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  1. A Theory of Conditionals.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1968 - In Nicholas Rescher (ed.), Studies in Logical Theory (American Philosophical Quarterly Monographs 2). Oxford: Blackwell. pp. 98-112.
  2. Context and Content: Essays on Intentionality in Speech and Thought.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1999 - Oxford University Press UK.
    In Context and Content Robert Stalnaker develops a philosophical picture of the nature of speech and thought and the relations between them. Two themes in particular run through these collected essays: the role that the context in which speech takes place plays in accounting for the way language is used to express thought, and the role of the external environment in determining the contents of our thoughts. Stalnaker argues against the widespread assumption of the priority of linguistic over mental representation, (...)
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  3. Common Ground.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2002 - Linguistics and Philosophy 25 (5-6):701-721.
  4. Our Knowledge of the Internal World.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Starting in the middle -- Epistemic possibilities and the knowledge argument -- Locating ourselves in the world -- Notes on models of self-locating belief -- Phenomenal and epistemic indistinguishability -- Acquaintance and essence -- Knowing what one is thinking -- After the fall.
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  5. Assertion.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1978 - In Maite Ezcurdia & Robert J. Stainton (eds.), The Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary in Philosophy. Broadview Press. pp. 179.
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  6. Pragmatics.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1970 - Synthese 22 (1-2):272--289.
  7. Our Knowledge of the Internal World.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Robert Stalnaker opposes the traditional view that knowledge of one's own current thoughts and feelings is the unproblematic foundation for all knowledge. He argues that we can understand our knowledge of our thoughts and feelings only by viewing ourselves from the outside, by seeing our inner lives as features of the world as it is in itself.
     
