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  1. From Film Restoration to Digital Emulation.Lindsay Kistler Mattock - 2010 - Journal of Information Ethics 19 (1):74-85.
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  2. Foundations of Physics [by] Robert Bruce Lindsay [and] Henry Margenau.Robert Bruce Lindsay & Henry Margenau - 1957 - Dover Publications.
     
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  3. System of Logic and History of Logical Doctrines. Tr., with Notes and Appendices, by T.M. Lindsay.Friedrich Ueberweg & Thomas Martin Lindsay - 1871
     
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  4. Causation and Laws of Nature.Max Kistler - 2007 - In Michael Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn: Analysis in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology. Routledge.
    Causation is important. It is, as Hume said, the cement of the universe, and lies at the heart of our conceptual structure. Causation is one of the most fundamental tools we have for organizing our apprehension of the external world and ourselves. But philosophers' disagreement about the correct interpretation of causation is as limitless as their agreement about its importance. The history of attempts to elucidate the nature of this concept and to situate it with respect to other fundamental concepts (...)
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    Aquilo, the Black Wind.W. M. Lindsay - 1928 - The Classical Review 42 (01):20-.
    Professor Lindsay [Class. Rev. XLII. , p. 20] has drawn attention to a Celtic paralle to Aquilo, the Black Wind . A less remote parallel was found by Salmasius [Plin. Exerc. in Solinum , p. 1258D] in the gloss melatnboros uulturnus, on which he makes the following comment: ‘Glossae nostrae nondum editae: ‘ Septenirio, ΚЄρκίίας, Circius, Χωρupbs, Chaurus. Eaedem Glossae Volturnum Graece exponunt. An Volturnum quasi Volturinum idest nigrum dictum earum putauit auctor? Sed haec expositio conuenit Aquiloni, qui est (...)
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  6. Causation and Laws of Nature.Max Kistler - 2011 - Routledge.
    This is the first English translation of _Causalite´ et Lois de La Nature,_ and is an important contribution to the theory of causation_._ Max Kistler reconstructs a unified concept of causation that is general enough to adequately deal with both elementary physical processes, and the macroscopic level of phenomena we encounter in everyday life. This book will be of great interest to philosophers of science and metaphysics, and also to students and scholars of philosophy of mind where concepts of (...)
     
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  7. The Good and the Clever: The Founders' Memorial Lecture, Girton College 1945.A. D. Lindsay - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    Originally published in 1945, this book presents the content of the Girton College Founders' Memorial Lecture for that year, which was delivered by A. D. Lindsay. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in philosophy and the relationship between intelligence and morality.
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    The Interventionist Account of Causation and Non-Causal Association Laws.Max Kistler - 2013 - Erkenntnis 78 (1):1-20.
    The key idea of the interventionist account of causation is that a variable A causes a variable B if and only if B would change if A were manipulated in the appropriate way. This paper raises two problems for Woodward's (2003) version of interventionism. The first is that the conditions it imposes are not sufficient for causation, because these conditions are also satisfied by non-causal relations of nomological dependence expressed in association laws. Such laws ground a relation of mutual manipulability (...)
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    Spatial and Linguistic Aspects of Visual Imagery in Sentence Comprehension.Benjamin K. Bergen, Shane Lindsay, Teenie Matlock & Srini Narayanan - 2007 - Cognitive Science 31 (5):733-764.
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    Instilling Ethical Behavior in Organizations: A Survey of Canadian Companies. [REVIEW]R. Murray Lindsay, Linda M. Lindsay & V. Bruce Irvine - 1996 - Journal of Business Ethics 15 (4):393 - 407.
    An organization's management control system can play an important role in influencing ethical behavior among employees. In this paper a theoretical framework of control is developed by linking various ethics related control mechanisms reported in the literature to the primary components of a management control system. In addition, the findings of a survey of the Financial Post's Top 1 000 Canadian industrial and service companies are reported. The survey investigated organizations' use of ethical codes of conduct, whistleblowing systems, ethics committees, (...)
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    Development of Perceptual Expertise in Emotion Recognition.S. D. Pollak, M. Messner, D. J. Kistler & J. F. Cohn - 2009 - Cognition 110 (2):242-247.
