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  1. Ruth Groff (2012). Aristotelian Marxism/Marxist Aristotelianism: MacIntyre, Marx and the Analysis of Abstraction. Philosophy and Social Criticism 38 (8):775-792.
  2. Ruth Groff (2012). Wholes, Parts, Form and Powers. Metascience 21 (2):399-402.
    Wholes, parts, form and powers Content Type Journal Article Category Book Review Pages 1-4 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9585-6 Authors Ruth Porter Groff, Department of Political Science, Saint Louis University, 3750 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108-3412, USA Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  3. Ruth Groff & John Greco (eds.) (2012). Powers and Capacities in Philosophy: The New Aristotelianism. Routledge.
    The book will be of interest to philosophers working in any of these areas, as well as to historians of philosophy, political theorists and critical realists.
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  4. Ruth Groff (2011). Getting Past Hume in the Philosophy of Social Science. In Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo & Jon Williamson (eds.), Causality in the Sciences. Oup Oxford.
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  5. Ruth Groff (2009). Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of Critical Realism 8 (3):267-276.
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  6. Ruth Groff (2008). Introduction : Realism About Causality. In , Revitalizing Causality: Realism About Causality in Philosophy and Social Science. Routledge.
     
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  7. Ruth Groff (ed.) (2008). Revitalizing Causality: Realism About Causality in Philosophy and Social Science. Routledge.
    This cutting edge collection of new and previously published articles by philosophers and social scientists addresses just what it means to invoke causal ...
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  8. Ruth Groff (2007). Yes Socrates, G.O.D. Doesn't Have All the Answers. Review of The Philosophy of Social Science: New Perspectives by Garry Potter. [REVIEW] Journal of Critical Realism 4 (1).
  9. Caroline New, John Roberts & Ruth Groff (2005). Taking Relativism Seriously. Journal of Critical Realism 4 (1):221-246.
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  10. Caroline New, John Roberts & Ruth Groff (2005). Review Symposium: Taking Relativism Seriously. Journal of Critical Realism 4 (1):221-246.
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  11. Ruth Groff (2004). Critical Realism, Post-Positivism, and the Possibility of Knowledge. Routledge.
    At the heart of contemporary relativism, is the idea that the world has no mind-independent characteristics. As there is no way that the world is on its own, any opinions held may be regarded as valid. Critical realism is a promising alternative to such a position. Critical realism allows for the conclusion that certain processes lead to specific outcomes regardless of how we think about them, which in turn places a limited but crucial check on relativism. Groff defends "realism about (...)
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  12. Ruth Groff (2004). Review of In Defence of Objectivity: On Realism, Existentialism and Politics by Andrew Collier. [REVIEW] Journal of Critical Realism 3 (2):378-384.
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  13. Ruth Groff (2000). The Truth of the Matter: Roy Bhaskar's Critical Realism and the Concept of Alethic Truth. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 (3):407-435.