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    Quine and His Place in History.Frederique Janssen-Lauret & Gary Kemp (eds.) - 2014 - Palgrave.
    Containing three previously unpublished papers by W.V. Quine as well as historical, exegetical, and critical papers by several leading Quine scholars including Hylton, Ebbs, and Ben-Menahem, this volume aims to remedy the comparative lack of historical investigation of Quine and his philosophical context.
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    Quine Versus Davidson: Truth, Reference, and Meaning.Gary Kemp - 2012 - Oxford, England and New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press.
    Gary Kemp presents a penetrating investigation of key issues in the philosophy of language, by means of a comparative study of two great figures of late twentieth-century philosophy. He reveals unexplored tensions between the views of Quine and Davidson, and presents a powerful argument in favour of Quine and methodological naturalism.
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    What is This Thing Called Philosophy of Language?Gary Kemp - 2013 - New York: Routledge.
    Philosophy of language explores some of the fundamental yet most technical problems in philosophy, such as meaning and reference, semantics, and propositional attitudes. Some of its greatest exponents, including Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell are amongst the major figures in the history of philosophy. In this clear and carefully structured introduction to the subject Gary Kemp explains the following key topics: the basic nature of philosophy of language and its historical development early arguments concerning the role of meaning, (...)
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  4. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide.Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp - 2001 - New York: Routledge.
    _Critical Thinking_ is a much-needed guide to thinking skills and above all to thinking critically for oneself. Through clear discussion, students learn the skills required to tell a good argument from a bad one. Key features include: *jargon-free discussion of key concepts in argumentation *how to avoid confusions surrounding words such as 'truth', 'knowledge' and 'opinion' *how to identify and evaluate the most common types of argument *how to spot fallacies in arguments and tell good reasoning from bad *topical examples (...)
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    Quine: A Guide for the Perplexed.Gary Kemp - 2006 - Continuum.
    Willard Van Orman Quine is one of the most influential analytic philosophers of the latter half of the twentieth century.
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  6. The Aesthetic Attitude.Gary Kemp - 1999 - British Journal of Aesthetics 39 (4):392-399.
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    Critical Thinking. A Concise Guide.Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp - 2001 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 194 (1):128-128.
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    On Looking Through Wollheim’s Bifocals: Depiction, Twofolded Seeing and the Trompe-L’Œil.Gary Kemp - 2018 - British Journal of Aesthetics 58 (4):435-447.
    Richard Wollheim was hardly alone in supposing that his account of pictorial depiction implies that a trompe-l’œil is not a depiction. I recommend removing this apparent implication by inserting a Kant-style version of aspect-perception into his account. I characterize the result as Neo-Wollheimian and retain the centrality of Wollheim’s notion of twofoldedness in the theory of depiction, but I demote it to a contingent feature of depictions and I criticize his employment of it for determining the category of both the (...)
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    Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation: Seeing-as and Seeing-In.Gary Kemp & Gabriele M. Mras (eds.) - 2016 - Routledge.
    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but 'seeing-in', in particular as found in the work of Richard Wollheim. We can see a passing cloud _as_ a rabbit, but we also see a rabbit _in_ the clouds. 'Seeing-in' is an imaginative act of the kind employed (...)
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    The Croce‐Collingwood Theory as Theory.Gary Kemp - 2003 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 61 (2):171-193.
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    Propositions as Made of Words.Gary Kemp - forthcoming - Erkenntnis.
    I argue that the principal roles standardly envisaged for abstract propositions can be discharged to the sentences themselves. I discuss: Cognitive Value: Hesperus-Phosphorus; Indirect Sense and Propositional Attitudes; the Paradox of Analysis; the Picture Theory of the Tractatus; Syntactical Diagrams and Meaning; Quantifying-in. Patterns of Use. I end with comparisons with related views of the territory.
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    Meaning and Truth-Conditions.Gary Kemp - 1998 - Philosophical Quarterly 48 (193):483-493.
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    Frege's Sharpness Requirement.Gary Kemp - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (183):168-184.
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    Truth in Frege's 'Laws of Truth'.Gary Kemp - 1995 - Synthese 105 (1):31 - 51.
