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  1. Ellery Eells, Brian Skyrms & Ernest W. Adams (eds.) (1994). Probability and Conditionals: Belief Revision and Rational Decision. Cambridge University Press.score: 1230.0
    This is a 'state of the art' collection of essays on the relation between probabilities, especially conditional probabilities, and conditionals. It provides new negative results which sharply limit the ways conditionals can be related to conditional probabilities. There are also positive ideas and results which will open up new areas of research. The collection is intended to honour Ernest W. Adams, whose seminal work is largely responsible for creating this area of inquiry. As well as describing, evaluating, and (...)
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  2. Will W. Adams (1999). The Interpermeation of Self and World: Empirical Research, Existential Phenomenology, and Transpersonal Psychology. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 30 (2):39-67.score: 870.0
    This study, based upon empirical phenomenological research, explores an essential phenomenon of human existence: the interpermeating communion of self and world. In interpermeation, the supposed separation of self and world is transcended. The being, energy, life, and meaning of the world "flow into" one's self and become integrated as part of who one is; simultaneously, one's being, consciousness, awareness, and self "flow into" the world and become part of the world. Conscious of interpermeation, we tend to understand ourselves and reality (...)
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  3. Ernest W. Adams (1996). Four Probability-Preserving Properties of Inferences. Journal of Philosophical Logic 25 (1):1 - 24.score: 450.0
    Different inferences in probabilistic logics of conditionals 'preserve' the probabilities of their premisses to different degrees. Some preserve certainty, some high probability, some positive probability, and some minimum probability. In the first case conclusions must have probability I when premisses have probability 1, though they might have probability 0 when their premisses have any lower probability. In the second case, roughly speaking, if premisses are highly probable though not certain then conclusions must also be highly probable. In the third case (...)
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  4. Robert Merrihew Adams (2008). G. W Leibniz. The Leibniz Review 18:135-137.score: 360.0
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  5. Jack A. Adams, Philip H. Marshall & Norman W. Bray (1971). Closed-Loop Theory and Long-Term Retention. Journal of Experimental Psychology 90 (2):242-250.score: 360.0
  6. Ellen Adams (2007). Art and Archaeology (J.W.) Shaw Kommos. A Minoan Harbor Town and Greek Sanctuary in Southern Crete. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2006. Pp. 171, Illus., Maps, Plans. £16.95, 9780876616598 (Pbk); £31.99, 9780876616604 (Hbk). [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 127:209-.score: 360.0
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  7. Marilyn McCord Adams (1999). 11 Ockham on Will, Nature, and Morality. In P. V. Spade (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ockham. Cambridge.score: 360.0
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  8. P. Abelard, M. Adams, J. Adderley, African Traditional Religion, T. Agbola, B. Aland, C. Alexander, G. Alföldy, M. Althaus-Reid & T. Altizer (2012). Armageddon 95 Arndt, W. 61 Attridge, H. 79 Auden, WH 162 Augustine 39, 125, 128, 267. In Zoë Bennett & David B. Gowler (eds.), Radical Christian Voices and Practice: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland. Oup Oxford. 297.score: 360.0
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  9. Ellen Adams (2010). (C.W.) Shelmerdine Ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. Xxxvi + 452, Illus. £45/$90. 9780521814447 (Hbk). £17.99/$29.99. 9780521891271 (Pbk). [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 130:243-244.score: 360.0
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  10. Marilyn McCord Adams & Rega Wood (1981). Is To Will It as Bad as To Do It?: The Fourteenth Century Debate. Franciscan Studies 41 (1):5-60.score: 360.0
  11. Colin Adams (2004). The Demography of Egypt W. Scheidel: Death on the Nile. Disease and the Demography of Roman Egypt . Pp. XXX + 286, Maps. Leiden: Brill, 2001. Cased, €73. Isbn: 90-04-12323-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 54 (02):512-.score: 360.0
