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  1. Themes From Kaplan.Joseph Almog, John Perry & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 1989 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    This anthology of essays on the work of David Kaplan, a leading contemporary philosopher of language, sprang from a conference, "Themes from Kaplan," organized by the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University.
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  2. Themes from Kaplan.Joseph Almog, John Perry & Howard Wettstein - 1990 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 180 (3):572-573.
     
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  3. Demonstrative reference and definite descriptions.Howard K. Wettstein - 1981 - Philosophical Studies 40 (2):241--257.
    A distinction is developed between two uses of definite descriptions, the "attributive" and the "referential." the distinction exists even in the same sentence. several criteria are given for making the distinction. it is suggested that both russell's and strawson's theories fail to deal with this distinction, although some of the things russell says about genuine proper names can be said about the referential use of definite descriptions. it is argued that the presupposition or implication that something fits the description, present (...)
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  4. Has semantics rested on a mistake?Howard Wettstein - 1986 - Journal of Philosophy 83 (4):185-209.
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    Studies in the Philosophy of Mind.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1986 - Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press.
  6. How to bridge the gap between meaning and reference.Howard K. Wettstein - 1984 - Synthese 58 (1):63 - 84.
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    Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake?Howard Wettstein - 1986 - Journal of Philosophy 83 (4):185-209.
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  8. The magic prism: an essay in the philosophy of language.Howard K. Wettstein - 2004 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    The late 20th century saw great movement in the philosophy of language, often critical of the fathers of the subject-Gottlieb Frege and Bertrand Russell-but sometimes supportive of (or even defensive about) the work of the fathers. Howard Wettstein's sympathies lie with the critics. But he says that they have often misconceived their critical project, treating it in ways that are technically focused and that miss the deeper implications of their revolutionary challenge. Wettstein argues that Wittgenstein-a figure with whom the critics (...)
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    The Significance of Religious Experience.Howard Wettstein - 2012 - New York, US: Oxford University Press USA.
    In this volume of essays, Howard Wettstein explores the foundations of religious commitment. His orientation is broadly naturalistic, but not in the mode of reductionism or eliminativism. This collection explores questions of broad religious interest, but does so through a focus on the author's religious tradition, Judaism. Among the issues explored are the nature and role of awe, ritual, doctrine, religious experience; the distinction between belief and faith; problems of evil and suffering with special attention to the Book of Job (...)
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    Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 1979 - University of Minnesota Press.
    This volume, an expanded edition of the philosophy of language issue of the journal Midwest Studies in Philosophy (1977), includes essays by some of the ...
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    The Significance of Religious Experience.Howard Wettstein - 2012 - New York, US: Oxford University Press.
    This book is collection of published and unpublished essays on the philosophy of religion by Howard Wettstein, who is a widely respected analytic philosopher. Over the past twenty years, Wettstein has attempted to reconcile his faith with his philosophy, and he brings his personal investment in this mission to the essays collected here. Influenced by the work of George Santayana, Wittgenstein, and A.J. Heschel, Wettstein grapples with central issues in the philosophy of religion such as the relationship of religious practice (...)
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    Cognitive significance without cognitive content.Howard Wettstein - 1988 - Mind 97 (385):1-28.
  13. The semantic significance of the referential-attributive distinction.Howard K. Wettstein - 1983 - Philosophical Studies 44 (2):187--96.
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    The Significance of Religious Experience.Howard Wettstein - 2009 - Modern Schoolman 86 (3-4):381-398.
    This book is collection of published and unpublished essays on the philosophy of religion by Howard Wettstein.
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    Indexical reference and propositional content.Howard K. Wettstein - 1979 - Philosophical Studies 36 (1):91 - 100.
  16. Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1979 - University of Minnesota Press.
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    Practicing Magic.Howard Wettstein - 2007 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (3):723-729.
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    Précis of The Magic Prism.Howard Wettstein - 2007 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 74 (3):720-722.
