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  1. Edward M. Engelmann (2010). Expressive Causality and the Ontological Integrity of Nature. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (3):461-482.
    This essay seeks to ground the ontological integrity of natural things by examining the dialectic between substantial form, which is the “being-in-itself ”of substances, and second acts, the “being-toward-others” of substances. It is found that a new category of causality needs to be established, that of “expressivecausality.” The effects of expressive causality—second acts—are expressions of their substantial form, their cause. It is determined that second acts are sufficientconditions for substantial form, while substantial form itself is a necessary condition for its (...)
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  2. Edward M. Engelmann (2010). Philosophical Abstracts. Review of Metaphysics 64:419-453.
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  3. Edward M. Engelmann (2010). Parmenides and the History of Dialectic. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (3):625-628.
  4. Edward M. Engelmann (2008). Truth, Etc. Review of Metaphysics 61 (4):830-833.
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  5. Edward M. Engelmann (2007). Aristotle's Syllogystic, Modern Deductive Logic, and Scientific Demonstration. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81 (4):535-552.
    This article investigates the nature of Aristotelian syllogistics and shows that the categorical syllogism is fundamentally about showing the connection, in the premises of the syllogism, between the major and minor terms as stated in the conclusion. It discusses how this is important for the use of the syllogism in scientific demonstration. The article then examines modern deductive logic with an eye to they way in which it contrasts with Aristotelian syllogistics. It shows howmodern logic is about making necessary connections (...)
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  6. Edward M. Engelmann (2007). Scientific Demonstration in Aristotle, Theoria, and Reductionism. Review of Metaphysics 60 (3):479-506.
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  7. Edward M. Engelmann (2007). The Mechanistic and the Aristotelian Orientations Toward Nature and Their Metaphysical Backgrounds. International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (2):187-202.
    Any cognitive orientation toward nature is interconnected with how the metaphysical structure of nature itself is understood. In the Aristotelian tradition, the primary unit of being is considered to be the substantial form, which constitutes the being and essence of entities. In the mechanistic tradition, the primary units are considered to be minute particles out of which larger entities are constructed. Correspondingly, Aristotelian scientific methodology seeks to gain insight into the substantial forms through a study of the outer properties of (...)
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