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  1. Intentional Action in Ordinary Language: Core Concept or Pragmatic Understanding?Fred Adams & Annie Steadman - 2004 - Analysis 64 (2):173–181.
    Among philosophers, there are at least two prevalent views about the core concept of intentional action. View I (Adams 1986, 1997; McCann 1986) holds that an agent S intentionally does an action A only if S intends to do A. View II (Bratman 1987; Harman 1976; and Mele 1992) holds that there are cases where S intentionally does A without intending to do A, as long as doing A is foreseen and S is willing to accept A as a consequence (...)
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  2. Folk Concepts, Surveys and Intentional Action.Annie Steadman & Frederick Adams - 2007 - In C. Lumer & S. Nannini (eds.), Intentionality, Deliberation, and Autonomy: The Action-Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy. Ashgate Publishers.
    In a recent paper, Al Mele (2003) suggests that the Simple View of intentional action is “fiction” because it is “wholly unconstrained” by a widely shared (folk) concept of intentional action. The Simple View (Adams, 1986, McCann, 1986) states that an action is intentional only if intended. As evidence that the Simple View is not in accord with the folk notion of intentional action, Mele appeals to recent surveys of folk judgments by Joshua Knobe (2003, 2004a, 2004b). Knobe’s surveys appear (...)
     
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  3. The Evolution of Designs Biological Analogy in Architecture and the Applied Arts /Philip Steadman. --. --.Philip Steadman - 1979 - Cambridge University Press, 1979.
     
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  4. Intentional Action and Moral Considerations: Still Pragmatic.F. Adams & A. Steadman - 2004 - Analysis 64 (3):268-276.
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    Intentional Action in Ordinary Language: Core Concept or Pragmatic Understanding?F. Adams & A. Steadman - 2004 - Analysis 64 (2):173-181.
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  6. Heroic Virtue and the Divine Image in Paradise Lost.John M. Steadman - 1959 - Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 22 (1/2):88-105.
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    Myths as Instructions From Ancestors: The Example of Oedipus.Lyle B. Steadman & Craig T. Palmer - 1997 - Zygon 32 (3):341-350.
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    Moral Responsibility and Motivational Mechanisms.James D. Steadman - 2012 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (4):473 - 492.
    This paper provides a discussion and defense of a recent formulation of the idea that moral responsibility for actions depends on the capacity to respond to reasons. This formulation appears in several publications by John Martin Fischer and Mark Ravizza, where the authors argue that moral responsibility involves a kind of control over one's actions which they call "guidance control." This kind of control does not require an agent's ability to do something different from what he actually does, but instead (...)
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    Visiting Dead Ancestors: Shamans as Interpreters of Religious Traditions.Lyle B. Steadman & Craig T. Palmer - 1994 - Zygon 29 (2):173-189.
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    Allegory, Realism, and Vermeer's Use of the Camera Obscura.Philip Steadman - 2005 - Early Science and Medicine 10 (2):287-314.
    Critics of the proposal that the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer used the camera obscura extensively in making his pictures of domestic scenes have argued that this cannot be the case, since his compositions are not 'photographic snapshots' but are very finely judged and balanced; his subject matter draws on the traditional motifs of Dutch genre painting; and the pictures are filled with complex allegorical and symbolic meaning. In this paper it is argued that all these are indeed characteristics of Vermeer's (...)
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    Totemism, Metaphor and Tradition: Incorporating Cultural Traditions Into Evolutionary Psychology Explanations of Religion.Craig T. Palmer, Lyle B. Steadman, Chris Cassidy & Kathryn Coe - 2008 - Zygon 43 (3):719-735.
    Totemism, a topic that fascinated and then was summarily dismissed by anthropologists, has been resurrected by evolutionary psychologists' recent attempts to explain religion. New approaches to religion are all based on the assumption that religious behavior is the result of evolved psychological mechanisms. We focus on two aspects of Totemism that may present challenges to this view. First, if religious behavior is simply the result of evolved psychological mechanisms, would it not spring forth anew each generation from an individual's psychological (...)
