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Williams, John N. (John Nicholas) 1952-

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Works: 34 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 1,492 library holdings
Genres: Patents  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: B1647.M74, 165
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Most widely held works by John N Williams
Moore's paradox : new essays on belief, rationality, and the first person by Mitchell S Green( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
G.E. Moore observed that to assert, 'I went to the pictures last Tuesday but I don't believe that I did' would be 'absurd'. Over half a century later, such sayings continue to perplex philosophers. In the definitive treatment of the famous paradox, Green and Williams explain its history and relevance and present new essays by leading thinkers in the area. - ;G. E. Moore famously observed that to assert, 'I went to the pictures last Tuesday but I don't believe that I did' would be 'absurd'. Moore calls it a 'paradox' that this absurdity persists despite the fact that what I say about myself mi
The impact of litter by John P Nelson( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Continuing legal education mid-winter institute on the law of computer related technology by American Intellectual Property Law Association( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Creep-feeding nursing beef calves by James R Hill( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Moorean absurdity, knowledge and iterated belief by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gives an account of the absurdity of Moorean belief and argues for an account of the absurdity of Moorean assertion that obeys Shoemaker's constraint
Why we should have no time for the Cable Guy paradox by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Attempts to provide a better solution for the Cable Guy paradox based on Alan Jajek's decision theory
Wittgenstein, Moorean absurdity and its disappearance from speech by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Develops an account of Moorean absurdity that is broadly consistent with both Moore's approach and Wittgenstein's
Superman, Wittgenstein and the disappearance of Moorean absurdity by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Using Superman as an example, the authors attempts to explain Moorean absurdity
'P, and I have absolutely no justification for believing that p' : the incoherence of Bayesianism by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gives reason for the irrationality of believing that 'p & I am not justified in believing that p', namely that it is impossible to justify such a belief without falsifying its content and defends a principle implicit in a remark of Gareth Evans, that if someone is justifed in believing that p then she is also justified in believing that she believes that p
Statutes of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity by Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A simple solution to the surprise exam paradoxes by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Presents different arguments and justifications to the following teacher's announcement: "There will be an exam some weekday of next week but no student will be justified in believing what day it will be before the close of the previous day."
Introduction to backgrounding of beef cattle by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Moorean absurdity and conscious belief by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Examines some key features of conscious belief and explains the absurdity of Moorean belief
Know-how by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Argues that all know-how requires a specific form of propositional knowledge so all propositional knowledge requires a specific form of know-how
Onwell and Huxley : making dissent unthinkable by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Compares the fictional world depicted by Orwell's 1984 with that of Huxley's Brave new world from the point of view of an analytic philosopher
Moore's paradox and self-knowledge by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Defends a solution to the problem of self-knowledge and provides a solution to Moore's paradox
Pre-crime, pre-punishment and pre-desert by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Defends the possibility of pre-punishment against two objections and considers three reasons available to the desert theorist wy pre-punishment is wrong
What is the 'social' in 'social entrepreneurship'? by Wee Liang Tan( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Proposes and defends a definition of social entrepreneurship that intuitively accords with what counts as entrepreneurship and which captures the way in which entrepreneurship may be altruistic
Moorean absurdity and expressing belief by John N Williams( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Accounts for the absurdity of Moorean belief and gives an explanation of the absurdity of Moorean assertion that avoids the messy notion of expressing belief
 
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