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  1. The Concept of Identity.Eli Hirsch - 1982 - Oxford University Press.
    In this book, Eli Hirsch focuses on identity through time, first with respect to ordinary bodies, then underlying matter, and eventually persons.
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  2. Quantifier Variance and Realism.Eli Hirsch - 2002 - Philosophical Issues 12 (1):51-73.
  3. Physical-Object Ontology, Verbal Disputes, and Common Sense.Eli Hirsch - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (1):67–97.
    Two main claims are defended in this paper: first, that typical disputes in the literature about the ontology of physical objects are merely verbal; second, that the proper way to resolve these disputes is by appealing to common sense or ordinary language. A verbal dispute is characterized not in terms of private idiolects, but in terms of different linguistic communities representing different positions. If we imagine a community that makes Chisholm's mereological essentialist assertions, and another community that makes Lewis's four-dimensionalist (...)
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  4. Quantifier Variance and Realism: Essays in Metaontology.Eli Hirsch - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
    A sense of unity -- Basic objects : a reply to Xu -- Objectivity without objects -- The vagueness of identity -- Quantifier variance and realism -- Against revisionary ontology -- Comments on Theodore Sider's four dimensionalism -- Sosa's existential relativism -- Physical-object ontology, verbal disputes, and common sense -- Ontological arguments : interpretive charity and quantifier variance -- Language, ontology, and structure -- Ontology and alternative languages.
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  5. Ontology and Alternative Languages.Eli Hirsch - 2009 - In David Chalmers, David Manley & Ryan Wasserman (eds.), Metametaphysics: New Essays on the Foundations of Ontology. Oxford University Press. pp. 231--58.
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    Dividing Reality.Eli Hirsch - 1993 - Oxford University Press.
    The central question in this book is why it seems reasonable for the words of our language to divide up the world in ordinary ways rather than other imaginable ways. Hirsch calls this the division problem. His book aims to bring this problem into sharp focus, to distinguish it from various related problems, and to consider the best prospects for solving it. In exploring various possible responses to the division problem, Hirsch examines series of "division principles" which purport to express (...)
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  7. Ontological Arguments : Interpretive Charity and Quantifier Variance.Eli Hirsch - 2008 - In Theodore Sider, John Hawthorne & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics. Blackwell. pp. 367--81.
  8. Against Revisionary Ontology.Eli Hirsch - 2002 - Philosophical Topics 30 (1):103-127.
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    Quantifier Variance and Realism.Eli Hirsch - 2002 - Noûs 36 (s1):51-73.
  10. Language, Ontology, and Structure.Eli Hirsch - 2008 - Noûs 42 (3):509-528.
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    Physical-Object Ontology, Verbal Disputes, and Common Sense.Eli Hirsch - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 70 (1):67-97.
    Two main claims are defended in this paper: first, that typical disputes in the literature about the ontology of physical objects are merely verbal; second, that the proper way to resolve these disputes is by appealing to common sense or ordinary language. A verbal dispute is characterized not in terms of private idiolects, but in terms of different linguistic communities representing different positions. If we imagine a community that makes Chisholm’s mereological essentialist assertions, and another community that makes Lewis’s four-dimensionalist (...)
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  12. The Metaphysically Best Language.Eli Hirsch - 2013 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 87 (3):709-716.
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    Dividing Reality.Eli Hirsch - 1996 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (1):217-221.
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  14. Quantifier Variance and the Demand for a Semantics.Eli Hirsch & Jared Warren - 2019 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 98 (3):592-605.
    In the work of both Matti Eklund and John Hawthorne there is an influential semantic argument for a maximally expansive ontology that is thought to undermine even modest forms of quantifier variance. The crucial premise of the argument holds that it is impossible for an ontologically "smaller" language to give a Tarskian semantics for an ontologically "bigger" language. After explaining the Eklund-Hawthorne argument (in section I), we show this crucial premise to be mistaken (in section II) by developing a Tarskian (...)
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  15. Comments on Theodore Sider’s Four Dimensionalism. [REVIEW]Eli Hirsch - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 68 (3):658–664.
    Theodore Sider has given us a terrific book, bursting at the seams with new arguments and new takes on old arguments. Whether or not one is convinced by his conclusions, the thoroughness, lucidity, fair-mindedness—and the sheer exuberance—of his discussions make Four Dimensionalism a major contribution to contemporary metaphysics.
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    Object and Property.Eli Hirsch - 1996 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 62 (1):238-240.
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    Physical Identity.Eli Hirsch - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (3):357-389.
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    The Vagueness of Identity.Eli Hirsch - 1999 - Philosophical Topics 26 (1-2):139-158.
    The Evans-Salmon position on vague identity has deservedly elicited a large response in the literature. I think it is in fact among the most provocative metaphysical ideas to appear in recent years. I will try to show in this paper, however, that the position is vulnerable to a fundamental criticism that seems to have been virtually ignored in the many discussions of it. I take the Evans-Salmon position to consist of the following two theses: Thesis I. There cannot be objects (...)
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  19. Charity to Charity.Eli Hirsch - 2013 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 86 (1):435-442.
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    Basic Objects: A Reply to Xu.Eli Hirsch - 1997 - Mind and Language 12 (3-4):406–412.
