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    Reading Brandom: On Making It Explicit.Bernhard Weiss & Jeremy Wanderer (eds.) - 2010 - Routledge.
    Essential reading for students and scholars of philosophy of language and mind, Reading Brandom is also an excellent companion volume to Reading McDowell: On ...
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    Minimalism Deflated: Independence Without Substance.Bernhard Weiss - 2009 - Synthese 171 (3):521-529.
    The paper examines Wright’s attempt to inflate deflationism about truth. It accepts the details of Wright’s argument but contends that it should best be seen as posing a dilemma for the deflationist: either truth is independent of norms of warranted assertibility—in which case it is substantial—or it is not—in which case epistemicism about truth is a consequence. Some concerns about epistemicism are raised in avoiding the second horn. The first is avoided by distinguishing between independence and substantiality and arguing that (...)
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  3. Michael Dummett.Bernhard Weiss - 2002 - Princeton University Press.
    Michael Dummett's approach to the metaphysical issue of realism through the philosophy of language, his challenge to realism, and his philosophy of language itself are central topics in contemporary analytic philosophy and have influenced the work of other major figures such as Quine, Putnam, and Davidson. This book offers an accessible and systematic presentation of the main elements of Dummett's philosophy. This book's overarching theme is Dummett's discussion of realism: his characterization of realism, his attack on realism, and his invention (...)
     
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    Perspectives and the World.Bernhard Weiss - 2012 - Topoi 31 (1):27-35.
    In this paper I consider metaphysical positions which I label as ‘perspectival’. A perspectivalist believes that some portion of reality cannot extend beyond what an appropriately characterised investigator or investigators can (in some sense) reveal about it. So a perspectivalist will be drawn to claim that a portion of reality is, in some sense, knowable. Many such positions appear to founder on the paradox of knowability. I aim to offer a solution to that paradox which can be adopted by any (...)
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    Anti-Realist Truth and Anti-Realist Meaning.Bernhard Weiss - 2007 - American Philosophical Quarterly 44 (3):213 - 228.
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    On the Demise of Russell's Multiple Relations Theory of Judgement.Bernhard Weiss - 1995 - Theoria 61 (3):261-282.
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    Truth and the Enigma of Knowability.Bernhard Weiss - 2007 - Dialectica 61 (4):521–537.
    Since its disc overy by Fitch, the paradox of knowability has been a thorn in the anti-realist's side. Recently both Dummett and Tennant have sought to relieve the anti-realist by restricting the applicability of the knowability principle -- the principle that all truths are knowable -- which has been viewed as both a cardinal doctrine of anti-realism and the assumption for reductio of Fitch's argument. In this paper it is argued that the paradox of knowability is a peculiarly acute manifestation (...)
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    Language, Logic and Experience.Bernhard Weiss & Michael Luntley - 1990 - Philosophical Quarterly 40 (161):534.
  9. Anti-Realism, Truth-Value Links and Tensed Truth Predicates.Bernhard Weiss - 1996 - Mind 105 (420):577-602.
    Antirealism about the past is apparently in conflict with our acceptance of a set of systematic linkages between the truth-values of differently tensed sentences made at different times. Arguments based on acceptance of these so-called truth-value links seem to show that fully accounting for our use of the past and future tenses will involve use of a notion of truth which is not epistemically constrained and is thus antirealistically unacceptable. I elaborate these difficulties through an examination of work by Dummett (...)
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    Knowledge of Meaning.Bernhard Weiss - 2004 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 104 (1):75 - 94.
    The paper is sympathetic to the idea that speakers have implicit knowledge of the semantics of sub-sentential elements of language, loosely, of words. Implicit knowledge is knowledge which the subject need not be capable of articulating yet which is a genuine propositional attitude and it is to be contrasted with tacit knowledge which refers to an information-bearing state which, however, is not a genuine propositional attitude. I begin by defending the implicit knowledge conception of speakers' knowledge of the meanings of (...)
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    Generalizing Brains in Vats.Bernhard Weiss - 2000 - Analysis 60 (1):112–123.
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    Disagreement.Bernhard Weiss - 2011 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89 (4):754 - 755.
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 89, Issue 4, Page 754-755, December 2011.
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    On Russell's Arguments for Restricting Modes of Specification and Domains of Quantification.Bernhard Weiss - 1994 - History and Philosophy of Logic 15 (2):173-188.
    Russell takes his paper ?On denoting? to have achieved the repudiation of the theory of denoting concepts and Frege?s theory of sense, and the invention of the notion of incomplete symbols.This means that Russell attempts to solve the set theoretic and semantic paradoxes without making use of a theory of sense.Instead, his strategy is to revise his logical ontology by arguing that certain symbols should be treated as incomplete.In constructing such arguments Russell, at various points, makes use of epistemological and (...)
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    Knowledge of Meaning.Bernhard Weiss - 2003 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 104 (1):75–92.
    The paper is sympathetic to the idea that speakers have implicit knowledge of the semantics of sub-sentential elements of language, loosely, of words. Implicit knowledge is knowledge which the subject need not be capable of articulating yet which is a genuine propositional attitude and it is to be contrasted with tacit knowledge which refers to an information-bearing state which, however, is not a genuine propositional attitude. I begin by defending the implicit knowledge conception of speakers' knowledge of the meanings of (...)
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    Proof and Canonical Proof.Bernhard Weiss - 1997 - Synthese 113 (2):265-284.
    Certain anti-realisms about mathematics are distinguished by their taking proof rather than truth as the central concept in the account of the meaning of mathematical statements. This notion of proof which is meaning determining or canonical must be distinguished from a notion of demonstration as more generally conceived. This paper raises a set of objections to Dummett's characterisation of the notion via the notion of a normalised natural deduction proof. The main complaint is that Dummett's use of normalised natural deduction (...)
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    Rules and Talking of Rules.Bernhard Weiss - 2010 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 18 (2):229-241.
    I argue that a practice can only be taken to be one of apparent rule following if it contains a practice of policing moves within the practice. So the existence of an apparently rule-governed practice entails the existence of, what I call, a policing practice. I then argue that this entailment cannot be reconciled with a non-factualist construal of the policing practice. Thus non-factualism about the policing practice is false. Factualism about the policing practice entails realism about rules. So I (...)
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    Two Facets of Belief.Bernhard Weiss - 2016 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 (3):413-432.
    I begin by contrasting two facets of belief: that belief is a response to a sufficiency of evidence and that belief plays a role in one’s representation of reality. I claim that these conceptions of belief are in tension because whilst the latter – Representationalism – requires Logical Coherence of belief the former – Thresholdism – conflicts with Logical Coherence. Thus we need to choose between conceptions. Many have argued that the Preface Paradox supports Thresholdism. In contrast I argue that (...)
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    The Place of Semantic Theory.Bernhard Weiss - 2004 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 85 (4):454–469.
    : Some twenty years since its publication Putnam's model‐theoretic argument is still much discussed. The present paper aims to defend a reconstruction of the argument but begins by attempting to clarify the form of the argument. Usually, and with good textual grounds, the argument is treated as a reductio argument against metaphysical realism. I argue instead that it should be treated as developing a paradox. I go on to claim that the most promising response to this paradox is to be (...)
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    Can an Anti-Realist Be Revisionary About Deductive Inference?Bernhard Weiss - 1992 - Analysis 52 (4):216 - 224.
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    Review of Bernd Prien, David P. Schweikard (Eds.), Robert Brandom: Analytic Pragmatist[REVIEW]Bernhard Weiss - 2008 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (6).
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    The Concept of Logical Consequence.Bernhard Weiss - 1992 - Philosophical Studies 33:349-353.
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    The Reality of Linguistic Norms or Linguistic Rules Rule.Bernhard Weiss - 2014 - In Javier Cumpa, Greg Jesson & Guido Bonino (eds.), Defending Realism: Ontological and Epistemological Investigations. De Gruyter. pp. 341-362.
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    IV-Knowledge of Meaning.Bernhard Weiss - 2004 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 104 (1):75-94.
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    Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance.Max Kölbel & Bernhard Weiss (eds.) - 2004 - Routledge.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein has exerted a more powerful influence on contemporary philosophy than any other twentieth-century thinker. But what is the nature of this influence and why has it proved so enduring? In _Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance_, twelve contemporary philosophers explore the issues surrounding Wittgenstein's importance and relevance to modern thought. Their articles, all of which are published here for the first time, cover the entirety of Wittgenstein's major publications: the _Tracatus Logico-Philosophicus_, _Philosophical Investigations_, _On Certainty_ and _Remarks on the Foundations of (...)
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  25. Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance.Max Kölbel & Bernhard Weiss (eds.) - 2010 - Routledge.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein has exerted a more powerful influence on contemporary philosophy than any other twentieth-century thinker. But what is the nature of this influence and why has it proved so enduring? In _Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance_, twelve contemporary philosophers explore the issues surrounding Wittgenstein's importance and relevance to modern thought. Their articles, all of which are published here for the first time, cover the entirety of Wittgenstein's major publications: the _Tracatus Logico-Philosophicus_, _Philosophical Investigations_, _On Certainty_ and _Remarks on the Foundations of (...)
     
