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  1. Mill.William Thomas - 1992 - In Quentin Skinner (ed.), Great Political Thinkers. Oxford University Press.
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    On behalf of the skolemite.William J. Thomas - 1971 - Analysis 31 (6):177-186.
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    Scientists’ Imagined Pasts and Historians’ Appreciation of Scientific Thought.William Thomas - 2017 - Isis 108 (4):830-835.
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    The philosophic radicals: nine studies in theory and practice, 1817-1841.William Thomas - 1979 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    A reluctant Aidan, recently returned home to Corenwald after three years in the Feechiefen Swamp, learns of a new party of Aidanites who believes he is the destined king to overthrow the tyrant King Darrow.
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    On Behalf of the Skolemite.William J. Thomas - 1971 - Analysis 31 (6):177--86.
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    Platonism and the Skolem Paradox.William J. Thomas - 1968 - Analysis 28 (6):193--6.
  7. Platonism and the skolem paradox.William J. Thomas - 1968 - Analysis 28 (6):193-196.
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    Source Book for Social Origins.William I. Thomas - 1910 - International Journal of Ethics 21 (1):112-114.
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  9. The Philosophic Radicals: Nine Studies in Theory and Practice, 1817-1841.William Thomas - 1981 - Philosophy 56 (215):124-126.
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    History of American Political Thought.John Agresto, John E. Alvis, Donald R. Brand, Paul O. Carrese, Laurence D. Cooper, Murray Dry, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Thomas S. Engeman, Christopher Flannery, Steven Forde, David Fott, David F. Forte, Matthew J. Franck, Bryan-Paul Frost, David Foster, Peter B. Josephson, Steven Kautz, John Koritansky, Peter Augustine Lawler, Howard L. Lubert, Harvey C. Mansfield, Jonathan Marks, Sean Mattie, James McClellan, Lucas E. Morel, Peter C. Meyers, Ronald J. Pestritto, Lance Robinson, Michael J. Rosano, Ralph A. Rossum, Richard S. Ruderman, Richard Samuelson, David Lewis Schaefer, Peter Schotten, Peter W. Schramm, Kimberly C. Shankman, James R. Stoner, Natalie Taylor, Aristide Tessitore, William Thomas, Daryl McGowan Tress, David Tucker, Eduardo A. Velásquez, Karl-Friedrich Walling, Bradley C. S. Watson, Melissa S. Williams, Delba Winthrop, Jean M. Yarbrough & Michael Zuckert - 2003 - Lexington Books.
    This book is a collection of secondary essays on America's most important philosophic thinkers—statesmen, judges, writers, educators, and activists—from the colonial period to the present. Each essay is a comprehensive introduction to the thought of a noted American on the fundamental meaning of the American regime.
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    A study of organic set: immediate reproduction, by different muscle groups, of patterns presented by successive visual flashes.William F. Thomas & Paul Thomas Young - 1942 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 30 (5):347.
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    Clarity and the Standard of Ethics.William Thomas - 2005 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 6 (2).
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    C. Eugene Conover 1903-1983.William W. Thomas - 1983 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 57 (2):243 - 244.
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    Commentary: Science v. Creation-Science.William A. Thomas - 1986 - Science, Technology, and Human Values 11 (3):47-51.
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    Communication without sensory overlap.William J. Thomas - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (9):256-257.
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    Doubts About Some Standard Arguments for Church's Thesis.William J. Thomas - 1973 - In Radu J. Bogdan & Ilkka Niiniluoto (eds.), Logic, Language, and Probability. Boston: D. Reidel Pub. Co.. pp. 55--62.
  17. English Utilitarianism and Liberalism in the Early Nineteenth Century the Case of Élie Halévy.William Thomas - 1999 - W. Thomas.
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    Higher Speculations: Grand Theories and Failed Revolutions in Physics and Cosmology - by Helge Kragh.William Thomas - 2011 - Centaurus 53 (4):342-343.
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    Mill.William Thomas - 1985 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Economist, philosopher, civil servant, and politician, John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) made his mark as a liberal in Victorian society. His major works--System of Logic and Principles--as well as his famous essays--"On Liberty" and "Women"--reveal his extraordinary skill at clarifying difficult political and philosophical problems. Based on a detailed assessment of the influences on Mill's life, William Thomas traces the main ethical, economic, and psychological doctrines explored in his work and offers an unusual interpretation of the origins and development of Mill's (...)
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    On Law, Morality, and Politics.William P. Thomas, Richard J. Baumgarth & Regan - 1988 - Hackett Publishing Company.
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    Rejoinder to Leland B. Yeager, "An Economist Responds" (Spring 2005): Clarity and the Standard of Ethics.William Thomas - 2005 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 6 (2):473 - 476.
    Thomas clarifies his basic criticism of Yeager's book, Ethics as Social Science, emphasizing his concern about lack of clarity of argument rather than style. Thomas discusses the role of ethical standards in contextual moral reasoning and defends Rand's rejection of ethical altruism against criticisms that it represents a "corner solution" or an unrealistic slippery-slope argument.
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    Sex and Society.William I. Thomas - 1907 - Philosophical Review 16:655.
