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  1. J. H. J. & Harry A. Lewis (1991). Peter Geach: Philosophical Encounters. Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):516.score: 2799.9
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  2. H. J., G. Floistad, Norman Kretzmann, Barbara Ensign Kretzmann, Graham Priest, Richard Sylvan, Jean Norman, Harry A. Lewis, John Stuart Mill, Tim Gray, Fred R. Berger, Noel Carroll, W. B. Gallie, Marilyn McCord Adams & Robert Merrihew Adams (1991). Philosophy and Science in the Middle Ages.The Sophismata of Richard Kilvington.Paraconsistent Logic: Essays on the Inconsistent.Peter Geach: Philosophical Encounters.Miscellaneous Writings.Freedom.Freedom, Rights and Pornography.The Philosophy of Horror or Paradoxes of the Heart.Understanding War.The Problem of Evil. [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):514.score: 2400.0
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  3. Paul Cartledge, W. M. Calder Iii, R. S. Smith, J. Vaio & George Cornewall Lewis (2003). Teaching the English Wissenschaft. The Letters of Sir George Cornewall Lewis to Karl Otfried MüllerTeaching the English Wissenschaft. The Letters of Sir George Cornewall Lewis to Karl Otfried Muller. Journal of Hellenic Studies 123:262.score: 540.0
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  4. G. Illtyd Lewis (1958). The Reason of State and the Greatness of Cities. By Giovanni Botero, Translated From the Italian by P. J. Waley, with an Introduction by D. P. WALEY. (Routledge & Kegan Paul. Pp. 298. Price 32s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 33 (127):372-.score: 360.0
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  5. D. M. Lewis (1977). 1) D. J. Mosley: Envoys and Diplomacy in Ancient Greece (Historia-Einzelschrift 22). Pp. 97. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1973. Paper, DM. 14.2) Sir Frank Adcock and D. J. Mosley: Diplomacy in Ancient Greece. Pp. 287; 2 Maps. London: Thames & Hudson, 1975. Cloth, £6·50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (01):134-135.score: 360.0
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  6. D. M. Lewis (1981). E. J. Bickerman: Chronology of the Ancient World. (Revised Edition). (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life.) Pp. 223; 8 Text-Figures. London: Thames & Hudson, 1980. Paper, £4.95. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 31 (02):309-.score: 360.0
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  7. D. M. Lewis (1969). E. J. Bickerman: Chronology of the Ancient World. Pp. 253; 8 Figs. London: Thames and Hudson, 1968. Cloth, 57s. 6d. Net. The Classical Review 19 (01):110-111.score: 360.0
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  8. H. D. Lewis (1960). Lessing's Theological Writings. Selections in Translation with an Introductory Essay by B. D. Henry Chadwick (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1956. Pp. 110. Price 8s. 6d.)Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit by S. T. Coleridge. Reprinted From the Third Edition 1853 with the Introduction by Joseph Henry Green and the Note by Sara Coleridge. Edited with an Introductory Note by H. St. J. Hart, B.D. (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1956. Pp. 118. Price 8s. 6d.)The Natural History of Religion by David Hume. Edited with an Introduction by H. E. Root. (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1956. Pp. 76. Price 6s. 6d.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 35 (132):83-.score: 360.0
  9. Andrew Lewis (1990). K. J. M. Smith, James Fitzjames Stephen, Portrait of a Victorian Rationalist, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1988, Pp. 338. [REVIEW] Utilitas 2 (01):159-.score: 360.0
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  10. H. D. Lewis (1953). Religion and the Modern Mind. By W. T. Stace. (New York: J. B. Lippincott Co. Pp. 285. Price $3.75.). Philosophy 28 (107):374-.score: 360.0
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  11. R. G. Lewis (1977). Aspects of Romanization in Etruria P. Bruun, P. Hohti, J. Kaimio, E. Michelsen, M. Nielsen, E. Ruoff: Studies in the Romanization of Etruria: Acta Lnstituti Rotnani Finlandiae, Vol. V. Pp. 518; 65 Photographs, 4 Folding Charts. Rome: Bardi, 1975. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (02):221-223.score: 360.0
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  12. D. M. Lewis (1969). Daniel J. Geagan: The Athenian Constitution After Sulla. (Hesperia, Supplement Xii.) Pp. Xiii+231; 7 Plates. Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1967. Paper, $10. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 19 (01):111-112.score: 360.0
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  13. D. M. Lewis (1980). R.E. Wycherley: The Stones of Athens. Pp. Xviii + 293; 78 Photographs and Drawings. Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1978. £18·70 (Paper, £9·40). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 30 (01):163-164.score: 360.0
