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    Sarah Currie (1992). The Roman Household Jane F. Gardner, Thomas Wiedemann: The Roman Household: A Sourcebook. Pp. Xvii + 210; 14 Illustrations. London and New York: Routledge, 1991. £35 (Paper, £10.99). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 42 (02):389-390.
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  2. Imre Lakatos, Gregory Currie & John Worrall (1978). Mathematics, Science, and Epistemology. Edited by John Worrall and Gregory Currie. --. Cambridge University Press.
     
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    Mark Currie (2004). Difference. Routledge.
    In the 1970s, the concept of "difference" transformed our understanding of language and our reading of literary texts. Since then it has found application in almost every branch of literary and cultural studies. In this accessible, lively volume, Mark Currie traces the diverse meanings and changing fortunes of the term from a wide geography of sources in philosophy, linguistics, feminism, cultural geography and cultural theory. The author follows the concept from its most widely studied articulations in structuralism and poststructuralism (...)
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    Stroud Sarah & Christine Tappolet (eds.) (2003). Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
    Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet present eleven original essays on weakness of will, a topic straddling the divide between moral philosophy and philosophy of mind, and the subject of much current attention. An international team of established scholars and younger talent provide perspectives on all the key issues in this fascinating debate; the book will be essential reading for anyone working in the area.
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  5. J. M. Currie (2010). The Economic Theory of Agricultural Land Tenure. Cambridge University Press.
    Originally published in 1981, Dr Currie's main emphasis in this book is on the economic theory of agricultural land tenure, but he also makes extensive reference to the historical development of land tenure in England. After consideration of the history of economic thought on this important topic, he employs an essentially neo-classical approach, though one that pays due attention to the nature of institutional arrangements and particular forms of property rights. In dealing with these latter aspects, he considers not (...)
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  6. J. M. Currie (1981). The Economic Theory of Agricultural Land Tenure. Cambridge University Press.
    Originally published in 1981, Dr Currie's main emphasis in this book is on the economic theory of agricultural land tenure, but he also makes extensive reference to the historical development of land tenure in England. After consideration of the history of economic thought on this important topic, he employs an essentially neo-classical approach, though one that pays due attention to the nature of institutional arrangements and particular forms of property rights. In dealing with these latter aspects, he considers not (...)
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  7. Gregory Currie & Ian Ravenscroft (2002). Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology. Oxford University Press.
    Recreative Minds develops a philosophical theory of imagination that draws upon the latest work in psychology. This theory illuminates the use of imagination in coming to terms with art, its role in enabling us to live as social beings, and the psychological consequences of disordered imagination. The authors offer a lucid exploration of a fascinating subject.
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    Gregory Currie (2010). Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories. Oxford University Press.
    This text offers a reflection on the nature and significance of narrative in human communication.
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  9. Gregory Currie & Kim Sterelny (2000). How to Think About the Modularity of Mind-Reading. Philosophical Quarterly 50 (199):145-160.
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    Gregory Currie (2008). Some Ways to Understand People. Philosophical Explorations 11 (3):211 – 218.
    Shaun Gallagher and Dan Hutto claim that those once bitter rivals, simulation theory and theory-theory, are now to be treated as partners in crime. It's true that the debate has become more nuanced, with detailed suggestions abroad as to how these two approaches might peaceably divide the field. And there is common ground between them, at least to the extent that they agree on what needs to be explained. But I see no fatal flaw in what they share. In particular, (...)
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  11. Gregory Currie (1995). Image and Mind: Film, Philosophy and Cognitive Science. Cambridge University Press.
    This is a book about the nature of film: about the nature of moving images, about the viewer's relation to film, and about the kinds of narrative that film is capable of presenting. It represents a very decisive break with the semiotic and psychoanalytic theories of film which have dominated discussion over the last twenty years. The central thesis is that film is essentially a pictorial medium and that the movement of film images is real rather than illusory. A general (...)
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  12. Gregory Currie (2000). Imagination, Delusion and Hallucinations. In Max Coltheart & Martin Davies (eds.), Mind and Language. Blackwell 168-183.
    Chris Frith has argued that a loss of the sense of agency is central to schizophrenia. This suggests a connection between hallucinations and delusions on the one hand, and the misidentification of the subject’s imaginings as perceptions and beliefs on the other. In particular, understanding the mechanisms that underlie imagination may help us to explain the puzzling phenomena of thought insertion and withdrawal. Frith sometimes states his argument in terms of a loss of metarepresentational capacity in schizophrenia. I argue that (...)
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  13. Gregory Currie & Nicholas Jones, McGinn on Delusion and Imagination.
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    Gregory Currie (1989). An Ontology of Art. St. Martin's Press.
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  15. Gregory Currie (1995). The Moral Psychology of Fiction. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 (2):250 – 259.
    What can we learn from fiction? I argue that we can learn about the consequences of a certain course of action by projecting ourselves, in imagination, into the situation of the fiction's characters.
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    Gregory Currie (2002). Desire in Imagination. In Tamar S. Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Conceivability and Possibility. Oxford University Press 201-221.
  17. Gregory Currie & Jon Jureidini (2001). Delusion, Rationality, Empathy. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology 8 (2-3):159-62.
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    Gregory Currie (2004). Arts and Minds. Oxford University Press.
    Philosophical questions about the arts go naturally with other kinds of questions about them. Art is sometimes said to be an historical concept. But where in our cultural and biological history did art begin? If art is related to play and imagination, do we find any signs of these things in our nonhuman relatives? Sometimes the other questions look like ones the philosopher of art has to answer. Anyone who thinks that interpretation in the arts is an activity that leaves (...)
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    Gregory Currie (1995). Visual Imagery as the Simulation of Vision. Mind and Language 10 (1-2):25-44.
