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Megan Scott
Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
  1. Faith, Belief and Fictionalism.Finlay Malcolm & Michael Scott - 2017 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 98 (S1):257-274.
    Is propositional religious faith constituted by belief? Recent debate has focussed on whether faith may be constituted by a positive non-doxastic cognitive state, which can stand in place of belief. This paper sets out and defends the doxastic theory. We consider and reject three arguments commonly used in favour of non-doxastic theories of faith: (1) the argument from religious doubt; (2) the use of ‘faith’ in linguistic utterances; and (3) the possibility of pragmatic faith. We argue that belief is required (...)
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  2. Religious Fictionalism.Michael Scott & Finlay Malcolm - 2018 - Philosophy Compass 13 (3):1-11.
    Religious fictionalism is the theory that it is morally and intellectually legitimate to affirm religious sentences and to engage in public and private religious practices, without believing the content of religious claims. This article discusses the main features of fictionalism, contrasts hermeneutic, and revolutionary kinds of fictionalism and explores possible historical and recent examples of religious fictionalism. Such examples are found in recent theories of faith, pragmatic approaches to religion, and mystical traditions in religious theology.
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  3. Religious Language.Michael Scott - 2010 - Philosophy Compass 5 (6):505-515.
    This study reviews some of the principal themes in contemporary work on religious language. Unlike other recent surveys, the most pressing issues about religious language are addressed from the perspective of the philosophy of language; different positions taken on these issues by philosophers of religion and theologians are considered. Topics that are covered include: the subject matter of religious discourse, reductionism and subjectivism, expressivism, the nature of religious metaphor, religious fictionalism and truth in religious discourse. The study also looks at (...)
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    Faith, Fictionalism and Bullshit.Michael Scott - 2020 - Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):94-104.
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    Tactual Perception.M. Scott - 2001 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 79 (2):149-160.
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    Religious Language.Michael Scott - 2010 - Philosophy Compass 5 (6):505-515.
    This study reviews some of the principal themes in contemporary work on religious language. Unlike other recent surveys, the most pressing issues about religious language are addressed from the perspective of the philosophy of language; different positions taken on these issues by philosophers of religion and theologians are considered. Topics that are covered include: the subject matter of religious discourse, reductionism and subjectivism, expressivism, the nature of religious metaphor, religious fictionalism and truth in religious discourse. The study also looks at (...)
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  7. Pragmatic Antirealism: A New Antirealist Strategy.Michael Scott & Philip Brown - 2012 - Philosophical Studies 161 (3):349-366.
    In everyday speech we seem to refer to such things as abstract objects, moral properties, or propositional attitudes that have been the target of metaphysical and/or epistemological objections. Many philosophers, while endorsing scepticism about some of these entities, have not wished to charge ordinary speakers with fundamental error, or recommend that the discourse be revised or eliminated. To this end a number of non-revisionary antirealist strategies have been employed, including expressivism, reductionism and hermeneutic fictionalism. But each of these theories faces (...)
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    An Innovative Approach to Integrated Medicines Management.Claire Scullin, Michael G. Scott, Anita Hogg & James C. McElnay - 2007 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 13 (5):781-788.
  9. Galileo, Darwin, and Hawking: The Interplay of Science, Reason, and Religion. [REVIEW]Michael Scott - 2008 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 59 (3):575-577.
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    Voice Over: Audio-Visual Congruency and Content Recall in the Gallery Setting.Merle T. Fairhurst, Minnie Scott & Ophelia Deroy - 2017 - PLoS ONE 12 (6).
    Experimental research has shown that pairs of stimuli which are congruent and assumed to 'go together' are recalled more effectively than an item presented in isolation. Will this multisensory memory benefit occur when stimuli are richer and longer, in an ecological setting? In the present study, we focused on an everyday situation of audio-visual learning and manipulated the relationship between audio guide tracks and viewed portraits in the galleries of the Tate Britain. By varying the gender and narrative style of (...)
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    Time and Change.Michael Scott - 1995 - Philosophical Quarterly 45 (179):213-218.
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    An Indexical Theory of Racial Pejoratives.Michael Scott & Graham Stevens - 2019 - Analytic Philosophy 60 (4):385-404.
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  13. What’s in the Two Envelope Paradox?Alexander D. Scott & Michael Scott - 1997 - Analysis 57 (1):34–41.
