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  • Feleppa, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell, 1995)
    Professor Salmon argues that the controversies about Mead’s work and about cannibalism encourage healthy discussion of anthropological standards of evidence and definition, and provide an opportunity to consider the ...
  • Feleppa, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)
    In the literature on atomic bomb themes in Japanese cinema we find a number of trends. Some films, but surprisingly few, are intended as open social protest of America’s use of the bombs. There are some critics who see ...
  • Feleppa, Robert (Wiley-Blackwell, 2000-04)
    In this ambitious book, Moody-Adams aims to establish, as she says, “a plausible conception of moral objectivity” and to defend “a cautious optimism that moral philosophy can be an aid in serious, everyday moral inquiry” ...
  • Unknown author (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014-04)
    In Kant on Practical Life: From Duty to History, Kristi E. Sweet accepts Allen Wood’s challenge to present in a single book the entire arc of Kant’s practical philosophy, including both its a priori and empirical aspects, ...
  • Birondo, Noell N. (Koninklijke Brill NV, 2014)
    This volume initiates a welcome new Oxford Studies series based on the annual meeting of the Arizona Workshop in Normative Ethics, organized by Mark Timmons. The back matter indicates that the series is a place where ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (Springer, Berlin, 2012)
    Turing wrote that the "guiding principle" of his investigation into the possibility of intelligent machinery was "The analogy [of machinery that might be made to show intelligent behavior] with the human brain." [10] In ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (Elsevier, 2002-03)
    The analogy Darwin drew between artificial and natural selection in "On the Origin of Species" has a detailed structure that has not been appreciated. In Darwin’s analogy, the kind of artificial selection called Methodical ...
  • Feleppa, Robert (University of Chicago Press, 1986-06)
    Emic analysis, whether seen as opposed or as complementary to etic modes, is regarded as essential for ensuring that culture-specific particularities are not suppressed in efforts to subsume social phenomena under ...
  • Feleppa, Robert (D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1981)
    Professor Hempel has sketched a number of turns in the problem of induction, showing us in the process that the traditional problem of justifying inductive inference is inextricably bound up with problems concerning ...
  • Paske, Gerald H. (Kansas Medical Society, 1995)
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (2009-03-04)
    This essay responds to a review of my book "Wittgenstein Flies A Kite: A Story of Models of Wings and Models of the World" by Peter Simons that appears in the March 2009 issue of the journal Metascience. The revised version ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (University of Pittsburgh, 1999-11-15)
    How are beliefs efficacious? One answer is: via rational intentional action. But there are other ways that beliefs are efficacious. This dissertation examines these other ways, and sketches an answer to the question of how ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (2004--06-2)
    I argue here that Frege’s eventual view on the relation between sentences and the thoughts they express is that, ideally, a sentence expresses exactly one thought, and a thought is expressed by exactly one (canonical) ...
  • Hershfield, Jeffrey A. (Cambridge University Press, 2011-12)
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (2003-03-20)
    In this paper, I survey a broad variety of models with an eye to asking what kind of model each is in the following sense: in virtue of what is each of them regarded as a model? It will be seen that when we classify models ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (SimplyCharly.com, 2008)
    This is the text of Dr. Sterrett's replies to an interviewer's questions for simplycharly.com, a website with interviews by academics on various authors, philosophers, and scientists.
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013-01-09)
    Locke's views on memory are too often oversimplified. This previously unpublished essay by S. G. Sterrett takes a sympathetic look at Locke's writings on the topic. The most interesting (and plausible) accounts of memory ...
  • Hershfield, Jeffrey A. (Springer, 2012-06)
    A principal challenge for a deflationary theory is to explain the of truth: why we aim for true beliefs, abhor dishonesty, and so on. The problem arises because deflationism sees truth as a mere logical property and the ...
  • Sterrett, Susan G. (Taylor & Francis, 2006-01)
    Experimental engineering models have been used both to model general phenomena, such as the onset of turbulence in fluid flow, and to predict the performance of machines of particular size and configuration in particular ...

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