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    Information Privacy and Performance Appraisal: An Examination of Employee Perceptions and Reactions. [REVIEW]Kevin W. Mossholder, William F. Giles & Mark A. Wesolowski - 1991 - Journal of Business Ethics 10 (2):151 - 156.
    Role-failure acts (Waters and Bird, 1989) have been described as a form of morally questionable activity involving a failure to perform the managerial role. The present study examined employee perceptions and reactions with regard to one form of role-failure act, failure to maintain adequate privacy of performance appraisal information. The study assessed employees' attitudes toward various performance appraisal facets as an invasion of privacy and determined the relationships between these privacy-related attitudes and employees' satisfaction with components of their appraisal system, (...)
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    Attentional Asymmetries in a Visual Orienting Task Are Related to Temperament.Kelly G. Garner, Paul E. Dux, Joe Wagner, D. R. Tarrant, Christopher D. Chambers & A. Mark - 2012 - Cognition and Emotion 26 (8):1508-1515.
    Spatial asymmetries are an intriguing feature of directed attention. Recent observations indicate an influence of temperament upon the direction of these asymmetries. It is unknown whether this influence generalises to visual orienting behaviour. The aim of the current study was therefore to explore the relationship between temperament and measures of spatial orienting as a function of target hemifield. An exogenous cueing task was administered to 92 healthy participants. Temperament was assessed using Carver and White's (1994) Behavioural Inhibition System and Behavioural (...)
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    Causal Powers. A Theory of Natural Necessity. [REVIEW]B. W. A. - 1976 - Review of Metaphysics 29 (4):735-736.
    This provocative but persuasive book is essentially a radical attack upon the Humean conception of causality and the presentation and defense of a counter-theory, closer to everyday experience and pre-Humean traditional views. As formulated by empiricist philosophers, the Humean approach depends on two basic postulates. The philosophical analysis of any non-empirical concept must be a formal explication; any residue elements have to be accounted for in terms of their psychological origins. The world as experienced can be conceived adequately as a (...)
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    From Oblivion to Memory: A Blueprint for the Amnesty: Mark Freeman: Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2009, 352 Pp, ISBN 978-0-521-89525-5. [REVIEW]Mark A. Drumbl - 2012 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 6 (3):467-477.
    This Review Essay examines Mark Freeman’s thoughtful book, Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice. One of the book’s core arguments is that amnesties from criminal prosecution, however unpalatable to liberal legalist sensibilities, should not be entirely purged from the toolbox of post-conflict transitions. Although advancing this argument, Freeman also struggles with it, and ultimately builds a very restrained and heavily technocratic defense of the amnesty. This Review Essay weighs this argument, among others, on its own terms and (...)
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    Creationism in Twentieth-Century America: A Ten-Volume Anthology of Documents, 1903-1961. Ronald L. Numbers, William Vance Trollinger, Jr., Paul Nelson, Edward B. Davis, Mark A. Kalthoff. [REVIEW]Mark A. Noll - 1997 - Isis 88 (1):160-162.
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    Reimagining the Unimaginable? Reflections on Mark A. Drumbl’s Vision of Child Soldiers.Steven Freeland & Pernille Walther - 2017 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 11 (1):37-48.
    The existence of child soldiers is a problem of the ages, and there are no positive signs that it is abating. The difference now is that, with the development of modern weapons technology, children can be involved in large scale and horrific acts during conflicts. The circumstances surrounding the use of children to wage war will vary from situation to situation. Yet, it has been suggested that many people seem to have a ‘single focussed’ view of what child soldiers look (...)
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    Open Problems in Artificial Life Mark A. Bedau∗,†.Mark Bedau - manuscript
    artificial life, each of which is a grand challenge requiring a major advance on a fundamental issue for its solution. Each problem is briefly explained, and, where deemed helpful, some promising paths to its solution are indicated.
