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    An Academic Publisher’s Response to Plagiarism.Bruce R. Lewis, Jonathan E. Duchac & S. Douglas Beets - 2011 - Journal of Business Ethics 102 (3):489-506.
    Plagiarism strikes at the heart of academe, eroding the fundamental value of academic research. Recent evidence suggests that acts of plagiarism and awareness of these acts are on the rise in academia. To address this issue, a vein of research has emerged in recent years exploring plagiarism as an area of academic inquiry. In this new academic subject, case studies and analysis have been one of the most influential methodologies employed. Case studies provide a venue where acts of plagiarism can (...)
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    The Quality of Business Ethics Journals: An Assessment Based on Application.Holly H. Brower, Bruce R. Lewis & S. Douglas Beets - 2016 - Business and Society 55 (2):188-213.
    With growth in the quantity of business ethics journals in recent years, assessments of journal quality are helpful to ethics researchers and administrators, as researchers consider available publication venues, and administrators consider the value of faculty research. The few published evaluations of business ethics journals have predominantly utilized two methods of journal quality determination: citation analysis and surveys of active researchers. This study employs a novel method to assess business ethics journals: 83 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business business (...)
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    Review of Bruce Kuklick’s Black Philosopher, White AcademyKuklickBruce, Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. Xiv + 171 Pp. [REVIEW]Lewis R. Gordon - 2013 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (7):723-730.
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    Evaluation of Information Retrieval for E-Discovery.Douglas W. Oard, Jason R. Baron, Bruce Hedin, David D. Lewis & Stephen Tomlinson - 2010 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 18 (4):347-386.
    The effectiveness of information retrieval technology in electronic discovery (E-discovery) has become the subject of judicial rulings and practitioner controversy. The scale and nature of E-discovery tasks, however, has pushed traditional information retrieval evaluation approaches to their limits. This paper reviews the legal and operational context of E-discovery and the approaches to evaluating search technology that have evolved in the research community. It then describes a multi-year effort carried out as part of the Text Retrieval Conference to develop evaluation methods (...)
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    Teaching America: The Case for Civic Education.David J. Feith, Seth Andrew, Charles F. Bahmueller, Mark Bauerlein, John M. Bridgeland, Bruce Cole, Alan M. Dershowitz, Mike Feinberg, Senator Bob Graham, Chris Hand, Frederick M. Hess, Eugene Hickok, Michael Kazin, Senator Jon Kyl, Jay P. Lefkowitz, Peter Levine, Harry Lewis, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Secretary Rod Paige, Charles N. Quigley, Admiral Mike Ratliff, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Jason Ross, Andrew J. Rotherham, John R. Thelin & Juan Williams - 2011 - R&L Education.
    This book taps the best American thinkers to answer the essential American question: How do we sustain our experiment in government of, by, and for the people? Authored by an extraordinary and politically diverse roster of public officials, scholars, and educators, these chapters describe our nation's civic education problem, assess its causes, offer an agenda for reform, and explain the high stakes at risk if we fail.
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    On Disembodied Resurrected Persons: A Reply: BRUCE R. REICHENBACH.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1982 - Religious Studies 18 (2):225-229.
    In a recent article in Religious Studies, Professor P. W. Gooch attempts to wean the orthodox Christian from anthropological materialism by consideration of the question of the nature of the post-mortem person in the resurrection. He argues that the view that the resurrected person is a psychophysical organism who is in some physical sense the same as the ante-mortem person is inconsistent with the Pauline view of the resurrected body; rather, according to him, Paul's view is most consistent with that (...)
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    Price, Hick, and Disembodied Existence: BRUCE R. REICHENBACH.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1979 - Religious Studies 15 (3):317-325.
    In an attempt to make the idea of surviving one's own death in a disembodied state intelligible, H. H. Price has presented a possible description of what the afterlife might be like for a disembodied self or consciousness. Price suggests that the world of the disembodied self might be a kind of dream or image world. In it he would replace his present sense-perception by activating his image-producing powers, which are now inhibited by their continuous bombardment by sensory stimuli, to (...)
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    Contents of Codes of Ethics of Professional Business Organizations in the United States.Bruce R. Gaumnitz & John C. Lere - 2002 - Journal of Business Ethics 35 (1):35 - 49.
    This paper reports an analysis of the content of the codes of ethics of 15 professional business organizations in the United States, representing the broad range of disciplines found in business. The analysis was conducted to identify common ethical issues faced by business professionals. It was also structured to highlight ethical issues that are either unique to or of particular importance for business professionals. No attempt is made to make value judgments about either the codes of ethics studied or of (...)
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    A Classification Scheme for Codes of Business Ethics.Bruce R. Gaumnitz & John C. Lere - 2004 - Journal of Business Ethics 49 (4):329-335.
    A great deal of interest in codes of ethics exists in both the business community and the academic community. Within the academic community, this interest has given rise to a number of studies of codes of ethics. Many of these studies have focused on the content of various codes.One important way the study of codes of ethics can be advanced is by applying formal tools of analysis to codes of ethics. An understanding of important dimensions that may differ across codes (...)
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    Evil and a Good God.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1982 - Fordham University Press.
    I argue that the atheological claim that the existence of pain and suffering either contradicts or makes improbable God's existence or his possession of certain critical properties cannot be sustained. The construction of a theodicy for both moral and natural evils is the focus of the central part of the book. In the final chapters I analyze the concept of the best possible world and the properties of goodness and omnipotence insofar as they are predicated of God.
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    The Law of Karma: A Philosophical Study.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1990 - New York: Macmillan Press and University of Hawaii Press.
    The book examines what advocates of the law of karma mean by the doctrine, various ways they interpret it, and how they see it operating. The study investigates and critically evaluates the law of karma's connections to significant philosophical concepts like causation, freedom, God, persons, the moral law, liberation, and immortality. For example, it explores in depth the implications of the doctrine for whether we are free or fatalistically determined, whether human suffering can be reconciled with cosmic justice, the nature (...)
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    Christianity, Science, and Three Phases of Being Human.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 2021 - Zygon 56 (1):96-117.
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    A Frequency Theory of Verbal-Discrimination Learning.Bruce R. Ekstrand, William P. Wallace & Benton J. Underwood - 1966 - Psychological Review 73 (6):566-578.
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    Archibald R. Lewis and Timothy J. Runyan, European Naval and Maritime History, 300–1500. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985. Pp. Xiii, 192; Illustrations and Maps. $22.50.Barbara Kreutz - 1987 - Speculum 62 (3):699-701.
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  15. The School as a Moral Learning Community.Bruce R. Thomas - 1990 - In John I. Goodlad, Roger Soder & Kenneth A. Sirotnik (eds.), The Moral Dimensions of Teaching. Jossey-Bass Publishers. pp. 266--295.
     
