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  1. Horacio Velasco (2009). Complexity, Sustainability, Justice, and Meaning: Chronological Versus Dynamical Time. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy 5 (2):108-133.score: 240.0
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  2. Horacio Velasco (2011). Nurturing Life. Environmental Philosophy 8 (1):63-82.score: 240.0
    It is argued that if mainstream neoclassical economics is to be compatible with the health of both the social and natural environments, then it must dispense with a purely micro-level, individual treatment of the world through market dynamics and instead embrace a complementary treatment involving macro-level, collective boundary constraints of an ethico-social-biophysical character selecting what market dynamics are permissible. In this way, economics is transformed from mere dynamics to semiotics, in accord with von Neumann’s seminal work disclosing that life is (...)
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  3. Dr Dermot Quinn (2012). Horacio Gabriel Velasco-Suárez and Rita Zungri de Velasco-Suárez. The Chesterton Review 37 (3/4):694-696.score: 120.0
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  4. Joel D. Velasco (2013). Phylogeny as Population History. Philosophy and Theory in Biology 5 (20130604).score: 60.0
    The project of this paper is to understand what a phylogenetic tree represents and to discuss some of the implications that this has for the practice of systematics. At least the first part of this task, if not both parts, might appear trivial—or perhaps better suited for a single page in a textbook rather than a scholarly research paper. But this would be a mistake. While the task of interpreting phylogenetic trees is often treated in a trivial way, their interpretation (...)
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  5. Joel D. Velasco (2012). The Wide Scope of Philosophy of Biology. Metascience 21 (2):359-362.score: 60.0
    The wide scope of philosophy of biology Content Type Journal Article Category Book Review Pages 1-4 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9619-0 Authors Joel D. Velasco, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, MC 101-40, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  6. Joel D. Velasco (2009). When Monophyly is Not Enough: Exclusivity as the Key to Defining a Phylogenetic Species Concept. Biology and Philosophy 24 (4):473-486.score: 30.0
    A natural starting place for developing a phylogenetic species concept is to examine monophyletic groups of organisms. Proponents of “the” Phylogenetic Species Concept fall into one of two camps. The first camp denies that species even could be monophyletic and groups organisms using character traits. The second groups organisms using common ancestry and requires that species must be monophyletic. I argue that neither view is entirely correct. While monophyletic groups of organisms exist, they should not be equated with species. Instead, (...)
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  7. Joel Velasco, Tree of Life.score: 30.0
    Common ancestry is one of the pillars of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Today, the Tree of Life, which represents how all life is genealogically related, is often thought of as an essential component in the foundations of biological systematics and so therefore of evolutionary theory – and perhaps all of biology itself. It is an iconic representation in biology and even penetrates into popular culture.
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  8. Joel D. Velasco & Elliott Sober (2010). Testing for Treeness: Lateral Gene Transfer, Phylogenetic Inference, and Model Selection. Biology and Philosophy 25 (4):675-687.score: 30.0
    A phylogeny that allows for lateral gene transfer (LGT) can be thought of as a strictly branching tree (all of whose branches are vertical) to which lateral branches have been added. Given that the goal of phylogenetics is to depict evolutionary history, we should look for the best supported phylogenetic network and not restrict ourselves to considering trees. However, the obvious extensions of popular tree-based methods such as maximum parsimony and maximum likelihood face a serious problem—if we judge networks by (...)
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  9. Joel D. Velasco (2010). Species, Genes, and the Tree of Life. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 61 (3):599-619.score: 30.0
    A common view is that species occupy a unique position on the Tree of Life. Evaluating this claim requires an understanding of what the Tree of Life represents. The Tree represents history, but there are at least three biological levels that are often said to have genealogies: species, organisms, and genes. Here I focus on defending the plausibility of a gene-based account of the Tree. This leads to an account of species that are determined by gene genealogies. On this view, (...)
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  10. Joel D. Velasco (2008). Species Concepts Should Not Conflict with Evolutionary History, but Often Do. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 39 (4):407-414.score: 30.0
    Many phylogenetic systematists have criticized the Biological Species Concept (BSC) because it distorts evolutionary history. While defenses against this particular criticism have been attempted, I argue that these responses are unsuccessful. In addition, I argue that the source of this problem leads to previously unappreciated, and deeper, fatal objections. These objections to the BSC also straightforwardly apply to other species concepts that are not defined by genealogical history. What is missing from many previous discussions is the fact that the Tree (...)
