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  1. David K. Lewis (1973). Counterfactuals. Blackwell Publishers.
    Counterfactuals is David Lewis' forceful presentation of and sustained argument for a particular view about propositions which express contrary to fact conditionals, including his famous defense of realism about possible worlds and his theory of laws of nature.
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  2. David K. Lewis (1986/2001). On the Plurality of Worlds. Blackwell Publishers.
    This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only ...
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  3. David K. Lewis (1983). Philosophical Papers. Oxford University Press.
    This is the second volume of philosophical essays by one of the most innovative and influential philosophers now writing in English. Containing thirteen papers in all, the book includes both new essays and previously published papers, some of them with extensive new postscripts reflecting Lewis's current thinking. The papers in Volume II focus on causation and several other closely related topics, including counterfactual and indicative conditionals, the direction of time, subjective and objective probability, causation, explanation, perception, free will, and rational (...)
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    David K. Lewis (1999). Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology. Cambridge, Uk ;Cambridge University Press.
    This volume is devoted to Lewis's work in metaphysics and epistemology. Topics covered include properties, ontology, possibility, truthmaking, probability, the mind-body problem, vision, belief, and knowledge. The purpose of this collection, and the volumes that precede and follow it, is to disseminate more widely the work of an eminent and influential contemporary philosopher. The volume will serve as a useful work of reference for teachers and students of philosophy.
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  5. David K. Lewis (1968). Counterpart Theory and Quantified Modal Logic. Journal of Philosophy 65 (5):113-126.
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    David K. Lewis (1998). Papers in Philosophical Logic. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the first of a three-volume collection of David Lewis's most recent papers in all the areas to which he has made significant contributions. The purpose of this collection (and the two volumes to follow) is to disseminate even more widely the work of a preeminent and influential late twentieth-century philosopher. The papers are now offered in a readily accessible format. This first volume is devoted to Lewis's work on philosophical logic from the last twenty-five years. The topics covered (...)
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    David K. Lewis (2000). Papers in Ethics and Social Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    This volume is devoted to Lewis's work in ethics and social philosophy. Topics covered include the logic of obligation and permission; decision theory and its relation to the idea that beliefs might play the motivating role of desires; a subjectivist analysis of value; dilemmas in virtue ethics; the problem of evil; problems about self-prediction; social coordination, linguistic and otherwise; alleged duties to rescue distant strangers; toleration as a tacit treaty; nuclear warfare; and punishment. This collection, and the two preceding volumes, (...)
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  8. David K. Lewis (1992). Armstrong on Combinatorial Possibility. In Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology. Cambridge Up 196-214.
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    David K. Lewis (1987). Philosophical Papers, Volume I. Journal of Philosophy 82 (1):42-45.
    This is the second volume of philosophical essays by one of the most innovative and influential philosophers now writing in English. Containing thirteen papers in all, the book includes both new essays and previously published papers, some of them with extensive new postscripts reflecting Lewis's current thinking. The papers in Volume II focus on causation and several other closely related topics, including counterfactual and indicative conditionals, the direction of time, subjective and objective probability, causation, explanation, perception, free will, and rational (...)
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    David K. Lewis (1969). Policing the Aufbau. Philosophical Studies 20 (1-2):13-17.
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    David K. Lewis & Jane Shelby Richardson (1966). Scriven on Human Unpredictability. Philosophical Studies 17 (5):69-74.
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    David K. Lewis & Rae Langton (2001). Marshall and Parsons On. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 63 (2):353-356.
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  13. David K. Lewis (1986). Comment on Forrest & Armstrong (1984). Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (1):92-93.
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  14. David K. Lewis (1991). Parts of Classes with an Appendix by John P. Burgess, A.P. Hazen, and David Lewis.
     
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  15. David K. Lewis (1969). Policing theAufbau. Philosophical Studies 20 (1-2):13-17.
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