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    Mariam Attar (2010). Islamic Ethics: Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought. Routledge.
    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought.
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    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.
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    Ruhul Amin & A. G. Mariam (1987). Son Preference in Bangladesh: An Emerging Barrier to Fertility Regulation. Journal of Biosocial Science 19 (2):221.
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  4. Samar Attar (2007). The Vital Roots of European Enlightenment: Ibn Tufayl's Influence on Modern Western Thought. Lexington Books.
    The Vital Roots of European Enlightenment is a collection of essays dealing with the influence of Ibn Tufayl, a 12th-century Arab philosopher from Spain, on major European thinkers. Had Edward Said known about the impact of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan on Europe throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, he might have reached different conclusions in his book Orientalism.
     
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  5. Samar Attar (2010). The Vital Roots of European Enlightenment: Ibn Tufayl's Influence on Modern Western Thought. Lexington Books.
    The Vital Roots of European Enlightenment is a collection of essays dealing with the influence of Ibn Tufayl, a 12th-century Arab philosopher from Spain, on major European thinkers. Had Edward Said known about the impact of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan on Europe throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, he might have reached different conclusions in his book Orientalism.
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  6. Thalos Mariam (1999). Why We Believe. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 30 (2).
     
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  7. Navid Kermani (2011). The Terror of God: Attar, Job and the Metaphysical Revolt. Polity.
    How can suffering and injustice be reconciled with the idea that God is good, that he loves humans and is merciful to them? Job's question runs through the history of the three monotheistic religions. Time and again, philosophers, theologians, poets, prophets and laypersons have questioned their image of God in the light of a reality full of hardship. Some see suffering as proof of God's existence, others as a demonstration that there can be no God, while others still respond by (...)
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  8. Navid Kermani (2011). The Terror of God: Attar, Job and the Metaphysical Revolt. Polity.
    How can suffering and injustice be reconciled with the idea that God is good, that he loves humans and is merciful to them? Job's question runs through the history of the three monotheistic religions. Time and again, philosophers, theologians, poets, prophets and laypersons have questioned their image of God in the light of a reality full of hardship. Some see suffering as proof of God's existence, others as a demonstration that there can be no God, while others still respond by (...)
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    José María Salvador González (2015). "Per aurem intrat Christus in Mariam". Aproximación iconográfica a la "conceptio per aurem" en la pintura italiana del Trecento desde fuentes patrísticas y teológicas. 'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de Las Religiones 20:193-230.
    La tesis mariológica de la conceptio per aurem, según la cual la Virgen María habría concebido a Jesucristo por el oído en el momento de escuchar del ángel el mensaje celestial anunciándole que, sin perder su virginidad, sería madre del Hijo de Dios encarnado, ha merecido hasta ahora muy pocos estudios académicos rigurosamente fundados en fuentes primarias. De hecho, en la literatura especializada son muy escasas las referencias a tal teoría y, cuando algún estudioso la evoca, casi siempre se contenta (...)
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    George Botterill (2014). Without Hierarchy: The Scale Freedom of the Universe By Mariam Thalos. Analysis 74 (3):556-558.
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    Navid Kermani (2005). Der Schrecken Gottes: Attar, Hiob Und Die Metaphysische Revolte. Beck.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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  16. Barbara S. Andrew (2001). Book Review: Mariam Fraser. Identity Without Selfhood: Bisexuality and Simone de Beauvoir. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. [REVIEW] Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 16 (3):161-163.
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  17. Carl J. Friedrich (1937). MARIAM, LEWIS. Public Service and Special Training. [REVIEW] Journal of Social Philosophy and Jurisprudence 3:176.
     
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  18. D. Gimlin (2006). The Body: A Reader by Mariam Fraser and Monica Greco. Body and Society 12 (1):127.
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  19. A. V. Jackson (1916). The Allegory of the Moths and the Flame, Translated From the Manṭiq Aṭ-Tair of Farīd Ad-Dīn 'Attār'. Journal of the American Oriental Society 36:345-347.
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  20. 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.
     
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  21. 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
     
