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    Hugh Lacey (1999). Is Science Value Free?: Values and Scientific Understanding. Routledge.
    He also focuses on discussions of 'development', especially in Third World countries. This paperback edition includes a new preface.
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    Hugh Lacey (2016). Science, Respect for Nature, and Human Well-Being: Democratic Values and the Responsibilities of Scientists Today. Foundations of Science 21 (1):51-67.
    The central question addressed is: How should scientific research be conducted so as to ensure that nature is respected and the well being of everyone everywhere enhanced? After pointing to the importance of methodological pluralism for an acceptable answer and to obstacles posed by characterizing scientific methodology too narrowly, which are reinforced by the ‘commercial-scientific ethos’, two additional questions are considered: How might research, conducted in this way, have impact on—and depend on—strengthening democratic values and practices? And: What is thereby (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (1996). On Relations Between Science and Religion. Science and Education 5 (2):143-153.
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  4. Hugh M. Lacey & Howard Rachlin (1978). Behavior, Cognition and Theories of Choice. Behaviorism 6 (2):177-202.
    Critics have argued that behaviorism must necessarily be inadequate to account for complex human behavior whereas cognitive psychology is adequate to account for such behavior. Recently, Fodor has focused this criticism on certain situations in which humans choose among a set of alternatives. We argue that this criticism applies to forms of behaviorism that are reductionistic but not to non-reductionistic behaviorisms like that of Skinner. Non-reductionistic behaviorism can be used to interpret human choice situations of varying degrees of complexity. Such (...)
     
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  5. Hugh Lacey (2005). Values and Objectivity in Science: The Current Controversy About Transgenic Crops. Lexington Books.
    This book offers an account of how values play an important role within scientific practices, and how this account illuminates many ethical issues that arise concerning scientific practices and applications.
     
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    Hugh Lacey (2013). Rehabilitating Neutrality. Philosophical Studies 163 (1):77-83.
    This article responds to Janet Kourany’s proposal, in Philosophy of Science after Feminism, that scientific practices be held to the ideal of ‘socially responsible science’, to produce results that are not only cognitively sound, but also significant in the light of values ‘that can be morally justified’. Kourany also urges the development of ‘contextualized philosophy of science’—of which feminist philosophy of science is exemplary—that is ‘politically engaged’ and ‘activist’, ‘informed by analyses of the actual ways in which science interacts with (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2001). Incommensurability and “Multicultural Science”. In Paul Hoyningen-Huene & Howard Sankey (eds.), Incommensurability and Related Matters. Kluwer 225--239.
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    Hugh Lacey (2015). ‘Holding’ and ‘Endorsing’ Claims in the Course of Scientific Activities. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 53:89-95.
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    Barry Schwartz & Hugh Lacey (1986). Behaviorism, Science, and Human Nature. Behaviorism 14 (1):41-44.
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    Hugh Lacey (2003). Is There a Significant Distintion Between Cognitive and Social Values? Scientiae Studia 1 (2):121-149.
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    Hugh Lacey (2012). Reflections on Science and Technoscience. Scientiae Studia 10 (SPE):103-128.
    Technoscientific research, a kind of scientific research conducted within the decontextualized approach (DA), uses advanced technology to produce instruments, experimental objects, and new objects and structures, that enable us to gain knowledge of states of affairs of novel domains, especially knowledge about new possibilities of what we can do and make, with the horizons of practical, industrial, medical or military innovation, and economic growth and competition, never far removed from view. The legitimacy of technoscientific innovations can be appraised only in (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2010). The Constitutive Values of Science. Principia 1 (1):3-40.
    Cognitive values are the charactenstics that are constitutive of "good" theories, the criteria to which we appeal when choosing among compeang theories. I argue that, in order to count as a cognitive value, a characteristic must be needed to expiam actually made theory choices, and its cognitive significance must be well defended espectally in view of considerations derived from the objective of science. A number of proposed objectives of science are entertained, and it is argued that adopting a particular objective (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2015). Food and Agricultural Systems for the Future: Science, Emancipation and Human Flourishing. Journal of Critical Realism 14 (3):272-286.
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    Hugh Lacey (2010). Values and the Conduct of Science: Principles. Principia 3 (1):57-86.
    In this paper I will propose six principles governing the proper role of moral and social values in the conduct of scientific uivestigation. I offer them for your consideration, and hope that together we can sharpen their formulatton, explore their implications and test their acceptability. In making my proposals I draw considerably from my recent books, Valores e Atividade Científica and Is Science Value Free? Values and Scientific Understanding The detailed argument, and elaboration of the technical notions that I use (...)
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  15. Hugh M. Lacey (1970). The Scientific Intelligibility of Absolute Space: A Study of Newtonian Argument. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 21 (4):317-342.
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    Hugh M. Lacey (1974). The Scientific Study of Lingustic Behaviour: A Perspective on the Skinner-Chomsky Controversy. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 4 (1):17–51.
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    Hugh Lacey (2005). On the Interplay of the Cognitive and the Social in Scientific Practices. Philosophy of Science 72 (5):977-988.
    I consider the questions, central to recent disagreements between Longino and Kitcher: Is it constitutive of making judgments of the cognitive acceptability of theories that they be made under certain social relations (that embody specific social values) that have been cultivated among investigators (Longino)? Or is making them (sound ones) just a consequence of social interactions that occur under these relations (Kitcher)? While generally endorsing the latter view, I make a distinction, not made by Longino, between sound acceptance and endorsement (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (1999). On Cognitive and Social Values: A Reply to My Critics. Science and Education 8 (1):89-103.
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    Hugh Lacey (2004). Is There a Significant Distinction Between Cognitive and Social Values? In Peter K. Machamer & Gereon Wolters (eds.), Science, Values, and Objectivity. University of Pittsburgh Press 24--51.
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  20. Barry Schwartz, Richard Schuldenfrei & Hugh Lacey (1978). Operant Psychology as Factory Psychology. Behaviorism 6 (2):229-254.
    This paper attempts to draw detailed parallels between the characterization and control of behavior in terms of the principles of operant psychology and the characterization and control of behavior in the modern, factory work place. It is argued that while behavior in the workplace now seems to conform to operant principles, it did not in an earlier time, prior to the development of industrial capitalism. It is further argued that the fit between operant theory and modern work is so close (...)
     
