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This bibliography covers nearly all of my public or published pieces on ''topics other than open access''. It covers my work in philosophy and law (my academic fields), as well as some more personal and playful pieces not suitable for academic publishing. It includes formally published work as well as some work I wrote directly for the web. It includes books, journal articles, preprints, and self-published pieces. It omits course handouts and minor pieces like blog posts, listserv messages, letters to editors, presentation slides, and small web pages. I plan to keep it up to date, though I'm still trying to catch up by posting unposted pieces from years ago. — [[Peter Suber]].
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This bibliography covers nearly all of my public or published pieces on ''topics other than open access''. It covers my work in philosophy and law (my academic fields), as well as some more personal and playful pieces not suitable for academic publication. It includes books, journal articles, preprints, and self-published pieces. It omits course handouts and minor pieces like blog posts, listserv messages, letters to editors, presentation slides, and small web pages. I plan to keep it up to date, though I'm still trying to catch up by posting unposted pieces from years ago. — [[Peter Suber]].
* This version of the list consolidates and supersedes two earlier lists ([http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/acadpubs.htm one] and [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writings.htm two]).
 
 
* Suggested short URL for this page = [http://bit.ly/suber-writings bit.ly/suber-writings].
 
* Suggested short URL for this page = [http://bit.ly/suber-writings bit.ly/suber-writings].
* For my work on open access and scholarly communication, see my separate list of [[Writings on open access|writings on open access]].  
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* This version of the list (started March 2014) consolidates and supersedes two earlier lists [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/acadpubs.htm here] and [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writings.htm here].
* For my courses and course handouts, see my separate list of [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses.htm courses].
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* For my work on open access, see my [[Writings on open access|separate list of writings on open access]].  
* My ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is 0000-0002-3577-2890. Most of these works appeared before ORCID existed, and before I registered in October 2012. But I include my ORCID here in order to make it as easy as possible for anyone to associate my ORCID with my writings. (Note that the ORCID list of my writings is not as complete as this list and its [[Writings on open access|companion list]].)
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* For my courses and course handouts, see my [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/courses.htm separate list of courses].
* [http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=014252173690352420777:jhwak-xjt_0 Search] these writings. (Unfortunately this Google custom search engine is [https://productforums.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!category-topic/customsearch/troubleshooting-and-bugs/kclnIYppGO4 broken] and I haven't been able to get any help from Google. If you have any ideas, please [mailto:peter.suber@gmail.com let me know].)
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* My ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is [http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3577-2890 0000-0002-3577-2890]. Most of the works below appeared before ORCID existed. But I support ORCID and include my number here in order to help associate it with my writings.  
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* [https://www.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=005234242513531882349:uajzrpathpk Search these writings]. Bear with me while I make the index for this custom search engine more complete.
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* [http://dx.doi.org/10.5840/intstudphil200335411 Review of James Allen, ''A Sceptical Theory of Morality and Law'', Peter Lang, 1998], ''International Studies in Philosophy'', Vol. 35, No. 4 (2003) pp. 134-135 ([https://perma.cc/63AW-4Q5T perma.cc link]).
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/synth.htm Geometry and Arithmetic Are Synthetic], 2002. A defense of Kant's thesis using post-Kantian mathematics and logic.   
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725028 Geometry and Arithmetic Are Synthetic], 2002. A defense of Kant's thesis using post-Kantian mathematics and logic.   
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/synth.htm Copy] at Earlham.
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** [https://craftresumes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Geometry_Arithmetic_Synthetic.html Translated into Ukrainian] by Nikita Shevchenko, August 2020.
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** [https://thesisowl.com/2020-07-30-geometry-and-arithmetic-are-synthetic/ Translated into Russian] by Nikita Shevchenko, August 2020.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/selfmod.htm Saving Machines From Themselves:&nbsp; The Ethics of Deep Self-Modification]. Written for Georg Trogemann (editor), ''Essays on Self-Modifying Media'', 2002. But the book project fell through and I posted my contribution online without peddling it elsewhere.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:32986888 Saving Machines From Themselves:&nbsp; The Ethics of Deep Self-Modification]. Written for Georg Trogemann (editor), ''Essays on Self-Modifying Media'', 2002. But the book project fell through and I posted my contribution online without waiting to find another publisher. An examination of the ethics of paternalizing creatures capable of deep and precise self-modification. I expect that intelligent machines will achieve this capability, through reprogramming, sooner than human beings, through drugs and surgery. Hence the pieces focuses on the ethics of paternalizing intelligent machines capable of rewriting their own code.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/911ann1.htm Reflections on 9/11, One Year Later], September, 2002. Thoughts on our loss of freedom, and its simultaneous acceptance and denial in the name of patriotism.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4732069 Reflections on 9/11, One Year Later], September, 2002. Thoughts on our loss of freedom, and its simultaneous acceptance and denial in the name of patriotism.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/vendor.htm Is Your College Ready to Tackle More than Sweatshops?] &nbsp;''Chronicle of Higher Education'', August 2, 2002, p. B16.  
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3716801 Is Your College Ready to Tackle More than Sweatshops?] &nbsp;''Chronicle of Higher Education'', August 2, 2002, p. B16.  
 
