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  1. John C. Bigelow & Robert Pargetter (1990). Acquaintance with Qualia. Theoria 61 (3):129-147.
  2. John C. Bigelow & Robert Pargetter (2006). Re-Acquaintance with Qualia. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 (3):353 – 378.
    Frank Jackson argued, in an astronomically frequently cited paper on 'Epiphenomenal qualia '[Jackson 1982 that materialism must be mistaken. His argument is called the knowledge argument. Over the years since he published that paper, he gradually came to the conviction that the conclusion of the knowledge argument must be mistaken. Yet he long remained totally unconvinced by any of the very numerous published attempts to explain where his knowledge argument had gone astray. Eventually, Jackson did publish a diagnosis of the (...)
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    John C. Bigelow (1976). If-Then Meets the Possible Worlds. Philosophia 6 (2):215-235.
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    John C. Bigelow (1976). Possible Worlds Foundations for Probability. Journal of Philosophical Logic 5 (3):299--320.
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    John C. Bigelow (1978). Believing in Semantics. Linguistics and Philosophy 2 (1):101--144.
    This paper concerns the semantics of belief-sentences. I pass over ontologically lavish theories which appeal to impossible worlds, or other points of reference which contain more than possible worlds. I then refute ontologically stingy, quotational theories. My own theory employs the techniques of possible worlds semantics to elaborate a Fregean analysis of belief-sentences. In a belief-sentence, the embedded clause does not have its usual reference, but refers rather to its own semantic structure. I show how this theory can accommodate quantification (...)
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    John C. Bigelow (1979). Quantum Probability in Logical Space. Philosophy of Science 46 (2):223-243.
    Probability measures can be constructed using the measure-theoretic techniques of Caratheodory and Hausdorff. Under these constructions one obtains first an outer measure over "events" or "propositions." Then, if one restricts this outer measure to the measurable propositions, one finally obtains a classical probability theory. What I argue is that outer measures can also be used to yield the structures of probability theories in quantum mechanics, provided we permit them to range over at least some unmeasurable propositions. I thereby show that (...)
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    M. J. Cresswell & John C. Bigelow (1978). Review. [REVIEW] Linguistics and Philosophy 2 (3):289-295.
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    Neil McKinnon & John C. Bigelow (2001). Parfit, Causation, and Survival. Philosophia 28 (1-4):467-476.
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    John C. Bigelow (1988). Real Possibilities. Philosophical Studies 53 (1):37 - 64.
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    John C. Bigelow & Elizabeth W. Prior (1983). The Coherence of the Double Standard. Analysis 43 (4):212 - 217.
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    John C. Bigelow (1977). Semantics of Probability. Synthese 36 (4):459--72.
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    John C. Bigelow (2006). Universais. Critica.
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    John C. Bigelow (1979). Parker on Existence and Essence. Philosophia 9 (1):39-43.
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    E. D. Klemke, John C. Bigelow, Desmond Paul Henry, D. S. Clarke, W. R. Carter & Carl R. Kordig (1976). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] Philosophia 6 (3-4):359-362.
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    John C. Bigelow (1977). Language, Mind, and Knowledge (Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. VII). Linguistics and Philosophy 1 (2):301-304.
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    John C. Bigelow (1976). Meaning and Evidence. Dialogue 15 (02):203-225.
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  17. John C. Bigelow (1977). "Language, Mind, and Knowledge", Ed. By Keith Gunderson. [REVIEW] Linguistics and Philosophy 1:301.
     
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