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  1. J. D. Smart (forthcoming). Homer-Texts and Contexts. Classical Review.
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  2. J. J. C. Smart (2013). Why Philosophers Disagree. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 23 (sup1):67-82.
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  3. Collin Rice & Joshua Smart (2011). Interdisciplinary Modeling: A Case Study of Evolutionary Economics. Biology and Philosophy 26 (5):655-675.
    Biologists and economists use models to study complex systems. This similarity between these disciplines has led to an interesting development: the borrowing of various components of model-based theorizing between the two domains. A major recent example of this strategy is economists’ utilization of the resources of evolutionary biology in order to construct models of economic systems. This general strategy has come to be called evolutionary economics and has been a source of much debate among economists. Although philosophers have developed literatures (...)
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  4. J. J. C. Smart (2008). The Tenseless Theory of Time. In Theodore Sider, John Hawthorne & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics. Blackwell Pub.. 226--38.
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  5. J. J. C. Smart, The Identity Theory of Mind. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    The identity theory of mind holds that states and processes of the mind are identical to states and processes of the brain. Strictly speaking, it need not hold that the mind is identical to the brain. Idiomatically we do use ‘She has a good mind’ and ‘She has a good brain’ interchangeably but we would hardly say ‘Her mind weighs fifty ounces’. Here I take identifying mind and brain as being a matter of identifying processes and perhaps states of the (...)
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  6. J. J. C. Smart (2006). Metaphysical Illusions. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 (2):167 – 175.
    The paper begins by considering David Armstrong's beautiful paper 'The Headless Woman Illusion and the Defence of Materialism', which conjectures how we get the illusion that there are non-physical qualia. There are discussions of other metaphysical illusions, that there is a passage of time, that we have libertarian free will, and that consciousness is ineffable (which last also relates to Armstrong), and of their possible explanations. Moral: avoid appeal to so called intuition or phenomenology.
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  7. John Smart (2006). Ockhamist Comments on Strawson. Journal of Consciousness Studies 13 (s 10-11):158-162.
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  8. Josephine Smart (2006). In Search of Anthropology in China : A Discipline Caught in a Web of Nation Building, Socialist Capitalism, and Globalization. In Gustavo Lins Ribeiro & Arturo Escobar (eds.), World Anthropologies: Disciplinary Transformations Within Systems of Power. Berg.
  9. Graham Cairns-Smith, Thomas W. Clark, Ravi Gomatam, Robert H. Kane, Nicholas Maxwell, J. J. C. Smart, Sean A. Spence & Henry P. Stapp (2005). Commentaries on David Hodgson's "a Plain Person's Free Will&Quot;. Journal of Consciousness Studies 12 (1):20-75.
    REMARKS ON EVOLUTION AND TIME-SCALES, Graham Cairns-Smith; HODGSON'S BLACK BOX, Thomas Clark; DO HODGSON'S PROPOSITIONS UNIQUELY CHARACTERIZE FREE WILL?, Ravi Gomatam; WHAT SHOULD WE RETAIN FROM A PLAIN PERSON'S CONCEPT OF FREE WILL?, Gilberto Gomes; ISOLATING DISPARATE CHALLENGES TO HODGSON'S ACCOUNT OF FREE WILL, Liberty Jaswal; FREE AGENCY AND LAWS OF NATURE, Robert Kane; SCIENCE VERSUS REALIZATION OF VALUE, NOT DETERMINISM VERSUS CHOICE, Nicholas Maxwell; COMMENTS ON HODGSON, J.J.C. Smart; THE VIEW FROM WITHIN, Sean Spence; COMMENTARY ON HODGSON, Henry Stapp.
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  10. J. J. C. Smart (2005). Comments on Hodgson. Journal of Consciousness Studies 12 (1):58-64.
  11. J. J. C. Smart (2004). The Brain in the Vat and the Question of Metaphysical Realism. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 35 (2):237-247.
  12. J. J. C. Smart (2004). Consciousness and Awareness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2):41-50.
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  13. J. J. C. Smart (2004). The Space-Time World. In Tim Crane & Katalin Farkas (eds.), Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology. Oup Oxford.
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  14. J. J. C. Smart (2002). Infinite Minds: A Philosophical Cosmology. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 80 (4).
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  15. J. J. C. Smart (2002). The Challenge of Scientific Materialism. In Alan R. Malachowski (ed.), Richard Rorty. London ;Sage. 1--5.
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  16. J. J. C. Smart (2002). The Compatibility of Direct Realism with the Scientific Account of Perception; Comment on Mark Crooks. Journal of Mind and Behavior 23 (3):239-244.
  17. J. J. C. Smart & J. J. Haldane (2002). Atheism and Theism. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  18. Nicholas Maxwell & J. J. C. Smart (2000). Reviews-The Comprehensibility of the Universe: A New Conception of Science. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 51 (4):907-912.
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  19. J. J. C. Smart (2000). Metaphysischer Realismus. In Marcus Willaschek (ed.), Realismus. Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag. 2143--107.
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  20. J. J. C. Smart (2000). Might You Not Have Been You? Philosophy Now 30:17-17.
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  21. J. J. C. Smart (2000). Nicholas Maxwell the Comprehensibility of the Universe: A New Conception of Science. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 51 (4):907-911.
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  22. John Worrall, Deborah G. Mayo, J. J. C. Smart & Barry Barnes (2000). What is This Thing Called Philosophy of Science? Metascience 9 (2):172-198.
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  23. J. J. C. Smart (1999). Laws and Cosmology. In Howard Sankey (ed.), Causation and Laws of Nature. Kluwer. 161--169.
    The main purpose of this paper is to seek a reconciliation between two apparently conflicting views of mine. I have argued (for example, Smart, 1963) for realism about theoretical entities, for example electrons, protons, photons, possibly space-time points, perhaps the ‘Y’-wave of Schrödinger’s equation and so on. Quine has also plausibly argued that we should believe in mathematical entities, since in physics we quantify over them no less than over electrons and protons. I except cases in which in physics the (...)
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  24. J. J. C. Smart (1999). Meaning and Purpose. Philosophy Now 24:16-16.
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  25. J. J. C. Smart (1999). Neural Circuits and Block Diagrams. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):849-849.
    This commentary is intended to illuminate Gold's & Stoljar's main contentions by exploiting a favorite comparison, namely, that between biology and electronics. Roughly, and leaving out Darwinian theory and the like, biology is physics and chemistry plus natural history just as electronics is physics plus wiring diagrams. Natural history (even that discovered by sophisticated apparatus such as electron microscopes) contains generalizations, not laws. Psychology and cognitive science typically give more abstract explanations, as do “block diagrams” in electronics, and are (...)
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  26. J. J. C. Smart (1999). Ruth Anna Putnam and the Fact-Value Distinction. Philosophy 74 (3):431-437.
    This article is a defence of the Fact-Value distinction against considerations brought up by Ruth Anna Putnam in three articles in Philosophy, especially her ‘Perceiving Facts and Values’ January 1998. I defend metaphysical realism about facts and anti-realism about values against Putnam' intermediate position about both and I relate the matter to the logic of imperatives. The motivations of scientists or historians to select fields of investigation are irrelevant to the objectivity of their hypotheses, and so is the goodness or (...)
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  27. J. J. C. Smart (1997). Act-Utilitarianism and Rule-Utilitarianism. In Thomas L. Carson & Paul K. Moser (eds.), Morality and the Good Life. Oup Usa.
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  28. J. J. C. Smart (1997). Forrest on God Without the Supernatural. Sophia 36 (1):24-37.
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  29. J. J. C. Smart (1997). Moral Values. Revue Internationale de Philosophie 51 (202):479-494.
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  30. J. J. C. Smart (1995). A Form of Metaphysical Realism. Philosophical Quarterly 45 (180):301-315.
    This essay defends a view which is near enough to Putnam's characterization of metaphysical realism for it to be called by the same name. Indeterminacy of reference is conceded, in the sense that there may be multiple reference relations, but it is denied that this implied belief in unknowable noumena. It is enough for metaphysical realism as conceived here, that there be at least one reference relation. The essay also argues against defining truth epistemically. Even a Peircean ideal theory might (...)
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  31. J. J. C. Smart (1995). 'Looks Red' and Dangerous Talk. Philosophy 70 (274):545-554.
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  32. J. J. C. Smart (1994). Mind and Brain. In The Mind-Body Problem: A Guide to the Current Debate. Cambridge: Blackwell.
     
