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    What Makes a Good Decision? Robust Satisficing as a Normative Standard of Rational Decision Making.Barry Schwartz, Yakov Ben-Haim & Cliff Dacso - 2011 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (2):209-227.
    Most decisions in life involve ambiguity, where probabilities can not be meaningfully specified, as much as they involve probabilistic uncertainty. In such conditions, the aspiration to utility maximization may be self-deceptive. We propose “robust satisficing” as an alternative to utility maximizing as the normative standard for rational decision making in such circumstances. Instead of seeking to maximize the expected value, or utility, of a decision outcome, robust satisficing aims to maximize the robustness to uncertainty of a satisfactory outcome. That is, (...)
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  2. Japan's War with the United States, 1941-45.Hannah Cliff - forthcoming - Clio.
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  3. Seasonal Variation in the Contribution of Phytoplankton, Bacteria, Detritus and Inorganic Nutrients to a Rocky Shore Ecosystem.Geremy Cliff - 1982 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 44 (4):523-538.
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  4. Colonization and Viability of an Artificial Steel Reef in False Bay, South Africa.A. H. Fricke, K. Koop & G. Cliff - 1982 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 44 (4):499-512.
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  5. Early Colonization by Fish of an Artificial Reef in False Bay, South Africa.Geremy Cliff - 1983 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 45 (1):63-71.
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  6. Dissolved and Particulate Matter in the Surface Waters of False Bay and its Influence on a Rocky Shore Ecosystem.Geremy Cliff - 1982 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 44 (4):539-549.
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    Adverbs as Multipliers.Norman Cliff - 1959 - Psychological Review 66 (1):27-44.
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    Modification of Sediment Texture and Enhancement of Interstitial Meiofauna by an Artificial Reef.A. H. Fricke, K. Koop & G. Cliff - 1986 - Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 46 (1):27-34.
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    Computational Neuroethology: A Provisional Manifesto.D. Cliff - 1990 - In Jean-Arcady Meyer & Stewart W. Wilson (eds.), From Animals to Animats: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (Complex Adaptive Systems). Cambridge University Press.
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    Steep Cliff Arguments.David B. Suits - 1999 - Argumentation 13 (2):127-138.
    In recent philosophical debates a number of arguments have been used which have so much in common that it is useful to study them as having a similar structure. Many arguments – Searle's Chinese Room, for example – make use of thought experiments in which we are told a story or given a narrative context such that we feel we are in comfortable surroundings. A new notion is then introduced which clashes with our ordinary habits and associations. As a result, (...)
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    Cliff-Edged Fitness Functions and the Persistence of Schizophrenia.Randolph M. Nesse - 2004 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):862-863.
    Strong recent selection for social cognition may well explain the persistence of genes that predispose to schizophrenia. The specific mechanism responsible may be a skewed fitness function in which selection pushes the mean for advantageous mental traits perilously close to a “fitness cliff” where the system fails catastrophically in some individuals.
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    On the Edge of the Cliff: History, Language, and Practices.Roger Chartier - 1997 - Johns Hopkins University Press.
    The importance of history has been powerfully reaffirmed in recent years by the appearance of major new authors, pathbreaking works, and fresh interpretations of historical events, trends, and methods. Responding to these developments, Roger Chartier engages several of the most influential writers of cultural history whose works have spread far beyond academic audiences to become part of contemporary cultural argument. Challenging the assertion that history is no more than a "fiction-making operation" Chartier examines the relationships between history and fiction and (...)
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    The Hermeneutics of Chan Buddhism: Reading Koans From The Blue Cliff Record.Caifang Zhu - 2011 - Asian Philosophy 21 (4):373 - 393.
    Despite the fact that Chan, especially koan Chan is highly unconventional and perplexing, there are still some principles with which to interpret and appreciate the practice. Each of the five houses or lineages of Chan has its idiosyncratic hermeneutic rules. The Linji House has Linji si liao jian, si bin zhu and si zhao yong among others while the Yunmen House follows Yumen san ju as one of its house rules. Moreover, there is a general inner logic that seems to (...)
