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    Universals and Property Instances: The Alphabet of Being.John Bacon - 1995 - Blackwell.
    In this volume, John Bacon argues that it is difficult to deny the existence of particularized properties and relations, which in modern philosophy are sometimes called `tropes'. In so doing, he advances a powerful and sophisticated metaphysical theory according to which both ordinary particulars and properties and relations are bundles of tropes.
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    Supervenience, Necessary Coextensions, and Reducibility.John Bacon - 1986 - Philosophical Studies 49 (March):163-76.
    Supervenience in most of its guises entails necessary coextension. Thus theoretical supervenience entails nomically necessary coextension. Kim's result, thus strengthened, has yet to hit home. I suspect that many supervenience enthusiasts would cool at necessary coextension: they didn't mean to be saying anything quite so strong. Furthermore, nomically necessary coextension can be a good reason for property identification, leading to reducibility in principle. This again is more than many supervenience theorists bargained for. They wanted supervenience without reducibility. It is not (...)
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  3. Ontology, Causality and Mind: Essays in Honour of D M Armstrong.John Bacon, Keith Campbell & Lloyd Reinhardt (eds.) - 1993 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    D. M. Armstrong is an eminent Australian philosopher whose work over many years has dealt with such subjects as: the nature of possibility, concepts of the particular and the general, causes and laws of nature, and the nature of human consciousness. This collection of essays explores the many facets of Armstrong's work, concentrating on his more recent interests. There are four sections to the book: possibility and identity, universals, laws and causality, and philosophy of mind. The contributors comprise an international (...)
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    A Single Primitive Trope Relation.John Bacon - 1989 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 18 (2):141 - 154.
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    Do Generic Descriptions Denote?John Bacon - 1973 - Mind 82 (327):331-347.
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    The Completeness of a Predicate-Functor Logic.John Bacon - 1985 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 50 (4):903-926.
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    The Editor and the Associate Editors Thank the Consulting Editors, the Members of the Editorial Board and the Following Philosophers for Their Help with Refereeing Papers During the Period July 1994 to June 1995. Adeney, Douglas Kennett, Jeanette Agar, Nicholas Lamarque, Peter. [REVIEW]David Armstrong, Rae Langton, Robert Audi, Jerrold Levinson, John Bacon, David Lewis, Rick Benitez, Gary Malinas, John Biro & Jeff Malpas - 1995 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 (4).
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    Substance and First-Order Quantification Over Individual-Concepts.John Bacon - 1980 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 45 (2):193-203.
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    Four Modal Modelings.John Bacon - 1988 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 17 (2):91 - 114.
  10. Weak Supervenience Supervenes.John Bacon - 1995 - In Elias E. Savellos & U. Yalcin (eds.), Supervenience: New Essays. Cambridge University Press.
     
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    Van Cleve Versus Closure.John Bacon - 1990 - Philosophical Studies 58 (3):239-242.
    In "Supervenience, Necessary Coextension, and Reducibility" (Philosophical Studies 49, 1986, 163-176), among other results, I showed that weak or ordinary supervenience is equivalent to Jaegwon Kim's strong supervenience, given certain assumptions: S4 modality, the usual modal conception of properties as class-concepts, and diagonal closure or resplicing of the set of base properties. This last means that any mapping of possible worlds into extensions of base properties counts itself as a base property. James Van Cleve attacks the modal conception of property (...)
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    Syllogistic Without Existence.John Bacon - 1967 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 8 (3):195-219.
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    The Subjunctive Conditional as Relevant Implication.John Bacon - 1971 - Philosophia 1 (1-2):61-80.
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    Ontological Commitment and Free Logic.John Bacon - 1969 - The Monist 53 (2):310-319.
    From Parmenides to the present, philosophers have been attracted by characterizations of being as being uttered or utterable, formulated or formulable. But what for Parmenides was presumably a valid co-entailment between antecedently understood concepts reappears in contemporary thought as a proffered explication of what it is to be. Without presuming to discredit Parmenidean views in general, my purpose here is to examine certain members of a modern family of theories of existence that fall into place around Quine’s. Depending on the (...)
