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    Book Review Section 1. [REVIEW]Maureen Mccormack, Shawn Taylor, Michael Romanowski, David B. Bills, Patricia E. Calderwood, Timothy Glander, Evelyn I. Sears & Donald Vandenberg - 1998 - Educational Studies 29 (2):152-188.
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    Book Review Section 2. [REVIEW]Constance Marie Willett, Robert R. Sherman, Kate Rousmaniere, Evelyn I. Sears, Samuel Totten, Jacque Ensign & Amy Gratch - 1998 - Educational Studies 29 (1):61-91.
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    Experiments on Motor Conflict. I. Types of Conflict and Their Modes of Resolution.C. I. Hovland & R. R. Sears - 1938 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 23 (5):477.
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  4. Worldly Gurus and Spiritual Kings: Architecture and Asceticism in Medieval India. By Tamara I. Sears.Alka Patel - 2022 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 138 (3).
    Worldly Gurus and Spiritual Kings: Architecture and Asceticism in Medieval India. By Tamara I. Sears. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. 300, illus. $75.
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    After Eden, The Secularization of American Space in the Fiction of Willa Cather and Theodore Dreiser (Review).Evelyn I. Funda - 1993 - Philosophy and Literature 17 (1):182-184.
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    Experiments on Motor Conflict. II. Determination of Mode of Resolution by Comparative Strengths of Conflicting Responses. [REVIEW]R. R. Sears & C. I. Hovland - 1941 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 28 (3):280.
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    Deweyan Pragmatism and the Quest for True Belief.Christine L. McCarthy & Evelyn Sears - 2000 - Educational Theory 50 (2):213-227.
  8. Evelyn M. Barker.Experience In I.-Iusserl - 1983 - Analecta Husserliana 16:183.
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  9. The Significance and Scope of Evolutionary Developmental Biology: A Vision for the 21st Century.A. P. Moczek, K. E. Sears, A. Stollewerk, P. J. Wittkopp, P. Diggle, I. Dworkin, C. Ledon-Rettig, D. Q. Mattus, S. Roth, E. Abouheif, F. D. Brown, C.-H. Chiu, C. S. Cohen & A. W. De Tomaso - 2015 - Evolution & Development 17:198–219.
    Evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) has undergone dramatic transformations since its emergence as a distinct discipline. This paper aims to highlight the scope, power, and future promise of evo-devo to transform and unify diverse aspects of biology. We articulate key questions at the core of eleven biological disciplines—from Evolution, Development, Paleontology, and Neurobiology to Cellular and Molecular Biology, Quantitative Genetics, Human Diseases, Ecology, Agriculture and Science Education, and lastly, Evolutionary Developmental Biology itself—and discuss why evo-devo is uniquely situated to substantially improve (...)
     
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    The Reproductive Ecology of Industrial Societies, Part I.Gert Stulp, Rebecca Sear & Louise Barrett - 2016 - Human Nature 27 (4):422-444.
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    Organisms, Machines, and Thunderstorms: A History of Self-Organization (I).Evelyn Fox Keller - 2008 - Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 38 (1):45-75.
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    Evelyn, Boyle, and Dr. Wilkinson's "Mathematico-Chymico-Mechanical School".Jackson I. Cope - 1959 - Isis 50 (1):30-32.
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    Appositive NP Constructions: We, the Men; We Men; I, a Man; Etc.Evelyne Delorme & Ray C. Dougherty - 1972 - Foundations of Language 8 (1):2-29.
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    Statius, Silvae I. Praef. 37.H. G. Evelyn-White - 1923 - The Classical Review 37 (3-4):67-.
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    A Guide to Field Philosophy: Case Studies and Practical Strategies.Evelyn Brister & Robert Frodeman (eds.) - 2020 - Routledge.
    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers' contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to government agencies and non-profits--on how to effectively practice philosophy. Its 22 case studies are organized into five sections: I Collaboration and Communication II Policymaking and the Public Sphere III Fieldwork in the Academy IV Fieldwork in the Professions V Changing Philosophical Practice (...)
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    The Governmental Topologies of Database Devices.Evelyn Ruppert - 2012 - Theory, Culture and Society 29 (4-5):116-136.
    In business and government, databases contain large quantities of digital transactional data. The data can be understood as ongoing and dynamic measurements of the activities and doings of people. In government, numerous database devices have been developed to connect such data across services to discover patterns and identify and evaluate the performance of individuals and populations. Under the UK’s New Labour government, the development of such devices was part of a broader policy known as ‘joined-up thinking and government’. Analyses of (...)
