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    Two Information Measures for Inconsistent Sets.Kevin M. Knight - 2003 - Journal of Logic, Language and Information 12 (2):227-248.
    I present two measures of information for both consistentand inconsistent sets of sentences in a finite language ofpropositional logic. The measures of information are based onmeasures of inconsistency developed in Knight (2002).Relative information measures are then provided corresponding to thetwo information measures.
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  2. The Fate of Wonder: Wittgenstein's Critique of Metaphysics and Modernity.Kevin M. Cahill - 2011 - Columbia University Press.
    Kevin M. Cahill reclaims one of Ludwig Wittgenstein's most passionately pursued endeavors: to reawaken a sense of wonder around human life and language and its mysterious place in the world. Following the philosopher's spiritual and cultural criticism and tying it more tightly to the overall evolution of his thought, Cahill frames an original interpretation of Wittgenstein's engagement with Western metaphysics and modernity, better contextualizing the force of his work. Cahill synthesizes several approaches to Wittgenstein's life and thought. He stresses (...)
     
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  3. Beyond Redistribution: White Supremacy and Racial Justice.Kevin M. Graham - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    Kevin M. Graham argues that political philosophy cannot fully understand race-related injustice without shifting its focus away from distributive inequities between whites and nonwhites and toward white supremacy, the unfair power relationships that allow whites to dominate and oppress nonwhites. Graham's analysis of the racial politics of police violence and public education in Omaha, Nebraska, vividly illustrates why the pursuit of racial justice in the United States must move beyond redistribution.
     
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    Identifying and Profiling Scholastic Cheaters: Their Personality, Cognitive Ability, and Motivation.Kevin M. Williams, Craig Nathanson & Delroy L. Paulhus - 2010 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 16 (3):293-307.
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    Educating the Humanitarian Engineer.Kevin M. Passino - 2009 - Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (4):577-600.
    The creation of new technologies that serve humanity holds the potential to help end global poverty. Unfortunately, relatively little is done in engineering education to support engineers’ humanitarian efforts. Here, various strategies are introduced to augment the teaching of engineering ethics with the goal of encouraging engineers to serve as effective volunteers for community service. First, codes of ethics, moral frameworks, and comparative analysis of professional service standards lay the foundation for expectations for voluntary service in the engineering profession. Second, (...)
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  6. Beyond Redistribution: White Supremacy and Racial Justice.Kevin M. Graham - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    Kevin M. Graham argues that political philosophy cannot fully understand race-related injustice without shifting its focus away from distributive inequities between whites and nonwhites and toward white supremacy, the unfair power relationships that allow whites to dominate and oppress nonwhites. Graham's analysis of the racial politics of police violence and public education in Omaha, Nebraska, vividly illustrates why the pursuit of racial justice in the United States must move beyond redistribution.
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    Performance on the Iowa Gambling Task: From 5 to 89 Years of Age.Kevin M. Beitz, Timothy A. Salthouse & Hasker P. Davis - 2014 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143 (4):1677-1689.
  8. Kevin M. Vander Schel: Embedded Grace: Christ, History, and the Reign of God in Schleiermacher’s Dogmatics. [REVIEW]Theodore M. Vial - 2017 - Journal for the History of Modern Theology/Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte 24 (1):135-137.
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    Can’T Hit Pause? On the Constitutive Elements of Responsible Ventilator Management & the Apnea Test.Kevin M. Dirksen & Lilith Judd - 2020 - American Journal of Bioethics 20 (6):35-37.
    Volume 20, Issue 6, June 2020, Page 35-37.
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    Aristotle’s “Certain Kind of Multitude”.Kevin M. Cherry - 2015 - Political Theory 43 (2):185-207.
    Political theorists have recently emphasized the popular dimension of Aristotle’s political thought, and many have called attention to Aristotle’s assertion that certain multitudes should share in the city’s deliberations. In this article, I explore the “part of virtue and prudence” Aristotle believes necessary for a multitude to participate in political life. I argue, first, that military service helps citizens develop the “part of virtue” necessary for political participation and, second, that the “part of prudence” Aristotle has in mind is sunesis. (...)
