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  1. Peter C. Adamson, Carmen Paradis & Martin L. Smith (2007). All for One, or One for All? Hastings Center Report 37 (4):13-15.score: 870.0
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  2. Peter C. Adamson, Carmen Paradis, Martin L. Smith, Nicholas Agar, Jacob M. Appel, David Benatar, Nancy Berlinger, Daniel Brudney, Lucy M. Candib & Arthur L. Caplan (2007). Following is the Comprehensive Index for Volume 37 of the Hastings Center Report, Covering All Feature Material From 2007. Letters Have Not Been Included. Ffl Complete Issues Are Available for Volume 37 (2007) and May Be Purchased for $16.00 Each, Plus Shipping. Please Contact the Circulation Department, The Hastings Center, 21 Malcolm Gordon Road, Garrison, NY 10524; Tel.:(845) 424-4040; Fax:(845) 424-4545; E-Mail: Publications@ Thehastingscenter. Org. [REVIEW] Hastings Center Report 37.score: 870.0
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  3. Peter Adamson & Richard C. Taylor (eds.) (2005). The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 810.0
    Philosophy written in Arabic and in the Islamic world represents one of the great traditions of Western philosophy. Inspired by Greek philosophical works and the indigenous ideas of Islamic theology, Arabic philosophers from the ninth century onwards put forward ideas of great philosophical and historical importance. This collection of essays, by some of the leading scholars in Arabic philosophy, provides an introduction to the field by way of chapters devoted to individual thinkers (such as al-Farabi, Avicenna and Averroes) or groups, (...)
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  4. Peter Adamson (2007). Al-Kindī. Oxford University Press.score: 480.0
    Al-Kindi was the first philosopher of the Islamic world. He lived in Iraq and studied in Baghdad, where he became attached to the caliphal court. In due course he would become an important figure at court: a tutor to the caliph's son, and a central figure in the translation movement of the ninth century, which rendered much of Greek philosophy, science, and medicine into Arabic. Al-Kindi's wide-ranging intellectual interests included not only philosophy but also music, astronomy, mathematics, and medicine. Through (...)
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  5. Peter Adamson (2006). Al-Kind=I. OUP USA.score: 480.0
    The first book in the Great Medieval Thinkers series to focus on an Islamic philosopher. It offers a brief, accessible introduction to the thought of the philosopher al -Kindi (died roughly 870 AD). His works, though brief, are of great historical importance. Al-Kindi was the first philosopher of the Islamic world. Peter Adamson will survey what is known of al-Kindi's life, examine his thought on a wide range of topics, and consider the relationship of al-Kindi's work to his (...)
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  6. Peter Adamson (2014). Classical Philosophy: A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Volume 1. Oup Oxford.score: 480.0
    In 43 lively chapters Peter Adamson tells the story of philosophy from its beginnings to Plato and Aristotle. Most histories jump from one famous name to another, but Adamson shows that the people and ideas in between, usually overlooked, are fascinating and significant. Based on his popular podcasts, this is serious history with a light touch.
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  7. Jon McGinnis (2005). Review of Peter Adamson (Ed.), Richard C. Taylor (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (5).score: 405.0
  8. Patrick Madigan (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Edited by Peter Adamson and Richard C. Taylor. Heythrop Journal 48 (2):298–299.score: 405.0
  9. James W. Allard, David Bradshaw, Aristotle East, Ronald Bruzina & Edmund Husserl (2005). ADAMSON Peter and Richard C. Taylor (Eds): The Cambridge Companion. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 13 (2):415-419.score: 405.0
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  10. Richard H. Adamson (1970). The Cancer Problem The Cancer Problem: A Critical Analysis and Modern Synthesis A. C. Braun. BioScience 20 (21):1178-1178.score: 360.0
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  11. Peter E. Pormann & Peter Adamson (eds.) (2012). The Philosophical Works of Al-Kindi. Oup Pakistan.score: 280.0
    Al-Kindī, honoured as the 'philosopher of the Arabs', was the first philosopher of Islam. His pioneer philosophical writings engage with ideas that became available through the Graeco-Arabic translation movement. This volume makes his entire philosophical output-some two dozen works-available in English, most of them for the first time. An overall introduction, introductions to each work and extensive notes explain al-Kindī's ideas, sources, and influence.
