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  1. Ghazala Irfan Oxford (2007). Artha: Meaning. By Jonardon Ganeri. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. Ix+ 258. Hardcover Rs 920.00. Buddhism in the Public Square: Reorienting Global Interdependence. By Peter D. Hershock. London and New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. X+ 229. Price Not Given. [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West 57 (3):406-408.score: 180.0
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  2. Illia Kassavine (1995). Oxford — 1990. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 26 (2):327 - 344.score: 24.0
    Observations, interviews and informal talks with Oxford scholars during two visits to Oxford are summarized in a kind of sociological review. Several types of Oxford dons are distinguished according to their social, cultural, psychologicall and professional attitudes. The research was led by the image of Oxford philosophical tradition described by the following features: "empiricism", "language analysis", "technical discourse" and "island mentality". The Oxford philosophical community was taken as an example of an internationally recognized intellectual tradition (...)
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  3. Mohan Matthen (forthcoming). Introduction to Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception. In , Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception. Oxford University Press.score: 21.0
    Perception is the ultimate source of our knowledge about contingent facts. It is an extremely important philosophical development that starting in the last quarter of the twentieth century, philosophers have begun to change how they think of perception. The traditional view of perception focussed on sensory receptors; it has become clear, however, that perceptual systems radically transform the output of these receptors, yielding content concerning objects and events in the external world. Adequate understanding of this process requires that we think (...)
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  4. Mathieu Marion (2000). Oxford Realism: Knowledge and Perception I. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 (2):299 – 338.score: 21.0
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  5. Mathieu Marion (2000). Oxford Realism: Knowledge and Perception II. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 (3):485 – 519.score: 21.0
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  6. John Simpson (2013). The Oxford English Dictionary and Its Philosophy. Philosophy and Technology 26 (3):341-348.score: 21.0
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  7. Jules L. Coleman & Scott Shapiro (eds.) (2002). The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Oxford University Press.score: 21.0
    One of the first volumes in the new series of prestigious Oxford Handbooks, The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law brings together specially commissioned essays by twenty-seven of the foremost legal theorists currently writing, to provide a state of the art overview of jurisprudential scholarship. Each author presents an account of the contending views and scholarly debates animating their field of enquiry as well as setting the agenda for further study. This landmark publication will be essential (...)
     
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  8. Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.) (2003). The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics offers the most authoritative and compelling guide to this diverse and fertile field of philosophy. Twenty-four of the world's most distinguished specialists provide brand-new essays about 'what there is': what kinds of things there are, and what relations hold among entities falling under various categories. They give the latest word on such topics as identity, modality, time, causation, persons and minds, freedom, and vagueness. The Handbook's unrivaled breadth and depth make it the definitive reference (...)
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  9. Mark Eli Kalderon & Charles Travis, Oxford Realism: Perception.score: 18.0
    This is the third and final section of a paper, "Oxford Realism", co-written with Charles Travis. -/- A concern for realism motivates a fundamental strand of Oxford reflection on perception. Begin with the realist conception of knowledge. The question then will be: What must perception be like if we can know something about an object without the mind by seeing it? What must perception be if it can, on occasion, afford us with proof concerning a subject matter independent (...)
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  10. Richard Heck & Robert May (2006). Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    An investigation of Frege's various contributions to the study of language, focusing on three of his most famous doctrines: that concepts are unsaturated, that sentences refer to truth-values, and that sense must be distinguished from reference.
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  11. John Bickle (ed.) (2009). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience is a state-of-the-art collection of interdisciplinary research spanning philosophy (of science, mind, and ...
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  12. John Greco (ed.) (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    In the history of philosophical thought, few themes loom as large as skepticism. Skepticism has been the most visible and important part of debates about knowledge. Skepticism at its most basic questions our cognitive achievements, challenges our ability to obtain reliable knowledge; casting doubt on our attempts to seek and understand the truth about everything from ethics, to other minds, religious belief, and even the underlying structure of matter and reality. Since Descartes, the defense of knowledge against skepticism has been (...)
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  13. Shaun Gallagher (ed.) (2011). The Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of the Self is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that address questions in all of these areas.
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  14. Karen Bennett & Dean Zimmerman (eds.) (2011). Oxford Studies in Metaphysics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Oxford Studies in Metaphysicsis the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field.OSMoffers a broad view of the subject, featuring not only the ...
