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  1. Robert Inkpen (2005). Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography. Routledge.score: 702.0
    This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically ignorant physical geography. Science, Philosophy and Physical Geography , challenges the myth that there is a single self-evident scientific method, that can and is applied in a straightforward manner by physical geographers. (...)
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  2. Holly L. Wilson (2011). The Pragmatic Use of Kant’s Physical Geography Lectures. In Stuart Elden & Eduardo Mendieta (eds.), Reading Kant's Geography. State University of New York Press.score: 390.0
    Kant gave lectures on physical geography and anthropology and called them cosmopolitan philosophy. His physical geography lectures were intended to teach students not just facts but also how to have practical judgment (Klugheit) and were to prepare students for their place in the world. This article shows how the physical geography lectures were organized for that purpose.
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  3. David M. Smith (1998). Geography and Moral Philosophy: Some Common Ground. Philosophy and Geography 1 (1):7 – 33.score: 297.0
    There is an awakening of interest in links between geography and moral philosophy, or ethics. This paper reviews a range of issues where common ground might be found on this new disciplinary interface. These issues include the historical geography of moralities, the notion of moral geographies, inclusion and exclusion in the context of the bounding of spaces, and the moral significance of distance and proximity, as well as the more familiar concern with social justice. Environmental ethics (...)
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  4. Emilia Angelova (2012). Kant's Physical Geography. Comparative and Continental Philosophy 4 (1):151 - 157.score: 261.0
    Reading Kant’s Geography, edited by Stuart Elden and Eduardo Mendieta, State University of New York Press, 2011, 382 pp., pb. $34.95, hb. $90.00, ISBN-13: 9781438436050. This review of an edited collection, Reading Kant’s Geography, discusses a series of critical essays on Kant’s physical geography, a topic to which he devoted many years of intellectual energy. The volume is the first of its kind for it appears in anticipation of the first ever publication into English of Kant’s (...)
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  5. J. L. Bintliff & C. F. Gaffney (eds.) (1986). Archaeology at the Interface: Studies in Archaeology's Relationships with History, Geography, Biology, and Physical Science. B.A.R..score: 198.0
     
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  6. Robert A. Mechikoff (2006). A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World. Mcgraw-Hill.score: 192.0
    This engaging and informative text will hold the attention of students and scholars as they take a journey through time to understand the role that history and philosophy have played in shaping the course of sport and physical education in Western and selected non-Western civilizations. Using appropriate theoretical and interpretive frameworks, students will investigate topics such as the historical relationship between mind and body; what philosophers and intellectuals have said about the body as a source of knowledge; educational (...)
     
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  7. R. J. Johnston (1986). Philosophy and Human Geography: An Introduction to Contemporary Approaches. E. Arnold.score: 176.0
     
