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  1. Royes Sonia Roca (2006). Peacocke's Principle-Based Account of Modality:“Flexibility of Origins” P. Erkenntnis 65 (3):405-426.
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    Sonia Roca Royes (2006). Peacocke's Principle-Based Account of Modality: “Flexibility of Origins” Plus S4. [REVIEW] Erkenntnis 65 (3):405-426.
    Due to the influence of Nathan Salmon’s views, endorsement of the “flexibility of origins” thesis is often thought to carry a commitment to the denial of S4. This paper rejects the existence of this commitment and examines how Peacocke’s theory of the modal may accommodate flexibility of origins without denying S4. One of the essential features of Peacocke’s account is the identification of the Principles of Possibility, which include the Modal Extension Principle, and a set of Constitutive Principles. Regarding their (...)
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    Sonia Roca Royes (2007). Peacocke’s Principle-Based Account of Modality: “Flexibility of Origins” Plus S4. Erkenntnis 65 (3):405-426.
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    Duško Prelević (2015). Modal Empiricism and Knowledge of De Re Possibilities: A Critique of Roca-Royes' Account. Organon F: Medzinárodný Časopis Pre Analytickú Filozofiu 22 (4):488–498.
    Accounting for our knowledge of de re modalities is probably the main reason why the proponents of modal empiricism think that their view should be preferred to modal rationalism. In this paper, I address Sonia Roca-Royes' account, which is taken to be a representative modal empiricist view, in order to show that modal empiricism faces serious problems even in explaining our knowledge of possibility de re, something which seems to be the easiest thing to explain on this (...)
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  5. Ross Cameron & Sonia Roca (2006). Reply to Rohbraugh and deRosset on the Necessity of Origin. Mind 115.
     
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  6. Sonia Roca, The (a)(B)(C) of Modal Epistemology: A Further Attempt to Meet the Epistemic Challenge.
    This paper is about the epistemic challenge for mind-independence approaches of modality. The challenge is to elucidate the possibility conditions for modal knowledge, and arises from acceptance of the following three premises: (a) We have modal knowledge (which, for a mind-independence theorist is knowledge of the extra-mental world); (b) Any knowledge of the extra-mental world is grounded on causal affection; and (c) Any knowledge grounded on causal affection cannot outrun knowledge of mere truths (as opposed to modal truths). Most attempts (...)
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  7. Sonia Roca-Royes (2011). Essential Properties and Individual Essences. Philosophy Compass 6 (1):65-77.
    According to Essentialism, an object’s properties divide into those that are essential and those that are accidental. While being human is commonly thought to be essential to Socrates, being a philosopher plausibly is not. We can motivate the distinction by appealing—as we just did—to examples. However, it is not obvious how best to characterize the notion of essential property, nor is it easy to give conclusive arguments for the essentiality of a given property. In this paper, I elaborate on these (...)
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  8. Sonia Roca-Royes (2011). Conceivability and De Re Modal Knowledge. Noûs 45 (1):22-49.
    The paper presents a dilemma for both epistemic and non-epistemic versions of conceivability-based accounts of modal knowledge. On the one horn, non-epistemic accounts do not elucidate the essentialist knowledge they would be committed to. On the other, epistemic accounts do not elucidate everyday life de re modal knowledge. In neither case, therefore, do conceivability accounts elucidate de re modal knowledge.
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  9. Sonia Roca-Royes (2011). Modal Knowledge and Counterfactual Knowledge. Logique Et Analyse 54 (216):537-552.
    The paper compares the suitability of two different epistemologies of counterfactuals—(EC) and (W)—to elucidate modal knowledge. I argue that, while both of them explain the data on our knowledge of counterfactuals, only (W)—Williamson’s epistemology—is compatible with all counterpossibles being true. This is something on which Williamson’s counterfactual-based account of modal knowledge relies. A first problem is, therefore, that, in the absence of further, disambiguating data, Williamson’s choice of (W) is objectionably biased. A second, deeper problem is that (W) cannot satisfactorily (...)
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  10. Sonia Roca-Royes (2009). How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties. [REVIEW] Philosophical Review 118 (2):266-269.
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  11. Sonia Roca-Royes (2011). Essentialism Vis-À-Vis Possibilia, Modal Logic, and Necessitism. Philosophy Compass 6 (1):54-64.
