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  1. Barry Schwartz, Yakov Ben-Haim & Cliff Dacso (2011). What Makes a Good Decision? Robust Satisficing as a Normative Standard of Rational Decision Making. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (2):209-227.score: 240.0
    Most decisions in life involve ambiguity, where probabilities can not be meaningfully specified, as much as they involve probabilistic uncertainty. In such conditions, the aspiration to utility maximization may be self-deceptive. We propose “robust satisficing” as an alternative to utility maximizing as the normative standard for rational decision making in such circumstances. Instead of seeking to maximize the expected value, or utility, of a decision outcome, robust satisficing aims to maximize the robustness to uncertainty of a satisfactory outcome. That is, (...)
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  2. D. Cliff (1990). Computational Neuroethology: A Provisional Manifesto. In Jean-Arcady Meyer & Stewart W. Wilson (eds.), From Animals to Animats: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (Complex Adaptive Systems). Cambridge University Press.score: 30.0
  3. David Pimentel, Christa Wilson, Christine McCullum, Rachel Huang, Paulette Dwen, Jessica Flack, Quynh Tran, Tamara Saltman & Barbara Cliff (1997). Economic and Environmental Benefits of Biodiversity. BioScience 47 (11):747-757.score: 30.0
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  4. David Pimentel, Christa Wilson, Christine McCullum, Rachel Huang, Pauletie Dwen, Jessica Flack, Quynh Tran, Tamara Saltman & Barbara Cliff (1998). Response From Pimentel Et Al. BioScience 48 (5):341-341.score: 30.0
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  5. Hannah Cliff (forthcoming). Japan's War with the United States, 1941-45. Clio.score: 30.0
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  6. W. K. Lauenroth, I. C. Burke, David Pimentel, Christa Wilson, Christine McCullum, Rachel Huang, Paulette Dwen, Jessica Flack, Quynh Tran, Tamara Saltman & Barbara Cliff (1998). Separating Feelings From Knowledge. BioScience 48 (5):340-341.score: 30.0
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  7. D. Pimentel, C. Wilson, C. McCullum, R. Huang, P. Dwen, J. Flack, Q. Tran, T. Saltman & B. Cliff (1998). Separating Feelings From Knowledge-Reply. BioScience 48 (5):341-341.score: 30.0
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  8. David B. Suits (1999). Steep Cliff Arguments. Argumentation 13 (2):127-138.score: 24.0
    In recent philosophical debates a number of arguments have been used which have so much in common that it is useful to study them as having a similar structure. Many arguments – Searle's Chinese Room, for example – make use of thought experiments in which we are told a story or given a narrative context such that we feel we are in comfortable surroundings. A new notion is then introduced which clashes with our ordinary habits and associations. As a result, (...)
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  9. Caifang Zhu (2011). The Hermeneutics of Chan Buddhism: Reading Koans From The Blue Cliff Record. Asian Philosophy 21 (4):373 - 393.score: 18.0
    Despite the fact that Chan, especially koan Chan is highly unconventional and perplexing, there are still some principles with which to interpret and appreciate the practice. Each of the five houses or lineages of Chan has its idiosyncratic hermeneutic rules. The Linji House has Linji si liao jian, si bin zhu and si zhao yong among others while the Yunmen House follows Yumen san ju as one of its house rules. Moreover, there is a general inner logic that seems to (...)
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  10. Randolph M. Nesse (2004). Cliff-Edged Fitness Functions and the Persistence of Schizophrenia. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):862-863.score: 18.0
    Strong recent selection for social cognition may well explain the persistence of genes that predispose to schizophrenia. The specific mechanism responsible may be a skewed fitness function in which selection pushes the mean for advantageous mental traits perilously close to a “fitness cliff” where the system fails catastrophically in some individuals.
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  11. Roger Chartier (1997). On the Edge of the Cliff: History, Language, and Practices. Johns Hopkins University Press.score: 18.0
    The importance of history has been powerfully reaffirmed in recent years by the appearance of major new authors, pathbreaking works, and fresh interpretations of historical events, trends, and methods. Responding to these developments, Roger Chartier engages several of the most influential writers of cultural history whose works have spread far beyond academic audiences to become part of contemporary cultural argument. Challenging the assertion that history is no more than a "fiction-making operation" Chartier examines the relationships between history and fiction and (...)
