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  1. The analytical–Continental divide: Styles of dealing with problems.Thomas J. Donahue & Paulina Ochoa Espejo - 2016 - European Journal of Political Theory 15 (2):138-154.
    What today divides analytical from Continental philosophy? This paper argues that the present divide is not what it once was. Today, the divide concerns the styles in which philosophers deal with intellectual problems: solving them, pressing them, resolving them, or dissolving them. Using ‘the boundary problem’, or ‘the democratic paradox’, as an example, we argue for two theses. First, the difference between most analytical and most Continental philosophers today is that Continental philosophers find intelligible two styles of dealing with problems (...)
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    Terrorism, Moral Conceptions, and Moral Innocence.Thomas J. Donahue - 2013 - Philosophical Forum 44 (4):413-435.
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    Anthropocentrism and the Argument from Gaia Theory.Thomas J. Donahue - 2010 - Ethics and the Environment 15 (2):51.
    Anthropocentrism holds that the only things valuable in themselves are: human beings, their desires and needs, and the satisfaction of those. In turn, Gaia theory holds that the Earth and all creatures on it constitute something akin to a vast living being. Many layfolk maintain that Gaia theory implies the falsity of anthropocentrism, and thus puts the kibosh on that doctrine. But philosophical writers deny this implication. This paper therefore argues for what we may call “the Kibosh Thesis”—that Gaia theory, (...)
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    Why be moral? Some reflections on the question.Thomas J. Donahue & Joel Tierno - 1992 - Journal of Value Inquiry 26 (2):287-288.
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    The Theater of Fernando Arrabal: A Garden of Earthly Delights.Judith G. Miller & Thomas J. Donahue - 1980 - Substance 9 (3):92.