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  1. Patrick Suppes, What is “Formal Logic”?
    Many people understand the expression “formal logic” as meaning modern mathematical logic by opposition to traditional logic before the revolution that happened in the second part of the 19th century with Boole, Frege and others. But in fact this expression was created by Kant (see Scholz 1931). Some people like to quote a excerpt of the preface of the second edition of the Critic of pure reason (1787), where Kant says that formal logic is a finished and closed science: (...)
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  2. Patrick Suppes (forthcoming). Can There Be a Normative Philosophy of Education? Philosophy of Education.
     
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  3. Patrick Suppes (2013). Ernest Nagel. Journal of Philosophy 109 (8/9):470-478.
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  4. Patrick Suppes (2012). Ernest Nagel: November 16, 1901– September 20, 1985. Journal of Philosophy 109 (8-9):470-478.
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  5. Patrick Suppes (2012). Reflections On Ernest Nagel's 1977 Dewey Lectures Teleology Revisited. Journal of Philosophy 109 (8-9):503-515.
  6. Patrick Suppes & Csli Stanford (2012). Nuovi Libri. Rivista di Filosofia 103 (1).
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  7. Patrick Suppes (2011). Future Development of Scientific Structures Closer to Experiments: Response to F.A. Muller. Synthese 183 (1):115-126.
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  8. Patrick Suppes (2011). Models and Simulations in Brain Experiments. In Paul Humphreys & Cyrille Imbert (eds.), Models, Simulations, and Representations. Routledge
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  9. Claudia Arrighi, Paola Cantu, Mauro de Zan & Patrick Suppes (2010). Logic and Pragmatism: Selected Essays by Giovanni Vailati. Center for the Study of Language and Inf.
     
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  10. J. De Barros & Patrick Suppes (2010). Probabilistic Inequalities And Upper Probabilities In Quantum Mechanical Entanglement. Manuscrito 33 (1):55-71.
    In this paper we analyze the existence of joint probabilities for the Bell-type and GHZ entangled states. We then propose the usage of nonmonotonic upper probabilities as a tool to derive consistent joint upper probabilities for the contextual hidden variables. Finally, we show that for the extreme example of no error, the GHZ state allows for the definition of a joint upper probability that is consistent with the strong correlations.
     
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  11. Patrick Suppes (2010). The Nature of Probability. Philosophical Studies 147 (1):89 - 102.
    The thesis of this article is that the nature of probability is centered on its formal properties, not on any of its standard interpretations. Section 2 is a survey of Bayesian applications. Section 3 focuses on two examples from physics that seem as completely objective as other physical concepts. Section 4 compares the conflict between subjective Bayesians and objectivists about probability to the earlier strident conflict in physics about the nature of force. Section 5 outlines a pragmatic approach to the (...)
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  12. Patrick Suppes & Stephan Hartmann (2010). Entanglement, Upper Probabilities and Decoherence in Quantum Mechanics. In M. Suaráz et al (ed.), EPSA Philosophical Issues in the Sciences: Launch of the European Philosophy of Science Association. Springer 93--103.
    Quantum mechanical entangled configurations of particles that do not satisfy Bell’s inequalities, or equivalently, do not have a joint probability distribution, are familiar in the foundational literature of quantum mechanics. Nonexistence of a joint probability measure for the correlations predicted by quantum mechanics is itself equivalent to the nonexistence of local hidden variables that account for the correlations (for a proof of this equivalence, see Suppes and Zanotti, 1981). From a philosophical standpoint it is natural to ask what sort of (...)
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  13. Patrick Suppes (2009). Rhythm and Meaning in Poetry. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 33 (1):159-166.
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  14. Maria Carla Galavotti, Roberto Scazzieri & Patrick Suppes (eds.) (2008). Reasoning, Rationality and Probability. Center for the Study of Language and Inf.
     
