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  1. Robert Deltete (2013). Catholic Perspectives on Sports: From Medieval to Modern Times. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 7 (4):467-469.
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  2. Robert J. Deltete (2013). Alan Vincelette , Recent Catholic Philosophy: The Twentieth Century . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 33 (1):89-90.
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  3. Robert Deltete (2012). Corrigendum: Einstein's Quest for Unity. Annals of Science 69 (4).
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  4. Robert Deltete (2012). Einstein's Quest for Unity. Annals of Science 69 (2):283-288.
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  5. Robert J. Deltete (2012). Alvin Plantinga , Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 32 (5):413-417.
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  6. Robert J. Deltete (2012). Ernan McMullin on Anthropic Reasoning in Cosmology. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2):321-330.
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  7. Robert J. Deltete (2012). Georg Helm's Chemical Energetics. Hyle 18 (1):23 - 44.
    This essay has three interrelated goals: first, to sketch the basic contours of Georg Helm's energetic theory; second, to describe his attempt in his Grundzüge der mathematischen Chemie. Energetik der chemischen Erscheinungen (1894) to apply that theory to the (then) burgeoning new field of physical chemistry. This is of some interest historically, since Helm's work is the most sophisticated attempt to develop the whole of physical chemistry mathematically from an energetic point of view. Nevertheless, it is seriously flawed technically. Moreover, (...)
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  8. Robert J. Deltete (2012). Planck, Ostwald, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Hopos 2 (1):121-146.
  9. Anastasios Brenner, Paul Needham, David Stump & Robert Deltete (2011). New Perspectives on Pierre Duhem's The Aim and Structure of Physical Theory. Metascience 20 (1):1-25.
    New perspectives on Pierre Duhem’s The aim and structure of physical theory Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9467-3 Authors Anastasios Brenner, Department of Philosophy, Paul Valéry University-Montpellier III, Route De Mende, 34199 Montpellier cedex 5, France Paul Needham, Department of Philosophy, University of Stockholm, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden David J. Stump, Department of Philosophy, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA Robert Deltete, Department of Philosophy, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122-1090, USA Journal Metascience (...)
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  10. Robert Deltete (2011). How Relativity Got Accepted and How Einstein Came to Be Regarded as its Author. Annals of Science 68 (2):261-265.
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  11. Robert Deltete (2011). John F. Haught , God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (6):404-407.
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  12. Robert Deltete (2011). Paul Feyerabend , The Tyranny of Science . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (4):271-273.
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  13. Robert J. Deltete (2011). Charles Taliaferro and Chad Meister, Eds. , The Cambridge Companion to Christian Philosophical Theology . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (1):74-77.
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  14. Robert J. Deltete (2011). Cracking the Einstein Code: Relativity and the Birth of Black Hole Physics. Annals of Science 68 (4):581-583.
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  15. Robert J. Deltete (2011). Heisenberg in the Atomic Age: Science and the Public Sphere. Annals of Science 70 (3):1-4.
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  16. Robert J. Deltete (2011). James Hannam , God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (6):420-423.
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  17. Robert J. Deltete (2011). Jan Narveson , This is Ethical Theory . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (2):130-134.
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  18. Robert Deltete (2010). Jeffrey A. Schaler, Ed., Peter Singer Under Fire: The Moral Iconoclast Faces His Critics. Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (5):372-375.
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  19. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Alan Sokal, Beyond the Hoax: Science, Philosophy and Culture Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (2):143-147.
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  20. Robert J. Deltete (2010). David L. Perry, Partly Cloudy: Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Action, and Interrogation. Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (4):293-295.
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  21. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology. By Helge S. Kragh. Zygon 45 (1):281-282.
  22. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Paul K. Moser, Ed. Jesus and Philosophy: New Essays Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (1):53-55.
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  23. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Stephen R. L. Clark, Understanding Faith: Religious Belief and its Place in Society Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 30 (3):176-179.
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  24. Robert J. Deltete (2010). The Evolution of God. By Robert Wright. Zygon 45 (2):530-531.
  25. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Thermodynamics in Wilhelm Ostwald's Physical Chemistry. Philosophy of Science 77 (5):888-899.
  26. Robert J. Deltete (2010). Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life. By John F. Haught. Zygon 45 (3):777-779.
  27. Robert J. Deltete (2009). C. Stephen Layman, Letters to Doubting Thomas: A Case for the Existence of God Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 28 (1):41-43.
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  28. Robert J. Deltete (2009). James Rachels and Stuart Rachels, Ed., The Legacy of Socrates: Essays in Moral Philosophy. Philosophy in Review 29 (2):132.
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  29. Robert J. Deltete (2009). Mathematics and Logic. Annals of Science 66 (1):141-143.
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  30. Robert J. Deltete (2009). Robert Nola and Howard Sankey, Theories of Scientific Method: An Introduction. Philosophy in Review 29 (1):55.
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  31. Robert J. Deltete (2009). Review of “Aims: A Brief Metaphysics for Today”. [REVIEW] Essays in Philosophy 10 (1):12.
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  32. Robert J. Deltete (2009). Steve Fuller, Science Vs Religion? Intelligent Design and the Problem of Evolution. Philosophy in Review 29 (3):183.