** Reprinted in the ''National Association of Educational Buyers Journal'', December 2003, pp. 8-9.
 
** Reprinted in the ''National Association of Educational Buyers Journal'', December 2003, pp. 8-9.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/knotting/notate.htm Knot Tying Notation], July 2002. A "programming language" to record the steps in a knot tying method.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4727448 Knot Tying Notation], July 2002. A "programming language" to record the steps in a knot tying method.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/dyson.htm Review of George Dyson, ''Darwin Among the Machines:&nbsp; The Evolution of Global Intelligence''] (Perseus Books, 1997), the American Philosophical Association's ''Newletter on Philosophy and Computers''.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/dyson.htm Review of George Dyson, ''Darwin Among the Machines:&nbsp; The Evolution of Global Intelligence''] (Perseus Books, 1997), the American Philosophical Association's ''Newletter on Philosophy and Computers'' ([https://perma.cc/L5HG-LWCB perma.cc link]).
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* Articles on * [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/amdt.htm Amendment] (I.31-32), [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/civ-dis.htm Civil Disobedience] (I.110-113),[http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/paternal.htm Paternalism] (II.632-635), and [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/slfreflw.htm Self-Reference in Law] (II.790-792), in Christopher Berry Gray (ed.), Philosophy of Law:&nbsp;&nbsp;An Encyclopedia, Garland Pub. Co., 1999. (I apologize for the condensed prose in these articles.  I had very little space in which to work.)
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* Articles on [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725007 Amendment] (I.31-32), [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725008 Civil Disobedience] (I.110-113), [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725017 Paternalism] (II.632-635), and [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725016 Self-Reference in Law] (II.790-792), in Christopher Berry Gray (ed.), ''Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia'', Garland Pub. Co., 1999. (Apologies for the condensed prose in these articles.  I had very little space in which to work.)
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/amdt.htm Copy] of ''Amendment'' at Earlham.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/civ-dis.htm Copy] of ''Civil Disobedience'' at Earlham.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/paternal.htm Copy] of ''Peternalism'' at Earlham.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/slfreflw.htm Copy] of ''Self-Reference in Law'' at Earlham.
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** The article on civil disobedience is also reprinted in [https://libertasutah.org/books/civildisobedience.pdf Civil Disobedience], Libertas Institute, 2014, pp. 63-63.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cse.htm The Case of the Speluncean Explorers:&nbsp;&nbsp;Nine New Opinions], Routledge, 1998.  Reprinted, with corrections, 2002.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cse.htm The Case of the Speluncean Explorers:&nbsp;&nbsp;Nine New Opinions], Routledge, 1998.  Reprinted, with corrections, 2002 ([https://perma.cc/MEZ6-BH29 perma.cc link]).
 
