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    Vision: Variations on Some Berkeleian Themes.Robert Schwartz & David Marr - 1985 - Philosophical Review 94 (3):411.
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    Vision: Variations on Some Berkeleian Themes.Robert Schwartz - 1993 - Cambridge: Blackwell.
    This book examines longstanding problems in the theory of vision. Each section begins by looking at the issues as they were raised and discussed by Berkeley. This work is unique in its blend of philosophical and historical perspectives on contemporary problems of readership.
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    1 APuzzle about Mediate Perception.Robert Schwartz - 2024 - In Manuel Fasko & Peter West (eds.), Berkeley’s Doctrine of Signs. De Gruyter. pp. 9-26.
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  4. Vision: Variations On Some Berkeleian Themes.Robert Schwartz - 1995 - Behavior and Philosophy 23 (1):53-57.
     
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    The role of business schools in managing the incongruence between doing what is right and doing what it takes to get ahead.Robert H. Schwartz, Sami Kassem & Dean Ludwig - 1991 - Journal of Business Ethics 10 (6):465 - 469.
    This paper accepts as given that business students want to get ahead. It criticizes business schools for their failure to reduce the incongruence between doing what is right and doing what it takes to get ahead. Because of this failure business school graduates carry negative ideas, attitudes and behaviors vis-à-vis social responsibility from business schools into the business world. Recommendations are made for increasing the social responsibility of business schools.
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    Visual Versions.Robert Schwartz - 2006 - Bradford.
    These essays by Robert Schwartz on topics in the theory of vision are written from a pragmatic perspective. The issues and arguments will interest both philosophers and psychologists, covering new ground and bridging gaps between these disciplines. Schwartz begins historically, with discussions of problems raised and solutions offered in Bishop Berkeley's writings on vision, presenting Berkeley's views on spatial perception and the qualitative aspects of sensory experience in the context of recent theoretical and empirical work in vision theory. Schwartz then (...)
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  7. Berkeley and Austin on the argument from illusion.Robert Schwartz - 2017 - In Savas L. Tsohatzidis (ed.), Interpreting J. L. Austin: Critical Essays. Cambridge University Press.
     
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    Vision: Variations on Some Berkeleian Themes.Howard Robinson & Robert Schwartz - 1996 - Philosophical Review 105 (1):97.
    Vision consists of four essays: “Seeing distance,” “Size,” “Perceptual inference,” and “A Gibsonian alternative?” The continuous thread is the Berkeleian treatment of the perception of spatial properties, particularly in connection with what is and is not “immediately perceived.” The first two essays are closely connected with specific Berkeleian arguments and modern responses to them. The second two essays deal more generally with modern discussions by psychologists of whether visual perception is “direct” or “indirect.” The claims on the cover that the (...)
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  9. Autonomy, Futility, and the Limits of Medicine.Robert L. Schwartz - 1992 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1 (2):159.
    Most of us find the surgeon's surprise at this patient' request understandable, and it is hard to imagine any surgeon acceding to this patient's demand. On the other hand, the patient is right—the surgeon is denying his technical skill because his values are different from those of the patient, whose values the surgeon does not respect. The autonomy of the patient is being limited by the values of the doctor whose own interests, other than his interest in practicing medicine according (...)
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    I'm Going to Make You a Star.Robert Schwartz - 1986 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 11 (1):427-439.
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    The power of pictures.Robert Schwartz - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (12):711-720.
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    The Power of Pictures.Robert Schwartz - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (12):711.
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    Pragmatic Perspectives: Constructivism Beyond Truth and Realism.Robert Schwartz - 2019 - New York, NY: Routledge.
    For a good part of the 20th century, the classic Pragmatists--Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey--and pragmatism in general were largely ignored by analytic philosophers. They were said to hold such untenable views as whatever best satisfies our needs is true and that the end justifies the means. Despite a recent revival of interest in these figures, spurred largely by the work of Richard Rorty, it is not uncommon to continue to hear claims that pragmatism is a subjectivist, (...)
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    Studies in Cognitive Growth. [REVIEW]Robert Schwartz - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (6):172-179.
