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  1. Consciousness and Experience.William G. Lycan - 1996 - MIT Press.
    Lycan not only uses the numerous arguments against materialism, and functionalist theories of mind in particular, to gain a more detailed positive view of the ..
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    Consciousness Explained.William G. Lycan - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (3):424.
  3. Judgement and Justification.William G. Lycan - 1988 - Cambridge University Press.
    Toward theory a homuncular of believing For years and years, philosophers took thoughts and beliefs to be modifications of incorporeal Cartesian egos. ...
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    On the Plurality of Worlds.William G. Lycan - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (1):42-47.
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  5. Consciousness.William G. Lycan - 1987 - MIT Press.
    In this book, William Lycan reviews the diverse philosophical views on consciousness--including those of Kripke, Block, Campbell, Sellars, and Casteneda--and ..
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  6. Consciousness and Experience.William G. Lycan - 1996 - Philosophy 72 (282):602-604.
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  7. Form, Function and Feel.William G. Lycan - 1981 - Journal of Philosophy 78 (January):24-50.
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    Real Conditionals.William G. Lycan - 2001 - Oxford, England: Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    This book contends that insufficient attention has been paid to the syntax of conditionals, as investigated by linguists.
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  9. Consciousness.William G. Lycan - 1988 - Mind 97 (388):640-642.
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  10. Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction.William G. Lycan - 1999 - Routledge.
    _Philosophy of Language_ introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language. Topics are structured in three parts in the book. Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan's distinction, problems of anaphora, the description theory of proper names, Searle's cluster theory, and the causal-historical theory. Part II, Theories of Meaning, surveys the competing theories of linguistic meaning and compares their various advantages and liabilities. Part III, Pragmatics and (...)
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  11. On the Gettier Problem Problem.William G. Lycan - 2006 - In Stephen Hetherington (ed.), Epistemology Futures. Oxford University Press. pp. 148--168.
     
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  12. The Continuity of Levels of Nature.William G. Lycan - 1990 - In Mind and Cognition: A Reader. Blackwell. pp. 77--96.
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    Mind and Meaning.William G. Lycan - 1984 - Philosophical Review 93 (2):282.
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    Modality and Meaning.William G. Lycan - 1994 - Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    MEANING POSTULATES REINSTATED If I am right in agreeing with Cresswell that the "logicarrlexicaT distinction is one of degree rather than one of kind, that in turn impugns the distinction between the official truth-rules that define logical ...
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  15. The Case for Phenomenal Externalism.William G. Lycan - 2001 - Philosophical Perspectives 15:17-35.
    Since Twin Earth was discovered by American philosophical-space explorers in the 1970s, the domain of.
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  16. Giving Dualism its Due.William G. Lycan - 2009 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 87 (4):551-563.
    Despite the current resurgence of modest forms of mind?body dualism, traditional Cartesian immaterial-substance dualism has few, if any, defenders. This paper argues that no convincing case has been made against substance dualism, and that standard objections to it can be credibly answered.
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  17. The Trouble with Possible Worlds.William G. Lycan - 1979 - In Michael J. Loux (ed.), The Possible and the Actual. Cornell University Press.
  18. A Simple Argument for a Higher-Order Representation Theory of Consciousness.William G. Lycan - 2001 - Analysis 61 (1):3-4.
  19. Knowing Who.Steven E. Boër & William G. Lycan - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 28 (5):299 - 344.
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  20. Real Conditionals.William G. Lycan - 2003 - Philosophical Quarterly 53 (210):134-137.
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  21. Moore Against the New Skeptics.William G. Lycan - 2001 - Philosophical Studies 103 (1):35 - 53.
  22. Consciousness as Internal Monitoring.William G. Lycan - 1995 - Philosophical Perspectives 9:1-14.
    Locke put forward the theory of consciousness as "internal Sense" or "reflection"; Kant made it inner sense, by means of which the mind intuits itself or its inner state." On that theory, consciousness is a perception-like second-order representing of our own psychological states events. The term "consciousness," of course, has many distinct uses.
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    The Case for Phenomenal Externalism.William G. Lycan - 2001 - Noûs 35 (s15):17-35.
  24. The Superiority of Hop to HOT.William G. Lycan - 2004 - In Rocco J. Gennaro (ed.), Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness: An Anthology. John Benjamins. pp. 93–114.
  25. What is the "Subjectivity" of the Mental?William G. Lycan - 1990 - Philosophical Perspectives 4:229-238.
  26. Tacit Belief.William G. Lycan - 1986 - In R. Bogdan (ed.), Belief: Form, Content, and Function. Oxford University Press.
     
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  27. Toward a Homuncular Theory of Believing.William G. Lycan - 1981 - Cognition and Brain Theory 4 (2):139-59.
     
