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  1. The Disappearance of Introspection.William Lyons - 1986 - MIT Press.
    William Lyons presents an original thesis on introspection as self-interpretation in terms of a culturally influenced model. His work rests on a lucid, careful, and critical examination of the transformations that have occurred over the past century in the concepts and models of introspection in philosophy and psychology. He reviews the history of introspection in the work of Wundt, Boring, and William James, and reactions to it by behaviorists Watson, Lashley, Ryle, and Skinner.
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  2. Emotion.William Lyons - 1980 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this study William Lyons presents a sustained and coherent theory of the emotions, and one which draws extensively on the work of psychologists and physiologists in the area. Dr Lyons starts by giving a thorough and critical survey of other principal theories, before setting out his own 'causal-evaluative' account. In addition to giving an analysis of the nature of emotion - in which, Dr Lyon argues, evaluative attitudes play a crucial part - his theory throws light on the motivating (...)
  3. Emotion.William Lyons - 1983 - Mind 92 (366):310-311.
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    Emotion.William Lyons - 1985 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this study William Lyons presents a sustained and coherent theory of the emotions, and one which draws extensively on the work of psychologists and physiologists in the area. Dr Lyons starts by giving a thorough and critical survey of other principal theories, before setting out his own 'causal-evaluative' account. In addition to giving an analysis of the nature of emotion - in which, Dr Lyon argues, evaluative attitudes play a crucial part - his theory throws light on the motivating (...)
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    The Rationality of Emotion.William Lyons - 1990 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 50 (3):631-633.
  6. The Disappearance of Introspection.William Lyons - 1988 - Philosophy of Science 55 (4):653-654.
     
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    Approaches to Intentionality.William Lyons - 1995 - Oxford University Press UK.
    What is intentionality? Intentionality is a distinguishing characteristic of states of mind : that they are about things outside themselves. About this book: William Lyons explores various ways in which philosophers have tried to explain intentionality, and then suggests a new way. Part I of the book gives a critical account of the five most comprehensive and prominent current approaches to intentionality. These approaches can be summarised as the instrumentalist approach, derived from Carnap and Quine and culminating in the work (...)
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    Freewill and Responsibility.William Lyons - 1980 - Philosophical Quarterly 30 (119):183.
    This reissue was first published in 1978. Anthony Kenny, one of the most distinguished philosophers in England, explores the notion of responsibility and the precise place of the mental element in criminal actions. Bringing the insights of recent philosophy of mind to bear on contemporary developments in criminal law, he writes with the general reader in mind, no specialist training in philosophy being necessary to appreciate his argument. Kenny shows that abstract distinctions drawn by analytic philosophers are relevant to decisions (...)
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    Sympathy and Ethics. A Study of the Relationship between Sympathy and Morality with Special Reference to Hume’s Treatise.William Lyons - 1972 - Philosophical Quarterly 22 (89):363-364.
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    Gilbert Ryle: An Introduction To His Philosophy.William E. Lyons - 1980 - Sussex: Harvester Press.
    Studie over het werk van de Britse wijsgeer Gilbert Ryle (1900-1976).
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  11. Approaches to Intentionality.William Lyons - 1999 - Philosophical Quarterly 49 (194):112-115.
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    Matters of the Mind.William Lyons - 2001 - Routledge.
    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  13. Conscience – an essay in moral psychology.William Lyons - 2009 - Philosophy 84 (4):477-494.
    The ultimate aim of this essay is to suggest that conscience is a very important part of human psychology and of our moral point of view, not something that can be dismissed as merely ‘a part of Christian theology’. The essay begins with discussions of what might be regarded as the two most influential functional models of conscience, the classical Christian account of conscience and the Freudian account of conscience. Then, using some insights from these models, and from some comparatively (...)
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  14. Matters of the Mind.William Lyons - 2005 - Philosophical Quarterly 55 (218):126-127.
