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    Index to The Palace of Minos. By Joan EvansD.Litt., with Special Sections Classified in Detail and Chronologically Arranged, by Sir Arthur EvansD.Litt., F.R.S., F.B.A., Macmillan and Co., 1936. Pp. Vi + 221. 31s. 6d. [REVIEW]M. D. R. - 1937 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 57 (1):84-84.
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    Research Biopsies in Phase I Studies: Views and Perspectives of Participants and Investigators.R. D. Pentz, R. D. Harvey, M. White, Z. L. Farmer, O. Dashevskaya, Z. Chen, C. Lewis, T. K. Owonikoko & F. R. Khuri - 2012 - IRB: Ethics & Human Research 34 (2):1-8.
    In many research studies, tumor biopsies are an unavoidable requirement for achieving key scientific aims. Yet some commentators view mandatory research biopsies as coercive and suggest they should be optional, or at least optional until further data are obtained regarding their scientific usefulness. Further complicating the ethical picture is the fact that some research biopsies offer a potential for clinical benefit to trial participants. We interviewed and surveyed a convenience sample of participants in phase I clinical trials at a single (...)
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  3. A Tender Visitation of Heavenly Love, Streaming From the Fountain of Endless Life. Unto the Tribulated Flock of Christ Being Several Epistles, Given Forth, by the One Spirit of Truth, Through Several of the Servants of the Living God; Who Are Called Among Men Richard Farnsworth. John Whitehead. Thomas Greene. [REVIEW]F. R. - 1664 - [S.N.].
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    Moral Reasoning. [REVIEW]F. D. R. - 1970 - Review of Metaphysics 23 (3):552-553.
    In this monograph R. W. Beardsmore presents a lucid and readable presentation of what he takes moral reasoning to be and what he expects moral reasoning to accomplish. It is another in the long list of works which attempt to apply later-Wittgensteinian insights to the problems of ethics. The common moves run this way: Wittgenstein insists that to say that something is justified, or to say there are justifiable reasons for some position implies some fundamental agreement in our language game. (...)
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    Geschichte der Philosophie. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (4):664-664.
    Written in the genre of Windleband's histories, this text is designed for use in a course in which the students have little or no access to primary sources, or as a reference work. The translation is rather less ponderous than the original, and its supplementary readings have been altered for American students.--R. F. T.
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    What is Philosophy? [REVIEW]F. D. R. - 1970 - Review of Metaphysics 23 (3):558-559.
    With his usual conciseness and lucidity, Körner attempts to show what philosophy is by looking at what it does, i.e., by investigating its problems, its branches and its history. Körner begins by setting out classic problems ranging from the problem of class-existence to the problem of freedom, and follows this by an investigation of various methodologies. After this introductory material the bulk of the book ranges over the central problems of most branches of philosophy and concludes with a brief sketch (...)
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    A History of Philosophy. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):151-151.
    Windelband's History, the most popular of the manuals at the turn of the century, is reprinted in the Harper edition, while the Dover reprints the considerably expanded version of part of the History's first volume which appeared in Iwan Müller's Handbuch der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft. The Harper edition is more smoothly translated, and the pages are better designed, while the Dover is better bound and somewhat more detailed. Both are rather wooden, and the bibliographies are badly out of date, but on (...)
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    Milton's Ontology, Cosmology and Physics. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):163-163.
    This spirited work is better Milton than ontology, cosmology and physics. Milton drew on many sources for the cosmic imagery of Paradise Lost, but he did not unite the traditions thoroughly. Curry is rather too kind to Milton, calling him syncretic when he is merely eclectic.--R.F.T.
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    The Poverty of Historicism. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):696-696.
    One of Mr. Popper's earliest jousts with the historicists. In it, Popper says, "I have not hesitated to construct arguments in [historicism's] support which have not, to my knowledge, been brought forward by historicists themselves. I hope, that in this way, I have succeeded in building up a position worth attacking". It is difficult to see, however, that this sort of supplementation adds anything to the earlier books: The Open Society and Its Enemies was a dialogue ; The Poverty of (...)
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    Spiritualism Exposed or the Inner Circle. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):689-689.
