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  1. Assessing Evolutionary Epistemology.Michael Bradie - 1986 - Biology and Philosophy 1 (4):401-459.
    There are two interrelated but distinct programs which go by the name evolutionary epistemology. One attempts to account for the characteristics of cognitive mechanisms in animals and humans by a straightforward extension of the biological theory of evolution to those aspects or traits of animals which are the biological substrates of cognitive activity, e.g., their brains, sensory systems, motor systems, etc. (EEM program). The other program attempts to account for the evaluation of ideas, scientific theories and culture in general by (...)
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    Science and Metaphor.Michael Bradie - 1999 - Biology and Philosophy 14 (2):159-166.
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    Epistemology From an Evolutionary Point of View.Michael Bradie - 1994 - In E. Sober (ed.), Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology. The Mit Press. Bradford Books. pp. 453--476.
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  4. The Secret Chain: Evolution and Ethics.Michael Bradie & Paul Thompson - 1996 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47 (2):317-319.
     
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    The Secret Chain: Evolution and Ethics.Michael Bradie - 1994 - State University of New York Press.
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  6. Evolutionary Epistemology.Michael Bradie - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Teleology and Natural Necessity in Aristotle.Michael Bradie & Fred D. Miller - 1984 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 1 (2):133 - 146.
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    Pragmatism and Internal Realism.Michael Bradie - 1979 - Analysis 39 (1):4 - 10.
  9. The Causal Theory of Perception.Michael P. Bradie - 1976 - Synthese 33 (2-4):41 - 74.
  10. Polanyi on the Meno Paradox.Michael Bradie - 1974 - Philosophy of Science 41 (2):203.
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    Evolutionary Game Theory Meets the Social Contract.Michael Bradie - 1999 - Biology and Philosophy 14 (4):607-613.
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    Recent Developments in the Physics of Time and General Cosmology.Michael Bradie - 1985 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 12 (4):371-395.
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    Sociobiology and the Roots of Normativity.Michael Bradie - 2004 - Think 2 (6):73-82.
    Michael Bradie challenges the assumption, common among sociobiologists and evolutionary psychologists, that it is to science, not philosophy, that we must look if we wish to answer the fundamental questions of ethics.
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    What's Wrong with Methodological Naturalism?Michael Bradie - 2009 - Human Affairs 19 (2):126 - 137.
    The compatibility of Darwinism with religious beliefs has been the subject of vigorous debate from 1859 to the present day. Darwin himself did not think that there was any incompatibility between his theory of natural selection and the existence of God. However, he did not think that appeals to the direct or indirect activity of a Creator substantially increased our understanding of any natural phenomenon. In effect, Darwin endorsed what we would today label as ’methodological naturalism,’ roughly the view that (...)
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  15. The Metaphorical Character of Science.Michael Bradie - 1984 - Philosophia Naturalis 21 (2/4):229-243.
     
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    Is Scientific Realism a Contingent Thesis?Michael Bradie - 1972 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1972:367 - 373.
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    Evolution and Normativity.Michael Bradie - 2007 - In Mohan Matthen & Christopher Stephens (eds.), Philosophy of Biology. Elsevier. pp. 201.
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    Darwin and the Animals.Michael Bradie - 1996 - Biology and Philosophy 12 (1):73-88.
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    Rationality and the Objectivity of Values.Michael Bradie - 1984 - The Monist 67 (3):467-482.
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    The ‘New Science of Memetics’: The Case Against.Michael Bradie - 2003 - Think 2 (5):27.
    Michael Bradie does not share Blackmore's enthusiasm for the ‘new science of memetics’.
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    Individualism and Holism in the Social Sciences.Michael Bradie - 2002 - Analyse & Kritik 24 (1):87-100.
    Harold Kincaid's 'Individualism and the Unity of Science' is a subtle and nuanced analysis of the interlocking themes and issues surrounding the struggle between 'holists' and 'individualists' in the social sciences. Two major claims, one substantial and one methodological, emerge from this analysis. The substantial claim is a defence of a 'non-reductive unity' of the sciences. The methodological claim is that the disputes between reductionists and pluralists or between individualists and holists are empirical and not conceptual disputes. In this paper, (...)
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    Recent Work on Criteria for Event Identity, 1967-1979.Michael Bradie - 1983 - Philosophy Research Archives 9:29-77.
    The paper reviews the arguments for and against a number of criteria for event identity. The proliferation of such criteria in the 1970’s raises the question of how one is to choose between them. Eight adequacy conditions, whose own adequacy has been argued for elsewhere, are determined to be insufticient for deciding among the criteria. Some concluding remarks about the role of the adequacy conditions and the problem of choosing a criterion are offered. Finally, questions about the nature of and (...)
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    Models and Metaphors in Science.Michael Bradie - 1998 - ProtoSociology 12:305-318.
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    Adequacy Conditions and Event Identity.Michael Bradie - 1981 - Synthese 49 (3):337 - 374.
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    The Philosophy of Biology by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse. [REVIEW]Michael Bradie - 1999 - Quarterly Review of Biology 74 (4):453-454.
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    On Doing Without Events.Andrew Altman, Michael Bradie & Fred D. Miller - 1979 - Philosophical Studies 36 (3):301 - 307.
