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  1. John Grimes, Robin Rinehart, Hillary Rodrigues, John M. Koller, Elaine Craddock, Ludo Rocher, Will Sweetman, Boyd H. Wilson, Edward C. Dimock, Thomas Forsthoefel, Hal W. French, Timothy C. Cahill, William J. Jackson, John Powers, Frederick M. Smith, Gavin Flood, Lelah Dushkin, Sheila McDonough, Frank J. Hoffman, Karni Pal Bhati, Anne E. Monius, Fred Dallmayr, Marcia Hermansen, Joseph A. Bracken, Carl Olson, William P. Harman, Donatella Rossi, Anna B. Bigelow & Jeffrey J. Kripal (1998). Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW] International Journal of Hindu Studies 2 (2):267-310.score: 1200.0
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  2. Richard Arthur, Christia Mercer, Justin Smith & Catherine Wilson (1997). Kontinuitaet Und Mechanismus. The Leibniz Review 7:25-64.score: 1200.0
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  3. C. L. Hart, I. J. Deary, G. Davey Smith, M. N. Upton, L. J. Whalley, J. M. Starr, D. J. Hole, V. Wilson & G. C. M. Watt (2005). Childhood IQ of Parents Related to Characteristics of Their Offspring: Linking the Scottish Mental Survey 1932 to the Midspan Family Study. Journal of Biosocial Science 37 (5):623.score: 1200.0
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  4. Rebecca A. Martusewicz, Pamela K. Smith, Sandra Spickard Prettyman, Chloe Wilson, Joe Bishop, Jeff Edmundson, Kelly Young, Steven Mackie, Richard Brosio & Abraham DeLeon (2013). Editorial Board EOV. Educational Studies 49 (6).score: 1200.0
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  5. K. J. M. Smith & William Wilson (1993). Impaired Voluntariness and Criminal Responsibility: Reworking Hart's Theory of Excuses-the English Judicial Response. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 13 (1):69-98.score: 1200.0
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  6. Kenneth G. Wilson, George E. Smith, Constance K. Barsky & Stanislaw D. Glazek (2010). Could Testing of the Laws of Physics Ever BE Complete? In Harald Fritzsch & K. K. Phua (eds.), Proceedings of the Conference in Honour of Murray Gell-Mann's 80th Birthday. World Scientific.score: 1200.0
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  7. George Wilson, E. Lepore & B. C. Smith (2006). Rule-Following, Meaning and Normativity. In Barry C. Smith (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press.score: 1200.0
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  8. Matthew Wilson Smith (2007). The Total Work of Art: From Bayreuth to Cyberspace. Routledge.score: 290.0
    Total work of art in an age of mechanical reproduction -- Total stage: Wagner's festspielhaus -- Total machine: the Bauhaus theatre -- Total montage: Brecht's reply to Wagner -- Total state: Riefenstahl's triumph of the will -- Total world: Disney's theme parks -- Total vacuum: Warhol's performances -- Total immersion: cyberspace.
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  9. Christopher J. Berry, Maria Pia Paganelli & Craig Smith (eds.) (2013). The Oxford Handbook of Adam Smith. Oxford University Press.score: 210.0
    Preface Introduction Christopher J. Berry: Adam Smith: Outline of Life, Times, and Legacy Part One: Adam Smith: Heritage and Contemporaries 1: Nicholas Phillipson: Adam Smith: A Biographer's Reflections 2: Leonidas Montes: Newtonianism and Adam Smith 3: Dennis C. Rasmussen: Adam Smith and Rousseau: Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment 4: Christopher J. Berry: Adam Smith and Early Modern Thought Part Two: Adam Smith on Language, Art and Culture 5: Catherine Labio: Adam Smith's Aesthetics 6: James (...)
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  10. David Wilson & William Dixon (2006). Das Adam Smith Problem_ - _A Critical Realist Perspective. Journal of Critical Realism 5 (2):251-272.score: 180.0
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  11. Craig Smith (2006). Adam Smith's Political Philosophy: The Invisible Hand and Spontaneous Order. Routledge.score: 150.0
    When Adam Smith published his celebrated writings on economics and moral philosophy he famously referred to the operation of an invisible hand. Adam Smith's Political Philosophy makes visible the invisible hand by examining its significance in Smith's political philosophy and relating it to similar concepts used by other philosophers, revealing a distinctive approach to social theory that stresses the significance of the unintended consequences of human action. This book introduces greater conceptual clarity to the discussion of the (...)
