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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

José Benardete


Professor Emeritus

Philosophy

528 Hall of Languages

315-443-5829


Research and Teaching Interests

José Benardete's interests range from classical Greek metaphysics to contemporary mathematics. Best known for his book Infinity: An Essay in Metaphysics, he has also published in a wide variety of journals on topics in metaphysics and in the philosophy of mathematics. His most recent book is Metaphysics: The Logical Approach (Oxford University Press, 1989). Professor Benardete has recently passed away.

Selected Publications

Books

Greatness of Soul in Hume, Aristotle and Hobbes

Metaphysics: The Logical Approach (Oxford University Press, 1989)

Infinity: An Essay in Metaphysics (Oxford University Press, 1964)

Articles

‘Real Definitions: Quine and Aristotle’ Philosophical Studies 72 (2-3) (1993).

‘Sense-Perception and the A Priori’ Mind 78 (310) (1969), pp. 161-177.

‘Continuity and the Theory of Measurement’ Journal of Philosophy 65 (14) (1968), pp. 411-430.

‘Is There a Problem About Logical Possibility?’ Mind 71 (283) (1962), pp. 342-352.

‘Outness’ Journal of Philosophy 55 (8) (1958), pp. 317-322.

‘The Analytic A Posteriori and the Foundations of Metaphysics’ Journal of Philosophy 55 (12) (1958), pp. 503-514.

Missing Chapter Blog: http://missingchapters1.blogspot.com

José Benardete Retirement After-Dinner Remarks (13/12/11): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwuW3ii3Bl8

José Benardete "Meaning, Ontology and Anti-Realism: New Directions" Syracuse University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3KKlGhodS8