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  1. Kenneth Burke (1973/1974). The Philosophy of Literary Form: Studies in Symbolic Action. University of California Press.score: 1218.0
    Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems.
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  2. Marjorie Perloff (2011). Writing Philosophy as Poetry: Literary Form in Wittgenstein. In Marie McGinn & Oskari Kuusela (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Wittgenstein. Oup Oxford.score: 1005.0
     
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  3. Kumiko Yoshioka (2000). The Body in the Thought of Kenneth Burke: A Reading of "the Philosophy of Literary Form". Angelaki 5 (3):31 – 38.score: 990.0
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  4. Douglas Lane Patey (1984). Probability and Literary Form: Philosophic Theory and Literary Practice in the Augustan Age. Cambridge University Press.score: 978.0
    By examining in particular Augustan notions of probability and the way they provided a framework for thinking about and organising experience, Dr Patey ...
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  5. William Roberson (1993). The Ironic Space: Philosophy and Form in the Nineteenth-Century Novel. P. Lang.score: 798.0
     
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  6. Natania Meeker (2006). Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment. Fordham University Press.score: 615.0
    Eighteenth-century France witnessed the rise of matter itself—in forms ranging from atoms to anatomies—as a privileged object of study. Voluptuous Philosophy redefines what is at stake in the emergence of an enlightened secular materialism by showing how questions of figure—how should a body be represented? What should the effects of this representation be on readers?—are tellingly and consistently located at the very heart of 18th-century debates about the nature of material substance. French materialisms of the Enlightenment are crucially invested (...)
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  7. Kenneth Burke (1967). The Philosophy of Literary Form. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press.score: 598.5
    Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems.
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  8. Barry Smith (2001). On Forms of Communication In Philosophy. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:73-82.score: 576.0
    In previous work, I have drawn attention to certain systematic differences among philosophical traditions as regards to the literary forms that are prevalent in each. In this paper, however, I focus on the commentary form. I raise the question of why the use of commentaries abounds in most traditions except those transmitted in the English language and suggest that problems of translation are central to this issue. I argue that the appearance of commentaries in a philosophical tradition is (...)
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  9. Pamela Schirmeister (1999). Less Legible Meanings: Between Poetry and Philosophy in the Work of Emerson. Stanford University Press.score: 528.0
    Examining both why and how Emerson evades the ancient quarrel between literature and philosophy, this book entirely rethinks the nature of Emerson's radical individualism and its relation to the possibility of an ethics and a politics. The author argues that the quarrel between literature and philosophy never took place in America, and that instead traditional philosophical work staged itself here as a form of literary praxis and cultural therapeutics, epitomized in the work of Emerson. A revisionary (...)
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  10. Gideon Manning (ed.) (2012). Matter and Form in Early Modern Science and Philosophy. Brill.score: 526.5
    Bringing together an international team of historians of science and philosophy to discuss the fate of matter and form, this volume shows how disputes about matter and form spurred innovation as well as conservatism in early modern science ...
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  11. Asisclo M. Abonado Iii (2014). The Emergence of Authentic Human Person in Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche’s Philosophy of the Superman: An Hermeneutics Approach to Literary Criticism. Iamure International Journal of Literature, Philosophy and Religion 5 (1).score: 482.0
    The paper interprets Nietzsche’s description of authentic human person.Based on the works of Nietzsche, commentaries and philosophical interpretationsof various authors, authentic human person evolves into a superman by usingthe principles of discipline and mastery of oneself. His authenticity, however,requires persistence, courage and strength to endure many forms of sufferingsand to overcome alienation brought about by his environment. Otherwise,man would become slave of his desires or alien to his own powers, talents andcapacities. Thus, Nietzsche’s thought of superman is an invitation to (...)
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  12. I. I. I. Abonado (2014). The Emergence of Authentic Human Person in Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's Philosophy of the Superman: An Hermeneutics Approach to Literary Criticism. Iamure International Journal of Literature, Philosophy and Religion 5.score: 482.0
    The paper interprets Nietzsche’s description of authentic human person.Based on the works of Nietzsche, commentaries and philosophical interpretationsof various authors, authentic human person evolves into a superman by usingthe principles of discipline and mastery of oneself. His authenticity, however,requires persistence, courage and strength to endure many forms of sufferingsand to overcome alienation brought about by his environment. Otherwise,man would become slave of his desires or alien to his own powers, talents andcapacities. Thus, Nietzsche’s thought of superman is an invitation to (...)
