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Peter Cave
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    Alan Turing.Peter Cave - 2004 - Minds and Machines 10 (4):461-461.
    In his short life, Alan Turing (1912-1954) made foundational contributions to philosophy, mathematics, biology, artificial intelligence, and computer science. He, as much as anyone, invented and showed how to program the digital electronic computer. From September, 1939, his work on computation was war-driven and brutally practical. He developed high speed computing devices needed to decipher German Enigma Machine messages to and from U-boats, countering the most serious threat by far to Britain..
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    A Unified Pyrrhonian Resolution of the Toxin Problem, The Surprise Examination and Newcomb’s Puzzle.Laurence Goldstein & Peter Cave - 2008 - American Philosophical Quarterly 45 (4):365 - 376.
    The three puzzles here considered are shown to have a common structure. And in each, an agent is thrust into a cleverly contrived deliberatively unstable situation. The paper advocates a resolutely Pyrrhonian abandonment of the futile reasoning in which the agent is trapped and advocates an alternative strategy for escape.
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    Reeling and a-Reasoning: Surprise Examinations and Newcomb's Tale.Peter Cave - 2004 - Philosophy 79 (4):609-616.
    Certain paradoxes set us reeling endlessly. In surprise examination paradoxes, pupils' reasonings lead them to reel between expecting an examination and expecting none. With Newcomb's puzzle, choosers reel between reasoning in favour of choosing just one box and choosing two. The paradoxes demand an answer to what it is rational to believe or do. Highlighting other reelings and puzzles, this paper shows that the paradoxes should come as no surprise. The paradoxes demand an end to our reasoning when the conditions (...)
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    Too Self-Fulfilling.Peter Cave - 2001 - Analysis 61 (2):141–146.
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    Humour and Paradox Laid Bare.Peter Cave - 2005 - The Monist 88 (1):135-153.
    Successful jokes involve incongruities, but not any incongruity will do—not, for example, one as blatantly bare as an explicit instance of the form p.~p. Substitution in such is no secure generator of fun; and stand-up comedians would be lucky to escape with their lives, if—at the Glasgow Empire on a Saturday night—they delivered one-liners such as “She came from Dungeness and not from Dungeness.” Build-up context, alcohol level, and delivery skills—and it is not impossible that any line, even the p.~p (...)
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    'About' Puzzles, Muddles and First Person Inferences.Peter Cave - 2006 - Philosophical Investigations 29 (1):51–72.
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    On Not Being.Peter Cave - 2000 - Philosophy Now 27:19-22.
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  8. Recidivist Punishments: The Philosopher's View.Peter Asp, Christopher Bennett, Peter Cave, J. Angelo Corlett, Richard Dagger, Michael Davis, Anthony Ellis, Thomas S. Petersen, Julian V. Roberts & Torbjörn Tännsjö - 2011 - Lexington Books.
    Much has been written about recidivist punishments, particularly within the area of criminology. However there is a notorious lack of penal philosophical reflection on this issue. This book attempts to fill that gap by presenting the philosopher’s view on this matter as a way of furthering the debate on recidivist punishments.
     
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    A Bale of Woe.Peter Cave - 2005 - Philosophy Now 50:52-54.
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    A Meaning to Life for £15: Cave A Meaning to Life.Peter Cave - 2004 - Think 3 (7):43-48.
    Peter Cave gets to grips with maths, God and the meaning of life.
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    Affairs of the Heart & Affairs of State.Peter Cave - 2003 - Philosophy Now 43:52-54.
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    Alan Turing.Peter Cave - 2004 - The Philosophers' Magazine 25 (25):53-53.
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    Alan Turing.Peter Cave - 2004 - The Philosophers' Magazine 25:53-53.
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  14. Coy Story.Peter Cave - 2006 - The Philosophers' Magazine 33 (33):50-54.
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    Bertrand Russell.Peter Cave - 2006 - The Philosophers' Magazine 34:80-81.
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    Bertrand Russell.Peter Cave - 2006 - The Philosophers' Magazine 34 (34):80-81.
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    Birthday Special.Peter Cave - 2006 - Philosophy Now 55:26-29.
  18. Can a Robot Be Human? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles.Peter Cave - 2007 - Oneworld.
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    Coy Story.Peter Cave - 2006 - The Philosophers' Magazine 33:50-54.
