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  1. Thomas McFarland (1996). Paradoxes of Freedom: The Romantic Mystique of a Transcendence. Clarendon Press.score: 540.0
    Paradoxes of Freedom is a study of the historical and philosophical conception of liberty. Centering his argumemt upon the Romantic exaltation of freedom that followed the psychic explosion of the French Revolution, Thomas McFarland identifies freedom as one of the three chief transcendencies, along with love and religion, by which humanity orientates itself. Departing from contemplation of the significance of the revolutionary motto `live free or die', he examines the apotheosis of freedom along with its vicissitudes, and indicates, (...)
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  2. James McFarland (2004). Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche. International Studies in Philosophy 36 (1):248-249.score: 360.0
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  3. David McFarland, Thomas Bosser, Sunil Cherian & Wade O. Troxell (1997). Intelligent Behavior in Animals and Robots. Minds and Machines 7 (3):452-455.score: 240.0
  4. Thomas McFarland (1990). Imagination and Illusion in English Romanticism. In Frederick Burwick & Walter Pape (eds.), Aesthetic Illusion: Theoretical and Historical Approaches. W. De Gruyter. 337--48.score: 240.0
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  5. Aquinas Saint Thomas (1946). The Commentary of St. Thomas Auqinas on Aristotle's Treatise on the Soul. [St. Paul.score: 210.0
    Aquinas Saint Thomas. The Commentary of St. Thomas Aquinas on Aristotle's Treatise on the soul Aquinas Saint Thomas TI-IE COMMENTARY . OF * ST. THOMAS AQUINAS ON I. Front Cover.
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  6. Alan Thomas (2008). Thomas Nagel. Routledge.score: 210.0
    In the first systematic study of the philosophy of Thomas Nagel, Alan Thomas discusses Nagel's contrast between the "subjective" and the "objective" points of view throughout the various areas of his wide ranging philosophy. Nagel's original and distinctive contrast between the subjective view and our aspiration to a "view from nowhere" within metaphysics structures the chapters of the book. A "new Humean" in epistemology, Nagel takes philosophical scepticism to be both irrefutable and yet to indicate a profound truth (...)
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  7. D. A. Lloyd Thomas (1995). Thomas Hurka, Perfectionism, New York, Oxford University Press, 1993, Pp. Xi + 222. Utilitas 7 (02):327-.score: 180.0
  8. R. S. D. Thomas (1999). Mathematical Proof: Dedicated to the Memory of A. Thomas Tymoczko (1943 9 1-1996 8 9). Philosophia Mathematica 7 (1):3-4.score: 180.0
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  9. Cheryl Thomas (1999). Norman L. Thomas 1925-1997. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 72 (5):217 - 219.score: 180.0
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  10. Hugh M. Thomas (2012). Shame, Masculinity, and the Death of Thomas Becket. Speculum 87 (4):1050-1088.score: 180.0
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  11. Harry Thomas (1974). The Linguistic Geography of Wales. Alan R. Thomas Pp. Xiv + 558. (University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1973.) Price £10. [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 6 (3):393-396.score: 180.0
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  12. Ivo Thomas (1965). The Written Liar and Thomas Oliver. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 6 (3):201-208.score: 180.0
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  13. David Thomas (2008). Thomas E. Burman, Reading the Qur'ān in Latin Christendom, 1140–1560.(Material Texts.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. Pp. Vii, 317; 10 Black-and-White Figures. $59.95. [REVIEW] Speculum 83 (4):963-964.score: 180.0
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  14. J. Heywood Thomas (1979). D. O. Thomas. The Honest Mind: The Thought and Work of Richard Price. Pp. Vi + 306. (Clarendon Press: Oxford University Press, 1977.) £12.50. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 15 (2):257.score: 180.0
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  15. Hugh Thomas (2008). Michael Staunton, Thomas Becket and His Biographers.(Studies in the History of Medieval Religion, 28.) Woodbridge, Eng., and Rochester, NY: Boydell and Brewer, 2006. Pp. Viii, 246. $80. [REVIEW] Speculum 83 (3):760-762.score: 180.0
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  16. J. Heywood Thomas (1980). Thomas C. Oden (Ed.), Parables of Kierkegaard. Pp. 186+Xxv, (Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1978.) $10.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 16 (3):368.score: 180.0
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  17. John of St Thomas (1955). The Material Logic of John of St. Thomas: Basic Treatises. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.score: 180.0
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  18. Sunil Cherian & Wade O. Troxell (1997). David McFarland and Thomas Bösser, Intelligent Behavior in Animals and Robots. Minds and Machines 7 (3):452-456.score: 120.0
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  19. Thomas A. Fudge (2009). Georgi Vasilev, Heresy and the English Reformation: Bogomil-Cathar Influence on Wycliffe, Langland, Tyndale and Milton. Jefferson, NC, and London: McFarland and Company, 2008. Paper. Pp. Viii, 204; Black-and-White Figures. $45. [REVIEW] Speculum 84 (3):785-787.score: 36.0
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  20. Thomas M. Osborne Jr (2014). Human Action in Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus, and William of Ockham. The Catholic University of America Press.score: 27.0
    Thomas M. Osborne Jr. ... Vivarium 32 (1994): 62–71. te Velde, Rude A. “Natura in se ipsa recurva est: Duns Scotus and Aquinas on the Relationship between Nature and Will.” In John Duns Scotus: ... “William of Ockham's Theological Ethics .