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  12. Robert Adams (1999). William Langland, Piers Plowman: The C Version. Will's Vision of Piers Plowman, Do-Well, Do-Better and Do-Best, Ed. George Russell and George Kane. An Edition in the Form of Huntington Library MS HM 143, Corrected and Restored From the Known Evidence, with Variant Readings.(Piers Plowman: The Three Versions.) London: Athlone Press; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. Xi, 700. $145. [REVIEW] Speculum 74 (4):1082-1085.score: 360.0
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  13. M. M. W. (1940). Book Review:Science in Your Life John Pfeiffer; Picture of Health James Clarke; Getting and Spending Mildred Adams; Who Are These Americans? Paul B. Sears; Which Way America? Lyman Bryson. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 7 (3):386-.score: 360.0
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  14. George P. Adams (1913). "Everybody's World" and the Will to Believe. Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 10 (7):186-188.score: 360.0
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  15. Lloyd C. Irland, Darius Adams, Ralph Alig, Carter J. Betz, Chi-Chung Chen, Mark Hutchins, Bruce A. McCarl, Ken Skog & Brent L. Sohngen (2001). Assessing Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change on US Forests, Wood-Product Markets, and Forest Recreation The Effects of Climate Change on Forests Will Trigger Market Adaptations in Forest Management and in Wood-Products Industries and May Well Have Significant Effects on Forest-Based Outdoor Recreation. BioScience 51 (9):753-764.score: 360.0
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  16. Jerrold L. Belant & Layne G. Adams (2010). Wolves Will Not Provide Small-Scale Ecological Restoration. BioScience 60 (7):485-485.score: 360.0
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  17. Fred Adams & Annie Steadman (2004). Intentional Action in Ordinary Language: Core Concept or Pragmatic Understanding? Analysis 64 (2):173–181.score: 300.0
    Among philosophers, there are at least two prevalent views about the core concept of intentional action. View I (Adams 1986, 1997; McCann 1986) holds that an agent S intentionally does an action A only if S intends to do A. View II (Bratman 1987; Harman 1976; and Mele 1992) holds that there are cases where S intentionally does A without intending to do A, as long as doing A is foreseen and S is willing to accept A as a (...)
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  18. Annie Steadman & Frederick Adams (2007). Folk Concepts, Surveys and Intentional Action. In C. Lumer & S. Nannini (eds.), Intentionality, Deliberation, and Autonomy: The Action-Theoretic Basis of Practical Philosophy. Ashgate Publishers.score: 300.0
    In a recent paper, Al Mele (2003) suggests that the Simple View of intentional action is “fiction” because it is “wholly unconstrained” by a widely shared (folk) concept of intentional action. The Simple View (Adams, 1986, McCann, 1986) states that an action is intentional only if intended. As evidence that the Simple View is not in accord with the folk notion of intentional action, Mele appeals to recent surveys of folk judgments by Joshua Knobe (2003, 2004a, 2004b). Knobe’s surveys (...)
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  19. Robert Merrihew Adams (2006). A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good. Clarendon Press.score: 300.0
    The distinguished philosopher Robert M. Adams presents a major work on virtue, which is once again a central topic in ethical thought. A Theory of Virtue is a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about the moral evaluation of character, proposing that virtue is chiefly a matter of being for what is good, and that virtues must be intrinsically excellent and not just beneficial or useful.
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  20. Michael Vannoy Adams (1996). The Multicultural Imagination: Race, Color, and the Unconscious. Routledge.score: 300.0
    The Multicultural Imagination is a challenging inquiry into the complex interrelationship between our ideas about race, color and the unconscious. Drawing on clinical case material, Michael Vannoy Adams argues that race is just as important as sex or any other content of the unconscious. He does not assume that racism will simply vanish if we psychoanalyze a patient, but shows how a non-defensive ego and a self-image that is receptive to other-images can move us towards a more productive (...)
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  21. Marilyn McCord Adams (2010). Some Later Medieval Theories of the Eucharist: Thomas Aquinas, Gilles of Rome, Duns Scotus, and William Ockham. [REVIEW] Oup Oxford.score: 300.0
    How can the Body and Blood of Christ, without ever leaving heaven, come to be really present on eucharistic altars where the bread and wine still seem to be? Marilyn McCord Adams examines how this question and its answer engaged thirteenth and fourteenth century philosophical theologians.
