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    Objecting Vaguely to Pascal's Wager.Alan H.´jek - 2000 - Philosophical Studies 98 (1-16):1 - 16.
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    The Cable Guy paradox.Alan H.Á & jek - 2005 - Analysis 65 (2):112-119.
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    The Justification of Equal Opportunity: ALAN H. GOLDMAN.Alan H. Goldman - 1987 - Social Philosophy and Policy 5 (1):88-103.
    As a preliminary to the justification of equal opportunity, we require a few words on the concept. An opportunity is a chance to attain some goal or obtain some benefit. More precisely, it is the lack of some obstacle or obstacles to the attainment of some goal or benefit. Opportunities are equal in some specified or understood sense when persons face roughly the same obstacles or obstacles of roughly the same difficulty of some specified or understood sort. In different contexts (...)
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    Reasons From Within: Desires and Values.Alan H. Goldman - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
    Alan H. Goldman argues for the internalist or subjectivist view of practical reasons on the grounds that it is simpler, more unified, and more comprehensible ...
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    Alan H. Goodman;, Deborah Heath;, M. Susan Lindee . Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science beyond the Two‐Culture Divide. xvii + 311 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. $24.95. [REVIEW]Angela N. H. Creager - 2006 - Isis 97 (4):788-790.
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    S. H ALLIWELL : Aristophanes: Birds, Lysistrata, Assembly-Women, Wealth. A New Translation with Introduction and Notes . Pp. lxxxi + 297. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Cased, £45 (Paper, £6.99). ISBN: 0-19-814993-X. [REVIEW]Alan H. Sommerstein - 1999 - The Classical Review 49 (1):252-253.
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    Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science.Alan H. Cromer - 1993 - Oxford University Press.
    Most people believe that science arose as a natural end-product of our innate intelligence and curiosity, as an inevitable stage in human intellectual development. But physicist and educator Alan Cromer disputes this belief. Cromer argues that science is not the natural unfolding of human potential, but the invention of a particular culture, Greece, in a particular historical period. Indeed, far from being natural, scientific thinking goes so far against the grain of conventional human thought that if it hadn't been (...)
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    Alan H. Goldman, Philosophy and the Novel.Iris Vidmar - 2015 - Estetika: The European Journal of Aesthetics 52 (1):122-127.
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    Representation and make-believe.Alan H. Goldman - 1990 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 36 (3):335 – 350.
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    Connected Knowledge: Science, Philosophy, and Education.Alan H. Cromer - 1997 - Oxford University Press.
    When physicist Alan Sokal recently submitted an article to the postmodernist journal Social Text, the periodical's editors were happy to publish it--for here was a respected scientist offering support for the journal's view that science is a subjective, socially constructed discipline. But as Sokal himself soon revealed in Lingua Franca magazine, the essay was a spectacular hoax--filled with scientific gibberish anyone with a basic knowledge of physics should have caught--and the academic world suddenly awoke to the vast gap that (...)
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    Empirical Knowledge.Alan H. Goldman - 1988 - University of California Press.
    This remarkably clear and comprehensive account of empirical knowledge will be valuable to all students of epistemology and philosophy. The author begins from an explanationist analysis of knowing—a belief counts as knowledge if, and only if, its truth enters into the best explanation for its being held. Defending common sense and scientific realism within the explanationist framework, Alan Goldman provides a new foundational approach to justification. The view that emerges is broadly empiricist, counteracting the recently dominant trend that rejects (...)
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    Paul C. Eklof and Alan H. Mekler. Almost free modules. Set-theoretic methods. North Holland mathematical library, vol. 46. North-Holland, Amsterdam etc. 1990, xvi + 481 pp. [REVIEW]Alan Dow & Juris Steprāns - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (2):696-698.
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    Review: Paul C. Eklof, Alan H. Mekler, Almost Free Modules. Set-Theoretic Methods. [REVIEW]Alan Dow & Juris Steprans - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (2):696-698.
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    Stationary logic and its friends. I.Alan H. Mekler & Saharon Shelah - 1985 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 26 (2):129-138.
  15. The Moral Foundations of Professional Ethics.Alan H. Goldman (ed.) - 1980 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    This books examines the fundamental values and principles of conduct in the professions, focusing specifically on four areas: law, politics, medicine and business. One central question unifies its inquiry into the different professions: should the principles for judging the actions of professionals be the same as those used to judge private individuals, or do these professions require special moral principles to guide their conduct. The author considers arguments deriving from the underlying institutional goals of each profession in turn.
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    Music, Art, and Metaphysics: Essays in Philosophical Aesthetics.Alan H. Goldman - 1992 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 50 (4):327-329.
