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    Has History Any Meaning?: A Critique of Popper's Philosophy of History.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1978 - Cornell University Press.
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    International Human Rights and National Discretion.Burleigh Wilkins - 2002 - The Journal of Ethics 6 (4):373-382.
    This paper argues that the EuropeanCourt of Human Rights couldserve as a model for an international court ofhuman rights to be builtupon the United Nations Committee on HumanRights. It argues that theconcerns states might have over the surrenderof a significant portion oftheir national sovereignity might be lessenedif such an internationalcourt were to incorporate the margin ofappreciation doctrine employed bythe European Court of Human Rights. Thisdoctrine is intended to respectthe customs and traditions of sovereign statesin dealing with humanrights issues, while maintaining (...)
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    Does the Fetus Have a Right to Life?Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1993 - Journal of Social Philosophy 24 (1):123-137.
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    Rawls on Human Rights: A Review Essay.Burleigh Wilkins - 2007 - The Journal of Ethics 12 (1):105-122.
    In this essay, I first evaluate the conceptual analysis of human rights by Wilfried Hinsch and Markus Stepanians. Next I criticize Allen Buchanan’s claim that Rawls did not address basic human interests/capabilities theories of human nature. I argue Buchanan is doubly mistaken when he claims that John Rawls sought to avoid such theories because they are comprehensive doctrines. Then I evaluate David Reidy’s defense of Rawls, while questioning his efforts to show how Rawls’s list of human rights could be expanded. (...)
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    Joint Commitments.Burleigh Wilkins - 2002 - The Journal of Ethics 6 (2):145-155.
    I question the adequacy of Margaret Gilbert''s account of collectivefeelings of guilt as collective judgments which do not necessarilyhave any phenomenological components. I question whether joint commitment theory in its present form helps us to understand orresolve social conflicts.
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    Kant on International Relations.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 2007 - The Journal of Ethics 11 (2):147-159.
    This paper explores some of the problems which arise from Immanuel Kant’s commitment to both human rights and the rights of states. Michael Doyle believed it was contradictory for Kant to defend both human rights and non-intervention by states in the affairs of other states, but I argue that for Kant there was no such contradiction, and I explore Kant’s claim that the state is “a moral personality.” I also discuss Kant’s belief that “Nature guarantees” that perpetual peace will obtain, (...)
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    The Limits of Historical Knowledge.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1970 - Analysis 31 (2):58 - 62.
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    Teleology in Kant's Philosophy of History.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1966 - History and Theory 5 (2):172-185.
    Kant's teleological principle is a regulative, not a constitutive, principle of reason, ordering but not creating the understanding's concepts of objects. The principle is both heuristic for suggesting explanations in terms of efficient causality and a reminder of such explanations' insufficiency. But Kant states the rough content as well as the existence of an historical pattern. Reason and understanding and philosophy and science are analogously related. Since historians disagree over which, if any, principles are used in explanations, reason, represented by (...)
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    A Third Principle of Justice.Burleight T. Wilkins - 1997 - The Journal of Ethics 1 (4):355-374.
    In this paper I argue that in order to secure the commitment of believers in reasonable comprehensive doctrines to political liberalism a third principle of justice needs to be adopted in the Original Position. Rawls acknowledges that neutral legislation by the liberal state may negatively affect some reasonable comprehensive doctrines, and I offer a third principle of justice to help alleviate this problem. This principle, which I believe is in keeping with the United States constitutional history especially where church-state relations (...)
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  10. Concerning 'Motive' and 'Intention'.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1971 - Analysis 31 (4):139 - 142.
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    He Boasted From Vanity.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1963 - Analysis 23 (5):110 - 112.
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  12. He boasted from vanity.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1963 - Analysis 23 (5):110.
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  13. Review: Collingwood Reconsidered. [REVIEW]Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1964 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 15 (57):72 - 78.
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    James, Dewey, and Hegelian Idealism.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1956 - Journal of the History of Ideas 17 (3):332.
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    Principles for The Law of Peoples.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 2007 - The Journal of Ethics 11 (2):161-175.
    In The Law of Peoples John Rawls gives a list of eight principles for the law of peoples. I argue that the force of the principles depends in large part upon their being lexically ordered, and I attempt such an ordering. However, the lexically ordered list makes it clear that the duty of non-intervention obtains only after the duty to honor human rights is satisfied. Also, I point to certain “practical” difficulties with intervention on behalf of human rights. Rawls writes (...)
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    Review Essay on the Roots of Evil.Burleigh Wilkins - 2006 - The Journal of Ethics 10 (1-2):193-199.
    I consider two essays by Joel Feinberg: his treatment of the moral obligation to obey the law, and his exploration of the evils of the Holocaust.
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    What is History? [REVIEW]Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1965 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 16 (61):53-57.
  18. Hegel on Reason and History. [REVIEW]Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1977 - Philosophical Review 86 (1):107-109.
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    Hegel’s Philosophy of History.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1974 - Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
    Enriches the reader's basic understanding of Hegel's position on history, mechanism, and teleology.
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  20. Natural Law, Human Nature, and Natural Rights in Edmund Burke: A Study Inthe History of Ideas.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1965 - Dissertation, Princeton University
     
