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City College of New York (CUNY)
  1. Philosophical Practice.Lou Marinoff - 2002
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  2. Journal of the APPA.Lou Marinoff, Nancy Matchett, Kate Mehuron, Greg Goode & Thomas Griffith - 2009-2014 - Philosophical Practice 4.
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  3. Plato, Not Prozac! Applying Philosophy to Everyday Problems.Lou Marinoff & Colleen Kapklein - 1999
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    A Resolution of Bertrand's Paradox.Louis Marinoff - 1994 - Philosophy of Science 61 (1):1-24.
    Bertrand's random-chord paradox purports to illustrate the inconsistency of the principle of indifference when applied to problems in which the number of possible cases is infinite. This paper shows that Bertrand's original problem is vaguely posed, but demonstrates that clearly stated variations lead to different, but theoretically and empirically self-consistent solutions. The resolution of the paradox lies in appreciating how different geometric entities, represented by uniformly distributed random variables, give rise to respectively different nonuniform distributions of random chords, and hence (...)
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    What Philosophical Counseling Can’T Do.Lou Marinoff - 1998 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 5 (4):33-41.
    Notwithstanding recent successes of philosophical counseling, which appear to be leading to its legitimization as a professional practice in America and abroad, many forces concen to condition its emergent structure and function. This paper briefly elucidates some of the influences to which philosophical counseling is subject, that lie beyond its unilateral control. These include its portayal by the media to the public, its scope of practice, its relations with psychology and psychiatry, its foreseeable effects in particular cases, and its perception (...)
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  6. The Inapplicability of Evolutionarily Stable Strategy to the Prisoner's Dilemma.Louis Marinoff - 1990 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 41 (4):461-472.
    Hamilton games-theoretic conflict model, which applies Maynard Smith's concept of evolutionarily stable strategy to the Prisoner's Dilemma, gives rise to an inconsistency between theoretical prescription and empirical results. Proposed resolutions of thisproblem are incongruent with the tenets of the models involved. The independent consistency of each model is restored, and the anomaly thereby circumvented, by a proof that no evolutionarily stable strategy exists in the Prisoner's Dilemma.
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    Hobbes, Spinoza, Kant, Highway Robbery and Game Theory.Louis Marinoff - 1994 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 72 (4):445 – 462.
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    Three Pseudo-Paradoxes In?Quantum? Decision Theory: Apparent Effects of Observation on Probability and Utility.Louis Marinoff - 1993 - Theory and Decision 35 (1):55-73.
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    Inculcating Virtue in Philosophical Practice.Lou Marinoff - 2000 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 7 (4):51-63.
    This paper claims that the edifice of philosophical practice bears prima facie resemblance to other counseling-dispensing professions—e.g. medicine, law, psychology, accountancy. It defends virtues of professionalism in philosophical practice against accusations of sophism, and also rejects social constructivism as a politically extreme form of sophistry. It concludes that, notwithstanding prima facie resemblance to other counseling professions, philosophical practice is foundationally distinct from them. When elaborated, this distinction complicates the notion of inculcating virtue in philosophical practice.
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    Who Can Counsel?Christian Perring & Lou Marinoff - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 19:23-26.
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    The PC Tyranny.Lou Marinoff - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 14:47-49.
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    Pax Nabisco.Lou Marinoff - 1998 - The Philosophers' Magazine 3 (3):37-38.
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    How Braess' Paradox Solves Newcomb's Problem: Not!Louis Marinoff - 1996 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 10 (3):217 – 237.
    Abstract In an engaging and ingenious paper, Irvine (1993) purports to show how the resolution of Braess? paradox can be applied to Newcomb's problem. To accomplish this end, Irvine forges three links. First, he couples Braess? paradox to the Cohen?Kelly queuing paradox. Second, he couples the Cohen?Kelly queuing paradox to the Prisoner's Dilemma (PD). Third, in accord with received literature, he couples the PD to Newcomb's problem itself. Claiming that the linked models are ?structurally identical?, he argues that Braess solves (...)
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    On Virtual Liberty.Lou Marinoff - 1999 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 18 (4):64-76.
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    The Geometry of Defection.Lou Marinoff - 2001 - Social Philosophy Today 17:69-90.
    This paper examines a social contractarian model in which an actor cooperates by mimicry; that is, cooperates just in case there is majority cooperation in his orher vicinity. A computer simulation is developed to study the relation between initial and final proportions of such cooperators, as wel l as to chart the population dynamics themselves. The model turns out to be non-linear; item bodies a quintessentially chaotic threshold. The simulation also yields other unforeseen results, revealing a "geometry of delection" that (...)
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    Pax Nabisco: On The Future of Philosophical Practice in America.Lou Marinoff - 1998 - The Philosophers' Magazine 3:37-38.
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  17. Robert J. Geis, Personal Existence After Death Reviewed By.Louis Marinoff - 1996 - Philosophy in Review 16 (6):396-397.
     