  15. Trust and the Appreciation of Art.Daniel Abrahams & Gary Kemp - 2022 - Ratio 35 (2):133-145.
    Does trust play a significant role in the appreciation of art? If so, how does it operate? We argue that it does, and that the mechanics of trust operate both at a general and a particular level. After outlining the general notion of ‘art-trust’—the notion sketched is consistent with most notions of trust on the market—and considering certain objections to the model proposed, we consider specific examples to show in some detail that the experience of works of art, and the (...)
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    The Reference Book. By John Hawthorne and David Manley.Gary Kemp - 2013 - Philosophical Quarterly 63 (253):827-830.
    © 2013 The Editors of The Philosophical QuarterlyMany moons ago, Bertrand Russell thought of reference in epistemic terms: to mean an object—to refer to it—one had to be acquainted with it; for it is ‘scarcely conceivable’ that one should judge without knowing what one is judging about. The rest of the relation between language and the world is conceived as denoting, a feature of linguistic expressions and bits of the world which crucially holds or fails to hold without affecting the (...)
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    6 Assertion as a Practice.Gary Kemp - 2007 - In Geo Siegwart & Dirk Griemann (eds.), Truth and Speech Acts: Studies in the Philosophy of Language. Routledge. pp. 5--106.
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    II—Hyperintensional Truth Conditions.Gary Kemp - 2014 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 88 (1):57-68.
    A response to certain parts of Rumfitt : I defend Davidson's project in semantics, suggest that Rumfitt's use of sentential quantification renders his definition of truth needlessly elaborate, and pose a question for Rumfitt's handling of the strengthened Liar.
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    Is Everything a Set? Quine and Pythagoreanism.Gary Kemp - 2017 - The Monist 100 (2):155-166.
    The view, in Quine, that all there are are pure sets is presented and endorsed.
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    Propositions and Reasoning in Russell and Frege.Gary Kemp - 1998 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 79 (3):218–235.
    Both Russell and Frege were inclined to think that there is nothing essentially linguistic about thought: any actual reliance of ours upon language is a mere psychological contingency. If so then it should be possible to formulate logic in such a way that logical relationships are not represented or expressed as principles pertaining to linguistic forms. Russell and Frege take pains to achieve this, but fail. I explain this by looking at some features of Grundgesetz and Principia . Their failure, (...)
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  21. Quine: The Challenge of Naturalism.Gary Kemp - 2010 - European Journal of Philosophy 18 (2):283-295.
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    Samesaying, Propositions and Radical Interpretation.Gary Kemp - 2001 - Ratio 14 (2):131–152.
    Davidson's paratactic account of indirect quotation preserves the apparent relational structure of indirect speech but without assuming, in the Fregean manner, that the thing said by a sayer is a proposition. I argue that this is a mistake. As has been recognised by some critics, Davidson's account suffers from analytical shortcomings which can be overcome by redeploying the paratactic strategy as a means of referring to propositions. I offer a quick and comprehensive survey of these difficulties and a concise propositional (...)
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    Salmon on Fregean Approaches to the Paradox of Analysis.Gary Kemp - 1995 - Philosophical Studies 78 (2):153 - 162.
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    Quine, Publicity, and Pre-Established Harmony.Gary Kemp - 2017 - ProtoSociology 34:59-72.
    ‘Linguistic meaning must be public’ – for Quine, here is not a statement to rest with, whether it be reckoned true or reckoned false. It calls for explication. When we do, using Quine’s words to piece together what he thought, we find that much too much is concealed by the original statement. Yes, Quine said ‘Language is a social art’; yes, he accepts behaviourism so far as linguistic meaning is concerned; yes, he broadly agrees with Wittgenstein’s anti-privacy stricture. But precisely (...)
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    Editors' Introduction.Frederique Janssen-Lauret & Gary Kemp - 2015 - In Frederique Janssen-Lauret & Gary Kemp (eds.), Quine and His Place in History. Palgrave. pp. 1-7.
    Editors' introduction which discusses Quine's place in the history of analytic philosophy and the content of the papers collected in this volume.
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  26. Reply to Heck on Meaning and Truth-Conditions.Gary Kemp - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (207):233-236.
