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    Defining the Scottish Enlightenment: Richard B. Sher, Church and University in the Scottish Enlightenment: The Moderate Literati of Edinburgh.Paul Wood - 2017 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 15 (3):299-311.
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  2. Thomas Reid on the Animate Creation: Papers Relating to the Life Sciences.Paul Wood (ed.) - 1995 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    Best known as a moralist and one of the founders of the Scottish Common Sense school of philosophy, Thomas Reid was also an influential scientific thinker. Here his work on the life sciences is studied in detail, bringing together unpublished transcripts of his most important papers on natural history, physiology, and materialist metaphysics. Part I provides the first published account of Reid's reflections on the highly controversial theories surrounding muscular motion and the reproduction of plants and animals and relates them (...)
     
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  3. Reid, Parallel Lines, and the Geometry of Visibles.Paul Wood - 1998 - Reid Studies 2 (1):27-41.
     
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  4. The Correspondence of Thomas Reid.Paul Wood (ed.) - 2003 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
    Thomas Reid is now recognized as one of the towering figures of the Enlightenment. Best known for his published writings on epistemology and moral theory, he was also an accomplished mathematician and natural philosopher, as an earlier volume of his manuscripts edited by Paul Wood for the Edinburgh Reid Edition, _Thomas Reid on the Animate Creation_, has shown._ _ _The Correspondence of Thomas Reid_ collects all of the known letters to and from Reid in a fully annotated form. Letters already (...)
     
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    Introduction.Knud Haakonssen & Paul Wood - 2012 - History of European Ideas 38 (1):1-4.
    The Introduction sets the contributions to this special issue in the context of existing scholarship on Dugald Stewart. The main points are the great advance in our understanding of Stewart's intellectual development, his complicated relationship to his predecessors and contemporaries in Scottish philosophy, and his important role in the European republic of letters.
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    Towards Solomon's House: Rival Strategies for Reforming the Early Royal Society.Michael Hunter & Paul B. Wood - 1986 - History of Science 24 (1):49-108.
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    “The Fittest Man in the Kingdom”.Paul Wood - 1997 - Hume Studies 23 (2):277-313.
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    The Natural History of Man in the Scottish Enlightenment.Paul B. Wood - 1990 - History of Science 28 (1):89-123.
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    Biodiversity as the Source of Biological Resources: A New Look at Biodiversity Values.Paul M. Wood - 1997 - Environmental Values 6 (3):251 - 268.
    The value of biodiversity is usually confused with the value of biological resources, both actual and potential. A sharp distinction between biological resources and biodiversity offers a clearer insight into the value of biodiversity itself and therefore the need to preserve it. Biodiversity can be defined abstractly as the differences among biological entities. Using this definition, biodiversity can be seen more appropriately as: (a) a necessary precondition for the long term maintenance of biological resources, and therefore, (b) an essential environmental (...)
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  10. Science and the Pursuit of Virtue in the Aberdeen Enlightenment.Paul Wood - 1990 - In M. A. Stewart (ed.), Studies in the Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. Oxford University Press. pp. 127--49.
  11. Science in the Scottish Enlightenment.Paul Wood - 2003 - In Alexander Broadie (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press. pp. 94--116.
  12. Realism, Rationalism, Surrealism Art Between the Wars.Briony Fer, David Batchelor & Paul Wood - 1993
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  13. Who Is Thomas Reid?Paul B. Wood - 2001 - Reid Studies 5 (1):35.
     
