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  1. Ann Moss (1996). Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought. Clarendon Press.score: 180.0
    This is the first comprehensive study of the Renaissance commonplace-book. -/- Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy retrieval. From their first introduction to the rudiments of Latin to the specialized studies of leisure reading of their later years, the pupils of humanist schools were trained to use commonplace-books, which formed an immensely important element of Renaissance education. The common-place book mapped and resourced Renaissance culture's moral thinking, its accepted strategies (...)
     
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  2. Lucia Dacome (2004). Noting the Mind: Commonplace Books and the Pursuit of the Self in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Journal of the History of Ideas 65 (4):603-625.score: 150.0
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  3. George Berkeley (1930). Berkeley's Commonplace Book. London, Faber & Faber.score: 130.0
     
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  4. Richard Yeo’S. Suggestion That Enlightenment (2003). Efforts to Organize Knowledge, Such as Ephraim Chambers's Cyclopedia, Were Closely Connected to the Commonplace Book,“A Solution to the Multitude of Books: Ephraim Chalmers's Cyclopedia (1728) as 'the Best Book in the Universe,'”. Journal of the History of Ideas 64 (1):61-72.score: 130.0
     
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  5. Alan R. White (1963). The Commonplace Book of G. E. Moore. Philosophical Books 4 (2):15-16.score: 76.0
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  6. George Berkeley (1944). Philosophical Commentaries, Generally Called the Common-Place Book. New York [Etc.]T. Nelson and Sons Limited.score: 70.0
     
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  7. R. I. Aaron (1931). Locke and Berkeley's Commonplace Book. Mind 40 (160):439-459.score: 60.0
  8. R. I. Aaron (1932). Dr. Johnston's Edition of the Commonplace Book. Mind 41 (162):277-278.score: 60.0
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  9. A. A. Luce (1940). Development Within Berkeley's Commonplace Book. Mind 49 (193):42-51.score: 60.0
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  10. Ann Moss (1998). The Politica of Justus Lipsius and the Commonplace-Book. Journal of the History of Ideas 59 (3):421-436.score: 50.0
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  11. G. E. Moore (1962). Commonplace Book, 1919-1953. New York, Macmillan.score: 50.0
    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  12. George W. Miller (1965). The Commonplace Book and Berkeley's Concept Of The Self. Southern Journal of Philosophy 3 (1):23-32.score: 50.0
  13. John Laird (1945). Philosophical Commentaries; Generally Called the Commonplace Book: George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne. An Editio Diplomatica Transcribed and Edited with Introduction and Notes. By A. A. Luce, M.C., D.D., Litt.D. (London: T. Nelson & Sons. 1944. Pp. Xlii + 485. Price 3½ Guineas.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 20 (77):276-.score: 50.0
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  14. G. E. Moore & Casimir Lewy (eds.) (1962). Commonplace Book, 1919-1953. Allen & Unwin.score: 50.0
    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  15. Jillian M. Hess (2012). Coleridge's Fly-Catchers: Adapting Commonplace-Book Form. Journal of the History of Ideas 73 (3):463-483.score: 50.0
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  16. Morris Lazerowitz (1964). Review: Moore's Commonplace Book. [REVIEW] Philosophy 39 (148):165 - 173.score: 50.0
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  17. R. B. Appleton (1920). My Commonplace Book My Commonplace Book. By J. T. Hackett. Pp. Xvii + 403. Fisher Unwin. 12s. 6d. Net. The Classical Review 34 (5-6):111-112.score: 50.0
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  18. Morris Lazerowitz (1964). Moore's Commonplace Book. [REVIEW] Philosophy 39 (148):165 - 173.score: 50.0
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  19. George J. Engelhardt (1967). The" Contemptu Mundi" of Bernardus Morvalensis: Book Three: A Study in Commonplace. Mediaeval Studies 29 (1):243-272.score: 40.0
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  20. George J. Engelhardt (1964). The" De Contemptu Mundi" of Bernardus Morvalensis—Book Two: A Study in Commonplace. Mediaeval Studies 26 (1):109-142.score: 40.0
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  21. M. F. Burnyeat (2001). What Was the 'Common Arrangement'? An Inquiry Into John Stuart Mill's Boyhood Reading of Plato. Utilitas 13 (01):1-.score: 30.0
    This article is detective work, not philosophy. J. S. Mill's Autobiography records that at the age of seven he read, in Greek, . Which were the other dialogues? On the arrangement common today, it would be Crito, Apology, Phaedo, Cratylus. On the arrangement common then, Theages and Erastai replace Cratylus, which makes seven dialogues. I show that this must be the answer by the evidence of James Mill's commonplace books and his writings on Plato. These reveal which collected edition of (...)
