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University of New Hampshire, Durham
  1. The Metaphysics of Gender.Charlotte Witt - 2011 - Oup Usa.
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    Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix.Charlotte Witt - 2018 - Cornell University Press.
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  3. A Mind of One’s Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity.Louise M. Antony & Charlotte Witt (eds.) - 1993 - Westview Press.
    A book of tremendous influence when it first appeared, A Mind of One's Own reminded readers that the tradition of Western philosophy-- in particular, the ideals of reason and objectivity-- has come down to us from white males, nearly all of whom are demonstrably sexist, even misogynist. In this second edition, the original authors continue to ask, What are the implications of this fact for contemporary feminists working within this tradition? The second edition pursues this question about the value of (...)
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  4. Feminist Metaphysics.Charlotte Witt (ed.) - 2011 - Springer Verlag.
    Feminist Metaphysics is the first collection of articles addressing metaphysical issues from a feminist perspective.
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    Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix.Charlotte WITT - 1989 - Cornell University Press.
    Charlotte Witt extracts from this text a coherent and provocative view about sensible substance by focusing on Aristotle's account of form or essence.
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  6. Ways of Being: Potentiality and Actuality in Aristotle’s Metaphysics.Charlotte Witt - 2003 - Cornell University Press.
    Aristotle's defense of Dunamis -- Power and potentiality -- Rational and nonrational powers -- The priority of actuality -- Ontological hierarchy, normativity, and gender.
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  7. What Is Gender Essentialism?Charlotte Witt - 2011 - In Feminist Metaphysics. Springer Verlag. pp. 11--25.
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    Substance Among Other Categories.Charlotte Witt - 1996 - Philosophical Review 105 (4):562.
    This book develops an account of what substance is in terms of the notion of independence. As the authors note, there is a tradition of defining substance as independent that begins with Aristotle. But what notion of independence can provide an adequate definition of substance? The authors find traditional attempts to define independence, including Aristotle’s, inadequate on a number of grounds, and they propose an alternative account. As a preface to this undertaking, the authors consider and reject a number of (...)
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  9. Anti-Essentialism in Feminist Theory.Charlotte Witt - 1995 - Philosophical Topics 23 (2):321-344.
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    A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity.Karen Jones, Louise Antony & Charlotte Witt - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (2):317.
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    Introduction.Charlotte Witt - 2018 - In Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix. Cornell University Press. pp. 1-5.
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  12. Family, Self and Society: A Critique of the Bionormative Conception of the Family.Charlotte Witt - 2014 - In Carolyn MacLeod Francois Baylis (ed.), Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges. Oxford University Press.
     
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  13. Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of Metaphysics VII-IX.S. Marc Cohen & Charlotte Witt - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):838.
    Review of Substance and Essence in Aristotle: an Interpretation of Metaphysics VII-IX, by Charlotte Witt (Cornell University Press: 1989).
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    Aristotle's Classification of Animals: Biology and the Conceptual Unity of the Aristotelian Corpus.Charlotte Witt - 1989 - Philosophical Review 98 (4):543-544.
  15. Feminist History of Philosophy.Charlotte Witt - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    The past twenty five years have seen an explosion of feminist writing on the philosophical canon, a development that has clear parallels in other disciplines like literature and art history. Since most of the writing is, in one way or another, critical of the tradition, a natural question to ask is: Why does the history of philosophy have importance for feminist philosophers? This question assumes that the history of philosophy is of importance for feminists, an assumption that is warranted by (...)
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    Form, Reproduction and Inherited Characteristics in Aristotles GA.Charlotte Witt - 1985 - Phronesis 30:46.
  17. Aristotle on Deformed Animal Kinds.Charlotte Witt - 2012 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 43:83.
    There is a surprising number of deformed animal kinds mentioned in Aristotle’s biological works. The number is surprising because, according to the standard understanding of deformed animals in Aristotle, it should be zero. And the number is significant because there are just too many deformed kinds at too many classificatory levels mentioned in too many works to dismiss them as a minor aberration or as an infiltration of folk belief into biology proper. This paper has two goals. The first is (...)
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  18. Hylomorphism in Aristotle.Charlotte Witt - 1987 - Journal of Philosophy 84 (11):673-679.
  19. Dialectic, Motion, and Perception: De Anima Book I.Charlotte Witt - 1992 - In Martha Craven Nussbaum & Amélie Rorty (eds.), Essays on Aristotle's de Anima. Oxford University Press. pp. 169--183.
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    Hylomorphism in Aristotle.Charlotte Witt - 1989 - Apeiron 22 (4):141.
  21. Aristotelian Powers.Charlotte Witt - 2008 - In Ruth Groff (ed.), Revitalizing Causality: Realism About Causality in Philosophy and Social Science. Routledge.
    when it is actually heating water; an object is perceptible only when it is actually being 1 perceived-- and so on. But, it is part of the notion of a causal power that it exists whether or not it is active. In order to respond to this challenge Aristotle draws a distinction between two ways of being a power; when it is active the power exists actually; when it is inactive it exists potentially. Contemporary writers have noted that we need (...)
     
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    Aristotle on Meaning and Essence. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 2003 - Philosophical Quarterly 53 (212):448-451.
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  23. Powers and Possibilities: Aristotle Vs. The Megarians.Charlotte Witt - 1995 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 11:249-266.
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    Symposia on Gender, Race and Philosophy.Charlotte Witt - 2012 - Symposia on Gender, Race, and Philosophy 8 (2).
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    Aristotelian Essentialism Revisited.Charlotte Witt - 1989 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 27 (2):285-298.
  26. Teleology in Aristotelian Metaphysics.Charlotte Witt - 1998 - In Jyl Gentzler (ed.), Method in Ancient Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 253--69.
     