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  15. Representation and Resemblance.Robert Schwartz - 1974 - Philosophical Forum 5 (4):499.
     
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    Funding the Costs of Disease Outbreaks Caused by Non‐Vaccination.Charlotte A. Moser, Dorit Reiss & Robert L. Schwartz - 2015 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 43 (3):633-647.
    While vaccination rates in the United States are high — generally over 90 percent — rates of exemptions have been going up, and preventable diseases coming back. Aside from their human cost and the financial cost of treatment imposed on those who become ill, outbreaks impose financial costs on an already burdened public health system, diverting resources from other areas. This article examines the financial costs of non-vaccination, showing how high they can be and what they include. It makes a (...)
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    An improvement in the theory of projectibility.Robert Schwartz, Israel Scheffler & Nelson Goodman - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (18):605-608.
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    Idealizations and approximations in physics.Robert John Schwartz - 1978 - Philosophy of Science 45 (4):595-603.
    While the use of so-called idealizations in science has been widely recognized for many years, the philosophical problems that arise from this use have received relatively little attention. Even a cursory reading of the philosophical literature devoted to these problems reveals that the following questions remain unanswered: In general, what, if any, are the distinguishing characteristics of idealizations? More specifically, do idealizations have any distinguishing syntactic or semantic characteristics? In addition to these questions there exist the following pragmatic questions, questions (...)
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    Imagery: There is more to it than meets the eye.Robert Schwartz - 1980 - Philosophy of Science Association 1980:285 - 301.
    This paper looks at the role of imagery in cognition from the standpoint of treating images as forms of symbolization. It begins by making some basic distinctions about different kinds of symbolic functioning. It then proceeds to examine issues concerning: the variety of types of symbol systems used in cognition, the analog-digital distinction, image picture-percept relations, and propositionality.
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    Rethinking Pragmatism: From William James to Contemporary Philosophy.Robert Schwartz - 2011 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _Rethinking Pragmatism_ explores the work of the American Pragmatists, particularly James and Dewey, challenging entrenched views of their positions on truth, meaning, instrumentalism, realism, pluralism and religious beliefs. It clarifies pragmatic ideas and arguments spelling out the significant implications they have for present-day philosophical controversies. Explores the work of the American Pragmatists, especially James and Dewey, on the issues of truth, reference, meaning, instrumentalism, essences, realism, pluralism and religious beliefs. The only available publication to provide a detailed commentary on James's (...)
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  21. Is mathematical competence innate?Robert Schwartz - 1995 - Philosophy of Science 62 (2):227-40.
    Despite a vast philosophical literature on the epistemology of mathematics and much speculation about how, in principle, knowledge of this domain is possible, little attention has been paid to the psychological findings and theories concerning the acquisition, comprehension and use of mathematical knowledge. This contrasts sharply with recent philosophical work on language where comparable issues and problems arise. One topic that is the center of debate in the study of mathematical cognition is the question of innateness. This paper critically examines (...)
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    A Note on Goodman’s Problem.Robert Schwartz - 2005 - Journal of Philosophy 102 (7):375-379.
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    Grue: Some remarks.James Hullett & Robert Schwartz - 1967 - Journal of Philosophy 64 (9):259-271.
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    Goodman and the demise of syntactic and semantic models.Robert Schwartz - 2004 - In Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods & Akihiro Kanamori (eds.), Handbook of the History of Logic. Elsevier. pp. 10--391.
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    How rich a theory of mind?Robert Schwartz - 1980 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 3 (4):616-618.
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    Paradox and projection.Robert Schwartz - 1972 - Philosophy of Science 39 (2):245-248.
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    Drawing the Line at Age 14: Why Adolescents Should Be Able to Consent to Participation in Research.Robert Schwartz - 2017 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 45 (3):295-306.
    This article argues that teenagers become fully capable of consenting to participation in most IRB-approved research involving human subjects at age 14, four years earlier than they are allowed to consent under virtually all states' laws, and, consequently, four years younger than they are able to consent under currently applicable federal regulations. In determining the age at which person is old enough to have decision-making authority, legal institutions look at the intellectual and emotional maturity of someone of the age of (...)
