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    Death and the Hero W.-H. Friedrich: Wounding and Death in the Iliad. Homeric Techniques of Description . Translated by P. Jones and G. Wright. Appendix by K. B. Saunders. Pp. Xviii + 167. London: Duckworth, 2003. Cased, £45. ISBN: 0-7156-2983-. [REVIEW]Mark W. Edwards - 2005 - The Classical Review 55 (01):6-.
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    Sword-Fighting in the Iliad: A Note on eλaϒnω.K. B. Saunders - 2006 - Classical Quarterly 56 (1):279-284.
  3. The Wounds inIliad13–16.K. B. Saunders - 1999 - Classical Quarterly 49 (2):345-363.
    The wounds inflicted by Homer's warriors fascinate readers, since they are vividly described and often curious or even grotesque. Commentators have struggled to explain some of them since commentaries began: some of the explanations are more curious than the wounds. Not surprisingly, the commentaries have not usually been graced by a high standard of anatomical or, especially, physiological background knowledge, and are often misleading in these respects. When such knowledge is applied, some wounds which have appeared problematic become realistic, but (...)
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    Sword-Fighting In The Iliad: A NOTE ON EΛAϒNΩ.K. B. Saunders - 2006 - Classical Quarterly 56 (1):279-284.
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    Sword-Fighting in the Iliad : A Note on Eλaυnω.K. B. Saunders - 2006 - Classical Quarterly 56 (01):279-.
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    Frölich’s Table of Homeric Wounds.K. B. Saunders - 2004 - Classical Quarterly 54 (1):1-17.
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    The Wounds in Iliad 13–16.K. B. Saunders - 1999 - Classical Quarterly 49 (02):345-.
    The wounds inflicted by Homer's warriors fascinate readers, since they are vividly described and often curious or even grotesque. Commentators have struggled to explain some of them since commentaries began: some of the explanations are more curious than the wounds. Not surprisingly, the commentaries have not usually been graced by a high standard of anatomical or, especially, physiological background knowledge, and are often misleading in these respects. When such knowledge is applied, some wounds which have appeared problematic become realistic, but (...)
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    The Wounds in Iliad 13–16.K. B. Saunders - 1999 - Classical Quarterly 49 (2):345-363.
    The wounds inflicted by Homer's warriors fascinate readers, since they are vividly described and often curious or even grotesque. Commentators have struggled to explain some of them since commentaries began: some of the explanations are more curious than the wounds. Not surprisingly, the commentaries have not usually been graced by a high standard of anatomical or, especially, physiological background knowledge, and are often misleading in these respects. When such knowledge is applied, some wounds which have appeared problematic become realistic, but (...)
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    F. Bachmann. Aufbau des Zahlensystems. Enzyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen, Band I. Algebra und Zahlentheorie, Teil 1., Heft 2., B. G. Teubner, Leipzig1939—article A3, 28 pp. - K. Knopp. Darstellung der reellen Zahlen durch Grenzprozesse. Enzyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen, Band I. Algebra und Zahlentheorie, Teil 1., Heft 2., B. G. Teubner, Leipzig1939—article A4, 30 pp. - E. Kamke. Allgemeine Mengenlehre. Enzyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen, Band I. Algebra und Zahlentheorie, Teil 1., Heft 2., B. G. Teubner, Leipzig1939—article A5, 56 pp. [REVIEW]Saunders MacLane - 1940 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 5 (4):154-155.
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  10. La Nature de la Pensee Logique.K. B. R. Aars - 1910 - Philosophical Review 19:565.
     
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  11. Pensée logique.K. B. Aars - 1909 - Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 17:808-823.
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    A Novel Interpretation of the Klein-Gordon Equation.K. B. Wharton - 2010 - Foundations of Physics 40 (3):313-332.
    The covariant Klein-Gordon equation requires twice the boundary conditions of the Schrödinger equation and does not have an accepted single-particle interpretation. Instead of interpreting its solution as a probability wave determined by an initial boundary condition, this paper considers the possibility that the solutions are determined by both an initial and a final boundary condition. By constructing an invariant joint probability distribution from the size of the solution space, it is shown that the usual measurement probabilities can nearly be recovered (...)
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    Time-Symmetric Quantum Mechanics.K. B. Wharton - 2007 - Foundations of Physics 37 (1):159-168.
    A time-symmetric formulation of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics is developed by applying two consecutive boundary conditions onto solutions of a time- symmetrized wave equation. From known probabilities in ordinary quantum mechanics, a time-symmetric parameter P0 is then derived that properly weights the likelihood of any complete sequence of measurement outcomes on a quantum system. The results appear to match standard quantum mechanics, but do so without requiring a time-asymmetric collapse of the wavefunction upon measurement, thereby realigning quantum mechanics with an important (...)
