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    Robert S. Adler & William J. Bigoness (1992). Contemporary Ethical Issues in Labor-Management Relations. Journal of Business Ethics 11 (5-6):351-360.
    Numerous labor-management issues possess ethical dimensions and pose ethical questions. In this article, the authors discuss four labor-management issues that present important contemporary problems: union organizing, labor-management negotiations, employee involvement programs, and union obligations of fair representation. In the authors view, labor and management too often view their ethical obligations as beginning and ending at the law''s boundaries. Contemporary business realities suggest that cooperative and enlightened modes of interaction between labor and management seem appropriate.
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  2. Matthew D. Adler & Eric A. Posner (eds.) (2001). Cost-Benefit Analysis: Legal, Economic, and Philosophical Perspectives. University of Chicago Press.
    Cost-benefit analysis is a widely used governmental evaluation tool, though academics remain skeptical. This volume gathers prominent contributors from law, economics, and philosophy for discussion of cost-benefit analysis, specifically its moral foundations, applications and limitations. This new scholarly debate includes not only economists, but also contributors from philosophy, cognitive psychology, legal studies, and public policy who can further illuminate the justification and moral implications of this method and specify alternative measures. These articles originally appeared in the Journal of Legal Studies. (...)
     
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  3. Robert North & J. S. (1971). Pannenberg's Historicizing Exegesis. Heythrop Journal 12 (4):377–400.
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    Robert S. Guttchen (1973). Felix Adler's Concept of Worth. Journal of the History of Philosophy 11 (2):213-227.
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    Robert S. Corrington & Justus Buchler (1989). Conversation Between Justus Buchler and Robert S. Corrington. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 3 (4):261 - 274.
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  6. Werner Krawietz, Neil MacCormick, G. H. von Wright & Robert S. Summers (eds.) (1994). Prescriptive Formality and Normative Rationality in Modern Legal Systems: Festschrift for Robert S. Summers. Duncker & Humblot.
     
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  7. Robert S. Summers (1970). Essays in Legal Philosophy Selected and Edited by Robert S. Summers.
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  8. Robert F. Allen (2005). Free Will and Indeterminism: Robert Kane's Libertarianism. Journal of Philosophical Research 30:341-355.
    Drawing on Aristotle’s notion of “ultimate responsibility,” Robert Kane argues that to be exercising a free will an agent must have taken some character forming decisions for which there were no sufficient conditions or decisive reasons.1 That is, an agent whose will is free not only had the ability to develop other dispositions, but could have exercised that ability without being irrational. To say it again, a person has a free will just in case her character is the product (...)
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    Andrew Melnyk (2014). Review of Robert's Kirk's, 'The Conceptual Link From Physical to Mental'. [REVIEW] Australasian Journal of Philosophy 92 (3):596-599.
    Review of Robert Kirk's The Conceptual Link From Physical To Mental (Oxford University Press, 2013).
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    Piers Norris Turner (2014). On Felix Adler’s “The Freedom of Ethical Fellowship”. Ethics 125 (1):208-210,.
    From its inception in 1890, the journal Ethics declared that it was “Devoted to the Advancement of Ethical Knowledge and Practice.” Although the latter concern may seem anachronistic, the extensive practical work of the Journal’s founders was inspired by an aim shared by many of today’s liberals: establishing a public morality that respects well-intentioned individuals holding a diversity of philosophical and religious commitments. Felix Adler, the guiding force behind the journal and the founder of the Society for Ethical Culture, (...)
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    David L. Marshall (2013). The Implications of Robert Brandom's Inferentialism for Intellectual History. History and Theory 52 (1):1-31.
    Quentin Skinner’s appropriation of speech act theory for intellectual history has been extremely influential. Even as the model continues to be important for historians, however, philosophers now regard the original speech act theory paradigm as dated. Are there more recent initiatives that might reignite theoretical work in this area? This article argues that the inferentialism of Robert Brandom is one of the most interesting contemporary philosophical projects with historical implications. It shows how Brandom’s work emerged out of the (...)
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    William Grassie (2012). Many Windows: Reflections on Robert Ulanowicz's Search for Meaning in Science. Axiomathes 22 (2):195-205.