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    Musical Meaning and Expression.Alan H. Goldman - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (185):533-535.
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    Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science.Alan H. Cromer - 1995 - Oxford University Press USA.
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    Life's Values: Pleasure, Happiness, Well-Being, and Meaning.Alan H. Goldman - 2018 - Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
    Life's Values offers new analyses of the nature of pleasure, happiness, well-being, and meaning in life. Recognizing how individuals have different priorities, Goldman explains what is of ultimate value in our lives and argues that making our desires rational - relevantly informed of what it's like to satisfy them - maximizes well-being.
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    The Moral Significance of National Boundaries.Alan H. Goldman - 1982 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 7 (1):437-453.
  21. The paradox of punishment.Alan H. Goldman - 1979 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 9 (1):42-58.
  22. The experiential account of aesthetic value.Alan H. Goldman - 2006 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 64 (3):333–342.
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    Stationary logic and its friends. II.Alan H. Mekler & Saharon Shelah - 1986 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 27 (1):39-50.
  24. Aesthetic qualities and aesthetic value.Alan H. Goldman - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 87 (1):23-37.
    To say that an object is beautiful or ugly is seemingly to refer to a property of the object. But it is also to express a positive or negative response to it, a set of aesthetic values, and to suggest that others ought to respond in the same way. Such judg- ments are descriptive, expressive, and normative or prescriptive at once. These multiple features are captured well by Humean accounts that analyze the judgments as ascribing relational properties. To say that (...)
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    Teaching Science and Ethics to Undergraduates: A Multidisciplinary Approach.Alan H. McGowan - 2013 - Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (2):535-543.
    The teaching of the ethical implications of scientific advances in science courses for undergraduates has significant advantages for both science and non-science majors. The article describes three courses taught by the author as examples of the concept, and examines the disadvantages as well as the advantages. A significant advantage of this approach is that many students take the courses primarily because of the ethical component who would not otherwise take science. A disadvantage is less time in the course for the (...)
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    Learning from books.Alan H. Goldman - 2015 - Forum for European Philosophy Blog.
    Alan H. Goldman on the philosophical value of the novel.
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  27. The Moral Foundations of Professional Ethics.Alan H. Goldman - 1983 - Law and Philosophy 2 (3):397-403.
     
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  28. Realism about aesthetic properties.Alan H. Goldman - 1993 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 (1):31-37.
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    Moral Knowledge.Alan H. Goldman - 1988 - Routledge.
    Originally published in 1988, this book discusses if moral knowledge exists, and if so, if it is similar to other forms of knowledge. This book approaches the issues from both historical and contemporary perspectives and in order to determine whether there is a real property of rightness, looks to the ethical theories of Hobbes, Hume and Kant. This historical analysis leads to a systematic comparison of three theories of the nature of ethics: realism, emotivism and coherentism. The nature of coherence (...)
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    Philosophy and the novel.Alan H. Goldman - 2013 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Part I. Philosophy of novels. 1. Introduction: philosophical content and literary value -- 2. Interpreting novels -- 3. The sun also rises: incompatible interpretations -- 4. The appeal of the mystery -- Part II. Philosophy in novels. 5. Moral development in Pride and prejudice -- 6. Huckleberry Finn and moral motivation -- 7. What we learn about rules from The cider house rules -- 8. Nostromo and the fragility of the self.
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    Well-Being and Experience.Alan H. Goldman - 2022 - The Journal of Ethics 26 (2):175-192.
    Robert Nozick argued that we would not plug into his machine that could give us any experiences we chose. More recently Richard Kraut has argued that it would be prudentially rational to plug into the machine, since only experiences count for personal welfare. I argue that both are wrong, that either choice can be rational or not, depending on the central desires of the subjects choosing. This claim is supported by the empirical evidence, which shows an almost even split between (...)
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  32. Stability of nilpotent groups of class 2 and prime exponent.Alan H. Mekler - 1981 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 46 (4):781-788.
    Let p be an odd prime. A method is described which given a structure M of finite similarity type produces a nilpotent group of class 2 and exponent p which is in the same stability class as M. Theorem. There are nilpotent groups of class 2 and exponent p in all stability classes. Theorem. The problem of characterizing a stability class is equivalent to characterizing the (nilpotent, class 2, exponent p) groups in that class.
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  33. The entitlement theory of distributive justice.Alan H. Goldman - 1976 - Journal of Philosophy 73 (21):823-835.
  34. Business ethics: Profits, utilities, and moral rights.Alan H. Goldman - 1980 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 9 (3):260-286.
