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The No Alternatives Argument

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#10 of 478)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
4 tweeters

Readers on

mendeley
31 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
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Title
The No Alternatives Argument
Published in
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
DOI 10.1093/bjps/axt045
Authors

Richard Dawid, Stephan Hartmann, Jan Sprenger

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 31 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 1 3%
Macao 1 3%
Japan 1 3%
United States 1 3%
Netherlands 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 25 81%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 32%
Student > Master 6 19%
Professor 4 13%
Researcher 4 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 13%
Other 3 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Philosophy 13 42%
Physics and Astronomy 5 16%
Psychology 4 13%
Social Sciences 4 13%
Unspecified 1 3%
Other 4 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 30. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 July 2014.
All research outputs
#388,011
of 11,091,342 outputs
Outputs from British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
#10
of 478 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,670
of 184,134 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
#1
of 2 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 11,091,342 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 478 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 2 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them