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    Archibald R. Lewis, Nomads and Crusaders, AD 1000–1368. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1988. Pp. X, 213; 8 Maps. $25.Angeliki Laiou - 1991 - Speculum 66 (3):663-665.
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    Nathaniel Gray Sutanto, God and Knowledge: Herman Bavinck's Theological Epistemology (London: T&T Clark, 2020). Pp. X + 197. £28.99 (Pbk). ISBN 978-0-5676-9898-8. [REVIEW]Bruce R. Pass - forthcoming - Religious Studies:1-2.
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    Are cosmological arguments good arguments?Bruce R. Reichenbach - forthcoming - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion:1-17.
    Over the course of his work, Graham Oppy developed numerous important criticisms of versions of the cosmological argument. Here I am not concerned with his specific criticisms of cosmological arguments but rather with his claim that cosmological arguments per se are not good arguments, for they provide no persuasive reason for believing the conclusion that God exists and are embedded in theories that already affirm the conclusion. I explore what he believes makes an argument good, contend that cosmological arguments can (...)
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    Omniscience and Deliberation.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1984 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 16 (3):225 - 236.
    I argue that if deliberation is incompatible with (fore)knowing what one is going to do at the time of the deliberation, then God cannot deliberate. However, this thesis cannot be used to show either that God cannot act intentionally or that human persons cannot deliberate. Further, I have suggested that though omniscience is incompatible with deliberation, it is not incompatible with either some speculation or knowing something on the grounds of inference.
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    Must God Create the Best Possible World?Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1979 - International Philosophical Quarterly 19 (2):203-212.
    I ARGUE THAT THE NOTION OF THE BEST POSSIBLE WORLD IS MEANINGLESS AND THEREFORE A CHIMERA, BECAUSE FOR ANY WORLD WHICH MIGHT BE SO DESIGNATED, THERE COULD ALWAYS BE ANOTHER WHICH WAS BETTER, EITHER IN BEING POPULATED BY BEINGS WITH BETTER OR A GREATER QUANTITY OF GOOD CHARACTERISTICS, OR ELSE BY BEING MORE OPTIMIFIC.
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    History of PhysicsSpencer R. Weart Melba Phillips.Bruce R. Wheaton - 1986 - Isis 77 (4):695-696.
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    Epistemic Obligations: Truth, Individualism, and the Limits of Belief.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 2012 - Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.
    The book's key questions concern whether we have a right to believe whatever we choose and whether we have significant control over our beliefs. After exploring four case studies in which the question of a right to believe arises and querying what epistemic obligations are, we consider how epistemic obligations might be grounded, whether in prudence, morality, or human virtues. Some argue that epistemic excellence is less concerned with our obligations to believe the truth and avoid falsehood than with seeing (...)
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  23. The Cosmological Argument: A Reassessment.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1972 - Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas.
    The book adapts St. Thomas's Third Way of demonstrating the existence of God in light of contemporary issues in philosophy. Major topics in this study are causation, the principles of causation and sufficient reason, logical and real necessity, causation of the cosmos, and non-dependency of the cosmological on the ontological argument.
     
