes plus environment

Nelson, J. D. Nai¨ve optimality: Subjects’ heuristics can be better motivated than experimenters’ optimal models

Oberauer, K. Oaksford & Chater’s theory of reasoning: High prior, lower posterior plausibility

O’Brien, D. P. Human reasoning includes a mental logic

Over, D. E. & Hadjichristidis, C. Uncertain premises and Jeffrey’s rule

Pfeifer, N. & Kleiter, G. D. Mental probability logic

Poletiek, F. H. Popper’s Severity of Test as an intuitive probabilistic model of hypothesis testing

Politzer, G. & Bonnefon, J.-F. Let us not put the probabilistic cart before the uncertainty bull

Schroyens, W. On is an ought: Levels of analysis and the descriptive versus normative analysis of human reasoning

Stenning, K. & van Lambalgen, M. “Nonmonotonic” does not mean “probabilistic”

Straubinger, N., Cokely, E. T. & Stevens, J. R. The dynamics of development: Challenges for Bayesian rationality

Wagenmakers, E.-J. How do individuals reason in the Wason card selection task? 

Authors’ Response

Oaksford, M. & Chater, N. The uncertain reasoner: Bayes, logic, and rationality.

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Biology & Philosophy, Vol. 24, # 2, 2009

Spandrels and Adaptationism: Marking Thirty Years of Controversy


Patrick Forber. Introduction: A Primer on Adaptationism.

Tim Lewens.  Seven Types of Adaptationism.

Angela Potochnik.  Optimality Modeling in a Suboptimal World.

Jon F. Wilkins, Peter Godfrey-Smith.  Adaptationism and the Adaptive Landscape.

Alasdair I. Houston.  San Marco and Evolutionary Biology.

John Beatty, Eric Cyr Desjardins.  Natural Selections and History.

Patrick Forber.  Spandrels and a Pervasive Problem of Evidence.

Leigh Van Valen.  How Ubiquitous is Adaptation? A Critique of the Epiphenomenist Program.

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British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 49, # 1, 2009

Notes on Contributors


John Hyman.  Editorial.


James I. Porter.  Is Art Modern?  Kristeller’s ‘Modern System of the Arts’ Reconsidered.

David Davies.  On the Very Idea of ‘Outsider Art.’

Jason Gaiger.  Distmantling the Frame: Site-Specific Art and Aesthetic Autonomy.

Tom Cochrane.  Joint Attention to Music.

Anil Gomes.  Goldie on the Virtues of Art.

Book Reviews

Nöel Carroll.  The Philosophy of Motion Pictures.  Reviewed by Thomas E Wartenberg.

Gordon Graham.  The Re-enchantment of the World: Art versus Religion.  Reviewed by Edward Winters.

John Gibson.  Fiction and the Weave of Life.  Reviewed by James Harold.

Kathleen Stock (ed.).  Philosophers on Music: Experience, Meaning, and Work.  Reviewed by Saam Trivedi.

Books Received

Journals Received

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Erkenntnis, Vol. 70, #1, 2009


Till Grune-Yanoff. Preface to ‘Economic Models as Credible Worlds or as Isolating Tools?’

Robert Sugden. Credible Worlds, Capacities and Mechanisms.

Uskali Maki. MISSing the World. Models as Isolations and Credible Surrogate Systems.

Nancy Cartwright. If No Capacities Then No Credible Worlds. But Can Models Reveal Capacities.

Tarja Knuuttila. Isolating Representation Versus Credible Constructions? Economic Modelling in Theory and Practice.

Till Grune-Yanoff. Learning from Minimal Economic Models.

Xavier de Donato Rodriguez and Jesus Zamora Bonilla. Credibility, Idealisation, and Model Building: An Inferential Approach.

Jaakko Kuorikoski and Aki Lehtinen. Incredible Worlds, Credible Results.

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Ethics, Vol. 119, # 1, 2008


John Deigh.  Editorial.

Symposium: John Broome on Reasons and Rationality

Nicholas Southwood.  Vindicating the Normativity of Rationality.