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    The Moral Prima Facie Obligation to Obey the Law.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1994 - Journal of Social Philosophy 25 (2):92-96.
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    Terrorism and Consequentialism.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1987 - Journal of Value Inquiry 21 (2):141-151.
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    Hegel's Philosophy of History.Hegel on Reason and History. A Contemporary Interpretation.Patrick Gardiner, Burleigh Taylor Wilkins & George Dennis O'Brien - 1976 - History and Theory 15 (1):52.
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    Review. [REVIEW]Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1989 - Synthese 78 (3):357-358.
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    Review Essay on the Roots of Evil.Burleigh Wilkins - 2006 - The Journal of Ethics 10 (1-2):193-199.
    I consider two essays by Joel Feinberg: his treatment of the moral obligation to obey the law, and his exploration of the evils of the Holocaust.
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    Lee Benson, "Turner and Beard". [REVIEW]Burleigh Wilkins - 1963 - History and Theory 3 (2):261.
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    Principles for Individual Actions.Burleigh T. Wilkins & Kelly M. Zelikovitz - 1984 - Philosophia 14 (3-4):299-319.
  28. 358 Review.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1989 - Synthese 78:357-358.
     
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    Aristotle on Scientific Explanation.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1970 - Dialogue 9 (3):337-355.
    The problem. The purpose of this paper is to provide a general discussion of Aristotle's views on scientific explanation, by which I mean a discussion of Aristotle's treatment of scientific explanation, its structure and its principles, as distinct from Aristotle's own principles of explanation. By means of this distinction I hope to be excused from a discussion of Aristotle on form and matter, potentiality and actuality, and the four causes, and to avoid so far as possible the controversy among commentators (...)
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    Where Terrorism Cannot Be Justified.Burleigh Wilkins - 2007 - Journal of Global Ethics 3 (1):125 – 132.
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  31. Humanitarian Intervention: Moral and Philosophical Issues.Burleigh Wilkins (ed.) - 2003 - Broadview Press.
    International law makes it explicit that states shall not intervene militarily or otherwise in the affairs of other states; it is a central principle of the charter of the United Nations. But international law also provides an exception; when a conflict within a state poses a threat to international peace, military intervention by the UN may be warranted. (Indeed, the UN Charter provides for an international police force, though nothing has ever come of this provision). The Charter and other UN (...)
     
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  32. Concerning 'motive' and 'intention'.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1971 - Analysis 31 (4):139.
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    Book Reviews : Popper and the Human Sciences. Edited by Gregory Curiue and Alan Musgrave. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1985. Pp. VII + 218. 29.25, $41.50. [REVIEW]Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1988 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 18 (3):418-419.
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    The Problem of Burke’s Political Philosophy.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1967 - Clarendon Press.
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    Turner and Beard: American Historical Writing Reconsidered.Burleigh Wilkins & Lee Benson - 1963 - History and Theory 3 (2):261.
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    A Short Letter on Religious Toleration.Burleigh Wilkins - 2003 - The Journal of Ethics 7 (3):239-252.
    This paper takes the form of aletter to fledgling democracies such asAlgeria, Turkey, and Iran. It explores thenature of democracy and argues that theequality of citizens requires that differentreligions be treated equally. It presents some``lessons'''' from United States constitutionalhistory which might be useful to fledglingdemocracies as they seek to achieve aseparation of church and state. Developing atheme first presented in ``A Third Principle ofJustice,'''' The Journal of Ethics 1 (1997),pp. 355–374, it argues that religious tolerationsometimes may require a heightened sensitivityto (...)
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    Nagel's Critique of Psychoanalysis.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 24 (3):383-396.
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    The Thing to Do?Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1965 - Mind 74 (293):89-91.
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    Melden on Willing.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1971 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 31 (3):444-450.
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    "Popper and the Human Sciences" Edited by Gregory Currie and Alan Musgrave.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1988 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 18 (3):418.
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    Intention and Criminal Responsibility.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1985 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 2 (2):271-278.
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    Psychosurgery, the Brain and Violent Behavior.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1984 - Journal of Value Inquiry 18 (4):319-331.
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    Review: What Is History? [REVIEW]Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1965 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 16 (61):53 - 57.
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    Hegel’s Philosophy of History.John P. Burke & Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (2):261.
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    History and Truth in Hegel’s Phenomenology.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1980 - Philosophical Review 89 (4):647.
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    The "is"-"Ought" Controversy.Burleigh T. Wilkins - 1970 - Ethics 80 (2):160-164.
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    Some Notes on Burckhardt.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1959 - Journal of the History of Ideas 20 (1/4):123.
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