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    Abhishek Kumar & Faujdar Ram (2013). Influence of Family Structure on Child Health: Evidence From India. Journal of Biosocial Science 45 (5):577-599.
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    Biswatosh Saha & Ram Kumar Kakani (2007). Knowledge, Power and Action: Towards an Understanding of Implementation Failures in a Government Scheme. [REVIEW] AI and Society 21 (1-2):72-92.
    Conceptual knowledge inspires imagination. On the other hand, it is a claim to power as well. Multiple knowledge claims often, therefore, are engaged in a contest. This contest can take the form of several discourses. Extant power structures play a significant role in lending (or not lending) a voice to one or several such discourses. To one with the power to govern, knowledge claims flowing from abstract concepts generated in an elite discourse not only inspires imagination but also often leads (...)
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    Ram Parikshan Kumar (2009). Polycomb Group Proteins: Remembering How to Catch Chromatin During Replication. Bioessays 31 (8):822-825.
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    Ram Parikshan Kumar, Ramamoorthy Senthilkumar, Vipin Singh & Rakesh K. Mishra (2010). Repeat Performance: How Do Genome Packaging and Regulation Depend on Simple Sequence Repeats? Bioessays 32 (2):165-174.
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  5. Ajit Kumar Yadav, Jitendra Gouda & F. Ram (2016). Self-Reported Morbidity and Burden of Disease in Uttar Pradesh, India: Evidence From a National Sample Survey and the Million Deaths Study. Journal of Biosocial Science 48 (4):472-485.
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    Bimalendra Kumar, Prof. Bimalendra Kumar.
    Prof. G.C. Pande in his work ‘ Studies in the Origins of Buddhism ’ speaks of the theory of relation ( paccaya) while discussing the principle of dependent origination ( paṭiccasamuppāda ). Theory of relation ( paccaya) is a law explaining the existence of the dhammas , being related by some relations. It is further extension of the law of dependent origination ( paṭiccasamuppāda ). Things come to existence in our day-to-day life. The law of dependent origination explains that they (...)
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    Robert Gaschler, Johanna Progscha, Kieran Smallbone, Nilam Ram & Merim Bilalić (2014). Playing Off the Curve - Testing Quantitative Predictions of Skill Acquisition Theories in Development of Chess Performance. Frontiers in Psychology 5.
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  8. Richmond Campbell & Victor Kumar (2012). Moral Reasoning on the Ground. Ethics 122 (2):273-312.
    We present a unified empirical and philosophical account of moral consistency reasoning, a distinctive form of moral reasoning that exposes inconsistencies among moral judgments about concrete cases. Judgments opposed in belief or in emotion and motivation are inconsistent when the cases are similar in morally relevant respects. Moral consistency reasoning, we argue, regularly shapes moral thought and feeling by coordinating two systems described in dual process models of moral cognition. Our empirical explanation of moral change fills a gap in the (...)
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  9. R. Kumar (2001). Contractualism on Saving the Many. Analysis 61 (2):165-170.
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  10. Rahul Kumar (2003). Who Can Be Wronged? Philosophy and Public Affairs 31 (2):99–118.
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    R. Jay Wallace, Rahul Kumar & Samuel Richard Freeman (eds.) (2011). Reasons and Recognition: Essays on the Philosophy of T. M. Scanlon. Oxford University Press.
    Reasons and Recognition brings together fourteen new papers on an array of topics from the many areas to which Scanlon has made path-breaking contributions, ...
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    Rahul Kumar (1999). Defending the Moral Moderate: Contractualism and Common Sense. Philosophy and Public Affairs 28 (4):275-309.
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    Richmond Campbell & Victor Kumar (2013). Pragmatic Naturalism and Moral Objectivity. Analysis 73 (3):446-455.
    In Kitcher’s ‘pragmatic naturalism’ moral evolution consists in pragmatically motivated moral changes in response to practical difficulties in social life. No moral truths or facts exist that could serve as an ‘external’ measure for moral progress. We propose a psychologically realistic conception of moral objectivity consistent with this pragmatic naturalism yet alive to the familiar sense that moral progress has an objective basis that transcends convention and consensus in moral opinion, even when these are products of serious, extended and collaborative (...)
