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  1. Jennifer C. Chen, Dennis M. Patten & Robin W. Roberts (2008). Corporate Charitable Contributions: A Corporate Social Performance or Legitimacy Strategy? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 82 (1):131 - 144.score: 870.0
    This study examines the relation between firms’ corporate philanthropic giving and their performance in three other social domains – employee relations, environmental issues, and product safety. Based on a sample of 384 U.S. companies and using data pooled from 1998 through 2000, we find that worse performers in the other social areas are both more likely to make charitable contributions and that the extent of their giving is larger than for better performers. Analyses of each separate area of social performance, (...)
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  2. Charles H. Cho, Dennis M. Patten & Robin W. Roberts (2006). Corporate Political Strategy: An Examination of the Relation Between Political Expenditures, Environmental Performance, and Environmental Disclosure. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 67 (2):139 - 154.score: 870.0
    Two fundamental business ethics issues that repeatedly surface in the academic literature relate to business's role in the development of public policy [Suarez, S. L.: 2000, Does Business Learn? (The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI); Roberts, R. W. and D. D. Bobek: 2004, Accounting, Organizations and Society 29(5-6), 565-590] and its role in responsibly managing the natural environment [Newton, L.: 2005, Business Ethics and the Natural Environment (Blackwell Publishing, Oxford)]. When studied together, researchers often examine if, and how, (...)
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  3. Dennis M. Patten (2008). Does the Market Value Corporate Philanthropy? Evidence From the Response to the 2004 Tsunami Relief Effort. Journal of Business Ethics 81 (3):599 - 607.score: 870.0
    This study investigates the market reaction to corporate press releases announcing donations to the relief effort following the December, 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. Based on a sample of 79 U.S. companies, results indicate a statistically significant positive 5-day cumulative abnormal return. While differences in the timing of the press releases do not appear to have influenced market reactions, the amount of the donations did. Overall, the results appear to support Godfrey’s (Academy of Management Review 30, 777–798; 2005) assertion that (...)
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  4. Dennis M. Patten (2002). Give or Take on the Internet: An Examinationof the Disclosure Practices of Insurance Firm Web Innovators. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 36 (3):247 - 259.score: 870.0
    Theories of corporate social responsibility suggest that there ought to be a balance between what business takes from society and what it gives back in return. Recently, the practice literature within the insurance industry has been heavily pushing for the development of the Internet as a tool for commerce while virtually ignoring the role it could play in terms of information disclosure to stakeholders. This study examines whether insurance firms themselves reflect this emphasis, or whether companies that are industry leaders (...)
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  5. C. Chen Jennifer, M. Patten Dennis & W. Roberts Robin (2008). Corporate Charitable Contributions: A Corporate Social Performance or Legitimacy Strategy? Journal of Business Ethics 82 (1).score: 870.0
    This study examines the relation between firms’ corporate philanthropic giving and their performance in three other social domains – employee relations, environmental issues, and product safety. Based on a sample of 384 U.S. companies and using data pooled from 1998 through 2000, we find that worse performers in the other social areas are both more likely to make charitable contributions and that the extent of their giving is larger than for better performers. Analyses of each separate area of social performance, (...)
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  6. Dennis M. Patten (1990). The Differential Perception of Accountants to Maccoby's Head/Heart Traits. Journal of Business Ethics 9 (10):791 - 798.score: 870.0
    We in the accounting profession have long shown an interest in presenting an ethical image. But are accountants more ethical than others in the business world? In order to answer that question, a survey was mailed to 250 lower-level accounting professionals to determine their perceptions of the importance of nineteen head and heart trait items first identified by Maccoby. The results, based on 134 replies, indicate that accountants have a higher perception of the importance of the heart traits that have (...)
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  7. Jean-Noël Chauvey, Sophie Giordano-Spring, Charles H. Cho & Dennis M. Patten (forthcoming). The Normativity and Legitimacy of CSR Disclosure: Evidence From France. Journal of Business Ethics.score: 870.0
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  8. Jennifer C. Chen, Dennis M. Patten & Robin W. Roberts (2008). Corporate Charitable Contributions: A Corporate Social Performance or Legitimacy Strategy? Journal of Business Ethics 82 (1):131-144.score: 870.0
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  9. Jennifer C. Chen, Charles H. Cho & Dennis M. Patten (2013). Initiating Disclosure of Environmental Liability Information: An Empirical Analysis of Firm Choice. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics:1-12.score: 870.0
    This paper investigates potential motivations for late adopting U.S. companies to begin disclosing environmental liability amounts in their financial statements. Based on a review of 10-K reports filed from 1998 through 2012, inclusive, we identified 55 firms initiating environmental liability disclosure over the period, with all but three doing so by 2006. Focusing on the disclosers up through 2006, we argue that the companies may have used the disclosure as a tool of impression management to avoid potential stakeholder mis-estimation of (...)
