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  1. O. Flanagan Jr., MORAL SPROUTS AND NATURAL TELEOLOGIES 21st CENTURY MORAL PSYCHOLOGY MEETS CLASSICAL CHINESE PHILOSOPHY (2014), Marquette University Press (Monograph pp. 120 for Aquinas Lecture Series.).
  2. Abrol Fairweather & O. Flanagan Jr. (Eds.), Naturalized Virtue Epistemology, edited by Fairweather & Flanagan (2013), Cambridge University Press.
  3. O. Flanagan Jr., The Bodhisattva's Brain: Buddhism Naturalized (paper 2013) (October, 2011), MIT PRESS.
  4. O. Flanagan, The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World (Fall, 2007), MIT Press [author's comments].
  5. O. Flanagan, Almas Que Suenan (Fall, 2003), Oceano [abs].
  6. O. Flanagan, The Problem of the Soul (Spring, 2003), Basic Books (Paperback issue of POS.).
  7. O. Flanagan, The Problem of the Soul: Two Visions of Mind and How to Reconcile Them (2002), Basic Books.
  8. Narrative and Consciousness: Literature, Psychology, and the Brain. Eds. Gary Fireman, Ted McVay, and Owen Flanagan, edited by Gary Fireman, Ted McVay, and Owen Flanagan (2003), Oxford University Press [abs] [author's comments].
  9. O. Flanagan Jr., Dreaming Souls (Fall, 1999), Oxford University Press.
  10. The Nature of Consciousness, edited by Ned Block, Guven Guzeldere, and Owen Flanagan (1998), MIT Press.
  11. O. Flanagan Jr., Self Expressions: Mind, Morals and the Meaning of Life (1996), Oxford University Press.
  12. O. Flanagan Jr., Consciousness Reconsidered (1992), MIT Press.
  13. O. Flanagan Jr., Varieties of Moral Personality: Ethics and Psychological Realism (1991), Harvard University Press.
  14. Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology, edited by Owen Flanagan and Amelie O. Rorty (1990), MIT Press.
  15. O. Flanagan Jr., The Science of the Mind (1984), MIT Press (2nd edition 1991.).

Papers Published

  1. O. Flanagan, Phenomenal Authority: The Epistemic Authority of Alcoholics Anonymous, in The Nature of Addiction, edited by N. Levy (2014), Oxford University Press [abs].
  2. O. Flanagan & Jing Hu, Han Fei Zi's Philosophical Psychology: Human Nature, Scarcity, and the Neo-Darwinian Consensus, in The State of Nature in Comparative Political Thought: Western and Non-Western Perspectives, edited by Jon D. Carlson & Russelle Arben Fox (2014), Lexington Books.
  3. O. Flanagan, PERFORMING ONESELF, in Philosophy of Creativity, edited by E. Samuels & S. B. Kaufmann (2014), Oxford University Press.
  4. O. Flanagan, The Shame of Addiction, FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY (2013) [abs] [author's comments].

Papers Accepted

  1. O. Flanagan, *It Takes a Metaphysics, Raising Virtuous Buddhists*, in *Cultivating Virtue*, edited by Nancy Snow (2014), Oxford University Press [abs].
  2. O. Flanagan, Introduction, in Naturalized Virtue Epistemology, edited by A. Fairweather & O. Flanagan (2013), Cambridge University Press.
  3. O. Flanagan, Aaron Ancell, Stephen Martin, Gordon Steenbergen, Empiricism and Normative Ethics What do the biology and the psychology of morality have to do with ethics?, in Evolved Morality: The Biology & Philosophy of Human Conscience, edited by Frans de Waal, P.S. Churchland et al., Behavior (2013), Brill.
  4. O. Flanagan, Buddhism and The Scientific Image, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science (2013).
  5. O. Flanagan & S. Geisz, Confucian Moral Sources, in The Philosophical Challenge from China, edited by Brian Burya (2013), MIT Press.

