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  1. Relative identity.Nicholas Griffin - 1977 - Oxford: Clarendon Press.
    The author attacks the view that identity, Like largeness, Is a relative relation. The primary advocate of the view that identity is relative is p.T. Geach. It is argued that geach has not shown that the failure of the identity of indiscernibles principle, As a truth of logic, Forces us to stop taking indiscernibility within particular formal theories or languages as a sufficient condition for identity. The author also argues that the whole notion of relative identity, As explicated by geach, (...)
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    Russell’s Idealist Apprenticeship.Nicholas Griffin - 1991 - Oxford, GB: Clarendon Press.
    Based mainly on unpublished papers this is the first detailed study of the early, neo-Hegelian period of Bertrand Russell's career. It covers his philosophical education at Cambridge, his conversion to neo-Hegelianism, his ambitious plans for a neo-Hegelian dialectic of the sciences and the problems which ultimately led him to reject it.
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    Philosophy of Geometry from Riemann to Poincaré.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (125):374.
  4. Russell's multiple relation theory of judgment.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 47 (2):213 - 247.
    The paper describes the evolution of russell's theory of judgment between 1910 and 1913, With especial reference to his recently published "theory of knowledge" (1913). Russell abandoned the book and with it the theory of judgment as a result of wittgenstein's criticisms. These criticisms are examined in detail and found to constitute a refutation of russell's theory. Underlying differences between wittgenstein's and russell's views on logic are broached more sketchily.
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  5. Russell on the nature of logic (1903–1913).Nicholas Griffin - 1980 - Synthese 45 (1):117 - 188.
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    Russell.Nicholas Griffin - 1986 - Philosophical Books 27 (1):32-36.
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  7. Relative Identity.Nicholas Griffin - 1978 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 168 (2):226-228.
     
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    The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell.Bertrand Russell & Nicholas Griffin - 1992 - Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Edited by Nicholas Griffin.
    Brieven van de Engelse wijsgeer (1872-1970) uit de periode 1884-1914.
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    Wittgenstein's Criticism of Russell's Theory of Judgment.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 5 (2):132.
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    Wittgenstein, Universals and Family Resemblances.Nicholas Griffin - 1974 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 3 (4):635 - 651.
    Wittgenstein expounds his notion of a family resemblance in two important passages. The first is from The Blue Book:This craving for generality is the resultant of a number of tendencies connected with particular philosophical confusions. There is— The tendency to look for something common to entities which we commonly subsume under a general term. We are inclined to think that there must be something common to all games, say, and that this common property is the justification for applying the general (...)
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  11. The Cambridge companion to Bertrand Russell.Nicholas Griffin (ed.) - 2003 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
    Bertrand Russell ranks as one of the giants of 20th century philosophy. This Companion focuses on Russell's contributions to modern philosophy and, therefore, concentrates on the early part of his career. Through his books, journalism, correspondence and political activity he exerted a profound influence on modern thought. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Russell available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Russell.
     
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  12. What did Russell learn from Leibniz?Nicholas Griffin - 2013 - Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 2 (1).
    Russell’s rejection in 1898 of the doctrine of internal relations — the view that all relations are grounded in the intrinsic properties of the terms related — was a decisive part of his break with Hegelianism and opened the way for his turn to analytic philosophy. Before rejecting it, Russell had given the doctrine little thought, though it played an essential role in the most intractable of the problems facing his attempt to construct a Hegelian dialectic of the sciences. I (...)
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    The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica.Nicholas Griffin & Bernard Linsky (eds.) - 2013 - London and Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.
    To mark the centenary of the 1910 to 1913 publication of the monumental Principia Mathematica by Alfred N. Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, this collection of fifteen new essays by distinguished scholars considers the influence and history of PM over the last hundred years.
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  14. ch. 11. Russell and Moore's revolt against British idealism.Nicholas Griffin - 2013 - In Michael Beaney (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of The History of Analytic Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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    Psychologism and the Development of Russell's Account of Propositions.David M. Godden & Nicholas Griffin - 2009 - History and Philosophy of Logic 30 (2):171-186.
