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    Précis of Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence.Jonas Olson - 2016 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 13 (4):397-402.
    _ Source: _Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 397 - 402 Moral error theorists and moral realists agree about several disputed metaethical issues. They typically agree that ordinary moral judgments are beliefs and that ordinary moral utterances purport to refer to moral facts. But they disagree on the crucial ontological question of whether there are any moral facts. Moral error theorists hold that there are not and that, as a consequence, ordinary moral beliefs are systematically mistaken and ordinary moral (...)
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique and Defence by Jonas Olson.A. Fisher - 2015 - Analysis 75 (2):355-356.
    A review of Jonas Olson's "Moral Error Theory: History, critique and defence".
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  3. Moral Error: History, Critique, Defence.Jonas Olson - 2017 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Jonas Olson presents a critical survey of moral error theory, the view that there are no moral facts and so all moral claims are false. Part I explores the historical context of the debate; Part II assesses J. L. Mackie's famous arguments; Part III defends error theory against challenges and considers its implications for our moral thinking.
     
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence.Jonas Olson - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    Jonas Olson presents a critical survey of moral error theory, the view that there are no moral facts and so all moral claims are false. Part I explores the historical context of the debate; Part II assesses J. L. Mackie's famous arguments; Part III defends error theory against challenges and considers its implications for our moral thinking.
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    Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy: Tracing a Philosophical Error From Locke to Bradley.Fiona Ellis - 2005 - Routledge.
    This book traces a deep misunderstanding about the relation of concepts and reality in the history of philosophy. It exposes the influence of the mistake in the thought of Locke, Berkeley, Kant, Nietzche and Bradley, and suggests that the solution can be found in Hegelian thought. Ellis argues that the treatment proposed exemplifies Hegel's dialectical method. This is an important contribution to this area of philosophy.
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    Jonas Olson, Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence. Reviewed By.David Kaspar - 2015 - Philosophy in Review 35 (3):159-161.
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  7. Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy: Tracing a Philosophical Error From Locke to Bradley.Fiona Ellis - 2012 - Routledge.
    This book traces a deep misunderstanding about the relation of concepts and reality in the history of philosophy. It exposes the influence of the mistake in the thought of Locke, Berkeley, Kant, Nietzche and Bradley, and suggests that the solution can be found in Hegelian thought. Ellis argues that the treatment proposed exemplifies Hegel's dialectical method. This is an important contribution to this area of philosophy.
     
