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    Deep Disagreement and the Virtues of Argumentative and Epistemic Incapacity.Jeremy Barris - 2018 - Informal Logic 38 (3):369-408.
    Fogelin’s Wittgensteinian view of deep disagreement as allowing no rational resolution has been criticized from both argumentation theoretic and epistemological perspectives. These criticisms typically do not recognize how his point applies to the very argumentative resources on which they rely. Additionally, more extremely than Fogelin himself argues, the conditions of deep disagreement make each position literally unintelligible to the other, again disallowing rational resolution. In turn, however, this failure of sense is so extreme that it partly cancels its own meaning (...)
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    Metaphysics, Deep Pluralism, and Paradoxes of Informal Logic.Jeremy Barris - 2015 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 23 (1):59-84.
    The paper argues that metaphysical thought, or thought in whose context our general framework of sense is under scrutiny, involves, legitimates, and requires a variety of informal analogues of the ‘true contradictions’ supported in some paraconsistent formal logics. These are what we can call informal ‘legitimate logical inadequacies’. These paradoxical logical structures also occur in deeply pluralist contexts, where more than one, conflicting general framework for sense is relevant. The paper argues further that these legitimate logical inadequacies are real or (...)
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    The Convergent Conceptions of Being in Mainstream Analytic and Postmodern Continental Philosophy.Jeremy Barris - 2012 - Metaphilosophy 43 (5):592-618.
    This article argues that there is ultimately a very close convergence between prominent conceptions of being in mainstream Anglo‐American philosophy and mainstream postmodern Continental philosophy. One characteristic idea in Anglo‐American or analytic philosophy is that we establish what is meaningful and so what we can say about what is, by making evident the limits of sense or what simply cannot be meant. A characteristic idea in Continental philosophy of being is that being emerges through contrast and interplay with what it (...)
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    Dreams as a Meta-Conceptual or Existential Experience.Jeremy Barris - 2014 - Philosophia 42 (3):625-644.
  5. Paradox and the Possibility of Knowledge the Example of Psychoanalysis.Jeremy Barris - 2003
     
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    The Crane's Walk: Plato, Pluralism, and the Inconstancy of Truth.Jeremy Barris - 2009 - Fordham University Press.
    In The Crane's Walk, Jeremy Barris seeks to show that we can conceive and live with a pluralism of standpoints with conflicting standards for truth--with the truth of each being entirely unaffected by the truth of the others. He argues that Plato's work expresses this kind of pluralism, and that this pluralism is important in its own right, whether or not we agree about what Plato's standpoint is.The longest tradition of Plato scholarship identifies crucial faults in Plato's theory of Ideas. (...)
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  7. Jacques Derrida, Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression. [REVIEW]Jeremy Barris - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (5):317-320.
     
