Andrew LUGG


Andrew LUGG
Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy

PhD, MSE, University of Michigan
BS(Eng), University College London

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Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy


University degrees

PhD, MSE, University of Michigan
BS(Eng), University College London


  • Philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Philosophy of W.V. Quine

Selected publications

Wittgenstein's Investigations 1-133, Routledge, 2000; paperback edition (2004).

Pseudociencia, Irracionalismo y Cientismo: Ensayos filosóficos, Ediciones de Filosofia Applicada, Lima (2001).

“Wittgenstein on Colour, 1949/1950”.  Dans Carlos Moya & Luigi Perissinotto (eds), Sense and Nonsense. Wittgenstein and the critique of language, Pre-Textos (2009).

“Wittgenstein and Politics: Not Right, Left or Center”, International Studies in Philosophy, 36 (2004).

“Wittgenstein's Tractatus: True Thoughts and Nonsensical Propositions”, Philosophical Investigations, 26 (2003).

« La sémantique de Carnap: construction scientifique ou vision philosophique? » Dans F. Lepage, M. Paquette & F. Rivenc (eds),Carnap Aujourd'hui, Bellemin, Montréal, & Vrin, Paris, 2002.

“Consensus and Common Ground”, Tijdschrift voor Filosophie, 53 (1991).

“Pierre Duhem's Conception of Natural Classification”, Synthese, 83 (1990).

“History, Discovery and Induction: Whewell on Kepler on the Orbit of Mars”. Dans J.R. Brown and J. Mittelstrass (eds), An Intimate Relation: Essays in History and Philosophy of Science, Reidel, Dordrecht, 1989.

''The Priority of Paradigms' Revisited”, Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie, XVIII (1987).

“Bunkum, Flim-Flam and Quackery: Pseudoscience as a Philosophical Problem”, Dialectica 41 (1987).

“The Process of Discovery”, Philosophy of Science 52 (1985).

“Theory Choice and Resistance to Change”, Philosophy of Science 47 (1980).

“Disagreement in Science”, Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie IX (1978).

“Feyerabend's Rationalism”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 7 (1977)

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