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  1. Robert Mayhew (2004). British Geography's Republic of Letters: Mapping an Imagined Community, 1600-1800. Journal of the History of Ideas 65 (2):251-276.
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    Robert Mayhew (2007). Aristotle on Prayer. Rhizai. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 2:295-309.
    In Metaphysics L, Aristotle presents a proof for the existence of an eternal, immaterial being – a prime mover, which he calls ‘god’. This being is pure thought, and the objects of divine thought do not seem to include particulars. This conception of god has major implications for religion. If the gods can not know individual humans, then they cannot knowingly act to benefit specific humans, responding to particular sacrifices, prayers, and actions. But this would seem to conflict with those (...)
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    Robert Mayhew (forthcoming). Plato's Erotic Citizens. L. Prauscello Performing Citizenship in Plato's Laws. Pp. X + 272. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Cased, £60, Us$95. Isbn: 978-1-107-07288-6. [REVIEW] The Classical Review:1-2.
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    Robert Mayhew (1997). Aristotle Politics Books I and II. Ancient Philosophy 17 (2):475-478.
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    Robert Mayhew (1996). Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Communism of Women and Children. Apeiron 29 (3):231 - 248.
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    Robert Mayhew (2011). 'God or Some Human': On the Source of Law in Plato's Laws. Ancient Philosophy 31 (2):311.
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    Robert Mayhew (2015). Aristotle in Problemata I. Apeiron 48 (2):176-194.
    Journal Name: Apeiron Issue: Ahead of print.
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  8. Robert Mayhew (1995). Aristotle on the Self-Sufficiency of the City. History of Political Thought 16 (4):488-502.
     
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    Robert Mayhew (2008). Plato's Political Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 14 (1):173 - 179.
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    Robert Mayhew (1996). Xenophon Oeconomicus. Review of Metaphysics 49 (4):942-943.
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    Robert Mayhew (1999). Politics Books VII and VIII. Ancient Philosophy 19 (1):169-172.
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    Robert Mayhew (1993). Aristotle on the Extent of the Communism in Plato's Republic. Ancient Philosophy 13 (2):313-321.
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    Robert Mayhew (1993). Aristotle on Property. Review of Metaphysics 46 (4):803 - 831.
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    Robert Mayhew (1999). King-Bees and Mother-Wasps: A Note on Ideology and Gender in Aristotle's Entomology. Phronesis 44 (2):127-134.
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    Robert Mayhew (2011). God or Some Human. Ancient Philosophy 31 (2):311-325.
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    Robert Mayhew (1999). King-Bees and Mother-Wasps: A Note on Ideology and Gender in Aristotle's Entomology. Phronesis 44 (2):127-134.
  17. Robert Mayhew (2005). Mapping Science's Imagined Community: Geography as a Republic of Letters, 1600–1800. British Journal for the History of Science 38 (1):73-92.
    This paper extends discussions of the sociology of the early modern scientific community by paying particular attention to the geography of that community. The paper approaches the issue in terms of the scientific community's self image as a Republic of Letters. Detailed analysis of patterns of citation in two British geography books is used to map the ‘imagined community’ of geographers from the late Renaissance to the age of Enlightenment. What were the geographical origins of authors cited in geography books (...)
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    Robert Mayhew (1997). Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Republic. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The first five chapters of the second book of Aristotle's Politics contain a series of criticisms levelled against Plato's Republic. Despite the abundance of studies that have been done on Aristotle's Politics, these chapters have for the most part been neglected; there has been no book-length study of them this century. In this important new book, Robert Mayhew fills this unfortunate gap in Aristotelian scholarship, analyzing these chapters in order to discover what they tell us about Aristotle's political philosophy. Mayhew (...)
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    Robert Mayhew (1996). Aristotelian Political Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 16 (2):521-524.
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    Robert Mayhew (1999). Behavior Unbecoming a Woman. Ancient Philosophy 19 (1):89-104.
