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    A minimax algorithm better than alpha-beta?G. C. Stockman - 1979 - Artificial Intelligence 12 (2):179-196.
  2. Wat is waarheid?G. C. Berkouwer - 1973 - Kampen,: Kok. Edited by van der Woude & S. A..
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  3. Het Bewijs in de wetenschap.G. C. Berkouwer (ed.) - 1962 - Kampen,: In opdracht van de Vrije Universiteit uitg. door J. H. Kok.
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    Exemplification and Argument.G. C. Goddu - 2012 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 42 (3-4):235-254.
    Suppose you doubt that rationally persuasive arguments can have just premises that are obviously false. But now consider:(X) Grass is red. Some arguments have merely obviously false premises.'Grass is red' is the only premise and is obviously false, so (X) should convince you that there are arguments with merely obviously false premises. On the face of it, there is nothing irrational about being so convinced by (X). But then (X) is a rationally persuasive argument with merely obviously false premises.A cheap (...)
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    General Relativity and Time in the Solar System.G. C. McVittie - 1972 - In J. T. Fraser, F. C. Haber & G. H. Mueller (eds.), The Study of Time. Springer Verlag. pp. 33--38.
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  6. Space, Time, and Frontiers of Human Understanding.G. C. Ghirardi & J. Statchel (eds.) - 2016 - Springer.
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  7. Tractatus logico-philosophicus.Ludwig Wittgenstein, G. C. M. Colombo & Bertrand Russell - 1994 - New York: Routledge. Edited by Luciano Bazzocchi & P. M. S. Hacker.
    Bazzocchi disposes the text of the Tractatus in a user-friendly manner, exactly as Wittgenstein's decimals advise. This discloses the logical form of the book by distinct reading units, linked into a fashioned hierarchical tree. The text becomes much clearer and every reader can enjoy, finally, its formal and literary qualities.
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    Über das Wesen der Naturgesetze.G. C. Zimmer - 1893 - De Gruyter.
    Keine ausführliche Beschreibung für "Über das Wesen der Naturgesetze" verfügbar.
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  9. Francis Bacon.W. G. C. Gundry - 1946 - London,: The Bacon Society.
     
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  10. Skepticism, relevant alternatives, and deductive closure.G. C. Stine - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 29 (4):249--261.
  11. Het bestaan van God in de kentering van deze tijd.G. C. van Niftrik - 1971 - Den Haag,: Voorhoeve.
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  12. Analytical and historical jurisprudence (jurisprudence & ancient law).Venkata Subbarao & C. G. - 1949 - Guntur,: Andhra Law Times.
     
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  13. Time travel and changing the past: (Or how to kill yourself and live to tell the tale).G. C. Goddu - 2003 - Ratio 16 (1):16–32.
    According to the prevailing sentiment, changing the past is logically impossible. The prevailing sentiment is wrong. In this paper, I argue that the claim that changing the past entails a contradiction ultimately rests upon an empirical assumption, and so the conclusion that changing the past is logically impossible is to be resisted. I then present and discuss a model of time which drops the empirical assumption and coherently models changing the past. Finally, I defend the model, and changing the past, (...)
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  14. A treatise of human nature.David Hume & D. G. C. Macnabb (eds.) - 1969 - Harmondsworth,: Penguin Books.
    One of Hume's most well-known works and a masterpiece of philosophy, A Treatise of Human Nature is indubitably worth taking the time to read.
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  15. Avoiding or changing the past.G. C. Goddu - 2011 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92 (1):11-17.
    Some philosophers argue that any attempt to model changing the past will either be contradictory or really model avoiding the past. Using Nicholas Smith's (1997) argument as a basis, I formulate a generic version of this Avoidance Argument. I argue that the Avoidance Argument fails because (i) it involves an equivocation of what is meant by ‘bifurcation of the time of an event’ and (ii) resolving the equivocation results in the falsity of at least one of the premises. Hence, the (...)
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  16. A General Argument Against Superluminal Transmission through the Quantum Mechanical Measurement Process.G. C. Ghirardi, A. Rimini & T. Weber - 1980 - Lettere Al Nuovo Cimento 27:294--298.
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    Sneaking a Look at God's Cards: Unraveling the Mysteries of Quantum Mechanics.G. C. Ghirardi - 2004
    Quantum mechanics, which describes the behavior of subatomic particles, seems to challenge common sense. Waves behave like particles; particles behave like waves. You can tell where a particle is, but not how fast it is moving--or vice versa. An electron faced with two tiny holes will travel through both at the same time, rather than one or the other. And then there is the enigma of creation ex nihilo, in which small particles appear with their so-called antiparticles, only to disappear (...)
