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  1. Theory of Knowledge.Roderick M. Chisholm & Israel Scheffler - 1966 - Synthese 16 (3):381-393.
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  2. Science and Subjectivity.Israel Scheffler - 1967 - Hackett Pub. Co..
    Objectivity Under Attack: a fundamental feature of science is its ideal of objectivity, an ideal that subjects ...
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    The Anatomy of Inquiry: Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science.Israel Scheffler - 1963 - Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill.
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    Reason and Teaching.Israel Scheffler - 1973 - London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    This book rests on the conviction that critical thought is of the first importance in the conception and organization of educational activities. ...
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    Conditions of Knowledge: An Introduction to Epistemology and Education.Israel Scheffler - 1965 - Chicago: Scott, Foresman.
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    The Language of Education.Israel Scheffler - 1960 - Springfield, Ill., Thomas.
  7. Beyond the Letter: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Ambiguity, Vagueness, and Metaphor in Language.Israel Scheffler - 1979 - Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    Ambiguity, vagueness and metaphor are pervasive features of language, deserving of systematic study in their own right. Yet they have frequently been considered mere deviations from ideal language or obstacles to be avoided in the construction of scientific systems. First published in 1979, Beyond the Letter offers a consecutive study of these features from a philosphical point of view, providing analyses of each and treating their relations to one another. Addressed to the fundamental task of logical and semantic explanation, the (...)
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  8. Science and Subjectivity.Israel Scheffler - 1979 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 169 (1):119-123.
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    The Anatomy of Inquiry : Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science.Israel Scheffler - 1963 - Routledge.
    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various approaches to the philosophy and theory of science, Israel Scheffler then divides his study into three key sections – Explanation, Significance and Confirmation – that explore how these complex issues involved have been dealt with in contemporary research. This title, by (...)
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    Four Pragmatists: A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead, and Dewey.Israel Scheffler - 1974 - New York: Humanities Press.
    This text is a critical introduction to the work of four philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey. Alongside providing a biographical account of the pragmatist movement, the work offers a critical response to the philosophical doctrines of the four thinkers of the pragmatist movement.
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    Four Pragmatists: A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead, and Dewey.Israel Scheffler - 1974 - Humanities Press.
    First published in 1974, this book is a critical introduction to the work of four quintessential pragmatist philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey. Alongside providing a general historical and biographical account of the pragmatist movement, the work offers an in depth critical response to the philosophical doctrines of the four main thinkers of the pragmatist movement, with reference to the theories of meaning, knowledge and conduct which have come to define pragmatism.
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    Thoughts on Teleology.Israel Scheffler - 1958 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 9 (33):265.
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    In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions.Israel Scheffler - 1981 - Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children 3 (2):16-23.
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    Of Human Potential (Routledge Revivals): An Essay in the Philosophy of Education.Israel Scheffler - 1985 - Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners the world over. Although this concept accurately reflects central features of human nature, its current use perpetuates traditional myths of fixity, harmony and value, calculated to cause untold mischief in social and educational practice. First published in 1985, Israel Scheffler's book aims to demythologise the concept of potential. He shows its roots in genuine aspects of human nature, but at the same time frees it (...)
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  15. Philosophy and Education.Israel Scheffler & Henry David Aiken - 1958 - Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
     
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    Explanation, Prediction and Abstraction.Israel Scheffler - 1956 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 7 (28):293-309.
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    In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions and Other Essays in the Philosophy of Education.Israel Scheffler - 1974 - Routledge.
    Examining a broad range of issues - from computers in school to math education, from metaphor to morality - these essays are unified by Scheffler's conviction ...
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  18. An Inscriptional Approach to Indirect Quotation.Israel Scheffler - 1953 - Analysis 14 (4):83 - 90.
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  19. Selective Confirmation and the Ravens: A Reply to Foster.Israel Scheffler & Nelson Goodman - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (3):78.
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    In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions : And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Education.Israel Scheffler - 1991 - Routledge.
    First published in 1991, _In Praise of Cognitive Emotions_ comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays - all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity to grasp principles and purposes and to evaluate them in the light of relevant reasons. Examining a broad range of issues - from computers in school (...)
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    What Is Said to Be.Israel Scheffler & Noam Chomsky - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59:71 - 82.
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    Vision and Revolution: A Postscript on Kuhn.Israel Scheffler - 1972 - Philosophy of Science 39 (3):366-374.
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    On Justification and Commitment.Israel Scheffler - 1954 - Journal of Philosophy 51 (6):180-190.
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    Reflections on the Ramsey Method.Israel Scheffler - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (10):269-274.
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    Philosophy and the Curriculum.Israel Scheffler - 1992 - Science & Education 1 (4):385-394.
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    On Synonymy and Indirect Discourse.Israel Scheffler - 1955 - Philosophy of Science 22 (1):39-44.
  27. Of Human Potential.Israel Scheffler - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (240):250-252.
     
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    A Plea for Plurealism.Israel Scheffler - 2000 - Erkenntnis 52 (2):161-173.
