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    Medical Professionalism in the Age of Online Social Networking.J. S. Guseh, R. W. Brendel & D. H. Brendel - 2009 - Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (9):584-586.
    The rapid emergence and exploding usage of online social networking forums, which are frequented by millions, present clinicians with new ethical and professional challenges. Particularly among a younger generation of physicians and patients, the use of online social networking forums has become widespread. In this article, we discuss ethical challenges facing the patient–doctor relationship as a result of the growing use of online social networking forums. We draw upon one heavily used and highly trafficked forum, Facebook, to illustrate the elements (...)
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    Complications to Consent.D. H. Brendel - 2003 - Journal of Clinical Ethics 14 (1-2):90.
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    The Reduction of Society: D. H. Mellor.D. H. Mellor - 1982 - Philosophy 57 (219):51-75.
    How does the study of society relate to the study of the people it comprises? This longstanding question is partly one of method, but mainly one of fact, of how independent the objects of these two studies, societies and people, are. It is commonly put as a question of reduction, and I shall tackle it in that form: does sociology reduce in principle to individual psychology? I follow custom in calling the claim that it does ‘individualism’ and its denial ‘holism’.
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    Micro-Composition1: D. H. Mellor.D. H. Mellor - 2008 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 62:65-80.
    Entities of many kinds, not just material things, have been credited with parts. Armstrong, for example, has taken propositions and properties to be parts of their conjunctions, sets to be parts of sets that include them, and geographical regions and events to be parts of regions and events that contain them. The justification for bringing all these diverse relations under a single ‘part–whole’ concept is that they share all or most of the formal features articulated in mereology. But the concept (...)
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    Transcendental Tense: D.H. Mellor.D. H. Mellor - 1998 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 72 (1):29–44.
    [D. H. Mellor] Kant's claim that our knowledge of time is transcendental in his sense, while false of time itself, is true of tenses, i.e. of the locations of events and other temporal entities in McTaggart's A series. This fact can easily, and I think only, be explained by taking time itself to be real but tenseless. /// [J. R. Lucas] Mellor's argument from Kant fails. The difficulties in his first Antinomy are due to topological confusions, not the tensed nature (...)
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    God and Probability1: D. H. MELLOR.D. H. Mellor - 1969 - Religious Studies 5 (2):223-234.
    My object in this paper is to consider what relevance, if any, current analyses of probability have to problems of religious belief. There is no doubt that words such as ‘probable’ are used in this context; what is doubtful is that this use can be analysed as other major uses of such words can. I shall conclude that this use cannot be so analysed and hence, given the preponderance of the other uses that can, that it is misleading.
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    Real Time Ii.D. H. Mellor - 1998 - Routledge.
    _Real Time II_ extends and evolves DH Mellor's classic exploration of the philosophy of time,_Real Time._ This new book answers such basic metaphysical questions about time as: how do past, present and future differ, how are time and space related, what is change, is time travel possible? His _Real Time_ dominated the philosophy of time for fifteen years. _Real TIme II_ will do the same for the next twenty. GET /english/edu/Studying_at_SU/History_of_Literature.html HTTP/1.0.
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    I–D.H. Mellor.D. H. Mellor - 1998 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 72 (1):29-43.
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  9. Real Time Ii.D. H. Mellor - 1998 - Routledge.
    Real Time II extends and evolves D.H. Mellor's classic exploration of the philosophy of time, Real Time . This wholly new book answers such basic metaphysical questions about time as: how do past, present and future differ, how are time and space related, what is change, is time travel possible? His Real Time dominated the philosophy of time for fifteen years. This book will do the same for the next twenty years.
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    Interview with D. H. Mellor (1993).D. H. Mellor - unknown
    This article is the text of an interview with D. H. Mellor conducted by Andrew Pyle and first published in the Spring 1993 issue of the philosophical journal Cogito.
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  11. The Facts of Causation.D. H. Mellor - 1995 - Routledge.
    The Facts of Causation grapples with one of philosophy's most enduring issues. Causation is central to all of our lives. What we see and hear causes us to believe certain facts about the world. We need that information to know how to act and how to cause the effects we desire. D. H. Mellor, a leading scholar in the philosophy of science and metaphysics, offers a comprehensive theory of causation. Many questions about causation remain unsettled. In science, the indeterminism of (...)
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  12. Real Time.D. H. Mellor - 1981 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a study of the nature of time. In it, redeploying an argument first presented by McTaggart, the author argues that although time itself is real, tense is not. He accounts for the appearance of the reality of tense - our sense of the passage of time, and the fact that our experience occurs in the present - by showing how time is indispensable as a condition of action. Time itself is further analysed, and Dr Mellor gives answers to (...)