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  12. Luis Justo (2010). Consent While Hanging From a Cliff? American Journal of Bioethics 10 (2):61-62.score: 15.0
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  13. Peter Greenaway (2009). Female Practices is Still Under-Developed. Have We Progressed That Much Further Beyond Swift's Irony? Strephon, Who Heard the Fuming Rill As From a Mossy Cliff Distil, Cried Out, Ye Gods, What Sound is This? In Olga Gershenson Barbara Penner (ed.), Ladies and Gents. 230.score: 15.0
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  14. Joke Meheus & Diderik Batens (1996). Steering Problem Solving Between Cliff Incoherence and Cliff Solitude. Philosophica 58.score: 15.0
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  15. R. Mansell Prothero (1984). Spatial Diffusion: An Historical Geography of Epidemics in an Island Community. By A. D. Cliff, P. Haggett, J. K. Ord and G. R. Versey. Pp. Xi + 238. (Cambridge University Press, 1981.) £19.50. [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 16 (2):300-300.score: 15.0
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  16. Richard D. Walk & David R. Miller (1980). Exploratory Research with an Adult Visual Cliff. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 16 (5):388-390.score: 15.0
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  17. Wayne David Christensen & Cliff A. Hooker (2001). Self-Directed Agents. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 31 (Supplement):19-52.score: 6.0
    Wayne D. Christensen and Cliff A. Hooker.
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  18. John Benson (1978). Animal Rights and Human Obligations Edited by Tom Regan and Peter Singer Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1976, Vi + 250 Pp. [REVIEW] Philosophy 53 (206):576-.score: 5.0
  19. David-Hillel Ruben (1981). Philosophy of Economics By C. Dyke Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1981, 184 + Viii Pp., £5.15. Philosophy 56 (218):582-.score: 5.0
    review of Philosophy of Economics by C. Dyke.
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  20. Allen Carlson (1985). Ethics and the Environment Donald Scherer and Thomas Attig, Editors Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983. Pp. Iv, 236. $11.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 24 (04):755-.score: 5.0
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  21. Gilbert Harman (1971). Review of W. V. Quine. Philosophy of Logic. Englewood Cliffs. [REVIEW] Metaphilosophy 2 (2):184–190.score: 5.0
  22. Hugues Leblanc (1964). The Myth of Simplicity; Problems of Scientific Philosophy. By Mario Bunge. Englewood Cliffs, N. J., Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1963. Pp. Xii, 239. [REVIEW] Dialogue 3 (02):201-203.score: 5.0
  23. Geoffrey Payzant (1965). Philosophy of Art, by Virgil C. Aldrich. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall Foundations of Philosophy Series, 1963. Pp. 116. [REVIEW] Dialogue 4 (01):130-132.score: 5.0
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  24. David R. Cameron (1970). Essays in the History of Political Thought. Edited by Isaac Kramnick. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1969. Pp. 384. [REVIEW] Dialogue 9 (03):485-486.score: 5.0
  25. D. W. Hamlyn (1965). Knowledge and Certainty. By Norman Malcolm (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1963. Pp. X + 244. Price 46s.). Philosophy 40 (152):169-.score: 5.0
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  26. Gary Iseminger (1968). Action and Purpose. By Richard Taylor. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1966. Pp. 269 + Xiv. Price 48s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 43 (163):73-.score: 5.0
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  27. Jonathan Bennett (1966). The Philosophy of Wittgenstein. By George Pitcher. (Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1964. Pp. Xii + 340. Price 56s.). Philosophy 41 (155):86-.score: 5.0
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  28. Stanley Paluch (1965). Minds and Machines. Edited by Alan Ross Anderson. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1964. Pp. Viii + 114. $2.45. [REVIEW] Dialogue 4 (01):125-127.score: 5.0
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  29. Julian Wolfe (1966). Metaphysics. By Richard Taylor. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice—Hall Inc., Pp. 109. Dialogue 5 (02):287-289.score: 5.0
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  30. Lester Hunt, This is the Chalk Cliffs on Ruegen by Kaspar David Friedrich, Which Routledge Was Good Enough to Put on the Cover of Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue. I.score: 5.0
    Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue : This book is a discussion of Nietzsche's ethical and political ideas. It is an attempt to be both scholarly and, in a sense, activist. The ultimate point is to see how believers in liberal democracy (like me and most of my readers) should respond to the challenge that Nietzsche represents. As with any profound challenge, one is never the same again after it is overcome. In particular, I suggest that liberals can learn something (...)
