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  1. James Harrington (2009). What "Becomes" in Temporal Becoming? American Philosophical Quarterly 46 (3):249-265.
    Aristotle begins his famous discussion of <span class='Hi'>time</span> in Book Δ of The Physics by asking whether <span class='Hi'>time</span> belongs to “the things that exist.” In this paper I argue that Aristotle’s apparently ambiguous answer to this question holds one of the keys to clarifying contemporary philosophy of <span class='Hi'>time</span>. First, I argue that the metaphysical and meta-philosophical presuppositions underlying most philosophy of <span class='Hi'>time</span> are deeply flawed. Second, that Aristotle provides us with a much more plausible alternative set of (...)
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  2. James Harrington (2008). Aforismos políticos. Anales de la Cátedra Francisco Suárez 42:217-228.
    Traducción de Jaime Bermúdez Escamilla sobre Political Aphorisms (1659), en The Oceana and other Works of James Harrington, with an Account of his Life by John Toland, Londres, printed for T. Becket, T. Cadell y T. Evans, 1771, pp. 483-490. Texto inglés consultado en The Online Library of Liberty, Liberty Fund (www.libertyfund.org).
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  3. James Harrington, Instants and Instantaneous Velocity.
    This paper will argue that the puzzles about instantaneous velocity, and rates of change more generally, are the result of a failure to recognize an ambiguity in the concept of an instant, and therefore of an instantaneous state. We will conclude that there are two distinct conceptions of a temporal instant: (i) instants conceived as fundamentally distinct zero-duration temporal atoms and (ii) instants conceived as the boundary of, or between,temporally extended durations. Since the concept of classical instantaneous velocity is well- (...)
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  4. James Harrington (2008). Science and the Argument of the Tractatus. Philosophical Frontiers: A Journal of Emerging Thought 3 (2).
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  5. James Harrington (2007). James Harrington, From The Commonwealth of Oceana (1656). In Ian Carter, Matthew H. Kramer & Hillel Steiner (eds.), Freedom: A Philosophical Anthology. Blackwell Pub.. 92.
  6. James Harrington (2007). Special Relativity and the Future: A Defense of the Point Present. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 39 (1):82-101.
    In this paper, I defend a theory of local temporality, sometimes referred to as a point-present theory. This theory has the great advantage that it allows for the possibility of an open future without requiring any alterations to our standard understanding of special relativity. Such theories, however, have regularly been rejected out of hand as metaphysically incoherent. After surveying the debate, I argue that such a transformation of temporal concepts (i) is suggested by the indexical semantics of tense in a (...)
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  7. James Harrington, Tense Logic in Einstein-Minkowski Space-Time.
    This paper argues that the Einstein-Minkowski space-time of special relativity provides an adequate model for classical tense logic, including rigorous definitions of tensed becoming and of the logical priority of proper time. In addition, the extension of classical tense logic with an operator for predicate-term negation provides us with a framework for interpreting and defending the significance of future contingency in special relativity. The framework for future contingents developed here involves the dual falsehood of non-logical contraries, only one of which (...)
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  8. James Harrington (2005). Discussion Note: K. Miller “Enduring Special Relativity”. Southern Journal of Philosophy 43 (2):241-244.
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  9. James T. Harrington (2000). Stephen R. L. Clark, How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy:How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Ethics 110 (2):407-410.
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  10. David BÖHM, Charles Biederman, Correspondence Volume One, Luc Borot & James Harrington (1999). ARIEW Roger, John Cottingham and Tom Sorell (Eds): Descartes' Medi. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 7 (2):389-394.
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  11. James Harrington (1980). The Political Writings of James Harrington: Representative Selections. Greenwood Press.
  12. James Harrington (1977). The Political Works of James Harrington. Cambridge University Press.
    James Harrington (1611-77) was a pioneer in applying the methods of Machiavelli and other civic humanists to English political society and its landed structure. In the century after his death, his ideas were adapted to become an important ingredient in the vocabulary of both English and American political opposition to the methods of Hanoverian parliamentary monarchy. There has been no complete edition of Harrington's writings since 1771, or of Oceana, his best-known work, since 1924. This is a modernised edition, and (...)
     
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  13. Larry W. Means, James H. Harrington & G. Thomas Miller (1975). The Effect of Medial Thalamic Lesions on Acquisition of a Go, No-Go, Tone-Light Discrimination Task. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 5 (6):495-497.
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  14. James Harrington (1955). Political Writings: Representative Selections. New York, Liberal Arts Press.
     
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  15. Alvin J. North & James Harrington Jr (1954). Learning Response Compounds Having Two Critical Components. Journal of Experimental Psychology 47 (3):173.
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