    In contrast to monistic realism (as represented by Peirce) and pluralistic irrealism (as represented by Goodman) I argue for what I call plurealism, a view which is both pluralistic and realist, recognizing different worlds that are not only independent of one another, but also independent of us.
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    Reflections on Educational Relevance.Israel Scheffler - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (21):764-773.
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  30. The Wonderful Worlds of Goodman.Israel Scheffler - 1980 - Synthese 45 (2):618.
  31. Moral Education and the Democratic Ideal.Israel Scheffler - 1997 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 16 (3):27-34.
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    The Wonderful Worlds of Goodman.Israel Scheffler - 1979 - Journal of Philosophy 76 (11):618.
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    Worlds of Truth: A Philosophy of Knowledge.Israel Scheffler - 2009 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _Worlds of Truth: A Philosophy of Knowledge_ explicates and builds upon a half century of philosophical work by the noted philosopher Israel Scheffler. Propounds a new doctrine of _plurealism_ which maintains the existence of multiple real worlds Offers a defense of absolute truth, which denies certainty and eschews absolutism, and defends systematic relativity, objectivity, and fallibilism Emphasizes a wide range of pragmatic interests: epistemology and scientific development, cognition and emotion, science and ethics, ritual and culture, and art and science.
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  34. My Quarrels with Nelson Goodman.Israel Scheffler - 2001 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 62 (3):665-677.
    Anyone familiar with Nelson Goodman’s philosophical career knows that to have quarreled with him was a hazardous enterprise. For aside from his creative brilliance and analytical subtlety, he was also one of the foremost dialecticians of the age. Seeing through the flaws of rival views and rebutting putative counterarguments to his own came as easily to him as breathing. To recall his rejoinders to a long list of would-be rebuttals of his paper, “On Likeness of Meaning”, or the acute series (...)
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    The Wonderful Worlds of Goodman.Israel Scheffler - 1979 - Journal of Philosophy 76 (11):618.
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    Inscriptionalism and Indirect Quotation.Israel Scheffler - 1958 - Analysis 19 (1):12 - 18.
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    An Inscriptional Approach to Indirect Quotation.Israel Scheffler - 1953 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 22 (1):86-86.
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    Symbolic Worlds: Art, Science, Language, Ritual.Israel Scheffler - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    Symbolism is a primary characteristic of the mind, deployed and displayed in every aspect of our thought and culture. In this important and broad-ranging book, Israel Scheffler explores the various ways in which the mind functions symbolically. This involves considering not only the world of science and the arts, but also such activities as religious ritual and child's play. The book offers an integrated treatment of ambiguity and metaphor, analyses of play and ritual, and an extended discussion of the relations (...)
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    On Ryle's Theory of Propositional Knowledge.Israel Scheffler - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (22):725-732.
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    My Quarrels with Nelson Goodman.Israel Scheffler - 2001 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 62 (3):665-677.
    Anyone familiar with Nelson Goodman’s philosophical career knows that to have quarreled with him was a hazardous enterprise. For aside from his creative brilliance and analytical subtlety, he was also one of the foremost dialecticians of the age. Seeing through the flaws of rival views and rebutting putative counterarguments to his own came as easily to him as breathing. To recall his rejoinders to a long list of would-be rebuttals of his paper, “On Likeness of Meaning”, or the acute series (...)
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    The New Dualism: Psychological and Physical Terms.Israel Scheffler - 1950 - Journal of Philosophy 47 (December):737-751.
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    Replies.Israel Scheffler - 1997 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 16 (1/2):259-272.
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    Symbolic Worlds: Art, Science, Language, Ritual.Stephen Davies & Israel Scheffler - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (3):430.
    Symbolic Worlds contains fifteen chapters, with all but the first published between 1972 and 1996. The unifying theme concerns aspects of the symbolic function in language, science, art, ritual, and play. The approach is nominalist and heavily influenced by the work of Nelson Goodman.
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    IV.—What is Said to Be.Israel Scheffler & Noam Chomsky - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59 (1):71-82.
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    Prospects of a Modest Empiricism, I.Israel Scheffler - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (3):383 - 400.
    I want to address myself, then, to the task of such examination, offering first a brief review of the philosophic career of the doctrine and a critique of a recent revision, and going on to formulate a modified empiricist thesis, and to consider its basic problems and some general approaches to them. In Section I, I shall survey early attempts to state an empirical or verifiability criterion of cognitive significance and to indicate difficulties encountered and philosophic consequences. In Section II, (...)
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    On Synonymy and Indirect Discourse.Israel Scheffler - 1957 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 22 (2):208-208.
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    Mainsprings of Metaphor.Catherine Z. Elgin & Israel Scheffler - 1987 - Journal of Philosophy 84 (6):331-335.
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    Explanations, Desires, and Inscriptions.Israel Scheffler - 1971 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 22 (4):362-369.
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    An Improvement in the Theory of Projectibility.Robert Schwartz, Israel Scheffler & Nelson Goodman - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (18):605-608.
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    Projectibility: A Postscript.Israel Scheffler - 1982 - Journal of Philosophy 79 (6):334-336.
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