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  21. Thomas Davidson (1897). Book Review: Etudes Historiques sur l'Esthetique de Saint Thomas d'Aquin. Maurice de Wulf. [REVIEW] Ethics 7 (3):392-.score: 27.0
    Thomas Davidson's review of Maurice de Wulf's book of historical studies on the aesthetics of St. Thomas.
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  22. Thomas Davidson (1897). Book Review: La Politique de Saint Thomas d'Aquin. Edouard Crahay. [REVIEW] Ethics 7 (3):394-.score: 27.0
    Thomas Davidson's review on Edouard Crahay's book on the politics of St. Thomas.
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  23. Caleb Cohoe (2013). There Must Be A First: Why Thomas Aquinas Rejects Infinite, Essentially Ordered, Causal Series. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (5):838 - 856.score: 24.0
    Several of Thomas Aquinas's proofs for the existence of God rely on the claim that causal series cannot proceed in infinitum. I argue that Aquinas has good reason to hold this claim given his conception of causation. Because he holds that effects are ontologically dependent on their causes, he holds that the relevant causal series are wholly derivative: the later members of such series serve as causes only insofar as they have been caused by and are effects of the (...)
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  24. Scott M. Williams (2010). Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, and John Duns Scotus: On the Theology of the Father's Intellectual Generation of the Word. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 77 (1):35-81.score: 24.0
    There are two general routes that Augustine suggests in De Trinitate, XV, 14-16, 23-25, for a psychological account of the Father's intellectual generation of the Word. Thomas Aquinas and Henry of Ghent, in their own ways, follow the first route; John Duns Scotus follows the second. Aquinas, Henry, and Scotus's psychological accounts entail different theological opinions. For example, Aquinas (but neither Henry nor Scotus) thinks that the Father needs the Word to know the divine essence. If we compare the (...)
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  25. Tommy J. Curry (2013). The Fortune of Wells: Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Use of T. Thomas Fortune's Philosophy of Social Agitation as a Prolegomenon to Militant Civil Rights Activism. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 48 (4):456-482.score: 24.0
    Jesus Christ may be regarded as the chief spirit of agitation and innovation. He himself declared, “I come not to bring peace, but a sword.” One cannot delve seriously into the centuries of activism and scholarship against racism, Jim Crowism, and the terrorism of lynching without encountering the legacies of Timothy Thomas Fortune and Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Black scholars from the 19th century to the present have been inspired by the sociological and economic works of Fortune and Wells. Scholars (...)
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  26. Robert C. Koons & Logan Paul Gage (2011). St. Thomas Aquinas on Intelligent Design. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 85:79-97.score: 24.0
    Recently, the Intelligent Design (ID) movement has challenged the claim of many in the scientific establishment that nature gives no empirical signs of having been deliberately designed. In particular, ID arguments in biology dispute the notion that neo-Darwinian evolution is the only viable scientific explanation of the origin of biological novelty, arguing that there are telltale signs of the activity of intelligence which can be recognized and studied empirically. In recent years, a number of Catholic philosophers, theologians, and scientists have (...)
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  27. Rebecca Copenhaver (2006). Thomas Reid's Philosophy of Mind: Consciousness and Intentionality. Philosophy Compass 1 (3):279-289.score: 24.0
    Thomas Reid’s epistemological ambitions are decisively at the center of his work. However, if we take such ambitions to be the whole story, we are apt to overlook the theory of mind that Reid develops and deploys against the theory of ideas. Reid’s philosophy of mind is sophisticated and strikingly contemporary, and has, until recently, been lost in the shadow of his other philosophical accomplishments. Here I survey some aspects of Reid’s theory of mind that I find most interesting. (...)
