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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]G. Dermot Huxley, Christoph Ruth Jamme, O.', Brian Connor & Dan Zahavi - 2005 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 13 (1):121.
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  2. Shocking Grace, Sudden Enlightenment: O’Connor and the Koans of Zen Buddhism.Scott Forschler - 2017 - The Flannery O'Connor Review 15:50-69.
    The work argues that the koans of Zen Buddhism have several intriguing non-accidental parallels with the short stories of Catholic author Flannery O'Connor. Both typically portray characters in a state of non-enlightenment in which they are egoistically obsessed with something which prevents them from perceiving and properly responding to the real world around them. Both present the characters with some opportunity for enlightenment, which they may or may not take up. Both come in a variety of forms, in order to (...)
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  3. Slavoj Žižek’s Passion (for the Real) and Flannery O'Connor's Hermaphrodite.George Piggford - 2016 - International Journal of Žižek Studies 10 (3).
    Žižek has argued in his books on Christianity and modernity that institutional Catholic Christianity has placed its members in a double bind by insisting on belief in a nonexistent God of Being. The laws of this God of the Symbolic are perverse in that they impose impossible requirements on all believers. By the mid-twentieth century, however, Catholicism was experiencing the revolutionary reforms of the Second Vatican Council. Dogmatic Law at this time gave way to a renewed emphasis on the community (...)
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  4. O'Connor's Cosmological Argument.Graham Oppy - 2011 - Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion: Vol. 3 3:166.
    This chapter is a critical discussion of the third chapter of Tim O ' Connor ' s * Theism and Ultimate Explanation *. In this chapter, O ' Connor advances the & quot ; existence stage & quot ; of his cosmological argument from contingency. I argue that naturalists have good reason to think that on each of the live hypotheses -- infinite regress, brute contingency, brute necessity -- naturalism is preferable to theism.
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  5. The Shape of Causal Reality: A Naturalistic Adaptation of O’Connor’s Cosmological Argument.Graham Oppy - 2010 - Philosophia Christi 12 (2):281-288.
    This paper is a companion to an article that I published in *Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion*. The OSPR discusses the third chapter of Tim O'Connor's *Theism and Ultimate Explanation. This paper discusses a range of other issues that are not picked up in the OSPR discussion.
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  6. Review of David O'Connor, God and Inscrutable Evil. [REVIEW]Daniel Howard-Snyder - 2001 - Philosophical Review.
    This is a critical review of David O'Connor's book, God and Inscrutable Evil.
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  7. Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O'connor's Response to Nihilism.Henry T. Edmondson & Marion Montgomery - 2002 - Lexington Books.
    Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O'Connor's Response to Nihilism is a superb guide to the works of Flannery O'Connor; and like O'Connor's stories themselves, it is captivating, provocative, and unsettling. Edmondson organizes O'Connor's thought around her principal concern, that with the nihilistic claim that "God is dead" the traditional signposts of good and evil have been lost. Edmondson's book demonstrates that the combination of O'Connor's artistic brilliance and philosophical genius provide the best response to the nihilistic despair of the (...)
     
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    Halsall, Francis, Jansen, Julia & O'Connor, Tony.Noel Carroll, Lester H. Hunt, Richard Eldridge, Carl Plantinga, Stephen Prickett, Benami Scharfstein, Terry Smith, Okwui Enwezor & Nancy Condee - 2009 - British Journal of Aesthetics 49 (3):315.
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  9. David O'Connor: God, Evil, and Design. [REVIEW]Logan Paul Gage - 2014 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 6 (1):209-215.
  10. Prospects for a Naturalist Libertarianism: O'Connor's Persons and Causes.John D. Bishop - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66 (1):228-243.
  11. Timothy O'Connor and the Harmony Thesis: A Critique.James P. Moreland - 2002 - Metaphysica 3 (2):5-40.
  12. The New Cosmological Argument: O'Connor on Ultimate Explanation.Tyron Goldschmidt - 2011 - Philosophia 39 (2):267-288.
