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    Must Milton Friedman Embrace Stakeholder Theory?Ignacio Ferrero, W. Michael Hoffman & Robert E. McNulty - 2014 - Business and Society Review 119 (1):37-59.
    Milton Friedman famously stated that the only social responsibility of business is to increase its profits, a position now known as the shareholder model of business. Subsequently, the stakeholder model, associated with Edward Freeman, has been widely seen as a heuristically stronger theory of the responsibilities of the firm to the society in which it is situated. Friedman’s position, nevertheless, has retained currency among many business thinkers. In this article, we argue that Friedman’s economic writings assume an economy in which (...)
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    The Neglected Ethical and Spiritual Motivations in the Workplace.Manuel Guillén, Ignacio Ferrero & W. Michael Hoffman - 2015 - Journal of Business Ethics 128 (4):803-816.
    Understanding what motivates employees is essential to the success of organizational objectives. Therefore, properly capturing and explaining the full range of such motivations are important. However, the classical and most popular theories describing employee motives have neglected, if not omitted entirely, the importance of the ethical and spiritual dimensions of motivation. This has led to a model of a person as self-interested, amoral, and non-spiritual. In this paper, we attempt to expose this omission and offer a more complete taxonomy of (...)
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    Business ethics: readings and cases in corporate morality.W. Michael Hoffman, Robert Frederick & Mark S. Schwartz (eds.) - 2014 - New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
    Can a corporation have a conscience? What is wrong with reverse discrimination? Can ethical management and managed care coexist? Hoffman, Frederick, and Schwartz address these and many other current, intriguing, often complex issues in corporate morality. This introductory business ethics text contains a thorough general introduction on ethical theory, 54 readings, and 25 cases. Divided into five parts, each with an introduction that presents the major themes of its articles and cases, the text contains an impartial, point-counterpoint presentation of (...)
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    Are Corporations Institutionalizing Ethics?W. Michael Hoffman, Ann Lange, Jennifer Mills Moore, Karen Donovan, Paulette Mungillo, Aileene McDonagh, Paula Vanetti & Linda Ledoux - 1986 - Journal of Business Ethics 5 (2):85-91.
    Very little has been done to find out what corporations have done to build ethical values into their organizations. In this report on a survey of 1984 Fortune 1000 industrial and service companies the Center for Business Ethics reveals some facts regarding codes of ethics, ethics committees, social audits, ethics training programs, boards of directors, and other areas where corporations might institutionalize ethics. Based on the survey, the Center for Business Ethics is convinced that corporations are beginning to take steps (...)
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  5. Business and Environmental Ethics.W. Michael Hoffman - 1991 - Business Ethics Quarterly 1 (2):169-184.
    This paper explores some interconnections between the business and environmental ethics movements. The first section argues that business has obligations to protect the environment over and above what is required by environmental law and that it should cooperate and interact with government in establishing environmental regulation. Business must develop and demonstrate environmental moral leadership. The second section exposes the danger of using the rationale of "good ethics is good business" as a basis for such business moral leadership in both the (...)
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    International Business, Human Rights, and Moral Complicity: A Call for a Declaration on the Universal Rights and Duties of Business.W. Michael Hoffman & Robert E. Mcnulty - 2009 - Business and Society Review 114 (4):541-570.
    The purpose of this article is to call for the formulation and adoption of a declaration on the universal rights and duties of business. We do not attempt to define the specific contents of such a declaration, but rather attempt to explain why such a declaration is needed and what would be some of its general characteristics. The catalyst for this call was the recognition that even under optimal conditions, good companies sometimes are susceptible to moral lapses, and when companies (...)
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    Results of a business ethics curriculum survey conducted by the center for business ethics.W. Michael Hoffman & Jennifer Mills Moore - 1982 - Journal of Business Ethics 1 (2):81 - 83.
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  8. What is business ethics? A reply to Peter Drucker.W. Michael Hoffman & Jennifer Mills Moore - 1982 - Journal of Business Ethics 1 (4):293 - 300.
