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  • Collingwood and Toulmin, Mind and Society 14, University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, September 4-6, 2008



  • Anthologies:


  • Edited Works:

    • Physical Reality: Philosophical Essays on Twentieth-Century Physics.  New York: Harper and Row, 1970.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Return to Reason.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2001.

    • Cosmopolis: the Hidden Agenda of Modernity.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1990.
    • The Abuse of Casuistry: a History of Moral Reasoning.  By Toulmin and Alfred Jonsen.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1988.
    • The Inner Life, the Outer Mind.  Worcester: Clark UP, 1985.
    • "Pluralism and Responsibility in Post-Modern Science: a Seminar with Stephen E. Toulmin."  Science, Technology, and Human Values 10.1 (1985): 28–37.
    • "Cosmology as Science and as Religion."  On Nature.  Ed. Leroy S. Rouner.  Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 1984.  27–41.
    • "The Construal of Reality: Criticism in Modern and Postmodern Science."  Critical Inquiry 9 (1982): 93–111.
    • The Return to Cosmology: Postmodern Science and the Theology of Nature.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1982.
    • "The Emergence of Post-Modern Science."  The Great Ideas Today, 1981Ed. Robert M. Hutchins and Mortimer J. Adler.  Chicago: Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1981.  69–114.

    • "The Tyranny of Principles."  Hasting Report (1981): 31-39.

    • "How Can We Reconnect the Sciences with the Foundations of Ethics."  Knowing and Valuing: the Search for Common Roots.  Ed. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and Daniel Callahan.  Hastings-on-Hudson: Hastings Center, 1980.  44–64.

    • An Introduction to Reasoning.  By Toulmin, Richard Reike, and Allan Janik.  London: Macmillan, 1979.

    • "The Inwardness of Mental Life."  Critical Inquiry 6 (1979): 1–16.
    • "Psychoanalysis, Physics, and the Mind-Body Problem."  Annual of Psychoanalysis 6 (1978): 315–336.
    • "You Norman, Me Saxon."  Encounter 50.3 (1978): 89–93.
    • "Epistemology and Developmental Psychology."  Noûs 11.1 (1977): 51-53.
    • "From Form to Function: Philosophy and History of Science in the 1950s and Now."  Daedalus 106 (1977): 143–162.
    • "History, Praxis and the 'Third World': Ambiguities in Lakatos’ Theory of Methodology."  Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 39 (1976): 655–675.
    • Knowing and Acting: an Introduction to Philosophy.  London: Macmillan, 1976.
    • "Logic and the Criticism of Arguments."  The Rhetoric of Western Thought.  Ed. James L. Golden, Goodwin F. Berquist, and William E. Coleman.  Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt, 1976.  265-77.
      • The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present.  Ed. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg.  New York: Bedford, 2000.  1429-1431.
    • "Logic and the Theory of Mind."  By Toulmin and Carole Feldman.  Nebraska Symposium on Motivation 23 (1976): 409–476.
    • "The Twin Moralities of Science."  Science and Society: Past, Present, and Future.  Ed. Nicholas H. Steneck.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1975.  111–124.
    • "Rationality and Scientific Discovery."  Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 20 (1974): 387–406.
    • "Scientific Strategies and Historical Change."  Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 11 (1974): 401–414.
    • "Rationality and the Changing Aims of Inquiry."  Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress for Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science.  Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1973.  885–903.
    • Wittgenstein’s Vienna.  By Toulmin and Alan Janik.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1973.
    • "The Historical Background to the Anti-Science Movement."  Civilization and Science: in Conflict or Collaboration?.   Amsterdam: Associated Scientific Publishers, 1972.  23–32.
    • Human Understanding.
      • The Collective Use and Evolution of Concepts.  Vol. 1.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1972.
    • "Rationality and Scientific Discovery."  PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (1972): 387-406.
    • "Brain and Language: a Commentary."  Synthese 22 (1971): 369–395.
    • "Rediscovering History: New Directions in Philosophy of Science."  Encounter 36.1 (1971): 53–64.
    • "Does the Distinction between Normal and Revolutionary Science Hold Water?"  Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge Ed. Imre Lakatos and Alan Musgrave.  Cambridge: CUP, 1970.  39–47.
    • "From Logical Systems to Conceptual Populations."  PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (1970): 552-564.
    • "From Logical Analysis to Conceptual History."  The Legacy of Logical Positivism: Studies in the Philosophy of Science.   Ed. Peter Achinstein and Stephen F. Barker.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1969.  25–52.
    • "Conceptual revolutions in science."  Synthese 17 (1967): 75–91.
    • "The Evolutionary Development of Natural Science."  American Scientist 55 (1967): 456–471.
    • "Neuroscience and Human Understanding."  The Neurosciences.  Ed. Gardner C. Quarton, Theodore Melnuchuk, and Francis O. Schmitt.  New York: Rockefeller UP, 1967.  822–832.
    • "The Plausibility of Theories."  Journal of Philosophy 63 (1966): 624–627.
    • The Discovery of Time.  By Toulmin and June Goodfield.  London: Hutchinson, 1965.
    • "Philosophy and the History of Science."  Vol. 1 of Proc. 10th Int. Congr. Hist. Sci. (Ithaca, 1962).  Paris: Hermann, 1964.  225–230.
    • "Science and our Intellectual Tradition."  Advancement of Science 20 (1963): 28–34.
    • The Architecture of Matter.  By Toulmin and June Goodfield.  New York: Harper & Row, 1962.
    • "Historical Inference in Science: Geology as a Model for Cosmology."  Monist 47 (1962): 142–158.
    • The Fabric of the Heavens.  By Toulmin and June Goodfield.  London: Hutchinson, 1961.
    • Foresight and Understanding: an Enquiry into the Aims of Science.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1961.
    • "Seventeenth Century Science and the Arts."  Seventeenth Century Science and the Arts.  Ed. Hedley Howell Rhys.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1961.  3–28.
    • The Uses of Argument.  Cambridge: CUP, 1958.

