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  1. Adrianne Leigh McEvoy (ed.) (2011). Sex, Love, and Friendship: Studies of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love: 1993-2003. Rodopi.score: 240.0
    One WHY LOVERS CAN'T BE FRIENDS James Conlon That one's spouse is also one's closest friend is a common claim and seems innocent enough. ...
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  2. Stephen E. Wear, William H. Coles, Anthony H. Szczygiel, Adrianne McEvoy & Carl C. Pegels (1998). Patenting Medical and Surgical Techniques: An Ethical-Legal Analysis. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 23 (1):75 – 97.score: 240.0
    Considerable controversy has recently arisen regarding the patenting of medical and surgical processes in the United States. One such patent, viz. for a "chevron" incision used in ophthalmologic surgery, has especially occasioned heated response including a major, condemnatory ethics policy statement from the American Medical Association as well as federal legislation denying patent protection for most uses of a patented medical or surgical procedure. This article identifies and discusses the major legal, ethical and public policy considerations offered by proponents and (...)
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  3. Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Jan Golinski, Lissa Roberts & John McEvoy (2012). Historiography in a Metaphysical Mode. Metascience 21 (1):41-57.score: 60.0
    Historiography in a metaphysical mode Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-17 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9524-6 Authors Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, CETCOPRA/Université Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne, 17 Rue de la Sorbonne, 75231 Paris Cedex05, France Jan Golinski, Department of History, University of New Hampshire, 20 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824, USA Lissa L. Roberts, Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STePS), University of Twente, Postbox 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands John McEvoy, Department of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA Journal Metascience Online (...)
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  4. James McEvoy (2000). Robert Grosseteste. Oup Usa.score: 60.0
    Robert Grosseteste was the initiator of the English scientific tradition, one of the first chancellors of Oxford University, and a famous teacher and commentator on the newly discovered works of Aristotle. In this book, James McEvoy provides the first general, inclusive overview of the entire range of Grosseteste's massive intellectual achievement.
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  5. James McEvoy (2014). The Theological Notion of the Human Person: A Conversation Between the Theology of Karl Rahner and the Philosophy of John Macmurray [Book Review]. Australasian Catholic Record, The 91 (3):374.score: 60.0
    McEvoy, James Review of: The theological notion of the human person: A conversation between the theology of Karl Rahner and the philosophy of John Macmurray, by Gregory Brett , pp. 288, US$93.95.
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  6. Mark McEvoy (2007). Kitcher, Mathematical Intuition, and Experience. Philosophia Mathematica 15 (2):227-237.score: 30.0
    Mathematical apriorists sometimes hold that our non-derived mathematical beliefs are warranted by mathematical intuition. Against this, Philip Kitcher has argued that if we had the experience of encountering mathematical experts who insisted that an intuition-produced belief was mistaken, this would undermine that belief. Since this would be a case of experience undermining the warrant provided by intuition, such warrant cannot be a priori.I argue that this leaves untouched a conception of intuition as merely an aspect of our ordinary ability to (...)
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  7. Mark McEvoy (2005). Belief-Independent Processes and the Generality Problem for Reliabilism. Dialectica 59 (1):19–35.score: 30.0
    The Generality Problem for process reliabilism is to outline a procedure for determining when two beliefs are produced by the same process, in such a way as to avoid, on the one hand, individuating process types so narrowly that each type is instantiated only once, or, on the other hand, individuating them so broadly that beliefs that have different epistemic statuses are subsumed under the same process type. In this paper, I offer a solution to the problem which takes belief‐independent (...)
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  8. Mark McEvoy (2008). Review of Paul Boghossian, Fear of Knowledge. [REVIEW] Metaphilosophy 39 (1):144–150.score: 30.0
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  9. Mark McEvoy (2008). The Epistemological Status of Computer-Assisted Proofs. Philosophia Mathematica 16 (3):374-387.score: 30.0
    Several high-profile mathematical problems have been solved in recent decades by computer-assisted proofs. Some philosophers have argued that such proofs are a posteriori on the grounds that some such proofs are unsurveyable; that our warrant for accepting these proofs involves empirical claims about the reliability of computers; that there might be errors in the computer or program executing the proof; and that appeal to computer introduces into a proof an experimental element. I argue that none of these arguments withstands scrutiny, (...)