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** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/csepref.htm Preface and Introduction]. Full text and open access.
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** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725112 Preface and Introduction]. Full text and open access.  
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/csepref.htm Copy] of the "Preface" and "Introduction" at Earlham.
** My contract with Routledge prevents me from making the rest of the text open access.  However, I've created an open-access [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cse.htm page] of assignment ideas for teachers, errata, and other auxiliary content.
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** My contract with Routledge prevents me from making the rest of the book open access.  However, I've created an open-access [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cse.htm page] of assignment ideas for teachers, errata, and other auxiliary content.
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** The Preface and Introduction were [https://www.zoobio.se/teaching/2017/11/15/v-pripade-speluncean-prieskumnici-devat-novych-posudky/ translated into Slovak] by Sandra Knudsen.
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** The Preface and Introduction were [https://dealsdaddy.co.uk/translations/csepref/ translated into Hindi] by Nikol.
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** The book home page was [http://pro4education.com/the-case-of-the-speluncean-explorers/ translated into Croatian] by Milica Novak.
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** The full text of the book was translated into Complex Chinese and published by The Commercial Press (Hong Kong) in 2013. There is not an OA edition of the Chinese translation.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4746212 Stages of Argument], 2000. A description of four stages of sophistication in argument, for use by teachers who evaluate arguments and must communicate their evaluations in a way that helps the authors improve.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/argstages.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/argstages.htm Stages of Argument], 2000. A description of four stages of sophistication in argument, for use by teachers who evaluate arguments and must communicate their evaluations in a way that helps the authors improve.  
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:40503348 Glossary of First-Order Logic], 1999. Definitions of basic terms in basic set theory, basic recursive function theory, two branches of logic (truth-functional propositional logic and first-order predicate logic) and their metatheory.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/infinity.htm Infinite Reflections] and its appendix, [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/infapp.htm A Crash Course in the Mathematics of Infinite Sets], ''St. John's Review'', XLIV, 2 (1998) 1-59.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715468 Infinite Reflections] and its appendix, [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3864722 A Crash Course in the Mathematics of Infinite Sets], ''St. John's Review'', XLIV, 2 (1998) 1-59.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/infinity.htm Copy] of ''Infinite Reflections'' at Earlham.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/infapp.htm Copy] of ''A Crash Course in the Mathematics of Infinite Sets'' at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/transtip.htm Translation Tips for the Language of First Order Logic], 1998. Rules and tips for translating from English into logical notation.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/transtip.htm Translation Tips for the Language of First Order Logic], 1998 ([https://perma.cc/R4SE-GW98 perma.cc link]). Rules and tips for translating from English into logical notation.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/homofone.htm An English Homophone Dictionary], 1998. At one time the largest on the web, but no longer updated.  Made in collaboration with A.L.P. Thorpe.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725026 An English Homophone Dictionary], 1998. At one time the largest on the web, but no longer updated.  Made in collaboration with A.L.P. Thorpe.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/homofone.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/wirewise/index.htm WireWise], April 1998 - April 1999.  An occasional newsletter of tips for academic web users that I write with [http://www.earlham.edu/~liffeyt/alpp.html Liffey Thorpe].  
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/wirewise/index.htm WireWise], April 1998 - April 1999.  An occasional newsletter of tips for academic web users that I wrote with Liffey Thorpe.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/greece.htm Greece on the Atlantic], 1998. An idle explication of the geographic isomorphism of Greece and the Blue Hill Peninsula in Maine.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/greece.htm Greece on the Atlantic], 1998 ([https://perma.cc/N6NV-W9NC perma.cc link]). An idle explication of the geographic isomorphism of Greece and the Blue Hill Peninsula in Maine.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/logicsym.htm Notes on Logic Notation on the Web], 1998. Tracking proposals and progress in getting support for logic notation into a future version of HTML, and methods for bypassing HTML.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/logicsym.htm Notes on Logic Notation on the Web], 1998. Tracking proposals and progress in getting support for logic notation into a future version of HTML, and methods for bypassing HTML.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/explode.htm Six Exploding Knots], 1997.   
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/explode.htm Six Exploding Knots], 1997 ([https://perma.cc/X9K9-SCTX perma.cc link]).   
 
** This article has been translated into Dutch by Pieter van de Griend, "Zes Exploderende Knopen," Het Knoopeknauwertje, 9 (December 1997) 8-13.
 
