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  1. John Holbo (2012). Redefining Comics. In Aaron Meskin & Roy T. Cook (eds.), The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach. Wiley-Blackwell. 3--30.
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  2. John Holbo (2006). Labouring the Obvious. The Philosophers' Magazine 34 (34):86-87.
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  3. John Holbo (2005). Review of David Stern (Ed.), Bla Szabados (Ed.), Wittgenstein Reads Weininger. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (2).
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  4. John Holbo (2005). Review of John Gibson (Ed.), Wolfgang Huemer (Ed.), The Literary Wittgenstein. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (6).
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  5. John Holbo (2004). On Žižek and Trilling. Philosophy and Literature 28 (2):430-440.
    : J.S. Mill declares the true liberal prays for enlightened opposition. Slavoj Žižek's anti-liberal Kierkegaardian-Leninist philosophy, as presented in On Belief, is sized up as an opponent but fails to measure up philosophically. Žižek is not clear-headed; doesn't understand Kierkegaard; doesn't understand Lenin; or is too much of a soft-hearted liberal who only wishes he weren't. Žižek fears liberalism may threaten freedom. But the threats he sees — although real — are old news to liberals. Lionel Trilling-inspired hints concerning the (...)
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  6. John Holbo (2002). Moral Dilemmas and the Logic of Obligation. American Philosophical Quarterly 39 (3):259 - 274.
    Can there be genuine moral dilemmas? Some say no; it would be, or entail, a contradiction. Others say yes; such things are actual, therefore possible. I criticize standard lines of dilemmatic defense, but side with the defense against standard arguments well presented by David Brink. A leading analogy: moral dilemmas are no more logically offensive than checkmate (another case in which absolute obligations clash: always move out of check; never move into it.) I argue that Brink-style arguments against dilemmas unwittingly (...)
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