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  1. Robert M. Martin (1990). It's Not That Easy Being Grue. Philosophical Quarterly 40 (160):299-315.
  2. Robert M. Martin (2005). Philosophical Conversations. Broadview Press.
    Philosophical Conversations is a light, informal, and contemporary introduction to the study of philosophy. Using a dialogue format, Robert M. Martin delves into the traditional questions of philosophy in a manner that readers will find engaging. These substantive yet entertaining conversations emphasize that philosophical questions are contested and open-ended. The characters in each dialogue advocate different answers to questions on religion, ethics, personal identity, and other topics equitably and without naming any clear winners. Philosophic positions are presented with maximum clarity (...)
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  3. Robert M. Martin & Heidi Savage (1987). The Meaning of Language (Revision). MIT.
    Philosophy of language is one of the hardest areas for the beginning student; it is full of difficult questions technical arguments, and jargon. Written in a straightforward and explanatory way and filled with examples, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, suitable for students with no background in the philosophy of language or formal logic.The eleven chapters in the book's first part take up a variety of matters connected to questions about what language is for - what meaning (...)
     
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    Robert M. Martin (1986). Using Nazi Scientific Data. Dialogue 25 (03):403-.
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  5. Robert M. Martin (2005). Philosophical Conversations. Broadview Press.
    _Philosophical Conversations_ is a light, informal, and contemporary introduction to the study of philosophy. Using a dialogue format, Robert M. Martin delves into the traditional questions of philosophy in a manner that readers will find engaging. These substantive yet entertaining conversations emphasize that philosophical questions are contested and open-ended. The characters in each dialogue advocate different answers to questions on religion, ethics, personal identity, and other topics equitably and without naming any clear winners. Philosophic positions are presented with maximum clarity (...)
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    Robert M. Martin & Peter K. Schotch (1974). The Meaning of Fictional Names. Philosophical Studies 26 (5-6):377 - 388.
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    Robert M. Martin (1991). The Inadequacy of a Deontological Analysis of Peer Relations in Organizations. Journal of Business Ethics 10 (2):133 - 139.
    I argue for the inadequacy of the Kantian approach to the analysis of personal relations in business presented by Moberg and Meyer, in A Deontological Analysis of Peer Relations in Organizations (Journal of Business Ethics). It is unclear or implausible that the (mostly reasonable) principles of business relations they advocate really do follow from Kant's theory. Kant's theory, and deontological theories in general, do not yield reasonable principles of personal relations, particularly in the business context.
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    Robert M. Martin (1997). Scientific Thinking. Broadview Press.
    Scientific Thinking is a practical guide to inductive reasoning - the sort of reasoning that is commonly used in scientific activity, whether such activity is performed by a scientist, a political pollster, or any one of us informally on a day-to-day basis. The book provides comprehensive coverage in twenty-three chapters divided into three parts: "Induction, Proportions and Correlations," "Explanations," and "Cause." Martin's text is wide-ranging but it is also concise and extremely accessible. Indeed, the book confounds those who would think (...)
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  9. Robert M. Martin (1994). The Philosopher's Dictionary.
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    Alexander Rosenberg & Robert M. Martin (1979). The Extensionality of Causal Contexts. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 4 (1):401-408.
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    Robert M. Martin (1986). How Scientific Laws Can Be About Individuals. Dialogue 25 (02):251-.
    The assumption is often made that there cannot be scientific laws about individuals. I shall try to provide a plausible semantics and epistemology for scientific laws about individuals. This would be interesting, however, only if one were tempted to believe that mentioning individuals did not disqualify a sentence from scientific lawhood. To begin with, I will try to provide such a temptation.
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    Robert M. Martin & A. Rosenberg (1976). Rejoinder to Puccetti. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):143 - 144.
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    Robert M. Martin (1974). What Follows From 'I Promise . . .'? Canadian Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):381 - 387.
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    Robert M. Martin (1996). Dans les filets d’Internet. Horizons Philosophiques 6 (2):31.
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    Robert M. Martin (1976). Materialism and Evolution: A Reconsideration. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (March):127-138.
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    Robert M. Martin (1970). What Philosophy Is: A Guide to the Elements. By Arthur C. Danto. New York: Harper & Row. 1968 Pp. Xiv, 151 $3.50. Dialogue 8 (4):716-718.
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    Robert M. Martin (2007). Creatures Like Us? A Relational Approach to the Moral Status of Animals - by Lynne Sharpe. Philosophical Books 48 (2):190-192.
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    Robert M. Martin (1972). The Concept of Art. By Haig Khatchadourian. New York: New York University Press. 1971. Pp. Xi, 289. $12.00. Dialogue 11 (3):482-484.
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  19. Andrew R. Bailey & Robert M. Martin (eds.) (2013). First Philosophy: Knowing and Being. Broadview Press.
    Andrew Bailey's highly-regarded introductory anthology has been revised and updated in this new concise edition. First Philosophy : Knowing and Being brings together over thirty classic and contemporary readings in epistemology and metaphysics. Mindful of the intrinsic difficulty of the material, the editors provide comprehensive introductions both to each topic and to each individual selection. By presenting a detailed discussion of the historical and intellectual background to each piece, the editors enable readers to approach the material without unnecessary barriers to (...)
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  20. Robert A. Herrera, Sharon M. Kaye, Robert M. Martin, C. A. Belmont, Martin Beck Matustik & Bernard McGinn (2001). ISBN: 0802839037. Henriksen, Jan-Olav. The Reconstruction of Religion: Lessing, Kierkegaard,. And Nietzsche. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2001. Pp. 208. Paper $22.00, ISBN: 080284927X. [REVIEW] American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 75 (4).
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  21. Sharon M. Kaye & Robert M. Martin (2001). On Ockham. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  22. Robert M. Martin (1972). A Reason to Believe in Mind-Body Identity. Personalist 53 (1):80-83.
     