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  33. Robert J. Deltete (2009). The End of the Certain World: The Life and Science of Max Born, the Nobel Scientist Who Ignited the Quantum Revolution. Annals of Science 66 (3):433-436.
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  34. Robert J. Deltete, Dieter Hoffmann & Verlag Ch Beck (2009). Max Planck: The Emergence of Modern Physics (Vol 65, Pg 594, 2008). Annals of Science 66 (1):153-153.
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  35. Robert J. Deltete (2008). Man of Science, Man of Faith: Pierre Duhem's "Physique de Croyant". Zygon 43 (3):627-637.
    The essay "Physique de croyant" is an important statement of Pierre Duhem's position on the relation between his science and his religion. Duhem trod a difficult path, some might say an impossible one, in Republican France because he was both a physicist and a devout Catholic. In this essay, using "Physique de croyant" as a touchstone, I explore the way in which he tried to reconcile his conflicting allegiances. There are several strands in Duhem's strategy that need to be teased (...)
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  36. Robert J. Deltete (2008). Wilhelm Ostwald's Energetics 3: Energetic Theory and Applications, Part II. [REVIEW] Foundations of Chemistry 10 (3):187-221.
    This is the third of a series of essays on the development and reception of Wilhelm Ostwald’s energetics. The first essay described the chemical origins of Ostwald’s interest in the energy concept and his motivations for seeking a comprehensive science of energy. The second essay and the present one discuss his various attempts, beginning in 1891 and extending over almost 3 years, to develop a consistent and coherent energetic theory. A final essay will consider reactions to this work and Ostwald’s (...)
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  37. Robert J. Deltete (2006). Steve Fuller, Kuhn Vs. Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 26 (3):178-180.
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  38. Daniel A. Dombrowski & Robert Deltete (2006). A Brief, Liberal, Catholic Defense of Abortion. University of Illinois Press.
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  39. Robert J. Deltete (2005). Deeper Than Darwin. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 79 (3):507-511.
  40. Robert J. Deltete (2005). Philip Clayton and Jeffrey Schloss, Eds., Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 25 (5):330-333.
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  41. Robert J. Deltete (2004). Review of Brenner. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 71 (4):630-634.
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  42. Robert J. Deltete & Anastasios Brenner (2004). Pierre Duhem: Mixture and Chemical Combination and Related Essays. Edited and Translated, with an Introduction, by Paul Needham. Foundations of Chemistry 6 (3):203-232.
    The following is an essay review of Paul Needham's translation of Pierre Duhem's Lemixte et la combinaison chimique and a numberof other essays. In this review we describe theintent and general features of Le mixte and try to place it in the larger context of Duhem'sprogram for energetics. The long essay (Essay3) opposing Marcellin Berthelot'sthermochemistry is singled out for detailedcommentary, since it gives Duhem's reasons forendorsing Josiah Willard Gibbs's chemicalstatics. We argue that a chemical mechanics ofa Gibbsian sort, defended in (...)
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  43. Robert J. Deltete (2000). Is the Universe Self-Caused? Philosophy 75 (4):599-603.
    Quentin Smith has been arguing for more than a decade that the universe is uncaused. For nearly as long he has also argued that it appeared spontaneously from literally nothing. I have replied to these arguments in many places, including a recent essay in Philosophy. Now, apparently, Smith has changed his mind: in his most recent contribution to Philosophy, he argues not that the universe is uncaused, but that it is self-caused. His motives for so doing remain much the same, (...)
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  44. Richard T. McClelland & Robert J. Deltete (2000). Divine Causation. Faith and Philosophy 17 (1):3-25.
    Quentin Smith has argued that it is logically impossible for there to be a divine cause of the universe. His argument is based on a Humean analysis of causation (confined to event causation, specifically excluding any consideration of agency) and a principle drawn from that analysis that he takes to be a logical requirement for every possibly valid theory of causation. He also thinks that all divine volitions are efficacious of logical necessity. We argue that all of these claims are (...)
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  45. Robert Deltete (1999). Helm and Boltzmann: Energetics at the Lübeck Naturforscherversammlung. Synthese 119 (1-2):45-68.
    The energetics controversy is understood variously as energy vs. atoms, thermodynamics vs. statistical mechanics, phenomenalism vs. realism, equations vs. pictures, and especially Ostwald vs. Boltzmann. It is generally thought that at Lübeck in 1895 Boltzmann and Planck demolished energetics, but while its momentum was slowed, energetics in one or more of the above senses still retained supporters as late as the great physics conference at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904. Indeed, after Ostwald himself abandoned it in 1908, Ernst (...)
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  46. Robert J. Deltete (1999). God, Creation, and Contemporary Physics. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 73 (2):358-362.
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  47. Richard T. McClelland & Robert J. Deltete (1999). Creation, Co-Operation, and Causality: A Reply to Gregersen. Zygon 34 (1):101-109.
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  48. Robert Deltete (1998). Simplicity and Why the Universe Exists: A Reply to Quentin Smith. Philosophy 73 (3):490-494.
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  49. Robert J. Deltete (1998). Religion, Science and Naturalism. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 72 (3):459-465.
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  50. Robert J. Deltete & Reed A. Guy (1997). Hartle-Hawking Cosmology and Unconditional Probabilities. Analysis 57 (4):304–315.
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