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  1. The Transparency of Experience.Michael G. F. Martin - 2002 - Mind and Language 4 (4):376-425.
    A common objection to sense-datum theories of perception is that they cannot give an adequate account of the fact that introspection indicates that our sensory experiences are directed on, or are about, the mind-independent entities in the world around us, that our sense experience is transparent to the world. In this paper I point out that the main force of this claim is to point out an explanatory challenge to sense-datum theories.
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  2. The Limits of Self-Awareness.Michael G. F. Martin - 2004 - Philosophical Studies 120 (1-3):37-89.
    The disjunctive theory of perception claims that we should understand statements about how things appear to a perceiver to be equivalent to statements of a disjunction that either one is perceiving such and such or one is suffering an illusion (or hallucination); and that such statements are not to be viewed as introducing a report of a distinctive mental event or state common to these various disjoint situations. When Michael Hinton first introduced the idea, he suggested that the burden of (...)
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  3. On Being Alienated.Michael G. F. Martin - 2006 - In Tamar S. Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Perceptual Experience. Oxford University Press.
    Disjunctivism about perceptual appearances, as I conceive of it, is a theory which seeks to preserve a naïve realist conception of veridical perception in the light of the challenge from the argument from hallucination. The naïve realist claims that some sensory experiences are relations to mind-independent objects. That is to say, taking experiences to be episodes or events, the naïve realist supposes that some such episodes have as constituents mind-independent objects. In turn, the disjunctivist claims that in a case of (...)
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  4. Bodily Awareness: A Sense of Ownership.Michael G. F. Martin - 1995 - In Jose Luis Bermudez, Anthony J. Marcel & Naomi M. Eilan (eds.), The Body and the Self. MIT Press. pp. 267–289.
  5. The Reality of Appearances.Michael G. F. Martin - 1997 - In M. Sainsbury (ed.), Thought and Ontology. Franco Angeli.
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    Atheism: A Philosophical Justification.Michael Martin - 1990 - Temple University Press.
    "Thousands of philosophers--from the ancient Greeks to modern thinkers--have defended atheism, but none more comprehensively than Martin.
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  7. Sight and Touch.Michael Martin - 1992 - In Tim Crane (ed.), The Contents of Experience. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  8. Out of the Past: Episodic Recall as Retained Acquaintance.Michael G. F. Martin - 2001 - In Christoph Hoerl & Teresa McCormack (eds.), Time and Memory. Oxford University Press. pp. 257--284.
    Book description: The capacity to represent and think about time is one of the most fundamental and least understood aspects of human cognition and consciousness. This book throws new light on central issues in the study of the mind by uniting, for the first time, psychological and philosophical approaches dealing with the connection between temporal representation and memory. Fifteen specially written essays by leading psychologists and philosophers investigate the way in which time is represented in memory, and the role memory (...)
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  9. Perception, Concepts, and Memory.Michael G. F. Martin - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):745-63.
  10. Setting Things Before the Mind.Michael G. F. Martin - 1998 - In Anthony O'Hear (ed.), Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind. Oxford University Press. pp. 157--179.
    Listening to someone from some distance in a crowded room you may experience the following phenomenon: when looking at them speak, you may both hear and see where the source of the sounds is; but when your eyes are turned elsewhere, you may no longer be able to detect exactly where the voice must be coming from. With your eyes again fixed on the speaker, and the movement of her lips a clear sense of the source of the sound will (...)
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  11. Particular Thoughts & Singular Thought.Michael Martin - 2002 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 51:173-214.
    A long-standing theme in discussion of perception and thought has been that our primary cognitive contact with individual objects and events in the world derives from our perceptual contact with them. When I look at a duck in front of me, I am not merely presented with the fact that there is at least one duck in the area, rather I seem to be presented with this thing in front of me, which looks to me to be a duck. Furthermore, (...)
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    An Eye Directed Outward.Michael G. F. Martin - 1998 - In C. Wright, B. Smith & C. Macdonald (eds.), Knowing Our Own Minds. Oxford University Press.
