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    Lyn Cowan (2002). Tracking the White Rabbit: A Subversive View of Modern Culture. Brunner-Routledge.
    Like Alice following the white rabbit into a topsy-turvy world where the laws of logic don't apply, subversive thinking unearths the mysteries behind the mundane. Tracking the White Rabbit is a fascinating, original work that invites us to use depth psychology to challenge our deepest assumptions about world politics, theology, social norms, everyday speech, and usual ideas of sex and emotion. Raised in an environment of McCarthyism and rock-and-roll, Jungian analyst Lyn Cowan shows readers-through provocative essays on memory and (...)
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    Steven B. Cowan (1996). A Reductio Ad Absurdum of Divine Temporality: STEVEN B. COWAN. Religious Studies 32 (3):371-378.
    Theists believe that God is eternal, but they differ as to just what God's eternality means . The traditional, historic view of most Christian philosophers is that eternality means that God is timeless. He is ‘outside’ of time and not subject to any kind of temporal change. Indeed, God is the creator of time. Lets call this view divine timelessness.
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  3. Nelson Cowan, Jeffrey N. Rouder, Christopher L. Blume & J. Scott Saults (2012). "Models of Verbal Working Memory Capacity: What Does It Take to Make Them Work?": Correction to Cowan Et Al. Psychological Review 119 (3):499-499.
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    Michael Cowan (forthcoming). Advertising, Rhythm, and the Filmic Avant-Garde in Weimar : Guido Seeber and Julius Pinschewer's Kipho Film. Rhuthmos.
    Ce texte a déjà paru dans la revue October, N° 131, Winter 2010, p. 23–50. Nous remercions Michael Cowan de nous avoir autorisé à le reproduire ici. In September of 1925, readers leafing through Der Kinematograph or Lichtbildbühne or another such film journal might have encountered a strangely familiar sight : in an advertisement for a major exhibition of the German film and photography industries entitled “Kipho” (“Kino und Photo”), which was to be held in Berlin from September 25th (...)
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  5. Rosemary Cowan (2002). Cornel West: The Politics of Redemption. Polity.
    In this new book Rosemary Cowan provides a clear and highly accessible introduction to the work of Cornel West, a provocative and eclectic thinker who has emerged as one of America's foremost public intellectuals.
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  6. James Cowan (1990). D. H. Lawrence and the Trembling Balance. Penn State University Press.
    The "trembling balance" in Lawrence's work, considered either as theoretical system or in its phenomenological form, is characterized by the dynamic qualities of interrelatedness and flux. Cowan shows that, in Lawrence's conception, the dynamic experience of life's quickness necessarily involves giving up static equilibrium in the ebb and flow of human consciousness between self and other, bringing about a sequence of stability, instability, resilience, and creative change. Lawrence's conception of art as a recreation of the "trembling balance" of life (...)
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    John Cowan (2006). On Becoming an Innovative University Teacher: Reflection in Action. Society for Research Into Higher Education & Open University Press.
    "This is one of the most interesting texts I have read for many years ... It is authoritative and clearly written. It provides a rich set of examples of teaching, and a reflective discourse." Professor George Brown "...succeeds in inspiring the reader by making the process of reflective learning interesting and thought provoking ... has a narrative drive which makes it a book too good to put down." Dr Mary Thorpe "...a delightful and unusual reflective journey...the whole book is driven (...)
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  8. Michael Cowan (forthcoming). Rhythm and the Mediation of Modern Experience. Rhuthmos.
    Ce texte est l'introduction de Technology's Pulse. Essays on Rhythm in German Modernism, London, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, 2012, ouvrage dont on trouvera la présentation ici. Nous remercions Michael Cowan de nous avoir autorisé à le reproduire sur RHUTHMOS. - 1er XXe siècle – Nouvel article.
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  9. Nelson Cowan (2001). The Magical Number 4 in Short-Term Memory: A Reconsideration of Mental Storage Capacity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):87-114.
    Miller (1956) summarized evidence that people can remember about seven chunks in short-term memory (STM) tasks. However, that number was meant more as a rough estimate and a rhetorical device than as a real capacity limit. Others have since suggested that there is a more precise capacity limit, but that it is only three to five chunks. The present target article brings together a wide variety of data on capacity limits suggesting that the smaller capacity limit is real. Capacity limits (...)
