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  1. Sheila T. Murphy, Joycelynne M. Palmer, Stanley Ken, Gelya Frank, Vicki Michel & Leslie J. Blackhall (1996). Ethnicity and Advance Care Directives. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 24 (2):108-117.score: 240.0
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  2. Jennifer Hornsby & Jason Stanley (2005). II Reply by Jason Stanley. Hornsby on the Phenomenology of Speech. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):131–145.score: 120.0
    The central claim is that the semantic knowledge exercised by people when they speak is practical knowledge. The relevant idea of practical knowledge is explicated, applied to the case of speaking, and connected with an idea of agents’ knowledge. Some defence of the claim is provided.
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  3. Jennifer Hornsby & Jason Stanley (2005). Jason Stanley. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):131-145.score: 120.0
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  4. Matthew Stanley (2008). Mysticism and Marxism: A.S. Eddington, Chapman Cohen, and Political Engagement Through Science Popularization. [REVIEW] Minerva 46 (2):181-194.score: 90.0
    This paper argues that that political context of British science popularization in the inter-war period was intimately tied to contemporary debates about religion and science. A leading science popularizer, the Quaker astronomer A.S. Eddington, and one of his opponents, the materialist Chapman Cohen, are examined in detail to show the intertwined nature of science, philosophy, religion, and politics.
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  5. Jennifer Hornsby & Jason Stanley (2005). I-Paper by Jennifer Hornsby. Semantic Knowledge and Practical Knowledge. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 79 (1):107–130.score: 60.0
    [Jennifer Hornsby] The central claim is that the semantic knowledge exercised by people when they speak is practical knowledge. The relevant idea of practical knowledge is explicated, applied to the case of speaking, and connected with an idea of agents' knowledge. Some defence of the claim is provided. /// [Jason Stanley] The central claim is that Hornsby's argument that semantic knowledge is practical knowledge is based upon a false premise. I argue, contra Hornsby, that speakers do not voice their (...)
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  6. Jason Stanley (2005). Knowledge and Practical Interests. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    Jason Stanley presents a startling and provocative claim about knowledge: that whether or not someone knows a proposition at a given time is in part determined by his or her practical interests, i.e. by how much is at stake for that person at that time. In defending this thesis, Stanley introduces readers to a number of strategies for resolving philosophical paradox, making the book essential not just for specialists in epistemology but for all philosophers interested in philosophical methodology. (...)
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  7. Denis Stanley (2012). Reflections on the Readings of Sundays and Feasts March - May. Australasian Catholic Record, The 89 (1):99.score: 60.0
    Stanley, Denis This snippet from the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) captures how blind we can be to the presence of God in our lives. In the Gospels, being healed from physical blindness is also a celebration of coming to faith in Christ and using that new gift to follow him. The gift of having one's eyes opened is our constant prayer, more so than ever during Lent.
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  8. Jason Stanley & Timothy Williamson (2001). Knowing How. Journal of Philosophy 98 (8):411-444.score: 30.0
    Many philosophers believe that there is a fundamental distinction between knowing that something is the case and knowing how to do something. According to Gilbert Ryle, to whom the insight is credited, knowledge-how is an ability, which is in turn a complex of dispositions. Knowledge-that, on the other hand, is not an ability, or anything similar. Rather, knowledge-that is a relation between a thinker and a true proposition.
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  9. John Hawthorne & Jason Stanley (2008). Knowledge and Action. Journal of Philosophy 105 (10):571-590.score: 30.0
    Judging by our folk appraisals, then, knowledge and action are intimately related. The theories of rational action with which we are familiar leave this unexplained. Moreover, discussions of knowledge are frequently silent about this connection. This is a shame, since if there is such a connection it would seem to constitute one of the most fundamental roles for knowledge. Our purpose in this paper is to rectify this lacuna, by exploring ways in which knowing something is related to rationally acting (...)
