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  • Review of How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties - By Penelope Mackie 

    Hymers, Michael. 2008. "Review of How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties - By Penelope Mackie." Philosophical Books 49(1): 67-68.
    The article reviews the book "How Things Might Have Been: Individuals, Kinds, and Essential Properties," by Penelope Mackie.
  • Wittgenstein and the practice of philosophy 

    Hymers, Michael,. 2010. Wittgenstein and the practice of philosophy. Peterborough, Ont.; Buffalo, NY: Broadview Press.
    "In his Philosophical Investigations, Ludwig Wittgenstein remarked that "the philosopher's treatment of a question is like the treatment of an illness." Wittgenstein argued that many philosophical problems are not really ...
  • Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses 

    Hymers, Michael,. 2000. Philosophy and its epistemic neuroses. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.
    "Philosophers have often thought that concepts such as "knowledge" and "truth" are appropriate objects for theoretical investigation. In a discussion which ranges widely over recent analytical philosophy and radical theory, ...
  • Radical Interpretation, Translation and Interpretationalism 

    Hymers, M.. 2006. "Radical Interpretation, Translation and Interpretationalism." In Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition), 344-348. Oxford: Elsevier.
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  • Indeterminacy, Semantic 

    Hymers, M.. 2006. "Indeterminacy, Semantic." In Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition), 591-593. Oxford: Elsevier.
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  • The Dignity of a Rule: Wittgenstein, Mathematical Norms, and Truth 

    Hymers, Michael. 2003. "The Dignity of a Rule: Wittgenstein, Mathematical Norms, and Truth." Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue canadienne de philosophie 42(03): 419.
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  • Replies to Hanson and Migotti 

    Hymers, Michael. 2004. "Replies to Hanson and Migotti." Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue canadienne de philosophie 43(03): 595.
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  • Ebbs's Participant Perspective on Self-Knowledge 

    Hymers, Michael. 2002. "Ebbs's Participant Perspective on Self-Knowledge." Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue Canadienne de Philosophie 41(1): 3-26.
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  • Précis of Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses 

    Hymers, Michael. 2004. "Précis of Philosophy and Its Epistemic Neuroses." Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review/Revue canadienne de philosophie 43(03): 569.
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  • Wittgenstein, Pessimism and Politics 

    Hymers, Michael. 2000. "Wittgenstein, Pessimism and Politics." Dalhousie Review 80(2): 187.
    Discusses German philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein's pessimism, anti-scientism and disdain for politics. Wittgenstein's conservative political views; Pessimism about directed social or cultural change; Wittgenstein's ...
  • Kant's Private-Clock Argument 

    Michael, Hymers. 2009. "Kant's Private-Clock Argument." Kant-Studien 88: 442.
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  • Realism and Self-Knowledge: A Problem for Burge 

    Hymers, Michael. 1997. "Realism and Self-Knowledge: A Problem for Burge." Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 86(3): 303-325.
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  • Internal Relations and Analyticity: Wittgenstein and Quine 

    Hymers, Michael. 1996. "Internal Relations and Analyticity: Wittgenstein and Quine." Canadian Journal of Philosophy 26(4): 591-612.
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  • Metaphor, Cognitivity, and Meaning-Holism 

    Hymers, Michael. 1998. "Metaphor, Cognitivity, and Meaning-Holism." Philosophy & Rhetoric 31(4): 266-282.
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  • Something less than paradise: The magic of modal realism 

    Hymers, Michael. 1991. "Something less than paradise: The magic of modal realism." Australasian Journal of Philosophy 69(3): 251-263.
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  • THE ROLE OF KANT'S REFUTATION OF IDEALISM 

    Hymers, Michael. 1991. "THE ROLE OF KANT'S REFUTATION OF IDEALISM." The Southern Journal of Philosophy 29(1): 51-67.
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  • Bad Faith 

    Hymers, Michael. 1989. "Bad Faith." Philosophy 64(249): 397-402.
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  • Going around the Vienna Circle: Wittgenstein and Verification 

    Hymers, Michael. 2005. "Going around the Vienna Circle: Wittgenstein and Verification." Philosophical Investigations 28(3): 205-234.
    I argue that Wittgenstein's short-lived verificationism (c.1929–30) differed from that of his contacts in the Vienna Circle in not being a reductionist view. It lay the groundwork for his later views that the meaning of ...
  • Truth and metaphor in Rorty's liberalism 

    Hymers, Michael. 1996. "Truth and metaphor in Rorty's liberalism." International studies in philosophy 28(4): 1-21.
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  • Putnam and the difficulty of renouncing all theory 

    Hymers, Michael. 2008. "Putnam and the difficulty of renouncing all theory." International studies in philosophy 35(4): 55-82.
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