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  22. Richard Yeo (2010). Loose Notes and Capacious Memory: Robert Boyle's Note‐Taking and its Rationale. Intellectual History Review 20 (3):335-354.score: 30.0
    Whereas his contemporaries were explicitly aware that the limits of memory called for scrupulous arrangement of one?s papers, Boyle?s papers remained chaotic throughout his life, necessitating a habitual recourse to memory. This invites consideration of Boyle?s views on the use of memory and notes, taking account of the precepts and options of his day. Like many other early modern virtuosi, Boyle made copious notes comprising both textual extracts and empirical information, but he did not maintain large commonplace books of the (...)
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  23. Jonah N. Schupbach (2011). Studies in the Logic of Explanatory Power. Dissertation, University of Pittsburghscore: 24.0
    Human reasoning often involves explanation. In everyday affairs, people reason to hypotheses based on the explanatory power these hypotheses afford; I might, for example, surmise that my toddler has been playing in my office because I judge that this hypothesis delivers a good explanation of the disarranged state of the books on my shelves. But such explanatory reasoning also has relevance far beyond the commonplace. Indeed, explanatory reasoning plays an important role in such varied fields as the sciences, philosophy, theology, (...)
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  24. David Miller, Objective Knowledge.score: 24.0
    Karl Popper’s Objective Knowledge stands at the threshold of his last major philosophical phase, the period from his retirement from the London School of Economics in 1969 until his death in 1994. The two great books that he wrote before he came to London, Logik der Forschung (1934) and The Open Society and Its Enemies (1945), contain much more than the innovations in the theory of scientific method and the theory of democracy for which they are famous. Logik der Forschung, (...)
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  25. Virginia W. Gerde & R. Spencer Foster (2008). X-Men Ethics: Using Comic Books to Teach Business Ethics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 77 (3):245 - 258.score: 24.0
    A modern form of narrative, comic books are used to communicate, discuss, and critique issues in business ethics and social issues in management. A description of comic books as a legitimate medium is followed by a discussion of the pedagogical uses of comic books and assessment techniques. The strengths of the pedagogy include crossing cultural barriers, understanding the complexity of individual decision-making and organizational influences, and the universality of dilemmas and values. We provide an initial source for educators on the (...)
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  26. Stuart E. Dawson (2001). Business Ethics Books: A Bookshop Survey. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 30 (4):401 - 404.score: 24.0
    This paper discusses the extent to which books about business ethics are purchased or read outside of tertiary institutions in Australia, whether the subject is commonly perceived as business, philosophy or both, what range of business ethics books is commonly offered for purchase, and what conclusions might be drawn from the above considerations. Investigation shows that the range and availability of business ethics books is quite limited outside of tertiary institutions, and that the general perception is that business ethics is (...)
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  27. N. L. Wilson (1972). What Exactlyis English? Journal of Philosophical Logic 1 (2):170 - 183.score: 24.0
    I wish now to return to the elementary characterization of languagehood in section III and its rationalization in section IV and say something by way of conclusion. The account given may or may not have a large number of fascinating and important consequences, but I shall confine myself to a couple of minor points and one not so minor.Let us suppose that there are either an infinite number of extra-linguistic entities (which seems plausible) or an infinite number of possible expressions (...)