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    The Making of British Socialism by Mark Bevir, And: Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Lifeby Jonathan Sperber (Review).Mark Allison - 2014 - Utopian Studies 25 (1):221-226.
    In the twenty-four years since the dismantling of the Berlin Wall, a body of high-quality scholarship on socialism has slowly accumulated. Here I discuss two superb additions to this incipient post–Cold War canon, Mark Bevir’s The Making of British Socialism and Jonathan Sperber’s Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life. Both authors take it as axiomatic that the socialist utopia, with its quasi-eschatological promise of complete human emancipation, is an idea whose time has passed. But Bevir and, to a lesser (...)
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    How to Handle Humility? Audaciously: A Response to Mark Tschaepe.Tibor Solymosi & Bill Bywater - 2019 - Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture 3 (3):145-159.
    We address Mark Tschaepe’s response to Tibor Solymosi, in which Tschaepe argues that neuropragmatism needs to be coupled with humility in order to redress “dopamine democracy,” Tschaepe’s term for our contemporary situation of smartphone addiction that undermines democracy. We reject Tschaepe’s distinction between humility and fallibility, arguing that audacious fallibility is all we need. We take the opportunity presented by Tschaepe’s constructive criticism of neuropragmatism to reassert some central themes of neuropragmatism. We close with discussion of Bywater’s method of (...)
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  10. Review of 'Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea' by Mark Blyth: Oxford University Press, $29.95 Hb, 288 Pp, 9780199828302. [REVIEW]A. J. Walsh - unknown
    Mark Blyth's 'Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea' is at heart a morality tale, or, more accurately, an account of two competing and diametrically opposed morality tales jostling to explain both the recent Global Financial Crisis that engulfed much of Europe in 2008 and the austerity policies that were implemented by most governments in that region in its aftermath. According to proponents of austerity, economic growth can only be achieved through reductions in state spending. Blyth argues with great (...)
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  11. Book Review: The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetoricai CommentaryThe Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetoricai CommentarybyWitheringtonBenIIIEerdmans, Grand Rapids, 2001. 463 Pp. $35.00. ISBN 0-8028-4503-7. [REVIEW]Mitzi Minor - 2002 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 56 (3):332-334.
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  12. Review of A Mark of the Mental. [REVIEW]Angela Mendelovici & David Bourget - 2019 - Philosophical Review 128 (3):378-385.
    Karen Neander's A Mark of the Mental is a noteworthy and novel contribution to the long-running project of naturalizing intentionality. The aim of the book is to “solve the part of Brentano’s problem that is within reach” (3). Brentano's problem is the problem of explaining intentionality; the part of this problem that is supposedly within reach is that of explaining nonconceptual sensory-perceptual intentionality; and Neander aims to solve it via an informational teleosemantic theory. In this review, we provide a (...)
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  13. Do Possible Worlds Compromise God’s Beauty? A Reply to Mark Ian Thomas Robson.Jon Robson - 2012 - Religious Studies 48 (4):515 - 532.
    In a recent article Mark Ian Thomas Robson argues that there is a clear contradiction between the view that possible worlds are a part of God's nature and the theologically pivotal, but philosophically neglected, claim that God is perfectly beautiful. In this article I show that Robson's argument depends on several key assumptions that he fails to justify and as such that there is reason to doubt the soundness of his argument. I also demonstrate that if Robson's argument were (...)
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  14. Book Review: Reading Mark: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Second GospelReading Mark: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Second GospelbyDowdSharonReading the New Testament Series. Smyth & Helwys, Macon, 2000. Pp. $19.00. ISBN 1-57312-288-2. [REVIEW]Dwight N. Peterson - 2002 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 56 (4):435-436.
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    When Slippery Slope Arguments Miss the Mark: A Lesson From One Against Physician-Assisted Death.Eric Blackstone & Stuart J. Youngner - 2018 - Journal of Medical Ethics 44 (10):657-660.
