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  1. Substances without Substrata.N. L. Wilson - 1959 - Review of Metaphysics 12 (4):521-539.
    The doctrine of simple individuals has its equal and opposite reaction in the view that an individual is simply a bundle of properties, that the identity of an individual is entirely dependent on the identity of its properties. This view also seems to me to be in some sense wrong and I shall attack it in passing. If all my remarks have seemed excessively polemical it is because I have been anxious to make it as clear as possible what the (...)
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    Facts, events and their identity conditions.N. L. Wilson - 1974 - Philosophical Studies 25 (5):303 - 321.
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    The Identity of Indiscernibles.Max Black, Gustav Bergmann, N. L. Wilson, A. J. Ayer, D. J. O'connor & Nicholas Rescher - 1956 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (1):85-86.
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    Space, time, and individuals.N. L. Wilson - 1955 - Journal of Philosophy 52 (22):589-598.
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    Grice on meaning: The ultimate counter-example.N. L. Wilson - 1970 - Noûs 4 (3):295-302.
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    Linguistical butter and philosophical parsnips.N. L. Wilson - 1967 - Journal of Philosophy 64 (2):55-67.
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    The identity of indiscernibles and the symmetrical universe.N. L. Wilson - 1953 - Mind 62 (248):506-511.
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    Existence assumptions and contingent meaningfulness.N. L. Wilson - 1956 - Mind 65 (259):336-345.
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    The indestructibility and immutability of substances.N. L. Wilson - 1956 - Philosophical Studies 7 (3):46 - 48.
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    The Trouble with Meanings.N. L. Wilson - 1964 - Dialogue 3 (1):52-64.
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    Psychologism, logic, and mr. Myhill.N. L. Wilson - 1964 - Philosophia Mathematica 1:1-4.
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    The transitivity of implication in tree logic.N. L. Wilson - 1983 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 24 (1):106-114.
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    A note on relations and events.N. L. Wilson - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 30 (5):351 - 352.
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    Class identity as presupposing individual identity.N. L. Wilson - 1960 - Philosophical Studies 11 (4):55 - 58.
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    Designation and Description.Neil L. Wilson & N. L. Wilson - 1957 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 22 (4):395-396.
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    Discussions: The identity of indiscernibles and the symmetrical universe.N. L. Wilson - 1953 - Mind 62 (248):506-511.
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    Existence Assumptions and Contingent Meaningfulness.N. L. Wilson - 1956 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (4):383-384.
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    Modality and identity: A defense.N. L. Wilson - 1965 - Journal of Philosophy 62 (18):471-477.
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    Ontology and general semantics.N. L. Wilson - 1978 - Noûs 12 (1):41-52.
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    Property designation and description.N. L. Wilson - 1955 - Philosophical Review 64 (3):389-404.
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    Propositions for Semantics and Propositions for Epistemology.N. L. Wilson - 1984 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (3):375 - 399.
    The title is an allusion to the fact that, traditionally, propositions have served at least two distinct functions in philosophy, even though these functions have not usually been distinguished. Propositions have been invoked as the ‘meanings’ or ‘intensions’ of sentences and as the objects of propositional attitudes. Thus the proposition that Socrates is wise is the meaning of the English sentence, ‘Socrates is wise,’ and is what Charles believes when he believes that Socrates is wise. ‘Means that’ and ‘believes that’ (...)
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    Reply to Professor Rescher.N. L. Wilson - 1961 - Review of Metaphysics 14 (4):714 - 720.
    Chapter I announces the aim of the book, which is, to deal with the question: What is a language? It also registers complaints against current semantical methods. The sections here are closely related to Quine's Two Dogmas, but the author finds himself dissatisfied, not just with analyticity, but also with logical truth, truth, designation. The difficulties are of two orders. In one case they would be dissolved by having general definitions of the terms in question. In the other case we (...)
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  23. The Concept of Language.N. L. Wilson - 1962 - Philosophy of Science 29 (3):326-326.
     
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    The Philosophy of Rudolf Carnap.N. L. Wilson - 1965 - Dialogue 4 (1):102-112.
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    The relevance of linguistics to philosophy: Comments.N. L. Wilson - 1965 - Journal of Philosophy 62 (20):605-606.
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    The Two Main Problems of Philosophy.N. L. Wilson - 1973 - Dialogue 12 (2):199-216.
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    What exactlyis English?N. L. Wilson - 1972 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 1 (2):170 - 183.
    I wish now to return to the elementary characterization of languagehood in section III and its rationalization in section IV and say something by way of conclusion. The account given may or may not have a large number of fascinating and important consequences, but I shall confine myself to a couple of minor points and one not so minor.Let us suppose that there are either an infinite number of extra-linguistic entities (which seems plausible) or an infinite number of possible expressions (...)
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]William H. Hanson, Gilbert Harman, N. L. Wilson, M. J. Cresswell, Storrs McCall & Margaret D. Wilson - 1973 - Synthese 26 (1):146-178.
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    Logical Studies. [REVIEW]N. L. Wilson - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (8):373-379.
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    Formal Semantics and Logic. By Bas C. van Fraassen. New York: The Macmillan Company; Toronto: Collier-Macmillan Canada, Ltd., 1971. Pp. xiv, 225. $9.95. [REVIEW]N. L. Wilson - 1973 - Dialogue 12 (1):150-151.
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    Logical Studies. [REVIEW]N. L. Wilson - 1959 - Journal of Philosophy 56 (8):373-379.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]N. L. Wilson - 1962 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 13 (50):181-182.
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