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    Lecture du Testament Villon: Huitains I À XLV Et LXXVIII À LXXXIV. Jacques T. E. Thomas.Evelyn Vitz - 1994 - Speculum 69 (3):903-903.
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    Demosthenes, Philippic I., Olynthiacs I. Ii. Iii. With Introduction and Notes by Evelyn Abbott, M. A., LL. D., and P. E. Matheson, M. A. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1887. 3s. [REVIEW]S. H. Butcher - 1888 - The Classical Review 2 (07):207-208.
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    Plutarch's Lives Plutarch's Lives, with an English Translation by Bernadotte Perrin, in ten Volumes. Vol. I.: Pp. Xix + 582; Vol. II.: Pp. Ix + 631. Small 8vo. London: William Heinemann. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914. [REVIEW]Hugh G. Evelyn-White - 1916 - The Classical Review 30 (03):89-90.
  20. Disciplinary Capture and Epistemological Obstacles to Interdisciplinary Research: Lessons From Central African Conservation Disputes.Evelyn Brister - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 56:82-91.
    Complex environmental problems require well-researched policies that integrate knowledge from both the natural and social sciences. Epistemic differences can impede interdisciplinary collaboration, as shown by debates between conservation biologists and anthropologists who are working to preserve biological diversity and support economic development in central Africa. Disciplinary differences with regard to 1) facts, 2) rigor, 3) causal explanation, and 4) research goals reinforce each other, such that early decisions about how to define concepts or which methods to adopt may tilt research (...)
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  21. Models of and Models For: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Biology.Evelyn Fox Keller - 2000 - Philosophy of Science 67 (3):86.
    Two decades of critique have sensitized historians and philosophers of science to the inadequacies of conventional dichotomies between theory and practice, thereby prompting the search for new ways of writing about science that are less beholden than the old ways to the epistemological mores of theoretical physics, and more faithful to the actual practices not only of physics but of all the natural sciences. The need for alternative descriptions seems particularly urgent if one is to understand the place of theory (...)
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    Greek Portrait Sculpture Evelyn B. Harrison: The Athenian Agora. Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Vol. I: Portrait Sculpture. Pp. Xiv + 114; 49 Plates. Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1953. Cloth, $6. [REVIEW]J. M. C. Toynbee - 1956 - The Classical Review 6 (01):56-59.
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    Book Review: I Am Evelyn Amony: Reclaiming My Life From the Lord’s Resistance Army by Evelyn Amony. [REVIEW]Norman Mukasa - 2019 - Feminist Review 122 (1):231-232.
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  24. Who Can Be Morally Obligated to Be a Vegetarian?Evelyn Pluhar - 1992 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 5 (2):189-215.
    Kathryn Paxton George has recently argued that vegetarianism cannot be a moral obligation for most human beings, even if Tom Regan is correct in arguing that humans and certain nonhuman animals are equally inherently valuable. She holds that Regan's liberty principle permits humans to kill and eat innocent others who have a right to life, provided that doing so prevents humans from being made worse off. George maintains that obstaining from meat and dairy products would in fact make most humans (...)
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    A Phenomenological System of Ethics (I).Mary Evelyn Clarke - 1932 - Philosophy 7 (28):414 - 430.
    Since the appearance, nearly twenty years ago, of the first volume of Husserl”s Jahrbuch für Philosophie und phänomenologische Forschung , philosophers have been watching the development of a movement in Germany that has claimed attention through its opposition on the one side to the still powerful Kantian tradition, on the other to the trend of thought arising under the influence of biological science, aptly named by Meinong Psychologismus . The subtlety and originality of this new line of speculation and the (...)
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  26. The Gender/Science System: Or, Is Sex To Gender As Nature Is To Science?Evelyn Fox Keller - 1987 - Hypatia 2 (3):37-49.
    In this paper, I explore the problematic relation between sex and gender in parallel with the equally problematic relation between nature and science. I also offer a provisional analysis of the political dynamics that work to polarize both kinds of discourse, focusing especially on their intersection (i.e., on discussions of gender and science), and on that group most directly affected by all of the above considerations (i.e., women scientists).
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  27. On Vegetarianism, Morality, and Science: A Counter Reply. [REVIEW]Evelyn B. Pluhar - 1993 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 6 (2):185-213.
