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  1. Stephen P. Schwartz (2013). Mill and Kripke on Proper Names and Natural Kind Terms. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (5):925 - 945.
    Saul Kripke in his revolutionary and influential series of lectures from the early 1970s (later published as the book Naming and Necessity) famously resurrected John Stuart Mill's theory of proper names. Kripke at the same time rejected Mill's theory of general terms. According to Kripke, many natural kind terms do not fit Mill's account of general terms and are closer to proper names. Unfortunately, Kripke and his followers ignored key passages in Mill's A System of Logic in which Mill enunciates (...)
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  2. Stephen P. Schwartz (2012). A Brief History of Analytic Philosophy: From Russell to Rawls. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  3. Stephen P. Schwartz (2002). Kinds, General Terms, and Rigidity: A Reply to LaPorte. Philosophical Studies 109 (3):265 - 277.
    Joseph LaPorte in an article on `Kind and Rigidity'(Philosophical Studies, Volume 97) resurrects an oldsolution to the problem of how to understand the rigidityof kind terms and other general terms. Despite LaPorte'sarguments to the contrary, his solution trivializes thenotion of rigidity when applied to general terms. Hisarguments do lead to an important insight however. Thenotions of rigidity and non-rigidity do not usefullyapply at all to kind or other general terms. Extendingthe notion of rigidity from singular terms such as propernames to (...)
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  4. Stephen P. Schwartz (1999). Why It Is Impossible to Be Moral. American Philosophical Quarterly 36 (4):351 - 360.
  5. Stephen P. Schwartz (1996). Beyond Formalism. Philosophical Review 105 (1):79-81.
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  6. Stephen P. Schwartz (1993). Nietzsche's Philosophy of Nature and Cosmology (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (2):301-302.
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  7. Stephen P. Schwartz (1993). The Status of Nietzsche's Theory of the Will to Power in the Light of Conremporary Philosophy of Science. International Studies in Philosophy 25 (2):85-92.
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  8. Stephen P. Schwartz (1990). Intuitionism Versus Degrees of Truth. Analysis 50 (1):43 - 47.
    Putnam's intuitionist proposal for a logic of vague terms is defended. It is argued that both classical logic and the degrees of truth approach are committed to treating vague terms as having hidden precise borderlines. This is a crucial failing in a logic of vagueness. Intuitionism, because of the nature of intuitionist negation, avoids this failing.
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  9. Stephen P. Schwartz (1989). Vagueness and Incoherence: A Reply to Burns. Synthese 80 (3):395 - 406.
    Linda burns in her article 'vagueness and coherence' ("synthese" 68) claims to solve the sorites paradox. Her strategy consists in part in arguing that vague terms involve loose rather than strict tolerance principles. Only strict principles give rise to the sorites paradox. I argue that vague terms do indeed involve paradox-Generating strict tolerance principles, Although different ones from those burns considers. The sorites paradox remains unsolved.
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  10. Stephen P. Schwartz (1987). Intuitionism and Sorites. Analysis 47 (4):179 - 183.
  11. Stephen P. Schwartz (1985). What is Existence. International Studies in Philosophy 17 (1):112-114.
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  12. Stephen P. Schwartz (1983). Reply to Kornblith and Nelson. Southern Journal of Philosophy 21 (3):475-479.
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  13. Stephen P. Schwartz (1981). Natural Kinds. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (2):301.
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  14. Stephen P. Schwartz (1980). Formal Semantics and Natural Kind Terms. Philosophical Studies 38 (2):189-98.
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  15. Stephen P. Schwartz (1980). Natural Kinds and Nominal Kinds. Mind 89 (354):182-195.
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  16. Stephen P. Schwartz (1979). Natural Kind Terms. Cognition 7 (3):301-315.
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  17. Stephen P. Schwartz (1978). Putnam on Artifacts. Philosophical Review 87 (4):566-574.
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  18. Stephen P. Schwartz (ed.) (1977). Naming, Necessity, and Natural Kinds. Cornell University Press.
     
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