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    The Language of Hermeneutics: Gadamer and Heidegger in Dialogue.Rod Coltman - 1998 - State University of New York Press.
    The first book in English on Gadamer's relationship to Heidegger, this study illustrates the philosophical power Gadamer's thinking has achieved by departing from Heidegger's at certain crucial moments.
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    The Language of Hermeneutics, Gadamer and Heidegger in Dialogue, by Rod Coltman.Nicholas Davey - 2002 - Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 33 (1):108-109.
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    A Century of Philosophy: Hans-Georg Gadamer in Conversation with Riccardo Dottori Translated by Rod Coltman with Sigrid Koepke.Brian Gregor - 2006 - Heythrop Journal 47 (4):676–677.
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    A Century of Philosophy: Hans‐Georg Gadamer in Conversation with Riccardo Dottori Translated by Rod Coltman with Sigrid Koepke.Brian Gregor - 2006 - Heythrop Journal 47 (4):676-677.
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    Coltman, Rod. The Language of Hermeneutics: Gadamer and Heidegger in Dialogue.Erich P. Schellhammer - 2000 - Review of Metaphysics 53 (3):690-692.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Gadamer.Rod Coltman - 2003 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 77 (2):292-299.
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    Modal Logics and Philosophy.Rod Girle - 2000 - Routledge.
    The first edition, published by Acumen in 2000, became a prescribed textbook on modal logic courses. The second edition has been fully revised in response to readers' suggestions, including two new chapters on conditional logic, which was not covered in the first edition. "Modal Logics and Philosophy" is a fully comprehensive introduction to modal logics and their application suitable for course use. Unlike most modal logic textbooks, which are both forbidding mathematically and short on philosophical discussion, "Modal Logics and Philosophy" (...)
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    Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals.Rod Preece (ed.) - 2002 - Ubc Press.
    From the myths of the ancient world to the Middle Ages to Darwin and beyond, Preece captures the most telling and fascinating accounts of humankind's ...
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    Modal Logics and Philosophy.Rod Girle - 2000 - Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    In Part 1 the reader is introduced to some standard systems of modal logic and encouraged through a series of exercises to become proficient in manipulating these logics. The emphasis is on possible world semantics for modal logics and the semantic emphasis is carried into the formal method, Jeffrey-style truth-trees. Standard truth-trees are extended in a simple and transparent way to take possible worlds into account. Part 2 systematically explores the applications of modal logic to philosophical issues such as truth, (...)
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    On the Arguments for Indirect Speech Acts.Rod Bertolet - 2017 - Philosophia 45 (2):533-540.
    The usual treatment of a dinner table utterance of ‘Can you pass the salt?’ is that it involves an indirect request to pass the salt as well as a direct question about the hearer’s ability to do so: an indirect speech act. These are held to involve two illocutionary forces and two illocutionary acts. Rod Bertolet has raised doubts about whether consideration of such examples warrants the postulation of indirect speech acts and illocutionary forces other than the literal ones. In (...)
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    Calibrating Randomness.Rod Downey, Denis R. Hirschfeldt, André Nies & Sebastiaan A. Terwijn - 2006 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 12 (3):411-491.
    We report on some recent work centered on attempts to understand when one set is more random than another. We look at various methods of calibration by initial segment complexity, such as those introduced by Solovay [125], Downey, Hirschfeldt, and Nies [39], Downey, Hirschfeldt, and LaForte [36], and Downey [31]; as well as other methods such as lowness notions of Kučera and Terwijn [71], Terwijn and Zambella [133], Nies [101, 100], and Downey, Griffiths, and Reid [34]; higher level randomness notions (...)
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    Possible Worlds.Rod Girle - 2003 - Mcgill-Queen's University Press.
    Ever since Saul Kripke and others developed a semantic interpretation for modal logic, 'possible worlds' has been a much debated issue in contemporary metaphysics. To propose the idea of a possible world that differs in some way from our actual world - for example a world where the grass is red or where no people exist - can help us to analyse and understand a wide range of philosophical concepts, such as counterfactuals, properties, modality, and of course, the notions of (...)
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    A Scoping Study to Identify Opportunities to Advance the Ethical Implementation and Scale-Up of HIV Treatment as Prevention: Priorities for Empirical Research.Rod Knight, Will Small, Basia Pakula, Kimberly Thomson & Jean Shoveller - 2014 - BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):54.
    Despite the evidence showing the promise of HIV treatment as prevention (TasP) in reducing HIV incidence, a variety of ethical questions surrounding the implementation and “scaling up” of TasP have been articulated by a variety of stakeholders including scientists, community activists and government officials. Given the high profile and potential promise of TasP in combatting the global HIV epidemic, an explicit and transparent research priority-setting process is critical to inform ongoing ethical discussions pertaining to TasP.