    Timothy O’Connor presents a novel and powerful version of the cosmological argument from contingency. What distinguishes his argument is that it does not depend on the Principle of Sufficient Reason. This version thus avoids powerful objections facing the Principle. We present and develop the argument, strengthening it in various ways. We fill in big gaps in the argument and answer criticisms. These include the criticisms that O’Connor considers as well as new criticisms. We explain how his replies to (...)
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    On the Significance of Civil War References in Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find”.Thomas P. Flint - 2018 - Renascence 70 (2):119-128.
    While many authors have written about the undertone of violence present throughout Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find," little has been said about the specific references in the story to the Civil War. These references, though, serve to highlight questions concerning evil, guilt, and punishment that come to the fore especially in the culminating scene between the grandmother and The Misfit. In the end, the story seems to be suggesting, trying to determine the fittingness of (...)
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    O’Connor’s Argument for Indeterminism.Samuel Murray - 2016 - Philosophical Explorations 19 (3):268-275.
    Timothy O’Connor has recently defended a version of libertarianism that has significant advantages over similar accounts. One of these is an argument that secures indeterminism on the basis of an argument that shows how causal determinism threatens agency in virtue of the nature of the causal relation involved in free acts. In this paper, I argue that while it does turn out that free acts are not causally determined on O’Connor’s view, this fact is merely stipulative and the (...)
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  15. Review: Brendan O'Connor and Martin Griffiths (Eds), The Rise of Anti-Americanism (Routledge, 2006); Dennis Altman, Gore Vidal's America (Polity, 2005). [REVIEW]Peter Beilharz - 2007 - Thesis Eleven 90 (1):119-120.
    Brendan O'Connor and Martin Griffiths , The Rise of Anti-Americanism ; Dennis Altman, Gore Vidal's America.
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    Flannery O'Connor on the Catholic Novelist in the Protestant South.Flannery O'Connor - 2009 - The Chesterton Review 35 (3/4):730-740.
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    Flannery O'Connor's Mrs. Turpin, Hannah Arendt's Adolf Eichmann, and Dreams of Boxcars.Jennifer Ruth - 2018 - Philosophy and Literature 42 (1):165-184.
    What I learned from you and what helped me in the ensuing years to find my way around in reality without selling my soul to it the way people in earlier times sold their souls to the devil is that the only thing of importance is not philosophies but the truth, that one has to live and think in the open and not in one's own little shell, no matter how comfortably furnished it is, and that necessity in whatever form (...)
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    O'Connor on Gratuitous Natural Evil.William Hasker - 1997 - Faith and Philosophy 14 (3):388-394.
    David O’Connor has criticized my arguments for the conclusion that God’s existence is compatible with genuinely gratuitous natural evil. In this reply, I show that his own arguments fail to achieve their objective; in addition, I point out several respects in which he has misstated my position.
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    Reply to O'Connor.Steven S. Aspenson - 1989 - Faith and Philosophy 6 (1):95-98.
    In this reply I consider David O’Connor’s article “A Variation on the Free Will Defense” in which he tries to show that natural evil is necessary for free will by showing that it is required for the possibility of “morally creditable free choice.” I argue that O’Connor’s reply to an anticipated objection was unsuccessful in showing that humans can be moral without the property he calls “p.” that an altered understanding of what “morally creditable free choice” is would (...)
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    Flannery O'Connor Meets Russell Kirk.Flannery O'Connor - 2007 - The Chesterton Review 33 (1/2):335-337.
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    O’Connor on Gratuitous Natural Evil.William Hasker - 1997 - Faith and Philosophy 14 (3):388-394.
    David O’Connor has criticized my arguments for the conclusion that God’s existence is compatible with genuinely gratuitous natural evil. In this reply, I show that his own arguments fail to achieve their objective; in addition, I point out several respects in which he has misstated my position.
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    Ritual and Violence in Flannery O'Connor.J. Oates Smith - 1966 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 41 (4):545-560.
    The violent and ritualistic world of Flannery O'Connor's fiction is neither realistic nor naturalistic but surrealistic, a series of parables that are harshly and defiantly spiritual.
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    The Status of Sense Data: D.J. O'Connor.D. O'connor - 1975 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 9:79-92.
