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  1. .David Wiggins - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research:442-448.
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  2. Sameness and Substance Renewed.David Wiggins - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book, which thoroughly revises and greatly expands his classic work Sameness and Substance, David Wiggins retrieves and refurbishes in the light of twentieth-century logic and logical theory certain conceptions of identity, of substance and of persistence through change that philosophy inherits from its past. In this new version, he vindicates the absoluteness, necessity, determinateness and all or nothing character of identity against rival conceptions. He defends a form of essentialism that he calls individuative essentialism, and then a form (...)
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    Sameness and Substance.David Wiggins - 1980 - Harvard University Press.
  4. Practical Knowledge: Knowing How To and Knowing That.David Wiggins - 2012 - Mind 121 (481):97-130.
    Ryle’s account of practical knowing is much controverted. The paper seeks to place present disputations in a larger context and draw attention to the connection between Ryle’s preoccupations and Aristotle’s account of practical reason, practical intelligence, and the way in which human beings enter into the way of being and acting that Aristotle denominates ethos . Considering matters in this framework, the author finds inconclusive the arguments that Stanley and Williamson offer for seeing knowing how to as a special case (...)
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    Needs, Values, Truth.David Wiggins - 1990 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 180 (1):106-106.
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  6. Sameness and Substance Renewed.David Wiggins - 2001 - Philosophy 79 (307):133-141.
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    Sameness and Substance Renewed.David Wiggins - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 71 (2):456-461.
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  8. A Sensible Subjectivism?David Wiggins - 1987 - Blackwell.
     
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  9. Ethics: Twelve Lectures on the Philosophy of Morality.David Wiggins - 2006 - Harvard University Press.
    As the need arises at various points in the book, he pursues a variety of related issues and engages additional thinkers--Plato, C. S. Peirce, Darwin, ...
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  10. Needs, Values, Truth: Essays in the Philosophy of Value.David Wiggins - 1997 - Oxford University Press.
    Needs, Values, Truth brings together of some of the most important and influential writings by a leading contemporary philosopher, drawn from twenty-five years of his work in the broad area of the philosophy of value. The author ranges between problems of ethics, meta-ethics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of logic and language, looking at questions relating to meaning, truth and objectivity in judgements of value. For this third edition he has added a new essay on incommensurability, in addition to making (...)
  11. On Being in the Same Place at the Same Time.David Wiggins - 1968 - Philosophical Review 77 (1):90-95.
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  12. A Sensible Subjectivism.David Wiggins - 1987 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.
     
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  13. Sameness and substance.David Wiggins - 1980 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 174 (1):125-128.
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  14. Identity and Spatio-Temporal Continuity.David Wiggins - 1967 - Blackwell.
  15. Sameness and Substance.David Wiggins - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (124):260-268.
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  16. Truth, Invention, and the Meaning of Life.David Wiggins - 1988 - In Geoffrey Sayre-McCord (ed.), Essays on Moral Realism. Cornell University Press. pp. 127--65.
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  17. II—Deliberation and Practical Reason.David Wiggins - 1976 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 76 (1):29-52.
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    Activity, Process, Continuant, Substance, Organism.David Wiggins - 2016 - Philosophy 91 (2):269-280.
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  19. Towards a Reasonable Libertarianism.David Wiggins - 1973 - In Ted Honderich (ed.), Essays on Freedom of Action. Routledge and Kegan Paul. pp. 31.
     
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    Sameness and Substance.Helen Morris Cartwright & David Wiggins - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (4):597.
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  21. Sameness and Substance.David Wiggins & Harold Noonan - 1982 - Philosophy 57 (220):269-272.
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  22. Cognitivism, Naturalism, and Normativity: A Reply to Peter Railton.David Wiggins - 1993 - In John Haldane & Crispin Wright (eds.), Reality, Representation, and Projection. Oxford University Press. pp. 301--313.
  23. Identity and Spatio-Temporal Continuity.David Wiggins - 1968 - Philosophy 43 (165):298-299.
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  24. Moral Cognitivism, Moral Relativism and Motivating Moral Beliefs.David Wiggins - 1991 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 91:61 - 85.