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  14. The Status of Animals in Biblical and Christian Thought: A Study in Colliding Values.Rod Preece & David Fraser - 2000 - Society and Animals 8 (3):245-263.
    A common contemporary view is that the Bible and subsequent Christian thought authorize humans to exploit animals purely as means to human ends. This paper argues that Biblical and Christian thought have given rise to a more complex ethic of animal use informed by its pastoralist origins, Biblical pronouncements that permit different interpretations, and competing ideas and doctrines that arose during its development, and influenced by the rich and often contradictory features of ancient Hebrew and Greco-Roman traditions. The result is (...)
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    Not Just What, but How: Creating Agricultural Sustainability and Food Security by Changing Canada's Agricultural Policy Making Process. [REVIEW]Rod MacRae - 1999 - Agriculture and Human Values 16 (2):187-202.
    Agriculture has been enormously productive in recent decades. The main problem is that fragmentation of issues, knowledge, and responsibilities has hidden the costs associated with this success. These are mainly environmental, social, and health costs, which have been assigned to other ministries, with their own histories unconnected to agriculture. Now that agricultural policy has achieved its success, its costs are becoming apparent. The current system is preoccupied with traditional views of competitiveness and efficiency. Policies, programs, and regulations are organized to (...)
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    Selection is Entailed by Self-Organization and Natural Selection is a Special Case.Rod Swenson - 2010 - Biological Theory 5 (2):167-181.
    In their book, Darwinism Evolving: Systems Dynamics and the Genealogy of Natural Selection, Depew and Weber argued for the need to address the relationship between self-organization and natural selection in evolutionary theory, and focused on seven “visions” for doing so. Recently, Batten et al. in a paper in this journal, entitled “Visions of evolution: self-organization proposes what natural selection disposes,” picked up the issue with the work of Depew and Weber as a starting point. While the efforts of both sets (...)
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    ‘Information’: Praxeological Considerations. [REVIEW]Rod Watson & Andrew P. Carlin - 2012 - Human Studies 35 (2):327-345.
    Harold Garfinkel wrote a series of highly detailed and lengthy 'memos' during his time (1951-53) at Princeton, where remarkable developments in information theory were taking place. These very substantial manuscripts have been edited by Anne Warfield Rawls in Toward a Sociological Theory of Information (Garfinkel 2008). This paper explores some of the implications of these memos, which we suggest are still relevant for the study of 'information' and information theory. Definitional privilege of 'information' as a technical term has been arrogated (...)
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    The Debate Over Cognitivism.Rod Watson & Jeff Coulter - 2008 - Theory, Culture and Society 25 (2):1-17.
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    Relativizing Chaitin's Halting Probability.Rod Downey, Denis R. Hirschfeldt, Joseph S. Miller & André Nies - 2005 - Journal of Mathematical Logic 5 (02):167-192.
    As a natural example of a 1-random real, Chaitin proposed the halting probability Ω of a universal prefix-free machine. We can relativize this example by considering a universal prefix-free oracle machine U. Let [Formula: see text] be the halting probability of UA; this gives a natural uniform way of producing an A-random real for every A ∈ 2ω. It is this operator which is our primary object of study. We can draw an analogy between the jump operator from computability theory (...)
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    [Omnibus Review].Rod Downey - 1997 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 62 (3):1048-1055.
    Robert I. Soare, Automorphisms of the Lattice of Recursively Enumerable Sets. Part I: Maximal Sets.Manuel Lerman, Robert I. Soare, $d$-Simple Sets, Small Sets, and Degree Classes.Peter Cholak, Automorphisms of the Lattice of Recursively Enumerable Sets.Leo Harrington, Robert I. Soare, The $\Delta^0_3$-Automorphism Method and Noninvariant Classes of Degrees.
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  21. Are There Indirect Speech Acts.Rod Bertolet - 1994 - In Savas L. Tsohatzidis (ed.), Foundations of Speech Act Theory: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives. Routledge. pp. 335--349.
     
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  22. Constance Coltman – a Centenary Celebration in Historical Context.Kirsty Thorpe - 2017 - Feminist Theology 26 (1):8-18.
    The year 2017 is an important centenary for women in the Church. In 1917, in the darkness of World War I, a woman was ordained as a Congregational Minister for the first time in Britain. She was not a Congregationalist but a Presbyterian by upbringing. She would go on to serve a small church in one of the poorest parts of London, yet she was highly educated and from an upper middle-class family. She was a pacifist, a feminist, a wife, (...)