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    Robert Mayhew (2008). On Prayer in Plato's Laws. Apeiron 41 (1):45-62.
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    Robert Mayhew (1993). Aristotle's Physics. Review of Metaphysics 47 (1):153-155.
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    Robert Mayhew (1996). The War Lover. Ancient Philosophy 16 (1):181-185.
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    Robert Mayhew (1997). Part and Whole in Aristotle's Political Philosophy. Journal of Ethics 1 (4):325-340.
    It is often held that according to Aristotle the city is a natural organism. One major reason for this organic interpretation is no doubt that Aristotle describes the relationship between the individual and the city as a part-whole relationship, seemingly the same relationship that holds between the parts of a natural organism and the organism itself. Moreover, some scholars (most notably Jonathan Barnes) believe this view of the city led Aristotle to accept an implicit totalitarianism. I argue, however, that an (...)
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    Robert Mayhew (1992). Aristotle's Theory of State. Review of Metaphysics 45 (4):864-865.
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    Joyce L. Jenkins & Robert Mayhew (2000). Aristotle's Criticism of Plato's Republic. Philosophical Review 109 (3):425.
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    Robert Mayhew (1994). Plato's Political Philosophy: Prudence in the Republic and the Laws. Ancient Philosophy 14 (1):173-179.
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    Robert Mayhew (2010). Heraclides of Pontus. Ancient Philosophy 30 (2):456-462.
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    Robert Mayhew (1996). The Political Dimensions of Aristotle's Ethics. Ancient Philosophy 16 (1):225-228.
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    Robert Mayhew (2010). Plato Laws 10. Ancient Philosophy 30 (2):437-441.
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    Robert Mayhew (1995). The Communism of Property; a Note on Aristotle, Politics 1263a8–15. Classical Quarterly 45 (02):566-.
    Aristotle begins his criticism of the communism of property in Plato's Republic1 with the following : τπων μν ον ντων τν νεωπγοντων λλς ν εη ςπóπος καì πᾀων, ατν δ’ ατοις διαπονονων τ πεπì τς κτσεις πλεíονς ν παπχοι δνσκολíας. καì γπ ν ταις πολαεςι ν τοις πγοις μ γινομνων ςων λλ’ νíσων ναγκααιον γκλματα γíνεσθαι ππòς πολασντας μν ἢ λαμβνοντας πολλ, òλíγα δ πονσντας τας λττω μν λαμβνσι, πλεíω δ πονοσιν.
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    Robert Mayhew (2012). The Title(s) of [Aristotle], Problemata 15. Classical Quarterly 62 (01):179-183.
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    Robert Mayhew (forthcoming). Plato, Laws 10, 905E3: ΕΝΤΕΛΕΧΩΣ or ΕΝΔΕΛΕΧΩΣ. Classical Quarterly 56 (1).
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    Robert Mayhew (2006). Review of D. Brendan Nagle, The Household As the Foundation of Aristotle's Polis. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (7).
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    Robert Mayhew (2015). Aristotle's Biology and His Lost Homeric Puzzles. Classical Quarterly 65 (1):109-133.
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    Robert Mayhew (2006). Plato, Laws 10, 905e3: Enteλexωσ or Enδeλexωσ. Classical Quarterly 56 (01):312-.
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    Robert J. Mayhew (2010). Geography as the Eye of Enlightenment Historiography. Modern Intellectual History 7 (3):611-627.
    Whilst Edward Gibbon's Memoirs of My Life comprise a notoriously complex document of autobiographical artifice, there is no reason to question the honesty of its revelation of his attitudes to geography and its relationship to the historian's craft. Writing of his boyhood before going up to Oxford, Gibbon commented that his vague and multifarious reading could not teach me to think, to write, or to act; and the only principle, that darted a ray of light into the indigested chaos, was (...)
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  38. Robert Mayhew (2013). Aristotelianism in the First Century BCE: Xenarchus of Seleucia by Andrea Falcon. Classical World: A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity 107 (2):279-281.