    In his What is Business Ethics? Peter Drucker accuses business ethics of singling out business unfairly for special ethical treatment, of subordinating ethical to political concerns, and of being, not ethics at all, but ethical chic. We contend that Drucker's denunciation of business ethics rests upon a fundamental misunderstanding of the field. This article is a response to his charges and an effort to clarify the nature, scope and purpose of business ethics.
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    Environmental Risk Problems and the Language of Ethics.W. Michael Hoffman - 1995 - Business Ethics Quarterly 5 (4):699-711.
    In this paper we present six criteria for assessing proposed solutions to environmental risk problems. To assess the final criterion-the criterion of ethical responsibility-we suggest another series of criteria. However, before these criteria can be used to address ethical problems, business persons must be wiIling to discuss the problem in ethical terms. Yet many decision makers are unwilling to do so. Drawing on research by James Waters and Frederick Bird, we discuss this “moral muteness”-the inability or unwillingness to use morallanguage (...)
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    Introduction.W. Michael Hoffman - 1982 - Journal of Business Ethics 1 (2):79 - 80.
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    Ethical Decision Making Surveyed through the Lens of Moral Imagination.Mark S. Schwartz & W. Michael Hoffman - 2017 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 36 (3):297-328.
    This paper attempts to build on the contribution to moral imagination theory by Patricia Werhane by further integrating moral imagination with new theoretical developments that have taken place in the business ethics field. To accomplish this objective, part one will review the concept of moral imagination, from its definitional origins to its full theoretical conceptualization. Part two will provide a brief literature review of how moral imagination has been applied in empirical research. Part three will analyze and apply the construct (...)
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    The Morality of Whistleblowing: A Commentary on Richard T. De George.W. Michael Hoffman & Mark S. Schwartz - 2015 - Journal of Business Ethics 127 (4):771-781.
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    What is necessary for corporate moral excellence?W. Michael Hoffman - 1986 - Journal of Business Ethics 5 (3):233 - 242.
    At the beginning of this essay I sketch a solution to the question of how we can predicate moral properties, such as moral excellence, to the corporation. This solution suggests that there are at least two necessary criteria for corporate moral excellence: (1) a moral corporate culture and (2) the moral autonomy of the individual within the corporate culture. I put forward guidelines for the development of both and argue for their necessary interdependence.
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    An Investigation of Ethics Officer Independence.W. Michael Hoffman, John D. Neill & O. Scott Stovall - 2008 - Journal of Business Ethics 78 (1-2):87-95.
    In this paper, we examine whether ethics officers are able to perform their assigned duties independently of organizational management. Specifically, we investigate whether inherent conflicts of interest with company management potentially hinder the ability of ethics officers to serve as an effective monitor and deterrent of unethical activity throughout the organization. As part of our analysis, we conducted 10 detailed phone interviews with current and retired ethics officers in order to determine whether practicing ethics officers feel the need for additional (...)
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    The Ethics Officer as Agent of the Board: Leveraging Ethical Governance Capability in the Post‐Enron Corporation.W. Michael Hoffman & Mark Rowe - 2007 - Business and Society Review 112 (4):553-572.
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    Corporate Governance and Institutionalizing Ethics: Proceedings of the Fifth National Conference on Business Ethics.David A. Fedo, W. Michael Hoffman & Jennifer Mills Moore - 1984 - Free Press.
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    An Interpretation of Kant's Solution to the Third Antinomy.W. Michael Hoffman - 2010 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 13 (2):173-185.
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    An Interpretation of Kant’s Causal Determinism.W. Michael Hoffman - 1975 - Idealistic Studies 5 (2):139-163.
    In the Transcendental Dialectic of the first Critique Kant sets forth the ancient problem of freedom and determinism by way of the Third Antinomy. The problem, according to Kant, arises out of a conflict of reason with itself as it seeks an unconditioned ground which will provide a unity for all conditions. In the thesis of the Third Antinomy reason sees the necessity of postulating a free causality “without which, even in the [ordinary] course of nature the series of appearances (...)
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    Aristotle's Logic of Verb Tenses.W. Michael Hoffman - 1976 - Journal of Critical Analysis 6 (3):89-95.
