Professor Gary Jason, PhD | Academic Publications
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Academic Publications

Academic Books

  1. Philosophic Thoughts: Essays on Logic and Philosophy (2013) New York: Peter Lang Publishing. LINK
  2. Critical Thinking: Developing an Effective Worldview (2001) Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co/Cengage. LINK
  3. Introduction to Logic (1994) Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company. [Preliminary edition entitled: Clear Thinking: An Invitation to Logic (1992) Boston: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.] LINK
  4. Student Study Guide for Introduction to Logic (1994) Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  5. The Logic of Scientific Discovery (1988) New York: Peter Lang Publishing. LINK
  6. Erotetic Logic as a Specification Language for Database Queries (1987) M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University. LINK

Academic Articles and Reviews

  1. Movie review essay: “Portraits of Egoism in Classic Cinema III: Nietzschean Portrayals,” forthcoming in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies.
  2. Movie review essay: “Portraits of Egoism in Classic Cinema II: Negative Portrayals,” in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 37, Bo. 1 (Spring 2015): 119-136. LINK
  3. Review of: Philip Booth (ed.), …and the Pursuit of Happiness: Wellbeing and the Role of Government, in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 37, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 148-163. LINK
  4. Book review essay: Al Gini and Alexei Marcoux’s The Ethics of Business: A Concise Introduction, in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 36, No. 1 (July 2014): 143-161. LINK
  5. Movie review essay: “Portraits of Egoism in Classic Cinema I: Sympathetic Portrayals,” in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 36, No. 1 (July 2014): 107-121. LINK
  6. The History of Cinema and America’s Role in It: Review Essay of Douglas Gomery and Clara Pafort-Overduin’s Movie History: A Survey, in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 35, No. 1 (July 2013): 170-186. LINK
  7. Review of: Eamonn Butler, Public Choice: A Primer, in Philosophia, Vol. 41, Issue 3 (2013): 203-219. LINK
  8. Film review essay: “Film and Propaganda I: What Nazi Cinema Has to Tell Us,” in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 35, No. 1 (July 2013): 203-219. LINK
  9. Review of: Donald Livingston (ed). Rethinking the American Union for the Twenty-First Century, in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, Vol. 34, No. 2 (October 2012): 211-214. LINK
  10. Review of: Nicolas Phillipson, Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life, in Philosophia, Vol. 40, No. 4 (2012): 919-922. LINK
  11. “Does Virtue Epistemology Provide a Better Account of the Ad Hominem Argument? A Reply to Christopher Johnson,” in Philosophy, Vol. 86, Issue 01, pp. 95-119. LINK
  12. Review of: H. Johns and P. Ormerod, Happiness, Economics, and Public Policy, in Independent Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, Winter 2010, pp. 458-460. LINK
  13. Review essay: “Whence this Libertarian View of Life?” book reviewed: C. Duncan and T. Machan, Libertarianism: For and Against, in Liberty, January-February 2008, pp. 54-60. LINK
  14. Review of: R. J. McNally, Remembering Trauma, in Philosophia, vol. 34, Number 4 (2006). LINK
  15. Review of: F. Schauer, Profiles, Probabilities, and Stereotypes, in Academic Questions Vol. 17, No. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 80-84. LINK
  16. Review of: F. C. Crews, Unauthorized Freud: Doubters Confront a Legend, in Philosophia, 31:3-4 (2003). LINK
  17. “Patent Statistics and Social Science Research,” (with Professor Greg Brunk) in Stuart S.Nagel, ed. Creativity: Being Usefully Innovative in Solving Diverse Problems, Huntington: Nova Science Publishers (2000): pp. 13-26.
  18. “Hedging as a Fallacy of Language” Informal Logic (1990). LINK
  19. “The Role of Error in Computer Science” Philosophia (1989). LINK
  20. Review of: R. Turner, Logics for AI, in Philosophia, Vol. 19, No. 1 (1989).
  21. “Fallacies are Common” Informal Logic (1989). LINK
  22. Review of: P. Harmon and D. King, Expert Systems, in Technology and Culture (Jan. 1988). LINK
  23. Review of: D. N. Walton, Logical Dialogue- Games and Fallacies, in Philosophia, Vol. l7, No. 1 (1987).
  24. Review of: M. Schagrin, R. Dipert, and W. Rapaport, Logic: A Computer Approach, in Philosophia , 1987. LINK
  25. Review of: H. Gardner, The Mind’s New Science, in Philosophia Vol 17, No. 2, 1987. LINK
  26. “On the Nonexistence of Computer Ethics” Journal of Social Philosophy (1987). LINK
  27. “The Nature of the Argumentum of Baculum” Philosophia, Vol. 17, No. 4 (1987). LINK
  28. “Epistemologies and Apologies” Dialectica, Vol. 40, Fasc.1 (1986).
  29. “Are Fallacies Common? A Look at Two Debates” Informal Logic, Vol. VIII (1986). Reprinted in: Selected Issues in Logic and Communication, Trudy Grovier (ed.) Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1988. LINK
  30. Review of: G. Wood, The Myth of Neurosis, in Chronicles of Culture (October 1986).
  31. Review of: P. Kitcher, Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism, in California Review (November 1985).
  32. Review of: D. Johnson and J. Snapper (eds.), Ethical Issues in Computing, in Journal of Social Philosophy (1985).
  33. Review of: J. T. Johnson, Can Modern War Be Just?, in Chronicles of Culture (June 1985).
  34. Review of: A. Grunbaum, The Foundations of Psychoanalysis, in California Review June 1985).
  35. “Two Problems of Induction,” Dialectica, Vol. 39, Fasc. 1, (l985).
  36. “Science and Common Sense,” Journal for Critical Analysis, Vol.8, No. 4 (1985). LINK
  37. “Using Philosophical Dilemmas to Teach Composition,” Teaching English in the Two Year College, Vol. 12, No. 3 (1985).
  38. “Is There a Case for Ad Hominem Arguments?” in The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 62, No. 2, (l984). LINK
  39. “Dialectic and Desiderata,” in Journal for Value Inquiry 18:139 – 144 (1984). LINK
  40. “Roadblocks to Research,” in Part-Time Academic Employment in the Humanities (ed. by Elizabeth Wallace) (1984).
  41. “Deontologism and Dialectic,” in Journal for Value Inquiry l7: ll9 – l3l (l983). LINK
  42. “The Impact of Warfare on the Rate of Invention” (with Professor Greg Brunk), in Scientometrics, Vol. 3, No. 6 (1982), 437-455.
  43. “Notes toward a Formal Conversation Theory” Grazer Philosophische Studien Vol. 10 (1980).
  44. “Is the Soul – Making Defense Sound?” Metanoia Vol. XII, No. 1 (1980).
  45. “The Concept of Discovery” Journal for Critical Analysis, Vol. 7, No. 4 (1979).