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    Parts of Classes.Michael Potter - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (172):362-366.
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  2. Set Theory and its Philosophy: A Critical Introduction.Michael Potter - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    Michael Potter presents a comprehensive new philosophical introduction to set theory. Anyone wishing to work on the logical foundations of mathematics must understand set theory, which lies at its heart. Potter offers a thorough account of cardinal and ordinal arithmetic, and the various axiom candidates. He discusses in detail the project of set-theoretic reduction, which aims to interpret the rest of mathematics in terms of set theory. The key question here is how to deal with the paradoxes that bedevil set (...)
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    Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic.Michael Potter - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    The book features the complete text of the Notesi in a critical edition, with a detailed discussion of the circumstances in which they were compiled, leading to ...
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    Reason’s Nearest Kin.Michael Potter - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    This is a critical examination of the astonishing progress made in the philosophical study of the properties of the natural numbers from the 1880s to the 1930s. Reassessing the brilliant innovations of Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, and others, which transformed philosophy as well as our understanding of mathematics, Michael Potter places arithmetic at the interface between experience, language, thought, and the world.
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  5. Mathematical Knowledge.Mary Leng, Alexander Paseau & Michael Potter (eds.) - 2007 - Oxford University Press.
    What is the nature of mathematical knowledge? Is it anything like scientific knowledge or is it sui generis? How do we acquire it? Should we believe what mathematicians themselves tell us about it? Are mathematical concepts innate or acquired? Eight new essays offer answers to these and many other questions.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Frege.Michael Potter, Joan Weiner, Warren Goldfarb, Peter Sullivan, Alex Oliver & Thomas Ricketts (eds.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Gottlob Freg was unquestionably one of the most important philosophers of all time. He trained as a mathematician, and his work in philosophy started as an attempt to provide an explanation of the truths of arithmetic, but in the course of this attempt he not only founded modern logic but also had to address fundamental questions in the philosophy of languageand philosophical logic. He is generally seen as one of the fathers of the analytic method, which dominated philosophy in English-speaking (...)
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    Reason’s Nearest Kin.Michael Potter - 2000 - History and Philosophy of Logic 21 (3):231-234.
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    Foundations Without Foundationalism: A Case for Second-Order Logic.Michael Potter - 1994 - Philosophical Quarterly 44 (174):127-129.
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    Large Capacity Temporary Visual Memory.Ansgar D. Endress & Mary C. Potter - 2014 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143 (2):548-565.
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    Constructibility and Mathematical Existence.M. D. Potter - 1991 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (164):345-348.
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    Abstraction by Recarving.Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley - 2001 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 101 (3):327–338.
    Explains why Bob Hale's proposed notion of weak sense cannot explain the analyticity of Hume's principle as he claims. Argues that no other notion of the sort Hale wants could do the job either.
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    Reason's Nearest Kin. Philosophies of Arithmetic From Kant to Carnap.Michael Potter - 2002 - Erkenntnis 56 (2):264-268.
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    Wittgenstein's Tractatus: History and Interpretation.Peter Sullivan & Michael Potter (eds.) - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    These new studies of Wittgenstein's Tractatus represent a significant step beyond recent polemical debate.
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    Abstraction by Recarving.Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley - 2001 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 101 (3):327-338.
  15. Introduction.Michael Potter - 2010 - In Michael Potter Tom Ricketts (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Frege. Cambridge University Press.
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    Attentional Episodes in Visual Perception.Brad Wyble, Mary C. Potter, Howard Bowman & Mark Nieuwenstein - 2011 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 140 (3):488-505.
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    The Logic of the Tractatus.Michael Potter - 2009 - In Dov M. Gabbay & John Woods (eds.), Handbook of the History of Logic. Volume 5: From Russell to Church. North Holland. pp. 255--304.
    Describes some of the main features of the logic and metaphysics of Wittgenstein's Tractatus.
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    Recognition Memory for a Rapid Sequence of Pictures.Mary C. Potter & Ellen I. Levy - 1969 - Journal of Experimental Psychology 81 (1):10.
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    Wittgenstein's Pre—Tractatus Manuscripts: A New Appraisal.Michael Potter - 2013 - In Peter Sullivan Michael Potter (ed.), Wittgenstein's Tractatus. History and Interpretation. Oxford University Press. pp. 13-39.
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    Recarving Content: Hale's Final Proposal.Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley - 2002 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (3):301–304.
    A follow-up, showing why Bob Hale's revision of his notion of weak sense is still inadequate.
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    The Birth of Analytic Philosophy.Michael Potter - 2011 - Sententiae 24 (1):40-77.
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    Pictures in Sentences: Understanding Without Words.Mary C. Potter, Judith F. Kroll, Betsy Yachzel, Elisabeth Carpenter & Janet Sherman - 1986 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 115 (3):281-294.
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    Hale on Caesar.Peter Sullivan & Michael Potter - 1997 - Philosophia Mathematica 5 (2):135--52.
    Crispin Wright and Bob Hale have defended the strategy of defining the natural numbers contextually against the objection which led Frege himself to reject it, namely the so-called ‘Julius Caesar problem’. To do this they have formulated principles (called sortal inclusion principles) designed to ensure that numbers are distinct from any objects, such as persons, a proper grasp of which could not be afforded by the contextual definition. We discuss whether either Hale or Wright has provided independent motivation for a (...)
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  24. What Is Wrong with Abstraction?Michael Potter & Peter Sullivan - 2005 - Philosophia Mathematica 13 (2):187-193.
    We correct a misunderstanding by Hale and Wright of an objection we raised earlier to their abstractionist programme for rehabilitating logicism in the foundations of mathematics.
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    Understanding the Infinite.M. Potter - 1996 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47 (4):609-619.
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    The Birth of Analytic Philosophy.Michael Potter - 2008 - In Dermot Moran (ed.), The Routledge Companion to Twentieth Century Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 43.
    Tries to identify some strands in the birth of analytic philosophy and to identify in consequence some of its distinctive features.
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  27. Wittgenstein on Mathematics.Michael Potter - 2011 - In Marie McGinn & Oskari Kuusela (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Wittgenstein. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Iterative Set Theory.M. D. Potter - 1994 - Philosophical Quarterly 44 (171):178-193.
    Discusses the metaphysics of the iterative conception of set.
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    Was Gödel a Gödelian Platonist?Michael Potter - 2001 - Philosophia Mathematica 9 (3):331-346.
    del's appeal to mathematical intuition to ground our grasp of the axioms of set theory, is notorious. I extract from his writings an account of this form of intuition which distinguishes it from the metaphorical platonism of which Gödel is sometimes accused and brings out the similarities between Gödel's views and Dummett's.
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  30. Taming the Infinite. [REVIEW]M. Potter - 1996 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47 (4):609-619.
    A critique of Shaughan Lavine's attempt in /Understanding the Infinite/ to reduce talk about the infinite to finitely comprehensible terms.
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  31. Elucidating the Tractatus: Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy of Logic and Language – Marie McGinn. [REVIEW]Michael Potter - 2010 - Philosophical Quarterly 60 (238):192-194.
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    Recarving Content: Hale's Final Proposal.Michael Potter & Timothy Smiley - 2002 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (3):301-304.
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  33. What is the Problem of Mathematical Knowledge?Michael Potter - 2007 - In Michael Potter, Mary Leng & Alexander Paseau (eds.), Mathematical Knowledge.
    Suggests that the recent emphasis on Benacerraf's access problem locates the peculiarity of mathematical knowledge in the wrong place. Instead we should focus on the sense in which mathematical concepts are or might be "armchair concepts" – concepts about which non-trivial knowledge is obtainable a priori.
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    Intuition and Reflection in Arithmetic.Michael Potter & Bob Hale - 1999 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 73:63-98.
    [Michael Potter] If arithmetic is not analytic in Kant's sense, what is its subject matter? Answers to this question can be classified into four sorts according as they posit logic, experience, thought or the world as the source, but in each case we need to appeal to some further process if we are to generate a structure rich enough to represent arithmetic as standardly practised. I speculate that this further process is our reflection on the subject matter already obtained. This (...)
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  35. Infinite Coincidences and Inaccessible Truths.Michael Potter - 1993 - In Philosophy of Mathematics, Proceedings of the 15th International Wittgenstein Symposium. Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky. pp. 307-313.
    Argues, contra Dummett, that the platonist need not be any more committed than the intuitionist to the notion that there are arithmetical truths in principle inaccessible to any finite intelligence.
     
