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  1. William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague.William Joseph GAVIN - 1992 - Philosophy 68 (264):253-256.
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    William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague.William Joseph GAVIN - 1992 - Temple University Press.
    Recently, the work of philosopher-psychologist William James has undergone something of a renaissance. In this contribution to the trend, William Gavin argues that James's plea for the "reinstatement of the vague" to its proper place in our experience should be regarded as a seminal metaphor for his thought in general. The concept of vagueness applies to areas of human experience not captured by facts that can be scientifically determined nor by ideas that can be formulated in words. In (...)
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  3. Robust ethical realism, non-naturalism, and normativity.William Joseph FitzPatrick - 2008 - Oxford Studies in Metaethics 3:159-205.
  4. William Joseph Gavin. "William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague". [REVIEW]Ellen Kappy Suckiel - 1994 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 8 (4):325.
     
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  5. Follies of Mankind: A Philosophical Dissertation on the Subject of Mankind's Follies.William Joseph Tucker - 1967 - Sidcup (Kent), Pythagorean Publication.
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  6. Moral Aspects of Dishonesty in Public Office.William Joseph King - 1949 - Washington: Catholic Univ. Of America Press.
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    Heaven's Fractal Net: Retrieving Lost Visions in the Humanities.William Joseph Jackson - 2004 - Indiana University Press.
    "Fractal" is a term coined by mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot to denote the geometry of nature, which traces inherent order in chaotic shapes and processes. Fractal concepts are part of our emerging vocabulary and can be useful in identifying patterns of human behavior, culture, and history, while enhancing our understanding of the nature of consciousness. According to William J. Jackson, the more one studies fractals, the more apparent their connections to the humanities become. In the recursive patterns of religious music, (...)
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    The Role of Explanation in Discovery and Generalization: Evidence From Category Learning.Joseph J. Williams & Tania Lombrozo - 2010 - Cognitive Science 34 (5):776-806.
    Research in education and cognitive development suggests that explaining plays a key role in learning and generalization: When learners provide explanations—even to themselves—they learn more effectively and generalize more readily to novel situations. This paper proposes and tests a subsumptive constraints account of this effect. Motivated by philosophical theories of explanation, this account predicts that explaining guides learners to interpret what they are learning in terms of unifying patterns or regularities, which promotes the discovery of broad generalizations. Three experiments provide (...)
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    Soul Images in Hindu Traditions: Patterns East & West.William Joseph Jackson - 2004 - B.R..
  10. Response to Literature.William Joseph Grace - 1965 - New York: Mcgraw-Hill.
     
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    Why does explaining help learning? Insight from an explanation impairment effect.Joseph Jay Williams, Tania Lombrozo & Bob Rehder - 2010 - In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
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  12. Explanation constrains learning, and prior knowledge constrains explanation.Joseph Jay Williams & Tania Lombrozo - 2010 - In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
    A great deal of research has demonstrated that learning is influenced by the learner’s prior background knowledge (e.g. Murphy, 2002; Keil, 1990), but little is known about the processes by which prior knowledge is deployed. We explore the role of explanation in deploying prior knowledge by examining the joint effects of eliciting explanations and providing prior knowledge in a task where each should aid learning. Three hypotheses are considered: that explanation and prior knowledge have independent and additive effects on learning, (...)
     
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    Why are People Bad at Detecting Randomness? Because it is Hard.Joseph Jay Williams & Thomas L. Griffiths - 2008 - In B. C. Love, K. McRae & V. M. Sloutsky (eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society.
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  14. William Joseph Gavin, "William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague". [REVIEW]Graham H. Bird - 1993 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 29 (3):475.
     
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  15. William Joseph Gavin, William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague Reviewed by.Wesley E. Cooper - 1993 - Philosophy in Review 13 (4):153-155.
     
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  16. Functional Teleology, Biology, and Ethics.William Joseph Fitzpatrick - 1995 - Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles
    Functional contexts have long been recognized to support evaluative judgments of a certain kind, even where there is no element of design: we speak, for example, of such things as good roots or defective hearts in connection with judgments about proper functions; an animal might even be judged defective for failing to possess a certain species-typical, functional behavioral disposition. These are obviously not moral judgments, but it is interesting to wonder whether the latter might be understood in a similar way. (...)
     
