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      • On the concept of freedom: freedom's relation to ethics and an application of a Collingwoodian framework 

        Author(s):Stoncius, Alec
        Date Submitted:2019
        In this project, I will begin by exploring the conceptual relations to the concept of free will, namely the relation of ethics. I will argue that any conception of normative ethics is dependent on a conception of free will ...
      • Exploitation of power and the exclusion of other knowers 

        Author(s):Hannum, Dane Shade Brusuelas
        Date Submitted:2019
        I argue that the relatively dominant political cultural and economic order of a given period produces, as a structural feature, relatively dominant epistemic frameworks that exclude certain methods of knowing. These methods ...
      • Trail log - 2019 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2019
        Summary: March: "bomb cyclone," heavy snow. April: Pasqueflowers on Good Friday; June: Templeton Annual Meeting in Nassau. July: International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) Annual Meeting in H. J. Andrews ...
      • In the name of beauty 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-; Brady, Emily
        Date:2019
        There is beauty in nature. Is anything there ugly? Those who claim a "positive aesthetics" find that, although there is local ugliness, in a more comprehensive view, such ugliness becomes beautiful also. The rotting carcass ...
      • Rejection and truth-value gaps 

        Author(s):Johnson, Fred
        Date:1999
        A theorem due to Shoesmith and Smiley that axiomatizes two-valued multiple-conclusion logics is extended to partial logics.
      • Counting functions 

        Author(s):Johnson, Fred
        Date:1992
        Counting functions are shown to be closed under composition.
      • Models for modal syllogisms 

        Author(s):Johnson, Fred
        Date:1989
      • Parry syllogisms 

        Author(s):Johnson, Fred
        Date:1999
        Parry discusses an extension of Aristotle's syllogistic that uses four nontraditional quantifiers. We show that his conjectured decision procedure for validity for the extended syllogistic is correct even if syllogisms ...
      • Copi's method of deduction 

        Author(s):Johnson, Frederick A.
        Date:1979-04
      • Rolston, Holmes : who's who in America 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2019
      • What to pack for the hero's journey: an examination of some concepts relating to heroic figures 

        Author(s):Brown, Robert
        Date Submitted:2019
        Heroes are a concept that has existed in almost every culture and period of human history. The contemporary era is no exception, with one example being the incredibly popular and lucrative industry of comic book superheroes. ...
      • Othering of pets: Palmer, Plumwood, and pet technology ethics, The 

        Author(s):Forrest, Marielle
        Date Submitted:2019
        In Chapter 1, I explore some of the central theories in the field of animal ethics, those by: Peter Singer, Tom Regan, Martha Nussbaum, and Clare Palmer. I also examine the views of Stephen Budiansky and Gary Francione in ...
      • Eventuality-based interval semantics and Free Logic: what if there, like, is no future, man? 

        Author(s):Smith, Nathan L.
        Date Submitted:2019
        Future contingent propositions have famously been a source of trouble for philosophers and logicians committed to any variety of indeterminism on which facts about the future are not yet fixed. One possible answer to the ...
      • Redeeming a cruciform nature 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2018
        Christopher Southgate recognizes that the natural world is both ambiguous, mixing goods and bads, and dramatically creative. Life is lived in green pastures and in the valley of the shadow of death. Perhaps this is the ...
      • Umweltethik und der mensch : über intrinsische werte in der natur, Die 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2004
        Although much of the urgency for conserving biodiversity arises from our duties to other humans, with nature instrumental to what humans have at stake in their environments, a deeper environmental ethics recognizes intrinsic ...
      • 索利图德湖 :荒野中的个人 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:1999
        Lake Solitude, in remote Rocky Mountain National Park, offers a solitary traveler a place to seek continuities and discontinuities with nature, a communion of opposites. To travel into the wilderness is to go into what one ...
      • Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-82 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2018
        Emerson once wrote: "Right is a conformity to the laws of nature so far as they are known to the human mind." Emerson is a "romantic." Keep "romance" in life, or, we might say, "love life" in its rich fullness. Humans need ...
      • Foreword : Weaving what together? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2019
        What is mainly woven together is Christian concern for Earth and for the poor on Earth, environmental ethics and environmental justice. That involves weaving together the theoretical and the practical, the rich and the ...
      • Science and religion : an introduction for youth : book summary 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2019
        This is an introduction to science and religion for youth, grades 9-12. The central thesis is that youth can and ought to understand that science and religion are compatible, when appropriately understood. Youth can read ...
      • Rolston review of Preston, The Synthetic Age 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date:2018
        Preston has a new worldview, convinced "that humans have utterly transformed the earth" and have a "startling synthetic future." But he should have been more forceful about Anthropocene abuses of power. Further, his ...