** This article has been translated into Dutch by Pieter van de Griend, "Zes Exploderende Knopen," Het Knoopeknauwertje, 9 (December 1997) 8-13.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/leglreas.htm Legal Reasoning After Post-Modern Critiques of Reason], ''Legal Writing, The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute'', 3 (1997) 21-50.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715469 Legal Reasoning After Post-Modern Critiques of Reason], ''Legal Writing, The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute'', 3 (1997) 21-50.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/leglreas.htm Copy] at Earlham.  
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/meta/topics.htm Metaphilosophical Topics], 1997. A large, personal list of questions about the nature of philosophy.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/meta/topics.htm Metaphilosophical Topics], 1997 ([https://perma.cc/WS67-AB2H perma.cc link]). A large, personal list of questions about the nature of philosophy.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/knotfast.htm Knot So Fast], 1997. A proposal for regulating the world knot tying speed record.  
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/knotfast.htm Knot So Fast], 1997. A proposal for regulating the world knot tying speed record.  
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/skept.htm Classical Skepticism], 1996. An exposition of Pyrrhonian skepticism, based on the writings of Sextus Empiricus, with replies to common objections, and a sketch of how this form of skepticism evolved and mutated in western intellectual history.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725014 Classical Skepticism], 1996. An exposition of Pyrrhonian skepticism, based on the writings of Sextus Empiricus, with replies to common objections, and a sketch of how this form of skepticism evolved and mutated in western intellectual history. (This is a long article or short book.)
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/skept.htm Copy] at Earlham.
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** This has been translated into Greek under the title, [http://www.amazon.com/skeptikoi-%253bf%253b9-%253c3%253ba%253b5%253c0%253c4%253b9%253ba%253bf%253af-suber-peter/dp/9608097150/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1421237400&sr=1-3 οι σκεπτικοί], Thyrathen, 2003. The translation is unauthorized, but I don't mind. If CC licenses had existed when I first put it online, I'd have put it under a CC-BY license, authorizing translations.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/antarcti.htm Antarctic expedition]. Log of my 1996 trip.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/antarcti.htm Antarctic expedition]. Log of my 1996 trip ([https://perma.cc/BQ2E-DTJU perma.cc link]).
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bq.htm Question-Begging Under a Non-Foundational Model of Argument], ''Argumentation'', 8 (1994) 241-50.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715474 Question-Begging Under a Non-Foundational Model of Argument], ''Argumentation'', 8 (1994) 241-50.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bq.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/dialog.htm A Year of Teaching with Dialog], ''Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy'', 93, 1 (Spring 1994) 123-26.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715478 A Year of Teaching with Dialog], ''Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy'', 93, 1 (Spring 1994) 123-26.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/dialog.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/endphilo.htm Is Philosophy Dead?] ''The Earlhamite'', 112, 2 (Winter 1993) 12-14.
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/endphilo.htm Is Philosophy Dead?] ''The Earlhamite'', 112, 2 (Winter 1993) 12-14 ([https://perma.cc/H2VX-NSCZ perma.cc link]).
** [http://www.philosophynews.com/notes/990720_peter_suber_is_philosophy_dead.htm Reprinted] at the ''Philosophy News Service'', July 20, 1999.
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** [http://web.archive.org/web/19991013140142/http://philosophynews.com/notes/990720_peter_suber_is_philosophy_dead.htm Reprinted] at the ''Philosophy News Service'', July 20, 1999.
 
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/godel.htm 50 Years Later, The Questions Remain], ''Ellsworth American'', August 27, 1992, Section I, p. 2. On Kurt G&ouml;del's trip to Blue Hill, Maine, in 1942.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725029 50 Years Later, The Questions Remain], ''Ellsworth American'', August 27, 1992, Section I, p. 2. On Kurt G&ouml;del's trip to Blue Hill, Maine, in 1942.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/godel.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bacc2.htm When We Leave Our Desks]. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1992.  An essay on metaphilosophy in disguise.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4738911 When We Leave Our Desks]. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1992.  An essay on metaphilosophy in disguise.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bacc2.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/pc.htm Unsimplifying Political Correctness], ''The Earlhamite'', 111, 2 (Spring 1992) 23-25.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715479 Unsimplifying Political Correctness], ''The Earlhamite'', 111, 2 (Spring 1992) 23-25.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/pc.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/liber.htm The Paradox of Liberation], 1992. Variations on the theme that one is not free until one freely chooses to become free.  I find traces of the theme in Kant, Dennett, and Mill, and show their strategies for preventing the claim from becoming a contradiction.  
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:34359909 The Paradox of Liberation], 1992. Variations on the theme that one is not free until one freely chooses to become free.  I find traces of the theme in Kant, Dennett, and Mill, and show their strategies for preventing the claim from becoming a contradiction.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/liber.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/emerson.htm Self-Determination and Selfhood in Recent Legal Cases]. First delivered as the 1992 Emerson Lecture at Earlham College. How U.S. courts decided a few headliner cases about self-determination and what theories of the human person they assumed.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4746293 Self-Determination and Selfhood in Recent Legal Cases]. First delivered as the 1992 Emerson Lecture at Earlham College. How U.S. courts decided a few headliner cases about self-determination and what theories of the human person they assumed.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/emerson.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psaessay.htm The Paradox of Self-Amendment in American Constitutional Law], ''Stanford Literature Review'', 7, 1-2 (Spring-Fall 1990) 53-78.  Essay-length synopsis of the book,  [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psa/index.htm Paradox of Self-Amendment], below.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4727453 The Paradox of Self-Amendment in American Constitutional Law], ''Stanford Literature Review'', 7, 1-2 (Spring-Fall 1990) 53-78.  Essay-length synopsis of my book,  [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:10243418 Paradox of Self-Amendment], below.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psaessay.htm Copy] at Earlham.
 