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  10. George T. Dennis (1985). Walter Emil Kaegi Jr., Byzantine Military Unrest, 471–843: An Interpretation. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 1981. Paper. Pp. Xii, 373. [REVIEW] Speculum 60 (1):164-165.score: 360.0
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  11. Leslie A. Stauber & Emmet A. Dennis (1972). Parasitology Ecology and Physiology of Parasites A. M. Fallis. BioScience 22 (6):386-386.score: 360.0
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  12. Amanda M. Dennis (2010). Refractions of Reality: Philosophy and the Moving Image. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 18 (1):115 – 119.score: 240.0
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  13. Dr Simon J. Handley, A. Capon, M. Beveridge, I. Dennis & J. St BT Evans (2004). Working Memory, Inhibitory Control and the Development of Children's Reasoning. Thinking and Reasoning 10 (2):175 – 195.score: 240.0
    The ability to reason independently from one's own goals or beliefs has long been recognised as a key characteristic of the development of formal operational thought. In this article we present the results of a study that examined the correlates of this ability in a group of 10-year-old children ( N = 61). Participants were presented with conditional and relational reasoning items, where the content was manipulated such that the conclusion to the arguments were either congruent, neutral, or incongruent with (...)
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  14. Lewis M. Silverman, Manette Dennis, Fenella Rouse & David A. Smith (1992). Whether No Means No. Hastings Center Report 22 (3):26-27.score: 240.0
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  15. [deleted]S. M. Daselaar, S. E. Prince, N. A. Dennis, S. M. Hayes, H. Kim & R. Cabeza (2008). Posterior Midline and Ventral Parietal Activity is Associated with Retrieval Success and Encoding Failure. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 3:13-13.score: 240.0
    The ventral part of lateral posterior parietal cortex (VPC) and the posterior midline region (PMR), including the posterior cingulate cortex and precuneus, tend to show deactivation during demanding cognitive tasks, and have been associated with the default mode of the brain. Interestingly, PMR and VPC activity has been associated with successful episodic retrieval but also with unsuccessful episodic encoding. However, the differential contributions of PMR and VPC to retrieval vs. encoding has never been demonstrated within-subjects and within the same experiment. (...)
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  16. Bernard M. Patten & Shoaib B. Ostermeyer (1995). Disquisition on Human Adjuvant Disease. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 38 (2):274.score: 240.0
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  17. S. Dennis, M. S. Humphreys & J. Wiles (1996). Mathematical Constraints on a Theory of Human Memory - Response. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 19 (3):559-560.score: 240.0
    Colonius suggests that, in using standard set theory as the language in which to express our computational-level theory of human memory, we would need to violate the axiom of foundation in order to express meaningful memory bindings in which a context is identical to an item in the list. We circumvent Colonius's objection by allowing that a list item may serve as a label for a context without being identical to that context. This debate serves to highlight the value of (...)
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  18. D. M. Nicol, Manuel Ii Palaeologus & G. T. Dennis (1979). The Letters. Journal of Hellenic Studies 99:223.score: 240.0
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  19. B. M. Patten (1991). Myasthenia, Elise Borden, and Me. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 35 (4):609-616.score: 240.0
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  20. L. M. Christensen & M. B. Dennis (1998). Professional Partnerships in Social Education: A Challenging Labyrinth for Educators. Journal of Social Studies Research 22:3-10.score: 240.0
     
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  21. K. J. Dennis & M. R. Hall (1977). The Teaching of Medical Ethics at Southampton University Medical School. Journal of Medical Ethics 3 (4):183-185.score: 240.0
    For centuries medical schools in Britain and elsewhere had a fairly static curriculum based on what might be called the 'three Rs' of medicine, and consequently had to make room for new subjects as the need arose in a fashion which was sometimes makeshift. However, Southampton University has only had a medical school for six years, and therefore their course on medical ethics and legal medicine was carefully integrated into the curriculum after some preliminary experiments carried out by a subcommittee (...)
