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  1. Tony Burns, Claire Curtis, Laurence Davis, Winter Elliot, Chris Ferns, Everett Hamner, Ursula K. Le Guin, Avery Plaw, Andrew Reynolds, Ellen Rigsby, Jennifer Rodgers, Dan Sabia, Bülent Somay, Douglas Spencer, Simon Stow & Mark Tunick (2005). The New Utopian Politics of Ursula K. Le Guin's the Dispossessed. Lexington Books.score: 2400.0
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  2. Curtis A. Rigsby (2010). Nishida on Heidegger. Continental Philosophy Review 42 (4):511-553.score: 240.0
    Heidegger and East-Asian thought have traditionally been strongly correlated. However, although still largely unrecognized, significant differences between the political and metaphysical stance of Heidegger and his perceived counterparts in East-Asia most certainly exist. One of the most dramatic discontinuities between East-Asian thought and Heidegger is revealed through an investigation of Kitarō Nishida’s own vigorous criticism of Heidegger. Ironically, more than one study of Heidegger and East-Asian thought has submitted that Nishida is that representative of East-Asian thought whose philosophy most closely (...)
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  3. Curtis A. Rigsby (2009). Nishida on God, Barth and Christianity. Asian Philosophy 19 (2):119 – 157.score: 240.0
    Despite the central role that the concept of God played in Kitarō Nishida's philosophy—and more broadly, within the Kyoto School which formed around Nishida—Anglophone studies of the religious philosophy of modern Japan have not seriously considered the nature and role of God in Nishida's thought. Indeed, relevant Anglophone studies even strongly suggest that where the concept of God does appear in Nishida's writings, such a concept is to be dismissed as a 'subjective fiction', a 'penultimate designation', or a peripheral Western (...)
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  4. Curtis Rigsby (2003). Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School (Review). Philosophy East and West 53 (4):605-612.score: 240.0
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  5. Kimberley Curtis (1999). Our Sense of the Real: Aesthetic Experience and Arendtian Politics. Cornell University Press.score: 60.0
    Arendt's innovation is to recognize that this countenancing of others is an aesthetic experience that creates the political world.Curtis plumbs the relevance of ...
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  6. Russell P. Boisjoly, Ellen Foster Curtis & Eugene Mellican (1989). Roger Boisjoly and the Challenger Disaster: The Ethical Dimensions. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 8 (4):217 - 230.score: 30.0
    This case study focuses on Roger Boisjoly's attempt to prevent the launch of the Challenger and subsequent quest to set the record straight despite negative consequences. Boisjoly's experiences before and after the Challenger disaster raise numerous ethical issues that are integral to any explanation of the disaster and applicable to other management situations. Underlying all these issues, however, is the problematic relationship between individual and organizational responsibility. In analyzing this fundamental issue, this paper has two objectives: first, to demonstrate the (...)
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  7. Benjamin L. Curtis (2009). A New Look at Berkeley's Idealism. Heythrop Journal 50 (2):189-194.score: 30.0
  8. Benjamin L. Curtis (2014). The Rumble in the Bundle. Noûs 48 (2):298-313.score: 30.0
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  9. Benjamin L. Curtis (2012). A Zygote Could Be a Human: A Defence of Conceptionism Against Fission Arguments. Bioethics 26 (3):136-142.score: 30.0
    In this paper I defend the view that a zygote is a human from the fission objection that is widely thought to be decisive against the view. I do so, drawing upon a recent discussion of this issue by John Burgess, by explaining in detail the metaphysical position the proponent of the view should adopt in order to rebut the objection.
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  10. Benjamin L. Curtis (2009). Relativism and the Foundations of Philosophy – Stephen Hales. Philosophical Quarterly 59 (234):170-173.score: 30.0
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  11. William M. Curtis (2011). Rorty's Liberal Utopia and Huxley's Island. Philosophy and Literature 35 (1):91-103.score: 30.0
    Eschewing conventional candidates, like Plato's Republic or Machiavelli's Prince, Richard Rorty praises Aldous Huxley's Brave New World as "the best introduction to political philosophy," because it shows us "what sort of human future would be produced by a naturalism untempered by historicist Romanticism, and by a politics aimed merely at alleviating mammalian pain."1 Huxley's celebrated dystopia is thus a poignant warning to our modern utilitarian political projects. Yet Rorty also suggests that utopian literature can play a positive and inspirational role (...)