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    An Alternative Contextual Definition for Descriptions.John Bacon - 1965 - Philosophical Studies 16 (5):75 - 76.
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    Armstrong's Theory of Properties.John Bacon - 1986 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (1):47 – 53.
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    The Reality of Logic.John Bacon - 1986 - The Monist 69 (2):153-162.
    Whatever else it may be, philosophy is an attempt to grasp the basic and universal features of reality, of the world, of possible experience. The deductive validity of some arguments as against others is a pervasive and stable characteristic of reality, a basic condition of possible experience. Thus deductive logic belongs to philosophy, as indeed does mathematics. The relation of logic to philosophy is accordingly at least part-whole. Nor is it a detachable part, for the validity of arguments is central (...)
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    A Model-Theoretic Criterion of Ontology.John Bacon - 1987 - Synthese 71 (1):1 - 18.
    My aim has been to adapt Quine's criterion of the ontological commitment of theories couched in standard quantificational idiom to a much broader class of theories by focusing on the set-theoretic structure of the models of those theories. For standard first-order theories, the two criteria coincide on simple entities. Divergences appear as they are applied to higher-order theories and as composite entities are taken into account. In support of the extended criterion, I appeal to its fruits in treating the various (...)
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    Purely Physical Modalities.John Bacon - 1981 - Theoria 47 (3):134-141.
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    Logic From a to Z: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Glossary of Logical and Mathematical Terms.John B. Bacon, Michael Detlefsen & David Charles McCarty - 1999 - Routledge.
    First published in the most ambitious international philosophy project for a generation; the _Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy_. _Logic from A to Z_ is a unique glossary of terms used in formal logic and the philosophy of mathematics. Over 500 entries include key terms found in the study of: * Logic: Argument, Turing Machine, Variable * Set and model theory: Isomorphism, Function * Computability theory: Algorithm, Turing Machine * Plus a table of logical symbols. Extensively cross-referenced to help comprehension and add (...)
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    Kripke's Deontic Semantics Again.John Bacon - 1973 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 14 (4):581-582.
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    Modalities, Philosophical Essays. By Ruth Barcan Marcus, Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford1993, Xiv + 266 Pp. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (3):1005-1009.
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    Review: Ruth Barcan Marcus, Modalities, Philosophical Essays. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (3):1005-1009.
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    Δίχως Φτερά Γαλάζια ΜεσημέριαΛουλούδια τῆς Μοναξιᾶς Patterns from a Grecian Loom[Διονυσίου ἢ Λογγίνου] περὶ ὕψουςDie griechisch-orientalische Romanliteratur in religionsgeschichtlicher BeleuchtungBeiträge zur Geschichte der byzantinischen Finanzverwaltung besonders des 10 und 11 JahrhundertsDixws Ftera Galazia MeshmeriaLouloudia ths Monacias. [REVIEW]H. I. B., Sotiris Skipis, John Harwood Bacon, P. S. Photiades, Karl Kerényi, Franz Dölger, Karl Kerenyi & Franz Dolger - 1928 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 48:113.
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  25. Albert Menne and Niels Öffenberger, eds., Zur modernen Deutung der Aristotelischen Logik-I. Über den Folgerungsbegriff in der Aristotelischen Logik Reviewed by. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1984 - Philosophy in Review 4 (3):120-122.
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  26. Abstract Objects: An Introduction to Axiomatic Metaphysics by Edward N. Zalta.John Bacon - 1986 - Critical Philosophy 3 (3):218.
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    Anjan Shukla. A Set of Axioms for the Propositional Calculus with Implication and Converse Non-Implication. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, Vol. 6 No. 2 , Pp. 123–128. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1966 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 31 (4):664-664.
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    A Set of Axioms for the Propositional Calculus with Implication and Converse Non-Implication.John Bacon & Anjan Shukla - 1966 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 31 (4):664.
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    A Simple Treatment of Complex Terms.John Bacon - 1965 - Journal of Philosophy 62 (12):328-331.
