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    Alex O'Meara (2009). Chasing Medical Miracles: The Promise and Perils of Clinical Trials. Walker & Co..
    Journalist Alex O’Meara is one of the more than twenty million Americans enrolled in a clinical trial—three times as many people as a decade ago. Indeed, clinical trials have become a $24 billion industry that is reshaping every aspect of health-care development and delivery in the United States and around the world. As O’Meara chronicles, twentieth-century medical trials have led to epic advances in health care, from asthma inhalers and insulin pumps to heart valves and pacemakers. And yet, although (...)
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (2003). Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Oxford University Press.
    Conventional wisdom suggests that the Platonist philosophers of Late Antiquity, from Plotinus (third century) to the sixth-century schools in Athens and Alexandria, neglected the political dimension of their Platonic heritage in their concentration on an otherworldly life. Dominic O'Meara presents a revelatory reappraisal of these thinkers, arguing that their otherworldliness involved rather than excluded political ideas, and he reconstructs for the first time a coherent political philosophy of Late Platonism.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (1993). Plotinus: An Introduction to the Enneads. Oxford University Press.
    This book is addressed to readers new to the Enneads. One of the greatest of ancient philosophers, Plotinus is attracting ever-increasing attention from those interested in ancient philosophy, late Antiquity, and the importance of this period for the Western intellectual tradition. O'Meara presents a brief outline of Plotinus's life, and of the composition of the Enneads, placing Plotinus within the intellectual context of the philosophical schools and religious movements of his time. He then discusses selected Plotinian texts in relation (...)
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  4. Dominic J. O'Meara (2005). Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Clarendon Press.
    Conventional wisdom suggests that the Platonist philosophers of Late Antiquity, from Plotinus to the sixth-century schools in Athens and Alexandria, neglected the political dimension of their Platonic heritage in their concentration on an otherworldly life. But Dominic O'Meara presents a revelatory reappraisal of these thinkers, arguing that their otherworldliness involved rather than excluded political ideas, and he reconstructs for the first time a coherent political philosophy of Late Platonism.
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    John O'Meara (1961). The Relevant Historical Situation. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:3-11.
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    John O'Meara (1976). In Hymnis Et Canticis. Philosophical Studies 25:308-310.
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    William O'Meara (1939). Thomas Aquinas. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 14 (4):681-682.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (1989). Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Oxford University Press.
    The Pythagorean idea that numbers are the key to understanding reality inspired philosophers in late Antiquity (4th and 5th centuries A.D.) to develop theories in physics and metaphysics based on mathematical models. This book draws on some newly discovered evidence, including fragments of Iamblichus's On Pythagoreanism, to examine these early theories and trace their influence on later Neoplatonists (particularly Proclus and Syrianus) and on medieval and early modern philosophy.
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    J. O'Meara (1956). Foreword. American Journal of Jurisprudence 1 (1):1-2.
    On May 11th a round table discussion was held on the subject "The Interactions of Science and Art under the Conditions of the Revolution in Science and Technology ," organized by the editorial boards of the journals Voprosy filosofii and Voprosy literatury.
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    William O'Meara (1948). Love and Being. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 23 (2):351-352.
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    William O'Meara (1941). Language and Reality. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 16 (1):188-190.
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    William J. O'Meara (1932). Some Aspects of Current British Realism. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 8:78-89.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Notes. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:115-120.
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    John J. O'Meara (1977). II. The Creation of Man and Woman. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:37-62.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Author's Preface. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:8-10.
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    John O'Meara (1970). Studies Preparatory to an Understanding of the Mysticism of St. Augustine and His Doctrine on the Trinity. Augustinian Studies 1:263-276.
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    Thomas F. O'Meara (1986). Schelling. The Owl of Minerva 17 (2):215-217.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Rome. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:88-110.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Augustine's Descriptions of the Book. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:20-28.
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    William O'Meara (1965). Actual Existence and the Individual According to Duns Scotus. The Monist 49 (4):659-669.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Epilogue. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:111-113.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (2002). Reading Neoplatonism. Philosophical Review 111 (2):305-308.
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    Dominic O'Meara (2000). Scepticism and Ineffability in Plotinus. Phronesis 45 (3):240-251.
    The first part of this paper traces back to Plotinus a strategy applied by Augustine and Descartes whereby sceptical arguments are used to set aside sensualist forms of dogmatic philosophy, clearing the way for a dogmatism independent of sense-perception which is 'self-authenticating' and thus immune to, and even proven by, sceptical doubt. It is argued that Plotinus already uses this strategy in the opening chapters of "Enneads" V 5 and V 3. The second part of the paper argues that Plotinus' (...)
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    William O'Meara (1943). The Analysis of Knowledge. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 18 (2):346-348.
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  25. John J. O'Meara (1981). The Neoplatonism of Saint Augustine. In Dominic J. O'Meara (ed.), Neoplatonism and Christian Thought. State University of New York Press [Distributor] 34--41.
     
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  26. John J. O'Meara (forthcoming). Virgil and Saint Augustine: The Roman Background to Christian Sexuality. Augustinus: Revista Trimestral.
     