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  39. Robert Mayhew & David Keyt (2001). Aristotle Politics: Books V and VI. Philosophical Review 110 (4):593.
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  40. Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2012). Essays on Ayn Rand's "We the Living". Lexington Books.
    This is the second edition of the study of Ayn Rand’s first novel, We the Living, which is set in Soviet Russia, and was written in 1936, ten years after she left the U.S.S.R. Topics explored include: the fascinating history behind the novel’s creation; its autobiographical nature; its reception during America’s “Red Decade”; its connection to Victor Hugo ; and, the philosophy of freedom and the sanctity of life which it portrays and defends.
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  41. Robert Mayhew (2006). Essays on Ayn Rand's Anthem. Utopian Studies 17 (2):392-396.
    The essays in this collection treat historical, literary, and philosophical topics related to Ayn Rand's Anthem, an anti-utopia fantasy set in the future. The first book-length study on Anthem, this collection covers subjects such as free will, political freedom, and the connection between freedom and individual thought and privacy.
     
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  42. Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2009). Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. Lexington Books.
    This is the first scholarly study of Atlas Shrugged, covering in detail the historical, literary, and philosophical aspects of Ayn Rand's magnum opus. Topics explored in depth include the history behind the novel's creation, publication, and reception; its nature as a romantic novel; and its presentation of a radical new philosophy.
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  43. Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2004). Essays on Ayn Rand's We the Living. Lexington Books.
    Ayn Rand's first novel, We the Living, offers an early form of the author's nascent philosophy—the philosophy Rand later called Objectivism. Robert Mayhew's collection of entirely new essays brings together pre-eminent scholars of Rand's writing. In part a history of We the Living, from its earliest drafts to the Italian film later based upon it, Mayhew's collection goes on to explore the enduring significance of Rand's first novel as a work both of philosophy and of literature.
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  44. Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2005). Essays on Ayn Rand's Anthem. Lexington Books.
    The essays in this collection treat historical, literary, and philosophical topics related to Ayn Rand's Anthem, an anti-utopia fantasy set in the future. The first book-length study on Anthem, this collection covers subjects such as free will, political freedom, and the connection between freedom and individual thought and privacy.
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  45. Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2012). Essays on Ayn Rand's "We the Living". Lexington Books.
    This is the second edition of the study of Ayn Rand’s first novel, We the Living, which is set in Soviet Russia, and was written in 1936, ten years after she left the U.S.S.R. Topics explored include: the fascinating history behind the novel’s creation; its autobiographical nature; its reception during America’s “Red Decade”; its connection to Victor Hugo ; and, the philosophy of freedom and the sanctity of life which it portrays and defends.
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  46. Robert J. Mayhew (1997). Geography and Literature in Historical Context Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century English Conceptions of Geography. School of Geography, University of Oxford.
     
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  47. Robert J. Mayhew (2005). Geography's English Revolutions: Oxford Geography and the War of Ideas, 1600-1660. In David N. Livingstone & Charles W. J. Withers (eds.), Geography and Revolution. University of Chicago Press
     
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  48. Robert Mayhew (2006). Hippocrates on Ancient Medicine. [REVIEW] Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 97:346-347.
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  49. Robert Mayhew (2006). Mark J. Schiefsky .Hippocrates on Ancient Medicine. Xiii + 415 Pp., Apps., Indexes. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishing, 2005. $165. [REVIEW] Isis 97 (2):346-347.
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  50. Robert J. Mayhew (ed.) (2016). New Perspectives on Malthus. Cambridge University Press.
    Thomas Robert Malthus was a pioneer in demography, economics and social science more generally whose ideas prompted a new 'Malthusian' way of thinking about population and the poor. On the occasion of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his birth, New Perspectives on Malthus offers an up-to-date collection of interdisciplinary essays from leading Malthus experts who reassess his work. Part one looks at Malthus's achievements in historical context, addressing not only perennial questions such as his attitude to the Poor (...)
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