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    The Forgotten People: Eritreans in the World's Eyes.Alexander G. E. Tekie - unknown
    As the world watches the current crisis in Kosovo unfold through intensive daily media coverage, particularly by major networks in the US and Europe, one can only wonder why the same attention is not given to the crises in Africa. The military intervention by NATO allied forces, including the United States, to avert Milosevic ’ s genocidal campaign towards the Kosovo Albanians, can only be characterized as an exclusive European mission to resolve Europe ’ s problem. This is not, by (...)
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    Blueprint for Transparency at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Recommendations to Advance the Development of Safe and Effective Medical Products.Joshua M. Sharfstein, James Dabney Miller, Anna L. Davis, Joseph S. Ross, Margaret E. McCarthy, Brian Smith, Anam Chaudhry, G. Caleb Alexander & Aaron S. Kesselheim - 2017 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 45 (s2):7-23.
    BackgroundThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration traditionally has kept confidential significant amounts of information relevant to the approval or non-approval of specific drugs, devices, and biologics and about the regulatory status of such medical products in FDA’s pipeline.ObjectiveTo develop practical recommendations for FDA to improve its transparency to the public that FDA could implement by rulemaking or other regulatory processes without further congressional authorization. These recommendations would build on the work of FDA’s Transparency Task Force in 2010.MethodsIn 2016-2017, we convened (...)
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  3. G.E.R. LLOYD The Ambivalences of Rationality: Ancient and Modern Cross-Cultural Explorations. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. 132. $48.99. 9781108420044. [REVIEW]Alexander Beecroft - 2021 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 141:289-290.
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    G. E. R. Lloyd, "Polarity and Analogy: Two Types of Argumentation in Early Greek Thought". [REVIEW]Alexander N. Tsambassis - 1967 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 5 (2):163.
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    Graph of a Reflexive Game and Bélles-Léttres.Alexander G. Chkhartishvili & Dmitry A. Novikov - 2014 - Studia Humana 3 (3):11-15.
    The authors consider reflexive games that describe the interaction of subjects making decisions based on an awareness structure, i.e., a hierarchy of beliefs about essential parameters, beliefs about beliefs, and so on. It was shown that the language of graphs of reflexive games represents a convenient uniform description method for reflexion effects in bélles-léttres.
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    Katalog der Sanskrit-Handschriften der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (Sammlungen Marcus Aurel Stein und Carl Alexander von Hügel)Katalog der Sanskrit-Handschriften der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek.E. G. & Walter Slaje - 1992 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 112 (1):177.
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  7. Novel Sequence Feature Variant Type Analysis of the HLA Genetic Association in Systemic Sclerosis.R. Karp David, Marthandan Nishanth, G. E. Marsh Steven, Ahn Chul, C. Arnett Frank, S. DeLuca David, D. Diehl Alexander, Dunivin Raymond, Eilbeck Karen, Feolo Michael & Barry Smith - 2009 - Human Molecular Genetics 19 (4):707-719.
    Significant associations have been found between specific human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles and organ transplant rejection, autoimmune disease development, and the response to infection. Traditional searches for disease associations have conventionally measured risk associated with the presence of individual HLA alleles. However, given the high level of HLA polymorphism, the pattern of amino acid variability, and the fact that most of the HLA variation occurs at functionally important sites, it may be that a combination of variable amino acid sites shared (...)
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    Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov: His Life and Work. G. E. Pavlova, A. S. Federov, Arthur Aksenov, Richard Hainsworth.Alexander Vucinich - 1988 - Isis 79 (3):540-541.
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    The Mathematical Intelligencer Flunks the Olympics.Alexander E. Gutman, Mikhail G. Katz, Taras S. Kudryk & Semen S. Kutateladze - 2017 - Foundations of Science 22 (3):539-555.
