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  1. Structuralism: The Art of the Intelligible.Peter Caws - 1988 - Humanities Press.
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    Sartre.Peter Caws - 1979 - Routledge.
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    Anxiety. [REVIEW]Peter Caws - 2016 - Philosophy Now 113:48-50.
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    Committees and Consensus: How Many Heads Are Better Than One?Peter Caws - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (4):375-391.
    The first section of this paper asks why the notion of consensus has recently come to the fore in the medical humanities, and suggests that the answer is a function of growing technological and professional complexity. The next two sections examine the concept of consensus analytically, citing some of the recent philosophical literature. The fourth section looks at committee deliberations and their desirable outcomes, and questions the degree to which consensus serves those outcomes. In the fifth and last section it (...)
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    The Fading of the Postmodern: Jean François Lyotard’s Moralités Postmodernes.Peter Caws - 1994 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 6 (3):34-42.
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    Minimal Consequentialism.Peter Caws - 1995 - Philosophy 70 (273):313 - 339.
    In this paper I propose to set out, and argue for, a theory of what makes acts morally permissible. The claims about morality that I shall be advancing will be minimalist. By this I mean that the scope of the theory will be restricted to as small a class of acts or courses of action as possible, and its bearing on the members of that class to as narrow a range of characteristics as possible. My starting point is that, as (...)
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    The Jurisdiction of the Hegelian Monarch.Jean-Luc Nancy, Mary Ann & Peter Caws - 1982 - Social Research 49 (2):481-516.
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    The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.John D. Arras, Thomas J. Bole, Joseph Boyle, Alisa L. Carse, Peter Caws, Robert J. Connelly, John Coverdale, Shi Da Pu, Alan Donagan & Sara T. Fry - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16:695-698.
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    On Being in the Same Place at the Same Time.Peter Caws - 1965 - American Philosophical Quarterly 2 (1):63 - 66.
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    The Delusion of Meaning.Peter Caws - 1983 - der 16. Weltkongress Für Philosophie 2:322-328.
    It is argued that the search for meaning in life or in the universe as a whole is misguided, and rests on a confusion between significance and the signiferous systems that make it possible. The expectation that such global meanings are attainable and the belief that they are necessary exert, it is claimed, a damaging effect on the appreciation of more limited episodes of meaningful activity. Philosophy should therefore expose them as delusions, at,the same time pursuing the analysis of meaning (...)
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  11. The methods of contemporary thought.J. M. Bochenski & Peter Caws - 1967 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 157:424-425.
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  12. The Causes of Quarrel Essays on Peace, War, and Thomas Hobbes.Peter Caws - 1989
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    Coherence, System, and Structure.Peter Caws - 1974 - Idealistic Studies 4 (1):2-17.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Peter Caws - 1967 - Synthese 17 (1):219-253.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Michael Martin, Robert L. Causey, Ernest W. Adams, Peter Achinstein & Peter Caws - 1972 - Synthese 25 (1-2):219-253.
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    The Scaffolding of Psychoanalysis.Peter Caws - 1986 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 9 (2):229.
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    To Hell and Back: Sartre on (and in) Analysis with Freud.Peter Caws - 2005 - Sartre Studies International 11 (s 1-2):166-176.
    On the back cover of the original French edition of Sartre's Le scénario Freud (The Freud Scenario), the promotional blurb poses the question: "Est-ce ici Sartre qui analyse Freud ou Freud qui analyse Sartre?" (Is Sartre analyzing Freud here, or is Freud analyzing Sartre?). We do not, for obvious reasons, have anything of Freud's on Sartre, but we do have quite a lot of Sartre on Freud, and great quantities of Sartre on Sartre. It has sometimes seemed to me that (...)
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    Temporary Necessities and Permanent Possibilities.Peter Caws - 2000 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2000:57-65.
    How is it possible to speak of structuralism at the end of the millennium, except in the past tense—historically? But has structuralism really sung its swan song? It is hard not to fall prey to the historicism that has been so pervasive in Western thought in the last two hundred years. Yet this is a congress of philosophy, not history nor sociology. What philosophy looks for in structuralism is quite different from what history, or sociology, or even anthropology may find. (...)
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    Moral Certainty in Tolstoy.Peter Caws - 2000 - Philosophy and Literature 24 (1):49-66.
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    Modern Movements in European Philosophy.Peter Caws - 1989 - Teaching Philosophy 12 (3):266-268.
