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    Issue-Contingent Effects on Ethical Decision Making: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. [REVIEW]Mark A. Davis, Nancy Brown Johnson & Douglas G. Ohmer - 1998 - Journal of Business Ethics 17 (4):373-389.
    This experiment examined the effects of three elements comprising Jones' (1991) moral intensity construct, (social consensus, personal proximity, and magnitude of consequences) in a cross-cultural comparison of ethical decision making within a human resource management (HRM) context. Results indicated social consensus had the most potent effect on judgments of moral concern and judgments of immorality. An analysis of American, Eastern European, and Indonesian responses also indicted socio-cultural differences were moderated by the type of HRM ethical issue. In addition, individual differences (...)
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    Elucidating the Tractatus.Douglas G. Winblad - 2009 - Review of Metaphysics 62 (3):673-675.
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    Bentham on Liberty: Jeremy Bentham's Idea of Liberty in Relation to His Utilitarianism.Douglas G. Long & Douglas Long - 1977
    Jeremy Bentham was a British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer. He is regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism.
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  4. Bentham as Revolutionary Social Scientist.Douglas G. Long - 1987 - Lumen: Selected Proceedings From the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 6:115-145.
     
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  5. The Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham a Chronological Index to the Collection in the Library of University College, London : Based on the Catalogue by A. Taylor Milne.Douglas G. Long - 1981
     
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  6. Preparatory Principles.Douglas G. Long (ed.) - 2016 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Preparatory Principles is not a linear text in the conventional sense, but consists of a series of short passages on a variety of topics, whose themes are summarised in marginal headings. The material constitutes a philosophical commonplace book, compiled by Bentham in the mid-1770s, in which he worked out the foundational ideas for his new science of legislation. He then drew on this material when composing such works as A Fragment on Government and An Introduction to the Principles of Morals (...)
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    The Myth of External Validity.Douglas G. Mook - 1989 - In L. Poon, David C. Rubin & B. Wilson (eds.), Everyday Cognition in Adulthood and Late Life. Cambridge University Press. pp. 25--43.
  8. Neuropsychiatric Foundations and Clinical Applications of General Semantics. In M. Kendig (Ed.).Douglas G. Campbell - 1943 - In Marjorie Mercer Kendig (ed.), Papers From the Second American Congress on General Semantics. Chicago: Institute of General Semantics.
     
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    Can Business Solve Global Warming?Douglas G. Cogan - 1989 - Business Ethics 3 (3):16-21.
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    Can Business Solve Global Warming?Douglas G. Cogan - 1989 - Business Ethics: The Magazine of Corporate Responsibility 3 (3):16-21.
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    The Application of Operational Analysis to Human Motor Behavior.Douglas G. Ellson - 1949 - Psychological Review 56 (1):9-17.
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    The Concept of Reflex Reserve.Douglas G. Ellson - 1939 - Psychological Review 46 (6):566-575.
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    When Great Tao Vanished, We Got “Goodness and Morality”.Douglas G. Lawrie - 2020 - HTS Theological Studies 76 (1).
    Modules in ethics have become astonishingly popular at the University of the Western Cape. This could reflect students’ concern about morality, but the saying by Lafargue in Tao te ching in the title suggests that moral discourse flourishes when moral behaviour is languishing. This article reflects on some 15 years of teaching ethical theory to third-year students. Three trends are identified: Students’ responses to the theories are unpredictable and surprising. Nietzsche and Kant are very popular, although some modern ‘contextual’ theories (...)
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    Value Certainty in Drift-Diffusion Models of Preferential Choice.Douglas G. Lee & Marius Usher - forthcoming - Psychological Review.
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    Book Review: Decadence and Objectivity. [REVIEW]Douglas G. Sloan - 1981 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (1):114-116.
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    Book Review: Decadence and ObjectivityDecadence and Objectivity. By HaworthLawrence. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977. Pp. Xi + 169. $12.50. [REVIEW]Douglas G. Sloan - 1981 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (1):114-116.
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  17. ‘Utility’ and the ‘Utility Principle’: Hume, Smith, Bentham, Mill.Douglas G. Long - 1990 - Utilitas 2 (1):12-39.
    David Hume, Adam Smith, Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill are often viewed as contributors to or participants in a common tradition of thought roughly characterized as ‘the liberal tradition’ or the tradition of ‘bourgeois ideology’. This view, however useful it may be for polemical or proselytizing purposes, is in some important respects historiographically unsound. This is not to deny the importance of asking what twentieth-century liberals or conservatives might find in the works of, say, David Hume to support their (...)
