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  1. Herbert Spencer (1996). Herbert Spencer: Collected Writings. Routledge.score: 150.0
    Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) was regarded by the Victorians as the foremost philosopher of the age, the prophet of evolution at a time when the idea had gripped the popular imagination. Until recently Spencer's posthumous reputation rested almost excusively on his social and political thought, which has itself frequently been subject to serious misrepresentation. But historians of ideas now recognise that an acquaintance with Spencer's thought is essential for the proper understanding of many aspects of Victorian intellectual life, (...)
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  2. Stefan Aerts, Dirk Lips, Stuart Spencer, Eddy Decuypere & Johan De Tavernier (2006). A New Framework for the Assessment of Animal Welfare: Integrating Existing Knowledge From a Practical Ethics Perspective. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19 (1):67-76.score: 120.0
    When making an assessment of animal welfare, it is important to take environmental (housing) or animal-based parameters into account. An alternative approach is to focus on the behavior and appearance of the animal, without making actual measurements or quantifying this. None of these tell the whole story. In this paper, we suggest that it is possible to find common ground between these (seemingly) diametrically opposed positions and argue that this may be the way to deal with the complexity of animal (...)
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  3. Stuart Spencer, Eddy Decuypere, Stefan Aerts & Johan De Tavernier (2006). History and Ethics of Keeping Pets: Comparison with Farm Animals. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19 (1):17-25.score: 120.0
    Perhaps the commonest reasons for the keeping of pets are companionship and as a conduit for affection. Pets are, therefore, being “used” for human ends in much the same way as laboratory or farm animals. So shouldn’t the same arguments apply to the use of pets as to those used in other ways? In accepting the “rights” of farm animals to fully express their natural behavior, one must also accept the “right” of pets to express their intrinsic natural behavior. Dogs (...)
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  4. Herbert Spencer (1893). A Letter From Mr. Herbert Spencer. The Monist 3 (2):272-272.score: 120.0
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  5. Herbert Spencer, First Principles, by Herbert Spencer.score: 120.0
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  6. Herbert Spencer (1969). Herbert Spencer. London, Collier-Macmillan.score: 120.0
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  7. Herbert Spencer (1966). Herbert Spencer on Education. New York, Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University.score: 120.0
     
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  8. Herbert Spencer, Illustrations of Universal Progress : A Series of Discussions by Herbert Spencer ; with a Notice of Spencer's "New System of Philosophy".score: 120.0
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  9. Herbert Spencer (1880/1966). The Works of Herbert Spencer. [Osnabrück, Zeller.score: 120.0
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  10. Herbert Spencer, The Development Hypothesis (1852).score: 60.0
    This early essay of Spencer's was originally published anonymously in The Leader for March 20 1852. It was the second contribution in a regular series entitled "The Haythorne Papers". Spencer's identity was revealed some while after. It is reproduced in Herbert Spencer, Essays Scientific, Political & Speculative, Williams and Norgate (3 vols 1891) pp.1 7]; and here in full. David Clifford, Ph.D., Cambridge University, prepared the html text in 1997; George P. Landow reformatted it in 2008.
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  11. Diana Stuart & Michelle Woroosz (2013). Erratum To: The Myth of Efficiency: Technology and Ethics in Industrial Food Production. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26 (1):257-257.score: 60.0
    Abstract In this paper, we explore how the application of technological tools has reshaped food production systems in ways that foster large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness. Outbreaks of foodborne illness have received increasing attention in recent years, resulting in a growing awareness of the negative impacts associated with industrial food production. These trends indicate a need to examine systemic causes of outbreaks and how they are being addressed. In this paper, we analyze outbreaks linked to ground beef and salad greens. (...)
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  12. S. N. Stuart (2012). Freethinkers in ADB. Australian Humanist, The 107 (107):23.score: 60.0
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  13. Jennie Stuart (2012). Hands Off Not an Option! [Book Review]. Australian Humanist, The (105):17.score: 60.0
    Stuart, Jennie Review(s) of: Hands off not an option! The reminiscence museum mirror of a humanistic care philosophy, by Professor Dr Hans Marcel Becker assisted by Inez van den Dobbelsteen- Becker and Topsy Ros. Eburon Academic Publishers, Delft, 2011 272 pp.
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  14. S. N. Stuart (2012). Outstanding Humanist Achiever 2012. Informit - Ielhss - Australian Humanist, the (0004-9328) 107 (107):8.score: 60.0
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  15. Jennie Stuart (2013). Norman Haire and the Study of Sex [Book Review]. Australian Humanist, The 111 (111):24.score: 60.0
    Stuart, Jennie Review(s) of: Norman Haire and the study of sex, by Diana Wyndham, Sydney University Press, 2012, (485pp., with index ISBN: 9781743320068).
