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    Relative Identity.Nicholas Griffin - 1977 - Clarendon Press.
    The author attacks the view that identity, Like largeness, Is a relative relation. The primary advocate of the view that identity is relative is p.T. Geach. It is argued that geach has not shown that the failure of the identity of indiscernibles principle, As a truth of logic, Forces us to stop taking indiscernibility within particular formal theories or languages as a sufficient condition for identity. The author also argues that the whole notion of relative identity, As explicated by geach, (...)
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    Russell's Idealist Apprenticeship.Nicholas Griffin - 1991 - Clarendon Press.
    Based mainly on unpublished papers this is the first detailed study of the early, neo-Hegelian period of Bertrand Russell's career. It covers his philosophical education at Cambridge, his conversion to neo-Hegelianism, his ambitious plans for a neo-Hegelian dialectic of the sciences and the problems which ultimately led him to reject it.
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    Philosophy of Geometry From Riemann to Poincaré.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (125):374.
  4. Russell's Multiple Relation Theory of Judgment.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 47 (2):213 - 247.
    The paper describes the evolution of russell's theory of judgment between 1910 and 1913, With especial reference to his recently published "theory of knowledge" (1913). Russell abandoned the book and with it the theory of judgment as a result of wittgenstein's criticisms. These criticisms are examined in detail and found to constitute a refutation of russell's theory. Underlying differences between wittgenstein's and russell's views on logic are broached more sketchily.
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  5. Russell on the Nature of Logic (1903–1913).Nicholas Griffin - 1980 - Synthese 45 (1):117 - 188.
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    Russell.Nicholas Griffin - 1986 - Philosophical Books 27 (1):32-36.
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  7. Relative Identity.Nicholas Griffin - 1978 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 168 (2):226-228.
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  8. The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell.Bertrand Russell & Nicholas Griffin - 1992
     
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  9. The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica.Nicholas Griffin & Bernard Linsky (eds.) - 2013 - London and Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.
    To mark the centenary of the 1910 to 1913 publication of the monumental Principia Mathematica by Alfred N. Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, this collection of fifteen new essays by distinguished scholars considers the influence and history of PM over the last hundred years.
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    What Did Russell Learn From Leibniz?Nicholas Griffin - 2013 - Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 2 (1).
    Russell’s rejection in 1898 of the doctrine of internal relations — the view that all relations are grounded in the intrinsic properties of the terms related — was a decisive part of his break with Hegelianism and opened the way for his turn to analytic philosophy. Before rejecting it, Russell had given the doctrine little thought, though it played an essential role in the most intractable of the problems facing his attempt to construct a Hegelian dialectic of the sciences. I (...)
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    Wittgenstein's Criticism of Russell's Theory of Judgment.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 5 (2):132.
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    Wittgenstein, Universals and Family Resemblances.Nicholas Griffin - 1974 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 3 (4):635 - 651.
    Wittgenstein expounds his notion of a family resemblance in two important passages. The first is from The Blue Book:This craving for generality is the resultant of a number of tendencies connected with particular philosophical confusions. There is— The tendency to look for something common to entities which we commonly subsume under a general term. We are inclined to think that there must be something common to all games, say, and that this common property is the justification for applying the general (...)
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  13. Rethinking Item Theory.Nicholas Griffin - 2009 - In Nicholas Griffin & Dale Jacquette (eds.), Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of "on Denoting". Routledge.
     
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  14. The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russell.Nicholas Griffin (ed.) - 2003 - Cambridge University Press.
    Bertrand Russell ranks as one of the giants of 20th century philosophy. This Companion focuses on Russell's contributions to modern philosophy and, therefore, concentrates on the early part of his career. Through his books, journalism, correspondence and political activity he exerted a profound influence on modern thought. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Russell available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Russell.
     
