What is the paradox of our nonexistence

Professorship for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Logic

Publications: sorted by year of publication

2020

"Complex organizations of beings (I): The ontological terms" state of affairs "," fact "and" event ""

Urbich, J. and Zimmer, J. (Ed.): Handbook ontology

Stuttgart: Metzler

393-399

2019

"Precis too Existence & number

Journal for Philosophical Research (73, 3)

Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann

411-417

 

"Replicas: on Bromand & Rosefeldt"

Journal for Philosophical Research (73, 3)

Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann

429-434

 

"Existence and Quantification"

Luckner, A. and Ostritsch, S. (ed.): Philosophy of Existence

Stuttgart: Metzler

89-121

 

"Names and their kind of rigidity"

Knowledge (84)

Dordrecht: Springer

257-282

2018

"Filled-up brains, steadfast dreams and unwanted logical assumptions"

Journal for Philosophical Research (72, 1)

Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann

5-14

 

Existence and number

A critical examination of Frege's conception of existence

Paderborn: mentis

 

 

"A Neglected Version of the Paradox of Non-Existence"

Engel, K. (ed.): Of turtles and liars. Paradoxes and Antinomies in Science

Münster: mentis

85-103

2017

"Three Variants of the Paradox of Non-Existence"

German Journal of Philosophy (65.4)

Berlin: de Gruyter

657–689

 

"Imagination, psychologistic semantics, and the paradox of fictional names" (together with Thomas E. Zimmermann)

Theoretical Linguistics (43 (1-2))

Berlin: de Gruyter

71-80

 

"Existence"

Schrenk, M. (Hg.): Handbook for Metaphysics

Stuttgart: Metzler

216-223

2016

"Names, Namings and Name-Using Practices"

Stalmaszczyk, P. and Fernandez Moreno, L., (eds.): Philosophical Approaches to Proper Names

Frankfurt am Main: Long

55-92

2015

"Van Inwagen’s argument for the existence of fictional characters. An evaluation and critique ”

Metaphysica (16)

Berlin: de Gruyter

73-95

 

"The Multiple Uses of Proper Nouns"

Knowledge (80)

Dordrecht: Springer

405-432

2014

"Apparent generalizations about fictional characters"

Journal of Literary Theory (8)

Berlin: de Gruyter

270-292

 

"Existence as a property of individuals"

Knowledge (79)

Dordrecht: Springer

503-523

 

"On the unification argument for the predicate view on proper names"

Synthesis (191)

Dordrecht: Springer

841-862

 

"The use-conditional indexical conception of names"

Philosophical Studies (168)

Dordrecht: Springer

119-150

2013

"The Status of Fictional Names"

Journal for Philosophical Research (67)

Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann

185-213

2010

Truth - meaning - existence

(Ed.) (Together with Grajner, M.)

Frankfurt am Main: Ontos

 

2009

Truth and deflation

A Critical Inquiry into Truth Deflationism

Paderborn: mentis

 

 

Truth & Truth-Making

(Ed.) (Together with E. J. Lowe)

Stocksfield: Acumen

 

 

"Truth and Truth-making: An opinionated introduction"

Lowe, E. J. and Rami, A. (Eds.): Truth and Truth-making

Stocksfield: Acumen

1-38

2007

Reference and reality

(Ed.) (Together with H. Wansing)

Paderborn: mentis

 

 

"The minimalistic sense of proper names"

Rami, A. and Wansing, H. (eds.): Reference and Reality

Paderborn: mentis

123-156

2006

"The liar and the minimalist conception of truth"

Facta Philosophica (8)

Frankfurt am Main: Long

103-118

 

"Truth and Proposition"

Metaphysica (7)

Frankfurt am Main: ontos

83-115

 

"Wittgenstein on meaning and use"

Wittgenstein Yearbook (3)

Frankfurt am Main: Long

67-91

2005

“The concept of truth deflationism. A rescue attempt "

General Philosophy Journal (30)

Stuttgart: Frommann-Holzboog

193-216

 

"Institutional Characteristics"

Schönrich, G. (Ed.): Institutions and their ontology

Frankfurt am Main: ontos

73-119

2004

"Wittgenstein and Cartesianism"

Wittgenstein Studies (10)

Frankfurt am Main: Long

17-56

 

"About the so-called normativity of meaning"

Graz Philosophical Studies (68)

Amsterdam: Rodopi

81-117

 

"Why the Minimalist Cannot Reduce Facts to True Propositions"

Metaphysica (5)

Frankfurt am Main: ontos

77-83

 

"The Problems of the Minimalist Conception of Truth"

Journal for Philosophical Research (58)

Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann