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  1. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kripke and Naming and Necessity.Harold Noonan - 2013 - Routledge.
    Saul Kripke is one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. His most celebrated work, Naming and Necessity , makes arguably the most important contribution to the philosophy of language and metaphysics in recent years. Asking fundamental questions – how do names refer to things in the world? Do objects have essential properties? What are natural kind terms and to what do they refer? – he challenges prevailing theories of language and conceptions of metaphysics, especially the descriptivist (...)
     
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    Divine Will and the Mechanical Philosophy: Gassendi and Descartes on Contingency and Necessity in the Created World.Margaret J. Osler - 1994 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book is about the influence of varying theological conceptions of contingency and necessity on two versions of the mechanical philosophy in the seventeenth century. Pierre Gassendi and René Descartes both believed that all natural phenomena could be explained in terms of matter and motion alone. They disagreed about the details of their mechanical accounts of the world, in particular about their theories of matter and their approaches to scientific method. This book traces their differences back to theological presuppositions (...)
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  3. Induction and Necessity in the Philosophy of Aristotle.Gerd Buchdahl - 1963 - London: Aquin Press.
  4. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kripke and Naming and Necessity.Harold W. Noonan - 2012 - Routledge.
  5. Of Liberty and Necessity: The Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy.A. Harris James - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    The eighteenth century was a time of brilliant philosophical innovation in Britain. In Of Liberty and Necessity James A. Harris presents the first comprehensive account of the period's discussion of what remains a central problem of philosophy, the question of the freedom of the will. He offers new interpretations of contributions to the free will debate made by canonical figures such as Locke, Hume, Edwards, and Reid, and also discusses in detail the arguments of some less familiar writers. Harris (...)
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    Quentin Meillassoux: After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency, Trans. Ray Brassier. London and New York: Continuum, 2008, $27.95 (Hb); $19.95 (Pb). Graham Harman, Quentin Meillassoux: Philosophy in the Making, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011, Viii and 247 Pp. $110.00 (Hb); $32.00 (Pb). [REVIEW]Clayton Crockett - 2012 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 71 (3):251-255.
    Quentin Meillassoux: After finitude: an essay on the necessity of contingency, trans. Ray Brassier. London and New York: Continuum, 2008, 27.95 ( hb );19.95 (pb). Graham Harman, Quentin Meillassoux: Philosophy in the making, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011, viii and 247 pp. 110.00 ( hb );32.00 (pb). Content Type Journal Article Category Book Review Pages 1-5 DOI 10.1007/s11153-012-9341-x Authors Clayton Crockett, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035, USA Journal International Journal for Philosophy of Religion Online (...)
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    Epistemology, Necessity, and Evolution: A Critical Review of Michael Ruse's Philosophy After Darwin.Carlos Mariscal - 2011 - Biology and Philosophy 26 (3):449-457.
    Michael Ruse’s new anthology Philosophy After Darwin provides great history and background in the major impacts Darwinism has had on philosophy, especially in ethics and epistemology. This review focuses on epistemology understood through the lens of evolution by natural selection. I focus on one of Ruse’s own articles in the collection, which responds to two classic articles by Konrad Lorenz and David Hull on the two major forms of evolutionary epistemology. I side with Ruse against Lorenz’s account of the (...) we think our principles of reasoning have, though I disagree with Ruse’s particular example. I also argue that Ruse’s alternative explanation is lacking. Against Hull, I side with Ruse in his doubts that a sociobiological approach to science will prove fruitful, though I point out that it has certain advantages other approaches do not have. Although I side with Ruse on the issue, I conclude that the two views do not really come into direct conflict and so one needs not reject either. Finally, I discuss Ruse’s positive view and raise questions for his conception of evolutionary epistemology. I conclude that his arguments are insufficient to overcome opposing views and his view has at least as many unintuitive conclusions as the alternatives. (shrink)
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    Hampshire Stuart. Logical Necessity. Philosophy, Vol. 23 , Pp. 332–345.Charles A. Baylis - 1949 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 14 (3):203-204.
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  9. Naming and Necessity.Saul Kripke - 2010 - In Darragh Byrne & Max Kölbel (eds.), Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 431-433.
    _Naming and Necessity_ has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity. This seminal work, to which today's thriving essentialist metaphysics largely owes its impetus, is here reissued in a newly corrected form with a new preface by the author. If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics, or in philosophy of language, this (...)
     
