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    Rory Spowers (2002). Rising Tides: A History of the Environmental Revolution and Visions for an Ecological Age. Canongate.
    Rising Tidesis an extensively researched and engagingly written examination of the many factors that have shaped ecological thought.
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    [Name Unavailable] (2009). Ian Rory Owen. Psychotherapy and Phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl, and Heidegger. Lincoln, N.E.,: iUniverse, 2006. Analecta Hermeneutica 1 (1).
    Book Review. Ian Rory Owen. Psychotherapy and Phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl, and Heidegger. Lincoln, N.E.,: iUniverse, 2006.
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    Dennis Knepp (2015). Philosophy Through Teaching, Ed. Emily Esch, Kevin Hermberg, Rory E. Kraft, Jr. Teaching Philosophy 38 (3):358-362.
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    Rex Van Vuuren (2007). Psychotherapy and Phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl and Heidegger, Ian Rory Owen: Book Review. [REVIEW] Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 7 (1):1-4.
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    Kaaren Grimstad (1994). Rory McTurk, Studies in Ragnars Saga Loðbrókar and Its Major Scandinavian Analogues.(Medium Ævum Monographs, Ns, 15.) Oxford: Society for the Study of Mediæval Languages and Literature, 1991. Paper. Pp. Xi, 275. $25. [REVIEW] Speculum 69 (1):218-220.
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    Tharina Guse (2010). Owen's Intentionality Model in Integrative Psychotherapy Talk, Action, Belief: How the Intentionality Model Combines Attachment-Oriented Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Ian Rory Owen: Book Review. [REVIEW] Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 10 (1):1-3.
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    Simon Coupland (2013). Rory Naismith, Money and Power in Anglo-Saxon England: The Southern English Kingdoms, 757–865. (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, 4th Ser., 80.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. Xviii, 351; Black-and-White Figures. $99. ISBN: 9781107006621. [REVIEW] Speculum 88 (3):835-836.
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  8. Tharina Guse (2011). Book Review Owen's Intentionality Model in Integrative Psychotherapy By Ian Rory Owen (2009). [REVIEW] Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 10 (1).
    Talk, Action, Belief: How the Intentionality Model Combines Attachment-Oriented Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. New York: iUniverse Inc. Paperback (435 pages). ISBN : 978-1-4401-0538-8 Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology , May 2010, Volume 10, Edition 1.
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  9. Thomas Storck (2001). Arthur Preuss, Journalist and Voice of German and Conservative Catholics in America, 1871-1934, by Rev. Rory T. Conley. The Chesterton Review 27 (3):353-360.
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  10. Rex van Vuuren (2007). Book Review Psychotherapy and Phenomenology By Ian Rory Owen (2006). [REVIEW] Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 7 (1).
    Psychotherapy and Phenomenology: On Freud, Husserl and Heidegger . New York: iUniverse. Soft Cover (352 pages) ISBN: 13: 978 0 59541 752 0 Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology , Volume 7, Edition 1 May 2007.
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    Rory Fox (2006). Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought. OUP Oxford.
    Rory Fox challenges the traditional understanding that Thomas Aquinas believed that God exists totally outside of time. His study investigates the work of several mid-thirteenth-century writers, and thus provides access to a wealth of material on medieval concepts of time and eternity.
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    Jonathan Smallwood & Rory C. O'Connor (2011). Imprisoned by the Past: Unhappy Moods Lead to a Retrospective Bias to Mind Wandering. Cognition and Emotion 25 (8):1481-1490.
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    Jonathan Smallwood, Louise Nind & Rory C. O'Connor (2009). When is Your Head At? An Exploration of the Factors Associated with the Temporal Focus of the Wandering Mind. Consciousness and Cognition 18 (1):118-125.
    Two experiments employed experience sampling to examine the factors associated with a prospective and retrospective focus during mind wandering. Experiment One explored the contribution of working memory and indicated that participants generally prospect when the task does not require continuous monitoring. Experiment Two demonstrated that in the context of reading, interest in what was read suppressed both past and future-related task-unrelated-thought. Moreover, in disinterested individuals the temporal focus during mind wandering depended on the amount of experience with the topic matter—less (...)
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    Jonathan Smallwood, Rory C. O'Connor, Megan V. Sudbery & Marc Obonsawin (2007). Mind-Wandering and Dysphoria. Cognition and Emotion 21 (4):816-842.
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    Patrick Forber & Rory Smead (2014). An Evolutionary Paradox for Prosocial Behavior. Journal of Philosophy 111 (3):151-166.