    This article examines the development of Russell's treatment of propositions, in relation to the topic of psychologism. In the first section, we outline the concept of psychologism, and show how it can arise in relation to theories of the nature of propositions. Following this, we note the anti-psychologistic elements of Russell's thought dating back to his idealist roots. From there, we sketch the development of Russell's theory of the proposition through a number of its key transitions. We show that Russell, (...)
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  16. Rethinking item theory.Nicholas Griffin - 2009 - In Nicholas Griffin & Dale Jacquette (eds.), Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of "on Denoting". Routledge.
     
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    Was Russell Shot or Did He Fall?Nicholas Griffin - 1991 - Dialogue 30 (4):549-.
    In his critical notice of Russell's Theory of Knowledge, R. E. Tully takes issue with my interpretation of Wittgenstein's criticism of Russell's theory of judgment. Against it he raises two objections and also sketches an alternative interpretation. On Tully's characterization, I believe that Russell was shot out of the tree by a subtle but devastating argument, while Tully believes that he was shaken out of the tree by a much broader but non-lethal attack on his conception of a proposition. The (...)
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    Marginalia in Russell's Copy of Gerhardt's Edition of Leibniz's Philosophische Schriften.Richard T. W. Arthur, Jolen Galaugher & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    Russell’s most important source for his book on Leibniz was C. I. Gerhardt’s seven-volume Die philosophischen Schriften von Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Russell heavily annotated his copy of this important edition of Leibniz’s works. The present paper records all Russell’s marginalia, with the exception of passages marked merely by vertical lines in the margin, and provides explanatory commentary.
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    Russell's Leibniz Notebook.Richard T. W. Arthur & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    In preparation for his lectures on Leibniz delivered in Cambridge in Lent Term 1899, Russell started in the summer of 1898 to keep notes on writings by and about Leibniz in a large notebook of the type he commonly used for notetaking at this time. This article prints, with annotation, all the material on Leibniz in that notebook.
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    Memory distortion for orthographically associated words in individuals with depressive symptoms.Nicholas R. Griffin & David M. Schnyer - 2020 - Cognition 203 (C):104330.
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    Russell's Critique of Meinong's Theory of Objects.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25 (1):375-401.
    Russell brought three arguments forward against Meinong's theory of objects. None of them depend upon a misinterpretation of the theory as is often claimed. In particular, only one is based upon a clash between Meinong's theory and Russell's theory of descriptions, and that did not involve Russell's attributing to Meinong his own ontological assumption. The other two arguments were attempts to find internal inconsistencies in Meinong's theory. But neither was sufficient to refute the theory, though they do require some revisions, (...)
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    Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of "on Denoting".Nicholas Griffin & Dale Jacquette (eds.) - 2008 - London and New York: Routledge.
    A century after ‘On Denoting’ was published, the debate it initiated continues to rage. On the one hand, there is a mass of new historical scholarship, about both Russell and Meinong, which has not circulated very far beyond specialist scholars. On the other hand, there are continuing problems and controversies concerning contemporary Russellian and Meinongian theories, many of them involving issues that simply did not occur to the original protagonists. This work provides an overview of the latest historical scholarship on (...)
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  23. Semantic Penumbra: Concept Similarity in Logic.John Woods & Nicholas Griffin - 2012 - Topoi 31 (1):121-134.
    It is widely accepted by formal and informal logicians alike that a formal logic which, by the lights of English, gets the connectives wrong, nevertheless conspires to get entailment right—right that is, modulo English. There is a vexing problem occasioned by this semantic alienation of formal logic. It is next to impossible for formal logic to meet the expectations of realism. What, then, of informal logic?
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    Principia mathematica at 100.Kenneth Blackwell, Nicholas Griffin & Bernard Linsky (eds.) - 2011 - Hamilton, Ontario: Bertrand Russell Research Centre.
