WEB PAGE OF JOHN COLLINS

John Collins On The Beach

Below are links which will take you to my CV and some of my writings — published and unpublished. I haven't corrected for final typos and such; if you want the very final versions, as t'were, then my CV contains all the relevant bibliographical details. If anything takes your interest, please feel free to contact me here.

CV

SOME PUBLISHED PAPERS

On the very idea of a science forming faculty

Horwich's schemata meet Syntactic Structures

On the proposed exhaustion of truth

Faculty disputes

On the input problem for massive modularity

Language: a dialogue

Truth: an elevation

Cowie on the poverty of stimulus

Sentences, propositions, expressions

TWO UNPUBLISHED CRITICAL STUDIES

Schantz''s What Is Truth?

Jackendoff's The Foundations of Language

NOTES ON LOGIC

Languages, natural and formal

Validity and formalisation

Propositional calculus

Pedicate calculus with identity

Tarski

Russell

Diagonalisation

MISCELLANIES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF LINGUISTICS

Notes on Cartesian Linguistics

Chomsky and philosophers

The demise of Deep Structure

The place of representation in the minimalist program

Knowledge of language

Linguistics and politics

Truth and some syntax

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

A brief introduction to Julio Medem's film Lovers of the Arctic Circle