** This essay has been translated into Portuguese by Fernando Borges Ara&uacute;jo, "O Paradoxo da Auto-Revis&#227;o no Direito Constitucional," ''Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa'', 31 (1990) 93-128.   
 
** This essay has been translated into Portuguese by Fernando Borges Ara&uacute;jo, "O Paradoxo da Auto-Revis&#227;o no Direito Constitucional," ''Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa'', 31 (1990) 93-128.   
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/mason.htm Review of Jeff Mason, Philosophical Rhetoric:&nbsp;&nbsp;The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing], (Routledge, 1989), in ''Philosophy and Rhetoric'', 23, 2 (1990) 136-141.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715476 Review of Jeff Mason, Philosophical Rhetoric:&nbsp;&nbsp;The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing], (Routledge, 1989), in ''Philosophy and Rhetoric'', 23, 2 (1990) 136-141.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/mason.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psa/index.htm The Paradox of Self-Amendment:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Study of Logic, Law, Omnipotence, and Change], Peter Lang Publishing, 1990.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:10243418 The Paradox of Self-Amendment:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Study of Logic, Law, Omnipotence, and Change], Peter Lang Publishing, 1990. HTML edition, full text in 28 files.
** Full text in 28 files. See the [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psa/index.htm Table of Contents].
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psa/index.htm Copy of the HTML edition] at Earlham.
** The third Appendix contains [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/nomic.htm Nomic], full text, 39k.
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** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:23674879 PDF edition] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH]. Full text in one file.
** Also see the [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psaessay.htm essay-length synopsis] of the book, above (Stanford Literature Review, 1990).
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** Also see the [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4727453 essay-length synopsis] of the book, above (Stanford Literature Review, 1990).
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/fichte.htm A Case Study in ''Ad Hominem'' Arguments:&nbsp;&nbsp;Fichte's Science of Knowledge], ''Philosophy and Rhetoric'', 23, 1 (1990) 12-42.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715475 A Case Study in ''Ad Hominem'' Arguments:&nbsp;&nbsp;Fichte's Science of Knowledge], ''Philosophy and Rhetoric'', 23, 1 (1990) 12-42.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/fichte.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/freiburg.htm The Reflexivity of Change:&nbsp;&nbsp;The Case of Language Norms], ''Journal of Speculative Philosophy'', 3, 2 (1989) 100-129.
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* [https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/32978573 The Reflexivity of Change:&nbsp;&nbsp;The Case of Language Norms], ''Journal of Speculative Philosophy'', 3, 2 (1989) 100-129.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/freiburg.htm Copy] at Earlham.
 
** This essay has been translated into German by Bertram Kienzle, "Die Reflexivit&auml;t des Wandels:&nbsp;&nbsp;Der Fall der Sprachnormen,"  in Bertram Kienzle and Helmut Pape (eds.), ''Dimensionen des Selbst:&nbsp;&nbsp;Selbstbewu&#223;tsein, Reflexivit&auml;t und die Bedingungen von Kommunikation'', Suhrkamp Verlag, 1991, pp. 179-219.   
 
