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    Children’s Imitation of Causal Action Sequences is Influenced by Statistical and Pedagogical Evidence.Daphna Buchsbaum, Alison Gopnik, Thomas L. Griffiths & Patrick Shafto - 2011 - Cognition 120 (3):331-340.
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    Infant-Directed Speech is Consistent with Teaching.Baxter S. Eaves, Naomi H. Feldman, Thomas L. Griffiths & Patrick Shafto - 2016 - Psychological Review 123 (6):758-771.
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    The Laws of Plato.Thomas L. Pangle (ed.) - 1988 - University of Chicago Press.
    _The Laws_, Plato's longest dialogue, has for centuries been recognized as the most comprehensive exposition of the _practical_ consequences of his philosophy, a necessary corrective to the more visionary and utopian _Republic_. In this animated encounter between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, not only do we see reflected, in Plato's own thought, eternal questions of the relation between political theory and practice, but we also witness the working out of a detailed plan for a new political order that (...)
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    Faster Teaching Via POMDP Planning.Anna N. Rafferty, Emma Brunskill, Thomas L. Griffiths & Patrick Shafto - 2016 - Cognitive Science 40 (6):1290-1332.
    Human and automated tutors attempt to choose pedagogical activities that will maximize student learning, informed by their estimates of the student's current knowledge. There has been substantial research on tracking and modeling student learning, but significantly less attention on how to plan teaching actions and how the assumed student model impacts the resulting plans. We frame the problem of optimally selecting teaching actions using a decision-theoretic approach and show how to formulate teaching as a partially observable Markov decision process planning (...)
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    Book Reviews Section 4.Adelia M. Peters, Mary B. Harris, Richard T. Walls, George A. Letchworth, Ruth G. Strickland, Thomas L. Patrick, Donald R. Chipley, David R. Stone, Diane Lapp, Joan S. Stark, James W. Wagener, Dewane E. Lamka, Ernest B. Jaski, John Spiess, John D. Lind, Thomas J. la Belle, Erwin H. Goldenstein, George R. la Noue, David M. Rafky, L. D. Haskew, Robert J. Nash, Norman H. Leeseberg, Joseph J. Pizzillo & Vincent Crockenberg - 1973 - Educational Studies 4 (3):169-185.
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  6. Hartmann von Aue, Erec, Trans. Michael Resler.(University of Pennsylvania Press Middle Ages Series.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987. Paper. Pp. Ix, 231; Frontispiece. $29.95 (Cloth); $14.95 (Paper). Hartmann von Aue, Erec, Trans. Thomas L. Keller.(Garland Library of Medieval Literature, B/12.) New York and London: Garland, 1987. Pp. Lxiv, 191. $34. [REVIEW]Patrick M. McConeghy - 1989 - Speculum 64 (4):964-966.
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    Erec. Hartmann von Aue, Michael ReslerErec. Hartmann von Aue, Thomas L. Keller.Patrick Mcconeghy - 1989 - Speculum 64 (4):964-966.
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    Patrick Henry, Edwin Stein, Gabriele Poole, Richard Rumana, Gerald Prince, Tom Conley, Richard D. Lord, G. Mallary Masters, William E. Cain, Karsten Harries, Robert D. Cottrell, David Halliburton, Colette Gaudin, Virginia A. La Charité, Jeff Mitchell, John Goodliffe, Kerry S. Walters, Thomas Reinert, Dana R. Smith, Michael L. Hall, Christopher McClintick, Julie Van Camp, Warren Ginsberg, Steven Rendall, Donald Pizer, Jean A. Perkins, Roberta Davidson, Christopher Perricone, Peter J. Rabinowitz, Andrew J. McKenna, C. S. Schreiner, Anthony Roda, and Juniper Ellis. [REVIEW]Wendell V. Harris - 1995 - Philosophy and Literature 19 (1):136.
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    Les Corps Célestes Dans L’Univers de Saint Thomas D’Aquin. [REVIEW]Patrick Masterson - 1964 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 13:285-287.
    To reconstruct the philosophy of St Thomas must we include, as an integral part of the system, his teaching concerning the heavenly bodies? One would hardly think so were we to judge by the attention devoted to this theme in classic expositions of Thomism such as those of Gilson and Sertillanges. However, in this study, Dr Litt argues that an historical examination of the writings of St Thomas clearly establishes that his references to the heavenly bodies are not (...)