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  25. The Sense and Reference of Predicates: A Running Repair to Frege's Doctrine and a Plea for the Copula.David Wiggins - 1984 - Philosophical Quarterly 34 (136):311-328.
  26. Sufficient Reason: A Principle in Diverse Guises, Both Ancient and Modern.David Wiggins - 1996 - Acta Philosophica Fennica 61:117-132.
  27. Identity, Individuation and Substance.David Wiggins - 2012 - European Journal of Philosophy 20 (1):1-25.
    The paper takes off from the problem of finding a proper content for the relation of identity as it holds or fails to hold among ordinary things or substances. The necessary conditions of identity are familiar, the sufficient conditions less so. The search is for conditions at once better usable than the Leibnizian Identity of Indiscernibles (independently suspect) and strong enough to underwrite all the formal properties of the relation.It is contended that the key to this problem rests at the (...)
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    IV—Moral Cognitivism, Moral Relativism and Motivating Moral Beliefs.David Wiggins - 1991 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 91 (1):61-86.
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  29. Truth, Invention, and the Meaning of Life.David Wiggins - 1976 - British Academy.
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  30. Neo-Aristotelian Reflections on Justice.David Wiggins - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):477-512.
    The purpose is to stage a dialogue between a pre-liberal conception of justice, represented by Aristotle as revived with the help of ideas of Lucas, Jouvenel and G. A. Cohen, and a liberal conception, as founded in Kant and refurbished, renewed and worked out in A Theory of Justice by John Rawls. Among the questions at issue are the roles of habit, disposition and formation; the nature of the dependency between the justice of the citizen of a polity and the (...)
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    Sortal Concepts: A Reply to Xu.David Wiggins - 1997 - Mind and Language 12 (3-4):413–421.
  32. Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity.David Wiggins - 2016 - Oxford University Press.
    For this volume David Wiggins has selected and revised eleven of his essays in an area of metaphysics where his work has been particularly influential, and he has added a substantial introduction and one new unpublished essay. Among the subjects treated are substance, identity, persistence, persons, sortals, and artefacts.
     
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  33. Solidarity and the Root of the Ethical.David Wiggins - 2009 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 71 (2):239-269.
    This is the text of The Lindley Lecture for 2008, given by David Wiggins, a British philosopher.
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  34. What is the Order Among the Varieties of Goodness? A Question Posed by Von Wright; and a Conjecture Made by Aristotle.David Wiggins - 2009 - Philosophy 84 (2):175-200.
    The great variousness and plurality of goodness has given comfort to general scepticism about values and a multitude of metaethical attitudes or predilections. But is this variousness and plurality really the hotch-potch it has appeared? The paper recapitulates and expands von Wright's typology of the varieties of goodness and looks to explain the order or system that underlies the phenomena by developing and extending a conjecture of Aristotle's, the so-called 'focal hypothesis', and combining there-with a suggestion of von Wright's, to (...)
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  35. Knowing How to and Knowing That.David Wiggins - 2005 - In P. M. S. Hacker, Hans-Johann Glock & John Hyman (eds.), Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Essays for P. M. S. Hacker. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Reply to Mr. Chandler.David Wiggins - 1969 - Analysis 29 (5):175.
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  37. Needs, Values, Truth: Essays in the Philosophy of Value.David Wiggins - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (246):550-552.
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  38. Languages as Social Objects.David Wiggins - 1997 - Philosophy 72 (282):499-524.
    1. There is a tendency nowadays for linguists, philosophers and other theorists of language, to dismiss the notion of an object like the English language or the Polish language as simply mythological or mythopoeic—as of no interest to any serious science of language. Some theorists even appear to deny that there are such things as languages . ‘This notion [of a public language] is unknown to empirical inquiry and raises what seem to be irresolvable problems’, Chomsky said in a lecture (...)
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  39. Wittgenstein on Ethics and the Riddle of Life.David Wiggins - 2004 - Philosophy 79 (3):363-391.