    This paper is an extended discussion of Robert Ulanowicz’s critique of mechanistic and reductionistic metaphysics of science. He proposes “process ecology” as an alternative. In this paper I discuss four sets of question coming out of Ulanowicz’s proposal. First, I argue that universality remains one of the hallmarks of the scientific enterprise even with his new process metaphysics. I then discuss the Second Law of Thermodynamics in the interpretation of the history of the universe. I question Ulanowicz’s use of (...)
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    David Decosimo (2012). Intrinsic Goodness and Contingency, Resemblance and Particularity: Two Criticisms of Robert Adams's Finite and Infinite Goods. Studies in Christian Ethics 25 (4):418-441.
    Robert Adams’s Finite and Infinite Goods is one of the most important and innovative contributions to theistic ethics in recent memory. This article identifies two major flaws at the heart of Adams’s theory: his notion of intrinsic value and his claim that ‘excellence’ or finite goodness is constituted by resemblance to God. I first elucidate Adams’s complex, frequently misunderstood claims concerning intrinsic value and Godlikeness. I then contend that Adams’s notion of intrinsic value cannot explain what it could mean (...)
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    David Bloch (2009). Robert Grosseteste's Conclusiones_ and the Commentary on the _Posterior Analytics. Vivarium 47 (1):1-23.
    This article examines the nature of Robert Grosseteste's commentary on Aristotle's Posterior Analytics with particular reference to his “conclusions” . It is argued that the simple demonstrative appearance of the commentary, which is very much the result of the 64 conclusions, is in part an illusion. Thus, the exposition in the commentary is not simply based on the strict principles of the Posterior Analytics and on the proof-procedures of Euclidean geometry; rather the commentary is a complicated mixture of different (...)
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    Arthur Madigan (2010). Review of Robert Spaemann's Persons. [REVIEW] Journal of Religious Ethics 38 (2):373-392.
    This review presents the principal themes of Robert Spaemann's Persons: The Difference between ‘Someone’ and ‘Something.’ To be a person is not to be identical with one's teleological nature, but rather, to have that nature. Personal consciousness is necessarily temporal consciousness. Persons have a range of distinctively personal acts, such as recognizing and respecting one another, understanding their lives as wholes, making judgments of conscience, promising, and forgiving. All members of the human species, whatever their stage of development or (...)
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    Mark Cresswell & Zulfia Karimova (2013). 'Misfortune's Image': The Cinematic Representation of Trauma in Robert Bresson's Mouchette (1967). Film-Philosophy 17 (1):154-176.
    This paper asks questions about 'trauma' and its cultural representation specifically, trauma's representation in the cinema. In this respect, it compares and contrasts the work of Robert Bresson, in particular his 1967 masterpiece, Mouchette , with contemporary Hollywood film. James Mangold's 1999 'Oscar-winning' Girl, Interrupted offers an interesting example for cultural comparison. In both Mouchette and Girl, Interrupted the subject matter includes, amongst other traumatic experiences, rape, childhood abuse and suicide. The paper ponders the question of whether such aspects (...)
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    Isabelle Travis (2011). 'Is Getting Well Ever An Art?': Psychopharmacology and Madness in Robert Lowell's Day by Day. [REVIEW] Journal of Medical Humanities 32 (4):315-324.
    On the publication of Robert Lowell’s Life Studies in 1959, some critics were shocked by the poet’s use of seemingly frank autobiographical material, in particular the portrayal of his hospitalizations for bipolar disorder. During the late fifties and throughout the sixties, a rich vein, influenced by Lowell , developed in American poetry. Also during this time, the nascent science of psychopharmacology competed with and complemented the more established somatic treatments, such as psychosurgery, shock treatments, and psychoanalytical therapies. The development (...)
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    Klaus Nürnberger (2012). Eschatology and Entropy: An Alternative to Robert John Russell's Proposal. Zygon 47 (4):970-996.