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  12. Vincent Michael Colapietro & John Edwin Smith (eds.) (1997). Reason, Experience, and God: John E. Smith in Dialogue. Fordham University Press.score: 150.0
    John E. Smith has contributed to contemporary philosophy in primarily four distinct capacities; first, as a philosopher of religion and God; second, as an indefatigable defender of philosophical reflection in its classical sense ( a sense inclusive of, but not limited to, metaphysics); third, as a participant in the reconstruction of experience and reason so boldly inaugurated by Hegel then redically transformed by the classical American pragmatists, and significantly augmented by such thinkers as Josiah Royce, william Earnest Hocking, and (...)
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  13. David Wilson & William Dixon (2011). Das Adam Smith Problem - A Critical Realist Perspective. Journal of Critical Realism 5 (2):251-272.score: 150.0
    The old Das Adam Smith Problem is no longer tenable. Few today believe that Smith postulates two contradictory principles of human action: one in the Wealth of Nations and another in the Theory of Moral Sentiments . Nevertheless, an Adam Smith problem of sorts endures: there is still no widely agreed version of what it is that links these two texts, aside from their common author; no widely agreed version of how, if at all, Smith's postulation (...)
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  14. Elliott Sober & David Sloan Wilson (2002). Perspectives and Parameterizations Commentary on Benjamin Kerr and Peter Godfrey-Smith's ``Individualist and Multi-Level Perspectives on Selection in Structured Populations''. Biology and Philosophy 17 (4):529-537.score: 150.0
    We have two main objections to Kerr and Godfrey-Smith's (2002) meticulous analysis. First, they misunderstand the position we took in Unto Others – we do not claim that individual-level statements about the evolution of altruism are always unexplanatory and always fail to capture causal relationships. Second, Kerr and Godfrey-Smith characterize the individual and the multi-level perspectives in terms of different sets of parameters. In particular, they do not allow the multi-level perspective to use the individual fitness parameters i (...)
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  15. David Wilson & William Dixon (2009). Sentimentality, Communicative Action and the Social Self: Adam Smith Meets Jürgen Habermas. History of the Human Sciences 22 (3):75-99.score: 150.0
    There is a long and tortuous history of misinterpreting Smithian social theory. After rehearsing that history we offer here a way of understanding Smith that, unlike much of recent revisionist Smith scholarship, does not further add to this confusion. Our proposal is to understand the relation between moral and economic behaviour in Smith as analogous to the way in which Habermas makes strategic (and normatively oriented) behaviour parasitic on a more basic communicative competence. Given this analogy, it (...)
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  16. Adam Smith (2002 (1759)). Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments (Ed. K. Haakonssen). Cambridge University Press.score: 150.0
    A new edition of Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, an important text in the history of moral and political thought.
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  17. Adam Smith (1980). The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith: III: Essays on Philosophical Subjects: With Dugald Stewart's `Account of Adam Smith'. OUP Oxford.score: 150.0
    Enth.: Dugoald Stewart's account of Adam Smith / ed. by I. S. Ross.
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  18. Robert H. Smith (1992). Matthew's Message for Insiders Charisma and Commandment in a First-Century Community. Interpretation 46 (3):229-239.score: 150.0
    At a time rife with competing views about what it means to be a Christian, Matthew rewrote the story of Jesus to combat militant Christian pneumatics who were fomenting strife in his community and leading God's people astray.
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  19. Adam Smith (1976). The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith: I: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (D.D. Raphael and A.L. Macfie (Eds.)). OUP Oxford.score: 150.0
    A scholarly edition of a work by Adam Smith. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.
     
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  20. David Wilson & William Dixon (2006). Das Adam Smith Problem - A Critical Realist Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Critical Realism 5 (2):251-272.score: 150.0
    The old Das Adam Smith Problem is no longer tenable. Few today believe that Smith postulates two contradictory principles of human action: one in the Wealth of Nations and another in the Theory of Moral Sentiments . Nevertheless, an Adam Smith problem of sorts endures: there is still no widely agreed version of what it is that links these two texts, aside from their common author; no widely agreed version of how, if at all, Smith's postulation (...)
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  21. Joel B. Hagen, David A. Mortensen, J. Franklin Egan, Bruce D. Maxwell, Matthew R. Ryan, Richard G. Smith, Will R. Turner, Katrina Brandon, Thomas M. Brooks & Claude Gascon (2012). 11. Biology in History. Bioscience 62 (1).score: 140.0
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  22. David A. Mortensen, J. Franklin Egan, Bruce D. Maxwell, Matthew R. Ryan & Richard G. Smith (2012). Navigating a Critical Juncture for Sustainable Weed Management. Bioscience 62 (1):75-84.score: 140.0
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  23. Robert A. Wilson, Matthew J. Barker & Ingo Brigandt (2007). When Traditional Essentialism Fails. Philosophical Topics 35 (1-2):189-215.score: 120.0
    Essentialism is widely regarded as a mistaken view of biological kinds, such as species. After recounting why (sections 2-3), we provide a brief survey of the chief responses to the “death of essentialism” in the philosophy of biology (section 4). We then develop one of these responses, the claim that biological kinds are homeostatic property clusters (sections 5-6) illustrating this view with several novel examples (section 7). Although this view was first expressed 20 years ago, and has received recent discussion (...)