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  13. Peter Byrne (1979). Leavis, Literary Criticism and Philosophy. British Journal of Aesthetics 19 (3):263-273.score: 468.0
    This article explores and defends some of f r leavis's ideas about the nature of reasoning in literary criticism. In particular, It examines leavis's contention that the validity of literary criticism does not wait upon a theoretical defence of its canons of judgments of standards. It aims to show that this eschewal of theoretical thought is rationally justifiable and that the form of reasoning leavis advocates for literary criticism has respectable parallels elsewhere, Not least in (...) itself. Throughout, Reference is made to the work of wittgenstein and john wisdom for elucidation and justification of leavis's point of view. (shrink)
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  14. Richard Thomas Eldridge (2001). The Persistence of Romanticism: Essays in Philosophy and Literature. Cambridge University Press.score: 468.0
    These challenging essays defend Romanticism against its critics. They argue that Romantic thought, interpreted as the pursuit of freedom in concrete contexts, remains a central and exemplary form of both artistic work and philosophical understanding. Marshalling a wide range of texts from literature, philosophy and criticism, Richard Eldridge traces the central themes and stylistic features of Romantic thinking in the work of Kant, Hölderlin, Wordsworth, Hardy, Wittgenstein, Cavell and Updike. Through his analysis he shows that Romanticism is neither (...)
     
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  15. Albert Fell (1984). L. Pompa and WH Dray, Eds., Substance and Form in History: A Collection of Essays in Philosophy of History Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 4 (4):170-172.score: 463.5
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  16. Andrea Wilson Nightingale (2004). Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy: Theoria in its Cultural Context. Cambridge University Press.score: 456.0
    In fourth-century Greece (BCE), the debate over the nature of philosophy generated a novel claim: that the highest form of wisdom is theoria, the rational 'vision' of metaphysical truths (the 'spectator theory of knowledge'). This book offers an original analysis of the construction of 'theoretical' philosophy in fourth-century Greece. In the effort to conceptualise and legitimise theoretical philosophy, the philosophers turned to a venerable cultural practice: theoria (state pilgrimage). In this practice, an individual journeyed abroad as (...)
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  17. Ian Hunter (2009). Spirituality and Philosophy in Post-Structuralist Theory. History of European Ideas 35 (1):265-275.score: 456.0
    This paper discusses the role of a particular form of philosophical spirituality in the emergence of post-structuralist theory. Initially elaborated in the post-Kantian metaphysics of Husserl and Heidegger, and focused in recondite acts of intellectual self-transformation, this form of spirituality was transposed into a literary hermeneutics that permitted its wider dissemination in the Anglo-american humanities academy. Post-structuralist theory is the result of this historical transformation.
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  18. Brook Ziporyn (2008). Form, Principle, Pattern, or Coherence? Li in Chinese Philosophy. Philosophy Compass 3 (3):401–422.score: 450.0
    This article provides an overview of controversies in the history of Chinese philosophy concerning the diversity of meanings of the term Li , as well as the comparative issues raised in various attempts by modern Chinese and Western interpreters to come to terms with this diversity of meanings. Revisiting the earliest pre-philosophical uses of the term, an attempt is then made to synthesize the insights of previous interpreters and open up a new path for investigating its distinctive implications in (...)
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  19. John J. Haldane (1998). A Return to Form in the Philosophy of Mind. Ratio 11 (3):253-277.score: 445.5
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  20. Paisley Livingston (2008). Authorship Redux: On Some Recent and Not-so-Recent Work in Literary Theory. Philosophy and Literature 32 (1):pp. 191-197.score: 444.0
    Did Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, or other "poststructuralist" theorists writing in the wake of May '68 come up with any good ideas about authorship and related topics in the philosophy of literature? The three volumes under review have a common point of departure in that broad question, but offer a number of contrasting responses to it. In what follows I describe and assess some of the various perspectives on offer in these 700 or so pages. The short (...)
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  21. Bijoy H. Boruah (1988). Fiction and Emotion: A Study in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Mind. Oxford University Press.score: 444.0
    Why do people respond emotionally to works of fiction they know are make-believe? Boruah tackles this question, which is fundamental aesthetics and literary studies, from a totally new perspective. Bringing together the various answers that have been offered by philosophers from Aristotle to Roger Scruton, he shows that while some philosophers have denied any rational basis to our emotional responses to fiction, others have argued that the emotions evoked by fiction are not real emotions at all. In response to (...)