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  28. How Many Questions?L. S. Cauman, Isaac Levi, Charles D. Parsons & Robert Schwartz (eds.) - 1983 - Hacket.
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    Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard Rorty. [REVIEW]Robert Schwartz - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (1):51-67.
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    Multiculturalism, Medicine, and the Limits of Autonomy: The Practice of Female Circumcision.Robert L. Schwartz, David Johnson & Nan Burke - 1994 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 3 (3):431.
    Television pictures of starvation and depredation are not the only way that famine and political instability in the horn of Africa have affected the United States. Many people from that region of the world are seeking political or economic refuge here, and they are exposing us to a culture that is in some ways — most notably, in the practice of female circumcision – so radically different from the prevailing American cultures that we have been stunned. They are also forcing (...)
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    The Caduceus in court: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide in The Netherlands.Robert L. Schwartz - 1995 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 4 (1):111.
    As ethics committees become involved in discussing the propriety of euthanasia and assisted suicide, and as healthcare providers begin to seriously consider whether they might ever have a role in hastening the dying process, many have looked to The Netherlands as the only real example of a nation that permits euthanasia in limited circumstances. Unfortunately, partisans in the Dutch debate have often written about the Dutch experience as advocates rather than as neutral observers. Some have argued that euthanasia, which, they (...)
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    The Role of Institutional and Community Based Ethics Committees in the Debate on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide.Robert L. Schwartz & Thomasine Kushner - 1996 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (1):121.
    In many countries the debate over the role that physicians may play in ending life has been limited to the judiciary and other law making institutions, professional medical organizations; and academics. Because of their multidisciplinary and diverse membership, ethics committees may be a particularly appropriate venue through which these discussions can be expanded to include a much larger community. In addition, ethics committees generally act in only advisory capacities because they do not actually make decisions, so they may provide a (...)
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    Directed perception.Robert Schwartz - 1996 - Philosophical Psychology 9 (1):81-91.
    Recently it has been argued that a model of directed perception provides an alternative to both indirect and direct accounts of the nature of vision. An examination of this proposal serves as a basis for challenging the meaningfulness and empirical import of the theoretical and ontological differences said to separate these models. Although focusing on James Cutting's work, the analysis is meant to speak more generally to the supposed significance of the distinctions among indirect, direct, and directed theories of perception.
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    On 'what is said to be'.Robert Schwartz - 1993 - Synthese 94 (1):43 - 54.
    This paper reexamines an early article by Noam Chomsky and Israel Scheffler concerning the proper formulation and status of Quine's criterion for ontological commitment. ( What is Said to Be,' "Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society", 69, 1958-59; reprinted in Scheffler, "Inquiries".) Somewhat different formulations of the criterion are proposed and their implications explored. It is also argued that Chomsky and Scheffler's views may be seen to foreshadow and lead to some of Quine's later more radical doctrines regarding ontological commitment.
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    Why Britain Can't Afford Informed Consent.Robert Schwartz & Andrew Grubb - 1985 - Hastings Center Report 15 (4):19-25.
    In the case of Mrs. Amy Sidaway, the House of Lords has rejected the “American” legal doctrine of informed consent, which is based on patients' rights, in favor of a standard based on the obligations of the reasonable physician. The British National Health Service, with centralized planning, prospective funding, and limited resources, is unlikely to provide a safe harbor for a doctrine based on individual choice in health care.
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    On Two Challenges to Goodman’s Constructivism.Robert Schwartz - 2022 - Constructivist Foundations 17 (3):266-267.
    Open peer commentary on the article “A Defence of Starmaking Constructivism: The Problem of Stuff” by Bin Liu. Abstract: I present alternative responses to those Liu offers to two challenges to Nelson Goodman’s constructivist thesis: A. it is not possible for everything to be constructed and B. the thesis cannot account for the existence of things prior to their being constructed.
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    Worldmaking (Lecture VII).Robert Schwartz - 2012 - In Rethinking Pragmatism. Oxford, UK: Wiley‐Blackwell. pp. 124–139.