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  15. Andy Clark (2011). Précis of Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension (Oxford University Press, NY, 2008). [REVIEW] Philosophical Studies 152 (3):413 - 416.score: 18.0
    Précis of Supersizing the mind: embodiment, action, and cognitive extension (Oxford University Press, NY, 2008) Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11098-010-9597-x Authors Andy Clark, Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AD Scotland (UK) Journal Philosophical Studies Online ISSN 1573-0883 Print ISSN 0031-8116.
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  16. Frank Jackson & Michael Smith (eds.) (2005). The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy is the definitive guide to what's going on in this lively and fascinating subject. Jackson and Smith, themselves two of the world's most eminent philosophers, have assembled more than thirty distinguished scholars to contribute incisive and up-to-date critical surveys of the principal areas of research. The coverage is broad, with sections devoted to moral philosophy, social and political philosophy, philosophy of mind and action, philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of the sciences. (...)
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  17. Daniel Garber & Steven M. Nadler (eds.) (2006). Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries--the extraordinary period of intellectual flourishing that begins, very roughly, with Descartes and his contemporaries and ends with Kant. It also publishes papers on thinkers or movements outside of that framework, provided they are important in illuminating early modern thought.
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  18. David Copp (ed.) (2006). The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory is a major new reference work in ethical theory consisting of commissioned essays by leading moral philosophers. Ethical theories have always been of central importance to philosophy, and remain so; ethical theory is one of the most active areas of philosophical research and teaching today. Courses in ethics are taught in colleges and universities at all levels, and ethical theory is the organizing principle for all of them. The Handbook is divided into two (...)
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  19. David Cole (2009). Jerry Fodor, Lot 2: The Language of Thought Revisited , New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, X+228, $37.95, Isbn 978-0-119-954877-. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 19 (3):439-443.score: 18.0
    Jerry Fodor, LOT 2: The Language of Thought Revisited , New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, x+228, $37.95, ISBN 978-0-119-954877-4 Content Type Journal Article Pages 439-443 DOI 10.1007/s11023-009-9164-4 Authors David Cole, University of Minnesota-Duluth Department of Philosophy 369 A B Anderson Hall Duluth MN 55812 USA Journal Minds and Machines Online ISSN 1572-8641 Print ISSN 0924-6495 Journal Volume Volume 19 Journal Issue Volume 19, Number 3.
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  20. Norbert Anwander (2012). Thomas L. Carson: Lying and Deception. Theory and Practice, Oxford. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (2):277-279.score: 18.0
    Thomas L. Carson: Lying and Deception. Theory and Practice, Oxford Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-3 DOI 10.1007/s10677-011-9320-9 Authors Norbert Anwander, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Philosophie, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany Journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Online ISSN 1572-8447 Print ISSN 1386-2820.
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  21. Thomas P. Flint & Michael C. Rea (eds.) (2009). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology attempts both to familiarize readers with the directions in which this scholarship has gone and to pursue the ...
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  22. Paul K. Moser (ed.) (2002). The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology contains 19 previously unpublished chapters by today's leading figures in the field. These chapters function not only as a survey of key areas, but as original scholarship on a range of vital topics. Written accessibly for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional philosophers, the Handbook explains the main ideas and problems of contemporary epistemology while avoiding overly technical detail.
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  23. Hugh LaFollette (ed.) (2003). The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics is a lively and authoritative guide to current thought about ethical issues in all areas of human activity--personal, medical, sexual, social, political, judicial, and international, from the natural world to the world of business. Twenty-eight topics are covered in specially written surveys by leading figures in their fields: each gives an authoritative map of the ethical terrain, explaining how the debate has developed in recent years, engaging critically with the most notable work in (...)
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  24. Brian P. McLaughlin, Ansgar Beckermann & Sven Walter (eds.) (2009/2011). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mind. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The study of the mind has always been one of the main preoccupations of philosophers, and has been a booming area of research in recent decades, with remarkable advances in psychology and neuroscience. Oxford University Press now presents the most authoritative and comprehensive guide ever published to the philosophy of mind. An outstanding international team of contributors offer 45 specially written critical surveys of a wide range of topics relating to the mind. The first two sections cover the place (...)
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  25. Gail Fine (ed.) (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Plato. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and state-of-the-art survey of current thinking and research in a particular area. Specially commissioned essays from leading international figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. Plato is the best known, and continues (...)
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  26. Andrew Jorgensen (2010). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 18 (2):303-306.score: 18.0
    This Article is a review of Barry Smith and Ernest Lepore's "Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language".