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    A Social History of Truth.Paul Wood - 1995 - Hume Studies 21 (2):355-356.
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    A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in Seventeenth Century England. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 1995 - Hume Studies 21 (2):355-356.
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    The Promotion of Individual Autonomy in Environmental Ethics.Paul Wood - 2000 - Environmental Ethics 22 (1):73-84.
    In his book The Morality of Freedom, Joseph Raz argues that the promotion of personal autonomy can serve as a constitutive principle for a comprehensive political theory. He maintains that three conditions are necessary for attainment of individual autonomy: appropriate mental abilities, an adequate range of options, and independence. In this essay, by focusing on Raz’s conception of an adequate range of options, we suggest that Raz’s theory justifies environmental conservation in general. We present an empirical framework of present-day assaults (...)
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    The Pursuit of “Terrorists” in Chechnya: Blood on Whose Hands? [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 2001 - Human Rights Review 2 (3):128-139.
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    Thomas Reid and Scepticism: His Reliabilist Response (Review).Paul B. Wood - 2003 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (3):420-421.
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    Thomas Reid and The Tree of the Sciences.Paul Wood - 2004 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 2 (2):119-136.
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    Review of David B. Wilson, Seeking Nature's Logic: Natural Philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment[REVIEW]Paul Wood - 2010 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (3).
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    Intergenerational Justice and Curtailments on the Discretionary Powers of Governments.Paul M. Wood - 2004 - Environmental Ethics 26 (4):411-428.
    Governments of all nations presume they possess full discretionary policymaking powers over the lands and waters within their geopolitical boundaries. At least one global environmental issue—the rapid loss of the world’s biodiversity, the sixth major mass extinction event in geological time—challenges the legitimacy of this presumption. Increment by increment, the present generation is depleting the world’s biodiversity by way of altering species’ habitats for the sake of short term economic gain. When biodiversity is understood as an essential environmental condition—essential in (...)
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    In a Dark Wood.Paul Wood - 1998 - Environmental Ethics 20 (2):215-218.
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    Much Ado About Dugald: The Chequered Career of Dugald Stewart's Letter to Sir William Forbes on James Beattie's Essay on Truth.Richard B. Sher & Paul Wood - 2012 - History of European Ideas 38 (1):74-102.
    Summary Although Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo's An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie has long served as an invaluable resource for those interested in Beattie's life and thought, there has been little scholarship on the genesis of Forbes's book. This article considers the role played by Dugald Stewart?as well as that of his friend, Archibald Alison?in the making of Forbes's Life of Beattie. It also examines the reasons for Forbes's decision not to print Stewart's letter in (...)
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    Dugald Stewart's Original Letter on James Beattie's Essay on Truth, 1805–1806.Paul Wood - 2012 - History of European Ideas 38 (1):103-121.
    Summary When Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo was preparing his An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie (1806) for the press, he asked his friend Dugald Stewart to contribute a summary and assessment of the argument of Beattie's most famous philosophical work, the Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth (1770). After some delay, in late 1805 or early 1806 Stewart sent to Forbes a lengthy letter in which he criticised Beattie's appeal to the principles of (...)
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    Hume's Scepticism and the Science of Human Nature (Review).Paul Wood - 2004 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 42 (1):109-110.
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    Neil Chambers .The Letters of Sir Joseph Banks: A Selection, 1768–1820. Foreword by David Mabberley. Introduction by Harold Carter. Xlvi + 420 Pp., Illus., Maps, Bibl., Index. London: Imperial College Press, 2000. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 2005 - Isis 96 (4):651-651.
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    The Correspondence of Dugald Stewart, Pierre Prevost, and Their Circle, 1794–1829.Claire Etchegaray, Knud Haakonssen, Daniel Schulthess, David Stauffer & Paul Wood - 2012 - History of European Ideas 38 (1):19-73.
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    The Fittest Man in the Kingdom.Paul Wood - 1997 - Hume Studies 23 (2):277-313.
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    The Letters of Sir Joseph Banks: A Selection, 1768–1820. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 2005 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 96:651-651.
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  30. The Context of the Stewart–Prevost Correspondence.Claire Etchegaray, Knud Haakonssen, Daniel Schulthess, David Stauffer & Paul Wood - 2012 - History of European Ideas 38 (1):5-18.
    Summary The correspondence in this issue of History of European Ideas has not previously been published. It is the surviving part of the epistolary exchange between Dugald Stewart and the Genevan professor and man of letters Pierre Prevost (1751?1839) from the 1790s to the 1820s. To this are added several closely connected letters to and from their associates. This correspondence is striking evidence of the republic of letters continuing to flourish in the aftermath of the French Revolution, illustrating the transmission (...)
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  31. Art of the Twentieth Century a Reader.Jason Gaiger & Paul Wood - 2003
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  32. Art in Theory 1648-1815: An Anthology of Changing Ideas. [REVIEW]Charles Harrison, Paul Wood & Jason Gaiger - 2003 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 61 (2):201-203.
     
