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  1. Kathyrn Lindeman, Saint Louis University.Legal Metanormativity : Lessons For & From Constitutivist Accounts in the Philosophy Of Law - 2019 - In Toh Kevin, Plunkett David & Shapiro Scott (eds.), Dimensions of Normativity: New Essays on Metaethics and Jurisprudence. New York: Oxford University Press.
     
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    Aircraft stories: decentering the object in technoscience.John Law - 2002 - Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
    "What is a military aircraft? John Law shows in his beautiful analysis that it is a constant oscillation between multiplicity and singularity.
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    Philosophy.Stephen Law - 2007 - New York: DK.
    Learn to understand the major issues, theories and problems at the heart of philosophy and watch hard-to-grasp concepts come to life.
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    Really, really big questions: about life, the universe, and everything.Stephen Law - 2009 - New York: Kingfisher. Edited by Nishant Choksi.
    Life, the universe, and everything -- Thinking robots and mysterious minds -- The good, the bad, and the ugly -- Is seeing believing?
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    The philosophy gym: 25 short adventures in thinking.Stephen Law - 2003 - New York: St. Martin's Press.
    From Descartes to designer babies, The Philosophy Gym poses questions about some of history's most important philosophical issues, ranging in difficulty from pretty easy to very challenging. He brings new perspectives to age-old conundrums while also tackling modern-day dilemmas -- some for the first time. Begin your warm up by contemplating whether a pickled sheep can truly be considered art, or dive right in and tackle the existence of God. In this radically new way of looking at philosophy, Stephen Law (...)
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    30-Second Philosophies: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Philosophies, Each Explained in Half a Minute.Barry Loewer, Stephen Law & Julian Baggini (eds.) - 2009 - New York: Metro Books.
    Language & Logic -- Glossary -- Aristotle's syllogisms -- Russell's paradox & Frege's logicism -- profile: Aristotle -- Russell's theory of description -- Frege's puzzle -- Gödel's theorem -- Epimenides' liar paradox -- Eubulides' heap -- Science & Epistemology -- Glossary -- I think therefore I am -- Gettier's counter example -- profile: Karl Popper -- The brain in a vat -- Hume's problem of induction -- Goodman's gruesome riddle -- Popper's conjectures & refutations -- Kuhn's scientific revolutions -- Mind (...)
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  7. The Dependence Response and Explanatory Loops.Andrew Law - 2020 - Faith and Philosophy 37 (3):294-307.
    There is an old and powerful argument for the claim that divine foreknowledge is incompatible with the freedom to do otherwise. A recent response to this argument, sometimes called the “dependence response,” centers around the claim that God’s relevant past beliefs depend on the relevant agent’s current or future behavior in a certain way. This paper offers a new argument for the dependence response, one that revolves around different cases of time travel. Somewhat serendipitously, the argument also paves the way (...)
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    Lessons from Grandfather.Andrew Law & Ryan Wasserman - 2022 - Philosophies 7 (1):11.
    Assume that, even with a time machine, Tim does not have the ability to travel to the past and kill Grandfather. Why would that be? And what are the implications for traditional debates about freedom? We argue that there are at least two satisfactory explanations for why Tim cannot kill Grandfather. First, if an agent’s behavior at time _t_ is causally dependent on fact _F_, then the agent cannot perform an action (at _t_) that would require _F_ to have not (...)
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  9. Is Epistemology Redundant? A Sociological View.John Law - 1975 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 5 (3):317.
     
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    Natural Law and Natural Inclinations.Natural Law, Natural Inclinations & Douglas Flippen - 1986 - New Scholasticism 60 (3):284-316.
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    Philosophy and Raising Good Citizens.Stephen Law - 2024 - Think 23 (67):65-68.
    What's the best way to raise good citizens – individuals who will do the right thing even in the most challenging of circumstances? I argue that philosophy has an important role to play.
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  12. If Molinism is true, what can you do?Andrew Law - forthcoming - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion:1-16.
    Suppose Molinism is true and God placed Adam in the garden because God knew Adam would freely eat of the fruit. Suppose further that, had it not been true that Adam would freely eat of the fruit, were he placed in the garden, God would have placed someone else there instead. When Adam freely eats of the fruit, is he free to do otherwise? This paper argues that there is a strong case for both a positive and a negative answer. (...)
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    Kids’ Law.Stephen Law - 2003 - The Philosophers' Magazine 24 (24):38-39.
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    Kids’ Law.Stephen Law - 2003 - The Philosophers' Magazine 24:38-39.
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  15. The Pandora’s box objection to skeptical theism.Stephen Law - 2015 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 78 (3):285-299.
    Skeptical theism is a leading response to the evidential argument from evil against the existence of God. Skeptical theists attempt to block the inference from the existence of inscrutable evils to gratuitous evils by insisting that given our cognitive limitations, it wouldn’t be surprising if there were God-justifying reasons we can’t think of. A well-known objection to skeptical theism is that it opens up a skeptical Pandora’s box, generating implausibly wide-ranging forms of skepticism, including skepticism about the external world and (...)
