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  1. Individual Differences in Moral Behaviour: A Role for Response to Risk and Uncertainty?Colin J. Palmer, Bryan Paton, Trung T. Ngo, Richard H. Thomson, Jakob Hohwy & Steven M. Miller - 2013 - Neuroethics 6 (1):97-103.
    Investigation of neural and cognitive processes underlying individual variation in moral preferences is underway, with notable similarities emerging between moral- and risk-based decision-making. Here we specifically assessed moral distributive justice preferences and non-moral financial gambling preferences in the same individuals, and report an association between these seemingly disparate forms of decision-making. Moreover, we find this association between distributive justice and risky decision-making exists primarily when the latter is assessed with the Iowa Gambling Task. These findings are consistent with neuroimaging studies (...)
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    Memoirs of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Mediaeval Academy of America.Grace Frank, Holmes, Bartlett Jere Whiting, Magoun, Kemp Malone, H. M. Smyser, F. N. Robinson, Roger S. Loomis, Kenneth John Conant, Harry Caplan, S. H. Thomson, B. L. Ullman, W. W. S. Cook, Richard P. McKeon, Sidney Painter & Lynn Thorndike - 1959 - Speculum 34 (3):530-536.
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  3. Reductionism: Analysis and the Fullness of Reality.Richard H. Jones - 2000 - Bucknell University Press.
    Reductionism’s approach brings together many of the most interesting questions today in philosophy and in science . It also presents a brief history of how reductionism has developed in Western philosophy and religion, with reference to Indian philosophy on certain issues.
     
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    The Columbia History of Western Philosophy.Richard H. Popkin (ed.) - 1998 - Columbia University Press.
    A chronological survey of the evolution of Western philosophy provides historical analysis of the thought of key figures and schools and explores the broad influence of Jewish, Islamic, and Asian philosophy, the importance of women ...
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  5. Reasons Explanations and Pure Agency.Richard H. Feldman & Andrei A. Buckareff - 2003 - Philosophical Studies 112 (2):135-145.
    We focus on the recent non-causal theory of reasons explanationsof free action proffered by a proponent of the agency theory, Timothy O'Connor. We argue that the conditions O'Connor offersare neither necessary nor sufficient for a person to act for a reason. Finally, we note that the role O'Connor assigns toreasons in the etiology of actions results in further conceptual difficulties for agent-causalism.
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    Everything Connects: In Conference with Richard H. Popkin: Essays in His Honor.Richard H. Popkin, James E. Force & David S. Katz (eds.) - 1999 - Brill.
    This latest book, whose editors were among those who prepared the first two volumes, centers on Popkin's crucial role in bringing together scholars from around ...
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  7. The Sceptical Mode in Modern Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Richard H. Popkin.Richard H. Popkin, Richard A. Watson & James E. Force (eds.) - 1988 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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    Against Whiteness: Race and Psychology in the American South: Richard H. King.Richard H. King - 2010 - Modern Intellectual History 7 (1):197-208.
    It is tempting to think that we have heard just about all we want or need to know about race. As the above quotes indicate, modern notions of race have always revolved around the faculty of vision, with supplementary contributions from other senses such as hearing, as Arendt notes in a tacit allusion to one mark of Jewish difference—the way they sounded when concentrated in urban settings. Yet two very recent works—Mark M. Smith's How Race Is Made and Anne C. (...)
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    Rights and Slavery, Race and Racism: Leo Strauss, the Straussians, and the American Dilemma*: Richard H. King.Richard H. King - 2008 - Modern Intellectual History 5 (1):55-82.
    My interest here is in the way Leo Strauss and his followers, the Straussians, have dealt with race and rights, race and slavery in the history of the United States. I want, first, to assess Leo Strauss's rather ambivalent attitude toward America and explore the various ways that his followers have in turn analyzed the Lockean underpinnings of the American “regime,” sometimes in contradistinction to Strauss's views on the topic. With that established, I turn to the account, particularly that offered (...)
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    Limitations on the Neuroscientific Study of Mystical Experiences.Richard H. Jones - 2018 - Zygon 53 (4):992-1017.
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    Public Health and Normative Public Goods.Richard H. Dees - 2018 - Public Health Ethics 11 (1):20-26.
    Public health is concerned with increasing the health of the community at whole. Insofar as health is a ‘good’ and the community constitutes a ‘public’, public health by definition promotes a ‘public good’. But ‘public good’ has a particular and much more narrow meaning in the economics literature, and some commentators have tried to limit the scope of public health to this more narrow meaning of a ‘public good’. While such a move makes the content of public health less controversial, (...)
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  12. Some Guidelines for the Phenomenological Analysis of Interview Data.Richard H. Hycner - 1985 - Human Studies 8 (3):279 - 303.
    This article explicates, in a concrete, step-by-step manner, some procedures that can be followed in phenomenologically analyzing interview data. It also addresses a number of issues that are raised in relation to phenomenological research.
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    Limitations on the Scientific Study of Drug‐Enabled Mystical Experiences.Richard H. Jones - 2019 - Zygon 54 (3):756-792.
