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  1. Ronald Schleifer (2009). Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language. Univ of Minnesota Press.
    Taking as his point of departure Norbert Weiner's statement that information is basic to understanding materialism in our era, Ronald Schleifer shows how discoveries of modern physics have altered conceptions of matter and energy and the ...
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  2. Ronald Schleifer (2009). Modalities of Science: Narrative, Phronesis, and the Practices of Medicine. Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 44:77-101.
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  3. Ronald Schleifer & Jerry Vannatta (2006). The Logic of Diagnosis: Peirce, Literary Narrative, and the History of Present Illness. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31 (4):363 – 384.
    This essay presents a theoretical construct upon which to base a working - "pragmatic" - definition of the History of Present Illness (HPI). The major thesis of this essay is that analysis of both the logic of hypothesis formation and literary narrative - especially detective stories - facilitates understanding of the diagnostic process. The essay examines three elements necessary to a successful development of a patient's HPI: the logic of hypothesis formation, based upon the work of the philosopher-logician, Charles Sanders (...)
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  4. Nancy Mergler & Ronald Schleifer (1985). The Plain Sense of Things: Violence and the Discourse of the Aged. Semiotica 54 (1-2):177-200.
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