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  1. Eating Meat and Not Vaccinating: In Defense of the Analogy.Ben Jones - 2021 - Bioethics 35 (2):135-142.
    The devastating impact of the COVID‐19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic is prompting renewed scrutiny of practices that heighten the risk of infectious disease. One such practice is refusing available vaccines known to be effective at preventing dangerous communicable diseases. For reasons of preventing individual harm, avoiding complicity in collective harm, and fairness, there is a growing consensus among ethicists that individuals have a duty to get vaccinated. I argue that these same grounds establish an analogous duty to avoid buying and (...)
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  2. Political Activism and Research Ethics.Ben Jones - 2020 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 37 (2):233-248.
    Those who care about and engage in politics frequently fall victim to cognitive bias. Concerns that such bias impacts scholarship recently have prompted debates—notably, in philosophy and psychology—on the proper relationship between research and politics. One proposal emerging from these debates is that researchers studying politics have a professional duty to avoid political activism because it risks biasing their work. While sympathetic to the motivations behind this proposal, I suggest several reasons to reject a blanket duty to avoid activism: (1) (...)
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    Category Contingent Aftereffects for Faces of Different Races, Ages and Species.Anthony C. Little, Lisa M. DeBruine, Benedict C. Jones & Corri Waitt - 2008 - Cognition 106 (3):1537-1547.
  4. Authenticity in Political Discourse.Ben Jones - 2016 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 19 (2):489-504.
    Judith Shklar, David Runciman, and others argue against what they see as excessive criticism of political hypocrisy. Such arguments often assume that communicating in an authentic manner is an impossible political ideal. This article challenges the characterization of authenticity as an unrealistic ideal and makes the case that its value can be grounded in a certain political realism sensitive to the threats posed by representative democracy. First, by analyzing authenticity’s demands for political discourse, I show that authenticity has greater flexibility (...)
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  5. The Challenges of Ideal Theory and Appeal of Secular Apocalyptic Thought.Ben Jones - 2020 - European Journal of Political Theory 19 (4):465-488.
    Why do thinkers hostile or agnostic toward Christianity find in its apocalyptic doctrines—often seen as bizarre—appealing tools for interpreting politics? This article tackles that puzzle. First, i...
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  6. Police-Generated Killings: The Gap Between Ethics and Law.Ben Jones - forthcoming - Political Research Quarterly.
    This article offers a normative analysis of some of the most controversial incidents involving police—what I call police-generated killings. In these cases, bad police tactics create a situation where deadly force becomes necessary, becomes perceived as necessary, or occurs unintentionally. Police deserve blame for such killings because they choose tactics that unnecessarily raise the risk of deadly force, thus violating their obligation to prioritize the protection of life. Since current law in the United States fails to ban many bad tactics, (...)
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  7. Police Ethics After Ferguson.Ben Jones & Eduardo Mendieta - 2021 - In Ben Jones & Eduardo Mendieta (eds.), The Ethics of Policing: New Perspectives on Law Enforcement. New York: New York University Press. pp. 1-22.
    In 2014, questionable police killings of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice sparked mass protests and put policing at the center of national debate. Mass protests erupted again in 2020 after the brutal police killing of George Floyd. These and other incidents have put a spotlight on a host of issues that threaten the legitimacy of policing—excessive force, racial bias, over-policing of marginalized communities, historic injustices that remain unaddressed, and new technology that increases police powers. This introduction gives an (...)
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    Ovulation, Sex Hormones, and Women’s Mating Psychology.Benedict C. Jones, Amanda C. Hahn & Lisa M. DeBruine - 2019 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 23 (1):51-62.
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    Comment: Alternatives to Wood Et Al.'s Conclusions.Benedict Christopher Jones - 2014 - Emotion Review 6 (3):254-256.
    Wood, Kressel, Joshi, and Louie report that published, but not unpublished, studies of masculinity, dominance, symmetry, and health preferences show significant overall effects of cycle phase. They interpret this as evidence that reports of cyclic shifts in mate preferences are artifacts of publication bias. I will first discuss why these conclusions do not necessarily follow straightforwardly from their results. I will then discuss their findings for health preferences specifically, concluding that their dismissal of a significant overall effect of cycle phase (...)
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  10. The Natural Kingdom of God in Hobbes’s Political Thought.Ben Jones - 2019 - History of European Ideas 45 (3):436-453.
    ABSTRACTIn Leviathan, Hobbes outlines the concept of the ‘Kingdome of God by Nature’ or ‘Naturall Kingdome of God’, terms rarely found in English texts at the time. This article traces the concept back to the Catechism of the Council of Trent, which sets forth a threefold understanding of God’s kingdom – the kingdoms of nature, grace, and glory – none of which refer to civil commonwealths on earth. Hobbes abandons this Catholic typology and transforms the concept of the natural kingdom (...)