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  14. Basir 0 A, Hassanein K, Kamel M.K. B. Shaban - 2002 - Infor Mation Fusion in a Cooperative Multi——Agent System for Web in for M Ation Re—Trieval [Ai. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Inter National Conference on Infor Mation Fusion (Fusio 2002), Annapolis, Mar Yland, Usa, 8—1 1 July 2:1256-1262.
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    An Introduction to Principles of Right Reason. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):349-349.
    This textbook, oriented toward non-majors in philosophy, aims to provide an understanding not merely of forms of valid and invalid inference but also of the cognitive situation, of the methods of successful "problem-solving thought" and of the role of language therein. Great emphasis is thus placed on semiotics, which is integrated with the material from methodology and logic by considerations from general theory of knowledge. The whole presentation is marked by innovations, both pedagogical and theoretical. Most of the material of (...)
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    The Fallacy of Favouring Gradual Replacement Mind Uploading Over Scan-and-Copy.K. B. Wiley & R. A. Koene - 2016 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 23 (3-4):212-235.
    Mind uploading speculation and debate often concludes that a procedure described as gradual in-place replacement preserves personal identity while a procedure described as destructive scan-and-copy produces some other identity in the target substrate such that personal identity is lost along with the biological brain. This paper demonstrates a chain of reasoning that establishes metaphysical equivalence between these two methods in terms of preserving personal identity.
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  17. Science, History, Philosophy, and Literature in Sanskrit Classics: Dr.D. N. Shanbhag, K. B. Archak & Michael (eds.) - 2007 - Sundeep Prakashan.
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    Abian Alexander. The Theory of Sets and Transfinite Arithmetic. W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia and London 1965, Xiii + 406 Pp. [REVIEW]B. Rotman - 1971 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 36 (1):167.
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  19. On Reacting to Assertions and Polar Questions.D. F. Farkas & K. B. Bruce - 2010 - Journal of Semantics 27 (1):81-118.
    The aim of this paper is to capture the similarities and differences between assertions and polar questions so as to be able to account for the systematic partial overlap that exists in reactions to these speech acts in English and beyond. We first discuss the discourse components we assume and then define default assertions and default polar questions in a way that allows us to characterize two types of responses to these speech acts, confirming and reversing reactions. The common characteristics (...)
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  20. S; Pachi, F; Forlenza, K, B.B. Gonçalves - forthcoming - Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology.
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    Spiritualismo Gnoseologico E Metafisico. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):346-346.
    A disciple's exposition of the semi-mystical system of Msgr. Mario Sturzo, drawing solely on the latter's La Filosofia dell' Avvenire. Supposedly a critical re-thinking of the system, the author proposes with an air of daring to alter some of Sturzo's verbal formulas. --L. K. B.
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    Dependent Rational Providers.K. B. Brothers - 2011 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 36 (2):133-147.
    Provider claims to conscientious objection have generated a great deal of heated debate in recent years. However, the conflicts that arise when providers make claims to the "conscience" are only a subset of the more fundamental challenges that arise in health care practice when patients and providers come into conflict. In this piece, the author provides an account of patient-provider conflict from within the moral tradition of St. Thomas Aquinas. He argues that the practice of health care providers should be (...)
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    Combinatory Logic. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):187-187.
    The first volume of a projected two-volume treatise which will provide for the first time a systematic and comprehensive exposition of an important branch of mathematical logic. Previously published research is integrated and revised in the light of later results, and much new material is presented. Highly technical and, even in introductory sections, extraordinarily dense in style, this is a work for specialists. An important contribution.--L. K. B.
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    Ortega y Gasset: An Outline of His Philosophy. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):165-166.
    A remarkably condensed statement of the main features of Ortega's philosophy, organized "biographically" around three stages of his intellectual development, termed "objectivism," "perspectivism," and "ratio-vitalism," with chief attention given to the last. The presentation is marked by a soberness unusual in writers on Ortega. As a result, a certain fairness and balance are achieved, yet not at the cost of any adequacy to the vitality of Ortega's own thought.--L. K. B.
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    Our Cultural Heritage. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (4):718-719.
    To the task undertaken here of articulating the common values and goals which should be ours as heirs of Western culture, Greene brings a scholarly grasp of the history of ideas, a sensitive insight into the actual ideals of our nation, and a responsible concern for an honest and critical national self-understanding. The result is not novel; but it does offer a well expressed and compelling Christian, liberal social philosophy, stressing reverence for God, respect for man, and rich participation in (...)