Book Reviews

  1. O. Flanagan Jr., Kristján Kristjánsson The Self and Its Emotions Kristján Kristjánsson, The Self and Its Emotions, Cambridge University Press, 2010, 288pp., ISBN 9780521114783., NOTRE DAME PHILOSOPHICAL REVIEWS (2012) [available here].
  2. O. Flanagan Jr., SISSELA BOK Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science, Notre Dame Review of Books (April, 2011).
  3. O. Flanagan Jr., I, Hypocrite, New Scientist (18 december 2010).
  4. O. Flanagan Jr., Damasio's Debacle, NATURE (23 December 2010).
  5. O. Flanagan Jr., The Ego Tunnel, New Scientist (March 21, 2009).
  6. O. Flanagan Jr., Where in the World is the Mind?, New Scientist, vol. 201 no. 2691 (January 17, 2009), pp. 42-43.
  7. O. Flanagan Jr., “The Literate Ape,” New Scientist November 23, 2009 (2009).
  8. O. Flanagan Jr., “The Left Brain Conspiracy,” New Scientist, December 9, 2009 (2009).

Articles and Chapters

  1. O. Flanagan Jr., The Social Epistemological Normalization of Contestable Narratives:* Stories of Just Deserts, in What Happened In and To Moral Philosophy in the Twentieth Century, edited by Fran O'Rourke (2013), Notre Dame University Press.
  2. O. Flanagan Jr., The View From the East Pole: Buddhist and Confucian Tolerance, in Religion and Tolerance, edited by S. Clarke and R. Powell (2013), Oxford University Press [abs].
  3. O. Flanagan Jr., Identity and Addiction: What Alcoholic Memoirs Teach, in Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry, edited by Wm. Fulford et al. (2013), Oxford University Press.
  4. O. Flanagan Jr. & Stephen Martin, Science and the Modest Image of Epistemology, Human.Mente - Journal of Philosophical Studies 21 (2012) [abs].
  5. O. Flanagan Jr. & A. Ancell, S. Martin, G. Steenbergen, What do the Psychology and Biology of Morality have to do with Ethics?: Ethics as Human Ecology, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (In Press 2012).
  6. O. Flanagan Jr., HAN FEI ZI’S PHILOSOPHICAL PSYCHOLOGY: HUMAN NATURE, SCARCITY, AND THE NEO- DARWINIAN CONSENSUS with Jing Hu, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, vol. 38 no. 2 (June, 2011), pp. 293-316.
  7. O. Flanagan Jr., Wittgenstein's Ethical Nonnaturalism: An Interpretation of Tractatus 6.41-47 and the "Lecture on Ethics", American Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 48 no. 2 (April, 2011), pp. 185-198.
  8. O. Flanagan Jr., My Non-Narrative, Non-Forensic Dasein: The First and Second Self, in Self and Consciousness, edited by Jee Loo Liu & John Perry (2011), pp. 214-240, Cambridge University Press.
  9. O. Flanagan Jr., Phenomenal and Historical Selves, edited by Katja Crone, Kristina Musholt & Anna Strasser, Grazer Philosophische Studien, special issue on "Facets of self-consciousness" (2011).
  10. O. Flanagan Jr., Performing Oneself, in Philosophy and Creativity, edited by Elliot Paul and Scott Barry Kaufmann (2011), Oxford University Press [abs].
  11. O. Flanagan Jr., 1. “What does the Modularity of Ethics have to do with Ethics? Four Moral Sprouts Plus or Minus a Few” with Robert A. Williams, TopiCS (Topics in Cognitive Science). (July, 2010).
  12. O. Flanagan Jr., Neuroexistentialism, with David Barack, EURAMERICA (September 2010).
  13. O. Flanagan Jr., What is it Like to be an Addict?, in Addiction and Responsibility, edited by G. Graham & G. Poland (2010), MIT Press.
  14. O. Flanagan Jr., One Enchanted Being: Neuroexistentialism and Meaning, Zygon Journal of Religion and Science, vol. 44 no. 1 (March, 2009), pp. 41-50.
  15. O. Flanagan Jr., “Neuro-Eudaimonics, or Buddhists Lead Neuroscientists to the Seat of Happiness”, in Oxford Handbook on Philosophy and Neuroscience, edited by J. Bickle (2009) [pdf].
  16. O. Flanagan Jr., “Emotional Expressions: Why Moralists Scowl, Frown, and Smile, in Cambridge Companion to Darwin, 2nd, edited by Jonathan Hodge and Gregory Radick (2009), pp. 413-434, Cambridge.
  17. O. Flanagan Jr., “Five Questions”, in Mind & Consciousness, edited by Patrick Grim (2009).
