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    Edwin Ruthven Walker (1947). Verification and Probability. Journal of Philosophy 44 (4):97-104.
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  2. Edwin Ruthven Walker (1942). The Problem of Religious Commitment to an Object of Empirical Inquiry. [Chicago].
     
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  3. Huston Smith (1974). Edwin Ruthven Walker 1907-1974. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 48:182 - 183.
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    Margaret Wilson, Karl Schuhmann, Nicholas Fox, John Stephens & Ralph Walker (1997). ((Review of Celia Wolf-Devine, Descartes on Seeing: Epistemology and Visual Perception , ISBN 0-8093-1838-5); Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, with Selected Variants Front the Latin Edition of 1668, Ed. With Introduction and Notes, by Edwin Curley , ISBN 0-87220-178-3 , 0-87220-177-5 ; Allison Coudert, Leibniz and the Kabbalah , ISBN 0-7923-3114-1; Richard Price, The Correspondence, Ed. D. O. Thomas and W. Bernard Peach, Vol. III. February 1786-February 1791, Ed. W. Bernard Peach. , ISBN 0-8223-1327-8; Henry Allison, Idealism and Freedom: Essays on Kant's Theoretical and Practical Philosophy , ISBN 0-521-48295-X , 0-521-48337-9 ; Terry Pinkard, Hegel's Phenomenology: The Sociality of Reason , ISBN 0-521-45300-3); Mary Anne Perkins, Coleridge's Philosophy, The Logos as Unifying Principle , ISBN 0-19-824075-9; Elzbieta Ettinger, Hannah Arendt - Martin Heidegger , ISBN 0-300-06407-1; Dana R. Villa, Arendt and Heidegger - The Fate of the Political ISBN 0-691-04400-7. [REVIEW] British Journal for the History of Philosophy 5 (2):415-445.
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  5. Richard A. Falk, Lester Edwin J. Ruiz & R. B. J. Walker (2002). Re-Framing the International Law, Culture, Politics.
     
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  6. Edwin C. Walker, Communism and Conscience; Pentecost and Paradox.
    When it is seen that those who speak for the new society also establish it wherever they are, then the ranks of oppression and inequity break and straggle; when it is seen that those who speak for the new society are less regardful of the comfort and rights of others than are the best in the old society, then the ranks of oppression and inequity re-aline [sic] and advance anew to battle. He that cries against externally-enforced order carries complete conviction (...)
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  7. Lenore Ea Walker (2000). Jose M. Prieto, Michel Sabourin, Lenore Ea Walker, Juan I. Aragones, and Maria Amerigo. In Kurt Pawlik & Mark R. Rosenzweig (eds.), International Handbook of Psychology. Sage Publications Ltd
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    A. D. M. Walker (1989). Virtue and Character: A. D. M. Walker. Philosophy 64 (249):349-362.
    Moral theories which, like those of Plato, Aristotle and Aquinas, give a central place to the virtues, tend to assume that as traits of character the virtues are mutually compatible so that it is possible for one and the same person to possess them all. This assumption—let us call it the compatibility thesis—does not deny the existence of painful moral dilemmas: it allows that the virtues may conflict in particular situations when considerations associated with different virtues favour incompatible courses of (...)
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    Mark Walker (2006). Mark Walker. Minerva 44 (3):241-250.
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  10. Margaret Urban Walker (2007). Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics. Oxford University Press.
    This is a revised edition of Walker's well-known book in feminist ethics first published in 1997. Walker's book proposes a view of morality and an approach to ethical theory which uses the critical insights of feminism and race theory to rethink the epistemological and moral position of the ethical theorist, and how moral theory is inescapably shaped by culture and history. The main gist of her book is that morality is embodied in "practices of responsibility" that express our (...)
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    Mark A. Schroll & Heather Walker (2011). Diagnosing the Human Superiority Complex: Providing Evidence the Eco-Crisis is Born of Conscious Agency. Anthropology of Consciousness 22 (1):39-48.
    This article is an amendment to Drengson (2011) that offers examples from fieldwork and reporting of practices influenced by the technocratic paradigm. Specifically (1) Krippner's work with Brazilian shamans and the theft of their tribal knowledge by the biotechnology industry that Krippner refers to as ecopiratism. (2) Hitchcock's field research with indigenous populations in the northwestern Kalahari Desert region of southern Africa and his documented assault of these indigenous peoples by private companies that Hitchcock refers to as developmental genocide. And (...)