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  12. Mark A. Davis, Mark G. Andersen & Mary B. Curtis (2001). Measuring Ethical Ideology in Business Ethics: A Critical Analysis of the Ethics Position Questionnaire. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 32 (1):35 - 53.score: 30.0
    Individual differences in ethical ideology are believed to play a key role in ethical decision making. Forsyths (1980) Ethics Position Questionnaire (EPQ) is designed to measure ethical ideology along two dimensions, relativism and idealism. This study extends the work of Forsyth by examining the construct validity of the EPQ. Confirmatory factor analyses conducted with independent samples indicated three factors – idealism, relativism, and veracity – account for the relationships among EPQ items. In order to provide further evidence of the instruments (...)
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  13. Robert Aunger & Valerie Curtis (2008). Kinds of Behaviour. Biology and Philosophy 23 (3):317-345.score: 30.0
    Sciences able to identify appropriate analytical units for their domain, their natural kinds, have tended to be more progressive. In the biological sciences, evolutionary natural kinds are adaptations that can be identified by their common history of selection for some function. Human brains are the product of an evolutionary history of selection for component systems which produced behaviours that gave adaptive advantage to their hosts. These structures, behaviour production systems, are the natural kinds that psychology seeks. We argue these can (...)
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  14. Benjamin L. Curtis (2008). Non-Therapeutic Modification and Self-Interest: Reply to Schramme. Bioethics 22 (8):455-456.score: 30.0
    In this article I reply to Thomas Schramme's argument that there are no good reasons for the prohibition of severe forms of voluntary non-therapeutic body modification. I argue that on paternalistic assumptions there is, in fact, a perfectly good reason.
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  15. Eileen Z. Taylor & Mary B. Curtis (2010). An Examination of the Layers of Workplace Influences in Ethical Judgments: Whistleblowing Likelihood and Perseverance in Public Accounting. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 93 (1):21 - 37.score: 30.0
    We employ a Layers of Workplace Influence theory to guide our study of whistleblowing among public accounting audit seniors. Specifically, we examine professional commitment, organizational commitment versus colleague commitment (locus of commitment), and moral intensity of the unethical behavior on two measures of reporting intentions: likelihood of reporting and perseverance in reporting. We find that moral intensity relates to both reporting intention measures. In addition, while high levels of professional identity increase the likelihood that an auditor will initially report an (...)
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  16. Shani N. Robinson, Jesse C. Robertson & Mary B. Curtis (2012). The Effects of Contextual and Wrongdoing Attributes on Organizational Employees' Whistleblowing Intentions Following Fraud. Journal of Business Ethics 106 (2):213-227.score: 30.0
    Recent financial fraud legislation such as the Dodd–Frank Act and the Sarbanes–Oxley Act (U.S. House of Representatives, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, [H.R. 4173], 2010 ; U.S. House of Representatives, The Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002, Public Law 107-204 [H.R. 3763], 2002 ) relies heavily on whistleblowers for enforcement, and offers protection and incentives for whistleblowers. However, little is known about many aspects of the whistleblowing decision, especially the effects of contextual and wrongdoing attributes on organizational (...)
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  17. Valerie Curtis & Adam Biran (2001). Dirt, Disgust, and Disease: Is Hygiene in Our Genes? Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 44 (1):17-31.score: 30.0
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  18. Alexander S. Curtis (2003). Congress Considers Incentives for Organ Procurement. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 13 (1):51-52.score: 30.0
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  19. Bernard Curtis & Wolfe Mays (eds.) (1978). Phenomenology and Education: Self-Consciousness and its Development. Methuen.score: 30.0
    Kierkegaard's theory of subjectivity and education/ louis p. pojman In this paper I shall first locate Kierkegaard's idea of subjectivity within the history ...
