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  1. Lawrence J. Mccrea & Parimal G. Patil (2006). Traditionalism and Innovation: Philosophy, Exegesis, and Intellectual History in Jñānaśrīmitra's Apohaprakara A. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 34 (4):303-366.score: 870.0
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  2. Lawrence J. McCrea (2010). Buddhist Philosophy of Language in India: Jnanasrimitra's Monograph on Exclusion. Columbia University Press.score: 870.0
    This volume marks the first English translation of Jnanasrimitra's Monograph on Exclusion, a careful, critical investigation into language, perception, and conceptual awareness.
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  3. Lawrence McCrea (2008). Playing with the System: Fragmentation and Individualization in Late Pre-Colonial Mīmāṃsā. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 36 (5-6):575-585.score: 240.0
    Studies of Indian philosophy have generally overemphasized the con-sistency of philosophical systems over time, and consequently slighted later works as derivative. This paper seeks to reassess the “system” as a basic category for analyzing Sanskrit philosophy, in particular by examining the changes that took place in hermeneutics, or Mīmāṃsā, in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when it became commonplace for Mīmāṃsā authors to criticize long established Mīmāṃsā positions. At first this criticism is selective and largely directed at more recent authors, (...)
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  4. Lawrence McCrea (2000). The Hierarchical Organization of Language in Mīmāmsā Interpretive Theory. Journal of Indian Philosophy 28 (5/6):429-459.score: 240.0
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  5. Yigal Bronner & Lawrence McCrea (2001). The Poetics of Distortive Talk Plot and Character in Ratnākara's ``Fifty Verbal Pervesions (Vakroktipañcāśikā). Journal of Indian Philosophy 29 (4):435-464.score: 240.0
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  6. Lawrence McCrea (2002). Novelty of Form and Novelty of Substance in Seventeenth Century Mīmāmsā. Journal of Indian Philosophy 30 (5):481-494.score: 240.0
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  7. W. H. Mccrea (1951). Gottlob Frege: The Foundations of Arithmetic (Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik). Translation by J. L. Austin. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 1950. Pp. 132 (Xii + 119). Price 16s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 26 (97):178-.score: 240.0
  8. J. Dermott McCrea (1978). The Shape of Space. Philosophical Studies 26:342-343.score: 240.0
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  9. Friedrich W. Hehl & J. Dermott McCrea (1986). Bianchi Identities and the Automatic Conservation of Energy-Momentum and Angular Momentum in General-Relativistic Field Theories. Foundations of Physics 16 (3):267-293.score: 240.0
    Automatic conservation of energy-momentum and angular momentum is guaranteed in a gravitational theory if, via the field equations, the conservation laws for the material currents are reduced to the contracted Bianchi identities. We first execute an irreducible decomposition of the Bianchi identities in a Riemann-Cartan space-time. Then, starting from a Riemannian space-time with or without torsion, we determine those gravitational theories which have automatic conservation: general relativity and the Einstein-Cartan-Sciama-Kibble theory, both with cosmological constant, and the nonviable pseudoscalar model. The (...)
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  10. Friedrich W. Hehl, J. Dermott McCrea, Eckehard W. Mielke & Yuval Ne'eman (1989). Progress in Metric-Affine Gauge Theories of Gravity with Local Scale Invariance. Foundations of Physics 19 (9):1075-1100.score: 240.0
    Einstein's general relativity theory describes very well the gravitational phenomena in themacroscopic world. In themicroscopic domain of elementary particles, however, it does not exhibit gauge invariance or approximate Bjorken type scaling, properties which are believed to be indispensible for arenormalizable field theory. We argue that thelocal extension of space-time symmetries, such as of Lorentz and scale invariance, provides the clue for improvement. Eventually, this leads to aGL(4, R)-gauge approach to gravity in which the metric and the affine connection acquire the (...)
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  11. Lawrence McCrea (forthcoming). Appayyadīkṣita's Invention of Śrīkaṇṭha's Vedānta. Journal of Indian Philosophy:1-14.score: 240.0
    Apart from his voluminous, immensely learned, and spectacularly successful contributions to the fields of Hermeneutics (Mīmāṃsā), non-dualist Metaphysics (Advaita Vedānta), and poetics, the sixteenth century South Indian polymath Appayyadīkṣita is famed for reviving from obscurity the moribund Śaivite Vedānta tradition represented by the (thirteenth century?) Brahmasūtrabhāṣya of Śrīkaṇṭha. Appayya’s voluminous commentary on this work, his Śivārkamaṇidīpikā, not only reconstitutes Śrīkaṇṭha’s system, but radically transforms it, making it into a springboard for Appayya’s own highly original critiques of standard views of Mīmāṃsā (...)
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  12. Lawrence McCrea, Yigal Bronner & Whitney Cox (2010). Introduction. Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (5):453-455.score: 240.0
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  13. Lawrence McCrea (forthcoming). Mahimabhaṭṭa's Analysis of Poetic Flaws. Journal of the American Oriental Society.score: 240.0
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  14. Lawrence McCrea (2010). Poetry Beyond Good and Evil: Bilhaṇa and the Tradition of Patron-Centered Court Epic. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (5):503-518.score: 240.0
    The eleventh century poet Bilhaṇa’s magnum opus, his Vikramāṅkadevacarita, quickly became one of the most admired and quoted examplars of a newly emergent genre in second millennium Sanskrit poetry, the patron-centered court epic—an extended verse composition dedicated to relating the deeds and celebrating the virtues of the pet’s own patron. But Bilhaṇa’s verse biography of his patron, the Cālukya monarch Vikramāditya VI, while ostensibly singing his praises, is colored throughout by darker suggestions that Vikramāditya may be less than the moral (...)
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  15. S. J. Prokhovnik (1973). Cosmology Versus Relativity—The Reference Frame Paradox. Foundations of Physics 3 (3):351-358.score: 12.0
    Two separate astronomical observations point to the existence of a preferred reference frame for the description of cosmological phenomena and laws. However, the existence of such a preferred frame appears to contradict the principle of relativity. It is suggested that if we assume a hypothesis of McCrea, we can define a fundamental cosmological reference frame for energy propagation. In respect to all other reference frames, energy propagation will then not be isotropic. This anisotropy must affect the fields and the (...)
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