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  1. Granularity Problems.Jens Christian Bjerring & Wolfgang Schwarz - forthcoming - Philosophical Quarterly.
    Possible-worlds accounts of mental or linguistic content are often criticized for being too coarse-grained. To make room for more fine-grained distinctions among contents, several authors have recently proposed extending the space of possible worlds by "impossible worlds". We argue that this strategy comes with serious costs: we would effectively have to abandon most of the features that make the possible-worlds framework attractive. More generally, we argue that while there are intuitive and theoretical considerations against overly coarse-grained notions of content, the (...)
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    Subjunctive Conditional Probability.Wolfgang Schwarz - forthcoming - Journal of Philosophical Logic:1-20.
    There seem to be two ways of supposing a proposition: supposing “indicatively” that Shakespeare didn’t write Hamlet, it is likely that someone else did; supposing “subjunctively” that Shakespeare hadn’t written Hamlet, it is likely that nobody would have written the play. Let P be the probability of B on the subjunctive supposition that A. Is P equal to the probability of the corresponding counterfactual, A□→B? I review recent triviality arguments against this hypothesis and argue that they do not succeed. On (...)
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    Belief Update Across Fission.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2015 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (3):659-682.
    When an agent undergoes fission, how should the beliefs of the fission results relate to the pre-fission beliefs? This question is important for the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics, but it is of independent philosophical interest. Among other things, fission scenarios demonstrate that ‘self-locating’ information can affect the probability of uncentred propositions even if an agent has no essentially self-locating uncertainty. I present a general update rule for centred beliefs that gives sensible verdicts in cases of fission, without relying on (...)
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  4. Belief Update Across Fission: Figure 1.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2015 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (3):659-682.
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    Lost Memories and Useless Coins: Revisiting the Absentminded Driver.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2015 - Synthese 192 (9):3011-3036.
    The puzzle of the absentminded driver combines an unstable decision problem with a version of the Sleeping Beauty problem. Its analysis depends on the choice between “halfing” and “thirding” as well as that between “evidential” and “causal” decision theory. I show that all four combinations lead to interestingly different solutions, and draw some general lessons about the formulation of causal decision theory, the interpretation of mixed strategies and the connection between rational credence and objective chance.
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    Review ofTychomancyMichael Strevens,Tychomancy: Inferring Probability From Causal Structure. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press , 280 Pp., $39.95. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 2015 - Philosophy of Science 82 (2):313-320.
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    Review of Tychomancy. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 2015 - Philosophy of Science 82 (2):313-320,.
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  8. Against Magnetism.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2014 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 92 (1):17-36.
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    Counterpart Theory and the Paradox of Occasional Identity.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2014 - Mind 123 (492):1057-1094.
    Counterpart theory is often advertised by its track record at solving metaphysical puzzles. Here I focus on puzzles of occasional identity, wherein distinct individuals at one world or time appear to be identical at another world or time. To solve these puzzles, the usual interpretation rules of counterpart theory must be extended beyond the simple language of quantified modal logic. I present a more comprehensive semantics that allows talking about specific times and worlds, that takes into account the multiplicity and (...)
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    Contingent Identity.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2013 - Philosophy Compass 8 (5):486-495.
    It is widely held that if an object a is identical (or non-identical) to an object b, then it is necessary that a is identical (non-identical) to b. This view is supported an argument from Leibniz's Law and a popular conception of de re modality. On the other hand, there are good reasons to allow for contingent identity. Various alternative accounts of de re modality have been developed to achieve this kind of generality, and to explain what is wrong with (...)
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    Variations on a Montagovian Theme.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2013 - Synthese 190 (16):3377-3395.
    What are the objects of knowledge, belief, probability, apriority or analyticity? For at least some of these properties, it seems plausible that the objects are sentences, or sentence-like entities. However, results from mathematical logic indicate that sentential properties are subject to severe formal limitations. After surveying these results, I argue that they are more problematic than often assumed, that they can be avoided by taking the objects of the relevant property to be coarse-grained (“sets of worlds”) propositions, and that all (...)
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  12. Changing Minds in a Changing World.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2012 - Philosophical Studies 159 (2):219-239.
    I defend a general rule for updating beliefs that takes into account both the impact of new evidence and changes in the subject’s location. The rule combines standard conditioning with a shifting operation that moves the center of each doxastic possibility forward to the next point where information arrives. I show that well-known arguments for conditioning lead to this combination when centered information is taken into account. I also discuss how my proposal relates to other recent proposals, what results it (...)
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  13. David Lewis: Metaphysik Und Analyse.Wolfgang Schwarz - 2009 - Mentis-Verlag.
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    Rational Analysis Will Not Throw Off the Yoke of the Precision-Importance Trade-Off Function.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1991 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (3):501-502.
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  15. Principles of Lawful Politics. Immanuel Kant's Philosophical Draft „Toward Eternal Peace”. A New Faithful Translation with an Introduction, Commentary and a Postscript „Hobbism in Kant?”.W. Schwarz - 1990 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 52 (3):569-569.
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  16. Principles of Lawful Politics: Immanuel Kant's Philosophic Draft 'Toward Eternal Peace'.W. Schwarz - 1989 - Philosophy 64 (249):423-424.
  17. Albert Shalom, "the Body/Mind Conceptual Framework and the Problem of Personal Identity". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1987 - Dialogue 26 (1):213.
  18. Kant's Categories of Reality and Existence.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1987 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 48 (2):343-346.
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    The Body/Mind Conceptual Framework and the Problem of Personal Identity Albert Shalom Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1985. Pp. Xxii, 511. $58.00. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1987 - Dialogue 26 (01):213-.
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  20. A Lost Cause? The Continuing Ptolemaic Age in Philosophy.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1980 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 40 (4):568-575.
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  21. Fritz-Joachim von Rintelen's "Philosophie des Lebendigen Geistes in der Krise der Gegenwart". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1979 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 40 (1):150.
     
