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  1. Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience.M. R. Bennett & P. M. S. Hacker - 2003 - Wiley-Blackwell.
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    Human Nature: The Categorial Framework.P. M. S. Hacker - 2007 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This major new study by one of the most penetrating and persistent critics of philosophical and scientific orthodoxy, returns to Aristotle in order to examine the salient categories in terms of which we think about ourselves and our nature, and the distinctive forms of explanation we invoke to render ourselves intelligible to ourselves. The culmination of 40 years of thought on the philosophy of mind and the nature of the mankind Written by one of the world’s leading philosophers, the co-author (...)
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  3. Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience.Max R. Bennett & P. M. S. Hacker - 2006 - Behavior and Philosophy 34:71-87.
    The book "Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience" is an engaging criticism of cognitive neuroscience from the perspective of a Wittgensteinian philosophy of ordinary language. The authors' main claim is that assertions like "the brain sees" and "the left hemisphere thinks" are integral to cognitive neuroscience but that they are meaningless because they commit the mereological fallacy—ascribing to parts of humans, properties that make sense to predicate only of whole humans. The authors claim that this fallacy is at the heart of Cartesian (...)
     
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  4. Insight and Illusion: Themes in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein.P. M. S. Hacker - 1986 - Oxford University Press.
    Since the first publication of Insight and Illusion in l972, a wealth of Wittgenstein's writings have become accessible. Accordingly, in this edition Professor Hacker has rewritten six of his eleven original chapters and revised the others to incorporate the new abundant material. Insight and Illusion now fully clarifies the historical backgrounds of Wittgenstein's highly different masterpieces, the Tractatus and the Investigations, and traces the evolution of Wittgenstein's thought. Hacker explains all of Wittgenstein's writings in detail, focusing on his critique of (...)
     
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  5. Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy.P. M. S. Hacker - 1996 - Blackwell.
    This text provides a unique and compelling account of Wittgenstein's impact upon twentieth century analytic philosophy, from its inception at the turn of the ...
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  6. Neuroscience and Philosophy: Brain, Mind, and Language.M. Bennett, D. C. Dennett, P. M. S. Hacker & J. R. & Searle (eds.) - 2007 - Columbia University Press.
    "Neuroscience and Philosophy" begins with an excerpt from "Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience," in which Maxwell Bennett and Peter Hacker question the ...
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    Scepticism, Rules and Language.Gordon P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 1984 - Blackwell.
  8. Wittgenstein: Rules, Grammar and Necessity.Gordon P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 1985 - Blackwell.
  9. Is There Anything It is Like to Be a Bat?P. M. S. Hacker - 2002 - Philosophy 77 (300):157-174.
    The concept of consciousness has been the source of much philosophical, cognitive scientific and neuroscientific discussion for the past two decades. Many scientists, as well as philosophers, argue that at the moment we are almost completely in the dark about the nature of consciousness. Stuart Sutherland, in a much quoted remark, wrote that.
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    The Intellectual Powers: A Study of Human Nature.P. M. S. Hacker - 2013 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _The Intellectual Powers_ is a philosophical investigation into the cognitive and cogitative powers of mankind. It develops a connective analysis of our powers of consciousness, intentionality, mastery of language, knowledge, belief, certainty, sensation, perception, memory, thought, and imagination, by one of Britain’s leading philosophers. It is an essential guide and handbook for philosophers, psychologists, and cognitive neuroscientists. The culmination of 45 years of reflection on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and the nature of the human person No other book in (...)
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    Wittgenstein: Comparisons and Context.P. M. S. Hacker - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume collects P. M. S. Hacker's papers on Wittgenstein and related themes written over the last decade. Hacker provides comparative studies of a range of topics--including Wittgenstein's philosophy of psychology, conception of grammar, and treatment of intentionality--and defends his own Wittgensteinian conception of philosophy.
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    Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies.P. M. S. Hacker - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    Focusing on diverse aspects of Wittgenstein's philosophy, this volume not only provides a valuable introduction, but also investigates connections between the philosophy of Wittgenstein, other philosophers--in particular, Frege, Frazer, Carnap, and Strawson--and philosophical trends. It also illuminates very different aspects of Wittgenstein's thought, probing into the controversies it stimulates, as well as into its influence.
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    Wittgenstein, Meaning and Mind.P. M. S. Hacker - 1990 - Blackwell.
    ... 243-) INTRODUCTION §§243- constitute the eighth 'chapter' of the book. Its point of departure is a natural query with respect to the conclusion of the ...
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  14. Wittgenstein, Mind and Will.P. M. S. Hacker - 1996 - Blackwell.
  15. Was He Trying to Whisde It.P. M. S. Hacker - 2000 - In Alice Crary & Rupert J. Read (eds.), The New Wittgenstein. Routledge.
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    Wittgenstein's Place in Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy.David G. Stern & P. M. S. Hacker - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (3):449.
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  17. Wittgenstein, Carnap and the New American Wittgensteinians.P. M. S. Hacker - 2003 - Philosophical Quarterly 53 (210):01–23.
    James Conant, a proponent of the ‘New American Wittgenstein’, has argued that the standard inter- pretation of Wittgenstein is wholly mistaken in respect of Wittgenstein’s critique of metaphysics and the attendant conception of nonsense. The standard interpretation, Conant holds, misascribes to Wittgenstein Carnapian views on the illegitimacy of metaphysical utterances, on logical syntax and grammar, and on the nature of nonsense. Against this account, I argue that (i) Carnap is misrepresented; (ii) the so-called standard interpretation (in so far as I (...)
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    How theTractatuswas Meant to Be Read.P. M. S. Hacker - 2015 - Philosophical Quarterly 65 (261):648-668.
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  19. Insight and Illusion.P. M. S. Hacker - 1974 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 4 (1):201-211.
     
