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Affirmative Action  

Walter Feinberg

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2009
Affirmative action is a term used in the USA to depict a set of laws, policies, guidelines, and government-mandated and government-sanctioned administrative practices, including those of ... More

Analytic Philosophy in America  

Scott Soames

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
In understanding the transition to the analytic period in America, it is important to remember that analytic philosophy is neither a fixed body of substantive doctrine, a precise ... More

Daoism: Laozi and Zhuangzi  

Liu Xiaogan

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May 2011
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Sep 2011
This article provides an introduction to the two earliest representative thinkers of Daoism—Laozi and Zhuangzi—and the two texts that carry their names, which are likewise recognized as ... More

Death at the Beginning: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit  

Renee D. Boss

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Apr 2015
Medical and technological advances permit the survival of many infants born prematurely or with congenital anomalies. Prenatal diagnosis of a life-threatening fetal condition can give ... More

Freedom and Its Value  

Prasanta Pattanaik and Yongsheng Xu

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Jun 2015
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Apr 2015
Freedom is one of the central concepts in political philosophy, and has played an increasing role in economics, especially in normative economics, in recent decades. Economic mechanisms ... More

Practical Ethics  

Colin Heydt

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Oct 2013
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Dec 2013
Given its initial form by Protestant natural lawyers such as Pufendorf, practical ethics figured prominently in the writings and lectures of university teachers like Hutcheson, Smith, ... More

The Value of Existence  

Gustaf Arrhenius and Wlodek Rabinowicz

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Jun 2015
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Apr 2015
Can it be better or worse for a person to exist than not to exist at all? This old and challenging existential question has been raised anew in contemporary moral philosophy, mainly for ... More

Wittgenstein on The First Person  

William Child

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Questions about the self, the use of ‘I’, and the first-person point of view arise throughout Ludwig Wittgenstein's writings. This article explores two interrelated issues. First, what is ... More

Wittgenstein Reads Russell  

Gregory Landini

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein both left voluminous work notes and letters and they knew a great many people — statesmen, poets, academicians, lovers, and friends — who ... More

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