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    • The Matter of Chance 

      Mellor, David Hugh (Cambridge University Press, 1971)
      The book develops an account of objective chances as properties of events (e.g. of coin tosses) defined by the degrees of belief (e.g. that the coin will land heads) which embody knowledge of those chances. The chances ...
    • Matters of Metaphysics 

      Mellor, David Hugh; Crane, Tim (Cambridge University Press, 1991)
      This volume contains sixteen papers published between 1974 and 1991. The first five are on aspects of the mind: on our 'selves', their supposed subjectivity and how we refer to them, on the nature of conscious belief and ...
    • The Time of Our Lives 

      Mellor, David Hugh (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
      The article shows how McTaggart’s distinction between A- and B-series ways of locating events in time prompted and enabled the twentieth century’s most important advances in the philosophy of time. It argues that, even if ...
    • Wholes and Parts: The Limits of Composition 

      Mellor, David Hugh (South African Journal of Philosophy, 2006-06)
      The paper argues that very different part-whole relations hold between different kinds of entities. While these relations share most of their formal properties, they need not share all of them. Nor need other mereological ...
    • Words 

      Mellor, David Hugh (BBC, 1978)
      This is a series of six five-minute radio talks on the use of words in philosophy broadcast on BBC Radio 3 between 5 February and 16 March 1978.