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  10. The Methodological Necessity of Experimental Philosophy.Jonathan M. Weinberg - 2015 - Discipline Filosofiche 25:23-42.
    Must philosophers incorporate tools of experimental science into their methodological toolbox? I argue here that they must. Tallying up all the resources that are now part of standard practice in analytic philosophy, we see the problem that they do not include adequate resources for detecting and correcting for their own biases and proclivities towards error. Methodologically sufficient resources for error- detection and error-correction can only come, in part, from the deployment of specific methods from the sciences. However, we need not (...)
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    Subjective Freedom and Necessity in Hegel's Philosophy of Right.David James - 2012 - Theoria 59 (131):41-63.
    Hegel associates 'subjective' freedom with various rights, all of which concern the subject's particularity, and with the demand that this particularity be accorded proper recognition within the modern state. I show that Hegel's account of subjective freedom can be assimilated to the 'positive' model of freedom that is often attributed to him because of the way in which the objective determinations of right recognise the subject's particularity in the form of individual welfare. To this extent, the practical constraints to which (...)
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    Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy.Kimberly Kessler Ferzan - manuscript
    This brief essay critiques the torture memoranda's use of the necessity defense from the perspectives of criminal law doctrine, criminal law theory, and moral philosophy.
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  13. Subjective Freedom and Necessity in Hegel's Philosophy of Right.James David - 2012 - Theoria 59:41-63.
    Hegel associates 'subjective' freedom with various rights, all of which concern the subject's particularity, and with the demand that this particularity be accorded proper recognition within the modern state. I show that Hegel's account of subjective freedom can be assimilated to the 'positive' model of freedom that is often attributed to him because of the way in which the objective determinations of right recognise the subject's particularity in the form of individual welfare. To this extent, the practical constraints to which (...)
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  14. Naming and Necessity.Saul A. Kripke - 1980 - Harvard University Press.
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    Mathematics, Mind, and Necessity in Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy.Marc A. Joseph - 1998 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (2):197-214.
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    The Necessity Today of the Philosophy of Nature.Ivor Leclerc - 1974 - Proceedings of the XVth World Congress of Philosophy 4:319-326.
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    On the Necessity of Philosophy in the Present Day.Gerhard Hennemann - 1979 - Philosophy and History 12 (1):27-29.
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  18. The Necessity of History for Philosophy – Even Analytic Philosophy.Paul Redding - 2013 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 7 (3):299-325.
    Analytic philosophers are often said to be indifferent or even hostile to the history of philosophy – that is, not to the idea of history of philosophy as such, but regarded as a species of the genus philosophy rather than the genus history. Here it is argued that such an attitude is actually inconsistent with approaches within the philosophies of mind that are typical within analytic philosophy. It is suggested that the common “argument rather than pedigree” claim – that is, (...)
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  19. Kant and Wittgenstein: Philosophy, Necessity and Representation.Hans‐Johann Glock - 1997 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 5 (2):285-305.
    Several authors have detected profound analogies between Kant and Wittgenstein. Their claims have been contradicted by scholars, such being the agreed penalty for attributions to authorities. Many of the alleged similarities have either been left unsubstantiated at a detailed exegetical level, or have been confined to highly general points. At the same time, the 'scholarly' backlash has tended to ignore the importance of some of these general points, or has focused on very specific issues or purely terminological matters. To advance (...)
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    Necessity in the Philosophy of Giordano Bruno.Rufus Suter - 1929 - The Monist 39 (2):225-245.
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    The Necessity Today of the Philosophy of Nature.Ivor Leclerc - 1973 - Process Studies 3 (3):158-168.
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    "Berdyaev's Philosophy: The Existential Paradox of Freedom and Necessity," by Fuad Nucho.George J. Stack - 1968 - Modern Schoolman 45 (3):263-264.
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    The Necessity of Pragmatism: John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy. By R. W. Sleeper.Dennis Rohatyn - 1989 - Modern Schoolman 66 (3):250-251.
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    Berdyaev's Philosophy: The Existential Paradox of Freedom and Necessity[REVIEW]D. C. J. - 1967 - Review of Metaphysics 20 (4):727-727.
  25. Politics and Philosophy: The Necessity and Limitations of Rational Argument.Stanley S. Kleinberg - 1991 - Blackwell.
    This book demonstrates how an interest in political argument leads naturally to a philosophical way of thinking. It analyses both practising politicans and political theorists and is a much needed introudction to two vitally important, and independent, disciplines.
     