    In 1989, Susan Wolf convincingly warned of a troublesome consequence that should discourage any movement in American society towards physician-assisted death—a legal backlash against the gains made for limiting life-sustaining treatment. The authors demonstrate that this dire consequence did not come to pass. As physician-assisted suicide gains a foothold in USA and elsewhere, many other slippery slope arguments are being put forward. Although many of these speculations should be taken seriously, they do not justify halting the new practice. Instead, our (...)
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  16. Book Review: The Gospel According to Mark; The Gospel of Mark: A Commentary on the Greek Text. [REVIEW]Michael E. Vines - 2003 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 57 (1):74-76.
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    Book Review: Mark: A Commentary. [REVIEW]Elizabeth Struthers Malbon - 2008 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 62 (4):440-442.
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    Book Review: The Gospel of Mark: A Commentary. [REVIEW]C. Clifton Black - 2005 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 59 (4):416-418.
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    Book Review: Mark: A Commentary. [REVIEW]M. Eugene Boring - 2009 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 63 (1):70-72.
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    Secular Faith: How Culture Has Trumped Religion in American Politics by Mark A. Smith. [REVIEW]Milton J. Coalter - 2017 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 71 (3):328-329.
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  21. A Review of Mark A. Lutz's Economics for the Common Good: Two Centuries of Social Economic Thought in the Humanistic Tradition. [REVIEW]A. Klamer - 2002 - Journal of Economic Methodology 9 (2):251-252.
     
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  22. Mark A. Bedau.Andreas Rechtsteiner - unknown
    We introduce and study a simple generic model of neutral evolution of genotypes, designed to provide a feasible and general method for quantifying excess evolutionary activity|the extent to which evolutionary activity is the product of adaptive evolution. We compare the behavior of the generic neutral model against two other models: Packard's agent-based model of the evolution of sensory-motor functionality and a neutral \shadow" of Packard's model. Diversity and evolutionary activity of these three models across the mutation rate spectrum illustrate the (...)
     
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  23. Reasoning About the Mark of the Cognitive: A Response to Adams and Garrison. [REVIEW]Andreas Elpidorou - 2013 - Minds and Machines (2):1-11.
    I critically examine Adams and Garrison’s proposed necessary condition for the mark of the cognitive (Adams and Garrison in Minds Mach 23(3):339–352, 2013). After a brief presentation of their position, I argue not only that their proposal is in need of additional support, but also that it is too restrictive.
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    Book Review: Mark: A CommentaryMark: A CommentarybyBoringM. EugeneNew Testament Library. Westminster John Knox, Louisville, 2006. 482 Pp. $49.95 . ISBN 978-0-664-22107-2. [REVIEW]Elizabeth Struthers Malbon - 2008 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 62 (4):440-442.
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    Book Review: The Gospel of Mark: A CommentaryThe Gospel of Mark: A CommentarybyMoloneyFrancis J. S.D.B. Hendrickson, Peabody, MA, 2002. 398 Pp. $29.95 . ISBN 1-56563-682-1. [REVIEW]C. Clifton Black - 2005 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 59 (4):416-418.
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    Book Review: Mark: A CommentaryMark: A CommentarybyCollinsAdela YarbroHermeneia. Fortress, Minneapolis, 2007. 864 Pp. $80.00. ISBN 978-080066-078-9. [REVIEW]M. Eugene Boring - 2009 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 63 (1):70-72.
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    Book Review: The Gospel According to Mark; The Gospel of Mark: A Commentary on the Greek TextThe Gospel According to MarkbyEdwardsJames R. Pillar New Testament Commentary. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids and Apollos, Leicester, 2002. 552 Pp. $40.00 . ISBN 0-8028-3734-4.; The Gospel of Mark: A Commentary on the Greek TextbyFranceR. T. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids and Paternoster, Carlisle, 2002. 719 Pp. $55.00 . ISBN 0-8028-2446-3. [REVIEW]Michael E. Vines - 2003 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 57 (1):74-76.
