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  1. Jason M. Evans, Ann C. Wilkie & Jeffrey Burkhardt (2008). Adaptive Management of Nonnative Species: Moving Beyond the “Either-or” Through Experimental Pluralism. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21 (6):521-539.score: 240.0
    This paper develops the outlines of a pragmatic, adaptive management-based approach toward the control of invasive nonnative species (INS) through a case study of Kings Bay/Crystal River, a large artesian springs ecosystem that is one of Florida’s most important habitats for endangered West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus). Building upon recent critiques of invasion biology, principles of adaptive management, and our own interview and participant–observer research, we argue that this case study represents an example in which rigid application of invasion biology’s (...)
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  2. Anthony J. Evans & Jeffrey Friedman (2011). “Search” Vs. “Browse”: A Theory of Error Grounded in Radical (Not Rational) Ignorance. Critical Review 23 (1-2):73-104.score: 240.0
    Economists tend to view ignorance as ?rational,? neglecting the possibility that ignorance is unintentional. This oversight is reflected in economists? model of ?information search,? which can be fruitfully contrasted with ?information browsing.? Information searches are designed to discover unknown knowns, whose value is calculable ex ante, such that this value justifies the cost of the search. In this model of human information acquisition, there is no primal or ?radical? ignorance that might prevent people from knowing which information to look for, (...)
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  3. Jeffrey M. Perl, Paul J. Griffiths, G. R. Evans & Clark Davis (2009). Introduction: “More Trouble Than They Are Worth”. Common Knowledge 15 (1):1-6.score: 240.0
    This essay, which is the editor's introduction to part 1 of a multipart symposium on quietism, also constitutes his call for symposium papers. The symposium is meant be comprehensive. It is described as political and broadly cultural as well as religious, and in religious terms is said to cover not only the Catholic and Protestant quietisms (most properly so called) of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but also the proto-quietisms of the medieval Western church and reputedly quietist aspects of (...)
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  4. Jeffrey Stake (2006). The Property 'Instinct'. In Semir Zeki & Oliver Goodenough (eds.), Law and the Brain. Oup Oxford.score: 240.0
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  5. Jessica Evans (1999). What is Visual Culture? Jessica Evans and Stuart Hall. In Jessica Evans & Stuart Hall (eds.), Visual Culture: The Reader. Sage Publications in Association with the Open University. 1.score: 180.0
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  6. R. M. D. & Joan Evans (1943). Time and Chance: The Story of Arthur Evans and His Forebears. Journal of Hellenic Studies 63:121.score: 180.0
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  7. Deborah Evans (2009). Sixty Years on Deborah Evans. In B. P. O'Donohoe & R. O. Elveton (eds.), Sartre's Second Century. Cambridge Scholars. 73.score: 180.0
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  8. M. Pope, W. C. Brice, Arthur Evans & John Myres (1962). Inscriptions in the Minoan Linear Script of Class A, Edited From the Notes of Sir Arthur Evans and Sir John Myres. Journal of Hellenic Studies 82:172.score: 180.0
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  9. Andrew V. Jeffrey (1996). Gale in Reference and Religious Experience. Faith and Philosophy 13 (1):91-112.score: 120.0
    Richard Gale, in On the Nature and Existence of God, offers several reasons why an “historical-cum-indexical” theory of reference cannot be appropriate in explaining how people refer to God. The present paper identifies five distinct lines of argument in Gale, attempts to clarify several important desiderata for a successful theory of reference, and argues that Gale fails to discharge the burden of proof he has assumed, leaving the most important features of Alston’s “direct reference” theory untouched. Nevertheless, it is conceded (...)
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  10. H. M. Evans (2007). Medical Humanities: Stranger at the Gate, or Long-Lost Friend? [REVIEW] Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 10 (4):363-372.score: 120.0
    “Medical humanities” is a phrase whose currency is wider than its agreed meaning or denotation. What sort of study is it, and what is its relation to the study of philosophy of medicine? This paper briefly reviews the origins of the current flowering of interest and activity in studies that are collectively called “medical humanities” and presents an account of its nature and central enquiries in which philosophical questions are unashamedly central. In the process this paper argues that the field (...)
