Dr P.M.S. Hacker - Recent Papers

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Philosophy: a contribution, not to human knowledge, but to human understanding’, forthcoming: Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures, 2007/8

Gordon Baker’s late interpretation of Wittgenstein’ published in G. Kahane, E. Kanterian, and O. Kuusela eds. Interpretations of Wittgenstein (Blackwell, Oxford, 2007)

The relevance of Wittgenstein’s philosophy of psychology to the psychological sciences’, forthcoming in Proceedings of the Leipzig Conference on Wittgenstein and Science 2007

Analytic Philosophy: Beyond the linguistic turn and back again’, in M. Beaney ed. The Analytic Turn: Analysis in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (Routledge, London, 2007)

Passing by the Naturalistic Turn: on Quine’s cul-de-sac’, Philosophy 2006

Scott Soames’s Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century’, critical notice, Philosophical Quarterly 2006

Of knowledge and of knowing that someone is in pain’, in A. Pichler and S. Säätelä eds., Wittgenstein: The Philosopher and his Works ((The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen, Bergen, 2005)), pp. 203-235.

Substance: Things and Stuffs’, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 2004, pp. 41-63.

Of the ontology of belief’, in Mark Siebel and Mark Textor ed. Semantik und Ontologie (Ontos Verlag, Frankfurt, 2004), pp. 185-222.

The conceptual framework for the investigation of the emotions’, International Review of Psychiatry, Vol.16, No. 3 (August 2004), pp. 199-208

Is there anything it is like to be a bat?’, Philosophy 77, 2002, pp. 157-74.

Wittgenstein and the Autonomy of Humanistic Understanding’, in R. Allen and M.  Turvey eds., Wittgenstein: Theory and the Arts (Routledge. London, 2001), pp. 39-74.

An Orrery of Intentionality’, in Language and Communication, 21(2001), pp.119-141.

When the Whistling had to Stop’, in D.O.M. Charles and T.W. Child eds. Wittgensteinian Themes: Essays in Honour of David Pears (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2001).

Was he Trying to Whistle it?’ in A. Crary and R. Read eds. The New Wittgenstein  (Routledge, London, 2000), pp. 353-88.

Wittgenstein, Carnap and the New American Wittgensteinians’, Philosophical Quarterly 53 (2003), pp. 1 -23.

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