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    An Asterisk Denotes a Publication by a Member of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. The Editors Welcome Suggestions for Reviews. Bedau, Mark A., and Emily C. Parke, Eds. The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory. Cambridge, Mass. And London: MIT Press, 2009. Pp. X+ 368. Paper $28.00, ISBN: 978-0-262-51269-5. [REVIEW]Joseph A. Bracken, Rémi Brague, J. Budziszewski & Stratford Caldecott - 2009 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 83 (3).
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    A Question Without Answers?: Mark A. Bedau and Carol E. Cleland : The Nature of Life: Classical and Contemporary Perspectives From Philosophy and Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 440pp, £86.00, $142.00 HB.Antonio Lazcano - 2014 - Metascience 23 (2):301-304.
    On Thursday, August 21, 1862, Edmond and Jules de Goncourt registered in their Journal a short entry on the nature of life: “Qu’est-ce que la vie? L’usufruit d’une agrégation de molecules”—What is life? The usufruct of an aggregation of molecules. Although the extraordinary chronicles of the social and cultural life of the Second French Empire written by the Goncourt brothers includes names of their most distinguished contemporaries, the writers, artists, politicians and socialites they befriended outnumber by far the scientists. It (...)
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    Review of Mark A. Rothstein (Ed.), Genetics and Life Insurance, Medical Underwriting and Social Policy. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2004. 293 Pp. $34.00, Hardcover. [REVIEW]Richard A. Stein - 2007 - American Journal of Bioethics 7 (4):88-89.
  31. Book Review: The Kingdom in Mark: A New Place and a New Time. [REVIEW]William G. Doty - 1975 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 29 (3):319-320.
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  32. Book Review: I, Mark: A Personal Encounter. [REVIEW]Werner H. Kelber - 1981 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 35 (4):432-434.
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    The Mark of a Good Informant.Catherine Z. Elgin - 2020 - Acta Analytica 35 (3):319-331.
    Edward Craig and Michael Hannon agree that the function of knowledge is to enable us to identify informants whose word we can safely take. This requires that knowers display a publicly recognizable mark. Although this might suffice for information transfer, I argue that the position that emerges promotes testimonial injustice, since the mark of a good informant need not be shared by all who are privy to the facts we seek. I suggest a way the problem might be (...)
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  34. On Mark Schroeder's Hypotheticalism: A Critical Notice of Slaves of the Passions.David Enoch - 2011 - Philosophical Review 120 (3):423-446.
    In Slaves of the Passions Mark Schroeder puts forward Hypotheticalism, his version of a Humean theory of normative reasons that is capable, so he argues, to avoid many of the difficulties Humeanism is traditionally vulnerable to. In this critical notice, I first outline the main argument of the book, and then proceed to highlight some difficulties and challenges. I argue that these challenges show that Schroeder's improvements on traditional Humeanism – while they do succeed in making the view more (...)
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    Doing Justice to the Derrida–Levinas Connection: A Response to Mark Dooley.Bob Plant - 2003 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 29 (4):427-450.
    Mark Dooley has recently argued (principally against Simon Critchley) that the attempt to establish too strong a ‘connection’ between Jacques Derrida and Emmanuel Levinas not only distorts crucial disparities between their respective philosophies, it also contaminates Derrida’s recent work with Levinas’s inherent ‘political naivety’. In short, on Dooley’s reading, Levinas is only of ‘inspirational value’ for Derrida. I am not concerned with defending Critchley’s own reading of the ‘Derrida–Levinas connection’. My objective is rather to demonstrate, first, the way in (...)
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  36. A Mark of the Mental: A Defence of Informational Teleosemantics.Karen Neander - 2017 - Cambridge, USA: MIT Press.
