Monday, February 13, 2012

February 13, 2012


Editorial
Ruth Chadwick. Rotterdam 2012: The next world congress of bioethics.
Articles
Mohammed Ghaly. Milk banks through the lens of Muslim scholars: One text in two contexts.
Hossam E. Fadel. Developments in stem cell research and therapeutic cloning: Islamic ethical positions, a review.
Benjamin L. Curtis. A zygote could be a human: A defence of conceptionism against fission arguments.
Stewart Justman. Uninformed consent: Mass screening for prostate cancer.
Hillel Braude and Jonathan Kimmelman. The ethics of managing affective and emotional states to improve informed consent: Autonomy, comprehension, and voluntariness.
Catherine Constable. Withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration for patients in a permanent vegetative state: Changing tack.
Barbara Russell. Reflections on ‘autistic integrity.’
Book Review
Islam and New Kinship, Reproductive Technologies and the Shariah in Lebanon by Morgan Clarke. Review by Vardit Rispler-Chaim.
Articles
Ivan Gaskell. Spilt ink: Aesthetic globalization and contemporary Chinese art.
Sandra Shapshay. The problem with the problem of tragedy: Schopenhauer’s solution revisited.
Katherine J. Thomson-Jones. Narration in motion.
Henry John Pratt. Categories and comparisons of artworks.
Peter Kivy. What really happened in the eighteenth century: The ‘modern system’ re-examined (again).
Julian Dodd. Defending the discovery model in the ontology of art: A reply to Amie Thomasson on the Qua problem.
Andrew Kania. In defence of higher-order musical ontology: A reply to Lee B. Brown.
Lee B. Brown. Further doubts about higher-order ontology: Reply to Andrew Kania.
Book Reviews
The Emergence of the Classical Style in Greek Sculpture by Richard Neer. Review by Nigel Spivey.
The Rhetorical Use of Provocation as a Means of Persuasion in the Writings of Walter Pater (1839-1894), English Essayist and Cultural Critic: Pater as Controversialist by John Coates. Review by Adam Lee.
Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics by Carolyn Korsmeyer. Review by Filippo Contesi.
Creativity and Art: Three Roads to Surprise by Margaret A. Boden. Review by Berys Gaut.
Articles
Alex Rosenberg. Why do spatiotemporally restricted regularities explain in the social sciences?
Adam Caulton and Jeremy Butterfield. On kinds of indiscernibility in logic and metaphysics.
Otavio Bueno and Steven French. Can mathematics explain physical phenomena?
Asbjorn Steglich-Petersen. Against the contrastive account of singular causation.
Russell Powell. The future of human evolution.
Edouard Machery and Kara Cohen. An evidence-based study of the evolutionary behavioral sciences.
Review
Being Reduced: New Essays on Reduction, Explanation and Causation edited by Jakob Hohwy and Jesper Kallestrup. Review by Markus I. Eronen.
Articles
Giuseppe Albanese and Marco M. Sorge. The role of the judiciary in the public decision-making process?
Facundo Albornoz, Sebastian Galiani and Daniel Heymann. Foreign investment and expropriation under oligarchy and democracy.
Barbara M. Roberts and Muhammad A. Saeed. Privatizations around the world: Economic or political determinants?
Carl Davidson, Steven J. Matusz and Douglas Nelson. A behavioral model of unemployment, sociotropic concerns, and the political economy of trade policy.
Articles
Donna Yarri. A matrix of meanings: Finding god in popular culture.
Sharon A. Falkenheimer. Effective engagement in global bioethics: The benefits of questions.
William Joseph Buckley, Daniel P. Sulmasy, Aaron Mackler, and Aziz Sachedina. Ethics of palliative sedation and medical disasters: Four traditions advance public consensus on three issues.
C. Ben Mitchell. High-fidelity human patient simulation.
Ferdinand D. Yates, Jr. How does the doctor decide between cost and care?
William P. Cheshire, Jr. Neural signatures of reason and rhetoric.
Articles
Matthias Basedau and Alexander Stroh. How ethnic are African parties really? Evidence from four Francophone countries.
Thomas Denk and Daniel Silander. Problems in paradise? Challenges to future democratization in democratic states.
Amy C. Alexander, Ronald Inglehart, and Christian Welzel. Measuring effective democracy: A defense.
Political attitudes and political participation: A panel study on socialization and self-selection effects among late adolescents.
Adrian Little. Disjunctured narratives: rethinking reconciliation and conflict transformation.
Wooyeal Paik. Economic development and mass political participation in contemporary China: Determinants of provincial petition (Xinfang) activism 1994-2002.
Articles
David J. Chalmers. Revisability and conceptual change in “Two Dogmas of Empiricism.”
Jenann Ismael. A modest proposal about chance.
Articles
Chiara Lepora. On compromise and being compromised.
Stefan Rummens. Staging deliberation: The role of representative institutions in the deliberative democratic process.
David Wiens. Prescribing institutions without ideal theory.
Symposium: Political Science at Work
Beate Roessler. Meaningful work: Arguments from autonomy.
Samuel Arnold. The difference principle at work.
Debate
Christopher Heath Wellman. Debate: Taking human rights seriously.
Articles
Jeremy Williams. Sex-selective abortion: A matter of choice.
Alessandro Spena. The strange case of the protective perimeter: Liberties and claims to non-interference.
Christie Hartley and Lori Watson. Political liberalism, marriage, and the family.
Larry Alexander. What’s inside and outside the law?

