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  1. Jan Smedslund (2011). Meaning of Words and the Use of Axiomatics in Psychological Theory. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 31 (2):126.score: 212.0
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  2. Edwin L. Hersch (2001). Making Our Philosophical Unconscious More Conscious: A Method of Exploring the Philosophical Basis of Psychological Theory. Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis 9 (2):165-186.score: 202.0
  3. Maureen Miner & Agnes Petocz (2003). Moral Theory in Ethical Decision Making: Problems, Clarifications and Recommendations From a Psychological Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 42 (1):11 - 25.score: 198.0
    Psychological theory and research in ethical decision making and ethical professional practice are presently hampered by a failure to take appropriate account of an extensive background in moral philosophy. As a result, attempts to develop models of ethical decision making are left vulnerable to a number of criticisms: that they neglect the problems of meta-ethics and the variety of meta-ethical perspectives; that they fail clearly and consistently to differentiate between descriptive and prescriptive accounts; that they leave unexplicated the (...)
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  4. Simon Beck (2011). Causal Copersonality: In Defence of the Psychological Continuity Theory. South African Journal of Philosophy 30 (2):244-255.score: 192.0
    The view that an account of personal identity can be provided in terms of psychological continuity has come under fire from an interesting new angle in recent years. Critics from a variety of rival positions have argued that it cannot adequately explain what makes psychological states co-personal (i.e. the states of a single person). The suggestion is that there will inevitably be examples of states that it wrongly ascribes using only the causal connections available to it. In this (...)
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  5. Jeffery A. Thompson & David W. Hart (2006). Psychological Contracts: A Nano-Level Perspective on Social Contract Theory. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 68 (3):229 - 241.score: 192.0
    Social contract theory has been criticized as a “theory in search of application.” We argue that incorporating the nano, or individual, level of analysis into social contract inquiry will yield more descriptive theory. We draw upon the psychological contract perspective to address two critiques of social contract theory: its rigid macro-orientation and inattention to the process of contract formation. We demonstrate how a psychological contract approach offers practical insight into the impact of social contracting (...)
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  6. Tamara Horowitz (1998). Philosophical Intuitions and Psychological Theory. Ethics 108 (2):367-385.score: 180.0
    To what extent can philosophical thought experiments reveal norms? Some ethicists have argued that certain thought experiments reveal that people draw a morally significant distinction between "doing" and "allowing". I examine one such thought experiment in detail and argue that the intuitions it elicits can be explained by "prospect theory", a psychological theory about the way people reason. The extent to which such alternative explanations of the results of thought experiments in philosophy are generally available is an (...)
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  7. W. W. Meissner (1966). The Implications of Experience for Psychological Theory. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 26 (4):503-528.score: 180.0
    The question is raised whether the methods of psychology are adequate to provide an account of human behavior in terms meaningful for human existence. Also, The relationship between psychological theory and the evidence upon which it rests is discussed. "correlationism" and "constructuralism" are presented as two opposite orientations to theory in psychology. The author questions whether experience should be accepted as legitimate evidence and concludes that there should be acceptability of inner experience as legitimate scientific evidence in (...)
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  8. Michael A. Westerman (2004). Theory and Research on Practices, Theory and Research as Practices: Hermeneutics and Psychological Inquiry. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 24 (2):123-156.score: 170.0
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  9. David Peroutka Ocd (2010). Imagination, Intellect and Premotion A Psychological Theory of Domingo Báñez. Studia Neoaristotelica 7 (2):107-115.score: 162.0
    The notion of physical premotion (praemotio physica) is usually associated with the theological topic of divine concurrence (concursus divinus). In the present paper I argue that the Thomist Domingo Báñez (1528–1604) applied the concept of premotion (though not the expression “praemotio”) also in his psychology. According to Báñez, the active intellect (intellectus agens) communicates a kind of “actual motion” to the phantasma (i.e. the mental sensory image perceived by the imagination) in order to render it a collaborator of intellectual cognition. (...)
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  10. Benny Shanon (2008). A Psychological Theory of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 15 (5):5-47.score: 156.0
    A new phenomenological framework for the characterization of human consciousness is presented. The theory is introduced in several stages - making distinctions concerning types of consciousness, levels, parameters, functional features and dynamic operations. The phenomenology encompasses both ordinary and non-ordinary states of mind. It appears that in its totality the phenomenology of human consciousness comprises a well- structured system exhibiting coherence and internal structure. In addition, this framework presents a new approach for cognitive research, methodologically as well as theoretically. (...)