    Pace Necessitism – roughly, the view that existence is not contingent – essential properties provide necessary conditions for the existence of objects. Sufficiency properties, by contrast, provide sufficient conditions, and individual essences provide necessary and sufficient conditions. This paper explains how these kinds of properties can be used to illuminate the ontological status of merely possible objects and to construct a respectable possibilist ontology. The paper also reviews two points of interaction between essentialism and modal logic. First, we will briefly (...)
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  12. Sonia Roca-Royes (2010). Modal Epistemology, Modal Concepts and the Integration Challenge. Dialectica 64 (3):335-361.
    The paper argues against Peacocke's moderate rationalism in modality. In the first part, I show, by identifying an argumentative gap in its epistemology, that Peacocke's account has not met the Integration Challenge. I then argue that we should modify the account's metaphysics of modal concepts in order to avoid implausible consequences with regards to their possession conditions. This modification generates no extra explanatory gap. Yet, once the minimal modification that avoids those implausible consequences is made, the resulting account cannot support (...)
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  13. Sonia Roca-Royes (2006). Peacocke’s Principle-Based Account of Modality: “Flexibility of Origins” Plus S4. Erkenntnis 65 (3):405-426.
    Due to the influence of Nathan Salmon’s views, endorsement of the “flexibility of origins” thesis is often thought to carry a commitment to the denial of S4. This paper rejects the existence of this commitment and examines how Peacocke’s theory of the modal may accommodate flexibility of origins without denying S4. One of the essential features of Peacocke’s account is the identification of the Principles of Possibility, which include the Modal Extension Principle (MEP), and a set of Constitutive Principles. Regarding (...)
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    Sonia Roca-Royes, Mind-Independence and Modal Empiricism.
    The paper focuses on the Epistemic Challenge for mind-independent accounts of modality. The challenge can be formulated as an inconsistency problem among three premises and, therefore, any strategy to meet the challenge will require the negation of (at least) one of its premises. The aim of the paper is not to offer a positive solution to the challenge, but rather to argue for the claim that to follow a hybrid strategy is probably the best way to meet it. With some (...)
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    Sonia Roca-Royes & Ross Cameron (2006). Rohrbaugh and deRosset on the Necessity of Origin. Mind 115 (458):361-366.
    In ‘A New Route to the Necessity of Origin’, Rohbraugh and deRosset offer an argument for the Necessity of Origin appealing neither to Suffciency of Origin nor to a branching-times model of necessity. What is doing the crucial work in their argument is instead the thesis they name ‘Locality of Prevention’. In this response, we object that their argument is question-begging by showing, first, that the locality of prevention thesis is not strong enough to satisfactorily derive from it the intended (...)
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  16. Sonia Roca-Royes (2012). Essentialist Blindness Would Not Preclude Counterfactual Knowledge. Philosophia Scientiae 16 (2):149-172.
    This paper does two things. First, it defends, against a potential threat to it, the claim that a capacity for essentialist knowledge should not be placed among the core capacities for counterfactual knowledge. Second, it assesses a consequence of that claim—or better: of the discussion by means of which I defend it—in relation to Kment's and Williamson's views on the relation between modality and counterfactuals.
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    Sonia Roca-Royes (2011). Teaching & Learning Guide For: Essentialism. Philosophy Compass 6 (4):295-299.
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  18. Sònia Roca-Royes (2012). Essentialist Blindness Would Not Preclude Counterfactual Knowledge. Philosophia Scientae 16:149-172.
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    Esther Roca (2008). Introducing Practical Wisdom in Business Schools. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (3):607 - 620.
    This article echoes those voices that demand new approaches and ‹senses’ for management education and business programs. Much of the article is focused on showing that the polemic about the educative model of business schools has moral and epistemological foundations and opens up the debate over the type of knowledge that practitioners need to possess in order to manage organizations, and how this knowledge can be taught in management programs. The article attempts to highlight the moral dimension of management through (...)
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    Jorge A. Arevalo, Deepa Aravind, Silvia Ayuso & Mercè Roca (2013). The Global Compact: An Analysis of the Motivations of Adoption in the Spanish Context. Business Ethics 22 (1):1-15.
    In the 10 years after the launch of the United Nations Global Compact (GC), there have been very few empirical assessments of the initiative in the academic literature. In this study, drawing from institutional theory and the resource-based view of the firm, we examine motivations of business participants to adopt the GC principles in the Spanish context. Using survey data from Spain – the country reporting the highest volume of business participants in the GC – we find that external institutional (...)
