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  1. Robert Feleppa (2009). Zen, Emotion, and Social Engagement. Philosophy East and West 59 (3):pp. 263-293.
    Some common conceptions of Buddhist meditative practice emphasize the elimination of emotion and desire in the interest of attaining tranquility and spiritual perfection. But to place too strong an emphasis on this is to miss an important social element emphasized by major figures in the Mahāyāna and Chan/Zen Buddhist traditions who are critical of these quietistic elements and who stress instead an understanding of an enlightenment that emphasizes enriched sociality and flexible readiness to engage, and not avoid, life's fluctuations in (...)
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  2. Robert Feleppa (2004). Value-Freedom and Confirmation in the Social Sciences. Southwest Philosophy Review 20 (1):183-191.
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  3. Robert Feleppa (2003). From Science to Moral Realism. Southwest Philosophy Review 19 (2):79-84.
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  4. Robert Feleppa (2001). Quine, Davidson, and the Naturalization of Metaethics. Dialectica 55 (2):145–166.
    Quine's ethical views typify what might seem to be natural sympathies between empiricism and ethical noncognitivism. LikeAyer, he sees a case for noncognitivism rooted in an epistemic discontinuity between ethics and science. Quine argues that the absence of genuine moral observation sentences, and thus the absence of empirical checkpoints for the resolution of theoretical disputes, renders ethics, as he terms it, “methodologically infirm” However, recent papers in this journal make clear that Quine appears to be voicing mutually incompatible commitments to (...)
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  5. Robert Feleppa (1997). The Very Idea of Moral Truth. Southwest Philosophy Review 13 (1):1-19.
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  6. Robert Feleppa (1996). Aspects of the Cannibalism Controversy: Comments on Merrilee Salmon. Southern Journal of Philosophy 34 (S1):147-154.
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  7. Robert Feleppa (1995). Aspects of the Cannibalism Controversy. Southern Journal of Philosophy 34 (Supplement):147-154.
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  8. Robert Feleppa (1990). Physicalism, Indeterminacy and Interpretive Science. Metaphilosophy 21 (1-2):89-110.
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  9. Robert Feleppa (1988). Convention, Translation, and Understanding: Philosophical Problems in the Comparative Study of Culture. State University of New York Press.
    Utilizes anthropological theory to relativize and question leading theories in the philosophy of language and epistemology. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
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  10. Robert Feleppa (1986). On Reproducing Social Reality: A Reply to Harrison. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (1):89-99.
  11. Robert Feleppa (1981). Epistemic Utility and Theory Acceptance: Comments on Hempel. Synthese 46 (3):413 - 420.
  12. Robert Feleppa (1981). Hermeneutic Interpretation and Scientific Truth. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (1):53.
     
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  13. Robert Feleppa (1978). Convention, Translation and Understanding: Theories of Meaning, Translational Indeterminacy and the Penetration of Alien Cultures. Dissertation, Washington University
     
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