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  19. Awe and the Religious Life: A Naturalistic Perspective.Howard Wettstein - 1997 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 21 (1):257-280.
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    Turning the tables on Frege or how is it that "Hesperus is Hesperus" is trivial?Howard Wettstein - 1989 - Philosophical Perspectives 3:317-339.
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    Has semantics rested on a mistake?: and other essays.Howard K. Wettstein - 1991 - Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.
    The nature of reference, or the relation of a word to the object to which it refers, has been perhaps the dominant concern of twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Extremely influential arguments by Gottlob Frege around the turn of the century convinced the large majority of philosophers that the meaning of a word must be distinguished from its referent, the former only providing some kind of direction for reaching the latter. In the last twenty years, this Fregean orthodoxy has been vigorously challenged (...)
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    Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake? And Other Essays.Howard Wettstein - 1991 - Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy. Vol. 16, Philosophy and the Arts.Peter A. French, Theodore E. Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1993 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 (3):519-521.
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    Can what is asserted be a sentence?Howard K. Wettstein - 1976 - Philosophical Review 85 (2):196-207.
  25. Free Will and Moral Responsibility (Midwest Studies in Philosophy 29).Peter A. French, Howard Wettstein & J. M. Fischer (eds.) - 2005 - Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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    On Referents and Reference Fixing.Howard Wettstein - 2012 - In Richard Schantz (ed.), Prospects for Meaning. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 107-118.
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    Did the greeks really worship Zeus?Howard Wettstein - 1984 - Synthese 60 (3):439 - 449.
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    Forgiveness and Moral Reckoning.Howard Wettstein - 2010 - Philosophia 38 (3):445-455.
    Charles Griswold’s seminal work, Forgiveness, is the focus of the present essay. Following Griswold, I distinguish the relevant virtue of character from something that is more like an act or process. The paper discusses a number of hesitations I have about Griswold’s analysis, at the level both of detail and of underlying conception.
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    Philosophy and the Empirical.Peter A. French & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 2007 - Blackwell.
    This collection of essays focuses on a current issue of central important in contemporary philosophy, the relationship between philosophy and empirical studies. Explores in detail a range of examples which demonstrate how the older paradigm – philosophy as conceptual analysis – is giving way to a more varied set of models of philosophical work Each of the featured papers is a previously unpublished contribution by a major scholar.
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  30. Living in the Throes of Paradox.Howard Wettstein - 2017 - Conversations: Institute of Jewish Ideas 30 (4):1-15.
    A reflection on paradox vis-a-vis truth in the context of religion. The discussion directly pertains to the Jewish context. But the issues are quite general.
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    Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language II.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1989
    The philosophy of language has emerged in the 20th century as a fundamental area of philosophic inquiry. It is unquestionably central to research in many other areas, and some have even suggested that it should now be seen as the foundation of philosophy.
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    Studies in metaphysics.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 1979 - Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
    Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.
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    The Wittgenstein Legacy.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1992 - University of Notre Dame Press.
    This addition to the Midwest Studies in Philosophy series comprises the most recent volume on the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein to date. Here 16 philosophers explore both the challenges Wittgenstein presented to philosophy as well as the responses to those challenges from such noted thinkers as Kripke. By addressing various questions raised by Wittgenstein's work, these original essays aim to illuminate in one way or another the impact Wittgenstein's legacy has had on 20th-century philosophy.
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    Proper names and propositional opacity.Howard K. Wettstein - 1977 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 2 (1):187-190.
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    Frege and the Hierarchy.Tyler Burge, Terence D. Parsons, Peter A. French, Theodore E. Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1983 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 48 (2):495-496.
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    Causation and causal theories.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 1984 - Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
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    Contemporary Perspectives on the History of Philosophy.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 1983 - U of Minnesota Press.
    Contemporary Perspectives on the History of Philosophy was first published in 1983. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The authors of the 27 appears in Volume 8, Midwest Studies in Philosophy,have established reputations as historians of philosophy, but their vantage point, here, is from "contemporary perspectives" - they use contemporary analytic skills to examine problems and issues considered by past philosophers. The (...)
