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    Sorting out the concept disorder.Patricia A. Ross - 2005 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 26 (2):115-140.
    . Current debates concerning the concept of mental disorder involve many different philosophical issues. However, it is not always clear from these discussions how, or whether, these issues relate to one another, or in exactly what way they are important for the definition of disorder. This article aims to sort through some of the philosophical issues that arise in the current literature and provide a clarification of how these issues are related to one another and whether they are necessary for (...)
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  2. The fact value dichotomy in demarcating disorder.Patricia A. Ross - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 14 (2):pp. 107-109.
  3. The limits of physicalism.Patricia A. Ross - 1999 - Philosophy of Science 66 (1):94-116.
    Mark Wilson, in his 1985 paper entitled "What Is This Thing Called 'Pain'?: The Philosophy of Science Behind the Contemporary Debate," proposed an account of physicalism that departs significantly from standard approaches. One of the main points of his paper was to explain the flaws in arguments claiming that psychological properties cannot be shown to be physical because of their functional nature. However, the positive proposal that Wilson makes in this article bears further examination. I argue that it not only (...)
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    The Truth Will Set You Free, or How a Troubled Philosophical Theory May Help to Understand How People Talk About Their Addiction.Patricia A. Ross - 2007 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 13 (3):227-231.