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    At Law: Do Feeding Tubes Have More Rights than Patients?George J. Annas, Patrick G. Derr & John J. Paris - 1986 - Hastings Center Report 16 (1):26.
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    Why Food and Fluids Can Never Be Denied.Patrick G. Derr - 1986 - Hastings Center Report 16 (1):28-30.
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    Case Studies in Environmental Ethics.Patrick George Derr & Edward M. McNamara (eds.) - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    A collection of more than 40 case studies covering diverse topics such as genetic engineering, aesthetics, pollution, animal rights, population, and resource management, Case Studies in Environmental Ethics is intended as a supplemental book for college courses primarily in environmental ethics. Each case presents factual information on a particular topic, followed by a discussion of the ethical implications of each topic and several insightful discussion questions.
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    The Perils of Confusing Nesting with Chaining in Psychological Explanations.Gillian A. Barker, Patrick G. Derr & Nicholas S. Thompson - 2004 - Behavior and Philosophy 32 (2):293 - 303.
    Despite its diminished importance amongst philosophers, the deductive-nomological framework is still important to contemporary behavioral scientists. Behavioral theorists operating within this framework must be careful to distinguish between nesting and chaining. Explanations are chained when the explanandum sentence of one explanation is one of the antecedent conditions of another. They are nested when one of the antecedent conditions or the explanandum sentence of one explanation is one of the covering laws of another. Confusion between nesting and chaining leads to explanation (...)
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    Reflexivity and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes.Patrick G. Derr - 1981 - New Scholasticism 55 (4):500-503.
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    The intentionality of some ethological terms.Nicholas S. Thompson & Patrick G. Derr - 1993 - Behavior and Philosophy 21 (2):15-24.
    The apparent incompatibility of mental states with physical explanations has long been a concern of philosophers of psychology. This incompatibility is thought to arise from the intentionality of mental states. But, Brentano notwithstanding, intentionality is an ordinary feature of higher order behavior patterns in the classical literature of ethology.
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