Max Cresswell

Max Cresswell

Emeritus Professor Max Cresswell FRSNZ

Festschrift for Max on the occasion of his 65th birthday, Logique et Analyse, Vol. 46 No. 181 (2003).

Max in the world of S4.2

Curriculum Vitae.

Research Interests

Logic (particularly modal logic, espcially modal predicate logic), formal semantics, ancient philosophy, the philosophy of John Locke, and the philosophy of F.H.Bradley.


Selected Articles

A. Modal Logic

Incompleteness and the Barcan Formula. Journal of Philosophical Logic Vol 24, 1995, pp.379‑403

Some incompletable modal predicate logics. Logique et Analyse No 160, 1997, pp. 321-334

How to complete some modal predicate logics. Advances in Modal Logic, Vol 2, (ed M. Zakharyaschev, K. Segerberg, M. de Rijke and H. Wansing.), CSLI Publications, 2001, pp. 155-178

Possibility semantics for intuitionist logic. Australasian Journal of Logic, Vol 2, 2004, pp.11-29

B. Semantics

The semantics of degree. Montague Grammar (B.H. Partee ed.), Academic Press, New York, 1976, pp.261‑292

Semantic competence. Meaning and Translation (F. Guenthner and M. Guenthner‑Reutter, eds), Duckworth, 1978, pp.9‑27

Why propositions have no structure. Nous Vol 36, 2002, pp. 643-662

Static semantics for dynamic discourse. Linguistics and Philosophy Vol 25, 2002, pp. 545-571

Adequacy conditions for counterpart theory. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Vol 82, 2004, pp. 28-41

C. History of Philosophy

Is there one or are there many one and many problems in Plato? The Philosophical Quarterly Vol 22, 1972, pp.149‑154

What is Aristotle’s theory of universals? Australasian Journal of Philosophy Vol 53, 1975, pp.238‑247

Reality as experience in F.H. Bradley. Australasian Journal of Philosophy Vol 55, 1977, pp.169‑188

Aristotle’s Phaedo. Australasian Journal of Philosophy Vol 65, 1987, pp.131‑155

All things being particulars. Locke Studies Vol 2, 2002, pp. 19-51

Non‑contradiction and substantial predication. Theoria, 69 (2004), 166-183.

Legitimizing force: A Lockean account. Armed Forces and Society, 30 (2004), 629-648.

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