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  1. Mariam Attar (2010). Islamic Ethics: Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought. Routledge.score: 240.0
    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought.
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  2. Ruhul Amin & A. G. Mariam (1987). Son Preference in Bangladesh: An Emerging Barrier to Fertility Regulation. Journal of Biosocial Science 19 (2).score: 30.0
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  3. Samar Attar & William James DeAngelis (2008). Ahmed, Arif. Saul Kripke. Harrisburg, PA: Continuum, 2007. Pp. Viii+ 182. Paper, $29.95. Antognazza, Maria Rosa. Leibniz on the Trinity and the Incarnation: Reason and Revelation in the Seventeenth Century. Gerald Parks, Translator. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. Pp. Xxv+ 322. Cloth, $60.00. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (2):335-38.score: 30.0
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  4. Samar Attar (2007). The Vital Roots of European Enlightenment: Ibn Tufayl's Influence on Modern Western Thought. Lexington Books.score: 30.0
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  5. Thalos Mariam (1999). Why We Believe. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 30 (2).score: 30.0
     
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  6. George Botterill (2014). Without Hierarchy: The Scale Freedom of the Universe By Mariam Thalos. Analysis 74 (3):556-558.score: 15.0
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  7. Barbara S. Andrew (2001). Book Review: Mariam Fraser. Identity Without Selfhood: Bisexuality and Simone de Beauvoir. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. [REVIEW] Hypatia 16 (3):161-163.score: 15.0
  8. Rebekah Zwanzig (2009). Why Must God Show Himself in Disguise? An Exploration of Sufism Within Farid Attar's" The Conference of the Birds. In Leslie Anne Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici & Ernesto Virgulti (eds.), Disguise, Deception, Trompe-L'oeil: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Peter Lang. 99--273.score: 15.0
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  9. Catherine Vanderheyde (2008). Fr. Cavazzana Romanelli Et G. Grivaud, Cyprus 1542. The Great Map of the Island by Leonida Attar, Nicosie, the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, 2006. [REVIEW] Byzantion 78.score: 15.0
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  10. João Everton da Cruz (2009). BARBOSA, Francisco Salatiel de Alencar. Joaseiro Celeste: tempo e paisagem na devoção ao Padre Cícero. São Paulo: Attar, 2007, 186p. [REVIEW] Horizonte 7 (14):202-204.score: 15.0
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  11. D. Gimlin (2006). The Body: A Reader by Mariam Fraser and Monica Greco. Body and Society 12 (1):127.score: 15.0
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  12. Navid Kermani (2005). Der Schrecken Gottes: Attar, Hiob Und Die Metaphysische Revolte. Beck.score: 15.0
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  13. Kathleen McGlone (2009). The Poisoned Chalice: Wine as a Vehicle of Death in Women Beware Women, the Tragedy of Mariam, and Hamlet. Mediaevalia 30:105.score: 15.0
     
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  14. Rebekah Zwanzig (2009). Why Must God Show Himself in Disguise : A Look at the Role of the Mirror in Attar's the Conference of the Birds. In Leslie Anne Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici & Ernesto Virgulti (eds.), Disguise, Deception, Trompe-L'oeil: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Peter Lang.score: 15.0
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  15. Ezgi Ulusoy Aranyosi (2012). An Enquiry Into Sufi Metaphysics. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (1): 3-22.score: 9.0
    The fact that Sufi metaphysics were so far taken to be merely writings of Islamic philosophers, like Ibn al-'Arabi, seems to underestimate the philosophical indications of literary texts in the Sufi tradition. When Sufi literary texts are examined for philosophical content, that content is sought within and through the traditional Sufist approach. However, there appears to be a lack of correspondence between the traditional approach on the main conceptions (of God, of the universe, etc.) in Sufism and what literary texts (...)
