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  1. A Machine That Knows Its Own Code.Samuel A. Alexander - 2014 - Studia Logica 102 (3):567-576.
  2. An Axiomatic Version of Fitch's Paradox.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Synthese 190 (12):2015-2020.
    A variation of Fitch’s paradox is given, where no special rules of inference are assumed, only axioms. These axioms follow from the familiar assumptions which involve rules of inference. We show (by constructing a model) that by allowing that possibly the knower doesn’t know his own soundness (while still requiring he be sound), Fitch’s paradox is avoided. Provided one is willing to admit that sound knowers may be ignorant of their own soundness, this might offer a way out of the (...)
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  3. This Sentence Does Not Contain the Symbol X.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - The Reasoner 7 (9):108.
    A suprise may occur if we use a similar strategy to the Liar's paradox to mathematically formalize "This sentence does not contain the symbol X".
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  4. A Purely Epistemological Version of Fitch's Paradox.Samuel Alexander - 2012 - The Reasoner 6 (4):59-60.
     
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  5. Fast-Collapsing Theories.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Studia Logica (1):1-21.
    Reinhardt’s conjecture, a formalization of the statement that a truthful knowing machine can know its own truthfulness and mechanicalness, was proved by Carlson using sophisticated structural results about the ordinals and transfinite induction just beyond the first epsilon number. We prove a weaker version of the conjecture, by elementary methods and transfinite induction up to a smaller ordinal.
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    Space, Time, and Deity: The Gifford Lectures at Glasgow 1916-1918.Samuel Alexander - 1920 - Dover Publications.
  7. Biologically Unavoidable Sequences.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 20 (1):1-13.
    A biologically unavoidable sequence is an infinite gender sequence which occurs in every gendered, infinite genealogical network satisfying certain tame conditions. We show that every eventually periodic sequence is biologically unavoidable (this generalizes König's Lemma), and we exhibit some biologically avoidable sequences. Finally we give an application of unavoidable sequences to cellular automata.
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    Guessing, Mind-Changing, and the Second Ambiguous Class.Samuel Alexander - 2016 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 57 (2):209-220.
    In his dissertation, Wadge defined a notion of guessability on subsets of the Baire space and gave two characterizations of guessable sets. A set is guessable if and only if it is in the second ambiguous class, if and only if it is eventually annihilated by a certain remainder. We simplify this remainder and give a new proof of the latter equivalence. We then introduce a notion of guessing with an ordinal limit on how often one can change one’s mind. (...)
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    A Paradox Related to the Turing Test.Samuel Alexander - 2011 - The Reasoner 5 (6):90-90.
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    The First-Order Syntax of Variadic Functions.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 54 (1):47-59.
    We extend first-order logic to include variadic function symbols, and prove a substitution lemma. Two applications are given: one to bounded quantifier elimination and one to the definability of certain Borel sets.
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    Infinite Graphs in Systematic Biology, with an Application to the Species Problem.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Acta Biotheoretica 61 (2):181--201.
    We argue that C. Darwin and more recently W. Hennig worked at times under the simplifying assumption of an eternal biosphere. So motivated, we explicitly consider the consequences which follow mathematically from this assumption, and the infinite graphs it leads to. This assumption admits certain clusters of organisms which have some ideal theoretical properties of species, shining some light onto the species problem. We prove a dualization of a law of T.A. Knight and C. Darwin, and sketch a decomposition result (...)
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    Philosophical and Literary Pieces.Samuel Alexander - 1939 - Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press.
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    Voluntary Simplicity and the Social Reconstruction of Law: Degrowth From the Grassroots Up.Samuel Alexander - 2013 - Environmental Values 22 (2):287-308.
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  14. Spinoza and Time.Samuel Alexander - 1921 - G. Allen & Unwin.
     
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    Formulas for Computable and Non-Computable Functions.Samuel Alexander - 2006 - Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal 7 (2).
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    Beauty and Other Forms of Value.Samuel Alexander - 1933 - New York: Crowell.
  17. The Basis of Realism.Samuel Alexander - 1914 - [Oxford University Press].
     
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    Arithmetical Algorithms for Elementary Patterns.Samuel A. Alexander - 2015 - Archive for Mathematical Logic 54 (1-2):113-132.
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  19. Art and Instinct.Samuel Alexander - 1927 - R. West.
  20. Art and the Material the Adamson Lecture for 1925.Samuel Alexander - 1925 - The University Press.
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  21. Artistic Creation and Cosmic Creation.Samuel Alexander - 1927 - London: H. Milford.
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  22. Locke.Samuel Alexander - 1908 - Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press.
     
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  23. Moral Order and Progress an Analysis of Ethical Conceptions.Samuel Alexander - 1889 - K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co..
     
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  24. Natural Piety.Samuel Alexander - 1921 - Hibbert Journal 20:609.
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  25. Ptolemaic and Copernican Views of the Place of Mind in the Universe.Samuel Alexander - 1909 - Hibbert Journal 8:47-66.
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  26. Spinoza an Address in Commemoration of the Tercentenary of Spinoza's Birth.Samuel Alexander - 1933 - Manchester University Press.
     
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  27. Critical Notice: St. George Mivart, On Truth: A Systematic Inquiry. [REVIEW]Samuel Alexander - 1889 - Mind 14 (55):420-425.
     
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    Space, Time.Samuel Alexander - 1966 - London: Macmillan.
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  29. On Truth. [REVIEW]Samuel Alexander - 1889 - Mind 14 (55):420-425.
     
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