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  1. W. R. Carter (2004). ‘Partist’Resistance to the Many. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (3):713–723.
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  2. W. R. Carter (2004). Reflections on Non-Naturalized Necessity. Philo 7 (2):156-162.
    Modal properties are notorious epistemic trouble-makers. That theme is very much at the heart of Michael Rea’s thesis that the Discovery Problem (roughly, the problem of explaining how we know when ascriptions of modal properties are true) has no naturalistic resolution. That might encourage the thought that supernaturalism will somehow resolve the problem. This paper argues that supernaturalism is unlikely to offer a solution of the Discovery Problem.
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  3. W. R. Carter (2004). Review: 'Partist' Resistance to the Many. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (3):713 - 723.
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  4. W. R. Carter (2002). Many Minds, No Persons. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):55-70.
    Four non-Cartesian conceptions of a person are considered. I argue tor one of these, a position called animalism. I reject the idea that a (human) person coincides with, but is numerically distinct from, a certain human animal. Coinciding physical beings would both be psychological subjects. I argue that such subjects could not engage in self-reference. Since self-reference (or the capacity tor self-reference) is a necessary condition for being a person, no physical subject coincident with another such subject can be a (...)
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  5. W. R. Carter (1999). Will I Be a Dead Person? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (1):167 - 171.
  6. W. R. Carter (1997). Dion's Left Foot (and the Price of Burkean Economy). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57 (2):371-379.
    Two recent papers by Michael Burke bearing upon the persistence of people and commonplace things illustrate the fact that the quest for synchronic ontological economy is likely to encourage a disturbing diachronic proliferation of entities. This discussion argues that Burke's promise of ontological economy is seriously compromised by the fact that his proposed metaphysic does violence to standard intuitions concerning the persistence of people and commonplace things. In effect, Burke would have us achieve synchronic economy (rejection of coincident entities) by (...)
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  7. W. R. Carter (1995). Joshua Hoffman and Gary S. Rosencrantz, Substance Among Other Categories Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 15 (5):333-335.
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  8. W. R. Carter (1992). Book Review:Identity, Consciousness and Value. Peter Unger. [REVIEW] Ethics 102 (4):849-.
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  9. W. R. Carter (1992). Material Beings. Review of Metaphysics 45 (4):885-887.
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  10. W. R. Carter (1989). Can Substantial Changes Be Qualitative Changes? Analysis 49 (1):33 - 35.
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  11. W. R. Carter (1985). Impeccability Revisited. Analysis 45 (1):52 - 55.
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  12. W. R. Carter (1984). Death and Bodily Transfiguration. Mind 93 (371):412-418.
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  13. W. R. Carter (1983). Artifacts of Theseus: Fact and Fission. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 61 (3):248 – 265.
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  14. W. R. Carter (1983). On Obstinate and Persistent Designators. Philosophical Studies 43 (3):415 - 421.
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  15. W. R. Carter (1982). Do Zygotes Become People? Mind 91 (361):77-95.
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  16. W. R. Carter (1982). Omnipotence and Sin. Analysis 42 (2):102 - 105.
  17. W. R. Carter (1982). On Contingent Identity and Temporal Worms. Philosophical Studies 41 (2):213 - 230.
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  18. W. R. Carter (1982). On the Scope of Justice and the Community of Persons. Tulane Studies in Philosophy 31:155-168.
  19. W. R. Carter & Richard I. Nagel (1982). Constitutional Necessity and Epistemic Possibility. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 12 (3):579 - 590.
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  20. W. R. Carter (1980). Do Creatures of Fiction Exist? Philosophical Studies 38 (2):205 - 215.
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  21. W. R. Carter (1980). Once and Future Persons. American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (1):61 - 66.
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  22. W. R. Carter (1979). Agent Causality. Tulane Studies in Philosophy 28:71-79.
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  23. W. R. Carter (1979). On Transworld Event Identity. Philosophical Review 88 (3):443-452.
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  24. W. R. Carter (1976). On A Priori Contingent Truths. Analysis 36 (2):105 - 106.
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  25. W. R. Carter (1976). Plantinga on Existing Necessarily. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 6 (1):95 - 104.
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  26. E. D. Klemke, John C. Bigelow, Desmond Paul Henry, D. S. Clarke, W. R. Carter & Carl R. Kordig (1976). Book Reviews. [REVIEW] Philosophia 6 (3-4):359-362.
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  27. W. R. Carter (1975). Plato on Essence: Phaedo. Theoria 41 (3):103-111.
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  28. W. R. Carter (1974). Armstrong on Reasons. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 52 (3):251 – 256.
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  29. W. R. Carter (1973). On Promising the Unwanted. Analysis 33 (3):88 - 92.
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  30. W. R. Carter (1972). Plantinga on Disembodied Existence. Philosophical Review 81 (3):360-363.
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  31. W. R. Carter (1970). On Thalberg's Condition for Cause. Mind 79 (316):597-599.
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  32. W. R. Carter (1969). Grice on Promising on Condition. Analysis 30 (1):31 - 32.
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