    We investigate how changes to the payoffs of cooperative behavior affect the evolutionary dynamics. Paradoxically, the larger the benefits of cooperation, the less likely it is to evolve. This holds true even in cases where cooperation is strictly dominant. Increasing the benefits from prosocial behavior has two effects: first, in some circumstances it promotes the evolution of spite; and second, it can decrease the strength of selection leading to nearly neutral evolution of strategies. In light of these results we must (...)
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  16. Ian Rory Owen (2008). Learning From Twentieth Century Hermeneutic Phenomenology for the Human Sciences and Practical Disciplines. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology 8 (1):1-12.
    The implications of commonalities in the contributions of five key thinkers in twentieth century phenomenology are discussed in relation to both original aims and contemporary projects. It is argued that, contrary to the claims of Husserl, phenomenology can only operate as hermeneutic phenomenology. Hermeneutics arose within German idealism. It began with Friedrich Ast and Heinrich Schleiermacher and was further developed by, among others, Wilhelm Dilthey and Martin Heidegger. Hermeneutics claims that current understanding is created on the basis of the prior (...)
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    John Basl, Ronald Sandler, Rory Smead & Patrick Forber (2014). A Bargaining Game Analysis of International Climate Negotiations. Nature Climate Change 4:442-445.
    Climate negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change have so far failed to achieve a robust international agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Game theory has been used to investigate possible climate negotiation solutions and strategies for accomplishing them. Negotiations have been primarily modelled as public goods games such as the Prisoner’s Dilemma, though coordination games or games of conflict have also been used. Many of these models have solutions, in the form of equilibria, corresponding to possible (...)
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    Rory Madden (2015). The Naive Topology of the Conscious Subject. Noûs 49 (1):55-70.
    What does our naïve conception of a conscious subject demand of the nature of conscious beings? In a series of recent papers David Barnett has argued that a range of powerful intuitions in the philosophy of mind are best explained by the hypothesis that our naïve conception imposes a requirement of mereological simplicity on the nature of conscious beings. It is argued here that there is a much more plausible explanation of the intuitions in question. Our naïve conception of a (...)
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    Simon M. Huttegger, Brian Skyrms, Rory Smead & Kevin J. S. Zollman (2010). Evolutionary Dynamics of Lewis Signaling Games: Signaling Systems Vs. Partial Pooling. [REVIEW] Synthese 172 (1):177 - 191.
    Transfer of information between senders and receivers, of one kind or another, is essential to all life. David Lewis introduced a game theoretic model of the simplest case, where one sender and one receiver have pure common interest. How hard or easy is it for evolution to achieve information transfer in Lewis signaling?. The answers involve surprising subtleties. We discuss some if these in terms of evolutionary dynamics in both finite and infinite populations, with and without mutation.
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  20. Rory J. Conces (2009). Rethinking Realism (or Whatever) and the War on Terrorism in a Place Like the Balkans. Theoria 56 (120):81-124.
    Political realism remains a powerful theoretical framework for thinking about international relations, including the war on terrorism. For Morgenthau and other realists, foreign policy is a matter of national interest defined in terms of power. Some writers view this tenet as weakening, if not severing, realism's link with morality. I take up the contrary view that morality is embedded in realist thought, as well as the possibility of realism being thinly and thickly moralised depending on the moral psychology of the (...)
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  21. Rory J. Conces (1996). Ethics and Sovereignty. International Third World Studies Journal and Review 8:1-11.
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    Rory Smead (2014). Deception and the Evolution of Plasticity. Philosophy of Science 81 (5):852-865.
    Recent models using simple signaling games provide a theoretical setting for investigating the evolutionary connection between signaling and behavioral plasticity. These models have shown that plasticity is typically eliminated in common-interest signaling games. In many real cases of signaling, however, interests do not align. Here, I present a model of the evolution of plasticity in signaling games and consider games of common, opposed, and partially aligned interests. I find that the setting of partial common interest is most conducive to the (...)
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  23. Rory J. Conces (2001). Justifying Coercive and Non-Coercive Intervention: Strategic and Humanitarian Arguments. Acta Analytica 16 (27):133-52.
    The world's political and military leaders are under increasing pressure to intervene in the affairs of sovereign nations. Although the sovereignty of states and the corollary principle of nonintervention have been part of the foundation of international law, there is some latitude for states, as well as collective security organizations, to intervene in another state's domestic and foreign affairs, thus making sovereignty and the principle less than absolute. In this paper I first sketch a reasonable foundation for sovereignty of states (...)
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    Rory Smead (2008). The Evolution of Cooperation in the Centipede Game with Finite Populations. Philosophy of Science 75 (2):157-177.
    The partial cooperation displayed by subjects in the Centipede Game deviates radically from the predictions of traditional game theory. Even standard, infinite population, evolutionary settings have failed to provide an explanation for this behavior. However, recent work in finite population evolutionary models has shown that such settings can produce radically different results from the standard models. This paper examines the evolution of partial cooperation in finite populations. The results reveal a new possible explanation that is not open to the standard (...)