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  28. Nicola Mößner (2011). Thought Styles and Paradigms—a Comparative Study of Ludwik Fleck and Thomas S. Kuhn. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 42 (2):362–371.score: 24.0
    At first glance there seem to be many similarities between Thomas S. Kuhn’s and Ludwik Fleck’s accounts of the development of scientific knowledge. Notably, both pay attention to the role played by the scientific community in the development of scientific knowledge. But putting first impressions aside, one can criticise some philosophers for being too hasty in their attempt to find supposed similarities in the works of the two men. Having acknowledged that Fleck anticipated some of Kuhn’s later theses, there (...)
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  29. Brian Francis Conolly (2007). Averroes, Thomas Aquinas and Giles of Rome on How is Man Understands. Vivarium 45 (1):69-92.score: 24.0
    Giles of Rome, in his early treatise, De plurificatione possibilis intellectus, criticizes the arguments of Thomas Aquinas against the Averroist doctrine of the uniqueness of the possible intellect on the grounds that Aquinas does not fully appreciate the distinction between material and intentional forms and the differences in how these forms are generated. Nevertheless, like Aquinas, he argues that Averroes' doctrine still results in the apparently absurd consequence that homo non intelligit, i.e., the individual, particular man, this man, does (...)
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  30. Stig Brorson & Hanne Andersen (2001). Stabilizing and Changing Phenomenal Worlds: Ludwik Fleck and Thomas Kuhn on Scientific Literature. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science 32 (1):109-129.score: 24.0
    In the work of both Ludwik Fleck and Thomas Kuhn the scientific literature plays important roles for stability and change of scientific phenomenal worlds. In this article we shall introduce the analyses of scientific literature provided by Fleck and Kuhn, respectively. From this background we shall discuss the problem of how divergent thinking can emerge in a dogmatic atmosphere. We shall argue that in their accounts of the factors inducing changes of scientific phenomenal worlds Fleck and Kuhn offer substantially (...)
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  31. Christopher Rowe (2012). Socrates on Reason, Appetite and Passion: A Response to Thomas C. Brickhouse and Nicholas D. Smith, Socratic Moral Psychology. [REVIEW] Journal of Ethics 16 (3):305-324.score: 24.0
    Section 1 of this essay distinguishes between four interpretations of Socratic intellectualism, which are, very roughly: (1) a version in which on any given occasion desire, and then action, is determined by what we think will turn out best for us, that being what we all, always, really desire; (2) a version in which on any given occasion action is determined by what we think will best satisfy our permanent desire for what is really best for us; (3) a version (...)
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  32. Douglas R. Anderson (2004). Philosophy as Teaching: James's "Knight Errant," Thomas Davidson. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (3):239-247.score: 24.0
    In 1905 William James wrote an essay in McClure's Magazine recalling the importance to his own work of the Scottish-born philosopher Thomas Davidson. In the essay, James states that Davidson was "essentially a teacher." What is interesting when one looks at Davidson's life and work is that, for Davidson, teaching does seem to be an essential feature of what it means to be a philosopher. Here, I develop how Davidson construes this linking of philosophy and teaching with a concluding (...)
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  33. Roberto Hofmeister Pich (2010). Thomas Reid sobre Concepção, Percepção e relação mente-mundo exterior. Veritas 55 (2).score: 24.0
    The notion of “conception” plays a central role in Thomas Reid’s theory of perceptual knowledge, although “conception” might be studied for itself as a source of knowledge. In this study, we attempt to expose systematically the several contexts where Reid deals with the source of knowledge and the kind of mental operation called “conception”. The purpose is to understand a specific aspect of the deliverances of “conception” in Reid’s theory of perception, namely, a direct relationship, not mediated by ideas, (...)
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  34. Fabrizio Amerini (2011). Pragmatics and Semantics in Thomas Aquinas. Vivarium 49 (1-3):95-126.score: 24.0
    Thomas Aquinas's account of the semantics of names is based on two fundamental distinctions: the distinction between a name's mode of signifying and the signified object, and that between the cause and the goal of a name's signification, i.e. that from which a name was instituted to signify and that which a name actually signifies. Thomas endows names with a two-layer signification: names are introduced into language to designate primarily conceptions of extramental things and secondarily the particular extramental (...)
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  35. Marek Piechowiak (2013). Tomasza z Akwinu koncepcja prawa naturalnego. Czy Akwinata jest myślicielem liberalnym? [Thomas Aquinas’s Conception of Natural Law: Is Aquinas a Liberal Thinker?]. Przegląd Tomistyczny 19:301-337.score: 24.0
    This article seeks to justify the claim that Thomas Aquinas proposed a concept of natural law which is immune to the argument against the recognition of an objective grounding of the good formulated by a well-known representative of the liberal tradition, Isaiah Berlin, in his famous essay “Two Concepts of Freedom.” I argue that Aquinas’s concept of freedom takes into account the very same values and goals that Berlin set out to defend when he composed his critique of natural (...)