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    On Schnorr and Computable Randomness, Martingales, and Machines.Rod Downey, Evan Griffiths & Geoffrey Laforte - 2004 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 50 (6):613-627.
    We examine the randomness and triviality of reals using notions arising from martingales and prefix-free machines.
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    The Semantic Significance of Donnellan's Distinction.Rod Bertolet - 1980 - Philosophical Studies 37 (3):281 - 288.
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    The Claims of Generalized Darwinism.Rod Thomas - 2018 - Philosophy of Management 17 (2):149-167.
    Generalized Darwinism claims to be a conceptual and theoretical framework for researching evolutionary change processes in organizations. This paper examines the claims of GD. It finds that in contrast to Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection proper, the GD framework is not an explanatory deductive argument form. What it is that GD actually generalizes and intends to explain thereby becomes somewhat moot. It is proposed that the so-called ‘generalization’ that the GD framework supplies might be best understood schematically. Two (...)
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    Selection Is Entailed by Self-Organization and Natural Selection Is a Special Case.Rod Swenson - 2010 - Biological Theory 5 (2):167-181.
    In their book, Darwinism Evolving: Systems Dynamics and the Genealogy of Natural Selection, Depew and Weber argued for the need to address the relationship between self-organization and natural selection in evolutionary theory, and focused on seven “visions” for doing so. Recently, Batten et al. in a paper in this journal, entitled “Visions of evolution: self-organization proposes what natural selection disposes,” picked up the issue with the work of Depew and Weber as a starting point. While the efforts of both sets (...)
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    On a Fictional Ellipsis.Rod Bertolet - 1984 - Erkenntnis 21 (2):189 - 194.
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    The Rod and the Crocodile. Temporal Relations in Textual Hermeneutics: An Application of Petri Nets to Semantics.Ephraim Nissan - 2011 - Semiotica 2011 (184):187-227.
    We use a graphic formalism to make explicit differences in the interpretation of temporal relations in natural-language text. Out of the panoply of computational representation methods for time or tense, we select Petri nets, and discuss why. We illustrate their potential for semantics and for sign theorists, by analyzing how some late antique and medieval exegeses understood the narrative of Moses and Pharaoh's magicians, and the former's rod swallowing up the rods of the other ones, once these rods had been (...)
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    Splitting Theorems in Recursion Theory.Rod Downey & Michael Stob - 1993 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 65 (1):1-106.
    A splitting of an r.e. set A is a pair A1, A2 of disjoint r.e. sets such that A1 A2 = A. Theorems about splittings have played an important role in recursion theory. One of the main reasons for this is that a splitting of A is a decomposition of A in both the lattice, , of recursively enumerable sets and in the uppersemilattice, R, of recursively enumerable degrees . Thus splitting theor ems have been used to obtain results about (...)
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    Arithmetical Sacks Forcing.Rod Downey & Liang Yu - 2006 - Archive for Mathematical Logic 45 (6):715-720.
    We answer a question of Jockusch by constructing a hyperimmune-free minimal degree below a 1-generic one. To do this we introduce a new forcing notion called arithmetical Sacks forcing. Some other applications are presented.
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    Relational Physics with Real Rods and Clocks and the Measurement Problem of Quantum Mechanics.Rodolfo Gambini & Jorge Pullin - 2007 - Foundations of Physics 37 (7):1074-1092.
    The use of real clocks and measuring rods in quantum mechanics implies a natural loss of unitarity in the description of the theory. We briefly review this point and then discuss the implications it has for the measurement problem in quantum mechanics. The intrinsic loss of coherence allows to circumvent some of the usual objections to the measurement process as due to environmental decoherence.
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    A Δ20 Set with No Infinite Low Subset in Either It or its Complement.Rod Downey, Denis R. Hirschfeldt, Steffen Lempp & Reed Solomon - 2001 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 66 (3):1371-1381.
    We construct the set of the title, answering a question of Cholak, Jockusch, and Slaman [1], and discuss its connections with the study of the proof-theoretic strength and effective content of versions of Ramsey's Theorem. In particular, our result implies that every ω-model of RCA 0 + SRT 2 2 must contain a nonlow set.
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    V. Coltman Ed. Making Sense of Greek Art. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, . Pp. Xxii + 250, Illus. £60/$110. 9780859898300. [REVIEW]Caspar Meyer - 2014 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 134:259-260.
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    The Role of Rods and Clocks in General Relativity and the Meaning of the Metric Field.Harvey Brown & D. E. Rowe - unknown
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    A Hierarchy of Computably Enumerable Degrees.Rod Downey & Noam Greenberg - 2018 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 24 (1):53-89.
