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Judith Mary Pelham

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Department of Philosophy

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S440
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 44721
Email: pelham@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.yorku.ca/pelham/

Degrees

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Toronto
M.A., Philosophy, Simon Fraser University
B.A. (Hon.), Philosophy, Dalhousie University

Professional Leadership

Executive Officer Positions:

Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, Secretary-Treasurer: 1996-1999, 2009-present.

Society for Exact Philosophy, Treasurer: 2006 – present.

Canadian Philosophical Association, Assistant Secretary and Secretary, June 2010- June 2012.

Manuscript Reviewing:
Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme, Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada

Referee for:
Dialogue, Canadian Philosophical Association
Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

Membership in Professional Organizations:
American Philosophical Association, member 1992 - 1996.
Association for Symbolic Logic, member 1993 - 2000.
Canadian Philosophical Association, member 1990- present.
Society for Exact Philosophy, member 1991 - present.
Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, member 1990-present.

Research Interests

, Philosophical Logic, Work of Bertrand Russell and the history of early analytic philosophy, Psychology of Reasoning
Book Chapters

Publication
Year

"Carnap et L’analyticité", in Carnap Aujourd’Hui: Collection Analytiques – 14, LePage, Paquette, Rivenc (dir.), pp. 297-315, Vrin/Bellarmin, 2002 .

2002

"Frege, Gottlob," in Encyclopedia of Semiotics and Cultural Studies, Paul Bouissac (ed), pp. 249-51, Oxford University Press, 1998.

1998

"A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory," in Quebec Studies in the Philosophy of Science I, M. Marion, R.S. Cohen (eds.), pp. 123-33, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

1995

"Russellian Propositions," with A. Urquhart, in Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science IX, D. Prawitz, B.Skyrms and D. Westerstahl (eds.), pp. 307-26, Elsevier, 1994.

1994

"Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," in Russell and the Rise of Analytic Philosophy, A. Irvine and G. Wedeking (eds.), pp. 325-41. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1993.

1993

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Russell vs. Meinong: the legacy of “on denoting” edited by Griffin and Jacquette, University of Toronto Quarterly 80.1 2010.

2010

Russell’s Metaphysical Logic by Bernard Linsky, Studia Logica, 70: 441- 444, 2002

2002

Bertrand Russell, by John G. Slater, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 1995.

1995

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

"Russell, Frege, and the Nature of Implication," Topoi, 18:175-184, 1999.

1999

"Modal Indefinability in Some Alternative Leibnizian Frames," with Jennings and O'Toole, Zeitschrift für Mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik, 34, 19-24, 1988.

1988

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

** “The Multiple Relation Theory and Truth,” Society for Exact Philosophy conference, May 25, 2011.

2011

"Logic and Cognitive Science," York University Philosophy Dept Seminar series. October 17, 2008.

2008

“Bertrand Russell and Philosophical Logic,” Blaise Pascal University seminar, Clermont Fermont, France. Dec. 10, 2007.

2007

** “Why There is No Wide Direction Problem for Russell,” Canadian Philosophical Association Conference, York U., May 29, 2006.

2006

‘Remarks on “Similarity and Cotenability,”’ Commentary on Vladan Djordjevic at the Canadian. Philosophical Association, U of T, May 27, 2002.

2002

** "Carnap and Analyticity," Carnap Conference, Université de Montréal, Montréal, June 8, 1998.

1998

** "Carnap and Analyticity," Society for Exact Philosophy Meetings, Georgia State University, Athens, Ga, May 16, 1998.

1998

'Remarks on "A Defense of Second-Order Logic,"' Commentary on O. Bueno at the Canadian Philosophical Association, May 27, 1998.

1998

'Remarks on "Gödel, Carnap and the Principle of Tolerance,'' Commentary on C. Panjvani at the Ontario Philosophical Association, U of Toronto, Nov. 1997.

