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    Steven James Bartlett (2016). Paratheism: A Proof That God Neither Exists nor Does Not Exist. Willamette University Faculty Research Website: Http://Www.Willamette.Edu/~Sbartlet/Documents/Bartlett_Paratheism_A%20Proof%20that%20God%20neither%2 0Exists%20nor%20Does%20Not%20Exist.Pdf.
    Theism and its cousins, atheism and agnosticism, are seldom taken to task for logical-epistemological incoherence. This paper provides a condensed proof that not only theism, but atheism and agnosticism as well, are all of them conceptually self-undermining, and for the same reason: All attempt to make use of the concept of “transcendent reality,” which here is shown not only to lack meaning, but to preclude the very possibility of meaning. In doing this, the incoherence of theism, atheism, and agnosticism is (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (2016). The Case for Government by Artificial Intelligence. Willamette University Faculty Research Website: Http://Www.Willamette.Edu/~Sbartlet/Documents/Bartlett_The%20Case%20for%20Government%20by%20Artifici al%20Intelligence.Pdf.
    THE CASE FOR GOVERNMENT BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE -/-  Tired of election madness?  The rhetoric of politicians?  Their unreliable promises?  And less than good government? -/- Until recently, it hasn’t been hard for people to give up control to computers. Not very many people miss the effort and time required to do calculations by hand, to keep track of their finances, or to complete their tax returns manually. But relinquishing direct human control to self-driving cars is expected (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett, The Species Problem and its Logic: Inescapable Ambiguity and Framework-Relativity.
    For more than fifty years, taxonomists have proposed numerous alternative definitions of species while they searched for a unique, comprehensive, and persuasive definition. This monograph shows that these efforts have been unnecessary, and indeed have provably been a pursuit of a will o’ the wisp because they have failed to recognize the theoretical impossibility of what they seek to accomplish. A clear and rigorous understanding of the logic underlying species definition leads both to a recognition of the inescapable ambiguity that (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (1992). The Role of Reflexivity in Understanding Human Understanding. In Steven J. Bartlett (ed.), Reflexivity: A Source-Book in Self-Reference. Distributors for the U.S. And Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. 3--18.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1978). "Essays in Memory of Imre Lakatos," Ed. Robert S. Cohen, Paul K. Feyerabend, and Marx W. Wartofsky. Modern Schoolman 55 (3):292-294.
  6. Steven James Bartlett & Peter Suber (eds.) (1987). Self-Reference: Reflections on Reflexivity. Distributors for the United States and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    From the Editor’s Introduction: -/- THE INTERNAL LIMITATIONS OF HUMAN UNDERSTANDING -/- We carry, unavoidably, the limits of our understanding with us. We are perpetually confined within the horizons of our conceptual structure. When this structure grows or expands, the breadth of our comprehensions enlarges, but we are forever barred from the wished-for glimpse beyond its boundaries, no matter how hard we try, no matter how much credence we invest in the substance of our learning and mist of speculation. -/- (...)
     
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    Steven James Bartlett (1977). "The Intuitive Sources of Probabilistic Thinking in Children," by E. Fischbein. Modern Schoolman 54 (4):407-408.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1982). Referential Consistency as a a Criterion of Meaning. Synthese 52 (2):267 - 282.
    This paper describes a logically compelling criterion of meaning — that is, a necessary condition of meaning, one which is non-arbitrary and compelling. One cannot _not_ accept the proposed criterion without self-referential inconsistency. This “metalogical” variety of self-referential inconsistency is new, opening a third category beyond semantical and pragmatical forms of self-referential inconsistency. -/- It is argued that such a criterion of meaning can serve as an instrument of internal criticism for any theoretical framework that permits reference to a class (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (1978). Protocol Analysis in Creative Problem-Solving. Journal of Creative Behavior 12 (3):181-192.
    The use of protocol analysis in the traning of cognitive skills.
