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  1. Svend Brinkmann (2012). Emotions and the Moral Order. In Paul Wilson (ed.), Dynamicity in Emotion Concepts. Peter Lang.
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  2. Svend Brinkmann, Psykologi Som Moralvidenskab:Perspektiver På Normativitet.
    What does morality have to do with psychology in a value-neutral, postmodern world? According to a provocative new book, everything. Taking exception with current ideas in the mainstream (including cultural, evolutionary, and neuropsychology) as straying from the discipline’s ethical foundations, Psychology as a Moral Science argues that psychological phenomena are inherently moral, and that psychology, as prescriptive and interventive practice, reflects specific moral principles. The book cites normative moral standards, as far back as Aristotle, that give human thoughts, feelings, and (...)
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  3. Svend Brinkmann (2010). The Ethical Subject: Accountability, Authorship, and Practical Reason. SATS: Northern European Journal of Philosophy 11 (1):75-89.
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  4. Svend Brinkmann & Lene Tanggaard (2010). Toward an Epistemology of the Hand. Studies in Philosophy and Education 29 (3):243-257.
    Western philosophy has been greatly influenced by visual metaphors. Knowing something has commonly, yet implicitly, been conceptualized as seeing something clearly, learning has been framed as being visually exposed to something, and the mind has been understood as a ‘mirror of nature'. A whole ‘epistemology of the eye' has been at work, which has had significant practical implications, not least in educational contexts. One way to characterize John Dewey's pragmatism is to see it as an attempt to replace the epistemology (...)
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  5. Svend Brinkmann (2008). Changing Psychologies in the Transition From Industrial Society to Consumer Society. History of the Human Sciences 21 (2):85-110.
    Psychologists have traditionally been reluctant to investigate not just the historical nature of their subject matter — humans as acting, thinking and feeling beings — but even more so the historical nature of their discipline, its theories and practices. In this article, I will try to take seriously the historical transformation in the West from industrial society to consumer society. After having introduced these socio-economic designations, I shall try to illustrate how the transformation relates to changes in significant societal practices (...)
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  6. Svend Brinkmann (2007). Practical Reason and Positioning. Journal of Moral Education 36 (4):415-432.
    This paper argues that an emerging framework for studying social episodes known as positioning theory is a rich tool for practical reasoning. After giving an outline of the Aristotelian conception of practical reason, recently developed by Alasdair MacIntyre, it is argued that positioning theory should be seen not as a detached, scientific theory, but rather as an important resource for learning to think and act in relation to practical and moral matters. I try to demonstrate a number of significant points (...)
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  7. Svend Brinkmann (2007). Culture as Practices: A Pragmatist Conception. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 27 (2-1):192-212.
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  8. Svend Brinkmann (2006). Mental Life in the Space of Reasons. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 36 (1):1–16.
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  9. Svend Brinkmann (2005). Psychology's Facts and Values: A Perennial Entanglement. Philosophical Psychology 18 (6):749 – 765.
    The idea of a logical and metaphysical gap between facts and values is taken for granted in much psychology. Howard Kendler has recently defended the standard view that human values cannot be discovered by psychology. In contrast, various postmodern approaches have sought to attack the fact-value dichotomy with the argument that psychological facts are inevitably morally and politically laden, and therefore relative. In this article, a third line of thought is pursued, significantly inspired by philosopher of science, Hilary Putnam. It (...)
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  10. Svend Brinkmann (2004). Psychology as a Moral Science: Aspects of John Dewey's Psychology. History of the Human Sciences 17 (1):1-28.
    The article presents an interpretation of certain aspects of John Dewey’s psychological works. The interpretation aims to show that Dewey’s framework speaks directly to certain problems that the discipline of psychology faces today. In particular the reflexive problem, the fact that psychology as an array of discursive practices has served to constitute forms of human subjectivity in Western cultures. Psychology has served to produce or transform its subject-matter. It is shown first that Dewey was aware of the reflexive problem, and (...)
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  11. Svend Brinkmann (2002). Wrathall, M. & Malpas, J. (Eds.) Heidegger, Authenticity, and Modernity: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume 1. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2000 Wrathall, M. & Malpas, J. (Eds.) Heidegger, Coping, and Cognitive Science: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume 2. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2000. [REVIEW] SATS: Northern European Journal of Philosophy 3 (1):175-180.
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