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    Constitutional Democracy in the Age of Populisms: A Commentary to Mark Tushnet’s Populist Constitutional Law.Valerio Fabbrizi - 2020 - Res Publica 26 (3):433-449.
    This contribution aims at discussing constitutional democracy in the age of populisms, by explaining how populist movements oppose liberal-democratic constitutionalism and by presenting the thesis of a so-called ‘populist constitutionalism’, as proposed by Mark Tushnet. In the first section, a general and analytic exploration of populist phenomena will be drawn, by focusing on the so-called thesis of a ‘populist’ constitutionalism. In the second part, Tushnet’s arguments for a populist constitutionalism will be presented, through the analysis of his two main (...)
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    The Real Standard Picture, and How Facts Make It Law: A Response to Mark Greenberg.Jeffrey Goldsworthy - forthcoming - American Journal of Jurisprudence.
    Mark Greenberg has attempted to refute what he regards as a popular metaphysical thesis about how law is constituted. He calls it the “Standard Picture,” and it includes a “Communication Theory.” His own “Moral Impact Theory” of law is built partly on that attempted refutation. I defend positions that are very close to the Standard Picture and Communication Theory, albeit different in important respects. In particular, they are not primarily metaphysical theses, although they have metaphysical implications. They are actual (...)
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    A Mark of the Mental, by Karen Neander.David Kalkman & Kim Sterelny - 2019 - Mind 128 (510):565-576.
    A Mark of the Mental, by NeanderKaren. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017. Pp. xv + 327.
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    Constitutional Democracy in the Age of Populisms: A Commentary to Mark Tushnet’s Populist Constitutional Law.Valerio Fabbrizi - 2019 - Res Publica:1-17.
    This contribution aims at discussing constitutional democracy in the age of populisms, by explaining how populist movements oppose liberal-democratic constitutionalism and by presenting the thesis of a so-called ‘populist constitutionalism’, as proposed by Mark Tushnet. In the first section, a general and analytic exploration of populist phenomena will be drawn, by focusing on the so-called thesis of a ‘populist’ constitutionalism. In the second part, Tushnet’s arguments for a populist constitutionalism will be presented, through the analysis of his two main (...)
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    Sir Mark Potter And The Protection Of The Traditional Family: Why Same Sex Marriage Is (Still) A Feminist Issue. [REVIEW]Rosie Harding - 2007 - Feminist Legal Studies 15 (2):223-234.
    In Wilkinson v. Kitzinger, the petitioner (Susan Wilkinson) sought a declaration of her marital status, following her marriage to Celia Kitzinger in British Columbia, Canada in August 2003. The High Court refused the application, finding that their valid Canadian marriage is, in United Kingdom law, a civil partnership. In this note, I focus on Sir Mark Potter’s adjudication of the human rights issues under Articles 8, 12 and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights (E.C.H.R.), highlighting his restatement (...)
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    Reasoning About the Mark of the Cognitive: A Response to Adams and Garrison.Andreas Elpidorou - 2014 - Minds and Machines 24 (2):201-211.
    I critically examine Adams and Garrison’s proposed necessary condition for the mark of the cognitive :339–352, 2013). After a brief presentation of their position, I argue not only that their proposal is in need of additional support, but also that it is too restrictive.
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    Interactional Leadership: Jesus' Model of Leadership - A Case of Mark 7:25-29.John K. Addo & Zorodzai Dube - 2020 - Hts Theological Studies 76 (4):1-7.
    Inspired by Goffman and Mead Social Interactionism theory and Ghanaian traditional leadership model, this article interprets Mark 7:24-30 as text that re-imagines alternative leadership practice. The study suggest that social interactionism theory tenants of ritual making, people processing, characterisation, frame making and dramaturgy provide a alternative heuristic tools to understand Jesus' view of leadership. Seemingly and for Jesus, leadership is a product of social interaction derived from the manner one interacts with various people. This study proposes that the Ghanaian (...)
