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  1. Eric Thomas Weber (2012). Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Legal Theory, and Judicial Restraint (Review). The Pluralist 7 (3):136-139.
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  2. Eric Thomas Weber (2012). Review Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Legal Theory, and Judicial Restraint Kellogg Frederic R. Cambridge UP New York. The Pluralist 7 (3):136-139.
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  3. John J. Stuhr, Richard Shusterman, Mary Magada-Ward, Jessica Wahman, William S. Lewis, Michael Hg Hoffmann, Eric Thomas Weber & Jacquelyn Ak Kegley (2011). 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Iv). Journal of Speculative Philosophy 25 (1).
     
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  4. Eric Thomas Weber (2011). What Experimentalism Means in Ethics. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 25 (1):98-115.
    The factors which have brought society to its present pass and impasse contain forces which, when released and constructively utilized, form the positive basis of an educational philosophy and practice that will recover and will develop our original national ideals. The basic principle in that philosophy and practice is that we should use that method of experimental action called natural science to form a disposition which puts a supreme faith in the experimental use of intelligence in all situations of life.In (...)
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  5. Eric Thomas Weber (2010). On Applying Ethics: Who's Afraid of Plato's Cave? Contemporary Pragmatism 7 (2):91-103.
    The present paper is a response to Gerald Gaus, who has argued that philosophers should not apply ethics. After a critical evaluation of Gaus's arguments, I present several ways which Sidney Hook has outlined for philosophers to bring their skills to bear fruitfully on public policy matters. Following Hook's list, I offer three of my own suggestions for further ways in which philosophers can positively contribute to the application of ethics and of philosophy generally. Finally, I propose the venue of (...)
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  6. Eric Thomas Weber & Andrew F. Smith (2009). Religion and Democratic Citizenship: Inquiry and Conviction in the American Public Square By J. Caleb Clanton. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45 (3):449-456.
  7. Eric Thomas Weber & Andrew F. Smith (2009). Religion and Democratic Citizenship: Inquiry and Conviction in the American Public Square (Review). Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy 45 (3):449-456.
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  8. Eric Thomas Weber (2008). Dewey and Rawls on Education. Human Studies 31 (4):361 - 382.
    In this paper I compare the roles that the explicit and implicit educational theories of John Dewey and John Rawls play in their political works to show that Rawls’s approach is skeletal and inappropriate for defenders of democracy. I also uphold Dewey’s belief that education is valuable in itself, not only derivatively, contra Rawls. Next, I address worries for any educational theory concerning problems of distributive justice. Finally, I defend Dewey’s commitment to democracy as a consequence of the demands of (...)
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  9. Eric Thomas Weber (2008). Proper Names and Persons: Peirce's Semiotic Consideration of Proper Names. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (2):pp. 346-362.
    Charles S. Peirce’s theory of proper names bears helpful insights for how we might think about his understanding of persons. Persons, on his view, are continuities, not static objects. I argue that Peirce’s notion of the legisign, particularly proper names, sheds light on the habitual and conventional elements of what it means to be a person. In this paper, I begin with an account of what philosophers of language have said about proper names in order to distinguish Peirce’s theory of (...)
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  10. Eric Thomas Weber (2008). Religion, Public Reason, and Humanism: Paul Kurtz on Fallibilism and Ethics. Contemporary Pragmatism 5 (2):131-147.
    I present a persistent religious moral theory, known as divine command theory, which conflicts with liberal political thought. John Rawls's notion of public reason offers a framework for thinking about this conflict, but it has been criticized for demanding great restrictions on religious considerations in public deliberation. I argue that although Paul Kurtz is critical of organized religion, his epistemological suggestions and ethical theory offer a feasible way to build common moral ground between atheists, secularists, and theists, so long as (...)
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  11. Eric Thomas Weber (2006). A Community of Individuals. Teaching Philosophy 29 (1):72-74.
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  12. Eric Thomas Weber (2006). A Democracy of Distinction. Review of Metaphysics 60 (2):396-397.
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  13. Eric Thomas Weber (2006). Linking Visions. Teaching Philosophy 29 (4):367-369.
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