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  1. Defeasibility And The Normative Grasp Of Context.Margaret Little & Mark Lance - 2004 - Erkenntnis 61 (2-3):435-455.
    In this article, we present an analysis of defeasible generalizations -- generalizations which are essentially exception-laden, yet genuinely explanatory -- in terms of various notions of privileged conditions. We argue that any plausible epistemology must make essential use of defeasible generalizations so understood. We also consider the epistemic significance of the sort of understanding of context that is required for understanding of explanatory defeasible generalizations on any topic.
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    The Grammar of Meaning: Normativity and Semantic Discourse.Mark Norris Lance - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
    What is the function of concepts pertaining to meaning in socio-linguistic practice? In this study, the authors argue that we can approach a satisfactory answer by displacing the standard picture of meaning talk as a sort of description with a picture that takes seriously the similarity between meaning talk and various types of normative injunction. In their discussion of this approach, they investigate the more general question of the nature of the normative, as well as a range of important topics (...)
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  3. Where the Laws Are.Mark Lance & Margaret Little - 2007 - Oxford Studies in Metaethics 2:149-171.
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    Particularism and Antitheory.Mark Lance & Margaret Little - 2006 - In David Copp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oxford University Press. pp. 567--594.
    This chapter sets out to distinguish the sorts of claims have been advanced under the rubric of “moral particularism,” and to sort through the insights and costs of each. In particular, it distinguishes those who are animated by suspicion of theory itself from those who aim to reconfigure — sometimes radically — the nature of theory. It defends as key the particularist insight that exceptions to substantive moral explanations are ubiquitous. It argues that the lesson of this insight is not (...)
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  5. Challenging Moral Particularism.Matjaž Potrc, Vojko Strahovnik & Mark Lance (eds.) - 2007 - Routledge.
    Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism, but nearly all would take it to be a position that continues to offer serious lessons and challenges that cannot be safely ignored. Given the high standard of the contributions, and that this is a subject where lively debate continues to flourish, _Challenging Moral Particularism_ will become required reading for professionals and advanced students working in the area.
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  6. Leave the Gun; Take the Cannoli! The Pragmatic Topography of Second-Person Calls.Mark Lance & Rebecca Kukla - 2013 - Ethics 123 (3):456-478.
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    Intersubjectivity and Receptive Experience.Rebecca Kukla & Mark Lance - 2014 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (1):22-42.
    Wilfrid Sellars's iconic exposé of the ‘myth of the given’ taught us that experience must present the world to us as normatively laden, in the sense that the contents of experience must license inferences, rule out and justify various beliefs, and rationalize actions. Somehow our beliefs must be governed by the objects as they present themselves to us. Often this requirement is cashed out using language that attributes agent-like properties to objects: we are described as ‘accountable to’ objects, while objects (...)
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    Defending Moral Particularism.Mark Lance & Margaret Olivia Little - 2006 - In James Lawrence Dreier (ed.), Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory. Blackwell. pp. 305.
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    The Grammar of Meaning: Normativity and Semantic Discourse.Mark Norris Lance & John O'Leary-Hawthorne - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
    This study addresses a range of central topics in Anglo-American philosophy of language.
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    Subjective Probability and Acceptance.Mark Norris Lance - 1995 - Philosophical Studies 77 (1):147 - 179.
  11. From Particularism to Defeasibility in Ethics.Mark Lance & Margaret Little - 2008 - In Vojko Strahovnik, Matjaz Potrc & Mark Norris Lance (eds.), Challenging Moral Particularism. Routledge. pp. 53--74.
     
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    The Grammar of Meaning.Mark Norris Lance & John O'leary-Hawthorne - 1998 - Erkenntnis 49 (3):403-409.
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    The Significance of Anaphoric Theories of Truth and Reference.Mark Lance - 1997 - Philosophical Issues 8:181-198.
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    Counterstories, Stock Characters, and Varieties of Narrative Resistance.Mark Lance - 2020 - Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 17 (3).
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    Stereoscopic Vision: Persons, Freedom, and Two Spaces of Material Inference.Mark Lance & H. Heath White - 2007 - Philosophers' Imprint 7:1-21.
    We discuss first a "stance" methodology toward the problem of personhood. This is to ask first, what it is to take something to be a person, and then to move via a notion of appropriateness to an answer to what it is to be a person. We argue that the distinctions between persons and non-persons, between agents and patients, and between subjects and mere objects are deeply connected. All three distinctions are themselves traced to a fundamental distinction within the space (...)
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    Reconsidering Difference: Nancy, Derrida, Levinas, and Deleuze.Mark Norris Lance - 2000 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 60 (3):721-723.
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    Quantification, Substitution, and Conceptual Content.Mark Lance - 1996 - Noûs 30 (4):481-507.
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    Probabilistic Dependence Among Conditionals.Mark Lance - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (2):269-276.
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  19. From a Normative Point of View.Mark Norris Lance & John Hawthorne - 1990 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 71 (1):28-46.
     