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    Juan F. Cardona, Lucila Kargieman, Vladimiro Sinay, Oscar Gershanik, Carlos Gelormini, Lucia Amoruso, María Roca, David Pineda, Natalia Trujillo, Maëva Michon, Adolfo M. García, Daniela Szenkman, Tristán Bekinschtein, Facundo Manes & Agustín Ibáñez (2014). How Embodied is Action Language? Neurological Evidence From Motor Diseases. Cognition 131 (2):311-322.
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  22. Jorge A. Arevalo, Deepa Aravind, Silvia Ayuso & Mercè Roca (2013). The Global Compact: An Analysis of the Motivations of Adoption in the Spanish Context. Business Ethics: A European Review 22 (1):1-15.
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    Esther Roca (2008). Introducing Practical Wisdom in Business Schools. Journal of Business Ethics 82 (3):607-620.
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    Esther Roca (2007). Intuitive Practical Wisdom in Organizational Life. Social Epistemology 21 (2):195 – 207.
    This article investigates whether Aristotelian practical wisdom could be considered as an advantageous "sense" in management practice and as an alternative rationality to that defended by modern tradition. Aristotelian practical wisdom is re-conceptualised in order to emphasise the intuitive component of practical wisdom, an aspect often sidelined by business ethicists. Levinas' insights are applied to Aristotelian practical wisdom in such a way that the role of emotion in moral action would be reinforced. It is argued that the role of emotion (...)
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    I. M. Roca (2003). Phonology. In L. Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group
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    Esther Roca (2008). Rethinking Aristotelian Communities as Contemporary Corporations. Philosophy of Management 6 (2):77-85.
    This paper investigates two trends which propose an approach to organisations and ethics different from those advocated by the modern tradition. It firste analyses the re-surfacing of the moral and social thinking of Aristotle in the work of a growing number of organisational theorists. It argues that Aristotle’scontemporary resurgence has been partly within the framework of corporate culturism.With this in mind, we reinterpret some elements of the Aristotelian social-moral system in such a way that it can be applied to contemporary (...)
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    Silvia Ayuso, Mercè Roca, Jorge A. Arevalo & Deepa Aravind (forthcoming). What Determines Principle-Based Standards Implementation? Reporting on Global Compact Adoption in Spanish Firms. Journal of Business Ethics.
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    Gustavo Garduño Oropeza, María Fernanda Zúñiga Roca, Rosario Rogel Salazar & Eduardo Aguado López (2008). La Epistemología de la Comunicación En Michel Serres. Cinta de Moebio 31:23-37.
    This paper develops what we can call a first approach into a “possible communication epistemology” through certain conceptions from Serres. These conceptions are characterized by an open perspective that breaks the notions of limit, frontier, barrier and competence that have distinguished epistemolo..
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    Esther Roca (2010). The Exercise of Moral Imagination in Stigmatized Work Groups. Journal of Business Ethics 96 (1):135 - 147.
    This study introduces the concept of moral imagination in a work context to provide an ethical approach to the controversial relationships between dirty work and dirty workers. Moral imagination is assessed as an essential faculty to overcome the stigma associated with dirty work and facilitate the daily work lives of workers.The exercise of moral imagination helps dirty workers to face the moral conflicts inherent in their tasks and to build a personal stance toward their occupation. Finally, we argue that organizations (...)
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  30. Genis Roca (2008). Soluciones para nuevas realidades: modelo de negocio en las redes sociales. Telos: Cuadernos de Comunicación E Innovación 76:85-90.
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    Ragir Sonia & J. Brooks Patricia (2006). Language and Life History: Not a New Perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (3):297.
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    Ignacio M. Roca (1974). Lingüística, Filosofia y Psicología En El Pensamiento de Noam Chomsky. Convivium 42:29-49.
  33. Joaquín García Roca (2008). Ecología y consumo. Critica 58 (955):51-53.
    La preocupación por la tierra ocupa actualmente las agendas políticas y culturales de los gobiernos, de las empresas, de los medios de comunicación, de las organizaciones sociales y de las iglesias, a causa de la evolución del clima, la contaminación del aire y del agua, la destrucción de la capa de ozono, el deterioro de los sistemas biológicos, el efecto invernadero, el aumento de inundaciones y el deshielo de los polos. La Conferencia episcopal canadiense habla del "imperativo ecológico cristiano" (2003, (...)
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  34. Paz Roca (2012). Algunos iconos femeninos en poesía en los últimos cien años. Critica 62 (978):70-73.
    Hablar de poesía y hablar de poesía escrita por mujeres es fundamentalmente abrirse a lo diferente desde una mirada interadora.
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  35. María Roca (2003). La recepción de la escolástica española en los manuales de las universidades alemanas: Notas para su estudio. Cuadernos Salmantinos de Filosofía 30:449-460.