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  18. Long's Paper,"'Utility'and the'Utility Principle': Hume, Smith, Bentham, Mill,".G. Douglas - 1990 - Utilitas 2 (1).
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    A Mastery of Miracles.Douglas G. Greene - 1984 - The Chesterton Review 10 (3):307-315.
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    Saccharin Preference in the Rat: Some Unpalatable Findings.Douglas G. Mook - 1974 - Psychological Review 81 (6):475-490.
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    What Might Not Be Nonsense.Douglas G. Winblad - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (266):549 - 557.
    For Wittgenstein, as Cora Diamond interprets him in the essays collected in her recent The Realistic Spirit , there are no logical truths, and a host of other linguistic constructions, such as ‘A is an object’ are, contrary to appearances, nonsensical. In what follows, after outlining Diamond's account I argue that the position she ascribes to Wittgenstein is incoherent. I also reject some possible responses to this charge, among them an appeal to the distinction between what can be said and (...)
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    The Cambridge Companion to Wittgenstein.Douglas G. Winblad - 1998 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (4):643-644.
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    Skepticism and Naturalized Epistemology.Douglas G. Winblad - 1989 - Philosophia 19 (2-3):99-113.
    This paper examines naturalized epistemology's prospects for dealing with Cartesian skepticism and the traditional problem of induction. It is argued that Quine's approach fails to satisfy the skeptic who does not already embrace some version of scientific method. In addition, it is argued that Goldman's reliabilism enables one to address these issues empirically only if one rejects the view that if we are capable of confirming an empirical hypothesis, we are also capable of disconfirming it. The article ends with a (...)
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  24. The Cartan-Einstein Unification with Teleparallelism and the Discrepant Measurements of Newton's Constant G.Jose G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1999 - Foundations of Physics 29 (2):145-200.
    We show that in 1929 Cartan and Einstein almost produced a theory in which the electromagnetic (EM) field constitutes the time-like 2-form part of the torsion of Finslerian teleparallel connections on pseudo-Riemannian metrics. The primitive state of the theory of these connections would not, and did not, permit Cartan and Einstein to realize how their torsion field equations contained the Maxwell system and how the Finslerian torsion contains the EM field. Cartan and Einstein discussed curvature field equations, though failing to (...)
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    "Reference" Externalized and the Role of Intuitions in Semantic Theory.Herman Cappelen & Douglas G. Winblad - 1999 - American Philosophical Quarterly 36 (4):337-50.
    In this paper, we consider the bearing intuitions have on semantic theory, and suggest that when the phenomenon is properly understood, they are less important than philosophers tend to think. We also argue that our conclusions go beyond intuitions about semantics, and impugn the idea of intuition more generally.
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    Transfer in Perceptual Learning Following Stimulus Predifferentiation.Henry C. Ellis & Douglas G. Muller - 1964 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 68 (4):388.
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    Stimulus Meaning and Complexity as Factors in the Transfer of Stimulus Predifferentiation.Henry C. Ellis, Douglas G. Muller & Donald T. Tosti - 1966 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 71 (5):629.
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    CFA with Binary Variables in Small Samples: A Comparison of Two Methods.Victoria Savalei, Douglas G. Bonett & Peter M. Bentler - 2014 - Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Intuitions.Herman Cappelen & Douglas G. Winblad - 1999 - Facta Philosophica: Internazionale Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsphilosophie 1 (1):197-216.
    This paper examines two attempts to justify the way in which intuitions about specific cases are used as evidence for and against philosophical theories. According to the concept model, intuitions about cases are trustworthy applications of one’s typically tacit grasp of certain concepts. We argue that regardless of whether externalist or internalist accounts of conceptual content are correct, the concept model flounders. The second justification rests on the less familiar belief model, which has it that intuitions in philosophy derive from (...)
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    Intuitions.Herman Cappelen & Douglas G. Winblad - 1998 - The Paideia Archive: Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 17:13-19.
    This paper examines two attempts to justify the way in which intuitions about specific cases are used as evidence for and against philosophical theories. According to the concept model, intuitions about cases are trustworthy applications of one’s typically tacit grasp of certain concepts. We argue that regardless of whether externalist or internalist accounts of conceptual content are correct, the concept model flounders. The second justification rests on the less familiar belief model, which has it that intuitions in philosophy derive from (...)
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    The Case of Heinrich Wilhelm Poll : A German-Jewish Geneticist, Eugenicist, Twin Researcher, and Victim of the Nazis.James Braund & Douglas G. Sutton - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (1):1-35.