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence_, _written by Jonas Olson.Hallvard Lillehammer - 2017 - International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 7 (1):57-61.
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    Review: Jonas Olson, Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence. [REVIEW]Matt Lutz & Stephen Finlay - 2015 - Ethics 125 (4):1219-1225.
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  10. How the "True World" Finally Became a Fable : The History of an Error : The Will to Power as Art.Friedrich Nietzsche - 2010 - In Christopher Want (ed.), Philosophers on Art From Kant to the Postmodernists: A Critical Reader. Columbia University Press.
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    Errors in ‘The History of an Error’.A. R. Meskin & S. Fokt - 2016 - British Journal of Aesthetics 56 (2):179-185.
    In a recent article in this journal, Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley argue that relational theories of art are rooted in a misunderstanding of what it would take to falsify the family resemblance theories they are meant to supplant, and are incapable of meeting all the requirements a successful theory of art must meet. Hence, they are doomed to failure. We show that the arguments Neill and Ridley offer are rooted in misunderstandings about relational theories and the requirements for a (...)
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence, by Jonas Olson.Emma Wood - 2015 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (2):410-411.
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence_, _written by Jonas Olson.Hallvard Lillehammer - 2015 - Brill.
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    The History of an Error.Pavel Kovaly - 1973 - Studies in Soviet Thought 13 (1-2):20-54.
    Lukács has had a colorful career as a Communist theoretician. One of the strangest events is the fact that he continued to recant in 1967, when there was no longer the external pressure to do so. This may be due to the fact that his differences with Marx on subject-object, praxis, etc., are not those of a humanist.
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    Why Respect for History–and Historical Error–Matters.Douglas Allchin - 2006 - Science and Education 15 (1):91-111.
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    The History of an Error.Pavel Kovaly - 1973 - Studies in East European Thought 13 (1-2):20-54.
    Lukács has had a colorful career as a Communist theoretician. One of the strangest events is the fact that he continued to recant in 1967, when there was no longer the external pressure to do so. This may be due to the fact that his differences with Marx on subject-object, praxis, etc., are not those of a humanist.
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    Relational Theories of Art: The History of an Error.A. Neill & A. Ridley - 2012 - British Journal of Aesthetics 52 (2):141-151.
    Relational theories of art—paradigmatically, the ‘Institutional’ theory—arose from dissatisfaction with the Wittgenstein-inspired ‘family resemblance’ account of art, and were taken not merely to be preferable in various ways to that account, but actually to falsify it. We argue that this latter thought is rooted in a fundamental misunderstanding of the falsification-conditions of a family resemblance account; and we suggest that, once the reasons for this are appreciated, any apparent motivation to engage in relational theorizing about art evaporates.
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence_, _written by Jonas Olson.Hallvard Lillehammer - 2015 - New Content is Available for International Journal for the Study of Skepticism.
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    Review: Jonas Olson, Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence. [REVIEW]Review by: Matt Lutz and Stephen Finlay - 2015 - Ethics 125 (4):1219-1225,.
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    Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence Jonas Olson Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014; VIII + 214 Pp.; $49.46. [REVIEW]Félix Aubé Beaudoin - 2015 - Dialogue 54 (3):594-596.
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    Fiona Ellis, From Nietzsche to Hegel: Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy: Tracing a Philosophical Error From Locke to Bradley. [REVIEW]Michael Inwood - 2009 - Heythrop Journal 50 (2):344-345.
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    Review of Ellis, Fiona, Concepts and Reality in the History of Philosophy: Tracing a Philosophical Error From Locke to Bradley[REVIEW]Robert Stern - 2006 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (5).
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    ME Moss, Benedetto Croce Reconsidered. Truth and Error in Theories of Art, Literature, and History. With a Foreword by Maurice Mandelbaum. [REVIEW]Geneviève Warland - 1989 - Revue Philosophique De Louvain 87 (76):652-655.
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  24. Red Years: Althusser's Lesson, Rancière's Error and the Real Movement of History.Nathan Brown - 2011 - Radical Philosophy 170:16.
     
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  25. Review of Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence by Jonas Olson. [REVIEW]Wisdom Jeff - forthcoming - Philosophical Quarterly.
     
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  26. ME Moss, Benedetto Croce Reconsidered: Truth and Error in Theories of Art, Literature, and History Reviewed By.Thomas Leddy - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (7):273-276.
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  27. "Benedetto Croce Reconsidered: Truth and Error in Theories of Art, Literature, and History": M. E. Moss. [REVIEW]Colin Lyas - 1989 - British Journal of Aesthetics 29 (1):75.
     
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  28. Benedetto Croce Reconsidered: Truth and Error in Theories of Art, Literature, and History.M. E. Moss - 1987 - University Press of New England.
     
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    Getting It Wrong: The Mediaeval Epistemology of Error.G. R. Evans (ed.) - 1998 - Brill.
    Deals with the dark side of the medieval theory of knowledge, the pursuit of knowldge in 'wrong' ways, 'common knowledge' and departures from it, wisdom and ...
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  30. Errors and Mistakes: A Cultural History of Fallibility.Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio & Agostino Paravicini Bagliani (eds.) - 2012 - Sismel, Edizioni Del Galluzzo.
     