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  31. Michael Fox (1967). Theory of Knowledge. By Roderick M. Chisholm Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1966. Pp. X, 117. $2.15. Dialogue 6 (01):118-121.score: 5.0
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  32. Normand Lacharité (1970). Principles of Logic. Par Alex C. Michalos. Englewood Cliffs (N. J.), Prentice-Hall, 1969, Xiii + 433 Pages. [REVIEW] Dialogue 8 (04):724-726.score: 5.0
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  33. Wilfrid J. Waluchow (1984). Ethics in Government Peter A. French Prentice-Hall Series in Occupational Ethics Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983. Pp. 147. [REVIEW] Dialogue 23 (02):364-366.score: 5.0
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  34. Jerzy A. Wojciechowski (1963). Intuition and Science. By Mario Bunge. Prentice - Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, N. J., 1962, Pp. X, 142. $1.95. Dialogue 2 (02):238-239.score: 5.0
  35. Patrick Gardiner (1966). Philosophy of History. By William H. Dray. (Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1964. Pp. 116. 00s.). Philosophy 41 (156):183-.score: 5.0
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  36. Peter Radcliff (1963). The Philosophy of Mind. Edited by V. C. Chappell. Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1962. Pp. Ix, 178. $2.25. [REVIEW] Dialogue 2 (02):226-228.score: 5.0
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  37. J. Rutledge (1964). John Dewey and Self-Realization. By Robert J. Roth, S. J. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N. J. 1962. Pp. Vii, 144. Paperbound $2.90. [REVIEW] Dialogue 3 (02):210-211.score: 5.0
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  38. Arthur Schafer (1985). Reproductive Ethics Michael Bayles Philosophy of Medicine Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984. Pp. 144. $9.95 Paper. [REVIEW] Dialogue 24 (04):731-.score: 5.0
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  39. Thomas R. McCormick (1997). Ethical Issues in Death and Dying, 2d. Ed. Tom Beauchamp and Robert Veatch. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1996. 458 Pp. [REVIEW] Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 6 (02):245-.score: 5.0
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  40. Walter B. Carter (1964). Knowledge and Certainty: Essays and Lectures. By Norman Malcolm. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1963. Pp. Vi + 244. $5.00. [REVIEW] Dialogue 3 (01):99-100.score: 5.0
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  41. H. P. Owen (1965). Classical and Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Religion. By John Hick. (Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1964, Pp. 494. Price 64s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 40 (152):179-.score: 5.0
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  42. Hugh Lloyd-Jones (1970). Michael J. O'Brien (Ed.): Twentieth Century Interpretations of Oedipus Rex. A Collection of Critical Essays. Pp. Iv + 119. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1968. Paper, $1.75. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 20 (03):398-399.score: 5.0
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  43. Alex C. Michalos (1969). Introduction to Value Theory. By Nicholas Rescher. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1969. Pp. Vii + 199. (Paperbound). $2.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 8 (03):520-523.score: 5.0
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  44. Gordon S. Treash (1969). A Prelude to Metaphysics. By K. R. Hanley and J. D. Monan, Englewood Cliffs. Prentice-Hall Inc., 1967, Pp. X, 177, $2.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 7 (04):697-698.score: 5.0
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  45. R. H. Vincent (1964). Statistical and Inductive Probabilities. By Hugues Leblanc. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall Inc., 1962. Pp. Xii, 148. Trade Edition $6.65; Text Edition $5.00. [REVIEW] Dialogue 2 (04):475-480.score: 5.0
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  46. Vincent Di Norcia (1985). Ethical Issues in Business: A Philosophical Approach T. Donaldson and PH Werhane, Editors Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983 . Pp. Viii, 392, $16.95 Business Ethics, Corporate Values and Society M. Snoeyenbos, R. Almeder, and J. Humber, Editors Topic Bibliographies Buffalo, NY: Prometheus, 1983. Pp. 502. $15.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 24 (2).score: 5.0
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  47. M. Dziewanowski (1988). Europe in the Twentieth Century Roland N. Stromberg, Second Edition (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1987), Xi + 481pp., $25.95. [REVIEW] History of European Ideas 9 (6):760-762.score: 5.0
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  48. Achim Köddermann (1994). Language and German Idealism, Fichte's Linguistic Philosophy, by Jere Paul Surber, Englewood Cliffs, NY: Humanities Press, 1994. Daimon: Revista de Filosofia 9:361-364.score: 5.0
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  49. John Alderson (1983). Society, Crime and Criminal Behaviour (4th Edn). By Don C. Gibbons. (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1982.). [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 15 (1):121-122.score: 5.0
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  50. Vincent Di Norcia (1985). Ethical Issues in Business: A Philosophical Approach T. Donaldson and P. H. Werhane, Editors Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983 (Second Edition). Pp. Viii, 392, $16.95Business Ethics, Corporate Values and Society M. Snoeyenbos, R. Almeder, and J. Humber, Editors Topic Bibliographies Buffalo, NY: Prometheus, 1983. Pp. 502. $15.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 24 (2):368-370.score: 5.0
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