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  1. Worldviews: An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science.Richard DeWitt - 2010 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Machine generated contents note: List of figures. -- Acknowledgments. -- Introduction. -- Part One: Fundamental Issues. -- Part Two: The Transition from the Aristotelian Worldview to the Newtonian Worldview. -- Part Three: Recent Developments in Science and Worldviews. -- Chapter Notes and Suggested Reading. -- References. -- Index.
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    Richard Rufus’s Reformulations of Anselm’s Proslogion Argument.Richard DeWitt & R. James Long - 2007 - International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (3):329-347.
    In a Sentences Commentary written about 1250 the Franciscan Richard Rufus subjects Anselm’s argument for God’s existence in his Proslogion to the most trenchant criticism since Gaunilon wrote his response on behalf of the “fool.” Anselm’s argument is subtle but sophistical, claims Rufus, because he fails to distinguish between signification and supposition. Rufus therefore offers five reformulations of the Anselmian argument, which we restate in modern formal logic and four of which we claim are valid, the fifth turning on a (...)
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    Hume's Probability Argument of I,Iv,1.Richard DeWitt - 1985 - Hume Studies 11 (2):125-140.
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    Jean De Groot. Aristotle’s Empiricism: Experience and Mechanics in the Fourth Century BC. Las Vegas, NV: Parmenides, 2014. Pp. Xxv+442. $127.00. [REVIEW]Richard DeWitt - 2017 - Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 7 (1):176-179.
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    Critical Thinking and Sexing Chickens.Richard DeWitt - 1992 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 10 (1):8-11.
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    On Retaining Classical Truths and Classical Deducibility in Many-Valued and Fuzzy Logics.Richard DeWitt - 2005 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 34 (5-6):545-560.
    In this paper, I identify the source of the differences between classical logic and many-valued logics (including fuzzy logics) with respect to the set of valid formulas and the set of inferences sanctioned. In the course of doing so, we find the conditions that are individually necessary and jointly sufficient for any many-valued semantics (again including fuzzy logics) to validate exactly the classically valid formulas, while sanctioning exactly the same set of inferences as classical logic. This in turn shows, contrary (...)
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    Remarks on the Current Status of the Sorites Paradox.Richard DeWitt - 1992 - Journal of Philosophical Research 17 (1):93.
    The past twenty or so years have seen the sorites paradox receive a good deal of philosophical air-time. Yet, in what is surely a sign of a good puzzle, no consensus has emerged. It is perhaps a good time to stop and take stock of the current status of the sorites paradox. My main contention is that the proposals offered to date as ways of blocking the paradox are seriously deficient, and hence there is, at present, no acceptable solution to (...)
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    Vagueness, Semantics, and the Language of Thought.Richard DeWitt - 1994 - PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Consciousness 1.
    In recent years, a number of well-known intentional realists have focused their energy on attempts to provide a naturalized theory of mental representation. What tends to be overlooked, however, is that a naturalized theory of mental representation will not, by itself, salvage intentional realism. Since most naturalistic properties play no interesting causal role, intentional realists must also solve the problem of showing how intentional properties , even if naturalized, could be causally efficacious. Because of certain commitments, this problem is especially (...)
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    Remarks on the Current Status of the Sorites Paradox.Richard DeWitt - 1992 - Journal of Philosophical Research 17:93-118.
    The past twenty or so years have seen the sorites paradox receive a good deal of philosophical air-time. Yet, in what is surely a sign of a good puzzle, no consensus has emerged. It is perhaps a good time to stop and take stock of the current status of the sorites paradox. My main contention is that the proposals offered to date as ways of blocking the paradox are seriously deficient, and hence there is, at present, no acceptable solution to (...)
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  10. The Beginnings of a Modern Copernican Revolution.Richard Dewitt - 2004 - Filozofski Vestnik 25 (2).
    The Copernican revolution of the 1500s and 1600s was in large part due to new theories and discoveries, which indicated that the general view of the universe – the more or less Aristotelian, teleological view – was no longer viable. This revolution eventually resulted in a substantially different view on the sort of universe we inhabit. New discoveries in recent years, involving Bell’s theorem, quantum theory, and the outcome of carefully designed and replicated experiments, strongly suggest that the general view (...)
     
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    Philosophy of Science.Richard DeWitt - 2010 - In Fritz Allhoff (ed.), Philosophies of the Sciences. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 9--37.
  12. Hash Runners and Hellenistic Philosophers.Richard DeWitt - 2007 - In Michael W. Austin (ed.), Running and Philosophy: A Marathon for the Mind. Blackwell.
  13. Introduction: Philosophies of the Sciences / Fritz Allhoff. Philosophy of Science.Richard DeWitt - 2010 - In Fritz Allhoff (ed.), Philosophies of the Sciences. Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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