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  1. Supervenience Physicalism: Meeting the Demands of Determination and Explanation.Thomas Gardner - 2005 - Philosophical Papers 34 (2):189-208.
    Abstract Non-reductive physicalism is currently the most widely held metaphysic of mind. My aim in this essay is to show that supervenience physicalism?perhaps the most common form of non-reductive physicalism?is not a defensible position. I argue that, in order for any supervenience thesis to ground a legitimate form of physicalism, it must yield the right sort of determination relation between physical and non-physical properties. Then I argue that non-reductionism leaves one without any explanation for the laws that are implied by (...)
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    Socrates and Plato on the Possibility of Akrasia.Thomas Gardner - 2002 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 40 (2):191-210.
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    The Subject Matter of Dewey's Metaphysics.Thomas Gardner - 2000 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 36 (3):393 - 405.
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    Wittgenstein’s Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary.Thomas Gardner - 1997 - Review of Metaphysics 51 (2):434-436.
    Marjorie Perloff’s Wittgenstein’s Ladder investigates the relationship between Wittgenstein’s manner of writing—a “process of interrogation... tentative, self-canceling, and self-correcting” —and what she terms the “‘ordinary language’ poetics so central to our own time”. “Philosophy ought really to be written only as a form of poetry,” Wittgenstein proposed, in Perloff’s translation of a remark in Culture and Value. What form of poetry, Perloff asks, do we find in Wittgenstein’s work? We find a “poetry” which, “travel[ing] over a wide field of thought (...)
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  5. Zum Problem der Metapher.Thomas Gardner - 1970 - Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft Und Geistesgeschichte 44 (4):727-737.
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