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    Analysis and Decomposition in Frege and Russell.James Levine - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (207):195-216.
    Michael Dummett has long argued that Frege is committed to recognizing a distinction between two sorts of analysis of propositional contents: 'analysis', which reveals the entities that one must grasp in order to apprehend a given propositional content; and 'decomposition', which is used in recognizing the validity of certain inferences. Whereas any propositional content admits of a unique ultimate 'analysis' into simple constituents, it also admits of distinct 'decompositions', no one of which is ultimately privileged over the others. I argue (...)
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    Logic and Truth in Frege.Thomas Ricketts & James Levine - 1996 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 70 (1):121 - 175.
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  3. 1 Berkeley's Master Argument and Prior's Analysis.James Levine - 2013 - In Peter Sullivan Michael Potter (ed.), Wittgenstein's Tractatus. History and Interpretation. Oxford University Press. pp. 170.
     
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    On the "Gray's Elegy" Argument and its Bearing on Frege's Theory of Sense.James Levine - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (2):251–295.
    In his recent book, "The Metaphysicians of Meaning" (2000), Gideon Makin argues that in the so-called "Gray's Elegy" argument (the GEA) in "On Denoting", Russell provides decisive arguments against not only his own theory of denoting concepts but also Frege's theory of sense. I argue that by failing to recognize fundamental differences between the two theories, Makin fails to recognize that the GEA has less force against Frege's theory than against Russell's own earlier theory. While I agree with many aspects (...)
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    Prior, Berkeley, and the Barcan Formula.James Levine - 2016 - Synthese 193 (11):3551-3565.
    This paper presents structural similarities and historical connections between Prior’s rejection of the Barcan formula and his critique of Berkeley’s master argument for idealism in his 1955 paper “Berkeley in Logical Form”. Making use of Mackie’s paper “Self-Refutation—A Formal Analysis”, it concludes with some suggestions concerning what is at stake in the debate between Prior and Berkeley and in structurally similar debates such as whether to accept the Barcan formula.
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    Acquaintance, Denoting Concepts, and Sense.James Levine - 1998 - Philosophical Review 107 (3):415-445.
  7. Logical Form, General Sentences, and Russell's Path to "On Denoting"'.James Levine - 2001 - In Richard Gaskin (ed.), Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 74--115.
     
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    The Metaphysicians of Meaning.James Levine - 2003 - Dialogue 42 (1):145-147.
  9. The What and the That: Theories of Singular Thought in Bradley, Russell, and the Early Wittgenstein.James Levine - 1998 - In Guy Stock (ed.), Appearance Versus Reality: New Essays on Bradley's Metaphysics. Clarendon Press.
     
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    On Russell's Vulnerability to Russell's Paradox.James Levine - 2001 - History and Philosophy of Logic 22 (4):207-231.
    Influenced by G. E. Moore, Russell broke with Idealism towards the end of 1898; but in later years he characterized his meeting Peano in August 1900 as ?the most important event? in ?the most important year in my intellectual life?. While Russell discovered his paradox during his post-Peano period, the question arises whether he was already committed, during his pre-Peano Moorean period, to assumptions from which his paradox may be derived. Peter Hylton has argued that the pre-Peano Russell was thus (...)
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    Russell's Hidden Substitutional Theory.James Levine & Gregory Landini - 2001 - Philosophical Review 110 (1):138.
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    From Absolute Idealism to The Principles of Mathematics.James Levine - 1998 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 6 (1):87-127.
    In this review article of Volumes 2 and 3 of _The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, I distinguish and attempt to clarify three periods of Russell's early philosophical development: R 'subscript 1', his Hegelian period of 1894-1898; R 'subscript 2', his Moore-influenced period from the end of 1898 to his meeting Peano in August 1900; and R 'subscript 3', the period after he met Peano through the completion of _The Principles of Mathematics. I argue that the position Russell defends in (...)
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  13. 3 Analysis and Abstraction Principles in Russell and Frege.James Levine - 2007 - In Micahel Beaney (ed.), The Analytic Turn. Routledge. pp. 51.
     
