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    Constructibility and Mathematical Existence.Charles S. Chihara - 1990 - Oxford University Press.
    This book is concerned with `the problem of existence in mathematics'. It develops a mathematical system in which there are no existence assertions but only assertions of the constructibility of certain sorts of things. It explores the philosophical implications of such an approach through an examination of the writings of Field, Burgess, Maddy, Kitcher, and others.
  2. The Worlds of Possibility: Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic.Charles S. Chihara - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
    A powerful challenge to some highly influential theories, this book offers a thorough critical exposition of modal realism, the philosophical doctrine that many possible worlds exist of which our own universe is just one. Chihara challenges this claim and offers a new argument for modality without worlds.
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    Ontology and the Vicious Circle Principle.Charles S. Chihara - 1973 - Ithaca [N.Y.]Cornell University Press.
  4. Some Problems for Bayesian Confirmation Theory.Charles S. Chihara - 1987 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38 (4):551-560.
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    Constructibility and Mathematical Existence.Charles S. CHIHARA - 1990 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (164):345-348.
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    The Semantic Paradoxes: Some Second Thoughts.Charles S. Chihara - 1984 - Philosophical Studies 45 (2):223 - 229.
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    The Many Persons Problem.Charles S. Chihara - 1994 - Philosophical Studies 76 (1):45 - 49.
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    A Gödelian Thesis Regarding Mathematical Objects: Do They Exist? And Can We Perceive Them?Charles S. Chihara - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (2):211-227.
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    On the Possibility of Completing an Infinite Process.Charles S. Chihara - 1965 - Philosophical Review 74 (1):74-87.
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    Ontology and the Vicious Circle Principle.Charles S. Chihara - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (7):184-196.
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    Constructibility and Mathematical Existence.Michael D. Resnik & Charles S. Chihara - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 89 (12):648.
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    A Simple Type Theory Without Platonic Domains.Charles S. Chihara - 1984 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 13 (3):249 - 283.
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    Wittgenstein's Analysis of the Paradoxes in His Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics.Charles S. Chihara - 1977 - Philosophical Review 86 (3):365-381.
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    The Worlds of Possibility: Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic.Charles S. Chihara - 2001 - Mind 110 (439):736-740.
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    Our Ontological Commitment to Universals.Charles S. Chihara - 1968 - Noûs 2 (1):25-46.
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    On Alleged Refutations of Mechanism Using Godel's Incompleteness Results.Charles S. Chihara - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (September):507-26.
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    Burgess's `Scientific' Arguments for the Existence of Mathematical Objects.Charles S. Chihara - 2006 - Philosophia Mathematica 14 (3):318-337.
    This paper addresses John Burgess's answer to the ‘Benacerraf Problem’: How could we come justifiably to believe anything implying that there are numbers, given that it does not make sense to ascribe location or causal powers to numbers? Burgess responds that we should look at how mathematicians come to accept: There are prime numbers greater than 1010That, according to Burgess, is how one can come justifiably to believe something implying that there are numbers. This paper investigates what lies behind Burgess's (...)
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    Priest, the Liar, and Gödel.Charles S. Chihara - 1984 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 13 (2):117 - 124.
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    Ontology and the Vicious-Circle Principle.Charles S. Chihara - 1982 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 47 (1):223-225.
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    Olin, Quine, and the Surprise Examination.Charles S. Chihara - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 47 (2):191 - 199.
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    The Worlds of Possibility, Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic.Charles S. Chihara - 2004 - Studia Logica 76 (3):443-446.
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    Truth, Meaning, and Paradox.Charles S. Chihara - 1976 - Noûs 10 (3):305-311.
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    Wittgenstein and Logical Compulsion.Charles S. Chihara - 1960 - Analysis 21 (6):136 - 140.
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    The Mystery of Julius: A Paradox in Decision Theory.Charles S. Chihara - 1995 - Philosophical Studies 80 (1):1 - 16.
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    An Interchange on the Popper-Miller Argument.Charles S. Chihara & Donald A. Gillies - 1988 - Philosophical Studies 54 (1):1 - 8.
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    Constructibility and Mathematical Existence.John P. Burgess & Charles S. Chihara - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):916.
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    The Wright-Wing Defense of Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Logic.Charles S. Chihara - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (1):99-108.
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    Davidson's Extensional Theory of Meaning.Charles S. Chihara - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 28 (1):1 - 15.
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    Mathematical Discovery and Concept Formation.Charles S. Chihara - 1963 - Philosophical Review 72 (1):17-34.
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    Horwich's Justification of Induction.Charles S. Chihara - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 48 (1):107 - 110.
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    Cohen's Defense of Cook.Charles S. Chihara - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 29 (5):353 - 355.
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    Ontology and the Vicious-Circle Principle.Charles S. Chihara - 1975 - Philosophy of Science 42 (3):339-341.
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  33. Operationalism and Ordinary Language a Critique of Wittgenstein.Charles Seiyo Chihara & Jerry A. Fodor - 1965 - Bobbs-Merrill.
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