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  15. Gilbert Ryle: An Introduction to His Philosophy.William Lyons - 1980 - Philosophy 57 (221):418-419.
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  16. The philosophy of cognition and emotion.William Lyons - 1999 - In Tim Dalgleish & M. J. Powers (eds.), Handbook of Cognition and Emotion. Wiley. pp. 21--44.
     
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    Philosophy and the meaning of life.William Lyons - 2022 - Think 21 (60):33-49.
    The author sets out to respond to the student complaint that ‘Philosophy did not answer “the big questions”’, in particular the question ‘What is the meaning of life?’ The response first outlines and evaluates the most common religious answer, that human life is given a meaning by God who created us and informs us that this life is just the pilgrim way to the next eternal life in heaven. He then discusses the response that, from the point of view of (...)
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  18. The Tiger and his stripes.William E. Lyons - 1984 - Analysis 44 (2):93-95.
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  19. Determinism and Knowledge.William Lyons - 1975 - Analysis 35 (6):200 - 204.
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    Intentionality and modern philosophical psychology, III. The appeal to teleology.William Lyons - 1992 - Philosophical Psychology 5 (3):309-326.
    This article is the sequel to 'Intentionality and Modern philosophical psychology, I. The modern reduction of intentionality,' (Philosophical Psychology, 3 (2), 1990) which examined the view of intentionality pioneered by Carnap and reaching its apotheosis in the work of Daniel Dennett. In 'Intentionality and modem philosophical psychology, II. The return to representation' (Philosophical Psychology, 4(1), 1991) I examined the approach to intentionality which can be traced back to the work of Noam Chomsky but which has been given its canonical treatment (...)
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    On Searle's “solution” to the mind-body problem.William Lyons - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 48 (2):291 - 294.
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  22. A note on emotion statements.William E. Lyons - 1973 - Ratio (Misc.) 15 (June):132-135.
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  23. Determinism and knowledge.William Lyons - 1975 - Analysis 35 (6):200.
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  24. Emotions and feelings.William E. Lyons - 1977 - Ratio (Misc.) 19 (June):1-12.
  25. Modern Philosophy of Mind.William Lyons (ed.) - 1995 - Charles E. Tuttle Co..
    editor presents the latest philosophical scholarship in an introduction, and also includes an annotated bibliography, selected criticism and chronology of authors lives and times.
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  26. New Testament Literature, an Annotated Bibliography.William Nelson Lyons & Merril M. Parvis - 1948
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  27. Passion and Action: The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy. [REVIEW]William Lyons - 2000 - International Philosophical Quarterly 40 (3):398-400.
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    The view from nowhere: Thomas Nagel , xi + 244 pp., £17.50. [REVIEW]William Lyons - 1988 - History of European Ideas 9 (3):360-362.
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    Dennett, Functionalism, and Introspection.William Lyons - 1985 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 11:55-83.
    Recent functionalist accounts of the mental, at least on the part of philosophers, have often been a result of dissatisfaction with the reductionist accounts championed by such physicalists as Place, Smart and Feigl. In particular this new account gained momentum from the growing belief that our map of the mental, at least in regard to the higher cognitive functions, does not seem to be a map of the brain and its processes. The more we find out about the working brain, (...)
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  30. The development of introspection.William E. Lyons - 1988 - Philosophical Perspectives 2:31-64.
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    Concerning the alleged four basic emotions.William Lyons - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):440-441.
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    Bradley As Metaethicist.William Lyons - 1977 - Idealistic Studies 7 (3):252-261.
    Just a hundred years ago Francis Herbert Bradley wrote the first edition of Ethical Studies, which alone is reason enough for considering once again this work which seems to have suffered such neglect in this century. Part of the reason for this neglect is no doubt the very difficulty of his writing. Like Hegel, from whom he took so much, Bradley makes little or no concessions to the reader and, at times at any rate, writes in a most inaccessible manner. (...)