    I recently took issue with Kathryn George's contention that vegetarianism cannot be a moral obligation for most human beings, even assuming that Tom Regan's stringent thesis about the equal inherent value of humans and many sentient nonhumans is correct. I argued that both Regan and George are incorrect in claiming that his view would permit moral agents to kill and eat innocent, non-threatening rights holders. An unequal rights view, by contrast, would permit such actions if a moral agent's health or (...)
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    Proceduralism and Expertise in Local Environmental Decision-Making.Evelyn Brister - 2018 - In Ben Minteer & Sahotra Sarkar (eds.), A Sustainable Philosophy—the Work of Bryan Norton. Springer Verlag.
    Among Bryan Norton’s most influential contributions to environmental philosophy has been his analysis and evaluation of democratic processes for environmental decision-making. He examines actual cases of environmental decision-making in their legal, political, ethical and scientific contexts, and, with contextual constraints and goals in mind, he theorizes concerning what they accomplish and how they can be improved. Informed by the political theories of both John Dewey and Jürgen Habermas, Norton’s pragmatist approach holds that appropriate democratic decision procedures will generate broadly defensible (...)
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    Experimentation on Humans and Nonhumans.Evelyn B. Pluhar - 2006 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 27 (4):333-355.
    In this article, I argue that it is wrong to conduct any experiment on a nonhuman which we would regard as immoral were it to be conducted on a human, because such experimentation violates the basic moral rights of sentient beings. After distinguishing the rights approach from the utilitarian approach, I delineate basic concepts. I then raise the classic “argument from marginal cases” against those who support experimentation on nonhumans but not on humans. After next replying to six important objections (...)
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    The Justification of an Environmental Ethic.Evelyn B. Pluhar - 1983 - Environmental Ethics 5 (1):47-61.
    Tom Regan has made a very important contribution to the debate on environmental ethics in his “On the Nature and Possibility of an Environmental Ethic.” The debate can be brought out yet more clearly by contrasting Regan’s views with those of an eminent critic of environmental ethics in Regan’s sense, William K. Frankena. I argue that Regan’s position has much to recommend it, but has a fatal flaw whichwould render environmental ethics unjustifiable. I suggest this flaw can be remedied by (...)
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  31. Feminist Epistemology, Contextualism, and Philosophical Skepticism.Evelyn Brister - 2009 - Metaphilosophy 40 (5):671-688.
    Abstract: This essay explores the relation between feminist epistemology and the problem of philosophical skepticism. Even though feminist epistemology has not typically focused on skepticism as a problem, I argue that a feminist contextualist epistemology may solve many of the difficulties facing recent contextualist responses to skepticism. Philosophical skepticism appears to succeed in casting doubt on the very possibility of knowledge by shifting our attention to abnormal contexts. I argue that this shift in context constitutes an attempt to exercise unearned (...)
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    Genes, Genomes, and Genomics.Evelyn Fox Keller - 2011 - Biological Theory 6 (2):132-140.
    While scientific terms lack the stability of physical objects, they are generally far more stable than the various meanings associated with them. As a consequence, they tend to carry older conceptions alongside those more recently acquired, thereby exerting an effective drag against conceptual change. I illustrate this claim with an analysis of the shifting meanings of the term genome, originally used to refer to a collectivity of genes, but more recently to an organism’s complement of DNA. While genes were originally (...)
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    Cognitive Theory and Moral Behavior: The Contribution of F. A. Hayek to Business Ethics. [REVIEW]Evelyn Gick - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 45 (1-2):149 - 165.
    This paper shows how business ethics as a concept may be approached from a cognitive viewpoint. Following F. A. Hayek''s cognitive theory, I argue that moral behavior evolves and changes because of individual perception and action. Individual moral behavior becomes a moral rule when prominently displayed by members of a certain society in a specific situation. A set of moral rules eventually forms the ethical code of a society, of which business ethics codes are only a part. By focusing on (...)
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  34. When is It Morally Acceptable to Kill Animals?Evelyn B. Pluhar - 1988 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 1 (3):211-224.
    Professor Hugh Lehman has recently argued that the rights view, according to which nonhuman animals have a prima facie right to life, is compatible with the killing of animals in many circumstances, including killing for food, research, or product-testing purposes. His principle argument is an appeal to life-boat cases, in which certain lives should be sacrificed rather than others because the latter would allegedly be made worse-off by death than the former. I argue that this reasoning would apply to so-called (...)
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    John Dewey and Evelyn Fox Keller: A Shared Epistemological Tradition.Lisa Heldke - 1987 - Hypatia 2 (3):129 - 140.
