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Dr. James Miller

Teaching Fellow (Philosophy)


  History of Philosophy   Metametaphysics   METAPHYSICS   Philosophy of Language   Philosophy of Linguistics   Philosophy of mind
JTM Miller, Language and Ontological Emergence, Philosophica , 2017, Journal Article, ACCEPTED  TARA - Full Text
JTM Miller, Review of Benovsky's Meta-metaphysics: On Metaphysical Equivalence, Primitiveness, and Theory Choice, Dialectica, 2017, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
JTM Miller, The Non-¬≠existence of Ontological Categories: A defence of Lowe, Metaphysica, 17, (2), 2016, p163 - 176, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
JTM Miller, Review of Handfield's A Philosophical Guide to Chance, The Philosophical Quarterly, 66, (262), 2016, p193-196 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
JTM Miller, Can an Ontological Pluralist Really be a Realist, Metaphilosophy, 47, 2016, p425 - 430, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
JTM Miller and TJ Hughes, Lexicalisation and the Origin of the Human Mind, Biosemiotics, 7, (1), 2014, p11 - 27, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
JTM Miller, 'Review of Button's The Limits of Realism' (OUP), Philosophy in Review, 34, (3-4), 2014, p151 - 154, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
JTM Miller, Review of Hirsch's 'Quantifier Variance and Realism: Essays in Metaontology' (OUP), Philosophy in Review, 33, (6), 2013, p464 - 467, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
The Unavoidable Dream Problem in, editor(s)Johnson, D, and Irwin, W. , Inception and Philosophy, Hoboken, New Jersey, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, pp62 - 76, [JTM Miller], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  URL
JTM Miller and Ricki Bliss (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Metametaphysics , Routledge, Book, ACCEPTED


My main research interests lie in the intersection of metaphysics (broadly construed) and language. My areas of specialisation are Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language and Linguistics, Meta-metaphysics (Meta-ontology), and Philosophy of Mind. I have further interests (areas of competence) in Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant), Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Religion, and Logic. Much of my work tries to relate some of these themes, especially findings from empirical work in Linguistics, to metaphysics, and philosophy of language. Please see for recent news about my research project 'The Language of Ontology'.