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  10. Mark McEvoy (2013). Experimental Mathematics, Computers and the a Priori. Synthese 190 (3):397-412.score: 30.0
    In recent decades, experimental mathematics has emerged as a new branch of mathematics. This new branch is defined less by its subject matter, and more by its use of computer assisted reasoning. Experimental mathematics uses a variety of computer assisted approaches to verify or prove mathematical hypotheses. For example, there is “number crunching” such as searching for very large Mersenne primes, and showing that the Goldbach conjecture holds for all even numbers less than 2 × 1018. There are “verifications” of (...)
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  11. Mark McEvoy (2013). Does The Necessity of Mathematical Truths Imply Their Apriority? Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94 (4):431-445.score: 30.0
    It is sometimes argued that mathematical knowledge must be a priori, since mathematical truths are necessary, and experience tells us only what is true, not what must be true. This argument can be undermined either by showing that experience can yield knowledge of the necessity of some truths, or by arguing that mathematical theorems are contingent. Recent work by Albert Casullo and Timothy Williamson argues (or can be used to argue) the first of these lines; W. V. Quine and Hartry (...)
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  12. James McEvoy (1978). The Metaphysics of Light in the Middle Ages. Philosophical Studies 26:126-145.score: 30.0
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  13. John G. McEvoy (2000). In Search of the Chemical Revolution: Interpretive Strategies in the History of Chemistry. Foundations of Chemistry 2 (1):47-73.score: 30.0
    In recent years the Chemical Revolution has become a renewed focus of interest among historians of science. This interest isshaped by interpretive strategies associated with the emergence anddevelopment of the discipline of the history of science. The disciplineoccupies a contested intellectual terrain formed in part by thedevelopment and cultural entanglements of science itself. Threestages in this development are analyzed in this paper. Theinterpretive strategies that characterized each stage are elucidatedand traced to the disciplinary interests that gave rise to them. Whilepositivists (...)
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  14. John G. McEvoy (1975). A "Revolutionary" Philosophy of Science: Feyerabend and the Degeneration of Critical Rationalism Into Sceptical Fallibilism. Philosophy of Science 42 (1):49-66.score: 30.0
  15. Mark McEvoy (2012). Platonism and the 'Epistemic Role Puzzle'. Philosophia Mathematica 20 (3):289-304.score: 30.0
    Jody Azzouni has offered the following argument against the existence of mathematical entities: if, as it seems, mathematical entities play no role in mathematical practice, we therefore have no reason to believe in them. I consider this argument as it applies to mathematical platonism, and argue that it does not present a legitimate novel challenge to platonism. I also assess Azzouni's use of the ‘epistemic role puzzle’ (ERP) to undermine the platonist's alleged parallel between skepticism about mathematical entities and external-world (...)
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  16. James McEvoy (1984). Plato and The Wisdom of Egypt. Irish Philosophical Journal 1 (2):1-24.score: 30.0
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  17. James McEvoy (1984). St. Augustine's Account of Time and Wittgenstein's Criticisms. Review of Metaphysics 37 (3):547 - 577.score: 30.0
  18. Mark McEvoy (2009). The Lottery Puzzle and Pritchard's Safety Analysis of Knowledge. Journal of Philosophical Research 34:7-20.score: 30.0
    Duncan Pritchard's version of the safety analysis of knowledge has it that for all contingent propositions, p, S knows that p iff S believes that p, p is true, and (the “safety principle”) in most nearby worlds in which S forms his belief in the same way as in the actual world, S believes that p only if p is true. Among the other virtues claimed by Pritchard for this view is its supposed ability to solve a version of the (...)
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  19. Mark McEvoy (2003). Language and Other Abstract Objects [1981]: The Metaphysics of Linguistics. Philosophical Forum 34 (3-4):427–438.score: 30.0
    Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and OtherObjects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects;Book reviewed:;Jerrold J. Katz, Language and Other Abstract Objects.