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  11. C. Stephen Evans (2004). Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Obligations. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    C. Stephen Evans explains and defends Kierkegaard's account of moral obligations as rooted in God's commands, the fundamental command being `You shall love your neighbour as yourself'. The work will be of interest not only to those interested in Kierkegaard, but also to those interested in the relation between ethics and religion, especially questions about whether morality can or must have a religious foundation. As well as providing a comprehensive reading of Kierkegaard as an ethical thinker, Evans (...)
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  12. Jonathan St B. T. Evans & David E. Over (1999). Explicit Representations in Hypothetical Thinking. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):763-764.score: 60.0
    Dienes' & Perner's proposals are discussed in relation to the distinction between explicit and implicit systems of thinking. Evans and Over (1996) propose that explicit processing resources are required for hypothetical thinking, in which mental models of possible world states are constructed. Such thinking requires representations in which the individuals' propositional attitudes including relevant beliefs and goals are made fully explicit.
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  13. Dylan Evans (2001). Emotion: The Science of Sentiment. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    Was love invented by European poets in the middle ages, as C. S. Lewis claimed, or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this new guide to the latest thinking about the emotions. Drawing on a wide range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Emotion: The Science of Sentiment (...)
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  14. Jonathan St B. T. Evans (2004). If. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    'IF' is one of the most important and interesting words in the English language, being used to express hypothetical thought. The use of conditionals such as 'if' also distinguishes human intelligence from that of all other animals. In this volume, Jonathan Evans and David Over present a new theoretical approach to understanding hypothetical thought. The book draws on studies from the psychology of judgement and decision making, as well as philosophical logic.
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  15. Richard C. Jeffrey (2004). Formal Logic: Its Scope and Limits. Hackett Pub..score: 60.0
    This brief paperback is designed for symbolic/formal logic courses. It features the tree method proof system developed by Jeffrey. The new edition contains many more examples and exercises and is reorganized for greater accessibility.
     
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  16. Gareth Evans (1985). Does Tense Logic Rest on a Mistake? In , Collected Papers: Gareth Evans. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 343-363.score: 60.0
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  17. Judith Evans (1995). Feminist Theory Today: An Introduction to Second-Wave Feminism. Sage Publications.score: 60.0
    This authoritative and lively exploration of the theories of contemporary feminism covers all the major variants of feminist political thought from the "traditional" schools of the women's movement-particularly radical, liberal, and socialist-to today's postmodern texts. Feminist Theory Today examines the epistemological challenge from critical legal theory and postmodernist thought; the divergences within, as well as between, feminist schools; and the protests from women marginalized by the feminist movement, including those who are lesbian and those who are black. It also interrogates (...)
     
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  18. Richard C. Jeffrey (1992). Probability and the Art of Judgment. Cambridge University Press.score: 60.0
    Richard Jeffrey is beyond dispute one of the most distinguished and influential philosophers working in the field of decision theory and the theory of knowledge. His work is distinctive in showing the interplay of epistemological concerns with probability and utility theory. Not only has he made use of standard probabilistic and decision theoretic tools to clarify concepts of evidential support and informed choice, he has also proposed significant modifications of the standard Bayesian position in order that it provide a (...)
     
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  19. Adrian Cussins (1999). Subjectivity, Objectivity, and Theories of Reference in Evans' Theory of Thought. Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy.score: 54.0
    This paper explores some problems with Gareth Evans’s theory of the fundamental and non-fundamental levels of thought [1]. I suggest a way to reconceive the levels of thought that overcomes these problems. But, first, why might anyone who was not already struck by Evans’s remarkable theory care about these issues? What’s at stake here?
