Talk:Jean Matter Mandler

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  • The article is neutral in tone and has no copyeight problems Any adjectives are factual descriptions widely used in the academic literature. Gmandler (talk) 16:24, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
    • Widely used in the academic literature? Where? THE AMERICAN METROSEXUAL 16:10, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
      • Sorry, I mean that dexriptions about book awards and such things as "widely used" can be found in the academic literature as the Fellowhip awards of the American Academy and in scholarly articles. Please indicate what particular expressions you find unacceptable. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gmandler (talkcontribs) 17:23, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
        • I get the feeling you don't quite understand what it means to source something. As stated before, please read WP:RS. THE AMERICAN METROSEXUAL 06:50, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

I never claimed to be unrelated to her. The article - as I have tried to convey - is moderate, much less laudatory that some of her appraisals in reviews etc. However, I would be happy to change anything you can point to diretcly. No i bstances of an unwanted SPA are included. GMandler —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gmandler (talkcontribs) 13:31, 3 September 2009 (UTC)

The references (listed in SOURceS) are direct or indirect commentaries (all positive) on her work, particularly FOUNDATIONS OF MIND. I am unclear how inline citations could be used for these references. As to the conflict of interest - the article is objective in tone and actually less laudatory that the review by Carey for example of the citation by the APA for her life's work. If something specific could be pointed out I would be happy to respond. GMandler. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gmandler (talkcontribs) 16:37, 1 September 2009 (UTC) I have added another source for the APA award. In finding sources for notables the general source is other people's description of their work - in addition to their books as a source of their notability —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gmandler (talkcontribs) 07:38, 24 August 2009 (UTC) As to conflict of interest - Again I do not see this, please tell me where it might appear. All the work described and her career etc are in the public domain and BTW have no conflict of interest - nothing was copied from something else ```` I have read the Wiki material on sources. For a biographical sketch there are essentially two kind of sources - what other people have said about her and what she has written. Those are the sources used here, nothing else is used and none of it from other copyrighted sources. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gmandler (talkcontribs) 13:55, 24 August 2009 (UTC)