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  33. J. J. C. Smart (1994). The Mind-Body Problem: A Guide to the Current Debate. Cambridge: Blackwell.
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  34. J. J. C. Smart (1993). Laws of Nature as a Species of Regularities. In John Bacon, Keith Campbell & Lloyd Reinhardt (eds.), Ontology, Causality and Mind: Essays in Honour of D.M. Armstrong. Cambridge Up. 152-169.
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  35. J. J. C. Smart (1992). Between Science and Philosophy: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science. Random House.
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  36. J. J. C. Smart (1992). Wittgenstein, Following a Rule, and Scientific Psychology. In Edna Ullmann-Margalit (ed.), The Scientific Enterprise. Kluwer. 123--137.
  37. J. J. C. Smart (1990). Value, Truth, and Action:Needs, Values, Truth: Essays in the Philosophy of Value. David Wiggins. Ethics 100 (3):628-.
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  38. J. J. C. Smart (1990). Explanation—Opening Address. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 27:1-19.
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  39. J. J. C. Smart (1990). Review: Value, Truth, and Action. [REVIEW] Ethics 100 (3):628 - 640.
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  40. J. D. Smart (1989). Homer – Texts and Contexts Michael Lynn-George: Epos: Word, Narrative and the Iliad. (Language, Discourse, Society.) Pp. Xii + 302. London: Macmillan, 1988. £33. Kenneth Atchity, Ronald Hogart, Douglas Price (Edd.): Critical Essays on Homer. (Critical Essays on World Literature.) Pp. Viii + 245. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall, 1987. $35. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 39 (01):1-3.
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  41. J. J. C. Smart (1989). Negative Utilitarianism. In Fred D'Agostino & I. C. Jarvie (eds.), Freedom and Rationality. Reidel. 35--46.
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  42. J. J. C. Smart (1989). Our Place in the Universe: A Metaphysical Discussion. Blackwell.
     
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  43. J. J. C. Smart (1989). The Drift To Idealism. In M. Maxwell & C. Wade Savage (eds.), Science, Mind, and Psychology: Essays in Honor of Grover Maxwell. University Press of America. 17.
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  44. Jjc Smart (1989). Methodology and Ontology in Imre Lakatos and Theories of Scientific Change. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 111:47-57.
     
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  45. Jjc Smart (1989). Negative Utilitarianism in Freedom and Rationality. Essays in Honor of John Watkins. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 117:35-46.
     
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  46. John Smart (1988). The Margites. The Classical Review 38 (02):202-.
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  47. John Smart (1988). The Margites Francesco Bossi: Studi Sul Margite. (Quaderni Del Giornale Filologico Ferrarese, 6.) Pp. 53. Ferrara: Giornale Filologico Ferrarese, 1986. Paper, L. 8,000. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 38 (02):202-203.
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  48. J. J. C. Smart (1987). Varieties of Realism: A Rationale for the Natural Sciences By Rom Harré Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986, Viii+375 Pp., £25.00. [REVIEW] Philosophy 62 (242):541-.
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