Monthly Archives: February 2011

This site presents my work in philosophy. It contains published articles, preprints , as well as books. The texts relate to analytic philosophy, semiotics, the study of concepts, cognition and psycho-pathological philosophy. My works are mainly in analytic philosophy and … Continue reading

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Posprint in English (with additional illustrations) of a paper published in French in Dialogue Vol. 40, Winter 2001, pp. 99-123 under the title “Une Solution pour le Paradoxe de Goodman”. In the classical version of Goodman’s paradox, the universe where the problem takes … Continue reading

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English translation of a paper published in French in Philosophiques, autumn 2008, under the title “Une défense logique du modèle de Maher pour les délires polythématiques”. In this paper, we proceed to describe a model for the formation and maintenance … Continue reading

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Posprint in English (with additional illustrations) of a paper published in French in Semiotica, vol. 139 (1-4), 2002, 211-226, under the title “Une Classe de Concepts”. This article describes the construction, of philosophical essence, of the class of the matrices of concepts, whose structure … Continue reading

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Preprint.  I present in this paper the basic elements of the n-universes, from an essentially pragmatic standpoint, i.e. by describing accurately the step-by-step process which leads to the modelling of a thought experiment.  

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English translation of a paper published in French in the Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 2009, 19-4, pages 136-140 under the title “Théorie des distorsions cognitives : la sur-généralisation et l’étiquetage”. In a previous article (Complements to a theory of cognitive distorsions, … Continue reading

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English translation of a paper published in French in the Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 2010, 20-2, pages 51-55 under the title “Théorie des distorsions cognitives : la personnalisation”. In a previous paper (Complements to a theory of cognitive distorsions, Journal de Thérapie … Continue reading

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English translation and postprint (with additional illustrations) of a paper published in French under the title “Théorie des distorsions cognitives : application à l’anxiété généralisée” in the Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, 2008, 18, pp. 127-131. This article follows the contribution to the … Continue reading

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A paper appeared (2006) in French in the Journal of Philosophical Research, vol. 31, pages 123-141, under the title “Situations probabilistes pour n-univers goodmaniens.” I proceed to describe several applications of the theory of n-universes through several different probabilistic situations. I describe first how … Continue reading

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Review of John Leslie, Infinite Minds, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001, 234 pages.1  Paul Franceschi  University of Corsica   Post-publication of the review appeared in Philosophiques, Volume 30, number 2, Autumn 2003 Infinite Minds is the fourth book of John … Continue reading

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