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    Maxwell Bennett, Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker, John Searle & Daniel N. Robinson (2007). Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain, Mind, and Language. Columbia University Press.
    In _Neuroscience and Philosophy_ three prominent philosophers and a leading neuroscientist clash over the conceptual presuppositions of cognitive neuroscience. The book begins with an excerpt from Maxwell Bennett and Peter Hacker's _Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience_, which questions the conceptual commitments of cognitive neuroscientists. Their position is then criticized by Daniel Dennett and John Searle, two philosophers who have written extensively on the subject, and Bennett and Hacker in turn respond. Their impassioned debate encompasses a wide range of central themes: (...)
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    Peter M. S. Hacker (2012). Wittgenstein on Grammar, Theses and Dogmatism. Philosophical Investigations 35 (1):1-17.
    It is sometimes argued that Wittgenstein's conception of grammar and the role he allocated to grammar (in his sense of the term) in philosophy changed between the Big Typescript and the Philosophical Investigations. It is also held that some of the grammatical propositions Wittgenstein asserted prior to his writing of the Philosophical Investigations are theses, doctrines, opinions or dogmatism, which he abandoned by 1936/37. The purpose of this paper is to show these claims to be misunderstandings and misinterpretations. On all (...)
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    Peter Hacker (2015). Forms of Life. Nordic Wittgenstein Review 4:1-20.
    The phrase ‘Lebensform’ had a long and varied history prior to Wittgenstein’s use of it on a mere three occasions in the Philosophical Investigations. It is not a pivotal concept in Wittgenstein’s philosophy. But it is a minor signpost of a major reorientation of philosophy, philosophy of language and logic, and philosophy of mathematics that Wittgenstein instigated. For Wittgenstein sought to replace the conception of a language as a meaning calculus by an anthropological or ethnological conception. A language is not (...)
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    Maxwell R. Bennett & Peter M. S. Hacker, History of Cognitive Neuroscience.
    History of Cognitive Neuroscience documents the major neuroscientific experiments and theories over the last century and a half in the domain of cognitive neuroscience, and evaluates the cogency of the conclusions that have been drawn from them. Provides a companion work to the highly acclaimed Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience – combining scientific detail with philosophical insights Views the evolution of brain science through the lens of its principal figures and experiments Addresses philosophical criticism of Bennett and Hacker′s previous book Accompanied (...)
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    Peter Ms Hacker (2000). Was He Trying to Whistle It? In Alice Crary & Rupert J. Read (eds.), The New Wittgenstein. Routledge
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  6. Peter Hacker (2010). Hacker's Challenge. The Philosophers' Magazine 51 (51):23-32.
    The whole endeavour of the consciousness studies community is absurd – they are in pursuit of a chimera. They misunderstand the nature of consciousness. The conception of consciousness which they have is incoherent. The questions they are asking don’t make sense. They have to go back to the drawing board and start all over again. It’s literally a total waste of time.
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    Peter Ms Hacker (2007). Analytic Philosophy: Beyond the Linguistic Turn and Back Again. In Micahel Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn. Routledge
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    Harry Smit & Peter M. S. Hacker (2014). Seven Misconceptions About the Mereological Fallacy: A Compilation for the Perplexed. Erkenntnis 79 (5):1077-1097.
    If someone commits the mereological fallacy, then he ascribes psychological predicates to parts of an animal that apply only to the (behaving) animal as a whole. This incoherence is not strictly speaking a fallacy, i.e. an invalid argument, since it is not an argument but an illicit predication. However, it leads to invalid inferences and arguments, and so can loosely be called a fallacy. However, discussions of this particular illicit predication, the mereological fallacy, show that it is often misunderstood. Many (...)
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    Peter Hacker (2004). Substance: Things and Stuffs. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 78 (1):41–63.