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    Propositions in Wittgenstein and Ramsey.Michael Potter - 2019 - In Gabriele M. Mras, Paul Weingartner & Bernhard Ritter (eds.), Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics: Proceedings of the 41st International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium. De Gruyter. pp. 375-384.
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  37. Manuscripts: A New Appraisal.Michael Potter - 2013 - In Peter Sullivan Michael Potter (ed.), Wittgenstein's Tractatus. History and Interpretation. Oxford University Press. pp. 13.
     
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    Classical Arithmetic as Part of Intuitionistic Arithmetic.Michael Potter - 1998 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 55:127-41.
    Argues that classical arithmetic can be viewed as a proper part of intuitionistic arithmetic. Suggests that this largely neutralizes Dummett's argument for intuitionism in the case of arithmetic.
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    Ethical Challenges Facing Lawyers in the Twenty-First Century, The.Mark Potter - 2001 - Legal Ethics 4 (1):23.
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    Paolo Mancosu. The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Isbn 978-0-19-954653-4. Pp. XII + 618. [REVIEW]M. Potter - 2012 - Philosophia Mathematica 20 (2):256-258.
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    Review of Michael Morris, Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Wittgenstein and the Tractatus. [REVIEW]Michael Potter - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (8).
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  42. Morton, A. And Stich, SP (Eds.)-Benacerraf and His Critics.M. Potter - 1998 - Philosophical Books 39:280-282.
     
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  43. The Metalinguistic Perspective in Mathematics.Michael Potter - 1993 - Acta Analytica 11:79-86.
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  44. Michael Martin, Ed. The Cambridge Companion to Atheism Reviewed By.Michael K. Potter - 2007 - Philosophy in Review 27 (4):277-279.
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    Intuition and Reflection in Arithmetic: Michael Potter.Michael Potter - 1999 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 73 (1):63–73.
    Classifies accounts of arithmetic into four sorts according to the resources they appeal to in constructing its subject matter.
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    The Philosophy of Set Theory: An Historical Introduction to Cantor's Paradise.M. D. Potter - 1990 - Philosophical Books 31 (1):63-63.
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    Intuition and Reflection in Arithmetic: Michael Potter.Michael Potter - 1999 - Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 73 (1):63-73.
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    Critical Notice: David Lewis's Parts of Classes.M. D. Potter - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (172).
    "Parts of Classes" tries to separate the unproblematic part of set theory (mereology) from the problematic part (singletons). In the process several things get lost: an empty set which is really empty; a satisfying account of the paradoxes; and the motivation for the iterative conception of set. Lewis' attack on the coherence of singletons makes it puzzling what he sees his book as doing. Nor is it clear that mereology is as ontologically innocent as Lewis would have us believe.
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  49. Ramsey's Transcendental Argument.Michael Potter - 2005 - In Hallvard Lillehammer & D. H. Mellor (eds.), Ramsey's Legacy. Oxford University Press. pp. 71--82.
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    Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics.Michael Potter - 1993 - Philosophical Books 34 (3):188-191.
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