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    Mariam Ghosn (2007). Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Young Children: Part I. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):1.
    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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    Mariam Ghosn (2007). Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease in Adolescents: Part 2. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (3):3.
    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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    Mariam Ghosn & Ford (2006). Stem Cell Technology Update. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (1):10.
    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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    Mariam Ghosn (2006). Aspartame: An Artificial Sweetener Under Review. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 11 (4):9.
    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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    Mariam Ghosn (2006). The Obesity Crisis. Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin 12 (2):4.
    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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  27. Farid al-Din Attar (2007). Muslim Saints and Mystics: Episodes From the Tadhkirat Al-Auliya'. Routledge.
    This is a major work of Islamic mysticism by the great thirteenth-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar. Translated by A J Arberry, Attar’s work and thought is set in perspective in a substantial introduction.
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  28. Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán (2012). Género, Emancipación y Diferencia(S): La Teoría Política de Iris Marion Young. Plaza y Valdés Editores.
    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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  29. Mariam Thalos (2016). A Social Theory of Freedom. Routledge.
    In _A Social Theory of Freedom_, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of the metaphysics of constraint and, instead, lays out a political conception of freedom that is closely aligned with questions of social identity, self-development in contexts of intimate relationships, and (...)
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    F. Bacchus, Mariam Thalos & H. E. Kyburg (1990). Against Conditionalization. Synthese 85 (3):475 - 506.
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  31. 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.
    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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  32. Mariam Thalos (1998). A Modest Proposal for Interpreting Structural Explanations. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (2):279-295.
    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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    Doug Brugge & Mariam Missaghian (2006). Protecting the Navajo People Through Tribal Regulation of Research. Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (3):491-507.
    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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    Brandon Brown, Mariam Davtyan & Celia B. Fisher (2015). Peruvian Female Sex Workers’ Ethical Perspectives on Their Participation in an HPV Vaccine Clinical Trial. Ethics and Behavior 25 (2):115-128.
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    Mariam Thalos & Oliver Richardson (2014). Capitalization in the St. Petersburg Game Why Statistical Distributions Matter. Politics, Philosophy and Economics 13 (3):292-313.
    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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  36. Mariam Thalos (2010). Two Conceptions of Fundamentality. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 41 (2):151-177.
    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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    Mariam Thalos (2012). Solidarity: A Motivational Conception. Philosophical Papers 41 (1):57-95.
    Abstract This essay offers a motivational conception of solidarity that can be employed across the entire range of sciences and humanities, while also filling a gap in the motivational spectrum conceived by decision theorists and economists?and expanding the two-part division between altruistic and selfish motivations into a tripartite analysis that suggests a spectrum instead. According to the present proposal, solidarity is a condition of action-readiness on behalf of a group or its interests. The proposal will admit of measuring the extent (...)
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    Fahiem Bacchus, Henry E. Kyburg Jr & Mariam Thalos (1990). Against Conditionalization. Synthese 85 (3):475 - 506.
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    Mariam Thalos (2013). Truth Deserves to Be Believed. Philosophy 88 (2):179-196.
    Science seems generally to aim at truth. And governmental support of science is often premised on the instrumental value of truth in service of advancing our practical objectives, both as individuals and as communities, large and small. While there is some political expediency to this view, it is not correct. The value of truth is nowise that it helps us achieve our aims. In fact, just the contrary: truth deserves to be believed only on the condition that its claim upon (...)
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    Mariam Thalos (1999). In Favor of Being Only Humean. Philosophical Studies 93 (3):265-298.
    The twin conceptions of (1) natural law as causal structure and (2) explanation as passage from phenomenon to cause, are two sides of a certain philosophical coin, to which I shall offer an alternative – Humean – currency. The Humean alternative yokes together a version of the regularity conception of law and a conception of explanation as passage from one regularity, to another which has it as an instance but of which it is not itself an instance. I will show (...)
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    Mariam Thalos (2002). Explanation is a Genus: An Essay on the Varieties of Scientific Explanation. Synthese 130 (3):317-354.
    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 oraspirations of (...)
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    Mariam Fraser (2006). The Ethics of Reality and Virtual Reality: Latour, Facts and Values. History of the Human Sciences 19 (2):45-72.
    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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    Mariam Fraser, Sarah Kember & Celia Lury (eds.) (2006). Inventive Life: Approaches to the New Vitalism. Sage.
    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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  44. Mariam Thalos (2007). Sources of Behavior. In D. Ross & D. Spurrett (eds.), Distributed Cognition and the Will. MIT
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    Mariam Thalos (1999). Degrees of Freedom: An Essay on Competitions Between Micro and Macro in Mechanics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (1):1-39.
    This paper argues that the doctrines of determinism and supervenience, while logically independent, are importantly linked in physical mechanics---and quite interestingly so. For it is possible to formulate classical mechanics in such a way as to take advantage of the existence of mathematical devices that represent the advance of time---and which are such as to inspire confidence in the truth of determinism---in order to prevent violation of supervenience. It is also possible to formulate classical mechanics---and to do so in an (...)
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    Jann Paquette-Warren, Stewart B. Harris, Mariam Naqshbandi Hayward & Jordan W. Tompkins (forthcoming). Case Study of Evaluations That Go Beyond Clinical Outcomes to Assess Quality Improvement Diabetes Programmes Using the Diabetes Evaluation Framework for Innovative National Evaluations. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice:n/a-n/a.
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    Mariam Thalos & Chrisoula Andreou (2009). Of Human Bonding: An Essay on the Natural History of Agency. Public Reason 1 (2).
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    M. S. Doug Brugge PhD & Mariam Missaghian (2006). Protecting the Navajo People Through Tribal Regulation of Research. Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (3).
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    Mariam Thalos (2014). Diagnostic Preliminaries to Applying a Theory of Decision. SATS 15 (2):168-196.
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    Mariam Thalos (1999). Degrees of Freedom in the Social World: Towards a Systems Analysis of Decision. Journal of Political Philosophy 7 (4):453–477.
    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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