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  1. The Empiricists: Critical Essays on Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.M. R. Ayers, Phillip D. Cummins, Robert Fogelin, Don Garrett, Edwin McCann, Charles J. McCracken, George Pappas, G. A. J. Rogers, Barry Stroud, Ian Tipton, Margaret D. Wilson & Kenneth Winkler - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    This collection of essays on themes in the work of John Locke , George Berkeley , and David Hume , provides a deepened understanding of major issues raised in the Empiricist tradition. In exploring their shared belief in the experiential nature of mental constructs, The Empiricists illuminates the different methodologies of these great Enlightenment philosophers and introduces students to important metaphysical and epistemological issues including the theory of ideas, personal identity, and skepticism. It will be especially useful in courses devoted (...)
     
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    The Civil Contract of Photography by Azoulay, Ariella.Chad Mccracken - 2010 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 68 (2):181-183.
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    Book Review Section 2. [REVIEW]Francis R. Mckenna, J. Jackson Barnette, Robert C. Serow, Andrew David Gitlin, Edgar Z. Friedenberg, Kenneth D. Mccracken, Shirley A. Kessler, Christine E. Sleeter, Reba N. Page, William M. Stallings, Ken Kempner, Roger G. Baldwin, Clem Adelman, Joseph Beckham & Angela Fraley Foshay - 1987 - Educational Studies 18 (4):571-641.
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    Bad Form: Social Mistakes and the Nineteenth‐Century Novel by Puckett, Kent.Chad Mccracken - 2009 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (4):441-443.
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    The Aesthetics of International Law by Morgan, Ed.Chad Mccracken - 2009 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (3):355-357.
  6. From Africa to Zen: An Invitation to World Philosophy.Roger T. Ames, J. Baird Callicott, David L. Hall, Peter D. Hershock, Oliver Leaman, Janet McCracken, Robert A. McDermott, Eric Ormsby, Thomas W. Overholt, Graham Parkes, Roy Perrett, Stephen H. Phillips, Homayoon Sepasi-Tehrani & Jacqueline Trimier - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In the second edition of this groundbreaking text in non-Western philosophy, sixteen experts introduce some of the great philosophical traditions in the world. The essays unveil exciting, sophisticated philosophical traditions that are too often neglected in the western world. The contributors include the leading scholars in their fields, but they write for students coming to these concepts for the first time. Building on revisions and updates to the original, this new edition also considers three philosophical traditions for the first time—Jewish, (...)
     
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    Underwriting: The Poetics of Insurance in America, 1722-1872.Chad Mccracken - 2008 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 66 (4):407-409.
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    The Developmental Programme - Concept or Muddle?Programmes for Development, Genes, Chromosomes and Computer Models in Developmental Biology. Edited by Alma Swan, HERBERT Macgregor and Robert Ransom.J. Embryol. Exp. Morph. Volume 83 Supplement. The Company of Biologists Ltd, Cambridge, 1984. Pp. 369. �12.00, $23.00. [REVIEW]J. Robert & S. Whittle - 1986 - Bioessays 5 (2):91-92.
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    ROBERT, Jean-Dominique, O.P., Philosophie Et Sciences Humaines.Jean-Dominique Robert - 1981 - Laval Théologique et Philosophique 37 (1):109-109.
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    Hellenica: Recueil d'Épigraphie de Numismatique Et d'Antiquités Grecques. Vol. I. By L. Robert. Pp. 155. Paris: A. Bontemps, 1940. [REVIEW]J. M. R. Cormack, L. Robert & Hellenica - 1944 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 64:108-109.
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    Hellenica: Recueil d'Épigraphie, de Numismatique Et d'Antiquités Grecques, VII. By L. Robert. Pp. 254; Pl. 24. Paris: Librairie Adrien-Maisonneuve, 1949. [REVIEW]M. N. Tod & L. Robert - 1950 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 70:81-82.
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    Robert Sokolowski, Écrits de Phénoménologie Et de Philosophie des Sciences, Trans. André Lebel, Hermann, 2015. [REVIEW]Chad Engelland - 2016 - Review of Metaphysics 70 (2):366-368.
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    Robert S. Taylor, Reconstructing Rawls: The Kantian Foundations of Justice as Fairness: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011, 360 Pages, $74.95 , ISBN 9780271037714.Chad Van Schoelandt - 2012 - Journal of Value Inquiry 46 (1):123-129.