Stephen Kearns, Daniel Star.  Reasons: Explanations or Evidence.

Garrett Cullity.  Decisions, Reasons, and Rationality.

John Broome.  Reply to Southwood, Kearns and Star, and Cullity.


Christopher Heath Wellman.  Immigration and Freedom of Association.

Kyla Ebels-Duggan.  Against Beneficence: A Normative Account of Love.

Book Reviews

George Crowder.  Isaiah Berlin: Liberty and Pluralism.  Reviewed by Chad Cyrenne.

Ronald Dworkin.  Justice in Robes.  Reviewed by David A. Strauss.

Jean Hampton.  The Intrinsic Worth of Persons: Contratarianism in Moral and Political Philosophy.  Reviewed by Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach.

Virginia Held.  The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global.  Reviewed by Cheshire Calhoun.

Douglas Husak.  Overcriminalization: The Limits of the Criminal Law.  Reviewed by Danny Scoccia.

Catharine A. MacKinnon.  Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues.  Reviewed by Lori Watson.

Richard Rorty, Pascal Engel.  What’s the Use of Truth?  Reviewed by Clancy Martin.

Quentin Skinner.  Hobbes and Republican Liberty.  Reviewed by David Johnston.

Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein.  Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness.  Reviewed by Robert H. Frank.

Alan Thomas, ed.  Bernard Williams.  Reviewed by John Cottingham.

Richard Tuck.  Free Riding.  Reviewed by S. M. Amadae.

Adrian Vermeule.  Mechanisms of Democracy: Institutional Design Writ Small.  Reviewed by Andrew Rehfeld.

Notes on Contributors

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Faith and Philosophy, Vol. 26, # 1, 2009


Stephen R. Palmquist.  Kant’s Religious Argument for the Existence of God.

Erik J. Wielenberg.  In Defense of Non-Natural, Non-Theistic Moral Realism.

Jack Mulder, Jr.  Kierkegaard and Natural Reason: A Catholic Encounter.

Ian Wilks.  Skeptical Theism and Empirical Unfalsifiability.

Justin P. McBrayer.  Cornea and Inductive Evidence.

Daniel M. Johnson.  The Sense of Deity and Begging the Question with Ontological and Cosmological Arguments.


Marilyn McCord Adams.  Christ and Horrors: The Coherence of Christology.  Reviewed by Paul K. Moser.

Rick Anthony Furtak.  The Wisdom in Love: Kierkegaard and the Ancient Quest for Emotional Integrity.  Reviewed by Robert C. Roberts.

James Anderson.  Paradox in Christian Theology: An Analysis of Its Presence, Character, and Epistemic Status.  Reviewed by Dale Tuggy.

T. L. S. Sprigge.  The God of Metaphysics: Being a Study of the Metaphysics and Religious Doctrines of Spinoza, Hegel, Kierkegaard, T. H. Green, Bernard Bosanquet, Josiah Royce, A. N. Whitehead, Charles Hartshorne, and Concluding with a Defense of Pantheistic Idealism.  Reviews by William Lad Sessions.

John Clayton.  Religions, Reasons, and Gods: Essays in Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion.  Reviewed by Nancy Frankenberry.

Conal Condren, Stephan Gaukroger, Ian Hunter (eds.).  The Philosopher in Early Modern Europe.  Reviewed by Kurt Smith.

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Foundations of Science, Vol. 14, # 1-2 , 2009


Andrew Aberdein. Mathematics and Argumentation.

Jody Azzouni. Why Do Informal Proofs Conform to Formal Norms?

Edwin Coleman. The Surveyability of Long Proofs.

Jean Paul Bendegem, Bart Kerkhove. Mathematical Arguments in Context.

David Sherry. The Role of Diagrams in Mathematical Arguments.

Zenon Kulpa. Main Problems of Diagrammatic Reasoning. Part I: The Generalization Problem.

Matthew Inglis, Juan Pablo Mejía-Ramos. On the Persuasiveness of Visual Arguments in Mathematics.

Alison Pease, Alan Smaill, Simon Colton, John Lee. Bridging the Gap Between Argumentation Theory and the Philosophy of Mathematics.

