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Dr Stephen McLeod M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer Philosophy

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. The Basic Liberties: An Essay on Analytical Specification (Journal article - 2021)
  2. Basic Liberties, the Moral Powers and Workplace Democracy (Journal article - 2018)
  3. Entrapment (Chapter - 2022)
  4. What is the Incoherence Objection to Legal Entrapment? (Journal article - 2021)
  5. The Concept of Entrapment (Journal article - 2018)
  6. Dummett and Frege on Sense and Selbständigkeit (Journal article - 2016)
  7. Knowledge of Need (Journal article - 2011)

2022

Entrapment (Chapter)

Hill, D. J., McLeod, S. K., & Tanyi, A. (2022). Entrapment. In V. Mitsilegas, P. Caeiro, S. Gless, M. J. Costa, & F. Mouzakiti (Eds.), Elgar Encyclopedia of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2021

The Basic Liberties: An Essay on Analytical Specification (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K., & Tanyi, A. (n.d.). The Basic Liberties: An Essay on Analytical Specification. European Journal of Political Theory. doi:10.1177/14748851211041702

DOI: 10.1177/14748851211041702

What is the Incoherence Objection to Legal Entrapment? (Journal article)

Hill, D. J., McLeod, S. K., & Tanyi, A. (n.d.). What is the Incoherence Objection to Legal Entrapment?. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy.

Entrapment and 'Paedophile Hunters' (Internet publication)

Hill, D. J., McLeod, S. K., & Tanyi, A. (2021). Entrapment and 'Paedophile Hunters'. Public Ethics, Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace. Retrieved from https://www.publicethics.org/post/entrapment-and-paedophile-hunters

2020

Fregean Descriptivism (Chapter)

Dunbar, I. H., & McLeod, S. K. (2020). Fregean Descriptivism. In S. T. Biggs, & H. Geirsson (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Reference (pp. 41-52). New York & Abingdon: Routledge.

2019

On a Supposed Puzzle Concerning Modality and Existence (Journal article)

Atkinson, T., Hill, D. J., & McLeod, S. K. (2019). On a Supposed Puzzle Concerning Modality and Existence. Organon F, 26(3), 446-473. doi:10.31577/orgf.2019.26306

DOI: 10.31577/orgf.2019.26306

2018

The Concept of Entrapment (Journal article)

Hill, D. J., McLeod, S. K., & Tanyi, A. (2018). The Concept of Entrapment. Criminal Law and Philosophy, 12, 539-554. doi:10.1007/s11572-017-9436-7

DOI: 10.1007/s11572-017-9436-7

Basic Liberties, the Moral Powers and Workplace Democracy (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2018). Basic Liberties, the Moral Powers and Workplace Democracy. Ethics, Politics & Society, 1, 231-259. doi:10.21814/eps.1.1.57

DOI: 10.21814/eps.1.1.57

2017

Modality and Anti-Metaphysics (Book)

McLeod, S. K. (2017). Modality and Anti-Metaphysics. London: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315187471

DOI: 10.4324/9781315187471

2016

Dummett and Frege on Sense and Selbständigkeit (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2016). Dummett and Frege on Sense and Selbständigkeit. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 25(2), 309-331. doi:10.1080/09608788.2016.1230538

DOI: 10.1080/09608788.2016.1230538

2015

Two Philosophies of Needs (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2015). Two Philosophies of Needs. Polish Journal of Philosophy, 9(1), 33-50. doi:10.5840/pjphil2015912

DOI: 10.5840/pjphil2015912

2014

Absolute Biological Needs (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2014). Absolute Biological Needs. Bioethics, 28(6), 293-301. doi:10.1111/bioe.12020

DOI: 10.1111/bioe.12020

2011

First-order logic and some existential sentences (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2011). First-order logic and some existential sentences. Disputatio, 4(31), 255-270. doi:10.2478/disp-2011-0012

DOI: 10.2478/disp-2011-0012

Knowledge of Need (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2011). Knowledge of Need. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 19(2), 211-230. doi:10.1080/09672559.2011.561616

DOI: 10.1080/09672559.2011.561616

2010

ON TRUTH-FUNCTIONALITY (Journal article)

Hill, D. J., & McLeod, S. K. (2010). ON TRUTH-FUNCTIONALITY. REVIEW OF SYMBOLIC LOGIC, 3(4), 628-632. doi:10.1017/S1755020310000274

DOI: 10.1017/S1755020310000274

2009

Rationalism and modal knowledge (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2009). Rationalism and modal knowledge. Critica-Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofia, 41(122), 29-42.

2008

Knowledge of Necessity: Logical Positivism and Kripkean Essentialism (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2008). Knowledge of Necessity: Logical Positivism and Kripkean Essentialism. Philosophy, 83(2), 179-191. doi:10.1017/s0031819108000454

DOI: 10.1017/s0031819108000454

HOW TO RECONCILE ESSENCE WITH CONTINGENT EXISTENCE (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2008). HOW TO RECONCILE ESSENCE WITH CONTINGENT EXISTENCE. Ratio, 21(3), 314-328. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9329.2008.00404.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2008.00404.x

2007

On Two Arguments about the Logical Status of 'Exists' (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2007). On Two Arguments about the Logical Status of 'Exists'. The Reasoner, 1(7), 3-5. Retrieved from http://www.kent.ac.uk/

2006

WHY ESSENTIALISM REQUIRES TWO SENSES OF NECESSITY (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2006). WHY ESSENTIALISM REQUIRES TWO SENSES OF NECESSITY. Ratio, 19(1), 77-91. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9329.2006.00310.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2006.00310.x

2005

Modal Epistemology (Journal article)

McLeod, S. K. (2005). Modal Epistemology. Philosophical Books, 46(3), 235-245. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9329.2008.00404.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2008.00404.x

2001

Modality and Anti-Metaphysics (Book)

McLeod, S. K. (2001). Modality and Anti-Metaphysics. Ashgate.