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  1. Richard O. Mason & Mary J. Culnan (1995). Ethics of Information Management. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Richard Mason (1997). The God of Spinoza: A Philosophical Study. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is the fullest study in English for many years on the role of God in Spinoza's philosophy. Spinoza has been called both a 'God-intoxicated man' and an atheist, both a pioneer of secular Judaism and a bitter critic of religion. He was born a Jew but chose to live outside any religious community. He was deeply engaged both in traditional Hebrew learning and in contemporary physical science. He identified God with nature or substance: a theme which runs through (...)
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    Ian I. Mitroff & Richard O. Mason (1982). On the Structure of Dialectical Reasoning in the Social and Policy Sciences. Theory and Decision 14 (4):331-350.
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    Ian I. Mitroff, Harold Quinton & Richard O. Mason (1983). Beyond Contradiction and Consistency: A Design for a Dialectical Policy System. Theory and Decision 15 (2):107-120.
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    Richard Mason (2000). Before Logic. State University of New York Press.
    Argues that there is an undeniable and essentially historical dimension to logic.
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    Ian I. Mitroff, Frederick Betz & Richard O. Mason (1970). A Mathematical Model of Churchmanian Inquiring Systems with Special Reference to Popper's Measures For?The Severity of Tests? Theory and Decision 1 (2):155-178.
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    Ian I. Mitroff & Richard O. Mason (1981). Dialectical Pragmatism. Synthese 47 (1):29 - 42.
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    Richard Mason (2001). Spinoza, Baruch. Political Treatise. Review of Metaphysics 55 (1):161-162.
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    Richard O. Mason (forthcoming). Center for Business Ethics. Business Ethics.
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    Richard Mason (2002). Why Spinoza? Philosophy Now 35:15-16.
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    Richard Mason (1997). The Unreasonable Ineffectiveness of Philosophy. Philosophy Now 17:20-22.
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    Richard Mason (1988). Parmenides and Language. Ancient Philosophy 8 (2):149-166.
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    Richard Mason (1986). Spinoza on Modality. Philosophical Quarterly 36 (144):313-342.
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    Richard Mason (1993). Ignoring the Demon? Spinoza's Way with Doubt. Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (4):545-564.
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    Richard Mason (1986). Spinoza on the Causality of Individuals. Journal of the History of Philosophy 24 (2):197-210.
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    Richard Mason (1996). A Place for Relativism. Philosophy Now 16:17-21.
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    Richard V. Mason (1990). Explaining Necessity. Metaphilosophy 21 (4):382-390.
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    Richard V. Mason (1988). Logical Possibility. Metaphilosophy 19 (1):11–24.
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    Richard Mason (2001). Introduction to Maguire Center Conference on The Welfare of the College Student-Athlete. Professional Ethics, a Multidisciplinary Journal 9 (2):4-10.
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  20. Ian I. Mitroff & Richard O. Mason (1984). Creating a Dialectical Social Science: Concepts, Methods, and Models. Journal of Business Ethics 3 (1):19-34.
     
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    Richard Mason (1994). Spinoza on Religious Choice. Philosophy 69 (270):443 - 458.
    Here are three sets of circumstances: On 27 July 1656, at the age of 23, Spinoza was thrown out of his religious community–the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. During the remaining 21 years of his life it would have been easy enough for him to have returned, in practical if not in personal terms, but he chose not to do so. Despite close association with members of various Protestant sects, he chose to live without affiliation to any religious group. At that (...)
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    Richard Mason (2004). Spinoza and the Unimportance of Belief. Philosophy 79 (2):281-298.
    The idea of an original contract is, ironically, inherently narrative in form; although tautological in essence, it nevertheless portrays events occurring in sequence. In response to Filmer's provocations that the idea of an original contract lacks historical veracity. Locke tries and repeatedly fails to establish a direct historical substantiation of his position in the early chapters of the Second Treatise. The most important of these various miscalculations concern the role of consent in his account of the origins of government, the (...)
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    Richard Mason (1997). Getting Around Language. Philosophy 72 (280):259 - 268.
    Heraclitus wrote that human nature does not have right understanding, but divine nature does. The goddess of Parmenides tells us the Truth: that what exists is whole, single, undivided. We say that things are separably nameable and describable. That is incorrect. So ‘our’ use of language embodies error. In the Cratylus , Socrates says that the gods call things by names that are naturally right.
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  24. Richard Mason (1997). Getting Around Language. Philosophy 72 (280):259.
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  25. Richard Mason (1996). How Things Happen: Divine-Natural Law in Spinoza. Studia Leibnitiana 28 (1):17-36.
    Niemand bezweifelt, daß nach Spinoza der Lauf der Dinge nicht auf übernatürliche Weise, d. h. durch irgend etwas außerhalb der Natur erklärt werden kann. Aber weniger klar ist, wie radikal seine Sicht der Naturgesetze zu verstehen ist und wie sein Erklärungsapparat arbeiten soll. Können wir zum Beispiel von einem göttlichen Gesetzgeber absehen und doch die Naturgesetze als herrschende Regeln akzeptieren - vielleicht in Verbindung mit den unendlichen Modi? Dieser Aufsatz legt eine andere Sicht dar. Spinoza schrieb von » Gesetzen oder (...)
     
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  26. Richard O. Mason (1994). Morality and Models. In William A. Wallace (ed.), Ethics in Modeling. Pergamon 183--194.
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  27. Richard Mason (2006). Oppenheimer's Choice: Reflections From Moral Philosophy. State University of New York Press.
     
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  28. Richard Mason (2007). Oppenheimer's Choice: Reflections From Moral Philosophy. State University of New York Press.
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  29. Richard Mason (2000). Spinoza or Pascal? Two Views on Religion. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  30. Richard Mason (2010). The God of Spinoza: A Philosophical Study. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is the fullest study in English for many years on the role of God in Spinoza's philosophy. Spinoza has been called both a 'God-intoxicated man' and an atheist, both a pioneer of secular Judaism and a bitter critic of religion. He was born a Jew but chose to live outside any religious community. He was deeply engaged both in traditional Hebrew learning and in contemporary physical science. He identified God with nature or substance: a theme which runs through (...)
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  31. Richard Mason (2011). The God of Spinoza: A Philosophical Study. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is the fullest study in English for many years on the role of God in Spinoza's philosophy. Spinoza has been called both a 'God-intoxicated man' and an atheist, both a pioneer of secular Judaism and a bitter critic of religion. He was born a Jew but chose to live outside any religious community. He was deeply engaged both in traditional Hebrew learning and in contemporary physical science. He identified God with nature or substance: a theme which runs through (...)
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    Richard Mason (2003). Understanding Understanding. State University of New York Press.
    A study of the scope and limits of understanding.
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  33. Richard Mason (2005). Why Philosophy Matters. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 4 (2):201-213.
    The motives of philosophers tend to be personal. Philosophy has mattered politically as part of continuing political debates. Its effects on politics, religion and the development of the sciences have been evident. Philosophy has been supposed to have special educational value, from its contents or from the benefits of its methods and arguments. This is doubtful. Rather, philosophy matters because its concerns matter. How much philosophy matters, or should matter, may be a question of local taste.
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