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  20. R. Curtis (1992). A Process View of Consciousness and the "Self": Integrating a Sense of Connectedness with a Sense of Agency. Psychological Inquiry 3:29-32.score: 30.0
  21. Michael Kent Curtis (2004). Democratic Ideals and Media Realities: A Puzzling Free Press Paradox. Social Philosophy and Policy 21 (2):385-427.score: 30.0
  22. Angela Y. Davis, Joy Ann James & Richard Curtis (1998). Dialogue on Radicalism and the Left: Radicalism Today. Radical Philosophy Review 1 (1):1-16.score: 30.0
  23. Barry Curtis (1981). The Supererogatory, the Foolish and the Morally Required. Journal of Value Inquiry 15 (4):311-318.score: 30.0
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  24. Priscilla Alderson, Katy Sutcliffe & Katherine Curtis (2006). Children's Competence to Consent to Medical Treatment. Hastings Center Report 36 (6):25-34.score: 30.0
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  25. David A. Curtis (1986). A Class and State Analysis of Henry Sidgwick's Utilitarianism. Philosophy and Social Criticism 11 (3):259-296.score: 30.0
  26. Annaleigh Curtis (2013). Review of The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and Resistant Imaginations. [REVIEW] Hypatia.score: 30.0
  27. Benjamin L. Curtis (2013). To Be Fair. Analysis 74 (1):ant093.score: 30.0
    In this article I present a theory of what it is to be fair. I take my cue from Broome’s well known 1990 account of fairness. Broome’s basic thesis is that fairness is the proportional satisfaction of claims, and with this I am in at least partial agreement. But neither Broome nor anyone else (so far as I know) has laid down a theory of precisely what one must do in order to be fair. The theory offered here does just (...)
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  28. Jamshed J. Bharucha & Meagan Curtis (2008). Affective Spectra, Synchronization, and Motion: Aspects of the Emotional Response to Music. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (5):579-579.score: 30.0
    We propose three extensions of the theory developed by Juslin & Vll (J&V). First, motion should be considered as an additional mechanism. Second, synchronization plays a role in eliciting emotion. And, third, the spectrum of musical affect or feelings is denser and broader than the spectrum of emotions, suggesting an expansion of the scope of the theory beyond emotions.
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  29. Barry Curtis (1987). The Language-Game of Morality. Philosophical Investigations 10 (1):31-53.score: 30.0
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  30. Bernard Curtis (1982). The True Secret of Education. Philosophy 57 (222):515 - 528.score: 30.0
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  31. Claire P. Curtis (2008). Theorizing Fear: Octavia Butler and the Realist Utopia. Utopian Studies 19 (3):411 - 431.score: 30.0
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  32. Robert A. Curtis (1989). The Success of Hyperrational Utility Maximizers in Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma: A Response to Sobel. Dialogue 28 (02):265-.score: 30.0
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  33. R. Curtis (1994). Book Reviews : Ilse N. Bulhof, The Language of Science. A Study of the Relationship Between Literature and Science in the Perspective of a Hermeneutical Ontology with a Case Study of Darwin's The Origin of Species. E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1992. Pp. 207. $57.14. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 24 (4):510-516.score: 30.0
  34. Robert Aunger & Valerie Curtis (2013). The Anatomy of Motivation: An Evolutionary-Ecological Approach. [REVIEW] Biological Theory 8 (1):49-63.score: 30.0
    There have been few attempts to bring evolutionary theory to the study of human motivation. From this perspective motives can be considered psychological mechanisms to produce behavior that solves evolutionarily important tasks in the human niche. From the dimensions of the human niche we deduce eight human needs: optimize the number and survival of gene copies; maintain bodily integrity; avoid external threats; optimize sexual, environmental, and social capital; and acquire reproductive and survival skills. These needs then serve as the foundation (...)
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  35. Mary B. Curtis (2006). Are Audit-Related Ethical Decisions Dependent Upon Mood? Journal of Business Ethics 68 (2):191 - 209.score: 30.0
    This study explores the impact of mood on individuals’ ethical decision-making processes through the Graham [Graham, J. W.: 1986, Research in Organizational Behavior 8, 1–52] model of Principled Organizational Dissent. In particular, the research addresses how an individual’s mood influences his or her willingness to report the unethical actions of a colleague. Participants’ experienced an affectively charged, unrelated event and were then asked to make a decision regarding whistle-blowing intentions in a public accounting context. As expected, negative mood was associated (...)
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  36. Ronald C. Curtis (1986). Are Methodologies Theories of Scientific Rationality? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 37 (1):135-161.score: 30.0
    Historians should not use their own up-to-date methodologies to judge the rationality or correctness of the research strategies of scientists in history. For the history of science is, in part, the history of the rational growth of methodology and the historian's own up-to-date methodology is, in part, a product of the scientific revolutions of the past. Historians who use their own methodologies to judge the rationality of past research strategies are being too wise after the event. I show, using the (...)
