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Tom Tomlinson

needs to be made about where the balance or weight of evidence points. That judgment is not itself the conclusion of a deductive argument, since where the weight of the evidence points will depend on the circumstances (e.g., to what degree the principles are in conflict). This point is related to

Alexey Aliyev

is said and done, and all the tricky arguments and distinctions and counterexamples have been discovered, presumably we will still face the question which prices are worth paying, which theories are on balance credible, which are the unacceptably counterintuitive consequences and which are the

Jacob Rosenthal

deliberate or decide or act in an irrational way. Thus, it is ontically possible that Joe does not deliberate and simply lets the opportunity pass. Or that he deliberates but grossly misjudges the balance of reasons. Or that he correctly judges that he has overwhelmingly good reasons to move in with his

Véronique Zanetti

1 Introduction When individual rights, especially constitutional rights, compete with other rights or with a public good, judges and politicians involved in the legislative or jurisdictional process are expected to balance their decision in such a way that the gain from achieving the goal mitigates

Geoffrey McCormack

approach to analyse the stability of Canadian banking and the wider economy. I demonstrate how robust corporate profitability and capital accumulation before the crisis strengthened the balance sheets of the banks and supported them through the turbulent years of 2007–9. The relative strength of the

Harald Thorsrud

, is “not to be resolved in a solution but … maintained by fidelity to the Socratic balance between knowing and doubting” (67). Apparently, by “solution” Nicgorski means a rational account or theory that is articulated and defended, or at least defensible. It is somewhat less clear what he means by the

Sarah Conly

for procreation to be acceptable, two criteria must be met: (i) The Motivation Restriction: Procreation must be motivated by the desire and intention to raise, love, and nurture one’s child once it is born (p. 176). And (ii) Procreation Balance: Procreation is permissible when the risk you impose as a

Barrie Fleet

alios ) Inge, Armstrong, Taylor, Cornford, O’Meara and Bréhier, towards a more analytical and reductive theory-seeking approach, where homogeneity gives way to hierarchy. C. strikes a fair balance, with a clear Introduction giving an overall view of Plotinus’ philosophy before he turns to his main

Raphael Woolf

extricate us from the chaos. Taking refuge in the latter sort of stance is, after all, hardly an unfamiliar reflex in times of crisis. C does seem implicitly to be aware of the difficulty. His final verdict is that “the Academica represents the fine balancing act between an expression of private despair

Deepa Majumdar

Gandhi and the Stoics, Modern Experiments on Ancient Values (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012), $37.72. Richard Sorabji’s Gandhi and the Stoics, Modern Experiments on Ancient Values is impressive in its restraint, objectivity, and balance of research with reasoning. Divided into 11