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  33. Art in Theory, 1900-1990 an Anthology of Changing Ideas.Charles Harrison & Paul Wood - 1992
     
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  34. Art in Theory, 1815-1900 an Anthology of Changing Ideas.Charles Harrison, Paul Wood & Jason Gaiger - 1998
     
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  35. Art in Theory, 1900-2000 an Anthology of Changing Ideas.Charles Harrison & Paul Wood - 2003
     
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  36. An Enlightened Duke: The Life of Archibald Campbell , Earl of Ilay, 3rd Duke of Argyll.Paul Wood - 2015 - Annals of Science 72 (2):262-264.
  37. Art of the Avant-Gardes.Paul Wood & Steve Edwards - 2004
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  38. Albert V. Carozzi and Gerda Bouvier, The Scientific Library of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure : Annotated Catalog of an 18th-Century Bibliographic and Historic Treasure. Mémoires de la Société de Physique Et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève, 46. Genève: Société de Physique Et d'Histoire Naturelle, 1994. Pp. X + 201. ISSN 0252-7960. $40. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 1995 - British Journal for the History of Science 28 (3):353.
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  39. Biodiversity and Democracy: Rethinking Society and Nature.Paul M. Wood - 2002 - Environmental Values 11 (4):521-524.
     
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  40. Comment: Behemoth V. The Sceptical Chymist, Revisited.Paul Wood - 2017 - Isis 108 (1):124-126.
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  41. Diderot's DreamWilda Anderson.Paul Wood - 1992 - Isis 83 (2):329-329.
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  42. Diderot's Dream by Wilda Anderson. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 1992 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 83:329-329.
     
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  43. In a Dark Wood. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 1998 - Environmental Ethics 20 (2):215-218.
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  44. Intergenerational Justice and Curtailments on the Discretionary Powers of Governments.Paul M. Wood - 2004 - Environmental Ethics 26 (4):411-428.
    Governments of all nations presume they possess full discretionary policymaking powers over the lands and waters within their geopolitical boundaries. At least one global environmental issue—the rapid loss of the world’s biodiversity, the sixth major mass extinction event in geological time—challenges the legitimacy of this presumption. Increment by increment, the present generation is depleting the world’s biodiversity by way of altering species’ habitats for the sake of short term economic gain. When biodiversity is understood as an essential environmental condition—essential in (...)
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  45. Sustainability Impeded: Ultra Vires Environmental Issues.Paul M. Wood & Laurel Waterman - 2008 - Environmental Ethics 30 (2):159-174.
    Some anthropogenic environmental changes that produce net benefits for the current generation will also produce foreseeable net harms to future generations. Well recognized as “time-lag effects,” these changes are environmental issues with strongly differential benefits and burdens between generations. Some of the world’s largest environmental issues fall into this category, including biodiversity loss and global climate change. The intractability of these issues for Western governments is not merely a practical problem of avoiding unpopular policy options; it is a theoretical problem (...)
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  46. The Challenge of the Avant-Garde.Paul Wood (ed.) - 1999
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  47. Thomas Reid's Critique of Joseph Priestley: Context and Chronology.Paul Wood - 1985 - Lumen 4:29-45.
     
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  48. The Scientific Library of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure : Annotated Catalog of an 18th-Century Bibliographic and Historic Treasure. [REVIEW]Paul Wood - 1995 - British Journal for the History of Science 28 (3):353-353.
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