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    Heidegger la Wittgenstein or 'Coping' with Professor Dreyfus.Frederick A. Olafson - 1994 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 37 (1):45 – 64.
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    Heidegger and the Philosophy of Mind.Frederick A. Olafson - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (3):524-529.
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    Being and Nothingness.Frederick A. Olafson, Jean-Paul Sartre & Hazel E. Barnes - 1958 - Philosophical Review 67 (2):276.
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  4. Heidegger and the Ground of Ethics: A Study of Mitsein.Frederick A. Olafson - 1998 - Cambridge University Press.
    Written by one of the pre-eminent interpreters of Heidegger, this book is an important statement about the basis of human sociability that is a major contribution to the continuing debates about Heidegger in particular, and ethics in general. Existential philosophy is often thought to promote moral nihilism in which everything is permitted. This book demonstrates that, in the case of Martin Heidegger, any such accusation is unjust. On the contrary, Heidegger thought seriously about the implications of human co-existence, and this (...)
     
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  5. Skepticism and Animal Faith.Frederick A. Olafson - 1954 - Journal of Philosophy 51 (2):42-46.
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    The Dialectic of Action: A Philosophical Interpretation of History and the Humanities.Frederick A. Olafson - 1979 - University of Chicago Press.
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    Comments on Sources of the Self by Charles Taylor. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1994 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 54 (1):191 - 196.
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    Plato on the Imperfection of the Sensible World.Alexander Ne Hamas, Frederick A. Olafson & Hector-Neri Castaneda - 1975 - American Philosophical Quarterly 12 (2).
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    Individualism, Subjectivity, and Presence: A Response to Taylor Carman.Frederick A. Olafson - 1994 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 37 (3):331 – 337.
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  10. Heidegger and the Philosophy of Mind.Frederick Olafson - 1990 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 52 (1):165-166.
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    Moral Relationships in the Fiction of Henry James.Frederick A. Olafson - 1988 - Ethics 98 (2):294-312.
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    Brain Dualism.Frederick A. Olafson - 1994 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 37 (2):253 – 265.
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    On the Uses of the Humanities.Frederick A. Olafson - 1986 - Teaching Philosophy 9 (2):162-163.
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    Interpretation and the Dialectic of Action.Frederick A. Olafson - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (20):718.
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    What is a Human Being?: A Heideggerian View.Frederick A. Olafson - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    This broad, ambitious study is about human nature, but human nature treated in a way quite different from the scientific account that influences so much of contemporary philosophy. Drawing on certain basic ideas of Heidegger the author presents an alternative to the debate waged between dualists and materialists in the philosophy of mind that involves reconceiving the way we usually think about 'mental' life. Olafson argues that familiar contrasts between the 'physical' and the 'psychological' break down under closer scrutiny. They (...)
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    A Note on Perceptual Illusion.Frederick A. Olafson - 1953 - Journal of Philosophy 50 (April):274-277.
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    Heidegger's Politics.Herbert Marcuse & Frederick Olafson - 1977 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 6 (1):28-40.
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    Book Review Section. [REVIEW]Iredell Jenkins & Frederick Olafson - 1970 - World Futures 8 (3):73-86.
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  19. Principles and Persons.Frederick A. Olafson - 1967 - Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
     
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    Philosophy and the Humanities.Frederick A. Olafson - 1968 - The Monist 52 (1):28-45.
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    Meta-Ethics and the Moral Life.Frederick A. Olafson - 1956 - Philosophical Review 65 (2):159-178.
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    Philosophy Between Naturalism and Humanism.Frederick Olafson - 2001 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 9 (1):57-66.
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    Husserl's Theory of Intentionality in Contemporary Perspective.Frederick A. Olafson - 1975 - Noûs 9 (1):73-83.
  24. What Is a Human Being? A Heideggerian View.Frederick A. Olafson - 1998 - Philosophical Quarterly 48 (190):125-127.
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    Being, Truth, and Presence in Heidegger's Thought.Frederick A. Olafson - 1998 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 41 (1):45 – 64.
    Although the status of the concept of being in Heidegger's thought is still the subject of controversy, textually it is quite clear that he held the fundamental character of being to be presence. Accordingly, this paper is not concerned to show that this was indeed Heidegger's conception of being. Instead, it undertakes to make a philosophical case for the prima facie paradoxical thesis that being is presence. It does so by first taking up Heidegger's account of truth in which it (...)
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    Elements for an Ethic. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (12):336-339.
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    The Quest for Being, and Other Studies in Naturalism and Humanism. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1962 - Journal of Philosophy 59 (13):355-359.
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    Narrative History and the Concept of Action.Frederick A. Olafson - 1970 - History and Theory 9 (3):265.
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    Oneself as Another.Frederick A. Olafson - 1997 - International Studies in Philosophy 29 (4):137-138.
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    Pragmatism and the Tragic Sense of Life. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74 (3):172-176.
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    Modern French Philosophy.Frederick A. Olafson - 1985 - International Studies in Philosophy 17 (3):101-102.
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    Equality in Political Philosophy. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1966 - Journal of Philosophy 63 (16):465-469.
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  33. Jean-Paul Sartre.Frederick A. Olafson - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 7--287.
     