  35. Justice and Reverse Discrimination.Alan H. Goldman - 1979 - Journal of Business Ethics 1 (2):159-162.
     
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    What desires are, and are not.Alan H. Goldman - 2017 - Philosophical Studies 174 (2):333-352.
    This paper criticizes the account of desire defended by Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder in their recent book, In Praise of Desire. It contrasts their account with one that I favor, a cluster analysis listing various criteria that are together sufficient for having paradigm desires, but none of which is necessary or sufficient for desiring. I argue that their account fails to state necessary or sufficient conditions, that it is explanatorily weaker than the cluster account, that it fails to provide (...)
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    The Broad View of Aesthetic Experience.Alan H. Goldman - 2013 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71 (4):323-333.
    Peter Kivy and Noël Carroll advocate a narrow view of aesthetic experience according to which it consists mainly in attention to formal properties. Excluded are cognitive and moral properties. I defend the broader view that includes the latter properties. I argue first that cognition and moral assessment can be inseparable in experience from grasp of form and expressiveness. Second, Kivy and Carroll must extend the notion of form itself beyond ordinary usage to accommodate acknowledged aesthetic experience. Third, the broad view (...)
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  38. Affirmative action.Alan H. Goldman - 1976 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 5 (2):178-195.
  39. Reason Internalism.Alan H. Goldman - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 71 (3):505 - 533.
    This paper defends strong internalism about reasons, the view that reasons must relate to pre-existing motivational states, from several kinds of counterexamples, supposed desire independent reasons, that have been proposed. A central distinction drawn is that between there being a reason and an agent's having a reason. For an agent to have an F reason, she must be F-minded. Reasons, as what motivate us, are states of affairs and not themselves desires or motivational states, but they must connect to existing (...)
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  40. Interpreting art and literature.Alan H. Goldman - 1990 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):205-214.
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  41. Toward a new theory of punishment.Alan H. Goldman - 1982 - Law and Philosophy 1 (1):57 - 76.
    Criteria for a successful theory of punishment include first, that it specify a reasonable limit to punishments in particular cases, and second, that it allow benefits to outweigh costs in a penal institution.It is argued that traditional utilitarian and retributive theories fail to satisfy both criteria, and that they cannot be coherently combined so as to do so. Retributivism specifies a reasonable limit in its demand that punishment equal crime, but this limit fails to allow benefits to outweigh costs of (...)
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    Moral reasoning without rules.Alan H. Goldman - 2001 - Mind and Society 2 (2):105-118.
    Genuine rules cannot capture our intuitive moral judgments because, if usable, they mention only a limited number of factors as relevant to decisions. But morally relevant factors are both numerous and unpredictable in the ways they interact to change priorities among them. Particularists have pointed this out, but their account of moral judgment is also inadequate, leaving no room for genuine reasoning or argument. Reasons must be general even if not universal. Particularists can insist that our judgments be reflective, unbiased, (...)
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    Practical Rules: When We Need Them and When We Don’t.Alan H. Goldman (ed.) - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    Rules proliferate; some are kept with a bureaucratic stringency bordering on the absurd, while others are manipulated and ignored in ways that injure our sense of justice. Under what conditions should we make exceptions to rules, and when should they be followed despite particular circumstances? The two dominant models in the literature on rules are the particularist account and that which sees the application of rules as normative. Taking a position that falls between these two extremes, Alan Goldman provides (...)
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    Review of Anita Silvers, David Wasserman, and Mary Mahowald, Disability, Difference, Discrimination: Perspectives on Justice in Bioethics and Public Policy:Disability, Difference, Discrimination: Perspectives on Justice in Bioethics and Public Policy. [REVIEW]Alan H. Goldman - 2000 - Ethics 110 (4):873-875.
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    I. Reasons and personal identity.Alan H. Goldman - 1985 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 28 (1-4):373-387.
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    An Explanatory Analysis of Knowledge.Alan H. Goldman - 1984 - American Philosophical Quarterly 21 (1):101 - 108.
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    The Lyrics of Aristophanes. [REVIEW]Alan H. Sommerstein - 1986 - The Classical Review 36 (2):203-205.
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    The Phonology of Ptolemaic Koine. [REVIEW]Alan H. Sommerstein - 1979 - The Classical Review 29 (1):169-170.
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    Varro's Theory of Language. [REVIEW]Alan H. Sommerstein - 1977 - The Classical Review 27 (2):184-185.
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    Alan H. Goldman, Philosophy and the Novel.Iris Vidmar - 2020 - Estetika: The European Journal of Aesthetics 52 (1):122.
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