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  1. Hilary J. Leevers & Paul L. Harris (1999). Persisting Effects of Instruction on Young Children's Syllogistic Reasoning with Incongruent and Abstract Premises. Thinking and Reasoning 5 (2):145 – 173.score: 290.0
    Studies of reasoning have often invoked a distinction between a natural or ordinary consideration of the premises, in which they are interpreted, and even distorted, in the light of empirical knowledge, and an analytic or logical consideration of the premises, in which they are analysed in a literal fashion for their logical implications. Two or three years of schooling have been seen as critical for the spontaneous use of analytic reasoning. In two experiments, however, 4-year-olds who were given brief instructions (...)
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  2. Martin G. Leever, Kenneth Richter, Peg Nelson, Christopher J. Allman & Duncan Wyeth (2012). The Case of Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders and the Intellectually Disabled Patient. HEC Forum 24 (2):83-90.score: 4.0
    In the case of an intellectually disabled patient, the attending physician was restricted from writing a Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) order. Although the rationale for this restriction was to protect the patient from an inappropriate quality of life judgment, it resulted in a worse death than the patient would have experienced had he not been disabled. Such restrictions that are intended to protect intellectually disabled patients may violate their right to equal treatment and to a dignified death.
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  3. M. G. Leever (2006). Review of the Book Educating Citizens: Preparing America's Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility, by A. Colby, T. Ehrlich, E. Beaumont, & J. Stephens. [REVIEW] Teaching Ethics 6 (2).score: 4.0
     
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