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    Mary Bittner Wiseman, Gary Shapiro, Michael L. Hall, Walter L. Reed, John J. Stuhr, George Poe, Bruce Krajewski, Walter Broman, Christopher McClintick, Jerome Schwartz, Roberta Davidson, Christopher Clausen, Michael Calabrese, Guy Willoughby, Don H. Bialostosky, Thomas R. Hart, Tom Conley, Michael McGaha, W. Wolfgang Holdheim, Mark Stocker, Sandra Sherman, Michael J. Weber, Sylvia Walsh, Mary Anne O'Neil, Robert Tobin, Donald M. Brown, Susan B. Brill, Oona Ajzenstat, Jeff Mitchell, Michael McClintick, Louis MacKenzie, Peter Losin, C. S. Schreiner, Walter A. Strauss, Eric J. Ziolkowski, William J. Berg, and Patrick Henry. [REVIEW]Joseph Sartorelli - 1994 - Philosophy and Literature 18 (2):354.
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    Economists' Statement on Network Neutrality Policy.William J. Baumol, Robert E. Litan, Martin E. Cave, Peter Cramton, Robert W. Hahn, Thomas W. Hazlett, Paul L. Joskow, Alfred E. Kahn, John W. Mayo, Patrick A. Messerlin, Bruce M. Owen, Robert S. Pindyck, Vernon L. Smith, Scott Wallsten, Leonard Waverman, Lawrence J. White & Scott Savage - manuscript
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    Revisiting Aquinas on “Naturalism”: A Response to Patrick Lee.Janice L. Schultz-Aldrich - 2003 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 77 (1):113-131.
    This article defends as correct and as faithful to Aquinas’s thought the tenets of “descriptivism” in the context of criticisms that Patrick Lee has made in “Is Thomas’s Natural Law Theory Naturalist?”. “Revisiting Aquinas” argues that evaluative utterances are descriptive; so even if human goods were immediately known by practical reason, their understanding would be a descriptive one, which moral objectivity requires. The arising of the prescriptivity of precepts in relation to practical reason is then treated. The descriptivism (...)
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    The Status of Morality.Thomas L. Carson - 1984 - Dordrecht: Reidel.
    My interest in the issues considered here arose out of my great frustration in trying to attack the all-pervasive relativism of my students in introductory ethics courses at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. I am grateful to my students for forcing me to take moral relativism and skepticism seriously and for compelling me to argue for my own dogmatically maintained version of moral objectivism. The result is before the reader. The conclusions reached here (which can be described either as (...)
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    Penser philosophiquement la théologie.Patrick Royannais - 2010 - Recherches de Science Religieuse 98 (1):11-30.
    Quatre étapes jalonnent cet article. L’auteur procède d’abord à une clarification de ce que l’on entend par philosophie et théologie, le sens des mots et leurs rapports ayant beaucoup évolué au cours de l’histoire. La lecture du premier article de la Somme théologique de Thomas d’Aquin lui permet ensuite de faire prendre conscience du statut spécifique du geste théologique par rapport aux autres discours du sens. Dans une troisième étape, l’auteur trouve auprès de Karl Rahner, malgré des prémices et (...)
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    English Literature and British Philosophy: A Collection of Essays.Stanford Patrick Rosenbaum - 1971 - Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
    Fish, S. Georgics of the mind: Bacon's philosophy and the experience of his Essays.--Brett, R. L. Thomas Hobbes.--Watt, I. Realism and the novel.--Tuveson, E. Locke and Sterne.--Kampf, L. Gibbon and Hume.--Frye, N. Blake's case against Locke.--Abrams, M. H. Mechanical and organic psychologies of literary invention.--Ryle, G. Jane Austen and the moralists.--Schneewind, J. B. Moral problems and moral philosophy in the Victorian period.--Donagan, A. Victorian philosophical prose: J. S. Mill and F. H. Bradley.--Pitcher, G. Wittgenstein, nonsense, and Lewis Carroll.--Bolgan, A. (...)
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    The Cultural Politics of Analytic Philosophy: Britishness and the Spectre of Europe.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2010 - Continuum.
    Introduction -- Nazi philosophy -- The expulsion of the invaders -- Philosophical method : virtue vs. vice -- The virtuous tradition : analysis, liberalism, englishness -- Epilogue.
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    Jean d'Alembert Between Descartes and Newton: A Critique of Thomas L. Hankins' Position.Edric Cane & Thomas L. Hankins - 1976 - Isis 67 (2):274-278.
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  18. Probabilistic Models of Cognition: Exploring Representations and Inductive Biases.Thomas L. Griffiths, Nick Chater, Charles Kemp, Amy Perfors & Joshua B. Tenenbaum - 2010 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14 (8):357-364.
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    Rational Use of Cognitive Resources: Levels of Analysis Between the Computational and the Algorithmic.Thomas L. Griffiths, Falk Lieder & Noah D. Goodman - 2015 - Topics in Cognitive Science 7 (2):217-229.
    Marr's levels of analysis—computational, algorithmic, and implementation—have served cognitive science well over the last 30 years. But the recent increase in the popularity of the computational level raises a new challenge: How do we begin to relate models at different levels of analysis? We propose that it is possible to define levels of analysis that lie between the computational and the algorithmic, providing a way to build a bridge between computational- and algorithmic-level models. The key idea is to push the (...)