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    Emerging global business ethics.W. Michael Hoffman (ed.) - 1994 - Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books.
    This volume explores worldwide developments in the field of business ethics. It studies ethical issues faced by transnational corporations, the possibilities for international cooperation after the cold war, as well as regional business ethics issues from around the world. The essays, taken from the Ninth Bentley Conference on Business Ethics sponsored by the Center for Business Ethics, include cases and regional studies from Africa, Eastern Europe, the Pacific Rim, and North and South America. Topics discussed include the BCCI scandal, the (...)
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    Liberal Arts and Professional Education.W. Michael Hoffman & David A. Fedo - 1994 - The Ruffin Series in Business Ethics:142-151.
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    The ethics of accounting and finance: trust, responsibility, and control.W. Michael Hoffman (ed.) - 1996 - Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books.
    Members of the academic community, lawyers, government officials, and professionals in the accounting and financial services industries examine ethical issues ...
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    The structure and origin of the religious passions.W. Michael Hoffman - 1977 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 8 (1):36 - 50.
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  24. The Work Ethic in Business. Proceedings of the Third National Conference on Business Ethics.W. Michael Hoffman, Thomas Wyly & Jennifer Mills Moore - 1985 - The Personalist Forum 1 (1):46-51.
     
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    You’ve Got Mail... And the Boss Knows: A Survey by the Center for Business Ethics of Companies’ Email and Internet Monitoring.W. Michael Hoffman, Laura P. Hartman & Mark Rowe - 2003 - Business and Society Review 108 (3):285-307.
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    Does Higher Education Make the Grade in Institution‐wide Ethics and Compliance Programs?1.Tina S. Sheldon & W. Michael Hoffman - 2005 - Business and Society Review 110 (3):249-267.
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    Business Ethics and Compliance: What Management Is Doing and Why.Dawn‐Marie Driscoll, W. Michael Hoffman & Joseph E. Murphy - 1998 - Business and Society Review 99 (1):35-51.
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    Ethics in business education: Working toward a meaningful reciprocity. [REVIEW]W. Michael Hoffman - 1984 - Journal of Business Ethics 3 (4):259 - 268.
    This paper outlines and argues against some criticisms of business ethics education. It maintains that these criticisms have been put forward due to a misunderstanding of the nature of business and/or ethics. Business ethics seeks a meaningful reciprocity among economic, social and moral concerns. This demands that business organizations autonomously develop ethical goals from within, which in turn demands a reciprocity between ethical theory and practical experience. Working toward such a reciprocity, the ultimate goal of business ethics education is a (...)
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    The Boston GlobeEthics Crisis: Muddied Standards, Muddled Management.Dawn-Marie Driscoll & W. Michael Hoffman - 1999 - Business and Society Review 104 (2):199-208.
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    Ethics, CSR, and Sustainability Education in the Financial Times Top 50 Global Business Schools: Baseline Data and Future Research Directions.Lisa Jones Christensen, Ellen Peirce, Laura P. Hartman, W. Michael Hoffman & Jamie Carrier - 2007 - Journal of Business Ethics 73 (4):347-368.
    This paper investigates how deans and directors at the top 50 global MBA programs (as rated by the "Financial Times" in their 2006 Global MBA rankings) respond to questions about the inclusion and coverage of the topics of ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability at their respective institutions. This work purposely investigates each of the three topics separately. Our findings reveal that: (1) a majority of the schools require that one or more of these topics be covered in their MBA (...)
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    Spoiled milk: A Chinese mother’s struggle and the rebuilding of trust in state dairy enterprises.Yuli Wang, Erica Steckler & W. Michael Hoffman - 2020 - Business and Society Review 125 (3):289-309.
    Recent research has highlighted the importance of cultivating the ethical climate of a firm with implications for ethical decision making and consumer confidence. However, there are important lessons still to be gleaned from firms responsible for generating ethical failures. Based on a case study of the Sanlu melamine milk powder scandal in China, this article analyzes the key factors that have affected consumer confidence in Sanlu and highlights main reasons for Chinese consumers’ continued distrust of state dairy enterprises. We explore (...)