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    Steven James Bartlett (ed.) (1992). Reflexivity: A Source-Book in Self-Reference. Distributors for the U.S. And Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co..
    From the Editor’s Introduction: -/- -/- The Internal Limitations of Human Understanding -/- -/- We carry, unavoidably, the limits of our understanding with us. We are perpetually confined within the horizons of our conceptual structure. When this structure grows or expands, the breadth of our comprehensions enlarges, but we are forever barred from the wished-for glimpse beyond its boundaries, no matter how hard we try, no matter how much credence we invest in the substance of our learning and mist of (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (1977). "Philosophy and Language," by Steven Davis. Modern Schoolman 54 (4):406-406.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1980). Self-Reference, Phenomenology, and Philosophy of Science. Methodology and Science: Interdisciplinary Journal for the Empirical Study of the Foundations of Science and Their Methodology 13 (3):143-167.
    The paper begins by acknowledging that weakened systematic precision in phenomenology has made its application in philosophy of science obscure and ineffective. The defining aspirations of early transcendental phenomenology are, however, believed to be important ones. A path is therefore explored that attempts to show how certain recent developments in the logic of self-reference fulfill in a clear and more rigorous fashion in the context of philosophy of science certain of the early hopes of phenomenologists. The resulting dual approach is (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (1970). A Relativistic Theory of Phenomenological Constitution: A Self-Referential, Transcendental Approach to Conceptual Pathology. Dissertation, Universite de Paris X (Paris-Nanterre) (France)
    A RELATIVISTIC THEORY OF PHENOMENOLOCICAL CONSTITUTION: A SELF-REFERENTIAL, TRANSCENDENTAL APPROACH TO CONCEPTUAL PATHOLOGY. (Vol. I: French; Vol. II: English) -/- Steven James Bartlett -/- Doctoral dissertation director: Paul Ricoeur, Université de Paris Other doctoral committee members: Jean Ladrière and Alphonse de Waehlens, Université Catholique de Louvain Defended publically at the Université Catholique de Louvain, January, 1971. -/- Universite de Paris X (France), 1971. 797pp. -/- The principal objective of the work is to construct an analytically precise methodology which can serve (...)
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    Steven James Bartlett (1989). Psychological Underpinnings of Philosophy. Metaphilosophy 20 (3-4):295-305.
    A description of the psychological profile of the philosophical personality.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1980). Foundations and Applications of Decision Theory. Volume 1: Theoretical Foundations. Volume 2: Epistemic and Social Applications. Edited by C. A. Hooker, J. J. Leach, and E. F. McClennen. [REVIEW] Modern Schoolman 57 (2):178-178.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1977). "Explanation," Ed. Stephan Körner. Modern Schoolman 54 (4):413-414.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1979). "Historical and Philosophical Dimensions of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science," Ed. Robert E. Butts and Jaakko Hintikka. Modern Schoolman 56 (3):291-292.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1981). Philosophy of Geometry From Riemann to Poincare. By Roberto Torretti. Modern Schoolman 58 (2):136-136.
    A review of Roberto Torretti's book, "Philosophy of Geometry from Riemann to Poincare.".
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    Steven James Bartlett (1986). Philosophy as Ideology. Metaphilosophy 17 (1):1–13.
    The psychological-ideological roots of philosophy.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1975). Phenomenology of the Implicit. Dialectica 29 (2‐3):173-188.
    Summary: The author describes an alternative approach to certain of the problems central to transcendental philosophy. In particular, the present understanding of pre‐reflective awareness, of reflection, and of their interrelation can acquire a greater degree of rigour and clarity. To this end, attention is paid to preconditions of reference that are entailed by the phenomenological distinction between implicit experience and explicit reflection.
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    Steven James Bartlett (1978). The Use of Protocol Analysis in Philosophy. Metaphilosophy 9 (3-4):324-336.
    A description of the author's application of protocol analysis in the teaching of philosophy.
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