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  1. Kenneth R. Westphal (1998). Hegel's Solution to the Dilemma of the Criterion. In Jon Stewart (ed.), The Phenomenology of Spirit Reader: A Collection of Critical and Interpretive Essays. SUNY. 173 - 188.score: 468.0
    [Revised version.] Contemporary epistemologists, including Chisholm, Moser, Alston and Fogelin, have over-simplified Pyrrhonian scepticism and in particular Sextus Empiricus’ Dilemma of the Criterion. I argue that the central methodological problem Hegel addresses in the Introduction to the Phenomenology of Spirit is the ‘Dilemma of the Criterion’, which purports to show that no criterion for distinguishing truth from falsehood can be established. I show that the Dilemma is especially pressing for any epistemology which, like Hegel’s, rejects ‘knowledge by acquaintance’, aims to (...)
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  2. H. Rosa (2004). Four Levels of Self-Interpretation: A Paradigm for Interpretive Social Philosophy and Political Criticism. Philosophy and Social Criticism 30 (5-6):691-720.score: 413.0
    If we are to find the criteria for critical analyses of social arrangements and processes not in some abstract, universalist framework, but from the guiding ‘self-interpretations’ of the societies in question, as contemporary contextualist and ‘communitarian’ approaches to social philosophy suggest, the vexing question arises as to where these self-interpretations can be found and how they are identified. The paper presents a model according to which there are four interdependent as well as partially autonomous spheres or ‘levels’ of socially relevant (...)
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  3. Kenneth R. Westphal (1997). Affinity, Idealism and Naturalism: The Stability of Cinnabar and the Possibility of Experience. Kant-Studien 88 (2):139-189.score: 384.0
    In the Critique of Pure Reason Kant introduced both transcendental idealism and transcendental arguments into philosophy. Transcendental arguments in general aim to establish conditions necessary for our having self-conscious experience at all. Transcendental idealism holds that such conditions do not hold independently of human subjects; those conditions obtain or are satisfied because they are generated or fulfilled by the structure or functioning of the subject’s cognitive capacities. Is transcendental idealism the only possible explanation of such conditions? I pursue this question (...)
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  4. Christopher Johns (2013). Leibniz, Pufendorf, and the Possibility of Moral Self-Governance. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (2):281 - 301.score: 351.0
    (2013). Leibniz, Pufendorf, and the Possibility of Moral Self-Governance. British Journal for the History of Philosophy: Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 281-301. doi: 10.1080/09608788.2012.693064.
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  5. Samuel Clark (2007). Society Against Societies: The Possibility of Transcultural Criticism. Res Publica 13 (2):107-125.score: 348.8
    This paper argues against particularism about social criticism of the form presented by Walzer. I contend that while limitation of the scope of criticism depends on the existence of our shared meanings, which are not shared by them, shared meaning itself depends on society. So, an account of society showing that societies are not discrete and mutually inaccessible refutes particularism. I argue for such an account. I deal with the objection that the focus of particularism is culture, not society, and (...)
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  6. Colin Bird (2000). The Possibility of Self-Government. American Political Science Review 94 (3):563-577.score: 348.8
    M z ,f any have suggested that the findings of social choice theory demonstrate that there can be no "will of the people." This has subversive implications for our intuitive concept of self-government. I explore the relation between the notion of a "social will," that of self-government, and the impossibility theorems of social choice theory. I conclude that although the concept of the social will is essential to that of self-government, the findings of social choice theory do not cast doubt (...)
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  7. Brian P. McLaughlin (1996). On the Very Possibility of Self-Deception. In Self and Deception: A Cross-Cultural Philosophical Enquiry. Albany: SUNY Press.score: 344.3
     
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  8. Liu Zhe (2006). The Self-Consciousness of Pure Practical Reason: Hegel's Dialogue with Kant in the “Essay on Natural Law” (1802/03). Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 68 (3):525 - 544.score: 342.0
    This paper wants to investigate Hegel's Natural Law essay in order to reexamine the 'emptiness charge' which Hegel brings out against Kant's concept of the Moral Law. Rather than simply evaluating priorities the purpose is to reconstruct the critical dialogue of Hegel with Kant on the basis of their reciprocal arguments. It will be argued that Hegel's criticism of Kant can be considered as an inadequate attempt to radically develop Kantian moral thinking by presupposing a standpoint of radical moral scepticism. (...)
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  9. Lucas Rosenblatt (2012). On the Possibility of a General Purge of Self-Reference. Análisis Filosófico 32 (1):53-59.score: 330.0
    My aim in this paper is to gather some evident in favor of the view that a general purge of self-reference is possible. I do this by considering a modal-epistemic version of the Liar Paradox introduced by Roy Cook. Using yabloesque techniques, I show that it is possible to transform this circular paradoxical construction (and other constructions as well) into an infinitary construction lacking any sort of circularity. Moreover, contrary to Cook’s approach, I think that this can be done without (...)
