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    Grades of Freedom: Augustine and Descartes.Christopher Gilbert - 2005 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2):201–224.
    : While Augustine distinguishes free choice from true liberty, his account of human freedom implies further distinctions which Augustine himself does not make explicit. More importantly, Augustine regards these distinct types of freedom as qualitatively different; some are clearly superior to others. Descartes also distinguishes qualitatively different types of freedom, and does so in a way that parallels Augustine's view. I here argue that Augustine divides freedom into four qualitatively distinct grades, and then demonstrate that Descartes’ account of freedom is (...)
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    The Role of Thoughts in Wittgenstein's Tractatus.Christopher Gilbert - 1998 - Linguistics and Philosophy 21 (4):341-352.
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    Freedom and Enslavement: Descartes on Passions and the Will.Christopher Gilbert - 1998 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 15 (2):177 - 190.
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    Toward the Satyric.Christopher J. Gilbert - 2013 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 46 (3):280-305.
    Theorists have long sought to repress or domesticate the shaggy, obscene, and transgressive satyr that ranges through satire’s long history, lurking in dark corners, and to make it into a model of a moral citizen.Unruly, wayward, frolicsome, critical, parasitic, at times perverse, malicious, cynical, scornful, unstable—it is at once pervasive yet recalcitrant, basic yet impenetrable. Satire is the stranger that lives in the basement.Instead of trying to resolve all the problems that arise from the particular of a given tragic dignification, (...)
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    Descartes, Passion, and the Ability to Do Otherwise.Christopher Gilbert - 2013 - Journal of Philosophical Research 38:275-298.
    What does Descartes regard as necessary for human freedom? I approach this topic from a distinctive angle by focusing on the role of the passions in Descartes’s account of free will. My goal is to show that (1) Descartes takes us to have the ability to do otherwise when we judge or choose under the influence of the passions, and that (2) while such ability does not constitute freedom in the fullest Cartesian sense, it does ensure that the judgments and (...)
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    Catholic Cartesian Dualism.Christopher Gilbert - 2005 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 79 (2):233-249.
    Alfred Freddoso has argued that Cartesian dualism cannot serve as the model for a philosophical anthropology that will be consistent with the plain sense of Church teachings. I disagree. Although the interpretation of Cartesian dualism to which Freddoso objects is not unwarranted by the Cartesian texts, a close reading of those texts suggests a diff erent interpretation. I shall defend a reading of Cartesian dualism that departs from the one which Freddoso discusses. I shall then demonstrate that this alternative reading (...)
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    The God Debates: A 21st Century Guide for Atheists and Believers (and Everyone in Between), by John R. Shook.Christopher Gilbert - 2013 - Teaching Philosophy 36 (3):296-300.
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    Descartes, Passion, and the Ability to Do Otherwise.Christopher Gilbert - 2013 - Journal of Philosophical Research 38:275-298.
    What does Descartes regard as necessary for human freedom? I approach this topic from a distinctive angle by focusing on the role of the passions in Descartes’s account of free will. My goal is to show that Descartes takes us to have the ability to do otherwise when we judge or choose under the influence of the passions, and that while such ability does not constitute freedom in the fullest Cartesian sense, it does ensure that the judgments and choices we (...)
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    The God Debates: A 21st Century Guide for Atheists and Believers , by John R. Shook. [REVIEW]Christopher Gilbert - 2013 - Teaching Philosophy 36 (3):296-300.
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    Catholic Cartesian Dualism: A Reply to Freddoso.Christopher Gilbert - 2005 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 79 (2):233-249.
    Alfred Freddoso has argued that Cartesian dualism cannot serve as the model for a philosophical anthropology that will be consistent with the plain sense of Church teachings. I disagree. Although the interpretation of Cartesian dualism to which Freddoso objects is not unwarranted by the Cartesian texts, a close reading of those texts suggests a diff erent interpretation. I shall defend a reading of Cartesian dualism that departs from the one which Freddoso discusses. I shall then demonstrate that this alternative reading (...)
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    Epistemology After Protagoras.Christopher Gilbert - 2006 - Review of Metaphysics 59 (4):891-892.
  12. A Lonerganian Critique Of The Pragmatic Method Of Education.Christopher Gilbert - 1993 - Method 11 (2):199.
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  13. Grades of Freedom: Augustine and Descartes.Christopher Gilbert - 2005 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 86 (2):201-224.
    : While Augustine distinguishes free choice from true liberty, his account of human freedom implies further distinctions which Augustine himself does not make explicit. More importantly, Augustine regards these distinct types of freedom as qualitatively different; some are clearly superior to others. Descartes also distinguishes qualitatively different types of freedom, and does so in a way that parallels Augustine's view. I here argue that Augustine divides freedom into four qualitatively distinct grades, and then demonstrate that Descartes’ account of freedom is (...)
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  14. Review of Hsiang-Ke Chao’s Representation and Structure in Economics: The Methodology of Econometric Models of the Consumption Function. [REVIEW]Christopher Gilbert - 2010 - Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 3 (2):136-141.
     
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