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    Marx, Necessity and Science: D.-H. Ruben.D. -H. Ruben - 1982 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 14:39-56.
    Among the very many questions we might wish to ask of any particular science, two of them concern the nature of the objects of the science and the character of the laws which describe the behaviour of those objects. What I wish to do is to raise those two questions about historical materialism. That is, I want to ask what it is that one studies in Capital for example, and in what ways of behaving does the nomic or lawlike behaviour (...)
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  14. The Matter of Chance.D. H. Mellor - 1971 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book deals not so much with statistical methods as with the central concept of chance, or statistical probability, which statistical theories apply to nature.
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    The Facts of Causation.D. H. Mellor - 1995 - Routledge.
    Everything we do relies on causation. We eat and drink because this causes us to stay alive. Courts tell us who causes crimes, criminology tell us what causes people to commit them. D.H. Mellor shows us that to understand the world and our lives we must understand causation. _The Facts of Causation_, now available in paperback, is essential reading for students and for anyone interested in reading one of the ground-breaking theories in metaphysics. We cannot understand the world and our (...)
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  16. Natural Kinds.D. H. Mellor - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (4):299-312.
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    Response of D. H. Rouvray and R. B. King, Editors of the Book “the Periodic Table: Into the 21st Century”. [REVIEW]R. B. King & D. H. Rouvray - 2006 - Foundations of Chemistry 8 (3):305-306.
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    Connectionist Models and Their Properties.J. A. Feldman & D. H. Ballard - 1982 - Cognitive Science 6 (3):205-254.
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    Probability and the Evidence of Our Senses: D. H. Mellor.D. H. Mellor - 1991 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 30:117-128.
    Our knowledge of the world comes to us, one way or another, through our senses. I know there's a table here, because I see it, and that there's traffic outside, because I hear it. And similarly for our other senses. I know when it's cold, because I feel it; when there's sugar in my tea, because I taste it; smoke in the air, because I smell it; and so on.
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  20. In Defense of Dispositions.D. H. Mellor - 1974 - Philosophical Review 83 (2):157-181.
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    Probability: A Philosophical Introduction.D. H. Mellor - 2004 - Routledge.
    _Probability: A Philosophical Introduction_ introduces and explains the principal concepts and applications of probability. It is intended for philosophers and others who want to understand probability as we all apply it in our working and everyday lives. The book is not a course in mathematical probability, of which it uses only the simplest results, and avoids all needless technicality. The role of probability in modern theories of knowledge, inference, induction, causation, laws of nature, action and decision-making makes an understanding of (...)
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    Matters of Metaphysics.D. H. Mellor - 1988 - Cambridge University Press.
    This selection of D. H. Mellor's work demonstrates the wide ranging originality of his work. It gathers together sixteen major papers on related topics. Together they form a complete modern metaphysics. The first five papers are on aspects of the mind: on our 'selves', their supposed subjectivity and how we refer to them, on the nature of conscious belief and on computational and physicalist theories of the mind. The next five papers deal with dispositions, natural kinds, laws of nature and (...)
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    Probability: A Philosophical Introduction.D. H. Mellor - 2004 - Routledge.
    This book: * assumes no mathematical background and keeps the technicalities to a minimum * explains the most important applications of probability theory to ...
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    Ethical Issues Experienced by Healthcare Workers in Nursing Homes.D. H. Preshaw, K. Brazil, D. McLaughlin & A. Frolic - 2016 - Nursing Ethics 23 (5):490-506.
  25. Properties and Predicates.D. H. Mellor - 1997 - In D. H. Mellor & Alex Oliver (eds.), Properties. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Mind, Meaning, and Reality: Essays in Philosophy.D. H. Mellor - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    Mind, Meaning, and Reality presents fifteen philosophical papers in which D. H. Mellor explores some of the most intriguing questions in philosophy. These include: what determines what we think, and what we use language to mean; how that depends on what there is in the world and why there is only one universe; and the nature of time.
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    Conscious Belief.D. H. Mellor - 1978 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 78:87-101.
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    Possibility, Chance and Necessity.D. H. Mellor - 2000 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78 (1):16 – 27.
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    Truthmakers for What?D. H. Mellor - 2009 - In Heather Dyke (ed.), From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics.
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    Real Metaphysics: Replies.D. H. Mellor - 2003 - In Hallvard Lillehammer & Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (eds.), Real Metaphysics: Essays in honour of D. H. Mellor. Routledge.
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  31. Consequences of Utilitarianism: A Study in Normative Ethics and Legal Theory.D. H. Hodgson - 1967 - Clarendon Press.
     
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    How to Believe a Conditional.D. H. Mellor - 1993 - Journal of Philosophy 90 (5):233-248.
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    Distinctness and Non-Identity.D. H. Sanford - 2005 - Analysis 65 (4):269-274.
