T. Michael McKinsey

Reprints and Typescripts of Selected Publications

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"Truths Containing Empty Names", Philosophical Approaches to Proper Names, Piotr Stalmaszczyk and Luis Fernández Moreno (eds.). Peter Lang, 2016.

 "Understanding Proper Names", Linguistics and Philosophy, Vol. 33, No. 4 (August, 2010), pp. 325-354.

"Thought by Description", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 78, No. 1 (January, 2009), pp. 83-102.

"Externalism and Privileged Access are Inconsistent", Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Mind, Brian McLaughlin and Jonathan Cohen, eds. (Oxford: Blackwell's, 2007), pp. 53-65.

"A Refutation of Qualia-Physicalism", in M. O'Rourke and C. Washington (eds.), Situating Semantics:  Essays on the Philosophy of John Perry (Cambridge , Mass.:  The MIT Press, 2007), pp. 469-504.

"Direct Reference and Logical Truth: A Reply to Lasonen-Aarnio", Dialectica, Vol. 60, No. 4 (2006), pp. 447-451.

"Critical Notice of Scott Soames, "Beyond Rigidity"", Canadian Journal of Philosophy 35 (March, 2005), 149-168.

"Transmission of Warrant and Closure of Apriority",  in S. Nuccetelli (ed.), New Essays on Semantic Externalism and Self-Knowledge (Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2003), pp. 97-116.

"Forms of Externalism and Privileged Access", Philosophical Perspectives 16, Language and Mind (2002), pp. 199-224.

"On Knowing Our Own Minds", The Philosophical Quarterly 52 (January, 2002), pp. 107-116 [A critical study of Knowing Our Own Minds, C. Wright, B. Smith, and C. Macdonald, eds. (Ocford:  The Clarendon Press, 1998)]

"The Semantic Basis of Externalism", in Meaning and Truth:  Investigations in Philosophical Semantics, J. Campbell, M. O'Rourke, and D. Shier, eds. (New York:  Seven Bridges Press, 2001), pp. 34-52.

"The Semantics of Belief Ascriptions", Nous 33 (November, 1999), pp. 519-557.

"The Grammar of Belief", Thought, Language, and Ontology:  Essays in Memory of Hector-Neri Castaneda, W. Rapaport and F. Orilia, eds. (Kluwer, 1998), pp. 3-24.

"Critical Notice of Beyond Formalism, by Jay F. Rosenberg," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 57(1997): pp. 709-713.

"Accepting the Consequences of Anti-Individualism", Analysis, Vol. 54, No. 2 (April, 1994), pp. 124-128.

"Individuating Beliefs", Philosophical Perspectives 8, Philosophy of Logic and Language (1994), pp. 303-330.

"Curing Folk Psychology of 'Arthritis'", Philosophical Studies 70 (1993), pp. 323-336.

"The Internal Basis of Meaning", Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 72 (1991), 143-169.

"Anti-Individualism and Privileged Access", Analysis, Vol. 51, No. 1 (January, 1991), pp. 9-16.

"Apriorism in the Philosophy of Language" , Philosophical Studies, Vol. 52, No. 1 (July, 1987), 1-32.

"Mental Anaphora", Synthese 66 (1986), 159-175.

"Causality and the Paradox of Names", Midwest Studies in Philosophy 9 (1984), 491-515.

"Psychologism and Semantics", Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 13, No. 1 (March, 1983), pp. 1-25.

"Review of Michael Devitt, Designation," Canadian Philosophical Reviews 3 (1983): 112-116.

"Obligations to the Starving", Nous 15 (1981), pp. 309-323.

"Causes and Intentions:  A Reply", The Philosophical Review 90 (1981), pp. 408-423.

"Against a Defense of Cluster Theories", Analysis, Vol. 40, No. 1 (January, 1980), pp. 1-5.

"The Ambiguity of Definite Descriptions", Theoria 45 (1979), 78-89.

"Levels of Obligation", Philosophical Studies 35 (1979), 385-395.

"Kripke's Objections to Description Theories of Names", Canadian Journal of Philosophy 8 (1978), 485-497.

"Names and Intentionality", The Philosophical Review 87 (1978), pp. 171-200.

"Divided Reference in Causal Theories of Names", Philosophical Studies, Vol. 30 (October, 1976), pp. 235-242.

"Searle on Proper Names", The Philosphical Review 80 (1971), pp. 220-229.  Reviewed in The Journal of Symbolic Logic 38 (1973), pp. 323-324.

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