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Abandoning Informed Consent: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come

Becky Cox White.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

In a recent critique of informed consent, Robert Veatch argues that the practice is in principle unable to attain the goals for which it was developed. We argue that Veatch's focus on the...

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Abduction, Reason, and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation

Jon Williamson.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 0 words.

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Abortion and the Argument from Potential: What We Owe to the Ones Who Might Exist

Alberto Giubilini.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 5226 words.

I challenge the idea that the argument from potential (AFP) represents a valid moral objection to abortion. I consider the form of AFP that was defended by Hare, which holds that abortion...

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Abortion Without Free and Informed Consent? An Austrian Case of First Impression

Erwin Bernat.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Notwithstanding the question of whether abortion is generally or exceptionally a legitimate means of family planning, it is basically agreed that abortion is not justifiable without free...

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Absolute Quantum Mechanics

Steven Weinstein.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 0 words.

Whereas one can conceive of a relational classical mechanics in which absolute space and time do not play a fundamental role, quantum mechanics does not readily admit any such relational...

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Absolute versus Relational Spacetime: For Better or Worse, the Debate Goes On

Carl Hoefer.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 0 words.

The traditional absolutist-relationist debate is still clearly formulable in the context of General Relativity Theory (GTR), despite the important differences between Einstein's theory and...

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Abstract Explanations in Science

Christopher Pincock.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

December 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 9804 words.

This article focuses on a case that expert practitioners count as an explanation: a mathematical account of Plateau’s laws for soap films. I argue that this example falls into a class of...

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Abstract Mathematical Tools and Machines for Mathematics<sup>†</sup>

JEAN-PIERRE MARQUIS.

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

In this paper, we try to establish that some mathematical theories, like K-theory, homology, cohomology, homotopy theories, spectral sequences, modern Galois theory (in its various...

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Abstraction and Additional Nature†

Bob Hale and Crispin Wright.

in Philosophia Mathematica

June 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 12011 words.

In ‘What is wrong with abstraction’, Michael Potter and Peter Sullivan explain a further objection to the abstractionist programme in the foundations of mathematics which they first...

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Abstraction Reconceived

J. P. Studd.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

June 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 14647 words.

Neologicists have sought to ground mathematical knowledge in abstraction. One especially obstinate problem for this account is the bad company problem. The leading neologicist strategy for...

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