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  1. Alan Mcmichael (1988). Creative Ontology and Absolute Truth. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 12 (1):51-74.
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  2. Alan McMichael (1987). Kripte's Puzzle and Belief Under' a Name. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 (1):105 - 125.
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  3. Alan Mcmichael (1986). The Epistemology of Essentialist Claims. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 11 (1):33-52.
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  4. Alan McMichael (1986). Actualism: Still Problematic. Philosophical Studies 50 (2):283 - 287.
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  5. Alan McMichael (1985). Van Fraassen's Instrumentalism. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 36 (3):257-272.
  6. I. J. Good & Alan F. McMichael (1984). A Pragmatic Modification of Explicativity for the Acceptance of Hypotheses. Philosophy of Science 51 (1):120-127.
    The use of a concept called "explicativity", for (provisionally) accepting a theory or Hypothesis H, has previously been discussed. That previous discussion took into account the prior probability of H, and hence implicitly its theoretical simplicity. We here suggest that a modification of explicativity is required to allow for what may be called the pragmatic simplicity of H, that is, the simplicity of using H in applications as distinct from the simplicity of the description of H.
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  7. Alan McMichael (1984). Why Physics Can't Be Nominalized. Analysis 44 (2):72-78.
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  8. Alan McMichael (1983). A New Actualist Modal Semantics. Journal of Philosophical Logic 12 (1):73 - 99.
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  9. Alan McMichael (1983). A Problem for Actualism About Possible Worlds. Philosophical Review 92 (1):49-66.
    Actualists who believe in possible worlds typically regard them as "abstract" objects of some special sort. For example, Alvin plantinga takes worlds to be maximal possible states-Of-Affairs, All of which "exist", As actualism requires, But only one of which "obtains". Views like plantinga's run into difficulty in the interpretation of statements of "iterated" modality, Statements about what is "possible" for individuals that "could" exist but that do not actually exist. These statements seem to require the existence of "singular" states-Of-Affairs that (...)
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  10. Alan McMichael (1982). A Set Theory with Frege-Russell Cardinal Numbers. Philosophical Studies 42 (2):141 - 149.
    A frege-Russell cardinal number is a maximal class of equinumerous classes. Since anything can be numbered, A frege-Russell cardinal should contain classes whose members are cardinal numbers. This is not possible in standard set theories, Since it entails that some classes are members of members of themselves. However, A consistent set theory can be constructed in which such membership circles are allowed and in which, Consequently, Genuine frege-Russell cardinals can be defined.
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  11. Alan McMichael (1982). Michael Resnik, Frege and the Philosophy of Mathematics Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 2 (6):291-294.
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  12. Alan McMichael (1980). What Ought to Be. Philosophical Studies 38 (1):69 - 74.
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  13. Alan McMichael & Ed Zalta (1980). An Alternative Theory of Nonexistent Objects. Journal of Philosophical Logic 9 (3):297-313.
  14. Alan McMichael (1978). Too Much of a Good Thing: A Problem in Deontic Logic. Analysis 38 (2):83 - 84.
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