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    The Logic of Recursive Equations.A. J. C. Hurkens, Monica McArthur, Yiannis N. Moschovakis, Lawrence S. Moss & Glen T. Whitney - 1998 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 63 (2):451-478.
    We study logical systems for reasoning about equations involving recursive definitions. In particular, we are interested in "propositional" fragments of the functional language of recursion FLR [18, 17], i.e., without the value passing or abstraction allowed in FLR. The "pure," propositional fragment FLR 0 turns out to coincide with the iteration theories of [1]. Our main focus here concerns the sharp contrast between the simple class of valid identities and the very complex consequence relation over several natural classes of models.
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  2. The Logic of Recursive Equations.A. J. C. Hurkens, Monica Mcarthur, Yiannis Moschovakis, Lawrence Moss & Glen Whitney - 1998 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 63 (2):451-478.
    We study logical systems for reasoning about equations involving recursive definitions. In particular, we are interested in "propositional" fragments of the functional language of recursion FLR [18, 17], i.e., without the value passing or abstraction allowed in FLR. The "pure," propositional fragment FLR$_0$ turns out to coincide with the iteration theories of [1]. Our main focus here concerns the sharp contrast between the simple class of valid identities and the very complex consequence relation over several natural classes of models.
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    Argumentation & Health, Rubinelli & Snoeck Henkemans.Jane McArthur - 2015 - Informal Logic 35 (3):446-449.
    by Jane E, McArthur vi, pp. 1-142. Special issue of the journal Argumentation in Context : Vol. 1, No. 1. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Available ISBN 9789027242525, € 80.00, US$ 120.00.
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  4. Contra Cartwright: Structural Realism, Ontological Pluralism and Fundamentalism About Laws.Dan Mcarthur - 2006 - Synthese 151 (2):233-255.
    In this paper I argue against Nancy Cartwright's claim that we ought to abandon what she calls "fundamentalism" about the laws of nature and adopt instead her "dappled world" hypothesis. According to Cartwright we ought to abandon the notion that fundamental laws apply universally, instead we should consider the law-like statements of science to apply in highly qualified ways within narrow, non-overlapping and ontologically diverse domains, including the laws of fundamental physics. For Cartwright, "laws" are just locally applicable refinements of (...)
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  5. David Hume and the Common Law of England.Neil McArthur - 2005 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 3 (1):67-82.
    David Hume’s legal theory has normally been interpreted as bearing close affinities to the English common law theory of jurisprudence. I argue that this is not accurate. For Hume, it is the nature and functioning of a country’s legal system, not the provenance of that system, that provides the foundation of its authority. He judges government by its ability to protect property in a reliable and equitable way. His positions on the role of equity in the law, on artificial reason (...)
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    Black Muslim Girls Navigating Multiple Oppositional Binaries Through Literacy and Letter Writing.Sherell A. McArthur & Gholnecsar E. Muhammad - 2017 - Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association 53 (1):63-77.
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  7. Laws Not Men: Hume’s Distinction Between Barbarous and Civilized Government.Neil McArthur - 2005 - Hume Studies 31 (1):123-144.
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    Reconsidering Structural Realism.Dan McArthur - 2003 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 33 (4):517 - 536.
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    Reasonable Expectations of Privacy.Robert L. McArthur - 2001 - Ethics and Information Technology 3 (2):123-128.
    Use of the concept of `areasonable person and his or her expectations'is widely found in legal reasoning. This legalconstruct is employed in the present article toexamine privacy questions associated withcontemporary information technology, especiallythe internet. In particular, reasonableexpectations of privacy while browsing theworld-wide-web and while sending and receivinge-mail are analyzed.
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  10. Theory Change, Structural Realism, and the Relativised a Priori.Dan McArthur - 2008 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 22 (1):5 – 20.
    In this paper I claim that Quinean naturalist accounts of science, that deny that there are any a priori statements in scientific frameworks, cannot account for the foundational role of certain classes of statements in scientific practice. In this I follow Michael Friedman who claims that certain a priori statements must be presupposed in order to formulate empirical hypotheses. I also show that Friedman's account, in spite of his claims to the contrary, is compatible with a type of non-Quinean naturalism (...)
