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  1. Measuring Degrees of Confirmation.George N. Schlesinger - 1995 - Analysis 55 (3):208 - 212.
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    The Sweep of Probability.George N. Schlesinger - 1991
    The Sweep of Probability broadly surveys this burgeoning field of philosophical inquiry. The book is unique because it engages the reader in contemporary debates about a variety of issues in probability theory without requiring a background in probability and mathematics. It also illustrates how the concerns of probability relate not only to philosophical inquiry but to aspects of everyday life. The primary aim of this book, claims George N.Schlesinger in the introduction, is to illustrate, by discussing a wide variety of (...)
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  3. Aspects of Time.George N. Schlesinger - 1982 - Mind 91 (361):141-143.
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  4. E Pur Si Muove.George N. Schlesinger - 1991 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):427-441.
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    Metaphysics: Methods and Problems.George N. Schlesinger - 1983 - Barnes & Noble.
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    Miracles and Probabilities.George N. Schlesinger - 1987 - Noûs 21 (2):219-232.
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    New Perspectives on Old-Time Religion.George N. Schlesinger - 1988 - Oxford University Press.
    This book explores recently opened avenues in logic and philosophical analysis to offer new perspectives on time-honored religious beliefs. Topics covered include the nature of divine attributes, the implications of divine benevolence and divine justice, arguments in support of theism and atheism, and religion and morality.
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    How Time Flies.George N. Schlesinger - 1982 - Mind 91 (364):501-523.
  9. The Power of Thought Experiments.George N. Schlesinger - 1996 - Foundations of Physics 26 (4):467-482.
    According to popular opinion, thought experiments are limited in scope, since no novel empirical results could be expected to be produced by thought alone. Yet consider the spectacular 16th century experiment by Stevin. leading to the discovery of the principles of the resolution and combination of forces. He conducted no experiments, for he derived his novel and highly important conclusions by several steps of ingenious reasoning alone. To understand why mental experiments may serve as very effective scientific tools. we need (...)
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  10. A Central Theistic Argument.George N. Schlesinger - 1994 - In Jeff Jordan (ed.), Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal’s Wager. Rowman & Littlefield.
     
