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  1. Why Do We Believe What We Are Told?Angus Ross - 1986 - Ratio (1):69-88.
    It is argued that reliance on the testimony of others cannot be viewed as reliance on a kind of evidence. Speech being essentially voluntary, the speaker cannot see his own choice of words as evidence of their truth, and so cannot honestly offer them to others as such. Rather, in taking responsibility for the truth of what he says, the speaker offers a guarantee or assurance of its truth, and in believing him the hearer accepts this assurance. I argue that, (...)
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  2. The Social Nature of Engineering and its Implications for Risk Taking.Allison Ross & Nafsika Athanassoulis - 2010 - Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (1):147-168.
    Making decisions with an, often significant, element of risk seems to be an integral part of many of the projects of the diverse profession of engineering. Whether it be decisions about the design of products, manufacturing processes, public works, or developing technological solutions to environmental, social and global problems, risk taking seems inherent to the profession. Despite this, little attention has been paid to the topic and specifically to how our understanding of engineering as a distinctive profession might affect how (...)
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  3. Directives and Norms.Alf Ross - 1968 - Lawbook Exchange.
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    A Virtue Ethical Account of Making Decisions About Risk.N. Athanassoulis & A. Ross - 2010 - Journal of Risk Research 13 (2):217.
    Abstract -/- Most discussions of risk are developed in broadly consequentialist terms, focusing on the outcomes of risks as such. This paper will provide an alternative account of risk from a virtue ethical perspective, shifting the focus to the decision to take the risk. Making ethical decisions about risk is, we will argue, not fundamentally about the actual chain of events that the decision sets in process, but about the reasonableness of the decision to take the risk in the first (...)
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  5. On Law and Justice.Alf Ross - 1958 - London: Stevens.
    Ross, Alf. On Law and Justice. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1959. xi, 383 pp. Reprint available December 2004 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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    Science Wars.Andrew Ross (ed.) - 1996 - Duke University Press.
    At a time when scientific knowledge is systematically whisked out of the domain of education and converted into private capital, the essays in this volume are ...
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    On Killing Threats as a Means.Andrew P. Ross - 2015 - Philosophia 43 (3):869-876.
    Jonathan Quong Ethics, 119, 507–537 has recently argued that the permissibility of killing innocent threats turns on a distinction between eliminative and opportunistic agency. When we kill bystanders we view them under the guise of opportunism by using them as mere survival tools, but when we kill threats we simply eliminate them. According to Quong, the distinction between opportunistic and eliminative agency reveals that there are two different ways of killing someone as a means to save your own life. Call (...)
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  8. Imperatives and Logic.Alf Ross - 1944 - Philosophy of Science 11 (1):30-46.
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    Luke 15:1–10.Art Ross - forthcoming - Interpretation 61 (4):422-424.
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    Multiple Identities and Education for Active Citizenship.Alistair Ross - 2007 - British Journal of Educational Studies 55 (3):286-303.
    This paper explores concepts of multiple and nested identities and how these relate to citizenship and rights, and the implications of identities and rights for active citizenship education. Various theoretical conceptions of identity are analysed, and in particular ideas concerning multiple identities that are used contingently, and about identities that do not necessarily include feeling a strong affinity with others in the group. The argument then moves to the relationship between identity and citizenship, and particularly citizenship and rights. Citizenship is (...)
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  11. The Status of Altruism.Angus Ross - 1983 - Mind 92 (366):204-218.
    It is argued that to possess the concept of distress is to be able to apply the concept to others, and that this implies a qualified form of altruism, in the sense that to perceive another as being in distress is, other things being equal, to see them as in need of help and be moved to help them.
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  12. Rationality and the Reactive Attitudes.Angus Ross - 2008 - European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 4 (1):45-58.
    In Strawson’s “Freedom and Resentment”, the idea of the reactive attitudes is used to provide a corrective for an over-intellectualised picture of moral responsibility and of the moral life generally. But Strawson also tells us that in reasoning with someone our attitude towards them must be reactive. Taking up that thought, I argue that Strawson has also provided us with a corrective for an over-intellectualised picture of rationality. Drawing on a Wittgensteinian conception of the relation between thought and its expression, (...)
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  13. Adsorption of Cobalt on the Tenfold Surface Ofd-Al72Ni11Co17and on the Fivefold Surface Ofi-Al70Pd21Mn9.J. A. Smerdon, J. Ledieu, J. T. Hoeft, D. E. Reid, L. H. Wearing, R. D. Diehl, T. A. Lograsso, A. R. Ross & R. Mcgrath - 2006 - Philosophical Magazine 86 (6-8):841-847.
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    Spinoza in Paris - The French Evaluation Machine.Alison Ross - unknown
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  15. On Self-Reference and a Puzzle in Constitutional Law.Alf Ross - 1969 - Mind 78 (309):1-24.
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    The Aesthetic Paths of Philosophy: Presentation in Kant, Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe, and Nancy.Alison Ross - 2007 - Stanford University Press.