    "I...brought out my wife to see this silhouette... made on the clean concrete by the oil dropping out of the engine... and we all remarked that this was 'the Christ'." But when the newspapers took their pictures, Mr. Baillie remarked it was a pity that the picture had not been taken the day before, when it had been so perfect.--R. F. T.
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    Epistemology. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):191-191.
    While claiming merit primarily for pedagogical clarity and usefulness, this exposition of St. Thomas' opinions on knowledge and truth also tries to delineate the boundary between neo-scholastic, and Cartesian and Kantian epistemology.--R. F. T.
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    Zur Ontologischen Frühgeschichte von Raum-Zeit-Bewegung. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):690-690.
    Although nominally concerned to rethink the pre-Aristotelian positions on space and time, this work actually pays little attention to the texts, striking out on its own line in the tradition of Heidegger.--R. F. T.
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    Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):327-328.
    Its wisdom and sensitivity make Personal Knowledge required reading for epistemologists. By stressing the active components in scientific knowing--appraisal and commitment--Polanyi shows that knowledge is less "objective," more complex, and more widely distributed in nature than is tacitly supposed by most epistemologies. Knowing implies a foundation in skills, a confidence in one's ability to judge beyond the range of well-formulated rules, and a commitment to the existence of an answer to one's questions before the answer is in sight. Like a (...)
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    Philosophic Problems; An Introductory Book of Readings. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):170-171.
    A text for an undergraduate problems course placing special emphasis on a wide selection of texts for students to evaluate: in a treatment of teleological ethics the authors include Nietzsche, R. B. Perry and G. E. Moore; the section on political philosophy presents a range of authors from Mill to Mussolini. Perhaps its chief virtue is that it relies almost exclusively on modern writers and yet manages not to be parochial.--R.F.T.
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    A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):487-488.
    Burke and his predecessors seem to be most before the mind of the editor in his long introduction to this standard eighteenth-century work: he traces the growth of Burke's ideas on art and compares them with contemporary investigations. The sections examining the doctrines themselves are somewhat vague, and those tracing the philosophical reaction to Burke rather too short; however the study of Burke's influence on artists is fascinating reading. The text is done with care, and the footnotes include excerpts from (...)
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    All Things Made New. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):324-324.
    The Bahá'i faith, a savior religion incorporating beliefs of most of the world religions, was founded in Persia in the 19th century. Ferraby gives a clear and readable exposition of its tenets.--R. F. T.
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    Nature and Historical Experience. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):148-148.
    In this group of well-written essays Randall discusses explicitly the group of ideas which have been implicit in his earlier works in intellectual history. The first section, which deals with the philosophy of history, argues that particular things have particular histories, and that these histories belong to them on the basis of what they are taken to be and expected to become. The metaphysics of the second section is a pluralistic analysis of actual experience and its symbolic representation.--R. F. T.
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    Citadel, Market and Altar. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):346-346.
    A mathematical theory of society, built around a concept of quanta of human energy, and applied in support of a social order combining capitalist and feudal features. "For those impatient of minute analysis," the jacket assures us, "the first 80 pages or more can be read lightly..."; to those impatient for such analysis, this is good advice regarding the whole book. --R. F. T.
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    The Idiom of Contemporary Thought. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (3):541-541.
    Based largely on popular scientific, psychological, and anthropological material, this essay attempts to unify the facts of experience and morality in terms of an underlying spiritual medium. This medium is variously identified with God, pure consciousness, and Brahman.--R. F. T.
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    Die Unmöglichkeit der Geisteswissenschaft. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):325-325.
    In this revised edition of his 1934 work, Kraft takes up the themes of authority and scientific method, concluding that the Geisteswissenschaften are not a homogeneous group and hence have no single method or principles.--R. F. T.
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    Abraham to the Middle-East Crisis. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):148-148.
    The manifest destiny of Israel runs through this uncritical, popular history like the manifest destiny of the sheriff through a Western movie, and the Israeli-Arab dispute is traced back ultimately to the characters of Jacob and Esau.--R. F. T.
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    Introduction to the Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas. Vol. III, Psychology. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (3):538-538.
