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History of Western Philosophy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 14,442 Socrates' Defense
Cathal Woods and Ryan Pack
Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Wesleyan College
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 12 Dec 2015
2 8,265 Summary of Social Contract Theory by Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau
Manzoor Elahi Laskar
Symbiosis International University
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
3 5,981 Natural Law Theory: The Modern Tradition
Brian Bix
University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Dec 1999
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2007
4 4,925 Crito
Cathal Woods and Ryan Pack
Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Wesleyan College
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 26 Dec 2015
5 4,248 Socrates of Athens: Euthyphro, Socrates' Defense, Crito and the Death Scene from Phaedo
Cathal Woods and Ryan Pack
Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Wesleyan College
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
6 3,880 Euthyphro
Cathal Woods and Ryan Pack
Virginia Wesleyan College and Virginia Wesleyan College
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 12 Dec 2015
7 3,207 Islam & the West: Testing the Clash of Civilizations Thesis
Pippa Norris and Ronald Inglehart
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2002
Last Revised: 30 Nov 2003
8 2,905 Nietzsche
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 17 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2013
9 2,689 Meno 
Cathal Woods
Virginia Wesleyan College
Date posted to database: 19 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2012
10 2,606 The Epistemic Status of the Human Sciences: Critical Reflections on Foucault
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2008
Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Dec 2016 through 23 Feb 2017

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1 73 Sovereignty and Migration in the Doctrine of the Law of Nations: An Intellectual History of Hospitality from Vitoria to Vattel
Vincent Chetail
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI)
Date posted to database: 6 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2017
2 33 The American Nietzsche? Fate and Power in the Pragmatism of Justice Holmes
Seth Vannatta and Allen Mendenhall
Morgan State University and Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2017
3 25 The Snake and the Roundabout: Ethical Particularism and the Patterns of Normative Induction
Frederic R. Kellogg
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Date posted to database: 31 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
4 16 Chaldean and Neo-Platonic Theology
Katelis Viglas
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Date posted to database: 29 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 6 Jan 2017





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