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    Parameter dependence and outcome dependence in dynamical models for state vector reduction.G. C. Ghirardi, R. Grassi, J. Butterfield & G. N. Fleming - 1993 - Foundations of Physics 23 (3):341-364.
    We apply the distinction between parameter independence and outcome independence to the linear and nonlinear models of a recent nonrelativistic theory of continuous state vector reduction. We show that in the nonlinear model there is a set of realizations of the stochastic process that drives the state vector reduction for which parameter independence is violated for parallel spin components in the EPR-Bohm setup. Such a set has an appreciable probability of occurrence (≈ 1/2). On the other hand, the linear model (...)
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    Do dynamical reduction models imply that arithmetic does not apply to ordinary macroscopic objects?G. C. Ghirardi & A. Bassi - 1999 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 50 (1):49-64.
    We analyse a recent paper in which an alleged devastating criticism of the so called GRW proposal to account for the objectification of the properties of macroscopic systems has been presented and we show that the author has not taken into account the precise implications of the GRW theory. This fact makes his conclusions basically wrong. We also perform a survey of measurement theory aimed to focus better on the physical and the conceptual aspects of the so-called macro-objectification problem.
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    Time Travel and Changing the Past: (Or How to Kill Yourself and Live to Tell the Tale).G. C. Goddu - 2004 - Ratio 16 (1):16-32.
    According to the prevailing sentiment, changing the past is logically impossible. The prevailing sentiment is wrong. In this paper, I argue that the claim that changing the past entails a contradiction ultimately rests upon an empirical assumption, and so the conclusion that changing the past is logically impossible is to be resisted. I then present and discuss a model of time which drops the empirical assumption and coherently models changing the past. Finally, I defend the model, and changing the past, (...)
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    Linguistic Rules.G. C. J. Midgley - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59:271 - 290.
    G. C. J. Midgley; XIV—Linguistic Rules, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Volume 59, Issue 1, 1 June 1959, Pages 271–290, https://doi.org/10.1093/aristot.
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  22. The New American Ideology.G. C. Lodge - 1975
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  23. César Silió Cortés: "maquiavelo Y Su Tiempo".G. G. C. Mariano & Staff - 1946 - Revista de Filosofía (Madrid) 5 (19):669.
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    Changing, Annulling and Otherwising the Past.G. C. Goddu - 2021 - Philosophies 6 (3):71.
    Despite a growing number of models argument for the logical possibility of changing the past there continues to be resistance to and confusion surrounding the possibility of changing the past. In this paper I shall attempt to mitigate the resistance and alleviate at least some of the confusion by distinguishing changing the past from what Richard Hanley calls ‘annulling’ the past and distinguishing both from what I shall call ‘otherwising’ the past.
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    Basis of the horizontal-vertical illusion.G. C. Avery & R. H. Day - 1969 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 81 (2):376.
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    What is a “Real” Argument?G. C. Goddu - 2009 - Informal Logic 29 (1):1-14.
    Numerous informal logi- cians and argumentation theorists restrict their theorizing to what they call “real” arguments. But is there a clear distinction to be made between “real” and “non-real” arguments? Here I explore four possible accounts of the alleged distinction and argue that none can serve the theoretical uses to which the distinction is most often put. Résumé: Plusieurs logiciens construction formels et théoriciens de l’argument- ation limitent leur non de théories à ce qu’ils appellent des arguments « authentiques ». (...)
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    Meaning other than what we say and referring.G. C. Stine - 1978 - Philosophical Studies 33 (4):319 - 337.
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    Loss of coherency of growing particles by the prismatic punching of dislocation loops.G. C. Weatherly - 1968 - Philosophical Magazine 17 (148):791-799.
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    Refining Hitchcock’s Definition of ‘Argument’.G. C. Goddu - unknown
    David Hitchcock, in his recent “Informal Logic and the Concept of Argument”, defends a recursive definition of ‘argument.’ I present and discuss several problems that arise for his definition. I argue that refining Hitchcock’s definition in order to resolve these problems reveals a crucial, but minimally explicated, relation that was, at best, playing an obscured role in the original definition or, at worst, completely absent from the original definition.
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    MIND. A quarterly Review, etc., edit. by G. C. Robertson. October 1878.G. C. Robertson - 1879 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 7:98 - 101.
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    MIND: A quarterly Review, etc., edited by G. C. Robertson.G. C. Robertson - 1877 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 3:546 - 550.
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  32. What exactly is logical pluralism?G. C. Goddu - 2002 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 80 (2):218 – 230.
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    XIV—Linguistic Rules.G. C. J. Midgley - 1959 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 59 (1):271-290.