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  16. Stephen Stuart (2013). Free Will [Book Review]. Australian Humanist, The 110 (110):22.score: 60.0
    Stuart, Stephen Review(s) of: Free will, by Sam Harris, Free Press, New York, 2012, (83 pp., index, ISBN 978-1-4516-8340-0).
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  17. Stephen Stuart (2012). The Gleaming Toe of David Hume. Informit - Ielhss - Australian Humanist, the (0004-9328) 107 (107):14.score: 60.0
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  18. Interpreting Spencer (2000). John W. Offer. In John Offer (ed.), Herbert Spencer: Critical Assessments. Routledge. 2--1.score: 60.0
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  19. Matthew Stuart (2013). Locke's Metaphysics. Oup Oxford.score: 60.0
    Matthew Stuart offers a fresh interpretation of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding, arguing for the work's profound contribution to metaphysics. He presents new readings of Locke's accounts of personal identity and the primary/secondary quality distinction, and explores Locke's case against materialism and his philosophy of action.
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  20. Stephen Stuart (2013). On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not [Book Review]. Australian Humanist, The 111 (111):22.score: 60.0
    Stuart, Stephen Review(s) of: On being certain: Believing you are right even when you're not, by Robert A. Burton, St Martin's Griffin, New York, 2008, (xiv + 256 pp., index, pbk, ISBN 978-0-312-54152-1).
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  21. Stephen Stuart (2013). Wicked Company: Freethinkers and Friendship in Pre-Revolutionary Paris [Book Review]. Australian Humanist, The 111 (111):23.score: 60.0
    Stuart, Stephen Review(s) of: Wicked company: Freethinkers and friendship in pre-revolutionary Paris, by Philipp Blom, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2011, (xxii + 361 pp., index, ISBN 978-0-297-85818-8).
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  22. Jonathan Chaplin (2008). Book Review: Nick Spencer, Doing God: A Future for Faith in the Public Square (London: Theos, 2006). 74 Pp.£ 10 (Pb), ISBN 0—9554453—0—2. Faith and Nation: Report of a Commission of Inquiry to the UK Evangelical Alliance (London: Evangelical Alliance, 2006). 170 Pp.£ 10 (Pb), No ISBN. Jonathan Bartley, Faith and Politics After Christendom: The Church as a Movement for Anarchy (Milton Keynes: Authentic Media/Paternoster Press, 2006). Xxi+ 233 Pp.£ 9.99 (Pb), ISBN 978—1—84227—348—7. Stuart Murray ... [REVIEW] Studies in Christian Ethics 21 (1):145-153.score: 36.0
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  23. D. G. Ritchie (1899). Book Review:La Dottrina Della Coscienza Morale Nello Spencer. Giuseppe Zuccante; L'Aspetto Biologico Della Condotta Secondo lo Spencer. Giuseppe Zuccante; Condotta Buono e Condotta Cattiva Secondo lo Spencer. Giuseppe Zuccante; Intorno alle Origini della Morale Utilitaria dello Stuart Mill. Giuseppe Zuccante. [REVIEW] Ethics 9 (2):236-.score: 36.0
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  24. J. Chaplin (2008). Book Review: Nick Spencer, Doing God: A Future for Faith in the Public Square (London: Theos, 2006). 74 Pp. 10 (Pb), ISBN 0--9554453--0--2. Faith and Nation: Report of a Commission of Inquiry to the UK Evangelical Alliance (London: Evangelical Alliance, 2006). 170 Pp. 10 (Pb), No ISBN. Jonathan Bartley, Faith and Politics After Christendom: The Church as a Movement for Anarchy (Milton Keynes: Authentic Media/Paternoster Press, 2006). Xxi + 233 Pp. 9.99 (Pb), ISBN 978--1--84227--348--7. Stuart Murray, Post-Christendom: Church and Mission in a Strange New World (Milton Keynes: Authentic Media/Paternoster, 2004). Xvi + 343 Pp. N.P. (Pb), ISBN 978--1--84227--261--. [REVIEW] Studies in Christian Ethics 21 (1):145-153.score: 36.0
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  25. Matthew Stuart (2003). Locke's Colors. Philosophical Review 112 (1):57-96.score: 30.0
  26. Chris Dobbyn & Susan A. J. Stuart (2003). The Self as an Embedded Agent. Minds and Machines 13 (2):187-201.score: 30.0
    In this paper we consider the concept of a self-aware agent. In cognitive science agents are seen as embodied and interactively situated in worlds. We analyse the meanings attached to these terms in cognitive science and robotics, proposing a set of conditions for situatedness and embodiment, and examine the claim that internal representational schemas are largely unnecessary for intelligent behaviour in animats. We maintain that current situated and embodied animats cannot be ascribed even minimal self-awareness, and offer a six point (...)