    The Mathematical Intelligencer recently published a note by Y. Sergeyev that challenges both mathematics and intelligence. We examine Sergeyev’s claims concerning his purported Infinity computer. We compare his grossone system with the classical Levi-Civita fields and with the hyperreal framework of A. Robinson, and analyze the related algorithmic issues inevitably arising in any genuine computer implementation. We show that Sergeyev’s grossone system is unnecessary and vague, and that whatever consistent subsystem could be salvaged is subsumed entirely within a stronger and (...)
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    A Reanalysis of B 0 -B̄ 0 Mixing in E + E - Annihilation at 29 GeV.A. J. Weir, G. Abrams, C. E. Adolphsen, J. P. Alexander, M. Alvarez, D. Amidei, A. R. Baden, B. C. Barish, T. Barklow, B. A. Barnett, I. Bartelt, D. Blockus, G. Bonvicini, A. Boyarski, J. Boyer, B. Brabson, A. Breakstone, J. M. Brom, F. Bulos, P. R. Burchat, D. L. Burke, F. Butler, F. Calvino, R. J. Cence, J. Chapman, D. Cords, D. P. Coupal, H. C. Destaebler, J. M. de DorfanDorfan, P. S. Drell, G. J. Feldman, E. Fernandez, R. C. Field, W. T. Ford, C. Fordham, R. Frey, D. Fujino, K. K. Gan, G. Gidal, L. Gladney, T. Glanzman, M. S. Gold, G. Goldhaber, A. Green, P. Grosse-Wiesmann, J. Haggerty, G. Hanson, R. Harr, F. A. Harris, C. M. Hawkes, K. Hayes, D. Herrup, C. A. Heusch, T. Himel, R. J. Hollebeek, D. Hutchinson, J. Hylef, W. R. Innes, M. Jaffre, J. A. Jaros, I. Juricic, J. A. Kadyk, D. Karlen, J. Kent, S. R. Klein, W. Koska, W. Kozanecki, A. J. Lankford, R. R. Larsen, B. W. LeClaire, M. E. Levi, A. M. Litke, N. S. Lockyer, V. Lüth, J. A. J. Matthews, B. D. di MeyerMilliken, K. C. Moffeit, L. Müller, J. Nash, M. E. Nelson, D. Nitz, H. Ogren, R. A. Ong & O'Shaughness - unknown
    Data taken by the Mark II detector at the PEP storage ring was used to measure the rate of dilepton production in multihadronic events produced by e+e- annihilation at √s=29 GeV. We determine the probability that a hadron initially containing a b quark decays to a positive lepton to be 0.17-0.08+0.15, with 90% confidence level limits of 0.06 and 0.38. © 1990.
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    The Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Western Philosophical Association.E. H. Hollands, R. W. Sellars, A. W. Moore, B. H. Bode, E. S. Ames, G. D. Walcott, Edwin D. Starbuck, J. M. Mecklin, H. B. Alexander, V. T. Thayer, R. C. Lodge, Ellsworth Faris & Edward L. Schaub - 1917 - Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 14 (15):403-414.
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  12. Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction.Alexander Miller - 2013 - Polity.
    This new edition of Alexander Miller’s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century contemporary metaethics. Miller traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. E. Moore up to the most recent arguments between naturalism and non-naturalism, cognitivism and non-cognitivism. From Moore’s attack on ethical naturalism, A. J. Ayer’s emotivism and Simon Blackburn’s quasi-realism to anti-realist and best opinion accounts (...)
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    Alexander Graham Bell.E. G. Hills - 1951 - The Eugenics Review 43 (3):164.
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  14. Non-Adherence to Psychiatric Medication in Adults Experiencing Homelessness is Associated with Incurred Concussions.Neal Rangu, Sumer G. Frank-Pearce, Adam C. Alexander, Emily T. Hébert, Chaelin Ra, Darla E. Kendzor & Michael S. Businelle - 2022 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 16.
    This study investigated the relationship between concussions and medication adherence among 247 adults experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, who were prescribed medication for a psychiatric disorder. Participants were asked whether they had “ever experienced a blow to the head that caused a concussion,” and medication adherence was measured by asking participants whether they had taken their psychiatric medication yesterday. The data were analyzed using univariate and multivariable logistic regressions. Results showed that more than half of the sample had a (...)
