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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333294
Description: Recently debates about the worth of "ideal theory" have directed attention to the functions that an account of a perfectly just society can serve. One function is that of "reconciliation": learning th ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/287808
Description: In the past century, nearly all of the biological sciences have been directly affected by discoveries and developments in genetics, a fast-evolving subject with important theoretical dimensions. In th ... More
Authors: Deutscher, Max
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/216166
Description: Taking its bearings from classic textss including Plato, Kant, Hegel and Arendth this thoughtful and intriguing book provides philosophical reflection on what it is to judge and what judgement achieve ... More
Authors: Klein, Colin
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278416
Description: The interpretation of functional imaging experiments is complicated by the pluripotency of brain regions. As there is a many-to-one mapping between cognitive functions and their neural substrates, reg ... More
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Authors: Deutscher, Max
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/201968
Description: Only in being pleased at what is done can I judge it as right. Kant is correct, nevertheless, that my motive is not the object of my judgment's concern. In working to make a good judgment, it is not p ... More
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Authors: Menzies, Peter
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/201998
Description: Recently, a number of philosophers of science have claimed that much explanation in the sciences, especially in the biomedical and social sciences, is mechanistic explanation. I argue the account of m ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293393
Description: We argue that dynamical and mathematical models in systems and cognitive neuroscience explain (rather than redescribe) a phenomenon only if there is a plausible mapping between elements in the model a ... More
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Authors: Klein, Colin
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280701
Description: 14 page(s)
Authors: Klein, Colin
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278619
Description: fMRI promises to uncover the functional structure of the brain. I argue, however, that pictures of ‘brain activity’ associated with fMRI experiments are poor evidence for functional claims. These neur ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/291727
Description: Experimental philosophy of science gathers empirical data on how key scientific concepts are understood by particular scientific communities. In this paper we briefly describe two recent studies in ex ... More
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Authors: Menzies, Peter
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14582
Description: Judea Pearl (2000) has recently advanced a theory of token causation using his structural equations approach. This paper examines some counterexamples to Pearl's theory, and argues that the theory can ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81282
Description: Honneth's fundamental claim that the normativity of social orders can be found nowhere but in the very experience of those who suffer injustice leads, I argue, to a radical theory and critique of soci ... More
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Authors: Menzies, Peter
Date: 2004
Language: fre
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/33615
Description: 29 page(s)
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/27802
Description: This paper examines the theme of recognition in Hegel's account of self-consciousness, suggesting that there are unresolved difficulties with the relationship between the normative sense of mutual rec ... More
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Authors: Sutton, John
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/28091
Description: 30 page(s)