    Richard Heck has contested my argument that the equation of the meaning of a sentence with its truth-condition implies deflationism, on the ground that the argument does not go through if truth-conditions are understood, in Davidson's style, to be stated by T-sentences. My reply is that Davidsonian theories of meaning do not equate the meaning of a sentence with its truth-condition, and thus that Heck's point does not actually obstruct my argument.
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    The Interpretation of Crossworld Predication.Gary Kemp - 2000 - Philosophical Studies 98 (3):305-320.
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    Disquotationalism and Expressiveness.Gary Kemp - 2005 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 34 (3):327-332.
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    Observation Sentences Revisited.Gary Kemp - 2022 - Mind 131 (523):805-825.
    I argue for an alternative to Quine’s conception of observation sentences, one that better satisfies the roles Quine envisages for them, and that otherwise respects Quinean constraints. After reviewing a certain predicament Quine got into in balancing the needs of the intersubjectivity of observation sentences with his notion of the stimulus meaning of an observation sentence, I push for replacing the latter with what I call the ‘stimulus field’ of an observation sentence, a notion that remains ‘proximate’ but is shared (...)
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    The Artistic Expression of Feeling.Gary Kemp - 2020 - Philosophia 49 (1):315-332.
    In the past 60 years or so, the philosophical subject of artistic expression has generally been handled as an inquiry into the artistic expression of emotion. In my view this has led to a distortion of the relevant territory, to the artistic expression of feeling’s too often being overlooked. I explicate the emotion-feeling distinction in modern terms, and urge that the expression of feeling is too central to be waived off as outside the proper philosophical subject of artistic expression. Restricting (...)
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    Pushing Wittgenstein and Quine Closer Together.Gary Kemp - 2014 - Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 2 (10).
    As against the view represented here by Peter Hacker and John Canfield, I urge that the philosophies of Quine and Wittgenstein can be reconciled. Both replace the orthodox view of language as resting on reference: Quine with the notion of linguistic disposition, Wittgenstein with the notions of grammar and forms of life. I argue that Wittgenstein's insistence, in the rule-following discussion, that at bottom these are matters of practice, of ‘what we do’, is not only compatible in a rough sort (...)
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  32. Autonomy and Privacy in Wittgenstein and Beckett.Gary Oct 15- Kemp - 2003 - Philosophy and Literature 27 (1):164-187.
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    The Logic of Aspect-Perception and Perceived Resemblance.Gary Kemp - 2021 - Acta Analytica 36 (1):49-53.
    Does the relation of seeing something as another really differ from seeing the one as resembling the other? Does seeing a cloud as a camel really differ from seeing a resemblance between the cloud and a camel? It is easy to think not, but I claim that the logic of the relation B sees x as resembling y differs markedly from that of B sees x as y and thus that we have two relations, not one. Aspect-perception is nontransitive, nonsymmetric, (...)
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    The Themes of Quine’s Philosophy: Meaning, Reference, and Knowledge, by Edward Becker.: Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Gary Kemp - 2013 - Mind 122 (488):1061-1065.
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    In Favor of the Classical Quine on Ontology.Gary Kemp - 2020 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 50 (2):223-237.
    I make a Quinean case that Quine’s ontological relativity marked a wrong turn in his philosophy, that his fundamental commitments point toward the classical view of ontology that was worked out in most detail in hisWord and Object. This removes the impetus toward structuralism in his later philosophy.
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    Introduction to Philosophy and Museums: Essays in the Philosophy of Museums.Victoria S. Harrison, Anna Bergqvist & Gary Kemp - 2016 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 79:1-12.
    Museums and their practices—especially those involving collection, curation and exhibition—generate a host of philosophical questions. Such questions are not limited to the domains of ethics and aesthetics, but go further into the domains of metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of religion. Despite the prominence of museums as public institutions, they have until recently received surprisingly little scrutiny from philosophers in the Anglo-American tradition. By bringing together contributions from philosophers with backgrounds in a range of traditional areas of philosophy, this volume demonstrates (...)