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  10. Jason Stanley & Zoltán Gendler Szabó (2000). On Quantifier Domain Restriction. Mind and Language 15 (2&3):219--61.score: 30.0
  11. Jason Stanley (2004). On the Linguistic Basis for Contextualism. Philosophical Studies 119 (1-2):119-146.score: 30.0
    Contextualism in epistemology is the doctrine that the proposition expressed by a knowledge attribution relative to a context is determined in part by the standards of justification salient in that context. The (non-skeptical) contextualist allows that in some context c, a speaker may truly attribute knowledge at a time of a proposition p to Hannah, despite her possession of only weak inductive evidence for the truth of that proposition. Relative to another context, someone may make the very same knowledge attribution (...)
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  12. Jason Stanley (2000). Context and Logical Form. Linguistics and Philosophy 23 (4):391--434.score: 30.0
    In this paper, I defend the thesis that alleffects of extra-linguistic context on thetruth-conditions of an assertion are traceable toelements in the actual syntactic structure of thesentence uttered. In the first section, I develop thethesis in detail, and discuss its implications for therelation between semantics and pragmatics. The nexttwo sections are devoted to apparent counterexamples.In the second section, I argue that there are noconvincing examples of true non-sentential assertions.In the third section, I argue that there are noconvincing examples of what (...)
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  13. Jason Stanley (2008). Knowledge and Certainty. Philosophical Issues 18 (1):35-57.score: 30.0
    This paper is a companion piece to my earlier paper “Fallibilism and Concessive Knowledge Attributions”. There are two intuitive charges against fallibilism. One is that it countenances the truth (and presumably acceptability) of utterances of sentences such as “I know that Bush is a Republican, though it might be that he is not a Republican”. The second is that it countenances the truth (and presumably acceptability) of utterances of sentences such as “I know that Bush is a Republican, even though (...)
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  14. Jason Stanley (2001). Hermeneutic Fictionalism. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 25 (1):36–71.score: 30.0
    Fictionalist approaches to ontology have been an accepted part of philosophical methodology for some time now. On a fictionalist view, engaging in discourse that involves apparent reference to a realm of problematic entities is best viewed as engaging in a pretense. Although in reality, the problematic entities do not exist, according to the pretense we engage in when using the discourse, they do exist. In the vocabulary of Burgess and Rosen (1997, p. 6), a nominalist construal of a given discourse (...)
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  15. Jason Stanley (2005). Review of Robyn Carston, Thoughts and Utterances. [REVIEW] Mind and Language 20 (3):364–368.score: 30.0
    Relevance Theory is the influential theory of linguistic interpretation first championed by Dan Sperber and Deirdre Wilson. Relevance theorists have made important contributions to our understanding of a wide range of constructions, especially constructions that tend to receive less attention in semantics and philosophy of language. But advocates of Relevance Theory also have had a tendency to form a rather closed community, with an unwillingness to translate their own special vocabulary and distinctions into more neutral vernacular. Since Robyn Carston has (...)
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  16. Jason Stanley (2002). Making It Articulated. Mind and Language 17 (1&2):149–168.score: 30.0
  17. Jason Stanley (2003). Context, Interest Relativity and the Sorites. Analysis 63 (4):269–281.score: 30.0
    According to what I will call a contextualist solution to the sorites paradox, vague terms are context-sensitive, and one can give a convincing dissolution of the sorites paradox in terms of this context-dependency. The reason, according to the contextualist, that precise boundaries for expressions like “heap” or “tall for a basketball player” are so difficult to detect is that when two entities are sufficiently similar (or saliently similar), we tend to shift the interpretation of the vague expression so that if (...)
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  18. Jason Stanley (2005). Fallibilism and Concessive Knowledge Attributions. Analysis 65 (286):126–131.score: 30.0
    Lewis concludes that fallibilism is uncomfortable, though preferable to scepticism. However, he believes that contextualism about knowledge allows us to ‘dodge the choice’ between fallibilism and scepticism. For the contextualist semantics for ‘know’ can explain the oddity of fallibilism, without landing us into scepticism.
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  19. Jason Stanley & Zoltán Gendler Szabó (2000). Reply to Bach and Neale. Mind and Language 15 (2&3):295–298.score: 30.0
  20. Jason Stanley (1998). Persons and Their Properties. Philosophical Quarterly 48 (191):159-175.score: 30.0
    According to what I call ‘the asymmetry thesis’, persons, though they are the direct bearers of the properties expressed by mental predicates, are not the direct bearers of properties such as those expressed by ‘weighs 135 pounds’ or ‘has crossed legs’. A number of different views about persons entail the asymmetry thesis. I first argue that the asymmetry thesis entails an error theory about our discourse involving person‐referring terms. I then argue that it is further threatened by consideration of the (...)