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    The Mathematical Roots Of Russell's Naturalism And Behaviorism.James Levine - 2009 - The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 4 (1).
    Recently, there has been a growing awareness that Russell’s post–1918 writings call into question the sort of picture that Rorty presents of the relation of Russell’s philosophy to the views of subsequent figures such as the later Wittgenstein, Quine, and Sellars. As I will argue in this paper, those writings show that by the early 1920’s Russell himself was advocating views—including an anti-foundationalist naturalized epistemology, and a behaviorist–inspired account of what is involved in understanding language—that are more typically associated with (...)
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    Russell, Particularized Relations and Bradley's Dilemma.James Levine - 2014 - Dialectica 68 (2):231-261.
    In writings prior to the publication of The Principles of Mathematics (PoM), Russell denies that relations “in the abstract” ever relate and holds instead that only particularized relations, or relational tropes, do so; however, in PoM section 55, he argues against his former view and adopts the view that relations “in the abstract” are capable of a “twofold use” – either as “relations in themselves” or as “actually relating”. I argue that while Russell rightly came to recognize that rejecting his (...)
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    Analysis, Abstraction Principles, and Slingshot Arguments.James Levine - 2006 - Ratio 19 (1):43–63.
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    Putnam, Davidson and the Seventeenth-Century Picture of Mind and World.James Levine - 1993 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 1 (2):193 – 230.
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    From Moore to Peano to Watson.James Levine - 2009 - The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 4:200.
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    Review of Stewart Candlish, The Russell/Bradley Dispute and its Significance for Twentieth-Century Philosophy[REVIEW]James Levine - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (2).
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    Critical Notices.James Levine, Eddie Hyland & John Baker - 1993 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 1 (1):111 – 133.
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    Review Essay/Jury Wisdom.James P. Levine - 1997 - Criminal Justice Ethics 16 (1):49-56.
    Norman J. Finkel, Commonsense Justice: Jurors? Notions of the Law Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995, 390pp.
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  22. J. Alberto Coffa, "The Semantic Tradition From Kant to Carnap: To the Vienna Station".James Levine - 1993 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies:111.
  23. John Skorupski, "English-Language Philosophy, 1750-1945". [REVIEW]James Levine - 1995 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 3 (1):209.
     
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  24. Logic and Truth in Frege.James Levine - 1996 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 70:121-175.
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  25. On the “Gray’s Elegy” Argument and its Bearing on Frege’s Theory of Sense.James Levine - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (2):251-295.
    In his recent book, The Metaphysicians of Meaning, Gideon Makin argues that in the so-called “Gray’s Elegy” argument in “On Denoting”, Russell provides decisive arguments against not only his own theory of denoting concepts but also Frege’s theory of sense. I argue that by failing to recognize fundamental differences between the two theories, Makin fails to recognize that the GEA has less force against Frege’s theory than against Russell’s own earlier theory. While I agree with many aspects of Makin’s interpretation (...)
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  26. Russell’s Hidden Substitutional Theory. [REVIEW]James Levine - 2001 - Philosophical Review 110 (1):138-141.
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  27. The Metaphysicians of Meaning. [REVIEW]James Levine - 2003 - Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review / Revue canadienne de philosophie 42 (1):145-147.
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  28. The Mathematical Roots Of Russell’s Naturalism And Behaviorism.James Levine - 2008 - Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 4 (1).
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  29. Wittgenstein's "Tractatus" and Logical Empiricism: A Comparison of Semantically and Epistemologically Generated Philosophies.James Levine - 1991 - Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley
    The purpose of this dissertation is to clarify the relationship between two traditions within analytic philosophy: the epistemologically-centered philosophy exemplified by C. I. Lewis and other logical empiricists; and the semantically-generated philosophy which derives from certain views of Frege and Russell and which is exemplified in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Logical empiricists generate their views by pursuing concerns with justification and evidence; the early Wittgenstein generates his views by pursuing concerns with the nature of language. I argue, however, that although they develop (...)
     
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