Ian J. Dove. Towards a Theory of Mathematical Argument.

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History of Philosophy Quarterly, Vol. 26, # 1, 2009


Naomi Reshotko.  Socrates and Plato on Sophia, Eudaimonia, and Their Facsimiles.

Joseph Shieber.  Locke on Testimony: A Reexamination.

Liam P. Dempsey.  Thinking-Matter Then and Now: The Evolution of Mind-Body Dualism.

Thaddeus S. Robinson.  Spinoza on the Vacuum and the Simplicity of Corporeal Substance.

John Kaag.  American Interpretations of Hegel: Josiah Royce’s Philosophy of Loyalty.

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International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique, Vol. 22, # 1, 2009


Jan M. Broekman, William A. Pencak.  Introduction.

Francis J. Mootz.  Vico and Imagination: An Ingenious Approach to Educating Lawyers with Semiotic Sensibility.

Denis J. Brion.  Trial Argumentation: The Creation of Meaning.

Jan M. Broekma.  Face to Face.

Philip T. Grier.  Gustav Shpet and the Semiotics of ‘Living Discourse.’

William Pencak.  The Lawyer, the Judge, the Historian: Shaping the Meaning of the Boston Massacre, American Revolution, and Popular Opinion from 1770 to the Present Day.

Michelle Louise Wirth.  Who’s Your Daddy?

Jeffrey A. Ellsworth.  Michael H. v. Gerald D.

Review Paper

Guillaume Tusseau.  Etat (Postmoderne) de Droit, Logique Textuelle et Théorie Micropolitique du Droit: Sur un Exemple de Pensée Juridique “Soft.”

Jacques Ville.  Derrida and Legal Scholarship: A Certain Step Beyond.

Book Review

Jennifer L. Culbert.  Dead Certainty: The Death Penalty and the Problem of Judgment.  Review by George Pavlich.

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Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 85, #1, 2009


Yingyan Wang.  Examination on Philosophy-Based Management of Contemporary Japanese Corporations: Philosophy, Value Orientation and Performance.

Shane Premeaux.  The Link Between Management Behavior and Ethical Philosophy in the Wake of the Enron Convictions.

Michael Harvey, Darren Treadway, Joyce Thompson Heames, Allison Duke.  Bullying in the 21st Century Global Organization: An Ethical Perspective.

Peter Ping Li.  The Duality of Crony Corruption in Economic Transition: Toward an Integrated Framework.

Edward J. Romar.  Noble Markets: The Noble/Slave Ethic in Hayek’s Free Market Capitalism.

Walton Padelford, Darin W. White.  The Shaping of a Society’s Economic Ethos: A Longitudinal Study of Individuals’ Morality of Profit-Making Worldview.

Walton Padelford, Darin W. White.  The Shaping of a Society’s Economic Ethos: A Longitudinal Study of Individuals’ Morality of Profit-Making Worldview.

Bin Jiang.  Implementing Supplier Codes of Conduct in Global Supply Chains: Process Explanations from Theoretic and Empirical Perspectives.

Lloyd Sandelands.  The Business of Business is the Human Person: Lessons from the Catholic Social Tradition.

Book Review

Stephen V. Arbogast.  Resisting Corporate Corruption: Lessons in Practical Ethics from the Enron Wreckage.  Reviewed by Krishna S. Dhir.

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Journal of Ethics, Vol. 13, # 1, 2009


Robert E. Goodin. Demandingness as a Virtue.                   

David Enoch. How is Moral Disagreement a Problem for Realism?

Jon Tresan. Metaethical Internalism: Another Neglected Distinction.

Michael Davis. Punishment Theory’s Golden Half Century: A Survey of Developments from (about) 1957 to 2007.

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Linguistics and Philosophy, Vol. 31, # 5, 2008


Barbara Abbott . Presuppositions and common ground.

Robert Stalnaker. A response to Abbott on presupposition and common ground.

Vojislav Bozickovic. Cognitive significance and reflexive content.

Stefano Predelli. The demonstrative theory of quotation.