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  11. Andrew M. Colman (2003). Cooperation, Psychological Game Theory, and Limitations of Rationality in Social Interaction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):139-153.score: 156.0
    Rational choice theory enjoys unprecedented popularity and influence in the behavioral and social sciences, but it generates intractable problems when applied to socially interactive decisions. In individual decisions, instrumental rationality is defined in terms of expected utility maximization. This becomes problematic in interactive decisions, when individuals have only partial control over the outcomes, because expected utility maximization is undefined in the absence of assumptions about how the other participants will behave. Game theory therefore incorporates not only rationality but (...)
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  12. Richard P. Haynes (2001). Do Regulators of Animal Welfare Need to Develop a Theory of Psychological Well-Being? Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 14 (2):231-240.score: 156.0
    The quest for a ``theory of nonhuman minds'''' to assessclaims about the moral status of animals is misguided. Misframedquestions about animal minds facilitate the appropriation ofanimal welfare by the animal user industry. When misframed, thesequestions shift the burden of proof unreasonably to animalwelfare regulators. An illustrative instance of misframing can befound in the US National Research Council''s 1998 publication thatreports professional efforts to define the psychologicalwell-being of nonhuman primates, a condition that the US 1985animal welfare act requires users of (...)
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  13. C. Dominik Güss, Ma Teresa Tuason & Vanessa B. Teixeira (2007). A Cultural-Psychological Theory of Contemporary Islamic Martyrdom. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 37 (4):415–445.score: 156.0
  14. Arthur G. Wirth (1966). The Psychological Theory for Experimentation in Education at John Dewey's Laboratory School, the University of Chicago, 1896-1904. [REVIEW] Educational Theory 16 (3):271-280.score: 156.0
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  15. Jirí Kulka (1995). A Semio-Psychological Theory of Communication in Music. In Eero Tarasti (ed.), Musical Signification: Essays in the Semiotic Theory and Analysis of Music. Mouton de Gruyter. 279--284.score: 156.0
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  16. Bernard Rosen (1980). Kohlberg and the Supposed Mutual Support of an Ethical and Psychological Theory. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 10 (3):195–210.score: 156.0
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  17. Lydia Zepeda, Anna Reznickova & Willow Saranna Russell (2013). CSA Membership and Psychological Needs Fulfillment: An Application of Self-Determination Theory. [REVIEW] Agriculture and Human Values 30 (4):605-614.score: 156.0
    This qualitative study examines the relevance of self-determination theory to explain retention and attrition in community supported agriculture (CSA). Using a focus group study of CSA members, we examined whether belonging to a CSA supports basic psychological needs for autonomy, competency and relatedness. We found that it did for continuing members. However, for those who did not renew, membership reduced their sense of autonomy, competency, and relatedness. For continuing members, the intensity of their involvement did not affect their (...)
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  18. Patrick Suppes (2006). Ramsey's Psychological Theory of Belief. In Maria Carla Galavotti (ed.), Cambridge and Vienna: Frank P. Ramsey and the Vienna Circle. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands.score: 154.0
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  19. Richard Lowry (1971). The Evolution of Psychological Theory; 1650 to the Present. Chicago,Aldine·Atherton.score: 154.0
  20. Rolf von Eckartsberg (1991). Review of Hermeneutics and Psychological Theory: Interpretive Perspectives on Personality, Psychotherapy, and Psychopathology. [REVIEW] Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 11 (2):131-133.score: 152.0
  21. Amedeo Giorgi (1979). Phenomenology and Psychological Theory. Duquesne Studies in Phenomenological Psychology 3:60-80.score: 152.0
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  22. T. F. Cloonan (2006). Verstegen, I.(2005). Arnheim, Gestalt and Art: A Psychological Theory. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 37 (2):272.score: 152.0
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  23. Harold G. McCurdy (1994). The Significance of Poetry for Psychological Theory. Tradition and Discovery 21 (3):19-30.score: 152.0
    Contemporary associationistic psychology excludes poetic truth an all that it implies regarding the participation of the observer with the observed in building up our conception of reality.
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  24. Mark van Roojen (1999). Reflective Moral Equilibrium and Psychological Theory. Ethics 109 (4):846-857.score: 150.0
    Tamara Horowitz criticizes the use of thought experiments by Warren Quinn and others to support a version of the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing. She argues that because a competing empirical explanatory hypothesis for our common agreement on the correct outcome in those thought experiments is true we should conclude that our intuitions concerning those examples do not provide support for the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing. Other authors have reached similar conclusions. I argue that the argument misconstrues the role (...)
