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  1. Elizabeth Baeten (2014). Steps Toward a Zoology of Mind. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 28 (2):107-129.
    Much of twentieth- and twenty-first-century theorizing about cognitive processes, whether in philosophy of mind, cognitive science, cognitive psychology, or related disciplines, spins accounts of cognition totally devoid of any consideration of cognition as an attribute of animals making a living (or not) in various habitats. A significant shift in discussions of mind and cognition follows if we take seriously the fact that humans are animals, products of evolutionary processes and situated squarely within suites of ecosystems. Ignoring evolutionary history is an (...)
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  2. Elizabeth Baeten (2012). Another Defense of Naturalized Ethics. Metaphilosophy 43 (5):533-550.
    This essay argues against Richard Joyce, using him as an exemplar of a number of writers who purport to show that the best a naturalized ethics can provide are demands that we can hold only as moral agnostics; that is, that no moral claims can be shown to be epistemically warranted, hence no moral claims have the property of “inescapable authority” necessary for real moral discourse or deliberation. The prudent course of action is therefore to act as if moral claims (...)
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  3. Elizabeth Baeten (2007). Embedded and Embodied Moral Life. Contemporary Pragmatism 4 (2):77-92.
    Evolutionary biology and other fields presupposing humans as products of natural selection have much to contribute to philosophic inquiry. This seems especially true for American philosophy in a broad "pragmatist" or "naturalist" tradition. I examine sociality as a precondition of being human , embodied cognition, and culture as a product of ecological niche construction. I then make some suggestions, with Dewey in mind, as to the shape of our thinking about our moral lives once we recognize humans as squarely within (...)
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  4. Elizabeth Baeten (2004). Evolution and Ethics: Together Again? Studies in Practical Philosophy 4 (2):3-22.
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  5. Elizabeth M. Baeten (1996). The Magic Mirror: Myth's Abiding Power. State University of New York Press.
    Analyzes the theories of myth of Cassirer, Barthes, Eliade, and Hillman and offers an alternative original account of myth-making as an essential strand of cultural production.
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  6. Elizabeth M. Baeten (1996). An American Naturalist Account of Culture. Metaphilosophy 27 (4):408-425.
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  7. Elizabeth M. Baeten (1992). Myth and Freedom. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 67 (3):324-338.
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