    G. C. J. Midgley; XIV—Linguistic Rules, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Volume 59, Issue 1, 1 June 1959, Pages 271–290, https://doi.org/10.1093/aristot.
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    An electron microscope investigation of the interfacial structure of semi-coherent precipitates.G. C. Weatherly & R. B. Nicholson - 1968 - Philosophical Magazine 17 (148):801-831.
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  35. The Notion of an Ideal Audience in Legal Argument (TREVOR JM BENCH-CAPON).G. C. Christie - 2001 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 9 (1):59-71.
  36. Music Education and Youth Empowerment: A Conceptual Clarification.G. C. Abiogu, I. N. Mbaji & A. O. Adeogun - 2015 - Open Journal of Philosophy 5 (1):117-122.
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    Walton on Argument Structure.G. C. Goddu - 2007 - Informal Logic 27 (1):5-26.
    In previous work I argued against (i) the likelihood of finding a theoretically sound foundation for the linked/convergent distinction and (ii) the utility of the distinction even if a sound theoretical basis could be found. Here I subject Douglas Walton’s comprehensive discussion of the linked/convergent distinction found in Argument Structure: A Pragmatic Theory to careful scrutiny and argue that at best Walton’s theory remains incomplete and that attempts to fill out the details will run afoul of at least one of (...)
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    The 'Most Important and Fundamental' Distinction in Logic.G. C. Goddu - 2002 - Informal Logic 22 (1).
    In this paper I argue that the debate over the purported distinction between deductive and inductive arguments can be bypassed because making the distinction is unnecessary for successfully evaluating arguments. I provide a foundation for doing logic that makes no appeal to the distinction and still performs all the relevant tasks required of an analysis of arguments. I also reply to objections to the view that we can dispense with the distinction. Finally, I conclude that the distinction between inductive and (...)
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    The Boole-De Morgan Correspondence 1842-1864.G. C. Smith - 1984 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 49 (2):657-659.
  40. Gaia, nature worship and biocentric fallacies.G. C. Williams - 2014 - In Francisco José Ayala & John C. Avise (eds.), Essential readings in evolutionary biology. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.
     
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  41. The puzzling entanglement of Schrödinger's wave function.G. C. Ghirardi, A. Rimini & T. Weber - 1988 - Foundations of Physics 18 (1):1-27.
    A brief review of the conceptual difficulties met by the quantum formalism is presented. The main attempts to overcome these difficulties are considered and their limitations are pointed out. A recent proposal based on the assumption of the occurrence of a specific type of wave function collapse is discussed and its consequences for the above-mentioned problems are analyzed.
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    Refutation or comparison?G. C. Archibald - 1966 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 17 (4):279-296.
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    Regress arguments in Plato.G. C. Nerlich - 1960 - Mind 69 (273):88-90.
  44. Unexpected examinations and unprovable statements.G. C. Nerlich - 1961 - Mind 70 (280):503-513.
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    Against the "Ordinary Summing" Test for Convergence.G. C. Goddu - 2003 - Informal Logic 23 (3):215-236.
    One popular test for distinguishing linked and convergent argument structures is Robert Yanal's Ordinary Summing Test. Douglas Walton, in his comprehensive survey of possible candidates for the linked/convergent distinction, advocates a particular version of Yanal's test. In a recent article, Alexander Tyaglo proposes to generalize and verifY Yanal's algorithm for convergent arguments, the basis for Yanal's Ordinary Summing Test. In this paper I will argue that Yanal's ordinary summing equation does not demarcate convergence and so his Ordinary Summing Test fails. (...)
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    The Logical Problem of Induction.G. C. J. Midgley & G. H. Von Wright - 1959 - Philosophical Quarterly 9 (36):279.
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    Still no solution to non-verbal measures of analogical reasoning: Reply to Walker and Gopnik (2017).G. C. Glorioso, S. L. Kuznar, M. Pavlic & D. J. Povinelli - 2021 - Cognition 214 (C):104288.
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    Plato and his contemporaries.G. C. Field - 1930 - London,: Methuen.
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    Why We Still Do Not Know What a “Real” Argument Is.G. C. Goddu - 2014 - Informal Logic 34 (1):62-76.
    In his recent paper, “What a Real Argument is”, Ben Hamby attempts to provide an adequate theoretical account of “real” arguments. In this paper I present and evaluate both Hamby’s motivation for distinguishing “real” from non-“real” arguments and his articulation of the distinction. I argue that neither is adequate to ground a theoretically significant class of “real” arguments, for the articulation fails to pick out a stable proper subclass of all arguments that is simultaneously both theoretically relevant and a proper (...)
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    Method and appraisal in economics.G. C. Archibald - 1979 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 9 (3):304-315.
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