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    • Book review: Aristotle's Concept of Mind 

      Birondo, Noell N. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019-01)
      In this ambitious first book, Erick Raphael Jiménez argues that a good model for understanding Aristotle’s concept of mind (nous) lies in Aristotle’s account of the perception of time. This “time-perception model” of mind ...
    • Book review: Kant on Practical Life: From Duty to History 

      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, ...
    • Book review: Means, ends, and persons: the meaning & psychological dimensions of Kant's humanity formula 

      Castro, Susan V. H. (Koninklijke Brill NV., 2018)
      Audi's aim in Means, Ends, and Persons is to introduce an ethics of conduct in which treatment of persons features as a central case. The approach to conduct is inspired by Kant, and there are moments of explicit contact, ...
    • Book review: Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, vol 1 

      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 ...
    • Book review: Passions & Projections: Themes from the Philosophy of Simon Blackburn 

      Birondo, Noell N. (Wiley, 2017-01-01)
      Simon Blackburn has not shied away from the use of vivid imagery in developing, over a long and prolific career, a large-scale philosophical vision. Here one might think, for instance, of ‘Practical Tortoise Raising’ or ...
    • Book review: The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics 

      Birondo, Noell N. (Cambridge University Press, 2018-10)
      'Greek Ethics', an undergraduate class taught by the British moral philosopher N.J.H. Dent, introduced this reviewer to the ethical philosophy of ancient Greece. The class had a modest purview - a sequence of Socrates, ...
    • 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. ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Introduction: The scope and content of space ethics 

      Schwartz, James S. J.; Milligan, Tony (Springer International Publishing, 2016-07-23)
      The contributions to the volume are accessible and state-of-the-art overviews of several of the major “theoretical” and “practical” issues in space ethics. Ranging from matters of inherent value and theory construction, ...
    • Chapter 10 -- Some Ethical Constraints on Near-Earth Resource Exploitation 

      Schwartz, James S. J.; Milligan, Tony (Springer, Vienna, 2017)
      One of the most common and enduring justifications for space exploration is that resources are limited here but plentiful elsewhere. Exploration has the potential to enable humanity to access the vast store of resources ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Equilibrium, Natural Motion, and Models of Explanation 

      Hepburn, Brian S. (Springer, Cham, 2017)
      A key theme in the historiographical work of Machamer has been the ways that motion is made intelligible through explanatory means of natural motion and models of the simple machines such as the lever and pendulum. One way ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Lunar Labor Relations 

      Schwartz, James S. J. (Springer International Publishing, 2016-03-11)
      This chapter defends the claim that at least some essential service strikes will be morally permissible in lunar societies. I argue by analogy with essential service strikes in medicine. The duty to provide medical care ...
    • Chapter 7 -- On the methodology of space ethics 

      Schwartz, James S. J. (Springer International Publishing, 2016-07-23)
      This chapter addresses space’s impact on the methods of normative and applied ethics. My primary contention, by way of the dispute between value monism and pluralism in environmental ethics , is that our knowledge of the ...
    • Chapter 7 -- The Theory of Ideas 

      Soles, David E. (Wiley, 2016)
      Locke believes that every mental act, event or state essentially involves ideas and that our only access to the world is through ideas. The theory of ideas, thus, is central to his philosophy, and understanding 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 ...
    • Confucius and the role of reason 

      Soles, David E. (Wiley, 1995-02-10)
    • 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 ...
    • Editorial: To: The editor of JBIS, 26 July 2018 

      Schwartz, James S. J. (British Interplanetary Society, 2018-10)
    • Engendering algorithmic oppressions 

      Castro, Susan V. H. (American Philosophical Association, 2020-07-29)
    • The epistemic norm of inference and non-epistemic reasons for belief 

      Bondy, Patrick R. (Springer Nature, 2019-03-05)
      There is an important disagreement in contemporary epistemology over the possibility of non-epistemic reasons for belief. Many epistemologists argue that non-epistemic reasons cannot be good or normative reasons for holding ...
    • 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 ...