  14. Toward an Ontological Treatment of Disease and Diagnosis.Richard H. Scheuermann, Werner Ceusters & Barry Smith - 2009 - In Proceedings of the 2009 AMIA Summit on Translational Bioinformatics. American Medical Informatics Association.
    Many existing biomedical vocabulary standards rest on incomplete, inconsistent or confused accounts of basic terms pertaining to diseases, diagnoses, and clinical phenotypes. Here we outline what we believe to be a logically and biologically coherent framework for the representation of such entities and of the relations between them. We defend a view of disease as involving in every case some physical basis within the organism that bears a disposition toward the execution of pathological processes. We present our view in the (...)
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    The History of Scepticism: From Erasmus to Descartes.Richard H. Popkin - 1960 - New York: Humanities Press.
  16. David Hume: His Pyrrhonism and His Critique of Pyrrhonism.Richard H. Popkin - 1951 - Philosophical Quarterly 1 (5):385-407.
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    Hume on the Characters of Virtue.Richard H. Dees - 1997 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (1):45-64.
    In the world according to Hume, people are complicated creatures, with convoluted, often contradictory characters. Consider, for example, Hume's controversial assessment of Charles I: "The character of this prince, as that of most men, if not of all men, was mixed .... To consider him in the most favourable light, it may be affirmed, that his dignity was free from pride, his humanity from weakness, his bravery from rashness, his temperance from austerity, his frugality from avarice .... To speak the (...)
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    Primum Non Nocere Mortuis: Bioethics and the Lives of the Dead.Richard H. Dees - 2019 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 44 (6):732-755.
    advanced directivesend-of-life decisionsharming the deadposthumous reproductiontransplant ethics.
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  19. Divide and Rule.Richard H. Nicholson - 1992 - IRB: Ethics & Human Research 14 (4):10.
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    Schadenfreude and Gluckschmerz.Richard H. Smith & Wilco W. van Dijk - 2018 - Emotion Review 10 (4):293-304.
    We explore why people feel the socially improper emotions of schadenfreude and gluckschmerz. One explanation follows from sentiment relations. Prior dislike leads to both schadenfreude and gluckschmerz. A second explanation relates to concerns over justice. Deserved misfortune is pleasing and undeserved good fortune is displeasing. A third explanation concerns appraisal of the good or bad fortunes of others as creating either benefit or harm for the self or in-group. Especially in competitive situations and when envy is present, gain is pleasing (...)
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  21. Understanding African Philosophy: A Cross-Cultural Approach to Classical and Contemporary Issues.Richard H. Bell - 2002 - Routledge.
    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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    The Third Force in Seventeenth Century Philosophy.Richard H. POPKIN - 1992 - E.J. Brill.
    This volume contains more than twenty essays in the history of modern philosophy and history of religion by R.H. Popkin.
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    Environmental Integrity and Corporate Responsibility.Richard H. Guerrette - 1986 - Journal of Business Ethics 5 (5):409 - 415.
    Environmental disasters like Bhopal have a way of calling attention to environmental and corporate ethical issues. This paper discusses these issues in terms of a livable environment as an inalienable right and of corporate responsibility as an philosophical and social psychological disposition that enables corporations to respect that right. The corporate conscience is compared to the individual conscience and analyzed according to the moral development theories of Lawrence Kohlberg. Its moral development is recognized as problematic from the cited performance records (...)
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    The High Road to Pyrrhonism.Richard H. Popkin - 1965 - American Philosophical Quarterly 2 (1):18 - 32.
  25. Better Brains, Better Selves? The Ethics of Neuroenhancements.Richard H. Dees - 2007 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 17 (4):371-395.
    : The idea of enhancing our mental functions through medical means makes many people uncomfortable. People have a vague feeling that altering our brains tinkers with the core of our personalities and the core of ourselves. It changes who we are, and doing so seems wrong, even if the exact reasons for the unease are difficult to define. Many of the standard arguments against neuroenhancements—that they are unsafe, that they violate the distinction between therapy and enhancements, that they undermine equality, (...)
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    Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledge.Richard H. Robinson - 1969 - Philosophy East and West 19 (1):69-81.
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  27. Imagination, Science & Reality.Richard H. Price - 1992 - University of Utah.
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    The Waning of the Light: The Eclipse of Philosophy.Richard H. Schlagel - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 57 (1):105 - 133.
    THERE WAS A TIME, EONS AGO, when philosophy as the love of wisdom could lay claim to all knowledge. Aristotle’s corpus of writings covered all the main areas of inquiry then known, including an original organon on syllogistic logic and scientific method. But this hegemony over knowledge was soon challenged by separatist disciplines forming their own research strategies. As early as the third century B.C.E., following the deaths of Alexander and Aristotle, the ruling Ptolemies created in Alexandria two centers of (...)
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    The Waning of the Light: The Eclipse of Philosophy.Richard H. Schlagel - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 57 (1):105-133.