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    Egypt H. Idris Bell: Egypt From Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest. Pp. Vii+168. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1948. Cloth, 10s. Net. [REVIEW]E. G. Turner - 1949 - The Classical Review 63 (3-4):127-128.
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    N atalia G. S ukhova & E rki T ammiksaar, Aleksandr Fedorovich Middendorf: K dvukhsotletiyu so dnia rozhdeniya [Alexander Theodor von Middendorff: On the Bicentenary of His Birthday], 2nd edition, revised and expanded, St. Petersburg: Nestor-Istoriya, 2015, 380 pp., price 300 roubles [In Russian]. [REVIEW]Maxim V. Vinarski & Tatiana I. Yusupova - 2017 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 40 (1):14.
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  17. The Bourgeoisie in 18th Century France.Elinor G. Barber, Frank E. Manuel, Alexander Herzen, Jean J. Joughin, Aaron Noland & Val R. Lorwin - 1957 - Science and Society 21 (3):264-272.
  18. Bolin, FS 80 DES 154 Borko, H. 14, 16 Dawson, CJ 109.D. Aacte40 Boud, E. Aera46 Boyd, R. J. Alexander, D. Boydell, G. Allport, M. Brennan, M. Andrew, J. E. Brophy, A. Anning & S. Brown - 1993 - In James Calderhead & Peter Gates (eds.), Conceptualizing Reflection in Teacher Development. Falmer Press.
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  19. Caterina Chiarelli, Le attività artistiche e il patrimonio librario della Certosa di Firenze. 2 vols. (Analecta Cartusiana, 102.) Salzburg: Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Salzburg, 1984. Paper. 1: pp. xvi, 1–185; 84 black-and-white photographs. 2: pp. vi, 186–491. [REVIEW]Jonathan J. G. Alexander - 1987 - Speculum 62 (1):120-121.
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    Rhetorische Studien:Heft 3: Lukians Δημοσδένους ἘγκωμίονHeft 4: De scholasticarum declamationum argumentis ex historia petitisHeft 5: Alexander Numeniu περὶ σχημάτων in seinem Verhältnis zu Kaikilios, Tiberios und seinen späteren BenutzernHeft 6: Die Monodie des Michael Psellos auf den Einsturz der Hagia SophiaHeft 9: Über die pseudoxenophontische Ἀθηναίων ΠολιτείαHeft 10: Die Stimmbildung der Redner in Altertum bis auf die Zeit Quintilians.Heft 3: Lukians Dhmosdenous EgkwmionHeft 5: Alexander Numeniu peri sxhmatwn in seinem Verhaltnis zu Kaikilios, Tiberios und seinen spateren BenutzernHeft 9: Uber die pseudoxenophontische Aqhnaiwn Politeia. [REVIEW]E. Drerup, A. Bauer, R. Kohl, T. Schwab, P. Würthle, G. Stail, A. Krumbacher & P. Wurthle - 1921 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 41:308.
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    Three Historians of Alexander the Great: The So-Called Vulgate Authors, Diodorus, Justin and Curtius. [REVIEW]J. E. Atkinson & N. G. L. Hammond - 1985 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 105:216-216.