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    Naturalism and the Friends of Understanding.Kevin M. Cahill - 2014 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 44 (4):460-477.
    Paul Roth claims that “interpretivists” in the philosophy of social sciences like Charles Taylor assume a positivist caricature of natural science to motivate their arguments against naturalism in the social sciences. Roth argues that not only is adopting the view of meaning relied upon by those he sometimes refers to as the “friends of understanding” unmotivated once the critique of positivism has been taken on board, he argues further that Quine has shown why this “meaning realism” is unavailable in principle. (...)
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  12. Wittgenstein and Naturalism.Kevin M. Cahill & Thomas Raleigh (eds.) - 2017 - Routledge.
    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been understood as elaborating a nuanced form of naturalism appealing to such notions as "form of life", "primitive reactions", "natural history", "general facts of nature" and "common behaviour of mankind". And yet, Wittgenstein is strangely absent from much of the (...)
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  13. Utilities of Gossip Across Organizational Levels.Kevin M. Kniffin & David Sloan Wilson - 2005 - Human Nature 16 (3):278-292.
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    D.M. Knight and H. Kragh (Eds.): The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789–1914. [REVIEW]Jack Morrel - 2000 - Foundations of Chemistry 2 (2):181-185.
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    DAVID M. KNIGHT and MATTHEW D. EDDY , Science and Beliefs: From Natural Philosophy to Natural Science, 1700–1900. Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. Pp. Xiv+272. ISBN 0-7546-3996-7. £47.50. [REVIEW]Ruth Barton - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (1):121-123.
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    Ethics of Surgical Training in Developing Countries.Kevin M. Ramsey & Charles Weijer - unknown
    The practice of surgical trainees operating in developing countries is gaining interest in the medical community. Although there has been little analysis about the ethical impact of these electives, there has been some concerns raised over the possible exploitation of trainees and their patients. An ethical review of this practice shows that care needs to be taken to prevent harm. Inexperienced surgeons learning surgical skills in developing countries engender greater risk of violating basic ethical principles. Advanced surgical trainees who have (...)
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  17. The Philosopher's Song: The Poets' Influence on Plato.Kevin M. Crotty - 2009 - Lexington Books.
    The Philosopher's Song explores the complex and fruitful relation between the great poets of Greek culture and Plato's invention of philosophy, especially as this bears on Plato's treatment of justice. The author shows how the poets helped shape the development of Plato's thinking throughout the course of his philosophical career.
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    Trash-Talking and Trolling.Kevin M. Kniffin & Dylan Palacio - 2018 - Human Nature 29 (3):353-369.
    Among the extra-physical aspects of team sports, the ways in which players talk to each other are among the more colorful but understudied dimensions of competition. To contribute an empirical basis for examining the nature of “trash talk,” we present the results of a study of 291 varsity athletes who compete in the top division among US universities. Based on a preliminary review of trash-talk topics among student-athletes, we asked participants to indicate the frequency with which they have communicated or (...)
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    Decision Zone at the Margins of Life and Good Health: The Role of Medical Staff Guidelines for the Care of Extremely Early Gestation Pregnancies and Premature Infants.Kevin M. Dirksen, Joseph W. Kaempf, Mark W. Tomlinson & Nicole M. Schmidt - 2017 - American Journal of Bioethics 17 (1):89-91.
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    Quietism or Description? McDowell in Dispute with Dreyfus.Kevin M. Cahill - 2014 - Review of Metaphysics 68 (2):395-409.
    This paper concerns the widely discussed exchange between Hubert Dreyfus and John McDowell that took place a few years back. The author first provides a brief sketch of how McDowell’s practice of philosophy for the last twenty or so years is best described as “quietist” in the spirit of the later Wittgenstein. Next, he shows that this exchange with Dreyfus is best understood as carried on largely in this spirit as well, even though McDowell somewhat inexplicably fails to acknowledge this (...)