     
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  22. David W. Congdon, Marilyn Mccord Adams, Eleonore Stump & Alvin Plantinga (2011). The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology. Philosophy:567-569.score: 280.0
    This short source describes the history of the kalam and how it was adopted by Muslims. Furthermore it outlines an argument made by al-Ghazali in defense of the existence of a Creator. The chapter as a whole concerns the kalam cosmological argument, which holds that there is a reason for the existence of the universe.
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  23. Ernest W. Adams & William Y. Adams (1987). Purpose and Scientific Concept Formation. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38 (4):419-440.score: 280.0
  24. Hilde Hein, Arthur W. Munk & E. M. Adams (1974). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 8 (1):69-78.score: 280.0
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  25. Ernest W. Adams (1978). Two Aspects of Physical Identity. Philosophical Studies 34 (August):111-134.score: 240.0
  26. Will Adams (2007). The Primacy of Interrelating: Practicing Ecological Psychology with Buber, Levinas, and Merleau-Ponty. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 38 (1):24-61.score: 240.0
    This study explores the primacy of interrelating and its ecopsychological significance. Grounded in evidence from everyday experience, and in dialogue with the phenomenology of Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, we discover that humans are inherently relational beings, not separate egoic subjects. When experienced intimately , this realization may transform our interrelationship with the beings and presences in the community of nature. Specifically, interrelating is primary in three ways: 1) interrelating is always already here, transpiring from the beginning of (...)
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  27. Ernest W. Adams (1975). The Logic of Conditionals: An Application of Probability to Deductive Logic. D. Reidel Pub. Co..score: 240.0
    THE INDICATIVE CONDITIONAL. A PROBABILISTIC CRITERION OF SOUNDNESS FOR DEDUCTIVE INFERENCES Our objective in this section is to establish a prima facie case ...
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  28. Ernest W. Adams (1994). On the Method of Superposition. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 45 (2):693-708.score: 240.0
  29. Ernest W. Adams (1966). On the Nature and Purpose of Measurement. Synthese 16 (2):125 - 169.score: 240.0
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  30. Ernest W. Adams (1965). Elements of a Theory of Inexact Measurement. Philosophy of Science 32 (3/4):205-228.score: 240.0
    Modifications of current theories of ordinal, interval and extensive measurement are presented, which aim to accomodate the empirical fact that perfectly exact measurement is not possible (which is inconsistent with current theories). The modification consists in dropping the assumption that equality (in measure) is observable, but continuing to assume that inequality (greater or lesser) can be observed. The modifications are formulated mathematically, and the central problems of formal measurement theory--the existence and uniqueness of numerical measures consistent with data--are re-examined. Some (...)
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  31. Sara E. Boyd & Zachary W. Adams (2011). Ethical Challenges in the Treatment of Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities. Ethics and Behavior 20 (6):407-418.score: 240.0
  32. Ernest W. Adams (1977). A Note on Comparing Probabilistic and Modal Logics of Conditionals. Theoria 43 (3):186-194.score: 240.0
  33. Ernest W. Adams (1986). On the Logic of High Probability. Journal of Philosophical Logic 15 (3):255 - 279.score: 240.0
  34. Ernest W. Adams (1988). Modus Tollens Revisited. Analysis 48 (3):122 - 128.score: 240.0
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  35. Ernest W. Adams (1998). Idealization in Applied First-Order Logic. Synthese 117 (3):331-354.score: 240.0
    Applying first-order logic to derive the consequences of laws that are only approximately true of empirical phenomena involves idealization of a kind that is akin to applying arithmetic to calculate the area of a rectangular surface from approximate measures of the lengths of its sides. Errors in the data, in the exactness of the lengths in one case and in the exactness of the laws in the other, are in some measure transmitted to the consequences deduced from them, and the (...)