    In this paper, I undertake an exploration of the similarities I find between the epistemological projects of John Dewey and Evelyn Fox Keller. These similarities, I suggest, warrant considering Dewey and Keller to share membership in an epistemological tradition, a tradition I label the "Coresponsible Option." In my examination, I focus on Dewey's and Keller's ontological assertion that we live in a world that is an inextricable mixture of certainty and chance, and on their resultant conception of inquiry as (...)
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    Demarcating Public From Private Values in Evolutionary Discourse.Evelyn Fox Keller - 1988 - Journal of the History of Biology 21 (2):195-211.
    What I suggest we can see in this brief overview of the literature is an extensive interpenetration on both sides of these debates between scientific, political, and social values. Important shifts in political and social values were of course occurring over the same period, some of them in parallel with, and perhaps even contributing to, these transitions I have been speaking of in evolutionary discourse. The developments that I think of as at least suggestive of possible parallels include the progressive (...)
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    Vegetarianism, Morality, and Science Revisited.Evelyn Pluhar - 1994 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 7 (1):77-82.
    Professor Kathryn George's Use and Abuse Revisited does not contain an accurate assessment of my On Vegetarianism, Morality, and Science: A Counter Reply. I show that she has misrepresented my moral and empirical argumentation.
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    Gilkes (O.J.) (Ed.) The Theatre at Butrint. Luigi Maria Ugolini's Excavations at Butrint 1928–1932 (Albania Antica IV). With Contributions by A. M. Liberati, L. Miraj, I. Pojani, F. Sear, J. Wilkes and B. Polci. Published in Collaboration with the Butrint Foundation, Museo Della Civiltà Romana, Instituti I Arkeologjisë. (The British School at Athens Supplementary Volume 35.) Pp. Xviii + 270, Maps, Ills. London: The British School at Athens, 2003. Cased, £72. ISBN: 978-0-904887-44-. [REVIEW]Elizabeth R. Gebhard - 2007 - The Classical Review 57 (01):219-.
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    Emotions in Diary Dreams.Michael Schredl & Evelyn Doll - 1998 - Consciousness and Cognition 7 (4):634-646.
    Even though various investigations found a preponderance of negative emotions in dreams, the conclusion that human dream life is, in general, negatively toned is limited by several methodological issues. The present study made use of three different approaches to measure dream emotions: dream intensity rated by the dreamer, intensity rated by a judge, and scoring of explicitly mentioned emotions (Hall & Van de Castle, 1966). Results indicate that only in the case of external raters' estimates do negative emotions outweigh the (...)
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    Distributing Epistemic Authority: Refining Norton’s Pragmatist Approach to Environmental Decision-Making.Evelyn Brister - 2012 - Contemporary Pragmatism 9 (1):185-203.
    Environmental pragmatists are committed to analyzing questions of environmental policy. Bryan Norton's pragmatic critique of environmental decision-making shows how an implicit commitment to the fact/value distinction has hindered productive environmental action. Nonetheless, Norton, as well as the majority of environmental ethicists, have devoted more attention to theorizing value disagreements as a primary cause of controversy than to examining epistemic structures. A case study demonstrates why and how Norton's procedural account may be supplemented with sensitive attention to the construction of epistemic (...)
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    Active Matter, Then and Now.Evelyn Fox Keller - 2016 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 38 (3):11.
    Historically, living was divided from dead, inert matter by its autonomous activity. Today, a number of materials not themselves alive are characterized as having inherent activity, and this activity has become the subject of a hot new field of physics, “Active Matter”, or “Soft matter become alive.” For active matter scientists, the relation of physics to biology is guaranteed in one direction by the assertion that the cell is a material, and hence its study can be considered a branch of (...)
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    Utilitarian Killing, Replacement, and Rights.Evelyn Pluhar - 1990 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 3 (2):147-171.
    The ethical theory underlying much of our treatment of animals in agriculture and research is the moral agency view. It is assumed that only moral agents, or persons, are worthy of maximal moral significance, and that farm and laboratory animals are not moral agents. However, this view also excludes human non-persons from the moral community. Utilitarianism, which bids us maximize the amount of good in the world, is an alternative ethical theory. Although it has many merits, including impartiality and the (...)
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  43. Mysticism and Mind: Using Cognitive Science to Explore Religious Experience.Ryan G. Hornbeck & Robert E. Sears - 2015 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 7 (2):59--80.
