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  1. Paul A. Nelson (1999). Is "Intelligent Design" Unavoidable-Even by Howard Van Till? A Response. Zygon 34 (4):677-682.
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    Abhaya C. Nayak, Paul Nelson & Hanan Polansky (1996). Belief Change as Change in Epistemic Entrenchment. Synthese 109 (2):143 - 174.
    In this paper, it is argued that both the belief state and its input should be represented as epistemic entrenchment (EE) relations. A belief revision operation is constructed that updates a given EE relation to a new one in light of an evidential EE relation, and an axiomatic characterization of this operation is given. Unlike most belief revision operations, the one developed here can handle both multiple belief revision and iterated belief revision.
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    Paul A. Nelson (1996). The Role of Theology in Current Evolutionary Reasoning. Biology and Philosophy 11 (4):493-517.
    A remarkable but little studied aspect of current evolutionary theory is the use by many biologists and philosophers of theological arguments for evolution. These can be classed under two heads: imperfection arguments, in which some organic design is held to be inconsistent with God's perfection and wisdom, and homology arguments, in which some pattern of similarity is held to be inconsistent with God's freedom as an artificer. Evolutionists have long contended that the organic world falls short of what one might (...)
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  4. Paul Nelson (1990). Narrative and Morality: A Theological Inquiry. Penn State University Press.
    This book analyzes a rich and diverse body of philosophical and theological literature concerning the import of narrative for the understanding of morality. Nelson begins by examining the theses that to understand oneself, a tradition, and history as a whole, they must be understood in the context of a narrative. Recent philosophical writings on the relation of narrative to the moral concepts of social groups and individuals—including Alasdair MacIntyre's proposal for the rehabilitation of an ethic of virtue shaped by (...)
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  5. Paul A. Nelson (1998). Consciousness as Reflexive Shadow: An Operational Psychophenomenological Model. Imagination, Cognition and Personality 17:215-228.
     
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  6. Paul Nelson (1987). Frank G. Kirpatrick: "Community: A Trinity of Models". [REVIEW] The Thomist 51 (2):372.
     
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  7. Paul Nelson & Jonathan Wells (2003). Homology in Biology. In John Angus Campbell & Stephen C. Meyer (eds.), Darwinism, Design, and Public Education. Michigan State University Press
     
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  8. Paul Nelson (2005). Narrative and Morality: A Theological Inquiry. Penn State University Press.
    This book analyzes a rich and diverse body of philosophical and theological literature concerning the import of narrative for the understanding of morality. Nelson begins by examining the theses that to understand oneself, a tradition, and history as a whole, they must be understood in the context of a narrative. Recent philosophical writings on the relation of narrative to the moral concepts of social groups and individuals—including Alasdair MacIntyre's proposal for the rehabilitation of an ethic of virtue shaped by (...)
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