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  11. Recent Debates Over Structural Realism.Daniel McArthur - 2006 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 37 (2):209 - 224.
    In recent years Structural Realism has been revived as a compromise candidate to resolve the long-standing question of scientific realism. Recent debate over structural realism originates with Worrall's (1989) paper "Structural Realism: The best of Both Worlds". However, critics such as Psillos contend that structural realism incorporates an untenable distinction between structure and nature, and is therefore unworkable. In this paper I consider three versions of structural realism that purport to avoid such criticism. The first is Chakravartty's "semirealism" which proceeds (...)
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    Cosmopolitanism and Hume's General Point of View.Neil McArthur - 2014 - European Journal of Political Theory 13 (3):321-340.
    Hume’s writings, taken as a whole, address a dazzlingly broad range of topics. I argue that they do so as part of a coherent and interesting philosophical programme. While Hume’s doctrine of the general point of view provides an attractive way of understanding the process of moral judgement, it raises the threat of parochialism – that is, it potentially makes us prey to the limitations and prejudices of our society. I show that Hume endorses what I call “engaged cosmopolitanism”, which (...)
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  13. Stathis Psillos, Philosophy of Science AZ Reviewed By.Daniel McArthur - 2009 - Philosophy in Review 29 (2):130-131.
     
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  14. Good Ethics Can Sometimes Mean Better Science: Research Ethics and the Milgram Experiments.Dan McArthur - 2009 - Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (1):69-79.
    All agree that if the Milgram experiments were proposed today they would never receive approval from a research ethics board. However, the results of the Milgram experiments are widely cited across a broad range of academic literature from psychology to moral philosophy. While interpretations of the experiments vary, few commentators, especially philosophers, have expressed doubts about the basic soundness of the results. What I argue in this paper is that this general approach to the experiments might be in error. I (...)
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    Between Same-Sex Marriages and the Large Hadron Collider : Making Sense of the Precautionary Principle. [REVIEW]Anton Petrenko & Dan McArthur - 2010 - Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (3):591-610.
    The Precautionary Principle is a guide to coping with scientific uncertainties in the assessment and management of risks. In recent years, it has moved to the forefront of debates in policy and applied ethics, becoming a key normative tool in policy discussions in such diverse areas as medical and scientific research, health and safety regulation, environmental regulation, product development, international trade, and even judicial review. The principle has attracted critics who claim that it is fundamentally incoherent, too vague to guide (...)
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    High-Stakes Gambling with Unknown Outcomes: Justifying the Precautionary Principle.Anton Petrenko & Dan McArthur - 2011 - Journal of Social Philosophy 42 (4):346-362.
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    Agent-Centered Restrictions and the Ethics of Space Exploration.Dan McArthur & Idil Boran - 2004 - Journal of Social Philosophy 35 (1):148–163.
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    Toward an Ecological Theory of Social Perception.Leslie Z. McArthur & Reuben M. Baron - 1983 - Psychological Review 90 (3):215-238.
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    Relationships Between University Professors and Students: Should They Be Banned?Neil McArthur - 2017 - Ethics and Education 12 (2):129-140.
    This article examines the question of whether universities and colleges should attempt to ban all student-faculty relationships, as many have tried to do. It argues that, because adults have a fundamental right to engage in intimate relationships without interference, supporters of relationship bans must meet a high standard in defending them. But outright bans on such relationships cannot meet this standard. Though the desire to create a secure environment for students is legitimate and important, it cannot be shown that relationship (...)
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    David Hume's Legal Theory: The Significance of General Laws.Neil McArthur - 2004 - History of European Ideas 30 (2):149-166.
    Hume is normally—and in my view, correctly—taken to be a legal conventionalist. However, the nature of Hume's conventionalism has not been well understood. Scholars have often interpreted David Hume as being largely indifferent to the specifics of the laws, so long as they accomplish their basic task of protecting people's property. I argue that this is not correct. Hume thinks certain systems of law will accomplish their purpose, of coordinating people's behaviour for the benefit of all, better than others. He (...)
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    Auditory Processing Deficits in Children with Reading and Language Impairments: Can They Be Treated?G. M. McArthur, D. Ellis, C. M. Atkinson & M. Coltheart - 2008 - Cognition 107 (3):946-977.