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  26. Mathematics and Necessity Essays in the History of Philosophy.T. J. Smiley & British Academy - 2000
    Notes on Contributors Timothy Smiley, Preface M F Burnyeat, Plato on Why Mathematics is Good for the Soul Ian Hacking, What Mathematics Has Done to Some and Only Some Philosophers Jonathan Bennett, Infallibility and Modal Knowledge in Some Early Modern Philosophers.
     
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    The Unity of Wittgenstein's Philosophy: Necessity, Intelligibility, and Normativity.Jose Medina - 2002 - State University of New York Press.
    Explores the stable core of Wittgenstein's philosophy as developed from the Tractatus to the Philosophical Investigations.
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    Into the 'Regions of Physical and Metaphysical Chaos': Maxwell's Scientific Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy of Action (Agency, Determinacy and Necessity From Theology, Moral Philosophy and History to Mathematics, Theory and Experiment).Jordi Cat - 2012 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (1):91-104.
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    Necessity and Physical Laws in Descartes's Philosophy.Janet Broughton - 1987 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 68 (3/4):205.
    I argue that although in his earlier work descartes thought of the laws of motion as "eternal truths," he later came to think of them as truths whose necessity is of a different type.
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    Mathematics, Mind, and Necessity in Wittgenstein’s Later Philosophy.Marc A. Joseph - 1998 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (2):197-214.
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    Theatre and Philosophy The Art of Theater, by James R. Hamilton. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007, Xv + 226 Pp. ISBN 978‐1‐4051‐1353‐3 Hb £21.99 The Necessity of Theater, by Paul Woodruff. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, Xiii + 257 Pp. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐533200‐1 Hb £17.99; ISBN 978‐0‐19‐539480‐1 Pb £10.99 The Drama of Ideas, by Martin Puchner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, Xii + 254 Pp. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐973032‐2 Hb £19.99 Philosophers and Thespians: Thinking Performance, by Freddie Rokem. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010, Xi + 227 Pp. ISBN 978‐0‐8047‐6349‐3 Hb $60.00; ISBN 978‐0‐8047‐6350‐9 Pb $21.95. [REVIEW]Tom Stern - 2013 - European Journal of Philosophy 21 (1):158-167.
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    Of Liberty and Necessity: The Free Will Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy. [REVIEW]Benjamin Hill - 2008 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (4):pp. 646-647.
    Early modern historians and philosophers interested in human freedom can profitably read this book, which provides a synoptic view of the eighteenth-century British free will debate from Locke through Dugald Stewart. Scholars have not ignored the debate, but as they have tended to focus on canonical figures , the author’s inclusion of lesser-known yet significant thinkers such as Lord Kames, Jonathan Edwards, and James Beattie is especially welcome. The main thesis of James Harris’s book is that the eighteenth-century British debate (...)
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    Mathematics and Necessity: Essays in the History of Philosophy (Review).Daniel Sutherland - 2003 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (3):426-427.
  34. 8 Nonsense and Necessity in Wittgenstein's Mature Philosophy.Richard Gaskin - 2001 - In Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge.
     