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    Is God an Antirealist?Michael Scott & Graham Stevens - 2007 - American Philosophical Quarterly 44 (4):383 - 393.
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    Lacan's ‘Of the Gaze as Objet Petit a’ as Anamorphic Discourse.Maria Scott - 2008 - Paragraph 31 (3):327-343.
    This article makes the case for a symmetry between the form and content of Lacan's 1964 seminars on vision in The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis. As well as theorizing anamorphosis, or visual resistance, as a model of the dialectic between the eye and the gaze, the seminars function to lure and frustrate their auditor-readers. This reading, supported by Lacan's references to his own discourse as a labyrinth and network of threads, shows how a policy of syntactic ambiguity and apparent (...)
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    Realism and Religion.A. Moore & M. Scott (eds.) - 2007 - Ashgate.
    This book draws together a distinguished group of philosophers and theologians to present new thinking on realism and religion.
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  17. Chalmers, David J. The Character of Consciousness, Oxford University Press, 2010, 624 Pp. Cliteur, Paul. The Secular Outlook: In Defense of Moral and Political Secularism, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 328 Pp. Cochran, Molly. The Cambridge Companion to Dewey, Cambridge Uni. [REVIEW]Fred Evans, Allan Gotthelf, James G. Lennox, Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza, Michael W. Austin, Timothy O'Connor, Constantine Sandis, Graham Oppy, Michael Scott & Roland Pierik - 2011 - Metaphilosophy 42 (3):0026-1068.
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  18. Distinguishing the Senses.Michael Scott - 2007 - Philosophical Explorations 10 (3):257 – 262.
    Seeing, hearing and touching are phenomenally different, even if we are detecting the same spatial properties with each sense. This presents a prima facie problem for intentionalism, the theory that phenomenal character supervenes on representational content. The paper reviews some attempts to resolve this problem, and then looks in detail at Peter Carruthers' recent proposal that the senses can be individuated by the way in which they represent spatial properties and incorporate time. This proposal is shown to be ineffective in (...)
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    The Paradox of the Question.Alexander D. Scott & Michael Scott - 1999 - Analysis 59 (4):331–335.
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    On John Allen's Critique of Induction.Lawrence A. Kelley & Michael Scott - 2001 - Bioessays 23 (9):860-861.
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    Wittgenstein and Realism.Michael Scott - 2000 - Faith and Philosophy 17 (2):170-190.
    It is clear from both his writings and lectures on religion that Wittgenstein thought that there are many differences in the standards and forms of justification informing religious and scientific discourses. However, the evidence of such differences can be used to support two quite different and conflicting lines of argument. On one apparently realist argument, the differences are taken to show that religious discourse describes different kinds of fact (or offers different kinds of description) to scientific discourse; on the other (...)
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    Infinite Exchange Problems.Michael Scott & Alexander Scott - 2004 - Theory and Decision 57 (4):397-406.
    This paper considers a range of infinite exchange problems, including one recent example discussed by Barrett and Arntzenius, and propose a general taxonomy based on cardinality considerations and the possibility of identifying and tracking the units of exchange.
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    How to Defend Religious Realism.Michael Scott - 2006 - Faith and Philosophy 23 (3):314-336.
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    Can Theological Realism Be Refuted?Michael Scott & Andrew Moore - 1997 - Religious Studies 33 (4):401-418.
    A number of arguments have been put forward by D. Z. Phillips which purportedly establish that the problems that lie at the heart of the theological realism/nonrealism controversy are confused, and that realism itself is incoherent and may be refuted. These arguments are assessed and several different theories of realism are considered. The questions of the nature of religious belief and whether God is an object are addressed. Phillips' arguments are shown to fail to supply a substantial objection to any (...)
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    Models, Theories and Narratives: Conditions for the Justification of Religious Realism. [REVIEW]Michael Scott - 1999 - Religious Studies 35 (1):99-111.
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    What's in the Two Envelope Paradox?A. D. Scott & M. Scott - 1997 - Analysis 57 (1):34-41.
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    The Morality of Theodicies.Michael Scott - 1996 - Religious Studies 32 (1):1 - 13.
    Kenneth Surin has argued that theoretical theodicies of the kind associated with Swinburne and Hick face two major moral criticisms: first that they tacitly sanction evils; second that they display moral blindness in the face of unconditional evils. The paper upholds Surin's criticisms in the light of recent defences of theodicy. It concludes by considering and criticizing Wetzel's arguments for saying that theodicy is unavoidable for those who believe in God.
