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John C. Thomas [8]John Charles Thomas [1]John Carter Thomas [1]
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    Duty, Character and the Rights-Theory of Morals.John C. Thomas - 1987 - Journal of Value Inquiry 21 (4):317-323.
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    Building Common Ground in a Wildly Webbed World: A Pattern Language Approach.John Charles Thomas - 2018 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 16 (3):338-350.
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to help bridge the digital divide that arises from people having such different viewpoints that little communication is possible, even though all have access to the internet and speak the same language. Design/methodology/approach The method is to catalog the best practices in collaboration and cooperation in the form of a pattern language. After describing pattern languages, some examples are given. Findings People have been trying to cooperate in many cultures over many centuries, and (...)
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    Implications of Real-World Distributions and the Conversation Game for Studies of Human Probability Judgments.John C. Thomas - 2007 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (3):282-283.
    Subjects in experiments use real-life strategies that differ significantly from those assumed by experimenters. First, true randomness is rare in both natural and constructed environments. Second, communication follows conventions which depend on the game-theoretic aspects of situations. Third, in the common rhetorical stance of storytelling, people do not tell about the representative but about unusual, exceptional, and rare cases.
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    Values, the Environment and the Creative Act.John C. Thomas - 1990 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 4 (4):323 - 336.