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Michael Lavin
Stanford University (PhD)
Michael Lavin
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
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    Sports and Drugs: Are the Current Bans Justified?Michael Lavin - 1987 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 14 (1):34-43.
    Current bans on sports and drugs rest on inadequate grounds. Prohibitions on drugs in sports should rely more on what it is permissible to ban, not on what "must" be banned. Further permissible prohibitions should enjoy democratic support at levels.
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    The Thinking Self.Michael Lavin - 1993 - Noûs 27 (3):410-412.
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    Psychoanalysis: Theory in Crisis.Michael Lavin - 1992 - Noûs 26 (3):368-371.
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    Texts Without Referents: Reconciling Science and Narrative.Michael Lavin - 1993 - Noûs 27 (1):133-137.
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  5. The Standing of Psychoanalysis.Michael Lavin - 1984 - Philosophy of Science 51 (1):177-179.
  6. Compulsion, Repetition, and the Death Drive.A. Mark Holowchak & Michael Lavin - 2018 - Lanham: Lexington.
  7. Book Review. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1992 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 17 (5):557-561.
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  8. Ethics, Psychiatry, and Conceptions of the Self.Michael Lavin - 1983 - Dissertation, Stanford University
     
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    Sociology of Culture and Cultural Practices: The Transformative Power of Institutions.Michael Lavin (ed.) - 2014 - Lexington Books.
    In Sociology of Culture and of Cultural Practices, Laurent Fleury presents a synthesis of research and debate from France and the United States. He traces the development of the sociology of culture from its origins and examines the major trends that have emerged in this branch of sociology. Fleury also raises issues of cultural hierarchy, distinction, and legitimate culture and mass culture and focuses on new areas of research, including the role of institutions, the reception of works of art, aesthetic (...)
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  10. Understanding Limits: Morality, Ethics, and Law in Psychology.Michael Lavin - 1999 - Dissertation, The University of Arizona
    Work by Sales and Lavin has suggested that it is possible to improve the moral and ethical thinking of psychologists. In particular, moral and ethical thinking by psychologists could be improved if psychologists learned to use defensible moral metrics. The usefulness of formal training in ethics and morality, with the implicit condemnation of the moral metrics that might be taught in such training, has been challenged by writers such as Justice Holmes. He has alleged that professionals learn how to behave (...)
     
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  11. Karen Grandstrand Gervais, Redefining Death Reviewed By.Michael Lavin - 1987 - Philosophy in Review 7 (12):492-494.
     
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  12. Karen Grandstrand Gervais, Redefining Death. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1987 - Philosophy in Review 7:492-494.
     
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    Common Sense and History in Gramsci and Vico "Antonio Gramsci. Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism".Michael Lavin - 1994 - New Vico Studies 12:81.
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    Book Reviews : Homosexuality and American Psychiatry: The Politics of Diagnosis. By Ronald Bayer. New York: Basic Books, 1981. Pp. 224. $12.95 U.S. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1986 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (2):252-254.
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    Hypothesis and Evidence in Psychoanalysis. Marshall Edelson. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1986 - Philosophy of Science 53 (2):300-302.
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    Who Should Be Committable?Michael Lavin - 1995 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 2 (1):35-47.
    Defends an alternative to danger to self or others as a basis for involuntary treatment. Involuntary hospitalization for treatment should hinge on a patient's competence to refuse treatment.
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    Talking the Good Game: Lnquiries Into the Principles of Sport. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1994 - International Studies in Philosophy 26 (1):140-141.
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    How Not to Define Death: Some Objections to Cognitive Approaches.Michael Lavin - 1985 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 23 (3):313-324.
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    Book Notes. [REVIEW]Keith Burgess‐Jackson, Cheshire Calhoun, Susan Finsen, Chad W. Flanders, Heather J. Gert, Peter G. Heckman, John Kelsay, Michael Lavin, Michelle Y. Little, Lionel K. McPherson, Alfred Nordmann, Kirk Pillow, Ruth J. Sample, Edward D. Sherline, Hans O. Tiefel, Thomas S. Tomlinson, Steven Walt, Patricia H. Werhane, Edward C. Wingebach & Christopher F. Zurn - 2001 - Ethics 112 (1):189-201.
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    Mind and Medicine Problems of Explanation and Evaluation in Psychiatry and the Biomedical Sciences. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1983 - Philosophy of Science 52 (2):321-323.
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    The Standing of Psychoanalysis. B. A. Farrell. [REVIEW]Michael Lavin - 1984 - Philosophy of Science 51 (1):177-179.
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    How Not To Define Death: Some Objections To Cognitive Approaches.Michael Lavin - 1985 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 23 (3):313-324.
    Offers objections to cognitive definitions of death. Death is a biological concept, and should have biological criteria for its definition.
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    Mind and Medicine: Problems of Explanation and Evaluation in Psychiatry and the Biomedical Sciences.Michael Lavin - 1985 - Philosophy of Science 52 (2):321-323.
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    Why We Do Not Have to Treat Like Cases Alike.Michael Lavin - 1988 - Journal of Value Inquiry 22 (4):313-318.
    Offers reasons for rejecting principle of relevant similarity. Like cases need not be treated alike. I may treat one person better than another simply because I prefer to do so.
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    "Homosexuality and American Psychiatry" by Ronald Bayer.Michael Lavin - 1986 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (2):252.
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    Ulysses Contracts.Michael Lavin - 1986 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 3 (1):89-101.
    ‘Ulysses contracts’ are an instrument through which a psychiatric patient may prearrange involuntary commitments to be put into effect if the patient satisfies certain diagnostic criteria in the future. Proposals for Ulysses contracts typically impose numerous safeguards. This paper argues against the intuitively plausible safeguard which permits only presently remitted patients to contract. Instead of requiring a patient's remission, it is argued that the appropriate safeguard is the patient's ability, whether remitted or not, to offer good reasons for wishing to (...)
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    Separating Death From Mind and Morals.Michael Lavin - 1989 - Public Affairs Quarterly 3 (3):35-47.
    The definition of death should be framed in biological rather than psychological or moral terms. Loss of personal identity, for example, does not equal death, even if it is a worse fate.
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