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  16. Mariam Ghosn (2007). Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Young Children: Part I. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):1.score: 6.0
    Ghosn, Mariam Huntington's disease (HD) is an inherited disorder. Sufferers usually develop symptoms in midlife between the ages of 30 and 50 years. HD causes neurodegeneration resulting in the progressive development of physical, cognitive and emotional symptoms. The impact on sufferers worsens over time with the final stage of the disease resulting in the need for professional assistance in a long-term care facility. More rarely HD develops in children and young adults, with less than 5% of HD sufferers being (...)
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  17. Mariam Ghosn (2006). The Obesity Crisis. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (2):4.score: 6.0
    Ghosn, Mariam The causes of obesity are complex. Both our attitudes and lifestyles will need to change in order to successfully address this issue.
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  18. Mariam Ghosn & Ford (2006). Stem Cell Technology Update. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (1):10.score: 6.0
    Ghosn, Mariam; Ford, Norman The adult stem cells are capable of self-renewal and are responsible for replenishing cells throughout an individual's lifetime, residing not only at embryonic stage but also in children and adults. The latest advancements and updates in adult stem cell technology demonstrate that it might be possible to generate stem cells for therapeutic uses without the creation or destruction of human embryos.
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  19. Mariam Ghosn (2007). Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Adolescents: Part 2. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):3.score: 6.0
    Ghosn, Mariam Predictive genetic testing Part 2 will examine the issues and ethical aspects that must be considered when adolescents below the age of majority make a request to undergo predictive genetic testing for Huntington's disease.
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  20. Mariam Ghosn (2006). Aspartame: An Artificial Sweetener Under Review. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 11 (4):9.score: 6.0
    Ghosn, Mariam A seven-year $1 million dollar study conducted by Dr. M. Soffritti found that significant trend of increasing lymphoma and leukaemia incidence in female rats fed aspartame with a significant increase in the number of female rats affected at dosages of 20 mg/kg per day and upward, thus questioning aspartame's safety. However, the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) argued that there was not enough (...)
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  21. Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán (2012). Género, Emancipación y Diferencia(S): La Teoría Política de Iris Marion Young. Plaza y Valdés Editores.score: 6.0
    Iris Marion Young fue una de las pensadoras feministas más importantes del último cuarto del siglo pasado. Su obra es reconocida internacionalmente como una de las aportaciones más creativas e influyentes de nuestra época. Con el objeto de celebrar su aporte único y su novedad y de mantener vivo su pensamiento, Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán desarrolla un riguroso análisis crítico de su obra desde las cuestiones de justicia social, democracia deliberativa y su relación con la teoría de la opresión, hasta el enfoque (...)
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  22. Mariam Thalos (2010). Two Conceptions of Fundamentality. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 41 (2):151-177.score: 3.0
    This article aims to show that fundamentality is construed differently in the two most prominent strategies of analysis we find in physical science and engineering today: (1) atomistic, reductive analysis and (2) Systems analysis. Correspondingly, atomism is the conception according to which the simplest (smallest) indivisible entity of a certain kind is most fundamental; while systemism , as will be articulated here, is the conception according to which the bonds that structure wholes are most fundamental, and scale and/or constituting entities (...)
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  23. Alan Hájek (2003). Conditional Probability Is the Very Guide of Life. In Kyburg Jr, E. Henry & Mariam Thalos (eds.), Probability is the Very Guide of Life: The Philosophical Uses of Chance. Open Court. 183--203.score: 3.0
    in Probability is the Very Guide of Life: The Philosophical Uses of Chance, eds. Henry Kyburg, Jr. and Mariam Thalos, Open Court. Abridged version in Proceedings of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis 2002.
