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  1. Rockney Jacobsen (2009). Davidson and First-Person Authority: Parataxis and Self-Expression. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 90 (2):251-266.
    Donald Davidson's explanation of first-person authority turns on an ingenious account of speakers' knowledge of meaning. It nonetheless suffers from a structural defect and yields, at best, expressive know-how for speakers. I argue that an expressivist strand already latent in Davidson's paratactic treatment of the semantics of belief attribution can be exploited to repair the defect, and so to yield a plausible account of first-person authority.
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  2. Rockney Jacobsen (2009). The Duck Quacks Back: A Reply to A. Minh Nguyen. Dialogue 48 (03):655-.
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  3. Rockney Jacobsen (2006). Yemima Ben-Menahem, Ed., Hilary Putnam Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 26 (5):325-327.
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  4. Rockney Jacobsen (2002). Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses Michael Hymers Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000, Xi + 228 Pp., $60.00. [REVIEW] Dialogue 41 (01):199-.
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  5. Rockney Jacobsen (2002). Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses. Dialogue 41 (1):199-201.
     
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  6. Rockney Jacobsen (1997). Self-Quotation and Self-Knowledge. Synthese 110 (3):419-445.
    I argue that indirect quotation in the first person simple present tense (self-quotation) provides a class of infallible assertions. The defense of this conclusion examines the joint descriptive and constitutive functions of performative utterances and argues that a parallel treatment of belief ascription is in order. The parallel account yields a class of infallible belief ascriptions that makes no appeal to privileged modes of access. Confronting a dilemma formulated by Crispin Wright for theories of self-knowledge gives an epistemological setting for (...)
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  7. Rockney Jacobsen (1997). Semantic Character and Expressive Content. Philosophical Papers 26 (2):129-146.
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  8. Rockney Jacobsen (1996). Wittgenstein on Self-Knowledge and Self-Expression. Philosophical Quarterly 46 (182):12-30.
  9. Rockney Jacobsen (1993). Arousal and the Ends of Desire. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 53 (3):617-632.
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  10. Rockney Jacobsen (1991). Economic Efficiency and the Quality of Life. Journal of Business Ethics 10 (3):201 - 209.
    A classical moral defense of profit seeking as the social responsibility of business in a competitive market is examined. That defense rests on claims about the directness of relationships between (a) profit seeking activity and standards of living and (b) standards of living and the quality of life. Responses to the classical argument tend to raise doubts about the directness of the first relationship. This essay challenges the directness of the second relationship, argues that the classical argument is invalid, and (...)
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  11. Rockney Jacobsen (1986). Colin McGinn, The Subjective View: Secondary Qualities and Individual Thoughts Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 6 (1):9-11.
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