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    Jabo Proverbs from Liberia: Maxims in the Life of a Native Tribe. [REVIEW]Joseph J. Williams - 1938 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 13 (3):491-492.
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  18. An immanent approach to theory and practice in creative arts research.Joseph Williams - 2016 - In Sally Macarthur, Judith Irene Lochhead & Jennifer Robin Shaw (eds.), Music's immanent future: the deleuzian turn in music studies. Ashgate.
     
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    Unlocking Catholic Social Doctrine: Narrative as Key.William Joseph Wagner - 2010 - Journal of Catholic Social Thought 7 (2):289-314.
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    Law's Empire.William Joseph Wagner - 1987 - Review of Metaphysics 41 (1):133-136.
    Dworkin is, perhaps, best known for the idea of moral rights in a "strong sense," which may not be limited by law. Long having opposed this idea to the doctrines of the legal positivism and correlative utilitarianism that dominate Anglo-American legal thought, Dworkin had not previously set out a general theory of law as a systematic theoretical alternative to legal positivism, but had restricted himself instead to provocative, ambitious, somewhat occasional essays which have been published in collected form under the (...)
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    Book review: Style: Toward clarity and grace. [REVIEW]Joseph M. Williams - 1995 - Philosophy and Literature 19 (1).
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    Gender, earnings, and proportions of women: Lessons from a high-tech occupation.William Joseph Reeves & Gillian Ranson - 1996 - Gender and Society 10 (2):168-184.
    This article examines gender discrimination in earnings and promotions in a sample of 451 computer professionals employed by 14 organizations in a western Canadian city. The data suggest that women computer professionals do less well than their male counterparts in terms of income and job status; the differences are largely attributable to differences in work experience. Strength apparently does not lie in numbers, however. Organizations that hire relatively more women computer professionals seem to choose those who are less well educated (...)
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    Gavin, William Joseph, "William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague". [REVIEW]Gerald J. Galgan - 1993 - International Philosophical Quarterly 33:475-477.
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    “Spelt from sibyl’s leaves”—a study in contrasting methods of evaluation.William Joseph Rooney - 1954 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 13 (4):507-519.
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    eligion Coming of Age. [REVIEW]William Joseph Morgan - 1931 - Ancient Philosophy (Misc) 41:318.
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  26. Review of Robert McGahey, India: A Love Story. [REVIEW]William Joseph Jackson - 2022 - Journal of Dharma Studies 5 (2-3):189-190.
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    Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds; Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror.William Joseph Buckley - 2010 - Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 30 (1):224-227.
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    William Joseph (bill) Ginnane.C. A. J. Coady - 2007 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 (3):513 – 514.
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    Sincere Praise of Honest Sweat: Tirumalamba’s Varadambika Parinaya Campu and Pingali Surana’s Kalapurnodayam.William Joseph Jackson - 2018 - Journal of Dharma Studies 1 (1):69-83.
    I have gathered and studied these Sanskrit and Telugu writings by South Indian poets, and I’ve thought about them, and researched them for a few years. My highest priority in this piece is not to make the most simple literal word-for-word translation. I am trying not only to be faithful to the original texts, but to find a way in English to tell the detailed century-old stories more naturally, conveying them in a way that gives them a flow and literary (...)
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  30. Stoicism.St George William Joseph Stock - 1908 - Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press.
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    La Psychologie de la Religion dans L’Amérique d’Aujourd’hui.William Joseph Morgan - 1931 - The Monist 41 (2):318-318.
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    Reaction to Conquest.Joseph J. Williams - 1937 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 12 (4):696-699.
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    Boas and American Ethnologists.Joseph J. Williams - 1936 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 11 (2):194-209.
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    Gari-Gari.Joseph J. Williams - 1938 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 13 (3):492-493.
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    Duration of keypecks in variable-interval schedules of reinforcement.Joseph G. Williams & Edward K. Grossman - 1980 - Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 16 (1):44-46.
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    Explanation recruits comparison in a category-learning task.Brian J. Edwards, Joseph J. Williams, Dedre Gentner & Tania Lombrozo - 2019 - Cognition 185 (C):21-38.