    We introduce a new hierarchy of computably enumerable degrees. This hierarchy is based on computable ordinal notations measuring complexity of approximation of${\rm{\Delta }}_2^0$functions. The hierarchy unifies and classifies the combinatorics of a number of diverse constructions in computability theory. It does so along the lines of the high degrees and the array noncomputable degrees. The hierarchy also gives a number of natural definability results in the c.e. degrees, including a definable antichain.
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    Robots With Internal Models A Route to Machine Consciousness?Owen Holland & Rod Goodman - 2003 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (4-5):4-5.
    We are engineers, and our view of consciousness is shaped by an engineering ambition: we would like to build a conscious machine. We begin by acknowledging that we may be a little disadvantaged, in that consciousness studies do not form part of the engineering curriculum, and so we may be starting from a position of considerable ignorance as regards the study of consciousness itself. In practice, however, this may not set us back very far; almost a decade ago, Crick wrote: (...)
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    Punctual Categoricity and Universality.Rod Downey, Noam Greenberg, Alexander Melnikov, Keng Meng Ng & Daniel Turetsky - 2020 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 85 (4):1427-1466.
    We describe punctual categoricity in several natural classes, including binary relational structures and mono-unary functional structures. We prove that every punctually categorical structure in a finite unary language is ${\text {PA}}$-categorical, and we show that this upper bound is tight. We also construct an example of a punctually categorical structure whose degree of categoricity is $0''$. We also prove that, with a bit of work, the latter result can be pushed beyond $\Delta ^1_1$, thus showing that punctually categorical structures can (...)
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    Jumps of Hemimaximal Sets.Rod Downey & Mike Stob - 1991 - Zeitschrift fur mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik 37 (8):113-120.
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    Jumps of Hemimaximal Sets.Rod Downey & Mike Stob - 1991 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 37 (8):113-120.
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    On Δ 2 0 -Categoricity of Equivalence Relations.Rod Downey, Alexander G. Melnikov & Keng Meng Ng - 2015 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 166 (9):851-880.
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    Asymptotic Density and the Ershov Hierarchy.Rod Downey, Carl Jockusch, Timothy H. McNicholl & Paul Schupp - 2015 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 61 (3):189-195.
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    Lattice Nonembeddings and Initial Segments of the Recursively Enumerable Degrees.Rod Downey - 1990 - Annals of Pure and Applied Logic 49 (2):97-119.
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    Lowness and Π₂⁰ Nullsets.Rod Downey, Andre Nies, Rebecca Weber & Liang Yu - 2006 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 71 (3):1044-1052.
    We prove that there exists a noncomputable c.e. real which is low for weak 2-randomness, a definition of randomness due to Kurtz, and that all reals which are low for weak 2-randomness are low for Martin-Löf randomness.
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    Epistemic Ordering and the Development of Space-Time: Intentionality as a Universal Entailment.Rod Swenson - 1999 - Semiotica 127 (1-4):567-598.
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    Locating Rods and Cones: Microscopic Investigations of the Retina in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Berlin and Würzburg.Jutta Schickore - 2000 - Science in Context 13 (1):137-152.
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    Why Sparing the Rod Does Not Spoil the Child: A Critique of the “Strict Father” Model in Transnational Governance.Patrick Haack & Andreas Georg Scherer - 2014 - Journal of Business Ethics 122 (2):225-240.
    The United Nations Global Compact is one of the largest transnational governance schemes. Its success or failure, however, is a matter of debate. Drawing on research in cognitive linguistics, we argue that when evaluators discuss the UNGC, they apply the metaphorical concept of the family: the UNGC corresponds to the “family,” the UNGC headquarter to the “parent” and the business participants of the UNGC to the “children” of the family. As a corollary, evaluators’ implicit understanding of how a family is (...)
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    On a Question of A. Retzlaff.Rod Downey - 1983 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 29 (6):379-384.
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    Norbert Elias and “the Civilizing Process”.Rod Aya - 1978 - Theory and Society 5 (2):219-228.
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    Degree Theoretic Definitions of the Low2 Recursively Enumerable Sets.Rod Downey & Richard A. Shore - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (3):727 - 756.
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    Plato on Moral Expertise.Rod Jenks - 2008 - Lexington Books.
    Moral expertise in the Laches -- The Laches -- Socratic ignorance and socratic wisdom -- Vituperation -- Virtue and craft -- Expertise in the Charmides -- Ironies -- The definitions -- Quietness -- Modesty -- Doing or making one's own -- Doing, not making, one's own -- Doing good things -- Knowing oneself -- Knowledge of itself and all other knowledges -- Good, evil, and temperance -- Expertise in republic -- Preliminaries -- Republic viii -- The text -- Mathematical indeterminacy (...)
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