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  15. Patrick Suppes (2008). A Revised Agenda for Philosophy of Mind (and Brain). In W. K. Essler & M. Frauchiger (eds.), Representation, Evidence, and Justification: Themes From Suppes. Ontos Verlag 2--19.
     
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  16. Patrick Suppes (2008). Comment on Cartwright's “In Praise of The Representation Theorem”. In W. K. Essler & M. Frauchiger (eds.), Representation, Evidence, and Justification: Themes From Suppes. Ontos Verlag 2--91.
     
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  17. Patrick Suppes (2008). Comment on Essler's “The World and the Worlds”. In W. K. Essler & M. Frauchiger (eds.), Representation, Evidence, and Justification: Themes From Suppes. Ontos Verlag 2--79.
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  18. Patrick Suppes (2008). Comment on Føllesdal's “The Emergence of Justification in Ethics”. In W. K. Essler & M. Frauchiger (eds.), Representation, Evidence, and Justification: Themes From Suppes. Ontos Verlag 2--67.
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  19. Patrick Suppes (2007). 2 Causality and Computation. In J. K. Campbell, M. O'Rourke & H. S. Silverstein (eds.), Causation and Explanation. MIT Press 4--33.
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  20. Patrick Suppes (2007). Statistical Concepts in Philosophy of Science. Synthese 154 (3):485--496.
    This article focuses on the role of statistical concepts in both experiment and theory in various scientific disciplines, especially physics, including astronomy, and psychology. In Sect. 1 the concept of uncertainty in astronomy is analyzed from Ptolemy to Laplace and Gauss. In Sect. 2 theoretical uses of probability and statistics in science are surveyed. Attention is focused on the historically important example of radioactive decay. In Sect. 3 the use of statistics in biology and the social sciences is examined, with (...)
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  21. Patrick Suppes (2007). Where Do Bayesian Priors Come From? Synthese 156 (3):441 - 471.
    Bayesian prior probabilities have an important place in probabilistic and statistical methods. In spite of this fact, the analysis of where these priors come from and how they are formed has received little attention. It is reasonable to excuse the lack, in the foundational literature, of detailed psychological theory of what are the mechanisms by which prior probabilities are formed. But it is less excusable that there is an almost total absence of a detailed discussion of the highly differentiating nature (...)
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  22. Patrick Suppes (2006). Four Varieties of Libertarianism Concerning Rights, Freedom and Basic Needs. Epistemologia 29 (2):193-212.
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  23. Patrick Suppes (2006). Ramsey's Psychological Theory of Belief. In Maria Carla Galavotti (ed.), Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 35-53.
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  24. Patrick Suppes (2006). Response to Claudia Arrighi. Epistemologia 29 (2):367-378.
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  25. Patrick Suppes (2006). Response to Mario Valentino Brame. Epistemologia 29 (2):389-396.
     
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  26. Patrick Suppes (2006). Response to Massimiliano Badino. Epistemologia 29 (2):379-384.
     
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  27. Patrick Suppes (2006). Response to Roberta Ferrario. Epistemologia 29 (2):385-388.
     
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  28. Patrick Suppes (2006). Response to Viola Schiaffonati. Epistemologia 29 (2):361-366.
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  29. Patrick Suppes (2006). Transitive Indistinguishability and Approximate Measurement with Standard Finite Ratio-Scale Representations. Journal of Mathematical Psychology 50:329-336.
    Ordinary measurement using a standard scale, such as a ruler or a standard set of weights, has two fundamental properties. First, the results are approximate, for example, within 0.1 g. Second, the resulting indistinguishability is transitive, rather than nontransitive, as in the standard psychological comparative judgments without a scale. Qualitative axioms are given for structures having the two properties mentioned. A representation theorem is then proved in terms of upper and lower measures.
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  30. Gabriele Taylor, Brian Mcguinness, Sir Michael Dummett, Patrick Suppes, Brian Skyrms & Stathis Psillos (2006). Cambridge and Vienna: Frank P. Ramsey and the Vienna Circle. Springer Netherlands.
     