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  20. Perception, Language, and the First Person.Mark Lance & Rebecca Kukla - unknown
    Pragmatism has enjoyed a major resurgence in Anglo-American philosophy over the course of the last decade or two, and Robert Brandom’s work – particularly his 1994 tome Making it Explicit (MIE) – has been at the vanguard of this resurgence (Brandom 1994).2 But pragmatism comes in several surprisingly distinct flavours. Authors such as Hubert Dreyfus find their roots in certain parts of Heidegger and in phenomenologists such as Merleau-Ponty, and they privilege embodied, preconceptual skills as opposed to discursive practices as (...)
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    Two Concepts of Entailment.Mark Lance - 1995 - Journal of Philosophical Research 20:113-137.
    What is the logic of entailment? The latter half of the twentieth century has seen, for even the simplest languages, a proliferation of distinct formal entailment systems, each having those willing to defend its status as the answer. Among those defenders, and among the most adamant and mutually critical, are the champions of strict implication and relevance logic. To an outsider, this debate must seem singularly odd. Here we have a group of philosophers who cannot agree on the validity of (...)
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    Some Reflections on the Sport of Language.Mark Norris Lance - 1998 - Philosophical Perspectives 12:219-240.
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    The Logical Structure of Linguistic Commitment I: Four Systems of Non-Relevant Commitment Entailment. [REVIEW]Mark Norris Lance & Philip Kremer - 1994 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 23 (4):369 - 400.
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    Emotion and Rationality.Mark Lance & Alessandra Tanesini - 2004 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 34 (Supplement):275-295.
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    The Self-Correcting Enterprise: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars.Michael P. Wolf & Mark Norris Lance - 2006 - Rodopi.
    A collection of Essays dealing with themes in the philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars.
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    The Logical Structure of Linguistic Commitment II: Systems of Relevant Commitment Entailment. [REVIEW]Mark Lance & Philip Kremer - 1996 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 25 (4):425 - 449.
    In "The Logical Structure of Linguistic Commitment I" (The Journal of Philosophical Logic 23 (1994), 369-400), we sketch a linguistic theory (inspired by Brandom's Making it Explicit) which includes an "expressivist" account of the implication connective, →: the role of → is to "make explicit" the inferential proprieties among possible commitments which proprieties determine, in part, the significances of sentences. This motivates reading (A → B) as "commitment to A is, in part, commitment to B". Our project is to study (...)
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    The Logical Structure of Linguistic Commitment III Brandomian Scorekeeping and Incompatibility.Mark Lance - 2001 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 30 (5):439-464.
    Curiously, though he provides in Making It Explicit (MIE) elaborate accounts of various representational idioms, of anaphora and deixis, and of quantification, Robert Brandom nowhere attempts to lay out how his understanding of content and his view of the role of logical idioms combine in even the simplest cases of what he calls paradigmatic logical vocabulary. That is, Brandom has a philosophical account of content as updating potential - as inferential potential understood in the sense of commitment or entitlement preservation (...)
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    Two Concepts of Entailment.Mark Lance - 1995 - Journal of Philosophical Research 20:113-137.
    What is the logic of entailment? The latter half of the twentieth century has seen, for even the simplest languages, a proliferation of distinct formal entailment systems, each having those willing to defend its status as the answer. Among those defenders, and among the most adamant and mutually critical, are the champions of strict implication and relevance logic. To an outsider, this debate must seem singularly odd. Here we have a group of philosophers who cannot agree on the validity of (...)
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  29. Rules, Practices and Norms.Mark Lance - 1989 - In Soren Teghrarian, Anthony Serafini & Edward M. Cook (eds.), Ludwig Wittgenstein: A Symposium on the Centennial of His Birth. Longwood Academic. pp. 77--86.
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    On the Logic of Contingent Relevant Implication: A Conceptual Incoherence in the Intuitive Interpretation of ${\rm R}$.Mark Lance - 1988 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 29 (4):520-529.
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    Some Reflections on the Sport of Language.Mark Norris Lance - 1998 - Noûs 32 (S12):219-240.
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    Identity Judgements, Queer Politics.Mark Norris Lance & Alessandra Tanesini - 2000 - Radical Philosophy 100:42-51.
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    Bayesian Epistemology as a Case Study in Unhelpful Idealization.Mark Lance - 2000 - In N. Shanks & R. Gardner (eds.), Logic, Probability and Science. Atlanta: Rodopi. pp. 112.
  34. Appendix to Rebecca Kukla and Mark Lance 'Yo!' And 'Lo!': The Pragmatic Topography of the Space of Reasons.Greg Restall, Rebecca Kukla & Mark Lance - manuscript
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    Précis of The Grammar of Meaning: Normativity and Semantic Content. [REVIEW]Mark Norris Lance - 2002 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65 (1):177-185.
    Daniel Dennett once invited us to consider super-Martians who were highly advanced scientifically yet lacked all intentional concepts. They spoke the language of austere physics and were capable of perceiving and describing the world at the micro-level. If such beings could accurately report happenings in their environment, make predictions, and generally live out their lives wholly within the scientific image, what would they be missing, Dennett wondered, by virtue of lacking intentional concepts? Dennett’s answer was that they would miss out (...)
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    The Grammar of Meaning: Normativity and Semantic Content.Mark Norris Lance - 2002 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 65 (1):193-200.
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    Anarchist Responses to a Pandemic: The COVID-19 Crisis as a Case Study in Mutual Aid.Nathan Jun & Mark Lance - 2020 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 30 (3):361-378.
    Two things have been striking in the US response to the COVID-19 pandemic: the chaos, incompetence, irrationality, and often cruel misguidedness of the centralized government response; and the rationality, care, and effectiveness of grassroots measures in many parts of the country. In this paper we focus on the latter—especially the case of Washington, DC—to illustrate core features of anarchist politics. We do not argue for the correctness of any version of anarchist politics here, but merely illustrate guiding ideas that have (...)
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    Book ReviewsJonathan Dancy,. Practical Reality.Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. Xii+187. $55.00 ; $19.95.Mark Lance & Matthew McAdam - 2005 - Ethics 115 (2):393-396.
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  39. 2 Dogmas of Post-Empiricism, Anti-Theoretical Strains in Derrida and Rorty.Mark Lance & Todd May - 1994 - Philosophical Forum 25 (4):273-309.
     