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  20. The Definition of Lying.Thomas L. Carson - 2006 - Noûs 40 (2):284–306.
    Few moral questions have greater bearing on the conduct of our everyday lives than questions about the morality of lying. These questions are also important for ethical theory. An important test of any theory of right and wrong is whether it gives an adequate account of the morality of lying. Conceptual questions about the nature of lying are prior to questions about the moral status of lying. Any theory about the moral status of lying presupposes an account of what lying (...)
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    Value and the Good Life.Thomas L. Carson - 2000 - University of Notre Dame Press.
    For as long as humans have pondered philosophical issues, they have contemplated the good life. Yet most suggestions about how to live a good life rest on assumptions about what the good life actually is. Thomas Carson here confronts that question from a fresh perspective. Surveying the history of philosophy, he addresses first-order questions about what is good and bad as well as metaethical questions concerning value judgments. Carson considers a number of established viewpoints concerning the good life. He (...)
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    Topics in Semantic Representation.Thomas L. Griffiths, Mark Steyvers & Joshua B. Tenenbaum - 2007 - Psychological Review 114 (2):211-244.
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    Theory-Based Causal Induction.Thomas L. Griffiths & Joshua B. Tenenbaum - 2009 - Psychological Review 116 (4):661-716.
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    Language Evolution by Iterated Learning With Bayesian Agents.Thomas L. Griffiths & Michael L. Kalish - 2007 - Cognitive Science 31 (3):441-480.
    Languages are transmitted from person to person and generation to generation via a process of iterated learning: people learn a language from other people who once learned that language themselves. We analyze the consequences of iterated learning for learning algorithms based on the principles of Bayesian inference, assuming that learners compute a posterior distribution over languages by combining a prior (representing their inductive biases) with the evidence provided by linguistic data. We show that when learners sample languages from this posterior (...)
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    Leo Strauss: An Introduction to His Thought and Intellectual Legacy.Thomas L. Pangle - 2006 - Johns Hopkins University Press.
    Leo Strauss's controversial writings have long exercised a profound subterranean cultural influence. Now their impact is emerging into broad daylight, where they have been met with a flurry of poorly informed, often wildly speculative, and sometimes rather paranoid pronouncements. This book, written as a corrective, is the first accurate, non-polemical, comprehensive guide to Strauss's mature political philosophy and its intellectual influence. Thomas L. Pangle opens a pathway into Strauss's major works with one question: How does Strauss's philosophic thinking contribute (...)
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    Self–Interest and Business Ethics: Some Lessons of the Recent Corporate Scandals.Thomas L. Carson - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 43 (4):389 - 394.
    The recent accounting scandals at Enron, WorldCom, and other corporations have helped to fuel a massive loss of confidence in the integrity of American business and have contributed to a very sharp decline in the U.S. stock market. Inasmuch as these events have brought ethical questions about business to the forefront in the media and public consciousness as never before, they are of signal importance for the field of business ethics. I offer some observations and conjectures about the bearing of (...)
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    The Nazi Tradition: The Analytic Critique of Continental Philosophy in Mid-Century Britain.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2008 - History of European Ideas 34 (4):548-557.
    While many of those engaged in the study of philosophy would accept the continued reality and importance of an analytic/continental divide in the discipline, there has been no serious examination of the political dimensions of this rift. Here a series of political assumptions are revealed to be widely held among the British analytic philosophers who were active during the period in which the analytic/continental divide was being established. This paper will approach demonstrating the analysts’ beliefs about the political affiliations of (...)
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  28. L'impact planétaire de la pensée occidentale rend-il possible un dialogue réel entre les civilisations?L. V. Thomas - 1982 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 172 (1):82-82.
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    Thomas L. Hankins. Science and the Enlightenment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. Pp. Viii + 216. ISBN 0-521-24349-9 . £20.00. ISBN 0-521-28619-0 . £6.95. [REVIEW]L. J. Jordanova - 1987 - British Journal for the History of Science 20 (1):108-110.
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  30. Frankfurt and Cohen on Bullshit, Bullshiting, Deception, Lying, and Concern with the Truth of What One Says.Thomas L. Carson - 2016 - Pragmatics Cognition 23 (1):53-67.
    This paper addresses the following three claims that Frankfurt makes about the concept of bullshit:1. Bullshit requires the intention to deceive others.2. Bullshit does not constitute lying.3. The essence of bullshit is lack of concern with the truth of what one says.I offer counterexamples to all three claims. By way of defending my counterexamples, I examine Cohen’s distinction between bullshiting and bullshit and argue that my examples are indeed cases of bullshiting that Frankfurt’s analysis is intended to cover. My examples (...)
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    Understanding Human Intelligence Through Human Limitations.Thomas L. Griffiths - 2020 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 24 (11):873-883.