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    Dominic O'Meara (2001). Intentional Objects in Later Neoplatonism. In Dominik Perler (ed.), Ancient and Medieval Theories of Intentionality. Brill 115--125.
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    Thomas F. O'Meara (2010). Johannes B. Lotz, SJ, and Martin Heidegger in Conversation. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (1):125 - 131.
    This article by Johannes B. Lotz, S.J., never before translated into English, describes his contacts with Martin Heidegger. First it describes his arrival, along with Karl Rahner, S.J., to pursue doctoral studies in Freiburg im Breisgau and their first experiences with the famous professor. Lotz continues his narrative by mentioning times he met with Heidegger over the subsequent forty years up to the philosopher’s death. With Gustav Siewerth, Max Müller, Bernhard Welte, and Karl Rahner, Lotz belonged to a group (...)
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    Thomas F. O'meara (1986). Christ in Schelling's Philosophy of Revelation. Heythrop Journal 27 (3):275–289.
  30. F. W. J. Schelling, Fritz Marti & Thomas F. O'meara (1983). The Unconditional in Human Knowledge: Four Early Essays. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 14 (3):191-192.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (2006). Patterns of Perfection in Damascius' "Life of Isidore". Phronesis 51 (1):74 - 90.
    In this article, it is shown that, following the precedent set in particular by Marinus' "Life of Proclus", Damascius, in his "Life of Isidore", uses biography so as to illustrate philosophical progress through the Neoplatonic scale of virtues. Damascius applies this scale, however, to a wide range of figures belonging to pagan philosophical circles of the fifth century AD: they show different degrees and forms of progress in this scale and thus provide an edificatory panorama of patterns of (...)
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  32. Thomas F. O'meara (1997). Thomas Aquinas, Theologian.
     
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    D. J. O'Meara & Theodorus Asine (1974). Theodoros von Asine. Sammlung der Testimonien und Kommentar von W. Deuse. Journal of Hellenic Studies 94:204.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Greek Philosophy. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:62-87.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Unité Et Structure Logique de la 'Cité de Dieu' de Saint Augustin. Philosophical Studies 11:303-304.
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    Richard M. O'Meara (2013). War Closure in the 21st Century1. In Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas Evans & Adam Henschke (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War: Just War Theory in the 21st Century. Routledge 105.
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    Thomas F. O'Meara (2008). Karl Rahner's “Remarks on the Schema, 'De Ecclesia in Mundo Hujus Temporis,' in the Draft of May 28, 1965”. Philosophy and Theology 20 (1/2):331-339.
    The author acquired in May of 1965 a copy of Karl Rahner’s observations on the latest draft of “Schema XIII” which would becomeGaudium et Spes. The title was “Anmerkungen zum Schema DE ECCLESIA IN MUNDO HUIUS TEMPORIS (in der Fassungvom 28.5.65).” After the third session of Vatican II serious work remained to be done on that text. Among several meetings was onelong and important occurred at Ariccia in the Alban hills outside Rome. Rahner could not attend because he could not (...)
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    Thomas Franklin O'Meara (1978). System of Transcendental Idealism (1800). The Owl of Minerva 10 (2):7-9.
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    John O'Meara (1961). Preliminary Note on the Structure of the City of God. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:31-34.
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    John J. O'Meara (1952). Plato's Theory of Ideas. Philosophical Studies 2:110-111.
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    Dominic O'Meara (2015). Iamblichus and Mathematics. N. Vinel Jamblique: In Nicomachi Arithmeticam. Pp. 348. Pisa and Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2014. Paper. €110. Isbn: 978-88-6227-616-0. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 65 (2):401-402.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (2000). Scepticism and Ineffability in Plotinus. Phronesis 45 (3):240 - 251.
    The first part of this paper traces back to Plotinus a strategy applied by Augustine and Descartes whereby sceptical arguments are used to set aside sensualist forms of dogmatic philosophy, clearing the way for a dogmatism independent of sense-perception which is 'self-authenticating' and thus immune to, and even proven by, sceptical doubt. It is argued that Plotinus already uses this strategy in the opening chapters of "Enneads" V 5 and V 3. The second part of the paper argues that Plotinus' (...)
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    William M. O'Meara (1986). The Social Nature of Self and Morality for Husserl, Schutz, Marx, and Mead. Philosophy Research Archives 12:329-355.
    The purpose of the paper is, first, to describe how Husserl’s phenomenology begins with the transcendental ego and attempts to affirm by necessary insight the alter ego and the moral community of all rational beings, and, secondly, to evaluate this argument, using the thought of Schutz, Marx, and Mead. The paper concludes that Husserl’s and Schutz’s concepts of the social nature of the self are inadequate and that Marx and Mead offer a better analysis of how the social nature of (...)
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (1985). Plotinus. Review of Metaphysics 39 (2):346-347.
  45. Michael Psellus, John M. Duffy & Dan O'meara (1989). Michaelis Pselli Philosophica Minora. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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    John O'Meara (1961). Anticipations of the Theme in Augustine. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:12-19.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (2009). The Reception of Greek Philosophy (C.) D'Ancona (Ed.) The Libraries of the Neoplatonists. Proceedings of the Meeting of the European Science Foundation Network 'Late Antiquity and Arabic Thought. Patterns in the Constitution of European Culture' Held in Strasbourg, March 12–14, 2004 Under the Impulsion of the Scientific Committee of the Meeting, Composed by Matthias Baltes†, Michel Cacouros, Cristina D'Ancona, Tiziano Dorandi, Gerhard Endreß, Philippe Hoffmann, Henri Hugonnard Roche. (Philosophia Antiqua 107.) Pp. Xxxvi + 531. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007. Cased, €149, US$199. ISBN: 978-90-04-15641-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 59 (02):438-.
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    John J. O'Meara (1977). III. Man and Woman in Paradise. The Saint Augustine Lecture Series:63-87.
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    Thomas F. O'Meara (1985). Schelling. Seine Bedeutung Für Eine Philosophie der Natur Und der Geschichte. Review of Metaphysics 39 (1):155-157.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (1991). The Anatomy of Neoplatonism. Review of Metaphysics 44 (4):848-849.
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