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  1. Craig Ross (2012). Dennett's Deism. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 71 (3):221-238.
    To suggest that Daniel Dennett is a deist is to invite ridicule. Dennett is both an avowed atheist and defender of naturalism in philosophy. Yet if we pay heed to the entirety of Dennett’s claims a curious picture emerges. My suggestion is that Hegel and Marx represent the rival responses to what we might call the modern predicament: what is the nature of existence in a world which seems a mechanism? Dennett’s response to this question is Hegelian, and involves a (...)
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  2. Craig Ross (2011). Dennett on Free Will. Metaphysica 12 (2):137-149.
    Daniel Dennett maintains that regardless of determinism humans are both free to act and have a meaningful existence. Yet Dennett’s compatibilism entails that a felicity-advancing interaction with the world is all that we could wish for, which seems false. I also argue that Dennett’s attempt to define the terms central to this metaphysical debate fails. The weaknesses of Dennett’s case suggest that he is motivated more by his desire to complete the naturalistic project than he is by the pursuit of (...)
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  3. Craig Ross (2007). Compatibilism. Philosophy Now 62:12-13.
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  4. Craig Ross (2006). Hobbes on Good and Evil. Philosophy Now 54:30-31.
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