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    The Importance of Magic to Social Relationships.Craig T. Palmer, Lyle B. Steadman, Chris Cassidy & Kathryn Coe - 2010 - Zygon 45 (2):317-337.
    Many anthropological explanations of magical practices are based on the assumption that the immediate cause of performing an act of magic is the belief that the magic will work as claimed. Such explanations typically attempt to show why people come to believe that magical acts work as claimed when such acts do not identifiably have such effects. We suggest an alternative approach to the explanation of magic that views magic as a form of religious behavior, a form of communication that (...)
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    Pure Land Buddhism and The Buddhist Historical Tradition.James D. Steadman - 1987 - Religious Studies 23 (3):407.
    In this paper I will offer an analysis of what it means to be a ‘historical tradition’. My purpose in undertaking this analysis is to apply the result to a problem of modern Buddhology, namely, the important question as to whether the Sino-Japanese ‘Pure Land School’ of Buddhism is to be considered as part of the Buddhist Historical Tradition. Before defining the term ‘historical tradition’, let me remark that I shall be seeking a descriptive or ‘empiricist’ view of what constitutes (...)
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    The" Ecloga Theoduli", the" General Estoria" and the Perseus-Bellerophon Myth.John M. Steadman - 1962 - Mediaeval Studies 24 (1):384-387.
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    A Miscellany on a Museum.Mark Steadman - 2008 - Metascience 17 (3):503-506.
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    The" Prioress's Tale" and'Granella'of'Paradiso'.John M. Steadman - 1962 - Mediaeval Studies 24 (1):388-391.
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    Note on the Rhesus.S. H. Steadman - 1945 - The Classical Review 59 (01):6-8.
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    Elmali Karataş, II: The Early Bronze Age Village of KarataşElmali Karatas, II: The Early Bronze Age Village of Karatas.Sharon R. Steadman & Jayne L. Warner - 1998 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 118 (1):80.
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  19. Etch Pits and Dislocations in Cronstedtite.R. Steadman & J. D. Pugh - 1965 - Philosophical Magazine 12 (119):969-973.
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    The Human Breast and the Ancestral Reproductive Cycle.Kathryn Coe & Lyle B. Steadman - 1995 - Human Nature 6 (3):197-220.
    This paper, using modern Darwinian theory, proposes an explanation for the increasingly high incidence of breast cancer found among pre-and post-menopausal women living today in westernized countries. A number of factors have been said to be responsible: genetic inheritance (BRCA-1), diet (specifically the increased consumption of dietary fat), exposure to carcinogenic agents, lifetime menstrual activity, and reproductive factors. The primary aim of this paper is to demonstrate the value of a perspective based on Darwinian theory. In this paper, Darwinian theory (...)
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    Una and the Clergy: The Ass Symbol in the Faerie Queene.John M. Steadman - 1958 - Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 21 (1/2):134-137.
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    Book Review: Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations, by Sharla M. Fett. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 279 Pp. [REVIEW]Jennifer Steadman - 2004 - Journal of Medical Humanities 25 (2):161-162.
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    Busiris, the Exodus, and Renaissance Chronography.John M. Steadman - 1961 - Revue Belge de Philologie Et D’Histoire 39 (3):794-803.
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    Teachers’ Centres and the Schools Council.Brian Salter, Carl Parsons & Stephen Steadman - 1983 - Educational Studies 9 (1):1-8.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Philip Steadman - 1980 - British Journal of Aesthetics 20 (4):373-375.
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    The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain.Mark Steadman - 2009 - Intellectual History Review 19 (1):144-145.
  27. "Algorithmic Aesthetics: Computer Models for Criticism and Design in the Arts": George Stiny and James Gips. [REVIEW]Philip Steadman - 1980 - British Journal of Aesthetics 20 (4):373.
     
