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  1. William James (1996). The Vision of James. Element.score: 270.0
    William James had the courage to experience the collision of European and American ways of thinking head on, and to emerge from it with a new philosophy - one displaying a remarkable vitality for dealing with the transformative issues at the core of the human condition. This easy to read introduction to his life and work explains why James' work is overwhelmingly valuable to us today in getting to grips with the spiritual dimension of human experience.
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  2. James Sherman (2010). A New Instrumental Theory of Rights. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (2):215 - 228.score: 240.0
    My goal in this paper is to advance a long-standing debate about the nature of moral rights. The debate focuses on the questions: In virtue of what do persons possess moral rights? What could explain the fact that they possess moral rights? The predominant sides in this debate are the status theory and the instrumental theory. I aim to develop and defend a new instrumental theory. I take as my point of departure the influential view of Joseph Raz, which (...)
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  3. Jonathan Bricklin & W. James (2005). William James: The Notion of Consciousness --Communication Made (in French) at the 5th International Congress of Psychology, Rome, 30 April (a New Translation by Jonathan Bricklin). [REVIEW] Journal of Consciousness Studies 12 (7):55-64.score: 240.0
    I should like to convey to you some doubts which have occurred to me on the subject of the notion of consciousness that prevails in all our treatises on psychology.
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  4. William James (1971/1972). A William James Reader. Boston,Houghton Mifflin.score: 240.0
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  5. William James (1942). As William James Said: Extracts From the Published Writings of William James. New York, the Vanguard Press.score: 240.0
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  6. William James (1967/1968). The Writings of William James. New York, Modern Library.score: 240.0
  7. Bernard J. Kohlbrenner, Edgar B. Gumbert, Richard Wisniewski, Daniel Dorotich, James R. Sheffield, George W. Bilicic, Frank A. Stone, Thomas P. Gleason, Richard S. Pelczar, H. C. Sherman, Kal I. Gezi & Anand Malik (1974). Book Review Section 2. [REVIEW] Educational Studies 5 (1-2):52-61.score: 240.0
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  8. James Sherman (2010). Unresolved Problems in the Service Conception of Authority. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 30 (3):419-440.score: 240.0
    This article introduces and discusses a series of problems which any adequate account of legitimate practical authority must be able to solve. I then argue that Joseph Raz's influential Service Conception of Authority is unable to solve them. I develop a new account of legitimate authority by integrating many of the important insights of the Service Conception into my own framework for understanding the nature of moral rights and duties. I argue that this account has the resources to solve these (...)
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  9. Marta P. Vargas, George W. Noblit, Frances C. Fowler, Dale T. Snauwaert, Barbara Thayer-Bacon, Robert R. Sherman, John H. Scahill, David L. Green, James W. Garrison & Nevin R. Frantz (1993). Book Review Section 2. [REVIEW] Educational Studies 24 (4):363-401.score: 240.0
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  10. Berch Berberoglu, Andrew Howard, Walda Katz-Fishman, Ife Modupe, Martin Orr, James Petras, Jerome Scott, Howard J. Sherman, Alvin Y. So, Alan J. Spector & Henry Veltmeyer (2004). Globalization and Change: The Transformation of Global Capitalism. Lexington Books.score: 240.0
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  11. Peter H. Rohn, William Casement, Don T. Martin, James E. Christensen, David E. Denton, Robert R. Sherman, Robert W. Zuber, Clinton Collins & Turner Rogers (2011). Book Review Section 2. [REVIEW] Educational Studies 19 (3-4):361-403.score: 240.0
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  12. William James (2011). Essential William James. Prometheus Books.score: 210.0
    The Essential William James covers the primary topics for which James is still closely studied: the nature of experience, the functions of the mind, the criteria for knowledge, the definition of “truth,” the ethical life, and the religious life. His notable terms, still resonating in their respective fields, are all covered here, from “stream of consciousness” and “pure experience” to the “will to believe,” the “cash-value of truth,” and the distinction between the religiously “healthy soul” and the “sick (...)
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  13. William James (1977). The Writings of William James: A Comprehensive Edition, Including an Annotated Bibliography Updated Through 1977. University of Chicago Press.score: 210.0
    In his introduction to this collection, John representative. McDermott presents James's thinking in all its manifestations, stressing the importance of radical empiricism and placing into perspective the doctrines of pragmatism and the will to believe. The critical periods of James's life are highlighted to illuminate the development of his philosophical and psychological thought. The anthology features representive selections from The Principles of Psychology, The Will to Believe , and The Variety of Religious Experience in addition to the complete (...)