    Traditional eschatology clashes with the theory of entropy. Trying to bridge the gap, Robert John Russell assumes that theology and science are based on contradictory, yet equally valid, metaphysical assumptions, each one capable of questioning and impacting the other. The author doubts that Russell's proposal will convince empirically oriented scientists and attempts to provide a viable alternative. Historical‐critical analysis suggests that biblical future expectations were redemptive responses to changing human needs. Apocalyptic visions were occasioned by heavy suffering in postexilic (...)
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  19. Kenneth R. Westphal (1997). ‘‘‘Hegel, Formalism, and Robert Turner’s Ceramic Art’. Jahrbuch für Hegelforschung 3:259–283.
    Hegel’s aesthetic ideal is the perfect integration of form and content within a work of art. This ideal is incompatible with the predominant 20th-century principle of formalist criticism, that form is the sole important factor in a work of art. Although the formalist dichotomy between form and content has been criticized on philosophical grounds, that does not suffice to justify Hegel’s ideal. Justifying Hegel’s ideal requires detailed art criticism that shows how form and content are, and why they should be, (...)
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    Brian P. Hendley (ed.) (1988). Plato, Time, and Education: Essays in Honor of Robert S. Brumbaugh. State University of New York Press.
    This collection of original essays pays tribute to the man by exploring topics that have interested him through a long and productive career.
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    Robert Lockie (2006). Response to Anders Tolland's 'Iterated Non-Refutation: Robert Lockie on Relativism'. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (2):245 – 254.
    This Article is a short response to Anders Tolland's "Iterated Non-Refutation: Robert Lockie on Relativism", International Journal of Philosophical Studies Vol. 14, no. 2, 245-254, 2006. Tolland's article was itself a response to Lockie, R (2003) "Relativism and Reflexivity", International Journal of Philosophical Studies Vol. 11, no. 3, 319-339.
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    Robert S. Brumbaugh (1977). Robert Hartman's Formal Axiology: An Extension. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 11 (4):259-263.
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  23. F. N. M. Diekstra (1999). Robert de Sorbon's 'Cum Repetes'. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 66 (1):79-154.
    Robert de Sorbon’s Cum repetes — or De modo audiendi confessiones et interrogandi as it is called in the Bruges manuscript — is for the clergy what Robert’s Qui vult vere confiteriis for laymen. It is a guide for confessors, specifically addressed to those charged with the cura animarum to provide practical instruction on how to interrogate the penitent and assist him in examining his conscience. It is this subject that determines and delimits its scope. In terms of (...)
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    Carlos J. Moya (forthcoming). Frankfurtian Reflections: A Critical Discussion of Robert Lockie’s “Three Recent Frankfurt Cases”. Philosophia:1-21.
    In a recent article, Robert Lockie brings about a critical examination of three Frankfurtstyle cases designed by David Widerker and Derk Pereboom. His conclusion is that these cases do not refute either the Principle of Alternative Possibilities or some cognate leeway principle for moral responsibility. Though I take the conclusion to be true, I contend that Lockie's arguments do not succeed in showing it. I concentrate on Pereboom's Tax Evasion 2. After presenting Pereboom's example and analyzing its structure, (...)
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  25. Jason Springs (2009). 'Dismantling the Master's House': Freedom as Ethical Practice in Robert Brandom and Michel Foucault. Journal of Religious Ethics 37 (3):419-448.
    This article makes a case for the capacity of "social practice" accounts of agency and freedom to criticize, resist, and transform systemic forms of power and domination from within the context of religious and political practices and institutions. I first examine criticisms that Michel Foucault's analysis of systemic power results in normative aimlessness, and then I contrast that account with the description of agency and innovative practice that pragmatist philosopher Robert Brandom identifies as "expressive freedom." I argue that Brandom (...)
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    Leon Niemoczynski (2015). Nature's Sublime: An Essay in Aesthetic Naturalism by Robert S. Corrington. American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 36 (2):191-194.
    Nature’s Sublime: An Essay in Aesthetic Naturalism returns to Corrington’s roots in aesthetics as informed by two major influences: German romanticism and idealism, and “psychosemiotics”. The sublime, as it relates to both religion and aesthetics, is the book’s key motif. Those interested in American philosophy and theology, Continental philosophy of religion, German idealism, and romanticist aesthetics will appreciate this book because it takes on a very unique approach to thinking about religion’s relationship to art. Corrington’s introduction outlines four basic dimensions (...)
