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    Introduction for the Special Issue on Fiduciary Ethics.Robert Paul Churchill, Stiv Fleishman & Joe Frank Jones Iii - 2003 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 10 (1):5-9.
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    Ethics and the Psychology of Inspiration.Joe Frank Jones Iii - 2008 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 15 (2):91-98.
    This essay summarizes Ralph D. Ellis’ view of contemporary psychological theory in order to isolate his contribution to our understanding of tragedy and its role in inspiring human beings. Then it shows that Ellis’ attempt to connect inspiration with ethics and/or moral development fails. It is the connection that fails. Ellis’ description of the human condition remains instructive.
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    Monotheism, War, and Intellectual Leadership.Joe Frank Jones Iii - 2011 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 18 (1):102-114.
    This paper revisits William James's 1906 speech, "The Moral Equivalent of War," to look at the relationship of religion, particularly Christianity, to war and violence. Beginning with an anthropological update concerning "biological or sociological necessity," which confirms James's anti-mystical view of war, this paper then offers a case that monotheism, including Christianity, has an extremely ambiguous relationship with war and violence. There is evidence both that doing away with monotheism would have little effect on the prevalence of war and that (...)
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