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    A Conscience in Action [Review of Reiner Braun, Robert Hinde, David Krieger, Harold Kroto, and Sally Milne, Eds., Joseph Rotblat: Visionary for Peace].Chad Trainer - 2010 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 30 (2).
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    Robert S. Taylor, Reconstructing Rawls: The Kantian Foundations of Justice as Fairness. [REVIEW]Chad Schoelandt - 2012 - Journal of Value Inquiry 46 (1):123-129.
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    Charles Taliaferro and Chad Meister, Eds. , The Cambridge Companion to Christian Philosophical Theology . Reviewed By.Robert J. Deltete - 2011 - Philosophy in Review 31 (1):74-77.
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    Nuclear War and World Citizenship [Review of Robert Hinde and Joseph Rotblat, War No More: Eliminating Conflict in the Nuclear Age].Chad Trainer - 2006 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 26 (2).
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    Robert S. Taylor.Chad Schoelandt - 2012 - Journal of Value Inquiry 46 (1):123-129.
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    Thinking About Complexity in Health: A Systematic Review of the Key Systems Thinking and Complexity Ideas in Health.Evan Rusoja, Deson Haynie, Jessica Sievers, Navonil Mustafee, Fred Nelson, Martin Reynolds, Eric Sarriot, Robert Chad Swanson & Bob Williams - 2018 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 24 (3):600-606.
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    Navigating Systems Ideas for Health Practice: Towards a Common Learning Device.Martin Reynolds, Eric Sarriot, Robert Chad Swanson & Evan Rusoja - 2018 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 24 (3):619-628.
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    The Application of Systems Thinking Concepts, Methods, and Tools to Global Health Practices: An Analysis of Case Studies.Jessica Wilkinson, Morgan Goff, Evan Rusoja, Carl Hanson & Robert Chad Swanson - 2018 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 24 (3):607-618.
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  22. Free Will and Indeterminism: Robert Kane's Libertarianism.Robert Francis Allen - 2005 - Journal of Philosophical Research 30:341-355.
    Drawing on Aristotle’s notion of “ultimate responsibility,” Robert Kane argues that to be exercising a free will an agent must have taken some character forming decisions for which there were no sufficient conditions or decisive reasons.1 That is, an agent whose will is free not only had the ability to develop other dispositions, but could have exercised that ability without being irrational. To say it again, a person has a free will just in case her character is the product (...)
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    Robert Zimmermann and Herbartianism in Vienna. The Critical Reception From Brentano and His Followers.Denis Fisette - forthcoming - Meinong Studies.
    This study is about an aspect of the reception of Herbatianism in Austria which has not been thoroughly investigated so far. It pertains to a controversy opposing Robert Zimmermann and Franz Brentano in the context of discussions which took place in the Philosophical Society of the University of Vienna. This study looks more specifically at three important episodes involving the Philosophical Society, first, the controversy over Herbartianism, second that over the evaluation of Schelling’s philosophy, and finally the reception of (...)
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  24. The Active Nature of the Soul in Sense Perception: Robert Kilwardby and Peter Olivi.Juhana Toivanen & José Filipe Silva - 2010 - Vivarium 48 (3):245-278.
    This article discusses the theories of perception of Robert Kilwardby and Peter of John Olivi. Our aim is to show how in challenging certain assumptions of medieval Aristotelian theories of perception they drew on Augustine and argued for the active nature of the soul in sense perception. For both Kilwardby and Olivi, the soul is not passive with respect to perceived objects; rather, it causes its own cognitive acts with respect to external objects and thus allows the subject to (...)
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  25. The Mathematical Theory of Categories in Biology and the Concept of Natural Equivalence in Robert Rosen.Franck Varenne - 2013 - Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 66 (1):167-197.
    The aim of this paper is to describe and analyze the epistemological justification of a proposal initially made by the biomathematician Robert Rosen in 1958. In this theoretical proposal, Rosen suggests using the mathematical concept of “category” and the correlative concept of “natural equivalence” in mathematical modeling applied to living beings. Our questions are the following: According to Rosen, to what extent does the mathematical notion of category give access to more “natural” formalisms in the modeling of living beings? (...)
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    The Romantic Conception of Robert J. Richards.Ruse Michael - 2004 - Journal of the History of Biology 37 (1):3 - 23.
    In his new book, "The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe," Robert J. Richards argues that Charles Darwin's true evolutionary roots lie in the German Romantic biology that flourished around the beginning of the nineteenth century. It is argued that Richards is quite wrong in this claim and that Darwin's roots are in the British society within which he was born, educated, and lived.