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    Victor Kumar (2016). Psychopathy and Internalism. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46 (3):318-345.
    Do psychopaths make moral judgments but lack motivation? Or are psychopaths’ judgments are not genuinely moral? Both sides of this debate seem to assume either externalist or internalist criteria for the presence of moral judgment. However, if moral judgment is a natural kind, we can arrive at a theory-neutral criterion for moral judgment. A leading naturalistic criterion suggests that psychopaths have an impaired capacity for moral judgment; the capacity is neither fully present nor fully absent. Psychopaths are therefore not counterexamples (...)
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    Ashwin Ram & Kurt Eiselt (eds.) (1994). Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Erlbaum.
    This volume features the complete text of all regular papers, posters, and summaries of symposia presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science ...
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  16. Victor Kumar & Richmond Campbell (2012). On the Normative Significance of Experimental Moral Psychology. Philosophical Psychology 25 (3):311-330.
    Experimental research in moral psychology can be used to generate debunking arguments in ethics. Specifically, research can indicate that we draw a moral distinction on the basis of a morally irrelevant difference. We develop this naturalistic approach by examining a recent debate between Joshua Greene and Selim Berker. We argue that Greene's research, if accurate, undermines attempts to reconcile opposing judgments about trolley cases, but that his attempt to debunk deontology fails. We then draw some general lessons about the possibility (...)
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    Victor Kumar (2014). 'Knowledge' as a Natural Kind Term. Synthese 191 (3):439-457.
    Naturalists who conceive of knowledge as a natural kind are led to treat ‘knowledge’ as a natural kind term. ‘Knowledge,’ then, must behave semantically in the ways that seem to support a direct reference theory for other natural kind terms. A direct reference theory for ‘knowledge,’ however, appears to leave open too many possibilities about the identity of knowledge. Intuitively, states of belief count as knowledge only if they meet epistemic criteria, not merely if they bear a causal/historical relation to (...)
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    Edward Royzman & Rahul Kumar (2004). Is Consequential Luck Morally Inconsequential? Empirical Psychology and the Reassessment of Moral Luck. Ratio 17 (3):329–344.
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    Victor Kumar (2015). Moral Judgment as a Natural Kind. Philosophical Studies 172 (11):2887-2910.
    In this essay I argue that moral judgment is a natural kind by developing an empirically grounded theory of the distinctive conceptual content of moral judgments. Psychological research on the moral/conventional distinction suggests that in moral judgments right and wrong, good and bad, praiseworthiness and blameworthiness, etc. are conceptualized as serious, general, authority-independent, and objective. After laying out the theory and the empirical evidence that supports it, I address recent empirical and conceptual objections. Finally, I suggest that the theory uniquely (...)
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  20. Rahul Kumar (2008). Permissible Killing and the Irrelevance of Being Human. Journal of Ethics 12 (1):57-80.
    This is a review essay of Jeff McMahan's recent book The Ethics of Killing : Problems at the Margins of Life. In the first part, I lay out the central features of McMahan's account of the wrongness of killing and its implications for when it is permissible to kill. In the second part of the essay, I argue that we ought not to accept McMahan's rejection of species membership as having any bearing on whether it is permissible to kill a (...)
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  21. Manjit Kumar (2009). Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality. Hachette India.
    The reluctant revolutionary -- The patent slave -- The golden Dane -- The quantum atom -- When Einstein met Bohr -- The prince of duality -- Spin doctors -- The quantum magician -- A late erotic outburst -- Uncertainty in Copenhagen -- Solvay 1927 -- Einstein forgets relativity -- Quantum reality -- For whom Bell's theorem tolls -- The quantum demon.
     
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  22. Victor Kumar (2011). In Support of Anti-Intellectualism. Philosophical Studies 152 (1):135-54.
