William G. Lycan

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William Lycan is the author of over 180 articles as well as eight books: Logical Form in Natural Language (1984), Knowing Who (with Steven Boër, 1986), Consciousness (1987), Judgement and Justification (1988),Modality and Meaning (1994), Consciousness and Experience (1996), Real Conditionals (2001), and On Evidence in Philosophy (2019). His textbook, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge) is in its 3rd edition.  Some other publications include: “Form, Function, and Feel,” Journal of Philosophy (1981); “Epistemic Value,” Synthese (1985); “Tacit Belief,” in Belief, ed. by Bogdan (1986); “What is the ‘Subjectivity’ of the Mental?” Philosophical Perspectives (1990); “Two — No, Three — Concepts of Possible Worlds,” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society(1991); “Consciousness as Internal Monitoring,” Philosophical Perspectives (1995); “Layered Perceptual Representation,” in Perception, ed. by Villanueva (1996); “The Case for Phenomenal Externalism,”Philosophical Perspectives (2001); “The Slighting of Smell,” in Of Minds and Molecules, ed. by Bhushan and Rosenfeld (2000); “Free Will and the Burden of Proof,” in Minds and Persons, ed. by O’Hear (2003); “On the Gettier Problem Problem,” in Epistemology Futures, ed. by Hetherington (2006); “The Meaning of ‘Water’: An Unsolved Problem,”Philosophical Issues (2007); “Phenomenal Intentionalities,” American Philosophical Quarterly (2008); “Desire Considered as a Propositional Attitude,” Philosophical Perspectives 26 (2012); “An Irenic Idea about Metaphor,” Philosophy 88 (2013); “Slurs and Lexical Presumption,” Language Sciences (2015); “What Does Taste Represent?,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2018); “Metaphysics and the Paronymy of Names,” American Philosophical Quarterly (2018); “Permanent Contributions in Philosophy,” Metaphilosophy (2019).

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