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  1. John F. Fox (1987). Truthmaker. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):188 – 207.
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    John F. Fox (1987). Truthmaker. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):185-207.
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    John F. Fox (1989). What Were Tarski's Truth-Definitions For? History and Philosophy of Logic 10 (2):165-179.
    Tarski's manner of defining truth is generally considered highly significant. About why, there is less consensus. I argue first, that in his truth-definitions Tarski was trying to solve a set of philosophical problems; second, that he solved them successfully; third, that all of these that are simply problems about defining truth are as well or better solved by a simpler account of truth. But one of his crucial problems remains: to give an account of validity, one requires an account not (...)
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    John F. Fox (1996). Towards Metamethodology: For the History and Philosophy of Science. In P. Riggs (ed.), Natural Kinds, Laws of Nature and Scientific Methodology. Kluwer Academic Publishers 103--121.
    Much philosophy of science is methodology of science. How should one go about doing and evaluating it? The question is one of the methodology of methodology, i.e. of metamethodology. There is a vague thesis common to Descartes and more recent philosophers such as Quine and Lakatos: that what is good methodology, good evidence, good reason for accepting, rejecting or revising beliefs in mathematics and in the sciences properly so called, does not differ in significant kind from what is good methodology, (...)
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    John F. Fox (1986). A Defence of 'Self-Defeating' Arguments. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (2):213 – 216.
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    John F. Fox (1994). How Must Relativism Be Construed to Be Coherent? Philosophy of the Social Sciences 24 (1):55-75.
    This essay attempts to clarify certain notions that the author finds useful for the discussion of relativism and then to show what kinds of relativism about values, rationality, and truth are and are not coherent.
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    John F. Fox (1981). Critical Notice. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 59 (1):92 – 103.
    Book reviewed in this article:F.H. Bradley, Collected Works Volumes 1–5.
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    John F. Fox (1990). The Minimal and Semiminimal Motions of Truth. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 68 (2):157 – 167.
  9. John F. Fox (2010). Quine's Master Argument. Logique Et Analyse 212:429-447.
     
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