Dr Malinas
Dr Malinas
Honorary Research Fellow
Contact Details:
Email: g.malinas@uq.edu.au
PhD, Washington University, St. Louis
Recognized Student, Linacre College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
MA, Washington University, St. Louis
BA, Ohio Univeristy, Athens, Ohio
Research Interests:
Decision Theory, Practical Paradoxes, Philosophy of Art, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic, History of Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science.

Book Chapters:
  • "Philosophy and Its Masters: Transformations of Philosopy in Queensland”, The Antipodean Philosopher: Public Lectures on Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand, eds. Graham Oppy et. al., Lexington Books, 2011, 125-137.
  • *Reprinted in Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, v.5, n.2, December, 2010, in press.
  • “Philosophy at the University of Queensland”, in A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand, eds., G. Oppy, N. Trakakis, L. Burns, S. Gardner and F. Leigh, Monash University Publishing, 2010, 477-480.
  • "Simpson's Paradox: A Logically Benign, Empirically Treacherous Hydra", in Probability is the Very Guide of Life, eds. Henry E. Kyburg Jr. and Miriam Thalos, Open Court, La Salle, Ill, 2003, 165-182. *Reprinted from the Monist, 84, 2001, 265-283.
  • "Coercion: Justifications and Excuses", in D. Mannison, M. McRobbie, and R. Routley, eds., Environmental Philosophy, Canberra: ANU Press, 1980, 376-383. *Reprinted in edited form in Thinking through the Environment, ed. Mark J. Smith, Routledge, London and New York, 1999, pp. 266-269.
Encyclopedia Entry:
  • "Simpson's Paradox" (with John Bigelow), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. Ed Zalta, 2004, 15,000 words, ISSN 1905-5054, http://plato.stanford.edu. Revised and expanded, 2010.
  • "Two Envelope Problems", Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy, ed. Stephen Voss, 9, Philosophical Anthropology, 2006, 153-158.
  • "Truth, Negation, and Entailment in Pictures", DMS 2003 Proceedings, Knowledge Systems Institute, 2003, 257-262.
  • "Two Envelope Problems and the Roles of Ignorance", Acta Analytica, 25, 2003, 1-9.
  • "Praktyczny Sceptycyzm" (Practical Scepticism), in Polish, trans. Robert Kublikowski, Roczniki Filozoficzne, 51, 2003, 103-125.
  • "Simpson's Paradox: A Logically Benign, Empirically Treacherous Hydra", The Monist, 84, 2001, 265-283.
  • "Three Concepts of Coincidence: Aristotle, Boetheus, and Hume", Reports on Philosophy, 20, 2000, 11-24.
  • "Simpson's Paradox and the Wayward Researcher", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 75, 1997, 343-359.
  • "Does Concept Art Rest on a Mistake?", in Czech, trans. H. Stejskalova, Vytvarne Umeni: Magazine for Contemporary Art, 5/6, 1993, 101-103.
  • "Conditional Preference and Expected Utility", Conceptus, 67, 1993, 63-73.
  • "Reflective Coherence and Newcomb's Problem: A Simple Solution", Theory and Decision, 35, 1993, 151-166.
  • "Scoring the Interpretation Game", Kriterion: Zeitschrift Fur Philosophie, 4, 1993, 16-19.
  • "A Semantics for Pictures", Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 21, 1991, 275-298.
  • "Pesticides and Policies", Journal of Applied Philosophy, 1, 1984, 123-131.
  • "Sensations and Understanding", Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 53, 1975, 36-45.
  • "Physical Properties", Philosophia, 3, 1973, 17-31.
Critical Book Reviews:
  • Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem, M. Balaguer, in Analysis Reviews, 1, 1, 2010, 1-3.
  • Realistic Decision Theory: Rules for Nonideal Agents in Nonideal
  • Circumstances, Paul Weirich in Philosophical Books, 47, 2, 2006, 180-183.
  • Realistic Rationalism, J. Katz, in Studia Logica.
  • The Dynamics of Belief, P. Forrest, in Australasian Journal of Philosophy (AJP).
  • Inquiry, R. Stalnaker, in AJP, 64, 3, 1986, 365-368.
  • Reason, Truth, and History, H. Putnam, in AJP, 61, 3, 1983, 300-303.
  • Reference, Meaning and Necessity, ed. S. Blackburn, in AJP, 57, 1, 1979, 101-106.
  • Taking Chances, H. Sobel, in AJP.
  • The Coherence Theory of Truth, R. Walker, in AJP.
  • Modern Anti-Realism and Manufactured Truth, G. Vision, in AJP.

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