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  11. Joel D. Velasco (2008). The Prior Probabilities of Phylogenetic Trees. Biology and Philosophy 23 (4):455-473.score: 30.0
    Bayesian methods have become among the most popular methods in phylogenetics, but theoretical opposition to this methodology remains. After providing an introduction to Bayesian theory in this context, I attempt to tackle the problem mentioned most often in the literature: the “problem of the priors”—how to assign prior probabilities to tree hypotheses. I first argue that a recent objection—that an appropriate assignment of priors is impossible—is based on a misunderstanding of what ignorance and bias are. I then consider different methods (...)
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  12. Joel D. Velasco (2012). Objective and Subjective Probability in Gene Expression. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 110:5-10.score: 30.0
    In this paper I address the question of whether the probabilities that appear in models of stochastic gene expression are objective or subjective. I argue that while our best models of the phenomena in question are stochastic models, this fact should not lead us to automatically assume that the processes are inherently stochastic. After distinguishing between models and reality, I give a brief introduction to the philosophical problem of the interpretation of probability statements. I argue that the objective vs. subjective (...)
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  13. J. D. Velasco (2011). The Species Problem. Philosophical Review 120 (4):598-602.score: 30.0
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  14. Joel Velasco, The Failure of Leibniz's Infinite Analysis View of Contingency.score: 30.0
    Abstract : In this paper, it is argued that Leibniz’s view that necessity is grounded in the availability of a demonstration is incorrect and furthermore, can be shown to be so by using Leibniz’s own examples of infinite analyses. First, I show that modern mathematical logic makes clear that Leibniz’s "infinite analysis" view of contingency is incorrect. It is then argued that Leibniz's own examples of incommensurable lines and convergent series undermine, rather than bolster his view by providing examples of (...)
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  15. Matthew J. Barker & Joel D. Velasco (2014). Deep Conventionalism About Evolutionary Groups. Philosophy of Science 80 (5):971-982.score: 30.0
    We reject a widespread objectivism about kinds of evolutionary groups in favor of a new conventionalism. Surprisingly, being any one kind of evolutionary group typically depends on which of many incompatible values are taken by suppressed variables. This novel pluralism underlies almost any single evolutionary group concept, unlike familiar pluralisms claiming that multiple concepts of certain sorts are legitimate. Consequently, we must help objective facts determine which candidate evolutionary groups satisfy the definition of a given evolutionary group concept, regardless of (...)
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  16. Joel D. Velasco (2013). Philosophy and Phylogenetics. Philosophy Compass 8 (10):990-998.score: 30.0
    Phylogenetics is the study and reconstruction of evolutionary history and is filled with numerous foundational issues of interest to philosophers. This paper briefly introduces some central concepts in the field, describes some of the main methods for inferring phylogenies, and provides some arguments for the superiority of model-based methods such as Likelihood and Bayesian methods over nonparametric methods such as parsimony. It also raises some underdeveloped issues in the field of interest to philosophers.
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  17. Alfred Tarski, Patrícia Del Nero Velasco & Edelcio Gonçalves de Souza (2010). Sobre Alguns Conceitos Fundamentais da Metamatemática (Tarski, Alfred). Princípios 8 (10):187-209.score: 30.0
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  18. Juan Martín Velasco (2010). ¿Qué rechazan los que rechazan la Iglesia? Crítica 60 (965):34-39.score: 30.0
    El distanciamiento de la sociedad española en su conjunto en relación con la Iglesia, la falta de atención a sus mensajes, el rechazo de que es objeto por parte de muchos de nuestros contemporáneos es un hecho evidente del que dan cuenta todos los estudios sobre la actual situación religiosa en nuestro país y en el conjunto de Europa. Baste anotar como signo de ello que, en numerosas encuestas sobre la valoración y la confianza que merecen las más importantes instituciones (...)