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  25. Rory J. Conces (2013). Review of Helen Sword's Stylish Academic Writing. [REVIEW] Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Update (6):1-2.
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  26. Rory J. Conces (1995). A Participatory Approach to the Teaching of Critical Reasoning. APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy 94 (2):114-116.
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  27. Rory J. Conces (2007). Tarifa’s Exposition of the Kanun: Something for Sociologists and Philosophers Alike. Sociological Analysis 1:125-27.
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  28. Simon M. Huttegger, Brian Skyrms, Rory Smead & Kevin J. S. Zollman (2010). Evolutionary Dynamics of Lewis Signaling Games: Signaling Systems Vs. Partial Pooling. Synthese 172 (1):177-191.
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    Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks, Rory Johnston & Shafik Dharamsi (2013). “Do Your Homework…and Then Hope for the Best”: The Challenges That Medical Tourism Poses to Canadian Family Physicians' Support of Patients' Informed Decision-Making. [REVIEW] BMC Medical Ethics 14 (1):37.
    Medical tourism—the practice where patients travel internationally to privately access medical care—may limit patients’ regular physicians’ abilities to contribute to the informed decision-making process. We address this issue by examining ways in which Canadian family doctors’ typical involvement in patients’ informed decision-making is challenged when their patients engage in medical tourism.
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  30. Rory J. Conces (2005). A Sisyphean Tale: The Pathology of Ethnic Nationalism and the Pedagogy of Forging Humane Democracies in the BALKans. Studies in East European Thought 57 (2):139 - 184.
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    Rory Smead & Kevin J. S. Zollman, The Stability of Strategic Plasticity.
    Recent research into the evolution of higher cognition has piqued an interest in the effect of natural selection on the ability of creatures to respond to their environment. It is believed that environmental variation is required for plasticity to evolve in cases where the ability to be plastic is costly. We investigate one form of environmental variation: frequency dependent selection. Using tools in game theory, we investigate a few models of plasticity and outline the cases where selection would be expected (...)
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    Rory Madden (2015). On Myself, and Other, Less Important Subjects, by Caspar Hare. Mind 124 (495):914-919.
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    Rory Madden (2011). Intention and the Self. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 111 (3pt3):325-351.
    Does intention presuppose personal identity, and what relevance does the issue have for the contemporary personal identity debate? I distinguish three ways in which intention might be said to presuppose personal identity, focusing mainly on causal presupposition and content presupposition. I argue that intention often causally presupposes personal identity. I argue that intention does not content-presuppose personal identity. The former result is a potential basis for a Butlerian circularity objection to Lockean theories of personal identity. The latter result undercuts a (...)
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    Rory Smead & Kevin J. S. Zollman, The Stability of Strategic Plasticity.
    Recent research into the evolution of higher cognition has piqued an interest in the effect of natural selection on the ability of creatures to respond to their environment (behavioral plasticity). It is believed that environmental variation is required for plasticity to evolve in cases where the ability to be plastic is costly. We investigate one form of environmental variation: frequency dependent selection. Using tools in game theory, we investigate a few models of plasticity and outline the cases where selection would (...)
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    Kali Penney, Jeremy Snyder, Valorie A. Crooks & Rory Johnston (2011). Risk Communication and Informed Consent in the Medical Tourism Industry: A Thematic Content Analysis of Canadian Broker Websites. [REVIEW] BMC Medical Ethics 12 (1):17-.
    Background: Medical tourism, thought of as patients seeking non-emergency medical care outside of their home countries, is a growing industry worldwide. Canadians are amongst those engaging in medical tourism, and many are helped in the process of accessing care abroad by medical tourism brokers - agents who specialize in making international medical care arrangements for patients. As a key source of information for these patients, brokers are likely to play an important role in communicating the risks and benefits of undergoing (...)
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  36. Rory Madden (2013). Could a Brain in a Vat Self‐Refer? European Journal of Philosophy 21 (1):74-93.
    : Radical sceptical possibilities challenge the anti-realist view that truth consists in ideal rational acceptability. Putnam, as part of his defence of an anti-realist view, subjected the case of the brain in a vat to a semantic externalist treatment, which aimed to maintain the desired connection between truth and ideal rational acceptability. It is argued here that self-consciousness poses special problems for this externalist strategy. It is shown how, on a standard model of first-person reference, Putnam's brain in a vat (...)
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    Jeremy Snyder, Valorie Crooks, Rory Johnston & Paul Kingsbury (2013). Beyond Sun, Sand, and Stitches: Assigning Responsibility for the Harms of Medical Tourism. Bioethics 27 (5):233-242.