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  23. Robert M. Martin (2012). First Philosophy: Concise Edition, Second Edition: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy. Broadview Press.
    Andrew Bailey's highly-regarded introductory anthology has been revised and updated in this new concise edition. Mindful of the intrinsic difficulty of the material, the editors provide comprehensive introductions both to each topic and to each individual selection. By presenting a detailed discussion of the historical and intellectual background to each piece, the editors enable readers to approach the material without unnecessary barriers to understanding. Helpful explanatory footnotes are provided throughout, and new sections on philosophical puzzles and paradoxes and philosophical terminology (...)
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  24. Robert M. Martin (2012). First Philosophy: Concise Edition, Second Edition. Broadview Press.
     
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  25. Robert M. Martin (2011). First Philosophy: God, Mind, and Freedom, Second Edition: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy. Broadview Press.
    First Philosophy: God, Mind, and Freedom brings together classic and ground-breaking readings on metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of religion. Andrew Bailey's highly regarded introductory anthology has been revised and updated in this new edition. The comprehensive introductory material for each chapter and selection remains, and new sections on philosophical puzzles and paradoxes and philosophical terminology have been added. New to this edition are readings from Alvin Plantinga, Frank Jackson, David Chalmers, A.J. Ayer, Bernard Williams, and Thomas (...)
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  26. Robert M. Martin (2011). First Philosophy: God, Mind, and Freedom, Second Edition. Broadview Press.
     
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  27. Robert M. Martin (2013). First Philosophy: Knowing and Being: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy. Broadview Press.
    First Philosophy: Knowing and Being brings together over thirty classic and contemporary readings in epistemology and metaphysics. Mindful of the intrinsic difficulty of the material, the editors provide comprehensive introductions both to each topic and to each individual selection. By presenting a detailed discussion of the historical and intellectual background to each piece, the editors enable readers to approach the material without unnecessary barriers to understanding. A brief introduction to arguments is included, as are appendices on terminology and philosophical puzzles (...)
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  28. Robert M. Martin (2013). First Philosophy: Knowing and Being, Second Edition. Broadview Press.
     
