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    Doris Olin (2003). Paradox. Acumen.
    An in-depth examination of paradoxes and the philosophical issues they raise.
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    Bernard D. Katz & Doris Olin (2007). A Tale of Two Envelopes. Mind 116 (464):903-926.
    This paper deals with the two-envelope paradox. Two main formulations of the paradoxical reasoning are distinguished, which differ according to the partition of possibilities employed. We argue that in the first formulation the conditionals required for the utility assignment are problematic; the error is identified as a fallacy of conditional reasoning. We go on to consider the second formulation, where the epistemic status of certain singular propositions becomes relevant; our diagnosis is that the states considered do not exhaust the possibilities. (...)
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    Doris Olin (2005). A Case Against Closure. Veritas: Revista de Filosofia da PUCRS 50 (4):235-247.
    Este artigo examina a objeção ao fechamento [dedutivo] que surge no contexto de certos paradoxos epistêmicos, paradoxos cuja conclusão é que a crença justificada pode ser inconsistente. É universalmente aceito que, se essa conclusão é correta, o fechamento deve ser rejeitado, para que se evite a crença justificada em enunciados contraditórios (P, ~P). Mas, mesmo que os argumentos desses paradoxos – o paradoxo da falibilidade (do prefácio) e o paradoxo da loteria – sejam mal-sucedidos, eles, ainda assim, sugerem a existência (...)
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    Doris Olin (1983). The Prediction Paradox Resolved. Philosophical Studies 44 (2):225 - 233.
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  5. Doris Olin (2003). Paradox. Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox, outlining a rigorous definition and providing a clear and incisive statement of what does and does not count as a resolution of a paradox. The view that a (...)
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    Doris Olin (1987). On an Epistemic Paradox. Analysis 47 (4):216 - 217.
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    Doris Olin (1986). The Prediction Paradox: Resolving Recalcitrant Variations. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (2):181 – 189.
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    Doris Olin (1988). Predictions, Intentions and the Prisoner's Dilemma. Philosophical Quarterly 38 (150):111-116.
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    William James & Doris Olin (eds.) (1992). William James: Pragmatism, in Focus. Routledge.
    The original 1907 text is accompanied with a series of critical essays from scholars including Moore and Russell. In the introduction Olin evaluates the strength of the criticisms made against James.
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    Doris Olin (1986). On a Paradoxical Train of Thought. Analysis 46 (1):18 - 20.
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    Doris Olin (1989). The Fallibility Argument for Inconsistency. Philosophical Studies 56 (1):95 - 102.
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    Doris Olin (1976). Newcomb's Problem: Further Investigations. American Philosophical Quarterly 13 (2):129 - 133.
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    Doris Olin (1976). Knowledge and Defeasible Justification. Philosophical Studies 30 (2):129 - 136.
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    Doris Olin (1978). Newcomb's Problem, Dominance and Expected Utility. In A. Hooker, J. J. Leach & E. F. McClennen (eds.), Foundations and Applications of Decision Theory. D. Reidel 385--398.
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  15. Doris Olin (2014). Paradox. Routledge.
    Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox, outlining a rigorous definition and providing a clear and incisive statement of what does and does not count as a resolution of a paradox. The view that a (...)
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  16. Doris Olin (ed.) (1992). William James Pragmatism in Focus. Routledge.
    The original 1907 text is accompanied with a series of critical essays from scholars including Moore and Russell. In the introduction Olin evaluates the strength of the criticisms made against James.
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