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  1. Heather J. Gert (1990). Rights and Rights Violators: A New Approach to the Nature of Rights. Journal of Philosophy 87 (12):688-694.
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    Heather J. Gert, Linda Radzik & Michael Hand (2004). Hampton on the Expressive Power of Punishment. Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (1):79-90.
    This paper provides a critique of Jean Hampton's retributive theory of punishment.
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    Heather J. Gert (1995). Viability. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 3 (1):133 – 142.
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    Heather J. Gert (1995). Family Resemblances and Criteria. Synthese 105 (2):177-190.
    In §66 ofPhilosophical Investigations Wittgenstein looks for something common to various games and finds only an interconnecting network of resemblances. These are family resemblances. Sympathetic as well as unsympathetic readers have interpreted him as claiming that games form a family in virtue of these resemblances. This assumes Wittgenstein inverted the relation between being a member of a family and bearing family resemblances to others of that family. (The Churchills bear family resemblances to one another because they belong to the same (...)
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    Heather J. Gert (1995). Alternative Analyses. Southern Journal of Philosophy 33 (1):31-37.
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    Heather J. Gert, Linda Radzik & and Michael Hand (2004). Hampton on the Expressive Power of Punishment. Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (1):79–90.
    In her later writings Jean Hampton develops an expressive theory of punishment she takes to be retributivist. Unlike Feinberg, Hampton claims wrongdoings as well as punishments are expressive. Wrongdoings assert that the victim is less valuable than victimizer. On her view we are obligated to punish because we are obligated to respond to this false assertion. Punishment expresses the moral truth that victim and wrongdoer are equally valuable. We argue that Hampton's argument would work only if she held that exerting (...)
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    Heather J. Gert (2002). Avoiding Surprises: A Model for Informing Patients. Hastings Center Report 32 (5):23-32.
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    Heather J. Gert (2003). Review: Wittgenstein's Copernican Revolution: The Question of Linguistic Idealism. [REVIEW] Mind 112 (447):526-528.
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    Heather J. Gert (2001). Two Ways to Teach Premedical Students the Ethical Value of Discussion and Information Gathering. Teaching Philosophy 24 (3):233-240.
    While there are a number of genuine philosophical topics that medical and premedical students can get out of a course on medical ethics, being an ethically sensitive health care worker requires more than knowing a variety of philosophically-interesting medical ethics questions and concepts. In addition, two goals of teaching medical ethics should be to ensure that health care workers have a healthy respect for the rights of their patients and to instill in students the importance of gathering as much information (...)
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    Heather J. Gert (2002). The Standard Meter by Any Name is Still a Meter Long. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65 (1):50-68.
    In §50 of Philosophical Investigations Wittgenstein wrote the sentence, “There is one thing of which one can say neither that it is one metre long, nor that it is not one metre long, and that is the standard metre in Paris.” Although some interpreters have claimed that Wittgenstein’s statement is mistaken, while others have proposed various explanations showing that this must be correct, none have questioned the fact that he intended to assert that it is impossible to describe the standard (...)
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    Heather J. Gert (1999). The Death Penalty and Victims' Rights: Legal Advance Directives. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 33 (4):457-473.
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    Heather J. Gert (1997). Wittgenstein on Description. Philosophical Studies 88 (3):221-243.
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    Heather J. Gert (1998). Anger and Chess. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 22 (1):249-265.
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    Heather J. Gert (2000). The Contiguity of Wittgenstein's Thought. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (1):240-242.
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    Heather J. Gert (1998). Coming to Our Senses. Philosophical Review 107 (1):123-125.
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    Keith Burgess‐Jackson, Cheshire Calhoun, Susan Finsen, Chad W. Flanders, Heather J. Gert, Peter G. Heckman, John Kelsay, Michael Lavin, Michelle Y. Little, Lionel K. McPherson, Alfred Nordmann, Kirk Pillow, Ruth J. Sample, Edward D. Sherline, Hans O. Tiefel, Thomas S. Tomlinson, Steven Walt, Patricia H. Werhane, Edward C. Wingebach & Christopher F. Zurn (2001). Book Notes. [REVIEW] Ethics 112 (1):189-201.
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  17. Heather J. Gert (1995). Souren Teghrarian, Ed., Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 15 (4):294-296.
     
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  18. Heather J. Gert (2013). Attending to Morally Relevant Features. Teaching Ethics 14 (1):51-69.
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  19. Heather J. Gert (2000). Critical Notices. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (1):240.
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