    The first volume of this French textbook series to appear in English. Gardeil's exposition is usually in the form of a paraphrase of Thomas' conclusions on questions raised by Aristotle's De Anima, but he also treats the more peculiarly thomistic problems of knowledge of individuals, the soul, and God. The Value of this work as an introduction to Thomas' psychology is enhanced by the inclusion of almost sixty pages of texts in an appendix.--R. F. T.
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    Ramus, Method, and the Decay of Dialogue. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (4):665-666.
    Three things make Father Ong's work on the sixteenth-century dialectician Peter Ramus an important contribution to the history of logic and letters. First, he has prudently avoided the temptation to make Ramus a hero or villain and to evaluate his work on its logical merits. His treatment is therefore balanced and well-directed, for Ramus was neither a great thinker nor a great man. Ramus's reforms appear here as epiphenomena of the humanistic reform of pedagogy, and the connection between logic and (...)
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    The History of Philosophy. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):189-189.
    This second volume contains a section on American philosophy by D. A. Gallagher. --R. F. T.
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    A Gilson Reader. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):144-144.
    A warm portrait of Gilson as historian, educator, and Thomist drawn from his own writings and lectures. The selection is well made and includes several pieces previously unpublished in English; Pegis contributes an introduction in which he explores Gilson's attitude toward Christian philosophy and the Middle Ages.--R. F. T.
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    Intellectual Calculus. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):321-321.
    Like so many amateur adventures in philosophy, this work is marked by extreme breadth and by failure to state either problems or solutions with any precision.--R. F. T.
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    Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason.". [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):496-496.
    In preparing this second edition of his commentary, Weldon has left the historical sections materially unaltered but has almost tripled the critical treatment. This leads to a far more valuable book, particularly since he has replaced long summary passages with systematic treatment of the issues Kant raises.--R. F. T.
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    Logic Workbook. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):326-326.
    Exercises in symbolization and problem-solving are provided in a format which allows space for completing the exercises and removing pages for easy correction.--R. F. T.
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    New Light on Martin Luther, with an Authentic Account of the Luther Film of 1953. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):145-145.
    In this loosely organized study Hyma undertakes to correct almost every misstatement made about Luther in recent years. Although some of the individual items will be of interest to Luther specialists, the work as a whole makes no clear impression.--R. F. T.
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    The Essence of the Bible. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):143-143.
    Claudel's last work, J'aime la Bible is an appreciation of great feeling at its best and a kind of muddy carping with the Bible's detractors at its worst. The translation, by Wade Balkin, is idiomatic rather than poetic, and reads smoothly and easily.--R. F. T.
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    Practical Reason and Morality. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):488-488.
    In examining Kant's Foundations for the Metaphysics of Morals, Duncan contrasts his own, Critical interpretation with the Ethical interpretation which is far more common. His principal contention is that the Foundations is not an exposition of Kant's ethical views but a "partial critique of practical reason"; Kant's object "is to understand the nature of morality and to state its principle, that is, the principle which describes what morality is." The net effect of this approach is to take the emphasis away (...)
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    St. Thomas and the Future of Metaphysics. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):166-166.
    Father Owens suggests the outlines of a renewed Thomist attack on the post-Cartesian metaphysical questions and positions which would take advantage of the "analogical," "Platonic" and "existentialist" interpretations of St. Thomas' thought.--R. F. T.
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    The Capitalist Manifesto. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):325-325.
    "Pure" capitalism is the remedy for the country's ills, Kelso holds. Its chief ingredients are distribution of the proceeds of labor according to ownership of the means of production, and a broadening of the ownership base.--R. F. T.
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    The Inward Morning. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):322-322.
    Bugbee's meditations remind one a great deal of Thoreau, with this difference, that the material which occupies his attention is not nature but philosophic thought experienced with unusual vividness. As contemplative writing, The Inward Morning deserves to be compared with the best, although often Bugbee's comments on the philosophers become so interesting that one's attention is taken from the point they were meant to illustrate. An appreciative introduction by Gabriel Marcel deals with the points of similarity between his and Bugbee's (...)