    We conceive of the natural world as populated by relatively persistent material things standing in spatio-temporal relations to each other. They come into existence, exist for a time, and then pass away. We locate them relative to landmarks and to other material things in the landscape which they, and we, inhabit. We characterize them as things of a certain kind, and identify and re-identify them accordingly. The expressions we typically use to do so are, in the technical terminology derived from (...)
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    Maxwell Bennett & Peter Hacker (2011). Criminal Law as It Pertains to Patients Suffering From Psychiatric Diseases. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 8 (1):45-58.
    The McNaughton rules for determining whether a person can be successfully defended on the grounds of mental incompetence were determined by a committee of the House of Lords in 1843. They arose as a consequence of the trial of Daniel McNaughton for the killing of Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel’s secretary. In retrospect it is clear that McNaughton suffered from schizophrenia. The successful defence of McNaughton on the grounds of mental incompetence by his advocate Sir Alexander Cockburn involved a profound (...)
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    Peter M. S. Hacker (2006). Soames' History of Analytic Philosophy. Philosophical Quarterly 56 (222):121-131.
    This critical review of Soames's history of analytic philosophy evaluates Soames's enterprise by reference to the degree to which it achieves his goals of (i) providing an overview of analytic philosophy 1900-75, (ii) explaining what the most important analytic philosophers thought, (iii) selecting some of the most important works of each philosopher for discussion, and (iv) properly evaluating the developments of the period. On all counts Soames's history is found sorely wanting. The overview it offers is riddled with distortion, its (...)
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  12. Maxwell Bennett, Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker, John Searle & Daniel N. Robinson (2009). Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain, Mind, and Language. Cup.
    In _Neuroscience and Philosophy_ three prominent philosophers and a leading neuroscientist clash over the conceptual presuppositions of cognitive neuroscience. The book begins with an excerpt from Maxwell Bennett and Peter Hacker's _Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience_, which questions the conceptual commitments of cognitive neuroscientists. Their position is then criticized by Daniel Dennett and John Searle, two philosophers who have written extensively on the subject, and Bennett and Hacker in turn respond. Their impassioned debate encompasses a wide range of central themes: (...)
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  13. Peter M. S. Hacker (2004). The Conceptual Framework for the Investigation of the Emotions. International Review of Psychiatry 16 (3):199-208.
    The experimental study of the emotions as pursued by LeDoux and Damasio is argued to be flawed as a consequence of the inadequate conceptual framework inherited from the work of William James. This paper clarifes the conceptual structures necessary for any discussion of the emotions. Emotions are distinguished from appetites and other non-emotional feelings, as well as from agitations and moods. Emotional perturbations are distinguished from emotional attitudes and motives. The causes of an emotion are differentiated from the objects of (...)
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    Peter Hacker (2001). Strawson's Concept of a Person. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (1):21–40.
    Strawson's concept of a person is examined and evaluated.
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  15. Peter Hacker (2010). The Development of Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology. In John Cottingham & Peter Hacker (eds.), Mind, Method, and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny. OUP Oxford
     
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    Peter M. S. Hacker, Kant's Transcendental Deduction - A Wittgensteinian Critique.
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    Peter Hacker (1972). Are Transcendental Arguments a Version of Verificationism? American Philosophical Quarterly 9 (1):78 - 85.
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    Peter Hacker (1972). Frege and the Private Language Argument. Idealistic Studies 2 (3):265-287.
  19. Peter Ms Hacker (2003). Georg Henrik von Wright (1916-2003). Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 22 (3):221-223.
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    Maxwell R. Bennett & Peter M. S. Hacker, Criminal Law as It Pertains to Patients Suffering From Psychiatric Diseases.
    The McNaughton rules for determining whether a person can be successfully defended on the grounds of mental incompetence were determined by a committee of the House of Lords in 1843. They arose as a consequence of the trial of Daniel McNaughton for the killing of Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel’s secretary. In retrospect it is clear that McNaughton suffered from schizophrenia. The successful defence of McNaughton on the grounds of mental incompetence by his advocate Sir Alexander Cockburn involved a profound (...)