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  28. Philippa Heath, Carmel Houston-Price & Orla Kennedy (forthcoming). Let's Look at Leeks! Picture Books Increase Toddlers' Willingness to Look at, Taste and Consume Unfamiliar Vegetables. Frontiers in Psychology.score: 24.0
    Research has shown that repeatedly looking at picture books about fruits and vegetables with parents can enhance young children’s visual preferences towards the foods in the book (Houston-Price et al, 2009) and influence their willingness to taste these foods (Houston-Price, Butler & Shiba, 2009). This article explores whether the effects of picture book exposure are mediated by infants' initial familiarity with and liking for the foods presented. In two experiments parents of toddlers aged between 19 and 26 months were asked (...)
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  29. Debbie B. Golos & Annie M. Moses (2013). Rethinking the Portrayal of Deaf Characters in Children's Picture Books. Frontiers in Psychology 4:889.score: 24.0
    Rethinking the Portrayal of Deaf characters in Children’s Picture Books.
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  30. Františka + Tim Gilman (2011). Rainer Ganahl's S/L. Continent 1 (1):15-20.score: 24.0
    The greatest intensity of “live” life is captured from as close as possible in order to be borne as far as possible away. Jacques Derrida. Echographies of Television . Rainer Ganahl has made a study of studying. As part of his extensive autobiographical art practice, he documents and presents many of the ambitious educational activities he undertakes. For example, he has been videotaping hundreds of hours of solitary study that show him struggling to learn Chinese, Arabic and a host of (...)
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  31. Theodore Gracyk (2013). Music, Indiscernible Counterparts, and Danto on Transfiguration. Evental Aesthetics 2 (3):58-86.score: 24.0
    Arthur C. Danto’s The Transfiguration of the Commonplace is one of the most influential recent books on philosophy of art. It is noteworthy for both his method, which emphasizes indiscernible pairs and sets of objects, and his conclusion, which is that artworks are distinguished from non-artwork counterparts by a semantic and aesthetic transfiguration that depends on their relationship to art history. In numerous contexts, Danto has confirmed that the relevant concept of art is the concept of fine art. Examples of (...)
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  32. Ben Segal (2011). The Official Catalog of Potential Literature Selections. Continent 1 (2):136-140.score: 24.0
    continent. 1.2 (2011): 136-140. In early 2011, Cow Heavy Books published The Official Catalog of the Library of Potential Literature , a compendium of catalog 'blurbs' for non-existent desired or ideal texts. Along with Erinrose Mager, I edited the project, in a process that was more like curation as it mainly entailed asking a range of contemporary writers, theorists, and text-makers to send us an entry. What resulted was a creative/critical hybrid anthology, a small book in which each page opens (...)
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  33. Sérgio Rogério Azevedo Junqueira, Isabel Cristina Piccinelli Dissenha & Sérgio Barbosa Rodrigues (2010). A identidade do Ensino Religioso a partir dos livros (The identity of Religious Education from the books) - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2010v8n16p136. [REVIEW] Horizonte 8 (16):136-152.score: 24.0
    A identidade do Ensino Religioso como área de conhecimento historicamente pode ser demonstrada a partir dos livros produzidos para sistematizar as reflexões, as pesquisas, enfim os diferentes estudos referentes aos aspectos legais, metodológicos, propostas de conteúdo, sobre a formação de professores e as questões relacionadas ao ensino aprendizagem deste componente curricular. Este artigo deriva do primeiro relatório de uma pesquisa de abordagem qualitativa, utilizando uma metodologia histórico-analítica apoiada em documentos impressos e visa compreender a identidade de uma disciplina que progressivamente (...)