     
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  22. Harvey Lederman (2014). Ho Pote on Esti and Coupled Entities: A Form of Explanation in Aristotle's Natural Philosophy. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 46:109-64.score: 441.0
  23. P. Srirama Murti (1992). Form and Function of Relation in ViSistadvaita Philosophy. In V. N. Jha (ed.), Relations in Indian Philosophy. Sri Satguru Publications. 147--185.score: 441.0
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  24. M. Ruse & P. Thompson (1989). Neo-Darwinism: Form and Content in An Intimate Relation. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 116:495-512.score: 441.0
     
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  25. M. Sivakumara Swamy (1992). Form and Function of Relations in ViraSaiva Philosophy. In V. N. Jha (ed.), Relations in Indian Philosophy. Sri Satguru Publications. 147--191.score: 441.0
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  26. Edith Hall (1993). Marxist Interpretations of Greek Literature Peter W. Rose: Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form in Ancient Greece. Pp. Xii + 412. Ithaca, N.Y. And London: Cornell University Press, 1992. $49.50 (Paper, $16.45). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 43 (01):64-66.score: 438.8
  27. Aaron Sloman, Virtual Machine Functionalism: The Only Form of Functionalism Worth Taking Seriously in Philosophy of Mind.score: 436.5
    Most philosophers appear to have ignored the distinction between the broad concept of Virtual Machine Functionalism (VMF) described in Sloman&Chrisley (2003) and the better known version of functionalism referred to there as Atomic State Functionalism (ASF), which is often given as an explanation of what Functionalism is, e.g. in Block (1995). -/- One of the main differences is that ASF encourages talk of supervenience of states and properties, whereas VMF requires supervenience of machines that are arbitrarily complex networks of causally (...)
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  28. Jonathan Dancy (2013). Mystery to Me—a Delightful Mystery, After a While, but a Mystery Nonethe-Less. It Was Not Until a Few Months Before My Final Examinations That the Light Dawned and I Began to Feel at Home in the Subject. Still, I Went on to Do Graduate Work (in the Form of the Two-Year Oxford BPhil) Not so Much Out of Any Passionate Interest in Philosophy as From. [REVIEW] In David Bakhurst, Margaret Olivia Little & Brad Hooker (eds.), Thinking About Reasons: Themes From the Philosophy of Jonathan Dancy. Oxford University Press. 337.score: 436.5
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  29. Martin Bell (2001). The Relation Between Literary Form and Philosophical Argument in Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. Hume Studies 27 (2):227-246.score: 436.5
    Full-text of this article is not available in this e-prints service. This article was originally published [following peer-review] in Hume Studies, published by and copyright Hume Society.
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  30. Colin Heydt (2007). Relations of Literary Form and Philosophical Purpose in Hume's Four Essays on Happiness. Hume Studies 33 (1):3-19.score: 436.5
    This paper examines Hume’s four essays on happiness: the “Epicurean,” the “Stoic,” the “Platonist,” and the “Sceptic.” I argue, first, that careful attention to how these essays are written shows that they do not simply argue for one position over others. They also elicit affective and imaginative responses in order to modify the reader’s outlook and to improve the reader’s understanding in service to moral ends. The analysis offers an improved reading of the essays and highlights the intimate connections between (...)
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  31. J. L. Masson (1971). Philosophy and Literary Criticism in Ancient India. Journal of Indian Philosophy 1 (2):167-180.score: 436.5
  32. Shane Duarte (2013). Matter and Form in Early Modern Science and Philosophy Ed. By Gideon Manning. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Philosophy 51 (4):681-682.score: 436.5
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  33. Robert S. Brumbaugh (1975). I. Plato's Meno as Form and as Content of Secondary School Courses in Philosophy. Teaching Philosophy 1 (2):107-115.score: 436.5
  34. Glynnis M. Cropp (1988). Boethius and Dialogue. Literary Method in "The Consolation of Philosophy," (Review). Philosophy and Literature 12 (1):139-141.score: 436.5
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  35. John Wisdom (1932). The Rôle of Logical Form in Propositions About Existence. By Stanley B Reid. University of California Publications in Philosophy, Vol. XII No. 4. (University of California Press, Berkeley. 1931. Pp. 225–300, Price $1.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 7 (27):345-.score: 436.5
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  36. Scott Davis (1989). Boethius and Dialogue: Literary Method in the Consolation of Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 9 (1):133-137.score: 436.5
  37. Shane Duarte (2013). Matter and Form in Early Modern Science and Philosophy Ed. By Gideon Manning (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 51 (4):681-682.score: 436.5
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  38. Samuel Clark (2009). No Abiding City: Hume, Naturalism, and Toleration. Philosophy 84 (1):75-94.score: 432.0
    This paper rereads David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion as dramatising a distinctive, naturalistic account of toleration. I have two purposes in mind: first, to complete and ground Hume's fragmentary explicit discussion of toleration; second, to unearth a potentially attractive alternative to more recent, Rawlsian approaches to toleration. To make my case, I connect Dialogues and the problem of toleration to the wider themes of naturalism, scepticism and their relation in Hume's thought, before developing a new interpretation of Dialogues part (...)