** This essay has been translated into German by Bertram Kienzle, "Die Reflexivit&auml;t des Wandels:&nbsp;&nbsp;Der Fall der Sprachnormen,"  in Bertram Kienzle and Helmut Pape (eds.), ''Dimensionen des Selbst:&nbsp;&nbsp;Selbstbewu&#223;tsein, Reflexivit&auml;t und die Bedingungen von Kommunikation'', Suhrkamp Verlag, 1991, pp. 179-219.   
** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/freibur2.htm Second thoughts].
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** [https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/32978573/Peter%20Suber%2c%20Second%20Thoughts%2c%20The%20Reflexivity%20of%20Change.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y Second thoughts]. [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/freibur2.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/baudrate.htm Mind and Baud Rate], 1989. Questions, speculations, and meditations on the relation between the speed of bit-switching and the emergence of intelligence and selfhood.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4747485 Mind and Baud Rate], 1989. Questions, speculations, and meditations on the relation between the speed of bit-switching and the emergence of intelligence and selfhood.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/baudrate.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/software.htm What is Software?] ''Journal of Speculative Philosophy'', 2, 2 (1988) 89-119.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715472 What is Software?] ''Journal of Speculative Philosophy'', 2, 2 (1988) 89-119.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/software.htm Copy] at Earlham.
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/analogy.htm Analogy Exercises for Teaching Legal Reasoning], ''Journal of Law and Education'', 17, 1 (Winter 1988) 91-98.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3715471 Analogy Exercises for Teaching Legal Reasoning], ''Journal of Law and Education'', 17, 1 (Winter 1988) 91-98.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/analogy.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/acessay.htm Population Changes and Constitutional Amendments:&nbsp;&nbsp;Federalism versus Democracy], ''University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform'', 20, 2 (Winter 1987) 409-490.
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* [https://repository.law.umich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1868&context=mjlr Population Changes and Constitutional Amendments:&nbsp;&nbsp;Federalism versus Democracy], ''University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform'', 20, 2 (Winter 1987) 409-490 ([https://perma.cc/R4E7-LW3R perma.cc link]).
** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/acessay2.htm Second thoughts].
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** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4727456 Copy] in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/acessay.htm Copy] at Earlham.
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** [https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/4727456/suber_acessay2.htm?sequence=2 Second thoughts] from 1999.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bacc1.htm Becoming Free]. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1987.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725005 Becoming Free]. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1987.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/bacc1.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* "A Bibliography of Works on Reflexivity," in Bartlett and Suber (1987), below, pp. 259-362. I'll put this online after I convert it from the ancient word processor in which it was written.
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* "A Bibliography of Works on Reflexivity," in Bartlett and Suber (1987), below, pp. 259-362.  
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** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725021 Copy] (image-scan) in [http://dash.harvard.edu/ DASH].
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/rudeness.htm Logical Rudeness], in Bartlett and Suber (1987), below, pp. 41-67.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4317660 Logical Rudeness], in Bartlett and Suber (1987), below, pp. 41-67.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/rudeness.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* ''Self-Reference:&nbsp;&nbsp;Reflections on Reflexivity'', Co-edited with Steven J. Bartlett.  Martinus Nijhoff, 1987.  An interdisciplinary anthology of essays.
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* ''Self-Reference:&nbsp;&nbsp;Reflections on Reflexivity'', Co-edited with Steven J. Bartlett.  Martinus Nijhoff, 1987.  An interdisciplinary anthology of essays.
** I only plan to put my contributions to this volume online.  See previous two items.
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** I only plan to put my own contributions to this volume online.  See previous two items.
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** Not open access but [https://www.springer.com/us/book/9789024734740 still available from the publisher] at an outrageously high price.  
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/begin.htm The Problem of Beginning]. I wrote this article in the mid-1980's and put it online in December 2001. A survey of the methods philosophers have used to justify their point of departure or avoid the need to justify it.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4746462 The Problem of Beginning]. I wrote this article in the mid-1980's and put it online in December 2001. A survey of the methods philosophers have used to justify their point of departure or avoid the need to justify it. Unfinished.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/begin.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/sanctity.htm Against the Sanctity of Life]. I wrote this article in the mid-1980s and put it online in 1996. An attempt to articulate and criticize the position underlying much of the "right-to-life" movement; some nuanced "pro-life" positions are compatible with this critique.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4725011 Against the Sanctity of Life]. I wrote this article in the mid-1980s and put it online in 1996. An attempt to articulate and criticize the position underlying much of the "right-to-life" movement. Some nuanced "pro-life" positions are compatible with this critique.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/sanctity.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cube.htm The Inductive Game of Rubik's Cube], 1985. A new and harder way to play Rubik's Cube, with some strategy tips.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4747486 The Inductive Game of Rubik's Cube], 1985. A new and harder way to play Rubik's Cube, with some strategy tips.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/cube.htm Copy] at Earlham.
  