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  20. Wittgenstein: Understanding and Meaning: Volume 1 of an Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations, Part I: Essays.G. P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 2005 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This is a new edition of the first volume of G.P.Baker and P.M.S. Hacker’s definitive reference work on Wittgenstein’s _Philosophical Investigations_. New edition of the first volume of the monumental four-volume _Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations._ Takes into account much material that was unavailable when the first edition was written. Following Baker’s death in 2002, P.M.S. Hacker has thoroughly revised the first volume, rewriting many essays and sections of exegesis completely. Part One - the Essays - now includes two (...)
     
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    Before the Mereological Fallacy: A Rejoinder to Rom Harré.P. M. S. Hacker - 2013 - Philosophy 88 (1):141-148.
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  22. On Davidson's Idea of a Conceptual Scheme.P. M. S. Hacker - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (184):289-307.
    This paper is an examination of Donald Davidson's writings on the idea of a conceptual scheme--and idea which he famously rejects. O relevance in this is the notion of linguistic relativity and the famous Whorf-Sapir thesis.
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  23. Meaning and Use.P. M. S. Hacker - 2010 - In Daniel Whiting (ed.), The Later Wittgenstein on Language. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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    Passing by the Naturalistic Turn: On Quine's Cul-de-Sac.P. M. S. Hacker - 2006 - Philosophy 81 (2):231-253.
    1. Naturalism Naturalism, it has been said, is the distinctive development in philosophy over the last thirty years. There has been a naturalistic turn away from the a priori methods of traditional philosophy to a conception of philosophy as continuous with natural science. The doctrine has been extensively discussed and has won considerable following in the USA. This is, on the whole, not true of Britain and continental Europe, where the pragmatist tradition never took root, and the temptations of scientism (...)
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  25. Philosophy: A Contribution, Not to Human Knowledge, but to Human Understanding.P. M. S. Hacker - 2009 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 65:129-.
    P. M. S. Hacker 1. The poverty of philosophy as a science Throughout its history philosophy has been thought to be a member of a community of intellectual disciplines united by their common pursuit of knowledge. It has sometimes been thought to be the queen of the sciences, at other times merely their under-labourer. But irrespective of its social status, it was held to be a participant in the quest for knowledge – a cognitive discipline. Cognitive disciplines may be a (...)
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  26. Law, Morality, and Society: Essays in Honour of H. L. A. Hart.P. M. S. Hacker & Joseph Raz (eds.) - 1977 - Oxford University Press.
    Law, Morality and Society Essays in Honour of H.L.A Hart.
     
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    Scepticism, Rules and Language.Joseph Sartorelli, G. P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (4):660.
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  28. Appearance and Reality: A Philosophical Investigation Into Perception and Perceptual Qualities.P. M. S. Hacker - 1987 - Cambridge: Blackwell.
  29. On Misunderstanding Wittgenstein: Kripke's Private Language Argument.Gordon P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 1984 - Synthese 58 (3):407-450.
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    Events and Objects in Space and Time.P. M. S. Hacker - 1982 - Mind 91 (361):1-19.
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    An Intellectual Entertainment: Thought and Language.P. M. S. Hacker - 2017 - Philosophy 92 (2):271-296.
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  32. A Philosopher of Philosophy. [REVIEW]P. M. S. Hacker - 2009 - Philosophical Quarterly 59 (235):337-348.
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  33. On the Ontology of Belief.P. M. S. Hacker - 2004 - In Mark Siebel & Mark Textor (eds.), Semantik Und Ontologie. Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag. pp. 2--185.
    1. _The project_ Over the last two and a half centuries three main strands of opinion can be discerned in philosophers.
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    Naming, Thinking and Meaning in the Tractatus.P. M. S. Hacker - 1999 - Philosophical Investigations 22 (2):119–135.
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    An Intellectual Entertainment: Thought and Thinking.P. M. S. Hacker - 2017 - Philosophy 92 (1):97-128.
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  36. Malcolm on Language and Rules.Gordon P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 1990 - Philosophy 65 (252):167-179.
    In ‘Wittgenstein on Language and Rules’, Professor N. Malcolm took us to task for misinterpreting Wittgenstein's arguments on the relationship between the concept of following a rule and the concept of community agreement on what counts as following a given rule. Not that we denied that there are any grammatical connections between these concepts. On the contrary, we emphasized that a rule and an act in accord with it make contact in language. Moreover we argued that agreement in judgments and (...)
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  37. Insight and Illusion: Themes in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein.P. M. S. Hacker - 1989 - Philosophical Quarterly 39 (155):231-239.
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    Functions in Begriffsschrift.G. P. Baker & P. M. S. Hacker - 2003 - Synthese 135 (3):273 - 297.
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  39. Wittgenstein: On Human Nature.P. M. S. Hacker - 1998 - Phoenix.
    This essential introduction to the philosopher and his thought, combines passages from Wittgenstein with detailed interpretation. Hacker leads us into a world of philosophical investigation in which "to smell a rat is ever so much easier than to trap it". Wittgenstein defined humans as language-using creatures. The role of philosophy is to ask questions which reveal the limits and nature of language. Taking the expression, description and observation of pain as examples, Hacker explores the ingenuity with which Wittgenstein identified the (...)
     