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  21. Jason Stanley (2007). Précis of Knowledge and Practical Interests. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75 (1):168–172.score: 30.0
    Our intuitions about whether someone knows that p vary even fixing the intuitively epistemic features of that person’s situation. Sometimes they vary with features of our own situation, and sometimes they vary with features of the putative knower’s situation. If the putative knower is in a risky situation and her belief that p is pivotal in achieving a positive outcome of one of the actions available to her, or avoiding a negative one, we often feel she must be in a (...)
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  22. Marjorie T. Stanley (1990). Ethical Perspectives on the Foreign Direct Investment Decision. Journal of Business Ethics 9 (1):1 - 10.score: 30.0
    This paper examines the foreign direct investment decision from an ethical perspective, and considers the moral agency involved in such decisions, with emphasis upon the corporate decision-maker. Historical capital allocation models once regarded as both financially and ethically normative are shown to be deficient in today's environment. Work of modern western philososphical and theological ethicists is included in analyses of the applicability of selected ethical approaches or metaphors to multinational foreign direct investment decisions and the corporate manager's role and responsibility (...)
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  23. Jason Stanley (1999). Understanding, Context-Relativity, and the Description Theory. Analysis 59 (1):14 - 18.score: 30.0
  24. Hiram M. Stanley (1886). Feeling and Emotion. Mind 11 (41):66-76.score: 30.0
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  25. John Stanley (1977). Equality of Opportunity as Philosophy and Ideology. Political Theory 5 (1):61-74.score: 30.0
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  26. Tisha L. N. Emerson, Stephen J. Conroy & Charles W. Stanley (2007). Ethical Attitudes of Accountants: Recent Evidence From a Practitioners' Survey. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 71 (1):73 - 87.score: 30.0
    Recent highly publicized ethical breaches including those at Enron and WorldCom have focused attention on ethical behavior within the accounting profession. At the heart of the debate is whether ethical attitudes of accountants are to blame. Using a nationally representative sample of accounting practitioners and a multidisciplinary student sample at two Southern United States universities, we compare sample responses to 25 ethically charged vignettes to test whether they differ. Overall, we find no significant difference – even for a specific “accounting (...)
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  27. Jason Stanley (2007). Replies to Gilbert Harman, Ram Neta, and Stephen Schiffer. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75 (1):196–210.score: 30.0
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  28. Omar De la Cruz, Eric Hall, Paul Howard, Jean E. Rubin & Adrienne Stanley (2002). Definitions of Compactness and the Axiom of Choice. Journal of Symbolic Logic 67 (1):143-161.score: 30.0
    We study the relationships between definitions of compactness in topological spaces and the roll the axiom of choice plays in these relationships.
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  29. Kimberly A. Urie, Alison Stanley & Jerold D. Friedman (2003). The Humane Imperative: A Moral Opportunity. American Journal of Bioethics 3 (3):20 – 21.score: 30.0
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  30. Saharon Shelah & Lee J. Stanley (2001). Forcing Many Positive Polarized Partition Relations Between a Cardinal and its Powerset. Journal of Symbolic Logic 66 (3):1359-1370.score: 30.0
    A fairly quotable special, but still representative, case of our main result is that for 2 ≤ n ≤ ω, there is a natural number m (n) such that, the following holds. Assume GCH: If $\lambda are regular, there is a cofinality preserving forcing extension in which 2 λ = μ and, for all $\sigma such that η +m(n)-1) ≤ μ, ((η +m(n)-1) ) σ ) → ((κ) σ ) η (1)n . This generalizes results of [3], Section 1, and (...)