    In the present state of philosophy in the English-speaking world, to choose to talk about sense data may seem perverse. What could be more boring for one's audience than to attempt variations on so threadbare a theme? And worse, what could be more unfashionable in the aftermath of Wittgenstein and Austin? My reasons for selecting this unpromising topic are twofold. First, the general theme of this series of lectures is empiricism. And whatever meanings we put upon that ambiguous word, it (...)
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    Review of Timothy O'Connor, Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency[REVIEW]Graham Oppy - 2008 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (6).
    This paper is a review of the cosmological argument that Tim O'Connor defends in "Theism and Ultimate Explanation".
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    Letter From Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor.Cormac Murphy-O'Connor - 2003 - The Chesterton Review 29 (3):410-411.
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    Theism and Ultimate Explanation – Timothy O'Connor.Samuel Newlands - 2010 - Philosophical Quarterly 60 (239):438-442.
    This is a book review of "Theism and Ultimate Explanation", by Timothy O'Connor.
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    Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency * By TIMOTHY O'CONNOR.P. Forrest - 2009 - Analysis 69 (3):589-591.
    In this book Timothy O’Connor combines an investigation of modal epistemology with a fresh look at the traditional contingency version of the cosmological argument. The connection between the two parts is that he defends the practice of hypothesizing necessities for explanatory purposes, resisting those accounts that link possibility too closely to conceivability. This provides the context in which he asks the existence question, ‘Why do the particular contingent objects there are exist and undergo the events they do?’ . Wisely (...)
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    O'Connor's Paradox and the Teaching of Educational Philosophy.David Stenhouse & D. J. O'Connor - 1968 - British Journal of Educational Studies 16 (3):243 - 257.
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    The Glory of Grace: Mystery in the Works of C. S. Lewis and Flannery O’Connor.Patrick Garrett York - 2015 - Renascence 67 (3):199-218.
    Despite their differences, C.S. Lewis and Flannery O’Connor share a connection in their treatment of theological and ontological issues in their fiction and criticism. Reading their work dialectically challenges claims by their critics that these authors’ Christianity and its effect on their work consign them to the categories of “evangelist” or “propagandist” rather than “artist.” Instead, through the construction of a critical conversation between O’Connor’s “The Lame Shall Enter First” and Lewis’ Til We Have Faces, I argue that, (...)
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    Sandra Day O'Connor and the Justification of Abortion.Patricia H. Werhane - 1984 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 5 (3).
    The recent Supreme Court decision upholding Roe v. Wade and in particular, the dissent by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, sheds new light on the issue of abortion. Let us consider any stage of a pregnancy when abortion is medically safe for the mother. If at that stage it is also medically viable to save the fetus, is an abortion performed at that stage of pregnancy morally justifiable? For example, if it is, or becomes, medically safe to perform abortions after first (...)
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    Tremendous Frontiers — Flannery O’Connor and the Catholic Writer’s “True Country”.Christopher Wachal - 2015 - Renascence 67 (3):219-235.
    Few Catholic writers are identified as immediately with a location as Flannery O’Connor is with the American South. Southern manners and grotesqueries dominate her short stories. Critical conversations have tended to take narrow this regional designation – “Southern Catholic writer” – to its most provincial interpretation, thus narrowing the possible meanings of place in O’Connor’s stories. This restriction runs counter to the author’s proclamations that Christian writers like her inhabit a “larger universe” than their secular neighbors. The purpose (...)
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    External Preferences and Liberal Equality: P. M. O'Connor.P. M. O'connor - 1994 - Utilitas 6 (1):117-133.
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  33. Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O'connor's Response to Nihilism.Henry T. Edmondson & Marion Montgomery - 2002 - Lexington Books.
    Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O'Connor's Response to Nihilism is a superb guide to the works of Flannery O'Connor; and like O'Connor's stories themselves, it is captivating, provocative, and unsettling. Edmondson organizes O'Connor's thought around her principal concern, that with the nihilistic claim that 'God is dead' the traditional signposts of good and evil have been lost. Edmondson's book demonstrates that the combination of O'Connor's artistic brilliance and philosophical genius provide the best response to the nihilistic despair of the (...)