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    'Contemplating a Self-Portrait as a Pharmacist': A Trade Mark Style of Doing Art and Science.Celia Lury - 2005 - Theory, Culture and Society 22 (1):93-110.
    This article addresses how it is possible to view Damien Hirst as a brand name. It argues that the brand name is not the mark of an originary relation between producer and product but of a set of highly mediated relations between products. In a discussion of the spot paintings, the process of mediation is seen to contribute to the open-endedness of the relations between products or works established in Hirst’s practice. This open-endedness contributes to the distinctiveness of the (...)
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    MyCites: A Proposal to Mark and Report Inaccurate Citations in Scholarly Publications.Cameron Neylon, Bert Gordijn, Martin Paul Eve & Mohammad Hosseini - 2020 - Research Integrity and Peer Review 5 (1).
    BackgroundInaccurate citations are erroneous quotations or instances of paraphrasing of previously published material that mislead readers about the claims of the cited source. They are often unaddressed due to underreporting, the inability of peer reviewers and editors to detect them, and editors’ reluctance to publish corrections about them. In this paper, we propose a new tool that could be used to tackle their circulation.MethodsWe provide a review of available data about inaccurate citations and analytically explore current ways of reporting and (...)
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    A Mathematician Doing Physics: Mark Kac’s Work on the Modeling of Phase Transitions.Martin Niss - 2018 - Perspectives on Science 26 (2):185-212.
    After World War II, quite a few mathematicians, including Mark Kac, John von Neumann, and Nobert Wiener, worked on the physical problem of phase transitions, i.e. changes in the state of matter caused by gradual changes of physical parameters such as the condensation of a gas to a liquid and the loss of magnetization of a ferromagnet above a certain temperature. The significance of these mathematicians was not so much that they brought mathematical rigor to the theoretical description of (...)
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    The Self, Agency, and Responsibility: A Reply to Mark Siderits.Benovsky Jiri - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (2):558-564.
    Mark Siderits has raised a number of interesting issues and objections concerning the "pluralist view" of the self I put forward in "Buddhist Philosophy and the No-Self View." In this short reply, I am going to focus on two main points he made, in the reverse order in which he made them.Here is a "metaphysical difficulty" that Siderits raises in the case of the pluralist view. It is useful to formulate the case from the first-person point of view, so (...)
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    Hume’s Finite Geometry: A Reply to Mark Pressman.Lorne Falkenstein - 2000 - Hume Studies 26 (1):183-185.
    In “Hume on Geometry and Infinite Divisibility in the Treatise”, H. Mark Pressman charges that “the geometry Hume presents in the Treatise faces a serious set of problems”. This may well be; however, at least one of the charges Pressman levels against Hume invokes a false dichotomy, and a second rests on a non sequitur.
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    Make/Believing the World(S): Toward a Christian Ontological Pluralism * By Mark S. McLeod-Harrison.D. Efird - 2011 - Analysis 71 (2):404-406.
    ‘We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth’, so Christians confess when they recite the Nicene Creed. Now if the argument of Mark S. McLeod-Harrison’s Make/Believing the World: Toward a Christian Ontological Pluralism is correct, God is not alone in that task. We human beings are makers of heaven and earth, too, in the sense that what exists is as it is because our minds have made it so, which is a kind of (...)
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    A Companion to Ramon Llull and Lullism Ed. By Amy M. Austin and Mark D. Johnston.J. Isaac Goff - 2019 - Franciscan Studies 77 (1):284-286.
    This volume makes an excellent and very important contribution to English-language scholarship on the life, thought, and influence of the Majorcan lay theologian and philosopher, Ramon Llull, the Doctor Illuminatus, from his own day through the Renaissance period into the European exploration of the New World. Llull was a brilliant but idiosyncratic thinker, whose interests and writings touched upon, it seems, every major theological and philosophical theme of his day as well as many topics that only would gain greater interest (...)
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