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  14. D. M. Lewis (1983). T. J. Quinn: Athens and Samos, Lesbos and Chios: 478–404 B.C. (Publications of the Faculty of Arts, University of Manchester, 27.) Pp. 105. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1981. £14.50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 33 (01):146-.score: 360.0
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  15. D. M. Lewis (1979). Athenian Graffiti Mabel Lang: The Athenian Agora, Volume XXI: Graffiti and Dipinti. Pp. X + 116; 62 Plates. Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1976. Cloth, $35. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 29 (01):125-126.score: 360.0
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  16. Nicola Denzey Lewis (2010). Early Christian Rome (K.) Cooper, (J.) Hillner (Edd.) Religion, Dynasty, and Patronage in Early Christian Rome, 300–900. Pp. Xvi + 327. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Cased, £55, US$99. ISBN: 978-0-521-87641-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 60 (01):251-.score: 360.0
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  17. D. M. Lewis (1993). H. W. Pleket, R. S. Stroud (edd.): Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Vol. XXXVIII (1988). Pp. xxxi + 699. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1991. fl. 195. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 43 (01):208-.score: 360.0
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  18. Sian Lewis (2004). ILLUSTRATIONS? J. P. Small: The Parallel Worlds of Classical Art and Text . Pp. Xvi + 253, Ills. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Cased, £55/US$75. ISBN: 0-521-81522-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (02):539-.score: 360.0
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  19. D. M. Lewis (1977). J. K. Anderson: Xenophon. Pp. Ix + 206; Frontispiece, 12 Plates, 2 Maps. London: Duckworth, 1974. Cloth, £3·75. The Classical Review 27 (01):107-.score: 360.0
  20. D. M. Lewis (1977). Athenian Political Groups Olivier Aurenche: Les Groupes d'Alcibiade, de Léogoras Et de Teucros: Remarques Sur la Vie Politique Athénienne En 415 Av. J.C. Pp. 232. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1974. Cloth. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (01):74-75.score: 360.0
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  21. R. G. Lewis (1989). Doctis, Iuppiter, Et Laboriosis L. J. Sanders: Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny. Pp. X + 189. London, New York and Sydney: Croom Helm, 1987. £25. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 39 (02):285-286.score: 360.0
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  22. D. H. Lewis (1971). Diseases of Wild Mammals Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals J. W. Davis L. H. Karstad D. O. Trainer. BioScience 21 (14):789-790.score: 360.0
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  23. D. M. Lewis (1992). H. W. Pleket, R. S. Stroud (edd.): Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, XXXVII (1987). Pp. xxix + 672. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1990. fl. 160. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 42 (02):482-.score: 360.0
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  24. D. M. Lewis (1977). Inscriptions From the Agora B. D. Meritt, J. S. Traill: The Athenian Agora, Vol. XV. Inscriptions. The Athenian Councillors. Pp. Xii + 486; 2 Maps. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1974. Cloth, $45. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 27 (1):93-94.score: 360.0
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  25. Sian Lewis (2013). J.L. Marr, P.J. Rhodes (Edd., Trans.) The 'Old Oligarch': The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon. (Aris & Phillips Classical Texts.) Pp. Xii + 178. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2008. Paper, £18 (Cased, £40). ISBN: 978-0-85668-781-5 (978-0-85668-776-1 Hbk). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 63 (2):352-353.score: 360.0
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  26. J. L. Lewis (1970). Semantic Processing of Unattended Messages Using Dichotic Listening. J Exp Psychol 85 (2):225-8.score: 300.0
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  27. P. J. Lewis (1982). Focus: Current Issues in Medical Ethics: The Drawbacks of Research Ethics Committees. Journal of Medical Ethics 8 (2):61-64.score: 300.0
    Research ethics committees, while in many ways an excellent innovation, do have some drawbacks. This paper examines three of these. The first problem of such committees is that their approval of specific projects in their own institutions acquires intrinsic value. The second problem relates to the possible devolution of responsibility from the investigator to the committee. The committee approves, the investigator feels relieved of some responsibility and things can be done to patients which neither the committee nor the investigator might (...)