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy: Character and Virtue. Ethical theory.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1989
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    Moral Concepts.Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1996
    This work presents 26 essays that address the issue of moral concepts. Many of the essays contain examples that should make this volume suitable for teaching moral concepts in a college or university.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Free Will and Moral Responsibility.Peter A. French, Howard Wettstein & John Martin Fischer (eds.) - 2005 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    The essays in this volume explore various issues pertaining to human agency, such as the relationship between free will and causal determinism, and the nature and conditions of moral responsibility. Builds on and extends some of the very best recent work in the field. Features lively and vigorous debate. Forges connections between abstract philosophical theorizing and applied work in neuroscience and even criminal law.
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  41. Midwest Studies in Philosophy V, 1980: Studies in Epistemology.Peter A. French, Theodore E. Uehling & Howard K. Wettstein - 1984 - Synthese 61 (2):261-272.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Truth and its Deformities.Peter A. French & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 2008 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Truth and Its Deformities is the 32nd volume in the Midwest Studies in Philosophy series. It contains major new contributions on a range of topics related to the general theme of the volume by some of the most important philosophers writing on truth in recent years.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Figurative Language.Peter A. French & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 2001 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Analytic philosophy was born from philosophic reflection on logic and mathematics. It has been at its strongest in these and related domains of reflection, domains that are friendly to definition and analytic clarity. From time to time, analytic philosophers, some very distinguished, have produced fine work on literature and the arts. But these areas remain underexplored in the analytic tradition. This volume is focused upon language that does not fit within the usual analytic paradigms. It's highlights include two pieces of (...)
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, New Directions in Philosophy.Peter A. French & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 2000 - Wiley-Blackwell.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Life and Death: Metaphysics and Ethics.Peter A. French & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 2000 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Volume XXIV, Life and Death: Metaphysics and Ethics is an important contribution to the literature on the intersection of issues of metaphysics and issues of ethics. In the Midwest Studies tradition, twenty of the more important philosophers writing in this area have contributed original papers that extend the boundaries of philosophical discussion of issues that are of both theoretical and practical concern to a wide-ranging audience. Topics considered include the concept of human life, the relationship between (...)
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  46. Minnesota Studies in Philosophy - Volume 9.Peter French, Theodore Uehling & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 1984 - Univesity of Minnesota Press.
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy.Peter A. French & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 2002 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    In this volume leading contemporary philosophical historians of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods examine the works of important figures of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century. While Midwest Studies in Philosophy has produced other volumes devoted to historical periods in philosophy, this is the first to offer such extensive and focused original materials on specific crucial figures as this volume. Original papers by twenty contemporary philosophers writing about the works of the major philosophers of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth (...)
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    Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Meaning in the Arts.Peter A. French & Howard Wettstein (eds.) - 2003 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This Volume illuminates the notion of meaning in the arts-in literature, painting, music, and dance. Specific topics include theory in the arts; interpretations of meaning; objectivity in meaning; and the consumer as a participant in art. Brings together articles from prominent philosophers and practitioners of the arts, which illuminate the notion of meaning in the arts. Addresses meaning in literature, painting, music, and dance. Explores the relationship between authorial intentions and the viewer's interpretation of meaning; the possibility of objective meaning; (...)
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  49. New Directions in Philosophy.Peter A. French & Howard K. Wettstein (eds.) - 1999 - Blackwell.
     
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    Philosophy and poetry.Peter A. French, Howard K. Wettstein & Ernest LePore (eds.) - 2010 - Boston: Blackwell.
    Philosophy and Poetry is the 33rd volume in the Midwest Studies in Philosophy series. It begins with contributions in verse from two world class poets, JohnAshbery and Stephen Dunn, and an article by Dunn on the creative processthat issued in his poem. The volume features new work from an internationalcollection of philosophers exploring central philosophical issues pertinent topoetry as well as the connections between the two domains.
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