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  30. Belief as Relative Knowledge.John Bacon - 1975 - In Alan Ross Anderson, Ruth Barcan Marcus, R. M. Martin & Frederic B. Fitch (eds.), The Logical Enterprise. Yale University Press. pp. 189--210.
     
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    Belief, Existence, and Meaning.John Bacon - 1972 - International Philosophical Quarterly 12 (2):279-293.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]John Bacon, Alan R. White, M. Glouberman, Lawrence H. Davis, Gershon Weiler, Jeffrey Bub, Ilkka Niiniluoto, Yehuda Melzer, Zeev Levy, S. Biderman, Joseph Raz, Irwin C. Lieb & Michael Ruse - 1975 - Philosophia 5 (3):319-384.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1976 - Philosophia 6 (2):319-384.
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    Review: R. A. Bull, The Implicational Fragment of Dummett's LC.John Bacon - 1968 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 33 (2):305.
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    Bull R. A.. Some Results for Implicational Calculi.John Bacon - 1968 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 33 (2):306.
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    C. A. Meredith and A. N. Prior. Notes on the Axiomatics of the Prepositional Calculus. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, Vol. 4 , Pp. 171–187. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1968 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 33 (2):306-307.
  37. David Lewis, Papers in Philosophical Logic Reviewed By.John Bacon - 1999 - Philosophy in Review 19 (2):115-117.
     
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  38. David Lewis, Papers in Philosophical Logic. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1999 - Philosophy in Review 19:115-117.
     
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    Entailment and the Modal Fallacy.John Bacon - 1965 - Review of Metaphysics 18 (3):566 - 571.
    1. Anderson and Belnap's most explicit characterization of the fallacy of modality is as follows: "Modal fallacies arise when it is claimed that entailments follow from, or are entailed by, contingent propositions." The view which Nelson attributes to Anderson and Belnap, on the other hand, is "that necessary propositions are entailed only by necessary ones, never by contingent ones." Anderson and Belnap speak of "entailments," whereas Nelson generalizes to "necessary propostitions." The move is far from innocent, as we shall see. (...)
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    Elliott Mendelson. A Semantic Proof of the Eliminability of Descriptions. Zeitschrift Für Mathematische Logik Und Grundlagen der Mathematik, Vol. 6 , Pp. 199–200. - T. G. McLaughlin. A Muted Variation on a Theme of Mendelson. Zeitschrift Für Mathematische Logik Und Grundlagen der Mathematik, Vol. 7 , Pp. 57–60. [REVIEW]John Bacon - 1973 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 38 (4):660.
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  41. Eine Naturalisierung von Kants Ethik.John Bacon - 1994 - Conceptus: Zeitschrift Fur Philosophie 28 (71):161-185.
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    Elementary Symbolic Logic.John Bacon - 1975 - Teaching Philosophy 1 (2):220-221.
  43. Eigenheiten und bezogenheiten: Die tropenlehre AlS fundamentalontologie.John Bacon - 2002 - Conceptus: Zeitschrift Fur Philosophie 35 (86-88):1-52.
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    First-Order Logic Based on Inclusion and Abstraction.John Bacon - 1982 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 47 (4):793-808.
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    History of Logic.John Bacon - 1982 - International Philosophical Quarterly 22 (1):106-107.
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    Isabel C. Hungerland. Contextual Implication. Inquiry , Vol. 3 , Pp. 211–258.John Bacon - 1970 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 35 (3):458.
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    Ivo Thomas. Finite Limitations on Dummett's LC. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, Vol. 3 , Pp. 170–174.John Bacon - 1968 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 33 (2):305.
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    Ivo Thomas. On the Infinity of Positive Logic. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, Vol. 3 , P. 108.John Bacon - 1968 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 33 (2):306.
  49. Knowledge, More or Less.John Bacon - 1983 - Noûs 17 (4):663-668.
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    Meaning and Existence in Mathematics.John Bacon - 1974 - International Philosophical Quarterly 14 (2):251-252.
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