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    Tragic Error and Agent Responsibility.Charlotte Witt - 2005 - Philosophic Exchange 35 (1).
    The characters of tragedy are in some sense responsible for their errors. However, given their ignorance of the consequences of their actions, it seems that they ought not be held responsible by others for what they have done. This is a paradox. The way to resolve the paradox is to distinguish two kinds of agent responsibility: accountability and culpability. Being accountable is primarily a private affair, whereas being culpable entails the possibility of just punishment.
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    Aristotle’s Theory of Substance. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 2002 - Philosophical Review 111 (1):98-101.
    Aristotle's doctrines about accidental predication, Accidental identity, Etc., Can be understood as an attempt to state the same view as russell put forward in his theory of descriptions. "a" is predicated accidentally of b when "a to b" has the sense "something that is a is b." this permits scope distinctions which can solve puzzles like that of the masked man, And sophisms involving tense. Aristotle's claim that accidental being is akin to nonexistence resembles russell's account of the present king (...)
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    (University of New Hampshire, USA).Charlotte Witt - 2004 - In Lilli Alanen & Charlotte Witt (eds.), Feminist Reflections on the History of Philosophy. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 55.
  30. Feminist Reflections on the History of Philosophy.Lilli Alanen & Charlotte Witt (eds.) - 2004 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    Feminist work in the history of philosophy has come of age as an innovative field in the history of philosophy. This volume marks that accomplishment with original essays by leading feminist scholars who ask basic questions: What is distinctive of feminist work in the history of philosophy? Is there a method that is distinctive of feminist historical work? How can women philosophers be meaningfully included in the history of the discipline? Who counts as a philosopher? This collection is a unique (...)
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    John M. Cooper, Reason and Emotion:Reason and Emotion.Charlotte Witt - 2000 - Ethics 110 (4):825-829.
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    Working on the Margins: Feminist Theory and Philosophy.Charlotte Witt - 1996 - Metaphilosophy 27 (1-2):226-229.
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    Aristotle.Charlotte Witt - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (3):100-102.
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    Aristotle.Charlotte Witt - 1983 - Ancient Philosophy 3 (1):100-102.
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    Aristotle. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (3):269-271.
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    Acknowledgments.Charlotte Witt - 2018 - In Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix. Cornell University Press.
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  37. "Aristotle", by Jonathan Barnes. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 1983 - Ancient Philosophy 3 (1):100.
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    Aristotle's Conception of the Mind.Charlotte Witt - 1995 - Philosophical Books 36 (2):81-89.
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    Aristotelian Explorations.Charlotte Witt - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (4):597-600.
    At one point in this engaging collection of essays, G. E. R. Lloyd describes Aristotle's "sense of the interdependence of philosophical analysis and detailed empirical investigation", a description which fits the author himself. Lloyd is sensitive to the peculiarities of Aristotle's texts without sinking so deeply into their oddities that they lose focus and theoretical interest. With admirable lucidity Lloyd lays out the complex requirements of Aristotle's "official" theory of scientific demonstration, and then discusses the ways in which Aristotle's scientific (...)
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    Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.Charlotte Witt - 1985 - Ancient Philosophy 5 (1):113-116.
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  41. Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 1985 - Ancient Philosophy 5 (1):113-116.
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    Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 1985 - Ancient Philosophy 5 (1):113.
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    Aristotle on Female Animals: A Study of the Generation of Animals by Sophia M. Connell.Charlotte Witt - 2017 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 55 (1):157-158.
    “How can it be that the female is both functional and a failure?”. Sophia Connell’s response comes in the form of a careful, thorough, and philosophically sensitive interpretation of Aristotle’s treatise on animal generation. By pursuing the topic of what Aristotle says about female animals and their role in reproduction, Connell casts light into many difficult corners of his theory: What does it mean to say that the male is the “hê archê [tês] kinêseos” of the generation? How should we (...)
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    Ancient Philosophy and Modern Ideology: Introduction.Charlotte Witt - 2000 - Apeiron 33 (4):273-280.
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  45. Ancient Philosophy and Modern Ideology.Charlotte Witt & Mohan Matthen - 2000 - Academic Printing and Publishing.
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    Aristotle's Theory of Material Substance: Heat and Pneuma, Form and Soul. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 1997 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (1):134-135.
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    Aristotle’s Theory of Substance. [REVIEW]Charlotte Witt - 2002 - Philosophical Review 111 (1):98-101.
    Michael Wedin’s Aristotle’s Theory of Substance provides an interpretation of primary substance in Metaphysics Book Z that is compatible with the ontology of the Categories. The incompatibilist position holds that primary substance in the Categories is the concrete, individual substance, like Socrates, whereas the title of primary substance in Metaphysics Z goes to the eidos, the form or the species. Hence, the ontology of the Categories is incompatible with the ontology of Metaphysics Z. One compatibilist strategy argues that the c-substance (...)
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    Contents.Charlotte Witt - 2018 - In Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix. Cornell University Press.
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    Colloquium 7.Charlotte Witt - 1995 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 11 (1):249-266.
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    Chapter 6. Aristotle and Kripke.Charlotte Witt - 2018 - In Substance and Essence in Aristotle: An Interpretation of "Metaphysics" Vii-Ix. Cornell University Press. pp. 180-198.
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