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    The Metaphysics of Identity Over Time. [REVIEW]Eli Hirsch - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (3):469-471.
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    Peter van Inwagen’s Material Beings.Eli Hirsch - 1993 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 53 (3):687 - 691.
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  23. A Sense of Unity.Eli Hirsch - 1978 - Journal of Philosophy 75 (9):470-494.
  24. Metaphysical Necessity and Conceptual Truth.Eli Hirsch - 1986 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 11 (1):243-256.
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    5. Rashi's View of the Open Future: Indeterminateness and Bivalence1.Eli Hirsch - 2006 - Oxford Studies in Metaphysics 2:111.
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  26. Divided Minds.Eli Hirsch - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (1):3.
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    Basic Objects: A Reply to Xu.Eli Hirsch - 1997 - Mind and Language 12 (3-4):406-412.
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  28. Kripke's Argument Against Materialism.Eli Hirsch - 2009 - In Robert C. Koons & George Bealer (eds.), The Waning of Materialism: New Essays. Oxford University Press.
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    Sosa's Existential Relativism'.Eli Hirsch - 2004 - In Greco John (ed.), Ernest Sosa and His Critics. pp. 224--32.
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    The Concept of Identity.The Identity of the Self.Eli Hirsch & Geoffrey Madell - 1985 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 45 (3):467-473.
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    Charity to Charity.Eli Hirsch - 2013 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 86 (2):435-442.
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    Negativity and Complexity: Some Logical Considerations.Eli Hirsch - 1989 - Synthese 81 (2):217 - 241.
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    Peter van Inwagen’s Material Beings.Eli Hirsch - 1993 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 53 (3):687-691.
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    Rules for a Good Language.Eli Hirsch - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (12):694.
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    Rules for a Good Language.Eli Hirsch - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (12):694-717.
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  36. Identity in the Talmud.Eli Hirsch - 1999 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 23 (1):166–180.
  37. Essence and Identity.Eli Hirsch - 1971 - Dissertation, New York University
     
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    Things That Happen.Eli Hirsch & J. E. Tiles - 1984 - Philosophical Review 93 (1):126.
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    Diabolical Mysticism, Death, and Skepticism.Eli Hirsch - 2009 - Philosophic Exchange 39 (1).
    According to one view, death is bad for the one who dies. The challenge for this view is to explain exactly why and when death is bad for the one who dies. According to an alternative view, death is not actually bad for the one who dies. There is a third alternative, according to which the thought of one’s own death elicits an experience that reveals the horror of one’s own death in a way that is ineffable. This paper explores (...)
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    Remembrances of Martin Heidegger in Marburg.Elisabeth Hirsch - 1979 - Philosophy Today 23 (2):160-169.
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    Objectivity Without Objects.Eli Hirsch - 2000 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 5:189-197.
    We can describe languages in which no words refer to objects. Such languages may contain sentences equivalent to any sentences of English, and hence may allow for as much objectivity as English does. It is wrong to try to deal with such languages by claiming that there are more objects than those accepted by common sense ontology. The correct move is rather to acknowledge a sense in which the concept of an object might have been different. A consequence of this (...)
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    Complex Kinds.Eli Hirsch - 1997 - Philosophical Papers 26 (1):47-70.
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    Identity and Essence.Eli Hirsch - 1982 - Philosophical Review 91 (3):497.
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    Hume's Distinction Between Genuine and Fictitious Identity.Eli Hirsch - 1983 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 8 (1):321-338.
  45. Ant and Uncles.Eli Hirsch - 2017 - Philosophy Phridays.
    It is difficult to understand questions about the evolution of ants. It seems often to be assumed that there are specific features that ants possess because of the "survival value" of such features. This makes very little sense, because it is very hard to believe that there are any features at all that can be viewed as having survival value for ants.
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    Strange Thoughts of the Third Kind.Eli Hirsch - 1988 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 12 (1):3-24.
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    Things That Happen.Eli Hirsch - 1981 - Philosophical Review 93 (1):126-128.
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    Practically StrangeDividing Reality.Mark Heller & Eli Hirsch - 1996 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (1):203.
    In Eli Hirsch’s clever and careful Dividing Reality he asks us to consider several strange languages. For example, in the Gricular language there is no word that applies to all and only green things and none that applies to all and only circular things, but there are the three words “gricular,” which applies to anything that is either green or circular, “grincular,” which applies to anything that is either green or not circular, and “ngricular,” which applies to anything that is (...)
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    A Note on Safety and Iterated Knowledge.Eli Hirsch & Matthias Jenny - 2019 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 96 (2):244-254.
    Timothy Williamson has argued that the safety condition on knowledge places certain limits on iterations of knowledge. But at the same time, Williamson claims that interpersonal iterations of knowledge aren’t so restricted as to rule out ordinary cases. The present authors show that Williamson’s discussion misconstrues the challenge to iterated interpersonal knowledge. The proper argument against interpersonal iterations is rather what the authors call a third-person argument that does not share the major weaknesses of the argument Williamson considers. The challenge (...)
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  50. Damiao De Goes' Contacts Among Diplomats.Elisabeth Feist Hirsch - 1961 - Bibliothèque d'Humanisme Et Renaissance 23 (2):233-251.
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