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  10. Ana Bazac (2011). Philosophy and Reform: A Word About Current Philosophy – Religion Dialogue Within the Romanian Educational System. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 10 (28):108-128.score: 325.5
    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} The analysis aims at showing that the position of philosophy in society depends upon two factors: the real spirit of reform born from philosophy and the appetence of society for reform. The first part of the present study provides a short historical illustration of the genuine character of philosophy as (...)
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  11. Robert P. Farrell & C. A. Hooker (2007). Applying Self-Directed Anticipative Learning to Science I: Agency, Error, and the Interactive Exploration of Possibility Space in Early Ape-Langugae Research. Perspectives on Science 15 (1):87-124.score: 324.0
    : The purpose of this paper and its sister paper (Farrell and Hooker, b) is to present, evaluate and elaborate a proposed new model for the process of scientific development: self-directed anticipative learning (SDAL). The vehicle for its evaluation is a new analysis of a well-known historical episode: the development of ape-language research. In this first paper we outline five prominent features of SDAL that will need to be realized in applying SDAL to science: 1) interactive exploration of possibility (...)
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  12. Kaichiro Furutani, Tetsuro Kobayashi & Mitsuhiro Ura (2009). Effects of Internet Use on Self-Efficacy: Perceived Network-Changing Possibility as a Mediator. [REVIEW] AI and Society 23 (2):251-263.score: 324.0
    The effect of Internet use as a mediating variable on self-efficacy as it relates to the cognition of network-changing possibility (i.e., connecting people or groups with different social backgrounds) was examined. The results showed that Internet use (i.e., the frequency of sending e-mail, friends made on the Internet) had a positive effect on the cognition of network-changing possibility. The cognition that it is possible to connect people with different social backgrounds by using the Internet also had a positive (...)
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  13. Marietta Meier (2009). “Adjusting” People: Conceptions of the Self in Psychosurgery After World War II. [REVIEW] Medicine Studies 1 (4):353-366.score: 318.0
    Between 1935 and 1970, tens of thousands of people worldwide underwent brain operations due to psychiatric indication that were intended to positively influence their mental state and behaviour. The majority of these psychosurgical procedures were prefrontal lobotomies. Developed in 1935, the procedure initially met with fierce opposition, but was introduced in numerous countries in the following decade, and was employed up until the late 1960s. This article investigates why psychosurgery was widely accepted after World War II. It examines the effects (...)
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  14. Louis Althusser (1976). Essays in Self-Criticism. Humanities Press.score: 290.3
    Reply to John Lewis: Note on "The critique of the personality cult". Remark on the category "Process without a subject or goal(s)"--Elements of self-criticism: On the evolution of the young Marx.--Is it simple to be a Marxist in philosophy? "Something new".
     
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  15. Menachem Fisch (2011). The View From Within: Normativity and the Limits of Self-Criticism. University of Notre Dame Press.score: 281.3
     
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  16. Maarten Boudry & Johan Braeckman (2012). How Convenient! The Epistemic Rationale of Self-Validating Belief Systems. Philosophical Psychology 25 (3):341-364.score: 279.0
    This paper offers an epistemological discussion of self-validating belief systems and the recurrence of ?epistemic defense mechanisms? and ?immunizing strategies? across widely different domains of knowledge. We challenge the idea that typical ?weird? belief systems are inherently fragile, and we argue that, instead, they exhibit a surprising degree of resilience in the face of adverse evidence and criticism. Borrowing from the psychological research on belief perseverance, rationalization and motivated reasoning, we argue that the human mind is particularly susceptible to belief (...)
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  17. Rachel B. Blass (1996). On the Possibility of Self-Transcendence: Philosophical Counseling, Zen, and the Psychological Perspective. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 23 (3):277-297.score: 272.3
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  18. Jim Stuart (2004). A Virtue-Ethical Approach to Moral Conflicts Involving the Possibility of Self-Sacrifice. Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (1):21–33.score: 272.3
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  19. Leland Poague & William Cadbury (forthcoming). The Possibility of Film Criticism. Journal of Aesthetic Education.score: 272.3
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  20. R. Blass (1996). Philosophical Counselling and Zen: On the Possibility of Self Transcendence. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 23:277-297.score: 272.3
     
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  21. Brian P. McLaughlin (1988). Exploring the Possibility of Self-Deception in Belief. In Brian P. McLaughlin & Amelie O. Rorty (eds.), Perspectives on Self-Deception. University of California Press. 36.score: 272.3
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  22. Jenny Slatman (2009). A Strange Hand: On Self-Recognition and Recognition of Another. [REVIEW] Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 8 (3):321-342.score: 265.5
    This article provides a phenomenological analysis of the difference between self-recognition and recognition of another, while referring to some contemporary neuroscientific studies on the rubber hand illusion. It examines the difference between these two forms of recognition on the basis of Husserl’s and Merleau-Ponty’s work. It argues that both phenomenologies, despite their different views on inter-subjectivity, allow for the specificity of recognition of another. In explaining self-recognition, however, Husserl’s account seems less convincing. Research concerning the rubber hand illusion has confirmed (...)
