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Perry, John 1943-

Works: 74 works in 428 publications in 7 languages and 13,115 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Conference papers and proceedings  Anecdotes  Introductions 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Other
Classifications: BD21, 121.68
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Most widely held works by John Perry
Introduction to philosophy : classical and contemporary readings by John Perry( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fourth edition of an anthology intended for an introductory philosophy course. It is a comprehensive, topically organised anthology of both classical and contemporary philosophy
Situations and attitudes by Jon Barwise( Book )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge, possibility, and consciousness by John Perry( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicalism is the idea that if everything that goes on is physical, our consciousness and feelings must also be physical. This book defends a view called antecedent physicalism
The art of procrastination : a guide to effective dawdling, lollygagging, and postponing by John Perry( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of structured procrastination and provides tips and techniques to chronic procrastinators for developing an attitude of acceptance for their accomplishments while enjoying the time they waste
The problem of the essential indexical : and other essays by John Perry( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) This book includes famous papers such as 'The Problem of the Essential Indexical' and 'Frege on Demonstratives' and 'Cognitive Significance and New Theories of Reference'; papers co-authored with Mark Crimmins ('The Prince and the Phone Booth') and David Israel ('Fodor on Psychological Explanations') and related papers on situation semantics, direct reference, and the structure of belief. Perry has added 'afterwords' that discuss responses to his work by Gareth Evans, Robert Stalnaker, Barbara Partee, Howard Wettstein and others. The word 'I' is called an 'indexical' which means who it stands for depends on who says it, not just on its meaning. Other indexicals are 'you', 'here' and 'now'. Perry discusses how these words work, and why they express important philosophical thoughts. He claims that indexicals pose a challenge to traditional assumptions about language and thought, and for that reason a number of these papers sparked lively debates
A dialogue on personal identity and immortality by John Perry( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Themes from Kaplan by Joseph Almog( Book )

16 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a series of articles derived from a conference organized by the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University to discuss the work of David Kaplan, together with Kaplan's own unpublished essay: "Demonstratives."
Torture : religious ethics and national security by John Perry( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference and reflexivity by John Perry( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Referentialist tradition is portrayed as holding that indexicals contribute content that involves individuals without identifying conditions on them. Descriptivist tradition is portrayed as holding that referential content does not explain all of the identifying conditions conveyed by names and indexicals. This text reveals a coherent and structured family of contents - from reflexive contents that place conditions on their actual utterance to the fully incremental contents that place conditions only on the objects of reference - reconciling the insights of both traditions
Identity, personal identity, and the self by John Perry( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume collects a number of Perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, "The Two Faces of Identity," "Persons and Information," "Self-Notions and The Self," and "The Sense of Identity." Perry's Introduction puts his own work and that of others on the issues of identity and personal identity in the context of philosophical studies of mind and language over the past thirty years
Dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God by John Perry( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection of God. As the discussion continues they consider the nature of human evil--whether, for example, fully rational actions can be intentionally evil. Recurring themes are the distinction between natural evil and evil done by free agents, and the p
Situation theory and its applications by Jon Barwise( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical pragmatics : an inquiry into reference and communication by Kepa Korta( Book )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Critical Pragmatics develops three ideas: language is a way of doing things with words; meanings of phrases and contents of utterances derive ultimately from human intentions; and language combines with other factors to allow humans to achieve communicative goals. In this book, Kepa Korta and John Perry explain why critical pragmatics provides a coherent picture of how parts of language study fit together within the broader picture of human thought and action. They focus on issues about singular reference, that is, talk about particular things, places or people, which have played a central role in the philosophy of language for more than a century. They argue that attention to the 'reflexive' or 'utterance-bound' contents of utterances sheds new light on these old problems. Their important study proposes a new approach to pragmatics and should be of wide interest to philosophers of language and linguists"--
Every gift matters : how your passion can change the world by Carrie Morgridge( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Morgridge shares inspiring stories of powerful gifts in action showing readers how to turn the act of giving into a vehicle for positive change. Drawing on 15 years of experience supporting causes that align with her passions through gifts, Morgridge demonstrates how a smart strategy, high expectations, a deep network, and hands-on personal involvement will ensure that one's gift is compounded over time to have the biggest impact possible. --Publisher's description
Consciousness and the self : new essays( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In our everyday activities, the self is ever-present in the back of our minds. We remember what we did the moment before and we think about what we want to do next; we feel happy and energetic, or bored and tired; we have a sense of our goals when we act; we think about what we would like to eat for dinner and we know what our favorite TV show is. In our interactions with others, we think about how they see us, whether they like us or are impressed by us. We have certain emotions related to this keen awareness of ourselves: we feel embarrassed, remorseful, ashamed, proud or confident, because of things we have done or did not do. We see ourselves as continuous in time: what happened to us in the past affects who we are and what we believe now; we make plans for the future because we believe that the future self will be us and will be affected by our current plan and behavior"--
The art of procrastination a guide to effective dawdling, lollygagging and postponing, or, getting things done by putting them off by John Perry( Recording )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This charming and accessible audio educates, entertains, and illuminates a universal subject. Procrastinators will be relieved to learn that actually you can accomplish quite a lot while procrastinating
Situationen und Einstellungen : grundlagen de situationssemantik by Jon Barwise( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La procrastinación eficiente : guía para dar largas, pensar en las musarañas y posponer todo de manera productiva by John Perry( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince and the phone booth : reporting puzzling beliefs by Mark Crimmins( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Knowledge, possibility, and consciousness
Alternative Names
John Perry Amerikaans filosoof

John Perry amerikanischer Philosoph

John Perry filosofo statunitense

Perry, John R.

Perry, John R. 1943-

Perry, John Richard

Perry John Richard 1943-....

Джон Пери (философ)

جان پری فیلسوف آمریکایی

페리, 존 1943-

페리, 존 R. 1943-

ジョン・ペリー (哲学者)

ペリー, ジョン

English (265)

German (13)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Polish (1)

Situations and attitudesKnowledge, possibility, and consciousnessThe problem of the essential indexical : and other essaysA dialogue on personal identity and immortalityThemes from KaplanTorture : religious ethics and national securityReference and reflexivityIdentity, personal identity, and the self