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  14. V. Denise James (2013). Reading Anna J. Cooper with William James: Black Feminist Visionary Pragmatism, Philosophy's Culture of Justification, and Belief. The Pluralist 8 (3):32-45.score: 210.0
    When William James spoke about belief to the philosophy clubs of Yale and Brown in 1896, he forewarned his audience of the nature of his comments by describing them as a “sermon on justification by faith” (James 13), titling the talk “The Will to Believe.” Although there is disagreement about the substance of James’s remarks, it is fairly innocuous to assert that James thought they were appropriate because of the prevalence of the “logical spirit” of many (...)
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  15. C. L. R. James (1993). In 1960 James Writes to Freddie and Lyman Paine. Clr James Journal 4 (1):81-86.score: 210.0
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  16. William James & Doris Olin (eds.) (1992). William James: Pragmatism, in Focus. Routledge.score: 180.0
    The original 1907 text is accompanied with a series of critical essays from scholars including Moore and Russell.
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  17. R. -B. Perry, C. Renouvier & William James (1929). Correspondance de Charles Renouvier Et de William James. Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 36 (1):1 - 35.score: 180.0
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  18. William James (2010). The Heart of William James. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.score: 180.0
    What is an emotion? -- The dilemma of determinism -- The perception of reality -- The hidden self -- Habit -- The will -- The gospel of relaxation -- On a certain blindness in human beings -- What makes a life significant -- Philosophical conceptions and practical results -- The Philippine tangle -- The sick soul -- The Ph. D. octopus -- Does "consciousness" exist? -- The energies of men -- Concerning Fechner -- The moral equivalent of war.
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  19. William James (1995). The Will to Believe: And Other Writings From William James. Image Books.score: 180.0
  20. J. C. Kenna & Wm James (1966). Ten Unpublished Letters From William James, 1842-1910 to Francis Herbert Bradley, 1846-1924. Mind 75 (299):309-331.score: 180.0
  21. Wm James, C. Renouvier & R. -B. Perry (1929). Correspondance de Charles Renouvier Et de William James (Suite). Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 36 (2):193 - 222.score: 180.0
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  22. Nancy Sherman (2009). The Fate of a Warrior Culture: Nancy Sherman on Jonathan Lear's "Radical Hope" (Harvard: 2006). Philosophical Studies 144 (1):71 - 80.score: 180.0
    Jonathan Lear in "Radical Hope" tackles the idea of cultural devastation, in the specific case of the Crow Indians. What do we mean by "annihilation" of a culture? The moral point of view that he imagines as he reconstructs the eve and aftermath of this annihilation is not second personal, of obligation, but first personal, in the collective and singular, as told by the Crows, with Lear as "analyst." "Radical Hope" is a study of representative character of a people—of virtue, (...)
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  23. Henry James (1884/1970). The Literary Remains of Henry James. Upper Saddle River, N.J.,Literature House.score: 180.0
    INTRODUCTION. THE longer of the works that follow was left by its author almost finished, and, as far as it goes, in completed form, — the proofs having ...
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  24. E. James (2004). H. Poon An James E. Mcc finnell. In Antoine Bailly & Lay James Gibson (eds.), Applied Geography. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 77--253.score: 180.0
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  25. Henry James (1974). Henry James, Senior: A Selection of His Writings. Chicago,American Library Association.score: 180.0
  26. William James (1992). The Correspondence of William James. University Press of Virginia.score: 180.0
    v. 1. William and Henry, 1861-1884 -- v. 2. William and Henry, 1885-1896 -- v. 3. William and Henry, 1897-1910 -- v. 4. 1856-1877 -- v. 5. 1878-1884 -- v. 6. 1885-1889 -- v. 7. 1890-1894 -- v. 8. 1895-June 1899 -- v. 9. July 1899-1901 -- v. 10. 1902-March 1905 -- v. 11. April 1905-March 1908 -- v. 12. April 1908-August 1910.