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  23. Andrew Gibson (2009). Just Above the Fray - Interpretive Social Criticism and the Ends of Social Justice. Studies in Social Justice 2 (1):102-118.score: 265.5
    The article lays down the broad strokes of an interpretive approach to social criticism. In developing this approach, the author stresses the importance of both a pluralistic notion of social justice and a rich ideal of personal growth. While objecting to one-dimensional conceptions of social justice centering on legal equality, the author develops the idea of there being multiple "spheres of justice", including the spheres of "care" and "merit". Each of these spheres, he argues, is subject to historical interpretation. He (...)
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  24. John D. Caputo (1975). The Principle of Sufficient Reason: A Study of Heideggerian Self-Criticism. Southern Journal of Philosophy 13 (4):419-426.score: 265.5
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  25. Ihor Karivets (2010). Is the Phenomenon of Non-Intentional "Self-Other" Relation Possible? In Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (ed.), Analecta Husserliana. The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research. Volume CV. Springer. 209-220.score: 265.5
    This article is dedicated to possibility of overcoming the subject-object ontoligy, which is based on intentionality.The author proves that such dualism is rooted into the transcendental level. The transcendental level makes possible our empirical experience on the basis of subject-object relations. The author considers Parmenides' famous sentence "For it is the same thing that can be thought and that can be" and Husserl's well-known claim "Back to things themselves!" as essential for possibility of discovering non-intentional relation between Self (...)
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  26. Katerina Deligiorgi (2013). The View From Within. Normativity and the Limits of Self‐Criticism. By Menachem Fisch and Yitzhak Benbaji. (Notre Dame, Indiana: Notre Dame UP, 2011. Pp. Xiii + 394. Price $50.00.). [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 63 (253):816-819.score: 263.3
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  27. Aleksandar Prnjat (2012). Apocalypse Without Revelation: Svetozar Stojanović on the Possibility of Self-Destruction of Humanity. Theoria 55 (4):113-128.score: 263.3
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  28. Katerina Deligiorgi (2013). The View From Within. Normativity and the Limits of Self‐Criticism. Philosophical Quarterly 63 (253):816-819.score: 263.3
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  29. Alfred I. Tauber (2012). Menachem Fisch and Yitzhak Benbaji , The View From Within: Normativity and the Limits of Self-Criticism . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 32 (4):266-269.score: 263.3
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  30. Philip Wexler (2008). Agonies of Self Criticism in Critical Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education 27 (5):393-398.score: 263.3
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  31. Najeeb Awad (2011). Time/History, Self-Disclosure and Anticipation: Pannenberg, Heidegger and the Question of Metaphysics. Sophia 50 (1):113-133.score: 261.0
    This essay examines Wolfhart Pannenberg’s defense of metaphysics’ foundational importance for philosophy and theology. Among all the modern philosophers whose claims Pannenberg challenges, Martin Heidegger’s discourse against Western metaphysics receives the major portion of criticism. The first thing one concludes from this criticism is an affirmation of a wide intellectual gap that separates Pannenberg’s thought from Heidegger’s, as if each stands at the very opposite corner of the other’s school of thought. The questions this essay tackles are: is this seemingly (...)
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  32. Moti Mizrahi & David R. Morrow (2014). Does Conceivability Entail Metaphysical Possibility? Ratio 26 (4).score: 258.0
    In this paper, we argue that ‘Weak Modal Rationalism’, which is the view that ideal primary positive conceivability entails primary metaphysical possibility, is self-defeating. To this end, we outline two reductio arguments against ‘Weak Modal Rationalism’. The first reductio shows that, from supposing that ‘Weak Modal Rationalism’ is true, it follows that conceivability both is and is not conclusive evidence for possibility. The second reductio shows that, from supposing that ‘Weak Modal Rationalism’ is true, it follows that it (...)