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  8. Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    Robert Stalnaker draws together in this volume his seminal work in metaphysics. The central theme is the role of possible worlds in articulating our various metaphysical commitments. The book begins with reflections on the general idea of a possible world, and then uses the framework of possible worlds to formulate and clarify some questions about properties and individuals, reference, thought, and experience. The essays also reflect on the nature of metaphysics, and on the relation between questions about what there is (...)
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  9. Probability and Conditionals.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1970 - Philosophy of Science 37 (1):64-80.
    The aim of the paper is to draw a connection between a semantical theory of conditional statements and the theory of conditional probability. First, the probability calculus is interpreted as a semantics for truth functional logic. Absolute probabilities are treated as degrees of rational belief. Conditional probabilities are explicitly defined in terms of absolute probabilities in the familiar way. Second, the probability calculus is extended in order to provide an interpretation for counterfactual probabilities--conditional probabilities where the condition has zero probability. (...)
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  10. A Defense of Conditional Excluded Middle.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1981 - In William Harper, Robert C. Stalnaker & Glenn Pearce (eds.), Ifs. Reidel. pp. 87-104.
  11. Indexical Belief.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1981 - Synthese 49 (1):129-151.
  12. A Semantic Analysis of Conditional Logic.Robert C. Stalnaker & Richmond H. Thomason - 1970 - Theoria 36 (1):23-42.
  13. Assertion Revisited: On the Interpretation of Two-Dimensional Modal Semantics.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2004 - Philosophical Studies 118 (1-2):299-322.
    This paper concerns the applications of two-dimensional modal semantics to the explanation of the contents of speech and thought. Different interpretations and applications of the apparatus are contrasted. First, it is argued that David Kaplan's two-dimensional semantics for indexical expressions is different from the use that I made of a formally similar framework to represent the role of contingent information in the determination of what is said. But the two applications are complementary rather than conflicting. Second, my interpretation of the (...)
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  14. Assertion Revisited: On the Interpretation of Two-Dimensional Modal Semantics.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2004 - In Garc (ed.), Philosophical Studies. Oxford: Clarendon Press. pp. 293-309.
    This paper concerns the applications of two-dimensional modal semantics to the explanation of the contents of speech and thought. Different interpretations and applications of the apparatus are contrasted. First, it is argued that David Kaplan's two-dimensional semantics for indexical expressions is different from the use that I made of a formally similar framework to represent the role of contingent information in the determination of what is said. But the two applications are complementary rather than conflicting. Second, my interpretation of the (...)
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  15. The Problem of Logical Omniscience, I.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1991 - Synthese 89 (3):425 - 440.
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  16. Reference and Necessity.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1997 - In Bob Hale & Crispin Wright (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell.
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  17. Propositions.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1976 - In Alfred F. MacKay & Daniel D. Merrill (eds.), Issues in the Philosophy of Language: Proceedings of the 1972 Colloquium in Philosophy. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. pp. 79-91.
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    Models for Modalities: Selected Essays.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1972 - Journal of Philosophy 69 (15):456-460.
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  19. Modality and Reference.Richmond H. Thomason & Robert C. Stalnaker - 1968 - Noûs 2 (4):359-372.
  20. Comparing Qualia Across Persons.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1999 - Philosophical Topics 26 (1-2):385-406.
    Sydney Shoemaker has reconciled a broadly functionalist and materialist conception of the mind with what he calls “the common-sense view‘ of the inverted spectrum. This paper explores Shoemaker’s articulation and defence of the common sense view, and the conception of the content of qualitative experience the lies behind it. It examines the Frege-Schlick view, and a counterargument that Shoemaker uses to raise a prima facie problem for the view he is defending. It is argued that when Shoemaker’s account of qualia (...)
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  21. Impossibilities.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1996 - Philosophical Topics 24 (1):193-204.
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  22. Abstraction in First-Order Modal Logic.Robert C. Stalnaker & Richmond H. Thomason - 1968 - Theoria 34 (3):203-207.
    The first amounts, roughly, to "It is necessarily the case that any President of the U.S. is a citizen of the U.S." But the second says, "the person who in fact is the President of the U.S, has the property of necessarily being a citizen of the U.S," Thus, while (2) is clearly true, it would be reasonable to consider (3) false.
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  23. On What Possible Worlds Could Not Be.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1996 - In S. Stich & A. Morton (eds.), Benacerraf and his Critics.
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    On a Defense of the Hegemony of Representation.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1996 - Philosophical Issues 7:101-108.
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    The Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1973 - Philosophical Review 82 (1):126.
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    A Sketch of Some Recent Developments in the Theory of Conditionals.William L. Harper, Robert Stalnaker, Glenn Pearce, Robert C. Stalnaker, David Lewis & D. Hockney - 1984 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 49 (4):1411-1413.
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    Events, Periods, and Institutions in Historians' Language.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1967 - History and Theory 6 (2):159-179.
    In the same way that it is possible - by a loosely specified class of more or less well accepted statements - to know the referent of an ordinary proper name, we can understand a name like "the Renaissance." But names of events and periods have an indeterminacy not shared by names of men; with holistic names, the criteria of identity for the kind of thing are fluid, while the analogous criteria for being a man are not. Despite this indeterminacy, (...)
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    Tenses and Pronouns.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1973 - Journal of Philosophy 70 (18):610-612.
  29. A Critical Review of Injury.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1987 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 16 (3):229-272.
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    Abstracts From "Philosophy of Science".Robert C. Stalnaker - 1970 - Synthese 22 (1/2):290.
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    Henry Albert Finch. An Explication of Counterfactuals by Probability Theory. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 18 No. 3 , Pp. 368–378. - Richard C. Jeffrey. A Note on Finch's “An Explication of Counterfactuals by Probability Theory.”Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 20 No. 1 , P. 116. - Henry Albert Finch. Due Care in Explicating Counterfactuals: A Reply to Mr. Jeffrey. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 20 No. 1 , Pp. 117–118. [REVIEW]Robert C. Stalnaker - 1973 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 38 (1):145-146.
  32. Inquiry.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1984 - Linguistics and Philosophy 11 (4):515-519.
     
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  33. Knowledge and Conditionals: Essays on the Structure of Inquiry.Robert C. Stalnaker - 2019 - Oxford University Press.
    Robert C. Stalnaker presents a set of essays on the structure of inquiry. First he focuses on the concepts of knowledge, belief, and partial belief, and on the rules and procedures we ought to use to determine what to believe. Then he explores the relations between conditionals and causal and explanatory concepts.
     
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  34. On Knowing Where You Are and What It's Like.Robert C. Stalnaker - in preparation
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Robert C. Stalnaker - 1967 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 18 (1):72-74.
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    Wallace on Propositional Attitudes.Robert C. Stalnaker - 1969 - Journal of Philosophy 66 (22):803-806.
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