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  1. D. H. Mellor (2004). The Matter of Chance. Cambridge University Press.
    This book deals not so much with statistical methods as with the central concept of chance, or statistical probability, which statistical theories apply to nature.
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  2. D. H. Mellor (1998). Real Time Ii. Routledge.
    Real Time II extends and evolves D.H. Mellor's classic exploration of the philosophy of time, Real Time . This wholly new book answers such basic metaphysical questions about time as: how do past, present and future differ, how are time and space related, what is change, is time travel possible? His Real Time dominated the philosophy of time for fifteen years. This book will do the same for the next twenty years.
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    D. H. Mellor (1995). The Facts of Causation. Routledge.
    The Facts of Causation grapples with one of philosophy's most enduring issues. Causation is central to all of our lives. What we see and hear causes us to believe certain facts about the world. We need that information to know how to act and how to cause the effects we desire. D. H. Mellor, a leading scholar in the philosophy of science and metaphysics, offers a comprehensive theory of causation. Many questions about causation remain unsettled. In science, the indeterminism of (...)
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  4. D. H. Mellor (1981). Real Time. Cambridge University Press.
    This is a study of the nature of time. In it, redeploying an argument first presented by McTaggart, the author argues that although time itself is real, tense is not. He accounts for the appearance of the reality of tense - our sense of the passage of time, and the fact that our experience occurs in the present - by showing how time is indispensable as a condition of action. Time itself is further analysed, and Dr Mellor gives answers to (...)
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  5. Tim Crane & D. H. Mellor (1990). There is No Question of Physicalism. Mind 99 (394):185-206.
    Many philosophers are impressed by the progress achieved by physical sciences. This has had an especially deep effect on their ontological views: it has made many of them physicalists. Physicalists believe that everything is physical: more precisely, that all entities, properties, relations, and facts are those which are studied by physics or other physical sciences. They may not all agree with the spirit of Rutherford's quoted remark that 'there is physics; and there is stamp-collecting',' but they all grant physical science (...)
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    D. H. Mellor (2005). Probability: A Philosophical Introduction. Routledge.
    This book: * assumes no mathematical background and keeps the technicalities to a minimum * explains the most important applications of probability theory to ...
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  7. DH Mellor (2000). The Semantics and Ontology of Dispositions. Mind 109 (436):757--780.
    The paper looks at the semantics and ontology of dispositions in the light of recent work on the subject. Objections to the simple conditionals apparently entailed by disposition statements are met by replacing them with so-called 'reduction sentences' and some implications of this are explored. The usual distinction between categorical and dispositional properties is criticised and the relation between dispositions and their bases examined. Applying this discussion to two typical cases leads to the conclusion that fragility is not a real (...)
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  8. D. H. Mellor (1974). In Defense of Dispositions. Philosophical Review 83 (2):157-181.
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    D. H. Mellor (ed.) (1980). Prospects for Pragmatism. Cambridge University Press.
    SUSAN HAACK . . . if we believe pq to the extent of iand pq to the extent of i, we are bound in consistency to believe p also to the degree of i . . . but ...
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    D. H. Mellor (1978). Conscious Belief. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 78 (March):87-101.
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    D. H. Mellor (1991). Matters of Metaphysics. Cambridge Univ Pr.
    Together they form a complete modern metaphysics. The book starts with the mind: the subjectivity of the self, consciousness, how like computers we are, and how psychology relates to physics.
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    D. H. Mellor (2003). Real Metaphysics: Replies. In Hallvard Lillehammer & Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (eds.), Real Metaphysics: Essays in honour of D. H. Mellor. Routledge
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    D. H. Mellor (2012). Mind, Meaning, and Reality: Essays in Philosophy. OUP Oxford.
    Mind, Meaning, and Reality presents fifteen philosophical papers in which D. H. Mellor explores some of the most intriguing questions in philosophy. These include: what determines what we think, and what we use language to mean; how that depends on what there is in the world and why there is only one universe; and the nature of time.
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    D. H. Mellor (1970). Index 1950-69 Volumes 1-20. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 21 (1):1-80.
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    D. H. Mellor (1977). Natural Kinds. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (4):299-312.
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    D. H. Mellor (2009). Truthmakers for What? In Heather Dyke (ed.), From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics.
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  17. David H. Mellor (2004). For Facts as Causes and Effects. In Ned Hall, L. A. Paul & John Collins (eds.), Causation and Counterfactuals. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press 309--23.
     