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  37. Improvements in Education, as It Respects the Industrious Classes of the Community: With a Brief Sketch of the Life of Joseph Lancaster.Joseph Lancaster & William Corston - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    The son of a shopkeeper, Joseph Lancaster received little formal education himself. In 1798 he set up a school in Southwark, waiving fees for poor children. Originally published in 1803, this work sets out in detail the philosophy and practice of Lancaster's system of education, which relied on peer tutoring. He was always concerned with the education of the underprivileged in industrial cities, lamenting that 'poor children be deprived of even an initiatory share of education, and of almost any (...)
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    Books for review and for listing here should be addressed to Emily Zakin, Review Editor, Department of Philosophy, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056.A. Aquinas, Robert Audi, Martin Bickman, Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Mario Bunge, Steven M. Cahn, Lawrence Cahoone & Dennis Carlson - 2003 - Teaching Philosophy 26 (2).
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    Order and Life. By Joseph Needham, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, and Sir William Dunn Reader in Biochemistry, Cambridge. (London: Cambridge University Press. 1936. Pp. x + 178. Price 8s. 6d. net.). [REVIEW]H. W. B. Joseph - 1938 - Philosophy 13 (49):93-.
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    "Knowing the Unknown God," by William Joseph Hill, O.P.Roland J. Teske - 1974 - Modern Schoolman 52 (1):112-113.
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  41. William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague By William Joseph Gavin. Temple University Press, 1992. 240 pp., $37.95. [REVIEW]R. W. Newell - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (264):253-256.
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    The Problem of "Poetry and Belief" in Contemporary Criticism. By William Joseph Rooney.John Pick - 1950 - Renascence 3 (1):74-75.
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    William James and the Reinstatement of the Vague By William Joseph Gavin. Temple University Press, 1992. 240 pp., $37.95. [REVIEW]R. W. Newell - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (264):253-.
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  44. Challenges and Renewals Selected Readings. Edited by Joseph W. Evans and Leo R. Ward.Jacques Maritain, Joseph William Evans & Leo R. Ward - 1968 - The World Pub. Co.
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    Subjectivity, Objectivity, and Intersubjectivity: A New Paradigm for Religion and Science.Joseph A. Bracken & William Stoeger - 2009 - Templeton Press.
    During the Middle Ages, philosophers and theologians argued over the extramental reality of universal forms or essences. In the early modern period, the relation between subjectivity and objectivity, the individual self and knowledge of the outside world, was a rich subject of debate. Today, there is considerable argument about the relation between spontaneity and determinism within the evolutionary process, whether a principle of spontaneous self-organization as well as natural selection is at work in the aggregation of molecules into cells and (...)
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  46. Order and Life.Joseph Needham & William Dunn - 1938 - Philosophy 13 (49):93-98.
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    Stakeholder understandings of wildfire mitigation: A case of shared and contested meanings.Joseph G. Champ, Jeffrey Brooks & Daniel R. Williams - 2012 - Environmental Management 50 (4):581-597.
    This article identifies and compares meanings of wildfire risk mitigation for stakeholders in the Front Range of Colorado, USA. We examine the case of a collaborative partnership sponsored by government agencies and directed to decrease hazardous fuels in interface areas. Data were collected by way of key informant interviews and focus groups. The analysis is guided by the Circuit of Culture model in communication research. We found both shared and differing meanings between members of this partnership (the ‘‘producers’’) and other (...)
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    Good Faith and Other Essays: Perspectives on a Sartrean Ethics.Joseph Catalano & William L. McBride - 1995 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Noted scholar Joseph S. Catalano here brings together his new work on Sartre's ethics with five of his classic essays on Sartre's moral thought. In an extended opening essay, Catalano uses Sartre's notion of mediation as a means to integrate the entire range of the French philosopher's moral insights. In the second half of the book, Catalano attempts to delineate a viable notion of good faith, and to distinguish between good and bad faith on the one hand and authenticity (...)
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    Connectionism, eliminativism and the future of folk psychology.William Ramsey, Stephen Stich & Joseph Garon - 1990 - Philosophical Perspectives 4:499-533.
  50. Joseph Warton's Essay on Pope: A History of the Five Editions. 1933.William Darnall MacClintock - forthcoming - Russell. $8.00.
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