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Robert G. Meyers

rgm95@albany.edu


Welcome to the Home Page of Robert G. Meyers, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University at Albany, New York (SUNY) 

Below is a listing of some of my philosophical publications, including links to:
          "The Real and the Knowable" 
          "The Marvelous and Miraculous: A Defense of Hume"
          "Gods Omnipotence and the Problem of the Stone"
          "Peirce on Cartesian Doubt"
         

BOOKS:

The Likelihood of Knowledge. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1988.

Terms and Classes:  An Introduction to Logic. Provender Books, 1991. Published privately.
 
Understanding Empiricism. Chesham, UK: Acumen, 2006. 


SELECTED ARTICLES:
 
"Peirce's 'Chearful Hope" and the Varieties of Realism," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, 41 (2005).

"Pragmatism and Peirce's Externalist Epistemology," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, 35 (1999), 638-653.

"The Beginnings of Pragmatism: Peirce, Wright, James, Royce," in Columbia History of Western Philosophy, ed. Richard H. Popkin (New York, 1999).

"Putnam and the Permanence of Pragmatism," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, 34 (1998), 346-364.

"Early Influences on Peirce: A Letter to Samuel Barnett," (with Richard H. Popkin), Journal of the History of Philosophy, 31 (1993), 607-621.

"Peirce's New Way of Signs," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, XXVIII (1992), 505-521.

"Naturalizing Epistemic Terms." In Naturalism and Rationality. ed. Newton Garver and Peter Hare (Buffalo, N. Y., 1986.

"Peirce's Doubts About Idealism," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Socity, XXXI (1985), 222-239.

"Sellars' Rejection of Foundations," Philosophical Studies, XXXIX (1981), 61-78

"Locke, Analyticity and Trifling Propositions," Locke Newsletter, X (1979). 83-96.

"Positivism and Indeterminacy," Synthese, XXXIX (1978), 317-324.

"Knowledge Without Paradox," (with Kenneth Stern), Journal of Philosophy, LXX (1973), 147-160.

"Meaning and Metaphysics in James," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, XXXI (1971), 369-380. Reprinted in William James, Pragmatism in Focus, ed. Doris Olin (London and NewYork, 1992).

"Natural Realism and Illusion in James's Radical Empiricism," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, V (1969), 211-223.

LINKS:
 

"The Marvelous and Miraculous: A Defense of Hume." (1994). Click here to read.

"Gods Omnipotence and the Problem of the Stone." Click here to read

"Peirce on Cartesian Doubt," Transactions of the C. S. Peirce Society, III (1967) Click here to read.

Now is the time to take the bull by the tail and look the situation in the eye. ---- W. C. Fields

Semiotics:  rapid-firing weapons for spreading confusion, usually found in one's Peirce.
 
 
 
 

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