Realism and Truth

Realism and Truth

2013. “A Plurality of Pluralisms” in Nikolaj Pedersen and Cory Wright, eds., Truth Pluralism: Current Debates, Oxford University Press pp. 123-53. [.pdf]

2012. “Meaning and Assertibility: Some Reflections on Paolo Casalegno’s ‘The Problem of Non-Conclusiveness’”, in Dialectica 66 (2), special number on the Philosophy of Paolo Casalegno, E. Paganini (ed.), pp. 249-66. [.pdf]

2012. Part III of “Replies” in Annalisa Coliva (ed.) Mind, Meaning and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright, Oxford University Press, pp. 418-435. [.pdf]

2010 (With Bob Hale). “Assertibilist Truth and Objective Content: Still Inexplicit?” in Bernhard Weiss and Jeremy Wanderer, eds., Reading Brandom: Making It Explicit, (Routledge,) 276-93. [.pdf]

2002. “What Could Anti-Realism About Ordinary Psychology Possibly Be?” in The Philosophical Review 111 (2), 205-33. [.pdf]

2001. “Minimalism, Deflationism, Pragmatism, Pluralism” in Michael P. Lynch, ed., The Nature of Truth: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press) 751-87. [.pdf]

2000. “Truth as Sort of Epistemic: Putnam’s Peregrinations” in The Journal of Philosophy XCVII (6), 335-64. [.pdf]

1998. “Truth: A Traditional Debate Reviewed” in supplementary volume 24 of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy on Pragmatism, guest edited by Cheryl Misak, 31-74; [reprinted in Truth, ed. Simon Blackburn and Keith Simmons OUP 1999, 203-38; German version in Matthias Vogel and Lutz Wingert (eds.), Unsere Welt: gegeben oder gemacht? Menschliches Erkennen zwischen Entdeckung und Konstruktion, Frankfurt/M.: Suhrkamp 1999]. [.pdf]

1998. “Euthyphronism and the Physicality of Colour”, in R. Casati and C. Tappolet, guest editors, European Review of Philosophy, vol. 3, special number on Response-Dependence, 15-30.

1998. “Comrades against Quietism: Reply to Simon Blackburn on Truth and Objectivity“, Mind CVII, 183-203. [.pdf]

1997 (With Bob Hale). “Putnam’s Model-theoretic Argument Against Metaphysical Realism” in Bob Hale and Crispin Wright, eds., A Companion to the Philosophy of Language (Blackwell), 427-57. [.pdf]

1996. Book Précis and Response to Commentators (Horgan, Horwich, Pettit, Sainsbury, van Cleve, Williamson) for a Book Symposium on Truth and Objectivity in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research LVI vol. 4 (1996), 863-8 (précis) and 911-41 (responses). [.pdf]

1995. “Can there be a Rationally Compelling Argument for Anti-realism about Ordinary (“Folk”) Psychology?”, in Philosophical Issues 6, (number containing the proceedings of the SOFIA conference on “Content” held at Lisbon in May 1994), 197-221. [.pdf]

1995. “Truth and Coherence”, critical study of Ralph C.S. Walker, The Coherence Theory of Truth, in Synthese 103, 279-302. [.pdf]

1994. “Realism, Pure and Simple?”: reply to Timothy Williamson’s Critical Study of Truth and Objectivity, in International Journal of Philosophical Studies vol.2 (1994), 147-61. [.pdf]

1994. “Response to Jackson”: reply to Frank Jackson’s Critical Study of Truth and Objectivity, in Philosophical Books 35 (1994), 169-75. [.pdf]

1993. “Eliminative Materialism: Going Concern or Passing Fancy?” in Mind and Language (Forum on Eliminativism), 8, 316-26. [.pdf]

1993. “Scientific Realism and Observation Statements” in Science and Subjectivity: The Vienna Circle and Twentieth Century Philosophy, (eds.) D. Bell and W. Vossenkuhl, Akademie Verlag, Berlin, 1993, 21-46. Reprinted in the International Journal of Philosophical Studies vol.1 (1993), 231-54. Slightly shortened version reprinted in Italian as “Il realismo scientifico e gli asserti osservativi”, in Alessando Pagnini, ed., Realismo/Antirealismo: Aspetti del Dibattito Epistemologico Contemporaneo, La Nuova Italia, (1995) 205-35. [.pdf]

1993. “Anti-realism: the Contemporary Debate – Whither Now?”, in J.Haldane, and C. Wright, eds., Reality: Representation and Projection, Oxford UP, 63-84. [.pdf]

1993. “On an Argument on Behalf of Classical Negation”, Mind CII, 123-31. [.pdf]

1992. “Wohin führt die aktuelle Realismusdebatte?” in Wolfgang R. Kohler, ed., Realismus und Antirealismus, Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft 976, Suhrkamp, 300-334.

1989. “The Verification Principle – Another Puncture, Another Patch”, Mind XCVIII, 611-22. [.pdf]

1989. “Misunderstandings Made Manifest, a Response to Simon Blackburn”, in Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language II, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. XIV, eds. Wettstein, Uehling and French, University of Notre Dame Press, 48-67. [.pdf]

1988. “Realism, Anti-Realism, Irrealism, Quasi-Realism”, 1987 Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture, in Realism and Anti-Realism, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. XII, eds. Wettstein, Uehling and French, (University of Minnesota Press), 25-49. (Reprinted in J. Kim and E. Sosa, eds., Metaphysics: An Anthology Oxford: Blackwell 1999) [.pdf]

1986. “Scientific Realism, Observation and the Verification Principle” in Fact, Science and Morality, edited by G. MacDonald and C. Wright (Blackwell 1986/US edition 1987), 247-74.

1985. Review of Simon Blackburn’s Spreading the Word, in Mind XCIV, 310-19. [.pdf]

1984. “Second Thoughts about Criteria”, Synthese 58, 383-405. [.pdf]

1982. “Anti-realist Semantics: the role of Criteria”, Royal Institute of Philosophy lecture, October 1978, in Idealism: Past and Present, Cambridge, 225-248.

1980. “Realism, Truth-value links, Other Minds and the Past”, in J. Dancy, ed., Papers on Language and Logic (Keele University Library) 192-226; reprinted in Ratio, XXII, December 1980, 112-132.

1979. “Strawson on Anti-Realism”, Synthese 40, 283-299. [.pdf]

1978. Review article on S. Guttenplan, ed., Mind and Language, (Oxford, 1975) in the Journal of Literary Semantics, VII, 2, 99-107. [.pdf]

1976. “Truth-Conditions and Criteria”, reply to Roger Scruton, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, supplementary volume, 217-245. [.pdf]