    Intellectualist theories attempt to assimilate know how to propositional knowledge and, in so doing, fail to properly explain the close relation know how bears to action. I develop here an anti-intellectualist theory that is warranted, I argue, because it best accounts for the difference between know how and mere “armchair knowledge.” Know how is a mental state characterized by a certain world-to-mind direction of fit (though it is non-motivational) and attendant functional role. It is essential of know how, but not (...)
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  23. M. S. Vijay Kumar (2012). The New Landscape for the Innovative Transformation of Education. Social Research: An International Quarterly 79 (3):619-630.
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    H. Silverman, H. Sleem, K. Moodley, N. Kumar, S. Naidoo, T. Subramanian, R. Jaafar & M. Moni (2015). Results of a Self-Assessment Tool to Assess the Operational Characteristics of Research Ethics Committees in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (4):332-337.
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  25. Ronald J. Pekala & V. K. Kumar (2007). An Empirical-Phenomenological Approach to Quantifying Consciousness and States of Consciousness: With Particular Reference to Understanding the Nature of Hypnosis. In Graham A. Jamieson (ed.), Hypnosis and Conscious States: The Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective. Oxford University Press 167-194.
     
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    Jeff Weintraub & Krishan Kumar (eds.) (1997). Public and Private in Thought and Practice: Perspectives on a Grand Dichotomy. University of Chicago Press.
    These essays, by widely respected scholars in fields ranging from social and political theory to historical sociology and cultural studies, illuminate the significance of the public/private distinction for an increasingly wide range of ...
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  27. Krishan Kumar (1989). Reviews : Zygmunt Bauman, Legislators and Interpreters: On Modernity, Post- Modernity, and Intellectuals, Oxford: Polity Press, 1987, £25.00, 209 Pp. [REVIEW] History of the Human Sciences 2 (2):265-269.
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    Rahul Kumar (2003). Reasonable Reasons in Contractualist Moral Argument. Ethics 114 (1):6-37.
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    Krishan Kumar (2010). Nation-States as Empires, Empires as Nation-States: Two Principles, One Practice? [REVIEW] Theory and Society 39 (2):119-143.
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    L. Jeyaseelan, Shuba Kumar, Nithya Neelakantan, Abraham Peedicayil, Rajamohanam Pillai & Nata Duvvury (2007). Physical Spousal Violence Against Women in India: Some Risk Factors. Journal of Biosocial Science 39 (5):657.
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    Rahul Kumar (2015). Risking and Wronging. Philosophy and Public Affairs 43 (1):27-51.
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    Malhar N. Kumar (2008). A Review of the Types of Scientific Misconduct in Biomedical Research. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 6 (3):211-228.
    Biomedical research has increased in magnitude over the last two decades. Increasing number of researchers has led to increase in competition for scarce resources. Researchers have often tried to take the shortest route to success which may involve performing fraudulent research. Science suffers from unethical research as much time, effort and cost is involved in exposing fraud and setting the standards right. It is better for all students of science to be aware of the methods used in fraudulent research so (...)
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    Ian Worthington, Monder Ram & Trevor Jones (2006). 'Giving Something Back': A Study of Corporate Social Responsibility in UK South Asian Small Enterprises. Business Ethics 15 (1):95–108.
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  34. Dharmendra Kumar (1969). Neutrality, Contingency and Undecidability. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 19 (4):353-356.
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    V. K. Kumar (2010). Reflections on the Varieties of Hypnotizables: A Commentary on Terhune and Cardeña. Consciousness and Cognition 19 (4):1151-1153.
    This commentary reflects on the varieties of high hypnotizable subjects suggested in the works by Barber, Barrett, Pekala and colleagues, and Terhune and Cardeña . These different studies point to the existence of different types of low, medium, and high hypnotizable subjects. However, types of high hypnotizables have received the most attention. Two main concerns are raised in this commentary: drawing parallels between the suggested typologies is not without problems given methodological differences among different studies, and the low base rates (...)
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    Jeffrey M. Zacks, Shawn Kumar, Richard A. Abrams & Ritesh Mehta (2009). Using Movement and Intentions to Understand Human Activity. Cognition 112 (2):201-216.