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  20. Charles Taliaferro & Jil Evans (eds.) (2011). Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A New Book of Nature. OUP Oxford.score: 40.0
    Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A New Book of Nature brings together new essays addressing the role of images and imagination recruited in the perennial debates surrounding nature, mind, and God. -/- The debate between "new atheists" and religious apologists today is often hostile. This book sets a new tone by locating the debate between theism and naturalism (most "new atheists" are self-described "naturalists") in the broader context of reflection on imagination and aesthetics. The eleven essays will be (...)
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  21. Jeffrey P. Bishop & Amanda Hine (2014). The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View, by Evans John. New York: Oxford University Press; 2012. 199 Pp. [REVIEW] Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 23 (1):105-107.score: 36.0
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  22. W. Jeffrey Tatum (2004). Republican Personalities R. J. Evans: Questioning Reputations. Essays on Nine Roman Republican Politicians . Pp. X + 221, Maps. Pretoria: Unisa Press, 2003. Paper, Sar 168/Us$23.60/£15.20/€23.60. Isbn: 1-86888-198-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (02):490-.score: 36.0
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  23. Jeffrey L. Elman, Francesca Ge Happe, Richard D. Platt & Richard A. Griggs (1993). JONATHAN St. BT EVANS (University of Plymouth) The Mental Model Theory of Conditional Reasoning: Critical Appraisal and Revision, L-20. Cognition 48:30-5.score: 36.0
     
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  24. Anne Newstead (2006). Evans's Anti-Cartesian Argument: A Critical Evaluation. Ratio 19 (June):214-228.score: 24.0
    In chapter 7 of The Varieties of Reference, Gareth Evans claimed to have an argument that would present "an antidote" to the Cartesian conception of the self as a purely mental entity. On the basis of considerations drawn from philosophy of language and thought, Evans claimed to be able to show that bodily awareness is a form of self-awareness. The apparent basis for this claim is the datum that sometimes judgements about one’s position based on body sense are (...)
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  25. John N. Williams (2004). Moore's Paradoxes, Evans's Principle and Self-Knowledge. Analysis 64 (284):348-353.score: 24.0
    I supply an argument for Evans's principle that whatever justifies me in believing that p also justifies me in believing that I believe that p. I show how this principle helps explain how I come to know my own beliefs in a way that normally makes me the best authority on them. Then I show how the principle helps to solve Moore's paradoxes.
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  26. Johannes Roessler (2000). Attention and the Self: An Appreciation of C.O. Evans' The Subject of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 7 (5):76-81.score: 24.0
    _The Sub ject of Con scious ness_ is a rich, strik ingly orig i nal and ambi tious work. It makes an impor tant and timely con tri bu tion to cur rent debates on a num ber of issues which over the last few years have been tak ing cen tre stage in the phi los o phy of mind: for exam ple, self-consciousness, selec tive atten tion and the nature of bodily aware ness. What makes this achieve ment (...)
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  27. R. Zachary Manis (2011). Kierkegaard and Evans on the Problem of Abraham. Journal of Religious Ethics 39 (3):474-492.score: 24.0
    A significant challenge faces any ethic that endorses the view that divine commands are sufficient to impose moral obligations; in this paper, I focus on Kierkegaard's ethic, in particular. The challenge to be addressed is the "modernized" problem of Abraham, popularized especially by Fear and Trembling: the dilemma that an agent faces when a being claiming to be God issues a command to the agent that, by the agent's own lights, seems not to be the kind of command that a (...)
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  28. Friedrich W. Hehl & Yuri N. Obukhov (2008). An Assessment of Evans' Unified Field Theory II. Foundations of Physics 38 (1):38-46.score: 24.0
    Evans attempted to develop a classical unified field theory of gravitation and electromagnetism on the background of a spacetime obeying a Riemann-Cartan geometry. In an accompanying paper I, we analyzed this theory and summarized it in nine equations. We now propose a variational principle for a theory that implements some of the ideas that have been (imprecisely) indicated by Evans and show that it yields two field equations. The second field equation is algebraic in the torsion and we (...)
