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  1. Architecture or Art? ; War Between Philosophy and Art ; Frank Significance.Dirk Hansen, Alan Munton, Jeffrey Steele & Andrew Bowie - 1996 - Radical Philosophy 80.
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  2. Determination of a Primitive Pictorial Space.Jeffrey Steele - 2009 - Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal 24.
     
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  3. Duns Scotus, the Natural Law, and the Irrelevance of Aesthetic Explanation.Jeffrey Steele - 2016 - Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy 4:78-99.
    According to Duns Scotus, the First Table of the Decalogue contains only those moral propositions whose truth value is known from their terms alone, or conclusions that necessarily follow from them. As such, God cannot make a dispensation from them. In contrast, God can make dispensations from the Second Table precepts, since these precepts are not logical deductions following necessarily from the First Table. Nevertheless, they are “highly consonant” with it. However, Scotus does not explain what he means by saying (...)
     
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  4. Happiness.Jeffrey Steele - 2019 - In Thomas Williams (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Ethics.
    I first consider three medieval accounts of happiness—Augustine, Boethius, and Thomas Aquinas—noting particular the connection between happiness, the ultimate end, and virtue. As we will see, these various accounts all share the formal conception of happiness with their ancient predecessors, but uniformly agree that only the perfect and unchanging good, God himself, can truly satisfy these conditions as the ultimate end. However, each of these accounts has a unique way of filling out its content—the substantive nature of beatitude. Second, I (...)
     
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    John Duns Scotus’s Metaphysics of Goodness: Adventures in 13th-Century Metaethics.Jeffrey W. Steele - 2015 - Dissertation,
    At the center of all medieval Christian accounts of both metaphysics and ethics stands the claim that being and goodness are necessarily connected, and that grasping the nature of this connection is fundamental to explaining the nature of goodness itself. In that vein, medievals offered two distinct ways of conceiving this necessary connection: the nature approach and the creation approach. The nature approach explains the goodness of an entity by an appeal to the entity’s nature as the type of thing (...)
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  6. Transfiguring America Myth, Ideology, and Mourning in Margaret Fuller's Writing.Jeffrey Steele - 2001
     
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