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  15. Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of "on Denoting".Nicholas Griffin & Dale Jacquette (eds.) - 2008 - London and New York: Routledge.
    A century after ‘On Denoting’ was published, the debate it initiated continues to rage. On the one hand, there is a mass of new historical scholarship, about both Russell and Meinong, which has not circulated very far beyond specialist scholars. On the other hand, there are continuing problems and controversies concerning contemporary Russellian and Meinongian theories, many of them involving issues that simply did not occur to the original protagonists. This work provides an overview of the latest historical scholarship on (...)
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    Psychologism and the Development of Russell's Account of Propositions.David M. Godden & Nicholas Griffin - 2009 - History and Philosophy of Logic 30 (2):171-186.
    This article examines the development of Russell's treatment of propositions, in relation to the topic of psychologism. In the first section, we outline the concept of psychologism, and show how it can arise in relation to theories of the nature of propositions. Following this, we note the anti-psychologistic elements of Russell's thought dating back to his idealist roots. From there, we sketch the development of Russell's theory of the proposition through a number of its key transitions. We show that Russell, (...)
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  17. Semantic Penumbra: Concept Similarity in Logic.John Woods & Nicholas Griffin - 2012 - Topoi 31 (1):121-134.
    It is widely accepted by formal and informal logicians alike that a formal logic which, by the lights of English, gets the connectives wrong, nevertheless conspires to get entailment right—right that is, modulo English. There is a vexing problem occasioned by this semantic alienation of formal logic. It is next to impossible for formal logic to meet the expectations of realism. What, then, of informal logic?
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    Brandom and the Brutes.Nicholas Griffin - 2018 - Synthese 195 (12):5521-5547.
    Brandom’s inferentialism offers, in many ways, a radically new approach to old issues in semantics and the theory of intentionality. But, in one respect at least, it clings tenaciously to the mainstream philosophical tradition of the middle years of the twentieth century. Against the theory’s natural tendencies, Brandom aligns it with the ’linguistic turn’ that philosophy took in the middle of the last century by insisting, in the face of considerable opposing evidence, that intentionality is the preserve of those who (...)
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    Russell’s Critique of Meinong’s Theory of Objects.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25 (1):375-401.
    Russell brought three arguments forward against Meinong's theory of objects. None of them depend upon a misinterpretation of the theory as is often claimed. In particular, only one is based upon a clash between Meinong's theory and Russell's theory of descriptions, and that did not involve Russell's attributing to Meinong his own ontological assumption. The other two arguments were attempts to find internal inconsistencies in Meinong's theory. But neither was sufficient to refute the theory, though they do require some revisions, (...)
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    Was Russell Shot or Did He Fall?Nicholas Griffin - 1991 - Dialogue 30 (4):549-.
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    Principia Mathematica at 100.Kenneth Blackwell, Nicholas Griffin & Bernard Linsky (eds.) - 2011 - Bertrand Russell Research Centre.
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    Commentary On: Marcin Koszowy's "Polish Logical Studies From an Informal Logic Perspective".Nicholas Griffin - unknown
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    Russell's Leibniz Notebook.Richard T. W. Arthur & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    In preparation for his lectures on Leibniz delivered in Cambridge in Lent Term 1899, Russell started in the summer of 1898 to keep notes on writings by and about Leibniz in a large notebook of the type he commonly used for notetaking at this time. This article prints, with annotation, all the material on Leibniz in that notebook.
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  24. Towards a Logic of Relative Identity.Nicholas Griffin & Richard Routley - 1979 - Logique Et Analyse 22 (85):65.
     
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    Marginalia in Russell's Copy of Gerhardt's Edition of Leibniz's Philosophische Schriften.Richard T. W. Arthur, Jolen Galaugher & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    Russell’s most important source for his book on Leibniz was C. I. Gerhardt’s seven-volume Die philosophischen Schriften von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Russell heavily annotated his copy of this important edition of Leibniz’s works. The present paper records all Russell’s marginalia, with the exception of passages marked merely by vertical lines in the margin, and provides explanatory commentary.
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  26. Bertrand Russell's America [Review]. [REVIEW]Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 5 (1):72.
     
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    The Texts of a Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz.Kenneth Blackwell & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    The extant manuscript is described in relation to Russell’s Trinity College lecture course in 1899 and its subsequent preparation for the book of 1900. Alterations within the MS are reported. So are revisions that must have followed on a missing typescript, as derived from comparing G. E. Moore’s copy of the page proofs with the MS. His suggested changes are compared with the text of the first edition along with emendations Russell must have made on his own copy of the (...)
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    Russell’s Critique of Meinong’s Theory of Objects.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25 (1):375-401.
    Russell brought three arguments forward against Meinong's theory of objects. None of them depend upon a misinterpretation of the theory as is often claimed. In particular, only one is based upon a clash between Meinong's theory and Russell's theory of descriptions, and that did not involve Russell's attributing to Meinong his own ontological assumption. The other two arguments were attempts to find internal inconsistencies in Meinong's theory. But neither was sufficient to refute the theory, though they do require some revisions, (...)
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    Aboriginal Rights: Gauthier's Arguments for Despoilation.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Dialogue 20 (4):690-696.
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    The Independence of Sosein From Sein.Nicholas Griffin - 1979 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 9 (1):23-34.
    The paper defends Meinong's theory of objects against criticism by Reinhardt Grossmann. In particular, it is argued that Grossmann fails to show that non-existent objects may not be constituents of states of affairs and fails to provide an adequate alternative analysis of states of affairs which putatively contain nonexistent items. Grossmann, in fact, is guilty of a pervasive psychologistic misinterpretation of Meinong according to which Meinong believed that objects have all the properties with which they appear before the mind. Once (...)
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    Russell’s Neutral Monist Theory of Desire.Nicholas Griffin - 2015 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 35 (1).
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    Russell, Clifford, Whitehead and Differential Geometry.Sylvia Nickerson & Nicholas Griffin - 2008 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 28 (1).
    When Russell was fifteen, he was given a copy of W.K. Clifford’s The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences . Russell later recalled reading it immediately “with passionate interest and with an intoxicating delight in intellectual clarification”. Why then, when Russell wrote An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry , did he choose to defend spaces of homogeneous curvature as a priori? Why was he almost completely silent thereafter on the subject of Clifford, and his writings on geometry and space? (...)
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  33. The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 2: The Public Years 1914-1970.Nicholas Griffin (ed.) - 2001 - Routledge.
    This long-awaited second volume of Russell's best letters reveals the inner workings of a philosophical genius and an impassioned campaigner for peace and social reform. The letters, only three of which have been published before, cover most of Russell's adult life, a period in which he wrote over thirty books, including his famous History of Western Philosophy . Richly illustrated with photographs from Russell's life, the collection includes letters to Ho Chi Minh, Tito, Jawaharlal Nehru and Albert Einstein.
     