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    D. H. Mellor (1993). How to Believe a Conditional. Journal of Philosophy 60 (5):233-248.
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  19. W. W. Mellor (1956). Three Problems About Other Minds. Mind 65 (April):200-217.
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    D. H. Mellor (2006). Wholes and Parts: The Limits of Composition. South African Journal of Philosophy 25 (2):138-145.
    The paper argues that very different part-whole relations hold between different kinds of entities. While these relations share most of their formal properties, they need not share all of them. Nor need other mereological principles be true of all kinds of part–whole pairs. In particular, it is argued that the principle of unrestricted composition, that any two or more entities have a mereological sum, while true of sets and propositions, is false of things and events.
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    Jonathan Batten, Samanthala Hettihewa & Robert Mellor (1999). Factors Affecting Ethical Management: Comparing a Developed and a Developing Economy. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 19 (1):51 - 59.
    This paper compares a number of ethical management practices of firms in two different economies. The recent behaviour of firms, described in terms of industry, size, international involvement and ownership, in a developed, western economy (Australia) are contrasted with the behaviour of similar firms in an emerging, eastern economy (Sri Lanka). This paper extends an earlier empirical study by Batten, Hettihewa and Mellor (1997) on the relationship between key firm-specific variables and firm ethical management practices in Australia by drawing on (...)
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  22. D. H. Mellor & Alex Oliver (eds.) (1997). Properties. Oxford University Press.
    When we say a certain rose is red, we seem to be attributing a property, redness, to it. But are there really such properties? If so, what are they like, how do we know about them, and how are they related to the objects which have them and the linguistic devices which we use to talk about them? This collection presents these ancient problems in a modern light. In particular, it makes accessible for the first time the most important contributions (...)
     
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    D. H. Mellor (2008). Micro-Composition. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 83 (62):65-80.
    Entities of many kinds, not just material things, have been credited with parts. Armstrong , for example, has taken propositions and properties to be parts of their conjunctions, sets to be parts of sets that include them, and geographical regions and events to be parts of regions and events that contain them. The justification for bringing all these diverse relations under a single ‘part–whole’ concept is that they share all or most of the formal features articulated in mereology . But (...)
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  24. D. H. Mellor (1990). Laws, Chances and Properties. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 4 (2):159 – 170.
    Abstract The paper develops a unified account of both deterministic and indeterministic laws of nature which inherits the merits but not the defects of the best existing accounts. As in Armstrong's account, laws are embodied in facts about universals; but not in higher?order relations between them, and the necessity of laws is not primitive but results from their containing chances of 0 or 1. As in the Ramsey?Lewis account, law statements would be the general axioms and theorems of the simplest (...)
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  25. D. H. Mellor (1968). Two Fallacies in Charles Taylor's Explanation of Behaviour. Mind 77 (305):124-126.
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    D. H. Mellor (1986). Tense's Tenseless Truth Conditions. Analysis 46 (4):167 - 172.
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    D. H. Mellor (2000). Possibility, Chance and Necessity. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78 (1):16 – 27.
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    David J. Mellor, Tamara J. Diesch, Alistair J. Gunn & Laura Bennet (2005). The Importance of 'Awareness' for Understanding Fetal Pain. Brain Research Reviews 49 (3):455-471.
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    D. H. Mellor (1983). Objective Decision Making. Social Theory and Practice 9 (2-3):289-309.
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    Hallvard Lillehammer & D. H. Mellor (eds.) (2005). Ramsey's Legacy. Oxford University Press.
    The Cambridge philosopher Frank Ramsey died tragically in 1930 at the age of 26, but had already established himself as one of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century. Besides groundbreaking work in philosophy, particularly in logic, language, and metaphysics, he created modern decision theory and made substantial contributions to mathematics and economics. In these original essays, written to commemorate the centenary of Ramsey's birth, a distinguished international team of contributors offer fresh perspectives on his work and show its (...)
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  31. D. H. Mellor (1988). Crane's Waterfall Illusion. Analysis 48 (June):147-50.
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    D. H. Mellor (2000). The Point of Refinement. Analysis 60 (267):243–246.
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    Robin Le Poidevin & D. H. Mellor (1987). Time, Change, and the `Indexical Fallacy'. Mind 96 (384):534-538.
    E. J. Lowe sets out in a recent paper1 to refute McTaggart's proof of the unreality of time, by exposing an ‘indexical fallacy’ in his disproof of the existence of tensed (i. e., A-series) facts.2 Lowe then develops an original account of what makes time the dimension of change, based on his own account of tensed facts. But in our opinion he fails on both counts: (1) he fails to refute McTaggart's perfectly sound disproof of tensed facts, which shows that (...)
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  34. Hallvard Lillehammer, Gonzalo Rodríguez Pereyra & D. H. Mellor (2003). Real Metaphysics Essays in Honour of D.H. Mellor.
     
