1. Elizabeth Salas (2010). Person and Gift According to Karol Wojtyła/John Paul II. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (1):99-124.
    This paper examines the meaning of what Karol Wojtyła/John Paul II calls “The Law of the Gift,” namely, “Man, who is the only creature on earth which God willed for itself, can fully find himself only through a sincere gift of himself.” After explaining what it means to be “willed for itself,” I consider how “finding oneself only through a gift of self ” is justified. I then argue that in his theory of self-gift,Wojtyła/John Paul II espouses an “embodied” altruism. (...)
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  2. Elizabeth Salas (2009). Abduction and the Origin of “Musement”. International Philosophical Quarterly 49 (4):459-471.
    This paper is an evaluation of C. S. Peirce’s late essay “A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God” (1908), based on the two logical values that he calls “productiveness” and “security.” After reviewing the unique logical form of “abduction” and noting that it is a formal fallacy—and so enjoys less “security” than deduction or induction—I turn to the extraordinary case of abduction that is found in “A Neglected Argument.” I argue that the productiveness of the Neglected Argument is found (...)
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  3. Elizabeth Salas (2006). G.J. McAleer. Ecstatic Morality and Sexual Politics: A Catholic and Antitotalitarian Theory of the Body. Modern Schoolman 83 (2):163-166.
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