    This paper uses a reconstruction of the life and career of Heinrich Poll as a window into developments and professional relationships in the biological sciences in Germany in the period from the beginning of the twentieth century to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933. Poll's intellectual work involved an early transition from morphometric physical anthropology to comparative evolutionary studies, and also found expression in twin research - a field in which he was an acknowledged early pioneer. His advocacy of (...)
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    The Case of Heinrich Wilhelm Poll (1877-1939): A German-Jewish Geneticist, Eugenicist, Twin Researcher, and Victim of the Nazis. [REVIEW]James Braund & Douglas G. Sutton - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (1):1 - 35.
    This paper uses a reconstruction of the life and career of Heinrich Poll as a window into developments and professional relationships in the biological sciences in Germany in the period from the beginning of the twentieth century to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933. Poll's intellectual work involved an early transition from morphometric physical anthropology to comparative evolutionary studies, and also found expression in twin research - a field in which he was an acknowledged early pioneer. His advocacy of (...)
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    Comprehension of Sentences by Bottlenosed Dolphins.Louis M. Herman, Douglas G. Richards & James P. Wolz - 1984 - Cognition 16 (2):129-219.
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    Teleparallel Kähler Calculus for Spacetime.Jose G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1998 - Foundations of Physics 28 (6):931-958.
    In a recent paper [J. G. Vargas and D. G. Torr, Found. Phys. 27, 599 (1997)], we have shown that a subset of the differential invariants that define teleparallel connections in spacetime generates a teleparallel Kaluza-Klein space (KKS) endowed with a very rich Clifford structure. A canonical Dirac equation hidden in this structure might be uncovered with the help of a teleparallel Kähler calculus in KKS. To bridge the gap to such a calculus from the existing Riemannian Kähler calculus in (...)
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    Geometrization of the Physics with Teleparallelism. II. Towards a Fully Geometric Dirac Equation.José G. Vargas, Douglas G. Torr & Alvaro Lecompte - 1992 - Foundations of Physics 22 (4):527-547.
    In an accompanying paper (I), it is shown that the basic equations of the theory of Lorentzian connections with teleparallelism (TP) acquire standard forms of physical field equations upon removal of the constraints represented by the Bianchi identities. A classical physical theory results that supersedes general relativity and Maxwell-Lorentz electrodynamics if the connection is viewed as Finslerian. The theory also encompasses a short-range, strong, classical interaction. It has, however, an open end, since the source side of the torsion field equation (...)
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    Electrodynamics of the Maxwell-Lorentz Type in the ten-Dimensional Space of the Testing of Special Relativity: A Case for Finsler Type Connections. [REVIEW]Jose G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1989 - Foundations of Physics 19 (3):269-291.
    It has recently been shown by Vargas, (4) that the passive coordinate transformations that enter the Robertson test theory of special relativity have to be considered as coordinate transformations in a seven-dimensional space with degenerate metric. It has also been shown by Vargas that the corresponding active coordinate transformations are not equal in general to the passive ones and that the composite active-passive transformations act on a space whose number of dimensions is ten (one-particle case) or larger (more than one (...)
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    Revised Robertson's Test Theory of Special Relativity: Space-Time Structure and Dynamics. [REVIEW]José G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1986 - Foundations of Physics 16 (11):1089-1126.
    The experimental testing of the Lorentz transformations is based on a family of sets of coordinate transformations that do not comply in general with the principle of equivalence of the inertial frames. The Lorentz and Galilean sets of transformations are the only member sets of the family that satisfy this principle. In the neighborhood of regular points of space-time, all members in the family are assumed to comply with local homogeneity of space-time and isotropy of space in at least one (...)
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    The Emergence of a Kaluza-Klein Microgenometry From the Invariants of Optimally Euclidean Lorentzian Spaces.José G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1997 - Foundations of Physics 27 (4):533-558.
    It is shown that relativistic spacetimes can be viewed as Finslerian spaces endowed with a positive definite distance rather than as pariah, pseudo-Riemannian spaces. Since the pursuit of better implementations of “Euclidicity in the small” advocates absolute parallelism, teleparallel nonlinear Euclidean connections are scrutinized.The fact that is the set of horizontal fundamental 1-forms in the Finslerian fibration implies that it can be used in principle for obtainingcompatible new structures. If the connection is teleparallel, a Kaluza-Klein space indeed emerges from, endowed (...)
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    The Construction of Teleparallel Finsler Connections and the Emergence of an Alternative Concept of Metric Compatibility.José G. Vargas & Douglas G. Torr - 1997 - Foundations of Physics 27 (6):825-843.