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    What Does Evolutionary Biology Tell Us About Philosophy and Religion?Michael Bradie - 1994 - Zygon 29 (1):45-54.
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    Ontic Realism and Scientific Explanation.Michael Bradie - 1996 - Philosophy of Science 63 (3):321.
    Wesley Salmon defends an ontic realism that distinguishes explanatory from descriptive knowledge. Explanatory knowledge makes appeals to (unobservable) theoretical acausal mechanisms. Salmon presents an argument designed both to legitimize attributing truth values to theoretical claims and to justify treating theoretical claims as descriptions. The argument succeeds but only at the price of calling the distinction between explanation and description into question. Even if Salmon's attempts to distinguish causal mechanisms from other mechanisms are successful, the assumed centrality of the appeal to (...)
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    Revolution in Science.Michael Bradie - 1987 - Teaching Philosophy 10 (2):157-158.
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    Meaning, Truth and Evidence.Andrew Altman & Michael Bradie - 1980 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 18 (2):113-122.
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    Ethics and Evolution: The Biological Basis of Morality.Michael Bradie - 1993 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 36 ( 1-2):199 – 217.
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    An Information-Theoretic Approach to Evolutionary Epistemology. [REVIEW]Michael Bradie - 2006 - Biological Theory 1 (4):431-433.
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    The Philosophy of Charles S. Peirce.Michael Bradie - 1982 - Teaching Philosophy 5 (3):254-258.
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    Scaling the Metaphorical Brick Wall.Michael Bradie - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (6):947-948.
    Palmer argues that functionalist accounts of the mind are radically incomplete in virtue of a “metaphorical brick wall” that precludes a complete treatment of qualia. I argue that functionalists should remain unmoved by this line of argument to the effect that their accounts fail to do justice to some “intrinsic” features of experience.
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    Supererogatory Evidence.Michael Bradie - 1975 - Southwestern Journal of Philosophy 6 (3):109-120.
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    Book Review:Scientific Method: The Hypothetico-Experimental Laboratory Procedure of the Physical Sciences James K. Feibleman. [REVIEW]Michael Bradie - 1973 - Philosophy of Science 40 (3):467-.
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    Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation. [REVIEW]Michael Bradie - 2001 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 62 (1):235-238.
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    Darwin's Legacy.Michael Bradie - 1992 - Biology and Philosophy 7 (1):111-126.
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    Explanation.Michael Bradie - 1989 - Teaching Philosophy 12 (3):291-293.
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    Taking Popper Seriously.Michael Bradie - 1996 - Biology and Philosophy 11 (2):259-270.
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    A Clash of Competing Metaphors.Michael Bradie - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):887-887.
    Metaphors have three important functions in scientific discourse: heuristic, rhetorical, and epistemic. I argue that, contrary to prevailing opinion, metaphors are indispensable components of scientific methodology as well as scientific communication. Insofar as the choice of metaphors reflects ideological commitments, all science is ideological. The philosophically vexed question is how to characterize the sense in which science is not merely ideological.
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    Michael H. Robins, 1941-2002.Michael Bradie, David Copp & Christopher Morris - 2003 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 76 (5):167 - 168.
    This is an obituary for Michael H. Robins.
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    Metaphors and Mechanisms in Vehicle-Based Selection Theory.Michael Bradie - 1994 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 17 (4):612.
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    A Discipline Matures.Michael Bradie - 2000 - Biology and Philosophy 15 (4):575-593.
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    Without Good Reason.Michael Bradie - 2004 - International Studies in Philosophy 36 (4):131-132.
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    Ayer and Russell on Naive Realism.Michael Bradie - 1976 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1976:175 - 181.
    In this article Ayer's criticisms of Russell's defense of scientific realism and his criticisms of Russell's rejection of naive realism are discussed. It is argued that Ayer's criticisms either lack force or depend for their validity on the assumption of existence of a clear cut distinction between conventional and factual issues, an assumption which is question begging with respect to his discussion of Russell.
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    Coming of Age in the Philosophy of Biology.Michael Bradie - 1987 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 30 (4):459 – 475.
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    The Development of Russell's Structural Postulates.Michael P. Bradie - 1977 - Philosophy of Science 44 (3):441-463.
    From 1914 on Russell's epistemology was dominated by the attempt to show how we come by our knowledge of the external world. As he gradually became aware of the inadequacies of the "pure empiricist" approach, Russell realized that his program was viable only insofar as certain postulates of inference were allowed. In this paper I trace the development of the structural postulates from Analysis of Matter to Human Knowledge. The basic continuity of Russell's thought is established. Certain confusions implicit in (...)
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    Recent Work on Criteria for Event Identity, 1967-1979.Michael Bradie - 1983 - Philosophy Research Archives 9:29-77.
    The paper reviews the arguments for and against a number of criteria for event identity. The proliferation of such criteria in the 1970’s raises the question of how one is to choose between them. Eight adequacy conditions, whose own adequacy has been argued for elsewhere, are determined to be insufticient for deciding among the criteria. Some concluding remarks about the role of the adequacy conditions and the problem of choosing a criterion are offered. Finally, questions about the nature of and (...)
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    Individualism and the Unity of Science, Harold Kincaid. Rowman & Littlefield, 1997, VII + 165 Pages. [REVIEW]Michael Bradie - 2000 - Economics and Philosophy 16 (1):147-174.
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