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  31. P. Suppes (2004). Between Chance and Choice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Determinism. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 35 (1):125-129.
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  32. Patrick Suppes (2002). Linguistic Markers of Recovery: Underpinnings of First Person Pronoun Usage and Semantic Positions of Patients. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 9 (2):127-129.
  33. Patrick Suppes (2002). Representation and Invariance of Scientific Structures.
     
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  34. Patrick Suppes (2002). Representational Measurement Theory. In J. Wixted & H. Pashler (eds.), Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology. Wiley
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  35. Wolfgang Spohn & Patrick Suppes (2001). Editors' Preface. Erkenntnis 54 (1):1-2.
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  36. Patrick Suppes (2001). Finitism in Geometry. Erkenntnis 54 (1):133-144.
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  37. Patrick Suppes (2000). Invariance, Symmetry and Meaning. Foundations of Physics 30 (10):1569-1585.
    The role of the concept of invariance in physics and geometry is analyzed, with attention to the closely connected concepts of symmetry and objective meaning. The question of why the fundamental equations of physical theories are not invariant, but only covariant, is examined in some detail. The last part of the paper focuses on the surprising example of entropy as a complete invariant in ergodic theory for any two ergodic processes that are isomorphic in the measure-theoretic sense.
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  38. Patrick Suppes (2000). Quantifier-Free Axioms for Constructive Affine Plane Geometry. Synthese 125 (1-2):263-281.
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  39. Yn Moschovakis, J. Moldestad, V. Stoltenberg-Hansen, Jv Tucker, E. Nagel, P. Suppes, A. Tarski & Ra Platek (1999). He Rose and Jc Shepherdson. In Edward R. Griffor (ed.), Handbook of Computability Theory. Elsevier 359.
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  40. Patrick Suppes (1999). The Noninvariance of Deterministic Causal Models. Synthese 121 (1-2):181-198.
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  41. Patrick Suppes (1998). Review. [REVIEW] British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 49 (2):351-354.
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  42. Julie Epelboim & Patrick Suppes (1996). Symposium: Eye Movements in Cognitive Science. In Garrison W. Cottrell (ed.), Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Lawrence Erlbaum 18--54.
  43. Patrick Suppes & Mario Zanotti (1996). Foundations of Probability with Applications: Selected Papers 1974–1995. Cambridge University Press.
    This is an important collection of essays dealing with the foundations of probability that will be of value to philosophers of science, mathematicians, statisticians, psychologists and educationalists. The collection falls into three parts. Part I comprises five essays on the axiomatic foundations of probability. Part II contains seven articles on probabilistic causality and quantum mechanics, with an emphasis on the existence of hidden variables. The third part consists of a single extended essay applying probabilistic theories of learning to practical questions (...)
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  44. Rolando Chuaqui & Patrick Suppes (1995). Free-Variable Axiomatic Foundations of Infinitesimal Analysis: A Fragment with Finitary Consistency Proof. Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (1):122-159.
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  45. Patrick Suppes (1994). Voluntary Motion, Biological Computation, and Free Will. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 19 (1):452-467.
  46. Patrick Suppes (1994). A Brief Survey of Adams' Contributions to Philosophy. In Ellery Eells, Brian Skyrms & Ernest W. Adams (eds.), Probability and Conditionals: Belief Revision and Rational Decision. Cambridge University Press 201.
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  47. Patrick Suppes (1994). ``Some Questions About Adams' Conditionals&Quot. In Ellery Eells & Brian Skyrms (eds.), Probability and Conditionals: Belief Revision and Rational Decision. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 5-11.
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  48. Patrick Suppes (1993). The Transcendental Character of Determinism. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 18 (1):242-257.
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  49. Patrick Suppes (1993). Models and Methods in the Philosophy of Science Selected Essays.
     
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  50. Patrick Suppes (1992). Problem Spaces, Language and Connectionism: Issues for Cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (3):457-458.
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