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  22. Simon J. Handley, A. Capon, M. Beveridge, I. Dennis & J. St B. T. Evans (2004). : Working Memory, Inhibitory Control and the Development of Children's Reasoning. Thinking and Reasoning 10 (2):175-195.score: 240.0
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  23. Michael A. Patten, Brenda D. Smith-Patten, Ronald Swaisgood, James Sheppard, Beth Baker, Walter H. Adey, Patrick C. Kangas, Walter Mulbry, Richard J. Hobbs & Lauren M. Hallett (2011). 1." As If" Philosophy: Conservation Biology's Real Hope" As If" Philosophy: Conservation Biology's Real Hope (Pp. 425-426). [REVIEW] BioScience 61 (6).score: 240.0
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  24. Bernard M. Patten (2004). Truth, Knowledge, or Just Plain Bull: How to Tell the Difference: A Handbook of Practical Logic and Clear Thinking. Prometheus Books.score: 240.0
    Overgeneralization -- Vague definition -- Post hoc, propter hoc -- False analogy -- Partial selection of the evidence -- Groupthink -- Scams, deceptions, ruses, swindles, hoaxes and gaslights -- Begging the question -- The logic of Alice.
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  25. Lewis M. Silverman, Manette Dennis, Fenella Rouse & David A. Smith (forthcoming). Case Studies: Whether No Means No. Hastings Center Report.score: 240.0
     
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  26. R. Jay Wallace, Gerald Dworkin, John Deigh, T. M. Scanlon, Peter Vallentyne & Alan Patten (2002). 10. William A. Edmundson, Ed., The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings William A. Edmundson, Ed., The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings (Pp. 614-616). [REVIEW] Ethics 112 (3).score: 240.0
     
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  27. O. F. M. Berna (1998). St. Francis and the Foolishness of God by Marie Dennis, Joseph Nangle, O.F.M., Cynthia Moe-Lobeda Et. Al. (Review). Franciscan Studies 55 (1):341-347.score: 126.0
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  28. D. B. Harden (1926). Hippo Regius From the Earliest Times to the Arab Conquest. By H. Van M. Dennis. Pp. 74. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1924. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 40 (01):42-.score: 120.0
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  29. Jonathan Cooke (1992). Nato‐Limbo‐Devo‐Evo. Developmental Patterning of the Vertebrate Limb (Nato Asi Series A: Life Sciences Vol. 205) (1991). Edited by J. Richard Hinchcliffe. Juan M. Hurle and Dennis Summerbell. Plenum Publishing Co., New York and London. $115 in Usa/Canada, $138 Outside, $82.65 Uk. Pp. XI+452. Isbn 0‐306‐43927‐1. [REVIEW] Bioessays 14 (11):793-793.score: 120.0
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  30. Peter Godman (1983). Dennis M. Kratz: Mocking Epic. 'Waltharius', 'Alexandras' and the Problem of Christian Heroism. Pp. Xv + 171. Madrid: Ediciones Jose Porrua Turanzas, 1979. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 33 (02):374-.score: 120.0
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  31. Frederick P. Van De Pitte (2005). Roger Ariew, Dennis Des Chene, Douglas M. Jesseph, Tad M. Schmaltz and Theo Verbeek, Eds., Historical Dictionary of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy Reviewed By. [REVIEW] Philosophy in Review 25 (5):313-314.score: 120.0
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  32. David Wray (2013). R.G. Dennis, M.C.J. Putnam (Trans.) The Complete Poems of Tibullus. An En Face Bilingual Edition. With an Introduction by Julia Haig Gaisser. Pp. X + 159. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2012. Paper, £13.95, US$19.95 (Cased, £50, US$34.95). ISBN: 978-0-520-27254-5 (978-0-520-27253-8 Hbk).A.M. Juster (Trans.) Tibullus: Elegies, with Parallel Latin Text. With an Introduction and Notes by Robert Maltby. Pp. Xxxiv + 129. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Paper, £8.99, US$14.95. ISBN: 978-0-19-960331-2. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 63 (2):427-432.score: 120.0
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  33. Brisbin (1991). Currents in Ornithology Current Ornithology. Vol. 7 Dennis M. Power. BioScience 41 (3):176-177.score: 120.0
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  34. A. T. (1908). The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria. By G. Dennis. London: J. M. Dent. 2 Vols. N.D. (1907?). (Everyman's Library.) Cloth, 4s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 22 (04):133-.score: 120.0
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  35. Dennis Bates, Gloria Durka, Friedrich Schweitzer & John M. Hull (eds.) (2006). Education, Religion and Society: Essays in Honour of John M. Hull. Routledge.score: 54.0
    Education, Religion and Society celebrates the career of Professor John Hull of the University of Birmingham, UK, the internationally renowned religious educationist who has also achieved worldwide fame for his brilliant writings on his experience, mid-career, of total blindness. In his outstanding career he has been a leading figure in the transformation of religious education in English and Welsh state schools from Christian instruction to multi-faith religious education and was the co-founder of the International Seminar on Religious Education and values. (...)