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    The PC Tyranny.Lou Marinoff - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 14:47-49.
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    Who Can Counsel?Christian Perring & Lou Marinoff - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 19:23-26.
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  20. Jody Azzouni, Metaphysical Myths, Mathematical Practice Reviewed By.Louis Marinoff - 1995 - Philosophy in Review 15 (3):156-158.
     
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    One Philosopher is Worth a Hundred…“C-Words”.Lou Marinoff - 2005 - Philosophical Practice 1 (1):1-10.
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    The Geometry of Defection: Cascading Mimicry and Contract-Resistant Structures.Lou Marinoff - 2001 - Social Philosophy Today 17:69-90.
    This paper examines a social contractarian model in which an actor cooperates by mimicry; that is, cooperates just in case there is majority cooperation in his orher vicinity. A computer simulation is developed to study the relation between initial and final proportions of such cooperators, as wel l as to chart the population dynamics themselves. The model turns out to be non-linear; item bodies a quintessentially chaotic threshold. The simulation also yields other unforeseen results, revealing a "geometry of delection" that (...)
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  23. Jon Barwise and John Etchemendy, The Language of First-Order Logic Including Tarski's World 4.0 Reviewed By.Louis Marinoff - 1994 - Philosophy in Review 14 (3):162-164.
     
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    On Virtual Liberty: Offense, Harm and Censorship in Cyberspace.Lou Marinoff - 1999 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 18 (4):64-76.
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  25. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science.Lars Bergstrom, John Forge, Louis Marinoff, John Leslie & Sami Pihlstrom - 1996 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science: Isps 10:187.
     
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  26. Exploitation in the Prisoner's Dilemma.Louis Marinoff - 1998 - In Peter Danielson (ed.), Modeling Rationality, Morality, and Evolution. Oxford University Press. pp. 7--161.
     
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  27. Jody Azzouni, Metaphysical Myths, Mathematical Practice. [REVIEW]Louis Marinoff - 1995 - Philosophy in Review 15:156-158.
     
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  28. On Human Conflict: The Philosophical Foundations of War and Peace.Lou Marinoff - 2019 - Hamilton Books.
    On Human Conflict excavates the philosophical foundations of war and peace in order to determine whether wars can ever be ended. It ranges over relevant mathematical models, Hobbes’s natural philosophy, theories of causality, biological and cultural evolution, general systems theory, Buddhism, globalization, and futurology.
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  29. Robert J. Geis, Personal Existence After Death. [REVIEW]Louis Marinoff - 1996 - Philosophy in Review 16:396-397.
     
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  30. Synchronicities, Serpents, and “Something Else-Ness”: A Meta-Dialogue on Philosophy and Psychotherapy1.Lou Marinoff - 2009 - Philosophical Practice 4 (3):519-534.
    Synchronicity IIn the summer of 2006, I read several books by well-known existential psychiatrist and insightful novelist Irvin Yalom.2 They were all thought-provoking and mightily entertaining. Dr. Yalom sustains lively interests in philosophical aspects of psychiatry, as well as in psychiatric aspects of philosophy. Among other works, he has written two profoundly philosophical novels, namely The SchopenhauerCure and When Nietzsche Wept, in which he has delved deeply and creatively into the psyches of these two outstanding thinkers via the refracting media (...)
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  31. The Big Questions How Philosophy Can Change Your Life.Lou Marinoff - 2003
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  32. The Inner Philosopher: Conversations on Philosophy's Transformative Power.Lou Marinoff - 2012 - Dialogue Path Press.
    Conversation 1: waking up to our inner strength -- Conversation 2: family education and parental recollections -- Conversation 3: philosophy and the will to encourage -- Conversation 4: a life of robust optimism -- Conversation 5: start from our shared humanity -- Conversation 6: like the light of the sun -- Conversation 7: healing as the restoration of wholeness -- Conversation 8: healing individual and social wounds -- Conversation 9: the healing power of dialogue -- Conversation 10: dialogue of peace (...)
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  33. Winning Habits. [REVIEW]Lou Marinoff - 2010 - Philosophical Practice 5 (1):600-602.
     
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  34. Debate: Who Can Counsel?Christian Perring & Lou Marinoff - forthcoming - The Philosophers’ Magazine.