Books

Reality. A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2011.

Twelve Examples of Illusion, Oxford University Press, 2010.

The Dispeller of Disputes. Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka. A Philosophical Investigation, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Ontological Categories. Their Nature and Significance, Oxford University Press, 2005.

Co-authored:

Moonshadows. Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2011.

 


Contributions to edited volumes

"Ontological Categories and Madhyamaka" in Jessica Frazier (ed.): Thinking Inside the Box. Categories in Indian Philosophical Thought, Ashgate, London, 2012, forthcoming.

"Making sense of verse 29 of Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani" in Mario D'Amato, Jay Garfield, Tom Tillemans (eds): Pointing at the Moon. Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2009, 21-45.

"Gödel, Frege, Scholz. The Leibnizian Conception of the characteristica universalis and the Possibility of a Formal Philosophy", Individuation, Sympnoia panta, Harmonia, Emanation. Festgabe für Heinrich Schepers , Nodus: Münster 2000, 61-96.

 


Articles in refereed journals

Preprints of most of these can be found on PhilPapers

"The incompleteness of the world and its consequences", Metaphysica, forthcoming.

"Costruzioni senza fine? Un problema per il costruttivismo Goodmaniano", Rivista di estetica, 2009, 41:2, 101-107.

"Nagarjuna's arguments on motion revisited", Journal of Indian Philosophy, 2008, 36:4, 455-480.

"The Madhyamaka Concept of svabhava: Ontological and Cognitive Aspects", Asian Philosophy, 2007, 17:1, 17-45.

"Nagarjuna's catuskoti", Journal of Indian Philosophy, 2006, 34, 367-395.

"Logical Relations between Pictures", Journal of Philosophy, 2005, 102: 12, 603-623.

"The Construction of Ontological Categories", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2004 82:4, 595-620.

"A Taxonomy of Composition Operations", Logique & Analyse, 2004, 185-188, 375-393.

"The Underdetermination of Typings", Erkenntnis, 2003, 58:3, 379-414.

"Ars Characteristica Kantiana. Ludwig Benedict Trede's Forgotten Necessary Grammar", Kant-Studien, 2003, 94, 3, 333-351.

"Defining Ontological Categories in an Expansion of Belief Dynamics", Logic and Logical Philosophy, 2002, 10, 3, 199-210.

"The Definition of 'Ontological Category'", Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 2002, 102, 3, 287-293.

"A World of Signs. Baroque Pansemioticism, the Polyhistor and the Early Modern Wunderkammer.", Journal for the History of Ideas, 62, 4, 2001, 633-650.

"Ontologische Notwendigkeit.", Metaphysica, Special Edition 1, 2000, 119-140.

"Polyhistor and Poeta Doctus. Notes on the Baroque Conception of Signs and Significations", Beiträge zur Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft , 10, 2000, 91-130.

"Harsdörffer, Leibniz and the Universal Characteristic", Journal for the History of Ideas, 60, 3, 1999, 449-467.

"Poësis Combinatoria. Relations between the Project of the Characteristica Universalis and German Baroque Poetry.", Beiträge zur Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft , 8, 1998, 209-244.

Co-authored:

(with Jay Garfield) "Acquiring the Notion of a Dependent Designation: Reply to Berger ", Philosophy East and West, 61, 2, 2011, pp 365-367.

 


Book Reviews

Review of Mark Siderits, Evan Thompson, Dan Zahavi (eds)
"Self, No Self? Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, & Indian Traditions", OUP, 2012, Mind, 2012.

Review of Jonathan Lowe
"The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science", OUP, 2006
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Mind, 2007, 116, 759-762.

Review of Jaap Maat
"Philosophical Languages in the Seventeenth Century: Dalgarno, Wilkins, Leibniz" Kluwer, 2004
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Mind, 2006, 115, 444-447.

Review of Vittorio Hösle
"Die Philosophie und die Wissenschaften", C.H.Beck, 1999
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literaturkritik.de No. 6, 2000

Review of
"Zeitschrift für Philosophie"
,
Information Philosophie No. 2, 2000, pp. 128-130.

Review of Edward Craig (ed.), 1998,
"Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy"
,
Information Philosophie No. 1, 2000, pp. 62-66.

"Neue Logik-Lehrbücher"
Information Philosophie No. 2, 1999, pp. 68-71.

Logic software,
Information Philosophie No. 4, 1998, 70-71.

Review of David Bostock, 1997,
"Intermediate Logic"

Information Philosophie No. 3, 1998, 66.

 


Miscellanea

"Metaphysical Problems in Indian Buddhist Thought", Steven Emmanuel (ed): Blackwell Companion to Buddhist Philosophy, Blackwell, Oxford, 2012.

"Abhidharma Philosophy", William Edelglass, Jay Garfield (eds): Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2010.

"Nagarjuna", Ed Zalta (ed.): Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2010.

"Gottlob Frege", Wulff Rehfus (ed.): Handwörterbuch Philosophie , Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen 2003.

"Defining 'Ontological Category'", Roxanne Fay (ed.) Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Harvard-MIT Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy, Cambridge, MA, 2001, 1-12.

"Wir finden in unserem Alltag viel mehr Philosophie als wir eigentlich vermuten sollten." Interview with Edward Craig.
Information Philosophie No. 3, 1999, 31-66.