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  28. Book Review: By Sharla M. Fett. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 279 Pp. [REVIEW]Jennifer Steadman - 2004 - Journal of Medical Humanities 25 (2):161-162.
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  29. Chauntecleer and Medieval Natural History.John M. Steadman - 1959 - Isis 50 (3):236-244.
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  30. New Prospects for Medicine.P. Steadman - 1990 - Journal of Medical Ethics 16 (3):165-166.
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  31. Robert D. Huerta. Giants of Delft. Johannes Vermeer and the Natural Philosophers: The Parallel Search for Knowledge Dung the Age of Discovery. [REVIEW]P. Steadman - 2004 - Early Science and Medicine 9 (4):373-375.
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  32. The Evolution of Designs Biological Analogy in Architecture and the Applied Arts.Philip Steadman - 1979
     
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  33. The Myth of Asia.John M. Steadman - 1969 - New York: Simon & Schuster.
     
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  34. Venus' Citole in Chaucer's Knight's Tale and Berchorius.John M. Steadman - 1959 - Speculum 34 (4):620-624.
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    Silencing Theodicy with Enthusiasm: Aesthetic Experience as a Response to the Problem of Evil in Shaftesbury, Annie Dillard, and the Book of Job.John McAteer - 2016 - Heythrop Journal 57 (5):788-795.
    The problem of evil is not only a logical problem about God's goodness but also an existential problem about the sense of God's presence, which the Biblical book of Job conceives as a problem of aesthetic experience. Thus, just as theism can be grounded in religious experience, atheism can be grounded in experience of evil. This phenomenon is illustrated by two contrasting literary descriptions of aesthetic experience by Jean-Paul Sartre and Annie Dillard. I illuminate both of these literary texts (...)
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  36. The Origins of Theosophy : Annie Besant - the Atheist Years.Annie Besant - 2015 - Routledge.
    Annie Besant is primarily remembered as the international president of the Theosophical Society. One of the most important aspects of her career were the years that she was a professional atheist, which has given her a place in history as a pioneer feminist. _The Origins of Theosophy _contains thirteen of Besant’s pamphlets, originally published from 1883-1890. This book is ideal for students of theology.
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    In Opposition to the Raj: Annie Besant and the Dialectic of Empire.M. Bevir - 1998 - History of Political Thought 19 (1):61-77.
    When Annie Besant landed in India she disavowed all political intent, but she soon became a militant nationalist — the only Western woman ever elected President of Congress. This essay explains her entry into politics by tracing the way her secular and socialist heritage informed her intellectual challenge to the ruling discourse of the Raj. In Britain, her theosophy acted as an alternative religious discourse, combining aspects of a secularist critique of Christianity with a defence of Eastern religions. In (...)
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    Thought in a Vat: Thinking Through Annie Cattrell.C. Gere - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 35 (2):415-436.
    This essay reflects on some aspects of the brain in a vat problem through a consideration of the work of the sculptor Annie Cattrell. Cattrell’s series of sculptures ‘Sense’ render in three dimensions MRI scans of different sensory functions in the human brain. These objects—which could be said to represent thought itself stilled and suspended in a transparent medium—make dramatically visible the doctrine of the localization of brain function. The essay argues that the brain in a vat problem in (...)
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  39. In Honour of Dr. Annie Besant.Annie Wood Besant (ed.) - 1990 - Indian Section, Theosophical Society.
     
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  40. Annie Proulx’s Imaginative Leap: Constructing Gay Masculinity in “Brokeback Mountain”.R. Hart Kylo-Patrick - 2012 - Text Matters - a Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture 2 (2):209-220.
    Non-heterosexual men have long existed on the social and cultural margins. Gay and bisexual male characters in literature, too, have done so for many generations. This essay explores the construction of gay masculinity in the short story “Brokeback Mountain” in relation to the “imaginative leap” that its author, Annie Proulx, undertook in order to conceptualize and represent this noteworthy form of marginalized otherness. It demonstrates that, despite the story’s various refreshing elements, “Brokeback Mountain” ultimately relies far too extensively on (...)
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    Mrs. Annie Besant and the Theosophical Society.W. E. Ayton Wilkinson - 1904 - The Monist 14 (5):784-785.
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    Chesterton, E. C. Bentley and Annie Firmin.John G. Howlett - 1983 - The Chesterton Review 9 (1):92-93.
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    Annie M. Alexander: Extraordinary Patron. [REVIEW]Barbara R. Stein - 1997 - Journal of the History of Biology 30 (2):243 - 266.
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    "Lived Experience at the Level of the Body": Annie Ernaux's Journaux Extimes.Robin Tierney - 2006 - Substance 35 (3):113-130.
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    Madame Blavatsky's Baboon," by Peter Washington; and "Annie Besant," by Anne Taylor".John Coates - 1993 - The Chesterton Review 19 (4):541-548.
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    Percy Neville Ure and Annie Dunman Ure: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Great Britain—University of Reading. Pp. X + 61; 40 Plates. London: Oxford University Press, 1954. Sheets in Portfolio, 55s. Net. [REVIEW]R. M. Cook - 1956 - The Classical Review 6 (01):79-.
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    Steadman, McMahon The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia. Pp. Xviii + 1174, Figs, Ills, Maps. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Cased, £110, US$175. ISBN: 978-0-19-537614-2. [REVIEW]Susanne Görke - 2014 - The Classical Review 64 (1):179-181.
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    Making the Problem of Evil Less Problematic: Theological Development in the Work of Annie Dillard.Cole William Hartin - forthcoming - Heythrop Journal.
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    Catalogue des manuscrils alchimiques grecs. Publié sous la direction de J. Bidez, F. Cumont, J. L. Heiberg et O. Lagercrantz. I. Les Parisini démerits par Henri Lebègue. En appendice les manuscrits des Coeranides et tables générales par Marie Delcourt. Pp. x + 320. 30 francs. III. Les manuscrits des îles britanniques décrits par Dorothea Waley Singer avec la collaboration de Annie Anderson et William J. Anderson. En appendice les recettes alchemiques du Codex Holkhamicus, éditées par Otto Lagercrantz. Bruxelles: Lamertin, 1924. [REVIEW]A. D. Nock - 1926 - The Classical Review 40 (06):218-.
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    Die Theosophin Annie Besant und die indische Nationalbewegung.Hans-Joachim Klimkeit - 1980 - Zeitschrift für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 32 (2):115-126.
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