    This article derives from a paper presented at the Philosophy of Religion and Mysticism Conference hosted by the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, May 22-24, 2014. That paper introduced theories and methods drawn from the ”cognitive science of religion’ and suggested future avenues of research connecting CSR and scholarship on mysticism. Towards these same ends, the present article proceeds in three parts. Part I outlines the origins, aims, and basic tenets of CSR research. Part II discusses one specific causal (...)
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    Reproduction and the Central Project of Evolutionary Theory.Evelyn Fox Keller - 1987 - Biology and Philosophy 2 (4):383-396.
    In much of the discourse of evolutionary theory, reproduction is treated as an autonomous function of the individual organism — even in discussions of sexually reproducing organisms. In this paper, I examine some of the functions and consequences of such manifestly peculiar language. In particular, I suggest that it provides crucial support for the central project of evolutionary theory — namely that of locating causal efficacy in intrinsic properties of the individual organism. Furthermore, I argue that the language of individual (...)
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    Metaphilosophy and the History of the Philosophy of Science-Toward a New Understanding of Scientific Success-Models Of and Models For: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Biology.Janet Kourany & Evelyn Fox Keller - 2000 - Philosophy of Science 67 (3):S72.
    Two decades of critique have sensitized historians and philosophers of science to the inadequacies of conventional dichotomies between theory and practice, thereby prompting the search for new ways of writing about science that are less beholden than the old ways to the epistemological mores of theoretical physics, and more faithful to the actual practices not only of physics but of all the natural sciences. The need for alternative descriptions seems particularly urgent if one is to understand the place of theory (...)
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    Rethinking the Meaning of Biological Information.Evelyn Fox Keller - 2009 - Biological Theory 4 (2):159-166.
    Throughout the history of molecular biology, the primary meaning of biological information has been taken from the image of a word-based linguistic code. I want to argue that the metaphor of such a code does not begin to capture either the variety or the richness of the processes by which nucleotide sequences inform biological processes. Current research demonstrates that nucleotide sequences inform not only development but also heredity and evolution, and they do so in all sorts of ways. Even though (...)
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    Non-Obligatory Anthropocentrism.Evelyn B. Pluhar - 2000 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 13 (3-4):329-335.
    David Sztybel has argued that defenders of the moralsignificance of animals have not made an effective case against theirenemy: anthropocentrism. He maintains that they have refuted only``straw'' versions of that view. Sztybel opposes anthropocentrism, butis convinced that it is a much more difficult view to defeat than hasbeen thought. He develops the strongest argument possible for``Obligatory Anthropocentrism'' (OA), defending it against manyobjections. He also holds that OA does not have unpalatable implicationsfor the treatment of average, below average, and mentally challengedhumans. (...)
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    Assessing Risk in the Absence of Quantifiability.Evelyn Fox Keller - 2015 - Biological Theory 10 (3):228-236.
    A substantial literature on risk perception demonstrates the limits of human rationality, especially in the face of catastrophic risks. Human judgment, it seems, is flawed by the tendency to overestimate the magnitude of rare but evocative risks, while underestimating risks associated with commonplace dangers. Such findings are particularly relevant to the problem of crafting responsible public policy in the face of the kinds of threat posed by climate change. If the risk perception of ordinary citizens cannot be trusted, then it (...)
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    The Loeb Ausonius Ausonius. With an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn White, M.A., Sometime Scholar of Wadham College, Oxford. Two Vols. Vol. I.: Introduction, Pp. Vii.-Xliii.; Text, Pp. 398. Frontispiece, 'Wine Boat on the Moselle' (Photo of Relief). Vol. II.: Pp. 368. With the Eucharisticus of Paulinus Pellaeus. Loeb Classical Library. London: W. Heinemann; New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Vol. I., 1919; Vol. II., 1921. Vol. I., 7s. 6d.; Vol. II., 10s. [REVIEW]Walter C. Summers - 1922 - The Classical Review 36 (3-4):84-.
  50. Is There a Morally Relevant Difference Between Human and Animal Nonpersons?Evelyn Pluhar - 1988 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 1 (1):59-68.
    It is commonly believed that we humans are justified in exploiting animals because we are higher beings:persons who have highly complex, autonomous lives as moral agents. However, there are many marginal humans who are not and never will be persons. Those who think it is permissible to exploit animal nonpersons but wrong to do the same to human nonpersons must show that there is a morally relevant difference between the two groups. Speciesists, who believe that membership in a species whose (...)
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