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  22. Promoting Coherent Minimum Reporting Guidelines for Biological and Biomedical Investigations: The MIBBI Project.Chris F. Taylor, Dawn Field, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Jan Aerts, Rolf Apweiler, Michael Ashburner, Catherine A. Ball, Pierre-Alain Binz, Molly Bogue, Tim Booth, Alvis Brazma, Ryan R. Brinkman, Adam Michael Clark, Eric W. Deutsch, Oliver Fiehn, Jennifer Fostel, Peter Ghazal, Frank Gibson, Tanya Gray, Graeme Grimes, John M. Hancock, Nigel W. Hardy, Henning Hermjakob, Randall K. Julian, Matthew Kane, Carsten Kettner, Christopher Kinsinger, Eugene Kolker, Martin Kuiper, Nicolas Le Novere, Jim Leebens-Mack, Suzanna E. Lewis, Phillip Lord, Ann-Marie Mallon, Nishanth Marthandan, Hiroshi Masuya, Ruth McNally, Alexander Mehrle, Norman Morrison, Sandra Orchard, John Quackenbush, James M. Reecy, Donald G. Robertson, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Henry Rodriguez, Heiko Rosenfelder, Javier Santoyo-Lopez, Richard H. Scheuermann, Daniel Schober, Barry Smith & Jason Snape - 2008 - Nature Biotechnology 26 (8):889-896.
    Throughout the biological and biomedical sciences there is a growing need for, prescriptive ‘minimum information’ (MI) checklists specifying the key information to include when reporting experimental results are beginning to find favor with experimentalists, analysts, publishers and funders alike. Such checklists aim to ensure that methods, data, analyses and results are described to a level sufficient to support the unambiguous interpretation, sophisticated search, reanalysis and experimental corroboration and reuse of data sets, facilitating the extraction of maximum value from data sets (...)
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    Molla Halil’e Göre Sevap ve İk'b.Serkan Teki̇n - 2020 - Tasavvur - Tekirdag Theology Journal 6 (1):521-556.
    Molla Halil’e göre insanların bu dünyada yaptıkları iyiliklere karşılık Yüce Allah onları ahirette lütfuyla nimetlendirecek ve Cennetine koyacaktır. Bu, Allah’ın insanlara bir va‘didir. Allah va‘dinden asla dönmez. Çünkü Allah’ın va‘dinden dönmesi, O’nun hakkında bir eksiklik sayılır. Ancak bu durum O’nun için vucûbiyet ifade etmez. Vucubiyet kavramı çeşitli anlamlarda kullanıldığı için anlam kargaşasına yol açabilir. Buna sebebiyet vermemek için kelamda özellikle de bu makalede “zorunluluk” anlamına kullanılacak olup bazen gereklilik anlamı da ihtiva edebilir. Allah, kötülük yapanları ise adaletiyle cezalandıracaktır. Bu da (...)
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  24. An Improved Ontological Representation of Dendritic Cells as a Paradigm for All Cell Types.Masci Anna Maria, N. Arighi Cecilia, D. Diehl Alexander, E. Lieberman Anne, Mungall Chris, H. Scheuermann Richard, Barry Smith & G. Cowell Lindsay - 2009 - BMC Bioinformatics 10 (1):70.
    The Cell Ontology (CL) is designed to provide a standardized representation of cell types for data annotation. Currently, the CL employs multiple is_a relations, defining cell types in terms of histological, functional, and lineage properties, and the majority of definitions are written with sufficient generality to hold across multiple species. This approach limits the CL’s utility for cross-species data integration. To address this problem, we developed a method for the ontological representation of cells and applied this method to develop a (...)
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    Islamic Mysticism: A Short History By Alexander D. Knysh. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2000. Pp. Vii, 358. HB $99.00. 90-04-10717-7. [REVIEW]G. Elmore - 2001 - Journal of Islamic Studies 12 (2):191-193.
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    Intelligence and Creativity Share a Common Cognitive and Neural Basis.Emily Frith, Daniel B. Elbich, Alexander P. Christensen, Monica D. Rosenberg, Qunlin Chen, Michael J. Kane, Paul J. Silvia, Paul Seli & Roger E. Beaty - 2021 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 150 (4):609-632.
    Are intelligence and creativity distinct abilities, or do they rely on the same cognitive and neural systems? We sought to quantify the extent to which intelligence and creative cognition overlap in brain and behavior by combining machine learning of fMRI data and latent variable modeling of cognitive ability data in a sample of young adults (N = 186) who completed a battery of intelligence and creative thinking tasks. The study had 3 analytic goals: (a) to assess contributions of specific facets (...)