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  24. Bruce R. Wheaton: The Tiger and the Shark. Empirical Roots of Wave-Particle Dualism, Cambridge: University Press 1983, 379 S. [REVIEW]Manfred Stöckler - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 24 (1):205-214.
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    Bruce R. Wheaton: The Tiger and the Sark. Empirical Roots of Wave-Particle Dualism.Manfred Stöckler - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 24 (2):205-214.
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    Divine Providence: God's Love and Human Freedom.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 2016 - Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.
    We ask God to involve himself providentially in our lives, yet we cherish our freedom to choose and act. Employing both theological reflection and philosophical analysis, the author explores how to resolve the interesting and provocative puzzles arising from these seemingly conflicting desires. He inquires what sovereignty means and how sovereigns balance their power and prerogatives with the free responses of their subjects. Since we are physically embodied in a physical world, we also need to ask how this is compatible (...)
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    On Obligations to Future Generations.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1992 - Public Affairs Quarterly 6 (2):207-225.
    I argue that "obligation" is a referential notion, flowing from actual or potential relationships. Applied to future persons, our relationship with them is established by virtue of the significant effects that our acts will have on them, and this in turn provides the basis of our obligation to them. Referential problems arise particularly in the types of cases where alternative acts bring different people into existence, for here there is no clear referent of the obligation. In such cases a theistic (...)
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  28. The Psychology of the Democratic Metaphor.Bruce R. Pollard - 1985 - Dialogue: Administrative Theory & Praxis 7 (4).
     
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    The Deductive Argument From Evil.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1981 - Sophia 20 (1):221--227.
    First, I consider J.L. Mackie's deductive argument from evil, noting that required modifications to his premises, especially those dealing with what it is to be a good person and omnipotence, do not entail that God would be required to eliminate evil completely. Hence, no contradiction exists between God's existence, possession of certain properties, and the existence of evil. Second I evaluate McCloskey's arguments against reasons for evil often suggested by the theist: that evil is a means to achieving the good, (...)
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    Rutherford and Physics at the Turn of the CenturyMario Bunge William R. Shea.Bruce R. Wheaton - 1980 - Isis 71 (2):317-318.
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    Effect of Sleep on Memory.Bruce R. Ekstrand - 1967 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 75 (1):64.
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    The Impact of Codes of Ethics on Decision Making: Some Insights From Information Economics. [REVIEW]John C. Lere & Bruce R. Gaumnitz - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 48 (4):365-379.
    Although it is suggested that an important role for codes of ethics is to influence decision making, the little research into the impact of codes of ethics on decisions finds little impact. Insights from information economics help to explain this. If an individual will select the action that a code of ethics indicates to be ethical in the absence of a code, then expressing that position in a code of ethics will have no impact on the action chosen. Even if (...)
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    Monism and the Possibility of Life After Death.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1978 - Religious Studies 14 (1):27 - 34.
    Two objections have been raised against the re-creationist thesis that the individual human person can be re-created after death. The objection that the re-created person would not be the same person as the deceased because he would lack spatial-temporal continuity with that person I answer by showing that spatial-temporal continuity with that person is not a necessary condition for all cases of personal identity. To the objection that the decision to call the re-created individual the same as the deceased either (...)
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  34. Euthanasia and the Active‐Passive Distinction.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1987 - Bioethics 1 (1):51-73.
    I consider four recently suggested difference between killing and letting die as they apply to active and passive euthanasia : taking vs. taking no action; intending vs. not intending the death of the person; the certainty of the result vs. leaving the situation open to other possible alternative events; and dying from unnatural vs. natural causes. The first three fail to constitute clear differences between killing and letting die, and "ex posteriori" cannot constitute morally significant differences. The last constitutes a (...)
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    The Cosmological Argument and the Causal Principle.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1975 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 6 (3):185 - 190.
    I reply to Houston Craighead, who presents two arguments against my version of the cosmological argument. First, he argues that my arguments in defense of the causal principle in terms of the existence being accidental to an essence is fallacious because it begs the question. I respond that the objection itself is circular, and that it invokes the questionable contention that what is conceivable is possible. Against my contention that the causal principle might be intuitively known, I reply to his (...)
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  36. Bruce R. O'Brien, God's Peace and King's Peace: The Laws of Edward the Confessor.(The Middle Ages Series.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. Pp. Xv, 305; 3 Black-and-White Figures and 1 Map. $55. [REVIEW]David A. E. Pelteret - 2001 - Speculum 76 (3):775-776.
     