    The issue of whether teleparallel nonlinear connections exist is resolved by their explicit construction on Finslerian metrics that arise in the Robertson test theory of special relativity (RTTSR), and on the Minkowski metric in particular. The method is an adaptation to the Finsler bundle of a similar construction for teleparallel linear connections. It suggests the existence of a concept of metric compatibility alternative toω μλ +ω λμ = 0 for teleparallel nonlinear connections. A sophisticated system of partial differential equations whose (...)
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    Jeremy Bentham, Preparatory Principles, ed. Douglas G. Long and Philip Schofield, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham.Emmanuelle de Champs - 2018 - Revue D’Études Benthamiennes 14.
    Au cours des années 1770, ayant trouvé sa vocation de réformateur du droit et guidé par le principe du plus grand bonheur du plus grand nombre, Jeremy Bentham rassemble ses idées dans de volumineux manuscrits qu’il classe sous le titre de « principes préparatoires ». La publication récente de ces feuillets par Douglas Long et Philip Schofield entr’ouvre la porte de l’atelier du philosophe au tout début de sa carrière. Car la décennie 1770 est particulièrement féconde pour Bentham. C’est (...)
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    Review Symposium : Douglas W. Hands G. C. Archibald Joseph Agassi on S. J. Latsis, Ed. Method and Appraisal in Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976. Pp. VIII + 218. $17.50 the Methodology of Economic Research Programmes. [REVIEW]Douglas W. Hands - 1979 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 9 (3):293-303.
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    Conditioning and Retention of Defensive Burying as a Function of Elavil and Thorazine Injection.Stephen F. Davis, David A. Whiteside, Virginia A. Dickson, Roger L. Thomas & Douglas G. Heck - 1981 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 17 (2):107-110.
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    Defensive Burying: A Cross-Species Replication and Extension.Stephen F. Davis, David A. Whiteside, Douglas G. Heck, Virginia A. Dickson & James L. Tramill - 1981 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 17 (1):45-47.
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    Do Declarative Titles Affect Readers’ Perceptions of Research Findings? A Randomized Trial.Tudor P. Toma, Iveta Simera, Douglas G. Altman & Elizabeth Wager - 2016 - Research Integrity and Peer Review 1 (1).
    BackgroundMany journals prohibit the use of declarative titles that state study findings, yet a few journals encourage or even require them. We compared the effects of a declarative versus a descriptive title on readers’ perceptions about the strength of evidence in a research abstract describing a randomized trial.MethodsStudy participants read two abstracts describing studies of a fictitious treatment for a fictitious condition. The first abstract described an uncontrolled, 10-patient, case series, and the second described a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving 48 (...)
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    Updating Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy: The Development of STARD 2015.Patrick M. M. Bossuyt, Lotty Hooft, Douglas G. Altman, Henrica C. W. de Vet, David Moher, Les Irwig, Paul P. Glasziou, Constantine A. Gatsonis, David E. Bruns, Johannes B. Reitsma, Jérémie F. Cohen & Daniël A. Korevaar - 2016 - Research Integrity and Peer Review 1 (1).
    BackgroundAlthough the number of reporting guidelines has grown rapidly, few have gone through an updating process. The STARD statement, published in 2003 to help improve the transparency and completeness of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies, was recently updated in a systematic way. Here, we describe the steps taken and a justification for the changes made.ResultsA 4-member Project Team coordinated the updating process; a 14-member Steering Committee was regularly solicited by the Project Team when making critical decisions. First, a review of (...)
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    Dostoevskii's Specific Influence on Nietzsche's Preface to Daybreak.Eric V. D. Luft & Douglas G. Stenberg - 1991 - Journal of the History of Ideas 52 (3):441-461.
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    On the Function of Muscle and Reflex Partitioning.Uwe Windhorst, Thomas M. Hamm & Douglas G. Stuart - 1989 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (4):629-645.
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    What is the Organization, Scope, and Functional Significance of Partitioning?Uwe Windhorst, Thomas M. Hamm & Douglas G. Stuart - 1989 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (4):670-681.
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  49. Geoffrey Hartman: Criticism as Answerable Style.G. Douglas Atkins - 1990 - Routledge.
    `The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents the future of the profession', is a unique and major voice in twentieth-century criticism. Professor Atkins explains clearly Hartman's key ideas and places his work in the contexts of Romanticism and (...)
     
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  50. Geoffrey Hartman: Criticism as Answerable Style.G. Douglas Atkins - 1990 - Routledge.
    `The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' _Geoffrey Hartman_ is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents the future of the profession', is a unique and major voice in twentieth-century criticism. Professor Atkins explains clearly Hartman's key ideas and places his work in the contexts of Romanticism and (...)
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