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    Citation Elites in Polytheistic and Umbrella Disciplines: Patterns of Stratification and Concentration in Danish and British Science.Alexander Kladakis, Philippe Mongeon & Carter W. Bloch - forthcoming - Minerva:1-30.
    The notion of science as a stratified system is clearly manifested in the markedly uneven distribution of productivity, rewards, resources, and recognition. Although previous studies have shown that institutional environments for conducting research differ significantly between national science systems, disciplines, and subfields, it remains to be shown whether any systematic variations and patterns in inequalities exist among researchers in different national and domain specific settings. This study investigates the positioning of citation elites as opposed to ‘ordinary’ researchers by way of (...)
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    Review of Peter K. Unger: Identity, Consciousness, and Value[REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 1990 - Ethics 102 (4):849-851.
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  3. Will I Be a Dead Person?W. R. Carter - 1999 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (1):167-171.
    Eric Olsen argues from the fact that we once existed as fetal individuals to the conclusion that the Standard View of personal identity is mistaken. I shall establish that a similar argument focusing upon dead people opposes Olson’s favored Biological View of personal identity.
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    Do zygotes become people?W. R. Carter - 1982 - Mind 91 (361):77-95.
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  5. Our bodies, our selves.W. R. Carter - 1988 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 66 (3):308-319.
  6. The Law of Peace.C. van Vollenhoven, W. Hosrfall Carter & H. Wickham Steed - 1936 - International Journal of Ethics 47 (1):115-116.
     
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    Once and Future Persons.W. R. Carter - 1980 - American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (1):61 - 66.
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  8. Why personal identity is animal identity.W. R. Carter - 1990 - Logos. Anales Del Seminario de Metafísica [Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España] 11:71-81.
     
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    On A Priori Contingent Truths.W. R. Carter - 1976 - Analysis 36 (2):105 - 106.
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    Death and bodily transfiguration.W. R. Carter - 1984 - Mind 93 (371):412-418.
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    The equilibrium shape of anisotropic interfacial particles.Ellen J. Siem, W. Craig Carter & Dominique Chatain § - 2004 - Philosophical Magazine 84 (10):991-1010.
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    Dion’s Left Foot.W. R. Carter - 1997 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (2):371-379.
    Two recent papers by Michael Burke bearing upon the persistence of people and commonplace things illustrate the fact that the quest for synchronic ontological economy is likely to encourage a disturbing diachronic proliferation of entities. This discussion argues that Burke's promise of ontological economy is seriously compromised by the fact that his proposed metaphysic does violence to standard intuitions concerning the persistence of people and commonplace things. In effect, Burke would have us achieve synchronic economy (rejection of coincident entities) by (...)
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  13. Impeccability Revisited.W. R. Carter - 1985 - Analysis 45 (1):52 - 55.
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    On transworld event identity.W. R. Carter - 1979 - Philosophical Review 88 (3):443-452.
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    Agent Causality.David Auerbach & W. R. Carter - 1979 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 28:71-79.
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    On contingent identity and temporal Worms.W. R. Carter - 1982 - Philosophical Studies 41 (2):213 - 230.
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    Dion’s Left Foot (and the Price of Burkean Economy).W. R. Carter - 1997 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (2):371-379.
    Two recent papers by Michael Burke bearing upon the persistence of people and commonplace things illustrate the fact that the quest for synchronic ontological economy is likely to encourage a disturbing diachronic proliferation of entities. This discussion argues that Burke’s promise of ontological economy is seriously compromised by the fact that his proposed metaphysic does violence to standard intuitions concerning the persistence of people and commonplace things. In effect, Burke would have us achieve synchronic economy (rejection of coincident entities) by (...)
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    Artifacts of theseus: Fact and fission.W. R. Carter - 1983 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 61 (3):248 – 265.
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    Constitutional Necessity and Epistemic Possibility.W. R. Carter & Richard I. Nagel - 1982 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 12 (3):579 - 590.
    By an incomplete sentence we shall understand a declarative sentence that can be used, without variation in its meaning, to make different statements in different contexts. Although the point deserves supporting argument, which we will not provide, sentences whose grammatical subjects are indexical expressions or demonstratives are obvious, plausible examples of incomplete sentences. Uttered in one context the sentence ‘He is ill’ may be used to make one statement, for example, that George is ill, while in another context the very (...)
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    Do creatures of fiction exist?W. R. Carter - 1980 - Philosophical Studies 38 (2):205 - 215.
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    Dion’s Left Foot (and the Price of Burkean Economy).W. R. Carter - 1997 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (2):371-379.
    Two recent papers by Michael Burke bearing upon the persistence of people and commonplace things illustrate the fact that the quest for synchronic ontological economy is likely to encourage a disturbing diachronic proliferation of entities. This discussion argues that Burke’s promise of ontological economy is seriously compromised by the fact that his proposed metaphysic does violence to standard intuitions concerning the persistence of people and commonplace things. In effect, Burke would have us achieve synchronic economy (rejection of coincident entities) by (...)
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    Omnipotence and Sin.W. R. Carter - 1982 - Analysis 42 (2):102 - 105.
  23. Plato on essence: "Phaedo" 103-104.W. R. Carter - 1975 - Theoria 41 (3):105.
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    Agent Causality.W. R. Carter - 1979 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 28:71-79.
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    A Critique of British Empiricism. By Fraser Cowley. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1968. Pp. xiv + 214. $6.75.W. B. Carter - 1968 - Dialogue 7 (3):491-494.
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    Analytic Minimization Methods I: Conjunctive Forms.W. C. Carter & A. S. Rettig - 1954 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 19 (3):232-233.
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    Armstrong on reasons.W. R. Carter - 1974 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 52 (3):251 – 256.
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    Can Substantial Changes Be Qualitative Changes?W. R. Carter - 1989 - Analysis 49 (1):33 - 35.
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    Grice on Promising on Condition.W. R. Carter - 1969 - Analysis 30 (1):31 - 32.
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  30. Joshua Hoffman and Gary S. Rosencrantz, Substance Among Other Categories Reviewed by.W. R. Carter - 1995 - Philosophy in Review 15 (5):333-335.
     