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  28. J. O. Urmson & H. D. Lewis (1957). Contemporary British Philosophy (Third Series). Philosophical Quarterly 7 (28):267.score: 280.0
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  29. Peter J. Lewis (2010). Probability in Everettian Quantum Mechanics. Manuscrito 33:285--306.score: 240.0
    The main difficulty facing no-collapse theories of quantum mechanics in the Everettian tradition concerns the role of probability within a theory in which every possible outcome of a measurement actually occurs. The problem is two-fold: First, what do probability claims mean within such a theory? Second, what ensures that the probabilities attached to measurement outcomes match those of standard quantum mechanics? Deutsch has recently proposed a decision-theoretic solution to the second problem, according to which agents are rationally required to weight (...)
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  30. Peter J. Lewis (2001). Why the Pessimistic Induction is a Fallacy. Synthese 129 (3):371--380.score: 240.0
    Putnam and Laudan separately argue that the falsity of past scientific theories gives us reason to doubt the truth of current theories. Their arguments have been highly influential, and have generated a significant literature over the past couple of decades. Most of this literature attempts to defend scientific realism by attacking the historical evidence on which the premises of the relevant argument are based. However, I argue that both Putnam's and Laudan's arguments are fallacious, and hence attacking their premises is (...)
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  31. Peter J. Lewis (2000). What is It Like to Be Schrödinger's Cat? Analysis 60 (265):22–29.score: 240.0
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  32. Peter J. Lewis (2007). Empty Waves in Bohmian Quantum Mechanics. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 58 (4):787 - 803.score: 240.0
    There is a recurring line of argument in the literature to the effect that Bohm's theory fails to solve the measurement problem. I show that this argument fails in all its variants. Hence Bohm's theory, whatever its drawbacks, at least succeeds in solving the measurement problem. I briefly discuss a similar argument that has been raised against the GRW theory.
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  33. Peter J. Lewis (2010). Credence and Self-Location. Synthese 175 (3):369-382.score: 240.0
    All parties to the Sleeping Beauty debate agree that it shows that some cherished principle of rationality has to go. Thirders think that it is Conditionalization and Reflection that must be given up or modified; halfers think that it is the Principal Principle. I offer an analysis of the Sleeping Beauty puzzle that allows us to retain all three principles. In brief, I argue that Sleeping Beauty’s credence in the uncentered proposition that the coin came up heads should be 1/2, (...)
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  34. Peter J. Lewis (2007). Quantum Sleeping Beauty. Analysis 67 (293):59-65.score: 240.0
    The Sleeping Beauty paradox in epistemology and the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics both raise problems concerning subjective probability assignments. Furthermore, there are striking parallels between the two cases; in both cases personal experience has a branching structure, and in both cases the agent loses herself among the branches. However, the treatment of probability is very different in the two cases, for no good reason that I can see. Suppose, then, that we adopt the same treatment of probability in each (...)
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  35. Peter J. Lewis (2003). Four Strategies for Dealing with the Counting Anomaly in Spontaneous Collapse Theories of Quantum Mechanics. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 17 (2):137 – 142.score: 240.0
    A few years ago, I argued that according to spontaneous collapse theories of quantum mechanics, arithmetic applies to macroscopic objects only as an approximation. Several authors have written articles defending spontaneous collapse theories against this charge, including Bassi and Ghirardi, Clifton and Monton, and now Frigg. The arguments of these authors are all different and all ingenious, but in the end I think that none of them succeeds, for reasons I elaborate here. I suggest a fourth line of response, based (...)
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  36. Peter J. Lewis (1997). Quantum Mechanics, Orthogonality, and Counting. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 48 (3):313-328.score: 240.0
    In quantum mechanics it is usually assumed that mutually exclusives states of affairs must be represented by orthogonal vectors. Recent attempts to solve the measurement problem, most notably the GRW theory, require the relaxation of this assumption. It is shown that a consequence of relaxing this assumption is that arithmatic does not apply to ordinary macroscopic objects. It is argued that such a radical move is unwarranted given the current state of understanding of the foundations of quantum mechanics.
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  37. Peter J. Lewis (2010). A Note on the Doomsday Argument. Analysis 70 (1):27-30.score: 240.0
    I argue that the Doomsday argument fails because it fails to take into account the lesson of the Sleeping Beauty puzzle.
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  38. Peter J. Lewis (2006). Conspiracy Theories of Quantum Mechanics. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 57 (2):359-381.score: 240.0
    It has long been recognized that a local hidden variable theory of quantum mechanics can in principle be constructed, provided one is willing to countenance pre-measurement correlations between the properties of measured systems and measuring devices. However, this ‘conspiratorial’ approach is typically dismissed out of hand. In this article I examine the justification for dismissing conspiracy theories of quantum mechanics. I consider the existing arguments against such theories, and find them to be less than conclusive. I suggest a more powerful (...)