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  36. Charles T. Snowdon (1981). A Poor Approach to Animal Behavior Comparative Psychology: An Evolutionary Analysis of Animal Behavior M. Ray Denny. BioScience 31 (6):464-464.score: 46.7
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  37. J. M. Stafford (1999). Hume on Luxury: A Response to John Dennis? History of Political Thought 20 (4):646-648.score: 42.0
    Hume's essay �Of Luxury� criticizes two extreme and contrasting doctrines: that luxury is always beneficial to society and that it is always baneful. Hume identifies the exponent of the first proposition as Bernard Mandeville in his book The Fable of the Bees, but does not name the second target of his essay. It is most probably John Dennis, one of Mandeville's contemporary critics. The evidence for this is that Hume challenges and contradicts three clearly defined theses advanced in (...)'s book Vice and Luxury Publick Mischiefs (1724). (shrink)
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  38. J. Bogaert (2003). Book Review: Denny, M. And S. Gaines (2000). Chance in Biology - Using Probability to Explore Nature. [REVIEW] Acta Biotheoretica 51 (1).score: 40.0
  39. Dennis Dieks (2003). Book Review: Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, an Empiricist Approach. By Willem M. De Muynck. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 2002, Xxiv+680 Pp., $219.00 (Hardcover). ISBN 1-4020-0932-1. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 33 (6):1003-1006.score: 36.0
  40. Dennis Patterson (2003). Review of M.R. Bennett, P.M.S. Hacker, Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2003 (9).score: 36.0
  41. Reese M. Heitner (2002). Dennis Ross, Andrew Brook, and David Thompson, Eds., Dennett's Philosophy: A Comprehensive Assessment. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 12 (3):439-443.score: 36.0
  42. Theodore M. Benditt (1998). A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory Dennis Patterson, Editor Oxford, UK, and Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1996, 590 Pp. [REVIEW] Dialogue 37 (04):828-.score: 36.0
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  43. Anthony M. Barratt (2012). Finding the Voice of the Church. By George Dennis O'Brien. Pp. Xx, 240, Notre Dame, Indiana, University of Notre Dame Press, 2007, $25.00. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 53 (6):1035-1036.score: 36.0
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  44. R. M. Henry (1943). Latin Poetry of the Empire Dennis and Gladys Martin: Latin Poetry of the Empire. Selections Edited with Commentary. Pp. Xviii+417; Illustrations. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1940. Cloth, $1.80. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 57 (01):30-31.score: 36.0
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  45. Dennis Looney (2003). Richard Lansing, Ed., with Teodolinda Barolini, Joan M. Ferrante, Amilcare A. Iannucci, and Christopher Kleinhenz, Assoc. Eds., The Dante Encyclopedia. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, 1836.) New York and London: Garland, 2000. Pp. Xxvii, 1006; Black-and-White Figures, Maps, and Tables. [REVIEW] Speculum 78 (3):934-936.score: 36.0
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  46. Dennis A. Rohatyn (1975). M. Rostenne on Christianity: A Response. Giornale di Metafisica: Revista Bimestrale di Filosofia 30 (4):447-452.score: 36.0
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  47. William M. Salter (1920). Reflections on Professor Patten's Views. The Monist 30 (1):144-152.score: 36.0
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  48. Lisa M. Bitel (2005). James Lydon, The Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages. New Ed. (Four Courts History Classics.) Dublin and Portland, Oreg.: Four Courts Press, 2003. Pp. 256. $24.95. First Ed. Published in 1972 and Reviewed in Speculum 49 (1974), 579–82, by Dennis W. Cashman. [REVIEW] Speculum 80 (3):923-924.score: 36.0
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  49. P. M. Hill (2005). Language Rights and Political Theory. Edited by Will Kymlicka and Alan Patten. The European Legacy 10 (5):524.score: 36.0
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  50. Dennis D. Martin (2004). M. B. Pranger, The Artificiality of Christianity: Essays on the Poetics of Monasticism. (Figurae: Reading Medieval Culture.) Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2003. Pp. Xvii, 332. $65. [REVIEW] Speculum 79 (3):827-829.score: 36.0
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