  12. Rosmini, Bonatelli, and Varisco, on Consciousness.James Lindsay - 1922 - Philosophical Review 31 (4):400-404.
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  13. Mechanisms and Downward Causation.Max Kistler - 2009 - Philosophical Psychology 22 (5):595-609.
    Experimental investigation of mechanisms seems to make use of causal relations that cut across levels of composition. In bottom-up experiments, one intervenes on parts of a mechanism to observe the whole; in top-down experiments, one intervenes on the whole mechanism to observe certain parts of it. It is controversial whether such experiments really make use of interlevel causation, and indeed whether the idea of causation across levels is even conceptually coherent. Craver and Bechtel have suggested that interlevel causal claims can (...)
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  14. New Books. [REVIEW]A. E. Taylor, John Adams, P. E. Winter, F. C. S. Schiller, M. L., S. R., J. Waterlow, Francis Jones, B. Russell, E. M. Smith & A. D. Lindsay - 1910 - Mind 19 (75):422-442.
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    Integrating Constraints for Learning Word–Referent Mappings.Padraic Monaghan & Karen Mattock - 2012 - Cognition 123 (1):133-143.
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    Self-Report May Underestimate Trauma Intrusions.Melanie K. T. Takarangi, Deryn Strange & D. Stephen Lindsay - 2014 - Consciousness and Cognition 27:297-305.
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    The Developmental Course of Lexical Tone Perception in the First Year of Life.Karen Mattock, Monika Molnar, Linda Polka & Denis Burnham - 2008 - Cognition 106 (3):1367-1381.
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    The Causal Criterion of Reality and the Necessity of Laws of Nature.Max Kistler - 2002 - Metaphysica 3 (1):57-86.
    I propose an argument for the thesis that laws of nature are necessary in the sense of holding in all worlds sharing the properties of the actual world, on the basis of a principle I propose to call the Causal Criterion of Reality . The CCR says: for an entity to be real it is necessary and sufficient that it is capable to make a difference to causal interactions. The crucial idea here is that the capacity to interact causally - (...)
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    Powerful Properties and the Causal Basis of Dispositions.Max Kistler - 2011 - In Alexander Bird, B. D. Ellis & Howard Sankey (eds.), Properties, Powers, and Structures: Issues in the Metaphysics of Realism. Routledge. pp. 119--137.
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    Oregon's Experience: Evaluating the Record.Ronald A. Lindsay - 2009 - American Journal of Bioethics 9 (3):19 – 27.
    Prior to passage of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, opponents of assistance in dying argued that legalization would have serious harmful consequences. Specifically, they argued that the quality and availability of palliative care would decline, that the harms of legalization would affect certain vulnerable groups disproportionately, that legal assisted dying could not be confined to the competent terminally ill who voluntarily request assistance, and that the practice would result in frequent abuses. Data from Oregon's decade-long experience decisively refute the (...)
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  21. Necessary Laws.Max Kistler - 2005 - In Jan Faye, Paul Needham, Uwe Scheffler & Max Urchs (eds.), Nature’s Principles. Springer. pp. 201-227.
    In the first part of this paper, I argue against the view that laws of nature are contingent, by attacking a necessary condition for its truth within the framework of a conception of laws as relations between universals. I try to show that there is no independent reason to think that universals have an essence independent of their nomological properties. However, such a non-qualitative essence is required to make sense of the idea that different laws link the same universals in (...)
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    The Case for a Concert of Democracies.James M. Lindsay - 2009 - Ethics and International Affairs 23 (1):5-11.
    Over a whole range of challenges, the world is essentially undergoverned. New institutions are needed that recognize how much the world has changed and that mobilize those states most capable of meeting the dangers we confront.
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    Reducing Causality to Transmission.Max Kistler - 1998 - Erkenntnis 48 (1):1-25.
    The idea that causation can be reduced to transmission of an amount of some conserved quantity between events is spelled out and defended against important objections. Transmission is understood as a symmetrical relation of copresence in two distinct events. The actual asymmetry of causality has its origin in the asymmetrical character of certain irreversible physical processes and then spreads through the causal net. This conception is compatible with the possibility of backwards causation and with a causal theory of time. Genidentity, (...)
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    New Perspectives on Reduction and Emergence in Physics, Biology and Psychology.Max Kistler - 2006 - Synthese 151 (3):311 - 312.