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  34. Wlodek Rabinowicz (2006). Levi on Money Pumps and Diachronic Dutch Books. In Erik J. Olsson (ed.), Knowledge and Inquiry: Essays on the Pragmatism of Isaac Levi. Cambridge University Press.score: 24.0
    The paper's focus is on pragmatic arguments for various ‘rationality constraints’ on a decision maker’s state of mind: on his beliefs or preferences. An argument of this kind purports to show that a violator of a given constraint can be exposed to a decision problem in which he will act to his guaranteed disadvantage. Dramatically put, he can be exploited by a clever bookie who doesn’t know more than the agent himself. Examples of pragmatic arguments of this kind are synchronic (...)
     
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  35. Daniel Silber (1999). Dutch Books and Agent Rationality. Theory and Decision 47 (3):247-266.score: 22.0
    According to the Dutch Book Argument (DBA), if an agent's subjective probabilities fail to satisfy the axioms of the probability calculus and so make the agent vulnerable to a Dutch Book, the agent's subjective probabilities are incoherent and the agent is therefore irrational. Critics of DBA have argued, however, that probabilistic incoherence is compatible with various kinds of rationality – logico-semantic, epistemic, instrumental and prudential. In this paper, I provide an interpretation of DBA on which it is true that probabilistic (...)
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  36. Queen E. Booker & Fred L. Kitchens (2011). Factors Influencing College Students' Confidence in Using Electronic Books as Learning Tools. Acm Sigcas Computers and Society 41 (2):7-17.score: 21.0
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  37. Marc Brysbaert, Emmanuel Keuleers & Boris New (2011). Assessing the Usefulness of Google Books' Word Frequencies for Psycholinguistic Research on Word Processing. Frontiers in Psychology 2.score: 21.0
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  38. Natalia Kucirkova (2013). Children's Interactions with iPad Books: Research Chapters Still to Be Written. Frontiers in Psychology 4.score: 21.0
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  39. J. Robert G. Williams (2012). Generalized Probabilism: Dutch Books and Accuracy Domination. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophical Logic 41 (5):811-840.score: 20.0
    Jeff Paris (2001) proves a generalized Dutch Book theorem. If a belief state is not a generalized probability (a kind of probability appropriate for generalized distributions of truth-values) then one faces ‘sure loss’ books of bets. In <span class='Hi'>Williams</span> (manuscript) I showed that Joyce’s (1998) accuracy-domination theorem applies to the same set of generalized probabilities. What is the relationship between these two results? This note shows that (when ‘accuracy’ is treated via the Brier Score) both results are easy corollaries of (...)
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  40. David Weissman (2010). Some Thoughts About the Requirements for Reviewing Books. Metaphilosophy 41 (5):715-716.score: 20.0
    Abstract: The quality of peer-reviewed journals is vulnerable to the absence of declared standards for book reviews. Reviewers should agree to several simple rules before undertaking to review books and while writing them. Sensitivity to an author's aims is one requirement; familiarity with an author's previous and relevant publications is another. Critical judgment is always appropriate, but it can be set apart from an account of the ideas reviewed.
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  41. Margaret Atherton (2008). 'The Books Are in the Study as Before': Berkeley's Claims About Real Physical Objects. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 16 (1):85 – 100.score: 18.0
    (2008). ‘The books are in the study as before’: Berkeley's claims about real physical objects. British Journal for the History of Philosophy: Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 85-100.
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  42. Kai Draper & Joel Pust (2008). Diachronic Dutch Books and Sleeping Beauty. Synthese 164 (2):281 - 287.score: 18.0
    Hitchcock advances a diachronic Dutch Book argument (DDB) for a 1/3 answer to the Sleeping Beauty problem. Bradley and Leitgeb argue that Hitchcock’s DDB argument fails. We demonstrate the following: (a) Bradley and Leitgeb’s criticism of Hitchcock is unconvincing; (b) nonetheless, there are serious reasons to worry about the success of Hitchcock’s argument; (c) however, it is possible to construct a new DDB for 1/3 about which such worries cannot be raised.