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  20. Do Llamas Fall in Love? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles.Peter Cave - 2010 - Oneworld.
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    Dead People.Peter Cave - 2003 - Think 2 (5):83-92.
    Peter Cave explains why he believes we can and should treat people well, even after they have ceased to exist. We should treat people well; therefore, we should treat dead people well.
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    Frank Ramsey.Peter Cave - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 19 (19):53-53.
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    Gottfried Leibniz.Peter Cave - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 38 (38):80-81.
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    Gottfried Leibniz.Peter Cave - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 38:80-81.
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    Herm and Matozoon.Peter Cave - 2003 - Philosophy Now 41:52-54.
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    The Metaphysics of Love.Peter Cave - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 16 (16):60-60.
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    How Deep is Your Love?Peter Cave - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 16:56-56.
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    How Deep is Your Love? A Common Humanity: Thinking About Love and Truth and Justice, by Raimond Gaita (Routledge)£ 17.99/$27.50. [REVIEW]Peter Cave - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 16:56-56.
  29. How to Think Like a Bat: And 34 Other Really Interesting Uses of Philosophy.Peter Cave - 2011 - Quercus.
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    Irrational Believings.Peter Cave - 2008 - Think 6 (16):23.
    Peter Cave reflects on morality and belief in God.
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    John Stuart Mill: An Anniversary: Cave John Stuart Mill.Peter Cave - 2006 - Think 5 (13):35-46.
    John Stuart Mill was born two hundred years ago, on 20 th May, 1806. He died on 7 th May 1873. Peter Cave brings to life some of the thinking of this outstanding philosopher.
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    Logical Lo: Hanging Around.Peter Cave - 2007 - Philosophy Now 63:19-19.
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    Letter to the Editors.Peter Cave - 2001 - Nursing Philosophy 2 (3):272–273.
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    Machiavelli.Peter Cave - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 18:52-52.
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    Machiavelli.Peter Cave - 2002 - The Philosophers' Magazine 18:52-52.
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    Mr Turkey and Humpty Dumpty.Peter Cave - 2005 - Think 3 (9):53-56.
    Look at any investment advertisement and you will encounter: PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUIDE TO FUTURE PERFORMANCE. This statement is a tribute to the power of the Financial Services Authority. Let us see how past performance plays with those down on the farm.
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    Politics and Aesthetics in the Arts.Peter Cave - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 13 (13):60-60.
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    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity.Peter Cave - 2000 - The Philosophers' Magazine 12:57-57.
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    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity. [REVIEW]Peter Cave - 2000 - The Philosophers' Magazine 12:57-57.
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    Politics and Aesthetics in the Arts. [REVIEW]Peter Cave - 2001 - The Philosophers' Magazine 13:60-60.
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    Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide.Peter Cave - 2012 - Oneworld.
    Philosophy, the ?love of wisdom”, is the product of our endless fascination and curiosity about the world ? the child of wonder.
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    Provocations Philosophical: From Loving to Wolfing.Peter Cave - 2008 - Philosophy Now 67:34-35.
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    Passing the Time.Peter Cave - 2008 - Think 6 (17-18):67-73.
    Peter Cave's new book, Can a Robot Be Human? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles, covers a wide range of perplexities and paradoxes. Here, Peter raises some timely puzzles.
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    Reasoning: All at Sea?Peter Cave - 2016 - The Philosophers' Magazine 72:33-34.
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    Rigorous Reasoning.Peter Cave - 1994 - Philosophy Now 9:14-17.
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    Reviews Truth, Etc. By Jonathan Barnes Clarendon Press, 2007.Peter Cave - 2009 - Philosophy 84 (3):463-467.
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    Spinoza.Peter Cave - 2006 - Philosophy Now 56:20-23.
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    Spinoza and the Case for Philosophy.Peter Cave - 2016 - Philosophical Quarterly 66 (265):846-848.
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    Sexual Healing.Peter Cave - 2004 - Philosophy Now 46:52-54.
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    Sex Without God.Peter Cave - 2006 - Think 4 (12):75-84.
    Peter Cave juggles sex and God, Wittgenstein and language, and Kant and his lemons, pointing to some irredeemably paradoxical and perilous aspects of erotic love.
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