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  24. Mariam Thalos (1999). Two Dogmas of Naturalized Epistemology. Dialectica 53 (2):111–138.score: 3.0
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  25. F. Bacchus, Mariam Thalos & H. E. Kyburg (1990). Against Conditionalization. Synthese 85 (3):475 - 506.score: 3.0
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  26. Mariam Fraser (2006). The Ethics of Reality and Virtual Reality: Latour, Facts and Values. History of the Human Sciences 19 (2):45-72.score: 3.0
    In the context of the question of the extent to which science studies is able to mount an adequate critique of contemporary developments in science and technology, and in view of the proliferating interest in ethics across the social sciences, this article has two aims. Firstly to address some of the implications for ethics of Bruno Latour's, and to a lesser extent Alfred North Whitehead’s, conceptions of reality, both of which have a bearing on the long-standing dichotomy between facts and (...)
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  27. Mariam Thalos (1997). Self-Interest, Autonomy, and the Presuppositions of Decision Theory. American Philosophical Quarterly 34 (2):287 - 297.score: 3.0
    the voluntary actions of such beings cannot be covered by causal laws. Decision theorists, accepting the premise of this argument, appeal instead to noncausal laws predicated on principles of success—oriented action, and use these laws to produce substantive and testable predictions about large—scale human behavior. The primary directive of success-oriented action is maximization of some valuable quantity. Many economists and social scientists use the principles of decision theory to explain social and economic phenomena, while many political philosophers use them to (...)
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  28. Mariam Thalos (2002). Explanation is a Genus: An Essay on the Varieties of Scientific Explanation. Synthese 130 (3):317 - 354.score: 3.0
    I shall endeavor to show that every physical theory since Newton explainswithout drawing attention to causes–that, in other words, physical theories as physical theories aspire to explain under an ideal quite distinctfrom that of causal explanation. If I am right, then even if sometimes theexplanations achieved by a physical theory are not in violation ofthe standard of causal explanation, this is purely an accident. For physicaltheories, as I will show, do not, as such, aim at accommodating the goals (...)
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  29. Mariam Thalos (2002). The Reduction of Causal Processes. Synthese 131 (1):99 - 128.score: 3.0
    The principle that causes always render their effects more likely is fundamental to the enterprise of reducing facts of causation to facts about (objective) chances. This reductionist enterprise faces famous difficulties in accommodating common-sense intuitions about causal processes, if it insists on cashing out causal processes in terms of streams of events in which every event that belongs to the stream is a cause of the adjoining event downstream of it. I shall propose modifications to this way of cashing out (...)
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  30. Mariam Thalos (1995). Book Review:The Disorder of Things: Metaphysical Foundations of the Disunity of Science John Dupre. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 62 (2):351-.score: 3.0
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  31. Mariam Thalos & Chrisoula Andreou (2009). Of Human Bonding: An Essay on the Natural History of Agency. Public Reason 1 (2).score: 3.0
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  32. Mariam Thalos (2006). Nonreductive Physics. Synthese 149 (1):133 - 178.score: 3.0
    This paper documents a wide range of nonreductive scientific treatments of phenomena in the domain of physics. These treatments strongly resist characterization as explanations of macrobehavior exclusively in terms of behavior of microconstituents. For they are treatments in which macroquantities are cast in the role of genuine and irreducible degrees of freedom. One is driven into reductionism when one is not cultivated to possess an array of distinctions rich enough to let things be what they are. In contrast, making the (...)
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  33. Ezgi Ulusoy Aranyosi (2012). An Enquiry Into Sufi Metaphysics. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 20 (1):3 - 22.score: 3.0
    The fact that Sufi metaphysics is usually taken to be merely the writings of Islamic philosophers, like Ibn al-'Arabi, seems to underestimate the philosophical indications of literary texts in the Sufi tradition. When Sufi literary texts are examined for philosophical content, that content is sought within and through the traditional Sufist approach. However, there appears to be a lack of correspondence between the traditional approach on the main conceptions (of God, of the universe, etc.) in Sufism and what literary texts (...)