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  12. Peter Adamson (2003). Review: Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life. [REVIEW] Mind 112 (446):363-366.score: 240.0
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  13. Peter Adamson (2003). Al-Kindi and the Mu‘Tazila: Divine Attributes, Creation and Freedom. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 13 (1):45-77.score: 240.0
    The paper discusses al-Kindi's response to doctrines held by contemporary theologians of the Mu‘tazilite school: divine attributes, creation, and freedom. In the first section it is argued that, despite his broadly negative theology, al-Kindi recognizes a special kind of “essential” positive attribute belonging to God. The second section argues that al-Kindi agreed with the Mu‘tazila in holding that something may not yet exist but still be an object of God's knowledge and power (as the Mu‘tazila put it, that “non-being” is (...)
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  14. Peter Adamson, The Theology of Aristotle. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 240.0
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  15. Peter Adamson (2002). Before Essence and Existence: Al-Kindi's Conception of Being. Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (3):297-312.score: 240.0
    This paper studies the first metaphysical theory in Arabic philosophy, that of al-Kindi, as found in "On First Philosophy" and other of his works. Placing these works against the background of translations produced in al-Kindi's circle (the "Theology of Aristotle," which is the Arabic version of Plotinus, and the "Liber de Causis," the Arabic version of Proclus' "Elements of Theology"), it argues that al-Kindi has two conceptions of being: "simple" being, which excludes predication and derives from Neoplatonism, and "complex" being, (...)
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  16. Peter Adamson (2012). Neoplatonism. [REVIEW] Phronesis: A Journal for Ancient Philosophy 57 (4):380-399.score: 240.0
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  17. Peter Adamson (2008). Plotinus' Cosmology. A Study of Ennead II.1 (40). Text, Translation and Commentary. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 2 (2):219-223.score: 240.0
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  18. Peter Adamson (2005). On Knowledge of Particulars. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 105 (3):273–294.score: 240.0
    Avicenna's notorious claim that God knows particulars only 'in a universal way' is argued to have its roots in Aristotelian epistemology, and especially in the "Posterior Analytics". According to Avicenna and Aristotle as understood by Avicenna, there is in fact no such thing as 'knowledge' of particulars, at least not as such. Rather, a particular can only be known by subsuming it under a universal. Thus Avicenna turns out to be committed to a much more surprising epistemological thesis: even humans (...)
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  19. Peter Adamson (2001). Aristotelianism and the Soul in the Arabic Plotinus. Journal of the History of Ideas 62 (2):211-232.score: 240.0
  20. Peter Adamson (2006). The Arabic Sea Battle: Al-Fārābī on the Problem of Future Contingents. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 88 (2):163-188.score: 240.0
  21. Peter Adamson (2006). Vision, Light and Color in Al-Kindi, Ptolemy and the Ancient Commentators. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 16 (2):207-236.score: 240.0
    Al-Kindi was influenced by two Greek traditions in his attempts to explain vision, light and color. Most obviously, his works on optics are indebted to Euclid and, perhaps indirectly, to Ptolemy. But he also knew some works from the Aristotelian tradition that touch on the nature of color and vision. Al-Kindi explicitly rejects the Aristotelian account of vision in his De Aspectibus, and adopts a theory according to which we see by means of a visual ray emitted from the eye. (...)
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  22. Peter Adamson (2004). Avicenna and Aristotle R. Wisnovsky: Avicenna's Metaphysics in Context . Pp. XII + 305. London: Duckworth, 2003. Cased, £50. Isbn: 0-7156-3221-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (02):354-.score: 240.0
  23. Peter Adamson (2011). Book Notes. [REVIEW] Phronesis 55 (4):357-375.score: 240.0
  24. Peter Adamson, Al-Kindi. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 240.0
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  25. Peter Adamson (2009). Review of Pauliina Remes, Neoplatonism. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (1).score: 240.0
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  26. Peter Adamson & Peter E. Pormann (2009). Aristotle's Categories and the Soul : An Annotated Translation of Al-Kindī's That There Are Separate Substances. In Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth & John M. Dillon (eds.), The Afterlife of the Platonic Soul: Reflections of Platonic Psychology in the Monotheistic Religions. Brill.score: 240.0
  27. Peter Adamson (2011). Knowing What's Good for You. The Philosophers' Magazine 53 (53):85-90.score: 240.0
    We should see a very close connection between two fields of philosophy which are nowadays kept well apart, namely ethics and epistemology. Indeed, if the good life and virtue consist in knowledge, then the study of knowledge just is the study of ethics.
