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Michael Clark

Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

Michael Clark was educated at the University of Oxford, where he was an Open Scholar at Exeter College. He took a First in Philosophy and Psychology (PPP) in 1962. His first academic post was at the University of Aberdeen, where he spent five years, first as Assistant Lecturer in Logic and Moral Philosophy, and then, a year later, as Lecturer in Logic. He moved to the University of Nottingham, where he was successively lecturer, senior lecturer, reader and professor of philosophy. In 1974-75 he was Visiting Associate Professor, and in the fall semester of 1979 Visiting (full) Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans. He is now Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Nottingham. He was awarded a D.Litt at Nottingham in 2014.

He has published widely in philosophy, specializing in philosophical logic and philosophy of law.

Since 2000 he has been editor of the leading journal Analysis.

Visit his home page at http://www.mclark.org.uk

Recent Publications

  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2013. Bibliography of paradoxes: Ed. Duncan Pritchard
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2012. Paradoxes from A to Z Third edition. Routledge.
  • CLARK MICHAEL, 2012. Editor's Pick The Philosophers' Magazine.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL and PETER CAVE, 2010. Nowhere to run? Punishing war crimes Res Publica. 16, 197-207
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2013. Bibliography of paradoxes: Ed. Duncan Pritchard
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2012. Paradoxes from A to Z Third edition. Routledge.
  • CLARK MICHAEL, 2012. Editor's Pick The Philosophers' Magazine.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL and PETER CAVE, 2010. Nowhere to run? Punishing war crimes Res Publica. 16, 197-207
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2007. Paradoxes from A to Z: ( plus Spanish, Italian, Turkish and German translations) Second edition. Routledge.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2006. Retribution and organic unities Journal of Moral Philosophy. 3(3), 351-58
  • CLARK, MICHAEL and NICHOLAS SHACKEL, 2006. The Dr. Psycho paradox and Newcomb's problem Erkenntnis. 64, 85-100
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2005. Kantian punishment: Rejoinder to Thom Ratio. 18, 361-64
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2004. The limits of liberty. In: BEN ROGERS, ed., Is Nothing Sacred? Routledge.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2004. Mill on capital punishment - retributive overtones? Journal of the History of Philosophy. 42, 327-32
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2004. Hazards of irrationality The Philosophers' Magazine. 7(26),
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2004. A non-retributive Kantian approach to punishment Ratio. 17, 12-27
  • CLARK, MICHAEL and NICHOLAS SHACKEL, 2003. Decision theory, symmetry and causal structure: reply to Measham and Weisberg Mind. 112, 691-701
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2002. 9 extracts from Paradoxes from A to Z Think.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2002. Paradoxes from A to Z: (plus French, Italian and Greek translations) First Edition. Routledge.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL and NICHOLAS SHACKEL, 2000. The two-envelope paradox Mind. 109, 415-42
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 2000. Self-defence against the innocent Journal of Applied Philosophy. 17, 145-55
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1999. Recalcitrant variants of the liar paradox Analysis. 59, 117-26
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1999. Moral incapacity and deliberation Ratio. 12, 1-13
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1998. Euthanasia and the slippery slope Journal of Applied Philosophy. 15, 251-57
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1997. Truth and success: Searle's attack on minimalism Analysis. 57, 205-209
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1997. The sanctions of the criminal law Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. 97, 25-39
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1995. Invasions of privacy: (Guest editor's preface) Law, Computers and AI. 4(3), 1-3
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1995. Sacrificing one to save many Journal of Applied Philosophy. 12, 189-200
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1994. There is no paradox of blackmail Analysis. 54, 54-61
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1993. On wanting to be morally perfect Analysis. 53, 54-56
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1992. An introduction to infinity Cogito. 6, 18-23
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1990. Fact and fiction. In: ALAN MALACHOWSKI, ed., Reading Rorty Blackwell. 171-83
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1989. A paradox of conditional probability Analysis. 49, 16-21
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1987. The truth about heaps Analysis. 47, 117-79
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1987. Humour, laughter and the structure of thought British Journal of Aesthetics. 28, 238-46
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1984. Degrees of comparison Analysis. 44, 178-80
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1980. Reply to Dale Analysis. 40, 12
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1980. The equivalence of tautological and 'strict' entailment: proof of an amended conjecture of Lewy's Journal of Philosophical Logic. 9, 9-15
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1980. The Place of Syllogistic in Logical Theory University of Nottingham.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1979. Lewy's conjectures about tautological entailment Analysis. 39, 9-15
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1978. The meritorious and the mandatory Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. 79, 23-33
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1978. Time-slices of particular continuants as basic individuals: an impossible ontology 33, 403-408
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1976. If conditionals were not contraposable... Analysis. 36, 112
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1975. Critical notice of P.T. Geach, Logic Matters Mind. 84, 122-36
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1975. Utterer's meaning and implications about belief Analysis. 35, 105-108
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1974. Ifs and hooks: A rejoinder Analysis. 34, 77-83
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1972. Obligations Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. 73, 53-67
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1972. Varieties of necessity Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society,Suppl. Vol.. 46, 171-87
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1971. Descriptions and speech acts Journal of Philosophy. 68, 400-405
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1971. The moral gradation of punishment Philosophical Quarterly. 21, 132-40
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1971. Ifs and hooks Analysis. 32, 33-39
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1970. Humour and incongruity: repr. in J. Morreall, ed., The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor, 1987 Philosophy. 45, 20-32
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1970. Discourse about the future. In: G. VESEY, ed., Macmillan. 169-90
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1967. The general notion of entailment Philosophical Quarterly. 17, 231-45
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1965. Intentional objects Analysis (Supplement). 25, 123-28
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1964. A note on ethics and solipsism Mind.
  • CLARK, MICHAEL, 1963. Knowledge and grounds: A comment of Mr. Gettier's paper: (repr. in Bobbs-Merrill Reprint Series; S. Gendin & R. Hoffman, eds. Introduction to Philosophy; K.G. Lucey, ed., On Knowing and the Known; M. Huemer, ed., The Epistemology Reader Analysis. 24, 46-48

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