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    Commentary on: Marcin Koszowy's "Polish logical studies from an informal logic perspective".Nicholas Griffin - unknown
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    Brandom and the brutes.Nicholas Griffin - 2018 - Synthese 195 (12):5521-5547.
    Brandom’s inferentialism offers, in many ways, a radically new approach to old issues in semantics and the theory of intentionality. But, in one respect at least, it clings tenaciously to the mainstream philosophical tradition of the middle years of the twentieth century. Against the theory’s natural tendencies, Brandom aligns it with the ’linguistic turn’ that philosophy took in the middle of the last century by insisting, in the face of considerable opposing evidence, that intentionality is the preserve of those who (...)
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    Aboriginal Rights: Gauthier's Arguments for Despoilation.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Dialogue 20 (4):690-696.
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    Russell's Critique of Meinong's Theory of Objects.Nicholas Griffin - 1985 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 25 (1):375-401.
    Russell brought three arguments forward against Meinong's theory of objects. None of them depend upon a misinterpretation of the theory as is often claimed. In particular, only one is based upon a clash between Meinong's theory and Russell's theory of descriptions, and that did not involve Russell's attributing to Meinong his own ontological assumption. The other two arguments were attempts to find internal inconsistencies in Meinong's theory. But neither was sufficient to refute the theory, though they do require some revisions, (...)
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    2 Russell's Philosophical Background1.Nicholas Griffin - 2003 - In The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russell. Cambridge University Press. pp. 84.
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  30. Towards a Logic of Relative Identity.Nicholas Griffin & Richard Routley - 1979 - Logique Et Analyse 22 (85):65.
     
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    The collected papers of Bertrand Russell.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - History and Philosophy of Logic 2:121.
    This department publishes articles on large-scale projects in which logic plays a significant role, especially editions of collected or selected works. In addition to factual and historical details, articles describe points of historiography and scholarship which are of more general interest. Articles should be submitted to the Editor.
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    The Independence of Sosein from Sein.Nicholas Griffin - 1979 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 9 (1):23-34.
    The paper defends Meinong's theory of objects against criticism by Reinhardt Grossmann. In particular, it is argued that Grossmann fails to show that non-existent objects may not be constituents of states of affairs and fails to provide an adequate alternative analysis of states of affairs which putatively contain nonexistent items. Grossmann, in fact, is guilty of a pervasive psychologistic misinterpretation of Meinong according to which Meinong believed that objects have all the properties with which they appear before the mind. Once (...)
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    Moore’s Beginnings (review).Nicholas Griffin - 2023 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 43 (1):86-97.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Reviewed by:Moore’s BeginningsNicholas GriffinConsuelo Preti. The Metaphysical Basis of Ethics: G. E. Moore and the Origins of Analytic Philosophy. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. Pp. xx, 268. isbn: 978-0-230-27762-5, us$57.50 (hb); 978-1-137-31907-4, us$44.99 (ebook).For many years now Consuelo Preti has been studying the life and work of G. E. Moore, especially in the period before the First World War when he and Russell were closest. In a series of important (...)
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    The Texts of a Critical Exposition of the Philosophy of Leibniz.Kenneth Blackwell & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    The extant manuscript is described in relation to Russell’s Trinity College lecture course in 1899 and its subsequent preparation for the book of 1900. Alterations within the MS are reported. So are revisions that must have followed on a missing typescript, as derived from comparing G. E. Moore’s copy of the page proofs with the MS. His suggested changes are compared with the text of the first edition along with emendations Russell must have made on his own copy of the (...)
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    Russell, Clifford, Whitehead and Differential Geometry.Sylvia Nickerson & Nicholas Griffin - 2008 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 28 (1):20-38.
    Abstract:When Russell was fifteen, he was given a copy of W. K. Clifford’s The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences (1886). Russell later recalled reading it immediately “with passionate interest and with an intoxicating delight in intellectual clarification”. Why then, when Russell wrote An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry (1897), did he choose to defend spaces of homogeneous curvature as a priori? Why was he almost completely silent thereafter on the subject of Clifford, and his writings on geometry and (...)