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  28. Peter Adamson (2008). Culture and Philosophy in the Age of Plotinus. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 2 (1):79-81.score: 240.0
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  29. Peter Adamson (2004). M. Ullmann: Wörterbuch zu den griechisch-arabischen Übersetzungen des 9. Jahrhunderts . Pp. 904. Wiesbaden: Harassowitz Verlag, 2002. Cased, €175. ISBN: 3-447-04584-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (01):252-.score: 240.0
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  30. Peter Adamson (2000). Two Early Arabic Doxographies on the Soul. Modern Schoolman 77 (2):105-125.score: 240.0
  31. Peter Adamson (2005). Knowing Persons. International Philosophical Quarterly 45 (1):138-140.score: 240.0
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  32. C. S. Adamson (1893). Schanz's Collation of the Bodleian Plato. The Classical Review 7 (10):444-448.score: 240.0
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  33. Peter Adamson (2011). al-Sarakhsī, Aḥmad ibn al-Ṭayyib. In H. Lagerlund (ed.), Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy. Springer. 1174--1176.score: 240.0
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  34. Peter Adamson (2012). Abū Bakr Al-Rāzī on Animals. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 94 (3):249-273.score: 240.0
    Abū Bakr al-Rāzī (d. 925), a doctor known not only for his medical expertise but also for his notorious philosophical ideas, has not yet been given due credit for his ideas on the ethical treatment of animals. This paper explores the philosophical and theological background of his remarks on animal welfare, arguing that al-Rāzī did not (as has been claimed) see animals as possessing rational, intellectual souls like those of humans. It is also argued that al-Rāzī probably did not, as (...)
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  35. Peter Adamson (2013). Late Antiquity. Phronesis-a Journal for Ancient Philosophy 58 (4):401 - 418.score: 240.0
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  36. Peter Adamson (forthcoming). Avicenna and Aristotle. Classical Review.score: 240.0
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  37. Peter Adamson (2011). Al-Kindī, Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqūb Ibn Isḥāq. In H. Lagerlund (ed.), Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy. Springer. 672--676.score: 240.0
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  38. Peter Adamson, H. Baltussen & M. W. F. Stone (2005). Abel, Félix M.,'Saint Jérome et les prophéties messianiques', Revue biblique, ns, 13 (1916), 423–40; 14 (1917), 247–69 Abū Macshar al-Balkhī, Kitāb al-madkhal al-kabīr ilā cilm ah kām al-nujūm: Liber introductorii maioris ad scientiam judiciorum astrorum, ed. by Richard Lemay, 9 vols (Naples: Istituto universitario Orientale, 1995–96). [REVIEW] Dionysius 23:105-16.score: 240.0
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  39. Peter Adamson (2012). And Theology Before Avicenna. In John Marenbon (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Medieval Philosophy. Oxford University Press. 58.score: 240.0
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  40. Peter Adamson (2014). (M.F.) Burnyeat Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy. In Two Volumes. Pp. X + 382 + X + 356. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Cased, £75, US$130 (£135, US$235 Set). ISBN: 978-0-521-75072-1 (Vol. 1), 978-0-521-75073-8 (Vol. 2), 978-1-107-4006-1 (Set). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 64 (1):68-71.score: 240.0
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  41. James E. Rohrer, Laurie Wilshusen, Steven C. Adamson & Stephen Merry (2008). Patient‐Centredness, Self‐Rated Health, and Patient Empowerment: Should Providers Spend More Time Communicating with Their Patients? Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (4):548-551.score: 240.0
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  42. M. H. Abrams, J. G. Ackermann, C. Adam, P. Adam, P. Adamson, J. Aertsen, M. Alonso, Alphonso Vargas, F. Alquié & R. Andrews (2008). Boethius of Dacia, 117 Bolton, R., 2, 6, 20. In Kärkkäinen Knuuttila (ed.), Theories of Perception in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy.score: 240.0
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  43. Peter Adamson (2005). Al-Kindi and the Reception of Greek Philosophy. In Peter Adamson & Richard C. Taylor (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. 32--51.score: 240.0
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  44. Peter Adamson (ed.) (2008). In the Age of Al-Fārābī: Arabic Philosophy in the Fourth-Tenth Century. Warburg Institute.score: 240.0
  45. Peter Adamson (2009). Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus in Context. Ancient Theories of Language and Meaning. International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 3 (2):161-164.score: 240.0
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  46. Peter Adamson (2008). Plotinus on Astrology. Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 35:265-91.score: 240.0
     
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  47. Peter Adamson (2002). The Arabic Plotinus: A Philosophical Study of the Theology of Aristotle. Duckworth.score: 240.0
  48. Peter Adamson (2010). The Arabic Tradition. In John Skorupski (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Ethics. Routledge.score: 240.0
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