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    Teaching Early Modern Philosophy as a Bridge Between Causal or Naturalistic and Conceptual Thought.Jeremy Barris & Paul M. Turner - 2015 - Metaphilosophy 46 (3):326-343.
    It is a challenge in teaching early modern philosophy to balance historical faithfulness to the arguments and concerns of early modern philosophers and interpreting them as relevant to the kinds of thinking that contemporary undergraduate students find plausible. Early modern philosophy is unique, however, in applying modern scientific method directly to problems concerning nonphysical aspects of reality that our contemporary scientific thought, and with it mainstream contemporary culture, no longer find amenable in their own, independent right to reliable reasoned approaches. (...)
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    The Formal Structure of Metaphysics and the Importance of Being Earnest.Jeremy Barris - 2008 - Metaphilosophy 39 (4-5):546-570.
    Abstract: This article considers how the formal structure of metaphysical thought is displayed in Oscar Wilde's Importance of Being Earnest . One frequent aim of metaphysics is to understand the world as a whole. We cannot gain such a global vantage point without separating ourselves from all the particular meanings things have for us within the world. But we start within the world, and so can only proceed on the basis of those particular meanings. Consequently we can only separate ourselves (...)
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    Davidson and a Twist of Wittgenstein: Metaontology, Self-Canceling Paradox, and Settled Insight.Jeremy Barris - 2018 - Philosophia 46 (2):255-274.
    The paper proposes with Davidson that the talk of metaontology is literally meaningless, but with Wittgenstein that it is so in a way that grants a unique type of insight. More specifically, it argues both that Davidson’s arguments have a cogency that is hard to dismiss, and also that, since his own arguments are metaontological, they are self-referential, and consequently in turn undermine their own meaning as well. The paper argues further that metaontological statements cannot be avoided. Consequently, this kind (...)
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    The Logic of Comprehensive or Deep Emotional Change.Jeremy Barris - 2017 - Continental Philosophy Review 50 (4):429-452.
    The article proposes an analogue of conceptual change in the context of comprehensive or deep emotional change and growth, and explores some aspects of its logic in that context. This is not to reduce emotions to concepts, but to say that concepts express the sense that is already inherent in experience and reality. When emotional states change so thoroughly that their applicable concepts become completely different, they shift from one logical structure to another. At the moment or phase when one (...)
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    The Nature and Possibility of Public Philosophy.Jeremy Barris - 2014 - Essays in Philosophy 15 (1):5-18.
    The article argues that there is a central problem with the concept of public philosophy, in that philosophy is partly defined by questioning reflection on its own sense, while public or popular culture characteristically relies unreflectively on its ultimate givens, and these are mutually exclusive modes of thought. The article proposes, however, that because of philosophy’s reflection on and potential questioning of its own sense it has a paradoxical structure of foundational and comprehensive conflict with itself and its own procedure, (...)
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    Plato Is My Dog, Yo!Jeremy Barris - 2008 - Philosophy Now 67:6-7.
  14. Jacques Derrida, Deconstruction in a Nutshell: A Conversation with Jacques Derrida.Jeremy Barris - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (5):317-320.
     
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    An Internal Connection Between Logic and Rhetoric, and a Legitimate Foundation for Knowledge.Jeremy Barris - 2007 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 40 (4):353 - 371.
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    The Foundation in Truth of Rhetoric and Formal Logic.Jeremy Barris - 1996 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 29 (4):314 - 328.
  17. Epistemology and the Civil Union of Sense and Self-Contradiction: A Co-Ordinated Solution to the Shared Problems of Political and Mainstream Epistemology.Jeremy Barris - 2008 - Pli 19.
     
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  18. On Reading and Re-Reading the History of Metaphysics: The Necessary Inconclusiveness of Heideggerian Interpretation.Jeremy Barris - 2006 - Existentia 16 (3-4):243-254.
  19. Rhetoric and Logical Reasoning as Engagement with Being.Jeremy Barris - 2019 - Informal Logic 39 (1):70-105.
    _The paper tries to show that when the deepest or foundational aspects of truth are at issue, both consequentially logical argument and rhetoric that aims to establish truth or justified conviction must engage with the being, or the irreplaceable particularity, of its audience’s members and also that of the arguer, what we refer to in ordinary language as who the person is. Beyond the existing discussion of existential rhetoric, the paper argues that this engagement with being is necessary to establish (...)
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  20. Thoughts on Wisdom and Its Relation to Critical Thinking, Multiculturalism, and Global Awareness.Jeremy Barris & Jeffrey C. C. Ruff - 2011 - Analytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis 31 (1):5-20.
    We want to propose a conception of wisdom with a view to exploring what insights it can give us into some basic dimensions of teaching in contemporary higher education. We hope to show that this conception allows us, on the one hand, to see some crucial inadequacies of existing approaches to critical thinking, multiculturalism, and global awareness or internationalism. On the other hand, we believe that it also gives us some insight into the existentially or spiritually meaningful dimensions of learning. (...)
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