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    Insight and Illusion: Wittgenstein on Philosophy and the Metaphysics of Experience.P. M. S. Hacker - 1975 - Oxford University Press.
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  41. The Relevance of Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology to the Psychological Sciences.P. M. S. Hacker - unknown
    P. M. S. Hacker 1. The ‘confusion of psychology’ On the concluding page of what is now called ‘Part II’ of the Investigations, Wittgenstein wrote.
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    What Is Wrong Indeed?P. M. S. Hacker - 2013 - Philosophical Investigations 36 (3):251-268.
    This is a critical response to Dr. Tamara Dobler's paper “What Is Wrong with Hacker's Wittgenstein? On Grammar, Context and Sense-Determination.” It demonstrates that Dr. Dobler has no idea of what Wittgenstein meant by “grammar” or “rule of grammar.” She does not know what Wittgenstein meant by “grammatical proposition,” nor does she know what a compositional account of meaning or a category mistake is. She labours under the illusion that to say, as Wittgenstein did, that a rule of grammar excludes (...)
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  43. The Rise and Fall of the Picture Theory.P. M. S. Hacker - 1981 - In Irving Block & Ludwig Wittgenstein (eds.), Perspectives on the Philosophy of Wittgenstein. MIT Press.
     
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  44. Of Knowledge and Knowing That Someone is in Pain.P. M. S. Hacker - 2005 - In Alois Pichler & Simo Saatela (eds.), Wittgenstein: The Philosopher and His Works. The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.
    1. First person authority: the received explanation Over a wide range of psychological attributes, a mature speaker seems to enjoy a defeasible form of authority on how things are with him. The received explanation of this is epistemic, and rests upon a cognitive assumption. The speaker’s word is a authoritative because when things are thus-and-so with him, then normally he knows that they are. This is held to be because the speaker has direct and privileged access to the contents of (...)
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    An Orrery of Intentionality.P. M. S. Hacker - 2001 - Language and Communication 21 (2):119-141.
    P.M.S. Hacker 1. _The problems of Intentionality_ The problems of intentionality have exercised philosophers since the dawn of their subject. In the last century they were brought afresh into the limelight by Brentano. Famously he remarked that.
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  46. Wittgenstein : Meaning and Understanding.Gordon P. Baker, P. M. S. Hacker & Ludwig Wittgenstein - 1983
     
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  47. Wittgenstein: Mind and Will, Volume 4 of an Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations.P. M. S. Hacker - 2000 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This fourth and final volume of the monumental commentary on Wittgenstein's _Philosophical Investigations_ covers pp 428-693 of the book. Like the previous volumes, it consists of philosophical essays and exegesis.
     
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  48. Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies.P. M. S. Hacker - 2002 - Philosophy 77 (301):461-464.
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    Davidson on First-Person Authority.P. M. S. Hacker - 1997 - Philosophical Quarterly 47 (188):285-304.
    Davidson’s explanation of first‐person authority in utterance of sentences of the form ‘I V that p’ derives first‐person authority from the requirements of interpretation of speech. His account is committed to the view that utterance sentences are truth‐bearers, that believing that p is a matter of holding true an utterance sentence, and that a speaker’s knowledge of what he means gives him knowledge of what belief he expresses by his utterance. These claims are here faulted. His explanation of first‐person authority (...)
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  50. The Heights of the Twentieth Century.P. M. S. Hacker - 2011 - Analysis 71 (2):211-216.
    I was amazed to read that Professor Galen Strawson, who took up philosophy in 1972 at Cambridge, was then given to understand that the nine propositions he lists in ‘The depth(s) of the twentieth century’ (2010: 607) were generally considered to be true. I took up philosophy in 1960 in Oxford, and I was not given to understand any such thing. It is not obvious that there was a sea change with regard to these themes in the 12 years between (...)
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