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  27. Are We Theorising or Simulating? Interview with Robert Gordon.Jorrit Kiel & Anco Peeters - 2008 - Splijtstof 37 (2):40-43.
    Interview with Robert Gordon (Ph.D., Columbia). Discussed topics include his academic career in philosophy and views on the simulation theory of mind.
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    The Implications of Robert Brandom's Inferentialism for Intellectual History.David L. Marshall - 2013 - History and Theory 52 (1):1-31.
    Quentin Skinner’s appropriation of speech act theory for intellectual history has been extremely influential. Even as the model continues to be important for historians, however, philosophers now regard the original speech act theory paradigm as dated. Are there more recent initiatives that might reignite theoretical work in this area? This article argues that the inferentialism of Robert Brandom is one of the most interesting contemporary philosophical projects with historical implications. It shows how Brandom’s work emerged out of the broad (...)
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  29. Robots and Reality: A Reply to Robert Sparrow.Russell Blackford - 2012 - Ethics and Information Technology 14 (1):41-51.
    We commonly identify something seriously defective in a human life that is lived in ignorance of important but unpalatable truths. At the same time, some degree of misapprehension of reality may be necessary for individual health and success. Morally speaking, it is unclear just how insistent we should be about seeking the truth. Robert Sparrow has considered such issues in discussing the manufacture and marketing of robot ‘pets’, such as Sony’s doglike ‘AIBO’ toy and whatever more advanced devices may (...)
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    Eschatology and Entropy: An Alternative to Robert John Russell's Proposal.Klaus Nürnberger - 2012 - Zygon 47 (4):970-996.
    Traditional eschatology clashes with the theory of entropy. Trying to bridge the gap, Robert John Russell assumes that theology and science are based on contradictory, yet equally valid, metaphysical assumptions, each one capable of questioning and impacting the other. The author doubts that Russell's proposal will convince empirically oriented scientists and attempts to provide a viable alternative. Historical‐critical analysis suggests that biblical future expectations were redemptive responses to changing human needs. Apocalyptic visions were occasioned by heavy suffering in postexilic (...)
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    Book Review: Robert Audi, 'Moral Perception'. [REVIEW]Danny Frederick - 2015 - Reason Papers 37 (1):164-69.
    I summarise Robert Audi's 'Moral Perception.' I concede that there is such a thing as moral perception. However, moral perceptions are culturally-relative, which refutes Audi’s claims that moral perception may ground moral knowledge and that it provides inter-subjectively accessible grounds which make ethical objectivity possible. Audi's attempt to avoid the refutation tends to convert rational disputes into ad hominem ones. I illustrate that with the example of the ethics of prostitution.
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    Many Windows: Reflections on Robert Ulanowicz’s Search for Meaning in Science.William Grassie - 2012 - Axiomathes 22 (2):195-205.
    This paper is an extended discussion of Robert Ulanowicz’s critique of mechanistic and reductionistic metaphysics of science. He proposes “process ecology” as an alternative. In this paper I discuss four sets of question coming out of Ulanowicz’s proposal. First, I argue that universality remains one of the hallmarks of the scientific enterprise even with his new process metaphysics. I then discuss the Second Law of Thermodynamics in the interpretation of the history of the universe. I question Ulanowicz’s use of (...)
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  33. God and Nature in the Thought of Robert Boyle.Timothy Shanahan - 1988 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 26 (4):547-569.
    THERE IS WIDESPREAD AGREEMENT among historians that the writings of Robert Boyle (1697-1691) constitute a valuable archive for understanding the concerns of seventeenth-century British natural philosophers. His writings have often been seen as representing, in one fashion or another, all of the leading intellectual currents of his day. ~ There is somewhat less consensus, however, on the proper historiographic method for interpreting these writings, as well as on the specific details of the beliefs expressed in them. Studies seeking to (...)
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  34. Robert Kane, Free Will, and Neuro-Indeterminism.Roksana Alavi - 2005 - Philo 8 (2):95-108.
    In this paper I argue that Robert Kane’s defense of event-causal libertarianism, as presented in Responsibility, Luck, and Chance: Reflections on Free Will and Indeterminism, fails because his event-causal reconstruction is incoherent. I focus on the notions of efforts and self-forming actions essential to his defense.
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    The Dethroning of Ideocracy: Robert Musil as a Philosopher.Bence Nanay - 2014 - The Monist 97 (1):3-11.