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  27. Susan A. J. Stuart (2003). A Metaphysical Approach to the Mind. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 2 (3):223-37.score: 30.0
    It is argued that, based on Kant's descriptive metaphysics, one can prescribe the necessary metaphysical underpinnings for the possibility of conscious experience in an artificial system. This project is developed by giving an account of the a priori concepts of the understanding in such a system. A specification and implementation of the nomological conditions for a conscious system allows one to know a priori that any system possessing this structure will be conscious; thus enabling us to avoid possible false-indicators of (...)
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  28. Susan A. J. Stuart (2007). Machine Consciousness: Cognitive and Kinaesthetic Imagination. Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (7):141-153.score: 30.0
    Machine consciousness exists already in organic systems and it is only a matter of time -- and some agreement -- before it will be realised in reverse-engineered organic systems and forward- engineered inorganic systems. The agreement must be over the preconditions that must first be met if the enterprise is to be successful, and it is these preconditions, for instance, being a socially-embedded, structurally-coupled and dynamic, goal-directed entity that organises its perceptual input and enacts its world through the application of (...)
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  29. Susan A. J. Stuart (2002). A Radical Notion of Embeddedness: A Logically Necessary Precondition for Agency and Self-Awareness. Metaphilosophy 33 (1-2):98-109.score: 30.0
    The aim of this paper is to establish the logically necessary preconditions for the existence of self-awareness in an artificial or a natural agent. We examine the terms, agent, situated, embodied, embedded, and representation, as employed ubiquitously in cognitive science, attempting to clarify their meaning and the limits of their use. We discuss the minimal conditions for an agent’s environment constituting a ‘world’ and reject most, though not all, types of virtual world. We argue that to qualify as genuinely situated (...)
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  30. W. W. Spencer (1930). Our Knowledge of Other Minds. Yale University Press.score: 30.0
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  31. Cara Spencer (2007). Unconscious Vision and the Platitudes of Folk Psychology. Philosophical Psychology 20 (3):309 – 327.score: 30.0
    Since we explain behavior by ascribing intentional states to the agent, many philosophers have assumed that some guiding principle of folk psychology like the following, which I call intentional states and actions (ISA), must be true: "If A and B are different actions, then the agents performing them must differ in their intentional states at the time they are performed." Recent results in the physiology of vision present a prima facie problem for this principle. These results show that some visual (...)
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  32. H. W. Stuart (1937). Knowledge and Self-Consciousness. Philosophical Review 46 (6):609-643.score: 30.0
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  33. Herbert Spencer (1890). Our Space-Consciousness: A Reply. Mind 15 (59):305-324.score: 30.0
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  34. W. W. Spencer (1927). Our Knowledge of Other Minds. Journal of Philosophy 24 (9):225-237.score: 30.0
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  35. Marlene Spencer (2001). An Exploratory Study in Altered Consciousness and Auditory Memory in Critically Ill Patients. Dissertation, University of Albertascore: 30.0
  36. Steven J. Spencer, Steven Fein, Erin J. Strahan & Mark P. Zanna (2005). The Role of Motivation in the Unconscious: How Our Motives Control the Activation of Our Thoughts and Shape Our Actions. In Joseph P. Forgas, Kipling D. Williams & Simon M. Laham (eds.), Social Motivation: Conscious and Unconscious Processes. Cambridge University Press. 113-129.score: 30.0
  37. Naomi Beck (2005). Enrico Ferri's Scientific Socialism: A Marxist Interpretation of Herbert Spencer's Organic Analogy. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 38 (2):301 - 325.score: 18.0
    Spencer's evolutionary philosophy is usually identified with right-wing doctrines such as individualism, laissez-faire liberalism and even conservatism. Since he himself defended similar positions, it is perhaps not surprising that the study of the political interpretations of his ideas has drawn relatively little attention. In this article I propose to examine a rather atypical reading of Spencer's organic analogy, though definitely not a marginal one: Enrico Ferri's Marxist doctrine of Scientific Socialism. Ferri is not a figure unknown to scholars (...)
