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  • Justice in space: Demanding political philosophy for demanding environments 

    Schwartz, James S.J. (Oxford University Press, 2022-12-01)
    This chapter argues that the demanding nature of space environments (their hostility to human life; their lack of breathable air and consumable water) create a substantive obligation on the part of any space society to ...
  • A Space Settler's Bill of Rights 

    Greenall-Sharp, Russell; Kobza, David; Houston, Courtney; Allabbad, Mohammad; Staggs, Jamie; Schwartz, James S.J. (Scrivener Publishing, 2021-09-22)
    We propose a Bill of Rights for space settlers, which includes rights associated with basic physiological needs; physical and psychological well-being; freedom of expression; privacy; reproductive autonomy; vocational and ...
  • Declaration and bestowal: a love story 

    Hershfield, Jeffrey A. (Springer, 2022-02-16)
    Irving Singer has defended the thesis that the "fne gold thread" of love, its sine qua non, is the bestowal of value by the lover on the beloved, even in those cases where the love itself is grounded in a positive appraisal ...
  • Rationality assumptions and their limits 

    Feleppa, Robert (SAGE Publications Inc., 2021-11-22)
    In “Different Cultures, Different Rationalities” (2000) Stephen Lukes weighs in on the controversies concerning the killing of Captain Cook by Hawaiians and what it says about the role of rationality assumptions in ...
  • System navigation models to facilitate engagement in pediatric behavioral health services: A systematic review 

    Petts, Rachel A.; McClain, Maryellen B.; Azad, Gazi F.; Shahidullah, Jeffrey D. (American Psychological Association, 2021-10-01)
    Introduction: Despite increased prevalence and identification of pediatric behavioral health concerns, families face many barriers when attempting to access behavioral health services. System navigators, or individuals ...
  • Introduction: Disagreement—epistemological and argumentation-theoretic perspectives 

    Bondy, Patrick R.; Godden, David (Springer, 2021-10-11)
  • Identifying motivational factors affecting assist-as-needed rehabilitation 

    Mosqueda, Gissele; Sutton, Rachel; Miranda, Virgil; Tri, Anna; Vangsness, Lisa; Yihun, Yimesker S. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2020-05-11)
    Robot-based, assist-as-needed (AAN) therapeutic devices are one solution to the high costs and increased demand for rehabilitative therapy. Three decades of work have improved the design of robot-based AAN devices; however, ...
  • Using mobile technology to enhance college sexual violence response, prevention, and risk reduction efforts 

    Potter, Sharyn J.; Moschella, Elizabeth A.; Demers, Jennifer M.; Lynch, Michelle (Routledge, 2021-06)
    Given high rates of sexual violence (SV) perpetrated against college students, campus administrators need to identify and utilize strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of SV before, during, and after violence has ...
  • Epistemologys prime evils 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Brill Academic Publishers, 2021-05-26)
    This essay addresses what we can call epistemology’s Prime Evils. These are the three demons epistemologists have conjured that are the most troublesome and the most difficult to dispel: Descartes’ classic demon; Lehrer ...
  • What do we need to ask before settling space? 

    Schwartz, James S.J.; Wells-Jensen, Sheri; Traphagan, John W.; Weibel, Deana L.; Smith, Kelly C. (British Interplanetary Society, 2021-04)
    We advocate for a "humanitarian review" of space settlement proposals, which takes seriously the various cultural and ethical questions that space settlement raises. As a preview of how such a review might be conducted, ...
  • Can video games help prevent violence? An evaluation of games promoting bystander intervention to combat sexual violence on college campuses. 

    Potter, Sharyn J.; Demers, Jennifer M.; Flanagan, Mary; Seidman, Max; Moschella, Elizabeth A. (American Psychological Association, 2021)
    Objective: Several studies have documented sustained changes in knowledge, attitudes, and bystander behaviors following participation in bystander intervention programs to prevent sexual violence on college campuses. ...
  • Confucius and the role of reason 

    Soles, David E. (Wiley, 1995-02-10)
  • Mo Tzu and the foundations of morality 

    Soles, David E. (Wiley, 1999-02)
  • Xunzi: Moral education and transformation 

    Lu, Xiufen (Routledge, 2020-11-08)
    A fair amount of recent Xunzi scholarship has focused on the problem of moral transformation. The problem being addressed supposedly arises this way. According to Xunzi, human nature is innately or inherently evil; ...
  • Zeami’s Reply to Plato: Mastering the Art of Sarugaku 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (Japan Studies Association, 2018-05-31)
    Mae Smethurst’s work has largely aimed to articulate nō theater in Western terms from their early roots, primarily through Aristotle’s On Tragedy. Her detailed examination of the shared structure of the content of these ...
  • A Kantian theory of the Sensory Processing Subtype of ASD 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, 2019-03)
    Immanuel Kant’s theory of imagination is a surprisingly fruitful nexus of explanation for the prima facie disparate characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially the sub-spectrum best characterized by the ...
  • Engendering algorithmic oppressions 

    Castro, Susan V. H. (American Philosophical Association, 2020-07-29)
  • Deeply disagreeing with myself: synchronic intrapersonal deep disagreements 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Springer, 2020-06-29)
    Interpersonal disagreement happens all the time. How to properly characterize interpersonal disagreement and how to respond to it are important problems, but the existence of such disagreements at least is obvious. The ...
  • Commentary on Christoph Lumer, "A Theory of Philosophical Arguments" 

    Bondy, Patrick R. (Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, 2020-06-03)
    In this paper, Lumer offers a comprehensive theory of philosophical argument types. His main target is a theory of philosophical arguments rather than philosophical theories, but he also rightly notes that philosophical ...
  • Mars: science before settlement 

    Schwartz, James S.J. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-28)
    I review Mars science goals, including those associated with the study of Mars’ past and present habitability, as well as those associated with understanding Mars’ atmosphere and climate. I argue that Mars settlement ...

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