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    'Fitness' and 'Altruism': Traps for the Unwary, Bystander and Biologist Alike. [REVIEW]Tom Settle - 1993 - Biology and Philosophy 8 (1):61-83.
    At one level, this paper is a lament and a warning. I lament biologists borrowing well-known terms and then drastically and awkwardly changing their meanings, and I warn about the mischief this does. Biology''s public image is at stake, as is its general usefulness. At another level, I attempt to clarify the misnamed concepts, beyond what has been achieved in recent philosophical writings. This helps to account for the mischief, and to see how it might be avoidable. But the most (...)
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  2. The Switches Paradox: Which Switch?Tom Settle - 1973 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 33 (3):421-428.
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  3. Van Rooijen and Mayr Versus Popper: Is the Universe Causally Closed?Tom Settle - 1989 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 40 (3):389-403.
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    Applying Scientific Openmindedness to Religion and Science Education.Tom Settle - 1996 - Science & Education 5 (2):125-141.
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    Six Things Popper Would Like Biologists Not to Ignore: In Memoriam, Karl Raimund Popper, 1902–1994.Tom Settle - 1996 - Biology and Philosophy 11 (2):141-159.
    To honour the memory of Sir Karl Popper, I put forward six elements of his philosophy which might be of particular interest to biologists and to philosophers of biology and which I think Popper would like them not to ignore, even if they disagree with him. They are: the primacy of problems; the criticizability of metaphysics (and thus the dubiousness of materialism); how downward causation might be real; how norms should matter to scientists; why dogmatism should be avoided; how genuine (...)
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    The Grounds of Reason.Joseph Agassi, I. C. Jarvie & Tom Settle - 1971 - Philosophy 46 (175):43 - 50.
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    Swann Versus Popper on Induction: An Arbitration.Tom Settle - 1990 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 41 (3):401-405.
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    Towards a Theory of Openness to Criticism.Tom Settle, I. C. Jarvie & Joseph Agassi - 1974 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 4 (1):83-90.
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    The Philosophy of Karl Popper.Tom Settle - 1976 - Noûs 16 (4):633-638.
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    Propensity Theories of Probability Unscathed: A Reply to White.Tom Settle - 1972 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 23 (4):331-335.
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    The Rationality of Science Versus the Rationality of Magic.Tom Settle - 1971 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1 (2):173-194.
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    Are Some Propensities Probabilities?Tom Settle - 1973 - In Radu J. Bogdan & Ilkka Niiniluoto (eds.), Logic, Language, and Probability. Boston: D. Reidel Pub. Co.. pp. 115--120.
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    Can Theology Survive the Impact of Science?Tom Settle - 1970 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 1 (4):241 - 255.
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    Comments on Farr's Paper (III) is Popper's World 3 an Ontological Extravagance?Tom Settle - 1983 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 13 (2):195-202.
  15. Greta Jones, Social Darwinism and English Thought Reviewed By.Tom Settle - 1981 - Philosophy in Review 1 (4):145-147.
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    Karl Popper.Tom Settle - 1984 - International Studies in Philosophy 16 (3):115-117.
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    Kant Versus Bultmann on Miracles.Tom Settle - 1971 - Dialogue 10 (2):342-346.
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    Popper Versus Peirce on the Probability of Single Cases.Tom Settle - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (2):177-180.
  19. Nicholas Rescher, The Strife of Systems Reviewed By.Tom Settle - 1987 - Philosophy in Review 7 (2):78-80.
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    Self-Defeat Is Not So Frequent.Tom Settle - 1987 - Dialogue 26 (2):357-.
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    The Bicentenary of Technology Assessment.Tom Settle - 1974 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1974:437 - 447.
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    Philosophy of Religion in the Journals.Tom Settle - 1970 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 1 (4):261.
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    The Moral Dimension in Political Assessments of the Social Impact of Technology.Tom Settle - 1976 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 6 (4):315-334.
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    Human Freedom and 1568 Versions of Determinism and Indeterminism.Tom Settle - 1973 - In Mario Augusto Bunge (ed.), The Methodological Unity of Science. Boston: Reidel. pp. 245--264.
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    The Philosophy of Popper.Tom Settle - 1988 - International Studies in Philosophy 20 (3):99-100.
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    Are Fictional Descriptions Merely Referentiall Vacuous?Tom Settle - 1972 - Kagaku Tetsugaku 5:167-173.
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    Books in Review.Tom Settle - 1970 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 1 (4):256.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Tom Settle - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (1):86-94.
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    Technology: Precepts Against Imperatives.Tom Settle - 1984 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 14 (4):515-527.
  30. BUNGE, M.: "Method, Model and Matter". [REVIEW]Tom Settle - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28:86.
     
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  31. Concerning the Rationality of Scepticism.Tom Settle - 1973 - Philosophical Forum 4 (3):430.
     
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  32. Greta Jones, Social Darwinism and English Thought. [REVIEW]Tom Settle - 1981 - Philosophy in Review 1:145-147.
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  33. Nicholas Rescher, The Strife of Systems. [REVIEW]Tom Settle - 1987 - Philosophy in Review 7:78-80.
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  34. The Dressage Ring and the Ballroom: Loci of Double Agency.Tom Settle - 1996 - In Jitse M. van der Meer (ed.), Interpreting God's Action in the World. Up of America. pp. 4--17.
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