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    The Theory of Morality.Alan Donagan - 1977 - University of Chicago Press.
    All this is tightly reasoned, the argument is packed, but the language is clear."—Christian Century "The man value of this book seems to me to be that it ...
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  2. Descartes' Philosophy Interpreted According to the Order of Reasons.Martial Guéroult, Roger Ariew & Alan Donagan - 1984
     
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    Consistency in Rationalist Moral Systems.Alan Donagan - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (6):291.
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  4. Consistency in Rationalist Moral Systems.Alan Donagan - 1984 - Journal of Philosophy 81 (6):291-309.
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    Three Philosophers.Alan Donagan, G. E. M. Anscombe & P. T. Geach - 1964 - Philosophical Review 73 (3):399.
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    Spinoza.Alan DONAGAN - 1988 - University of Chicago Press.
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    Moral Dilemmas, Genuine and Spurious: A Comparative Anatomy.Alan Donagan - 1993 - Ethics 104 (1):7-21.
  8. The Theory of Morality.Alan Donagan - 1982 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 13 (1):48-50.
     
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  9. Spinoza.Alan DONAGAN - 1988 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 40 (2):119-121.
     
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  10. Spinoza: A Collection of Critical Essays.Alan Donagan - 1973
     
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    Choice: The Essential Element in Human Action.Alan Donagan - 1987 - Routledge.
    This book, first published in 1987, investigates what distinguishes the part of human behaviour that is action from the part that is not. The distinction was clearly drawn by Socrates, and developed by Aristotle and the medievals, but key elements of their work became obscured in modern philosophy, and were not fully recovered when, under Wittgenstein’s influence, the theory of action was revived in analytical philosophy. This study aims to recover those elements, and to analyse them in terms of a (...)
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    Analytical Philosophy of History.Alan Donagan - 1967 - History and Theory 6 (3):430.
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    New Essays in Philosophical Theology.Alan Donagan - 1957 - Philosophical Review 66 (3):409.
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    Moral Absolutism and the Double-Effect Exception: Reflections on Joseph Boyle's Who is Entitled to Double-Effect?Alan Donagan - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (5):495-509.
    Joseph Boyle raises important questions about the place of the double-effect exception in absolutist moral theories. His own absolutist theory (held by many, but not all, Catholic moralists), which derives from the principles that fundamental human goods may not be intentionally violated, cannot dispense with such exceptions, although he rightly rejects some widely held views about what they are. By contrast, Kantian absolutist theory, which derives from the principle that lawful freedom must not be violated, has a corollary – that (...)
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    Universals and Metaphysical Realism.Alan Donagan - 1963 - The Monist 47 (2):211-246.
  16. Chisholm's Theory of Agency.Alan Donagan - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74 (11):692-703.
    The fundamental causal concept in Chisholm's theory of agency is that of causally contributing to, a generic concept covering both event-causal contributors (members of sets of nonredundant jointly sufficient conditions) and agent-causal contributors (not members of sets of jointly sufficient conditions). Chisholm's elucidation of agent-causation is explored and defended against objections. It is then argued that Chisholm's ontology, in particular in its treatment of the concept of an evert, generates difficulties for his theory of agency oi which two are explored: (...)
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  17. The Verification of Historical Theses.Alan Donagan - 1956 - Philosophical Quarterly 6 (24):193-208.
  18. The Encyclopedia of Philosophy.Alan Donagan - 1970 - Philosophical Review 79 (1):83-138.
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  19. The Theory of Morality.Alan Donagan - 1980 - Ethics 90 (2):301-305.
     
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    Historical Explanation: The Popper-Hempel Theory Reconsidered.Alan Donagan - 1964 - History and Theory 4 (1):3-26.
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    The Later Philosophy of R. G. Collingwood.Alan Donagan - 1962 - University of Chicago Press.
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    Mind, History, and Dialectic. The Philosophy of R. G. Collingwood.Alan Donagan, R. G. Collingwood & Louis O. Mink - 1970 - History and Theory 9 (3):363.
  23. Spinoza's Proof of Immortality.Alan Donagan - 1973 - In Spinoza: A Collection of Critical Essays. pp. 241--58.
  24. Comment on Wheeler.Alan Donagan - 1986 - Ethics 96 (4):876-877.
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    W. K. Frankena and G. E. Moore’s Metaethics.Alan Donagan - 1981 - The Monist 64 (3):293-304.
    William K. Frankena has himself authoritatively and engagingly narrated the itinerarium of his mind from youthful cognitivism in ethics, as a beginner ‘of Calvinistic background and Hegelian sympathies’ who contrived to combine ‘naturalism about “good” with intuitionism about “ought” ’, to his mature noncognitivist rationalism as a major philosopher of sophisticated analytic technique and Calvinist sympathies. A number of his characteristic earlier opinions were elaborated in response to the writings of G. E. Moore; and this body of work as a (...)
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  26. The Theory of Morality.Alan Donagan - 1979 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 41 (2):348-348.
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    Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy.Alan Donagan - 1980 - Ethics 90 (2):282-295.
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    On History and Philosophers of History.Alan Donagan & William H. Dray - 1991 - History and Theory 30 (1):90.
  29. Thomas Aquinas on Human Action.Alan Donagan - 1982 - In Norman Kretzmann, Anthony Kenny & Jan Pinborg (eds.), Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 629--41.
     