  22. Are Socially Exclusive Values Embedded in the Avatar Creation Interfaces of MMORPGs?Tyler Pace, Aaron Houssian & Victoria McArthur - 2009 - Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 7 (2/3):192-210.
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    A Completeness Result for Quantificational Tense Logic.Robert P. McArthur & Hugues Leblanc - 1976 - Zeitschrift fur mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik 22 (1):89-96.
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    Discovery, Theory Change and Structural Realism.Daniel James McArthur - 2011 - Synthese 179 (3):361 - 376.
    In this paper I consider two accounts of scientific discovery, Robert Hudson's and Peter Achinstein's. I assess their relative success and I show that while both approaches are similar in promising ways, and address experimental discoveries well, they could address the concerns of the discovery sceptic more explicitly than they do. I also explore the implications of their inability to address purely theoretical discoveries, such as those often made in mathematical physics. I do so by showing that extending Hudson's or (...)
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  25. Auditory Processing Deficits in Children with Reading and Language Impairments: Can They (and Should They) Be Treated?G. M. McArthur, D. Ellis, C. M. Atkinson & M. Coltheart - 2008 - Cognition 107 (3):946-977.
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    Is Pickering's "Pragmatic Realism" Viable?Dan Mcarthur - 2003 - Dialectica 57 (1):71–88.
    In his book The Mangle of Practice and in other writings, Andrew Pickering purports to resolve the question of scientific realism by recasting the debate in terms of his own view “pragmatic” or “performative” realism. This view is informed by a constructivist view of scientific practice. Therefore it is characterised by Pickering as a species of anti‐realism that claims to take due account of the both the objective and pragmatic aspects of certain versions of scientific realism. This paper analyses Pickering's (...)
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    Nathan on Global Justification.Robert P. McArthur - 1988 - Analysis 48 (1):60 - 61.
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    Roger Scruton, Sexual Desire: A Moral Philosophy of the Erotic.Herbert McArthur - 1989 - Metaphilosophy 20 (2):181–187.
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    Tense Logic.Robert P. Mcarthur - 1976 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 45 (1):184-185.
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    Why Bachelard is Not a Scientific Realist.Daniel Mcarthur - 2002 - Philosophical Forum 33 (2):159–172.
    In recent years several philosophers have sought a defense for scientific realism in Bachelard's work. Two notable examples are Garry Gutting and Mary Tuiattas. This paper shows that such views are based on systematic miss-readings of some of Bachelard's main concepts. The main realist approach has been to show that Bachelard's idea of "phenomeno techniques" corresponds with Nacting's experimental realism. This paper corrects that thesis. In addition to correcting some readings of Bachelard, if this paper is correct, that approach to (...)
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    Enlightenment Political Thought and Non-Western Societies (Review). [REVIEW]Neil McArthur - 2009 - Hume Studies 35 (1-2):251-254.
    To date no comprehensive treatment of Enlightenment cosmopolitanism has yet appeared. However, we are beginning to see the regular publication of more specialised studies, and Frederick Whelan’s interesting book is a noteworthy entry in this genre.
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    The Anti-Philosophical Stance, the Realism Question and Scientific Practice.Dan Mcarthur - 2006 - Foundations of Science 11 (4):369-397.
    In recent years a general consensus has been developing in the philosophy of science to the effect that strong social constructivist accounts are unable to adequately account for scientific practice. Recently, however, a number of commentators have formulated an attenuated version of constructivism that purports to avoid the difficulties that plague the stronger claims of its predecessors. Interestingly this attenuated form of constructivism finds philosophical support from a relatively recent turn in the literature concerning scientific realism. Arthur Fine and a (...)
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    Effectiveness of Technologies in the Treatment of Post-Stroke Anomia: A Systematic Review.Lavoie Monica, Macoir Joël & Bier Nathalie - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Non-Assertoric Inference.Robert P. McArthur & David Welker - 1974 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 15 (2):225--244.
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    Peter Damian and Undoing the Past.Robert P. McArthur & Michael P. Slattery - 1974 - Philosophical Studies 25 (2):137 - 141.