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  38. Michał Bohun (2002). Nikolai Mikhailovskii and Konstantin Leont'ev. On the Political Implication of Herbert Spencer's Sociology. Studies in East European Thought 54 (1-2):71-86.score: 18.0
    I present a fragment from thehistory of the Russian reception of HerbertSpencer''s sociology. The discussion concernstwo diametrically opposed but exceptionallyimportant figures in the history of Russianthought, Nikolai Mikhajlovskij (1842–1904) andKonstantin Leont''ev (1831–1891). As one of thechief ideologues of the Populist movementMikhajlovskij turned Spencer''s ideas into anegative frame of reference for his own`romantic socialist utopia''. In turn, Leont''evformulated his extremely conservative politicalviews on the basis of Spencer''s organicistsociology. Though at the opposite ends of thespectrum both standpoints succeeded inexhibiting the (...)
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  39. Howard Morphy (2012). Reading Spencer and Gillen. Sophia 51 (4):545-560.score: 18.0
    In this paper I provide an interpretative reading Spencer and Gillen. What is read depends in part on what one is looking for, on the purposes for which it is being read, and, what is there to be read depends partly on the audiences that the author has in. I provide a critique of social Darwinist and post-colonial readings of their work. I employ the concept of a motivating theme, which can be applied to segments of the text, which (...)
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  40. Helen Ruth McCabe (2014). John Stuart Mill's Philosophy of Persuasion. Informal Logic 34 (1):38-61.score: 18.0
    In his youth, John Stuart Mill followed his father’s philosophy of persuasion but, in 1830, Mill adopted a new philosophy of persuasion, trying to lead people incrementally towards the truth from their original stand-points rather than engage them antagonistically. Understanding this change helps us understand apparent contradictions in Mill’s cannon, as he disguises some of his more radical ideas in order to bring his audience to re-assess and authentically change their opinions. It also suggests a way of re-assessing the (...)
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  41. Rosario López Sánchez (2013). El principio de nacionalidad en John Stuart Mill: propuestas para un estudio desde la historia contextual. Télos 18 (1-2):63-76.score: 18.0
    The paper offers an interpretation of the role the concept of nationality plays in John Stuart Mill’s thought. To that purpose, I consider not only his best-known writings, but also those less frequently studied in the academic literature on that issue. The argument benefits from Quentin Skinner’s methodological insights into the study of the history of political thought. In that sense, I focus on Mill’s System of Logic textual revisions. In doing so, I briefly examine Mill’s intellectual and personal (...)
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  42. Xaquelina Matesanz Tojeiro (2011). Reseña de "John Stuart Mill: Tres ensayos sobre la religión, editado y traducido por Carlos Mellizo". Télos 18 (1-2):313-318.score: 18.0
    Review of "John Stuart Mill: Tres ensayos sobre la religión (La naturaleza; La utilidad de la religión; El teísmo), editado y traducido por Carlos Mellizo, Madrid, Editorial Tecnos, 2012. ISBN 13: 978-84-309-5502-2".
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  43. Colin Heydt, Mill, John Stuart — A. Overview. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 15.0
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  44. Guy Fletcher (2011). Review of Ben Eggleston, Dale Miller & David Weinstein (Eds.), John Stuart Mill and the Art of Life. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.score: 15.0
  45. John Dewey (1904). The Philosophical Work of Herbert Spencer. Philosophical Review 13 (2):159-175.score: 15.0
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  46. William Sweet, Herbert Spencer. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 15.0
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  47. John Woods (1999). John Stuart Mill (1806--1873). Argumentation 13 (3):317-334.score: 15.0
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  48. John Stuart Mill (1961). The Philosophy of John Stuart Mill: Ethical, Political, and Religious. New York, Modern Library.score: 15.0
    Bentham.--Coleridge.--M. de Tocqueville on democracy in America.--On liberty.--Utilitarianism.--From Considerations on representative government.--From An examination of Sir William Hamilton's philosophy, volume 1.--From Three essays on religion.--John Stuart Mill, a select bibliography (p. [525]-530).
     
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  49. Ana Petrov (2012). The Concept of Music Evolution in Herbert Spencer's and Charles Darwin's Theories. Filozofija I Društvo 23 (3):253-273.score: 15.0
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  50. Daniel Jacobson (2008). Utilitarianism Without Consequentialism: The Case of John Stuart Mill. Philosophical Review 117 (2):159-191.score: 12.0
    This essay argues, flouting paradox, that Mill was a utilitarian but not a consequentialist. First, it contends that there is logical space for a view that deserves to be called utilitarian despite its rejection of consequentialism; second, that this logical space is, in fact, occupied by John Stuart Mill. The key to understanding Mill's unorthodox utilitarianism and the role it plays in his moral philosophy is to appreciate his sentimentalist metaethics—especially his account of wrongness in terms of fitting guilt (...)
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