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  1. Moral Dilemmas and Consistency.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1980 - Journal of Philosophy 77 (3):121-136.
    Marcus argues that moral dilemmas are real, but that they are not the result of inconsistent moral principles. Moral principles are consistent just in case there is some world where all principles are 'obeyable.' They are inconsistent just in case there is no world where all are 'obeyable.' What this logical point is meant to show is that moral dilemmas do not make moral codes inconsistent. She also discusses guilt, and argues that guilt is still appropriate even in cases of (...)
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  2. Modalities and Intensional Languages.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1961 - Synthese 13 (4):303-322.
  3. Some Revisionary Proposals About Belief and Believing.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1990 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 50:133 - 153.
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  4. More About Moral Dilemmas.Ruth Barcan Marcus & H. E. Mason - 1996 - In H. E. Mason (ed.), Moral Dilemmas and Moral Theory. Oxford University Press.
     
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  5. Rationality and Believing the Impossible.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1983 - Journal of Philosophy 80 (6):321-338.
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    Modalities.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1996 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (4):978-979.
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  7. Possibilia and Possible Worlds.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25:107-133.
    Four questions are raised about the semantics of Quantified Modal Logic. Does QML admit possible objects, i.e. possibilia? Is it plausible to admit them? Can sense be made of such objects? Is QML committed to the existence of possibilia? The conclusions are that QML, generalized as in Kripke, would seem to accommodate possibilia, but they are rejected on philosophical and semantical grounds. Things must be encounterable, directly nameable and a part of the actual order before they may plausibly enter into (...)
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  8. A Proposed Solution to a Puzzle About Belief.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1981 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 6 (1):501-510.
  9. Quantification and Ontology.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1972 - Noûs 6 (3):240-250.
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    A Philosopher’s Calling.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 2015 - In Michael Frauchiger (ed.), Modalities, Identity, Belief, and Moral Dilemmas: Themes From Barcan Marcus. De Gruyter. pp. 17-38.
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  11. Interpreting Quantification.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1962 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 5 (1-4):252 – 259.
    Alternative readings of quantification are considered. The absence of an unequivocal translation into ordinary speech is noted. Some examples are cited which, in the opinion of the author, are a result of equivocal readings of quantification, or unnecessarily restrictive readings which obscure its primary function.
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    Essential Attribution.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1971 - Journal of Philosophy 68 (7):187-202.
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  13. Essentialism in Modal Logic.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1967 - Noûs 1 (1):91-96.
  14. Extensionality.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1960 - Mind 69 (273):55-62.
  15. Dispensing with Possibilia.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1975 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 49:39 - 51.
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    Nominalism and the Substitutional Quantifier.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1978 - The Monist 61 (3):351-362.
    It has been suggested that a substitutional semantics for quantification theory lends itself to nominalistic aims. I should like in this paper to explore that claim.
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  17. The Logical Enterprise.Alan Ross Anderson, Ruth Barcan Marcus, R. M. Martin & Frederic B. Fitch (eds.) - 1975 - Yale University Press.
    Metaphysics and language: Quine, W. V. O. On the individuation of attributes. Körner, S. On some relations between logic and metaphysics. Marcus, R. B. Does the principle of substitutivity rest on a mistake? Van Fraassen, B. C. Platonism's pyrrhic victory. Martin, R. M. On some prepositional relations. Kearns, J. T. Sentences and propositions.--Basic and combinatorial logic: Orgass, R. J. Extended basic logic and ordinal numbers. Curry, H. B. Representation of Markov algorithms by combinators.--Implication and consistency: Anderson, A. R. Fitch on (...)
     
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    Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Tony Roy & Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1995 - Philosophical Review 104 (2):330.
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  19. Does the Principle of Substitutivity Rest on a Mistake?Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1975 - In Alan Ross Anderson, Ruth Barcan Marcus, R. M. Martin & Frederic B. Fitch (eds.), The Logical Enterprise. Yale University Press.
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    Aristotle's Modal Syllogisms.Ruth Barcan Marcus & Storrs McCall - 1965 - Philosophical Review 74 (4):539.
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    Names and Descriptions.Ruth Barcan Marcus & Leonard Linsky - 1978 - Philosophical Review 87 (3):497.
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    Iterated Deontic Modalities.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1966 - Mind 75 (300):580-582.
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    Strict Implication, Deducibility and the Deduction Theorem.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1953 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 18 (3):234-236.
  24. Modality, Morality and Belief: Essays in Honor of Ruth Barcan Marcus.Ruth Barcan Marcus, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Diana Raffman & Nicholas Asher (eds.) - 1994 - Cambridge University Press.
    Modality, morality and belief are among the most controversial topics in philosophy today, and few philosophers have shaped these debates as deeply as Ruth Barcan Marcus. Inspired by her work, a distinguished group of philosophers explore these issues, refine and sharpen arguments and develop new positions on such topics as possible worlds, moral dilemmas, essentialism, and the explanation of actions by beliefs. This 'state of the art' collection honours one of the most rigorous and iconoclastic of philosophical pioneers.
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    The Anti-Naturalism of Some Language Centered Accounts of Belief.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1995 - Dialectica 49 (2-4):113-30.
    Common sense explanations of human action are often framed in terms of an agent's beliefs and desires. Recent widely received views also take believing and desiring as attitudes of an agent to linguistic or quasi‐linguistic entities. It is here claimed that such a narrow view of cognitive attitudes is not supportable, since even among lingual non‐verbal responses are often overriding evidence for belief and desire, even where they run counter to sincere verbal assents. The view is also curiously non naturalistic (...)
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  26. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1961 - Oxford University Press.
    Based on her earlier ground-breaking axiomatization of quantified modal logic, the papers collected here by the distinguished philosopher Ruth Barcan Marcus cover much ground in the development of her thought, spanning from 1961 to 1990. The first essay here introduces themes initially viewed as iconoclastic, such as the necessity of identity, the directly referential role of proper names as "tags", the Barcan Formula about the interplay of possibility and existence, and alternative interpretations of quantification. Marcus also addresses the putative puzzles (...)
  27. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1993 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 185 (1):118-119.
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  28. A Functional Calculus of First Order Based on Strict Implication.Ruth Barcan[from old catalog] Marcus - 1946 - [N. P..
     