  25. The Modern Workman and Corporate Control.Samuel McCune Lindsay - 1902 - International Journal of Ethics 12 (2):204-215.
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    Obituary.W. M. Lindsay - 1914 - The Classical Review 28 (01):30-31.
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    Causation as Transference and Responsibility.Max Kistler - 2001 - In Wolfgang Spohn, Marion Ledwig & Michael Esfeld (eds.), Current Issues in Causation. Mentis. pp. 115-133.
    During the last decades there has been a remarkable renewal of interest in theories of causation which is linked to the decline of the orthodoxy of the Logical empiricist school. A number of alternatives to the traditional covering-law account have been proposed. I shall defend a version of an approach that has been undeservedly neglected: the Transference Theory of causation. Accounts of this type elaborate the intuition that there is a material link between the cause and the effect, consisting of (...)
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    Hume and Reid on Newtonianism, Naturalism and Liberty.Chris Lindsay - 2012 - In Ilya Kasavin (ed.), David Hume and Contemporary Philosophy. Cambridge Scholars Press.
    There has been a recent flurry of work comparing and contrasting the respective methodologies of David Hume and his contemporary Thomas Reid. Both writers are explicit in their commitments to a Newtonian methodology. Yet they diverge radically on the issue of human liberty. In this paper I want to unpack the methodological commitments underlying the two different accounts of liberty. How is it that two avowed Newtonians end up diametrically opposed to one another with respect to such a fundamental aspect (...)
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    Laws of Nature, Exceptions and Tropes.Max Kistler - 2003 - Philosophia Scientiae 7 (2):189-219.
    I propose a realist theory of laws formulated in terms of tropes that avoids both the problems of the "best-systems-analysis" and the "inference problem" of realism of universals. I analyze the concept of an exceptional situation, characterized as a situation in which a particular object satisfies the antecedent but not the consequent of the regularity associated with a law, without thereby falsifying that law. To take this possibility into account, the properties linked by a law must be conceived as dispositional (...)
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    The Realism of Tongiorgi.James Lindsay - 1922 - The Monist 32 (3):466-470.
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  31. Spatial and Linguistic Aspects of Visual Imagery in Sentence Comprehension.Benjamin Bergen, Shane Lindsay, Teenie Matlock & Srini Narayanan - 2007 - Cognitive Science: A Multidisciplinary Journal 31 (5):733-764.
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    Why Should We Be Concerned About Disparate Impact?Ronald A. Lindsay - 2006 - American Journal of Bioethics 6 (5):23 – 24.
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    Multi-Track Dispositions and Laws of Nature.Max Kistler - unknown
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    Should We Impose Quotas? Evaluating the "Disparate Impact" Argument Against Legalization of Assisted Suicide.Ronald A. Lindsay - 2002 - Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 30 (1):6-16.
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    Problems From Reid by James Van Cleve. [REVIEW]Chris Lindsay - 2016 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (4):681-682.
    The arrival of James Van Cleve’s Problems from Reid is somewhat akin to the experience of waiting ages for a bus only for several to arrive at the same time. It is a gargantuan book, weighing in at over 550 pages covering sixteen chapters and a remarkable twenty-six appendices.There have been several important single-author books on Reid in the last decade or so, from the likes of Gideon Yaffe and Ryan Nichols, and some impressive anthologies, such as those edited by (...)
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    Feminist Perspectivism: A Revised Standpoint Theory.Chevan Lindsay - unknown
    The heart of this thesis is an examination into the relevant differences between Nietzsche’s perspectivism and standpoint theory. Briefly, both standpoint theory and perspectivism have been subjected to various charges that dissolve into two major ones, which are worthy of additional scrutiny: the charges of essentialism and incoherence. My overall argument in thesis is that standpoint theory, in spite of recent feminist defense, is still susceptible to these charges, and this proves counterproductive to its aims of combatting marginalization. Moreover, I (...)
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    Reid on Scepticism About Agency and the Self.Chris Lindsay - 2005 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 3 (1):19-33.
    Maria Alvarez has argued that Thomas Reid’s account of action gives rise to a sceptical worry concerning one’s awareness of one’s own actions. Against this, I argue that Alvarez overstates the sceptical consequences of Reid’s admission that there is room for doubt about the actual causes of bodily movements; rather than generating a serious epistemological problem for his theory, it can be given a more plausible reading that serves to defuse the sceptical worry.