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    The Philosophy of Error and Liberty of Thought: J.S. Mill on Logical Fallacies.Frederick Rosen - 2006 - Informal Logic 26 (2):121-147.
    Most recent discussions of John Stuart Mill’s System of Logic (1843) neglect the fifth book concerned with logical fallacies. Mill not only follows the revival of interest in the traditional Aristotelian doctrine of fallacies in Richard Whately and Augustus De Morgan, but he also develops new categories and an original analysis which enhance the study of fallacies within the context of what he calls ‘the philosophy of error’. After an exploration of this approach, the essay relates the philosophy of (...)
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  32. Descartes on God and Human Error.Joel Thomas Tierno - 1997 - Humanities Press.
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    On Error: Undisciplined Thoughts on One of the Causes of Intellectual Path Dependency.Altug Yalcintas - 2011 - Ankara University SBF Review 66 (2):215-233.
    Is there not any place in the history of ideas for the imperfect character of human doings (i.e. capability of error) that is repeated for so long until we lately start to think that it had long been wrong? The answer is: In the conventional histories of ideas there is almost none. The importance of the phenomenon,however, is immense. Intellectual history is full of errors. Scholarly errors are among the factors that generate intellectual pathways in which consequences (...)
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    Is There a Concept of Experimental Error in Greek Astronomy?Giora Hon - 1989 - British Journal for the History of Science 22 (2):129-150.
    The attempt to narrow the general discourse of the problem of error and to focus it on the specific problem of experimental error may be approached from different directions. One possibility is to establish a focusing process from the standpoint of history; such an approach requires a careful scrutiny of the history of science with a view to identifying the juncture when the problem of experimental error was properly understood and accounted for. In a study (...)
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  35. Moral als Problem. Friedrich Nietzsche: Fröhliche Wissenschaft § 345.Andreas Dorschel - 2008 - Zeitschrift Für Didaktik der Philosophie Und Ethik 30 (1):56-61.
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    Art History?Donald Brook - 2004 - History and Theory 43 (1):1–17.
    This article is presented in two parts. In part I, I call into question the viability of a currently received opinion about the foundations of the subject called “Art History,” primarily by challenging assumptions that are implicit in conventional uses of the terms “art” and “work of art.” It is widely supposed that works of art are items of a kind, that this kind is the bearer of the name “art,” and that it has a history. In part (...)
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    The History of Resistant Rickets: A Model for Understanding the Growth of Biomedical Knowledge.Christiane Sinding - 1989 - Journal of the History of Biology 22 (3):461-495.
    Two essential periods may be identified in the early stages of the history of vitamin D-resistant rickets. The first was the period during which a very well known deficiency disease, rickets, acquired a scientific status: this required the development of unifying principles to confer upon the newly developing science of pathology a doctrine without which it would have been condemned to remain a collection of unrelated facts with very little practical application. One first such unifying principle was provided by (...)
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  38. Functions, Warrant, History.Peter J. Graham - 2014 - In Abrol Fairweather & Owen Flanagan (eds.), Naturalizing Epistemic Virtue. Cambridge University Press. pp. 15-35.
    I hold that epistemic warrant consists in the normal functioning of the belief-forming process when the process has forming true beliefs reliably as an etiological function. Evolution by natural selection is the central source of etiological functions. This leads many to think that on my view warrant requires a history of natural selection. What then about learning? What then about Swampman? Though functions require history, natural selection is not the only source. Self-repair and trial-and-error learning are both (...)
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    Applying Self-Directed Anticipative Learning to Science I: Agency, Error, and the Interactive Exploration of Possibility Space in Early Ape-Langugae Research.Robert P. Farrell & C. A. Hooker - 2007 - Perspectives on Science 15 (1):87-124.
    : The purpose of this paper and its sister paper (Farrell and Hooker, b) is to present, evaluate and elaborate a proposed new model for the process of scientific development: self-directed anticipative learning (SDAL). The vehicle for its evaluation is a new analysis of a well-known historical episode: the development of ape-language research. In this first paper we outline five prominent features of SDAL that will need to be realized in applying SDAL to science: 1) interactive exploration of possibility space; (...)
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    Compiling Nature's History: Travellers and Travel Narratives in the Early Royal Society.Daniel Carey - 1997 - Annals of Science 54 (3):269-292.
    The relationship between travel, travel narrative, and the enterprise of natural history is explored, focusing on activities associated with the early Royal Society. In an era of expanding travel, for colonial, diplomatic, trade, and missionary purposes, reports of nature's effects proliferated, both in oral and written forms. Naturalists intent on compiling a comprehensive history of such phenomena, and making them useful in the process, readily incorporated these reports into their work. They went further by trying to direct the (...)
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    The Effectiveness of the Erratum in Avoiding Error Propagation in Physics.Marshall Thomsen & D. Resnik - 1995 - Science and Engineering Ethics 1 (3):231-240.
    The propagation of errors in physics research is studied, with particular attention being paid to the effectiveness of the erratum in avoiding error propagation. We study the citation history of 17 physics papers which have significant errata associated with them. It would appear that the existence of an erratum does not significantly decrease the frequency with which a paper is cited and in most cases the erratum isnot cited along with the original paper. The authors comment on implications (...)
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    Still an Error: Relational Theories of Art.Alex Neill & Aaron Ridley - 2016 - British Journal of Aesthetics 56 (2):187-189.
    Aaron Meskin and Simon Fokt have recently taken issue with our 2012 paper, ‘Relational Theories of Art: the History of an Error’. Here we respond to their objections.
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    (Ab)Using the Past for Present Purposes: Exposing Contextual and Trans-Contextual Features of Error.Jutta Schickore - 2002 - Perspectives on Science 10 (4):433-456.
    : This paper is concerned with the claim that epistemic terms and categories are historical entities. The starting point is the observation that recent attempts at historical studies of epistemic terms fail to bridge the gap between history and philosophy proper. I examine whether, and how, it is possible to forge a closer link between historical and philosophical aspects of conceptual analysis. The paper explores possible links by analyzing aspects of the concept of error. A "pragmatic" and a (...)
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    Information, Evolution, and 'Error-Friendliness'.Ernst von Weizsacker & C. von Weizsacker - 2006 - Mind and Matter 4 (2):235-247.
    Information can be conceived as being composed of two complementary components: novelty and confirmation. Whenever either of the two is zero, information is zero. Genetic information, too, requires both novelty and confirmation. Evolution can be seen as the history of diversification. Selection alone reduces diversity. Recessivity appears to serve as a mechanism to protect diversity against selection. So does the geographical and behavioral 'separation' of species. Both recessivity and separation can be seen as 'error-friendly', a broader concept that (...)
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    Non-Written Sources in the Study of the History of Geology: Pros and Cons, in the Light of the Views of Collingwood and Foucault.David Oldroyd - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (4):395-415.
    The paper discusses some of the problems that may be encountered in writing the history of geology with the help of non-written sources, but also offers suggestions as to the kinds of sources that may prove useful. It considers particularly the well-known proposition of R. G. Collingwood that historical writing should involve the attempted 're-enactment of past experience', and also criticisms of such idealist philosophies of history as have been made by Michel Foucault. In considering the relative merits (...)
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    Error and the Will.J. L. Evans - 1963 - Philosophy 38 (144):136 - 148.
    Throughout the history of philosophy there has been a sustained interest in the concepts of knowledge, truth and meaning; interest in the concepts of error, falsity and nonsense, on the other hand, has been intermittent and spasmodic. Error, for example, has suffered at the expense of knowledge to such an extent that sometimes its very existence has been denied, or it has been explained away as being merely the absence of or privation of knowledge; many theories of (...)
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  47. Space and History: Philosophy and Imperialism in Nishida and Watsuji.Yoko Arisaka - 1996 - Dissertation, University of California, Riverside
    This dissertation analyzes the philosophical theories and politics of Kitaro Nishida , the founder of modern Japanese philosophy, and Tetsuro Watsuji , the second most famous philosopher in Japan. Both Nishida and Watsuji develop a "spatialized" conception of history to contrast with a temporal model which had the effect of situating Europe as the most advanced form of modern culture. According to their view, the representation of world history should take into account the contemporaneous developments of all cultures. (...)
     