    The paper seeks to interpret and then to criticize Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus paragraph 6.4 to 7, connecting this so-called mystical section with the “Lecture on Ethics” given in Cambridge in 1929, the Notebooks, and a passage in the Big Typescript. Interpretive and critical efforts focus on the claims: that if having intrinsic value, good or evil, is nothing zufällig, then its basis is nothing in the world; that value can only enter through the willing subject; that “how things are in (...)
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  40. Existence and Contingency: A Note.David Wiggins - 2003 - Philosophy 78 (4):483-494.
    Timothy Williamson offers a proof of the counterintuitive claim that, if an object exists, then it exists necessarily. David Wiggins argues that this result reveals the philosophical disadvantage of a first level (or ‘ticking over’) view of the very ‘exists’ and the advantage of the second level account offered by Frege and Russell. The author seeks to show how, using an idea of G. Evans but without the use of the resources of ‘free logic’, all occurrences of ‘exist’, including its (...)
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    Truth, Pragmatism and Morality.David Wiggins - 2013 - Philosophy 88 (3):351-368.
    1. Hilary Putnam's conception of ethics is not best understood as a form of , but as a position consequent upon the pragmatist understanding of the relation between truth and rational acceptability secondnesswe invent moral words for morally relevant features of situations, which lead to further refinements of our moral notions a shared way of living a moral image of the worldmoral reality’.
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  42. Objectivity in Ethics; Two Difficulties, Two Responses.David Wiggins - 2005 - Ratio 18 (1):1–26.
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    Reflections on Inquiry and Truth Arising From Peirce's Method for the Fixation of Belief.David Wiggins - 2004 - In C. J. Misak (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Peirce. Cambridge University Press. pp. 87--126.
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    Sortal Concepts: A Reply To Xu.David Wiggins - 1997 - Mind and Language 12 (3-4):413-421.
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    Weakness of Will, Commensurability, and the Objects of Deliberation and Desire.David Wiggins - 1979 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 79:251 - 277.
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    An Idea We Cannot Do Without: What Difference Will It Make (Eg. To Moral, Political and Environmental Philosophy) to Recognize and Put to Use a Substantial Conception of Need?David Wiggins - 2005 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 57:25-50.
    1. Conferences on the subject of need are lamentably rare. All the more honour then for this one to the Royal Institute of Philosophy, to the Philosophy Department at Durham, and to Soran Reader, the organizer and editor.1. Conferences on the subject of need are lamentably rare. All the more honour then for this one to the Royal Institute of Philosophy, to the Philosophy Department at Durham, and to Soran Reader, the organizer and editor.
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    Ethics, Value and Reality.D. Z. Phillips, Aurel Kolnai, Bernard Williams & David Wiggins - 1978 - Philosophical Quarterly 28 (112):277.
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    XV—Weakness of Will Commensurability, and the Objects of Deliberation and Desire.David Wiggins - 1979 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 79 (1):251-278.
  49. Categorical Requirements: Kant and Hume on the Idea of Duty.David Wiggins - 1991 - The Monist 74 (1):83-106.
    If the theory advanced below is correct, then what is the difference (I know she [Philippa Foot]] will ask) between the moral must/must not and the must/must not of etiquette or the clubhouse? Looking forward to the conclusion I shall reach, let me reply, roughly and readily, that the difference will reside not in anything formal but in the depth, spread, and felt authority of the attachments to which the moral must/must not appeals-and categorically appeals.
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    The Presidential Address: Nature, Respect for Nature, and the Human Scale of Values.David Wiggins - 2000 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 100:1-32.
    I. The development of the earth has not progressed in the way that Leibniz so hopefully envisaged three hundred years ago. Late twentieth century disillusion demonstrated by citation. II-IV. In making sense of that disillusion it is a good beginning to abstain from speculative extravagance and simply to bring the human scale of values to bear; then to inquire how far the destruction of that which we prize has been gratuitous or economically subsidized. The human scale of values is not (...)
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