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  10. Nelson Cowan, Candice C. Morey, Zhijian Chen & Michael Bunting (2007). What Do Estimates of Working Memory Capacity Tell Us. In Naoyuki Osaka, Robert H. Logie & Mark D'Esposito (eds.), The Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory. OUP Oxford
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  11. Nelson Cowan, J. Scott Saults & Christopher L. Blume (2014). Central and Peripheral Components of Working Memory Storage. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143 (5):1806-1836.
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    Robert Cowan (2016). C.D. Broad on Moral Sense Theories in Ethics. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Virtual Issue: Methods of Ethics (3):168-183.
    C.D. Broad’s Reflections stands out as one of the few serious examinations of Moral Sense Theory in twentieth century analytic philosophy. It also constitutes an excellent discussion of the interconnections that allegedly exist between questions concerning what Broad calls the ‘logical analysis’ of moral judgments and questions about their epistemology. In this paper I make three points concerning the interconnectedness of the analytical and epistemological elements of versions of Moral Sense Theory. First, I make a general point about Broad’s association (...)
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  13. Nelson Cowan (2012). Focused and Divided Attention to the Eyes and Ears : A Research Journey. In Jeremy M. Wolfe & Lynn C. Robertson (eds.), From Perception to Consciousness: Searching with Anne Treisman. Oxford University Press 32.
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    Robert Cowan, Clarifying Ethical Intuitionism.
    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Ethical Intuitionism, whose core claim is that normal ethical agents can and do have non-inferentially justified first-order ethical beliefs. Although this is the standard formulation, there are two senses in which it is importantly incomplete. Firstly, ethical intuitionism claims that there are non-inferentially justified ethical beliefs, but there is a worrying lack of consensus in the ethical literature as to what non-inferentially justified belief is. Secondly, it has been overlooked (...)
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    Robert Cowan (2014). Cognitive Penetrability and Ethical Perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 6 (4):665-682.
    In recent years there has been renewed philosophical interest in the thesis that perceptual experience is cognitively penetrable, i.e., roughly, the view that the contents and/or character of a subject’s perceptual experience can be modified by what a subject believes and desires. As has been widely noted, it is plausible that cognitive penetration has implications for perception’s epistemic role. On the one hand, penetration could make agents insensitive to the world in a way which epistemically ‘downgrades’ their experience. On the (...)
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    Robert Cowan, Clarifying Ethical Intuitionism.
    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Ethical Intuitionism, whose core claim is that normal ethical agents can and do have non-inferentially justified first-order ethical beliefs. Although this is the standard formulation, there are two senses in which it is importantly incomplete. Firstly, ethical intuitionism claims that there are non-inferentially justified ethical beliefs, but there is a worrying lack of consensus in the ethical literature as to what non-inferentially justified belief is. Secondly, it has been overlooked (...)
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    Robert Cowan (2015). Perceptual Intuitionism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90 (1):164-193.
    In the recent metaethical literature there has been significant interest in the prospects for what I am denoting ‘Perceptual Intuitionism’: the view that normal ethical agents can and do have non-inferential justification for first-order ethical beliefs by having ethical perceptual experiences, e.g., Cullison 2010, McBrayer 2010, Vayrynen 2008. If true, it promises to constitute an independent a posteriori intuitionist epistemology, providing an alternative to intuitionist accounts which posit a priori intuition and/or emotion as sources of non-inferentially justified ethical beliefs. As (...)
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  18. Robert Cowan (2014). Cognitive Penetrability and Ethical Perception. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 6 (4):665-682.
    In recent years there has been renewed philosophical interest in the thesis that perceptual experience is cognitively penetrable, i.e., roughly, the view that the contents and/or character of a subject’s perceptual experience can be modified by what a subject believes and desires. As has been widely noted, it is plausible that cognitive penetration has implications for perception’s epistemic role. On the one hand, penetration could make agents insensitive to the world in a way which epistemically ‘downgrades’ their experience. On the (...)
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  19. C. W. Churchman & T. A. Cowan (1945). A Challenge. Philosophy of Science 12 (3):219-220.
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  20. Robert Cowan (2015). Clarifying Ethical Intuitionism. European Journal of Philosophy 23 (4):1097-1116.