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    Hugh M. Lacey (1968). The Causal Theory of Time: A Critique of Grünbaum's Version. Philosophy of Science 35 (4):332-354.
    After precisely specifying the thesis of the causal theory of time, Grünbaum's program developed to support this thesis is examined. Four objections to his definition of temporal order in terms of a more primitive causal relation are put and held to be conclusive. Finally, the philosophical arguments that Grünbaum has proposed supporting the desirability of establishing a causal theory of time are shown to be either invalid or inconclusive.
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    Hugh Lacey (2002). Assessing the Value of Transgenic Crops. Science and Engineering Ethics 8 (4):497-511.
    In the current controversy about the value of transgenic crops, matters open to empirical inquiry are centrally at issue. One such matter is a key premise in a common argument (that I summarize) that transgenic crops should be considered to have universal value. The premise is that there are no alternative forms of agriculture available to enable the production of sufficient food to feed the world. The proponents of agroecology challenge it, claiming that agroecology provides an alternative, and they deny (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2006). O princípio de precaução e a autonomia da ciência. Scientiae Studia 4 (3):373-392.
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    Hugh Lacey & Pablo R. Mariconda (2012). The Eagle and the Starlings: Galileo's Argument for the Autonomy of Science—How Pertinent is It Today? Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (1):122-131.
  25. Muriel Lederman, Ingrid Barsch & Hugh Lacey (2004). The Gender and Science Reader. Hypatia 19 (1):280-291.
     
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  26. Hugh Lacey & Barry Schwartz (1986). Behaviorism, Intentionality and Socio-Historical Structure. Behaviorism 14 (2):193-210.
     