    THERE WAS A TIME, EONS AGO, when philosophy as the love of wisdom could lay claim to all knowledge. Aristotle’s corpus of writings covered all the main areas of inquiry then known, including an original organon on syllogistic logic and scientific method. But this hegemony over knowledge was soon challenged by separatist disciplines forming their own research strategies. As early as the third century B.C.E., following the deaths of Alexander and Aristotle, the ruling Ptolemies created in Alexandria two centers of (...)
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  30. Simone Weil: The Way of Justice as Compassion.Richard H. Bell - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Richard H. Bell analyzes the social and political thought of Simone Weil, paying particular attention to Weil's concept of justice as compassion. Bell describes the ways in which Weil's concept of justice stands in contrast with liberal 'rights-based' views of justice, and focuses upon central aspects of her thought, including 'attention,' human suffering and 'affliction,' and the importance of 'a spiritual way of life' in reshaping the individual's role in civic life.
     
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    Francis Bacon, His Career and His Thought.Richard H. Popkin - 1962 - Philosophical Review 73 (2):285-287.
  32. Early Madhyamika in India and China.Richard H. Robinson - 1967 - Motilal Banarsidass.
    This book gives a descriptive analysis of specific Madhyamika texts. It compares the ideology of Kumarajiva (a translator of the four Madhyamika treatises 400 A.D.) with the ideologies of the three Chinese contemporaries - HuiYuan, Seng-Jui and Seng-Chao. It envisages an intercultural transmission of religious and philosophical ideas from India to China.
     
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    Why Not Artificial Consciousness or Thought?Richard H. Schlagel - 1999 - Minds and Machines 9 (1):3-28.
    The purpose of this article is to show why consciousness and thought are not manifested in digital computers. Analyzing the rationale for claiming that the formal manipulation of physical symbols in Turing machines would emulate human thought, the article attempts to show why this proved false. This is because the reinterpretation of designation and meaning to accommodate physical symbol manipulation eliminated their crucial functions in human discourse. Words have denotations and intensional meanings because the brain transforms the physical stimuli received (...)
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  34. Old World News: "A Quick and Painless Death".Richard H. Nicholson - 1993 - Hastings Center Report 23 (3):5.
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  35. Old World News: "If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It".Richard H. Nicholson - 2000 - Hastings Center Report 30 (1):6.
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    Richard H. Popkin 1923-2005.Harry M. Bracken & Richard A. Watson - 2005 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (3):v-v.
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    Simulating Visibility During Language Comprehension.Richard H. Yaxley & Rolf A. Zwaan - 2007 - Cognition 105 (1):229-236.
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    Japanese Society.Richard H. Brown & Chie Nakane - 1972 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 92 (4):546.
  39. The Joy of Pain. Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature.Richard H. Smith - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
     
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    The Life of David Hume.Richard H. Popkin - 1955 - Journal of Philosophy 52 (26):802-810.
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    Berkeley and Pyrrhonism.Richard H. Popkin - 1951 - Review of Metaphysics 5 (2):223 - 246.
    The complete title of the Principles is A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge. Wherein the chief causes of error and difficulty in the Sciences, with the grounds of Scepticism, Atheism, and Irreligion, are Inquired into. The complete title of the Dialogues is Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous. The design of which is plainly to demonstrate the reality and perfection of human knowledge, the incorporeal nature of the soul, and the immediate providence of a Deity: in opposition to (...)
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    Scepticism and Irreligion in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.Richard H. Popkin & Arie Johan Vanderjagt (eds.) - 1993 - E.J. Brill.
    This volume deals with scepticism and irreligion in the 17th and 18th century.
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    So, Hume Did Read Berkeley.Richard H. Popkin - 1964 - Journal of Philosophy 61 (24):773-778.
  44. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.Richard H. Popkin (ed.) - 1998 - Hackett Publishing Company.
    Hume's brilliant and dispassionate essay Of Miracles has been added in this expanded edition of his _Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion_, which also includes Of the Immortality of the Soul, Of Suicide, and Richard Popkin's illuminating Introduction.
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    Maximization and Self-Control.Richard H. Thaler - 1981 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (3):403-404.
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    Hume.Richard H. Popkin - 1976 - Southwestern Journal of Philosophy 7 (2):83-95.
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    Privatizing Marriage.Richard H. Thaler - 2008 - The Monist 91 (3-4):377-387.
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    Things Seen and Unseen: Discourse and Ideology in Tokugawa Nativism.Richard H. Minear & H. D. Harootunian - 1989 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 109 (4):665.
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  49. The Columbia History of Western Philosophy.Richard H. Popkin (ed.) - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides lively, in-depth, and up-to-date historical analysis of all the key figures, schools, and movements of Western philosophy. The Columbia History significantly broadens the scope of Western philosophy to reveal the influence of Middle Eastern and Asian thought, the vital contributions of Jewish and Islamic philosophers, and the (...)
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  50. Did Nāgārjuna Really Refute All Philosophical Views?Richard H. Robinson - 1972 - Philosophy East and West 22 (3):325-331.
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