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    Steering Problem Solving Between Cliff Incoherence and Cliff Solitude.Joke Meheus & Diderik Batens - 1996 - Philosophica 58.
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    The Regulatory Cliff Edge Between Contraception and Abortion: The Legal and Moral Significance of Implantation.Sally Sheldon - 2015 - Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (9):762-765.
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    The Blue Cliff Record.J. C. Cleary & Thomas Cleary - 1979 - Philosophy East and West 29 (2):249-251.
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    Exploratory Research with an Adult Visual Cliff.Richard D. Walk & David R. Miller - 1980 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 16 (5):388-390.
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    Consent While Hanging From a Cliff?Luis Justo - 2010 - American Journal of Bioethics 10 (2):61-62.
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    Spatial Diffusion: An Historical Geography of Epidemics in an Island Community. By A. D. Cliff, P. Haggett, J. K. Ord and G. R. Versey. Pp. Xi + 238. (Cambridge University Press, 1981.) £19.50. [REVIEW]R. Mansell Prothero - 1984 - Journal of Biosocial Science 16 (2):300-300.
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    Female Practices is Still Under-Developed. Have We Progressed That Much Further Beyond Swift's Irony? Strephon, Who Heard the Fuming Rill As From a Mossy Cliff Distil, Cried Out, Ye Gods, What Sound is This?Peter Greenaway - 2009 - In Olga Gershenson Barbara Penner (ed.), Ladies and Gents. pp. 230.
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  21. Associationism: Not the Cliff Over Which to Push Connectionism. Haselager & Jorna - 1994 - Journal of Intelligent Systems 4 (3-4):279-308.
  22. Science and Technology in Chinese Civilization by Cheng-Yih Chen; Roger Cliff; Kuei-Mei Chen. [REVIEW]John Major - 1990 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 81:315-316.
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  23. Science and Technology in Chinese CivilizationCheng-Yih Chen Roger Cliff Kuei-Mei Chen.John S. Major - 1990 - Isis 81 (2):315-316.
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  24. The Blue Cliff Record.Sung Bae Park, Thomas Cleary & J. C. Cleary - 1982 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 102 (2):424.
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  25. Deciphering Global Epidemics: Analytical Approaches to the Disease Records of World Cities, 1888-1912. Andrew Cliff, Peter Haggett, Matthew Smallman-Raynor. [REVIEW]Mary P. Sutphen - 2000 - Isis 91 (3):615-615.
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  26. Seniha: A Young Girl Rolling Down the Cliff.Hüseyin YAŞAR - 2012 - Journal of Turkish Studies 7:2075-2085.
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    Self-Directed Agents.Wayne David Christensen & Cliff A. Hooker - 2001 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 31 (Supplement):19-52.
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    From Being to Becoming Time and Complexity in the Physical Sciences.Cliff Hooker - 1980
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  29. The Unimagined Preposterousness of Zombies.Daniel C. Dennett - 1995 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 2 (4):322-26.
    Knock-down refutations are rare in philosophy, and unambiguous self-refutations are even rarer, for obvious reasons, but sometimes we get lucky. Sometimes philosophers clutch an insupportable hypothesis to their bosoms and run headlong over the cliff edge. Then, like cartoon characters, they hang there in mid-air, until they notice what they have done and gravity takes over. Just such a boon is the philosophers' concept of a zombie, a strangely attractive notion that sums up, in one leaden lump, almost everything (...)
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    What Does It Take to Produce Interpretation? Informational, Peircean and Code-Semiotic Views on Biosemiotics.Søren Brier & Cliff Joslyn - 2013 - Biosemiotics 6 (1):143-159.
    This paper presents a critical analysis of code-semiotics, which we see as the latest attempt to create paradigmatic foundation for solving the question of the emergence of life and consciousness. We view code semiotics as a an attempt to revise the empirical scientific Darwinian paradigm, and to go beyond the complex systems, emergence, self-organization, and informational paradigms, and also the selfish gene theory of Dawkins and the Peircean pragmaticist semiotic theory built on the simultaneous types of evolution. As such it (...)