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    Michelle Boulous Walker (1998). Philosophy and the Maternal Body: Reading Silence. Routledge.
    Philosophy and the Maternal Body is a fascinating exploration of an overlooked aspect of feminist thought: what is the role of maternity in philosophy and in what ways has it been used by male theorists to effectively "silence" the voices of women in philosophy? Drawing on rich examples such as Plato's allegory of the cave, Sigmund Freud and Melanie Klein's writing on the mother and the mother-daughter relationship, and the psychoanalytic and feminist insights of Irigaray and Kristeva, Michelle Boulous (...) clearly shows how terms such as denial, repression and foreclosure offer crucial insight into the philosophical construction of the maternal body. (shrink)
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  13. Margaret Urban Walker (2006). Moral Repair: Reconstructing Moral Relations After Wrongdoing. Cambridge University Press.
    Moral Repair examines the ethics and moral psychology of responses to wrongdoing. Explaining the emotional bonds and normative expectations that keep human beings responsive to moral standards and responsible to each other, Margaret Urban Walker uses realistic examples of both personal betrayal and political violence to analyze how moral bonds are damaged by serious wrongs and what must be done to repair the damage. Focusing on victims of wrong, their right to validation, and their sense of justice, Walker (...)
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    Cheryl Walker (1990). Feminist Literary Criticism and the Author. Critical Inquiry 16 (3):551-571.
    The issues that Foucault raises about reception and reading are certainly part of the contemporary discussion of literature. However, they are not the only issues with which we, as today’s readers, are concerned. Discussions about the role of the author persist and so we continue to have recourse to the notion of authorship.For instance, in her recent book Sexual / Textual Politics , the feminist critic Toril Moi feels called on to return to these twenty-year-old issues in French theory to (...)
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    David Walker (2015). Christian Discipleship and Consecrated Life. Australasian Catholic Record, The 92 (2):131.
    Walker, David 'When our first parents were driven out of Paradise, Adam is believed to have remarked to Eve; My dear, we live in an age of transition'. When we look back at the past decades, and look ahead, we could consider we too are living in an age of transition. Looking back we often take the Second Vatican Council as the point where change began. However, the seeds of what flowered at the council and have continued to bear (...)
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  16. Emeritus Professor K. K. Ruthven & K. K. Ruthven (1990). Ezra Pound as Literary Critic. Routledge.
    Bringing some of the insights of modern critical theory to bear on a great deal of information about Pound's activities as a literary critic (some of it made available only recently), K.K. Ruthven provides a provocative re-reading of a major modernist writer who dominated the discourse of modernism.
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  17. Emeritus Professor K. K. Ruthven & K. K. Ruthven (2002). Ezra Pound as Literary Critic. Routledge.
    Bringing some of the insights of modern critical theory to bear on a great deal of information about Pound's activities as a literary critic, K.K. Ruthven provides a provocative re-reading of a major modernist writer who dominated the discourse of modernism.
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  18. Emeritus Professor K. K. Ruthven & K. K. Ruthven (2013). Ezra Pound as Literary Critic. Routledge.
    Bringing some of the insights of modern critical theory to bear on a great deal of information about Pound's activities as a literary critic, K.K. Ruthven provides a provocative re-reading of a major modernist writer who dominated the discourse of modernism.
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    Paul Ernest Walker (1993). Early Philosophical Shiism: The Ismaili Neoplatonism of Abū Yaʻqūb Al-Sijistānī. Cambridge University Press.
    The Ismailis, among whom are the followers of the Aga Khan, rose to prominence during the 4th Islamic/10th Christian century. They developed a remarkably successful intellectual programme to sustain and support their political activities, promoting demands of Islamic doctrine together with the then newly imported sciences from abroad. The high watermark of this intellectual movement is best illustrated in the writings of the Ismaili theoretician Abu Ya´qub al-Sijistani. Using both published and manuscript writings of al-Sijistani that have hitherto been largely (...)
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    William Walker (1994). Locke, Literary Criticism, and Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    William Walker's original analysis of John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding offers a challenging and provocative assessment of Locke's importance as a thinker, bridging the gap between philosophical and literary-critical discussion of his work. He presents Locke as a foundational figure who defines the epistemological and ontological ground on which eighteenth-century and Romantic literature operate and eventually diverge. He is revealed as a crucial figure for emerging modernity, less the familiar empiricist innovator and more the proto-Nietzschean thinker whose (...)
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  21. Margaret Urban Walker, Moral Contexts. Collected Essays.