     
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  27. William James (1969). The Moral Philosophy of William James. New York, Crowell.score: 180.0
     
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  28. William James (1971). William James. New York,Harper & Row.score: 180.0
     
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  29. Charles W. Berry (1984). Introductory Microbiology Microbiology. I Edward Alcamo Microbiology Laboratory Manual James G. Cappuccino Natalie Sherman. BioScience 34 (9):593-593.score: 120.0
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  30. Lillian A. Blaschke (1979). Anatomy & Physiology Text for Ap Teachers Human Function and Structure Dorothy S. Luciano Arthur J. Vander James H. Sherman. [REVIEW] BioScience 29 (7):426-426.score: 120.0
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  31. James Thorne (2007). Sherman (N.) Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind. Pp. Xiv + 242, Ills. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Cased, £14.99, US$26. ISBN: 978-0-19-515216-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 57 (01):120-.score: 36.0
  32. Jaime Nubiola (2000). Ludwig Wittgenstein and William James. Streams of William James 2 (3):2-4.score: 27.0
    The relationship between William James and Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) has recently been the subject of intense scholarly research. We know for instance that the later Wittgenstein's reflections on the philosophy of psychology found in James a major source of inspiration. Not surprisingly therefore, the pragmatist nature of the philosophy of the later Wittgenstein is increasingly acknowledged, in spite of Wittgenstein’s adamant refusal of being labeled a “pragmatist”. In this brief paper I merely want to piece together some of (...)
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  33. Bertrand Russell (1992). William James's Conception of Truth. In William James & Doris Olin (eds.), William James: Pragmatism, in Focus. Routledge.score: 27.0
    The original 1907 text of James' Pragmatism is accompanied with a series of critical essays from scholars including Moore and Russell. In the introduction Olin evaluates the strength of the criticisms made against James.
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  34. Jaime Nubiola (2001). William James and Borges Again: The Riddle of the Correspondence with Macedonio Fernández. Streams of William James 3 (2):10-11.score: 27.0
    In this short paper I try to present William James’s connection with the Argentinian writer Macedonio Fernández (1874-1952), who was in some sense a mentor of Borges and might be considered the missing link between Borges and James.
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  35. Eugene Taylor & Robert H. Wozniak (1996). Pure Experience: The Response to William James. In E. I. Taylor & R. H. Wozniak (eds.), Pure Experience: The Response to William James. Bristol: Thoemmes Press.score: 27.0
    The radical empiricism of William James was first formally presented in his seminal papers of 1904, 'Does Consciousness Exist?' and 'A World of Pure Experience'. In James's view, pure experience was to serve as the source for psychology's primary data and radical empiricism was to launch an effective critique of experimentalism in psychology, a critique from which the problem of experimentalism within science could be addressed more broadly. This collection of papers presents James's formal statements on radical (...)
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  36. Jaime Nubiola & Izaskun Martínez (2003). The Reception of W. James in Spain and Unamuno's Reading of Varieties. Streams of William James 5 (2):7-9.score: 27.0
    Our aim in this article, after providing the general framework of the reception of William James in Spain, is to trace the reception of The Varieties of Religious Experience through Unamuno’s reading of this book.
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  37. Jaime Nubiola (1999). Jorge Luis Borges and William James. Streams of William James 1 (3):7.score: 27.0
    The year of the centennial of the Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges is probably the right time to exhume one of the links that this universal writer had with William James. In 1945, Emece, a publisher from Buenos Aires, printed a Spanish translation of William James’s book Pragmatism, with a foreword by Jorge Luis Borges.
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  38. Ruth Anna Putnam (ed.) (1997). The Cambridge Companion to William James. Cambridge University Press.score: 27.0
    William James (1842-1910) was both a philosopher and a psychologist, nowadays most closely associated with the pragmatic theory of truth. The essays in this Companion deal with the full range of his thought as well as other issues, including technical philosophical issues, religious speculation, moral philosophy and political controversies of his time. The relationship between James and other philosophers of his time, as well as his brother Henry, are also examined. By placing James in his intellectual landscape (...)
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  39. James M. Edie (1970). William James and Phenomenology. Review of Metaphysics 23 (March):481-526.score: 27.0
    This is a study of all the recent literature on william james written from a phenomenological perspective with the purpose of showing that william james made fundamental contributions to the phenomenological theory of the intentionality of consciousness, To the phenomenological theory of self-Identity, And to the phenomenological conception of noetic freedom as the basic concept of ethical theory.