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  13. Uncovering Appearances.Michael G. F. Martin - unknown
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  14. Epistemic Openness and Perceptual Defeasibility. [REVIEW]Michael G. F. Martin - 2001 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 63 (2):441-448.
  15. The Impossibility of God.Michael Martin & Ricki Monnier (eds.) - 2003 - Prometheus.
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    Confirmation and Explanation.Michael Martin - 1972 - Analysis 32 (5):167 - 169.
  17. The Shallows of the Mind.Michael G. F. Martin - 1997 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society:80--98.
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    Sociology and the Second Darwinian Revolution: A Metatheoretical Analysis.Richard Machalek & Michael W. Martin - 2004 - Sociological Theory 22 (3):455-476.
    Sociologists tend to eschew biological explanations of human social behavior. Accordingly, when evolutionary biologists began to apply neo-Darwinian theory to the study of human social behavior, the reactions of sociologists typically ranged from indifference to overt hostility. Since the mid-1960s, however, neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory has stimulated a "second Darwinian revolution" in traditional social scientific conceptions of human nature and social behavior, even while most sociologists remain largely uninformed about neo-Darwinian theory and research. This article traces sociology's long-standing isolation from the (...)
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    Sense, Reference and Selective Attention II.Michael G. F. Martin - 1997 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 71 (1):75–98.
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  20. Critique of Religious Experience.Michael Martin - unknown
    Different types of Religious Experience: One experiences a nonreligious object as a religious one, e.g. a dove as an angel, one experiences an object that is a "public object” (one there for everyone to experience/observe), an experience of a supernatural entity that others cannot experience/observe, experiences that resist being captured by words, an awareness of an entity, though there is no sensation.
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  21. Sensible Appearances.Michael G. F. Martin - 2003 - In T. Baldwin (ed.), The Cambridge History of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    The problems of perception feature centrally in work within what we now think of as different traditions of philosophy in the early part of the twentieth century, most notably in the sense-datum theories of early analytic philosophy together with the vigorous responses to them over the next forty years, but equally in the discussions of pre-reflective consciousness of the world characteristic of German and French phenomenologists. In the English-speaking world one might mark the beginning of the period with Russell’s The (...)
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  22. Beyond Dispute: Sense-Data, Intentionality, and the Mind-Body Problem.Michael G. F. Martin - 2000 - In Tim Crane & Sarah A. Patterson (eds.), The History of the Mind-Body Problem. Routledge.
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    Problems with Heaven.Michael Martin - 2015 - In Keith Augustine & Michael Martin (eds.), The Myth of an Afterlife: The Case against Life After Death. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 427-440.
    Belief in Heaven is an essential part of the great monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Famous theologians have written about it, and ordinary theists hope to go there after death. However, the concept of Heaven is neither clear nor unproblematic. There are three serious problems with the notion of Heaven. First, the concept of Heaven lacks coherence. Second, it is doubtful that theists can reconcile the heavenly character of Heaven with standard defenses against the argument from evil, such (...)
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  24. Atheism, Morality, and Meaning.Michael Martin - 2002 - Prometheus Books.
    Divided into four parts, this treatise begins with well-known criticisms of nonreligious ethics and then develops an atheistic metaethics. In Part 2, Martin criticizes the Christian foundation of ethics, specifically the ’divine command theory’ and the idea of imitating the life of Jesus as the basis of Christian morality. Part 3 demonstrates that life can be meaningful in the absence of religious belief. Part 4 criticizes the theistic point of view in general terms as well as the specific Christian doctrines (...)
     
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    The Rational Role of Experience.Michael G. F. Martin - 1992 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 93:71-88.
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  26. Ecosabotage and Civil Disobedience.Michael Martin - 1990 - Environmental Ethics 12 (4):291-310.
    I define ecosabotage and relate this definition to several well-known analyses of civil disobedience. I show that ecosabotage cannot be reduced to a form of civil disobedience unless the definition of civil disobedience is expanded. I suggest that ecosabotage and civil disobedience are special cases of the more general concept of conscientious wrongdoing. Although ecosabotage cannot be considered a form of civil disobedience on the basis of the standard analysis of this concept, the civil disobedience literature can provide important insights (...)
