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    Mathematics and Fiction I: Identification.Robert Sd Thomas - 2000 - Logique Et Analyse 43:301-340.
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    Mathematics and Fiction II: Analogy.Robert Thomas - 2002 - Logique Et Analyse 45:185-228.
    The object of this paper is to study the analogy, drawn both positively and negatively, between mathematics and fiction. The analogy is more subtle and interesting than fictionalism, which was discussed in part I. Because analogy is not common coin among philosophers, this particular analogy has been discussed or mentioned for the most part just in terms of specific similarities that writers have noticed and thought worth mentioning without much attention's being paid to the larger picture. I intend with this (...)
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    B. Buldt, B. Löwe and T. Müller (Eds.), Special Issue Towards a New Epistemology of Mathematics; B. Löwe and T. Müller (Eds.), PhiMSAMP: Philosophy of Mathematics: Sociological Aspects and Mathematical Practice; K. François, B. Löwe, T. Müller and B. Van Kerkhove (Eds.), Foundations of the Formal Sciences VII: Bringing Together Philosophy and Sociology of Science. [REVIEW]Robert Thomas - 2012 - Philosophia Mathematica 20 (2):258-260.
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    An Integrated Theory of Moral Development.Robert Murray Thomas - 1997 - Greenwood Press.
    Components from a variety of existing theories combine with insights from the author's research to create an original theory of moral development.
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    Classifying Reactions to Wrongdoing: Taxonomies of Misdeeds, Sanctions, and Aims of Sanctions.Robert Murray Thomas - 1995 - Greenwood Press.
    This book presents a new classification system for acts of wrongdoing, sanctions imposed on the people who commit those acts, and the aims these sanctions intend to achieve.
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    Sex and the American Teenager: Seeing Through the Myths and Confronting the Issues.Robert Murray Thomas - 2009 - R&L Education.
    Sex and the American Teenager provides an expert's assessment on the controversies over teenagers' sexual development, beliefs, and problems, and schools' methods of coping with such matters. Thomas's book is not only replete with facts about sexual issues in school, it provides case studies that illustrate the specific ways that sex issues arise.
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  7. S. Thomae Aquinatis in Octo Physicorum Aristotelis Libros Commentaria Ex Vetustissimo Ac Fidelissimo Manu Scripto Exemplaris, Diligentissimè Castigata... Cum Duplici Textus Tralatione, Antiqua, & Argyropoli Recognitis: Ad Haec Accessit Roberti Linconiensis in Eosdem Summa. [REVIEW]Robert Thomas, Ioannes Aristotle, Grosseteste, Argyropoulos & Heredi di Girolamo Scotto - 1608 - Apud Hæedem Hieronymi Scoti.
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  8. S. Thomae Aquinatis in Octo Physicorum Aristotelis Libros Commentaria.Robert Thomas, Tommaso de Vio Aristotle, Ioannes Grosseteste, Cajetan & Argyropoulos - 1595 - Apud Haeredem Hieronymi Scoti.
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  9. Selected Writings of St. Thomas Aquinas.Robert P. Thomas & Goodwin - 1965 - Bobbs-Merril Co.
     
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  10. Selected Writings the Principles of Nature, on Being and Essence, on the Virtues in General, on Free Choice.Robert P. Thomas & Goodwin - 1965 - Bobbs-Merrill.
     
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    Letter About Philosophia Mathematica.Robert Thomas - unknown
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    Exploring and Expanding Supererogatory Acts: Beyond Duty for a Sustainable Future.Gareth R. T. White, Anthony Samuel & Robert J. Thomas - forthcoming - Journal of Business Ethics:1-24.
    Supererogation has gained attention as a means of explaining the voluntary behaviours of individuals and organizations that are done for the benefit of others and which go above what is required of legislation and what may be expected by society. Whilst the emerging literature has made some significant headway in exploring supererogation as an ethical lens for the study of business there remain several important issues that require attention. These comprise, the lack of primary evidence upon which such examinations have (...)
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    Idea Analysis of Algebraic Groups: A Critical Comment on George Lakoff and Rafael Núñez's Where Mathematics Comes From.Robert Thomas - 2002 - Philosophical Psychology 15 (2):185 – 195.
    The study that George Lakoff and Rafael Núñez call "idea analysis" and begin in their recent book Where mathematics comes from is intended to dissect mathematical concepts into their metaphorical parts, where metaphor is used in the cognitive-science sense promoted by Lakoff and Mark Johnson in Metaphors we live by and subsequent works by each of them and together. Lakoff and Núñez's analysis of the (modern) algebraic concept of group is based on the attribution to contemporary mathematics of what will (...)
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    Review of W. Byers, How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics[REVIEW]Robert Thomas - 2009 - Philosophia Mathematica 17 (1):113-115.
    Without wishing to suggest that professional philosophers would regard the book as philosophy, I can report that this book is definitely philosophical. Most of the book pertains to mathematical invention, but not just the psychology thereof, with many examples of the way in which mathematical advances move from two different and incompatible ways of viewing something to a higher viewpoint on it that makes better sense and better mathematics. A simple example of this is the invention of zero, where the (...)
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