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  19. Eleonora Orlando, Diana I. Pérez, Óscar Martiarena, Laura Benítez, Roberto R. Aramayo, Elías José Palti, Ambrosio Velasco, Rodolfo Vázquez, Godfrey Guillaumin & Carlos Llano (forthcoming). Contenido y conciencia: el debate en torno a los qualia. Dianoia.score: 30.0
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  20. Marisa Velasco (2002). Experimentacion y Tecnicas Computacionales. Theoria 17 (2):317-331.score: 30.0
    Computational simulations are now useful tools in experimental life. Their novelty and continuous development make it very difficult to understand their epistemic relevance. In this paper a first evaluation of them is presented through a parallel between thought experiments and computational simulations. Both simulations that play the role of actual experiment and also simulations that are part of experiments will be under scrutiny, since both of them are important in the understanding of contemporary experiments. But simulations as parts of actual (...)
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  21. Joel D. Velasco (2012). The Future of Systematics: Tree Thinking Without the Tree. Philosophy of Science 79 (5):624-636.score: 30.0
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  22. Cesar Catalani & Patrícia del Nero Velasco (2009). On the Logic of the Program of Philosophy for Children. Childhood and Philosophy 10:283-316.score: 30.0
    This article aims to present part of the results from the Scientific Initiation research entitled Logical Foundations of Education for Thinking. Specifically, the exposed contents are the logical ones developed by Matthew Lipman in his philosophical novel Harry Stottlemeier�s discovery. The text is divided in three main sections: formal logic, logic of good reasons and logic of rationally acting. In the first one, we map the contents of formal logic present in that novel. In this context, we studied Aristotelian logic (...)
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  23. María Isabel Pérez de Tudela Y. Velasco (1993). El Espejo Mariano de la Feminidad En la Edad Media Española. Anuario Filosófico 26 (3):621-634.score: 30.0
    The present work attempts to evaluate in what manner the Marian virtues marked out throughout the Middle Ages with respect to women, contribute powerfully to the dignification of women and their redemption from the traditional accusations that they are a perverting influence on humanity.
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  24. Freddy Orlando Santamaría Velasco (2011). El nombrar, la necesidad y la identidad: Kripke y la teoría de la diferencia. Escritos 19 (43):401-419.score: 30.0
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  25. Jesús Martínez Velasco (1993). Presupuestos Básicos De La Ciencia Y Cambio Científico. Crítica 25 (75):55 - 83.score: 30.0
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  26. Horacio Velasco Suárez (2009). Algunas consideraciones sobre Santo Tomás, Chesterton y el sentido común. The Chesterton Review En Español 3 (1):99-114.score: 30.0
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  27. Sirio Lopez Velasco (2010). Fundamentos da ética (e da educação ambiental): o operador de implicação material e o operador de condiconal. Princípios 12 (17-18):115-123.score: 30.0
    Normal 0 21 false false false PT-BR X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabela normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Na última década venho desenvolvendo a ética argumentativa (de fato a ética tout court) com base no uso, dentre outros instrumentos, do operador lógico que chamo de “condicional” (e que Jean Piaget tinha chamado (...)
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  28. Edelcio Gonçalves de Souza & Patrícia Del Nero Velasco (2002). Lindenbaumologia II: Cálculos Lógicos Abstratos. Cognitio: Revista de Filosofia. Issn (Impresso) 1518-7187;(Eletrônico) 2316-5278 3:115-121.score: 30.0
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  29. Stephen M. Downes, Marshall Abrams, Matthew H. Haber, Joel D. Velasco, Bruce S. Weir, Rachel A. Ankeny, Sharon Crasnow, Mary S. Morgan, Anna Alexandrova & Hasok Chang (2012). 3.“Author TBD”: Radical Collaboration in Contemporary Biomedical Research “Author TBD”: Radical Collaboration in Contemporary Biomedical Research (Pp. 845-858). [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 79 (5).score: 30.0
     
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  30. Jara Fontoura & Sírio Velasco (2011). Teorias, escolhas E sustentabilidade pedagógica. Quaestio: Revista de Estudos Em Educação 13 (1):p - 125.score: 30.0
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  31. Mercedes González & Elisa Velasco (2005). La identidad del personaje literario. Crítica 55 (926):79-80.score: 30.0