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    12 Modern Philosophers.Christopher Belshaw & Gary Kemp (eds.) - 2009 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Featuring essays from leading philosophical scholars, __12 Modern Philosophers__ explores the works, origins, and influences of twelve of the most important late 20th Century philosophers working in the analytic tradition. Draws on essays from well-known scholars, including Thomas Baldwin, Catherine Wilson, Adrian Moore and Lori Gruen Locates the authors and their oeuvre within the context of the discipline as a whole Considers how contemporary philosophy both draws from, and contributes to, the broader intellectual and cultural milieu.
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    The Significance of the New Logic, by W. V. Quine.Gary Kemp - 2020 - Mind 129 (516):1320-1327.
    The Significance of the New Logic, by QuineW. V. Edited and translated by Walter Carnielli, Frederique Janssen-Lauret, and William Pickering. Introduced by the editors with a scholarly essay by Frederique Janssen-Lauret. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xxv + 217.
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    The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics.Gary Kemp - 2002 - British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (3):323-327.
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    The Status of Expressive Content.Gary Kemp - 1995 - British Journal of Aesthetics 35 (2):121-133.
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    A Unified Account: Pictorial, Photographic and Sculptural Seeing as Spectral Seeing.Gary Kemp - 2020 - Theoria 86 (3):341-358.
    Theoria, EarlyView. The account of pictorial representation introduced in an earlier paper of mine is extended to photography and sculpture, and the beginnings of an extension to film is sketched.
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  42. Introduction.Christopher Belshaw & Gary Kemp - 2009 - In Christopher Belshaw & Gary Kemp (eds.), 12 Modern Philosophers. Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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  43. Twelve Modern Philosophers.Christopher Belshaw & Gary Kemp (eds.) - 2009 - Wiley--Blackwell.
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    Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide. 5th Edition.Tracy Bowell, Robert Cowan & Gary Kemp - 2019 - Routledge.
    Now with Venn Diagrams, expanded Extended Examples (nice work, Robert), and the latest trends in Rhetoric, post-truth etc. (nice work, Tracy).
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  45. Quine and Davidson on Language, Thought and Reality, by Hans- Johann Glock. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, . Pp. XVI + . H/B £.. [REVIEW]Gary Kemp - unknown
    Glock’s book is about evenly divided between Quine and Davidson. The central claims are (i) that they are best studied in conjunction; (ii) that they ‘can profitably be seen as logical pragmatists’ (meaning primarily that they view language as action that can be understood or clarified by means of formal logic); (iii) that they ‘combine profound insights with serious distortions’; and (iv) that their respective attempts to ‘accommodate higher phenomena such as meaning and thought within a naturalistic framework’ are ‘misguided’ (...)
     
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  46. Quine's Word and Object.Gary Kemp - unknown
    Western philosophy since Descartes has been marked by certain seminal books whose concern is the nature and scope of human knowledge. After Descartes Meditations, works by Locke, Berkeley, Hume and Kant are perhaps the most familiar and enduringly influential examples. Quine’s Word and Object (1960) does not conspicuously announce itself as a successor to these, but that is very much what it is. And after Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations, it is amongst the most likely of the philosophical fruits of the 20th (...)
     
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  47. Wittgenstein and Other Philosophers: His Influence on Historical and Contemporary Analytic Philosophers (Volume I).Ali Hossein Khani & Gary Kemp (eds.) - forthcoming - Routledge.
    This edited volume includes 36 Chapters, each of which discusses the influence of a philosopher's reading of Wittgenstein in his/her philosophical works and the way such Wittgensteinian ideas have manifested themselves in those works.
     
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  48. Wittgenstein and Other Philosophers: His Influence on Historical and Contemporary Analytic Philosophers (Volume II).Ali Hossein Khani & Gary Kemp (eds.) - forthcoming - Routledge.
    This edited volume includes 49 Chapters, each of which discusses the influence of a philosopher's reading of Wittgenstein in his/her philosophical works and the way such Wittgensteinian ideas have manifested themselves in those works.
     
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    Book Review. Realistic Rationalism Jerrold Katz. [REVIEW]Gary Kemp - 2001 - Mind 110 (438):488-491.
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    Philosophies of Art and Beauty.Gary Kemp - 2002 - British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (1):95-97.
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