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    Berdyaev's Philosophy: The Existential Paradox of Freedom and Necessity, a Critical Study.Donald H. Rhoades - 1969 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (3):344-345.
  36. José Medina, The Unity of Wittgenstein's Philosophy: Necessity, Intelligibility, and Normativity Reviewed By.Matthew Stephens - 2004 - Philosophy in Review 24 (3):213-215.
     
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    The Necessity of Pragmatism. John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy.Gary A. Cook - 1988 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 26 (4):675-677.
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    Critique and Resistance : On the Necessity of Organizational Philosophy.Martin Fuglsang - 2007 - In Campbell Jones & René ten Bos (eds.), Philosophy and Organization. Routledge. pp. 68.
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    D. Davidson, TJw Essential Davidson, C. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2006, P. 282. A. Koutoungos, Peri Philosophikes Methodou, Hellenika Grammata, Athens, 2006, P. 242. K, Theodoridis, Kripke On Necessity, Dept. Of Philosophy, Lund University, Lund, 2005, P. 173. [REVIEW]Laz Houmanidis, P. Do'tkos, Ath Indiktos & M. Karassis - 2006 - Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 30:406.
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    James Harris , Of Liberty and Necessity: The Freewill Debate in Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005. Xvi + 264pp. ISBN 0-19-926860-. [REVIEW]Roger Gallie - 2006 - Journal of Scottish Philosophy 4 (1):86-88.
  41. The Philosophy of Necessity[REVIEW]Charles Bray - 1890 - Ancient Philosophy 1:136.
     
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  42. R. W. Sleeper, "The Necessity of Pragmatism. John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy". [REVIEW]Gary A. Cook - 1988 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 26 (4):675.
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  43. Learning and the Necessity of Non-Conceptual Content in Sellars's "Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind".David Forman - 2007 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 92:115-145.
    For Sellars, the possibility of empirical knowledge presupposes the existence of "sense impressions" in the perceiver, i.e., non-conceptual states of perceptual consciousness. But this role for sense impressions does not implicate Sellars' account in the Myth of the Given: sense impressions do not stand in a justificatory relation to instances of perceptual knowledge; their existence is rather a condition for the possibility of the acquisition of empirical concepts. Sellars suggests that learning empirical concepts presupposes that we can remember certain past (...)
     
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  44. A Political Philosophy Study on Necessity to Interprete Sport.Akio Kataoka & Takeo Hirata - 1998 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education 20 (1):49-70.
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  45. R. W. Sleeper, "The Necessity of Pragmatism: John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy". [REVIEW]Sidney Ratner - 1990 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 4 (3):275.
     
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  46. Fuad Nucho, "Berdyaev's Philosophy: The Existential Paradox of Freedom and Necessity, A Critical Study". [REVIEW]H. Rhoades Donald - 1969 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 7 (3):344.
  47. RW Sleeper, The Necessity of Pragmatism: John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy Reviewed By.H. S. Thayer - 1987 - Philosophy in Review 7 (8):331-333.
     
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  48. Divine Will and the Mechanical Philosophy: Gassendi and Descartes on Contingency and Necessity in the Created World. [REVIEW]Richard A. Watson - 1996 - International Studies in Philosophy 28 (4):137-138.
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    The Necessity of Pragmatism: John Dewey's Conception of Philosophy.R. W. Sleeper - 1986 - University of Illinois.
    In this first paperback edition, a new introduction by Tom Burke establishes the ongoing importance of Sleeper's analysis of the integrity of Dewey's work and ...
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  50. Learning and the Necessity of Non-Conceptual Content in Sellars's Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind.David Forman - 2006 - In Michael P. Wolf & Mark Lance (eds.), The Self-Correcting Enterprise: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars. Rodopi. pp. 115-145.
    For Sellars, the possibility of empirical knowledge presupposes the existence of "sense impressions" in the perceiver, i.e., non-conceptual states of perceptual consciousness. But this role for sense impressions does not implicate Sellars' account in the Myth of the Given: sense impressions do not stand in a justificatory relation to instances of perceptual knowledge; their existence is rather a condition for the possibility of the acquisition of empirical concepts. Sellars suggests that learning empirical concepts presupposes that we can remember certain past (...)
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