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  1. Ian Wilks (2009). Skeptical Theism and Empirical Unfalsifiability. Faith and Philosophy 26 (1):64-76.
    Arguments strong enough to justify skeptical theism will be strong enough to justify the position that every claim about God is empirically unfalsifiable. This fact is problematic because that position licenses further arguments which are clearly unreasonable, but which the skeptical theist cannot consistently accept as such. Avoiding this result while still achieving the theoretical objectives looked for in skeptical theism appears to demand an impossibly nuanced position.
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  2. Ian Wilks (2007). Abelard on Context and Signification. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81 (2):189-208.
    Abelard maintains that individual words in a sentence represent distinct semantic units of its overall meaning. He employs two strategies to defend thisposition in the face of troublesome counterexamples. One strategy—the earlier of the two—sacrifices normal intuitions about what a word is, often labeling whatseem to be words as non-signifying syllables. The later strategy invokes a rather fluid conception of what the signification of a word is, allowing this significationconsiderable latitude to alter under the contextual influence of other words. This (...)
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  3. Ian Wilks (2005). The Cambridge Companion to Abelard. International Philosophical Quarterly 45 (2):280-281.
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  4. Ian Wilks (2004). The Structure of the Contemporary Debate on the Problem of Evil. Religious Studies 40 (3):307-321.
    This paper concerns the attempt to formulate an empirical version of the problem of evil, and the attempt to counter this version by what is known as ‘sceptical theism’. My concern is to assess what is actually achieved in these attempts. To this end I consider the debate between them against the backdrop of William Rowe's distinction between expanded standard theism and restricted standard theism (which I label E and R respectively). My claim is that the empirical version significantly fails (...)
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  5. Ian Wilks (1999). Asymmetrical Competence. Bioethics 13 (2):154–159.
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  6. Ian Wilks (1998). Peter Abelard and the Metaphysics of Essential Predication. Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (3):365-385.
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  7. Ian Wilks (1997). Aquinas on Analogy. The Modern Schoolman 75 (1):35-53.
  8. Ian Wilks (1997). The Debate Over Risk-Related Standards of Competence. Bioethics 11 (5):413-426.
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  9. Ian Wilks (1997). The Role of Virtue Theory and Natural Law in Abelard's Ethical Writings. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 71:137-149.
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  10. Ian Wilks (1994). Aquinas on the Past Possibility of the World's Having Existed Forever. Review of Metaphysics 48 (2):299 - 329.
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