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    The behaviourists' struggle with introspection.William Lyons - 1985 - International Philosophical Quarterly 25 (June):139-156.
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    The anhedonia vs the eclectic hypothesis.William Lyons - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (1):65-66.
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    Dennett, Functionalism, and Introspection.William Lyons - 1985 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 15 (sup1):55-83.
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    Behaviorism and “the problem of privacy”.William Lyons - 1984 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (4):635.
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    On the Emotions.William Lyons - 2001 - International Philosophical Quarterly 41 (1):112-114.
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    Is Hare's prescriptivism morally neutral?William Lyons - 1972 - Ethics 82 (3):259-261.
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    Researching "The Mind".William Lyons - 2018 - Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia 9 (3):194-207.
    : The first section of this paper outlines the major theme, that “mind” is not the label of something unitary but of a collection of things that can only be revealed by research at three different levels. The first level of enquiry is the account of mind that can be gleaned from what is often referred to as our folk psychology. Even with its limitations, it is an indispensable part of our social interactions. The second section outlines how, with the (...)
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    Against an orthodox interpretation of Hobbes.William Lyons - 1977 - Philosophical Quarterly 27 (109):302-312.
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    Some questions of strategy in neuropsychological research on anxiety.William Lyons - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):490-491.
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    Intentionality and modern philosophical psychology—II. The return to representation.William Lyons - 1991 - Philosophical Psychology 4 (1):83-102.
    Abstract In rounded terms and modern dress a theory of intentionality is a theory about how humans take in information via the senses and in the very process of taking it in understand it and, most often, make subsequent use of it in guiding human behaviour. The problem of intentionality in this century has been the problem of providing an adequate explanation of how a purely physical causal system, the brain, can both receive information and at the same time understand (...)
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    A letter to the editors: Introducing The Examination_ and _The Letter.William Lyons - 2020 - Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication 11 (1):61-65.
    Irish-Australian philosopher William Lyons is the author of the short films The Examination and The Letter. These are cinematographic manifestations of the author’s enterprise in communicating philosophical ideas beyond the formal conventions of professional philosophy. The present entry consists of an endearing and informative letter that Lyons enclosed with the films when he sent them to the editors of Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication upon their request. It is reproduced here verbatim as a preamble to the discussion (...)
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    Passion and Action: The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy.William Lyons - 2000 - International Philosophical Quarterly 40 (3):398-400.
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    Human Love: Existential and Mystical.William E. Lyons - 1966 - Philosophy 44 (168):167-168.
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    On some key concepts in Eysenck's conditioning theory of neurosis.William Lyons - 1979 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 2 (2):174-174.
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    You Asked About Philosophy?William Lyons - 1982 - Teaching Philosophy 5 (3):1-7.
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    Ryle’s Three Accounts of Thinking.William Lyons - 1979 - International Philosophical Quarterly 19 (December):443-450.
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    Intentionality and modern philosophical psychology I: The modern reduction of intentionality.William E. Lyons - 1990 - Philosophical Psychology 3 (2 & 3):247-69.
    In rounded terms and modem dress a theory of intentionality is a theory about how humans take in information via the senses and in the very process of taking it in understand it and, most often, make subsequent use of it in guiding human behaviour. The problem of intentionality in this century has been the problem of providing an adequate explanation of how a purely physical causal system, the brain, can both receive information and at the same time understand it, (...)
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    The Great Apostasy?: William Jamess 1904 denial of the existence of consciousness.William Lyons - 2010 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 17 (9-10):9-10.
    This is an exegetical essay that traces the extraordinary journey made by William James, whereby from being regarded as one of the great nineteenth century psychological explorers of consciousness, he arrived in 1904 at a state of mind where, at least prima facie, he denied the very existence of consciousness. Along the way it examines the stages of this journey and investigates whether or not James actually came to deny the existence of consciousness. Then it reflects on the significance of (...)
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