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  1. The Ethos of Games.Fred D'Agostino - 1981 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 8 (1):7-18.
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    Knowledge of Language.F. B. D'agostino - 1975
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    Free Public Reason: Making It Up as We Go.Fred D'Agostino - 1996 - Oxford University Press.
    Free Public Reason examines the idea of public justification, stressing its importance but also questioning the coherence of the concept itself. Although public justification is employed in the work of theorists such as John Rawls, Jeremy Waldron, Thomas Nagel, and others, it has received little attention on its own as a philosophical concept. In this book Fred D'Agostino shows that the concept is composed of various values, interests, and notions of the good, and that no ranking of these is possible. (...)
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    Science and Scepticism.Fred D'Agostino & John Watkins - 1987 - Philosophical Quarterly 37 (146):104.
  5. Contemporary Approaches to the Social Contract.Fred D'Agostino, John Thrasher & Gerald Gaus - 2011 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Naturalizing Epistemology: Thomas Kuhn and the 'Essential Tension'.Fred D'Agostino - 2009 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    In identifying that the 'essential tension' is the balance between conservative and innovative approaches in the development of knowledge - tried-and tested or new directions - Kuhn pointed out that these two attitudes are both appropriate. This study adds to this picture the social and psychological dynamics that underpin any such balancing.
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    The Orders of Public Reason.Fred D'Agostino - 2013 - Analytic Philosophy 54 (1):129-155.
    Critical notice of The Order of Public Reason by Gerald Gaus.
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  8. Original Position.Fred D'Agostino - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
     
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  9. Verballed? Incommensurability 50 Years On.Fred D'Agostino - 2014 - Synthese 191 (3):1-22.
    Someone is “verballed” in the Anglo-Australian idiom if they have attributed to them statements they did not actually make and indeed have explicitly denied. We will examine the evidence that Kuhn and Feyerabend were verballed in this sense by their critics and that the role of the idea of incommensurability in their argumentation has been systematically misunderstood and -represented. In particular, we will see that neither Kuhn nor Feyerabend, despite what their critics often say about them, held that incommensurability of (...)
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    Disciplinarity and the Growth of Knowledge.Fred D'Agostino - 2012 - Social Epistemology 26 (3-4):331-350.
    I want to consider how the general characteristics of a discipline might facilitate ?social mechanisms for distributing knowledge? that do not depend on uniformity of use, but, in fact, on different uses by different people. Indeed, I want to show that the ways in which a discipline is organized afford the growth of knowledge and do so, in particular, by facilitating an approach to what Thomas Kuhn described as ?the essential tension? between, on the one hand, the traditional or customary (...)
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    Kuhn's Risk-Spreading Argument and The Organization of Scientific Communities.Fred D'Agostino - 2005 - Episteme 1 (3):201-209.
    One of Thomas Kuhn's profoundest arguments is introduced in the 1970 “Postscript” to The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . Kuhn is discussing the idea of a “disciplinary matrix” as a more adequate articulation of the “paradigm” notion he'd introduced in the first, 1962, edition of his famous work . He notes that one “element” of disciplinary matrices is likely to be common to most or even all such matrices, unlike the other elements which serve to distinguish specific disciplines and sub-disciplines (...)
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    Leibniz on Compossibility and Relational Predicates.F. B. D'Agostino - 1976 - Philosophical Quarterly 26 (103):125-138.
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    Naturalizing the Essential Tension.Fred D'Agostino - 2008 - Synthese 162 (2):275 - 308.
    Kuhn’s “essential tension” between conservative and innovative imperatives in enquiry has an empirical analogue—between the potential benefits of collectivization of enquiry and the social dynamic impediments to effective sharing of information and insights in collective settings. A range of empirical materials from social psychology and organization theory are considered which bear on the issue of balancing these opposing forces and an institution is described in which they are balanced in a way which is appropriate for collective knowledge production.
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    Public Justification.Fred D'Agostino - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    From the Organization to the Division of Cognitive Labor.Fred D'Agostino - 2009 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 8 (1):101-129.