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    A. S. Owen (1932). Classical Lectures in America The Martin Classical Lectures. Vol. Delivered by Charles B. Martin, Paul Shorey, John A. Scott, Robert S. Conway. Pp. X + 181. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press (London: Milford), 1931. 10s. 6d. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 46 (01):34-35.
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    Robert E. Carter (1970). The Structure of Value: Foundations of Scientific Axiology. By Robert S. Hartman. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1967. Pp. Vii, 384. $10.00; Second Edition, Paperback, 1969, $2.85. [REVIEW] Dialogue 8 (4):727-730.
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    I. C. Baianu (2006). Robert Rosen's Work and Complex Systems Biology. Axiomathes 16 (1-2):25-34.
    Complex Systems Biology approaches are here considered from the viewpoint of Robert Rosen’s (M,R)-systems, Relational Biology and Quantum theory, as well as from the standpoint of computer modeling. Realizability and Entailment of (M,R)-systems are two key aspects that relate the abstract, mathematical world of organizational structure introduced by Rosen to the various physicochemical structures of complex biological systems. Their importance for understanding biological function and life itself, as well as for designing new strategies for treating (...)
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    Robert W. Mueller (1969). The Axiology of Robert S. Hartman: A Critical Study. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 3 (1):19-29.
    Formal axiology is based on the logical nature of meaning, namely intension, and on the structure of intension as a set of predicates. It applies set theory to this set of predicates. Set theory is a certain kind of mathematics that deals with subsets in general, and of finite and infinite sets in particular. Since mathematics is objective and a priori, formal axiology is an objective and a priori science; and a test based on it is an objective test based (...)
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    Robert Edgar Carter (1973). Value and Valuation: Axiological Studies in Honor of Robert S. Hartman. Edited by John William Davis. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 1972. Pp. Xiv, 344. $12.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 12 (2):346-349.
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    Robert Grafstein (1983). The Ontological Foundation of Nozick's View of Politics: Robert's Rules of Order. Philosophical Studies 44 (3):401 - 424.
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    Robert G. Turnbull (1990). Plato, Time and Education: Essays in Honor of Robert S. Brumbaugh. Ancient Philosophy 10 (1):127-130.
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    Sergio H. Orozco-Echeverri (2013). Westman, Robert S. The Copernican Question. Prognostication, skepticism, and celestial order. Ideas Y Valores 62 (151):274-278.
    El presente trabajo investiga las tesis sobre el poder civil de Alonso de la Veracruz que buscan incorporar en la comunidad política española a los habitantes autóctonos del Nuevo Mundo, tesis que suelen relacionarse con F. de Vitoria y el tomismo español, y que últimamente son consideradas parte del republicanismo novohispano elaborado desde la periferia americana. Se busca demostrar que su propósito era aplicar una teoría de derechos naturales, sin que ello implique participación política de los indios americanos. Se analiza (...)
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    J. S. Morrison (1971). An Intellectual Odyssey Robert S. Brumbaugh: The Philosophers of Greece. Pp. Xi+276; 15 Ill. London: Allen & Unwin, 1966. Cloth, £1·75 Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 21 (02):222-224.
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    James Robert Brown (1998). Québec Studies in the Philosophy of Science Part 1: Logic, Mathematics, Physics and History of Science Part 2: Biology, Psychology, Cognitive Science and Economics Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vols. 177 and 178 Mathieu Marion and Robert S. Cohen, Editors Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publisher, 1995–96, Vol. 1: Xi + 320 Pp., $180; Vol. 2: Xi +303 Pp., $154. [REVIEW] Dialogue 37 (3):620.
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    [M. W. F. S.] (2001). Robert S. Cohen and Hillel Levine Maimonides and the Sciences. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 21). (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000). Pp. 272+XV. NLG 210.00, $108.00, £65.00 (Hbk). ISBN 0 7923 6053. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 37 (3):369-372.
  38. Robert V. Andelson (1967). The Creativity of Robert S. Dickens: Berdyaev as a Character in Fiction. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 48 (3):393.
