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  1. Larry Brownstein (1995). A Reappraisal of the Concept of 'Culture'. Social Epistemology 9 (4):311 – 351.score: 240.0
    Abstract This investigation considers a number of approaches to the definition and analysis of ?culture?. It shows that although approaches to culture span a wide range of viewpoints, there are gems that can be distilled and developed. To that end, a definition of ?culture? is proposed that it is contended captures much of the positive character in what has preceded it and hopefully avoids the negative. This is followed by a discussion of some of the most important studies concerned with (...)
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  2. Donald Brownstein (1986). Parmenides Dilemma and Aristotle's Way Out. Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (1):1-7.score: 30.0
  3. Donald Brownstein (1985). Troubles with Plantinga's Actualism. Theoria 51 (3):174-189.score: 30.0
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  4. Michael Brownstein (2014). Rationalizing Flow: Agency in Skilled Unreflective Action. Philosophical Studies 168 (2):545-568.score: 30.0
    In recent work, Peter Railton, Julia Annas, and David Velleman aim to reconcile the phenomenon of “flow”—broadly understood as describing the “unreflective” aspect of skilled action—with one or another familiar conception of agency. While there are important differences between their arguments, Railton, Annas, and Velleman all make, or are committed to, at least one similar pivotal claim. Each argues, directly or indirectly, that agents who perform skilled unreflective actions can, in principle, accurately answer “Anscombean” questions—”what” and “why” questions— about what (...)
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  5. Donald Brownstein (1976). Denoting, Corresponding and Facts. Theoria 42 (1-3):115-138.score: 30.0
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  6. Donald Brownstein (1973). Basic Particulars. Philosophy of Science 40 (1):88-96.score: 30.0
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  7. M. Brownstein & A. Madva (2012). Ethical Automaticity. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 42 (1):68-98.score: 30.0
    Social psychologists tell us that much of human behavior is automatic. It is natural to think that automatic behavioral dispositions are ethically desirable if and only if they are suitably governed by an agent’s reflective judgments. However, we identify a class of automatic dispositions that make normatively self-standing contributions to praiseworthy action and a well-lived life, independently of, or even in spite of, an agent’s reflective judgments about what to do. We argue that the fundamental questions for the "ethics of (...)
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  8. Don Brownstein (1982). Hard-Core Extensionalism and the Analysis of Belief. Noûs 16 (4):543-566.score: 30.0
    The paper is an attempt to connect the primary concerns of an extensionalist to a solution to the problems raised by the apparent intensionality of contents involving the propositional attitudes. The author begins with an overview of what the extensionalist is, At bottom, Committed to ("hard-Core extensionalism") and its connection with a theory of truth. He considers the attitude of belief as generating problems for such commitments and rejects various solutions to these problems. He outlines a proposal which may be (...)
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  9. Donald Brownstein (1972). Wolterstorff on Qualities. Philosophical Studies 23 (1-2):98 - 104.score: 30.0
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  10. Michael Brownstein (2010). Conceptuality and Practical Action: A Critique of Charles Taylor's Verstehen Social Theory. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 40 (1):59-83.score: 30.0
    In their recent debate, Hubert Dreyfus rejects John McDowell’s claim that perception is permeated with "mindedness" and argues instead that ordinary embodied coping is largely "nonconceptual." This argument has important, yet largely unacknowledged consequences for normative social theory, which this article demonstrates through a critique of Charles Taylor’s Verstehen thesis. If Dreyfus is right that "the enemy of expertise is thought," then Taylor is denied his defense against charges of relativism, which is that maximizing the interpretive clarity of social practices (...)
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  11. Michael Brownstein & Alex Madva (2012). The Normativity of Automaticity. Mind and Language 27 (4):410-434.score: 30.0
    While the causal contributions of so-called ‘automatic’ processes to behavior are now widely acknowledged, less attention has been given to their normative role in the guidance of action. We develop an account of the normativity of automaticity that responds to and builds upon Tamar Szabó Gendler's account of ‘alief’, an associative and arational mental state more primitive than belief. Alief represents a promising tool for integrating psychological research on automaticity with philosophical work on mind and action, but Gendler errs in (...)