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    Representing Redskins: The Ethics of Native American Team Names.Peter Lindsay - 2008 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 35 (2):208-224.
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    Le trou noir de la causalité.Jonathan Schaffer, Max Kistler & Philippe De Brabanter - 2006 - Philosophie 89 (1):40.
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    Want to Be Good at Philosophy?Peter Boghossian & James A. Lindsay - 2016 - The Philosophers' Magazine 73:22-27.
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    Enhancements and Justice: Problems in Determining the Requirements of Justice in a Genetically Transformed Society.Ronald Alan Lindsay - 2005 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 15 (1):3-38.
    : There is a concern that genetic engineering will exacerbate existing social divisions and inequalities, especially if only the wealthy can afford genetic enhancements. Accordingly, many argue that justice requires the imposition of constraints on genetic engineering. However, it would be unwise to decide at this time what limits should be imposed in the future. Decision makers currently lack both the theoretical tools and the factual foundation for making sound judgments about the requirements of justice in a genetically transformed society. (...)
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    Can We Own the Past? Cultural Artifacts as Public Goods.Peter Lindsay - 2012 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (1):1-17.
    This paper examines a concrete political controversy in order to shed light on a broad philosophical issue. The controversy is with regard to who owns cultural antiquities ? the nations (often in the developing world) on whose soil they originated, or the museums of developed nations that have, through a variety of means, come into possession of them. Despite their opposing views, both sides accept the claim that ownership can be derived from prior facts about cultural identity. Moreover, when their (...)
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    Images and Inference.Robert K. Lindsay - 1988 - Cognition 29 (3):229-250.
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    The Concept of Energy and its Early Historical Development.R. B. Lindsay - 1971 - Foundations of Physics 1 (4):383-393.
    The concept of energy, the premier concept of physics and indeed of all science, is here investigated from the standpoint of its early historical origin and the philosophical implications thereof. The fundamental assumption is made that the root of the concept is the notion of invariance or constancy in the midst of change. Salient points in the development of this idea are presented from ancient times up to the publication of Lagrange'sMécanique Analytique (1788).
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  45. Cross-Situational Language Learning: The Effects of Grammatical Categories as Constraints on Referential Labeling.Padraic Monaghan & Karen Mattock - 2009 - In N. A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. pp. 27.
     
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    Is Functional Reduction Logical Reduction?Max Kistler - 2005 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 5 (14):219-234.
    The functionalist conception of mental properties, together with their multiple realizability, is often taken to entail their irreducibility. It might seem that the only way to revise that judgement is to weaken the requirements traditionally imposed on reduction. However, Jaegwon Kim has recently argued that we should, on the contrary, strengthen those requirements, and construe reduction as what I propose to call “logical reduction”, a model of reduction inspired by emergentism. Moreover, Kim claims that what he calls “functional reduction” allows (...)
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    Some Problems for Lowe's Four-Category Ontology.Max Kistler - 2004 - Analysis 64 (2):146–151.
    In E.J. Lowe's ontology, (individual) objects are property-bearers which 1) have identity and 2) are countable. This makes it possible to become or cease to be an object, by beginning or ceasing to fulfil one of these conditions. But the possibility of switching fundamental ontological categories should be excluded. Furthermore, Lowe does not show that “quasi-individuals” (which are not countable) can exist. I argue against Lowe that kinds cannot be property-bearers in a more genuine sense than properties, that they are (...)
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    On the Slippery Slope Again.Anne Lindsay - 1974 - Analysis 35 (1):32 -.
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    Role-Differentiated Morality: The Need to Consider Institutions, Not Just Individuals.Ronald Lindsay - 2006 - American Journal of Bioethics 6 (4):70-72.
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    Colours and Appearances as Powers and Manifestations.Max Kistler - unknown
    Humans have only finite discriminatory capacities. This simple fact seems to be incompatible with the existence of appearances. As many authors have noted, the hypothesis that appearances exist seems to be refuted by reductio: Let A, B, C be three uniformly coloured surfaces presented to a subject in optimal viewing conditions, such that A, B, and C resemble one another perfectly except with respect to their colours. Their colours differ slightly in the following way: the difference between A and B (...)
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