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  20. Mark Mcevoy (2005). Mathematical Apriorism and Warrant: A Reliabilist-Platonist Account. Philosophical Forum 36 (4):399–417.score: 30.0
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  21. James McEvoy (2006). The Theory of Friendship in Erasmus and Thomas More. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 80 (2):227-252.score: 30.0
    The foundation of humanist friendship and its purpose lay in the sharing of the Christian faith accompanied by the love of classical letters. The ideas of Erasmus concerning friendship are best developed in his Adagia, and thus in relationship to the ancient proverbs on the subject. The approval given by him to the classical, humanistic ideal of noble, virtuous, equal, and lasting friendship contrasts with Thomas More’s traditional conception of friendship which derived directly from Christian sources. More held that the (...)
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  22. Mark McEvoy (2013). Causal Tracking Reliabilism and the Lottery Problem. Grazer Philosophische Studien 86 (1):73-92.score: 30.0
    The lottery problem is often regarded as a successful counterexample to reliabilism. The process of forming your true belief that your ticket has lost solely on the basis of considering the odds is, from a purely probabilistic viewpoint, much more reliable than the process of forming a true belief that you have lost by reading the results in a normally reliable newspaper. Reliabilism thus seems forced, counterintuitively, to count the former process as knowledge if it so counts the latter process. (...)
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  23. Mark McEvoy (2007). Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism. By Jody Azzouni. Metaphilosophy 38 (2-3):344–350.score: 30.0
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  24. John McEvoy, Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Historiogrphy of Science.score: 30.0
    ABSTRACT: Since its inception in the eighteenth century, the discipline of the history of science has served a motley collection of extrinsic disciplinary interests, philosophical ideas, and cultural movements. This paper examines the historiographical implications of modernism and postmodernism and shows how they influenced positivist, postpositivist, and sociological interpretations of the Chemical Revolution. It also shows how these interpretations served the disciplinary interests of science, philosophy, and sociology, respectively, and it points toward a model of the history of science as (...)
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  25. Meaghan McEvoy (2009). The Empire in Crisis (O.) Hekster, (G.) De Kleijn, (D.) Slootjes (Edd.) Crises and the Roman Empire. Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Nijmegen, June 20–24, 2006). (Impact of Empire 7.) Pp. Xiv + 448, Figs, Maps, Pl. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007. Cased, €129, US$179. ISBN: 978-90-04-16050-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 59 (01):222-.score: 30.0
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  26. James McEvoy (1978). Enquête Sur les 219 Articles Condamnés À Paris le 7 Mars 1277. Philosophical Studies 26:252-255.score: 30.0
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  27. Mark McEvoy (2007). Should Analytic Epistemology Be Replaced By Ameliorative Psychology? Southwest Philosophy Review 23 (1):163-171.score: 30.0
  28. Sebastian McEvoy (1999). The Construction of Issues: Pleading Theory and Practice, Relevance in Pragmatics, and the Confrontation Stage in the Pragma-Dialectical Theory of Argumentation. [REVIEW] Argumentation 13 (1):43-52.score: 30.0
    Legal theory and practice, particularly on the exchange of pleadings, are referred to as a means of examining current thinking in pragmatics on relevance. The rules of pleadings suggest that the concept of relevance as used in pragmatics is emptied of any meaning and that theories of argumentation have not sufficiently taken into account the preliminary construction which issues to be argued about require.
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  29. James Gerard Mcevoy (2007). A Dialogue with Oliver O'Donovan About Church and Government. Heythrop Journal 48 (6):952–971.score: 30.0
  30. Mark McEvoy (2001). Descartes on the Creation of the Eternal Truths. Southwest Philosophy Review 17 (2):1-12.score: 30.0
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  31. Mark McEvoy (2009). Safety, The Lottery Puzzle, and Misprinted Lottery Results. Journal of Philosophical Research 34:47-49.score: 30.0
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  32. James McEvoy (2003). Too Many Friends or None at All? A “Difference” Between Aristotle and Postmodernity. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 77 (1):1-19.score: 30.0
    Diogenes Laertius preserved a saying of Aristotle, “He who has friends can have no true friend.” This was mistranslated by Erasmus and gave rise to the words Montaigne attributed to Aristotle, “O mes amis, il n’y a nul amy.” Kant and Nietzsche both used the saying in this sense, which is in fact a contresens. The original Greek words carried much of the sense of ancient friendship, being a warning against polyphilia and a reminder that intimacy is the central value (...)
