Readings

Required Readings
Allen, C. "Animal pain" (forthcoming in Noûs).

Austin, J. "Other Minds." Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 20 (1946): 148-187.

Avramides, A. Other Minds. London: Routledge, 2001, chap. 7, 8.

Ayer, A. J. "Other Minds." Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 20 (1946): 188-197.

Ayer, A. J. "Reply to T. L. S. Sprigge." In The Philosophy of A. J. Ayer. Edited by L. Hahn. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 1992.

Block, N. The Harder Problem of Consciousness." Journal of Philosophy XCIX, no. 8 (August 2002): 391-425.

Burge, T. "Reason and the First Person." Chap. 8 in Knowing Our Own Minds. Edited by Crispin Wright, Barry C. Smith, and Cynthia Macdonald. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Davidson, D. Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001, selections: "Three varieties of knowledge," "Epistemology externalized," and "The second person."

Davidson, D. "Thought and talk." In Mind and Language. Edited by S. Guttenplan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1975, pp. 7-24.

Dennett, D. Kinds of Minds: Toward an Understanding of Consciousness. New York: Basic Books, 1996.

Evans, G. The Varieties of Reference. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982, chap. 7.

Hill, C. Sensations: A Defense of Type Materialism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991, chap. 9.

Hyslop, A., and F. Jackson. "The Analogical Inference to Other Minds." American Philosophical Quarterly 9 (1972): 168-176.

Kripke, S. Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1982, Postscript.

Malcolm, N. "Knowledge of Other Minds." Journal of Philosophy 55, no. 23 (1958): 969-978.

Malcolm, N. "Thoughtless Brutes." In Thought and Knowledge. Ithaca, NY..: Cornell University Press, 1977.

McDowell, J.H. "Criteria, Defeasibility, and Knowledge." In Perceptual Knowledge. Edited by J. Dancy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988, pp. 209-219.

McDowell, J.H. Mind and World. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1994, lecture 6.

McGinn, C. "Consciousness and Other Minds." Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 58 (1984): 119-137.

Moran, R. Authority and Estrangement. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Peacocke, C. "Consciousness and Other Minds." Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 58 (1984): 97-117.

Putnam, H. "Other minds."

Russell. "Analogy."

Sober, E. "Evolution and the Problem of Other Minds." Journal of Philosophy 97 (2000): 365-387.

Sprigge, T. L. S. "Ayer on Other Minds." In The Philosophy of A. J. Ayer. Edited by L. Hahn. La Salle, Ill.: Open Court, 1992.

Strawson, P.F. Individuals: An Essay in Descriptive Metaphysics. London: Routledge, 1990 [1959], chap. 3.

Stroud, Barry. The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984, chap. 2.

Tye, M. "The Problem of Simple Minds: Is There Anything It Is Like to Be a Honey Bee?" Philosophical Studies 88 (1997): 289-317.

Wisdom, J. "Other Minds." Supplement to the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 20 (1946): 122-147.

Wittgenstein, L. Philosophical Investigations. Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

Suggested Readings
Alexander, P. "Other People's Experiences." Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy 59 (1959).

Aune, B. "The Problem of Other Minds." Philosophical Review LXX (1961): 320-339.

Ayer, A. J. "One's Knowledge of Other Minds." Theoria XIX (1953): 1-20.

Ayer, A. J. The Problem of Knowledge. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1956.

Baron-Cohen, S., H. Tager-Flusberg, and D. J. Cohen. Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from Autism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Buck, R. "Non-Other Minds." In Analytical Philosophy. Edited by R. Butler. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1962.

Buford, T. O. Essays on Other Minds. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970.

Castaneda, H. "Criteria, Analogy, and Knowledge of Other Minds." Journal of Philosophy 59, no. 20. (1962): 533-546.

Duhrssen, A. "Philosophic Alienation and the Problem of Other Minds." Philosophical Review 69, no. 2 (1960): 211-220.

Everett, T. "Other Voices, Other Minds." Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78 (2000): 213-222.

Feigl, H. "Other Minds and the Egocentric Predicament." Journal of Philosophy 56, no. 23 (1959): 980-987.

Gallagher, K. "Intersubjective Knowledge." In The Philosophy of Knowledge. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1964.

Glennan, S. S. "Computationalism and the Problem of Other Minds." Philosophical Psychology 8 (1995): 375-388.

Hampshire, S. "The Analogy of Feeling." Mind 61, no. 241 (January 1952): 1-12.

Harnad, S. "Other Bodies, Other Minds: A Machine Incarnation of an Old Philosophical Problem." Minds and Machines 1 (1991): 43-54.

Hill, C. "On Getting to Know Others." Philosophical Topics (1985).

Hyslop, A. "Other Minds as Theoretical Entities." Australasian Journal of Philosophy 54 (1976): 158-161.

Hyslop, A. Other Minds. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1995.

Jones, J. R. "Our Knowledge of Other Persons." Philosophy 25 (1950).

Jorgensen, J. "Remarks Concerning the Concept of Mind and the Problem of Other People's Minds." Theoria (1949).

Kurthen, M., D. Moskopp, D. B. Linke, and B. M. Reuter. "The Locked-in Syndrome and the Behaviorist Epistemology of Other Minds." Theoretical Medicine 12 (1991): 69-79.

Lenman, J. "Beliefs about Other Minds: A Pragmatic Justification." American Philosophical Quarterly 31 (1994): 223-234.

Locke, D. Myself and Others: A Study in Our Knowledge of Minds. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Melnyk, A. "Inference to the Best Explanation and Other Minds." Australasian Journal of Philosophy 4 (1994): 482-491.

Mellor, W. W. "Three Problems about Other Minds." Mind 65 (1956): 200-217.

Morick, H., ed. Wittgenstein and the Problem of Other Minds. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1967.

Narveson, A. H. "Evidential Necessity and Other Minds." Mind 75, no. 297. (1966): 114-121.

Pap, A. "Other Minds and the Principle of Verifiability." Revue Internationale de Philosophie 5 (1951): 280-306.

Plantinga, A. "Induction and Other Minds." Review of Metaphysics 19 (1966): 441-461.

Plantinga, A. God and Other Minds. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1967.

Plantinga, A. "Induction and Other Minds II." Review of Metaphysics 12 (1968): 524-533.

Price, H. H. "Our Evidence for the Existence of Other Minds." Philosophy 13 (1938): 425-456.

Sagal, P., and G. Borg. "The Range Principle and the Problem of Other Minds." British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 44 (1993): 477-491.

Slote, M. "Induction and Other Minds." Review of Metaphysics 20 (1966): 341-360.

Spencer, W. Our Knowledge of Other Minds. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1930.

Thalberg, I. "Other Times, Other Places, Other Minds." Philosophical Studies 20 (1969).

Thomson, J. F. "The Argument from Analogy and the Problem of Other Minds." Mind 60 (1951): 336-350.

Weinberg, J. "Our Knowledge of Other Minds." Philosophical Review 60 (1946).

Wisdom, J. Other Minds. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968.

Zemach, E. "Sensations, Raw Feels, and Other Minds." Review of Metaphysics 20 (1966): 317-340.

Ziff, P. "The Simplicity of Other Minds." Journal of Philosophy 42 (1965): 575-584.