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  22. Joachim Ritter and Karlfried Gründer "Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1979 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 39 (3):456.
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  23. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1979 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 40 (1):152.
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  24. George J. Seidel's "Activity and Ground: Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 39 (2):297.
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  25. H. G. Gadamer, W. Marx, and C. F. V. Weizsacker's "Heidegger". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 39 (2):298.
     
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  26. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 39 (2):300.
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  27. Ans Reiner's "Die Grundlagen der Sittlichkeit". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1977 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 37 (3):433.
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  28. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1977 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 37 (3):436.
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  29. The Ambiguities of `Resistance': A Reply to Peter Nicholson.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1977 - Ethics 87 (3):255-259.
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  30. Logic.Kirk D. Wilson, Immanuel Kant, Robert S. Hartman & Wolfgang Schwarz - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (1):97.
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    The Kant Congress in Mainz.W. Schwarz - 1974 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 35 (1):141-143.
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    Henry E. Allison's "The Kant-Eberhard Controversy". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1974 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 34 (4):606.
  33. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1974 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 35 (1):144.
     
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  34. Recent Publications.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1974 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 35 (1):147.
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  35. Arnold Metzger's "Freiheit Und Tod". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1973 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 33 (3):445.
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    Truth and Truthfulness: A Rejoinder.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1973 - Ethics 83 (2):173-175.
    Hofmeister's reply to schwarz's paper: kant's refutation of charitable lies (ethics, Oct. 1970) attacks an imaginary disjunction of two true duties. Hofmeister's maxim 'consciousness' blots out three principal relations in truthfulness. His claim 'falsifications of facts are not immoral in themselves' vitiates all rights based on contract. Schwarz's 'overlooking' of the thematic distinction is refuted by textual evidence. Kant's alleged reversal of his stand draws on a spurious historical source.
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  37. Praecordia Mundi: Zur Grundlegung der Bedeutung des Zodiak bei Manilius.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1972 - Hermes 100 (4):601-614.
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    F. Von Rintelen's "Contemporary German Philosophy and its Background". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1971 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 31 (4):614.
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    Holzhey, Helmut, "Kants Erfahrungsbegriff". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1971 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 32 (2):289.
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  40. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1971 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 32 (2):291.
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    A Note on Murphy's “A Paradox in Locke's Theory of Natural Rights.”.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Dialogue 8 (4):680-681.
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    Beiträge Zur Geschichte Und Interpretation der Philosophie Kants. By Gerhard Lehmann. Berlin, Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1969. Pp. Viii, 427. DM 72.00. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Dialogue 8 (4):735-737.
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  43. H. Hoppe's "Kants Theorie der Physik: Eine Untersuchung Über Das Opus Postumum von Kant". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 30 (3):471.
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  44. J. G. Fichte's "Erste Wissenschaftslehre von 1804". H. Gliwitzky. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 31 (1):147.
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    Kant's Refutation of Charitable Lies.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Ethics 81 (1):62-67.
  46. Wilhelm Szilasi's "Phanstasie Und Erkenntnis". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1970 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 30 (4):629.
     
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    Book Review:The Concept of the Categorical Imperative: A Study of the Place of the Categorical Imperative in Kant's Ethical Theory. T. C. Williams. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1969 - Ethics 80 (1):82-.
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    Recent Publications: Recent Publications on the Philosophy of Science.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1968 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 18 (3):275-280.
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  49. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1968 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 28 (3):464.
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  50. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1968 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 29 (1):158.
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  51. W. Bohm's "Die Metaphysischen Grundlagen der Naturwissenschaft Und Matematik". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1968 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 29 (1):156.
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    I. Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1966 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 26 (3):449.
  53. K. Weyand's "Kants Geschichtsphilosophie". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1965 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (3):448.
     
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    Professor Engel on Kant.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1965 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (3):406-411.
  55. Communication, Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 24 (3):452.
     
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  56. M. Heidegger's "Die Frage Nach Dem Ding". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 24 (3):449.
  57. Notes and News.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1964 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (2):305.
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    The Right of Resistance.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1964 - Ethics 74 (2):126-134.
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  59. F. Molina's "Existentialism as Philosophy". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1963 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 23 (3):462.
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  60. J. Linschoten's "Auf Dem Wege Zu Einer Phänomenologischen Psychologie". [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1963 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 23 (3):463.
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    Kant's Philosophy of Law and International Peace.Wolfgang Schwarz - 1962 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 23 (1):71-80.
  62. E. Hoffmann's Padagogischer Humanismus. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1956 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 17:427.
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  63. Aebi, Magdalena: Kants Begründung der deutschen Philosophie. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Schwarz - 1950 - Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 5:598.
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