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  34. Consciousness and Degrees of Belief.D. H. Mellor - 1980 - In Prospects for Pragmatism. Cambridge University Press.
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    VI—Conscious Belief.D. H. Mellor - 1978 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 78 (1):87-102.
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    GE Hinton, and T. J. Sejnowski," A Learning Machine for Boltzman Machines,".D. H. Ackley - 1985 - Cognitive Science 9 (1):147-169.
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  37. Wittgensteinian Quasi-Fideism.D. H. Pritchard - 2012 - Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion 4:145-159.
     
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    D H R Patio Homes, LLC and Snowy Mountains, LLC:1 Who Goes There? Friend or Foe?H. Sherman & D. J. Rowley - 2006 - Journal of Business Ethics 65 (2):99-119.
    This is a field-based disguised case which describes a dilemma faced by the protagonists; do they continue to do business with a land developer who has assisted them in the past when now the developer chooses to, against their recommendations, also do business with their ex-business partner? The problem for the characters in question is whether or not to work on a project that will yield them a net profit of $4 million dollars given the fact it would require them (...)
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    The Method of Thought Experiment.D. H. M. Brooks - 1994 - Metaphilosophy 25 (1):71-83.
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    Group Minds.D. H. M. Brooks - 1986 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (4):456-70.
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    I—The Presidential Address: Nothing Like Experience.D. H. Mellor - 1993 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 93 (1):1-16.
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    Empiricism and Ethics.D. H. Monro - 1967 - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Professor Monro presents an original view of ethics based on empiricism, which leads him to a subjectivist position about moral values. He starts by examining the central problem in moral philosophy: are moral statements objectively true, or are they expressions of preference? The first view conflicts with the empiricist beliefs current in modern thought; the opposing naturalistic theory seems to lead to moral scepticism. After discussing both views, the author presents a detailed defence of the subjectivist position. In the course (...)
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  43. Wholes and Parts: The Limits of Composition.D. H. Mellor - 2006 - South African Journal of Philosophy 25 (2):138-145.
    The paper argues that very different part-whole relations hold between different kinds of entities. While these relations share most of their formal properties, they need not share all of them. Nor need other mereological principles be true of all kinds of part–whole pairs. In particular, it is argued that the principle of unrestricted composition, that any two or more entities have a mereological sum, while true of sets and propositions, is false of things and events.
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    I and Now.D. H. Mellor - 1989 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 89:79 - 94.
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  45. There is No Question of Physicalism.Tim Crane & D. H. Mellor - 1990 - Mind 99 (394):185-206.
    Many philosophers are impressed by the progress achieved by physical sciences. This has had an especially deep effect on their ontological views: it has made many of them physicalists. Physicalists believe that everything is physical: more precisely, that all entities, properties, relations, and facts are those which are studied by physics or other physical sciences. They may not all agree with the spirit of Rutherford's quoted remark that 'there is physics; and there is stamp-collecting',' but they all grant physical science (...)
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    The Facts of Causation.I. Hinkfuss & D. H. Mellor - 1997 - Philosophical Books 38 (1):1-11.
    Everything we do relies on causation. We eat and drink because this causes us to stay alive. Courts tell us who causes crimes, criminology tell us what causes people to commit them. D.H. Mellor shows us that to understand the world and our lives we must understand causation. The Facts of Causation , now available in paperback, is essential reading for students and for anyone interested in reading one of the ground-breaking theories in metaphysics. We cannot understand the world and (...)
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    G.D.H. Cole on the General Will.Peter Lamb - 2005 - European Journal of Political Theory 4 (3):283-300.
    In his contribution to socialist thought G.D.H. Cole adopted and revised Rousseau’s concept of the general will. During his early guild socialist phase Cole drew on the general will in his scheme for a functional, associational democracy. In the late 1920s Cole began to question whether the socially oriented element of individual will might be expressed in the existing social and economic circumstances. In the 1930s he combined social democratic and Marxist tenets. Nevertheless, his interest in Rousseau persisted. Will was, (...)
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  48. The Warrant of Induction.D. H. Mellor - 1991 - In Matters of Metaphysics. Cambridge University Press.
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  49. Crane's Waterfal Illusion.D. H. Mellor - 1988 - Analysis 48 (3):147.
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    Micro-Composition.D. H. Mellor - 2008 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 62:65-80.
    Entities of many kinds, not just material things, have been credited with parts. Armstrong , for example, has taken propositions and properties to be parts of their conjunctions, sets to be parts of sets that include them, and geographical regions and events to be parts of regions and events that contain them. The justification for bringing all these diverse relations under a single ‘part–whole’ concept is that they share all or most of the formal features articulated in mereology . But (...)
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