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    You’ve Got Mail... And the Boss Knows: A Survey by the Center for Business Ethics of Companies’ Email and Internet Monitoring. [REVIEW]W. Michael Hoffman, Laura P. Hartman & Mark Rowe - 2003 - Business and Society Review 108 (3):285-307.
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    You’ve Got Mail... And the Boss Knows: A Survey by the Center for Business Ethics of Companies’ Email and Internet Monitoring. [REVIEW]W. Michael Hoffman, Laura P. Hartman & Mark Rowe - 2003 - Business and Society Review 108 (3):285-307.
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  34. Ethics at Work.Jeffery Cederblom, Charles J. Dougherty, W. Michael Hoffman, Jennifer Mills Moore, Larue Tone Hosmer & John B. Matthews - 1993 - Journal of Business Ethics 12 (1):36-74.
     
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    The individual investor in securities markets: An ethical analysis. [REVIEW]Robert E. Frederick & W. Michael Hoffman - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (7):579 - 589.
    In this paper we consider whether one type of individual investor, which we call at risk investors, should be denied access to securities markets to prevent them from suffering serious financial harm. We consider one kind of paternalistic justification for prohibiting at risk investors from participating in securities markets, and argue that it is not successful. We then argue that restricting access to markets is justified in some circumstances to protect the rights of at risk investors. We conclude with some (...)
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    Rethinking the concept of sustainability.Alexis J. Bañon Gomis, Manuel Guillén Parra, W. Michael Hoffman & Robert E. Mcnulty - 2011 - Business and Society Review 116 (2):171-191.
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    The Moral Imagination of Patricia Werhane: A Festschrift.R. Edward Freeman, Sergiy Dmytriyev, Andrew C. Wicks, James R. Freeland, Richard T. De George, Norman E. Bowie, Ronald F. Duska, Edwin M. Hartman, Timothy J. Hargrave, Mark S. Schwartz, W. Michael Hoffman, Michael E. Gorman, Mollie Painter-Morland, Carla J. Manno, Howard Harris, David Bevan & Patricia H. Werhane - 2018 - Springer Verlag.
    This book celebrates the work of Patricia Werhane, an iconic figure in business ethics. This festschrift is a collection of articles that build on Werhane’s contributions to business ethics in such areas as Employee Rights, the Legacy of Adam Smith, Moral Imagination, Women in Business, the development of the field of business ethics, and her contributions to such fields as Health Care, Education, Teaching, and Philosophy. All papers are new contributions to the management literature written by well-known business ethicists, such (...)
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    Conversations across continents: Teaching business ethics online. [REVIEW]Mollie Painter-Morland, Juan Fontrodona, W. Michael Hoffman & Mark Rowe - 2003 - Journal of Business Ethics 48 (1):75-88.
    The paper focuses on an online business ethics course that three professors (Painter-Morland, Fontrodona and Hoffman) taught together, and in which the fourth author (Rowe) participated as a student, from their respective locations on three continents. The course was conducted using Centra software, which allowed for synchronous online interaction. The class included students from Europe, South Africa and the United States. In order to assess the value of synchronous online teaching for ethics training, the paper identifies certain knowledge, skills (...)
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  39. W. Michael Hoffman. Business & Environmental Ethics 166 - 2003 - In William H. Shaw (ed.), Ethics at Work: Basic Readings in Business Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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    A tribute to the late Dr. W. Michael Hoffman: Putting business ethics theory into practice.Mark S. Schwartz - 2023 - Business and Society Review 128 (4):571-590.
    This article is a tribute to the late Dr. W. Michael Hoffman's life and professional career (1943–2018), including his important contribution to the business ethics academic community, as well as to the practical world of business. Following a brief summary of Dr. Hoffman's professional achievements, several tributes are provided including from Professor Richard De George, columnist Gael O'Brien, and Professor Patricia Werhane. The tributes are followed by synopses of a small sample of Dr. Hoffman's many journal (...)
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    W. Michael Hoffman.Richard T. De George - 2019 - Business Ethics Quarterly 29 (2):281-283.