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  25. William James & James Ward (1889). The Psychological Theory of Extension. Mind 14 (53):107-115.score: 150.0
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  26. John W. Petras (1968). Social-Psychological Theory as a Basis for a Theory of Ethics and Value: The Case of Charles Horton Cooley. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 2 (1):9-21.score: 150.0
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  27. Michael LeBuffe, Spinoza's Psychological Theory. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 150.0
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  28. R. H. Thouless (1928). Psychologies of 1925 (Powell Lectures in Psychological Theory, Second Edition). Edited by Carl Murchison . (London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1925. Pp. 412. Price 28s.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 3 (10):249-.score: 150.0
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  29. Scott Campbell (2001). The Psychological Theory and Dead People. Dialogue 40 (04):783-.score: 150.0
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  30. Karl-Dieter Opp (1984). Balance Theory: Progress and Stagnation of a Social Psychological Theory. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 14 (1):27-49.score: 150.0
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  31. Susan Babbitt (2001). Book Review: Jerilyn Fisher and Ellen S. Silber. Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998. [REVIEW] Hypatia 16 (1):91-94.score: 150.0
  32. James Ward (1889). The Psychological Theory of Extension. Mind 14 (53):107 - 115.score: 150.0
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  33. Jack Engler (1998). Buddhist Psychology: Contributions to Western Psychological Theory. In Anthony Molino (ed.), The Couch and the Tree: Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Buddhism. North Point Press. 111--118.score: 150.0
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  34. Jacqueline Feke (2012). Mathematizing the Soul: The Development of Ptolemy's Psychological Theory From On the Kritêrion and Hêgemonikon to the Harmonics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (4):585-594.score: 150.0
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  35. Raymond W. Gibbs (1984). Literal Meaning and Psychological Theory. Cognitive Science 8 (3):275-304.score: 150.0
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  36. T. R. Payne (1968). The Development of Soviet Psychological Theory: The Case of S. L. Rubinštejn. Studies in East European Thought 8 (2-3):144-156.score: 150.0
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  37. Raymond J. McCall (1953). Psychological Theory. New Scholasticism 27 (2):218-220.score: 150.0
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  38. Joan Turner (2004). David R. Olson, Psychological Theory and Educational Reform. How School Remakes Mind and Society. Pragmatics and Cognition 12 (2):401-404.score: 150.0
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  39. J. H. Woodger (1937). The Formalization of a Psychological Theory. Erkenntnis 7 (1):195-198.score: 150.0
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  40. Susan E. Babbitt (2001). Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts (Review). Hypatia 16 (1):91-94.score: 150.0
  41. P. C.-H. Cheng & M. Keane (1989). Explanatory Coherence as a Psychological Theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (3):469.score: 150.0
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  42. Mark Garrison (forthcoming). Relativity, Complementarity, Indeterminacy, and Psychological Theory. Journal of Mind and Behavior.score: 150.0
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  43. Lawrence N. Gelb (1974). Man and the Land: The Psychological Theory of C. J. Jung. Zygon 9 (4):288-299.score: 150.0
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  44. Edmund Montgomery (1888). The Psychological Theory of Extension. Mind 13 (52):579-584.score: 150.0
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  45. Thomas J. Scheff (forthcoming). Toward a Social Psychological Theory of Mind and Consciousness. Social Research.score: 150.0
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  46. Viren Swami (2012). Social Psychological Origins of Conspiracy Theories: The Case of the Jewish Conspiracy Theory in Malaysia. Frontiers in Psychology 3.score: 150.0
    Two studies examined correlates of belief in a Jewish conspiracy theory among Malays in Malaysia, a culture in which state-directed conspiracism as a means of dealing with perceived external and internal threats is widespread. In Study 1, 368 participants from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, completed a novel measure of belief in a Jewish conspiracy theory, along with measures of general conspiracist ideation and anomie. Initial analysis showed that the novel scale factorially reduced to a single dimension. Further analysis showed (...)
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  47. Linus J. Thro (1977). "The Inward Wits: Psychological Theory in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance," by E. Ruth Harvey. Modern Schoolman 54 (2):207-208.score: 150.0
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  48. Lyn Mikel Brown, Susan Currier, Sally L. Kitch, Kathleen Gregory Klein, Gail L. Mortimer, Annie G. Rogers, Betty Sasaki, Barbara Schapiro, Mirella Servodidio, Donna D. Simms & Susan Sulriman (1998). Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.score: 150.0
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  49. Ross Buck (1986). A Psychologist's Reply Ross Buck LeDoux and I Clearly Agree That Psychologists Studying Emotion Must Be Aware of the Work of Neuroscientists to Provide a Framework for Their Ideas, and That Psychological Theory and Research May Provide Leads for Neuroscientists. In David A. Oakley (ed.), Mind and Brain. Methuen. 359.score: 150.0
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  50. Bussanich Jr (1990). The Invulnerability of Goodness: The Ethical and Psychological Theory of Plotinus. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 6:151-84.score: 150.0
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