    Paper on Robert Musil's philosophical system.
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    Hegelians Axel Honneth and Robert Williams on the Development of Human Morality.Rauno Huttunen - 2012 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 31 (4):339-355.
    An individual is in the lowest phase of moral development if he thinks only of his own personal interest and has only his own selfish agenda in his mind as he encounters other humans. This lowest phase corresponds well with sixteenth century British moral egoism which reflects the rise of the new economic order. Adam Smith (1723–1790) wanted to defend this new economic order which is based on economic exchange between egoistic individuals. Nevertheless, he surely did not want to support (...)
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  37. Théorie mathématique des catégories en biologie et notion d’équivalence naturelle chez Robert Rosen.Franck Varenne - 2013 - Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 66 (1):167-197.
    The aim of this paper is to describe and analyze the epistemological justification of a proposal initially made by the bio-mathematician Robert Rosen in 1958. In this theoretical proposal, Rosen suggests using the mathematical concept of « category » and the correlative concept of « natural equivalence » in mathematical modeling applied to living beings. Our questions are the following: according to Rosen, to what extent does the mathematical notion of category give access to more « natural » formalisms (...)
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  38. Intrinsic Goodness and Contingency, Resemblance and Particularity: Two Criticisms of Robert Adams's Finite and Infinite Goods.David Decosimo - 2012 - Studies in Christian Ethics 25 (4):418-441.
    Robert Adams’s Finite and Infinite Goods is one of the most important and innovative contributions to theistic ethics in recent memory. This article identifies two major flaws at the heart of Adams’s theory: his notion of intrinsic value and his claim that ‘excellence’ or finite goodness is constituted by resemblance to God. I first elucidate Adams’s complex, frequently misunderstood claims concerning intrinsic value and Godlikeness. I then contend that Adams’s notion of intrinsic value cannot explain what it could mean (...)
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  39. Understanding Scientists' Computational Modeling Decisions About Climate Risk Management Strategies Using Values-Informed Mental Models.Lauren Mayer, Kathleen Loa, Bryan Cwik, Nancy Tuana, Klaus Keller, Chad Gonnerman, Andrew Parker & Robert Lempert - 2017 - Global Environmental Change 42:107-116.
    When developing computational models to analyze the tradeoffs between climate risk management strategies (i.e., mitigation, adaptation, or geoengineering), scientists make explicit and implicit decisions that are influenced by their beliefs, values and preferences. Model descriptions typically include only the explicit decisions and are silent on value judgments that may explain these decisions. Eliciting scientists’ mental models, a systematic approach to determining how they think about climate risk management, can help to gain a clearer understanding of their modeling decisions. In order (...)
     
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    ‘Is Getting Well Ever An Art?’: Psychopharmacology and Madness in Robert Lowell’s Day by Day. [REVIEW]Isabelle Travis - 2011 - Journal of Medical Humanities 32 (4):315-324.
    On the publication of Robert Lowell’s Life Studies in 1959, some critics were shocked by the poet’s use of seemingly frank autobiographical material, in particular the portrayal of his hospitalizations for bipolar disorder. During the late fifties and throughout the sixties, a rich vein, influenced by Lowell , developed in American poetry. Also during this time, the nascent science of psychopharmacology competed with and complemented the more established somatic treatments, such as psychosurgery, shock treatments, and psychoanalytical therapies. The development (...)
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    Robert Grosseteste's Conclusiones and the Commentary on the Posterior Analytics.David Bloch - 2009 - Vivarium 47 (1):1-23.
    This article examines the nature of Robert Grosseteste's commentary on Aristotle's Posterior Analytics with particular reference to his “conclusions” . It is argued that the simple demonstrative appearance of the commentary, which is very much the result of the 64 conclusions, is in part an illusion. Thus, the exposition in the commentary is not simply based on the strict principles of the Posterior Analytics and on the proof-procedures of Euclidean geometry; rather the commentary is a complicated mixture of different (...)
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    Religion, and Not Just Religious Reasons, in the Public Square: A Consideration of Robert Audi’s and Nicholas Wolterstorff’s Religion in the Public Square.Kevin Carnahan - 2013 - Philosophia 41 (2):397-409.
    For the last several decades, philosophers have wrestled with the proper place of religion in liberal societies. Usually, the debates among these philosophers have started with the articulation of various conceptions of liberalism and then proceeded to locate religion in the context of these conceptions. In the process, however, too little attention has been paid to the way religion is conceived. Drawing on the work of Robert Audi and Nicholas Wolterstorff, two scholars who are often read as holding opposing (...)