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  33. Wlodek Rabinowicz (2000). Kotarbinski's Early Criticism of Utilitarianism. Utilitas 12 (01):79-.score: 258.0
    Apart from a short introduction, this contribution consists of a translation of Tadeusz Kotarbinski’s “Utilitarianism and The Ethics of Pity” (1914). In that very concise and relatively unknown early note, written before he embarked on his long and influential career as a nominalist logician and philosopher of science, Kotarbinski had formulated four astonishingly ‘modern’ objections to utilitarianism. Unlike Christian ‘ethics of pity’, utilitarian ethics (i) disregards the normative importance of the distinction between preventing suffering and promoting happiness, (ii) leaves no (...)
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  34. Maria Baghramian & Anna Nicholson (2013). The Puzzle of Self‐Deception. Philosophy Compass 8 (11):1018-1029.score: 258.0
    It is commonly accepted that people can, and regularly do, deceive themselves. Yet closer examination reveals a set of conceptual puzzles that make self-deception difficult to explain. Applying the conditions for other-deception to self-deception generates what are known as the ‘paradoxes’ of belief and intention. Simply put, the central problem is how it is possible for me to believe one thing, and yet intentionally cause myself to simultaneously believe its contradiction. There are two general approaches taken by philosophers to account (...)
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  35. Cheyney C. Ryan (1983). Self-Defense, Pacifism, and the Possibility of Killing. Ethics 93 (3):508-524.score: 256.5
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  36. Axel Honneth (2000). The Possibility of a Disclosing Critique of Society: The Dialectic of Enlightenment in Light of Current Debates in Social Criticism. Constellations 7 (1):116-127.score: 256.5
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  37. Klaus Düsing (1983). Constitution and Structure of Self-Identity: Kant's Theory of Apperception and Hegel's Criticism. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 8 (1):409-431.score: 256.5
  38. Richard Walker (1999). Capitalism's Recurrent Self-Criticism: An Evaluation of Bob Brenner's Global Economics. Historical Materialism 5 (1):179-210.score: 256.5
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  39. Jack Reynolds (2004). Possible and Impossible, Self and Other, and the Reversibility of Merleau-Ponty and Derrida. Philosophy Today 48 (1):35-49.score: 256.5
    This essay examines some of Derrida’s most famous ‘possible-impossible’ aporias, including his discussions of giving, hospitality, forgiveness, and mourning. He argues that the condition of the possibility of such themes is also, and at once, the condition of their impossibility. In order to reveal the shared logic upon which these aporias rely, and also to raise some questions about their persuasive efficacy, it will be argued that of the two polarities evoked by each of his possible-impossible aporias, the ‘impossible’ (...)
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  40. Daniel Came (2004). Nietzsche's Attempt at a Self-Criticism: Art and Morality in The Birth of Tragedy. Nietzsche-Studien 33 (1):37-67.score: 256.5
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  41. Thomas K. Hubbard (forthcoming). Parabatic Self-Criticism and the Two Versions of Aristophanes'" Clouds". Classical Antiquity.score: 256.5
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  42. Mark Risjord (1998). Relativism and the Possibility of Criticism. Cogito 12 (2):155-160.score: 256.5
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  43. Shih Shao-pin (1969). Comments on "A Self-Criticism of The Dismissal of Hai Jui". Chinese Studies in History 2 (3):32-41.score: 256.5
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  44. G. Arlt (1983). Knowledge Theory and Social Criticism-the Possibility of a Transcendental Sociological-Analysis of the Concept of the Unconscious in the Early Writings of Adorno, Theodor, W. Philosophisches Jahrbuch 90 (1):129-145.score: 256.5
     
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  45. Charles V. Blatz (1997). The Spirit of Critical Thinking and the Possibility of Cross-Cultural Criticism. Inquiry 17 (2):32-52.score: 256.5
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  46. V. I. Danilenko (1976). The Influence of Scientific Criticism and Self-Criticism on the Forming of the New Human Being. Russian Studies in Philosophy 15 (1):71-72.score: 256.5
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  47. Wu Han (1968). A Self-Criticism of The Dismissal of Hai Jui. Chinese Studies in History 2 (1):68-107.score: 256.5
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  48. Teodor Oizerman (1995). Fundamental Principles of Marxism's Self-Criticism. Russian Studies in Philosophy 34 (2):26-45.score: 256.5
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  49. T. I. Oizerman (1993). The Fundamental Principles of Marxism's Self-Criticism. Russian Studies in Philosophy 32 (3):72-92.score: 256.5
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  50. Gillian Robinson (1994). Reviews : Kenneth Baynes, The Normative Grounds of Social Criticism: Kant, Rawls and Habermas (State University of New York Press, 1992); Janna Thompson, Justice and World Order: A Philosophical Inquiry (Routledge, 1992); Seyla Benhabib, Situating the Self: Gender, Community and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics (Polity, 1992). [REVIEW] Thesis Eleven 37 (1):165-170.score: 256.5
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