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    Intellectual Authority and Institutional Authority.Charles W. Collier - 1992 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 35 (2):145 – 181.
    This essay offers a defense of ?intellectual authority?, primarily by pointing out the untoward implications of its conceptual opposite, ?institutional authority?, in a wide variety of contexts. An opening discussion explores conditions for the possibility of intellectual authority in legal, humanistic, and aesthetic disciplines. Social science literature documenting and describing the biasing influence of institutional authority is then canvassed and analyzed in some detail. A final section assays the theoretical significance of various efforts to eliminate non?intellectual bias and influence, with (...)
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    Book ReviewsSteven J. Heyman, Free Speech and Human Dignity.New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008. Pp. Xi+305. $40.00. [REVIEW]Charles W. Collier - 2009 - Ethics 119 (2):367-372.
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    The Death of Gun Control: An American Tragedy.Charles W. Collier - 2014 - Critical Inquiry 41 (1):102-131.
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    Hate Speech and the Mind-Body Problem: A Critique of Postmodern Censorship Theory.Charles W. Collier - 2001 - Legal Theory 7 (2):203-234.
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    An Inefficient Truth.Charles W. Collier - 2011 - Critical Review 23 (1-2):29-71.
    The Efficient Market Hypothesis often seems to suggest only that most people cannot outguess the financial markets. But the originator of the hypothesis, Eugene Fama, made the stronger claim that people cannot outguess the financial markets because financial-market prices are correct: They incorporate all known information accurately. This view omits the role that human traders’ interpretations of information must play if the information is to prompt them to buy or sell. Buyers and sellers disagree about the meaning of current information, (...)
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    Speech and Communication in Law and Philosophy.Charles W. Collier - 2006 - Legal Theory 12 (1):1-17.
    What does mean in constitutional First Amendment law and in ordinary language and the philosophy of language? Under what circumstances does intentional action count as speech? Can communication be unintentional? And what follows (in law) from the fact that almost any action can be made expressive?
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    Owen Fiss, The Law as It Could Be:The Law as It Could Be.Charles W. Collier - 2006 - Ethics 116 (2):412-416.
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    Book ReviewsOwen Fiss,. The Law as It Could Be.New York: New York University Press, 2003. Pp. Xiii+287. $60.00 ; $21.00. [REVIEW]Charles W. Collier - 2006 - Ethics 116 (2):412-416.
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