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  34. Ethics and Twentieth Century Thought.Frederick A. Olafson - 1973 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
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    The Dialectic of Action. A Philosophical Interpretation of History and the Humanities.William H. Dray & Frederick A. Olafson - 1981 - History and Theory 20 (1):83.
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  36. Heidegger and the Philosophy of Mind.Frederick A. Olafson - 1990 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 50 (3):633-635.
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    Heidegger?S Thought and Nazism.Frederick A. Olafson - 2000 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 43 (3):271 – 288.
    This article rejects the idea that Heidegger's Nazism derives from his philosophical thought. No connection has convincingly been shown to hold between the ontological apparatus of Being and Time and any political orientation. The elaboration of the concept of being in the later work needs to be understood as Heidegger's own reaction to the activism of his earlier thought which in the absence of any principle of respect for other human beings could provide no moral basis for resistance to Nazi (...)
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    Heidegger on Presence: A Reply.Frederick A. Olafson - 1996 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 39 (3 & 4):421 – 426.
    Taylor Carman has argued that the passages I submitted to him as proof that Heidegger identifies being with presence are really just his characterizations of a metaphysical conception of being that he repudiates. I show that he has misread these passages and has misunderstood the nature of the continuity that Heidegger himself recognizes between the views of Kant which are under discussion in the texts from which these passages are drawn and his own (Heidegger's) position which finds expression in them. (...)
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    Thomas Hobbes and the Modern Theory of Natural Law.Frederick A. Olafson - 1966 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 4 (1):15-30.
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    Principles and Persons: An Ethical Interpretation of Existentialism.Mary Warnock & Frederick A. Olafson - 1967 - Philosophical Quarterly 19 (75):169.
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    Philipse on Heidegger on Being.Frederick A. Olafson - 1999 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 42 (3 & 4):475 – 485.
    Philipse's interpretation of Heidegger's concept of being is fundamentally mistaken. It treats that concept as an amalgam of themes drawn from Aristotle, Husserl, Kant and Hegel with no hint of the utterly different ontology of the human subject that is Heidegger's most original contribution. Heidegger emerges incongruously as a transcendental philosopher a la Kant and the world is supposed to be constituted by the meaning-giving activity of a transcendental subject. As a result, the whole conception of human being as Dasein (...)
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    Book Review:Existential Psychoanalysis. Jean-Paul Sartre; Existentialism and the Modern Predicament. F. H. Heinemann; Christianity and Existentialism. J. M. Spier. [REVIEW]Frederick A. Olafson - 1954 - Ethics 64 (4):317-.
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    Time and Narrative.Frederick A. Olafson - 1988 - International Studies in Philosophy 20 (3):141-142.
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    Consciousness and Intentionality in Heidegger's Thought.Frederick A. Olafson - 1975 - American Philosophical Quarterly 12 (2):91 - 103.
  45. The School and Society: Reflections on John Dewey's Philosophy of Education.Frederick A. Olafson - 1977 - In Steven M. Cahn (ed.), New Studies in the Philosophy of John Dewey. Published for the University of Vermont by the University Press of New England. pp. 172--204.
     
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    Freedom and Independence: A Study of the Political Ideas of Hegel's "Phenomenology of Mind".Frederick A. Olafson - 1980 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 18 (3):361-362.
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    Nietzsche's Philosophy of Culture: A Paradox in the Will to Power.Frederick Olafson - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (3):557-572.
    I examine Nietzsche's concept of a nihilism of strength\nand the relationship in which it stands to the kind of\nvital self-assertion that he admired in archaic\naristocracies. What is new in Nietzsche's nihilism of\nstrength is a self-awareness that was lacking in the past\nand that would enable a fully autonomous human being to\nrecognize the "being" he imposes on "becoming" as the\nexpression of his own will to power. I show that this idea\nleads to serious incoherencies in Nietzsche's account of\nthis new kind of strength and (...)
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  48. Human Action and Historical Explanation.Frederick Olafson - 1969 - In James M. Edie (ed.), New Essays in Phenomenology. Chicago: Quadrangle Books.
     
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    Habermas as a Philosopher:The Theory of Communicative Action. Jurgen Habermas.Frederick A. Olafson - 1990 - Ethics 100 (3):641-.
  50. Essence and Concept in Natural Law Theory.Frederick A. Olafson - 1964 - In Sidney Hook (ed.), Law and Philosophy. New York University Press.
     
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