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  8. Edward W. Strong (1976). Procedures and Metaphysics: A Study in the Philosophy of Mathematical-Physical Science in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Richwood Pub. Co..score: 176.0
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  9. Arthur Stanley Eddington (1958). The Philosophy of Physical Science. [Ann Arbor]University of Michigan Press.score: 168.0
    The lectures have afforded me an opportunity of developing more fully than in my earlier books the principles of philosophic thought associated with the modern advances of physical science. It is often said that there is no "philosophy of ...
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  10. Earle F. Zeigler (1968). Problems in the History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.score: 168.0
  11. John A. Matthews & David T. Herbert (eds.) (2004). Unifying Geography: Common Heritage, Shared Future. Routledge.score: 165.0
    Unifying Geography focuses on the plural and competing versions of unity that characterize the discipline, which give it cohesion and differentiate it from related fields of knowledge. Each of the chapters is co-authored by both a leading physical and a human geographer. Themes identified include those of the traditional core as well as new and developing topics that are based on subject matter, concepts, methodology, theory, techniques and applications.
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  12. Ani Casimir (2013). Plato & Dukor on Philosophy of Sports, Physical Education and African Philosophy: The Role of Virtue and Value in Maintaining Body, Soul and Societal Development. Open Journal of Philosophy 3 (1):231.score: 154.0
    To the question,“what is sports”, or what is a good sports activity or event, I am sure Plato would know what to say, using references to his philosophical division of man into three parts, namely: the appetite soul; the emotional soul and the reasonable soul. Plato would have said that sports comes from the human person and being, and so, for any particular sports to be accorded the accolade of goodness it must have the correspondence of the three constituent parts (...)
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  13. Ivo Jirásek & Peter M. Hopsicker (2010). Philosophical Kinanthropology (Philosophy of Physical Culture, Philosophy of Sport) in Slavonic Countries: The Culture, the Writers, and the Current Directions. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 37 (2):253-270.score: 152.0
    Until recently, English-speaking scholars have had few outlets to review the philosophy of sport literature generated in Slavonic countries. Existing English texts of this nature consist primarily of review essays providing little historical and cultural context from which to understand the development of specific tendencies in lines of inquiry from this part of the world (23,24,27). This article attempts to fill this gap in understanding by 1) briefly describing the cultural history of the Slavonic region, and, within this context, (...)
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  14. Cressida J. Heyes, Natalie Helberg & Jaclyn Rohel (2009). Thinking Through the Body: Yoga, Philosophy, and Physical Education. Teaching Philosophy 32 (3):263-284.score: 150.0
    Philosophers sometimes hope that our discipline will be transformative for students, perhaps especially when we teach so-called philosophy of the body. To that end, this article describes an experimental upper-level undergraduate course cross-listed between Philosophy and Physical Education, entitled “Thinking Through the Body: Philosophy and Yoga.” Drawing on the perspectives of professor and students, we show how a somatic practice (here, hatha yoga) and reading texts (here, primarily contemporary phenomenology) can be integrated in teaching and learning. (...)
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  15. Ejgil Jespersen & Mike McNamee (2008). Philosophy, Adapted Physical Activity and Dis/Ability. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 2 (2):87 – 96.score: 150.0
    In the formation of the multi-disciplinary field that investigates the participation of disabled persons in all forms of physical activity, little ethical and philosophical work has been published. This essay serves to contextualise a range of issues emanating from adapted physical activity (APA) and disability sports. First, we offer some general historical and philosophical remarks about the field which serve to situate those issues at the crossroads between the philosophy of disability and the philosophy of sports. (...)
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  16. Takayuki Hata & Masami Sekine (2010). Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education in Japan: Its History, Characteristics and Prospects. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 37 (2):215-224.score: 150.0
