Jonathan Lamb Gorman Queen's University, Belfast
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M.A. Edinburgh 1970, Ph.D. Cambridge 1973, Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast, Member of the Royal Irish Academy
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  1. Jonathan Gorman (2011). The Normativity of Logic in the History of Ideas. Intellectual History Review 21 (1):3-13.
    (2011). The Normativity of Logic in the History of Ideas. Intellectual History Review: Vol. 21, Post-Analytic Hermeneutics: Themes from Mark Bevir's Philosophy of History, pp. 3-13. doi: 10.1080/17496977.2011.546631.
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  2. Jonathan Gorman (2010). Peter Charles Hoffer's The Historians' Paradox: The Study of History in Our Time. [REVIEW] American Historical Review 115:186.
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  3. Jonathan Gorman (2010). The Grammar of Historiography. Epistemology and Philosophy of Science 3:45-53.
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  4. Jonathan Gorman (2009). George Pavlakos's Our Knowledge of the Law: Objectivity and Practice in Legal Theory. [REVIEW] Social and Legal Studies 18:568-570.
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  5. Jonathan Gorman (2009). Allan Megill's Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice. Journal of the Philosophy of History 3 (1):79-89.
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  6. Jonathan Gorman (2009). Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice. Journal of the Philosophy of History 3 (1):79-89.
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  7. Jonathan Gorman (2009). Law as a Moral Idea • by Nigel Simmonds. Analysis 69 (2):395-397.
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  8. Jonathan Gorman (2007). Historical Judgement. Acumen/McGill-Queen's University Press.
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  9. Jonathan Gorman (2007). The Commonplaces of "Revision" and Their Implications for Historiographical Understanding. History and Theory 46 (4):20–44.
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  10. Jonathan Gorman (2005). Our Knowledge of the Past: A Philosophy of Historiography by Aviezer Tucker. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. VII + 291. £45.00. [REVIEW] Philosophy 80 (2):292-300.
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  11. Jonathan Gorman (2005). Review: Reviews. [REVIEW] Philosophy 80 (312):292 - 300.
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  12. Jonathan Gorman (2004). Convergence to Agreement. History and Theory 43 (1):107–116.
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  13. Jonathan Gorman (2004). Historians and Their Duties. History and Theory 43 (4):103-117.
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  14. J. Gorman (2003). KNOWLES, D.-Political Philosophy. Philosophical Books 44 (2):185-186.
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  15. Jonathan Gorman (2003). Rights and Reason. Acumen/McGill-Queen's University Press.
  16. Jonathan Gorman (2003). Political Philosophy. [REVIEW] Philosophical Books 44 (2):183-187.
  17. Jonathan L. Gorman (2001). Justice and Toleration. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 11:43-50.
    Are there independent standards of justice by which we are to measure our activities, or is justice itself to be understood in relativistic terms that vary with locality or historical period? I wish to examine briefly how far two inconsistent positions can both be accepted. I suggest that perhaps our ordinary understanding of reality itself—and in particular political reality—is essentially the outcome of a time of contest, and that there are areas of political reality where matters may be best seen (...)
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  18. J. Gorman (2000). KRAMER, MH-In the Reabn of Legal and Moral Philosophy. Philosophical Books 41 (2):136-137.
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  19. J. L. Gorman (2000). Freedom and History. History and Theory 39 (2):251–262.
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  20. Jonathan Gorman (1999). On Hedgehogs and Foxes. Philosophical Inquiry 21 (1):61-86.
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  21. J. L. Gorman (1998). Gaus, GF-Justificatory Liberalism. Philosophical Books 39:67-68.
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  22. J. L. Gorman (1997). FR Ankersmit, History and Tropology: The Rise and Fall of Metaphor. History and Theory 36:406-415.
     
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  23. J. L. Gorman (1997). Philosophical Fascination with Whole Historical Texts. History and Theory 36 (3):406–415.
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  24. Jonathan L. Gorman (1997). Truth and Toleration. In Sirkku Hellsten, Marjaana Kopperi & Olli Loukola (eds.), Taking the Liberal Challenge Seriously: Essays on Contemporary Liberalism at the Turn of the 21st Century. Ashgate. 221.
  25. J. L. Gorman (1995). Political Disagreement. Philosophical Books 36 (3):206-207.
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  26. Jonathan Gorman (1995). For Tolerance. Philosophy Now 12:22-23.
  27. J. L. Gorman (1992). Historicism and Knowledge. Philosophical Books 31 (4):224-226.
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  28. J. L. Gorman (1992). Misleading Cases. Philosophical Books 33 (4):255-256.
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  29. J. L. Gorman (1992). Value and Justification. Philosophical Studies 33:353-356.
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  30. Jonathan Gorman (1992). Understanding History. University of Ottawa Press.
    The problem of justifying historical methodologies is first set in the wider context of the philosophical problem of knowledge, then lucidly explained and ...
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  31. J. L. Gorman (1991). Hayek and Modern Liberalism. Philosophical Books 32 (2):124-125.
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  32. Jonathan L. Gorman (1991). Some Astonishing Things. Metaphilosophy 22 (1-2):28-40.
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  33. J. L. Gorman (1988). On Ethics and Economics. Philosophical Books 29 (3):183-186.
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  34. J. L. Gorman (1988). The Origins of Kant's Arguments in the Antinomies. Philosophical Books 29 (4):202-204.
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  35. J. L. Gorman (1987). Law and its Presuppositions: Actions, Agents and Rules By S. C. COVAL and J. C. SMITH Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986. Viii + 141 Pp. £12.95. [REVIEW] Philosophical Books 28 (2):109-111.
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  36. J. L. Gorman (1987). Philosophical Confidence. Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 22:71-79.
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  37. J. L. Gorman (1985). Justifying Historical Descriptions. Philosophical Books 26 (4):246-248.
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  38. J. L. Gorman (1983). The Emergence of the Past. Philosophical Books 24 (2):113-114.
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  39. J. L. Gorman (1982). The Expression of Historical Knowledge. Edinburgh University Press.
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  40. J. L. Gorman (1982). The Expression of Historical Knowledge. Columbia University Press.
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  41. J. L. Gorman (1980). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] British Journal of Aesthetics 20 (2):187-189.
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  42. J. L. Gorman (1978). A Problem in the Justification of Democracy. Analysis 38 (1):46 - 50.
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  43. J. L. Gorman (1974). Objectivity and Truth in History. Inquiry 17 (1-4):373 – 397.
    Examples of historical writing are analysed in detail, and it is demonstrated that, with respect to the statements which appear in historical accounts, their truth and value-freedom are neither necessary nor sufficient for the relative acceptability of historical accounts. What is both necessary and sufficient is the acceptability of the selection of statements involved, and it is shown that history can be objective only if the acceptability of selection can be made on the basis of a rational criterion of relevance. (...)
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