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  29. Friedrich W. Hehl (2008). An Assessment of Evans' Unified Field Theory I. Foundations of Physics 38 (1):7-37.score: 24.0
    Evans developed a classical unified field theory of gravitation and electromagnetism on the background of a spacetime obeying a Riemann-Cartan geometry. This geometry can be characterized by an orthonormal coframe ϑ α and a (metric compatible) Lorentz connection Γ α β . These two potentials yield the field strengths torsion T α and curvature R α β . Evans tried to infuse electromagnetic properties into this geometrical framework by putting the coframe ϑ α to be proportional to four (...)
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  30. Lydia McGrew (2014). Jeffrey Conditioning, Rigidity, and the Defeasible Red Jelly Bean. Philosophical Studies 168 (2):569-582.score: 24.0
    Jonathan Weisberg has argued that Jeffrey Conditioning is inherently “anti-holistic” By this he means, inter alia, that JC does not allow us to take proper account of after-the-fact defeaters for our beliefs. His central example concerns the discovery that the lighting in a room is red-tinted and the relationship of that discovery to the belief that a jelly bean in the room is red. Weisberg’s argument that the rigidity required for JC blocks the defeating role of the red-tinted light (...)
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  31. Karel Jelínek, Jiří Pavlů, Jaromír Havlica & Jan Wild (2009). Experimental Test of the Evans' B(3)-Field: Measuring the Interaction with Free Electrons. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 39 (10):1191-1196.score: 24.0
    During the past decade, M.W. Evans and his coworkers have been developing so-called “Evans” or “ECE theory” that intends to serve as an unified field theory. One of its predictions is an existence of a radiation magnetic field called a “B(3)-field” which should accompany a circularly polarized electromagnetic radiation. This field should affect free electrons in two ways: (1) the electrons should behave in the B(3)-field in the same way as in a classical magnetic field (i.e., Larmor precession) (...)
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  32. Brad Armendt (2008). Stake-Invariant Belief. Acta Analytica 23 (1):29-43.score: 24.0
    What can rational deliberation indicate about belief? Belief clearly influences deliberation. The principle that rational belief is stake-invariant rules out at least one way that deliberation might influence belief. The principle is widely, if implicitly, held in work on the epistemology of categorical belief, and it is built into the model of choice-guiding degrees of belief that comes to us from Ramsey and de Finetti. Criticisms of subjective probabilism include challenges to the assumption of additive values (the package principle) (...)
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  33. Ilho Park (2013). Simultaneous Belief Updates Via Successive Jeffrey Conditionalization. Synthese 190 (16):3511-3533.score: 24.0
    This paper discusses simultaneous belief updates. I argue here that modeling such belief updates using the Principle of Minimum Information can be regarded as applying Jeffrey conditionalization successively, and so that, contrary to what many probabilists have thought, the simultaneous belief updates can be successfully modeled by means of Jeffrey conditionalization.
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  34. Martin F. Fricke (2009). Evans and First Person Authority. Abstracta 5 (1):3-15.score: 24.0
    In The Varieties of Reference, Gareth Evans describes the acquisition of beliefs about one’s beliefs in the following way: ‘I get myself in a position to answer the question whether I believe that p by putting into operation whatever procedure I have for answering the question whether p.’ In this paper I argue that Evans’s remark can be used to explain first person authority if it is supplemented with the following consideration: Holding on to the content of a (...)
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  35. Dean A. Kowalski (ed.) (2012). The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..score: 24.0
    Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments Introduction: "Unraveling the Mysteries" Part One. "It All Began on a Warm Summer's Evening in Greece": Aristotelian Insights 1. Aristotle on Sheldon Cooper: Ancient Greek Meets Modern Geek Greg Littmann 2. "You're a Sucky, Sucky Friend": Seeking Aristotelian Friendship in The Big Bang Dean A. Kowalski 3. The Big Bang Theory on the Use and Abuse of Modern Technology Kenneth Wayne Sayles III Part Two. "Is It Wrong to Say I Love Our Killer Robot?": Ethics (...)