1997

** "Russell, Frege and the Nature of Implication," Society for Exact Philosophy Meeting, McGill University, May 1997.

1997

"Russell, Frege, and the Round Square," York University Philosophy Department, Jan 97, and University of Waterloo Philosophy Department, March 1997.

1997

** "Conditional Probabilities," Society for Exact Philosphy Meetings, E. Tennesse State University, Oct. 1996.

1996

`Remarks on "Innocence Lost: Davidsonian Semantics and Interpreted Logical Forms"', Commentary on A. Bottrell at the CPA, May 31, 1996.

1996

"Russell's Progress Toward Principia Mathematica", Seminar in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, York University, Oct. 13, 1995.

1995

"Russell, Frege, and the Snowfields of Mont Blanc," Philosophy Dept. Logic and Phil of Science Colloquium, University of Toronto, March 22, 1995.

1995

"A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory,” McGill Philosophy Department, Montreal, Feb. 4, 1994.

1994

`Remarks on "Deontic Logic,"' Commentary on R. Jennings at Logiques et sémantiques non classiques, Université de Québec à Montréal, Montréal, March 26, 1994.

1994

`Remarks on "Russell on the Reality of Relations,"' Commentary on B. Wray at the Ontario Philosophical Society, Toronto, November 10, 1994.

1994

** "A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory," Society for Exact Philosophy, Toronto, May 1993.

1993

"Russell on Propositions and Objects: The Role of Logic in Philosophy," Carelton University, Philosophy Department, Ottawa, March, 1993.

1993

`Remarks on "What is a Proposition?"' Commentary on D. Vanderveken at CPA, Charlottetown, May 1992

1992

"Russell and the Contradiction," U of T FORUM, Toronto, Jan., 1991.

1991

"Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," Dalhousie University Philosophy Department, Halifax, Aug., 1991

1991

** "Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," Russell and the Rise of Analytic Philosophy Conference, Vancouver, June, 1991.

1991

"Many-Valued Extensions of Post's Completeness Theorem", Commentary on J. Pelletier at the CPA, Victoria, June 1990

1990

Degrees

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Toronto
M.A., Philosophy, Simon Fraser University
B.A. (Hon.), Philosophy, Dalhousie University

Professional Leadership

Executive Officer Positions:

Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, Secretary-Treasurer: 1996-1999, 2009-present.

Society for Exact Philosophy, Treasurer: 2006 – present.

Canadian Philosophical Association, Assistant Secretary and Secretary, June 2010- June 2012.

Manuscript Reviewing:
Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme, Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada

Referee for:
Dialogue, Canadian Philosophical Association
Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

Membership in Professional Organizations:
American Philosophical Association, member 1992 - 1996.
Association for Symbolic Logic, member 1993 - 2000.
Canadian Philosophical Association, member 1990- present.
Society for Exact Philosophy, member 1991 - present.
Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, member 1990-present.

Research Interests

, Philosophical Logic, Work of Bertrand Russell and the history of early analytic philosophy, Psychology of Reasoning

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

"Carnap et L’analyticité", in Carnap Aujourd’Hui: Collection Analytiques – 14, LePage, Paquette, Rivenc (dir.), pp. 297-315, Vrin/Bellarmin, 2002 .

2002

"Frege, Gottlob," in Encyclopedia of Semiotics and Cultural Studies, Paul Bouissac (ed), pp. 249-51, Oxford University Press, 1998.

1998

"A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory," in Quebec Studies in the Philosophy of Science I, M. Marion, R.S. Cohen (eds.), pp. 123-33, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

1995

"Russellian Propositions," with A. Urquhart, in Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science IX, D. Prawitz, B.Skyrms and D. Westerstahl (eds.), pp. 307-26, Elsevier, 1994.

1994

"Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," in Russell and the Rise of Analytic Philosophy, A. Irvine and G. Wedeking (eds.), pp. 325-41. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1993.

1993

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

Russell vs. Meinong: the legacy of “on denoting” edited by Griffin and Jacquette, University of Toronto Quarterly 80.1 2010.