     
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  34. Brian O'Connor, Adorno's Negative Dialectic: Philosophy and the Possibility of Critical Rationality. [REVIEW]Patrick O'Connor - 2006 - Philosophy in Review 26 (2):114-116.
     
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  35. Logical Foundations: Essays in Honor of D.J. O'connor.D. J. O'Connor, Indira Mahalingam & Brian Carr (eds.) - 1991 - St. Martin's Press.
     
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  36. Introductory Philosophy Edited by Frank Tillman, Bernard Berofsky [and] John O'connor. --.Frank A. Tillman, Bernard Berofsky & John O'connor - 1967 - Harper & Row.
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    Conservatism: A Reply to Ted Honderich*: Noel O'Sullivan.Noel O'sullivan - 1992 - Utilitas 4 (1):133-143.
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    The Angelic Artist in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy.Farrell O'Gorman - 2000 - Renascence 53 (1):61-79.
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    Ralph O'Connor, The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel: Kingship and Narrative Artistry in a Mediaeval Irish Saga. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. Xii, 386; 10 Black-and-White Figures. $125. ISBN: 9780199666133. [REVIEW]Tomás Ó Cathasaigh - 2014 - Speculum 89 (1):225-226.
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  40. O'CONNOR, D. J. "The Correspondence Theory of Truth". [REVIEW]O. R. Jones - 1977 - Mind 86:458.
     
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  41. "Introduction to Symbolic Logic." By A. H. Basson and D. J. O'Connor. [REVIEW]J. O. Wisdom - 1954 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 5 (19):269.
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    A Whole Lot of Misery: Adorno's Negative Aristotelianism-Replies to Allen, Celikates, and O'Connor.Freyenhagen Fabian - 2017 - European Journal of Philosophy 25 (3):861-874.
    Can one both be an Aristotelian in ethics and a negativist, whereby the latter involves subscribing to the view that the good cannot be known in our social context but that ethical guidance is nonetheless possible in virtue of a pluralist conception of the bad? Moreover, is it possible to combine Aristotelianism with a thoroughly historical outlook? I have argued that such combinations are, indeed, possible, and that we can find an example of them in Adorno's work. In this paper, (...)
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  43. Jeremiah: Pain and Promise by Kathleen M. O’Connor.Terence E. Fretheim - 2013 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 67 (2):205-207.
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    Theism and Ultimate Explanation – Timothy O'Connor.Samuel Newlands - 2010 - Philosophical Quarterly 60 (239):438-442.
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  45. Flannery O'Connor's Misfit and The Mystery of Evil.John Desmond - 2004 - Renascence 56 (2):129-137.
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    A Whole Lot of Misery: Adorno's Negative Aristotelianism—Replies to Allen, Celikates, and O'Connor.F. Freyenhagen - 2017 - European Journal of Philosophy 25 (3):861 - 874.
    Can one both be an Aristotelian in ethics and a negativist, whereby the latter involves subscribing to the view that the good cannot be known in our social context but that ethical guidance is nonetheless possible in virtue of a pluralist conception of the bad? Moreover, is it possible to combine Aristotelianism with a thoroughly historical outlook? I have argued that such combinations are, indeed, possible, and that we can find an example of them in Adorno's work. In this paper, (...)
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    O’Connor’s Permissive Multiverse.Michael J. Almeida - 2010 - Philosophia Christi 12 (2):296-307.
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    Flannery O'Connor and Religious Epistemology.Jason Baehr - forthcoming - Religious Studies:1-21.
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  49. Book Review. Persons and Causes: The Metaphysics of Free Will Timothy O'Connor. [REVIEW]John Martin Fischer - 2001 - Mind 110 (438):526-531.
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    Music, Theology, and Justice Edited by Michael O'Connor, Hyun‐Ah Kim, and Christina Labriola, Lexington Books, Lanham, 2017, Pp. XXI+228, £70.00, Hbk. [REVIEW]Matthew Jarvis - 2019 - New Blackfriars 100 (1085):131-133.
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