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  36. M. Evans Jason, C. Wilkie Ann & Jeffrey Burkhardt (2008). Adaptive Management of Nonnative Species: Moving Beyond the “Either-or” Through Experimental Pluralism. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21 (6).score: 24.0
    This paper develops the outlines of a pragmatic, adaptive management-based approach toward the control of invasive nonnative species (INS) through a case study of Kings Bay/Crystal River, a large artesian springs ecosystem that is one of Florida’s most important habitats for endangered West Indian manatees ( Trichechus manatus ). Building upon recent critiques of invasion biology, principles of adaptive management, and our own interview and participant–observer research, we argue that this case study represents an example in which rigid application of (...)
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  37. Martin Francisco Fricke (2009). Evans and First Person Authority. Abstracta 5 (1):3-15.score: 24.0
    In The Varieties of Reference, Gareth Evans describes the acquisition of beliefs about one’s beliefs in the following way: ‘I get myself in a position to answer the question whether I believe that p by putting into operation whatever procedure I have for answering the question whether p.’ In this paper I argue that Evans’s remark can be used to explain first person authority if it is supplemented with the following consideration: Holding on to the content of a (...)
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  38. Evan Kindley (2013). IIResponse to Jeffrey J. Williams. Critical Inquiry 39 (2):412-418.score: 22.0
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  39. Lauren M. Edelstein, Evan G. Derenzo, Elizabeth Waetzig & Craig Zelizer (2009). JEFFREY P. BISHOP, JOSEPH B. FANNING, MARK J. BLITON/Of Goals and Goods and Floundering About: A Dissensus Report on Clinical Ethics Consultation 275-291 3 BRIAN H. CHILDS/Credentialing Clinical Ethics. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 21 (4):391-393.score: 22.0
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  40. Jeffrey Church (2014). Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Philosophy of the Future Ed. By Jeffrey Metzger (Review). Journal of Nietzsche Studies 44 (3):495-497.score: 21.0
    In his introduction, Jeffrey Metzger states that “at some point in the past 20 or 30 years … Nietzsche’s name [became] no longer associated primarily with nihilism” (1). Metzger is pointing to the increasing contemporary scholarly interest in Nietzsche’s epistemology, naturalism, and metaethics. The worthy aim of this volume is to ask us to examine once again the underlying philosophical problem to which these views are a response, namely, nihilism. This volume helpfully reminds us that Nietzsche’s philosophical motivation still (...)
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  41. Elizabeth Barnes (2009). Indeterminacy, Identity and Counterparts: Evans Reconsidered. Synthese 168 (1):81 - 96.score: 18.0
    In this paper I argue that Gareth Evans’ famous proof of the impossibility of de re indeterminate identity fails on a counterpart-theoretic interpretation of the determinacy operators. I attempt to motivate a counterpart-theoretic reading of the determinacy operators and then show that, understood counterpart-theoretically, Evans’ argument is straightforwardly invalid.
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  42. R. Zachary Manis (2009). Kierkegaard and Divine-Command Theory: Replies to Quinn and Evans. Religious Studies 45 (3):289-307.score: 18.0
    One of the most important recent developments in the discussion of Kierkegaard's ethics is an interpretation defended, in different forms, by Philip Quinn and Stephen Evans. Both argue that a divine-command theory of moral obligation (DCT) is to be found in "Works of Love". Against this view, I argue that, despite significant overlap between DCT and the view of moral obligation found in "Works of Love", there is at least one essential difference between the two: the former, but not (...)