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    Akert, K. 95 Alexander, S. 205 B Baenninger, R. 282.R. Baldwin, A. Barenco, J. Barrow, G. Bataille, A. Bell, E. Beltrametti, P. Benioff, M. Berry, D. Bierman & M. Brookes - 2001 - In P. Van Loocke (ed.), The Physical Nature of Consciousness. John Benjamins. pp. 313.
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    Book Reviews Section 2.Donald Melcer, Frederick B. Davis, Dennis J. Hocevar, Francis J. Kelly, Joseph L. Braga, Verne Keenan, Joseph C. English, Douglas K. Stevenson, James C. Moore, Paul G. Liberty, Thebon Alexander, Jebe E. Brophy, Ronald M. Brown, W. D. Halls, Frederick M. Binder, Jacob L. Susskind, David B. Ripley, Martin Laforse, Bernard Spodek, V. Robert Agostino, R. Mclaren Sawyer, Joseph Kirschner, Franklin Parker & Hilary E. Bender - 1972 - Educational Studies 3 (4):212-225.
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    Search for B-Decay to Higgs Bosons for Higgs Boson Masses Between 50 and 210 MeV/C 2.A. Snyder, W. N. Murray, G. Abrams, C. E. Adolphsen, C. Akerlof, J. P. Alexander, M. Alvarez, D. Amidel, A. R. Baden, B. C. Barish, T. Barklow, B. A. Barnett, J. Bartelt, D. Blockus, G. Bonvicini, A. Boyarski, J. Boyer, B. Brabson, A. Breakstone, J. M. Brom, F. Bulos, P. R. Burchat, D. L. Burke, F. Butler, F. Calvino, R. J. Cence, J. Chapman, D. Cords, D. P. Coupal, H. C. Destaebler, J. M. de DorfanDorfan, P. S. Drell, G. J. Feldman, E. Fernandez, R. C. Field, W. T. Ford, C. Fordham, R. Frey, D. Fujino, K. K. Gan, G. Gidal, L. Gladney, T. Glanzman, M. S. Gold, G. Goldhaber, P. Grosse-Wiesmann, J. Haggerty, G. Hanson, R. Harr, F. A. Harris, C. M. Hawkes, K. Hayes, D. Herrup, C. A. Heusch, T. Himel, R. J. Hollebeek, D. Hutchinson, J. Hylen, W. R. Innes, M. Jaffre, J. A. Jaros, I. Juricic, J. A. Kadyk, D. Karlen, J. Kent, S. R. Klein, W. Koska, W. Kozanecki, A. J. Lankford, R. R. Larsen, B. W. Leclaire, M. E. Levi, A. M. Litke, N. S. Lockyer, V. Lüth, J. A. J. Matthews, B. D. di MeyerMilliken, K. C. Moffeit, L. Müller, J. Nash, M. E. Nelson, D. Nitz, H. Ogren & R. A. Ong - unknown
    We use data from the Mark II experiment at PEP to search for the process B→h0X for mh0 between 50 and 210 MeV/c2. No evidence for the Higgs boson is seen in this mass range. The limit obtained rules out the standard Higgs boson for masses between 70 and 210 MeV/c2 and significantly constrains extensions of the Higgs sector. © 1989.
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    Graduate Education in Philosophy.Roderick M. Chisholm, H. G. Alexander, Lewis Hahn, Paul C. Hayner & Charles W. Hendel - 1958 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 32:145-156.
    The following statement is a report of the Committee on Philosophy in Education of the American Philosophical Association and was approved by the Association's Board of Officers in September, 1959. The Committee was composed of the following: C. W. Hendel, Chairman, H. G. Alexander, R. M. Chisholm, Max Fisch, Lucius Garvin, Douglas Morgan, A. E. Murphy, Charner Perry, and R. G. Turnbull. Primary responsibility for the preparation of this report belonged to a subcommittee composed of Roderick M. Chisholm, Chairman, (...)
