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    The Infinite and the Indeterminate in Spinoza.Shannon Dea - 2011 - Dialogue 50 (03):603-621.
    ABSTRACT: I argue that when Spinoza describes substance and its attributes as he means that they are utterly indeterminate. That is, his conception of infinitude is not a mathematical one. For Spinoza, anything truly infinite eludes counting s conception is closer to a grammatical one. I conclude by considering a number of arguments against this account of the Spinozan infinite as indeterminate.
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    Against Cartesian Philosophy.Shannon Dea - 2006 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 10 (2):627-629.
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    What's So Great About the Explicit?Shannon Dea - 2013 - PhaenEx 8 (1):240-246.
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    Heidegger and Galileo’s Slippery Slope.Shannon Dea - 2009 - Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 48 (1):59-76.
    ABSTRACT: In Die Frage nach dem Ding , Martin Heidegger characterizes Galileo as an important transitional figure in the struggle to replace the Aristotelian conception of nature with that of Newton. However, Heidegger only attends to Galileo’s modernity and not to those Aristotelian elements still discernible in Galileo’s work. This article fleshes out both aspects in Galileo in light of Heidegger’s discussion. It concludes by arguing that the lacuna in Heidegger’s account of Galileo is the consequence of Heidegger’s own self-conscious (...)
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    The Grace and the Severity of the Ideal.Shannon Dea - 2003 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 7 (2):253-255.
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    Thomas Reid's Rigourised Anti-Hypotheticalism.Shannon Dea - 2005 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 3 (2):123-138.
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    Meaning, Inquiry, and the Rule of Reason: A Hookwayesque Colligation.Shannon Dea - 2015 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 51 (4):401-418.
    In their 2005 paper, “Why Pragmatists Cannot be Pluralists,” Robert Talisse and Scott Aikin draw a distinction between meaning pragmatists and inquiry pragmatists. For meaning pragmatists, the main focus of the pragmatic method is the elucidation of the meanings of concepts and propositions. Talisse and Aikin list among meaning pragmatists such figures as James, the Peirce of “How to Make Our Ideas Clear,” Quine, and Rorty. For inquiry pragmatists, by contrast, the method of pragmatism is primarily a method to guide (...)
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    "Merely a Veil Over the Living Thought": Mathematics and Logic in Peirce's Forgotten Spinoza Review.Shannon Dea - 2006 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 42 (4):501-517.
    This paper considers Peirce's striking remarks about mathematics in a little-known review of Spinoza's Ethics within the larger context of his philosophy of mathematics. It argues that, for Peirce, true mathematical reasoning is always at the vanguard of thought, and resists logical demonstration. Through diagrammatic thought and her pre-theoretical innate faculty of logica utens, the great mathematician is able to see a theorem as true long before the logical apparatus necessary to demonstrate its truth exists. For Peirce, true mathematical thought (...)
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    Firstness, Evolution and the Absolute in Peirce's Spinoza.Shannon Dea - 2008 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (4):pp. 603-628.
    Inspired by Peirce’s repeated claim in the final decade of his life that Spinoza was a pragmati(ci)st, this article examines whether or not Peirce also believed that Spinoza’s metaphysics leaves room for Firstness. He engaged this issue explicitly in his third “Lecture on Pragmatism” (1903), listing Spinoza’s among the metaphysics that include Firstness, Secondness and Thirdness. Moreover, over a decade earlier, in the context of his exploration of hyperbolic geometry and the evolutionary cosmology that he regarded as corresponding to it, (...)
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    Spinoza's Heresy.Shannon Dea - 2004 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 8 (1):156-158.
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    "Merely a Veil Over the Living Thought": Mathematics and Logic in Peirce's Forgotten Spinoza Review.Shannon Dea - 2006 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 42 (4):501-517.
    This paper considers Peirce's striking remarks about mathematics in a little-known review of Spinoza's Ethics within the larger context of his philosophy of mathematics. It argues that, for Peirce, true mathematical reasoning is always at the vanguard of thought, and resists logical demonstration. Through diagrammatic thought and her pre-theoretical innate faculty of logica utens, the great mathematician is able to see a theorem as true long before the logical apparatus necessary to demonstrate its truth exists. For Peirce, true mathematical thought (...)
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    A House at War Against Itself: Absolute Versus Pluralistic Idealism in Spinoza, Peirce, James and Royce.Shannon Dea - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23 (4):710-731.
    In this paper, I elaborate affinities between Peirce, Spinoza and Royce, in order to illuminate the division between Peirce's and James's expressions of idealism. James contrasted Spinoza's and Royce's absolute idealism with his and Peirce's pluralistic idealism. I triangulate among Peirce, Spinoza and Royce to show that, contra James's view, Peirce himself was more at home in the absolutistic camp. In Section 2, I survey Peirce's discussions of Spinoza's pragmatism and of the divide within pragmatism Peirce perceived to obtain. In (...)
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    Vico’s Uncanny Humanism.Shannon Dea - 2007 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 11 (1):211-213.
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    Spinoza’s Heresy.Shannon Dea - 2004 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 8 (1):156-158.
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    Vico's Uncanny Humanism.Shannon Dea - 2007 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 11 (1):211-213.
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    The Grace and the Severity of the Ideal. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2003 - Symposium 7 (2):253-255.
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    Hasana Sharp , Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization . Reviewed By.Shannon Dea - 2013 - Philosophy in Review 33 (3):232–234.
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    Continental Rationalism.Thomas M. Lennon & Shannon Dea - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Spinoza’s Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2004 - Symposium 8 (1):156-158.
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    The Grace and the Severity of the Ideal: John Dewey and the Transcendent. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2003 - Symposium 7 (2):253-255.
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    Vico’s Uncanny Humanism: Reading the ‘New Science’ Between Modern and Postmodern. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2007 - Symposium 11 (1):211-213.
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    Against Cartesian Philosophy. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2006 - Symposium 10 (2):627-629.
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    Heidegger and Galileo’s Slippery Slope.Shannon Dea - 2009 - Dialogue 48 (1):59.
    ABSTRACT: In Die Frage nach dem Ding, Martin Heidegger characterizes Galileo as an important transitional figure in the struggle to replace the Aristotelian conception of nature with that of Newton. However, Heidegger only attends to Galileo’s modernity and not to those Aristotelian elements still discernible in Galileo’s work. This article fleshes out both aspects in Galileo in light of Heidegger’s discussion. It concludes by arguing that the lacuna in Heidegger’s account of Galileo is the consequence of Heidegger’s own self-conscious modernity (...)
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  24. Beyond the Binary: Thinking About Sex and Gender.Shannon Dea - 2016 - Broadview Press.
    How many sexes are there? What is the relationship between sex and gender? Is gender a product of nature, or nurture, or both? _In Beyond the Binary_, Shannon Dea addresses these questions and others while introducing readers to evidence and theoretical perspectives from a range of cultures and disciplines, and from sources spanning three millennia. Dea’s pluralistic and historically informed approach offers readers a timely background to current debates about sex and gender in the media, health sciences, and public policy.
     
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  25. Lorraine Code, Ed., Feminist Interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer Reviewed By.Shannon Dea - 2004 - Philosophy in Review 24 (2):92-95.
     
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  26. Lorraine Code, Ed., Feminist Interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2004 - Philosophy in Review 24:92-95.
     
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  27. Spinoza’s Heresy. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2004 - Symposium 8 (1):156-158.
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  28. Vico’s Uncanny Humanism. [REVIEW]Shannon Dea - 2007 - Symposium 11 (1):211-213.
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