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    D. H. Mellor, Hallvard Lillehammer & Gonzalo Rodríguez Pereyra (eds.) (2003). Real Metaphysics: Essays in Honour of D.H. Mellor. Routledge.
    This text brings together a collection of new essays by a number of philosophers to honor Hugh Mellor's contribution to philosophy. The collection stands as an original exploration of some of the most central issues in philosophy.
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    M. Mellor (2000). Feminism and Environmental Ethics A Materialist Perspective. Ethics and the Environment 5 (1):107-123.
    There is a long-standing claim within feminist literature that women speak with a 'different voice' (Gilligan 1982), that it is both possible and desirable to have an ethics from the standpoint of women (Noddings 1990), that the standpoint of women is a better starting point for adequate knowledge of the world (Harding 1993). This claim is central to ecofeminist politics, that women have a particular perspective on the relationship between humanity and nature and have a moral/political calling to reweave the (...)
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    D. H. Mellor (1992). There Are No Conjunctive Universals. Analysis 52 (2):97 - 103.
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    D. H. Mellor (1988). I and Now. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 89:79 - 94.
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    David J. Mellor (2009). The Sciences of Animal Welfare. Wiley-Blackwell.
    Focus of animal welfare -- Agricultural sciences and animal welfare : crop production and animal production -- Veterinary science and animal welfare -- Genetics, biotechnology, and breeding : mixed blessings -- Animal welfare, grading compromise, and mitigating suffering -- Standardised behavioural testing in non-verbal humans and other animals -- Human-animal interactions and animal welfare -- Environmental enrichment : studying the nature of nurture -- Societal contexts of animal welfare -- Integrated (...)
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    W. W. Mellor (1954). Believing the Meaningless. Analysis 15 (2):41 - 43.
  41. D. H. Mellor (1980). Consciousness and Degrees of Belief. In Prospects for Pragmatism. Cambridge University Press
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    D. H. Mellor (1993). The Presidential Address: Nothing Like Experience. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 93:1 - 16.
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    D. H. Mellor (1991). Causation and the Direction of Time. Erkenntnis 35 (1-3):191 - 203.
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    D. H. Mellor (1982). Counting Corners Correctly. Analysis 42 (2):96-7.
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    D. H. Mellor (1980). The Self From Time to Time. Analysis 40 (1):59 - 62.
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  46. D. H. Mellor (ed.) (1990). F. P. Ramsey: Philosophical Papers. Cambridge University Press.
    Frank Ramsey was the greatest of the remarkable generation of Cambridge philosophers and logicians which included G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Maynard Keynes. Before his tragically early death in 1930 at the age of twenty-six, he had done seminal work in mathematics and economics as well as in logic and philosophy. This volume, with a new and extensive introduction by D. H. Mellor, contains all Ramsey's previously published writings on philosophy and the foundations of mathematics. The latter (...)
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    D. H. Mellor (2013). Probability in the Philosophy of Religion. Analysis 73 (3):548-554.
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    D. H. Mellor (1989). Induction Is Warranted. Analysis 49 (1):5 - 7.
  49. David H. Mellor (1980). Necessities and Universals in Natural Laws. In D. H. Mellor (ed.), Science, Belief and Behaviour. Cambridge Up 105--25.
     
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  50. D. H. Mellor (1993). The Unreality of Tense. In Robin Le Poidevin & Murray MacBeath (eds.), The Philosophy of Time. Oxford University Press 47--59.
     
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