NDPR

Jason Baehr, The Inquiring Mind: On Intellectual Virtues and Virtue. Reviewed by Andrew D. Cling.
Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield (eds.), Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence. Reviewed by A. Raghuramaraju.
Jonathan Cohen and Mohan Matthen (eds.), Color Ontology and Color Science. Reviewed by Berit Brogaard.
John J. Kaag, Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism: The Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot. Reviewed by Maurice Hamington.
F. M. Kamm, Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture and War. Reviewed by Seumas Miller.
Charles Larmore, Practices of the Self. Reviewed by Carol Rovane.
John Perry, The Pretenses of Loyalty: Locke, Liberal Theory, and American Political Theology. Reviewed by Ingrid Creppell.
Toni R√łnnow-Rasmussen, Personal Value. Reviewed by Mark LeBar.
Risto Saarinen, Weakness of the Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought.Reviewed by Keith D. Stanglin.

Philosophers’ Imprint, Vol. 12, nos. 1-3, 2012

Philosophy & Theory in Biology, January 2012


Articles
J. Christopher Hunt. On ad hoc hypotheses.
Kareem Khalifa. Inaugurating understanding or repackaging explanation?
Ryan Muldoon, Tony Smith, and Michael Weisberg. Segregation that no one seeks.
Michelle G. Gibbons. Reassessing discovery: Rosalind Franklin, scientific visualization, and the structure of DNA.
Elliott O. Wagner. Evolving to divide the fruits of cooperation.
Andreas Wagner. The role of randomness in Darwinian evolution.
Angela Potochnik and Brian McGill. The limitations of hierarchical organization.
Margaret Morrison. Emergent physics and micro-ontology.
Branden Fitelson. Accuracy, language dependence, and Joyce’s argument for probablism.
Book Reviews
Quantum Theory at the Crossroads: Reconsidering the 1927 Solvay Conference by Guido Bacciagaluppi and Antony Valentini. Review by Michael Dickson.
Many Worlds? Everett, Quantum Theory, and Reality by Simon Saunders, Jonathan Barrett, Adrian Kent, and David Wallace. Review by Peter Lewis.
Special Issue: Philosophical Problems about Life
Articles
Mark A. Bedau. Introduction to philosophical problems about life.
Robert T. Pennock. Negotiating boundaries in the definition of life: Wittgensteinian and Darwinian insights on resolving conceptual border conflicts.
Kepa Ruiz-Mirazo and Alvaro Moreno. Autonomy in evolution: From minimal to complex life.
Jorge M. Escobar. Autopoiesis and Darwinism.
Mark A. Bedau. A functional account of degrees of minimal chemical life.
Ronald Sandler. Is artefactualness a value-relevant property of living things?
Christopher Sheilds. The dialectic of life.
Carol E. Cleland. Life without definitions.
Edouard Machery. Why I stopped worrying about the definition of life… and why you should as well.


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