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  1. Christine Vitrano (forthcoming). In Defense of Shame: The Faces of an Emotion. Philosophical Psychology:1-4.
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  2. Steven M. Cahn & Christine Vitrano (2013). Choosing the Experience Machine. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 20 (1):52-58.
    In the decades since Robert Nozick posed his now famous thought experiment involving the experience machine, philosophers have taken his treatment as conclusive. A review of the literature finds almost no one who has argued that people would choose the experience machine. To find such unanunity among philosophers is unexpected. But the situation is especially surprising because Nozick's conclusion appears mistaken. In support of this view, we offer three different sorts of reasons why persons would be inclined to choose the (...)
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  3. Christine Vitrano (2013). Meaningful Lives? Ratio 26 (1):79-90.
    Contemporary ethical theorists have sought criteria to identify meaningful lives. A central issue that divides accounts is whether the concept of meaningfulness rests on objective values. My own view is that each side in the controversy is partially right and partially wrong. I believe objective values are needed for the concept of a meaningful life but that no successful account of such values has yet been offered. Lacking such an account, the concept of a meaningful life should be replaced by (...)
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  4. Christine Vitrano (2012). Yuck! The Nature and Moral Significance of Disgust. Philosophical Psychology 26 (5):769-772.
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  5. Nada Gligorov & Christine Vitrano (2011). The Impact of Personal Identity on Advance Directives. Journal of Value Inquiry 45 (2):147-158.
  6. Christine Vitrano (2010). The Subjectivity of Happiness. Journal of Value Inquiry 44 (1):47-54.
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  7. Robert B. Talisse, Maureen Eckert, Norman Bowie, Steven M. Cahn, Randall Curren, Alan Goldman, Tziporah Kasachkoff, Peter Markie, John O'Connor, David Rosenthal, Robert Simon, David Shatz, George Sher, Douglas Stalker & Christine Vitrano (2009). A Teacher's Life: Essays for Steven M. Cahn. Lexington Books.
    This is a collection of 13 essays honoring Steven Cahn, presented to him on the occasion of his 25th year as Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York.
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  8. Christine Vitrano (2009). Happiness and Morality. In Steven M. Cahn (ed.), Exploring Philosophy: An Introductory Anthology. Oxford University Press.
     
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  9. Steven M. Cahn & Christine Vitrano (eds.) (2007). Happiness: Classic and Contemporary Readings in Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This book will be the first collection of classic and contemporary readings devoted to the subject of happiness. Part I will include classic readings from Plato to Sartre, thus providing a brief tour of the most important theories of ethics and emphasizing their approaches to happiness. Part II will be devoted to the work of contemporary theorists who have sought to grasp the concept of happiness from a variety of perspectives.
     
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  10. Christine Vitrano (2007). Book Review. [REVIEW] Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 28 (1).
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