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    Choosing Emotions: The Late Sartre and the Early Flaubert.Peter Caws - 1992 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 4 (2-3):209-217.
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    The Functions of Definition in Science.Peter Caws - 1959 - Philosophy of Science 26 (3):201-228.
    Definition is viewed in this paper as a cohesive element of theory, providing links between scientific constructs. The problem is approached first in terms of three orders--the historical, the logical, and the heuristic--in which the structure of science may be put together; a study of these is necessary if difficulties about priority of definition are to be resolved. The main part of the paper is devoted to an exercise in theory-construction which illustrates the five principal functions of definition--the grounding of (...)
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    The Case of the Athenian Stranger.Peter Caws - 1985 - Teaching Philosophy 8 (2):103-109.
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    Book Review Section: Science Theory and Experience. [REVIEW]Donald Lee & Peter Caws - 1969 - World Futures 7 (3):65-78.
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    Science, Computers, and the Complexity of Nature.Peter Caws - 1963 - Philosophy of Science 30 (2):158-164.
    The relations between simplicity and economy, and between simplicity and complexity, are briefly discussed, and it is suggested that an appearance of simplicity may arise out of the matching of two complexities, e.g. in the perception of a simple color. Following out this idea, it is shown that scientific activity may be regarded as a matching of theoretical complexity against the complexity of nature, which leads to an expectation of an optimum theoretical complexity for successful scientific work. Some senses of (...)
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    Jusqu’au moment de la mort, tout le monde esl immortel.Peter Caws - 1993 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 5 (1):39-45.
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    Univers Physique, Mondes Culturels: Le Meme Et les Different.Peter Caws - 1991 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 3 (2):106-113.
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    A Quantum Theory of Causality.Peter Caws - 1963 - Synthese 15 (1):317 - 326.
  29. Jean-Paul Sartre-Philosophy in the World.Ronald Aronson & Peter Caws - 1982 - Ethics 92 (3):561-563.
     
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  30. Sartre.Peter Caws - 1980 - Philosophical Quarterly 30 (120):256-259.
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    The Flux of History and the Flux of Science.Peter Caws - 1996 - International Studies in Philosophy 28 (4):122-123.
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    Aspects of Hempel's Philosophy of Science.Peter Caws - 1967 - Review of Metaphysics 20 (4):690 - 710.
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    Induction: Some Current Issues. [REVIEW]Peter Caws - 1965 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (3):427.
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    What Sartre Wasn't.Peter Caws - 1982 - Journal of Philosophy 79 (10):596-597.
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    Chairing a Symposium.Peter Caws - 1988 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 61 (5):863 -.
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    Subjectivity in the Machine.Peter Caws - 1988 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 18 (September):291-308.
  37. La inducción: una paradoja y una apuesta.Peter Caws - 1960 - Revista de Filosofía de la Universidad de Costa Rica 8:329-336.
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  38. The Philosophy of Science: A Systematic Account.Peter Caws - 1967 - Philosophy 42 (160):181-183.
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    Preface.Peter Caws - 1992 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 4 (2-3):91-92.
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    Tractatus 7.1.Peter Caws - 2006 - Philosophy Now 58:10-12.
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    3. Der Ursprung der Negation.Peter Caws - 2014 - In Bernard N. Schumacher (ed.), Jean-Paul Sartre: Das Sein Und Das Nichts. De Gruyter. pp. 45-62.
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    Ethics and Temporality: When Are Moral Propositions True?Peter Caws - 2003 - In Heather Dyke (ed.), Time and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 99--114.
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    Vue d'Amérique.Peter Caws - 1990 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 2 (3):127-141.
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    Texts Without Referents.Peter Caws - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):132-132.
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    Natural and Intentional Structures of Sexuality.Peter Caws - 2003 - Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française 13 (1):45-67.
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    The Moral Theory of Poststructuralism.Peter Caws - 1999 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (1):271-273.
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    Sartrean Structuralism?Peter Caws - 1997 - In William Leon McBride (ed.), Sartre's French Contemporaries and Enduring Influences. Garland. pp. 8--297.
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    On the Concept of a “Domain of Praxis”.Peter Caws - 1974 - Proceedings of the XVth World Congress of Philosophy 3:329-332.
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    A Reappraisal of the Conceptual Scheme of Science.Peter Caws - 1957 - Philosophy of Science 24 (3):221-234.
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    Physical Universe, Cultural Worlds.Peter Caws - 1996 - Journal of Value Inquiry 30 (4):515-520.
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