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    New Books. [REVIEW]Isaiah Berlin, P. F. Strawson, R. Rhees, F. E. Sparshott, Michael Scriven, R. F. Holland, Jonathan Harrison, H. G. Alexander, C. A. Mace, J. L. Evans, D. A. Rees, W. Mays, C. K. Grant, Basil Mitchell & G. C. J. Midgley - 1952 - Mind 61 (243):405-439.
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    Holz Hans Heinz. Zutn Problem der Konstitution von Bedeutung. Actes du XIème Congrès International de Philosophie, Volume V, Logique, Analyse Philosophique, Philosophie des Mathématiques, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam 1953, and Éditions E. Nauwelaerts, Louvain 1953, Pp. 180–184.Alexander H. G.. Language and Hypostatization. Actes du XIème Congrès International de Philosophie, Volume V, Logique, Analyse Philosophique, Philosophie des Mathématiques, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam 1953, and Éditions E. Nauwelaerts, Louvain 1953, Pp. 185–190.Dingler Hugo. Was Ist Konventionalismus? Zum 50jährigen Jubiläum des Erscheinens der Deutschen Ausgabe von Henri Poincarés Wissenschaft Und Hypothese. Actes du XIème Congrès International de Philosophie, Volume V, Logique, Analyse Philosophique, Philosophie des Mathématiques, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam 1953, and Éditions E. Nauwelaerts, Louvain 1953, Pp. 199–204.Riabouchinsky Dimitri. La Définition des Nombre. [REVIEW]Alonzo Church - 1955 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 20 (1):57-58.
  33. Events, Processes, and States.Alexander P. D. Mourelatos - 1978 - Linguistics and Philosophy 2 (3):415 - 434.
    The familiar Vendler-Kenny scheme of verb-types, viz., performances (further differentiated by Vedler into accomplishments and achievements), activities, and states, is too narrow in two important respects. First, it is narrow linguistically. It fails to take into account the phenomenon of verb aspect. The trichotomy is not one of verbs as lexical types but of predications. Second, the trichotomy is narrow ontologically. It is a specification in the context of human agency of the more fundamental, topic-neutral trichotomy, event-process-state.The central component in (...)
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    From Plato to Wittgenstein: Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe.G. E. M. Anscombe - 2011 - Imprint Academic.
    Both books were highly praised. This third volume brings essays on the thought of historical philosophers in which Anscombe engages directly with their ideas and arguments.
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    Continued Confinement of Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19.Samia Hurst, Eva Maria Belser, Claudine Burton-Jeangros, Pascal Mahon, Cornelia Hummel, Settimio Monteverde, Tanja Krones, Stéphanie Dagron, Cécile Bensimon, Bianca Schaffert, Alexander Trechsel, Luca Chiapperino, Laure Kloetzer, Tania Zittoun, Ralf Jox, Marion Fischer, Anne Dalle Ave, Peter G. Kirchschlaeger & Suerie Moon - 2020 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 30 (3):401-418.
    Continued confinement of those most vulnerable to COVID-19—e.g., the elderly, those with chronic diseases and other risk factors—is presented as an uncontroversial measure when planning exit strategies from lockdown measures. Policies for deconfinement assume that these persons will remain confined even when others will not. This, however, could last quite a long time, and for some this could mean that they will remain in confinement for the rest of their lives.In a policy brief on ethical, legal, and social issues of (...)
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  36. Taste, traits, and tendencies.Alexander Dinges & Julia Zakkou - 2021 - Philosophical Studies 178 (4):1183-1206.
    Many experiential properties are naturally understood as dispositions such that e.g. a cake tastes good to you iff you are disposed to get gustatory pleasure when you eat it. Such dispositional analyses, however, face a challenge. It has been widely observed that one cannot properly assert “The cake tastes good to me” unless one has tried it. This acquaintance requirement is puzzling on the dispositional account because it should be possible to be disposed to like the cake even if this (...)
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  37. Sincerely Asserting What You Do Not Believe.Alexander R. Pruss - 2012 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 90 (3):541 - 546.