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  34. Mariam Thalos (1998). A Modest Proposal for Interpreting Structural Explanations. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (2):279-295.score: 3.0
    Social sciences face a well-known problem, which is an instance of a general problem faced as well by psychological and biological sciences: the problem of establishing their legitimate existence alongside physics. This, as will become clear, is a problem in metaphysics. I will show how a new account of structural explanations, put forward by Frank Jackson and Philip Pettit, which is designed to solve this metaphysical problem with social sciences in mind, fails to treat the problem in any importantly new (...)
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  35. Mariam Thalos (2008). Two Conceptions of Collectivity. Journal of the Philosophy of History 2 (1):83-104.score: 3.0
    This paper distinguishes two conceptions of collectivity, each of which tracks the targets of classification according to their aetiology. Collectivities falling under the first conception are founded on (more-or-less) explicit negotiations amongst the members who are known to one another personally. Collectivities falling under the second (philosophically neglected) conception are founded - at least initially - purely upon a shared conception of "we", very often in the absence of prior acquaintance and personal interaction. The paper argues that neglect of collectivities (...)
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  36. Mariam Thalos (1999). Degrees of Freedom: An Essay on Competitions Between Micro and Macro in Mechanics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (1):1-39.score: 3.0
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  37. Mariam Fraser, Sarah Kember & Celia Lury (eds.) (2006). Inventive Life: Approaches to the New Vitalism. Sage.score: 3.0
    This book demonstrates how and why vitalism—the idea that life cannot be explained by the principles of mechanism—matters now. Vitalism resists closure and reductionism in the life sciences while simultaneously addressing the object of life itself. The aim of this collection is to consider the questions that vitalism makes it possible to ask: questions about the role and status of life across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities and questions about contingency, indeterminacy, relationality and change. All have special importance now, (...)
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  38. Mariam Thalos & Oliver Richardson (2014). Capitalization in the St. Petersburg Game Why Statistical Distributions Matter. Politics, Philosophy and Economics 13 (3):292-313.score: 3.0
    In spite of its infinite expectation value, the St. Petersburg game is not only a gamble without supply in the real world, but also one without demand at apparently very reasonable asking prices. We offer a rationalizing explanation of why the St. Petersburg bargain is unattractive on both sides (to both house and player) in the mid-range of prices (finite but upwards of about $4). Our analysis – featuring (1) the already-established fact that the average of finite ensembles of the (...)
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  39. Mariam Thalos (2008). Molecule-for-Molecule Duplication. Teorema 27 (3):103-114.score: 3.0
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  40. Mariam Thalos (1999). Degrees of Freedom in the Social World: Towards a Systems Analysis of Decision. Journal of Political Philosophy 7 (4):453–477.score: 3.0
    THOMAS SCHELLING taught us that in ordinary human affairs, con¯ict and common interest are ubiquitously intertwined.1 For when it comes to variety, the occasion of pure con¯ict (known to some of its friends as the zerosum game) is as under-represented in human affairs as the occasion of undiluted common interest (known as the pure coordination game). The undiluted extremes are the exceptions, when it comes to counting kinds, while the mixed-motive kind of occasion is the rule. Things look a bit (...)
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  41. Mariam Fraser & Nirmal Puwar (2008). Introduction: Intimacy in Research. History of the Human Sciences 21 (4):1-16.score: 3.0
    The introduction to this special issue addresses the production of intimacy in the labour of research. It explores the sensory, emotional and affective relations which form an integral, if often invisible, part of the process through which researchers engage with, produce, understand and translate `research'. The article argues that these processes inform the making of knowledge, shape power relations and enable or constrain the practical negotiation of ethical problems. These issues are not, however, often foregrounded in debates on methods or (...)
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  42. Mariam Thalos (2005). From Paradox to Judgment: Towards a Metaphysics of Expression. Australasian Journal of Logic 3:76-107.score: 3.0
    The Liar sentence is a singularly important piece of philosophical evidence. It is an instrument for investigating the metaphysics of expressing truths and falsehoods. And an instrument too for investigating the varieties of conflict that can give rise to paradox. It shall serve as perhaps the most important clue to the shape of human judgment, as well as to the nature of the dependence of judgment upon language use.