    Discussion of the cognitive division of labor has usually made very little contact with relevant materials from other disciplines, including theoretical biology, management science, and design theory. This article draws on these materials to consider some unavoidable conundrums faced by any attempt to present a particular way of dividing tasks among a labor team as the uniquely rational way of doing this, given the interdependence of the underlying evaluative standards by which the products of a system of division of labor (...)
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    Chomsky's System of Ideas.G. R. Sampson & Fred D'Agostino - 1987 - Philosophical Quarterly 37 (149):477.
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    The Legacies of John Rawls.Fred D'Agostino - 2004 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 1 (3):349-365.
    To understand the continuing importance of John Rawls’s work, we need to understand the background, the object and the method of his fifty-year quest as a political thinker. The background to Rawls’s investigation was a (carefully circumscribed) acknowledgement of a certain kind of evaluative pluralism. The object of Rawls’s work was to develop a method of commensuration that would enable us, the free and equal citizens of a democratic society, to identify a common basis for our dealings, in search of (...)
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    Sampson's 'Dilemma'.F. B. D'agostino - 1978 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29 (2):183-184.
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    Freedom and Rationality: Essays in Honor of John Watkins.Fred D'Agostino & I. C. Jarvie (eds.) - 1989 - Reidel.
    INTRODUCTION The editors of this volume - Jarvie and D'Agostino - encountered John Watkins at such different times in his career that they have never ...
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  20. Evangelium Vitae: inocencia y derecho.F. D'Agostino - 2011 - Humanitas: Interdisciplinary journal (National Humanities Institute) 24:51-59.
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    Some Modes of Public Justification.Fred D'Agostino - 1991 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 69 (4):390 – 414.
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    The Doctrine of Filial Piety: A Philosophical Analysis of the Concealment Case.B. I. Lijun & Fred D'agostino - 2004 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 31 (4):451–467.
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    The Aimless Rationality of Science.Fred D'Agostino - 1990 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 4 (1):33 – 50.
    Abstract It is usually attempted teleologically to demonstrate the rationality of the so?called scientific method. Goals or aims are posited (and their specification defended) and it is then argued that conformity with some body of methodological rules is conducive to the realization of these goals or aims. A ? deontological? alternative to this approach is offered, adapting insights of contemporary political philosophers, especially John Rawls and Bruce Ackerman. The ?circumstances of method? are defined as those circumstances in which it alone (...)
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    Leibniz.Fred D'Agostino & S. C. Brown - 1986 - Philosophical Quarterly 36 (142):95.
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    The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy.Gerald F. Gaus & Fred D'Agostino (eds.) - 2012 - Routledge.
    The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy is a comprehensive, definitive reference work, providing an up-to-date survey of the field, charting its history and key figures and movements, and addressing enduring questions as ...
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    Public Reason.Fred D'Agostino & Gerald F. Gaus (eds.) - 1998 - Ashgate.
    The essays that make up this volume, explore the idea of public reason. The task of identifying a distinctively public reason has become pressing in our deeply pluralistic society, just because doubt has arisen whether what is good reasoning for one must be good reasoning for all. Examining the theories of Hobbes and Kant, and also using more recent work such as the comments and theories of John Rawls and David Gauthier, this book explores aspects of the idea of public (...)
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    Incommensurability and Commensuration: Lessons From Ethico-Political Theory.Fred D'Agostino - 1999 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (3):429-447.
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    An Analytics of Marginality.Fred D'Agostino - 2012 - The European Legacy 17 (6):755-768.
    How does something come to be considered ?marginal? or ?central?? More specifically, on what grounds do particular approaches to understanding in the human and natural sciences become marginal or central? The answer to this question depends, in particular, on two different orders of analysis: a metaphysics of inquiry and an empirics of inquiry. Taken together these analyses enable us to understand why marginalities are inevitable concomitants of disciplined inquiry and how, despite their inevitability, the particular form that marginalities take in (...)
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    Individualism and Collectivism: The Case of Language.F. B. D'Agostino - 1979 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 9 (1):27-47.
  30. Democratic Legitimacy: Plural Values and Political Power.Fred D'Agostino - 2003 - Mind 112 (447):499-502.
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    The Ethics of Social Science Research.Fred D'agostino - 1995 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 12 (1):65-76.