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  36. Ernest W. Adams & Howard P. Levine (1975). On the Uncertainties Transmitted From Premises to Conclusions in Deductive Inferences. Synthese 30 (3-4):429 - 460.score: 240.0
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  37. Ernest W. Adams (1974). The Logic of 'Almost All'. Journal of Philosophical Logic 3 (1/2):3 - 17.score: 240.0
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  38. John W. Lenz, Paul Oskar Kristeller, Willis Doney, Norman Kretzmann, Colin Murray Turbayne, Arthur Pap, E. M. Adams, T. A. Goudge, Edward H. Madden, Rudolf Allers, Hans Jonas, Lawrence W. Beals, Philip Nochlin, Ethel M. Albert, Mary Mothersill, John W. Blyth, Hector N. Castañeda, Milton C. Nahm & Joseph Margolis (1957). The American Philosophical Association Eastern Division: Abstracts of Papers to Be Read at the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Harvard University, December 27-29, 1957. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 54 (24):773-794.score: 240.0
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  39. Ernest W. Adams (1988). A Note on Solidity. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 66 (4):512 – 516.score: 240.0
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  40. Ernest W. Adams (2005). On a Proportionality Analysis of Syllogistic Private Reasoning. Synthese 146 (1-2):129 - 138.score: 240.0
    . Syllogisms like Barbara, “If all S is M and all M is P, then all S is P”, are here analyzed not in terms of the truth of their categorical constituents, “all S is M”, etc., but rather in terms of the corresponding proportions, e.g., of Ss that are Ms. This allows us to consider the inferences’ approximate validity, and whether the fact that most Ss are Ms and most Ms are Ps guarantees that most Ss are Ps. It (...)
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  41. Ernest W. Adams (1993). Classical Physical Abstraction. Erkenntnis 38 (2):145 - 167.score: 240.0
    An informal theory is set forth of relations between abstract entities, includingcolors, physical quantities, times, andplaces in space, and the concrete things thathave them, or areat orin them, based on the assumption that there are close analogies between these relations and relations between abstractsets and the concrete things that aremembers of them. It is suggested that even standard scientific usage of these abstractions presupposes principles that are analogous to postulates of abstraction, identity, and other fundamental principles of set theory. Also (...)
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  42. Ernest W. Adams (1996). Topology, Empiricism, and Operationalism. The Monist 79 (1):1--20.score: 240.0
  43. Janice F. Adams, Rosemarie V. Nemeth & W. B. Pavlik (1982). Between-and Within-Subjects PRE with Sucrose Incentives. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 20 (5):261-262.score: 240.0
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  44. Ernest W. Adams (1998). Remarks on Wishes and Counterfactuals. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 79 (3):191–196.score: 240.0
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  45. Ernest W. Adams (1970). Subjunctive and Indicative Conditionals. Foundations of Language 6 (1):89-94.score: 240.0
    The purpose of this note is to dispute Michael Ayers' claim that "there is no special problem of subjunctive conditionals".
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  46. Janice F. Adams, Rosemarie Nemeth-Coslett & W. B. Pavlik (1983). Between-and Within-Subjects Partial Reinforcement Effects as a Function of Response Alternatives. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 21 (1):54-56.score: 240.0
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  47. Ernest W. Adams (1988). Confirming Inexact Generalizations. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1988:10 - 16.score: 240.0
    I suppose that 'ravens are black' is an inexact generalization having a degree of truth measured by the proportion of ravens that are black, and a probability measured by its expected degree of truth in different 'possible worlds.' Given this, 'ravens are black' differs in truth, probability, and confirmation from 'non-black things are not ravens', and this suggests a new approach to Hempel's Paradox as well as to other aspects of confirmation. Basic concepts of a formal theory developing this approach (...)
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  48. M. E. Adams & W. Dziobiak (1995). Joins of Minimal Quasivarieties. Studia Logica 54 (3):371 - 389.score: 240.0
    LetL(K) denote the lattice (ordered by inclusion) of quasivarieties contained in a quasivarietyK and letD 2 denote the variety of distributive (0, 1)-lattices with 2 additional nullary operations. In the present paperL(D 2) is described. As a consequence, ifM+N stands for the lattice join of the quasivarietiesM andN, then minimal quasivarietiesV 0,V 1, andV 2 are given each of which is generated by a 2-element algebra and such that the latticeL(V 0+V1), though infinite, still admits an easy and nice description (...)
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  49. Ernest W. Adams (1990). Review Article. Synthese 84 (1):139-152.score: 240.0
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  50. Ernest W. Adams & Roger D. Rosenkrantz (1980). Applying the Jeffrey Decision Model to Rational Betting and Information Acquisition. Theory and Decision 12 (1):1-20.score: 240.0
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