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  1. A Field Guide to the Philosophy of Ecology.Mark Colyvan, William Grey, Jay Odenbaugh & Stefan Linquist - unknown
    Philosophical interest in ecology is relatively new. Standard texts in the philosophy of biology pay little or no attention to ecology (though Sterelny and Griffiths 1999 is an exception). This is in part because the science of ecology itself is relatively new, but whatever the reasons for the neglect in the past, the situation must change. A good philosophical understanding of ecology is important for a number of reasons. First, ecology is an important and fascinating branch of biology with distinctive (...)
     
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  2. Philosophical Issues in Ecology: Recent Trends and Future Directions.Mark Colyvan, William Grey, Paul E. Griffiths, Jay Odenbaugh & Stefan Linquist - 2009 - Ecology and Society 14 (2).
    A good philosophical understanding of ecology is important for a number of reasons. First, ecology is an important and fascinating branch of biology, with distinctive philosophical issues. Second, ecology is only one small step away from urgent political, ethical, and management decisions about how best to live in an apparently fragile and increasingly-degraded environment. Third, philosophy of ecology, properly conceived, can contribute directly to both our understanding of ecology and help with its advancement. Philosophy of ecology can thus be seen (...)
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  3. Troubles with Time Travel.William Grey - 1999 - Philosophy 74 (1):55-70.
    Talk about time travel is puzzling even if it isn't obviously contradictory. Philosophers however are divided about whether time travel involves empirical paradox or some deeper metaphysical incoherence. It is suggested that time travel requires a Parmenidean four-dimensionalist metaphysical conception of the world in time. The possibility of time travel is addressed (mainly) from within a Parmenidean metaphysical framework, which is accepted by David Lewis in his defence of the coherence of time travel. It is argued that time travel raises (...)
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  4. Epicurus and the Harm of Death.William Grey - 1999 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 (3):358 – 364.
    Epicurus notoriously argued that death at no time is a harm because before death there is no harm and after death there is no victim. The denial that death can be a harm to the one who dies has been challenged by various claims including (1) death is eternally bad for the victim (Feldman), (2) it is before death that it is bad for the victim (Feinberg and Pitcher), (3) death is bad for the victim but at no particular time (...)
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  5. Anthropocentrism and Deep Ecology.William Grey - 1993 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 71 (4):463 – 475.
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    Environmental Value and Anthropocentrism.William Grey - 1998 - Ethics and the Environment 3 (1):97 - 103.
    The critique of traditional Western ethics, and in particular its anthropocentric foundations, is a central theme which has dominated environmental philosophy for the last twenty years. Anthropocentrism is widely identified as a fundamental source of the alienating and destructive attitudes towards the nonhuman world which are a principal target of a number of salient ecophilosophies. This paper addresses a problem about articulating the concern with anthropocentrism raised by the influencial formulations of deep ecology by nature liberation proponent Val Plumwood.
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    Possible Persons and the Problems of Posterity.William Grey - 1996 - Environmental Values 5 (2):161 - 179.
    The moral status of future persons is problematic. It is often claimed that we should take the interests of the indefinite unborn very seriously, because they have a right to a decent life. It is also claimed (often by the same people) that we should allow unrestricted access to abortion, because the indefinite unborn have no rights. In this paper I argue that these intuitions are not in fact inconsistent. The aim is to provide an account of trans-temporal concern which (...)
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    Gasking's Proof.William Grey - 2000 - Analysis 60 (4):368–370.
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    A Critique of Deep Ecology.William Grey - 1986 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 3 (2):211-216.
    Our environmental crisis is commonly explained as a product of a set of attitudes and beliefs about the world which have been developed by post‐Cartesian technological society. Deep ecologists claim that the crisis can only be overcome by adopting an alternative non‐technological paradigm, such as can be discovered in non‐Western cultures. In this paper I express misgivings about the use of the expression ‘Paradigm’ by deep ecologists, question the claim that a science‐based world‐view inevitably fosters manipulative and exploitative attitudes to (...)
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    Persons and Personification.William Grey, Wayne Hall & Adrian Carter - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (1):57-58.
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    Evolution and the Meaning of Life.William Grey - 1987 - Zygon 22 (4):479-496.
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    Deviant Epistemologies.William Grey - 1995 - Cogito 9 (1):61-67.
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    Guest Editor's Introduction.William Grey - 2001 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 20 (1):3-4.
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    Hume, Miracles, and the Paranorrnal.William Grey - 1993 - Cogito 7 (2):100-105.
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    Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature.William Grey - 2011 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89 (4):740 - 743.
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 89, Issue 4, Page 740-743, December 2011.
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    Time and Becoming.William Grey - 1997 - Cogito 11 (3):215-220.
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    Hume, Miracles, and the Paranorrnal.William Grey - 1993 - Cogito 7 (2):100-105.
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    Ockham, Hume and Epistemic Wisdom.William Grey - 1998 - Philosophy Now 21:25-28.
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    Metaphor and Meaning.William Grey - 2000 - Minerva 4.
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    Epistemic Evolution.William Grey - 1999 - Cogito 13 (3):165-169.
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    Diachronic Obligation.William Grey - 2003 - In Heather Dyke (ed.), Time and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 219--235.
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    Pathological Belief.William Grey - 1999 - Cogito 13 (1):61-66.
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    Guest Editor’s Introduction.William Grey - 2000 - Professional Ethics, a Multidisciplinary Journal 8 (2):3-4.
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    Design Constraints for the Post-Human Future.William Grey - 2005 - Monash Bioethics Review 24 (2):10-19.
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  25. Deviant Epistemologies.William Grey - 1995 - Cogito 9 (1):61-67.
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  26. Guest Editor’s Introduction.William Grey - 2001 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 20 (1):3-4.
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  27. Richard Sylvan.William Grey, David Bennett, Kate Rawles & Alan Holland - forthcoming - Environmental Values.
     
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