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    Kant on Conscience, “Indirect” Duty, and Moral Error.Jens Timmermann - 2006 - International Philosophical Quarterly 46 (3):293-308.
    Kant’s concept of conscience has been largely neglected by scholars and contemporary moral philosophers alike, as has his concept of “indirect” duty. Admittedly, neither of them is foundational within his ethical theory, but a correct account of both in their own right and in combination can shed some new light on Kant’s moral philosophy as a whole. In this paper, I first examine a key passage in which Kant systematically discusses the role of conscience, then give a systematic account of (...)
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    Albertus Magnus and the Error of Ptolemy.Michael Tkacz - 2013 - International Philosophical Quarterly 53 (2):147-160.
    Is our science of the physical world a matter of theoretical description with predictive value, or is it instead a search for the productive causes of observed phenomena? Ancient astronomers such as Ptolemy maintained the former; ancient cosmologists such as Aristotle the latter. This debate is a central theme in Albert Magnus’s thirteenth-century Aristotelian commentaries. This paper shows how Albert defended the possibility of empirical science aimed at demonstrating the causes of observed phenomena. In the course of his defense, Albert (...)
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    História sem Redenção: a oposição a Bossuet e a gênese da filosofia da história voltairiana.Edmilson Menezes - 2013 - Doispontos 9 (3).
    presente trabalho busca explicitar alguns elementos da concepção voltairiana da história (e do historiador). A intenção não é a de inventariar, segundo uma ordem cronológica, a formação de uma filosofia da história em Voltaire, mas tão somente apresentar uma face dessa gênese, a saber, a crítica à teologia da história, que se encontra embasando aquele ponto de vista. Não há dúvida de que o erro faz parte do homem. Assim como a superstição, o fanatismo, o ódio, o crime, a guerra (...)
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