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  1. Roger White (forthcoming). Locke's Relations and God's Good Pleasure. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.
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  2. Roger White (2013). Evidence Cannot Be Permissive. In Matthias Steup & John Turri (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Epistemology. Blackwell. 312.
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  3. Roger White (2010). You Just Believe That Because…. Philosophical Perspectives 24 (1):573-615.
    I believe that Tom is the proud father of a baby boy. Why do I think his child is a boy? A natural answer might be that I remember that his name is ‘Owen’ which is usually a boy’s name. Here I’ve given information that might be part of a causal explanation of my believing that Tom’s baby is a boy. I do have such a memory and it is largely what sustains my conviction. But I haven’t given you just (...)
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  4. Roger White (2009). Evidential Symmetry and Mushy Credence. In T. Szabo Gendler & J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies in Epistemology. Oxford University Press. 161-186.
    the symmetry of our evidential situation. If our confidence is best modeled by a standard probability function this means that we are to distribute our subjective probability or credence sharply and evenly over possibilities among which our evidence does not discriminate. Once thought to be the central principle of probabilistic reasoning by great..
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  5. Roger White (2009). Museum Collections (J.) Cuno Who Owns Antiquity? Museums and the Battle Over Our Ancient Heritage. Pp. Xl + 228, Ills. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2008. Cased, £14.95, US$24.95. ISBN: 978-0-691-13712-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 59 (02):576-.
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  6. Roger White (2009). On Treating Oneself and Others as Thermometers. Episteme 6 (3):233-250.
    I treat you as a thermometer when I use your belief states as more or less reliable indicators of the facts. Should I treat myself in a parallel way? Should I think of the outputs of my faculties and yours as like the readings of two thermometers the way a third party would? I explore some of the difficulties in answering these questions. If I am to treat myself as well as others as thermometers in this way, it would appear (...)
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  7. Roger White (2009). William Paley. In Graham Robert Oppy & Nick Trakakis (eds.), The History of Western Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press. 3--303.
  8. Roger M. White (2009). Talking About God: The Concept of Analogy and the Problem of Religious Language. Ashgate Pub. Ltd..
    Introduction -- The mathematical roots of the concept of analogy -- Aristotle : the uses of analogy -- Aristotle : analogy and language -- Thomas Aquinas -- Immanuel Kant -- Karl Barth -- Final reflections.
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  9. Roger White (2007). Does Origins of Life Research Rest on a Mistake? Noûs 41 (3):453–477.
    This disagreement extends to the fundamental details of physical and biochemical theories. On the other hand, (2) There is almostuniversal agreementthatlife did notfirstcome aboutmerely by chance. This is not to say that all scientists think that life’s existence was inevitable. The common view is that given a fuller understanding of the physical and biological conditions and processes involved, the emergence of life should be seen to be quite likely, or at least not very surprising. The view which is almost universally (...)
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  10. Roger White (2007). Epistemic Subjectivism. Episteme 4 (1):115-129.
    Epistemic subjectivism, as I am using the term, is a view in the same spirit as relativism, rooted in skepticism about the objectivity or universality of epistemic norms. I explore some ways that we might motivate subjectivism drawing from some common themes in analytic epistemology. Without diagnosing where the arguments go wrong, I argue that the resulting position is untenable.
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  11. Roger White (2006). More Praise for Moore's Proof. In Stephen Hetherington (ed.), Aspects of Knowing. Elsevier Science. 67.
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  12. Roger White (2006). Problems for Dogmatism. Philosophical Studies 131 (3):525--57.
    I argue that its appearing to you that P does not provide justification for believing that P unless you have independent justification for the denial of skeptical alternatives – hypotheses incompatible with P but such that if they were true, it would still appear to you that P. Thus I challenge the popular view of ‘dogmatism,’ according to which for some contents P, you need only lack reason to suspect that skeptical alternatives are true, in order for an experience as (...)
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  13. Roger White (2006). The Generalized Sleeping Beauty Problem: A Challenge for Thirders. Analysis 66 (290):114–119.