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  29. Robert M. Martin (2011). First Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality, Second Edition. Broadview Press.
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  30. Robert M. Martin (2011). First Philosophy, Second Edition: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy. Broadview Press.
    Andrew Bailey's highly regarded introductory anthology has been revised and updated in this new edition. The comprehensive introductory material for each chapter and selection remains, and new sections on philosophical puzzles and paradoxes and philosophical terminology have been added. New articles include A.J. Ayer on freedom and necessity, Susan Moller Okin on justice and gender, as well as new introductory material for Lorraine Code’s work on feminist epistemology and Mary Midgley's paper on the moral status of non-human animals.
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  31. Robert M. Martin (2011). First Philosophy: Values and Society, Second Edition. Broadview Press.
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  32. Robert M. Martin (2004). Introducing Symbolic Logic. Broadview Press.
    This accessible, SHORT introduction to symbolic logic includes coverage of sentential and predicate logic, translations, truth tables, and derivations. The author's engaging style makes this the most informal of introductions to formal logic. Topics are explained in a conversational, easy-to-understand way for readers not familiar with mathematics or formal systems, and the author provides patient, reader-friendly explanations—even with the occasional bit of humour. The first half of the book deals with all the basic elements of Sentential Logic: the five truth-functional (...)
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  33. Robert M. Martin (2004). Introducing Symbolic Logic. Broadview Press.
    This accessible, SHORT introduction to symbolic logic includes coverage of sentential and predicate logic, translations, truth tables, and derivations. The author's engaging style makes this the most informal of introductions to formal logic. Topics are explained in a conversational, easy-to-understand way for readers not familiar with mathematics or formal systems, and the author provides patient, reader-friendly explanations—even with the occasional bit of humour. The first half of the book deals with all the basic elements of Sentential Logic: the five truth-functional (...)
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  34. Robert M. Martin (2004). Introducing Symbolic Logic. Broadview Press.
    This accessible, SHORT introduction to symbolic logic includes coverage of sentential and predicate logic, translations, truth tables, and derivations. The author's engaging style makes this the most informal of introductions to formal logic. Topics are explained in a conversational, easy-to-understand way for readers not familiar with mathematics or formal systems, and the author provides patient, reader-friendly explanations—even with the occasional bit of humour. The first half of the book deals with all the basic elements of Sentential Logic: the five truth-functional (...)
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  35. Robert M. Martin (1996). Kai Nielsen, On Transforming Philosophy: A Metaphilosophical Inquiry Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 16 (1):39-40.
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  36. Robert M. Martin (2001). On Ayer. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  37. Robert M. Martin (2005). Philosophical Conversations. Broadview Press.
    _Philosophical Conversations_ is a light, informal, and contemporary introduction to the study of philosophy. Using a dialogue format, Robert M. Martin delves into the traditional questions of philosophy in a manner that readers will find engaging. These substantive yet entertaining conversations emphasize that philosophical questions are contested and open-ended. The characters in each dialogue advocate different answers to questions on religion, ethics, personal identity, and other topics equitably and without naming any clear winners. Philosophic positions are presented with maximum clarity (...)
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  38. Robert M. Martin (1971). Seeing. An Argument That Visual Images Are Evidence for Facts About the External World. Dissertation, University of Michigan
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  39. Robert M. Martin (1987). Stephen E. Boër and William G. Lycan, Knowing Who Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 7 (1):3-5.
     