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  11. Drones and Dirty Hands.Ben Jones & John M. Parrish - 2016 - In Kerstin Fisk & Jennifer Ramos (eds.), Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killings, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare. New York, USA: New York University Press. pp. 283-312.
    The period known as the “War on Terror” has prompted a revival of interest in the idea of moral dilemmas and the problem of “dirty hands” in public life. Some contend that a policy of targeted killing of terrorist actors is (under specified but not uncommon circumstances) an instance of a dirty-handed moral dilemma – morally required yet morally forbidden, the least evil choice available in the circumstances, but one that nevertheless leaves an indelible moral stain on the character of (...)
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    Adaptation to Antifaces and the Perception of Correct Famous Identity in an Average Face.Anthony C. Little, Peter J. B. Hancock, Lisa M. DeBruine & Benedict C. Jones - 2012 - Frontiers in Psychology 3.
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    Category-Contingent Face Adaptation for Novel Colour Categories: Contingent Effects Are Seen Only After Social or Meaningful Labelling.Anthony C. Little, Lisa M. DeBruine & Benedict C. Jones - 2011 - Cognition 118 (1):116-122.
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    Nietzsche and the Rhetoric of Nihilism: Essays on Interpretation, Language and Politics.Tom Darby, Béla Egyed & Ben Jones - 1989 - Carleton University Press.
    New readings and perspectives on Nietzsche's work are brought together in this collection of essays byprominent scholars from North America and Europe. They question whether Nietzsche's work and theconventional interpretation of it is rhetorical and nihilistic.
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    Apocalypse Without God: Apocalyptic Thought, Ideal Politics, and the Limits of Utopian Hope.Ben Jones - 2022 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    Apocalypse, it seems, is everywhere. Preachers with vast followings proclaim the world's end and apocalyptic fears grip even the non-religious amid climate change, pandemics, and threats of nuclear war. But as these ideas pervade popular discourse, grasping their logic remains elusive. Ben Jones argues that we can gain insight into apocalyptic thought through secular thinkers. He starts with a puzzle: Why would secular thinkers draw on Christian apocalyptic beliefs--often dismissed as bizarre--to interpret politics? The apocalyptic tradition proves appealing in part (...)
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    The Ethics of Policing: New Perspectives on Law Enforcement.Ben Jones & Eduardo Mendieta (eds.) - 2021 - New York: NYU Press.
    From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, the brutal deaths of Black citizens at the hands of law enforcement have brought race and policing to the forefront of national debate in the United States. In The Ethics of Policing, Ben Jones and Eduardo Mendieta bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars across the social sciences and humanities to reevaluate the role of the police and the ethical principles that guide their work. With contributors such as Tracey Meares, Michael Walzer, and Franklin (...)
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    Extending Parasite-Stress Theory to Variation in Human Mate Preferences.Lisa M. DeBruine, Anthony C. Little & Benedict C. Jones - 2012 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (2):86-87.
    In this commentary we suggest that Fincher & Thornhill's (F&T's) parasite-stress theory of social behaviors and attitudes can be extended to mating behaviors and preferences. We discuss evidence from prior correlational and experimental studies that support this claim. We also reanalyze data from two of those studies using F&T's new parasite stress measures.
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    Making the Ethical and Philosophical Case for “Energy Justice”.Benjamin R. Jones, Benjamin K. Sovacool & Roman V. Sidortsov - 2015 - Environmental Ethics 37 (2):145-168.
    A new conceptual framework, “energy justice,” provides a more comprehensive and, po­tentially, better way to assess and resolve energy-related dilemmas. This new framework of energy justice builds on four fundamental assumptions and consists of two key principles: a prohibitive principle which states that “energy systems must be designed and constructed in such a way that they do not unduly interfere with the ability of people to acquire those basic goods to which they are justly entitled,” and an affirmative principle which (...)
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    Constructing Identifiable Composite Faces: The Importance of Cognitive Alignment of Interview and Construction Procedure.Faye C. Skelton, Charlie D. Frowd, Peter J. B. Hancock, Helen S. Jones, Benedict C. Jones, Cristina Fodarella, Kirsty Battersby & Karen Logan - 2020 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 26 (3):507-521.
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    The Influence of Functional Flywheel Resistance Training on Movement Variability and Movement Velocity in Elite Rugby Players.Bruno Fernández-Valdés, Jaime Sampaio, Juliana Exel, Jacob González, Julio Tous-Fajardo, Ben Jones & Gerard Moras - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
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    Co-Operative Production.Benjamin Jones - 1897 - International Journal of Ethics 7 (3):379-381.
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    Perceived Femininity and Masculinity Contribute Independently to Facial Impressions.Neil Hester, Benedict C. Jones & Eric Hehman - 2021 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 150 (6):1147-1164.
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