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    Many Minds, No Persons.W. R. Carter - 2002 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):55-70.
    Four non-Cartesian conceptions of a person are considered. I argue tor one of these, a position called animalism. I reject the idea that a (human) person coincides with, but is numerically distinct from, a certain human animal. Coinciding physical beings would both be psychological subjects. I argue that such subjects could not engage in self-reference. Since self-reference (or the capacity tor self-reference) is a necessary condition for being a person, no physical subject coincident with another such subject can be a (...)
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    On obstinate and persistent designators.W. R. Carter - 1983 - Philosophical Studies 43 (3):415 - 421.
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    On Promising the Unwanted.W. R. Carter - 1973 - Analysis 33 (3):88 - 92.
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    On Thalberg's condition for cause.W. R. Carter - 1970 - Mind 79 (316):597-599.
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    On the Scope of Justice and the Community of Persons.W. R. Carter - 1982 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 31:155-168.
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    On the Scope of Justice and the Community of Persons.W. R. Carter - 1982 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 31:155-168.
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    Plato on essence: Phaedo.W. R. Carter - 1975 - Theoria 41 (3):103-111.
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    Plantinga on Existing Necessarily.W. R. Carter - 1976 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):95 - 104.
    In The Nature of Necessity, Alvin Plantinga asserts that “the number 7 exists necessarily and Socrates does not.” This is, to my way of thinking, reasonable enough. Unhappily, cannot be reconciled with Plantinga's further claims that an object x has a property P essentially or necessarily if and only if x has P in every world in which x exists and existence is itself, although not “an ordinary property,” nevertheless a property.
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    Reflections on Non-naturalized Necessity.W. R. Carter - 2004 - Philo 7 (2):156-162.
    Modal properties are notorious epistemic trouble-makers. That theme is very much at the heart of Michael Rea’s thesis that the Discovery Problem (roughly, the problem of explaining how we know when ascriptions of modal properties are true) has no naturalistic resolution. That might encourage the thought that supernaturalism will somehow resolve the problem. This paper argues that supernaturalism is unlikely to offer a solution of the Discovery Problem.
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    ‘Partist’Resistance to the Many. [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (3):713-723.
    We are confronted by a metaphysical problem and discover, to our dismay, that standard proposals for its resolution have strongly counterintuitive corollaries. That naturally encourages consideration of previously overlooked or neglected ways out of the problem. As it turns out, one of these unorthodox proposals has a leg up on the various standard ways out of our problem. Metaphysical progress.
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  41. The Two Sources of Morality and Religion. [REVIEW]I. E., Henri Bergson, R. Ashley Audra, Cloudesley Brereton & W. Horsfall Carter - 1935 - Journal of Philosophy 32 (14):387.
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    Material Beings. [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 1992 - Review of Metaphysics 45 (4):885-887.
    Commonplace things such as hawks and handsaws pose philosophical problems at least as imposing as those presented by abstract objects such as numbers and divine beings. Van Inwagen's metaphysic of material beings emerges from what he perceives to be the proper answer to the Special Composition Question, which is, roughly, the following: Under what conditions do various things compose a single thing? The first eight sections of the book address and dismiss various extreme and moderate proposals for resolving this question. (...)
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  43. Brennan, A., "Conditions of Identity: A Study of Identity and Survival". [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 1989 - Mind 98:315.
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    Book Review:Identity, Consciousness and Value. Peter Unger. [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 1992 - Ethics 102 (4):849-.
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    John Locke: Empiricist, Atomist, Conceptualist and Agnostic. By J. L. Kraus. New York, Philosophical Library, 1968, Pp. 202. $4.95. [REVIEW]W. B. Carter - 1969 - Dialogue 8 (2):336-337.
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    Logic and Reality in Leibniz's Metaphysics. By G. H. R. Parkinson. Oxford, The Clarendon Press1965, pp. x, 196. $5.95. - Leibniz, Logical Papers. A Selection. Translated and Edited with an Introduction by G. H. R. Parkinson. Oxford, The Clarendon Press pp. lxv, 148. $5.95. [REVIEW]W. B. Carter - 1967 - Dialogue 5 (4):645-646.
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    ‘Partist’ Resistance to the Many. [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (3):713–723.
    We are confronted by a metaphysical problem and discover, to our dismay, that standard proposals for its resolution have strongly counterintuitive corollaries. That naturally encourages consideration of previously overlooked or neglected ways out of the problem. As it turns out, one of these unorthodox proposals has a leg up on the various standard ways out of our problem. Metaphysical progress.
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  48. Review: [untitled]. [REVIEW]W. Carter - 1992 - Ethics 102:849-851.
     
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    The Concept of Identity. [REVIEW]W. R. Carter - 1984 - Philosophical Review 93 (3):468.
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    Competitive Research Grants and Their Impact on Career Performance.Carter Bloch, Ebbe Krogh Graversen & Heidi Skovgaard Pedersen - 2014 - Minerva 52 (1):77-96.
    The role of competitive funds as a source of funding for academic research has increased in many countries. For the individual researcher, the receipt of a grant can influence both scientific production and career paths. This paper focuses on the importance of the receipt of a research grant for researchers’ academic career paths utilizing a mixed methods approach that combines econometric analysis with in-depth qualitative interviews. The analysis has novel elements both in terms of its subject (impact of funding grants (...)
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