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  37. David Ames Curtis & Andreas Kalyvas (1998). Fighting the Wrong Enemy?: Comments on Wolfenstein's Critique of Castoriadis. Political Theory 26 (6):818-824.score: 30.0
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  38. William M. Curtis (2007). Liberals and Pluralists: Charles Taylor Vs John Gray. Contemporary Political Theory 6 (1):86.score: 30.0
  39. Kimberley Curtis (2004). Rapture and Rupture: Ruminations On Enclave Politics, Political Oblivion, and the Need for Recognition in the Early Women's Liberation Movement. Constellations 11 (4):551-574.score: 30.0
  40. Ronald Curtis (1993). Review Essays : Does Science Belong to its Elite? Philosophy of the Social Sciences 23 (1):77-83.score: 30.0
  41. Ron Curtis (2009). Review Essays: Whewell's Philosophy Under Dispute. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 39 (3):495-506.score: 30.0
    William Whewell tried to explain how scientific knowledge of necessary and certain truth was possible by tracing it to ideas that arose not out of experience but had an independent origin in the mind. Although Whewell has generally been regarded as an a priorist in some sense and as a proponent of hypothetico-deductivism, Snyder tries to show that he can be assimilated to the twentieth-century inductivist mainstream. She fails to make her case, however, in part because she fails to pay (...)
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  42. Neal Curtis (2011). The Human, In Medio. Angelaki 15 (2):69-84.score: 30.0
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  43. Jordan, Nathaniel F. Barrett, Kip Curtis, Liam Heneghan & Randall Honold (2012). Foundations of Conduct. Environmental Ethics 34 (3):291-312.score: 30.0
    In their effort to emphasize the positive role of nature in our lives, environmental thinkers have tended to downplay or even to ignore the negative aspects of our experience with nature and, even when acknowledging them, have had little to offer by way of psychologically and spiritually productive ways of dealing with them. The idea that the experience of value begins with the experience of existential shame—arising from awareness of the limitations that define the self—needs to be explored. The primary (...)
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  44. Philip H. Siegel, John O'Shaughnessy & John T. Rigsby (1995). A Reexamination of the Internal Auditors' Code of Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 14 (11):949 - 957.score: 30.0
    This study empirically examined the views of Certified Internal Auditors (CIAs) concerning the role of Code of Ethics for members of the Institute of Internal Auditors. It is a continuation of an earlier study which examined the usefulness of the Code to CIAs. Among the questions asked were what is the primary reason for the Code of Ethics, how useful is it, have you used it, should more enforcement actions be taken against members who violate the Code, and what are (...)
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  45. Bruce Curtis (1984). Capitalist Development and Educational Reform. Theory and Society 13 (1):41-68.score: 30.0
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  46. Richard F. Curtis & Patricia MacCorquodale (1990). Stability and Change in Gender Relations. Sociological Theory 8 (2):136-152.score: 30.0
    Relationships between men and women can change rapidly, yet simultaneously can resist change. This paradox is addressed by a theory of social organization in the "personality and social structure" tradition, which attempts to explain what aspects of gender relations change most readily and what aspects are most resistant to change, in terms of 1) institutional models of organization and 2) the contrasting ways in which status and role affect identity. Changes in gender relations appear first in the public sphere, but (...)
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  47. Lionel Curtis (1938). Civitas Dei. London, Macmillan.score: 30.0
    An attempt to discover a guiding principle in public affairs.--An attempt to show how the past has led to the present position in world affairs.--An attempt to apply the guiding principle suggested in book I to the world position as stated in book II.
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  48. Rowland Curtis, Stefano Harney & Campbell Jones (2013). Ethics in a Time of Crisis: Editorial Introduction to Special Focus. Business Ethics 22 (1):64-67.score: 30.0
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  49. David Ames Curtis (1990). Joel Kovel, In Nicaragua (London, Free Association Books, 1988). Thesis Eleven 27 (1):219-233.score: 30.0
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  50. B. L. Curtis (1971). Learning and Intentionality. Journal of Philosophy of Education 5 (1):105–121.score: 30.0
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