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  40. James Rowland Angell (1908). Book Review: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking. William James. [REVIEW] Ethics 18 (2):226-.score: 27.0
    An early review of William James' Pragmatism, which views pragmatism as primarily methodological.
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  41. James T. Kloppenberg (2009). James's Pragmatism and American Culture, 1907-2007. In John J. Stuhr (ed.), 100 Years of Pragmatism: William James's Revolutionary Philosophy. Indiana University Press.score: 27.0
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  42. James O. Pawelski (2001). Heaven's Champion: William James's Philosophy of Religion (Review). [REVIEW] Journal of Speculative Philosophy 15 (1):56-61.score: 27.0
    William James is notorious for the large number of inconsistencies and at least apparent contradictions in his writings. Many readers conclude that he should be appreciated more for his profound but erratic insights than for any coherent philosophical perspective. Ellen Kappy Suckiel disagrees. She argues that James is far more careful and systematic than many readers realize. Her work on James is guided by the attempt to lay bare his coherent philosophical vision and the consistent philosophical methodology (...)
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  43. James Schmidt (2014). “This New Conquering Empire of Light and Reason”: Edmund Burke, James Gillray, and the Dangers of Enlightenment. Diametros 40:126-148.score: 27.0
    This article examines the use of images of “light” and “enlightenment” in Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France and in the controversy that greeted the book, with an emphasis on caricatures of Burke and his book by James Gillray and others. Drawing on Hans Blumenberg’s discussion of the metaphor of “light as truth,” it situates this controversy within the broader usage of images of light and reason in eighteenth-century frontispieces and (drawing on the work of J. G. (...)
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  44. Erik C. Banks (2014). The Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James, and Russell. Cambridge University Press.score: 24.0
    The book revives the neutral monism of Mach, James, and Russell and applies the updated view to the problem of redefining physicalism, explaining the origins of sensation, and the problem of deriving extended physical objects and systems from an ontology of events.
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  45. Erik C. Banks (2013). Williams James' Direct Realism: A Reconstruction. History of Philosophy Quarterly 30 (3):271-291.score: 24.0
    William James' Radical Empiricist essays offer a unique and powerful argument for direct realism about our perceptions of objects. This theory can be completed with some observations by Kant on the intellectual preconditions for a perceptual judgment. Finally James and Kant deliver a powerful blow to the representational theory of perception and knowledge, which applies quite broadly to theories of representation generally.
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  46. Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther (2014). James and Dewey on Abstraction. The Pluralist 9 (2):1-28.score: 24.0
    Reification is to abstraction as disease is to health. Whereas abstraction is singling out, symbolizing, and systematizing, reification is neglecting abstractive context, especially functional, historical, and analytical-level context. William James and John Dewey provide similar and nuanced arguments regarding the perils and promises of abstraction. They share an abstraction-reification account. The stages of abstraction and the concepts of “vicious abstractionism,” “/the/ psychologist’s fallacy,” and “the philosophic fallacy” in the works of these pragmatists are here analyzed in detail. For instance, (...)
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  47. Matthew Ratcliffe (2005). William James on Emotion and Intentionality. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 13 (2):179-202.score: 24.0
    William James's theory of emotion is often criticized for placing too much emphasis on bodily feelings and neglecting the cognitive aspects of emotion. This paper suggests that such criticisms are misplaced. Interpreting James's account of emotion in the light of his later philosophical writings, I argue that James does not emphasize bodily feelings at the expense of cognition. Rather, his view is that bodily feelings are part of the structure of intentionality. In reconceptualizing the relationship between cognition (...)
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  48. Michael Pace (2011). The Epistemic Value of Moral Considerations: Justification, Moral Encroachment, and James' 'Will To Believe'. Noûs 45 (2):239-268.score: 24.0
    A moral-pragmatic argument for a proposition is an argument intended to establish that believing the proposition would be morally beneficial. Since such arguments do not adduce epistemic reasons, i.e., reasons that support the truth of a proposition, they can seem at best to be irrelevant epistemically. At worst, believing on the basis of such reasoning can seem to involve wishful thinking and intellectual dishonesty of a sort that that precludes such beliefs from being epistemically unjustified. Inspired by an argument from (...)
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