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  36. Ari Ackerman (2011). Zerahia Halevi Saladin and Thomas Aquinas on Vows. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 19 (1):47-71.score: 24.0
    This article examines two medieval sermons that examine philosophic and halakhic issues: the Passover sermon of Hasdai Crescas, which discusses the laws of Passover, and a sermon of Zerahia Halevi Saladin, a disciple of Crescas, which probes an aspect of the laws of vows ( nedarim ). In the analysis of Zerahia's sermon, a comparison is made between his discussion and Thomas Aquinas's examination of vows in his Summa Theologica . The comparison establishes the dependency of Zerahia on Aquinas (...)
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  37. David Halpin (2001). Utopianism and Education: The Legacy of Thomas More. British Journal of Educational Studies 49 (3):299 - 315.score: 24.0
    'At the beginning, with Thomas More, utopia sets out an agenda for the modern world. Today, five hundred years later, what are the uses of utopia?' (Kumar, 1991, p. 85). This paper provides an answer to this question by examining More's utopian 'method' which, it is suggested, offers a model way of thinking imaginatively and prospectively about the form and content of social reform in general and educational change in particular.
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  38. Anthony J. Lisska (2013). Human Rights Theory Rooted in the Writings of Thomas Aquinas. Diametros 38:133-151.score: 24.0
    This essay is an analysis of the theory of human rights based on the writings of Thomas Aquinas, with special reference to the Summa Theologiae. The difference between a jus naturale found in Aquinas and the theory of human rights developed by the sixteenth century scholastic philosophers is articulated. The distinction between objective natural rights—“what is right”—and subjective natural rights—“a right”—is discussed noting that Aquinas held the former position and that later scholastic philosophers beginning with the Salamanca School of (...)
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  39. Noel Malcolm (2012). The Title of Hobbes's Refutation of Thomas White's De Mundo. Hobbes Studies 24 (2):179-188.score: 24.0
    Hobbes's manuscript refutation of Thomas White bears no title. Some modern scholars have proposed, on the basis of references to it by Mersenne, that the work was entitled 'De motu, loco et tempore', and the abbreviated version of this, 'De motu', has become current in modern scholarship. This research note analyses Mersenne's references, and concludes that this apparent title was a descriptive phrase introduced by Mersenne himself. The full description included the term 'philosophia' (thus: Hobbes's 'philosophy concerning motion, place (...)
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  40. Stephen Chanderbhan (2013). The Shifting Prominence of Emotions in the Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. Diametros 38:62-85.score: 24.0
    In this article, I claim that emotions, as we understand the term today, have a more prominent role in the moral life described by Thomas Aquinas than has been traditionally thought. First, clarity is needed about what exactly the emotions are in Aquinas. Second, clarity is needed about true virtue: specifically, about the relationship of acquired virtue to infused, supernatural virtues. Given a fuller understanding of both these things, I claim that emotions are not only auxiliary to the life (...)
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  41. Wladimir Barreto Lisboa (2011). Filosofia Natural E Filosofia Civil Em Thomas Hobbes. Doispontos 7 (2).score: 24.0
    This article discusses different points of view on the possible relations between the various parts of Thomas Hobbes’ philosophical thought. It tries to clarify whether there is a relationship of deductive dependence between ethics and politics and his early philosophy as presented mainly in De Corpore of 1655, on the other hand.
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  42. Paul A. Morgan & Scott J. Peters (2006). The Foundations of Planetary Agrarianism. Thomas Berry and Liberty Hyde Bailey. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19 (5):443-468.score: 24.0
    The challenge of pursuing sustainability in agriculture is often viewed as mainly or wholly technical in nature, requiring the reform of farming methods and the development and adoption of alternative technologies. Likewise, the purpose of sustainability is frequently cast in utilitarian terms, as a means of protecting a valuable resource (i.e., soil) and of satisfying market demands for healthy, tasty food. Paul B. Thompson has argued that the embrace of these views by many in the consumer/environmental movement enables easy co-optation (...)