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  32. Horacio Velasco Suárez (2010). El hombre que fue Jueves. The Chesterton Review En Español 4 (1):93-95.score: 30.0
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  33. F. Velasco (1987). Aproximación al ethos ecológico. Diálogo Filosófico 9:308-323.score: 30.0
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  34. Fabiola Velasco (unknown). Acercamiento a la obra: Individuo Sociedad y Ecosistema. Dikaiosyne 6 (11).score: 30.0
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  35. Jesús D. Rodríguez Velasco (2006). Benjamin Liu, Medieval Joke Poetry: The “Cantigas d'Escarnho E de Mal Dizer.” (Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature, 50.) Cambridge, Mass., and London: Harvard University Department of Comparative Literature, 2004. Pp. Ix, 166. $45 (Cloth); $27.50 (Paper). Distributed by Harvard University Press. [REVIEW] Speculum 81 (4):1224-1225.score: 30.0
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  36. Manuel Salas Velasco (2006). Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior y financiación de la universidad. Crítica 56 (934):28-31.score: 30.0
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  37. Juan Martín Velasco (2003). El hombre, la muerte y la religión. Crítica 53 (909):20-24.score: 30.0
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  38. Juan Martín Velasco (2010). El hecho místico. Ensayo de fenomenología. Diálogo Filosófico 77:237-256.score: 30.0
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  39. Juan Carlos Velasco (1999). El lugar de la razón práctica en los discursos de aplicación de normas jurídicas. Isegoría 21:49-68.score: 30.0
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  40. Freddy Orlando Santamaría Velasco (2006). Ficción, sueño e imaginación: Borges, lector del Quijote. Cuadernos Salmantinos de Filosofía 33:511-528.score: 30.0
    Este texto quiere mostrar la lectura hecha por Borges del Quijote de la Mancha, como una de las más sencillas y desinteresadas maneras de leer, de encontrarse con la obra española desde tres puntos básicos: los libros, el sueño y lo imposible. Veremos, a través de sus poemas, cuentos fantásticos, conferencias y narraciones, su particular manera de leer el Quijote y la cercanía especial que tiene con este personaje de ficción.
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  41. José de Jesús Hernández Velasco (2005). Grandeza y miseria de las nuevas tecnologías de comunicación. Perspectivas psicológicas y educativas. Episteme 2 (6).score: 30.0
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  42. Fernando Velasco (1999). Integrismov y Krausinstitucionismo. 'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de Las Religiones 4:347.score: 30.0
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  43. Jorge Pérez de Tudela Velasco (2005). "La voluntad de creer" de William James: Un capítulo de la historia de la lógica. Convivium 18:159.score: 30.0
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  44. Juan Martín Velasco (1986). Misterio de la iniquidad en el mundo de las religiones. Verdad y Vida: Revista de Las Ciencias Del Espíritu 44 (176):343-358.score: 30.0
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  45. A. Velasco (1997). Universalismo y relativismo en los sentidos filosóficos de "tradición". Dianoia 43:125-146.score: 30.0
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  46. Luz García Alonso, Teresa Ventura, Leopoldo Zea, Mtra Ivonne Velasco & Mtra Rosa María (1994). Mexico Bien Representado En El Congreso Internacional de Filosofia, Inaugurado Por Gorvachov. Logos 64.score: 30.0
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  47. Ángel Rivera Arrizabalaga & Sara Rivera Velasco (2009). Origen Del Lenguaje: Un Enfoque Multidisciplinar Origin of Language: A Multidisciplinary Approach Ludus Vitalis Vol. XVII/Núm 31/2009. Ludus Vitalis 17 (31).score: 30.0
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  48. Angel Rivera Arrizabalaga & Sara Rivera Velasco (2009). Origen del lenguaje: un enfoque multidisciplinar. Ludus Vitalis 17 (31):103-141.score: 30.0
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  49. Miguel Cereceda & Gonzalo Velasco (eds.) (2011). Incomunidad: El Pensamiento Político de la Comunidad, a Partir de Roberto Esposito. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.score: 30.0
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  50. M. Haro Casado, F. J. Velasco, M. T. Rueda & E. Moyano (2005). Control in Variable Speed Wind Turbines Based on Synchronous Generators. In Alan F. Blackwell & David MacKay (eds.), Power. Cambridge University Press. 0.score: 30.0
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