  18. O. Flanagan Jr., “Buddhist Persons & EudaimoniaBuddha”, in Routledge Companion to Philosophical Psychology, edited by J. Symons (2009) [pdf].
  19. O. Flanagan Jr., “The Structures of Meaningful Life Stories”, Argentinian Journal of Philosophy and Psychology (2009).
  20. O. Flanagan Jr., “Moral Science? Still Metaphysical After All These Years”, in Moral Personality, Identity and Character: Explorations in Moral Psychology, edited by Darcia Narvaez and Daniel K. Lapsley (2009), pp. 52-78, Cambridge University Press [Science-Still%20Metaphysical.pdf].
  21. O. Flanagan Jr., "Can Do Attitudes": Some Positive Illusions are not Misbeliefs, BBS (2009) [abs].
  22. O. Flanagan Jr., 2. “The Neural Pathway to the White House”, The New Scientist (July, 2008) [mg19826586.300-review-ithe-political-mindi-by-george-lakoff.html].
  23. O. Flanagan Jr., 1. “MORAL CONTAGION AND LOGICAL PERSUASION IN THE MOZI”, Journal of Chinese Philosophy (2008), pp. 473-491.
  24. O. Flanagan, H. Sarkissian, and D. Wong, Naturalizing Ethics, in *Moral Psychology: The Evolution of Morality*, edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, vol. 1 (2007), pp. 1-26, MIT Press.
  25. O. Flanagan, H. Sarkissian, and D. Wong, "What is the Nature of Morality? A Response to Casebeer, Railton, and Ruse", in *Moral Psychology: The Evolution of Morality*, edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, vol. 1 (2007), pp. 45-52, MIT Press.
  26. O. Flanagan, “The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Neuroscience and Happiness” in, in The Buddha’s Way: The Confluence of Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research in the Post-Modern Age: Routledge: Cruzon, London, In Press: Editors, D. K. Nauriyal, Michael Drummond, Y. B. Lal: Forward: His Holiness, XIV Dalai Lama (Fall, 2006).
  27. O. Flanagan, Varieties of Naturalism, in Oxford Companion to Religion and Science (Winter, 2006), OUP.
  28. Ruth Faden, O. Flanagan et al., 1. Moral Issues of Human-Non-Human Primate Neural Grafting, ., Science 15 July 2005: Vol. 309. no. 5733, pp. 385 – 386 (2005-2006).
  29. O. Flanagan, "The Neurobiology of Sexual Self-Consciousness: Mind and the Interplay of Brain and Body", in Narrative and Consciousness: Literature, Psychology, and the Brain., edited by Eds. Gary Fireman, Ted McVay, and Owen Flanagan (Spring, 2003), Oxford University Press [abs].
  30. O. Flanagan, Emotional Expressions, in The Cambridge Companion to Darwin, edited by Radick & Hodge (Spring 2003), Cambridge University Press.
  31. Thomas Polger and Owen Flanagan, "Natural Questions to Natural Answers", in Biology Meets Psychology: Constraints, Connections, Conjectures, vol. 5 (2001), MIT Press.
  32. Thomas Polger and Owen Flanagan, "Is Consciousness an Adaptation?", in Evolving Consciousness, edited by G. Mulhauser (2001), Johns Benjamin, Amsterdam.
  33. Owen Flanagan and Donald Dryden, "Consciousness and the Mind", in Invitation to Cognitive Science, edited by S. Sternberg (1997), MIT Press.
  34. O. Flanagan Jr., "Consciousness as a Pragmatist Views It", in The Cambridge Companion to William James, edited by Ruth Anna Putnam (1997), Cambridge University Press.
  35. O. Flanagan Jr., "How to Study Consciousness Empirically: The Case of Dreams", in Consciousness, Cognition, and Computation, edited by E. Rolls (1997), Oxford University Press.
  36. O. Flanagan Jr. with Guven Guzeldere, "Consciousness: A Philosophical Tour", in Consciousness, Cognition, and Computation, edited by E. Rolls (1997), Oxford University Press.
  37. O. Flanagan Jr., "Moral Confidence: Three Cheers for Naturalistic Ethics", in In The Face of Facts: Moral Inquiry in American Scholarship, edited by Westbrook, Fox, and Bethe-Elstain (1997), Cambridge University Press.
  38. O. Flanagan Jr., "Prospects For A Unified Theory of Consciousness or, What Dreams are Made Of", in Scientific Approaches to the Question of Consciousness: 25th Carnegie Symposium on Cognition, edited by J. Cohen & J. Schooler (1996).