    In this article, we examine philosophy of sport as a field of study in Japan, its history, characteristics, and future prospects, as part of a contribution to the international development of the discipline of sport philosophy. The Japan Society for the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education has been holding an annual sport philosophy conference every year since its inception in 1978. Nevertheless, the trends of sport philosophy in Japan have not been conveyed abroad. (...)
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  17. James MacAllister (2013). The 'Physically Educated' Person: Physical Education in the Philosophy of Reid, Peters and Aristotle. Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (9):908-920.score: 150.0
    This article will derive a definition and account of the physically educated person, through an examination of the philosophy of Andrew Reid, Richard Peters and Aristotle. Initially, Reid?s interpretation of Peters? views about the educational significance of practical knowledge (and physical education) will be considered. While it will be acknowledged that Peters was rather disparaging about the educational merit of some practical activities in Ethics and Education, it will be argued that he elsewhere suggests that such practical activities (...)
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  18. Viii Part (2013). Philosophy of the Physical Sciences: Philosophy of Chemistry. In Vassilios Karakostas & Dennis Dieks (eds.), Epsa11 Perspectives and Foundational Problems in Philosophy of Science. Springer.score: 146.0
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  19. Peter Worsley (1985). Physical Geography and the Natural Environmental Sciences. In R. J. Johnston (ed.), The Future of Geography. Methuen. 27--42.score: 146.0
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  20. Takayuki Hata (2012). Report on the 33rd Conference of the Japan Society for the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education 34 (1):71-75.score: 144.0
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  21. Kenji Ishigaki (2011). Report on the 32th Conference of Japan Society for the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education 33 (1):41-44.score: 144.0
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  22. Yutaka Miura (2010). Report on the 31th Conference of Japan Society for the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education 32 (1):39-43.score: 144.0
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  23. Henry Margenau (1950/1977). The Nature of Physical Reality: A Philosophy of Modern Physics. Ox Bow Press.score: 144.0
  24. Cliff Hooker (1979). Ronald M. Yoshida: “Reduction in The Physical Sciences.” (Philosophy in Canada, Vol. 4) Dalhousie: Dalhousie University Press, 1977. 90 Pages. [REVIEW] Dialogue 18 (01):81-99.score: 140.0
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  25. Elizabeth A. Burki (2003). Neville Brown, History and Climate Change: A Eurocentric Perspective. (Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment, 3.) London and New York: Routledge, 2001. Pp. Xiii, 391; Black-and-White Figures and Maps. $120. [REVIEW] Speculum 78 (3):845-846.score: 140.0
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  26. W. Gordon East & J. P. Brown (1971). The Lebanon and Phoenicia: Ancient Texts Illustrating Their Physical Geography and Native Industries. 1. The Physical Setting and the Forest. Journal of Hellenic Studies 91:187.score: 140.0
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  27. H. C. Schunke (1890). The Transkeian Territories: Their Physical Geography and Ethnology. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 8 (1):1-11.score: 140.0
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  28. Francesca Bordogna (2008). William James at the Boundaries: Philosophy, Science, and the Geography of Knowledge. University of Chicago Press.score: 138.0
    At Columbia University in 1906, William James gave a highly confrontational speech to the American Philosophical Association (APA). He ignored the technical philosophical questions the audience had gathered to discuss and instead addressed the topic of human energy. Tramping on the rules of academic decorum, James invoked the work of amateurs, read testimonials on the benefits of yoga and alcohol, and concluded by urging his listeners to take up this psychological and physiological problem. What was the goal of this unusual (...)
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  29. C. D. Broad (1953). Religion, Philosophy, and Physical Research. London, Routledge & K. Paul.score: 138.0
    the importance of this story in relation to the evidence for the ostensibly supernormal physical phenomena of Spiritualism. From 1869 onwards Sidgwick began to be associated with Myers in a common interest in psychical research. In the very ...
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  30. James S. Altengarten (1976). The History, Philosophy, and Methodology of Geography: A Bibliography Selected for Education and Research. Council of Planning Librarians.score: 132.0
     