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    Hugh Lacey (2003). The Behavioral Scientist Qua Scientist Makes Value Judgments. Behavior and Philosophy 31:209 - 223.
    I distinguish three matters about which decisions have to be made in scientific activities: (1) adoption of strategy; (2) acceptance of data, hypotheses, and theories; and (3) application of scientific knowledge. I argue that, contrary to the common view that only concerning (3) do values have a legitimate role, value judgments often play indispensable roles in connection with decisions concerning (1)—that certain values may not only be furthered by applications of the scientific knowledge gained under a strategy, but they may (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2010). On the Aims and Responsibilities of Science. Principia 11 (1):45-62.
    I offer a view of the aims and responsibilities of science, and use it to analyze critically van Fraassen’s view that ‘objectifying inquiry’ is fundamental to the nature of science.
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    Barry Schwartz, Richard Schuldenfrei & Hugh Lacey (1978). Operant Psychology as Factory Psychology. Behaviorism 6 (2):229-254.
    This paper attempts to draw detailed parallels between the characterization and control of behavior in terms of the principles of operant psychology and the characterization and control of behavior in the modern, factory work place. It is argued that while behavior in the workplace now seems to conform to operant principles, it did not in an earlier time, prior to the development of industrial capitalism. It is further argued that the fit between operant theory and modern work is so close (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2002). Explanatory Critique and Emancipatory Movements 11. Journal of Critical Realism 1 (1):7-31.
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    Hugh Lacey (2011). Interpretação e teoria nas ciências naturais e nas ciências humanas: comentários a respeito de Kuhn e Taylor. Trans/Form/Ação 20 (1):87-106.
    O objetivo do artigo é o de extrair dos escritos de Taylor uma crítica da concepção de Kuhn a respeito de uma possível unidade entre as ciências naturais e as ciências humanas, e dos de Kuhn uma crítica à caracterização proposta por Taylor para as ciências naturais. Deste empreendimento resulta uma reconceptualização da unidade das ciências.
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  32. Hugh Lacey (2007). Explanatory Critique. In Mervyn Hartwig (ed.), Dictionary of Critical Realism. Routledge
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    Hugh Lacey (2015). Science, Emancipation and the Variety of Forms of Knowledge. Metascience 24 (1):159-162.
    Epistemologies of the South explores “a set of inquiries into the construction and validation of knowledge born in struggle, of ways of knowing developed by social groups as part of their resistance against the systematic injustices and oppressions caused by capitalism, colonialism and patriarchy” . The author, Boaventura de Sousa Santos—Professor of Sociology at the University of Coimbra and Distinguished Legal Scholar at the University of Wisconsin–Madison—is one of the leading intellectuals of the World Social Forum , the network of (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2007). Explanatory Critiques and Emancipation. Journal of Critical Realism 1 (1):7-31.
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    Hugh Lacey (2007). Intentional Behaviorism and the Intentional Scheme: Comments on Gordon R. Foxall's "Intentional Behaviorism". Behavior and Philosophy 35:101 - 111.
    This commentary discusses critically the proposal of Foxall's intentional behaviorism that, when the use of intentional categories can be justifiably portrayed as heuristic overlay to theories incorporating radical behaviorist principles, intentionality may be part of behaviorist interpretations of behavior that occurs outside of the controlled conditions of the laboratory and practical behavioral interventions. I sketch an argument that typical uses of intentional categories for the explanation of human agency (e.g., its exercise in conducting scientific research) are not properly grasped as (...)
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    Hugh M. Lacey (1975). On Operants and Voluntary Behavior. Ethics 85 (4):349-352.
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    Hugh Lacey (2008). Ciência, respeito à natureza e bem-estar humano. Scientiae Studia 6 (3):297-327.
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    Zoubeida Dagher, Cathleen C. Loving, Charles J. Linder, Barbara J. Reeves, Maria Cecilia Gramajo, Dick Gunstone, Gregory J. Kelly, HsingChi A. Wang, Hugh Lacey & Robin H. Millar (2005). Reviewers for Science & Education. Science and Education 14:97-99.
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    Hugh Lacey (2005). Review Copies of the Following Books Have Been Received From Their Pub-Lishers. Potential Reviewers Should Contact Richard Haynes (Rhaynes@ Phil. Ufl. Edu) to Obtain a Review Copy. Books Not Previously Listed Are in Bold-Faced Type. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 18 (4):609-610.
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    Hugh Lacey (2011). Progress and the Values It Secretes. Metascience 20 (3):529-531.
    Progress and the values it secretes Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-3 DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9519-8 Authors Hugh Lacey, Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    Hugh M. Lacey (1968). Empiricism and Augustine's Problems About Time. Review of Metaphysics 22 (2):219 - 245.
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    Hugh Lacey (2004). Investigating the Environmental Risks of Transgenic Crops. Trans/Form/Ação 27 (1):111-131.
    Legitimation of public policies that support the widespread plantings of transgenic crops presuppose, among other conditions, that evidence supports that there are no unmanageable environmental risks and there are no better ways to produce enough nourishing food that can dispense with the transgenics-oriented ways. This paper discusses: the kinds of scientific inquiry that are needed to address adequately, the connections between investigations of and , and how these investigations are related with controversial social values.A legitimação de políticas públicas que apóiam (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (1990). Review: The Significance of Decision Theory. [REVIEW] Behavior and Philosophy 18 (2):73 - 78.
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    Zoubeida Dagher, Charles J. Linder, Barbara J. Reeves, Maria Cecilia Gramajo, Dick Gunstone, Gregory J. Kelly, HsingChi A. Wang, Hugh Lacey, Robin H. Millar & Hans E. Fischer (2004). Acknowledgment of External Reviewers. Science and Education 13:153-154.
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  45. Hugh Lacey (2004). Is Science Value Free?: Values and Scientific Understanding. Routledge.
    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on discussions of 'development', especially in Third World countries. This paperback edition includes a new preface.
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    Hugh Lacey (2013). Is Science Compatible with Religion but Not with Naturalism? Metascience 22 (2):423-426.
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    Hugh Lacey (1997). Neutrality in the Social Sciences: On Bhaskar's Argument for an Essential Emancipatory Impulse in Social Science. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 27 (2&3):213–241.
    Suppose that one accepts a theory that proposes that a certain group’s holding of a false belief is co-caused by a specified social structure. Then, Bhaskar has argued, one is rationally committed, ceteris paribus, to adopting a negative value judgment of that structure and a positive value judgment of activity directed towards removing it . Contrary to Bhaskar, I argue that any rational move from accepting a theory to value judgments is mediated either by further value judgments, or by the (...)
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    Hugh Lacey (2003). Existe uma distinção relevante entre valores cognitivos e sociais? Scientiae Studia 1 (2):121-149.
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    Hugh M. Lacey (1979). Skinner on the Prediction and Control of Behavior. Theory and Decision 10 (1-4):353-385.
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    Hugh Lacey (1999). Scientific Understanding and the Control of Nature. Science and Education 8 (1):13-35.
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