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  1. Ideas, Qualities and Corpuscles: Locke and Boyle on the External World.Peter Alexander - 1985 - Cambridge University Press.
    This study presents a substantial and often radical reinterpretation of some of the central themes of Locke's thought. Professor Alexander concentrates on the Essay Concerning Human Understanding and aims to restore that to its proper historical context. In Part I he gives a clear exposition of some of the scientific theories of Robert Boyle, which, he argues, heavily influenced Locke in employing similar concepts and terminology. Against this background, he goes on in Part II to provide an account of Locke's (...)
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    Problems From Locke.Peter Alexander - 1977 - Philosophical Quarterly 27 (107):169-172.
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    Ideas, Qualities and Corpuscles: Locke and Boyle on the External World.Paul Hoffman & Peter Alexander - 1987 - Philosophical Review 96 (4):603.
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    Symbolic Logic.Peter Alexander - 1978 - Philosophical Quarterly 28 (113):348.
  5. Rational Behaviour and Psychoanalytic Explanation.Peter Alexander - 1962 - Mind 71 (283):326-341.
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    Complementary Descriptions.Peter Alexander - 1956 - Mind 65 (258):145-165.
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  7. Sensationalism And Scientific Explanation.Peter Alexander - 1963 - Humanities Press.
    SENSATIONALISM 1 1. Introductory 1 2. Mach's Sensationalism 4 3. Developments of Sensationalism 22 II. THE INHERENT WEAKNESS OF SEN- SATIONALISM 25 1. The Point of Sensationalism 25 2. The Ambiguity of 'Sensation' 27 3. The Fundamental Conflict 35 4. Mistakes, Incorrigibility and Simplicity 40 III. DESCRIPTION 51 1. Describing and Descriptions 51 2. Describing in Terms of Sensations 67 IV. THE POSSIBILITY OF 'PURE' DES- CRIPTIONS 79 V. SCIENTIFIC PROBLEMS 99 VI. DESCRIPTIONS AND EXPLANATIONS 111 BIBLIOGRAPHY 142 INDEX 145 (...)
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  8. Pragmatic Paradoxes.Peter Alexander - 1950 - Mind 59 (236):536-538.
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    The Names of Secondary Qualities.Peter Alexander - 1977 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 77:203 - iv.
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    Theory-Construction and Theory-Testing.Peter Alexander - 1958 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 9 (33):29-38.
  11. New Books. [REVIEW]Richard Robinson, N. S. Sutherland, Marshall Cohen, Anthony Quinton, Peter Alexander, Colin Strang, R. F. Atkinson, C. H. Whiteley & H. G. Alexander - 1956 - Mind 65 (260):558-576.
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    Symbolic Logic.Peter Alexander - 1978 - Philosophy 53 (203):123-125.
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    XIII—The Names of Secondary Qualities.Peter Alexander - 1977 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 77 (1):203-220.
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    History of Philosophy: The Analytical Ideal.Christopher Janaway & Peter Alexander - 1988 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 62 (1):169 - 208.
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    I—The Presidential Address: Incongruent Counterparts and Absolute Space.Peter Alexander - 1985 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 85 (1):1-22.
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    Are Causal Laws Purely General?Peter Alexander & Peter Downing - 1970 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 44 (1):15-50.
    Peter Alexander: It is presumably admitted that laws, whether causal or not, are universal in form; they are appropriately stated in universal categoricals or unrestricted hypotheticals. I assume that this is not at issue in the question set. I take our question to be this: given that causal laws are universal statements, can they be said to be about, to apply to, to hold for, individual things? -/- Peter Downing: Mr. Alexander maintains that there are 'irreducibly singular' causal statements, and (...)
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    Wishes, Symptoms and Actions.Frank Cioffi & Peter Alexander - 1974 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 48 (1):97-134.
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    Symbolic Logic.Peter Alexander - 1978 - Philosophical Quarterly 28 (113):348-350.
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  19. Publications Received for Review.Daud A. Abdo, S. Agesthiaungom, N. Kumaraswami Raja, Peter Alexander, George Allen, Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman Barker, Hasan Jahangir Hamdani, Khwaja Dihlavi, Muhammad Shafi & Montreal Press - 1972 - Foundations of Language 8 (2):157.
     