      • The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present.  Ed. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg.  New York: Bedford, 2000.  1413-1429.

    • "Contemporary Scientific Mythology."  Metaphysical Beliefs: Three Essays.  Ed. Alasdair MacIntyre.  London: SCM, 1957.  11–81.

    • The Philosophy of Science: an Introduction.  London: Hutchinson, 1953.

    • An Examination of the Place of Reason in Ethics. Cambridge: CUP, 1950.




  • Anthologies:

    • Hitchcock, David, and B. Verheij, eds.  Arguing on the Toulmin Model: New Essays in Argument Analysis and Evaluation.  Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Bové, Paul A.  "The Rationality of Disciplines: the Abstract Understanding of Stephen Toulmin."  After Foucault: Humanistic Knowledge, Postmodern Challenges.  Ed. Jonathan Arac.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1988.  42-70.

    • Brockriede, Wayne, and Douglas Ehninger.  "Toulmin on Argument: an Interpretation and Application."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 46 (1960): 44-53.

    • Castaneda, H. N.  "On a Proposed Revolution in Logic."  Philosophy of Science 27 (1960): 279-92.
    • Cooley, J. C.  "On Mr. Toulmin's Revolution in Logic."  The Journal of Philosophy 56 (1959): 297-319.

    • Cowan, Joseph L.  "The Uses of Argument -- an Apology for Logic."  Mind 73 (1964): 27-45.

    • Ehninger, Douglas, and Wayne Brockriede.  Decision by Debate.  New York: Dodd, Mead, 1963.
    • Hample, Dale.  "The Toulmin Model and the Syllogism."  Readings in Argumentation.  Ed. Benoit, Dale Hample, and Pamela J. Benoit.  Berlin: Foris, 1992.  225-238.
    • Freeman, James B.  Dialectics and the Macrostructure of Argument.  New York: Foris, 1991.
    • Karbach, Joan.  "Using Toulmin's Model of Argumentation."  Journal of Teaching Writing 6 (1987): 81-91.
    • Keene, Michael L.  "Teaching Toulmin Logic."  Teaching English in the Two-Year College 5 (1979): 193-98.

    • Kneupper, Charles W.  "Teaching Argument: an Introduction to the Toulmin Model."  College Composition and Communication 29 (1978): 237-41.
    • Kneupper, Charles W.  "The Tyranny of Logic and the Freedom of Argumentation."  PRE/TEXT 5 (1984): 113-21.

    • Leary, David E.  “Stephen E. Toulmin.”   Thinkers of the 20th Century.  By Elizabeth Devine, et al.  Detroit: Gale Research Publications; London: Macmillan Press, 1984.  571-573.

    • Lewis, Albert L.  "Stephen Toulmin: a Reappraisal."  Central States Speech Journal 23 (1972): 48-55.
    • Manicas, Peter.  "On Toulmin's Contribution to Logic and Argumentation."  Journal of the American Forensic Association 3 (1966): 83-94.
    • Stygall, Gail.  "Toulmin and the Ethics of Argument Fields: Teaching Writing and Argument."  Journal of Teaching Writing 6 (1987): 93-107.
    • Trent, Jimmie D.  "Toulmin's Model of and Argument: an Examination and Extension."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 54 (1968): 252-259.
    • Willard, Charles Arthur.  "Some Questions about Toulmin's View of Argument Fields."  Proceedings of the Summer Conference on Argumentation.  Ed. Jack Rhodes and Sara Newell.  1980. 



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