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    Gavin Bremner & Alan Slater (eds.) (2004). Theories of Infant Development. Blackwell.
    This volume provides an authoritative, up-to-date survey of theories of infant development.
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    William Gavin, Stefan Neubert & Kersten Reich (2010). Language and Its Discontents: William James, Richard Rorty, and Interactive Constructivism. Contemporary Pragmatism 7 (2):105-130.
    The discussion in this essay is the result of a dialogue between William Gavin and the Cologne program of interactive constructiveism. First, we give an introduction to language in James and Rorty combined with constructivist reflections. Second, we provide an extended and deepened exploration of the relation of language and experience. Here we expand the discussion and also include perspectives from Dewey. Third, we draw conclusions to the important philosophical issues of relativism and arbitrariness as questions to which pragmatism (...)
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    Geoffrey Bremner (1983). Order and Chance: The Pattern of Diderot's Thought. Cambridge University Press.
    This study discovers a pattern to Diderot's thinking, a fundamental dualism attributable largely to the attitudes and assumptions of the time and giving a common structure to his ideas and writing. Geoffrey Bremner draws widely on Diderot's works in studying his ideas on perception and action, aesthetics, ethics and politics, as well as his plays and fiction. The subtlety of the textual analysis and the analogies Dr Bremner draws provide a convincing and illuminating argument for his interpretation. He (...)
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  4. Geoffrey Bremner (2009). Order and Chance: The Pattern of Diderot's Thought. Cambridge University Press.
    This study discovers a pattern to Diderot's thinking, a fundamental dualism attributable largely to the attitudes and assumptions of the time and giving a common structure to his ideas and writing. Geoffrey Bremner draws widely on Diderot's works in studying his ideas on perception and action, aesthetics, ethics and politics, as well as his plays and fiction. The subtlety of the textual analysis and the analogies Dr Bremner draws provide a convincing and illuminating argument for his interpretation. He (...)
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  5. William J. Gavin (2013). William James in Focus: Willing to Believe. Indiana University Press.
    Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest" ideas in James to disclose the notion of "will to believe," which courses through his work.
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  6. William J. Gavin (2013). William James in Focus: Willing to Believe. Indiana University Press.
    William James is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest" ideas in James to disclose the notion of "will to believe," which courses through his work. For students who may be approaching James for the first time and for specialists (...)
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  7. William J. Gavin (2013). William James in Focus: Willing to Believe. Indiana University Press.
    William James is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest" ideas in James to disclose the notion of "will to believe," which courses through his work. For students who may be approaching James for the first time and for specialists (...)
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  8. Andrew J. Bremner, Serge Caparos, Jules Davidoff, Jan de Fockert, Karina J. Linnell & Charles Spence (2013). “Bouba” and “Kiki” in Namibia? A Remote Culture Make Similar Shape–Sound Matches, but Different Shape–Taste Matches to Westerners. Cognition 126 (2):165-172.
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    Serge Caparos, Lubna Ahmed, Andrew J. Bremner, Jan W. de Fockert, Karina J. Linnell & Jules Davidoff (2012). Exposure to an Urban Environment Alters the Local Bias of a Remote Culture. Cognition 122 (1):80-85.
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    Frances Le Cornu Knight, Matthew R. Longo & Andrew J. Bremner (2014). Categorical Perception of Tactile Distance. Cognition 131 (2):254-262.
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    Ken Sloan & Joanne H. Gavin (2010). Human Resource Management: Meeting the Ethical Obligations of the Function. Business and Society Review 115 (1):57-74.
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  12. William J. Gavin (1976). William James and the Importance of 'the Vague'. Philosophy and Social Criticism 3 (3):245-265.
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    William Gavin (2016). For Whom the Bell Tolls: Jamesian and Deweyian Reflections on Death and Dying. The Pluralist 11 (1):19-38.
    In this paper, I describe some current developments in death and dying literature—certainty vs. context; death as process vs. death as event; acceptance vs. denial; and the present moment vs. the long run. I then show how the work of James and Dewey can be beneficially applied to these topics. In this way, I hope to be true to the spirit of James and Dewey, following in their “wake,” while extending their insights to a new topic, namely death.Benjamin Franklin once (...)
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    Andrew J. Bremner, Nicholas P. Holmes & Charles Spence (2008). Infants Lost in Space? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 12 (8):298-305.
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    Eileen A. Gavin (1972). Determinism. Philosophical Studies 21:299-301.
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    Jan W. de Fockert & Andrew J. Bremner (2011). Release of Inattentional Blindness by High Working Memory Load: Elucidating the Relationship Between Working Memory and Selective Attention. Cognition 121 (3):400-408.
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    William J. Gavin (2001). William James's “Springs of Delight”. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 29 (89):57-59.
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    William J. Gavin (1981). William James, God, and Actual Possibility. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 55:239-239.
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    Andrew J. Bremner & Charles Spence (2008). Unimodal Experience Constrains While Multisensory Experiences Enrich Cognitive Construction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (3):335-336.
    Mareschal and his colleagues argue that cognition consists of partial representations emerging from organismic constraints placed on information processing through development. However, any notion of constraints must consider multiple sensory modalities, and their gradual integration across development. Multisensory integration constitutes one important way in which developmental constraints may lead to enriched representations that serve more than immediate behavioural goals.
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    William Gavin (2007). A Natural History of Pragmatism. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 35 (106):26-28.
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    Eileen A. Gavin (1974). Human and Nonhuman Activity. Philosophical Studies 23:198-209.
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    Eileen A. Gavin (1980). Co-Operation Between the Sexes. Philosophical Studies 27:423-425.