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    Y. Deenadayalan, K. Grimmer‐Somers, M. Prior & S. Kumar (2008). How to Run an Effective Journal Club: A Systematic Review. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (5):898-911.
    BACKGROUND: Health-based journal clubs have been in place for over 100 years. Participants meet regularly to critique research articles, to improve their understanding of research design, statistics and critical appraisal. However, there is no standard process of conducting an effective journal club. We conducted a systematic literature review to identify core processes of a successful health journal club. METHOD: We searched a range of library databases using established keywords. All research designs were initially considered to establish the body of evidence. (...)
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    Raman Kumar, William B. Lamb & Richard E. Wokutch (2002). The End of South African Sanctions, Institutional Ownership, and the Stock Price Performance of Boycotted Firms Evidence on the Impact of Social/Ethical Investing. Business and Society 41 (2):133-165.
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    Kriashan Kumar (1990). Utopian Thought and Communal Practice. Theory and Society 19 (1):1-35.
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    Cornelius Rosse, Anand Kumar, Jose L. V. Mejino, Daniel L. Cook, Landon T. Detwiler & Barry Smith (2005). A Strategy for Improving and Integrating Biomedical Ontologies. In Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA
    The integration of biomedical terminologies is indispensable to the process of information integration. When terminologies are linked merely through the alignment of their leaf terms, however, differences in context and ontological structure are ignored. Making use of the SNAP and SPAN ontologies, we show how three reference domain ontologies can be integrated at a higher level, through what we shall call the OBR framework (for: Ontology of Biomedical Reality). OBR is designed to facilitate inference across the boundaries of domain ontologies (...)
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  41. Ian Worthington, Monder Ram & Trevor Jones (2006). 'Giving Something Back': A Study of Corporate Social Responsibility in UK South Asian Small Enterprises. Business Ethics: A European Review 15 (1):95-108.
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  42. Anand Kumar & Barry Smith (2003). The Unified Medical Language System and the Gene Ontology: Some Critical Reflections. In KI 2003: Advances in Artificial Intelligence.
    The Unified Medical Language System and the Gene Ontology are among the most widely used terminology resources in the biomedical domain. However, when we evaluate them in the light of simple principles for wellconstructed ontologies we find a number of characteristic inadequacies. Employing the theory of granular partitions, a new approach to the understanding of ontologies and of the relationships ontologies bear to instances in reality, we provide an application of this theory in relation to an example drawn from the (...)
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    Krishan Kumar (2000). Nation and Empire: English and British National Identity in Comparative Perspective. [REVIEW] Theory and Society 29 (5):575-608.
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    Rahul Kumar (2003). Who Can Be Wronged? Philosophy and Public Affairs 31 (2):99-118.
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  45. Theodore Bach, Richmond Campbell, Victor Kumar, Justin Clarke-Doane, Glen Pettigrove, Christopher Heath Wellman, Jonathan Crowe, Lawrence J. Hatab, Kris McDaniel & Robert Kane (2012). 10. Ian Shapiro, The Real World of Democratic Theory Ian Shapiro, The Real World of Democratic Theory (Pp. 440-444). Ethics 122 (2).
     
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  46. Arun Kumar & Anandh Subramaniam (2012). Stable Edge Dislocations in Finite Crystals. Philosophical Magazine 92 (23):2947-2956.
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  47. Feroz Ahmad Mir, M. Ikram & Ravi Kumar (2012). Doping Effects Arising From Ni for Fe in PrFeO3ceramic Thin Films. Philosophical Magazine 92 (9):1058-1070.
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  48. Mr Ram (2003). Quiescence and Vigilance in Tai Chi Chuan. Diogenes 50 (4):33-38.
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    Hannah Tierney, Chris Howard, Victor Kumar, Trevor Kvaran & Shaun Nichols (2014). How Many of Us Are There? In Justin Sytsma (ed.), Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind. Continuum Press
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    Lisa N. Woodside, V. K. Kumar & Ronald J. Pekala (1997). Monotonous Percussion Drumming and Trance Postures: A Controlled Evaluation of Phenomenological Effects. Anthropology of Consciousness 8 (2‐3):69-87.
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