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  1. James Bogen & Morton Beckner (1979). An Empirical Refutation of Cartesian Scepticism. Mind 88 (351):351-369.
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  2. Morton Beckner (1974). Reduction, Hierarchies, and Organism. In F. Ayala & T. Dobzhansky (eds.), Studies in the Philosophy of Biology. University of California Press. 163--76.
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  3. Morton Beckner (1969). Function and Teleology. Journal of the History of Biology 2 (1):151 - 164.
    The view of teleology sketched in the above remarks seems to me to offer a piece of candy to both the critics and guardians of teleology. The critics want to defend against a number of things: the importation of unverifiable theological or metaphysical doctrines into the sciences; the idea that goals somehow act in favor of their won realization; and the view that biological systems require for their study concepts and patterns of explanation unlike anything employed in the physical sciences. (...)
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  4. Morton Beckner (1968). The Biological Way of Thought. Berkeley, University of California Press.
  5. Morton O. Beckner (1967). Vitalism. In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York, Macmillan. 8--253.
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  6. Morton Beckner (1963). Metaphysical Presuppositions and the Description of Biological Systems. Synthese 15 (1):260 - 274.
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