  32. Thomas L. Carson: Lying and Deception. Theory and Practice, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 280 Pp, £ 37.00. [REVIEW]Norbert Anwander - 2011 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (2):277-279.
    Thomas L. Carson: Lying and Deception. Theory and Practice, Oxford Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-3 DOI 10.1007/s10677-011-9320-9 Authors Norbert Anwander, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Philosophie, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany Journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Online ISSN 1572-8447 Print ISSN 1386-2820.
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    From Mere Coincidences to Meaningful Discoveries.Thomas L. Griffiths & Joshua B. Tenenbaum - 2007 - Cognition 103 (2):180-226.
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    Bayes and Blickets: Effects of Knowledge on Causal Induction in Children and Adults.Thomas L. Griffiths, David M. Sobel, Joshua B. Tenenbaum & Alison Gopnik - 2011 - Cognitive Science 35 (8):1407-1455.
    People are adept at inferring novel causal relations, even from only a few observations. Prior knowledge about the probability of encountering causal relations of various types and the nature of the mechanisms relating causes and effects plays a crucial role in these inferences. We test a formal account of how this knowledge can be used and acquired, based on analyzing causal induction as Bayesian inference. Five studies explored the predictions of this account with adults and 4-year-olds, using tasks in which (...)
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    Manifesto for a New Cognitive Revolution.Thomas L. Griffiths - 2015 - Cognition 135:21-23.
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  36. Science and the Enlightenment.Thomas L. Hankins - 1986 - Journal of the History of Biology 19 (2):321-322.
     
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    Ayer and the Existentialists.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2013 - Intellectual History Review 23 (2):243-257.
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  38. Thomas L. Reed Jr., Middle English Debate Poetry and the Aesthetics of Irresolution. Columbia, Mo., and London: University of Missouri Press, 1990. Pp. Xv, 461. $43. [REVIEW]Thomas H. Bestul - 1992 - Speculum 67 (4):1037-1039.
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  39. Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics.John Patrick Thomas, Rowan & Aristotle - 1995
  40. Commentary on the Metaphysics of Aristotle.John Patrick Thomas, Aristotle & Rowan - 1961 - Chicago: H. Regnery Co.
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    Eighteenth-Century Attempts to Resolve the Vis Viva Controversy.Thomas L. Hankins - 1965 - Isis 56 (3):281-297.
  42. Technical Introduction: A Primer on Probabilistic Inference.Thomas L. Griffiths & Yuille & Alan - 2008 - In Nick Chater & Mike Oaksford (eds.), The Probabilistic Mind: Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive Science. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Two Proposals for Causal Grammars.Thomas L. Griffiths & Joshua B. Tenenbaum - 2007 - In Alison Gopnik & Laura Schulz (eds.), Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. Oxford University Press. pp. 323--345.
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    Doing the Best We Can: An Essay in Informal Deontic Logic. Fred Feldman.Thomas L. Carson - 1987 - Ethics 98 (1):177-178.
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    Situation Selection is a Particularly Effective Emotion Regulation Strategy for People Who Need Help Regulating Their Emotions.Thomas L. Webb, Kristen A. Lindquist, Katelyn Jones, Aya Avishai & Paschal Sheeran - 2017 - Cognition and Emotion 32 (2):231-248.
    Situation selection involves choosing situations based on their likely emotional impact and may be less cognitively taxing or challenging to implement compared to other strategies for regulating emotion, which require people to regulate their emotions “in the moment”; we thus predicted that individuals who chronically experience intense emotions or who are not particularly competent at employing other emotion regulation strategies would be especially likely to benefit from situation selection. Consistent with this idea, we found that the use of situation selection (...)
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    Sir William Rowan Hamilton.Thomas L. Hankins - 1983 - Philosophy of Science 50 (2):348-349.
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    Using Category Structures to Test Iterated Learning as a Method for Identifying Inductive Biases.Thomas L. Griffiths, Brian R. Christian & Michael L. Kalish - 2008 - Cognitive Science 32 (1):68-107.
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    If Birds Have Sesamoid Bones, Do Blackbirds Have Sesamoid Bones? The Modification Effect With Known Compound Words.Thomas L. Spalding, Christina L. Gagné, Kelly A. Nisbet, Jenna M. Chamberlain & Gary Libben - 2019 - Frontiers in Psychology 10.
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    [Book Review] Loyalty, an Essay on the Morality of Relationships. [REVIEW]Thomas L. Carson - 1993 - Criminal Justice Ethics 12 (2):36-42.
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    Sovereignty, Multitudes, Absolute Democracy: A Discussion Between Michael Hardt and Thomas Dumm About Hardt and Negri's Empire (Harvard University Press, 2000).Thomas L. Dumm & Michael Hardt - 2000 - Theory and Event 4 (3).
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