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  36. Peter Achinstein, The Book of Evidence Reviewed By.Dan McArthur - 2003 - Philosophy in Review 23 (4):235-237.
     
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    Laudan, Friedman and the Role of the A Priori in Science.Dan McArthur - 2007 - Journal of Philosophical Research 32:169-190.
    This paper critically contrasts Laudan’s normative naturalism with Friedman’s arguments about the importance of a priori concepts in scientific methodology. I do not take issue with Laudan’s claim that taking philosophy and science to be continuous does not preclude a normative role for the philosophy of science. The main focus of criticism instead is Laudan’s assertion that if normative philosophy employs the methods found in the sciences themselves, then this precludes any a priori or philosophical justification of methodological rules. I (...)
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    Laws Not Men.Neil McArthur - 2005 - Hume Studies 31 (1):123-144.
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    Deflationary Metaphysics, Social Constructivism, and the Natural Ontological Attitude.Dan McArthur - 2004 - Journal of Philosophical Research 29:221-234.
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    Code-Switching in Multilingual Aphasia.Conner Peggy, Goral Mira, Anema Inge, Mustelier Carmen, Knoph Monica, Borodkin Katy, Belkina Marina, Haendler Yair, Paluska Elizabeth & Pugach Yana - 2014 - Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Carried and Held: Getting Good at Being Helped.Park McArthur - 2012 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 5 (2):162-169.
    For the smallest social unit is not the single person but two people.Our bodies should always be better than the societies we currently have.I am getting ready for bed with my dad's help and he speaks this statement quickly while breathing through his mouth......... I sit in my wheelchair, taller than he stands bent in half, reaching for my feet. He lifts and guides my left and right legs into each corresponding hollow column of flannel pajama pant. I look down (...)
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    The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: The Philosophy of Science and its Implications for the Study of World Politics (Review).Daniel McArthur - 2011 - Education and Culture 27 (2):97-100.
    Book reviews in this journal usually proceed by considering the value of the book in question for Dewey scholarship. In this case I would rather say that this book is of interest to Dewey scholars. Jackson’s general project is heavily informed by Dewey’s pluralistic brand of pragmatism. As Jackson notes “Dewey’s Logic . . . stand[s] firmly in the tradition leading to this book” (216). Dewey scholars will greet Jackson’s extension of this approach to the study of international relations warmly. (...)
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    Inhibitory Control, Word Retrieval and Bilingual Aphasia: Is There a Relationship?Faroqi-Shah Yasmeen, Sampson Monica, Baughman Susan & Pranger Mariah - 2014 - Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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    Anderson's Deontic Logic and Relevant Implication.Robert P. McArthur - 1981 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 22 (2):145-154.
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    Test Ordering in an Evidence Free Zone: Rates and Associations of Australian General Practice Trainees’ Vitamin D Test Ordering.Amanda Tapley, Parker Magin, Simon Morgan, Kim Henderson, John Scott, Allison Thomson, Neil Spike, Lawrie McArthur, Mieke van Driel, Patrick McElduff & Billie Bonevski - forthcoming - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Tracking Brain Plasticity in Cochlear Implant Patients Using the Event-Related Optical Signal.Tse Chun-Yu, Novak Michael, Tan Chin-Hong, Black Jennifer, Gordon Brian, Maclin Ed, Zimmerman Benjamin, Gratton Gabriele & Fabiani Monica - 2015 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 9.
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    White Matter Matters for Grey Areas: A Functional and Structural View of Task Switching Dynamics in Middle-to-Old Age.Baniqued Pauline, Low Kathy, Fletcher Mark, Schneider-Garces Nils, Tan Chin Hong, Zimmerman Benjamin, Gratton Gabriele & Fabiani Monica - 2015 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 9.
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    A Note on Demonstration.Ronald McArthur - 1960 - New Scholasticism 34 (1):43-61.
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    Factuality and Modality in the Future Tense.Robert P. McArthur - 1974 - Noûs 8 (3):283-288.
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    Enlightenment Political Thought and Non-Western Societies: Sultans and Savages (Review).Neil McArthur - 2009 - Hume Studies 35 (1-2):251-254.
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