• This edition of G. E. Moore's notes taken at Wittgenstein's seminal Cambridge lectures in the early 1930s provides, for the first time, an almost verbatim record of those classes. The presentation of the notes is both accessible and faithful to their original manuscripts, and a comprehensive introduction and synoptic table of contents provide the reader with essential contextual information and summaries of the topics in each lecture. The lectures form an excellent introduction to Wittgenstein's…Read more
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    Penelope Maddy. The Logical Must: Wittgenstein on Logic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. x+135. $39.95
    Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 5 (2): 360-364. 2015.
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    Wittgenstein’s writings and lectures during the first half of the 1930s play a crucial role in any interpretation of the relationship between the Tractatus and the Philosophical Investigations . G. E. Moore’s notes of Wittgenstein’s Cambridge lectures, 1930-1933, offer us a remarkably careful and conscientious record of what Wittgenstein said at the time, and are much more detailed and reliable than previously published notes from those lectures. The co-authors are currently editing these notes …Read more
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    Tractarian first-order logic: Identity and the n-operator: Tractarian first-order logic
    with Kai F. Wehmeier
    Review of Symbolic Logic 5 (4): 538-573. 2012.
    In the Tractatus, Wittgenstein advocates two major notational innovations in logic. First, identity is to be expressed by identity of the sign only, not by a sign for identity. Secondly, only one logical operator, called “N” by Wittgenstein, should be employed in the construction of compound formulas. We show that, despite claims to the contrary in the literature, both of these proposals can be realized, severally and jointly, in expressively complete systems of first-order logic. Building on ea…Read more
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    Traces of Reduction: Marion and Heidegger on the Phenomenon of Religion
    Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (2): 184-205. 2014.
    In his work, Being Given, Jean-Luc Marion calls for a phenomenological investigation of the givenness (donation) of the phenomenon. As a phenomenologist of religion, Marion aims to give a philosophical account of the possibility of revelation, something which by definition is unconditionally given. In Being Given, he contends that his phenomenological reduction to unconditional givenness (in the figure of the saturated phenomenon) can account for religious phenomena in a way that respects the su…Read more
  • The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks
    with Bramoullé Yann and Andrea Galeotti
    Oxford University Press USA. 2016.
    The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks represents the frontier of research into how and why networks they form, how they influence behavior, how they help govern outcomes in an interactive world, and how they shape collective decision making, opinion formation, and diffusion dynamics. From a methodological perspective, the contributors to this volume devote attention to theory, field experiments, laboratory experiments, and econometrics. Theoretical work in network formation, games pla…Read more