    I offer examples showing that, pace G. E. Moore, it is possible to assert ?Q and I don't believe that Q? sincerely, truly, and without any absurdity. The examples also refute the following principles: (a) justification to assert p entails justification to assert that one believes p (Gareth Evans); (b) the sincerity condition on assertion is that one believes what one says (John Searle); and (c) to assert (to someone) something that one believes to be false is to lie (Don (...)
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    Re-Creating the Canon: Augustan Poetry and the Alexandrian Past.James E. G. Zetzel - 1983 - Critical Inquiry 10 (1):83.
    The Alexandrian emphasis on smallness, elegance, and slightness at the expense of grand themes in major poetic genres was not preciosity for its own sake: although the poetry was written by and for scholars, it had much larger sources than the bibliothecal context in which it was composed. Since the time of the classical poets, much had changed. Earlier Greek poetry was an intimate part of the life of the city-state, written for its religious occasions and performed by its citizens. (...)
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  39. Structural Properties Revisited.Alexander Bird - 2009 - In Toby Handfield (ed.), Dispositions and Causes. Clarendon Press. pp. 215--41.
    Those who hold that all fundamental sparse properties have dispositional essences face a problem with structural (e.g. geometrical) properties. In this paper I consider a further route for the dispositional monist that is enabled by the requirement that physical theories should be background-free. If this requirement is respected then we can see how spatial displacement can be a causally active relation and hence may be understood dispositionally.
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    Generic Complexity of Undecidable Problems.Alexei G. Myasnikov & Alexander N. Rybalov - 2008 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 73 (2):656 - 673.
    In this paper we study generic complexity of undecidable problems. It turns out that some classical undecidable problems are, in fact, strongly undecidable, i.e., they are undecidable on every strongly generic subset of inputs. For instance, the classical Halting Problem is strongly undecidable. Moreover, we prove and analog of the Rice theorem for strongly undecidable problems, which provides plenty of examples of strongly undecidable problems. Then we show that there are natural super-undecidable problems. i.e., problem which are undecidable on every (...)
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  41. Abductive Knowledge and Holmesian Inference.Alexander Bird - 2005 - In Tamar Szabo Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies in Epistemology. Oxford University Press. pp. 1--31.
    The usual, comparative, conception of inference to the best explanation (IBE) takes it to be ampliative. In this paper I propose a conception of IBE ('Holmesian inference') that takes it to be a species of eliminative induction and hence not ampliative. This avoids several problems for comparative IBE (for example, how could it be reliable enough to generate knowledge?). My account of Holmesian inference raises the suspicion that it could never be applied, on the grounds that scientific hypotheses are inevitably (...)
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  42. The Logic of Hyperlogic. Part A: Foundations.Alexander W. Kocurek - forthcoming - Review of Symbolic Logic:1-27.
    Hyperlogic is a hyperintensional system designed to regiment metalogical claims (e.g., "Intuitionistic logic is correct" or "The law of excluded middle holds") into the object language, including within embedded environments such as attitude reports and counterfactuals. This paper is the first of a two-part series exploring the logic of hyperlogic. This part presents a minimal logic of hyperlogic and proves its completeness. It consists of two interdefined axiomatic systems: one for classical consequence (truth preservation under a classical interpretation of the (...)
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    The Philosophy of Debt.Alexander X. Douglas - 2015 - Routledge.
    I owe you a dinner invitation, you owe ten years on your mortgage, and the government owes billions. We speak confidently about these cases of debt, but is that concept clear in its meaning? This book aims to clarify the concept of debt so we can find better answers to important moral and political questions. This book seeks to accomplish two things. The first is to clarify the concept of debt by examining how the word is used in language. The (...)
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    The Nature of Evolution.Alexander Laszlo - 2009 - World Futures 65 (3):204 – 221.