    ABSTRACT Ethical thinking about social science research is dominated by a biomedical model whose salient features are the assumption that only potential harms to subjects of research are relevant in the ethical evaluation of that research, and in the emphasis on securing informed consent in order to establish ethical probity. A number of counter‐examples are considered to the assumption, a number of defences against these counter‐examples are examined, and an alternative model is proposed for the ethical evaluation of social science (...)
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    Mill, Paternalism and Psychiatry.Fred D'Agostino - 1982 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 60 (4):319 – 330.
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    Chomsky on Creativity.Fred D'Agostino - 1984 - Synthese 58 (1):85 - 117.
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    Symbolism and Literalism in Anthropology.F. B. D'Agostino & H. R. Burdick - 1982 - Synthese 52 (2):233 - 265.
    We have considered two strategies for using native utterances as evidence for assigning native beliefs. We have shown that each of these two strategies (literalism and symbolism) can avoid the logical difficulties mentioned in section 1 — so long, at least, as we employ an account of the logical form of belief sentences developed by Burdick. We have also considered the methodological principles which provide the basis for translational practice. Based on our consideration of these principles, we then argued that (...)
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    Language, Creativity and Freedom.Fred D'Agostino - 1984 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 14 (2):251-262.
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    The Sacralization of Social Scientific Discourse.Fred D'Agostino - 1988 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 18 (1):21-39.
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    Knowledge of Language. [REVIEW]F. B. D'agostino - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (1):74-80.
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    Adjudication as an Epistemological Concept.Fred D'agostino - 1989 - Synthese 79 (2):231 - 256.
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  39. Biopolítica: Fundamentos filosófico-jurídicos.Francesco D'agostino - 2010 - Medicina y Ética 21:35-44.
    La reflexión de Francesco D'Agostino procede a partir de una sintética presentación de la genealogía y de los sucesivos desarrollos del concepto de "persona" en la cultura occidental, deteniéndose específicamente sobre su reciente identificación positivistá con la categoría de "sujeto de derecho" - y sobre su consiguiente manipulabilidad pragmática y normativa. Tal paradigma ha entrado en crisis, como testimonian las irresolubles problemáticas surgidas en torno a la disciplina legal del bias, y en particular a la dificultad, que se deriva directamente, (...)
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    BRACKEN, HARRY M. [1984]: Mind and Language: Essays on Descartes and Chomsky. Foris Publications. ISBN 90 6765 020 X.Fred D'Agostino - 1986 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37 (2):249-251.
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    BRACKEN, HARRY M.: "Mind and Language: Essays on Descartes and Chomsky". [REVIEW]Fred D'Agostino - 1986 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37:249.
  42. Bioetica Nella Prospettiva Della Filosofia Del Diritto.Francesco D'agostino - 1998
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    Book Review: Baert, P. (2005). [REVIEW]Fred D'Agostino - 2007 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 37 (4):541-543.
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    Book Review: How is Language Possible? [REVIEW]Fred D'Agostino - 1989 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 19 (4):507-509.
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    Book Review: How is Language Possible?How is Language Possible? By HattiangadiJ. N.La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1987. Pp. Xxi + 224. $13.95. [REVIEW]Fred D'Agostino - 1989 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 19 (4):507-509.
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  46. Bios, zoé, psyché.F. D'Agostino - 2007 - Aquinas 50 (1):133-139.
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    Chomsky's Generative Theory of Human Nature and the Boundaries of Diversity: Review of Noam Chomsky: On Power, Knowledge and Human Nature by Peter Wilkin. [REVIEW]Fred D'Agostino - 2002 - Journal of Critical Realism 1 (1).
  48. Dimensioni Dell'equità.Francesco D'agostino - 1977 - Giappichelli.
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  49. Deontologia ed etica, la prassi, ed i valori.F. D'agostino - 1996 - Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia Del Diritto 73 (1):60-70.
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  50. Diritto E Giustizia Per Una Introduzione Allo Studio Del Diritto.Francesco D'agostino - 2000
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