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  40. Identity Politics, QueerJudgements.Mark Norris Lance & Alessandra Tanesini - 2005 - In Iain Morland & Annabelle Willox (eds.), Queer Theory. Palgrave-Macmillan.
  41. Lange, Marc . Laws and Lawmakers: Science, Metaphysics, and the Laws of Nature . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009 . Pp. 280. $99.00 (Cloth); $24.95 (Paper). [REVIEW]Mark Lance & Maggie Little - 2010 - Ethics 120 (2):431-437.
  42. Normative Inferential Vocabulary: The Explicitation of Social Linguistic Practice.Mark Norris Lance - 1988 - Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh
    This dissertation is concerned with normativity both as an explanatory device in the philosophy of language, logic and epistemology and as a philosophical issue in its own right. Following later Wittgenstein and Sellars, it is argued that language is normative, in the first instance because of the fact that speech acts take place within a structure of social norms and institutions. This fact is then utilized to show that important features of semantic content can be explained in terms of such (...)
     
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  43. Placing in a Space of Norms : Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century.Mark Lance - 2008 - In C. J. Misak (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
     
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  44. Placing in a Space of Norms: Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy in the 21st Century.Mark Lance - 2008 - In Cheryl Misak (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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  45. Professional Positions Current: Associate Professor of Philosophy (Appointed 1994), Associate Prof. Of Justice and Peace (Appointed 1999), Georgetown University.(1994-1999) Director, Program on Justice and Peace, Georgetown University.(1991-1994) Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University. [REVIEW]Mark Norris Lance - 2000 - Acta Analytica 15 (25):117-135.
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    Receptivity and Entangled Epistemic Capacities: Comments on Carl Sachs’ Intentionality and the Myths of the Given.Mark Lance - 2016 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 (4):558-566.
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    Reconsidering Difference: Nancy, Derrida, Levinas, and Deleuze.Mark Norris Lance - 2000 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 60 (3):721-723.
    Reconsidering Difference is a short book, and in 208 pages May sets out an ambitious agenda. He attempts to explain the thought of four major figures, to show where that thought goes wrong, and in each case to offer an alternative perspective. The air of futility surrounding such an agenda is alleviated somewhat by the ways each of these goals is delimited. First, the outlines of Nancy, Derrida, Levinas, and Deleuze focus specifically on their understanding of the concept of difference (...)
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    Review of Peg O'Connor, Naomi Scheman (Eds.), Feminist Interpretations of Ludwig Wittgenstein[REVIEW]Mark Lance - 2003 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2003 (10).
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    Rejecting the Pure, but Keeping the Pragmatics.Mark Lance - 2019 - Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 7 (3).
    All contributions included in the present issue were originally prepared for an “Author Meets Critics” session organized by Carl Sachs for the Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Savannah, Georgia, on 5th January, 2018.
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    Reference Without Causation.Mark Norris Lance - 1984 - Philosophical Studies 45 (3):335 - 351.
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