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  1. Brian Grant (2011). Scepticism and Philosophical Methodology. Olms.
     
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  2. Brian Grant (2008). This Dance of the Mind. Georg Olms.
     
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  3. Brian Grant (2001). The Virtues of Common Sense. Philosophy 76 (2):191-209.
    I defend, in this paper, a version of a philosophy of common sense. I have use of some things from Reid's account of these matters, others from Wittgenstein's. Scepticism looms large—as do the questions of arguments for and examples of common sense. At least two different notions of common sense emerge, one of which has often been overlooked by philosophers.
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  4. Brian Grant (1998). Truth and Consequences. The Modern Schoolman 75 (3):183-208.
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  5. Brian Grant (1995). Wittgenstein's Elephant and Closet Tortoise. Philosophy 70 (272):191 - 215.
    Locke reports, in his discussion of substance and with some amusement, on the Indian philosopher who, when asked what the earth rests on, postulated an elephant and then, when asked in turn about the elephant, decided to go with a tortoise. Locke's amusement, of course, is justified. But it is also tempered if not downright equivocal. For he sees that at some point a very special elephant or—if we stick to the Indian's story—a very special tortoise will have to be (...)
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  6. Brian Grant (1980). Knowledge, Luck and Charity. Mind 89 (354):161-181.
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  7. Brian Grant (1976). Descartes, Belief and the Will. Philosophy 51 (198):401 - 419.
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