2010

Russell’s Metaphysical Logic by Bernard Linsky, Studia Logica, 70: 441- 444, 2002

2002

Bertrand Russell, by John G. Slater, Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 1995.

1995

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

"Russell, Frege, and the Nature of Implication," Topoi, 18:175-184, 1999.

1999

"Modal Indefinability in Some Alternative Leibnizian Frames," with Jennings and O'Toole, Zeitschrift für Mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik, 34, 19-24, 1988.

1988

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

** “The Multiple Relation Theory and Truth,” Society for Exact Philosophy conference, May 25, 2011.

2011

"Logic and Cognitive Science," York University Philosophy Dept Seminar series. October 17, 2008.

2008

“Bertrand Russell and Philosophical Logic,” Blaise Pascal University seminar, Clermont Fermont, France. Dec. 10, 2007.

2007

** “Why There is No Wide Direction Problem for Russell,” Canadian Philosophical Association Conference, York U., May 29, 2006.

2006

‘Remarks on “Similarity and Cotenability,”’ Commentary on Vladan Djordjevic at the Canadian. Philosophical Association, U of T, May 27, 2002.

2002

** "Carnap and Analyticity," Carnap Conference, Université de Montréal, Montréal, June 8, 1998.

1998

** "Carnap and Analyticity," Society for Exact Philosophy Meetings, Georgia State University, Athens, Ga, May 16, 1998.

1998

'Remarks on "A Defense of Second-Order Logic,"' Commentary on O. Bueno at the Canadian Philosophical Association, May 27, 1998.

1998

'Remarks on "Gödel, Carnap and the Principle of Tolerance,'' Commentary on C. Panjvani at the Ontario Philosophical Association, U of Toronto, Nov. 1997.

1997

** "Russell, Frege and the Nature of Implication," Society for Exact Philosophy Meeting, McGill University, May 1997.

1997

"Russell, Frege, and the Round Square," York University Philosophy Department, Jan 97, and University of Waterloo Philosophy Department, March 1997.

1997

** "Conditional Probabilities," Society for Exact Philosphy Meetings, E. Tennesse State University, Oct. 1996.

1996

`Remarks on "Innocence Lost: Davidsonian Semantics and Interpreted Logical Forms"', Commentary on A. Bottrell at the CPA, May 31, 1996.

1996

"Russell's Progress Toward Principia Mathematica", Seminar in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, York University, Oct. 13, 1995.

1995

"Russell, Frege, and the Snowfields of Mont Blanc," Philosophy Dept. Logic and Phil of Science Colloquium, University of Toronto, March 22, 1995.

1995

"A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory,” McGill Philosophy Department, Montreal, Feb. 4, 1994.

1994

`Remarks on "Deontic Logic,"' Commentary on R. Jennings at Logiques et sémantiques non classiques, Université de Québec à Montréal, Montréal, March 26, 1994.

1994

`Remarks on "Russell on the Reality of Relations,"' Commentary on B. Wray at the Ontario Philosophical Society, Toronto, November 10, 1994.

1994

** "A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory," Society for Exact Philosophy, Toronto, May 1993.

1993

"Russell on Propositions and Objects: The Role of Logic in Philosophy," Carelton University, Philosophy Department, Ottawa, March, 1993.

1993

`Remarks on "What is a Proposition?"' Commentary on D. Vanderveken at CPA, Charlottetown, May 1992

1992

"Russell and the Contradiction," U of T FORUM, Toronto, Jan., 1991.

1991

"Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," Dalhousie University Philosophy Department, Halifax, Aug., 1991

1991

** "Russell's Early Philosophy of Logic," Russell and the Rise of Analytic Philosophy Conference, Vancouver, June, 1991.

1991

"Many-Valued Extensions of Post's Completeness Theorem", Commentary on J. Pelletier at the CPA, Victoria, June 1990

1990