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    The Range of Epistemic Logic.George N. Schlesinger - 1986 - Humanities Press.
  12. You Bet Your Life: Pascal’s Wager Defended.William G. Lycan & George N. Schlesinger - 1988 - In Joel Feinberg (ed.), Reason and Responsibility. Wadsworth.
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    Spatial, Temporal and Cosmic Parts.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 23 (2):255-271.
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    Timely Topics.George N. Schlesinger - 1994 - St. Martin's Press.
    Basic yet familiar and non-technical features of time are investigated. Two novel and detailed arguments are advanced defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly'. A number of hitherto neglected but important differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed. Also explored are the locations of circular time; the uniformity of nature, temporal positions and possible worlds, as well as the famous, unresolved problem, 'Why do we know so much more about the past than about the future?'. (...)
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    Accommodation and Prediction.George N. Schlesinger - 1987 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (1):33 – 42.
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    A Pragmatic Version of the Principle of Sufficient Reason.George N. Schlesinger - 1995 - Philosophical Quarterly 45 (181):439-459.
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    The Disappearance of Time: Kurt Godel and the Idealistic Tradition in Philosophy.George N. Schlesinger - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (4):602.
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    The Credibility of Extraordinary Events.George N. Schlesinger - 1991 - Analysis 51 (3):120 - 126.
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    Why a Tale Twice Told is More Likely to Take Hold.George N. Schlesinger - 1988 - Philosophical Studies 54 (1):141 - 152.
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    Spatial, Temporal and Cosmic Parts.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 23 (2):255-271.
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    Relevance.George N. Schlesinger - 1986 - Theoria 52 (1-2):57-67.
  22. Nomic Necessity and Contingency.George N. Schlesinger - 1987 - Philosophical Quarterly 37 (149):379-391.
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    Qualitative Identity and Uniformity.George N. Schlesinger - 1990 - Noûs 24 (4):529-541.
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    Events and Explicative Definitions.George N. Schlesinger - 1984 - Mind 93 (370):215-229.
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  25. Is Determinism a Vacuous Doctrine?George N. Schlesinger - 1987 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38 (3):339-346.
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    Conditions of Identity.George N. Schlesinger - 1991 - Noûs 25 (4):569-571.
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    On the Limits of Science.George N. Schlesinger - 1986 - Analysis 46 (1):24 - 26.
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    Induction and Other Minds.George N. Schlesinger - 1974 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 52 (1):3-21.
    Plantinga's attempts generally to undermine inductive-Analogical arguments for the other minds are criticized, And an attempt is made to present a sound analogical argument for other minds that can withstand plantinga's and other sceptical criticisms. It is then argued that a similar demonstration of the reasonableness of believing in objects when we are not observing them is also possible.
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    Theological Necessity.George N. Schlesinger - 1997 - Religious Studies 33 (1):55-65.
    Anselm begins his famous ontological argument by describing God as the being greater than which none is conceivable. His description seems coherent and intelligible. Consequently a divine being thus described may be spoken of as existing in the understanding. But if so, He must actually exist as well, otherwise a being greater than Him could possibly exist, namely, one of whom the additional great-making-term ‘actual existence’ may also be predicated. The result would be a contradiction, for we would now have (...)
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    The Intelligibility of Nature.George N. Schlesinger - 1987 - Humanities Press.
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    What Is Metaphysics?George N. Schlesinger - 1981 - American Philosophical Quarterly 18 (3):229 - 235.
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    Do We Have to Know Why We Are Justified in Our Beliefs?George N. Schlesinger - 1980 - Mind 89 (355):370-390.
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    Divine Perfection.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Religious Studies 21 (2):147 - 158.
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    The Central Principle of Deontic Logic.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 45 (4):515-535.
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    The Reality of Time and the Existence of God.George N. Schlesinger - 1993 - Noûs 27 (4):548-550.
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    Book-Reviews.George N. Schlesinger - 1986 - Mind 95 (380):528-531.
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    Is It True What Cicero Said About Philosophers?George N. Schlesinger - 1988 - Metaphilosophy 19 (3-4):282-293.
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    Reconstructing McTaggart's Argument.George N. Schlesinger - 1983 - Philosophy 58 (226):541 - 543.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Rudolf Haller, Stewart Shapiro, L. Nathan Oaklander, George N. Schlesinger, Richard Shusterman & L. E. Goodman - 1984 - Philosophia 14 (1-2):225-250.
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  40. 36 A Central Theistic Argument1.George N. Schlesinger - 1999 - In Eleonore Stump & Michael J. Murray (eds.), Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions. Blackwell. pp. 302.
     
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  41. A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Second Edition).George N. Schlesinger - 2010 - Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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    A Theorem of Epistemic Logic.George N. Schlesinger - 1984 - Philosophical Studies 45 (2):285 - 292.
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    Confirmation and Obligation.George N. Schlesinger - 1986 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 47 (1):145-147.
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    Critical Notice.George N. Schlesinger - 1989 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 19 (1):155-160.
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    Current Periodical Articles 711.George N. Schlesinger - 1995 - Philosophy 70 (272).
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  46. Critical Review.George N. Schlesinger - 2001 - ProtoSociology 15:329-333.
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  47. Degrees of Characterizations.George N. Schlesinger - 1998 - ProtoSociology 12:212-224.
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    Divine Perfection: GEORGE N. SCHLESINGER.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Religious Studies 21 (2):147-158.
    In recent years a number of arguments have been advanced to show that there are conceptual difficulties with a variety of divine attributes. Some have claimed that there is an inherent inconsistency in the notion of omnipotence, others that omnipotence was logically incompatible with omniscience or omnibenevolence, and yet others that omniscience is irreconcilable with immutuability.
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  49. 15 From New Perspectives on Old-Time Religion* George N. Schlesinger.George N. Schlesinger - 1999 - In Eleonore Stump & Michael J. Murray (eds.), Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions. Blackwell. pp. 6--114.
     
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  50. How to Navigate the River of Time.George N. Schlesinger - 1985 - Philosophical Quarterly 35 (138):91-92.
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