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    Mavrodes on Omnipotence.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1980 - Philosophical Studies 37 (2):211 - 214.
    In an earlier issue of "Philosophical Studies" George Mavrodes provided a general definition of omnipotence. I argue that his general definition is inadequate because it fails to exclude from being omnipotent beings who have finite abilities but who possess their limited abilities necessarily.
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    Bruce R. O'Brien, Reversing Babel: Translation Among the English During an Age of Conquests, C.800 to C.1200. Pp. Xix, 289. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2011. Pp. Xix, 289; B&W Figs. And 12 Maps. $75. ISBN: 9781611490527. [REVIEW]Nicholas A. Sparks - 2013 - Speculum 88 (2):561-562.
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    The Inductive Argument From Evil.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1980 - American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (3):221 - 227.
    First I employ Bayes's Theorem to give some precision to the atheologian's thesis that it is improbable that God exists given the amount of evil in the world (E). Two arguments result from this: (1) E disconfirms God's existence, and (2) E tends to disconfirm God's existence. Secondly, I evaluate these inductive arguments, suggesting against (1) that the atheologian has abstracted from and hence failed to consider the total evidence, and against (2) that the atheologian's evidence adduced to support his (...)
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  40. The Divine Command Theory and Objective Good.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1984 - In Rocco Porreco (ed.), Georgetown Symposium on Ethics. Washington DC: University Press of America. pp. 219-233.
    I reply to criticisms of the divine command theory with an eye to noting the relation of ethics to an ontological ground. The criticisms include: the theory makes the standard of right and wrong arbitrary, it traps the defender of the theory in a vicious circle, it violates moral autonomy, it is a relic of our early deontological state of moral development. I then suggest how Henry Veatch's view of good as an ontological feature of the world provides a context (...)
     
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    Philanthropy’s Role in Liberal Democracy.Bruce R. Sievers - 2010 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 24 (4):380-398.
    Here is a contemporary social paradox: Modern liberal democracy rests upon a platform of a pluralistic civil society. Philanthropy, by providing vital resources, is an essential feature of that civil society. Yet philanthropy also plays an ambiguous role in democracy. Therefore philanthropy potentially both supports and detracts from democracy. This essay explores the nature of this paradox and its implications for the practice of contemporary philanthropy.Neither "civil society" nor "democracy" has a single, universally accepted meaning in the contemporary world. In (...)
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  42. Introduction to Critical Thinking.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 2000 - Mcgraw Hill Higher Education.
    This text uses the educational objectives of Benjamin Bloom as six steps to critical thinking (namely: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation). The book starts with the absolute basics (for example, how to find the topic, issue, and thesis) vs. the usual "explaining and evaluating arguments" and fine distinctions that easily can lose students.
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    The Triumph of God Over Evil: Theodicy for a World of Suffering. [REVIEW]Bruce R. Reichenbach - 2010 - Faith and Philosophy 27 (2):212-218.
    I review two contrasting books. Whereas Hasker constructs what he takes to be a successful theodicy, invoking an eschatology where there will be a world of fulfilled human lives engulfed in intimacy with God, Keller undertakes a critique not only of the free-will/soul-making theodicy, but of a more broadly conceived problem of evil, including issues of divine hiddenness and miracles.
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    Solving Words as Anagrams: II. A Clarification.Bruce R. Ekstrand & Roger L. Dominowski - 1968 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 77 (4):552.
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    Philanthropy’s Role in Liberal Democracy.Bruce R. Sievers - 2010 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 24 (4):380-398.
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    A Hideous Monster of the Mind: American Race Theory in the Early Republic.Bruce R. Dain - 2002 - Harvard University Press.
    A Hideous Monster of the Mind reveals that ideas on race crossed racial boundaries in a process that produced not only well-known theories of biological racism ...
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  47. The Law of Karma.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1994 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 35 (1):59-61.
     
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    Karma, Causation, and Divine Intervention.Bruce R. Reichenbach - 1989 - Philosophy East and West 39 (2):135-149.
    I explore various ways in which the karma we create is believed to affect our environment, which in turn is instrumental in rewarding or punishing us according to our just deserts. I argue that the problem of explaining naturalistically the causal operation of the law of karma and of accounting for the precise moral calculation it requires point to the necessity of a theistic administrator. But this option faces a serious dilemma when attempting to specify the relation of God to (...)
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  49. Elements of the Theory of Computation Harry R. Lewis, Christos H. Papadimitriou.Harry R. Lewis & Christos H. Papadimitriou - 1998
     
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  50. Hamlin Garland's View of Whitman.Bruce R. Mcelderry - 1955 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 36 (4):369.
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