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  36. Gerard Vilar Roca (2002). Una segunda modernidad. Diálogo Filosófico 52:61-75.
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  37. José María Alsina Roca (2010). Nota biográfica del profesor Francisco Canals Vidal. Anuario Filosófico 43 (99):505-510.
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  38. José Luis Suárez Roca (1991). Lingüística misionera en la Nueva España: la gramatización de la lengua Náhuatl. El Basilisco: Revista de Filosofía, Ciencias Humanas, Teoría de la Ciencia y de la Cultura 9:66-92.
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    Thomas E. Finucane, B. A. Beamer, R. P. Roca & C. H. Kawas (1993). Establishing Advance Medical Directives with Demented Patients: A Pilot Study. Journal of Clinical Ethics 4 (1):51.
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  40. Maria Luz Gonzalez-Gadea, Paula Tripicchio, Alexia Rattazzi, Sandra Baez, Julian Marino, Maria Roca, Facundo Manes & Agustin Ibanez (2014). Inter-Individual Cognitive Variability in Children with Asperger's Syndrome. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8.
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  41. Iggy Roca (ed.) (1997). Derivations and Constraints in Phonology. Oxford University Press Uk.
    For the first time in over thirty years a revolution is happening in phonology, with the advent of constraint-based approaches which directly oppose the rule-and-derivation tradition of mainstream Generative Phonology. The success of Optimality Theory and the rapidity of its spread since its official launch in 1993 is remarkable even by the general standards of post-1950s linguistics. Many phonologists appear to have been caught up in the whirlwind, as witnessed by the substance of many current working papers and conferences the (...)
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  42. André Roca & A. Mark Williams (2016). Expertise and the Interaction Between Different Perceptual-Cognitive Skills: Implications for Testing and Training. Frontiers in Psychology 7.
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  43. Gerard Vilar Roca (1996). El lloc de la filosofía enla formaciò universitària. Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 25:133-136.
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  44. Gerard Vilar Roca (1999). La constitució narrativa de la subjetividad moral. Enrahonar: Quaderns de Filosofía 1:397-404.
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  45. María J. Roca (2007). La forma estética personal y la cultura humanística universitaria. Diálogo Filosófico 68:269-278.
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  46. Josep Gavaldà Roca (forthcoming). La Telepolítica y Sus Récords València. Episteme.
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  47. Vivian Spoliansky, Ignacio Roca & María Isabel Scarafoni (2011). El Fondo Documental Enrique Palavecino. Archivo Del Museo Etnográfico “Juan B. Ambrosetti”. Corpus.
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  48. Guy Rohrbaugh & Louis deRosset (2006). Prevention, Independence, and Origin. Mind 115 (458):375-386.
    A New Route to the Necessity of Origin’ (2004, henceforth ‘NR’), we offered an argument for the thesis that there are necessary connections between material things and their material origins. Much of the philosophical interest lay in our claim that the argument did not depend on so-called sufficiency principles for crossworld identity. It has been the verdict of much recent work on the necessity of origin that valid arguments for the thesis require some such sufficiency principle as a premise but (...)
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  49. Rachel Elizabeth Harding (2012). Entrevista com a poeta E militante negra sônia Sanchez. Saberes Em Perspectiva 2 (1):121-140.
    In this interview, poet, playwright and human rights activist, Sonia Sanchez, offers rare commentary on her creative process and her life as an artist-activist. Sanchez discusses her childhood in Alabama and the influence of her father and her grandmother in her work. She talks about her dissatisfactions with organized religion, the meaning of spirituality in her life, and the challenge of living a principled life. Sanchez also describes her encounter with Malcolm X, her experience in the Nation of Islam (...)
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    Carlos Fajardo Fajardo (2008). La ciudad poema. La ciudad en la poesía de Luis Vidales, Rogelio Echavarría y Juan Manuel Roca. Logos 14:7-19.
    Esta investigación da cuenta de cómo ha sido expresada, interpretada y fundada poéticamente la ciudad colombiana durante el siglo XX en las obras de los poetas colombianos Luis Vidales (Suenan Timbres), Rogelio Echavarría (El Transeúnte) y Juan Manuel Roca (Luna de ciegos y Los ladrones nocturnos). Indaga cómo estos tres poetas colombianos han fundado ciudades como textos escriturales y levantado cartografías simbólicas citadinas; realiza una interpretación de los universos de sus poéticas, de las constelaciones simbólicas que asume el poema (...)
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