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    On the Epistemology of the Inexact Sciences. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):188-188.
    On the basis of a re-examination of the status of laws, evidence, confirmation, prediction and explanation in sciences, social as well as physical, in which the reasoning processes are not fully formalized-this informative, pioneering monograph sketches a new epistemological orientation. It emphasizes the development of specifically predictive instrumentalities, regarding which new possibilities are explored and further areas of research suggested.--L. K. B.
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    The Integration of Human Knowledge. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):493-494.
    Any hopes roused by an informed philosopher's undertaking a task of such importance as this title indicates are quickly reduced to perplexity. Professor Reiser's "Scientific Humanism" turns out to be a sort of "philosophy-fiction" picture of the universe, woven out of concepts from an astounding variety of fields--semantics, logic, philosophy of mathematics, topology, cybernetics, relativity theory, social engineering, quantum mechanics, parapsychology, etc.--L. K. B.
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    The Philosophy of Science. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (3):541-542.
    This first volume of a projected two volume work deals with "science in general," which is understood to include theology and philosophy. The first two chapters analyze the concept of a science and issue in a descriptive definition which is then developed in subsequent chapters; among the topics of this development are abstraction as an intellectual operation, the necessity of scientific statements, induction and deduction, hypothesis and theory. The book presents neither an investigation of particular sciences nor epistemological arguments in (...)
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    On Selfhood and Godhood. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (3):512-512.
    Part I aims at the constructive establishment of a concept of the self to undergird the theologically indispensable concept of the soul. It begins with a judgment theory of cognition, from which a "substantival" subject is extracted. Having a creative power constituting it a free and responsible agent, this subject is related through moral consciousness and will to an objective moral order. Part II, concerned with the problem of God and the objective validity of religious belief, begins in religion as (...)
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    Pedro Henriquez Urena. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (3):512-512.
    Three short essays on the personality and thought of the Spanish American philologist and humanist, brought together on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of his death.--L. K. B.
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    Theme For Reason. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):352-353.
    A timely and competently argued case for a broadened conception of rationality, this book attacks the currently orthodox dogma that rational justification must proceed according to the model either of logico-mathematical deduction or "piecemeal inductive engineering," and tries positively to clarify the concept of such justification in important cases where these models are inadequate. The use of reason is considered first in the context of political theory, then in ethics, finally in terms of generalized philosophical methodology. The traditional modes of (...)
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    Espacio, Tiempo y Paridad. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):493-493.
    A technical but lucid and relatively elementary discussion of the development of the physical concepts of space and time and the bearing of the parity hypothesis of Lee and Yang on the future course of this development.--L. K. B.
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    Physics and Metaphysics of Music and Essays on the Philosophy of Mathematics. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):352-352.
    The chief of these five essays is the effort of a composer and conductor, deeply attached to Kant and widely read in mathematics and popularized physics, to disclose in "music's innate design" a key to the nature of "subliminal" reality, the "Ever Present." Result: both the order of music and the order of subliminal reality are elliptical. The accompanying essays, of chiefly biographical interest, present a philosophical critique of the new mathematics and geometry by a doctrinaire young Kantian. -- L. (...)
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    The Structure of Christian Ethics. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (3):495-495.
    Not a philosophical analysis or explication, this compact, lyrical study remains deliberately within the "organic" categories of biblical speech--which it is part of its purpose to exemplify--and with considerable success communicates the Christian conception of ethical life as man's response to God's self-revealing activity in history, to be understood only in terms of "the living continuity between man-in-God and man-in-man."--L. K. B.
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    Some Problems in Logical Model-Theory. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1962 - Review of Metaphysics 15 (3):530-530.
    A mathematically valuable but technical contribution to the algebraic study of the semantics of formalized languages.--L. K. B.
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    The Way of Immortality. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 9 (4):702-703.
    An ebullient mixture of metaphors into a vision of a here-and-now realization of the potencies of the Spirit as it stretches out "celestial antennae" to contact the Dynamic Power of Life.--L. K. B.
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    Unamuno, Bosquejo de Una Filosofía. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):694-694.
    A rewritten version, following the same plan and theme, of the author's earlier work of the same title. New chapters are added on Unamuno's ideas of fiction and of reality. The bibliographical appendix, with brief comments, is brought up-to-date. The unifying stress is on the "incessant fluctuation" between opposites, such as reason and the irrational, as the source of Unamuno's originality. Sympathetically expository rather than critical, this brief sketch deliberately sacrifices precision and analysis for the sake of "interiorizacion"--probably the most (...)