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  20. "An Essay on Method." By C. Hillis Kaiser. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1954 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 5 (17):83.
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  21. An Introduction to Logic.Peter Alexander - 1969 - New York: Schocken Books.
  22. An Introduction to Logic the Criticism of Arguments.Peter Alexander - 1969
  23. A Preface to the Logic of Science.Peter Alexander - 1963 - Sheed & Ward.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1964 - British Journal of Aesthetics 4 (2):281-310.
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  25. "Conversation and Communication": Ruth Saw. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1964 - British Journal of Aesthetics 4 (2):170.
     
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  26. Cause and Cure in Psychotherapy.Peter Alexander & A. Macintyre - 1955 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 29:25-58.
     
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    Conjectures and Refutations.Peter Alexander - 1963 - Philosophical Books 4 (2):23-25.
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    Viii.—Critical Notices.Peter Alexander - 1957 - Mind 66 (264):554-559.
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    Curley on Locke and Boyle.Peter Alexander - 1974 - Philosophical Review 83 (2):229-237.
  30. Duhem, Pierre Maurice Marie.Peter Alexander - 1967 - In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York: Macmillan. pp. 2--423.
     
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  31. How Could a Respectable Seventeenth-Century Empiricist Be Influenced by Robert Boyle?Peter Alexander - 2005 - Locke Studies 5:103-118.
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    HUTTEN, E. H. The Language of Modern Physics. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1957 - Mind 66:554.
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    Inferences About Seeing.Peter Alexander - 1969 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 3:73-90.
    In his book Attention , Professor Alan White says ‘When you see X , it follows that if X is Y , you see Y whether you realise it or not.’ If, in passing through Paris, I saw a tall complex iron structure and that structure is the Eiffel Tower, then I saw the Eiffel Tower whether I realised it or not. I accept this, but because recent philosophical writings and discussions have cast doubt on the validity of the inference-pattern (...)
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    Inferences About Seeing1: Peter Alexander.Peter Alexander - 1969 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 3:73-90.
    In his book Attention, Professor Alan White says ‘When you see X, it follows that if X is Y, you see Y whether you realise it or not.’ If, in passing through Paris, I saw a tall complex iron structure and that structure is the Eiffel Tower, then I saw the Eiffel Tower whether I realised it or not. I accept this, but because recent philosophical writings and discussions have cast doubt on the validity of the inference-pattern I saw x (...)
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  35. III.—Other People’s Experiences.Peter Alexander - 1951 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 51 (1):25-46.
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  36. "Mind, Life and Body." By R. O. Kapp.Peter Alexander - 1952 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 3 ([9/12]):287.
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    MacKay on Complementary Descriptions.Peter Alexander - 1958 - Mind 67 (267):379-381.
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    New Books. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander, A. J. Ayer, P. F. Strawson, G. P. Henderson, John M. Hems, Roy Harris, Anthony Kenny, Ninian Smart, K. C. Barclay, Mary Hesse & A. C. Lloyd - 1966 - Mind 75 (182):442-461.
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    New Books. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander, R. C. Cross & Benjamin Gibbs - 1969 - Mind 78 (312):627-639.
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    New Books. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1954 - Mind 63 (251):627-639.
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  41. No Title Available.Peter Alexander - 1959 - Philosophy 34 (130):278-279.
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    No Title Available: PHILOSOPHY.Peter Alexander - 1964 - Philosophy 39 (149):278-279.
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  43. No Title Available.Peter Alexander - 1969 - Philosophy 44 (170):352-353.
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  44. No Title Available.Peter Alexander - 1959 - Philosophy 34 (130):251-252.
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    Open letter to the international philosophical community.Peter Alexander - 1986 - Analysis 46 (4):161.
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    Other People's Experiences.Peter Alexander - 1951 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 51:25-46.
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  47. On the Logic of Discovery.Peter Alexander - 1965 - Ratio (Misc.) 7 (2):219.
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    Primary and Secondary Qualities.Peter Alexander - 1987 - Cogito 1 (2):8-11.
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    Psychoanalysis and the Explanation of Behaviour.Peter Alexander - 1971 - Mind 80 (319):391-402.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Peter Alexander - 1967 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 18 (3):263-264.
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