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Publications for Michael J. White 



FORTHCOMING AND WORKS IN PROGRESS
  • Locke on Newton’s Principia Mathematica: Mathematics But Not Natural Philosophy?.


BOOKS
  • Political Philosophy: A Historical Introduction (Oxford University Press 2012).JA71 .W455 2012
  • Political Philosophy: A Historical Introduction (Oneworld 2003).JA71 W455 2003
  • Partisan or Neutral? The Futility of Public Political Philosophy (Rowman & Littlefield 1997). JA71 .W4558 1997
  • The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective (Oxford University Press 1992).Q175 .W569 1992
  • Certainty and Surface in Epistemology and Philosophical Method: Essays in Honor of Avrum Stroll (A. P. Martinich and Michael White eds., E. Mellen Press 1991).BD171 .C47 1991
  • Agency and Integrality: Philosophical Themes in the Ancient Discussions of Determinism and Responsibility (Springer 1985).B187 .D47 W44 1985


ARTICLES
  • The First Amendment's Religion Clauses: 'Freedom of Conscience' Versus Institutional Accommodation, 47 San Diego L. Rev. 1075 (2010).
    K23 .A53
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  • Augustinian Citizenship and the Moral Ideal of the Citizen, 6 J.Catholic Soc.Thought (2009).
  • Sextus Empiricus on Causation, Symposium Hellenisticum, Delphi, Greece, 2007.
  • Commentary, Steven D. Smith on Hart’s Onion, 16 S. Cal. Interdisc. L. J. 283 (2006).
    K23 O856
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  • On Doubling the Cube: Mechanics and Conics, 39 Apeiron: J. Ancient Phil.& Sci. 201 (2006).
  • Comments, Patrick Brennan’s ‘On What Sin (and Grace) Can Teach Crime’, 6 Punishment & Society, 109 (2004).
  • The Problem of Aristotle’s Nous Poiêtikos, 57 Rev. Metaphysics 725 (2004).
    B 1 .R34
  • Pluralism of Values and Civic Virtues in Contemporary Constitutional Democracies, Occasional Paper of the Joan and David Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, No. 5, 2003.
  • Religion and the Common Good, 12 J. Peace & Justice Studies 27 (2002).
  • The Unclear, the Inconsequential, and Aristotelian Agency, 42 Int’l Phil Q. 509 (2002).
    B1 I58
  • Aristotle’s Physics and the Hegemony of His Prior Commitment, 32 Apeiron: J. Ancient Phil. & Sci. 141 (1999).
  • Incommensurables and Incomparables: On the Conceptual Status and the Philosophical, 40 Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 420 (1999).
    BC 1 .N6
  • The Lessons of Prior’s Master Argument, 2 Hist. Phil. & Logical Analysis 225 (1999).
  • Peace or Justice?, 8 J. Peace & Justice Studies 69 (1997).
  • Greek Concepts of Space, 19 Apeiron: J. Ancient Phil. & Sci 183 (1996).
  • Guide for Perplexed Liberals: Second Installment, 15 Law & Phil. 417 (1996). (book review)
    K12 A832
  • A Puzzle from Leibniz Zettel, 12 Hist. Phil. Q. 405 (1995).
  • Pluralism and Secularism in the Political Order: St. Augustine and Theoretical, 22 U Dayton Rev. 137 (1994).
    AS 36 .D3x
  • Aristotle on the Non-Supervenience of Local Motion, 53 Phil. & Phenomenological Research 143 (1993).
    B 1 .P57
  • The Foundations of the Calculus and the Conceptual Analysis of Motion: the Case Of the Early Leibniz (1670-1676), 73 Pac. Phil. Q. 283 (1993).
    AP 2 .P46
  • The Metaphysical Location of Aristotle's Mathematika, 38 Phronesis 166 (1993).
    B 1 .P59
  • David W. Cowles & Michael White, Vague Objects for Those Who Want Them, 63 Phil. Studies 203 (1991).
    B 21 .P53
  • Aristotle on ‘Time’ and ‘A Time’, 22 Apeiron: J. Ancient Phil. & Sci 207 (1989).
  • What to Say to a Geometer, 30 Greek, Roman, & Byzantine Studies 297 (1989).
    DE 1 .G73
  • An ‘Almost Classical’ Period-Based Tense Logic, 29 Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 438 (1988).
    BC 1 .N6
  • On Continuity: Aristotle Versus Topology?, 9 Hist. & Phil. Logic 1 (1988).
  • The Unimportance of Being Random, 76 Synthese 171 (1988).
    Q 1 .A1 S9
  • The Spatial Arrow Paradox, 68 Pac. Phil. Q 71 (1987).
    AP 2 .P46
  • Can Unequal Quantities of Stuffs be Totally Blended?, 3 Hist. Phil. Q. 379 (1986).
    B 1 .H57x
  • The Fourth Account of Conditionals in Sextus Empiricus, 7 Hist. & Phil. Logic 1 (1986).
  • What Worried the Crows?, 36 Classical Q. 534 (1986).
    PA 1 .C6
  • Harmless Actualism, 47 Phil. Studies 183 (1985).
    B 21 .P53
  • Causes as Necessary Conditions: Aristotle, Alexander of Aphrodisias, and J. L. MacKie, 10 Can. J. Phil. Supp. 157 (1984).
    B 1 .C328x
  • The Necessity of the Past and Modal-Tense Logic Incompleteness, 25 Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 59 (1984).
    BC 1 .N6
  • Could Rossini Actually Have Written Don Giovanni?, 43 Phil. Studies 337 (1983).
    B 21 .P535x
  • Time and Determinism in the Hellenistic Philosophical Schools, 65 Archiv Für Geschichte Der Philosophie 40 (1983).
    B 3 .A69
  • Zeno’s Arrow, Divisible Infinitesimals, and Chrysippus, 27 Phronesis 239 (1982).
    B 1 .P59
  • Fatalism and Causal Determinism: An Aristotelian Essay, 31 Phil. Q. 231 (1981).
    B 1 .P49
  • On Some Ascending Chains of Brouwerian Modal Logics, 40 Studia Logica 75 (1981).
    B 18 .P6 P582
  • ‘Diodorus’ ‘Master’ Argument: A Semantic Interpretation, 15 Erkenntnis 65 (1980).
    B 1 .J78x
  • Aristotle’s Concept of Theôria and the Energeia-Kinêsis Distinction, 18 J.Hist. Phil. 253 (1980).
    B 1 .J77
  • Aristotle’s Temporal Interpretation of Necessary Coming-to-be and Stoic Determinism, 34 Phoenix: J. Classical Ass’n Canada 208 (1980).
  • Aspects of Megarian Fatalism: Aristotelian Criticisms and the Stoic Doctrine of Eternal, 10 Can. J. Phil. 189 (1980).
    B 1 .C328x
  • Necessity and Unactualized Possibilities in Aristotle, 38 Phil. Studies 287 (1980).
    B 21 .P535x
  • An S5 Diodorean Modal System, 88 Logique & Analyse 497 (1979).
    BC 1 .L6
  • Aristotle and Temporally Relative Modalities, 39 Analysis 88 (1979).
    B 1 .A11x
  • Functionalism and the Moral Virtues in Aristotle, 11 Int’l Studies Phil. 49 (1979).
    B 1 .A215x
  • The First Person Pronoun: A Reply to Anscombe and Clarke, 39 Analysis 120 (1979).
    B 1 .A11x
  • Plantinga and the Actual World, 37 Analysis 97 (1977).
    B 1 .A11x
  • A Suggestion Regarding the Semantical Analysis of Performatives, 30 Dialectica 117 (1976).
    B 1 .A15
  • Davidson and Non-Trivial T-Sentences, 10 Erkenntnis 87 (1976).
    B 1 .J78x
  • Genus as Matter in Aristotle?, 7 Int’l Studies Phil. 42 (1975).
    B 1 .A215x
  • ‘Time’ and ‘A Time’ in Book IV of Aristotle’s Physics.
  • A Traditional Moral and Religious View of Pornography.
  • Ancient and Early Modern Skepticism: A Continuity?.
  • Aristotle’s Temporal Account of the Modalities in De Gen. Et Cor. 2.11.
  • Augustine and the Problem of Theoretical Pluralism.
  • Descriptive and Revisionary Moral Theory: Crusaders or Democrats?.
  • How Real Are the Reals? On Incommensurables and Incomparables.
  • Making Room for Euclid and His Parallel Postulate (In an Aristotelian Cosmos).
  • Philosophical Problems With Euclid’s Parallel Postulate and With Geometrical Arguments Appealing to the Translation of Figures.
  • Plotinus and Human Autonomy.
  • Pythagorean and Non-Pythagorean Ancient Metamathematics.
  • Rawls’ Version of Political Liberalism.
  • Stoic Compatibilism.
  • The Instant of Change/Transition: The History of the Misinterpretation of an Idea.
  • The Logic of Actuality.
  • The Natural Law Theory of H. L. A. Hart.
  • Time, Fatalism, and Causal Determinism in Aristotle.
  • Two Kinematic Mistakes in Aristotle’s Physics.
  • What Does the Metatheory of Modal-Tense Logic Have to Do With the History Of Philosophy?.
  • Why, According to Aristotle, Is Up Up and Down Down.