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    G. Currie (2010). Tragedy. Analysis 70 (4):632-638.
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  21. Gregory Currie (2001). Response to Jinhee Choi. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 59 (3):319–319.
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  22. Gregory Currie, Art and the Anthropologists.
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  23. Gregory Currie (1991). Photography, Painting and Perception. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 49 (1):23-29.
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    Gregory Currie (1998). Pretence, Pretending, and Metarepresenting. Mind and Language 13 (1):35-55.
    I assess the claim that metarepresentation is a key notion in understanding the nature and development of our capacity to engage in pretence. I argue that the metarepresentational programme is unhelpful in explaining how pretence operates and, in particular, how agents distinguish pretence from belief. I sketch an alternative approach to the relations between pretending and believing. This depends on a distinction between pretending and pretence, and upon the claim that pretence stands to pretending as truth stands to belief.
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  25. Gregory Currie (1993). Impersonal Imagining: A Reply to Jerrold Levinson. Philosophical Quarterly 44 (170):79-82.
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  26. Gregory Currie (2002). Imagination as Motivation. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (3):201-16.
    What kinds of psychological states motivate us? Beliefs and desires are the obvious candidates. But some aspects of our behaviour suggest another idea. I have in mind the view that imagination can sometimes constitute motivation.
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  27. Gregory Currie (1995). Unreliability Refigured: Narrative in Literature and Film. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 53 (1):19-29.
    Aims to improve an understanding of the theoretical issues in response to the influence of fiction. Four things in narrative unreliability; Relation between narration in literary fictions and film; Comprehension of narrative essentially a matter of intentional inference; Fictions misdescribed; Asymmetry between literature and film; Ambiguity and unreliability; Implied author and narrator.
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    Gregory Currie (1982). Frege, an Introduction to His Philosophy. Barnes & Noble Books.
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  29. Gregory Currie (1995). Imagination as Simulation: Aesthetics Meets Cognitive Science. In Martin Davies & Tony Stone (eds.), Mental Simulation. Blackwell
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    Gregory Currie & Ian Ravenscroft (1997). Mental Simulation and Motor Imagery. Philosophy of Science 64 (1):161-80.
    Motor imagery typically involves an experience as of moving a body part. Recent studies reveal close parallels between the constraints on motor imagery and those on actual motor performance. How are these parallels to be explained? We advance a simulative theory of motor imagery, modeled on the idea that we predict and explain the decisions of others by simulating their decision-making processes. By proposing that motor imagery is essentially off-line motor action, we explain the tendency of motor imagery to mimic (...)
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  31. Gregory Currie (1976). Was Frege a Linguistic Philosopher? [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 27 (1):79-92.
  32. Gregory Currie (1991). Work and Text. Mind 100 (3):325-340.
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    Gregory Currie (1990). Supervenience, Essentialism and Aesthetic Properties. Philosophical Studies 58 (3):243 - 257.
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    Gregory Currie (1988). Fictional Names. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 66 (4):471 – 488.
  35. Gregory Currie (1999). Visible Traces: Documentary and the Contents of Photographs. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57 (3):285-297.
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  36. Gregory Currie (1986). Fictional Truth. Philosophical Studies 50 (2):195 - 212.
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  37. Gregory Currie (1985). What is Fiction? Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 43 (4):385-392.
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    Gregory Currie (1984). Individualism and Global Supervenience. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 35 (December):345-58.
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    Gregory Currie (1996). Simulation-Theory, Theory-Theory, and the Evidence From Autism. In Peter Carruthers & Peter K. Smith (eds.), Theories of Theories of Mind. Cambridge University Press 242.
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    Gregory Currie (2006). Narrative Representation of Causes. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 (3):309–316.
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    Gregory Currie (1993). Interpretation and Objectivity. Mind 102 (407):413-428.
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  42. Catharine Abell & Gregory Currie (1999). Internal and External Pictures. Philosophical Psychology 12 (4):429-445.
    What do pictures and mental images have in common? The contemporary tendency to reject mental picture theories of imagery suggests that the answer is: not much. We show that pictures and visual imagery have something important in common. They both contribute to mental simulations: pictures as inputs and mental images as outputs. But we reject the idea that mental images involve mental pictures, and we use simulation theory to strengthen the anti-pictorialist's case. Along the way we try to account for (...)
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    Gregory Currie (1997). On Being Fictional. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55 (4):425-427.
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    Robert Currie (1978). Christopher Caudwell: Marxist Illusion, Jungian Reality. British Journal of Aesthetics 18 (4):291-299.
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    Gregory Currie & Jon Jureidini (2004). Narrative and Coherence. Mind and Language 19 (4):409–427.
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    Scott Campbell & Greg Currie (2006). Against Beck: In Defence of Risk Analysis. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (2):149-172.
    For more than 10 years, Ulrich Beck has dominated discussion of risk issues in the social sciences. We argue that Beck's criticisms of the theory and practise of risk analysis are groundless. His understanding of what risk is is badly flawed. His attempt to identify risk and risk perception fails. He misunderstands and distorts the use of probability in risk analysis. His comments about the insurance industry show that he does not understand some of the basics of that industry. And (...)
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    Gregory Currie (2004). The Representational Revolution. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 (2):119–128.
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    Gregory Currie (1978). Popper's Evolutionary Epistemology: A Critique. Synthese 37 (3):413 - 431.
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    Gregory Currie (1982). Frege, Sense and Mathematical Knowledge. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 60 (1):5 – 19.
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    C. Currie, J. Green, S. Davies & C. Morgan (1997). Cost Effectiveness of Medical Ethics Training. Journal of Medical Ethics 23 (5):328-328.
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