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  26. How to Understand Language: A Philosophical Inquiry.Bernhard Weiss - 2009 - Routledge.
    An ambitious work that endorses a broad approach, it argues strongly against the roles both of truth theory and of radical interpretation. Weiss discusses a range of relevant themes relating to language, including translation, interpretation, normativity, community, and rules in order to reshape our understanding of language. A rigorous and systematic analysis, How to Understand Language advances the work of key thinkers in the area.
     
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  27. How to Understand Language: A Philosophical Inquiry.Bernhard Weiss - 2010 - Routledge.
    An ambitious work that endorses a broad approach, it argues strongly against the roles both of truth theory and of radical interpretation. Weiss discusses a range of relevant themes relating to language, including translation, interpretation, normativity, community, and rules in order to reshape our understanding of language. A rigorous and systematic analysis, How to Understand Language advances the work of key thinkers in the area.
     
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  28. IV—Knowledge of Meaning.Bernhard Weiss - 2003 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 104 (1):75-92.
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  29. Michael Dummett.Bernhard Weiss - 2014 - Routledge.
    Michael Dummett's approach to the metaphysical issue of realism through the philosophy of language, his challenge to realism, and his philosophy of language itself are central topics in contemporary analytic philosophy and have influenced the work of other major figures such as Quine, Putnam, and Davidson. This book offers an accessible and systematic presentation of the main elements of Dummett's philosophy. This book's overarching theme is Dummett's discussion of realism: his characterization of realism, his attack on realism, and his invention (...)
     
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  30. Michael Luntley, "Language, Logic and Experience". [REVIEW]Bernhard Weiss - 1990 - Philosophical Quarterly 40 (61):534.
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  31. Peter Hylton "Russell, Idealism and the Emergence of Analytic Philosophy".Bernhard Weiss - 1993 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies:369.
     
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  32. The Place of Semantic Theory.Bernhard Weiss - 2004 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 85 (4):454-469.
    : Some twenty years since its publication Putnam's model‐theoretic argument is still much discussed. The present paper aims to defend a reconstruction of the argument but begins by attempting to clarify the form of the argument. Usually, and with good textual grounds, the argument is treated as a reductio argument against metaphysical realism. I argue instead that it should be treated as developing a paradox. I go on to claim that the most promising response to this paradox is to be (...)
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