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  39. Peter J. Lewis (2007). How Bohm's Theory Solves the Measurement Problem. Philosophy of Science 74 (5):749-760.score: 240.0
    I examine recent arguments based on functionalism that claim to show that Bohm's theory fails to solve the measurement problem, or if it does so, it is only because it reduces to a form of the many-worlds theory. While these arguments reveal some interesting features of Bohm's theory, I contend that they do not undermine the distinctive Bohmian solution to the measurement problem. ‡I would like to thank Harvey Brown, Martin Thomson-Jones, and David Wallace for helpful discussions. †To contact the (...)
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  40. Peter J. Lewis (2004). Life in Configuration Space. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 55 (4):713-729.score: 240.0
    This paper investigates the tenability of wavefunction realism, according to which the quantum mechanical wavefunction is not just a convenient predictive tool, but is a real entity figuring in physical explanations of our measurement results. An apparent difficulty with this position is that the wavefunction exists in a many-dimensional configuration space, whereas the world appears to us to be three-dimensional. I consider the arguments that have been given for and against the tenability of wavefunction realism, and note that both the (...)
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  41. Peter J. Lewis, Deutsch on Quantum Decision Theory.score: 240.0
    A major problem facing no-collapse interpretations of quantum mechanics in the tradition of Everett is how to understand the probabilistic axiom of quantum mechanics (the Born rule) in the context of a deterministic theory in which every outcome of a measurement occurs. Deutsch claims to derive a decision-theoretic analogue of the Born rule from the non-probabilistic part of quantum mechanics and some non-probabilistic axioms of classical decision theory, and hence concludes that no probabilistic axiom is needed. I argue that Deutsch’s (...)
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  42. Peter J. Lewis (2009). Probability, Self‐Location, and Quantum Branching. Philosophy of Science 76 (5):1009-1019.score: 240.0
    The main problem with the many‐worlds theory is that it is not clear how the notion of probability should be understood in a theory in which every possible outcome of a measurement actually occurs. In this paper, I argue for the following theses concerning the many‐worlds theory: (1) If probability can be applied at all to measurement outcomes, it must function as a measure of an agent’s self‐location uncertainty. (2) Such probabilities typically violate (...)
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  43. Peter J. Lewis (2007). Uncertainty and Probability for Branching Selves. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 38 (1):1-14.score: 240.0
    Everettian accounts of quantum mechanics entail that people branch; every possible result of a measurement actually occurs, and I have one successor for each result. Is there room for probability in such an account? The prima facie answer is no; there are no ontic chances here, and no ignorance about what will happen. But since any adequate quantum mechanical theory must make probabilistic predictions, much recent philosophical labor has gone into trying to construct an account of probability for branching selves. (...)
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  44. Peter J. Hills, Magda A. Werno & Michael B. Lewis (2011). Sad People Are More Accurate at Face Recognition Than Happy People. Consciousness and Cognition 20 (4):1502-1517.score: 240.0
  45. Peter J. Lewis (2006). GRW: A Case Study in Quantum Ontology. Philosophy Compass 1 (2):224–244.score: 240.0
  46. Peter J. Lewis (2003). Quantum Mechanics and Ordinary Language: The Fuzzy Link. Philosophy of Science 70 (5):1437-1446.score: 240.0
    It is widely acknowledged that the link between quantum language and ordinary language must be "fuzzier" than the traditional eigenstate-eigenvalue link. In the context of spontaneous-collapse theories, Albert and Loewer (1996) argue that the form of this fuzzy link is a matter of convention, and can be freely chosen to minimize anomalies for those theories. I defend the position that the form of the link is empirical, and could be such as to render collapse theories idle. This means that (...)
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  47. Peter J. Lewis (2013). Retrocausal Quantum Mechanics: Maudlin's Challenge Revisited. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 44 (4):442-449.score: 240.0
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  48. Peter J. Lewis (2013). The Doomsday Argument and the Simulation Argument. Synthese 190 (18):4009-4022.score: 240.0
    The Simulation Argument and the Doomsday Argument share certain structural similarities, and hence are often discussed together (Bostrom 2003, Aranyosi 2004, Richmond 2008, Bostrom and Kulczycki 2011). Both are cases where reflecting on one’s location among a set of possibilities yields a counter-intuitive conclusion—in one case that the end of humankind is closer than you initially thought, and in the second case that it is more likely than you initially thought that you are living in a computer simulation. Indeed, the (...)
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