    Science, and with it our understanding of evolutionary processes, is itself undergoing evolution. The evolutionary framework still most frequently used by the general public to describe and guide processes of societal development is erroneously grounded in Darwinian perspectives or, at the very least, draws facile analogies from biological evolution. The present inquiry incorporates fresh insights on the general systemic nature of developmental dynamics from the most recent advances in the transdisciplinary realm of the sciences of complexity (e.g., general evolution theory, (...)
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    Pseudo-Visibility: A Game Mechanic Involving Willful Ignorance.Samuel Allen Alexander & Arthur Paul Pedersen - 2022 - FLAIRS-35.
    We present a game mechanic called pseudo-visibility for games inhabited by non-player characters (NPCs) driven by reinforcement learning (RL). NPCs are incentivized to pretend they cannot see pseudo-visible players: the training environment simulates an NPC to determine how the NPC would act if the pseudo-visible player were invisible, and penalizes the NPC for acting differently. NPCs are thereby trained to selectively ignore pseudo-visible players, except when they judge that the reaction penalty is an acceptable tradeoff (e.g., a guard might accept (...)
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  46. Is There a Dilemma for the Truthmaker Non-Maximalist?Alexander Skiles - 2014 - Synthese 191 (15):3649-3659.
    Mark Jago has presented a dilemma for truthmaker non-maximalism—the thesis that some but not all truths require truthmakers. The dilemma arises because some truths that do not require truthmakers by the non-maximalist’s lights (e.g., that Santa Claus does not exist) are necessitated by truths that do (e.g., that Barack Obama knows that Santa Claus does not exist). According to Jago, the non-maximalist can supply a truthmaker for such a truth only by conceding the primary motivation for the view: that it (...)
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    Enlightened Corporate Governance: Specific Investments by Employees as Legitimation for Residual Claims.Alexander Brink - 2010 - Journal of Business Ethics 93 (4):641-651.
    While much has been written on specificity (e.g., in texts on new institutional economics, agency theory, and team production theory), there are still some insights to be learnt by business ethicists. This article approaches the issue from the perspective of team production, and will propose a new form of corporate governance: enlightened corporate governance, which takes into consideration the specific investments of employees. The article argues that, in addition to shareholders, employees also bear a residual risk which arises due to (...)
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  48. Hyperlogic: A System for Talking About Logics.Alexander W. Kocurek - 2019 - Proceedings for the 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium.
    Sentences about logic are often used to show that certain embedding expressions, including attitude verbs, conditionals, and epistemic modals, are hyperintensional. Yet it not clear how to regiment “logic talk” in the object language so that it can be compositionally embedded under such expressions. This paper does two things. First, it argues against a standard account of logic talk, viz., the impossible worlds semantics. It is shown that this semantics does not easily extend to a language with propositional quantifiers, which (...)
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    Producing Pore Pressure Profiles Based on Theoretical Models in Undrilled, Deepwater Frontier Basins.Sam Green, Stephen A. O’Connor, Deric E. L. Cameron, James E. Carter, William Goodman, Niklas Heinemann & Alexander P. Edwards - 2015 - Interpretation: SEG 3 (1):SE13-SE32.
    A working petroleum system was established on the shelf in offshore Labrador with the Bjarni H-81 discovery in 1973 in the Hopedale Basin. The same reservoirs as those targeted on the shelf are present in the deep water, which is currently receiving attention as the result of newly acquired seismic data. To date, only a very small number of wells have been drilled in the deep water, i.e., Blue H-28, Orphan Basin, and none off mainland Labrador. The wells that were (...)
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    G. E. Moore: Selected Writings.George Edward Moore - 1993 - Routledge.
    G.E. Moore, more than either Bertrand Russell or Ludwig Wittgenstein, was chiefly responsible for the rise of the analytic method in twentieth-century philosophy. This selection of his writings shows Moore at his very best. The classic essays are crucial to major philosophical debates that still resonate today. Amongst those included are: * A Defense of Common Sense * Certainty * Sense-Data * External and Internal Relations * Hume's Theory Explained * Is Existence a Predicate? * Proof of an External World (...)
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