Wen Fang Wang

Wen-fang Wang
Adjunct Associate Professor
Education: 
1991-1996 Ph. D., Philosophy, University of Iowa, July 1996
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Research Interests: 

Logic, Philosophy of Logic, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Formal Epistemology, Buddhism, Philosophy of AI

Selected Publications: 
  1. Books:

2018       van der Hoek, H., Wesley H. Holliday, Wen-fang Wang (eds.), Logic, Rationality, and Interaction, special issue of for LORI-V Logic of Computation, 2017.

2018       van der Hoek, H., Wesley H. Holliday, Wen-fang Wang (eds.), Logic, Rationality, and Interaction, special issue of Synthese for LORI-V, 2017.

2015       van der Hoek, H., Wesley H. Holliday, Wen-fang Wang (eds.), Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (proceedings of 5th International Wrokshop of LORI). Berlin: Springer, 2015.

2011       Minghui Xiong, Wen-fang Wang, Introduction to Logic. Tainan, Taiwan: Chong-hai Publisher, December of 2011. (ISBN 9789866184581)

2011       Philosophy of Language. Taipei: San-ming Publisher, May of 2011. (ISBN 9789571454887)

2007       Introduction to Metaphysics. Taipei: San-ming Publisher, September of 2008. (ISBN: 9571449806)

2005       What Kind of World Is It?—A Study of Metaphysics. Taipei: San-ming Publisher, September 2005.

  1. Articles (English only)

2019          Wang Cong and Wen-fang Wang, “Quine on the Ground of Logical Truths”, Studies in Logic, forthcoming. (CSSCI)

2019          Wu, Zeqiang and Wen-fang Wang: “Logical Studies in Taiwan,” in Fung, Yiu-ming (ed.), Dao Companion to Chinese Philosophy of Logic, Springer (forthcoming).

2018          Wang, Wen-fang, Book review: “On Reflections on the Liar (Oxford)”, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, (electronic journal, ISBN: 1538-1617), 2018/07/21. Website: http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/reflections-on-the-liar/.

2018          Wiebe van der Hoek, Wesley H. Holliday and Wen-fang Wang, “Editorial Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-5): Introduction to the Special Issue”, Journal of Logic and Computation (SCI, impact factor 0.740), Volume 28, Issue 2, p. 265-267. https://doi.org/10.1093/logcom/exx037.

2018          Wiebe van der Hoek, Wesley H. Holliday and Wen-fang Wang, “Logic, Rationality and Interaction (LORI-5): Introduction to the Special Issue”, Synthese (A&HCI, SCI, SSCI) Volume 195, Issue 10, October 2018, p. 4201-4204. (DOI 10.1007/s11229-017-1640-4).

2018          Wang, Wen-fang, “Three-Valued Semantic Pluralism: A Defense of A Three-Valued Solution to the Sorites Paradox”, Synthese (A&HCI, SCI, SSCI), Volume 195, Issue 10, October 2018, p. 4441-4476. (DOI 10.1007/s11229-017-1517-6).

2017          Wang, Wen-fang, “Multi-Path vs. Single-Path Replies to Skepticism”, in Alexandru Baltag, Jeremy Seligman, Tomoyuki Yamada (eds.), Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (proceedings of 6th International Workshop of LORI). Heidelberg: Springer, 2017, pp. 65-78. (ISBN 978--3-662-55664-1)

2016          Wang, Wen-fang, “Three-Valued Plurivaluationism: A Reply to Williamson’s Criticisms on the Three-Valued Approach to the Sorites Paradox,” The Philosophical Forum, Vol. XLVII, No. 3-4, Fall-Winter 2016, pp. 341-360. (A&HCI)

2015          Wang, Wen-fang, “Three-Valued Plurivaluationism of Vague Predicates”, in Wiebe van der Hoek, Wesley H. Holliday, Wen-fang Wang (eds.), Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (proceedings of 5th International Wrokshop of LORI). Berlin: Springer, 2015, pp. 379-391.

2013          Wang, Wen-fang, “On Devitt’s Recent Rebuttal to Putnam,” Journal of Central China Normal University, Vol. 1, No. 1, Special Issue: Politics and Society, November of 2013, pp. 123-9.

2013          Wang, Wen-fang, “Comments on Vague Classes and a Resolution of the Paradox of to Bald Man“, in Johan van Benthem and Fenrong Liu (eds.), Studies in Logic Volume 47; Logic Across the University: Foundations and Applications (Proceedings of the Tsinghua Logic Conference). Beijing: College Publications, October of 2013, pp. 337-40.

2013          Wang, Wen-fang, “Adding Conditionals to a Fixed Point Theory of Truth,” Studies in Logic, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2013): pp. 16–29. (CSSCI)

2013          Wang, Wen-fang, “Filtering Theories of Truth: Compositionality as a Criterion,” Frontiers of Philosophy in China, Vol. 8, No. 1, (March of 2013), pp. 156-170. (A&HCI)

2011          Wang, Wen-fang and Linton Wang, “A Perspective Semantics for Subjunctive Conditionals,” in Shushan Cai, Guoping Zeng, and Ning Wang (eds.), Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science (Proceedings of the 13th International Congress), London: Individual Author and King’s College Publication, pp. 7-11.

2011          “Against Dialetheism,” Frontiers of Philosophy in China, Vol. 6, No. 3 (September, 2011), pp. 492-500. (A&HCI)

2011          “Theories of Abstract Objects without Ad Hoc Restriction,” Erkenntnis, Vol. 74, issue 1, pp. 1-15. (A&HCI)

2009          Book review: “On Spandrels of Truth,” Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, (electronic journal, ISBN: 1538-1617), 2009/11/08. Website: http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=18007.

2007          Linton Wang and Wen-fang Wang, “Defeasible Reasoning Meets Epistemic Possibilities,” in A Meeting of the Mind – Proceeding of the Workshop on Logic, Rationality and Interaction, edited by J. van Benthem, Shier Ju, and F. Veltman. London: College Publications, 2007, pp. 327-332.

2007          “Meinongian Theories without Ad Hoc Restriction – Taking Two-Modes-of Predication Approach as an Example,” Soochow Journal of Philosophical Studies, No. 16, pp. 111-32. Also collected in The Logica Yearbook 2006, edited by Tomala Ondrej and Radek HOnzik, Prague: Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, pp. 275-288.

2007          “Putnam’s Way to Essentialism,” in Epistemology, Volume 6 of the Proceedings of XXIst World Congress of Philosophy, edited by Dermot Moran and Stephen Voss. Ankara: Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007.

2007          “Modal Fictionalism and Hale’s Dilemma Against It,” in Logic and Philosophy of Science, Volume 5 of the Proceedings of XXIst World Congress of Philosophy, edited by Stephen Voss, Berna Kilnc, and Gurol Irzik. Ankara: Philosophical Society of Turkey, 2007.

2005          “OK or OK* – Putnam’s Way to Essentialism,” Journal of Philosophical Research, vol. 29, pp. 237-250. (A&HCI)

2004          “Deflating Meinongianism,” Pre-proceedings of the 27th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel: the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, pp.403-4.

2003          “Truth in PW and the Solution of Hale’s dilemma for Modal Fictionalism,” Journal of Philosophical Research, vol. 27, 2003, pp. 329-44. (A&HCI)