    Medical tourism (MT) can be conceptualized as the intentional pursuit of non-emergency surgical interventions by patients outside their nation of residence. Despite increasing popular interest in MT, the ethical issues associated with the practice have thus far been under-examined. MT has been associated with a range of both positive and negative effects for medical tourists' home and host countries, and for the medical tourists themselves. Absent from previous explorations of MT is a clear argument of how responsibility for the harms (...)
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    Rory Sullivan (2005). Code Integration: Alignment or Conflict? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 59 (1-2):9 - 25.
    Companies are increasingly singing up to a range of corporate responsibility codes and other voluntary commitments. Using evidence from the mining industry’s experience with the Australian Greenhouse Challenge, the Minerals Council’s Code for Environmental Management and the ISO14001 Specification for Environmental Management Systems, this article examines whether the outcomes from the adoption of multiple voluntary approaches differ from those outcomes that would be expected if each voluntary approach was adopted in isolation. The article demonstrates that it is feasible for companies (...)
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    Rory J. Conces (2000). Review of The Dalai Lama, Ethics for the New Millennium. [REVIEW] International Third World Studies Journal and Review 11:49-51.
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    Rory E. Kraft (2012). Pregnancy as a Harm? Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 55 (2):201-217.
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    Rory Madden (2015). The Place of The Self in Contemporary Metaphysics. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 76:77-95.
    I explain why the compositionalist conception of ordinary objects prevalent in contemporary metaphysics places the manifest image of the human self in a precarious position: the two theoretically simplest views of the existence of composites each jeopardize some central element of the manifest image. I present an alternative, nomological conception of ordinary objects, which secures the manifest image of the human self without the arbitrariness that afflicts compositionalist attempts to do the same. I close by sketching the consequences of the (...)
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    Kevin J. S. Zollman & Rory Smead (2010). Plasticity and Language: An Example of the Baldwin Effect? Philosophical Studies 147 (1):7-21.
    In recent years, many scholars have suggested that the Baldwin effect may play an important role in the evolution of language. However, the Baldwin effect is a multifaceted and controversial process and the assessment of its connection with language is difficult without a formal model. This paper provides a first step in this direction. We examine a game-theoretic model of the interaction between plasticity and evolution in the context of a simple language game. Additionally, we describe three distinct aspects of (...)
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    Rory E. Kraft (2010). Why I Signed, and Why I Would Do It Again. American Journal of Bioethics 10 (9):62-63.
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    Rory J. Conces (1996). The Semblance of Ideologies and Scientific Theories and the Constitution of Facts. Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science 21 (1 & 2):1-18.
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    Rory J. Conces (2002). Opravdavanje Prisilne I Neprisilne Intervencije I Strateski I Humanitarni Argumenti (Justifying Coercive and Non-Coercive Intervention: Humanitarian and Strategic Arguments). Sociajdemokrat (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 9:55-74.
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    Jonathan Smallwood, John B. Davies, Derek Heim, Frances Finnigan, Megan Sudberry, Rory O'Connor & Marc Obonsawin (2004). Subjective Experience and the Attentional Lapse: Task Engagement and Disengagement During Sustained Attention. Consciousness and Cognition 13 (4):657-690.
    Three experiments investigated the relationship between subjective experience and attentional lapses during sustained attention. These experiments employed two measures of subjective experience to examine how differences in awareness correspond to variations in both task performance and psycho-physiological measures . This series of experiments examine these phenomena during the Sustained Attention to Response Task . The results suggest we can dissociate between two components of subjective experience during sustained attention: task unrelated thought which corresponds to an absent minded disengagement from the (...)
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    Rory J. Conces (2012). The Art of the Possible: Sulagic, Ceric, and the Rest on Fairness and Religious Education. Bosnia Daily.
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    Rory J. Conces (2004). Review of Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir of Books. [REVIEW] International Third World Studies Journal and Review 15:23-25.
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    Simon Huttegger & Rory Smead (2011). Efficient Social Contracts and Group Selection. Biology and Philosophy 26 (4):517-531.
    We consider the Stag Hunt in terms of Maynard Smith’s famous Haystack model. In the Stag Hunt, contrary to the Prisoner’s Dilemma, there is a cooperative equilibrium besides the equilibrium where every player defects. This implies that in the Haystack model, where a population is partitioned into groups, groups playing the cooperative equilibrium tend to grow faster than those at the non-cooperative equilibrium. We determine under what conditions this leads to the takeover of the population by cooperators. Moreover, we compare (...)
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    Rory J. Conces (1997). Contract, Trust, and Resistance in the 'Second Treatise'. The Locke Newsletter (28):117-33.
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