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Jon Henry Avery
University of Denver (PhD)
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    Critical Thinking Pedagogy: A Possible Solution to the “Transfer-Problem”.Jon Avery - 1994 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 14 (1):49-57.
    This article gives historical, conceptual, and empirical evidence on how to solve the transfer problem in critical thinking courses, which is how to transfer learned principles of critical thinking to other areas of inquiry.
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    Three Types of American Neo-Pragmatism.Jon Avery - 1993 - Journal of Philosophical Research 18:1-13.
    The issue of this paper is the extent to which historicism excludes metaphysics in the contemporary revival of American philosophical pragmatism. I have isolated three types of neo-pragmatism: philosophical, theological, and religious. My theisis is that religious pragmatism is a dialectical compromise between theological pragmatism and philosophical pragmatism. William Dean is correct that Rorty’s commitment to human solidarity implies a metaphysics, for human solidarity is valuable only because natural reality is so harsh. Jeffrey Stout, though, is correct that theistic naturalism (...)
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    The Minimalist Vision of Transcendence: A Naturalist Philosophy of Religion. [REVIEW]Jon Avery - 1995 - Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 23 (71):32-33.
  4. Plato's Republic and the Core Curriculum: Multiculturalism and the Canon Debate.Jon Avery - 1995 - Journal of General Education.
    This article examines the value of Plato's Republic in the core curriculum despite its alleged issues of elitism, classism, and sexism.
     
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  5. Towards a Spiritual Humanism: A Muslim-Humanist Dialogue.Jon Avery - 1991 - Leeds, UK: Seven Mirrors Publishing House, Ltd..
    This is a dialogue between a mystical Muslim and an American naturalistic humanist on classical philosophical issues, such as the problem of evil and human nature and on contemporary challenges, such as ideological dogmatism.
     
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  6. Thomas Jefferson's Freethought Legacy: A Saying Per Day by the Sage of Monticello by Roger E. Greeley [Review]. [REVIEW]Jon Avery - 1996 - Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 24 (74):34-35.
  7. Ways of Knowing: Selected Readings, Kendall-Hunt, 2nd Edition, 2000.Jon Avery & Kevin Dodson - 2000 - Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.
    This anthology in epistemology is a collection of essays and excerpts from seminal texts on ways of knowing in mathematics, the natural and social sciences and the liberal and fine arts and communication.
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    Thomas Jefferson’s Freethought Legacy: A Saying Per Day by the Sage of Monticello.Jon Avery - 1996 - Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 24 (74):34-35.
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    New Essays in Religious Naturalism.Jon Avery - 1994 - Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy 22 (69):11-13.
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