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  28. Representational Theories of Consciousness.William G. Lycan - 2000 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    The idea of representation has been central in discussions of intentionality for many years. But only more recently has it begun playing a wider role in the philosophy of mind, particularly in theories of consciousness. Indeed, there are now multiple representational theories of consciousness, corresponding to different uses of the term "conscious," each attempting to explain the corresponding phenomenon in terms of representation. More cautiously, each theory attempts to explain its target phenomenon in terms of _intentionality_, and assumes that intentionality (...)
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    What is the "Subjectivity" of the Mental.William G. Lycan - 1990 - Philosophical Perspectives 4:109-130.
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  30. Is Property Dualism Better Off Than Substance Dualism?William G. Lycan - 2013 - Philosophical Studies 164 (2):533-542.
    It is widely thought that mind–body substance dualism is implausible at best, though mere “property” dualism is defensible and even flourishing. This paper argues that substance dualism is no less plausible than property dualism and even has two advantages over it.
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  31. Explanation and Epistemology.William G. Lycan - 2002 - In Paul K. Moser (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology. Oxford University Press. pp. 413.
    Second, there is a form of ampliative inference that has come to be called ‘inference to the best explanation,’ or more briefly ‘explanatory inference.’ Roughly: From the fact that a certain hypothesis would explain the data at hand better than any other available hypothesis, we infer with some degree of confidence that that leading hypothesis is correct. There is no question but that this inference is often performed. Arguably, every human being performs it many times in a day, perhaps without (...)
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    On the Plurality of Worlds by David Lewis. [REVIEW]William G. Lycan - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (1):42-47.
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  33. Phenomenal Conservatism and the Principle of Credulity.William G. Lycan - 2013 - In Chris Tucker (ed.), Seemings and Justification: New Essays on Dogmatism and Phenomenal Conservatism. Oxford University Press. pp. 293-305.
    Lycan (1985, 1988) defended a “Principle of Credulity”: “Accept at the outset each of those things that seem to be true” (1988, p. 165). Though that takes the form of a rule rather than a thesis, it does not seem very different from Huemer’s (2001, 2006, 2007) doctrine of phenomenal conservatism (PC): “If it seems to S that p , then, in the absence of defeaters, S thereby has at least some degree of justification for believing that p ” (2007, (...)
     
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  34. Deflationism, Meaning and Truth-Conditions.Claire Horisk, Dorit Bar-On & William G. Lycan - 2000 - Philosophical Studies 101 (1):1 - 28.
  35. Attention and Internal Monitoring: A Farewell to HOP.Wesley Sauret & William G. Lycan - 2014 - Analysis 74 (3):363-370.
    Higher-Order Perception (HOP) theories in the philosophy of mind are offered as explanations of what it is that makes a mental state a conscious state. According to HOP, a mental state is conscious just in case it is itself represented in a quasi-perceptual way by an internal monitor or scanning device. We start with one of the more popular objections to HOP and a seemingly innocuous concession to it: identifying the internal monitor with the faculty of attention. We show how (...)
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  36. The Myth of Semantic Presupposition.Steven E. Boer & William G. Lycan - 1976 - Indiana University Linguistics Club.
  37. Explanationist Rebuttals (Coherentism Defended Again).William G. Lycan - 2012 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 50 (1):5-20.
    An explanatory coherence theory of justification is sketched and then defended against a number of recent objections: conservatism and relativism; wild and crazy beliefs; reliability; warranted necessary falsehoods; basing; distant, unknown coherences; Sosa's “self- and present-abstracts”; and Bayesian impossibility results.
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    Epistemic Value.William G. Lycan - 1985 - Synthese 64 (2):137 - 164.
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  39. Desire Considered as a Propositional Attitude.William G. Lycan - 2012 - Philosophical Perspectives 26 (1):201-215.
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  40. Who, Me?Steven E. Boer & William G. Lycan - 1980 - Philosophical Review 89 (3):427 - 466.
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    The Nature of Mind and Other Essays.William G. Lycan - 1983 - Philosophical Review 92 (3):471.
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    Moral Facts and Moral Knowledge.William G. Lycan - 1986 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 24 (S1):79-94.
  43. Ideas of Representation.William G. Lycan - 1989 - In David Weissbord (ed.), Mind, Value and Culture: Essays in Honor of E. M. Adams. Ridgeview.
  44. Externalism, Naturalism, Nominalism, and Mathematics.William G. Lycan, Penelope Maddy, Gideon Rosen & Nathan Salmon - 2001 - Philosophical Perspectives 15:17-117.
     
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  45. What is Eliminative Materialism?William G. Lycan & George S. Pappas - 1972 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 50 (2):149-59.
    In 19651 Richard Rorty defended a theory of mind which has since come to be called' eliminative materialism'. The theory has attained some status as a distinct, autonomous brand of materialism; and it has been criticized at length in the literature, ... \n.
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  46. Evidence One Does Not Possess.William G. Lycan - 1977 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 55 (2):114 – 126.
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    Layered Perceptual Representation.William G. Lycan - 1996 - Philosophical Issues 7:81-100.
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    What Does Taste Represent?William G. Lycan - 2018 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 96 (1):28-37.
    What does vision represent? What does hearing represent? Smell? Touch? Competing answers to each of these questions have been defended. The present paper argues that the issue of what taste represents is categorically more complicated. In particular, it raises two very difficult dilemmas.
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    MPP, Rip.William G. Lycan - 1993 - Philosophical Perspectives 7:411-428.
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  50. Sellars' "Grain" Argument.William G. Lycan - 1987 - In W.G. Lycan (ed.), Consciousness. MIT Press.
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