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  40. Robert M. Martin (1997). Scientific Thinking. Broadview Press.
    _Scientific Thinking_ is a practical guide to inductive reasoning—the sort of reasoning that is commonly used in scientific activity, whether such activity is performed by a scientist, a reporter, a political pollster, or any one of us in day-to-day life. The book provides comprehensive coverage of such topics as confirmation, sampling, correlations, causality, hypotheses, and experimental methods. Martin’s writing confounds those who would think that such topics must be dry-as-dust, presenting ideas in a lively and engaging tone and incorporating amusing (...)
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  41. Robert M. Martin (1997). Scientific Thinking. Broadview Press.
    _Scientific Thinking_ is a practical guide to inductive reasoning—the sort of reasoning that is commonly used in scientific activity, whether such activity is performed by a scientist, a reporter, a political pollster, or any one of us in day-to-day life. The book provides comprehensive coverage of such topics as confirmation, sampling, correlations, causality, hypotheses, and experimental methods. Martin’s writing confounds those who would think that such topics must be dry-as-dust, presenting ideas in a lively and engaging tone and incorporating amusing (...)
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  42. Robert M. Martin (1973). Stephen Toulmin's "Human Understanding". [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 33 (3):441.
     
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  43. Robert M. Martin (2011). There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book, Revised and Expanded : A Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes. Broadview Press.
    As this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is the search for the right answers. Robert M. Martin's popular collection of philosophical puzzles, paradoxes, jokes, and anecdotes is updated and expanded in this third edition, with dozens of new entries.
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    Robert M. Martin (2002). There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book, Revised and Expanded: A Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Paradoxes and Problems. Broadview Press.
    Martin provides fascinating discussions of each problem or puzzle, and appends suggestions for further reading. Where the puzzle or problem admits of a right answer, Martin provides it in a separate section. But he also often ends with a question; as this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is for the right answers. There are many new entries in this edition, including "God as the Tortoise on the Bottom," "Free (...)
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  45. Robert M. Martin (2002). There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book a Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes.
     
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  46. Robert M. Martin (2011). There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book, Revised and Expanded : A Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes. Broadview Press.
    As this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is the search for the right answers. Robert M. Martin’s popular collection of philosophical puzzles, paradoxes, jokes, and anecdotes is updated and expanded in this third edition, with dozens of new entries.
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  47. Robert M. Martin (2011). There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book, Revised and Expanded : A Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Problems, and Paradoxes. Broadview Press.
    As this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is the search for the right answers. Robert M. Martin’s popular collection of philosophical puzzles, paradoxes, jokes, and anecdotes is updated and expanded in this third edition, with dozens of new entries.
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  48. Robert M. Martin (2002). The Philosopher's Dictionary - Third Edition. Broadview Press.
    The central aim of The Philosopher's Dictionary is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date guide of philosophical terms. Definitions are brief, clear, and user-friendly. Notes on usage, spelling, and pronunciation are included, and there are brief entries on hundreds of the best-known philosophers. Throughout, Martin writes in a style at once informative and authoritative, making difficult concepts intelligible without distorting them. The third edition has been revised throughout, and includes many new entries on philosophical concepts, from Berry's paradox to the (...)
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  49. Robert M. Martin (2002). The Philosopher's Dictionary - Third Edition. Broadview Press.
    The central aim of The Philosopher's Dictionary is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date guide of philosophical terms. Definitions are brief, clear, and user-friendly. Notes on usage, spelling, and pronunciation are included, and there are brief entries on hundreds of the best-known philosophers. Throughout, Martin writes in a style at once informative and authoritative, making difficult concepts intelligible without distorting them. The third edition has been revised throughout, and includes many new entries on philosophical concepts, from Berry's paradox to the (...)
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    Robert M. Martin (2002). The Philosopher's Dictionary, Third Edition. Broadview Press.
    The central aim of The Philosopher's Dictionary is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date guide of philosophical terms. Definitions are brief, clear, and user-friendly. Notes on usage, spelling, and pronunciation are included, and there are brief entries on hundreds of the best-known philosophers. Throughout, Martin writes in a style at once informative and authoritative, making difficult concepts intelligible without distorting them. The third edition has been revised throughout, and includes many new entries on philosophical concepts, from Berry's paradox to the (...)
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