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    Negative theology in Heidegger's beiträge zur philosophie.David R. Law - 2000 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 48 (3):139-156.
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    Science for social scientists.John Law - 1984 - London: Macmillan Press. Edited by Peter Lodge.
  18. Evidence, Miracles, and the Existence of Jesus.Stephen Law - 2011 - Faith and Philosophy 28 (2):129-151.
    The vast majority of Biblical historians believe there is evidence sufficient to place Jesus’ existence beyond reasonable doubt. Many believe the New Testamentdocuments alone suffice firmly to establish Jesus as an actual, historical figure. I question these views. In particular, I argue (i) that the three most popular criteria by which various non-miraculous New Testament claims made about Jesus are supposedly corroborated are not sufficient, either singly or jointly, to place his existence beyond reasonable doubt, and (ii) that a prima (...)
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    The Philosophy Files.Stephen Law - 2002 - Orion Children's Books.
    Is there a God, should I eat meat, where does the universe come from, could I live for ever as a robot? These are the big questions readers will be wrestling with in this thoroughly enjoyable book. Dip into any chapter and you will find lively scenarios and dialogues to take you through philosophical puzzles ancient and modern, involving virtual reality, science fiction and a host of characters from this and other planets. The text is interspersed on every page with (...)
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    Philosophy rocks!Stephen Law - 2000 - New York: Volo.
    Introduces the provocative questions and the arguments that philosophers throughout history have offered, from Plato to the twentieth century, including such issues as reality, ethics, and the existence of God.
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    Skeptical theism and Skepticism About the External World and Past.Stephen Law - 2017 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 81:55-70.
    Skeptical theism is a popular - if not universally theistically endorsed - response to the evidential problem of evil. Skeptical theists question how we can be in a position to know God lacks God-justifying reason to allow the evils we observe. In this paper I examine a criticism of skeptical theism: that the skeptical theists skepticism re divine reasons entails that, similarly, we cannot know God lacks God-justifying reason to deceive us about the external world and the past. This in (...)
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    The Xmas Files: The Philosophy of Christmas.Stephen Law - 2003 - Orion Publishing Company.
    In a secular society, does Christmas mean anything anymore? As we stuff ourselves with plumped-up turkeys, unwrap the latest useless gadget, and gather round the family tree, what real relevance does the festive season have and why do we perpetuate it? The Philosophy of Christmas is designed to be a fun book but one underpinned by an exploration of serious philosophical issues. The way we celebrate Christmas says a lot about the way we relate to each other, our society and (...)
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  23. Natural Kinds of Substance.Stephen Law - 2016 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 94 (2):283-300.
    This paper presents an extension of Putnam's account of how substance terms such as ‘water’ and ‘gold’ function and of how a posteriori necessary truths concerning the underlying microstructures of such kinds may be derived. The paper has three aims. I aim to refute a familiar criticism of Putnam's account: that it presupposes what Salmon calls an ‘irredeemably metaphysical, and philosophically controversial, theory of essentialism’. I show how all of the details of Putnam's account—including those that Salmon believes smuggle in (...)
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  24. Is Human Virtue a Civic Virtue? A Reading of Aristotle's Politics 3.4.L. K. Gustin Law - 2017 - In Emma Cohen de Lara & Rene Brouwer (eds.), Aristotle’s Practical Philosophy: On the Relationship between the Ethics and Politics. Chem, Switzerland: Springer. pp. 93-118.
    Is the virtue of the good citizen the same as the virtue of the good man? Aristotle addresses this in Politics 3.4. His answer is twofold. On the one hand, (the account for Difference) they are not the same both because what the citizen’s virtue is depends on the constitution, on what preserves it, and on the role the citizen plays in it, and because the good citizens in the best constitution cannot all be good men, whereas the good man’s (...)
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    Philologie und Philosophie in Porphyrios’ Einteilung der Schriften Plotins.Esteban Law - 2016 - Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch Fur Antike Und Mittelalter 19 (1):52-69.
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    Wittgensteinian Accounts of Religious Belief: Noncognitivist, Juicer, and Atheist‐Minus.Stephen Law - 2017 - European Journal of Philosophy 25 (4):1186-1207.
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    Zur Tradition der philosophischen Theologie in der griechischen Philosophie.Esteban Law - 2015 - Zeitschrift für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 67 (2):105-119.
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    Force shift: a case study of Cantonese ho2 particle clusters.Jess H.-K. Law, Haoze Li & Diti Bhadra - forthcoming - Natural Language Semantics:1-43.
    This paper investigates force shift, a phenomenon in which the canonical discourse conventions, or force, associated with a clause type can be overridden to yield polar questions with the help of additional force-indicating devices. Previous studies attribute force shift to the presence of a complex question force component operating on semantic content. Based on utterance particles and particle clusters in Cantonese, we analyze force shift as resulting from compositional operations on force-bearing expressions. We propose that a simplex force, such as (...)