 
* "GradeSheet:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Spreadsheet for Teachers," Sorcim/IUS Micro Software Inc., November 1984. I wrote this for CP/M machines. Let it rest in peace.
 
* "GradeSheet:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Spreadsheet for Teachers," Sorcim/IUS Micro Software Inc., November 1984. I wrote this for CP/M machines. Let it rest in peace.
  
 
* "Nomic:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Game That Explores the Reflexivity of Law," ''Scientific American'', 246, 6 (June 1982) 16-28.  A game with commentary embedded in column by Douglas R. Hofstadter. Reprinted, sometimes in revised versions, in many languages and many media.   
 
* "Nomic:&nbsp;&nbsp;A Game That Explores the Reflexivity of Law," ''Scientific American'', 246, 6 (June 1982) 16-28.  A game with commentary embedded in column by Douglas R. Hofstadter. Reprinted, sometimes in revised versions, in many languages and many media.   
** [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/nomic.htm Full text], 39k.  This link is not to the version in Hofstadter's column but to the version of the game in my 1990 book, [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/psa/index.htm Paradox of Self-Amendment].   
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** [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:10288408 Full text], 39k.  This link is not to the version in Hofstadter's column but to the version of the game in my 1990 book, [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:10243418 Paradox of Self-Amendment].   
** Also see my [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/nomic.htm Nomic page].
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** Also see my [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/nomic.htm Nomic page].
  
* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/philstat.htm The Place of Philosophy in the Humanities: A Statistical Profile], ''Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association'', 55, 3 (February 1982) 417-23. This was a print-only publication, and so far I've only had time to rekey the abstract.
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* [http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4727455 The Place of Philosophy in the Humanities: A Statistical Profile], ''Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association'', 55, 3 (February 1982) 417-23. This was a print-only publication, and so far I've only had time to rekey the abstract.
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** [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/philstat.htm Copy] of the abstract at Earlham.
 
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/ms.htm Personal Statement about Microsoft Windows] (6k) An appeal to OS developers to make it easy for Windows users to switch.  By a Windows user who wants to switch.
 
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<!-- * [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/twitchell.htm Commonwealth v. Twitchell]. My HTML edition of the text of the appellate court opinions, 617 N.E.2d 609 (1993).  Lightly edited for non-lawyers.  
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* [http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/mozert.htm Mozert v. Hawkins City Board of Education]. My HTML edition of the text of the Circuit Court opinions, 827 F.2d 1058 (1987).  Lightly edited for non-lawyers.  
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* [http://legacy.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/mozert.htm Mozert v. Hawkins City Board of Education]. My HTML edition of the text of the Circuit Court opinions, 827 F.2d 1058 (1987).  Lightly edited for non-lawyers.  
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Latest revision as of 18:36, 30 December 2021

This bibliography covers nearly all of my public or published pieces on topics other than open access. It covers my work in philosophy and law (my academic fields), as well as some more personal and playful pieces not suitable for academic publication. It includes books, journal articles, preprints, and self-published pieces. It omits course handouts and minor pieces like blog posts, listserv messages, letters to editors, presentation slides, and small web pages. I plan to keep it up to date, though I'm still trying to catch up by posting unposted pieces from years ago. — Peter Suber.