    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Ethical Intuitionism, whose core claim is that normal ethical agents can and do have non-inferentially justified first-order ethical beliefs. Although this is the standard formulation, there are two senses in which it is importantly incomplete. Firstly, ethical intuitionism claims that there are non-inferentially justified ethical beliefs, but there is a worrying lack of consensus in the ethical literature as to what non-inferentially justified belief is. Secondly, it has been overlooked (...)
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    Robert Cowan, Clarifying Ethical Intuitionism.
    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Ethical Intuitionism, whose core claim is that normal ethical agents can and do have non-inferentially justified first-order ethical beliefs. Although this is the standard formulation, there are two senses in which it is importantly incomplete. Firstly, ethical intuitionism claims that there are non-inferentially justified ethical beliefs, but there is a worrying lack of consensus in the ethical literature as to what non-inferentially justified belief is. Secondly, it has been overlooked (...)
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  22. Nelson Cowan (2001). Metatheory of Storage Capacity Limits. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (1):154-176.
    Commentators expressed a wide variety of views on whether there is a basic capacity limit of 3 to 5 chunks and, among those who believe in it, about why it occurs. In this response, I conclude that the capacity limit is real and that the concept is strengthened by additional evidence offered by a number of commentators. I consider various arguments why the limit occurs and try to organize these arguments into a conceptual framework or “metatheory” of storage capacity limits (...)
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    Robert Cowan (2016). Epistemic Perceptualism and Neo-Sentimentalist Objections. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46 (1):59-81.
    Epistemic Perceptualists claim that emotions are sources of immediate defeasible justification for evaluative propositions that can sometimes ground undefeated immediately justified evaluative beliefs. For example, fear can constitute the justificatory ground for a belief that some object or event is dangerous. Despite its attractiveness, the view is apparently vulnerable to several objections. In this paper, I provide a limited defence of Epistemic Perceptualism by responding to a family of objections which all take as a premise a popular and attractive view (...)
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    Chris Donlan, Richard Cowan, Elizabeth J. Newton & Delyth Lloyd (2007). The Role of Language in Mathematical Development: Evidence From Children with Specific Language Impairments. Cognition 103 (1):23-33.
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    Graeme S. Halford, Nelson Cowan & Glenda Andrews (2007). Separating Cognitive Capacity From Knowledge: A New Hypothesis. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 (6):236-242.
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  26. Robert Cowan (2014). Moral Perception, by Robert Audi. Mind 123 (492):1167-1171.
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    Nelson Cowan (1998). Visual and Auditory Working Memory Capacity. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 2 (3):77.
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    George A. Cowan (forthcoming). Conference Opening Remarks. Complexity.
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    Nelson Cowan, John N. Towse, Zoë Hamilton, J. Scott Saults, Emily M. Elliott, Jebby F. Lacey, Matthew V. Moreno & Graham J. Hitch (2003). Children's Working-Memory Processes: A Response-Timing Analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 132 (1):113.
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    Steven B. Cowan (2011). Compatibilism and the Sinlessness of the Redeemed in Heaven. Faith and Philosophy 28 (4):416-431.
    In a recent issue of Faith and Philosophy, Timothy Pawl and Kevin Timpe seek to respond to the so-called “Problem of Heavenly Freedom,” the problem ofexplaining how the redeemed in heaven can be free yet incapable of sinning. In the course of offering their solution, they argue that compatibilism is inadequateas a solution because it (1) undermines the free will defense against the logical problem of evil, and (2) exacerbates the problem of evil by making God the “author of sin.” (...)
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  31. Steven B. Cowan (2003). The Grounding Objection to Middle Knowledge Revisited. Religious Studies 39 (1):93-102.
    The Molinist doctrine that God has middle knowledge requires that God knows the truth-values of counterfactuals of freedom, propositions about what free agents would do in hypothetical circumstances. A well-known objection to middle knowledge, the grounding objection, contends that counterfactuals of freedom have no truth-value because there is no fact to the matter as to what an agent with libertarian freedom would do in counterfactual circumstances. Molinists, however, have offered responses to the grounding objection that they believe are adequate for (...)
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    Sharon Cowan (2004). ``That Woman Is a Woman!''The Case of V. And the Mysterious (Dis) Appearance of Sex: Bellinger Bellinger. Feminist Legal Studies 12 (1):79-92.
  33. J. Scott Saults & Nelson Cowan (2007). A Central Capacity Limit to the Simultaneous Storage of Visual and Auditory Arrays in Working Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 136 (4):663-684.