     
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  39. Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh, Garth Benson & Bryant Griffith (eds.) (1996). Process, Epistemology, and Education: Recent Work in Educational Process Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Robert S. Brumbaugh. Canadian Scholars' Press.
  40. R. S. Cohen, Kostas Gavroglou, John J. Stachel & Marx W. Wartofsky (1995). Science, Mind, and Art Essays on Science and the Humanistic Understanding in Art, Epistemology, Religion, and Ethics in Honor of Robert S. Cohen.
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  41. R. S. Cohen, Kostas Gavroglu, John Stachel & Marx W. Wartofsky (1995). Science, Politics and Social Practice Essays on Marxism and Science, Philosophy of Culture and the Social Sciences : In Honor of Robert S. Cohen.
     
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  42. Frank M. Oppenheim (1989). Robert S. Corrington, "The Community of Interpreters: On the Hermeneutics of Nature and the Bible in the American Philosophical Tradition". [REVIEW] Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 25 (1):57.
     
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  43. Newton Phelps Stallknecht & Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh (1954). The Compass of Philosophy an Essay in Intellectual Orientation [by] Newton P. Stallknecht [and] Robert S. Brumbaugh. Longmans, Green.
     
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  44. Newton Phelps Stallknecht & Robert Sherrick Brumbaugh (1964). The Spirit of Western Philosophy a Historical Interpretation Including Selections From the Major European Philosophers [by] Newton P. Stallknecht [and] Robert S. Brumbaugh. D. Mckay Co.
     
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  45. S. Stan (2000). Transitions to Capitalism in Early Modern Europe. By Robert S. Duplessis. The European Legacy 5 (5):757-758.
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  46. W. Christopher Stewart (1994). Robert S. Corrington, "An Introduction to C. S. Peirce: Philosopher, Semiotician, and Ecstatic Naturalist". [REVIEW] Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 30 (3):710.
     
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    Kleber Cecon (2011). Chemical Translation: The Case of Robert Boyle's Experiments on Sensible Qualities. Annals of Science 68 (2):179-198.
    Summary The purpose of this work is to translate some of Robert Boyle's chemical experiments into the terms of modern chemistry. Most of the reactions involve sensible qualities, since there are on it considerable helpful tracking descriptions like heating, hissing, colour changing, etc. For a long time in the history of science, this procedure was seen as an exercise in anachronism which should be avoided at all costs. Recently many scholars have demonstrated that chemical translation can assist with historical (...)
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    Paul Thom (forthcoming). Robert Kilwardby's Disputational Logic. History and Philosophy of Logic:1-14.
    The article is concerned with the account of Aristotle's theory of disputation given by Robert Kilwardby in his commentary, composed in Paris during the 1240s, on Aristotle's Prior Analytics. Specifically, I show that Kilwardby covers demonstrative as well as dialectical disputations, and gives an elementary account of the rules governing such disputations, in their adversarial forms as well as in an idealized form where the interlocutors engage in a cooperative activity. I describe the resemblances and the differences between disputations (...)
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    Willem B. Drees (2010). Robert J. Russell's Eschatological Theology in the Context of Cosmology. Zygon 45 (1):228-236.
    The main title of Robert J. Russell's Cosmology from Alpha to Omega: The Creative Mutual Interaction of Theology and Science catches the substance of the essays; the subtitle his methodological vision. The mutualis modest as far as the influence from theology on science goes; in no way is Russell curtailing the pursuit of science. Driven by intellectual honesty, he holds that in the end religious convictions will have to stand the test of compatibility with scientific knowledge. And as a (...)
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    Peter Anstey & Michael Hunter (2008). Robert Boyle's 'Designe About Natural History'. Early Science and Medicine 13 (2):83-126.
    This paper provides an analysis of Robert Boyle's most detailed discussion of the Baconian method of natural history. In a long letter to Henry Oldenburg dated 13 June 1666 and in ancillary manuscript material, Boyle spells out the method or 'Designe' by which he believes experimental programs in natural philosophy should be written up. The 'Designe' is enormously important in giving a clear statement of the precise contours of Boyle's Baconian methodology and providing a key to (...)
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