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  39. James C. Klagge & Julia Annas (eds.) (1992). Methods of Interpreting Plato and His Dialogues: Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Supplementary Volume, 1992. Clarendon Press.score: 432.0
    Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is an annual publication which includes original articles on a wide range of topics in ancient philosophy, and review articles of major books. In this supplementary volume, a number of renowned scholars of Plato reflect upon their interpretative methods. Topics covered include the use of ancient authorities in interpreting Plato's dialogues, Plato's literary and rhetorical style, his arguments and characters, and his use of the dialogue form. The collection is not intended (...)
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  40. Kuni Sakamoto (2013). Gideon Manning, Ed., Matter and Form in Early Modern Science and Philosophy (History of Science and Medicine Library 28) (Leiden: Brill, 2012), Pp. X + 248, Illus., Index, € 105.00, $ 144.00, ISBN 978 90 04 21870 3. [REVIEW] Early Science and Medicine 18 (6):574-576.score: 427.5
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  41. Alessandra Fussi (2013). Literary Form and Philosophical Discourse: The Problem of Myth in the Platonic Dialogues. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 7 (2):221-228.score: 427.5
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  42. Lionel Ponton (2007). Lawrence Dewan, Form and Being. Studies in Thomistic Metaphysics. Washington, D.C., The Catholic University of America Press (Coll. « Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy », 45), 2006, Xviii-265 P.Lawrence Dewan, Form and Being. Studies in Thomistic Metaphysics. Washington, D.C., The Catholic University of America Press (Coll. « Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy », 45), 2006, Xviii-265 P. [REVIEW] Laval Théologique et Philosophique 63 (2):420-423.score: 427.5
  43. Jon Whitman (1991). Kathryn L. Lynch, The High Medieval Dream Vision: Poetry, Philosophy, and Literary Form. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1988. Pp. Xiv, 263. $35. [REVIEW] Speculum 66 (2):440-442.score: 427.5
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  44. Anna M. Wilson (1989). Boethius and Dialogue Seth Lerer: Boethius and Dialogue: Literary Method in the Consolation of Philosophy. Pp. Ix + 264. Princeton University Press, 1985. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 39 (02):240-241.score: 427.5
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  45. J. Wight Duff (1933). The Encouragement of Latin Literature in the First Century B.C. External Stimuli to Literary Production in Rome, 90 B.C.–27 B.C. (A Dissertation Submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy). By Dorothy May Schullian. Pp. X + 120. Private Edition. Distributed by the University of Chicago Libraries, Illinois, 1932. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 47 (02):75-76.score: 427.5
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  46. Sister M. Gonzaga (1943). The Philosophy of Literary Form. New Scholasticism 17 (1):66-68.score: 427.5
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  47. Mark Sanders (2005). Introduction: Ethics and Interdisciplinarity in Philosophy and Literary Theory. Diacritics 32 (3):3-16.score: 427.5
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  48. Desmond Bell (1986). Probability and Literary Form: Philosophic Theory and Literary Practice in the Augustan Age. History of European Ideas 7 (6):685-687.score: 427.5
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  49. Finn Bostad (2006). Viorel Achim. The Roma in Romanian History (Budapest: Central European University Press, 2004), 233 Pp. $49.95/£ 29.95/E42. 95 Cloth. Brooke Allen. Twentieth Century Attitudes: Literary Powers in Uncertain Times (Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 2003), Xi+ 241 Pp. $14.95 Paper. Eric Alliez. The Signature of the World: What Is Deleuze and Guattari's Philosophy? [REVIEW] The European Legacy 11 (3):365-367.score: 427.5
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  50. John B. Friedman (1988). Seth Lerer, Boethius and Dialogue: Literary Method in “The Consolation of Philosophy.” Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. Pp. Xii, 264. $28. [REVIEW] Speculum 63 (2):428-431.score: 427.5
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