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    How Experience Confronts Ethics.Barry Hoffmaster & Cliff Hooker - 2009 - Bioethics 23 (4):214-225.
    Analytic moral philosophy's strong divide between empirical and normative restricts facts to providing information for the application of norms and does not allow them to confront or challenge norms. So any genuine attempt to incorporate experience and empirical research into bioethics – to give the empirical more than the status of mere 'descriptive ethics'– must make a sharp break with the kind of analytic moral philosophy that has dominated contemporary bioethics. Examples from bioethics and science are used to illustrate the (...)
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    Rationality as Effective Organisation of Interaction and Its Naturalist Framework.Cliff Hooker - 2011 - Axiomathes 21 (1):99-172.
    The point of this paper is to provide a principled framework for a naturalistic, interactivist-constructivist model of rational capacity and a sketch of the model itself, indicating its merits. Being naturalistic, it takes its orientation from scientific understanding. In particular, it adopts the developing interactivist-constructivist understanding of the functional capacities of biological organisms as a useful naturalistic platform for constructing such higher order capacities as reason and cognition. Further, both the framework and model are marked by the finitude and fallibility (...)
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  33. Representationalism Vs. Anti-Representationalism: A Debate for the Sake of Appearance.Pim Haselager, A. de Groot & H. van Rappard - 2003 - Philosophical Psychology 16 (1):5-23.
    In recent years the cognitive science community has witnessed the rise of a new, dynamical approach to cognition. This approach entails a framework in which cognition and behavior are taken to result from complex dynamical interactions between brain, body, and environment. The advent of the dynamical approach is grounded in a dissatisfaction with the classical computational view of cognition. A particularly strong claim has been that cognitive systems do not rely on internal representations and computations. Focusing on this claim, we (...)
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    Ethical Issues in the Release of Animals From Captivity.Cliff Stagoll - 1997 - BioScience 47 (2):115-119.
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  35. Complexly Organised Dynamical Systems.John Collier & Cliff Hooker - 1999 - Open Systems and Information Dynamics 6 (3):241–302.
    Both natural and engineered systems are fundamentally dynamical in nature: their defining properties are causal, and their functional capacities are causally grounded. Among dynamical systems, an interesting and important sub-class are those that are autonomous, anticipative and adaptive (AAA). Living systems, intelligent systems, sophisticated robots and social systems belong to this class, and the use of these terms has recently spread rapidly through the scientific literature. Central to understanding these dynamical systems is their complicated organisation and their consequent capacities for (...)
     
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    Semantic Analysis: A Practical Introduction.Cliff Goddard - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
    Semantic Analysis is a lively and clearly written introduction to the study of meaning in language and to the language-culture connection. Goddard covers traditional and contemporary issues and approaches with the relationship between semantics, conceptualization, and culture as a key theme. He also details a number of case studies that draw on a wide range of material from non-Indo-European languages, particularly Australian Aboriginal languages and Malay, on which the author is an authority.
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    Introduction to Philosophy of Complex Systems: A: Part A: Towards a Framework for Complex Systems.Cliff Hooker - unknown
    Every essay in this book is original, often highly original, and they will be of interest to practising scientists as much as they will be to philosophers of science — not least because many of the essays are by leading scientists who are currently creating the emerging new complex systems paradigm. This is no accident. The impact of complex systems on science is a recent, ongoing and profound revolution. But with a few honourable exceptions, it has largely been ignored by (...)
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    Semantic Control Systems.Cliff Joslyn - 1995 - World Futures 45 (1):87-123.
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    AI and the Origins of the Functional Programming Language Style.Mark Priestley - forthcoming - Minds and Machines:1-24.
    The Lisp programming language is often described as the first functional programming language and also as an important early AI language. In the history of functional programming, however, it occupies a rather anomalous position, as the circumstances of its development do not fit well with the widely accepted view that functional languages have been developed through a theoretically-inspired project of deriving practical programming languages from the lambda calculus. This paper examines the origins of Lisp in the early AI programming work (...)