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    Classes, Collections, and Individuals.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1974 - American Philosophical Quarterly 11 (3):227 - 232.
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  30. Are Possible, Non Actual Objects Real?Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1997 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 51 (200):251-257.
  31. Quentin Smith.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1998 - In J. H. Fetzer & P. Humphreys (eds.), The New Theory of Reference: Kripke, Marcus, and its Origins. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 3.
     
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    Possibiha and Possible Worlds.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25:107-133.
    Four questions are raised about the semantics of Quantified Modal Logic. Does QML admit possible objects, i.e. possibilia? Is it plausible to admit them? Can sense be made of such objects? Is QML committed to the existence of possibilia?The conclusions are that QML, generalized as in Kripke, would seem to accommodate possibilia, but they are rejected on philosophical and semantical grounds. Things must be encounterable, directly nameable and a part of the actual order before they may plausibly enter into the (...)
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    Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Vii: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Salzburg, 1983.Ruth Barcan Marcus, Georg Dorn & Paul Weingartner (eds.) - 1986 - Elsevier.
    Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science VII.
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    Errata: Some Revisionary Proposals About Belief and Believing.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (3).
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    Is There Irrationality in the Existence of a Plurality of Philosophical Theories.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1985 - Dialectica 39 (4):321-328.
    Summary In this paper some claims of Professor Ricoeur are challenged. It is pointed out on historical grounds that counter to Professor Ricoeur's claim, most past philosophies are displaced, or ignored. The surviving canon is small and very selective. There is, therefore, substantial agreement on the large corpus which is rejected. It is also argued that Professor Ricoeur's contrast between philosophy and the sciences is too sharp since in the history of modern sciences there are always conflicting theories existing in (...)
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    The Elimination of Contextually Defined Predicates in a Modal System.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1950 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 15 (2):92.
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    F.B. Fitch 1908-1987.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1988 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 61 (3):551 - 553.
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    Errata: Some Revisionary Proposals About Belief and Believing.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (1).
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    Max Black.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1990 - Dialectica 44 (1-2):5-8.
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    The Elimination of Contextually Defined Predicates in a Modal System.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1951 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 16 (1):73-74.
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    Reply to Dr. Lambert.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1963 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 6 (1-4):325-327.
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    Letters to the Editor.Richard E. Hart, Ruth Barcan Marcus & Steven Jay Gold - 1988 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 61 (5):867 - 869.
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    Max Black (1909–1988).Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1990 - Dialectica 44 (1‐2):5-8.
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    Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic.Ruth Barcan Marcus, William Boone & Richard Montague - 1966 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 31 (1):147-147.
  45. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1993 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 57 (2):389-389.
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  46. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1993 - Oup Usa.
    This collection of Marcus's non-technical essays include her earlier ground-breaking axiomatizations of quantified modal logic, and explore such topics as the necessity of identity, the directly referential role of proper names as "tags", the interplay of possibility and existence, and others viewed as iconoclastic when Marcus first addressed them, but now long incorporated into current discussion.
     
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  47. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1993 - Erkenntnis 44 (1):125-128.
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  48. Modalities: Philosophical Essays.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 1993 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 46 (2):267-274.
     
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  49. Suggested Further Reading.Ruth Barcan Marcus - 2008 - In Aloysius Martinich (ed.), The Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press. pp. 376.
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  50. Portraits of American Philosophy.Nicholas Wolterstorff, J. B. Schneewind, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Ruth Barcan Marcus, Richard J. Bernstein & Harry Frankfurt - 2013 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    In Portraits of American Philosophy eight of America's leading philosophers offer autobiographical narratives, reminding us that the life of a scholar is both a personal struggle and an adventure in ideas. Selected from the prestigious John Dewey Lectures, these reminiscences provide personal perspectives on how a generation of scholars faced barriers built on prejudices of religion, race, gender, and sexual orientation, while being affected by the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and feminism.
     
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