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  12. Donald Brownstein (1985). Individuating Propositional Attitudes. Philosophical Topics 13 (2):205-212.score: 30.0
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  13. Michael Brownstein (2011). The Background, the Body and the Internet. Techne 15 (1):36-48.score: 30.0
    In recent years, Hubert Dreyfus has put forward a critique of the social and cultural effects of the Internet on modern societies based on the value of what he calls “the background” of largely tacit and unarticulated social norms. While Dreyfus is right to turn to the “background” in order to understand the effects of the Internet on society and culture, his unequivocally negative conclusions are unwarranted. I argue that a modified account of the background – one more attuned to (...)
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  14. M. A. Y. Larry (2006). State Aggression, Collective Liability, and Individual Mens Rea. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 30 (1):309–324.score: 30.0
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  15. Donald Brownstein (1973). Negative Exemplification. American Philosophical Quarterly 10 (1):43 - 50.score: 30.0
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  16. Lewis Brownstein (1981). The Concept of Counterrevolution in Marxian Theory. Studies in East European Thought 22 (3):175-192.score: 30.0
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  17. James L. Taylor & Sarit Larry (2013). Introduction – Heidegger and Politics. Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (9):849-851.score: 30.0
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  18. Mahesh Gopinath Anusorn Singhapakdi, K. Marta Janet & L. Carter Larry (2008). Antecedents and Consequences of Perceived Importance of Ethics in Marketing Situations: A Study of Thai Businesspeople. Journal of Business Ethics 81 (4).score: 30.0
    Building on an existing framework concerning ethical intention, this research explores how Thai business people perceive the importance of ethics in various scenarios. This study investigates the relative influences of personal characteristics and the organizational environment underlying the Thai business people’s ethical perception. Corporate ethical values and idealism are shown to positively influence a Thai manager’s perceptions about the importance of ethics. While their ability to perceive the existence of an ethical problem is negatively influenced by relativism, it is positively (...)
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  19. Michael Brownstein (2007). Rawls, Foucault, Michael Moore, and 50 Cent on the Terms of Democratic Discourse. International Studies in Philosophy 39 (2):1-16.score: 30.0
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  20. Steven C. Hayes & Aaron J. Brownstein (1985). Mentalism and the" as-yet Unexplained": A Reply to Killeen. Behaviorism 13 (2):151-154.score: 30.0
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  21. Donald Brownstein (1973). Aspects of the Problem of Universals. University of Kansas.score: 30.0
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  22. Donald Brownstein (1971). The New Materialism. Southwestern Journal of Philosophy 2 (1/2):231-233.score: 30.0
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  23. Donald Brownstein (1973). Platonic Nominalism. Southwestern Journal of Philosophy 4 (1):37-48.score: 30.0
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  24. D. J. Opel, B. S. Wilfond, D. Brownstein, D. S. Diekema & R. A. Pearlman (2009). Characterisation of Organisational Issues in Paediatric Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (8):477-482.score: 30.0
    Background: The traditional approach to resolving ethics concerns may not address underlying organisational issues involved in the evolution of these concerns. This represents a missed opportunity to improve quality of care “upstream”. The purpose of this study was to understand better which organisational issues may contribute to ethics concerns. Methods: Directed content analysis was used to review ethics consultation notes from an academic children’s hospital from 1996 to 2006 (N = 71). The analysis utilised 18 categories of organisational issues derived (...)