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    William J. Gavin (1971). Irony and Galileo's Relativity Principle. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 46 (2):262-270.
    Ironically, in adopting Neo-Platonism over Aristotelianism, Galileo made significant advances concerning the general problem of motion but in doing so bracketed the crucial issue of gravity.
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    Shelley L. Gavin & Harold A. Herzog (1992). The Ethical Judgment of Animal Research. Ethics and Behavior 2 (4):263 – 286.
    One hundred sixty subjects acted as members of a hypothetical Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and evaluated five proposals in which animals were to be used for research or educational purposes. They were asked to approve or reject the proposals and to indicate what factors were important in reaching their ethical decisions. Gender and differences in personal moral philosophy were related to approval decisions. The reasons given for the decisions fell into three main categories: metacognitive statements, factors related to (...)
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    William Gavin (1999). In Love with Life. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 27 (83):65-66.
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    In G. Bremner, A. Slater & G. Butterworth (2003). Ogy, Tobin Hall, University of Massa-Chusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Cognition 20:191-208.
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    Margaret L. Gagne, Joanne H. Gavin & Gregory J. Tully (2005). Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Ethics: Exploring a Framework. Business and Society Review 110 (2):181-190.
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  28. William J. Gavin (2002). Liezl Van Zyl, Death and Compassion: A Virtue-Based Approach to Euthanasia Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 22 (5):374-376.
     
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  29. J. M. Bremner, J. Rogers & J. P. Willis (1990). Sedimentological Aspects of the 1988 Orange River Floods. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 47 (3):247-294.
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    William Gavin (1993). Frontiers of Consciousness. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 21 (65):47-48.
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    William Gavin (1997). Heaven's Champion. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 25 (77):33-35.
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    William J. Gavin (1971). The Philosophical Life of the Senses. International Philosophical Quarterly 11 (2):277-279.
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    William J. Gavin (2004). On James. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 32 (98):70-73.
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    Eileen A. Gavin (1972). The Freedom of the Will. Philosophical Studies 21:298-299.
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    William J. Gavin (1979). Pragmatism and the Classical Definition of Truth. International Philosophical Quarterly 19 (4):473-483.
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    William J. Gavin (1980). Peirce And. The Monist 63 (3):342-350.
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    James P. Scanlan, William J. Gavin, Irving H. Anellis, Fred Seddon & Thomas Nemeth (1986). Reviews. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 31 (3):93-95.
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    Bryan Roche, Anthony O'Reilly, Amanda Gavin, Maria R. Ruiz & Gabriela Arancibia (2012). Using Behavior-Analytic Implicit Tests to Assess Sexual Interests Among Normal and Sex-Offender Populations. Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology 2.
    Background: The development of implicit tests for measuring biases and behavioral predispositions is a recent development within psychology. While such tests are usually researched within a social-cognitive paradigm, behavioral researchers have also begun to view these tests as potential tests of conditioning histories, including in the sexual domain. Objective: The objective of this paper is to illustrate the utility of a behavioral approach to implicit testing and means by which implicit tests can be built to the standards of behavioral psychologists. (...)
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    Bill Gavin (2009). 2008 Herbert Schneider Award Citation for Charlene Haddock Seigfried. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 37 (108):6-6.
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    Ethel Gavin (1905). The Teaching of Latin. By W. H. S. Jones, Glasgow and Dublin: Blackie and Son. 1905. 80 Pages. Price 1s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 19 (05):278-279.
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    William J. Gavin (1978). William James' Philosophy of Science. New Scholasticism 52 (3):413-420.
    Although william james wrote no complete philosophy of science, nonetheless there exist in his writings several references to scientific procedure. furthermore, these are anti-positivistic in tone. these references include: 1) a rejection of the old baconian model for science; 2) an assertion that competing conceptual models of experience exist, each one of which can account for the empirical data in question; 3) nonetheless, a refusal either to reduce different conceptual theories to one conceptual outlook, or to reduce conceptual models as (...)
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    W. J. Gavin (1992). William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague. Temple University Press.
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    James Gavin (1996). Personal Trainers' Perceptions of Role Responsibilities, Conflicts, and Boundaries. Ethics and Behavior 6 (1):55 – 69.
    Two hundred twenty eight experienced personal trainers responded to a survey of perceived role responsibilities, conflicts and boundary issues in this emerging profession. Data from a 53-item questionnaire were analyzed by sex, age, and trainers' levels of experience. Findings provide information about why clients are believed to hire personal trainers, degrees of responsibility trainers feel for different aspects of the relationship, common conflicts experienced in this profession, and relationship behaviors considered acceptable or unacceptable. From a number of perspectives, the results (...)
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    William J. Gavin (1987). Heroes and Deconstruction: Lermontov'sA Hero of Our Time. Studies in Soviet Thought 34 (4):255-266.
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    William J. Gavin (1974). Herzen and James: Freedom as Radical. Studies in Soviet Thought 14 (3-4):213-229.
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    William J. Gavin (1975). Royce and Khomyakov on Community as Process. Studies in Soviet Thought 15 (2):119-128.
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    Eileen A. Gavin (1973). Exploring Emotion. Philosophical Studies 22:146-147.
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    Catherine Gavin (2013). Built Landscape for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. Roof with a Texan Landscape Miniature. Topos: European Landscape Magazine 83:32.
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    William Gavin (1998). The Necessity of Experience. Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 26 (80):38-39.
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    William J. Gavin (1980). Peirce and "The Will to Believe". The Monist 63 (3):342-350.
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