in Collective Memory and the Historical Past
November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 11583 words.
Collective memory is the matrix of cohesion of social groups, however vast they may be, through which group continuity in time is at once attested and reaffirmed. If it is also in time that...
in By Parallel Reasoning
February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 27878 words.
This chapter proposes the articulation model for evaluating analogical arguments. The core of the model consists of two principles. First, there must be a prior association, a clear...
in Proper Names
March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 6881 words.
This chapter enriches the semantic picture put forth in Chapter 1 with a theory of the use of language, grounded on the role played by articulations (roughly, expression-types) within the...
in A Time for the Humanities
November 2008; p ublished online March 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9690 words.
This chapter highlights the theory of hegemony in the rhetorical terms of metaphor and metonymy. It presents the political theories of Sorel and Lenin which claim that politics consist in...
in Deeper than Reason
April 2005; p ublished online February 2006 .
Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 14138 words.
Artistic expression ‘is an activity of an artist that consists, roughly speaking, in the manifestation and elucidation of an emotional state of a persona in the expressive character of a...
in The Crane's Walk
April 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9061 words.
The eighth idea basic to Plato concerns the importance of the confused mixture of considerations, meanings, dimensions, characteristics, and viewpoints in which ...
in Word Made Skin
December 2004; p ublished online March 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 9532 words.
This chapter discusses fold. As words touch the skin, bodies too enfold language. Fold is a figure of desire. Language and flesh are mutually implicated, folded up together as ...
March 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .
Book. Subjects: Philosophy. 328 pages.
Inanimation is the third volume in a series of attempts to analyze the technology of the human. Following Prosthesis (1995), where our attachment to “external” objects was traced back to a...
in A Priori Justification
April 2003; p ublished online May 2006 .
Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 17058 words.
This chapter contends that proponents of the a priori face two major challenges: articulating the experiential/nonexperiential distinction, and providing supporting evidence for the claim...
in Meaning without Truth
July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Language. 8243 words.
This chapter presents the semantic background for an adequate approach to non truth-conditional meaning. It begins with a summary of the main ideas in the double-indexed framework for...