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  25. Michael Brownstein & Jennifer Saul (eds.) (forthcoming). Implicit Bias and Philosophy. OUP.score: 30.0
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  26. R. A. Y. Larry (1983). Systematic Functionalism Revisited. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 13 (2):231–242.score: 30.0
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  27. Larry Alexander (2010). Waluchows —Living Tree Constitutionalism by Larry Alexander. Law and Philosophy 29 (1):93-99.score: 18.0
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  28. Marcus Arvan (2014). Why Hobbes Cannot Limit the Leviathan: A Critical Commentary on Larry May's Limiting Leviathan. Hobbes Studies 27 (2).score: 18.0
    This commentary contends that Larry May’s Hobbesian argument for limitations on sovereignty and lawmaking in Limiting Leviathan does not succeed. First, I show that Hobbes begins with a plausible instrumental theory of normativity. Second, I show that Hobbes then attempts, unsuccessfully—by his own lights—to defend a kind of non-instrumental, moral normativity. Thus, I contend, in order to successfully “limit the Leviathan” of the state, the Hobbesian must provide a sound instrumental argument in favor of the sovereign limiting their actions (...)
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  29. Stewart Duncan (2014). Comments on Larry May, Limiting Leviathan. Hobbes Studies 27:185-190.score: 18.0
    Draft for a forthcoming special section of Hobbes Studies on May's book. -/- This paper discusses two aspects of Larry May's book Limiting Leviathan. First it discusses a passage in Leviathan, to which May draws attention, in which Hobbes connects obligation to "that, which in the disputations of scholars is called absurdity". Secondly it looks at the book's discussion of Hobbes and pacifist attitudes, with reference to Hobbes's contemporary critic John Eachard.
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  30. Francis Jeffry Pelletier, On a Homework Problem of Larry Horn's.score: 18.0
    Larry Horn is justifiably famous for his work on the semantics of the English conjunction or and both its relationship to the formal logic truth functions ∨ and @ (“inclusive” and “exclusive” disjunction respectively1) and its relationship to the ways people employ or in natural discourse. These interests have been present since his 1972 dissertation, where he argued for a “scalar implicature-based” account of many of these relationships as opposed to a presuppositional account. They have surfaced in his “Greek (...)
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  31. Carol Gilligan (1998). Remembering Larry. Journal of Moral Education 27 (2):125-140.score: 18.0
    Abstract I am honoured that you asked me to give the Kohlberg Memorial Lecture and grateful for this occasion to remember Larry and speak about his work. For me, it means coming back into a conversation that I was intensely involved in a long time ago. I have not talked publicly about Larry or my relationship with him since the time of his death, and it has now been over 10 years. I want to say how I remember (...)
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  32. Nathalie Maillard (2013). La théorie du développement moral défendue par Elliot Turiel et Larry P. Nucci peut-elle apporter un fondement empirique à l'éthique minimale ? Les Ateliers de l'Éthique / the Ethics Forum 8 (1):4-27.score: 18.0
    Les recherches menées dans le champ de la psychologie morale par Larry P. Nucci et Elliot Turiel conduisent à identifier le domaine moral avec le domaine des jugements prescriptifs concernant la manière dont nous devons nous comporter à l’égard des autres personnes. Ces travaux empiriques pourraient apporter du crédit aux propositions normatives du philosophe Ruwen Ogien qui défend une conception minimaliste de l’éthique. L’éthique minimale exclut en particulier le rapport à soi du domaine moral. À mon avis cependant, ces (...)
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  33. Larry Krasnoff (2012). Jonathan Quong, Liberalism Without Perfection, Reviewed by Larry Krasnoff. Social Theory and Practice 38 (4):752-760.score: 18.0
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  34. Larry Alexander (2000). Larry Alexander. Legal Theory 6 (4):391-404.score: 18.0
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  35. Aaron Cooley (2007). The Blackboard and The Bottom Line: Why Schools Can't Be Businesses. Larry Cuban. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2005. Pp. 253. $23.95. [REVIEW] Educational Studies 41 (3):268-276.score: 18.0
    (2007). The Blackboard and The Bottom Line: Why Schools Can't Be Businesses. Larry Cuban. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2005. Pp. 253. $23.95. Educational Studies: Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 268-276.
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  36. Janusz Kraszewski (1993). Wokół sporów we współczesnej filozofii nauki. Geneza stanowiska Larry'ego Laudana. Filozofia Nauki 4.score: 18.0
    The aim of the paper is to reconstruct the essential content and main sources of Larry Laudan's position in the philosophy of science. A background for the reconstruction is provided by the controversy about the nature of changes in science and by the controversy about so called „scientific realism”.