    Many contexts shape and limit moral thinking in philosophy and life. Human conditions of vulnerability and interdependency, of limited awareness and control, of imperfect insight into ourselves and others are inevitable contexts that neither moral thought nor theory should forget. To be truly reflective, moral thinking and moral philosophy must become aware of the contexts that bind our thinking about how to live. This collection of essays by Margaret Urban Walker seek to show how to do this, and why (...)
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  22. Margaret Urban Walker (2012). Moral Repair: Reconstructing Moral Relations After Wrongdoing. Cambridge University Press.
    Moral Repair examines the ethics and moral psychology of responses to wrongdoing. Explaining the emotional bonds and normative expectations that keep human beings responsive to moral standards and responsible to each other, Margaret Urban Walker uses realistic examples of both personal betrayal and political violence to analyze how moral bonds are damaged by serious wrongs and what must be done to repair the damage. Focusing on victims of wrong, their right to validation, and their sense of justice, Walker (...)
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  23. D. J. Walker (1988). On the Transversal Hypothesis and the Weak Kurepa Hypothesis. Journal of Symbolic Logic 53 (3):854-877.
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  24. E. H. Walker (1975). Foundations of Paraphysical and Parapsychological Phenomena. In L. Oteri (ed.), Quantum Physics and Parapsychology. Parapsychology Foundation
  25. E. H. Walker (1984). A Review of Criticisms of the Quantum-Mechanical Theory of Psi Phenomena. [REVIEW] Journal of Parapsychology 48:277-32.
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    Matthew P. Walker (2005). A Refined Model of Sleep and the Time Course of Memory Formation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):51-64.
    Research in the neurosciences continues to provide evidence that sleep plays a role in the processes of learning and memory. There is less of a consensus, however, regarding the precise stages of memory development during which sleep is considered a requirement, simply favorable, or not important. This article begins with an overview of recent studies regarding sleep and learning, predominantly in the procedural memory domain, and is measured against our current understanding of the mechanisms that govern memory formation. Based on (...)
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  27. F. C. S. Schiller, C. T. Harley Walker, C. D. Broad, W. J. & G. G. (1919). New Books. [REVIEW] Mind 28 (112):481-491.
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    Margaret Urban Walker (2005). Diotima's Ghost: The Uncertain Place of Feminist Philosophy in Professional Philosophy. Hypatia 20 (3):153-165.
  29. Nigel Walker (1956). Freud and Homeostasis. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 7 (25):61-72.
  30. Melanie Walker (2010). Critical Capability Pedagogies and University Education. Educational Philosophy and Theory 42 (8):898-917.
    The article argues for an alliance of the capability approach developed by Amartya Sen with ideas from critical pedagogy for undergraduate university education which develops student agency and well being on the one hand, and social change towards greater justice on the other. The purposes of a university education in this article are taken to include both intrinsic and instrumental purposes and to therefore include personal development, economic opportunities and becoming educated citizens. Core ideas from the capability approach are outlined, (...)
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  31. Henry A. Walker (1987). Spinning Gold From Straw: On Cause, Law and Probability. Sociological Theory 5 (1):28-33.
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  32. Ralph C. S. Walker (1985). Spinoza and the Coherence Theory of Truth. Mind 94 (373):1-18.
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    John M. Findlay & Robin Walker (1999). A Model of Saccade Generation Based on Parallel Processing and Competitive Inhibition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):661-674.
    During active vision, the eyes continually scan the visual environment using saccadic scanning movements. This target article presents an information processing model for the control of these movements, with some close parallels to established physiological processes in the oculomotor system. Two separate pathways are concerned with the spatial and the temporal programming of the movement. In the temporal pathway there is spatially distributed coding and the saccade target is selected from a Both pathways descend through a hierarchy of levels, the (...)
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  34. Mark A. Walker & M. Milan (2006). Astrophysical Fine Tuning, Naturalism, and the Contemporary Design Argument. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 20 (3):285 – 307.
    Evidence for instances of astrophysical 'fine tuning' (or 'coincidences') is thought by some to lend support to the design argument (i.e. the argument that our universe has been designed by some deity). We assess some of the relevant empirical and conceptual issues. We argue that astrophysical fine tuning calls for some explanation, but this explanation need not appeal to the design argument. A clear and strict separation of the issue of anthropic fine tuning on one hand and any form of (...)
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  35. D. P. Walker (1953). Orpheus the Theologian and Renaissance Platonists. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 16 (1/2):100-120.