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    Perspectives in Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. [REVIEW]Michael Scott - 2002 - Religious Studies 38 (3):363-369.
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    Integrated Medicines Management–Can Routine Implementation Improve Quality?Claire Scullin, Anita Hogg, Ruoyin Luo, Michael G. Scott & James C. McElnay - 2012 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 18 (4):807-815.
  30. Inactive CERES Endorsers May Be Sent Packing'.M. Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics 9 (4):13.
     
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    Video‐Recording Complex Health Interactions in a Diverse Setting: Ethical Dilemmas, Reflections and Recommendations.Megan Scott, Jennifer Watermeyer & Tina‐Marie Wessels - 2020 - Developing World Bioethics 20 (1):16-26.
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    Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Action.Michael Scott - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (184):347-363.
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    (M.) Maaß Das Antike Delphi. Pp. 128, Ills, Maps. Munich: C.H. Beck, 2007. Paper, €7.90. ISBN: 978-3-406-53631-.Michael Scott - 2008 - The Classical Review 58 (2):623-.
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    Sexual Harassment.Mattie Scott - 1996 - Semiotics:26-37.
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    Scott Adams.Scott Adams & Mary Scott - 1996 - Business Ethics: The Magazine of Corporate Responsibility 10 (4):26-29.
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    Philosophy of Religion: A Critical Survey of Internet Resources.Marcel Sarot, Michael Scott & Maarten Wisse - 2000 - Religious Studies 36 (3):355-366.
    In a survey of Internet resources available to philosophers of religion, the authors critically discuss philosophy sites, e-journals, virtual libraries etc that are relevant to philosophy of religion. They conclude that the Internet is increasingly becoming a helpful and even indispensable source of information.
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    The New Mr. Coffee: Howard Schultz.Howard Schultz & Mary Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics: The Magazine of Corporate Responsibility 9 (6):26-29.
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    Divine Intervention: Metaphysical and Epistemological Puzzles * by Evan Fales.M. Scott - 2012 - Analysis 72 (1):206-207.
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    U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.Robert Reich & Mary Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics: The Magazine of Corporate Responsibility 9 (5):24-27.
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    Scott Adams.Mary Scott - 1996 - Business Ethics 10 (4):26-29.
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    Perceived Challenges in the Informed Consent Process: Mismatches Between Enrollers and Researchers at a South African Clinical Research Site.Megan Scott, Jennifer Watermeyer, Samantha Nolle & Claire Penn - 2019 - Developing World Bioethics 19 (4):206-214.
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    Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief and Practice By Aaron Rizzieri.Michael Scott - 2015 - Analysis 75 (3):530-532.
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    Dead-Head Kids Books.Mary Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics 9 (4):26-26.
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    The Context of Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Action.Michael Scott - 1998 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (4):595-617.
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    Amandry P. And Hansen E. Le Temple d'Apollon du IVe Siècle (Fouilles de Delphes II, Topographie Et Architecture 14). Paris: De Boccard, 2010. Vol. I: Text, Pp. 512; Vol. II: Figures; Vol. III: Plans. €200. 9782869582057. [REVIEW]Michael Scott - 2013 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 133:272-273.
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    Don Fallis.Michael Scott - forthcoming - Social Epistemology: Essential Readings.
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    M. Garsson Ed. Le Trésor de Marseillais: 500 Av. J-C., l'Éclat de Marseille À Delphes. Paris and Marseilles: Somogy, Musée d'Archéologie Méditerrannéenne, . Pp. 247. €30. 9782757206010. [REVIEW]Michael Scott - 2014 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 134:254-255.
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    U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.Mary Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics 9 (5):24-27.
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    Do Religious Beliefs Aim at the Truth?Michael Scott - 2005 - Religious Studies 41 (2):217-224.
    This paper evaluates Brian Zamulinski's argument from considerations of relative likelihood for preferring a ‘religion-as-fiction’ hypothesis to metaphysical realism. The paper finds that the argument fails to consider numerous variant hypotheses, and that the ‘religion-as-fiction’ hypothesis is poorly formulated. It is concluded that an argument from likelihood about the status of religious belief will not, in the way Zamulinski constructs it, give support to a hypothesis unless supplemented by an estimate of its probability. Moreover, once probability is taken into account, (...)
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    BSR's Near-Death Experience.Mary Scott - 1995 - Business Ethics 9 (4):22-23.
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