Most recent first

  • Saving Machines From Themselves:  The Ethics of Deep Self-Modification. Written for Georg Trogemann (editor), Essays on Self-Modifying Media, 2002. But the book project fell through and I posted my contribution online without waiting to find another publisher. An examination of the ethics of paternalizing creatures capable of deep and precise self-modification. I expect that intelligent machines will achieve this capability, through reprogramming, sooner than human beings, through drugs and surgery. Hence the pieces focuses on the ethics of paternalizing intelligent machines capable of rewriting their own code.
  • Knot Tying Notation, July 2002. A "programming language" to record the steps in a knot tying method.
  • Articles on Amendment (I.31-32), Civil Disobedience (I.110-113), Paternalism (II.632-635), and Self-Reference in Law (II.790-792), in Christopher Berry Gray (ed.), Philosophy of Law: An Encyclopedia, Garland Pub. Co., 1999. (Apologies for the condensed prose in these articles. I had very little space in which to work.)
    • Copy of Amendment at Earlham.
    • Copy of Civil Disobedience at Earlham.
    • Copy of Peternalism at Earlham.
    • Copy of Self-Reference in Law at Earlham.
    • The article on civil disobedience is also reprinted in Civil Disobedience, Libertas Institute, 2014, pp. 63-63.
  • Stages of Argument, 2000. A description of four stages of sophistication in argument, for use by teachers who evaluate arguments and must communicate their evaluations in a way that helps the authors improve.
  • Glossary of First-Order Logic, 1999. Definitions of basic terms in basic set theory, basic recursive function theory, two branches of logic (truth-functional propositional logic and first-order predicate logic) and their metatheory.
  • WireWise, April 1998 - April 1999. An occasional newsletter of tips for academic web users that I wrote with Liffey Thorpe.
  • Notes on Logic Notation on the Web, 1998. Tracking proposals and progress in getting support for logic notation into a future version of HTML, and methods for bypassing HTML.
  • Six Exploding Knots, 1997 (perma.cc link).
    • This article has been translated into Dutch by Pieter van de Griend, "Zes Exploderende Knopen," Het Knoopeknauwertje, 9 (December 1997) 8-13.
  • Knot So Fast, 1997. A proposal for regulating the world knot tying speed record.
  • Classical Skepticism, 1996. An exposition of Pyrrhonian skepticism, based on the writings of Sextus Empiricus, with replies to common objections, and a sketch of how this form of skepticism evolved and mutated in western intellectual history. (This is a long article or short book.)
    • Copy at Earlham.
    • This has been translated into Greek under the title, οι σκεπτικοί, Thyrathen, 2003. The translation is unauthorized, but I don't mind. If CC licenses had existed when I first put it online, I'd have put it under a CC-BY license, authorizing translations.
  • When We Leave Our Desks. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1992. An essay on metaphilosophy in disguise.
  • The Paradox of Liberation, 1992. Variations on the theme that one is not free until one freely chooses to become free. I find traces of the theme in Kant, Dennett, and Mill, and show their strategies for preventing the claim from becoming a contradiction.
  • The Reflexivity of Change:  The Case of Language Norms, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 3, 2 (1989) 100-129.
    • Copy at Earlham.
    • This essay has been translated into German by Bertram Kienzle, "Die Reflexivität des Wandels:  Der Fall der Sprachnormen," in Bertram Kienzle and Helmut Pape (eds.), Dimensionen des Selbst:  Selbstbewußtsein, Reflexivität und die Bedingungen von Kommunikation, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1991, pp. 179-219.
    • Second thoughts. Copy at Earlham.
  • Mind and Baud Rate, 1989. Questions, speculations, and meditations on the relation between the speed of bit-switching and the emergence of intelligence and selfhood.
  • Becoming Free. My baccalaureate address at Earlham College, June 1987.
  • "A Bibliography of Works on Reflexivity," in Bartlett and Suber (1987), below, pp. 259-362.
  • Self-Reference:  Reflections on Reflexivity, Co-edited with Steven J. Bartlett. Martinus Nijhoff, 1987. An interdisciplinary anthology of essays.
    • I only plan to put my own contributions to this volume online. See previous two items.
    • Not open access but still available from the publisher at an outrageously high price.
  • The Problem of Beginning. I wrote this article in the mid-1980's and put it online in December 2001. A survey of the methods philosophers have used to justify their point of departure or avoid the need to justify it. Unfinished.
  • Against the Sanctity of Life. I wrote this article in the mid-1980s and put it online in 1996. An attempt to articulate and criticize the position underlying much of the "right-to-life" movement. Some nuanced "pro-life" positions are compatible with this critique.
  • "GradeSheet:  A Spreadsheet for Teachers," Sorcim/IUS Micro Software Inc., November 1984. I wrote this for CP/M machines. Let it rest in peace.
  • "Nomic:  A Game That Explores the Reflexivity of Law," Scientific American, 246, 6 (June 1982) 16-28. A game with commentary embedded in column by Douglas R. Hofstadter. Reprinted, sometimes in revised versions, in many languages and many media.



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