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  27. Verstehen the Uses of Understanding in Social Science.Michael Martin - 2000
  28. Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science.Michael Martin & Lee C. Mcintyre - 1994
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    The Etiology of Social Change.Kathleen M. Carley, Michael K. Martin & Brian R. Hirshman - 2009 - Topics in Cognitive Science 1 (4):621-650.
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  30. Austin's Sense and Sensibilia Revisited.Michael G. F. Martin - manuscript
    When John Langshaw Austin died in ???? he had published only seven papers, together with a translation into English of Frege.
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    Perception.Michael G. F. Martin - 1998 - In Frank Jackson & Michael Smith (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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    The Principle of Credulity and Religious Experience.Michael Martin - 1986 - Religious Studies 22 (1):79 - 93.
    In The Existence of God Richard Swinburne argues that certain religious experiences support the hypothesis that God exists. Indeed, the argument from religious experience is of crucial importance in Swinburne's philosophical theology. For, according to Swinburne, without the argument from religious experience the combined weight of the other arguments he considers, e.g. the teleological, the cosmological, or the argument from miracles, does not render the theistic hypothesis very probable. However, the argument from religious experience combined with these other arguments makes (...)
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    Referential Variance and Scientific Objectivity.Michael Martin - 1971 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 22 (1):17-26.
  34. Uncovering Appearances, Chapter Four.Michael G. F. Martin - manuscript
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    Concepts of Science Education.Michael Martin - 1972 - Glenview, Ill., Scott, Foresman.
    INTRODUCTION What relevance — if any — does philosophy of science have for science education? Unfortunately, this question has been largely unexplored. ...
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    Pascal's Wager as an Argument for Not Believing in God.Michael Martin - 1983 - Religious Studies 19 (1):57 - 64.
    Can Pascal's wager for the existence of God be turned against the religious believer and used as an argument for not believing in God? Although such an argument has been very briefly sketched by others its details have remained undeveloped. In this paper this argument is worked out in detail in the context of decision theory and is defended against objections. The result is a plausible argument for atheism.
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  38. Three Arguments for Nonbelief.Michael Martin - 2001 - Free Inquiry 21.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Atheism.Michael Martin (ed.) - 2006 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this 2007 volume, eighteen of the world's leading scholars present original essays on various aspects of atheism: its history, both ancient and modern, defense and implications. The topic is examined in terms of its implications for a wide range of disciplines including philosophy, religion, feminism, postmodernism, sociology and psychology. In its defense, both classical and contemporary theistic arguments are criticized, and, the argument from evil, and impossibility arguments, along with a non religious basis for morality are defended. These essays (...)
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  40. The Improbability of God.Michael Martin & Ricki Monnier (eds.) - 2006 - Prometheus Books.
     
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    Ritual Action (Li) in Confucius and Hsun Tzu.Michael R. Martin - 1995 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 (1):13 – 30.
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    An Anthology of Atheism and Rationalism.Michael Martin - 1986 - Teaching Philosophy 9 (1):90-91.
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    Sense, Reference and Selective Attention.John Campbell & Michael Martin - 1997 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 71:55-98.
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    Teaching Teaching Philosophy.Michael Martin - 1975 - Teaching Philosophy 1 (2):141-146.
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    Self-Deception, Self-Pretence, and Emotional Detachment.Michael W. Martin - 1979 - Mind 88 (July):441-446.
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    The Legal Philosophy of H.L.A. Hart: A Critical Appraisal.Michael Martin - 1987 - Temple University Press.
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    Divine Incoherence.Michael Martin - 2007 - Sophia 46 (1):75-77.
    In this note I show that Noreen Johnson misunderstands my argument and consequently fails to refute my thesis that God’s omnipotence conflicts with his omniscience.
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    Three Wise Men.Michael Martin - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 38 (38):59-60.
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  49. Sense, Reference and Selective Attention.John Campbell & Michael Martin - 1997 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 71:55-98.
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    Are Cognitive Processes and Structure a Myth?Michael Martin - 1973 - Analysis 33 (3):83 - 88.
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