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    Los Factores Mentales de Spearman y Las Potencias Escolasticas. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (1):174-174.
    In a critical study of the factor-analytical theory of knowledge of the psychologist C. E. Spearman, the author tries to show that many so-called discoveries of modern psychology are mere elementary and unconscious repetitions of the older but much clearer Thomistic concepts.--L. K. B.
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    Truth is An Error of Fact. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):351-351.
    An etymological proof of the title; presented in a "spirit of fun" and to be taken in the same spirit.--L. K. B.
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    Metafisica de la Expresion. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):350-350.
    Begins with a critique of traditional metaphysics and of modern natural science, disclosing a common root in the more basic fact of creative symbolic expression, which is held to be the key to a radical and rectifying refounding of metaphysics. Expression and symbolization, are held to be essentially constitutive of human existence, of knowledge and of the known, and to be historical communal and creative. The merit of the work is in facing the question of the import for metaphysics of (...)
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    Il Problema Dell'arte E Della Bellezza in Plotino. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):163-163.
    A sympathetic exposition, carefully documented, of the meaning and function of aesthetic concepts in the Enneads. The Plotinian dialectic is compared to the artistic process. Aesthetic experience is found analogous to the mystical, and artistic intuition similar to ecstasy.--L.K.B.
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    Los Veinte Temas Que He Cultivado En Los Cincuenta Anos de Mi Labor Filosofica. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):193-193.
    A dry record, without argument, of conclusions reached on a wide variety of topics through fifty years of scholastic philosophizing.--L. K. B.
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    In The Last Analysis. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (4):715-715.
    A thoughtful inventor-businessman's statement of the simple truth about the world: All is energy, with causal order everywhere, and with such forces dominating as to justify optimistic trust in the necessary course of events.--L. K. B.
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    Lógica Matemática. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (1):180-180.
    By confining themselves to elementary principles, the authors manage to cover with an appropriate balance of simplicity and rigor a wider range of materials than is common in so readable an introduction. There is an emphasis on logic as a syntax for language. Though not a text book, the work meets very well the authors' aim of "presenting to Spanish speaking readers, in a succinct, clear, and rigorous manner, the fundamental themes of the discipline."--L. K. B.
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    The Origin and Development of Psychoanalysis. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (2):361-362.
    A reprint of Freud's lectures of 1910. In his philosophically critical preface, Allers briefly but effectively points up logical and scientific weaknesses in Freud's theories, attributes their peculiar success to the appealing ambiguity of approach as between the scientific and the historical, then finds their chief merit in furthering the recognition of man's "historicity."--L. K. B.
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    The Social Dynamics of George H. Mead. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (2):366-366.
    This brief and valuable reconstruction of Mead's theory of social reality combines a carefully documented exposition of the development of Mead's thought with a philosophically critical examination of some of his major themes. Whereas most interpreters have typed Mead as a "social behaviorist," his theories are here rightly portrayed as transcending the behavioristic framework, moving "from a problematic empiricism toward an idealistic and subjectivistic account of the nature of social reality." The author finds unresolved "foundational confusions" in Mead's theories, however, (...)
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    Utopía y Realidad En El Erasmismo Español. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1956 - Review of Metaphysics 10 (2):360-360.
    A brief study, through certain dialogues of Alfonso de Valdes, of the form taken by Erasmianism in the peculiar cultural milieu of 16th-century Spain.--L. K. B.
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    Soledad y Heroismo En la Vida de Dios. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (2):352-352.
    A metaphysical scheme which is both a philosophy and a personal religion, presented confessionally in four terse and lyrical essays. The basic concepts are authenticity, solitude, heroism, act, life and death. God is conceived as finite and multiple, engendered through history, "the fundamental meaning toward which converge the most intense fibres of the heroism which forms our history." --L. K. B.
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    A Philosopher Looks at Science. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 13 (1):189-189.
    This elementary introduction aims "to present a unified picture of Science"; it shows little concern for serious argument or alternative positions.--L. K. B.
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    Logic Without Metaphysics and Other Essays in the Philosophy of Science. [REVIEW]K. B. L. - 1957 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (1):166-166.
    A collection of thirty essays and reviews published previously over the past twenty-five years, marked by Nagel's characteristic ease and clarity of style. Submitted as on the whole expressing a consistent philosophical outlook, as illustrating a sound method of philosophical analysis, and as outlining "the essential rationale for the logic of contextualistic naturalism," these essays and reviews provide a historical perspective on the development of American naturalism and analytic philosophy.--L. K. B.
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