    This book examines the ways that Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe, and Nancy adopt and reconfigure the Kantian understanding of "aesthetic presentation." In Kant, "aesthetic presentation" is understood in a technical sense as a specific mode of experience within a typology of different spheres of experience. This study argues that Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe, and Nancy generalize the elements of this specific mode of experience so that the aesthetic attitude and the vocabulary used by Kant to describe it are brought to bear on things in (...)
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  17. XPS Study of Adsorption and Desorption of a Bi Thin Film on the Five-Fold Icosahedral Al-Pd-Mn Surface.K. M. Young, N. Cross, J. A. Smerdon, V. R. Dhanak, H. R. Sharma, T. A. Lograsso, A. R. Ross & R. McGrath - 2011 - Philosophical Magazine 91 (19-21):2889-2893.
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    Why is 'Speaking the Truth' Fearless? 'Danger' and 'Truth' in Foucault's Discussion of Parrhesia.Alison Ross - 2008 - Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy 1 (4).
    This article is a critical examination of the approach to truth in Foucault’s late writing on the topic of ‘parrhesia’. I argue that his 1983 Berkeley seminar on ‘Discourse and Truth’ approaches the topic of truth as a positive value and that this approach presents, at least prima facie, a problem of continuity with his earlier critique of the presumption of an exclusionary relation between truth and power in works such as Discipline and Punish and The History of Sexuality: An (...)
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    The Ambiguity of Ambiguity in Benjamin's 'Critique of Violence'.Alison Ross - unknown
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    Illustrations in The Chesterton Review.Alastair K. Ross - 1992 - The Chesterton Review 18 (2):322-323.
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    Illustrations in The.Alastair K. Ross - 1991 - The Chesterton Review 17 (3/4):570-570.
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    Why Content Must Be a Matter of Truth Conditions.Angus Ross - 1989 - Philosophical Quarterly 39 (156):257-275.
    It is argued that if, with Dummett, we see assertion as an act governed by conditions of correctness which makes a claim to the effect that these conditions are met, then the conditions of correctness that determine its content must have the impersonal character of a requirement of truth, rather than the speaker-relative character of a requirement of justification or assertibility. For otherwise it would be impossible for different speakers to use the same words to make an assertion with the (...)
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  23. Recanati, F., "Meaning and Force: The Pragmatics of Performance Utterances". [REVIEW]A. Ross - 1989 - Mind 98:649.
     
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    No Respect: Intellectuals and Popular Culture.Jim Collins & Andrew Ross - 1991 - Substance 20 (2):124.
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    Historical Undecidability: The Kantian Background to Derrida's Politics.Alison Ross - 2004 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 12 (4):375 – 393.
    This paper deals with Derrida's analysis of Kant's Critique of Judgment in his essay 'Economimesis'. I argue that Derrida's analysis of Kant's aesthetics can be used to describe the aporia within Kantian politics between rebellion and progressive revolutionary acts. The focus of my argument falls on examining how the recent debate over Derrida's ethics can be usefully considered from the background of this treatment of Kant. In particular, the analysis Derrida gives of Kant's aesthetics commits him to a series of (...)
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    On the Illusion of Consciousness.Alf Ross - 1941 - Theoria 7 (3):171-202.
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    The Self: From Soul to Brain A New York Academy of Sciences Conference, New York City, 26-28 September, 2002.A. Ross - 2003 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (2):67-85.
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine is an imposing monument to the wealth and power of scientific medicine. Set on its own block in upper Manhattan, its rhetorical centre is the Stern Auditorium. Here, just over a year after 9/11, a group of gurus and self-seekers assembled to confer on the nature of the self. I was there too, looking for help in constructing a grand unified theory of soul and brain.
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    Errant Beauty.Alison Ross - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (2):87-104.
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  29. Om Ret Og Retfaerdighed En Indføelse I den Analytiske Retsfilosofi.Alf Ross - 1953
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    The Aesthetic Fable: Cinema in Jacques Rancière's 'Aesthetic Politics'.Alison Ross - 2009 - Substance 38 (1):128-150.
    Jacques Rancière relies on references to theatre and literature to articulate the modes in which meanings are communicated. It is because they are displaceable from bodies and dis-incorporable from things that these patterns of meaning are available to being picked up. But this also means that meaning occurs as a pattern of communication that is not entirely rational. Meaning, we might say, moulds as it communicates. Such references to theatre and literature are more than allegorical. The general orientation of Rancière’s (...)
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  31. Towards a Realistic Jurisprudence; a Criticism of the Dualism in Law.Alf Ross & Annie I. Fausbøl - 1946 - E. Munksgaard.
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  32. Adsorption of Benzene on the Five-Fold Surface of Thei-Al70Pd21Mn9quasicrystal.J. T. Hoeft¶, J. Ledieu‖, S. Haq, T. A. Lograsso, A. R. Ross & R. McGrath - 2006 - Philosophical Magazine 86 (6-8):869-874.