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  37. Holly Lawford-Smith (2010). Crime and Culpability: A Theory of Criminal Law (by Larry Alexander Et Al.). [REVIEW] Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 35:152-158.score: 15.0
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  38. Mark Timmons (1997). Will Cognitive Science Change Ethics?: Review Essay of Larry May, Marilyn Friedman & Andy Clark (Eds) Mind and Morals: Essays on Ethics and Cognitive Science. Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):531 – 540.score: 15.0
    This paper contains an overview of the essays contained in the Mind and morals anthology plus a critical discussion of certain themes raised in many of these essays concerning the bearing of recent work in cognitive science on the traditional project of moral theory. Specifically, I argue for the following claims: (1) authors like Virginia Held, who appear to be antagonistic toward the methodological naturalism of Owen Flanagan, Andy Clark, Paul Churchland, and others, are really in fundamental agreement with the (...)
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  39. Michael Clark (2008). Review of Larry Laudan, Truth, Error, and Criminal Law: An Essay in Legal Epistemology. [REVIEW] Philosophical Books 49 (1):85-86.score: 15.0
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  40. Helen Frowe (2008). Review of Larry May (Ed.), War: Essays in Political Philosophy. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (11).score: 15.0
  41. Adam Grobler (1990). Between Rationalism and Relativism. On Larry Laudan's Model of Scientific Rationality. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 41 (4):493-507.score: 15.0
  42. Seth Lazar (2011). War: Essays in Political Philosophy, Edited by Larry May with Emily Crookston. Mind 120 (479):895-901.score: 15.0
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  43. Richard L. Lippke (2008). Larry Laudan, Truth, Error, and Criminal Law: An Essay in Legal Epistemology. Criminal Law and Philosophy 2 (1):85-89.score: 15.0
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  44. John Cottingham (2011). Metaphysics and the Good: Themes From the Philosophy of Robert Merrihew Adams – Samuel Newlands and Larry M. Jorgenson (Eds). Philosophical Quarterly 61 (243):422-424.score: 15.0
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  45. Roger W. Smith (2010). Genocide: A Normative Account ‐ by Larry May. Ethics and International Affairs 24 (4):433-435.score: 15.0
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  46. C. C. W. Taylor (1985). Plato's Protagoras Larry Goldberg: A Commentary on Plato's Protagoras. Pp. 352. New York, Berne, Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1983. Paper, 64 Sw. Frs. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 35 (01):67-68.score: 15.0
  47. Nick Zangwill (2009). Reply to Larry Shiner on Architecture. Sztuka I Filozofia 35:254.score: 15.0
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  48. H. G. Callaway & Guy W. Stroh (1996). Review of Larry Hickman, John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 30 (June):345-348.score: 15.0
    This book appears in the Indiana Series in the philosophy of technology, edited by Don Ihde. Hickman emphasizes Dewey as a philosopher of technology and aims to make Dewey's perspective and contributions available to specialists. Still, as claimed on the book jacket, Hickman aims at a "comprehensive yet accessible overview of Dewey's philosophical work." The link between the two projects is the interpretation of Dewey's instrumentalism as a "critique of technology" (p. xi).
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  49. Evan Fales, Review of Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature by Larry Arnhart. [REVIEW]score: 15.0
    It has become something of a leitmotif among evangelical apologetes to argue that morality can have no objective foundation if there is no God. Using a strategy that appeals to many people's strong intuitions that there are objective rights and wrongs, they claim seek to convict atheists of being intellectually committed to moral relativism, subjectivism, or nihilism. Those are, of course, ethical positions that have been advocated by some atheists. But others share the intuition that there are objective moral norms, (...)
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  50. Darin R. Nesbitt (2000). Larry May, Christine Sistare, and Jonathan Schonsheck, Liberty, Equality, and Plurality:Liberty, Equality, and Plurality. Ethics 110 (3):621-624.score: 15.0
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