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  24. Matthew J. Barker & Robert A. Wilson (2010). Cohesion, Gene Flow, and the Nature of Species. Journal of Philosophy 107 (2):59-77.score: 120.0
    A far-reaching and influential view in evolutionary biology claims that species are cohesive units held together by gene flow. Biologists have recognized empirical problems facing this view; after sharpening the expression of the view, we present novel conceptual problems for it. At the heart of these problems is a distinction between two importantly different concepts of cohesion, what we call integrative and response cohesion. Acknowledging the distinction problematizes both the explanandum of species cohesion and the explanans of gene flow that (...)
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  25. Patricia Smith Churchland, Rick Grush, Rob Wilson & Frank Keil, Computation and the Brain.score: 120.0
    Two very different insights motivate characterizing the brain as a computer. One depends on mathematical theory that defines computability in a highly abstract sense. Here the foundational idea is that of a Turing machine. Not an actual machine, the Turing machine is really a conceptual way of making the point that any well-defined function could be executed, step by step, according to simple 'if-you-are-in-state-P-and-have-input-Q-then-do-R' rules, given enough time (maybe infinite time) [see COMPUTATION]. Insofar as the brain is a device whose (...)
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  26. Matthew Noah Smith (2008). Terrorism, Shared Rules and Trust. Journal of Political Philosophy 16 (2):201–219.score: 120.0
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  27. Matthew Smith (2010). Reliance. Noûs 44 (1):135 - 157.score: 120.0
    A version of this paper is forthcoming in Nous.
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  28. Matthew Noah Smith (2013). The Importance of What They Care About. Philosophical Studies 165 (2):297-314.score: 120.0
    Many forms of contemporary morality treat the individual as the fundamental unit of moral importance. Perhaps the most striking example of this moral vision of the individual is the contemporary global human rights regime, which treats the individual as, for all intents and purposes, sacrosanct. This essay attempts to explore one feature of this contemporary understanding of the moral status of the individual, namely the moral significance of a subject’s actual affective states, and in particular her cares and commitments. I (...)
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  29. Matthew Noah Smith (2013). Political Obligation and the Self1. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 86 (2):347-375.score: 120.0
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  30. Robert A. Wilson (2001). Group-Level Cognition. Philosophy of Science 3 (September):S262-S273.score: 120.0
    David Sloan Wilson has recently revived the idea of a group mind as an application of group selectionist thinking to cognition. Central to my discussion of this idea is the distinction between the claim that groups have a psychology and what I call the social manifestation thesis-a thesis about the psychology of individuals. Contemporary work on this topic has confused these two theses. My discussion also points to research questions and issues that Wilson's work raises, as well as (...)
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  31. Andrew Hamilton, Nathan Smith & Matthew Haber (2009). Social Insects and the Individuality Thesis: Cohesion and the Colony as a Selectable Individual. In Juergen Gadau & Jennifer Fewell (eds.), Organization of Insect Societies: From Genome to Sociocomplexity. Harvard.score: 120.0
  32. Matthew Smith, Ideas of Justice: Positive.score: 120.0
    We use the term “justice” in many different ways. In this essay, I consider justice only as it used in Anglo-American political and legal theory. In this realm of discourse, all forms of justice consist of non-utilitarian allocative principles, i.e., principles governing, to put it as broadly as possible, who gets how much of what. Some may wish to treat utilitarian principles as principles of justice. As a matter of nomenclatural pedantry, this is surely reasonable. But, perhaps as a consequence (...)
     
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  33. Matthew Smith, Rethinking Revolution.score: 120.0
    This paper argues for a rehabilitation of philosophical engagement with the question of whether revolution can be justified. Such a renewed engagement with the problem of revolution appears to be stymied by the intuition that we have strong moral arguments ruling out revolution in almost every case. I aim to show that we should abandon this intuition. I will argue that standard arguments against revolution are not strong enough to warrant the relative inattention the question of the justifiability revolution has (...)