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    fNIRS Feature Importance for Attentional State Prediction.Angela Harrivel, Robert Milletich, Chad Stephens, Christina Heinich, Nicholas Napoli, Mary Carolyn Last & Alan Pope - 2018 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 12.
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    ‘Misfortune's Image‘: The Cinematic Representation of Trauma in Robert Bresson's Mouchette.Mark Cresswell & Zulfia Karimova - 2013 - Film-Philosophy 17 (1):154-176.
    This paper asks questions about 'trauma' and its cultural representation specifically, trauma's representation in the cinema. In this respect, it compares and contrasts the work of Robert Bresson, in particular his 1967 masterpiece, Mouchette , with contemporary Hollywood film. James Mangold's 1999 'Oscar-winning' Girl, Interrupted offers an interesting example for cultural comparison. In both Mouchette and Girl, Interrupted the subject matter includes, amongst other traumatic experiences, rape, childhood abuse and suicide. The paper ponders the question of whether such aspects (...)
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    Crítica de la economía política, más allá del marxismo tradicional: Moishe Postone y Robert Kurz.Jordi Maiso & Eduardo Maura - 2014 - Isegoría 50:269-284.
    El presente texto pretende presentar dos propuestas de actualización de la crítica de la economía política marxiana: las de Moishe Postone y Robert Kurz. Sus planteamientos, gestados a partir de los años ochenta, ofrecen claves para superar las insuficiencias del marxismo tradicional y abren perspectivas fructíferas para actualizar la teoría crítica. Partiendo de una reinterpretación común de las categorías de Marx, ambos autores presentan sin embargo diagnósticos diferentes: mientras Postone incide en cómo el capitalismo origina la posibilidad de un (...)
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    Bernhard von Clairvaux, Robert von Melun und die Anfange des mittelalterlichen Voluntarismus.Matthias Perkams - 2012 - Vivarium 50 (1):1-32.
    Abstract Two distinguishing marks of voluntaristic conceptions of human action can be found already in the 12th century, not only in the work of Bonaventura's successors: 1. the will is free to act against reasons's dictates; 2. moral responsibility depends on this conception of the will's freedom. A number of theologians from the 1130s to the 1170s accepted those claims, which have been originally formulated by Bernard of Clairvaux. Robert of Melun elaborated them in a systematical way and coined (...)
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    Review:" Przewodnik Po Filozofii Umysłu (Companion to the Philosophy of Mind)," by Marcin Miłkowski and Robert Poczobut. [REVIEW]Tomasz Szubart - 2012 - Forum Philosophicum: International Journal for Philosophy 17 (1):113-115.
    This article reviews Marcin Miłkowski and Robert Poczobut, Przewodnik po filozofii umysłu [Companion to the Philosophy of Mind].
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    Robert Grosseteste.James McEvoy - 2000 - Oup Usa.
    Robert Grosseteste was the initiator of the English scientific tradition, one of the first chancellors of Oxford University, and a famous teacher and commentator on the newly discovered works of Aristotle. In this book, James McEvoy provides the first general, inclusive overview of the entire range of Grosseteste's massive intellectual achievement.
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    Review of Robert Spaemann's Persons. [REVIEW]Arthur Madigan - 2010 - Journal of Religious Ethics 38 (2):373-392.
    This review presents the principal themes of Robert Spaemann's Persons: The Difference between ‘Someone’ and ‘Something.’ To be a person is not to be identical with one's teleological nature, but rather, to have that nature. Personal consciousness is necessarily temporal consciousness. Persons have a range of distinctively personal acts, such as recognizing and respecting one another, understanding their lives as wholes, making judgments of conscience, promising, and forgiving. All members of the human species, whatever their stage of development or (...)
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    Re-Reading Robert E. Park on Social Evolution: An Early Darwinian Conception of Society.Hendrik Wortmann - 2013 - Biological Theory 7 (1):69-79.
    Although Darwinian concepts have largely been banned from the social sciences of the last century, they have recently seen a revival in several disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, or economics. Most of the current proponents of evolutionary theorizing in the social sciences avoid references to the older literature on social evolution. On that background, this article presents a contribution to Darwinist thinking in early American sociology that has mainly been overlooked in the literature. As the leading figure of the Human (...)
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