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  30. Spinoza's Dualism.Alan Donagan - 1980 - In Richard Kennington (ed.), The Philosophy of Baruch Spinoza. Catholic University of America Press. pp. 89--102.
     
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    Informed Consent in Therapy and Experimentation.Alan Donagan - 1977 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 2 (4):307-329.
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    Resemblance and Identity.Alan Donagan - 1968 - Philosophical Quarterly 18 (70):88-89.
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    Does Knowing Make a Difference to What is Known? A Rejoinder to Mr. Post.Alan Donagan - 1966 - Philosophical Quarterly 16 (65):352-355.
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    Philosophical Progress and the Theory of Action.Alan Donagan - 1981 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 55 (1):25 - 53.
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    Mental Acts: Their Content and Their Objects.Alan Donagan & Peter Geach - 1958 - Philosophical Review 67 (4):558.
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    William M. Johnston, "The Formative Years of R. G. Collingwood". [REVIEW]Alan Donagan - 1969 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (2):219.
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    The Structure of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals.Alan Donagan - 1985 - Topoi 4 (1):61-72.
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    The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.John D. Arras, Thomas J. Bole, Joseph Boyle, Alisa L. Carse, Peter Caws, Robert J. Connelly, John Coverdale, Shi Da Pu, Alan Donagan & Sara T. Fry - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16:695-698.
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    Chisholm’s Theory of Agency.Alan Donagan - 1979 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 7 (1):215-229.
    The fundamental causal concept in Chisholm's theory of agency is that of causally contributing to, a generic concept covering both event-causal contributors and agent-causal contributors. Chisholm's elucidation of agent-causation is explored and defended against objections. It is then argued that Chisholm's ontology, in particular in its treatment of the concept of an evert, generates difficulties for his theory of agency oi which two are explored: that it is hard to reconcile with Chisholm's own apparent analysis of the distinction between intentional (...)
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    Whewell's Elements of Morality.Alan Donagan - 1974 - Journal of Philosophy 71 (19):724-736.
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    Recent Criticisms of Russell's Analysis of Existence.Alan Donagan - 1952 - Analysis 12 (6):132 - 137.
    The author discusses the criticisms of margaret macdonald and martin shearn. He also uses ryle's distinction between grammatical and logical subjects, Which sums up the discussion of whether or not existence is a predicate. (staff).
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    Alternative Historical Explanations and Their Verification.Alan Donagan - 1969 - The Monist 53 (1):58-89.
    I. Professor Leo Gershoy’s paper, “Some Problems of a Working Historian,” and the discussions of it by Professors R. B. Brandt and Ernest Nagel, show that the stale philosophical question, ‘What is historical explanation?’ may be refreshed by investigating what historians do when they offer an alternative to an explanation that has become generally accepted. Gershoy’s paper is a philosophical study of his own work as an historian: in particular, of his challenge, in Bertrand Barère: A Reluctant Terrorist, to the (...)
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    Other Minds and Other Periods.Alan Donagan - 1966 - Journal of Philosophy 63 (October):577-579.
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    The Will: A Dual Aspect Theory.Alan Donagan - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (5):298-303.
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    Sidgwick and Whewellian Intuitionism: Some Enigmas.Alan Donagan - 1977 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 7 (3):447 - 465.
    Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics appears to defend a revised utilitarianism against both egoism and intuitionism, while conceding that the practical results of enlightened egoism largely coincide with those of utilitarianism, and that the utilitarian greatest happiness principle can be justified only as a fundamental intuition. It is true that Sidgwick was distressed by the description of his treatment of intuitional morality as ‘mere hostile criticism from the outside', and protested that that morality ‘is my own … as much as it (...)
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    The Scholastic Theory of Moral Law In The Modern World.Alan Donagan - 1966 - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 40:30-40.
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    Collingwood's Debt to Croce.Alan Donagan - 1972 - Mind 81 (322):265-266.
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    Explanation in History.Alan Donagan - 1957 - Mind 66 (262):145-164.
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    A Note on Spinoza, Ethics, I, 10.Alan Donagan - 1966 - Philosophical Review 75 (3):380-382.
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    Scepticism and Historical Knowledge.Alan Donagan - 1967 - Philosophical Quarterly 17 (66):85-86.
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