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  1. Michael Ayers (2011). In Locke's Essay. In Lawrence Nolan (ed.), Primary and Secondary Qualities: The Historical and Ongoing Debate. Oxford University Press. 136.
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  2. Michael Ayers (2011). Primary and Secondary Qualities in Locke's 'Essay'. In Lawrence Nolan (ed.), Primary and Secondary Qualities: The Historical and Ongoing Debate. Oxford University Press.
  3. Daniel Garber & Michael Ayers (eds.) (2008). The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, Volume 1.
     
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  4. Daniel Garber & Michael Ayers (eds.) (2008). The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, Volume 2.
     
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  5. Michael Ayers (ed.) (2007). Rationalism, Platonism, and God. Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press.
    Rationalism, Platonism and God comprises three main papers on Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz, with extensive responses. It provides a significant contribution to the exploration of the common ground of the great early-modern Rationalist theories, and an examination of the ways in which the mainstream Platonic tradition permeates these theories. -/- John Cottingham identifies characteristically Platonic themes in Descartes's cosmology and metaphysics, finding them associated with two distinct, even opposed attitudes to nature and the human condition, one ancient and 'contemplative', the (...)
     
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  6. Michael R. Ayers (2007). Berkeley, Ideas, and Idealism. In Stephen H. Daniel (ed.), Reexamining Berkeley's Philosophy.
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  7. Michael Ayers (2006). Review of Michael Losonsky, Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (10).
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  8. Michael Ayers (2005). Ordinary Objects, Ordinary Language, and Identity. The Monist 88 (4):534-570.
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  9. Michael Ayers (2005). Was Berkeley an Empiricist or a Rationalist? In Kenneth Winkler (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Berkeley. Cambridge University Press. 34.
  10. Michael Ayers (2004). Popkin's Revised Scepticism. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 12 (2):319 – 332.
  11. Michael Ayers (2004). Sense Experience, Concepts and Content, Objections to Davidson and McDowell. In Ralph Schumacher (ed.), Perception and Reality - From Descartes to the Present. mentis.
    Philosophers debate whether all, some or none of the represcntational content of our sensory experience is conccptual, but the technical term "concept" has different uses. It is commonly linked more or less closely with the notions of judgdment and reasoning, but that leaves open the possibility that these terms share a systematic ambiguity or indeterminacy. Donald Davidson, however, holds an unequivocal and consistent, if paradoxical view that there are strictly speaking no psychological states with representational or intentional content except the (...)
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  12. Michael Ayers (2002). Mehmet on Substances: A Reply. Facta Philosophica: Internazionale Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsphilosophie: International Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 4:121-141.
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  13. Michael R. Ayers (2002). Is Perceptual Content Ever Conceptual? Philosophical Books 43 (1):5-17.
     
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  14. Michael Ayers & Paul Snowdon (2002). What is Realism? Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (1):293-320.
    A scholastic-Cartesian schema faithfully maps ordinary, effective ways of dealing with intentionality; yet its apparent incoherence provokes philosophers into opting for one of two stances, 'Cartesian' or 'direct realist', seemingly incompatible, yet each seem in accord with ordinary thought. A wide range of canonical and current theories, realist, idealist and hybrid, essentially involve one option or the other. We should instead consider why the language of intentionality, with its apparent anomalies, works so well. Released from the obligation to opt for (...)
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  15. Michael Ayers (2000). Can There Be a New Empiricism? The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 7:111-127.
    ‘Empiricism’ has become for many a dirty word, and many writers have in mind the kind of neo-Humean Positivism that is the target of Wittgenstein’s Private Language Argument, Quine’s ‘Two Dogmas of Empiricism’, or Merleau-Ponty’s Phénoménologie de la perception. But examination of the Empiricist tradition before Hume uncovers views that do not involve anything like the much-abused “Myth of the Given” or twentieth-century sensedatum theory. This paper identifiesthe particular line of seventeenth-century thought that eventually gave rise to sense-datum theory, and (...)
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  16. Michael Ayers (1999). Locke: The Great Philosophers. Routledge.
    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  17. Michael Ayers (1999). The Empiricist Strikes Back. The Philosophers' Magazine 5 (5):54-55.
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  18. Michael Ayers (1998). Ideas and Objective Being. In Daniel Garber & Michael Ayers (eds.), The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. 2--1063.
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  19. Daniel Garber & Michael Ayers (eds.) (1998/2003). The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    The Cambridge History of 17th Century Philosophy offers a uniquely comprehensive and authoritative overview of early-modern philosophy written by an international team of specialists. As with previous Cambridge histories of philosophy the subject is treated by topic and theme, and since history does not come packaged in neat bundles, the subject is also treated with great temporal flexibility, incorporating frequent reference to medieval and Renaissance ideas. The basic structure of the volumes corresponds to the way an educated seventeenth-century European might (...)
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  20. Michael Ayers (1997). Is Physical Object a Sortal Concept? A Reply to Xu. Mind and Language 12 (3&4):393–405.
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  21. Michael Ayers (1997/1999). Locke. Routledge.
    Philosophy is one of the most intimidating and difficult of disciplines, as any of its students can attest. This book is an important entry in a distinctive new series from Routledge: The Great Philosophers . Breaking down obstacles to understanding the ideas of history's greatest thinkers, these brief, accessible, and affordable volumes offer essential introductions to the great philosophers of the Western tradition from Plato to Wittgenstein. In just 64 pages, each author, a specialist on his subject, places the philosopher (...)
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  22. Michael Ayers (1997). Minds, Ideas and Objects. Philosophical Review 106 (2):288-291.
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  23. Roger Gallie & Michael Ayers (1994). LockeVolume I: EpistemologyVolume II: Ontology. Philosophical Quarterly 44 (176):385.
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  24. J. W. Binns, Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park, Daniel Garber, Michael Ayers, Glyn P. Norton & Charles B. Schmitt (1992). Early Modern Writing and the New Philosophy. Journal of the History of Ideas 53:541-51.
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  25. Michael Ayers (1991/1999). Locke: Epistemology and Ontology. Routledge.
    This book is available either individually, or as part of the specially-priced Arguments of the Philosphers Collection.
     
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  26. Michael Ayers (1991). Substance: Prolegomena to a Realist Theory of Identity. Journal of Philosophy 88 (2):69-90.
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  27. Michael R. Ayers (1981). Locke Versus Aristotle on Natural Kinds. Journal of Philosophy 78 (5):247-272.
  28. Michael R. Ayers (1974). Individuals Without Sortals. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 4 (1):113 - 148.
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  29. Michael R. Ayers (1970). Substance, Reality, and the Great, Dead Philosophers. American Philosophical Quarterly 7 (1):38 - 49.
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  30. Michael Ayers (1968). The Refutation of Determinism: An Essay in Philosophical Logic. London, Methuen.
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  31. Michael R. Ayers (1968). The Refutation of Determinism. Methuen.