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  21. Happiness: The Natural End of Man?Kevin M. Staley - 1989 - The Thomist 53 (2):215-234.
     
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    Bildung and Decline.Kevin M. Cahill - 2009 - Philosophical Investigations 32 (1):23-43.
    My point of departure is the idea that Wittgenstein's work, especially his later work with its explicit emphasis on practices, seeks to engage a reader who is likely to come to philosophy with a certain cast of mind that includes unexamined commitments from a particular cultural context. I show how a substantial number of remarks by Wittgenstein in which he addresses cultural topics bring out the importance of the quite specific connections he saw between the philosophical problems with which he (...)
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  23. Undocumented Patients.Kevin M. Capuzzi, Peter A. Clark & Nurahmed Mohammed - 2012 - Hastings Center Report 42 (1):15-16.
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    Marx, Reason, and the Art of Freedom.Kevin M. Brien - 1987 - Temple University Press.
    In this analysis of the problem of freedom from a humanistic-Marxist perspective, philosopher Kevin M. Brien draws on the full chronological spectrum of Marx's writings to reconstruct the mature Marx's view of freedom under three broad categories: freedom as a mode of being, freedom as transcendence, and freedom as spontaneity. While recognizing that many students of Marx have noted two distinctly different perspectives in early and late Marx, Brien interprets Marx's philosophy as a coherent organic whole. He demonstrates that (...)
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    Toward a Natural History of Team Sports.Kevin M. Kniffin & Michelle Scalise Sugiyama - 2018 - Human Nature 29 (3):211-218.
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    History, Inertia, and the Unexpected: Recycling Russia's Despots.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2004 - Common Knowledge 10 (1):130-150.
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    Parts and Wholes: Universals as Relations in the Thought of Aquinas.Kevin M. Staley - 1992 - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 66:203-213.
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    Plato, Aristotle, and the Purpose of Politics.Kevin M. Cherry - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. A place for politics: the household and the city; 2. The beginnings and ends of political life; 3. Political knowledge and political power; 4. Political inquiry in Aristotle and the Eleatic Stranger; 5. Philosophy and politics in the Eleatic Stranger, Socrates, and Aristotle; 6. Modern politics, the Eleatic Stranger, and Aristotle; Conclusion.
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    A Meditation on Universal Dialogue.Kevin M. Brien - 2013 - Dialogue and Universalism 23 (3):35-62.
    This meditation is a series of reflections about some milestones along my philosophical journey that concern universals, universal definitions, claims to universal moral principles, and universal dialogue. It begins with a focus on the Socratic search for universal definitions of general terms; and it continues with a look at the way my discovery of non-Euclidean geometries began to challenge my attitude toward the possibility of universal definitions of all general terms. Along the way I bring out how Wittgenstein’s notion of (...)
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  30. Politically Unbecoming: Postsocialist Art Against Democracy.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2017 - Common Knowledge 23 (2):353-353.
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    Metaphysics and the Good Life: Some Reflections on the Further Point of Morality.Kevin M. Staley - 1991 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 65 (1):1-28.
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    This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible in Stalin’s Russia by Joan Neuberger.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2020 - Common Knowledge 26 (2):361-361.
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    A Little Corner of Freedom in Russia.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2001 - The European Legacy 6 (5):643-645.
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    Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas on the Good and the Human Good.Kevin M. Staley - 1995 - Modern Schoolman 72 (4):311-322.
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    The Normative Impact of CPA Firms, Professional Organizations, and State Boards on Accounting Ethics Education.Kevin M. Misiewicz - 2007 - Journal of Business Ethics 70 (1):15-21.
    Accounting educators are in the midst of creating new opportunities for students to enhance their abilities to recognize ethical dilemmas, establish criteria by which to make ethical decisions, and establish support mechanisms and strategies to facilitate their ethical decision-making. CPA firms, professional organizations and state boards of accountancy are co-operating to increase requirements for ethics education for candidates taking the CPA exam. The current situation is confusing and sub-optimal regarding the use of precious learning time in college programs. A new (...)
