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  1. Robert Albin (2016). Collective Responsibility: Organizations as Organic Entities. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (4).
    The question of who exactly is responsible for an organization’s actions cannot be too carefully considered, as a clear understanding of this point is crucial from ethical, moral, managerial, and public perspectives. This article discusses how to justify a non-participant member’s responsibility for the actions of other group members, establishing collective responsibility. The article develops a novel context-depended framework that solves this problem by supplying good grounds for perceiving organizations as organic entities, which is adequate for establishing collective responsibility. I (...)
     
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    Joachim Keppler (2016). On the Universal Mechanism Underlying Conscious Systems and the Foundations for a Theory of Consciousness. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (4):346-367.
    In this article, I present a novel approach to the scientific understanding of consciousness. It is based on the hypothesis that the full range of phenomenal qualities is built into the frequency spectrum of a ubiquitous background field and proceeds on the assumption that conscious systems employ a universal mechanism by means of which they are able to extract phenomenal nuances selectively from this field. I set forth that in the form of the zero-point field (ZPF) physics can offer a (...)
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    Kazuhiko Kotani (2016). Differential Calculus Based on the Double Contradiction. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (4):420-427.
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  4. Coulibaly Yacouba, Xinmin Gao & Xixiang Sun (2016). The Struggle of Communist Society Against the Capitalist Society and Religion. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (4):428-435.
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    Hermann G. W. Burchard (2016). Philosophy and Science, the Darwinian-Evolved Computational Brain, a Non-Recursive Super-Turing Machine & Our Inner-World-Producing Organ. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):13-28.
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    Robert W. Mitchell & Crystal Curry (2016). Self-Recognition and Other-Recognition in Point-Light Displays. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):42-50.
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    Marcel Ikechukwu Sunday Onyibor (2016). National Identity and Crisis of Integration in Multi-Ethnic Nigeria: An Existentialist Perspective. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):1-12.
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    Wojciech Pisula (2016). Levels of Consciousness. Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):51-58.
    Consciousness attracts the attention of researchers representing various disciplines. Hence, there is a demand for a theoretical tool that could integrate data and theoretical concepts originating from distinct fields. The paper proposes to use the framework of the theory of integrative levels. The development and the definitions of the concept of levels are briefly discussed. The final part of the paper presents a proposal for incorporating the levels of consciousness into the framework of the integrative levels theory.
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    Edward MacKinnon (2016). Why Interpret Quantum Mechanics. Open Journal of Philosophy 6:86-102.
    This article probes the question of what interpretations of quantum mechanics actually accomplish. In other domains, which are briefly considered, interpretations serve to make alien systematizations intelligible to us. This often involves clarifying the status of their implicit ontology. A survey of interpretations of non-relativistic quantum mechanics supports the evaluation that these interpretations make a contribution to philosophy, but not to physics. Interpretations of quantum field theory are polarized by the divergence between the Lagrangian field theory that led to the (...)
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