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  1. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2013). Plural Logic. Oxford University Press.
    Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley provide a new account of plural logic. They argue that there is such a thing as genuinely plural denotation in logic, and expound a framework of ideas that includes the distinction between distributive and collective predicates, the theory of plural descriptions, multivalued functions, and lists.
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  2. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2013). Zilch. Analysis 73 (4):601-613.
    We all learn about the mistake of treating ‘nothing’ as if it were a term standing for something; but is it a mistake to treat it as an empty term, denoting nothing? We argue not, and we introduce ‘zilch’, defined as ‘the non-self-identical thing’, as a term which is empty as a matter of logical necessity. We contrast its behaviour with that of the quantifier ‘nothing’, and illustrate its uses. We use the same idea to vindicate Locke’s, Descartes’ and Hume’s (...)
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  3. Timothy Smiley, Frederic B. Fitch, Shih-Chao Liu, S. C. Kleene, Keith Lehrer, Thomas E. Patton, Maria Kokoszynska, Arto Salomaa, Abraham Robinson & Gerald E. Sacks (2013). The Journal of Symbolic Logic Publishes Original Scholarly Work in Symbolic Logic. Founded in 1936, It has Become the Leading Research Journal in the Field. The Journal Aims to Represent Logic Broadly, Including its Connections with Mathematics and Philosophy as Well as Newer Aspects Related to Computer Science and Linguistics. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 175 (176).
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  4. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2009). Sharvy's Theory of Descriptions: A Paradigm Subverted. Analysis 69 (3):412-421.
  5. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2008). Is Plural Denotation Collective? Analysis 68 (297):22–34.
  6. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2007). Erata: What Are Sets and What Are They For? Noûs 41 (2):354 -.
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  7. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2006). A Modest Logic of Plurals. Journal of Philosophical Logic 35 (3):317 - 348.
    We present a plural logic that is as expressively strong as it can be without sacrificing axiomatisability, axiomatise it, and use it to chart the expressive limits set by axiomatisability. To the standard apparatus of quantification using singular variables our object-language adds plural variables, a predicate expressing inclusion (is/are/is one of/are among), and a plural definite description operator. Axiomatisability demands that plural variables only occur free, but they have a surprisingly important role. Plural description is not eliminable in favour of (...)
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  8. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2006). What Are Sets and What Are They For? Philosophical Perspectives 20 (1):123–155.
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  9. Thomas Baldwin & Timothy Smiley (eds.) (2005). Studies in the Philosophy of Logic and Knowledge. OUP/British Academy.
    Eleven papers by distinguished British and American philosophers are brought together in this volume. -/- Five of the contributors engage in effect in a running debate about knowledge. How does knowledge relate to evidence? How reliable need one be to have knowledge? Once sceptical doubt has been introduced is there any untainted evidence to show that it is misplaced? Does verificationism succeed in showing that scepticism is untenable? Or is there a natural propensity for belief which explains why we are (...)
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  10. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2005). Plural Descriptions and Many-Valued Functions. Mind 114 (456):1039-1068.
    Russell had two theories of definite descriptions: one for singular descriptions, another for plural descriptions. We chart its development, in which ‘On Denoting’ plays a part but not the part one might expect, before explaining why it eventually fails. We go on to consider many-valued functions, since they too bring in plural terms—terms such as ‘4’ or the descriptive ‘the inhabitants of London’ which, like plain plural descriptions, stand for more than one thing. Logicians need to take plural reference seriously (...)
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  11. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2004). Multigrade Predicates. Mind 113 (452):609-681.
    The history of the idea of predicate is the history of its emancipation. The lesson of this paper is that there are two more steps to take. The first is to recognize that predicates need not have a fixed degree, the second that they can combine with plural terms. We begin by articulating the notion of a multigrade predicate: one that takes variably many arguments. We counter objections to the very idea posed by Peirce, Dummett's Frege, and Strawson. We show (...)
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  12. Timothy Smiley (2004). The Theory of Descriptions. In T. J. Smiley & Thomas Baldwin (eds.), Studies in the Philosophy of Logic and Knowledge. Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press. 131--61.
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  13. Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley (2002). Recarving Content: Hale's Final Proposal. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (3):301–304.
    A follow-up, showing why Bob Hale's revision of his notion of weak sense is still inadequate.
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  14. Alex Oliver & Timothy Smiley (2001). Strategies for a Logic of Plurals. Philosophical Quarterly 51 (204):289-306.
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  15. Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley (2001). Abstraction by Recarving. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 101 (3):327–338.
    Explains why Bob Hale's proposed notion of weak sense cannot explain the analyticity of Hume's principle as he claims. Argues that no other notion of the sort Hale wants could do the job either.
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  16. Timothy Smiley (1996). Rejection. Analysis 56 (1):1–9.
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  17. Timothy Smiley (1995). A Tale of Two Tortoises. Mind 104 (416):725-736.
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  18. Timothy Smiley (1994). Aristotle's Completeness Proof. Ancient Philosophy 14 (Special Issue):25-38.
  19. Timothy Smiley & Graham Priest (1993). Can Contradictions Be True? Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 67:17 - 54.
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  20. Timothy Smiley (1983). Hunter on Conditionals. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 84:241 - 249.
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  21. Timothy Smiley (1982). The Presidential Address: The Schematic Fallacy. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 83:1 - 17.
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  22. Timothy Smiley (1980). Review: A. N. Prior, Papers in Logics and Ehtics. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 45 (1):180-183.
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  23. Timothy Smiley (1970). Review: Georg Henrik Von Wright, Logical Studies. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (3):460-462.
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  24. Timothy Smiley (1970). Review: G. H. Von Wright, A Note on Entailment. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (3):462-462.
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  25. Timothy Smiley (1963). Relative Necessity. Journal of Symbolic Logic 28 (2):113-134.
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  26. Timothy Smiley (1962). Syllogism and Quantification. Journal of Symbolic Logic 27 (1):58-72.
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  27. Timothy Smiley (1962). The Independence of Connectives. Journal of Symbolic Logic 27 (4):426-436.
  28. Timothy Smiley (1961). On Ł Ukasiewicz's ${\Rm \L}$-Modal System. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 2 (3):149-153.
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  29. Timothy Smiley (1960). Sense Without Denotation. Analysis 20 (6):125 - 135.
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