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  43. Hartry Field (1978). A Note on Jeffrey Conditionalization. Philosophy of Science 45 (3):361-367.score: 18.0
    Bayesian decision theory can be viewed as the core of psychological theory for idealized agents. To get a complete psychological theory for such agents, you have to supplement it with input and output laws. On a Bayesian theory that employs strict conditionalization, the input laws are easy to give. On a Bayesian theory that employs Jeffrey conditionalization, there appears to be a considerable problem with giving the input laws. However, Jeffrey conditionalization can be reformulated so that the problem (...)
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  44. José Luis Bermúdez (ed.) (2005). Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes From the Philosophy of Gareth Evans. Clarendon Press.score: 18.0
    Gareth Evans (1946-1980) was arguably the finest philosopher of his generation; he died tragically young, but the work he completed has had a seismic impact on the philosophies of language and mind. In this volume an outstanding international team of contributors offer illuminating perspectives on Evans's groundbreaking work, paying tribute to his achievements and leading his ideas in new directions. Contributors Josi Luis Bermzdez, John Campbell, Quassim Cassam, E. J. Lowe, John McDowell, Christopher Peacocke, Ian Rumfitt, Ken Safir, (...)
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  45. David Lewis (1988). Vague Identity: Evans Misunderstood. Analysis 48 (3):128-130.score: 18.0
    In his note "can there be vague objects?" ("analysis", 1978), Gareth evans presents a purported proof that there can be no vague identity statements. Some readers think that evans endorses the proof and its false conclusion. Not so. His point is that those who put vagueness in the world, Rather than in language, Will have no way to fault the proof and no way to escape the false conclusion.
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  46. Jim Edwards (2002). Theories of Meaning and Logical Constants: Davidson Versus Evans. Mind 111 (442):249-280.score: 18.0
    Donald Dvaidson has claimed that a theory of meaning identifies the logical constants of the object language by treating them in the phrasal axioms of the theory, and that the theory entails a relation of logical consequence among the sentences of the object language. Section 1 offers a preliminary investigation of these claims. In Section 2 the claims are rebutted by appealing to Evans's paradigm of a theory of meaning. Evans's theory is deliberately blind to any relation of (...)
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  47. Anne Newstead (2006). Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes From the Philosophy of Gareth Evans. [REVIEW] Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 (1):5.score: 18.0
    This is a very short book review of a recent volume on the philosophy of Gareth Evans with special attention to work on first-person reference.
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  48. Ignacio Ávila (2014). Evans on Bodily Awareness and Perceptual Self‐Location. European Journal of Philosophy 22 (2):269-287.score: 18.0
    In Chapter 7 of The Varieties of Reference Evans implicitly outlines a view to the effect that bodily awareness plays no role in perceptual self-location or in the specification of our perceptual perspective of the world. In this paper I discuss this story and offer an alternative proposal. Then I explore some consequences of this account for our understanding of the elusiveness of the self in perceptual experience.
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  49. Patricia Easton (2009). What is at Stake in the Cartesian Debates on the Eternal Truths? Philosophy Compass 4 (2):348-362.score: 18.0
    Descartes's claim that the eternal truths were freely created by God is fraught with interpretive difficulties. The main arguments in the literature are classified as concerning the ontological status or the modalities of possibility and necessity of the eternal truths. The views of the principal defenders of the Creation Doctrine – Robert Desgabets, Pierre Sylvain Régis, and Antoine Le Grand are contrasted with those of Nicolas Malebranche. In clarifying the theological, ontological, and logical terms of the debate we can see (...)
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  50. Nicole A. Vincent (2001). What is at Stake in Taking Responsibility? Lessons From Third-Party Property Insurance. [Journal (Paginated)] (in Press) 20 (1):75-94.score: 18.0
    Third-party property insurance (TPPI) protects insured drivers who accidentally damage an expensive car from the threat of financial ruin. Perhaps more importantly though, TPPI also protects the victims whose losses might otherwise go uncompensated. Ought responsible drivers therefore take out TPPI? This paper begins by enumerating some reasons for why a rational person might believe that they have a moral obligation to take out TPPI. It will be argued that if what is at stake in taking responsibility is the (...)
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