research

Journal articles.

The myth of occurrence-based semantics 

Linguistics and Philosophy

(forthcoming) (w/ B. Pickel) ::doi


The paradox of self-blame

American Philosophical Quarterly

(forthcoming) (w/ P. Todd) ::doi


Frege and saving substitution

Philosophical Studies

(forthcoming) (w/ B. Pickel) ::doi


Binding bound variables in epistemic contexts

Inquiry

(forthcoming) ::doi


Future contingents and the logic of temporal omniscience

Noûs 

(2021), 55(1): 102-127 (w/ P. Todd) ::doi


Might generics

Snippets

(2020), 39: 8-9  ::doi


Monsters and the theoretical role of context

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research

(2019), 98(2): 392-416 (w/ D. Ball) ::doi   [ supplement ]


Against the Russellian open future  

Mind

(2017), 126(504): 1217–1237 (w/ A. Schoubye)  ::doi


A bridge from semantic value to content

Philosophical Topics

(2017), 45(2): 181-207 ::doi


Does semantic relationism solve Frege's puzzle?

Journal of Philosophical Logic

(2017), 46 (1): 97-118 (w/ B. Pickel)  ::doi


The antinomy of the variable: A Tarskian resolution

Journal of Philosophy

(2016), 113(3): 137-170 (w/ B. Pickel)  ::doi


The history of the use of ⟦.⟧-notation in natural language semantics 

Semantics and Pragmatics

(2016), 9:12  ::doi


Well-founding grounding grounding

Journal of Philosophical Logic

(2016), 45(4): 349-379 (w/ G. Rabin) ::doi


Descriptions which have grown capital letters

Mind & Language

(2015), 30(3): 292-319  ::doi


Two-dimensional semantics and the nesting problem

Analysis

(2014), 74(2): 210–224 (w/ D. Chalmers)  ::doi


Dangerous reference graphs and semantic paradoxes

Journal of Philosophical Logic

(2013), 42(5): 727-765 (w/ L. Rabern & M. Macauley)  ::doi


Monsters in Kaplan's logic of demonstratives   

Philosophical Studies

(2013), 164(2): 393-404 ::doi


Propositions and multiple indexing

Thought

(2012), 1(2): 116-124 ::doi


Against the identification of assertoric content with compositional value

Synthese

(2012), 189(1): 75-96 ::doi


A simple solution to the hardest logic puzzle ever

Analysis

(2008), 68(298): 105-112 ( w/ L. Rabern)  ::doi




Counterpart theory (section)

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Semantic monsters

Routledge Handbook on Linguistic Reference

(2021), Biggs & Geirsson (ed.)


Reviving the parameter revolution in semantics

The Science of Meaning : Oxford University Press

 (2018): 138-171 (w/ B. Pickel & J. Dever)


Introduction to the science of meaning

The Science of Meaning : Oxford University Press

 (2018): 1-45 (w/ D. Ball)


Index, context, and the content of knowledge

Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Contextualism

(2017), Ichikawa, J. (ed.)

 


Volume and Encylopedia contributions.

Unpublished/unfinished



Paper for volume commemorating 50th anniversary of Kripke's Naming and Necessity


Against Fregean quantification (under review) 


If counterfactuals were neg-raisers, conditional excluded middle wouldn’t be valid

(forthcoming in special issue of Synthese on indeterminacy) (w/ P. Todd)


Chess notation (in review)


Diagonal content and assertion (in progress)


Epistemic counterpart theory (in progress) 


A note on the nesting problem for two-dimensionalism (in progress)






A formal semantics for Wittgenstein's builder language


Tree-ring semantics


Structural fixed-point theorems (w. L. Rabern),

arXiv:2104.04626


Playing cards with Vizing's demon (w. L. Rabern),

arXiv:2104.04624


In defense of the two question solution to the hardest logic puzzle ever (w. L. Rabern)


Compactness: From Gödel to Heine-Borel (w. L. Rabern and M. Macauley), arXiv:0808.0844 



Papers in progress.

Books and edited volumes.

The Science of Meaning:

Essays on the metatheory of natural language semantics

Oxford University Press

(2018), edited w/ D. Ball

(OUP website)

Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21

(2018)

co-edited w/ Cummins, Heycock, Rohde, and Truswell

(pdf)

Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences

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