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    When Everyone Wins? Exploring Employee and Customer Preferences for No-Haggle Pricing.Kevin M. Kniffin, Richard Reeves-Ellington & David S. Wilson - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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    Keti Chukhrov’s Theater of Communion.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2018 - Common Knowledge 24 (1):126-129.
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    Visual Hallucinations, Attention, and Neural Circuitry: Perspectives From Schizophrenia Research.Kevin M. Spencer & Robert W. McCarley - 2005 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (6):774-774.
    We tested Collerton et al.'s model of visual hallucinations by re-examining a data set for correlations between visual hallucinations and measures of attentional function in schizophrenia patients. These data did not support their model. We suggest that cortical hyperexcitability plays an important role in hallucinations, and propose an alternative model that links evidence for cortical hyperexcitability with abnormal neural dynamics.
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    Thomas Aquinas and Contemporary Ethics of Virtue.Kevin M. Staley - 1989 - Modern Schoolman 66 (4):285-300.
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    Folk Psychology and the Non-Scientific Reality of its Domain.Kevin M. Roddy - 1990 - Irish Philosophical Journal 7 (1/2):119-130.
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    Anselm on Freedom.Kevin M. Staley - 2010 - International Philosophical Quarterly 50 (1):136-139.
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    Goodness and Rightness in Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae.Kevin M. Staley - 1994 - Review of Metaphysics 48 (1):141-142.
    This book begins and ends with a defense of an interesting and provocative thesis. Right actions, choices, intentions, and the virtues which dispose one to right actions are neither necessary nor sufficient conditions for being a good person. As Keenan defines it "goodness is the measure of persons, their habits of conduct, and their acts as proceeding from one who strives openly out of love to realize right living" ; and "rightness is the measure of acts and the proximate sources (...)
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    The World’s Central Asian Heart.Kevin M. F. Platt - 2018 - Common Knowledge 24 (3):461-463.
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    Anselm of Canterbury and the Desire for the Word. By Eileen Sweeney.Kevin M. Staley - 2013 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 87 (3):560-564.
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    Giving Responsibility a Guilt-Trip: Virtue, Tragedy, and Privilege.Kevin M. DeLapp - 2012 - Philosophica 85:35-66.
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    Marx's Dialectical-Empirical Met Hod of Explanation.Kevin M. Brien - 2007 - Utopía y Praxis Latinoamericana 12 (39):9-32.
    This paper explores Marx’s mature method of dialectical explanation. Drawing from Marx’s formulations, the paper proceeds to philosophically elaborate what this method involves. It discloses that: a) all explanatory factors come from prior empirical inquiry; b) this method moves in stages from more ..
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  47. Buddhism and Marxism: Ironic Affinities.Kevin M. Brien - 2004 - Dialogue and Universalism 14:1-2.
     
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  48. Dialogue and Universausm No. 7-8/2003.Kevin M. Brien - 2003 - Dialogue and Universalism 13 (7-12):153.
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  49. To Believe?- Or Not to Believe? A Dialogue Concerning Religion, Politycs, and Suffering.Kevin M. Brien - 2003 - Dialogue and Universalism 13 (7-8):153-182.
     
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    Elucidation, Meta-Philosophy, and Hacker’s Use of “External Evidence”.Kevin M. Cahill - 2008 - Journal of Philosophical Research 33:73-99.
    In his paper, “Was He Trying to Whistle It,” P. M. S. Hacker argues that the weight of what he terms the “internal” and “external” evidence shows that the kind of interpretation of the Tractatus put forth by Cora Diamond is wrong. The internal evidence is the Tractatus itself, while the external evidence consists of some of Wittgenstein’s other philosophical writings, letters, and records of his discussions about the book. This paper critically examines the way Hacker uses some ofthe external (...)
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