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  33. Stability of Icosahedral Cd–Yb at Low Temperature.G. Krauss, W. Steurer, A. R. Ross & T. A. Lograsso - 2006 - Philosophical Magazine 86 (3-5):505-516.
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  34. Terrace-Dependent Morphology of Thin Sn Films Deposited on the Fivefold Surface of the Icosahedral Al–Cu–Fe Quasicrystal.H. R. Sharma, M. Shimoda, A. R. Ross, T. A. Lograsso & A. P. Tsai - 2006 - Philosophical Magazine 86 (6-8):807-812.
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    Gabriel Rockhill 'Radical History and the Politics of Art'.Alison Ross - unknown
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    Author's Response Existence and Validity of a Norm. In Reply to Two Critics.Alf Ross - 1970 - World Futures 8 (3):87-93.
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    Strange Weather: Culture, Science and Technology in the Age of Limits.Dana Polan & Andrew Ross - 1993 - Substance 22 (2/3):366.
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    Criticism and Objectivity.Andrew Ross & Raman Selden - 1985 - Substance 14 (1):104.
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    Hegel, Heidegger, and the Ground of History.Andrew Ross & Michael Allen Gillespie - 1984. - Substance 15 (1):90.
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    The Alcatraz Effect: Belief and Postmodernity.Andrew Ross - 1984 - Substance 13 (1):71.
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    Moral Metaphorics, or Kant After Blumenberg: Towards an Analysis of the Aesthetic Settings of Morality.Alison Ross - 2011 - Thesis Eleven 104 (1):40-58.
    This paper examines the role of formal, aesthetic elements in motivating moral action. It proposes that Blumenberg’s analysis of the existential settings of myth and metaphor provide a useful framework to consider the conception and function of the aesthetic symbol in Kantian moral philosophy. In particular, it explores the hypothesis that Blumenberg’s analysis of ‘pregnance’ and ‘rhetoric’ are useful for identifying and evaluating the processes involved in self-persuasion to the moral perspective.
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    The Modern Concept of Aesthetic Experience: From Ascetic Pleasure to Social Criticism.Alison Ross - 2010 - Critical Horizons 11 (3):333-339.
    This paper examines the use of “pleasure” as the distinguishing mark of aesthetic experience in post-Kantian philosophy. It shows how the distinctive features of aesthetic experience, such as pleasure, qualify this experience as a platform for social criticism. The key argument is that the autonomy of the aesthetic experience is not “false”, rather it is paradoxical in the strong sense that the fact of its communicative efficacy, which follows from distinctive, “autonomous” aesthetic features, necessarily loads it with functions and expectations (...)
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    Image-Politics: Jean-Luc Nancy's Ontological Rehabilitation of the Image.Alison Ross - unknown
    Nancy's writing on the image may be understood as a critical engagement with the traditions of modern aesthetics and classical theories of art. However, the starting point for his approach to the image indicates that his writing on this topic has much wider ambitions than the treatment of a regional aesthetic topic. Nancy defines the image as a mode of access to sense. Nancy attempts an ontological rehabilitation of the image, which reiterates the precepts of his conception of being as (...)
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    Walter Benjamin's Critique of the Category of Aesthetic Form: 'The Work of Art in the Age of its Technological Reproducibility' From the Perspective of Benjamin's Early Writing.Alison Ross - unknown
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    Moral Metaphorics: Kant After Blumenberg.Alison Ross - 2011 - Thesis Eleven 104 (1):40-58.
    This paper examines the role of formal, aesthetic elements in motivating moral action. It proposes that Blumenberg’s analysis of the existential settings of myth and metaphor provide a useful framework to consider the conception and function of the aesthetic symbol in Kantian moral philosophy. In particular, it explores the hypothesis that Blumenberg’s analysis of ‘pregnance’ and ‘rhetoric’ are useful for identifying and evaluating the processes involved in self-persuasion to the moral perspective.
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    A. Falcon Aristotelianism in the First Century Bce. Xenarchus of Seleucia. Pp. Xii + 227. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Cased, £55, US$95. ISBN: 978-0-521-87650-6. [REVIEW]Alberto Ross - 2013 - The Classical Review 63 (2):383-385.
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    The Art of the Sublime: Lyotard and the Politics of the Avant-Garde.Alison Ross - 2005 - Philosophy Today 49 (1):33-45.
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  48. Tamar Japaridze, The Kantian Subject: Sensus Communis, Mimesis, Work of Mourning.A. Ross - 2000 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 8 (3):411-412.
     
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    The Art of the Sublime.Alison Ross - 2005 - Philosophy Today 49 (1):33-45.
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    The Causality of the Prime Mover in Metaphysics Λ.Alberto Ross - 2016 - In Christoph Horn (ed.), Aristotle’s "Metaphysics" Lambda – New Essays. De Gruyter. pp. 207-228.
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