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    Tidescapes: Notes on a shi -inflected Social Science.John Law & Wen-Yuan Lin - 2018 - Journal of World Philosophies 3 (1):1-16.
    What might it be to write a post-colonial social science? And how might the intellectual legacy of Chinese classical philosophy—for instance Sun Tzu and Lao Tzu—contribute to such a project? Reversing the more usual social science practice in which EuroAmerican concepts are applied in other global locations, this paper instead considers how a “Chinese” term, _shi_ might be used to explore the UK’s 2001 foot-and-mouth epidemic. Drawing on anthropological insights into mis/translation between different worlds and their alternative ways of knowing (...)
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    Hegel and the Spirit of Comedy.Stephen C. Law - 2000 - Proceedings of the Hegel Society of America 14:113-130.
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  31. What Does Indeterminism Offer to Agency?Andrew Law - 2022 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 100 (2):371-385.
    Libertarian views of freedom claim that, although determinism would rule out our freedom, we are nevertheless free on some occasions. An odd implication of such views (to put it mildly) seems to be that indeterminism somehow enhances or contributes to our agency. But how could that be? What does indeterminism have to offer agency? This paper develops a novel answer, one that is centred around the notion of explanation. In short, it is argued that, if indeterminism holds in the right (...)
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    The Outer Limits.Stephen Law - 2003
    Stephen Law follows THE PHILOSOPHY FILES with a second book of philosophical conundrums for teenagers. This time he asks such questions as Do Miracles Happen? Why Do These Words Mean Something? and Do I Know the Sun will Rise Tomorrow? You can dip into the arguments that interest you, in eight chapters where the themes are set up in witty scenarios and then debated. There are wacky thought experiments to work out and a variety of characters appear - some of (...)
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    2006 EACME Annual Meeting.Law Bioethics - 2006 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 9 (1):131.
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    Morals, methods and madness.Iain Law - 2000 - Res Publica 6 (1):93-104.
  35. Ethical Advance and Ethical Risk - A Mengzian Reflection.L. K. Gustin Law - 2020 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 19 (4):535-558.
    On one view of ethical development, someone not yet virtuous can reliably progress by engaging in what meaningfully resembles virtuous conduct. However, if the well-intended conduct is psychologically demanding, one's character, precisely because one is not yet virtuous, may worsen rather than improve. This risk of degradation casts doubt on the developmental view. I counter the doubt through one interpretation and one application of the Mengzi. In passage 2A2, invoking the image of a farmer who “helped” the crop grow by (...)
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    An enquiry into the ideas of space, time, immensity, and eternity: 1734.Edmund Law - 1734 - New York: Garland. Edited by Daniel Waterland.
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    Enlightened scepticism.Stephen Law - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 38:55-57.
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    Free their minds.Stephen Law - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 37 (37):67-74.
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    Free their minds.Stephen Law - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 37:67-74.
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    Get them while they're young.Stephen Law - 2000 - The Philosophers' Magazine 11 (11):11-12.
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    Get them while they're young.Stephen Law - 2000 - The Philosophers' Magazine 11:11-12.
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    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? The Controversial Peter Singer!Charlotte Laws - 2008 - Philosophy Now 67:11-12.
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    Just knowing.Stephen Law - 2012 - The Philosophers' Magazine 56 (56):51-57.
    I remain entirely unconvinced that anyone who claims to “just know” that the dead walk among us, or that God exists, knows any such thing. Not only do I think the rest of us have good grounds for doubting their experience, I don’t believe it’s reasonable for them to take their own experience at face value either.
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    Just knowing.Stephen Law - 2012 - The Philosophers' Magazine 56:51-57.
    I remain entirely unconvinced that anyone who claims to “just know” that the dead walk among us, or that God exists, knows any such thing. Not only do I think the rest of us have good grounds for doubting their experience, I don’t believe it’s reasonable for them to take their own experience at face value either.
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    Enlightened scepticism.Stephen Law - 2007 - The Philosophers' Magazine 38 (38):55-57.
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    Performance, subjectivity, and experimentation.Catherine Laws (ed.) - 2020 - Leuven: Leuven University Press.
    Music reflects subjectivity and identity: that idea is now deeply ingrained in both musicology and popular media commentary. The study of music across cultures and practices often addresses the enactment of subjectivity "in" music - how music expresses or represents "an' individual or "a" group. However, a sense of selfhood is also formed and continually reformed through musical practices, not least performance. How does this take place? How might the work of practitioners reveal aspects of this process? In what sense (...)
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    Skeptical theism.Stephen Law - 2016 - The Philosophers' Magazine 72:71-72.
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    Who’s to Blame?Stephen Law - 2017 - The Philosophers' Magazine 76:19-19.
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    Improvement and Truth in Quasi-Realism.Iain Law - 1996 - Cogito 10 (3):189-193.
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    Improvement and Truth in Quasi-Realism.Iain Law - 1996 - Cogito 10 (3):189-193.
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