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    Using "Ethics in Teaching" in Teaching in Ethics: Student Views on the Case Studies.Nicholas Griffin - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (2):116-127.
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    Thought, Fact, and Reference: The Origins and Ontology of Logical Atomism.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Philosophical Review 90 (2):292.
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    Meinong's Jungle and Russell's Desert [Review of Richard Routley, Exploring Meinong's Jungle and Beyond: An Investigation of Noneism and the Theory of Items].Nicholas Griffin - 1982 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 2 (2):53.
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    Using.Nicholas Griffin - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (2):116-127.
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    Relevant Logics and Their Rivals, Volume II, A Continuation of the Work of Richard Sylvan, Robert Meyer, Val Plumwood and Ross Brady, Edited by Ross Brady, with Contributions by Martin Bunder, André Fuhrmann, Andréa Loparić, Edwin Mares, Chris Mortensen and Alasdair Urquhart. Western Philosophy Series, Vol. 59. Aldershot, Ashgate, 2003, Xiv + 425 Pp. [REVIEW]Nicholas Griffin - 2005 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 11 (1):70-72.
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    Non-Euclidean Geometry: Still Some Problems for Kant.Nicholas Griffin - 1990 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 22 (4):661-663.
    A reply to Risjord's defense of the view that there is no conflict between non-Euclidean geometry and Kant's philosophy of geometry because, while the form of intuition restricts which systems of concepts may be accepted as a geometry, it does not do so uniquely ("Stud Hist Phil Sci, 21", 1990). I argue that under these circumstances it is difficult to sustain the synthetic "a priori" status of geometrical propositions. Two broad ways of attempting to do so are considered and criticized.
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    Foreword to the Importance of Nonexistent Objects and of Intensionality in Mathematics.Nicholas Griffin - 2003 - Philosophia Mathematica 11 (1):16-19.
  41. Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of "on Denoting".Nicholas Griffin & Dale Jacquette (eds.) - 2008 - London and New York: Routledge.
    A century after ‘On Denoting’ was published, the debate it initiated continues to rage. On the one hand, there is a mass of new historical scholarship, about both Russell and Meinong, which has not circulated very far beyond specialist scholars. On the other hand, there are continuing problems and controversies concerning contemporary Russellian and Meinongian theories, many of them involving issues that simply did not occur to the original protagonists. This work provides an overview of the latest historical scholarship on (...)
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    An Invalid Epistemological Argument Against Double-Action Theories.Nicholas Griffin - 1978 - Analysis 38 (1):42 - 45.
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    Russell at McMaster University.Nicholas Griffin - 2001 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 20 (2):48-48.
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    Modality and the Tractatus.Nicholas Griffin - 1995 - Dialogue 34 (4):807-.
    A review of R Bradley's 'The Nature of All Being: A Study of Wittgenstein's\nModal Atomism'. Bradley argues that Wittgenstein's modal commitments\nin the 'Tractatus' are more extensive than usually appreciated. I\nargue that, nonetheless, Bradley's attempt to see Wittgenstein as\na major contributor to modal 'logic' is hard to square with Wittgenstein's\npervasive conflation of modal issues with significance ones.
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    Russell's "Horrible Travesty" of Meinong.Nicholas Griffin - 1977 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies:39-51.
    For a long time it was widely believed that meinong held that every object of reference had being. this has since come to be recognized as a 'horrible travesty' (findlay's phrase) of meinong's position. however, a new horrible travesty has grown up: namely, that the original misinterpretation of meinong was due to russell's early discussions of his work. while it is conceded that russell's later writings contained travesties of meinong, it is shown (using unpublished documents in the bertrand russell archives (...)
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  46. Sceptical Arguments.Nicholas Griffin & Merle Harton - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (122):17-30.
  47. The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 1: Cambridge Essays 1888-99.Kenneth Blackwell, Andrew Brink, Nicholas Griffin & Bertrand Russell (eds.) - 1983 - Routledge.
    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  48. REVIEWS-Relevant Logics and Their Rivals, Volume II.R. Brady & Nicholas Griffin - 2005 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 11 (1):70-71.
     
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  49. A. And V. Palmer, "Who's Who in Bloomsbury". [REVIEW]Nicholas Griffin - 1989 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 9 (1):81.
     
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  50. After "on Denoting": Themes From Russell and Meinong.Nicholas Griffin, Kenneth Blackwell & Dale Jacquette (eds.) - 2007 - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: Mcmaster University, Bertrand Russell Research Centre.
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