Papers about C I Lewis and his ideas

Much has been written about the ideas put forward by Clarence Irving Lewis. We list below a small number of these papers, given in alphabetical order in the author's name.


  1. S F Barker, Lewis on Implicatio, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 10-16.

  2. C A Baylis, C I Lewis's Theory of Value and Ethics, The Journal of Philosophy 61 (19), American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Sixty-First Annual Meeting (1964), 559-567.

  3. J O Bennett, Meaning and Mind: A Response to Thayer's Criticism of Lewis, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 15 (3) (1979), 224-23
  4. A F Bentley, Some Logical Considerations Concerning Professor Lewis's "Mind", The Journal of Philosophy 38 (23) (1941), 634-635.

  5. H G Bohnert, Lewis' Attribution of Value to Objects, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 1 (4) (1950), 49-56.

  6. S M Brown Jr, C I Lewis's Esthetics, The Journal of Philosophy 47 (6) (1950), 141-150.

  7. E P Colella, Human Nature and the Ethics of C I Lewis, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 27 (3) (1991), 299-319.

  8. J Corcoran, C I Lewis: History and Philosophy of Logic, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 1-9.

  9. E M Curley, Lewis and Entailment, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 23 (3) (1972), 198-204.

  10. E Dayton, C I Lewis and the Given, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 31 (2) (1995), 254-284.

  11. E Dayton, Lewis's Late Ethics, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 17-23.

  12. E Dayton, Reason and Desire in C I Lewis, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 11 (4) (1975), 289-304.

  13. C J Ducasse, C I Lewis' Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation, The Philosophical Review 57 (3) (1948), 260-280.

  14. W T Fontaine, Avoidability and the Contrary-to-Fact Conditional in C. L. Stevenson and C I Lewis, The Journal of Philosophy 48 (25) (1951), 783-788.

  15. J E Foss, C I Lewis and Dayton on Pragmatic Contradiction, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 17 (2) (1981), 153-157.

  16. W K Frankena, C I Lewis on the Ground and Nature of the Right, The Journal of Philosophy 61 (17) (1964), 489-496.

  17. W K Frankena, Lewis' Imperatives of Right, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 14 (1/2) (1963), 25-28.

  18. L Garvin, Relativism in Professor Lewis's Theory of Esthetic Value, The Journal of Philosophy 46 (7) (1949), 169-176.

  19. C W Gowans, C I Lewis's Critique of Foundationalism in Mind and the World-Order, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 20 (3) (1984), 241-252.

  20. M S Gram, Lewis and the Possibility of Conceptual Analysis, Critica: Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofia 5 (15) (1971), 83-105.

  21. J Greco, How to Be a Pragmatist: C I Lewis and Humean Skepticism, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 24-31.

  22. A L Herman, C I Lewis and the Similetic Use of Language, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 33 (3) (1973), 349-365.

  23. E V Huntington, Independent Postulates Related to C I Lewis's Theory of Strict Implication, Mind 43 (170) (1934), 181-198.

  24. T Z Lavine, C I Lewis and the Problem of Phenomenalism, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 41 (3) (1981), 386-395.

  25. N Lawrence, The Actual World and the Modes of Meaning in the Philosophy of C I Lewis, The Philosophical Review 61 (2) (1952), 212-220.

  26. D S Lee, The Presented Aspect of Experience: Reconstructing Lewis' Given, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 19 (1) (1983), 29-43.

  27. R A Legum, Probability and Foundationalism: Another Look at the Lewis-Reichenbach Debate, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 38 (4) (1980), 419-425.

  28. V Lowe, Categorical Analysis, Metaphysics, and C I Lewis, The Journal of Philosophy 55 (20) (1958), 862-871.

  29. L Meckler, The Value-Theory of C I Lewis, The Journal of Philosophy 47 (20) (1950), 565-579.

  30. B M Morris, C I Lewis: Empiricist or Kantian?, Ethics 67 (3.1) (1957), 203-205.

  31. P K Mosser, Foundationalism, the Given, and C I Lewis, History of Philosophy Quarterly 5 (2) (1988), 189-204.

  32. M Mothersill, C I Lewis: Hedonistic Ethics on a Kantian Model, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 5 (6) (1954), 81-88.

  33. M G Murphey, The Unfinished Ethics of C I Lewis, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 38 (1/2), Essays in Honor of Richard S Robin (2002), 155-173.

  34. E J Olsson and T Shogenji, Can We Trust Our Memories? C I Lewis's Coherence Argument, Synthese 142 (1) (2004), 21-41.

  35. C Pailthorp, C I Lewis and the Certainty of Commonplace Judgments, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 7 (4) (1971), 211-220.

  36. C Pailthorp, On Refuting C I Lewis's Fallibilism, Nous 6 (4) (1972), 359-368.

  37. M Pastin, C I Lewis's Radical Foundationalism, Nous 9 (4) (1975), 407-420.

  38. B Peach, C I Lewis on the Foundations of Ethics, Nous 9 (2) (1975), 211-225.

  39. R S Robin, Lewis, Peirce, and the Complexity of Classical Pragmatism, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 45-53.

  40. S B Rosenthal, C I Lewis and Radical Fallibilism, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 8 (2) (1972), 106-114.

  41. S B Rosenthal, C I Lewis and the Pragmatic Rejection of Phenomenalism, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 41 (1/2) (1980), 204-215.

  42. S B Rosenthal, Lewis, Pragmatism, and Phenomenalism: A Revisit, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 41 (3) (1981), 396-400.

  43. S B Rosenthal, Logic and "Ontological Commitment": Lewis and Heidegger, The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, New Series 9 (4) (1995), 247-255.

  44. S B Rosenthal, The "World" of C I Lewis, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 29 (4) (1969), 589-597.

  45. C A Schuster, C I Lewis and Emotive Theories of Value, or, Should Empirical Ethics Declare Bankruptcy?, The Journal of Philosophy 54 (7) (1957), 169-181.

  46. P M Simons, Lewy on C I Lewis and Entailment, Analysis 38 (3) (1978), 126-129.

  47. P W Taylor, C I Lewis on Value and Fact, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 14 (2) (1953), 239-245.

  48. V Tomas, Can we Know the Contents of C I Lewis's Mind?, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 11 (4) (1951), 541-548

  49. J van Cleve, C I Lewis' Defense of Phenomenalism, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 41 (3) (1981), 325-332.

  50. A M Wheeler, On Lewis' Imperatives of Right, Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition 12 (4) (1961), 59-60.

  51. M White, Peirce's Summum Bonum and the Ethical Views of C I Lewis and John Dewey, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (4 (Dec., 1999), 1029-1037.

  52. N Zack, Murray Murphey's Work and C I Lewis's Epistemology: Problems with Realism and the Context of Logical Positivism, Transactions of the Charles S Peirce Society 42 (1) (2006), 32-44.

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