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  1. How a Mind Works. I, II, III.David A. Booth - 2013 - ResearchGate Personal Profile.
    Abstract (for the combined three Parts) This paper presents the simplest known theory of processes involved in a person’s unconscious and conscious achievements such as intending, perceiving, reacting and thinking. The basic principle is that an individual has mental states which possess quantitative causal powers and are susceptible to influences from other mental states. Mental performance discriminates the present level of a situational feature from its level in an individually acquired, multiple featured norm (exemplar, template, standard). The effect on output (...)
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    Ultrafilters on a Countable Set.David Booth - 1970 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 2 (1):1.
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    How Did That Individual Make That Perceptual Decision?David A. Booth - 2018 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41.
    Suboptimality of decision making needs no explanation. High level accounts of suboptimality in diverse tasks cannot add up to a mechanistic theory of perceptual decision making. Mental processes operate on the contents of information brought by the experimenter and the participant to the task, not on the amount of information in the stimuli without regard to physical and social context.
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  4. Hereditarily Finite Finsler Sets.David Booth - 1990 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 55 (2):700-706.
  5. Phenomenology is Art, Not Psychological or Neural Science.David A. Booth - 2003 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (4):408-409.
    It is tough to relate visual perception or other achievements to physiological processing in the central nervous system. The diagrammatic, algebraic, and verbal pictures of how sights seem to Lehar do not advance understanding of how we manage to see what is in the world. There are well-known conceptual reasons why no such purely introspective approach can be productive.
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    Kac Mark and Ulam Stanislaw M.. Mathematics and Logic. Retrospect and Prospects. Praeger Frederick A., Publishers, New York, Washington, and London 1968, Ix + 170 Pp.; Also a Paperbound Reprint, A Mentor Book, Published by The New American Library, New York and Toronto 1969, 222 Pp. [REVIEW]David Booth - 1971 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 36 (4):677.
  7. Nietzsche's "Woman" Rhetoric.David Booth - 1991 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 8:311.
     
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    Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. Concepts, Numbers, and Quality. Analytical Economics, Issues and Problems, by Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1966, Pp. 17–46. - Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. The Nature of Expectation and Uncertainty. Analytical Economics, Issues and Problems, by Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1966, Pp. 241–275. [REVIEW]David Booth - 1974 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 39 (1):168-169.
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    Money as Tool, Money as Resource: The Biology of Collecting Items for Their Own Sake.David A. Booth - 2006 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (2):180-181.
    Money does not stimulate receptors in mimicry of natural agonists; so, by definition, money is not a drug. Attractions of money other than to purchase goods and services could arise from instincts similar to hoarding in other species. Instinctual activities without evolutionary function include earning a billion and writing for BBS. (Published Online April 5 2006).
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    Serge Grigorieff. Combinatorics on Ideals and Forcing. Annals of Mathematical Logic, Vol. 3 No. 4 , Pp. 363–394.David Booth - 1973 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 38 (3):528-529.
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    Nietzsche's "Woman" Rhetoric How Nietzsche's Misogyny Curtails the Implicit Feminism of His Critique of Metaphysics.David Booth - 1991 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 8 (3):311 - 325.
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    The Coherence of Kant's Doctrine of Freedom.Henry E. Allison, Bernard Carnois & David Booth - 1990 - Philosophical Review 99 (1):117.
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    Salty, Bitter, Sweet and Sour Survive Unscathed.David A. Booth - 2008 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (1):76-77.
    Types of sensory receptor can only be identified by multidimensional discrimination of a familiar version of a sensed object from variants that disconfound putative types. By that criterion, there is as yet no evidence against just the four classic types of gustatory receptor, for sodium salts, alkaloids, sugars, and proton donors.
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    Bernt P. Stigum. Toward a Formal Science of Economics. The Axiomatic Method in Economics and Econometrics. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., and London, 1990, Xiv + 1033 Pp. [REVIEW]David Booth - 1991 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 56 (3):1102-1103.
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    Nietzsche on ?The Subject as Multiplicity?David Booth - 1985 - Man and World 18 (2):121-146.
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    Mind-Brain Puzzle Versus Mind-Physical World Identity.David A. Booth - 1978 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1 (3):348-349.
    To maintain my neutral monist or multi-aspect view of human reality (or indeed to defend the Cartesian dualism assumed by Puccetti & Dykes, it is wrong to relate the mind to the brain alone. A person's mind should be related to the physical environment, including the body, in addition to the brain. Furthermore, we are unlikely to understand the detailed functioning of an individual brain without knowing the history of its interactions with the external and internal environments during that person's (...)
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    How Observations on Oneself Can Be Scientific.David A. Booth - 2004 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (2):262-263.
    The design and interpretation of self-experimentation need to be integrated with existing scientific knowledge. Otherwise observations on oneself cannot make a creative contribution to the advance of empirical understanding.
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  18. The Coherence of Kant's Doctrine of Freedom.David Booth (ed.) - 1987 - University of Chicago Press.
    The term_ freedom_ appears in many contexts in Kant's work, ranging from the cosmological to the moral to the theological. Can the diverse meanings Kant gave to the term be ordered systematically? To ask that question is to test the consistency and coherence of Kant's thought in its entirety. Widely praised when first published in France, The Coherence of Kant's Doctrine of Freedom articulates and interrelates the disparate senses of freedom in Kant's work. Bernard Carnois organizes all Kant's usages into (...)
     
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    Increasing Nature Connection in Children: A Mini Review of Interventions.Alexia Barrable & David Booth - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
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    Cuba, Color and the Revolution.David Booth - 1976 - Science and Society 40 (2):129 - 172.
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    Nietzsche's Legacy in Theology's Agendas.David Booth - 1992 - Nietzsche-Studien 21 (1):290.
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    Logical Feedback.David Booth - 1991 - Studia Logica 50 (2):225 - 239.
    Just as non-well-founded sets extend the usual sets of ZF, so do root reflexive propositional formulas extends the usual class of Boolean expressions. Though infinitary, these formulas are generated by finite patterns. They possess transition functions instead of truth values and have applications in electric circuit theory.
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    Multisensory Control of Ingestive Movements and the Myth of Food Addiction in Obesity.David A. Booth - 2017 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40.
    Some individuals have a neurogenetic vulnerability to developing strong facilitation of ingestive movements by learned configurations of biosocial stimuli. Condemning food as addictive is mere polemic, ignoring the contextualised sensory control of the mastication of each mouthful. To beat obesity, the least fattening of widely recognised eating patterns need to be measured and supported.
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    Nietzsche’s Legacy in Theology’s Agendas.David Booth - 1992 - Nietzsche Studien Gesamtregister Bände 1-20 21:290-307.
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    Review: Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Concepts, Numbers, and Quality; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, The Nature of Expectation and Uncertainty. [REVIEW]David Booth - 1974 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 39 (1):168-169.
  26. The Coherence of Kant's Doctrine of Freedom.Bernard Carnois & David Booth - 1990 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 28 (2):123-123.
     
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  27. Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases.Charles R. Legg & David Booth (eds.) - 1994 - Oxford University Press UK.
    This is the first book to deal with both the psychological and neurobiological mechanisms in appetites for drugs, food, sex, and gambling, and considers whether there are common factors between them. The authors approach this by looking at the bases of both normal and abnormal appetites in humans. The focus on human appetites will be of great interest to psychologists and clinicians alike.The EBBS Publications Series is designed to provide researchers and students with authoritative, topical reviews of major areas in (...)
     
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