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  14. Roger White (2005). Explanation as a Guide to Induction. Philosophers' Imprint 5 (2):1-29.
    It is notoriously difficult to spell out the norms of inductive reasoning in a neat set of rules. I explore the idea that explanatory considerations are the key to sorting out the good inductive inferences from the bad. After defending the crucial explanatory virtue of stability, I apply this approach to a range of inductive inferences, puzzles, and principles such as the Raven and Grue problems, and the significance of varied data and random sampling.
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  15. Roger White (2005). Epistemic Permissiveness. Philosophical Perspectives 19 (1):445–459.
    A rational person doesn’t believe just anything. There are limits on what it is rational to believe. How wide are these limits? That’s the main question that interests me here. But a secondary question immediately arises: What factors impose these limits? A first stab is to say that one’s evidence determines what it is epistemically permissible for one to believe. Many will claim that there are further, non-evidentiary factors relevant to the epistemic rationality of belief. I will be ignoring the (...)
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  16. Roger White (2005). ``Epistemic Permissiveness&Quot. Philosophical Perspectives 19:445-459.
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  17. Roger White (2005). Why Favour Simplicity? Analysis 65 (287):205–210.
    Among theories which fit all of our data, we prefer the simpler over the more complex. Why? Surely not merely for practical convenience or aesthetic pleasure. But how could we be justified in this preference without knowing in advance that the world is more likely to be simple than complex? And isn’t this a rather extravagant a priori assumption to make? I want to suggest some steps we can take toward reducing this embarrassment, by showing that the assumption which supports (...)
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  18. Roger White (2003). The Epistemic Advantage of Prediction Over Accommodation. Mind 112 (448):653-683.
    According to the thesis of Strong Predictionism, we typically have stronger evidence for a theory if it was used to predict certain data, than if it was deliberately constructed to accommodate those same data, even if we fully grasp the theory and all the evidence on which it was based. This thesis faces powerful objections and the existing arguments in support of it are seriously flawed. I offer a new defence of Strong Predictionism which overcomes the objections and provides a (...)
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  19. Roger M. White (2001). Literal Meaning and “Figurative Meaning”. Theoria 67 (1):24-59.
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  20. Roger White (2000). Fine-Tuning and Multiple Universes. Noûs 34 (2):260–276.
    ports the thesis that there exist very many universes. The view has found favor with a number of philosophers such as Derek Parfit ~1998!, J. J. C. Smart ~1989! and Peter van Inwagen ~1993!.1 My purpose is to argue that this is a mistake. First let me set out the issue in more detail.
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  21. Roger White (1997). The Problem of Pessimism in the Ontology of Jean-Paul Sartre. International Studies in Philosophy 29 (4):81-95.
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  22. Roger M. White (1996). The Structure of Metaphor: The Way the Language of Metaphor Works. Blackwell.
     
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  23. Roger White (1990). Political Theory as an Object of Discourse. Social Theory and Practice 16 (1):85-100.
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  24. Roger B. White (1983). Moral Issues in the Allocation of Health Care Resources to Special Child Populations. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 4 (2).
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  25. Roger White (1982). Notes on Analogical Predication, and Speaking About God. In Donald MacKenzie MacKinnon, Brian Hebblethwaite & Stewart R. Sutherland (eds.), The Philosophical Frontiers of Christian Theology: Essays Presented to D.M. Mackinnon. Cambridge University Press.
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  26. Peter Long & Roger White (1980). On the Translation of Frege's Bedeutung: A Reply to Dr. Bell. Analysis 40 (4):196 - 202.
    A defense of the translation of "bedeutung" by "meaning" in frege's "posthumous writings" (blackwell 1979). Objections made to such renderings as 'denotation' and 'reference'.
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  27. Cora Diamond & Roger White (1977). Riddles and Anselm's Riddle. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 51:143 - 186.
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  28. Roger White (1977). Wittgenstein on Identity. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 78:157 - viii.
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  29. Peter J. Johnson & Roger H. White Jr (1969). Effects of Pretraining and Stimulus Composition on Rule Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 80 (3p1):450.
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