     
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  34. Matthew Noah Smith, 1. The Accommodation Thesis.score: 120.0
    How ought we to respond to other people caring about whatever it is that they care about – even if they care about things that are obviously not careworthy?2 For example, if my neighbor cares about collecting antique decorative saltshakers and I think this is an idiotic pastime, how ought I to respond to this? My thesis is that I should respond by accommodating his cares.3 I describe accommodation as follows: [Accommodation] A accommodates B’s caring about F by adjusting her (...)
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  35. Adam Smith, The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith in 7 Vols.score: 120.0
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  36. Nick Smith, EPIPHENOMENALISM Keith Campbell and Nicholas J.J. Smith December 1993.score: 120.0
    Epiphenomenalism is a theory concerning the relation between the mental and physical realms, regarded as radically different in nature. The theory holds that only physical states have causal power, and that mental states are completely dependent on them. The mental realm, for epiphenomenalists, is nothing more than a series of conscious states which signify the occurrence of states of the nervous system, but which play no causal role. For example, my feeling sleepy does not cause my yawning — rather, both (...)
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  37. Matthew Smith (2008). Rethinking Sovereignty, Rethinking Revolution. Philosophy and Public Affairs 36 (4):405-440.score: 120.0
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  38. Basil Smith (2013). Epistemology, by Ian Evans and Nicholas Smith. [REVIEW] Teaching Philosophy 36 (2):204-209.score: 120.0
  39. Matthew Noah Smith (2010). Practical Imagination and its Limits. Philosophers' Imprint 10 (3):1-20.score: 120.0
    It is common to talk about options, where an option is a course of action an agent can take. A course of action, in turn, is that which can be the object of intention. It has not often been noticed in the literature, though, that there are two ways to understand what makes something an option: first, an option just is some course of action physically open (or, to be maximally liberal, logically open) to an agent; second, an option just (...)
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  40. D. C. Matthew (2008). Michael Smith and Moral Motivation: How Good Are Ostensibly Good People? [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 42 (4):519-531.score: 120.0
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  41. Matthew Noah Smith (2006). The Law as a Social Practice. Legal Theory 12:265-292.score: 120.0
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  42. Robert A. Wilson & Matthew J. Barker, The Biological Notion of Individual. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 120.0
    Individuals are a prominent part of the biological world. Although biologists and philosophers of biology draw freely on the concept of an individual in articulating both widely accepted and more controversial claims, there has been little explicit work devoted to the biological notion of an individual itself. How should we think about biological individuals? What are the roles that biological individuals play in processes such as natural selection (are genes and groups also units of selection?), speciation (are species individuals?), and (...)
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  43. Jan Smith (1983). Book Review:Participation in Social and Political Activities. David Horton Smith. [REVIEW] Ethics 93 (2):411-.score: 120.0
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  44. John Maynard Smith (2002). Commentary on Kerr and Godfrey-Smith. Biology and Philosophy 17 (4):523-527.score: 120.0
  45. Matthew Noah Smith (2010). Review of S. A. Lloyd, Morality in the Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes: Cases in the Law of Nature. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (12).score: 120.0
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  46. Edward O. Wilson, Stephen J. Pope & Philip Hefner (2001). E. O. Wilson, Stephen Pope, and Philip Hefner: A Conversation. Zygon 36 (2):249-253.score: 120.0
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  47. Matthew Smith (2012). Book Review: Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder. [REVIEW] History of the Human Sciences 25 (3):154-159.score: 120.0
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  48. Huston Smith (2001). Huston Smith Replies to Barbour, Goodenough, and Peterson. Zygon 36 (2):223-231.score: 120.0
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  49. Matthew Smith, Justificatory Independence: Interpersonal Mutuality and the Authority of the Law.score: 120.0
    Can the laws produced by patently illegitimate political institutions be authoritative, or are they like the rules of etiquette – rules we might have conclusive reasons to follow but which are not authoritative?[2] Exclude from the scope of this question laws that recapitulate or contradict independently valid moral principles and so are authoritative in virtue of their content. Let us instead query only whether laws that (i) do not recapitulate or contradict valid moral principles, and (ii) are products of illegitimate (...)
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  50. Robin Fretwell Wilson, Martha Neff-Smith, Donald Phillips & John C. Fletcher (1993). HECs: Are They Evaluating Their Performance? [REVIEW] HEC Forum 5 (1):1-34.score: 120.0
    Although the incidence and composition of HECs has been well characterized, little is known about how HECs assess their performance. In order to describe the incidence of HEC self-evaluation, the methods HECs use to evaluate their performance, and the characteristics of HECs that influence self-evaluation, we surveyed the readers ofHospital Ethics. 290 HECs in 45 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and three Canadian provinces, completed questionnaires. Of the 241 HECs included in the data analysis, 97.9% had performed (...)
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