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    The Physical World of the Greeks. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (3):545-545.
    Sambursky, a physicist at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, sheds light on Greek thought from the perspective of modern science. Within its self-imposed limits, this is a first-rate exposition --clear, concise, and thorough. R. F. T.
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    Your Cosmic Destiny. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):323-323.
    Commenting on the passage in Revelation which says that the people would have the Father's name written on their foreheads, Chapman writes, "The pineal gland, situated about the middle of the head is the 'spiritual gland,' the gland which connects the focalization of the outer, human consciousness with Father-Consciousness."--R. F. T.
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    Loyalty and Security, Employment Tests in the United States. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):143-143.
    This balanced and thorough study of the loyalty programs reviews the history of prosecutions and the dismissals under them, and makes detailed proposals for their revision.--R. F. T.
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    Reason and Chance in Scientific Discovery. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):495-495.
    Taton's study is very poorly organized, aiming at no particular thesis. Nevertheless, the individual examples of reason and chance are intrinsically interesting, and many are made available for the first time in English.--R. F. T.
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    The Exploration of Time. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):322-322.
    A short study of the techniques of geochronology.--R. F. T.
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    An Analysis of Knowing. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):324-324.
    Working within the framework of Ryle's "knowing how-knowing that" distinction, Hartland-Swann argues that all knowing involves a decision and that "knowing that" is a special case of "knowing how": knowing how to say what is the case.--R. F. T.
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    A Saint's Call to Mankind. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):328-328.
    The translations from Hindi which make up this collection of discourses by a contemporary sanyasi are smoothly done; the discourses themselves are primarily moral and devotional. --R. F. T.
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    Christ in Our Place. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):151-151.
    In this thoroughly documented doctor's thesis, van Buren explores Calvin's doctrine of Christ's role as a substitute for men.--R. F. T.
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    Moral Values in the Ancient World. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):187-187.
    Why Christianity, with its conception of agapé was successful in winning the allegiance of the late Romans is the question which leads Ferguson to his examination of the Homeric virtues and the Stoic morality. He finds the classical virtues are incapable of "providing that basis for an universal morality for which people were seeking" because they were each linked to a vanished society or failed to reach to the heart of men's moral strivings. His analysis of the pagan virtues is (...)
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    Spinoza and the Rise of Liberalism. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):324-324.
    By dramatizing Spinoza's relations to the Jewish community in Amsterdam and filling in some of the historical background. Feuer has made the story of Spinoza's life a commentary on the situation of the liberal in modern America. As an appraisal of Spinoza's political philosophy, however, the work suffers from the extreme vagueness of categories such as Liberal Republican, Scientific Philosopher, and Mystic.--R. F. T.
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    Sacramental Teaching and Practice in the Reformation Church. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):143-143.
    After a short argument for the Reformation reduction of the sacraments to two, this book treats the variations in practice among the Reformed Churchs.--R. F. T.
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    The Right Road. [REVIEW]G. F. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):693-693.
    The reader who has scruples concerning logic and proper English will find these excursions from the commonplace world to the realms of divine metaphysics rather difficult.--R. G. F.
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    Indications of the Extra Phenomenal in Sense Experience. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):327-327.
    Moritz collects a number of rather elaborate bits of empirical evidence to refute Berkeley's subjectivism.--R. F. T.
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    The Visible Words of God. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (1):147-147.
    Peter Martyr Vermigli served as a mediator between the Reformed Church on the Continent and the Anglicans under Edward VI. The value of this historical and systematic study of his sacramental theology is increased by an appendix comparing him with Calvin and Bucher, and by a bibliography of the scanty secondary material.--R. F. T.
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    Gödel's Proof. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):493-493.
    A non-technical exposition of the proof and related questions in the foundations of mathematics is presented here. The work is built around the authors' study which appeared in Scientific American.--R. F. T.
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    The Doctrine of Saint-Simon. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (2):325-325.
    The "first year" of the lectures making up Saint-Simon's Doctrine is here translated for the first time. The editor's introduction places the work in its context of nineteenth century French social theory and traces is connections to Comte and Durkheim. --R. F. T.
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