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    Malpractice Liability for the Failure to Adequately Educate Patients: The Australian Law of “Informed Consent” and Its Implications for American Ethics Committees.Don Chalmers & Robert Schwartz - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (3):371.
    At first glance, the first informed consent case to be decided by the High Court of Australia appears to be little more than a clear and simple description of the substantive law accepted in most American jurisdictions - although that is no small accomplishment in and of itself. In Rogers v. Whitaker, the highest court in Australia succinctly and persuasively rejected informed consent as a species of battery law, accepted it as a form, of ordinary professional negligence law, and adopted (...)
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    Nelson Goodman 1906-1998.Catherine Z. Elgin, Israel Scheffler & Robert Schwartz - 1999 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 72 (5):206 - 208.
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    Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network.Nancy Hoffman & Robert B. Schwartz - 2017 - Harvard Education Press.
    __Learning for Careers_ provides a comprehensive account of the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a national initiative focused on helping more young people successfully complete high school, attain a first postsecondary credential with value in the labor market, and get started on a career without foreclosing the opportunity for further education._ It takes as its starting point the influential 2011 _Pathways to Prosperity_ report, which challenged the prevailing idea that the core mission of high schools was to prepare all students for (...)
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    Free recall following a switch in encoding class.Michael S. Humphreys, William M. Petrusic & Robert M. Schwartz - 1972 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 95 (2):455.
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    The Futures of School Reform.Jal Mehta, Robert B. Schwartz & Frederick M. Hess (eds.) - 2012 - Harvard Education Press.
    _The Futures of School Reform_ represents the culminating work of a three-year discussion among national education leaders convened by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Based on the recognition that current education reform efforts have reached their limits, the volume maps out a variety of bold visions that push the boundaries of our current thinking. Taken together, these visions identify the leverage points for generating dramatic change and highlight critical trade-offs among different courses of action. The goal of this book (...)
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    Everything You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer about Ethics Committees.Morton Cohen, Jay Hartz, Robert Schwartz & Robyn Shapiro - 1992 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1 (1):33.
    It should come as no surprise that we will get three different answers to the same question since we have three lawyers on the panel. The law is a matter of policy, and there is usually no single “right” answer to these questions. Each lawyer will come to a question from a very different perspective and bring a different approach to the answer.
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    Ethics Committees at Work: Physician Experience as a Measure of Competency: Implications for Informed Consent.Paul B. Hofmann, William Nelson, Neal Cohen & Robert L. Schwartz - 1996 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (3):458.
    The following description is based upon an actual case in which a patient initiated legal action after suffering a complication subsequent to an invasive diagnostic procedure performed by a senior fellow. Named as codefendants were the senior fellow, attending physician, and the hospital. Because any hospital with house staff is potentially vulnerable to similar litigation, Ethics Committees at Work is addressing the questions raised by this dilemma.
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    The Limits of Language: Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching.Paul C. L. Tang & Robert David Schwartz - 1988 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 15 (1):9-33.
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    Ethics Committees at Work.Robert L. Schwartz & Marcy Luedtke - 1994 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 3 (2):270.
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    Rights of the Terminally Ill Act of the Australian Northern Territory.Robert L. Schwartz - 1996 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (1):157.
    Over the past year the debate over physician-assisted death has been waged in several courts and legislatures, and before at least one electorate as well. Measure 16, the Oregon Death With Dignity initiative that would permit physician-assisted suicide in some circumstances, was approved by the electorate; but it remains on hold while a permanent injunction issued against it by a Federal judge is reviewed by the United States Court of Appeals. Another Federal court judge's decision that the Washington statute criminalizing (...)
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    When Doing the Right Thing Means Breaking the Law ? What is the Role of the Health Lawyer?Robert Schwartz - 2006 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 34 (3):625-628.
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    Acupuncture and Expertise: A Challenge to Physician Control.Robert Schwartz - 1981 - Hastings Center Report 11 (2):5-7.
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    Approximate truth and confirmation.Robert John Schwartz - 1981 - Philosophy of Science 48 (4):606-610.
    In this paper I show that Goodman's theory of projectibility, although partly successful, is inadequate since it fails to take into consideration the "approximate" nature of certain scientific hypotheses.
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