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    Sharon Cowan (2005). “Gender is No Substitute for Sex”: A Comparative Human Rights Analysis of the Legal Regulation of Sexual Identity. Feminist Legal Studies 13 (1):67-96.
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    J. L. Cowan (1972). Inverse Discrimination. Analysis 33 (1):10 - 12.
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  36. Jane K. Cowan (2009). Culture and Rights After Culture and Rights. In Mark Goodale (ed.), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader. Wiley-Blackwell
     
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    Patricia M. Greenfield, Heidi Lyn & Sue E. Savage-Rumbaugh (2008). Protolanguage in Ontogeny and Phylogeny Combining Deixis and Representation. Interaction Studies 9 (1):34-50.
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    J. L. Cowan (1968). Purpose and Teleology. The Monist 52 (3):317-328.
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  39. Gordon D. Logan & William B. Cowan (1984). On the Ability to Inhibit Thought and Action: A Theory of an Act of Control. Psychological Review 91 (3):295-327.
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    J. L. Cowan (1965). The Paradox of Omnipotence. Analysis 25 (Suppl-3):102-108.
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    Bainard Cowan (1983). Deconstruction and Criticism. Review of Metaphysics 36 (3):690-692.
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    Nelson Cowan & Candice C. Morey (2006). Visual Working Memory Depends on Attentional Filtering. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10 (4):139-141.
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    Isolde Daiski, Nancy Viva Davis Halifax, Gail J. Mitchell & Andre Lyn (2012). Homelessness in the Suburbs: Engulfment in the Grotto of Poverty. Studies in Social Justice 6 (1):103-123.
    This paper describes findings of a research inquiry into the lived experience of homelessness in Peel, a suburban region located in the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. It is based on the data from a collaborative project undertaken by members of the Faculties of Health and Education of York University with two local community organizations. The dominant theme of the narratives was that suburban homelessness is similar to being engulfed in a grotto of poverty , isolated from the rest (...)
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    Jessica Sickler, John Fraser, Thomas Webler, Diana Reiss, Paul Boyle, Heidi Lyn, Katherine Lemcke & Sarah Gruber (2006). Social Narratives Surrounding Dolphins: Q Method Study. Society and Animals 14 (4):351.
    In preparation for development of an exhibit on the cognitive abilities of dolphins, the Wildlife Conservation Society sought to determine potential visitor's social perspectives about dolphin intelligence, and how these beliefs might influence acceptance of scientific information. The study reported here used Q methodology to identify these underlying social perspectives. The study of adults and the study of children each revealed three distinct perspectives. While consensus emerged among adults on points about dolphins' high intelligence and communication abilities, the three perspectives (...)
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    Paul Boyle, Sarah Gruber, Thomas Webler, Heidi Lyn, Jessica Sickler, Diana Reiss, John Fraser & Katherine Lemcke (2006). Social Narratives Surrounding Dolphins: Q Method Study. Society and Animals 14 (4):351-382.
    In preparation for development of an exhibit on the cognitive abilities of dolphins, the Wildlife Conservation Society sought to determine potential visitor's social perspectives about dolphin intelligence, and how these beliefs might influence acceptance of scientific information. The study reported here used Q methodology to identify these underlying social perspectives. The study of adults and the study of children each revealed three distinct perspectives. While consensus emerged among adults on points about dolphins' high intelligence and communication abilities, the three perspectives (...)
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    J. L. Cowan (1974). The Paradox of Omnipotence Revisited. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):435-445.
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  47. Terry Turner, Laura R. Graham, Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban & Jane K. Cowan (2009). Anthropology and Human Rights: Do Anthropologists Have an Ethical Obligation to Promote Human Rights. In Mark Goodale (ed.), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader. Wiley-Blackwell
     
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    Nelson Cowan & Michael A. Stadler (1996). Estimating Unconscious Processes: Implications of a General Class of Models. Journal of Experimental Psychology 125 (2):195-200.
  49. Nelson Cowan, Noelle L. Wood, Phillip K. Wood, Timothy A. Keller, Lara D. Nugent & Connie V. Keller (1998). Two Separate Verbal Processing Rates Contributing to Short-Term Memory Span. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 127 (2):141-160.
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  50. Steven Cowan (2009). Molinism, Meticulous Providence, and Luck. Philosophia Christi 11 (1):156-169.
     
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