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  27. Robert Hanna, (3) Kant, Science, and Human Nature (Oxford: OUP, 2006). (2) Rationality and Logic (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009). (1) Kant and the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy (2004). [REVIEW]score: 18.0
    (A) Books: (3) Kant, Science, and Human Nature (Oxford: OUP, forthcoming). (2) Rationality and Logic (Cambridge: MIT Press, forthcoming). (1) Kant and the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy (Oxford: Clarendon/OUP, 2001 [pbk., 2004]). (B) Articles: (30) "Kant, Wittgenstein, and the Fate of Analysis," in M. Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn (London: Routledge, forthcoming.) (29) "Kant and the Analytic Tradition," in C. Boundas (ed.), A Companion to the Twentieth-Century Philosophies (Edinburgh: Univ. of Edinburgh Press, forthcoming).
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  28. Richard Thomas Eldridge (ed.) (2009). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature contains 23 newly commissioned essays by major philosophers and literary scholars that investigate literature ...
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  29. Stewart Shapiro (ed.) (2005). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Mathematics and logic have been central topics of concern since the dawn of philosophy. Since logic is the study of correct reasoning, it is a fundamental branch of epistemology and a priority in any philosophical system. Philosophers have focused on mathematics as a case study for general philosophical issues and for its role in overall knowledge- gathering. Today, philosophy of mathematics and logic remain central disciplines in contemporary philosophy, as evidenced by the regular appearance of articles on these topics in (...)
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  30. Harold Kincaid & Don Ross (eds.) (2009). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Economics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Economics is a cutting-edge reference work to philosophical issues in the practice of economics. It is motivated by the view that there is more to economics than general equilibrium theory, and that the philosophy of economics should reflect the diversity of activities and topics that currently occupy economists. Contributions in the Handbook are thus closely tied to ongoing theoretical and empirical concerns in economics. Contributors include both philosophers of science and economists. Chapters fall (...)
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  31. Bonnie Steinbock (ed.) (2007). The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Bonnie Steinbock presents The Oxford Handbook of Bioethics - an authoritative, state-of-the-art guide to current issues in bioethics.
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  32. Robert Frodeman (ed.) (2010). The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity provides a synoptic overview of the current state of interdisciplinary research, education, administration and ...
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  33. Jon Kvanvig (ed.) (2008). Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion. Oxford.score: 18.0
    Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion is a new annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy ...
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  34. Michael Esfeld (2013). Contemporary Metaphysics: Review of David J. Chalmers, Constructing the World, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012, 494 Pages; John Heil, The Universe as We Find It, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012, 311 Pages; and Theodore R. Sider, Writing the Book of the World, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011, 318 Pages. [REVIEW] Metaphysica 14 (1):143-148.score: 18.0
    Metaphysics is definitely back on the agenda of contemporary philosophy. It is a metaphysics in the full traditional sense, seeking to provide the means to gain knowledge that covers being as a whole, not just parts of it (such as the metaphysics of mind, the metaphysics of values, etc.). Oxford University Press published three books in 2011 and 2012 each of which spells out that ambition. The present review sums up the main topics covered in these books and offers (...)
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  35. William J. Wainwright (ed.) (2005/2008). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last two hundred years, but its central topics--the existence and nature of the divine, humankind's relation to it, the nature of religion and its place in human life--have been with us since the inception of philosophy. Philosophers have long critically examined the truth of (and rational justification for) religious claims, and have explored such philosophically interesting phenomena as faith, religious experience and the distinctive features of religious discourse. (...)
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  36. C. Crothers (2013). Thin Explanations A Review of The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 43 (2):257-267.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook provides an extensive and innovative review of developments in Analytical Sociology (AS) which is a theory program which seeks to develop ‘thin explanations’ of social phenomena by understanding their micro-foundations through explicitly developed models and then tracing through the broader consequences of these actions and interactions for aggregate social patterns. The volume covers the key characteristics of this approach in terms of ontology and epistemology and then assays recent developments across over two dozen areas of application: (...)
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  37. Jerrold Levinson (ed.) (2003). The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics brings the authority, liveliness, and multi-disciplinary scope of the Handbook series to a fascinating theme in philosophy and the arts. Jerrold Levinson has assembled a hugely impressive range of talent to contribute 48 brand-new essays, making this the most comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field. This Handbook will be invaluable to academics and students across philosophy and all branches of the arts, both as the reference work of (...)
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  38. Michael Ruse (ed.) (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology is an exciting collection of new essays written especially to give the reader an introduction to one of the most vibrant areas of scholarship today, and at the same time to move the subject forward dramatically. Written in a clear and rigorous style it will give the more experienced scholar much to think about and will also be of great value to the new student of the subject. The handbook covers the history (...)
