Publications in Philosophical Logic

Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry, Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. (Publisher’s Page)

“In Praise of a Logic of Definitions that Tolerates Ω-Inconsistency,” Philosophical Issues 28, 2018, pp. 176-95. (Preprint: pdf)(Online Publication)

"Intersubstitutivity Principles and the Generalization Function of Truth" (written with Shawn Standefer), Synthese 195, 2018, pp. 1065-1075. (Preprint: pdf)(Free Access)(Online Publication)

“Against Post-Truth,” an interview with Richard Marshall, 3:AM Magazine, Online, January 2017. (Preprint: pdf)(Free Access)

"Conditionals in Theories of Truth" (written with Shawn Standefer), Journal of Philosophical Logic 46, 2017, pp. 27-63.  (Preprint: pdf) (Online Publication)

“Remarks on a Foundationalist Theory of Truth,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73, 2006, 721-7. (Preprint: pdf) (Published Version: link)

“Finite Circular Definitions,” in Thomas Bolander, Vincent F. Hendricks, and Stig Andur Andersen (eds.), Self-Reference, CSLI Publications, 2006, pp. 79-93. (Preprint: pdf)

Review of Tim Maudlin’s Truth and Paradox, Mind 115, 2006, pp. 163-165. (Published Version: link)

“Partially Defined Predicates and Semantic Pathology,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65, 2002, pp. 402-409. (Published Version: link)

“Truth,” in Lou Goble (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Philosophical Logic, Blackwell Publishers, 2001, pp. 90-114.

“On Circular Concepts,” in André Chapuis and Anil Gupta (eds.), Circularity, Definition and Truth, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 2000, pp. 123-153

  • Polish translation by Irena Trzcieniecka-Schneider, “O Pojęciach Cyrkularnych,” in Ewy Żarnecka-Bialy and Irena Trzcieniecka-Schneider (eds.), Komunikaty i Argumenty, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagielloñskiego, 2002, pp. 19-44.
  • Also reprinted in my Truth, Meaning, Experience, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 95-134. (Preprint: pdf)

Circularity, Definition and Truth (co-edited with André Chapuis), New Delhi: Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 2000. Distributed outside India by Ridgeview Publishing Company, Atascadero CA.

“Definition and Revision: A Response to McGee and Martin,” Philosophical Issues 8, 1997, pp. 419-443. (Published Version:  link)

  • Also reprinted with a postscript in my Truth, Meaning, Experience, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 135-63.

“The Liar Paradox,” in The Encyclopedia of Philosophy Supplement, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1996, pp. 299-301.

“Reply to Robert Koons” (written with Nuel Belnap), Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 35, 1994, pp. 632-636. (Free Access)

Six entries in Ted Honderich (ed.), Oxford Companion to Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 1995.

The Revision Theory of Truth (written with Nuel Belnap), Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1993, 299 pp. (book page)

“A Calculus for Definitions” (abstract), in Volume I of Abstracts of the Ninth International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Uppsala, Sweden, 1991. Reprinted in Journal of Symbolic Logic 58, 1993, p. 760. (Published Version: link)

“Two Theorems concerning Stability,” in J. Michael Dunn and Anil Gupta (eds.), Truth or Consequences, Kluwer Academic Press, 1990, pp. 49-60.

Truth or Consequences: Essays in Honor of Nuel Belnap, (co-edited with J. Michael Dunn), Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990.

Critical Notice of Jon Barwise and John Etchemendy’s The Liar, Philosophy of Science 56, 1989, pp. 697-709. (Published Version: link)

“Remarks on Definitions and the Concept of Truth,” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 89, 1988-89, pp. 227-246. (Published Version: link)

  • Reprinted in Patrick Grim, Gary Mar, and Peter Williams (eds.), The Philosopher’s Annual 12, Ridgeview Publishing Company, 1991, pp. 67-86.
  • Also reprinted in my Truth, Meaning, Experience, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 73-94.

“The Meaning of Truth,” in Ernest LePore (ed.), New Directions in Semantics, Academic Press, 1987, pp. 453-480.

“A Fixed Point Theorem for the Weak Kleene Valuation Scheme” (written with Robert L. Martin), Journal of Philosophical Logic 13, 1984, pp. 131-135. (Published Version: link)

  • A correction to this paper appears in Journal of Philosophical Logic 14, 1985, p. 229.

“Truth and Paradox,” Journal of Philosophical Logic 11, 1982, pp. 1-60. (Published Version: link)

  • Revised version with a brief “Postscript 1983” is reprinted in Robert L. Martin (ed.), Recent Essays on Truth and the Liar Paradox, Oxford University Press, 1984.

“Truth and Paradox” (abstract), Journal of Philosophy 78, 1981, pp. 735-736.

“A Consecution Calculus for Positive Relevant Implication with Necessity” (written with Nuel Belnap and J. Michael Dunn), Journal of Philosophical Logic 9, 1980, pp. 343-362. (Published Version: link)

  • Revised version is reprinted in Alan Anderson, Nuel Belnap, and J. Michael Dunn, Entailment (Vol. II), Princeton University Press, 1992.

The Logic of Common Nouns, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980, 142 pp. (book page)

“A Theory of Conditionals in the Context of Branching Time” (written with Richmond Thomason), The Philosophical Review 89, 1980, pp. 65-90. (Published Version: link)

  • Reprinted in William Harper, Robert Stalnaker, and Glenn Pearce (eds.), Ifs: Conditionals, Belief, Decision, Chance, and Time, D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1981.

“Modal Logic and Truth,” Journal of Philosophical Logic 7, 1978, pp. 441-472. (Published Version: link)

  • Revised version, with a new section IV, is reprinted in The Logic of Common Nouns. (book page)