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  42. Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality.Michael W. Hoffman & Jennifer Mills Moore - 1984 - Journal of Business Ethics 3 (3):184-206.
     
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  43. W. Michael Hoffman, Judith Brown Kamn, Robert E. Frederick, and Edward S. Perry (eds.), The Ethics of Accounting and Finance: Trust, Responsibility and Control. [REVIEW]Frances Chua & K. F. Alam - 1997 - Teaching Business Ethics 1 (3):345-349.
     
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    Mario Bunge: A Centenary Festschrift.Mario Augusto Bunge, Michael R. Matthews, Guillermo M. Denegri, Eduardo L. Ortiz, Heinz W. Droste, Alberto Cordero, Pierre Deleporte, María Manzano, Manuel Crescencio Moreno, Dominique Raynaud, Íñigo Ongay de Felipe, Nicholas Rescher, Richard T. W. Arthur, Rögnvaldur D. Ingthorsson, Evandro Agazzi, Ingvar Johansson, Joseph Agassi, Nimrod Bar-Am, Alberto Cupani, Gustavo E. Romero, Andrés Rivadulla, Art Hobson, Olival Freire Junior, Peter Slezak, Ignacio Morgado-Bernal, Marta Crivos, Leonardo Ivarola, Andreas Pickel, Russell Blackford, Michael Kary, A. Z. Obiedat, Carolina I. García Curilaf, Rafael González del Solar, Luis Marone, Javier Lopez de Casenave, Francisco Yannarella, Mauro A. E. Chaparro, José Geiser Villavicencio- Pulido, Martín Orensanz, Jean-Pierre Marquis, Reinhard Kahle, Ibrahim A. Halloun, José María Gil, Omar Ahmad, Byron Kaldis, Marc Silberstein, Carolina I. García Curilaf, Rafael González del Solar, Javier Lopez de Casenave, Íñigo Ongay de Felipe & Villavicencio-Pulid (eds.) - 2019 - Springer Verlag.
    This volume has 41 chapters written to honor the 100th birthday of Mario Bunge. It celebrates the work of this influential Argentine/Canadian physicist and philosopher. Contributions show the value of Bunge’s science-informed philosophy and his systematic approach to philosophical problems. The chapters explore the exceptionally wide spectrum of Bunge’s contributions to: metaphysics, methodology and philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of physics, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of social science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of technology, moral philosophy, social and political (...)
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    Everyday Greek-Greek Words in English, Including Scientific Terms.C. W. E. Miller & Horace Addison Hoffman - 1919 - American Journal of Philology 40 (4):434.
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    Al-Farabi's Commentary and Short Treatise on Aristotle's De Interpretatione.Michael E. Marmura & F. W. Zimmermann - 1983 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 103 (4):763.
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    Authentication in Ethos.W. Michael Petullo & Jon A. Solworth - 2013 - Ethos(misc.) 4 (24):67.
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    Keynote Address to the National Association of Science, Technology and Society on Global Climate Change.W. Michael McCabe - 1999 - Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 19 (6):468-473.
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  49. Determinism and locality in quantum systems.W. Michael Dickson - 1996 - Synthese 107 (1):55 - 82.
    Models of the EPR-Bohm experiment usually consider just two times, an initial time, and the time of measurement. Within such analyses, it has been argued that locality is equivalent to determinism, given the strict correlations of quantum mechanics. However, an analysis based on such models is only a preliminary to an analysis based on a complete dynamical model. The latter analysis is carried out, and it is shown that, given certain definitions of locality and determinism for completely dynamical models, locality (...)
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  50. Is there really no projection postulate in the modal interpretation?W. Michael Dickson - 1995 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (2):197-218.
    Modal interpretations of quantum mechanics admit two kinds of state: physical states, which specify the values of observables on a system, and theoretical states, which specify a probability distribution over possible physical states. They appear to use this distinction to deny the projection postulate, claiming that collapse corresponds only to a change from discussing the theoretical state to discussing the physical state. I argue that modal interpretations should adopt a projection postulate at the level of the theoretical state. However, other (...)
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