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  39. Mark Timmons (ed.) (2011). Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics. Oxford Univ Pr.score: 18.0
    Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics is an annual forum for new work in normative ethical theory.
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  40. Tamar Szabo Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.) (2005). Oxford Studies in Epistemology. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Oxford Studies in Epistemology is a biennial publicaton which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field.
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  41. Anthony Kenny (ed.) (1997). The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Written by a team of distinguished scholars, this is an authoritative and comprehensive history of Western philosophy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Illustrated with over 150 color and black-and-white pictures, chosen to illuminate and complement the text, this lively and readable work is an ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone interested in the history of ideas. From Plato's Republic and St. Augustine's Confessions through Marx's Capital and Sartre's Being and Nothingness, the extraordinary philosophical dialogue between great Western (...)
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  42. George Klosko (ed.) (2011). The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy presents fifty original essays, each specially written by a leading figure in the field, covering the ...
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  43. Cecilia Trifogli (2000). Oxford Physics in the Thirteenth Century (Ca. 1250-1270): Motion, Infinity, Place, and Time. Brill.score: 18.0
    This volume deals with the reception of Aristotle's natural philosophy in Oxford between 1250 and 1270.
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  44. Colin Johnston (2012). Objectivity and the Parochial. By Charles Travis. (Oxford UP, 2011. Pp. 361. Price £45.00.). Philosophical Quarterly 62 (247):418-420.score: 18.0
    Objectivity and the Parochial, Charles Travis, Oxford: OUP, 2011, 361pp. ISBN 9780199596218.
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  45. E. Margolis, R. Samuels & S. Stich (eds.) (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The philosophy of cognitive science is concerned with fundamental philosophical and theoretical questions connected to the sciences of the mind. How does the brain give rise to conscious experience? Does speaking a language change how we think? Is a genuinely intelligent computer possible? What features of the mind are innate? Advances in cognitive science have given philosophers important tools for addressing these sorts of questions; and cognitive scientists have, in turn, found themselves drawing upon insights from philosophy--insights that have often (...)
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  46. Robert E. Goodin & Charles Tilly (eds.) (2006). The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    The Oxford Handbooks of Political Science is a ten-volume set of reference books offering authoritative and engaging critical overviews of the state of political science. This volume, The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis, sets out to synthesize and critique for the first time those approaches to political science that offer a more fine-grained qualitative analysis of the political world. The work in the volume has a common aim in being sensitive to the thoughts of contextual nuances that (...)
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  47. Laura P. Hartman & Moses L. Pava (2005). Sony Online Entertainment: Everquest® or Evercrack? Oxford Style Debate Presented at Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 58 (1-3):17 - 26.score: 18.0
    . Part C of this three part series is the presentation from the Oxford style debate held at the Tenth Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics between Laura Hartman, J.D., and Dr. Moses Pava on topics related to the EverQuest® v. EverCrack case (Part B). In a traditional Oxford style debate, two debaters take opposing viewpoints and the third debater argues the neutral position. At the Conference, the modified format featured the two debaters presenting diametrically opposing views (...)
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  48. Robert Kane (ed.) (2011). The Oxford Handbook of Free Will: Second Edition. OUP USA.score: 18.0
    This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Free Will is intended to be a sourcebook and guide to current work on free will and related subjects. Its focus is on writings of the past forty years, in which there has been a resurgence of interest in traditional issues about the freedom of the will in the light of new developments in the sciences, philosophy and humanistic studies. Special attention is given to research on free will of the first (...)
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  49. Alfred R. Mele & Piers Rawling (eds.) (2004). The Oxford Handbook of Rationality. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Rationality has long been a central topic in philosophy, crossing standard divisions and categories. It continues to attract much attention in published research and teaching by philosophers as well as scholars in other disciplines, including economics, psychology, and law. The Oxford Handbook of Rationality is an indispensable reference to the current state of play in this vital and interdisciplinary area of study. Twenty-two newly commissioned chapters by a roster of distinguished philosophers provide an overview of the prominent views on (...)
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  50. Harvey Siegel (ed.) (2009). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education. Oxford University Press.score: 18.0
    Philosophy of education has an honored place in the history of Western philosophical thought. Its questions are as vital now, both philosophically and practically, as they have ever been. In recent decades, however, philosophical thinking about education has largely fallen off the philosophical radar screen. Philosophy of education has lost intimate contact with the parent discipline to a regrettably large extent--to the detriment of both. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education is intended to serve as a general introduction (...)
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