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    Russell’s Neutral Monist Theory of Desire.Nicholas Griffin - 2015 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 35 (1).
    Russell’s theory of desire in _The Analysis of_ Mind is subject to a seemingly overwhelming objection, apparently stated first by Wittgenstein and subsequently elaborated even more compellingly by Anthony Kenny. The puzzle is that, before he became a neutral monist, Russell had used essentially the same argument as part of a critique of William James’s theory of knowledge. Since Russell had already formulated the argument as part of his case against generally naturalistic, and specifically neutral monist, theories of propositional attitudes, (...)
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  37. The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 2: The Public Years 1914-1970.Nicholas Griffin (ed.) - 2001 - Routledge.
    This long-awaited second volume of Russell's best letters reveals the inner workings of a philosophical genius and an impassioned campaigner for peace and social reform. The letters, only three of which have been published before, cover most of Russell's adult life, a period in which he wrote over thirty books, including his famous History of Western Philosophy . Richly illustrated with photographs from Russell's life, the collection includes letters to Ho Chi Minh, Tito, Jawaharlal Nehru and Albert Einstein.
     
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    Russell’s Use Theory of Meaning.Nicholas Griffin - 2020 - Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy 8 (3).
    Russell is often accused of having a naive ‘Fido’–Fido theory of meaning of the sort Wittgenstein attacked at the beginning of the Philosophical Investigations. In this paper I argue that he never held such a theory though I concede that, prior to 1918, he said various things that might lead a very careless reader to suppose that he had. However, in The Analysis of Mind, a book which we know Wittgenstein studied closely, Russell put forward an account of understanding an (...)
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    Meinong's Jungle and Russell's Desert [review of Richard Routley, Exploring Meinong's Jungle and Beyond: an Investigation of Noneism and the Theory of Items ].Nicholas Griffin - 1982 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 2 (2):53.
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    Russell in Australia.Nicholas Griffin - 2014 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 16:3.
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    Russell's Later Political Thought.Nicholas Griffin - 2014 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 5:3.
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    Thought, Fact, and Reference: The Origins and Ontology of Logical Atomism.Nicholas Griffin - 1981 - Philosophical Review 90 (2):292.
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    The Independence of Sosein from Sein.Nicholas Griffin - 1979 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 9 (1):23-34.
    The paper defends Meinong's theory of objects against criticism by Reinhardt Grossmann. In particular, it is argued that Grossmann fails to show that non-existent objects may not be constituents of states of affairs and fails to provide an adequate alternative analysis of states of affairs which putatively contain nonexistent items. Grossmann, in fact, is guilty of a pervasive psychologistic misinterpretation of Meinong according to which Meinong believed that objects have all the properties with which they appear before the mind. Once (...)
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    Using.Nicholas Griffin - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (2):116-127.
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    Using "Ethics in Teaching" in Teaching in Ethics.Nicholas Griffin - 1988 - Teaching Philosophy 11 (2):116-127.
  46. Whatever happened to group theory?Nicholas Griffin - 2013 - In Nicholas Griffin & Bernard Linsky (eds.), The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematica. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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  47. Sceptical arguments.Nicholas Griffin & Merle Harton - 1981 - Philosophical Quarterly 31 (122):17-30.
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    Moore's Notes on Leibniz Lectures.Richard T. W. Arthur & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37 (1).
    G. E. Moore attended Russell’s lectures on Leibniz in 1899 and kept detailed notes which have been preserved among his papers. The present article prints his notes in their entirety with annotations.
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    Moore's Notes on Leibniz Lectures.Richard T. W. Arthur & Nicholas Griffin - 2017 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 37.
    G. E. Moore attended Russell’s lectures on Leibniz in 1899 and kept detailed notes which have been preserved among his papers. The present article prints his notes in their entirety with annotations.
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    The Tenability of Russell's Early Philosophy.A. J. Ayer, I. Grattan-Guinness, Nicholas Griffin, Robert Tully & W. V. O. Quine - 1988 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 8 (1):232.
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