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  31. James Mark Baldwin (1940). Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology, Including Many of the Principal Conceptions of Ethics, Logic, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion, Mental Pathology, Anthropology, Biology, Neurology, Physiology, Economics, Political and Social Philosophy, Philology, Physical Science, and Education, and Giving a Terminology in English, French, German, and Italian. New York, P. Smith.score: 132.0
  32. David Lee Cale (1980). The Basics of Consequentialism: With an Introduction to Physical Philosophy, and Featuring the Genesis Model of Vecton Theory. Mcclain Print. Co..score: 132.0
     
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  33. Charles Clarence Cowell (1963). Philosophy and Principles of Physical Education. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.score: 132.0
     
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  34. Agnes Rebecca Wayman (1938). A Modern Philosophy of Physical Education. London, W. B. Saunders Company.score: 132.0
     
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  35. Paul Formosa (2011). Kant on the Highest Moral-Physical Good: The Social Aspect of Kant's Moral Philosophy. Kantian Review 15 (1):1-36.score: 126.0
    Kant identifies the “highest moral-physical good” as that combination of “good living” and “true humanity” which best harmonises in a “good meal in good company”. Why does Kant privilege the dinner party in this way? By examining Kant’s accounts of enlightenment, cosmopolitanism, love and respect, and gratitude and friendship, the answer to this question becomes clear. Kant’s moral ideal is that of an enlightened and just cosmopolitan human being who feels and acts with respect and love for all persons (...)
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  36. Jordi Cat (2012). Into the 'Regions of Physical and Metaphysical Chaos': Maxwell's Scientific Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy of Action (Agency, Determinacy and Necessity From Theology, Moral Philosophy and History to Mathematics, Theory and Experiment). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (1):91-104.score: 126.0
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  37. Dennis Dieks (2010). Physical and Philosophical Perspectives on Probability, Explanation and Time (Workshop of the ESF Programme "The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective", Utrecht University, 19–20 October 2009). [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 41 (2):383 - 388.score: 126.0
  38. Richard M. Gale (2010). William James at the Boundaries: Philosophy, Science, and the Geography of Knowledge (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (2):pp. 252-253.score: 126.0
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  39. C. D. Broad (1940). Sir Arthur Eddington's "The Philosophy of Physical Science". Philosophy 15 (59):301 - 312.score: 126.0
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  40. Harold D. Hantz (1968). The Physical Philosophy of Aristotle. Journal of the History of Philosophy 6 (4):393-394.score: 126.0
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  41. W. H. Werkmeister (1959). Book Review:Philosophy of Science, the Link Between Science and Philosophy Philipp Frank; Physical Science and Physical Reality Louis O. Kattsoff. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 26 (4):374-.score: 126.0
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  42. Olival Freire Júnior (2013). Philosophy of Science and Scientific Controversy: A Variety of Physical Conceptions and of Philosophical Interpretations of Quantum Physics. Scientiae Studia 11 (4):937-962.score: 126.0
    Este ensaio introdutório faz uma breve apresentação do tratado de óptica atribuído a Euclides de Alexandria, inserindo-o no contexto das teorias sobre a visão formuladas pelas doutrinas filosóficas antigas. Ressalta-se o antagonismo entre a análise geométrica da visão, empreendida por Euclides, e as considerações filosóficas acerca dos processos físicos subjacentes à sensação visual. Pretende-se mostrar que o objeto da óptica euclidiana é a percepção visual daquilo que Aristóteles denomina "sensível comum". This introductory essay provides an abridged presentation of the optical (...)
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  43. G. B. Brown (1933). The Physical Significance of the Quantum Theory. By F. A. Lindemann M.A., D.Phil., F.R.S., Professor of Experimental Philosophy in the University of Oxford. (Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1932. London: Humphrey Milford. Pp. Vi + 148. Price 7s. 6d.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 8 (29):112-.score: 126.0
  44. Peter Alexander (1964). Method in the Physical Sciences. By G. Schlesinger. International Library of Philosophy and Scientific Method. (Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, London, 1963. Pp. VIII × 140.21s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 39 (149):278.score: 126.0
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  45. W. Peddie (1939). The Philosophy of "as If" in Physical Science. Philosophy of Science 6 (1):38-47.score: 126.0
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  46. Alun R. Hardman (2007). Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity, 2nd Ed. By R. Scott Kretchmar. Published 2005 by Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. [REVIEW] Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 34 (1):97-99.score: 126.0
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  47. John Tucker (1961). Book Review:Exposition and Critique of the Conceptions of Eddington Concerning the Philosophy of Physical Science Johannes Witt-Hansen. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 28 (3):327-.score: 126.0
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  48. Erik Koed (2003). Gary Backhaus and John Murungi, Eds., Transformations of Urban and Suburban Landscapes: Perspectives From Philosophy, Geography, and Architecture Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 23 (3):164-166.score: 126.0
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  49. John Michael Atherton (2007). Philosophy Outdoors : First Person Physical. In M. J. McNamee (ed.), Philosophy, Risk, and Adventure Sports. London ;Routledge.score: 126.0
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  50. Arnold Berleant (1997). Andrew Light and Jonathan M. Smith, Eds., Philosophy and Geography I: Space, Place, and Environmental Ethics Reviewed By. [REVIEW] Philosophy in Review 17 (5):342-345.score: 126.0
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