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  43. Mariam Thalos (2009). Systems. The Monist 92 (3):452-478.score: 3.0
    Dynamical-systems analysis is nowadays ubiquitous. From engineering (its point of origin and natural home) to physiology, and from psychology to ecology, it enjoys surprisingly wide application. Sometimes the analysis rings decisively false—as, for example, when adopted in certain treatments of historical narrative;1 other times it is provocativeandcontroversial,aswhenappliedtothephenomenaofmind and cognition.2 Dynamical systems analysis (or “Systems” with a capital “S,” as I shall sometimes refer to it) is simply a tool of analysis. It mobilizes the language and mathematical technology of differential equations,andbringsintoplaythedistinctiveconceptsofequilibriumand (...)
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  44. Chrisoula Andreou & Mariam Thalos (2007). Sense and Sensibility. American Philosophical Quarterly 44 (1):71 - 80.score: 3.0
  45. Doug Brugge & Mariam Missaghian (2006). Protecting the Navajo People Through Tribal Regulation of Research. Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (3):491-507.score: 3.0
    This essay explores the process and issues related to community collaborative research that involves Native Americans generally, and specifically examines the Navajo Nation’s efforts to regulate research within its jurisdiction. Researchers need to account for both the experience of Native Americans and their own preconceptions about Native Americans when conducting research about Native Americans. The Navajo Nation institutionalized an approach to protecting members of the nation when it took over Institutional Review Board (IRB) responsibilities from the US Indian Health Service (...)
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  46. Mariam Fraser (2001). Visceral Futures: Bodies of Feminist Criticism. Social Epistemology 15 (2):91 – 111.score: 3.0
    This paper is situated in the context of feminist poststructuralist debates around identity. In it, I argue that anti-essentialist accounts of identity, while they may displace, or at least call into question, the foundations of subjectivity, are no less likely to invoke a series of presuppositions with respect to the self than those who seek to maintain them in some form. In particular, these presuppositions often cohere around the materiality of the body. And yet, paradoxically, this accent on materiality refers (...)
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  47. Mariam Thalos, From Paradox to Judgment: Towards a Metaphysics of Expression.score: 3.0
    The Liar sentence is a singularly important piece of philosophical evidence. It is an instrument for investigating the metaphysics of expressing truths and falsehoods. And an instrument too for investigating the varieties of conflict that can give rise to paradox. It shall serve as perhaps the most important clue to the shape of human judgment, as well as to the nature of the dependence of judgment upon language use.
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  48. Mariam Thalos (2013). Without Hierarchies: The Scale Freedom of the Universe. Oxford University Press.score: 3.0
    O (I) Figure 7.1 Bijective realization function f help make the philosophical point I have been hammering—the “no hierarchies” point—very simple to argue for. They also help to make clear how the vision of science I fervently hope will prevail ...
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  49. Mariam Thalos (1999). Units of Decision. Philosophy of Science 66 (3):338.score: 3.0
    I shall introduce the units 0f decision problem in thc theory of decision, which as I shall explain is 21 sibling t0 thc units 0f selection problem in cvolutionary thcory. And I shall present an argument to thc cffcct that, contrary to Bayesian wisdom on the subject, undertaking decision in group settings (in multi-individual units) violates no precepts of rationality.
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  50. Mariam Thalos (2008). On Planning: Toward a Natural History of Goal Attainment. Philosophical Papers 37 (2):289-317.score: 3.0
    The goal of the essay is to articulate some beginnings for an empirical approach to the study of agency, in the firm conviction that agency is subject to scientific scrutiny, and is not to be abandoned to high-brow aprioristic philosophy. Drawing on insights from decision analysis, game theory, general dynamics, physics and engineering, this essay will examine the diversity of planning phenomena, and in that way take some steps towards assembling rudiments for the budding science, in the process innovating (parts (...)
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