Ora Matushansky. On the linguistic complexity of proper names.

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Noûs, Vol. 43, # 1, 2009


Laura Schroeter, Francois J. Schroeter.  A Third Way in Metaethics.

Graham Oppy.  Cosmological Arguments.

Desmond Hogan.  How to Know Unknowable Things in Themselves.

Helen Stewar.  Fairness, Agency and the Flicker of Freedom.

Mohan Matthen.  Chicken, Eggs, and Speciation.

Bernard Molyneux.  Why Experience Told Me Nothing about Transparency.

Yuri Cath.  The Ability Hypothesis and the New Knowledge-how.

John Gibbons.  You Gotta Do What You Gotta Do.

Critical Study

Jeremy Fantl, Matthew McGrath.  Critical Study of John Hawthorne’s Knowledge and Lotteries and Jason Stanley’s Knowledge and Practical Interests.

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Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, Vol. 82, # 4, 2009


Letter from the Secretary-Treasurer.

Pacific Division Committees.

Mini-Conference Program. // Main Program. // Group Program.

Main, Group, and Mini-Conference Program Participants.

Graduate Student Travel Stipend Winners. // Group Sessions.

Special Sessions Sponsored by APA Committees. // Abstracts of Colloquium Papers.

Abstracts of Symposium Papers. //APA Placement Service Information.

Placement Service Registration Form. // Paper Submission Guidelines.

Minutes of the 2008 Pacific Division Executive Committee Meeting. // Minutes of the 2008 Pacific Division Business Meeting.

Report of the 2008 Program Chair. // Report of the 2008-2009 Nominating Committee.

Call for Proposals for Mini-Conferences.// Voting Privileges and Divisional Changes.

Important Announcement Regarding the Membership List. //Membership List.

Regular and International Associate Members. //Student Associate Members.

List of Advertisers and Book Exhibitors. // Forms.

Advance Registration Form. //Hotel Reservation Form. //APA Registration Policy.

Restaurant List. // Hotel Diagrams.

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South African Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 27, # 4, 2008


Pedro Alexis Tabensky.  Guest Editorial.

Bruce B. Janz.  Emmanual Chuwudi Ese, 1963-2007 – A Personal Reflection.

Pedro Alexis Tabensky.  The Postcolonial Heart of African Philosophy

Bruce B. Janz.  Reason and Rationality in Eze’s On Reason.

Abraham Oliver.  On the nature of Language – Heidegger and African Philosophy.

M. B. Ramose.  Birth, Death and Truth: An Essay in Memory of Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze.

Kwasi Wiredu.  Social Philosophy in Postcolonial Africa: Some Preliminaries Concerning Communalism and Communitarianism.

Riana Oelofsen.  Group Responsibility in the Aftermath of Apartheid.

Antjie Krog, ‘This Thing Called Reconciliation…’Forgiveness, as a Part of an Interconnectedness-Towards-Wholness.

Leonhard Praeg.  An Answer to the Question: What is [ubuntu]?

Michael Onyebuchi Eze.  What is African Communitarianism?  Against Consensus as a Regulative Ideal.

Jason van Niekerk.  The Virtue of Gossip.

Louise du Toit.  Old Wives’ Tales and Philosophical Delusions: On ‘The Problem of Women and African Philosophy.’

Jeffner Allen.  Philosophy and Porous Imagination: Between Coral Reefs.

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The Yale Philosophical Review, # 4, 2008


Matthew J. Knauff.  The Surprise Examination Paradox: A Rejection of Quine, and Alternate Solutions.

Graham Rhys Griffiths.  Contemporary Moral Theory, Personal Commitments, and the Importance of Institutions.

Andrew Wong.  Cognitive Impressions.

Matthew Sean Pines.  Obligation, Rationality, and Right in Fichte’s Grundlage des Naturrechts.

Mark Alan Wilson.  Problems with Gauker’s Conditional Semantics.

Matthew Noah Smith.  Interview with Stephen Darwall, University of Michigan.

Leslie F. Wolf.  Interview with Nathan Salmon, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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