  23. They Called Him "Monk".William Thomas - 1966 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 47 (1):81.
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    The Epistemologies of Non-Forecasting Simulations, Part I: Industrial Dynamics and Management Pedagogy at MIT.William Thomas & Lambert Williams - 2009 - Science in Context 22 (2):245-270.
    ArgumentThis paper is the first part of a two-part examination of computer modeling practice and philosophy. It discusses electrical engineer Jay Forrester's work on Industrial Dynamics, later called System Dynamics. Forrester developed Industrial Dynamics after being recruited to the newly-established School of Industrial Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which had been seeking a novel pedagogical program for management for five years before Forrester's arrival. We argue that Industrial Dynamics should be regarded in light of this institutional context. (...)
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    The heuristics of war: scientific method and the founders of operations research.William Thomas - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (2):251-274.
    This paper explores the relationship between operations research as practised during the Second World War and the claims of many of its proponents that it constituted an application of scientific method. It begins with an examination of the pre-war work of two of the most notable leaders in wartime OR, the British experimental physicist Patrick Blackett and the American theoretical physicist Philip Morse. Despite differences in their scientific work, each saw science as an essentially creative act relying on the skill (...)
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    The psychology of conversion.William Bryn Thomas - 1935 - London,: Allenson & co..
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    A simple generalization of Turing computability.William J. Thomas - 1979 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 20 (1):95-102.
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    Consistency of $n$-order logics.William J. Thomas - 1976 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 17 (2):257-262.
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    Lawrence Goldman, ed., The Blind Victorian: Henry Fawcett and British Liberalism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989, pp. 224.William Thomas - 1992 - Utilitas 4 (1):167.
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    The Epistemologies of Non-Forecasting Simulations, Part II: Climate, Chaos, Computing Style, and the Contextual Plasticity of Error.Lambert Williams & William Thomas - 2009 - Science in Context 22 (2):271-310.
    ArgumentWe continue our analysis of modeling practices that focus more on qualitative understanding of system behavior than the attempt to provide sharp forecasts. The argument here is built around three episodes: the ambitious work of the Princeton Meteorological Project; the seemingly simple models of convection in weather systems by Edward Lorenz at MIT; and then finally analysis of the dripping faucet by Robert Shaw and the Dynamical Systems Collective at UC Santa Cruz. Using the Princeton Meteorological Project as an argumentative (...)
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    An Economist Reads Philosophy. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2004 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 5 (2):401 - 408.
    Thomas reviews economist Leland Yeager's Ethics as Social Science. Yeager presents an argument for a utilitarianism that in its commitment to a reality-oriented, practical, principled ethics of human happiness resembles Rand's Objectivism. The book incorporates a wide and varied literature, including virtually everything written on Objectivism. In sum, it is like an Old Right reconstruction of utilitarianism in response to Randian critiques. The principal shortcoming of the book is its lack of precision, novelty, and clarity in addressing philosophical problems. This (...)
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  32. A review of five rules of life.William Holcombe Thomas - 1910 - Montgomery, Ala.: Paragon Press.
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    A Short History Of Physics In The American Century. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2012 - Isis 103:614-615.
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    David C. Cassidy. A Short History of Physics in the American Century. 211 pp., tables, app., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011. $29.95. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2012 - Isis 103 (3):614-615.
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    Joris Vandenriessche, Evert Peeters and Kaat Wils , Scientists’ Expertise as Performance: Between State and Society, 1860–1960. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. Pp. 256. ISBN 978-1-8489-3527-3. £60.00. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2016 - British Journal for the History of Science 49 (2):303-304.
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    Leo Beranek. Riding the Waves: A Life in Sound, Science, and Industry. x + 230 pp., figs. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2008. $24.95 .George A. Cowan. Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute: The Memoirs of George A. Cowan. 175 pp., illus., index. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2010. $18.50. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2011 - Isis 102 (3):581-582.
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    Riding the Waves: A Life in Sound, Science, and Industry; Manhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute: The Memoirs of George A. Cowan. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2011 - Isis 102:581-582.
    Riding the Waves: A Life in Sound, Science, and IndustryManhattan Project to the Santa Fe Institute: The Memoirs of George A. Cowan by Leo Beranek; George A. Cowan.
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    Randall T. Wakelam. The Science of Bombing: Operational Research in RAF Bomber Command. ix + 347 pp., illus., apps., index. Toronto/London: University of Toronto Press, 2009. $55. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2010 - Isis 101 (3):671-672.
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    Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology. [REVIEW]William W. Thomas - 1996 - Review of Metaphysics 49 (3):642-643.
    This work is a lively philosophical debate exploring "the implications of classical and quantum Big Bang cosmology" for theism and atheism. Both authors accept one current estimate that the universe began about 15 billion years ago. The book has three parts. In the first two parts the authors offer theistic and atheistic cosmological arguments; in the third part they explore the quantum cosmology of Stephen Hawking.
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    The Science of Bombing: Operational Research in RAF Bomber Command. [REVIEW]William Thomas - 2010 - Isis 101:671-672.
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    William A. Frank and Allan B. Wolter, Duns Scotus, Metaphysician. [REVIEW]Williams Thomas - 1998 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 43 (2):125-127.