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    The Confinement Problem: How to Terminate Your Mom with Her Trust.Paul McNamara - 1955 - Analysis 55 (4):310 - 313.
    Cliff Landesman provides a vivid description of a case where we have no best outcome available to us. He poses this as a problem for utilitarians who advise us to do the best we can. This does indeed make such advice impractical. I begin by contrasting older versions of utilitarianism with newer ones that have appeared in deontic logic and that were designed precisely to accommodate Landesman's sort of scenario. (I cast matters in terms of the Limit Assumption and (...)
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    On the Import of Constraints in Complex Dynamical Systems.Cliff Hooker - 2013 - Foundations of Science 18 (4):757-780.
    Complexity arises from interaction dynamics, but its forms are co-determined by the operative constraints within which the dynamics are expressed. The basic interaction dynamics underlying complex systems is mostly well understood. The formation and operation of constraints is often not, and oftener under appreciated. The attempt to reduce constraints to basic interaction fails in key cases. The overall aim of this paper is to highlight the key role played by constraints in shaping the field of complex systems. Following an introduction (...)
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    Looking for Cognition in the Structure Within the Noise.Adam Johnson, Andre A. Fenton, Cliff Kentros & A. David Redish - 2009 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 13 (2):55-64.
  43. Living on the Edge.Daniel C. Dennett - 1993 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 36 (1-2):135-59.
    In a survey of issues in philosophy of mind some years ago, I observed that "it is widely granted these days that dualism is not a serious view to contend with, but rather a cliff over which to push one's opponents." (Dennett, 1978, p.252) That was true enough, and I for one certainly didn't deplore the fact, but this rich array of essays tackling my book amply demonstrates that a cliff examined with care is better than a (...) ignored. And, as I have noted in my discussion of the blind spot and other gaps, you really can't perceive an edge unless you represent both sides of it. So one of the virtues of this gathering of essays is that it permits both friend and foe alike to take a good hard look at dualism, as represented by those who are tempted by it, those who can imagine no alternative to it, and those who, like me, still find it to be--in a word--hopeless. (shrink)
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  44. The Sign System in Chinese Landscape Paintings.Cliff G. McMahon - 2003 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 37 (1):64-76.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Cliff Getty Mcmahon - 1996 - British Journal of Aesthetics 36 (1):415-417.
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    The Nature of Moral Compromise.Barry Hoffmaster & Cliff Hooker - 2017 - Social Theory and Practice 43 (1):55-78.
    Compromise is a pervasive fact of life. It occurs when obligations conflict and repudiating one obligation entirely to satisfy another entirely is unacceptable—for example, when a single parent cannot both raise a child satisfactorily and earn the income that living together demands. Compromise is unsettling, but properly negotiating difficult circumstances develops moral and emotional maturity. Yet compromise has no place in moral philosophy, where it is logically anathematized and deemed to violate integrity. This paper defends compromise with more expansive accounts (...)
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    Science: Legendary, Academic – and Post-Academic? [REVIEW]Cliff Hooker - 2003 - Minerva 41 (1):71-81.
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    When to Terminate a Charitable Trust?Cliff Landesman - 1995 - Analysis 55 (1):12 - 13.
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    What Empirical Research Can Do for Bioethics.Barry Hoffmaster & Cliff Hooker - 2009 - American Journal of Bioethics 9 (6):72-74.
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    On Fundamental Implications of Systems and Synthetic Biology.Cliff Hooker - unknown
    Systems and synthetic biology promise to revolutionize our understanding of biology, blur the boundaries between the living and the engineered in a vital new bioengineering, and transform our daily relationship to the living world. Their emergence thus deserves to be understood in a wider intellectual perspective. Close attention to their relationship to the larger scientific intellectual frameworks within which they function reveals that systems and synthetic biology raise fundamental challenges to scientific orthodoxy, but stand in the vanguard of an emerging (...)
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