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  43. James A. Harris (2009). A Compleat Chain of Reasoning: Hume's Project in a Treatise of Human Nature, Books One and Two. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 109 (1pt2):129-148.score: 18.0
    In this paper I consider the context and significance of the first instalment of Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature , Books One and Two, on the understanding and on the passions, published in 1739 without Book Three. I argue that Books One and Two taken together should be read as addressing the question of the relation between reason and passion, and place Hume's discussion in the context of a large early modern philosophical literature on the topic. Hume's goal is (...)
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  44. Daniel Peterson (2011). Qeauty and the Books: A Response to Lewis's Quantum Sleeping Beauty Problem. Synthese 181 (3):367-374.score: 18.0
    In his 2007 paper “Quantum Sleeping Beauty”, Peter Lewis poses a problem for the supporters’ of the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics appeal to subjective probability. Lewis’s argument hinges on parallels between the traditional “sleeping beauty” problem in epistemology and a quantum variant. These two cases, Lewis argues, advocate different treatments of credences even though they share important epistemic similarities, leading to a tension between the traditional solution to the sleeping beauty problem (typically called the “thirder” solution) and Everettian quantum (...)
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  45. Brad Armendt (1993). Dutch Books, Additivity, and Utility Theory. Philosophical Topics 21 (1):1-20.score: 18.0
    One guide to an argument's significance is the number and variety of refutations it attracts. By this measure, the Dutch book argument has considerable importance.2 Of course this measure alone is not a sure guide to locating arguments deserving of our attention—if a decisive refutation has really been given, we are better off pursuing other topics. But the presence of many and varied counterarguments at least suggests that either the refutations are controversial, or that their target admits of more than (...)
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  46. Santiago Alvarez, Joaquim Sales & Miquel Seco (2008). On Books and Chemical Elements. Foundations of Chemistry 10 (2):79-100.score: 18.0
    The history of the classification of chemical elements is reviewed from the point of view of a bibliophile. The influence that relevant books had on the development of the periodic table and, conversely, how it was incorporated into textbooks, treatises and literary works, with an emphasis on the Spanish bibliography are analyzed in this paper. The reader will also find unexpected connections of the periodic table with the Bible or the architect Buckminster Fuller.
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  47. Eric Schwitzgebel (2009). Do Ethicists Steal More Books? Philosophical Psychology 22 (6):711-725.score: 18.0
    If explicit cognition about morality promotes moral behavior then one might expect ethics professors to behave particularly well. However, professional ethicists' behavior has never been empirically studied. The present research examined the rates at which ethics books are missing from leading academic libraries, compared to other philosophy books similar in age and popularity. Study 1 found that relatively obscure, contemporary ethics books of the sort likely to be borrowed mainly by professors and advanced students of philosophy were actually about 50% (...)
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  48. S. Marc Cohen (1988). Metaphysics. Books 7-10. Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota. Journal of the History of Philosophy 26 (2):312-313.score: 18.0
    Review of Aristotle’s Metaphysics: Books Zeta, Eta, Theta, and Iota, translation and commentary by Montgomery Furth (Hackett: 1985).
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  49. Peter Singer, The Right to Be Rich or Poor the New York Review of Books , Vol. 23, No. 2 (March 6, 1975).score: 18.0
    When times are hard and governments are looking for ways to reduce expenditure, a book like Anarchy, State, and Utopia is about the last thing we need. That will be the reaction of some readers to this book. It is, of course, an unfair reaction, since a work of philosophy that consists of rigorous argument and needle-sharp analysis with absolutely none of the unsupported vague waffle that characterizes too many philosophy books must be welcomed whatever we think of its conclusions. (...)
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  50. J. Robert G. Williams, Dutch Books and Accuracy Domination.score: 18.0
    Jeff Paris (2001) proves a generalized Dutch Book theorem. If a belief state is not a generalized probability (a kind of probability appropriate for generalized distributions of truth-values) then one faces ‘sure loss’ books of bets. In Williams (manuscript) I showed that Joyce’s (1998) accuracy-domination theorem applies to the same set of generalized probabilities. What is the relationship between these two results? This note shows that (when ‘accuracy’ is treated via the Brier Score) both results are easy corollaries of the (...)
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