BOOK CHAPTERS
  • A Historical Afterward, in Darwinian Science and Classical Liberalism: Theories in Tension (Stephen C. Dilley, Lexington Books 2013).
  • Prenatal Enhancement and Issues of Responsibility, in Building Better Humans?: Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism (Hava Tirosh-Samuelson & Kenneth L. Mossman eds., Peter Lang International Academic Publishers 2012).
    B821 .B85 2012
  • Pluralism and Secularism in the Political Order: St. Augustine and Theoretical Liberalism, in Augustine and Modern Law (Richard O. Brooks & James Bernard Murphy, Ashgate 2011).
    JC51 .A8 2011
  • Stoicism and Punishment: Social Practices and Human Attitudes, in The Philosophy of Punishment and History of Political Thought (Peter Karl Koritansky, University of Missouri Press 2011).
  • Aristotle on the Infinite, Space, and Time, in A Companion to Aristotle (Georgios Anagnostopoulos ed., Wiley-Blackwell 2009).
    B485 .C59 2009
  • Hugh H. Benson, Plato and Mathematics, in A Companion to Plato 228 (Blackwell Publishing 2007).
    B395 .C64 2006
  • Michael White & Patrick M. Brennan, The Disappearance of Natural Authority and the Elusiveness of Nonnatural Authority, in Civilizing Authority: Society, State and Church (Lexington Books 2007).
    BT88 .C58 2007
  • Michael White & Brad Inwood, Stoic Natural Philosophy (Physics and Cosmology), in The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics 124 (Cambridge University Press 2003).
    B528 .C26 2003
  • A.P. Martinich & Michael J. White, Folk Theories and Physical Metrics, in Certainty and Surface in Epistemology And Philosophical Method 135 (E. Mellen Press 1991).
    BD171 .C47 1991