  36. A. D. M. Walker (1989). Obligations of Gratitude and Political Obligation. Philosophy and Public Affairs 18 (4):359-364.
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    Margaret Urban Walker (2006). Restorative Justice and Reparations. Journal of Social Philosophy 37 (3):377–395.
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    A. D. M. Walker (1988). Political Obligation and the Argument From Gratitude. Philosophy and Public Affairs 17 (3):191-211.
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    Rebecca L. Walker (2006). Human and Animal Subjects of Research: The Moral Significance of Respect Versus Welfare. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 27 (4):305-331.
    Human beings with diminished decision-making capacities are usually thought to require greater protections from the potential harms of research than fully autonomous persons. Animal subjects of research receive lesser protections than any human beings regardless of decision-making capacity. Paradoxically, however, it is precisely animals’ lack of some characteristic human capacities that is commonly invoked to justify using them for human purposes. In other words, for humans lesser capacities correspond to greater protections but for animals the opposite is true. Without explicit (...)
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    Margaret Urban Walker (2002). Morality in Practice: A Response to Claudia Card and Lorraine Code. Hypatia 17 (1):174-182.
    : I briefly reprise a few themes of my bookMoral Understandingsin order to address some questions about responsibility and justification. I argue for a thoroughly situated and naturalized view of moral justification that warns us not to take moral universalism too easily at face value. I also argue for the significance of reports of experience, among other kinds of empirical evidence, in testing the habitability of moral forms of life.
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    Margaret Urban Walker (1991). Partial Consideration. Ethics 101 (4):758-774.
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    Leslie J. Walker (1909). Humanism and the Ethics of Martineau. Mind 18 (71):407-410.
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    I. Walker (1976). Maxwell's Demon in Biological Systems. Acta Biotheoretica 25 (2-3):103-110.
    Boltzmann's gas model representing the second law of thermodynamics is based on the improbability of certain molecular distributions in space. Maxwell argued that a hypothetical ‘being’ with the faculty of seeing individual molecules could bring about such improbable distributions, thus violating the law of entropy. However, it appears that to render the molecules visible for any observer would increase the entropy more than the demon could decrease it, hence ‘Maxwell's Demon cannot operate’ . In the study presented here Maxwell's Demon (...)
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    Mark Thomas Walker (2001). Williams, Truth-Aimedness and the Voluntariness of Judgement. Ratio 14 (1):68–83.
    I contend that while at least one of the arguments advanced by Bernard Williams in his paper ‘Deciding To Believe’ does establish that beliefs, or more precisely, judgements cannot be decided upon ‘at will’, the notion of truth‐aimedness presupposed by that argument also, ironically, provides the key to understanding why judgements are necessarily voluntary.
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  45. C. D. Broad, W. D. Ross, A. E. Taylor, C. T. Harley Walker, Paul Philip Levertoff, Bernard Bosanquet, G. G., F. C. S. Schiller, L. J. Russell & H. Wildon Carr (1920). New Books. [REVIEW] Mind 29 (114):232-250.
  46. Mark Walker & Milan Cirkovic, Anthropic Reasoning and the Contemporary Design Argument in Astrophysics: A Reply to Robert Klee.
    In a recent study of astrophysical “fine-tunings” (or “coincidences”), Robert Klee critically assesses the support that such astrophysical evidence might be thought to lend to the design argument (i.e., the argument that our universe has been designed by some deity). Klee argues that a proper assessment indicates that the universe is not as “fine-tuned” as advertised by proponents of the design arguments. We argue (i) that Klee’s assessment of the data is, to a certain extent, problematic; and (ii) even if (...)
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    William A. Harris & Henry A. Walker (1992). Theory Construction and Development in Sociology: An Appropriate Framework. Sociological Theory 10 (1):111-117.
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    John D. Walker (1995). Liberalism, Consent, and the Problem of Adaptive Preferences. Social Theory and Practice 21 (3):457-471.
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    Jeffrey Walker (2002). From. Philosophy and Rhetoric 35 (2).
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    Mark Walker (2007). Superlongevity and Utilitarianism. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 (4):581 – 595.
    Peter Singer has argued that there are good utilitarian reasons for rejecting the prospect of superlongevity: developing technology to double (or more) the average human lifespan. I argue against Singer's view on two fronts. First, empirical research on happiness indicates that the later years of life are (on average) the happiest, and there is no reason to suppose that this trend would not continue if superlongevity were realized. Second, it is argued that there are good reasons to suppose that there (...)
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