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  31. Hiram M. Stanley (1898). Primary Emotions. Philosophical Review 7 (3):294-298.score: 30.0
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  32. John Stanley (1995). The Marxism of Marx's Doctoral Dissertation. Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (1):133-158.score: 30.0
  33. Philip Stanley (1935). The Scepticisms of David Hume. Journal of Philosophy 32 (16):421-431.score: 30.0
  34. Harvey Friedman & Lee Stanley (1989). A Borel Reducibility Theory for Classes of Countable Structures. Journal of Symbolic Logic 54 (3):894-914.score: 30.0
    We introduce a reducibility preordering between classes of countable structures, each class containing only structures of a given similarity type (which is allowed to vary from class to class). Though we sometimes work in a slightly larger context, we are principally concerned with the case where each class is an invariant Borel class (i.e. the class of all models, with underlying set $= \omega$, of an $L_{\omega_1\omega}$ sentence; from this point of view, the reducibility can be thought of as a (...)
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  35. Hiram M. Stanley (1900). What Constitutes a Thing. Philosophical Review 9 (4):411-415.score: 30.0
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  36. M. C. Stanley (2003). Outer Models and Genericity. Journal of Symbolic Logic 68 (2):389-418.score: 30.0
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  37. Hiram M. Stanley (1892). On Primitive Consciousness. Philosophical Review 1 (4):433-442.score: 30.0
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  38. Saharon Shelah & Lee J. Stanley (1995). A Combinatorial Forcing for Coding the Universe by a Real When There Are No Sharps. Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (1):1-35.score: 30.0
    Assuming 0 ♯ does not exist, we present a combinatorial approach to Jensen's method of coding by a real. The forcing uses combinatorial consequences of fine structure (including the Covering Lemma, in various guises), but makes no direct appeal to fine structure itself.
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  39. Hiram M. Stanley (1889). Relation of Feeling to Pleasure and Pain. Mind 14 (56):537-544.score: 30.0
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  40. Hiram M. Stanley (1898). Space and Science. Philosophical Review 7 (6):615-620.score: 30.0
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  41. Robert L. Stanley (1955). Simplified Foundations for Mathematical Logic. Journal of Symbolic Logic 20 (2):123-139.score: 30.0
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  42. Saharon Shelah & Lee J. Stanley (2000). Filters, Cohen Sets and Consistent Extensions of the Erdös-Dushnik-Miller Theorem. Journal of Symbolic Logic 65 (1):259-271.score: 30.0
    We present two different types of models where, for certain singular cardinals λ of uncountable cofinality, λ → (λ,ω + 1) 2 , although λ is not a strong limit cardinal. We announce, here, and will present in a subsequent paper, [7], that, for example, consistently, $\aleph_{\omega_1} \nrightarrow (\aleph_{\omega_1}, \omega + 1)^2$ and consistently, 2 $^{\aleph_0} \nrightarrow (2^{\aleph_0},\omega + 1)^2$.
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  43. Hiram M. Stanley (1890). The Evolution of Inductive Thought. Mind 15 (59):382-393.score: 30.0
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  44. Saharon Shelah & Lee J. Stanley (1995). The Combinatorics of Combinatorial Coding by a Real. Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (1):36-57.score: 30.0
    We lay the combinatorial foundations for [5] by setting up and proving the essential properties of the coding apparatus for singular cardinals. We also prove another result concerning the coding apparatus for inaccessible cardinals.
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  45. Robert Stanley (1953). An Extended Procedure in Quantificational Logic. Journal of Symbolic Logic 18 (2):97-104.score: 30.0
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  46. Robert L. Stanley (1956). A Theory of Subjunctive Conditionals. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17 (1):22-35.score: 30.0
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  47. H. M. Stanley (1885). Is the Design-Argument Scientific? Mind 10 (39):420-425.score: 30.0
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  48. M. C. Stanley (1992). Forcing Disabled. Journal of Symbolic Logic 57 (4):1153-1175.score: 30.0
    It is proved (Theorem 1) that if 0♯ exists, then any constructible forcing property which over L adds no reals, over V collapses an uncountable L-cardinal to cardinality ω. This improves a theorem of Foreman, Magidor, and Shelah. Also, a method for approximating this phenomenon generically is found (Theorem 2). The strategy is first to reduce the problem of `disabling' forcing properties to that of specializing certain trees in a weak sense.
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  49. Philip Stanley (1949). Fantasy on a Theme by Plato. Journal of Philosophy 46 (20):644-651.score: 30.0
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  50. V. Keeling Stanley (1928). New Books. [REVIEW] Mind 37 (146):244-245.score: 30.0
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