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  33. J. G. McEvoy (1976). The Popper—Carnap Controversy. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 7 (1):63-85.score: 30.0
  34. John G. McEvoy (2013). The Tensile Functions of HPS. Metascience 22 (3):653-658.score: 30.0
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  35. James McEvoy (2009). Living in an Age of Authenticity: Charles Taylor on Identity Today. Australasian Catholic Record, The 86 (2):161.score: 30.0
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  36. James McEvoy (1982). Robertus Grosseteste. Commentarius in Posteriorum Analyticorum Libros. Philosophical Studies 29:337-338.score: 30.0
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  37. Mark McEvoy (2004). Is Reliabilism Compatible with Mathematical Knowledge? Philosophical Forum 35 (4):423-437.score: 30.0
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  38. Mark McEvoy (2002). Naturalized Epistemology, Normativity and the Argument Against the A Priori. Essays in Philosophy 3 (2):6.score: 30.0
  39. John G. McEvoy (1995). The Myth of the Framework. In Defense of Science and Rationality. Teaching Philosophy 18 (4):388-390.score: 30.0
  40. Michael Dunne & J. J. McEvoy (eds.) (2002). History and Eschatology in John Scottus Eriugena and His Time: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference of the Society for the Promotion of Eriugenian Studies, [Held at] Maynooth and Dublin, August 16-20, 2002. [REVIEW] University Press.score: 30.0
    ... END Reflections on Johannes Scottus's Place in Carolingian Eschatology BERNARD MCGINN I. Eschatology in the Ninth Century In 847, during the decade that ...
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  41. James Mcevoy (1993). Amitié, attirance et amour chez S. Thomas d'Aquin. Revue Philosophique De Louvain 91 (3):383-408.score: 30.0
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  42. James Mcevoy (1989). Das Philosophische Denken Im Mittelalter von Augustin Zu Machiavelli. Irish Philosophical Journal 6 (1):166-168.score: 30.0
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  43. J. McEvoy (1975). Les Quaestiones in Librum de Causis Attribuées À Henri de Gand. Philosophical Studies 24:262-263.score: 30.0
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  44. Kevin McEvoy & S. Barry Cooper (1985). On Minimal Pairs of Enumeration Degrees. Journal of Symbolic Logic 50 (4):983-1001.score: 30.0
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  45. Mark McEvoy (2003). A Defense of Propositional Functionalism. Journal of Philosophical Research 28:421-436.score: 30.0
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  46. James Mcevoy & Michael Dunne (2005). Beati Pauperes Spiritu. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 72 (2):363-392.score: 30.0
    While searching for manuscripts of the writings of Robert Grosseteste, S.H. Thomson examined British Library MS Royal 11 B III and ascribed a short work on poverty to Grosseteste probably since it was found together with the authentic work De decem mandatis and had been copied by the same scribe. Upon closer examination it is concluded that the work is unlikely to have been written by Grosseteste. Nevertheless, the work is of interest as a highly structured anthology of sources regarding (...)
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  47. Timothy McEvoy (2013). Finding a Teacher of Navigation Abroad in Eighteenth-Century Venice: A Study of the Circulation of Useful Knowledge. History of Science 51:100-123.score: 30.0
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  48. J. P. McEvoy (1997/1996). Introducing Quantum Theory. Totem Books Ltd..score: 30.0
    Quantum theory is one of science's most thrilling, challenging and even mysterious areas. Scientists such as Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg and Schrödinger uncovered bizarre paradoxes in the early 20th century that seemed to destroy the fundamental assumptions of 'classical physics' - the basic laws we are taught in school. Notoriously difficult, quantum theory is nonetheless an amazing and inspiring intellectual adventure, explained here with patience, wit and clarity.
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  49. John G. McEvoy (2013). John C. Powers, Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012), Pp. Viii + 260 (Cloth), US$ 40.00, ISBN 13: 978 0 226 67760 6. [REVIEW] Early Science and Medicine 18 (6):586-588.score: 30.0
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  50. J. McEvoy (1975). Les Auctoritates Aristotelis. Philosophical Studies 24:258-261.score: 30.0
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