  39. O. Flanagan Jr., Neurowissenschaft und Traume: Mentale Zustande und der Ausdruck der eigenen Personlichkeit im Schlaf, BewuBtsein: Beitrage aus der Gegenwartsphilosophie, edited by T. Metzinger (1996).
  40. O. Flanagan Jr., "Moral Network", in The Churchlands and Their Critics, edited by R. McCauley (1996), Basil Blackwell.
  41. O. Flanagan Jr. with Thomas Polger, "Zombies and the Function of Consciousness", The Journal of Consciousness Studies, vol. 2 no. 4 (1996).
  42. O. Flanagan Jr., "Ethics Naturalized: Ethics and Human Ecology", in Mind and Morals, edited by May, Friedman, Clark (1996), MIT Press.
  43. O. Flanagan Jr., "Deconstructing Dreams: The Spandrels of Sleep", The Journal of Philosophy (January, 1995), pp. 5-27 (Version in Proceedings of Tucson I Conference on Consciousness (MIT Press)..).
  44. O. Flanagan Jr., "The Moment of Truth on the Dublin Bridge", South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 94 no. 2 (1995).
  45. O. Flanagan Jr., "Consciousness and Natural Method", Neuropsychologia, vol. 33 no. 9 (1995).
  46. O. Flanagan Jr., "Consciousness", in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, edited by Ted Honderich (1995), Oxford University Press.
  47. O. Flanagan Jr., "History of the Philosophy of Mind", in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, edited by Ted Honderich (1995), Oxford University Press.
  48. O. Flanagan Jr., "Stream of Consciousness", in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, edited by Ted Honderich (1995), Oxford University Press.
  49. O. Flanagan Jr., "D. C. Dennett", in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, edited by Ted Honderich (1995), Oxford University Press.
  50. O. Flanagan Jr., "Behaviorism", in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, edited by Ted Honderich (1995), Oxford University Press.
  51. O. Flanagan Jr., "Multiple Identity, Character Transformation, and Self-Reclamation", in Philosophical Psychopathology, edited by G. Graham and L. Stephens (1995), pp. 135 - 162, MIT.
  52. O. Flanagan Jr., "Situations and Dispositions", in Readings in Philosophy and Cognitive Science, edited by Alvin I. Goldman (1993), pp. 681-695, Cambridge: MIT Press ((reprint from Varieties of Moral Personality).).
  53. O. Flanagan Jr., "Other Minds, Obligation, and Honesty", in Social and Cognitive Factors in Preschoolers' Deception, edited by S. Ceci, M. DeSimone, and M. E. Putnick (1992), Lawrence Erlbaum.
  54. O. Flanagan Jr., "Identity, Gender, and Strong Evaluation", Nous (1991) ((short version of invited address to Central Division of American Philosophical Association).).
  55. O. Flanagan Jr., "Virtue and Ignorance", The Journal of Philosophy, vol. LXXXVII no. 8 (1990), pp. 420-428.
  56. O. Flanagan Jr., "Identity and Strong and Weak Evaluation", in Identity, Character, and Morality, edited by Owen Flanagan and Amélie O. Rorty (1990), pp. 37-65.
  57. O. Flanagan Jr., "Pragmatism, Ethics, and Correspondence Truth: Response to Gibson and Quine", Ethics (April, 1988), pp. 541-549.
  58. O. Flanagan Jr. with Kathryn Jackson, "Justice, Care, and Gender: The Kohlberg-Gilligan Debate Revisited", Ethics (April, 1987), pp. 622-637 (Reprinted in Feminism and Political Theory, ed. Cass R. Sunstein (Chicago, 1990).).
  59. O. Flanagan Jr., "Psychoanalysis and Social Practice: A Comment on Grünbaum", The Behavioral and Brain Sciences (Fall, 1986).
  60. O. Flanagan Jr., "Admirable Immorality and Admirable Imperfection", The Journal of Philosophy (1986), pp. 41-60.
  61. O. Flanagan Jr. with Jonathan Adler, "Impartiality and Particularity", Social Research (September, 1983), pp. 576-596.
  62. O. Flanagan Jr., "Quinean Ethics", Ethics (October, 1982), pp. 56-74.
  63. O. Flanagan Jr., "Moral Structures?", Philosophy of the Social Sciences (October, 1982), pp. 255-270.
  64. O. Flanagan Jr., "A Reply to Lawrence Kohlberg", Ethics (April, 1982), pp. 529-532.
  65. O. Flanagan Jr., "Virtue, Sex, and Gender: Some Philosophical Reflections on the Moral Psychology Debate", Ethics (April, 1982), pp. 499-512.

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