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  43. Wladimir Barreto Lisboa (2009). Thomas Hobbes e a controvérsia acerca da interpretação da lei: uma questão jurídica contemporânea vista à luz do Commonwealth hobbesiano. Doispontos 6 (3).score: 24.0
    O objetivo desse artigo é mostrar de que modo um problema no domínio da teoria contemporânea do direito suscita questões que podem encontrar esclarecimentos na filosofia de Thomas Hobbes. Para tanto, será primeiramente analisada uma decisão da Suprema Corte norte-americana que retoma um debate constitucional aberto há já quase vinte anos e que versa sobre os direitos civis1. Nesse contexto, a noção de República em Hobbes será apresentada enquanto fornecendo uma teoria sobre a interpretação jurídica que permite apanhar o (...)
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  44. Anthony Celano (2013). The Foundation of Moral Reasoning: The Development of the Doctrine of Universal Moral Principles in the Works of Thomas Aquinas and His Predecessors. Diametros 38:1-61.score: 24.0
    This article considers the development of the idea of universal moral principles in the work of Thomas Aquinas and his predecessors in the thirteenth century. Like other medieval authors who sought to place the principles of moral practice on a foundation more secure than on the choices of the good person, as described by Aristotle, Thomas chooses to introduce a measure of ethical certitude through the concept of the innate habit of synderesis. This idea, introduced by Jerome in (...)
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  45. Luca Gili (2012). A Renaissance Reading of Aquinas: Thomas Cajetan on the Ontological Status of Essences. [REVIEW] Metaphysica 13 (2):217-227.score: 24.0
    Aristotelian philosophers have been always puzzled by the ambiguous status of essences: it is not clear whether an Aristotelian should admit that an essence, taken in itself, is real, even though essences do not exist over and above particular things, as Platonists posit; furthermore, it is not clear whether an Aristotelian should endorse the view that essences have a certain unity, even if they are taken in themselves, namely, by abstracting from the individuals of which they are essences. I tackle (...)
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  46. Fred Guyette (2013). Thomas Aquinas and Recent Questions About Human Dignity. Diametros 38:112-126.score: 24.0
    What is the status of human dignity in bioethics today? Ruth Macklin, Steven Pinker, and Peter Singer are among those who argue that “human dignity” is incoherent rhetoric, improperly smuggled into public discourse by religious people who are opposed to moral autonomy and want to block progress in cutting-edge medical research. In the moral philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, however, dignity is broader and deeper than its critics claim. It cannot simply be replaced by the concept of “autonomy.” Dignity plays (...)
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  47. Mary Evelyn Sunderland (2010). Regeneration: Thomas Hunt Morgan's Window Into Development. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 43 (2):325 - 361.score: 24.0
    Early in his career Thomas Hunt Morgan was interested in embryology and dedicated his research to studying organisms that could regenerate. Widely regarded as a regeneration expert, Morgan was invited to deliver a series of lectures on the topic that he developed into a book, Regeneration (1901). In addition to presenting experimental work that he had conducted and supervised, Morgan also synthesized and critiqued a great deal of work by his peers and predecessors. This essay probes into the history (...)
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  48. Megan Jane Laverty (2014). As Luck Would Have It: Thomas Hardy’s Bildungsroman on Leading a Human Life. Studies in Philosophy and Education 33 (6):635-646.score: 24.0
    In this essay, I demonstrate the value of the Bildungsroman for philosophy of education on the grounds that these narratives raise and explore educational questions. I focus on a short story in the Bildungsroman tradition, Thomas Hardy’s “A Mere Interlude”. This story describes the maturation of its heroine by narrating a series of events that transform her understanding of what it means to lead a human life. I connect her conceptual shift with two paradigms for leading a human life. (...)
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  49. Max Lewis Edward Andrews (forthcoming). Scientia and Radical Contingency in Thomas Aquinas. Philosophia:1-12.score: 24.0
    Historically, Thomas Aquinas has been controversial for his use of Averroistic-Aristotelian metaphysics. Because of his doctrine of simplicity many of argued that this entails a necessitarian view of nature—a debate that would pass through Spinoza, Descartes, and even to this day. Nevertheless, Thomas would prevail, not only to sainthood, but to become the patron of education and the Teacher of the Church. The task in this paper is to demonstrate that, contrary to many current contentions in Protestant, and (...)
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  50. Piers J. Hale (2003). Labor and the Human Relationship with Nature: The Naturalization of Politics in the Work of Thomas Henry Huxley, Herbert George Wells, and William Morris. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 36 (2):249 - 284.score: 24.0
    Historically labor has been central to human interactions with the environment, yet environmentalists pay it scant attention. Indeed, they have been critical of those who foreground labor in their politics, socialists in particular. However, environmentalists have found the nineteenth-century socialist William Morris appealing despite the fact that he wrote extensively on labor. This paper considers the place of labor in the relationship between humanity and the natural world in the work of Morris and two of his contemporaries, the eminent scientist (...)
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