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    Peter Hacker (2002). II-Strawson's Concept of a Person. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (1):21-40.
    Strawson's concept of a person is examined and evaluated.
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  22. Peter Ms Hacker (2011). Analytic Philosophy-The Heritage. Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):77-86.
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    Peter M. S. Hacker (2012). Zwei Auffassungen von Sprache. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 60 (6):843-860.
    Two conceptions of language have dominated philosophical reflection over the last century on the nature of language and linguistic understanding. The first is the calculus conception, advanced in various forms by Frege, Russell, the early Wittgenstein, Carnap, Dummett and Davidson. The second is the anthropological conception of language advanced in various forms by the later Wittgenstein, Strawson, and Grice. The purpose of the paper is to compare and contrast the two conceptions. The calculus conception assigns priority to the notions of (...)
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    Peter Hacker (2004). Analytical Table Of. In Erich Ammereller & Eugen Fisher (eds.), Wittgenstein at Work: Method in the Philosophical Investigations. Routledge
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  25. Maxwell R. Bennett & Peter Michael Stephan Hacker (2009). Andrew Adamatzky, Dynamics of Crowd-Minds: Patterns of Irrationality in Emotions, Beliefs and Actions. Singapore/London/River Edge, NJ: World Scientific, 2005, Xii+ 251 Pages; ISBN 981-256-286-9 (Hardcover). Frederick Adams and Keneth Aizawa, The Bounds of Cognition. Malden, MA/Oxford/Carlton: Blackwell Publishing, Xii+ 197 Pages; ISBN 978-1-4051-4914-3 (Hardcover). [REVIEW] Pragmatics and Cognition 17 (1):197-201.
     
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  26. Maxwell Bennett, Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker & John Searle (forthcoming). Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain. Mind, and Language. Columbia University Press, New York.
     
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    John Cottingham & Peter Hacker (eds.) (2010). Mind, Method and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny. Oxford Univ Pr.
    16 philosophers offer specially written essays on the themes of mind, method and morality in the work of Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, and Wittgenstein.
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  28. Peter M. S. Hacker (1999). Als das Pfeifen verstummen mußte. In Matthias Kross & Hans Julius Schneider (eds.), Mit Sprache Spielen: Die Ordnung Und Das Offene Nach Wittgenstein. Akademie Verlag 95-118.
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  29. Peter Hacker (2009). Agential Reasons and the Explanation of Human Behaviour. In Constantine Sandis (ed.), New Essays on the Explanation of Action. Palgrave Macmillan 75--93.
  30. Peter M. S. Hacker (2000). Carnaps Überwindung der Metaphysik: Antworten des 20. Jahrhunderts in der Diskussion: Zu Rudolf Carnap: Überwindung der Metaphysik durch logische Analyse der Sprache. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie 48 (3):469-486.
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  31. Peter Michael Stephan Hacker (1966). Sull'uso di “dovere”. Rivista di Filosofia 2 (2):175.
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  32. Peter M. S. Hacker, The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature.
    The Intellectual Powers is a philosophical investigation into the cognitive and cogitative powers of mankind. It develops a connective analysis of our powers of consciousness, intentionality, mastery of language, knowledge, belief, certainty, sensation, perception, memory, thought, and imagination, by one of Britain’s leading philosophers. It is an essential guide and handbook for philosophers, psychologists, and cognitive neuroscientists. The culmination of 45 years of reflection on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and the nature of the human person No other book in (...)
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  33. Peter Hacker (2004). Turning the Examination Around : The Recantation of a Metaphysician. In Erich Ammereller & Eugen Fisher (eds.), Wittgenstein at Work: Method in the Philosophical Investigations. Routledge 3.
     
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  34. Peter Hacker (1999). Wittgenstein. In Ted Honderich (ed.), The Philosophers: Introducing Great Western Thinkers. OUP Oxford
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