Here is a listing of my 2005 and forward publications, listed by year.  Most of them are downloadable; mostly pdf files, usually of pre-publication versions. 


2017 (forthcoming)


1.     F.J. Pelletier “Compositionality and Concepts – A Perspective from Formal Semantics and Philosophy of Language” in J. Hampton & Y. Winter Compositionality and Concepts in Linguistics and Psychology.  Springer.

2.     F.J. Pelletier “The Logic for Metaphysical Conceptions of Vagueness”.  IFCoLog Journal of Logic and its Applications.

3.     A. Hazen & F.J. Pelletier “Second-Order Logic of Paradox” Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic.



1.     F.J. Pelletier “Semantic Compositionality” in M. Aronoff (ed)  The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics.  Oxford UP.  Available (free, for now) online:

2.     Tibor Kiss, F.J. Pelletier, Halima Husic, Johanna Poppek, Nino Simunic “A Sense-based Lexicon of Count and Mass Expressions: The Bochum Countability Lexicon”.  Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-16).  Portoroz, Slovenia.  24-28 May, 2016.

3.     Geoff Sutcliffe & F.J. Pelletier “Hoping for the Truth” in Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference.  Key Largo, FL, 16-18 May, 2016.  Pages 110-115.



1.     F.J. Pelletier (2015) “Discussion: Review of Graham Priest One.”   Philosophical Quarterly 65: 822-830.

2.     Mehrdad Oveisi, James Delgrande, F.J. Pelletier & Fred Popowich (2015) “Kernel Contraction and Base Dependence:  Redundancy in the Base Resulting in Different Types of Dependence” in Q. Yang & M. Wooldridge (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Buenos Aires, 25-31 July, 2015, pp. 3134-3140.  (AAAI Press, Palo Alto)




1.   Allen Hazen & F.J. Pelletier (2014) “Gentzen and Jaskowski Natural Deduction: Fundamentally Similar but Importantly Different” Studia Logica 102: 1103-1142.

2.   Tibor Kiss, F.J. Pelletier & Tobias Stadtfeld “Building a Reference Lexicon for Countability in English” (2014) in N. Calzolari, K. Choukri, T. Declerck, H. Loftsson, B. Maegaard, J. Mariani, A. Moreno, J. Odijk, S. Piperidis (eds.) Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-14). Reykjavik (Iceland).

3.   Mehrdad Oveisi, James Delgrande, F.J. Pelletier & Fred Popowich (2014) “Belief Change and Base Dependence” Fourteenth International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Vienna, July 20-24, 2014, pp. 151-159.





1.   F.J. Pelletier (2013) “Context, Compositionality, and Brevity” in Laurence Goldstein (ed.) Brevity (Oxford: OUP) pp. 178-197.





  1. Dov Gabbay, F.J. Pelletier, & John Woods (eds) Handbook of the History of Logic; Vol. 11 “A History of Logic’s Central Concepts. (Amsterdam: Elsevier).
  2. F.J. Pelletier & A. Hazen (2012) “Natural Deduction” in Dov Gabbay, F.J. Pelletier, & John Woods (eds.), pp. 341-414.

3.    F.J. Pelletier  (2012) “Lexical Nouns are Neither Mass nor Count, but they are Both Mass and Count” in D. Massam (ed.) A Cross-Linguistic Exploration of the Count-Mass Distinction (Oxford: OUP), pp. 9-26.

4.    F.J. Pelletier (2012) “Holism and Compositionality” in W. Hinzen, E. Machery, M. Werning The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality (Oxford: OUP), pp. 149-174.

5.     F.J. Pelletier (2012) “Annotated Bibliography on ‘Compositionality’”, for Oxford Bibliographies Online. (Linguistics).

6.    N. Asher & F.J. Pelletier  (2012) “More Truths About Generic Truth” in A. Mari, C. Beyssade, & F. del Prete Genericity. (Oxford: OUP), pp. 312-333.

7.    F.J. Pelletier (2012) “Mass Nouns” in D. Fara & G. Russell The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Language. (Oxford: Routledge), pp. 424-436)

8.    E. Lepore & F.J. Pelletier (2012) “Meaning and Ontology” in R. Schantz Prospects for Meaning (Berlin: de Gruyter) pp. 399-434.





1.   F.J. Pelletier (2011)  “Descriptive Metaphysics, Natural Language Metaphysics, Sapir-Whorf, and All That Stuff: Evidence from the Mass-Count Distinction” Baltic Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, 6.  Available at

2.   B. Scholz, F.J. Pelletier, G. Pullum “The Philosophy of Linguistics” in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:

3.   S. Alxatib & F.J. Pelletier (2011) “On the Psychology of Truth-Gaps” in U. Sauerland, H-C Schmitz, R. van Rooij (eds.) Vagueness in Communication. LNAI 6517.  Springer-Verlag: Berlin.  Pp. 13-36.

4.   S. Alxatib & F.J. Pelletier (2011) “The Psychology of Vagueness: Borderline Cases and Contradictions” Mind and Language 26: 287-326.




1.   F.J. Pelletier (2010) Kinds, Things and Stuff (Oxford UP).

2.    F.J. Pelletier (2010) “A Philosophical Introduction to Generics” in F.J. Pelletier (ed) Kinds, Things and Stuff (Oxford UP), pp. 3—15.

3.     F.J. Pelletier (2010) “A Philosophical Introduction to Mass Nouns” in F.J. Pelletier (ed) Kinds, Things and Stuff pp. 123—131.

4.     F.J. Pelletier (2010) “Are All Generics Created Equal?” in F.J. Pelletier (ed) Kinds, Things and Stuff pp. 60—79.





1.     F.J. Pelletier & B. Linsky (2008) "Russell's Criticisms of Frege's Theory of Descriptions" in N. Griffin & D. Jacquette One Hundred Years After On Denoting: Russell vs. Meinong (Cambridge: Cambridge UP), pp. 40-64.

2.     E. Lepore & F.J. Pelletier (2008) “Linguistics and Philosophy“ in C. Wrenn Nauralism, Reference, and Ontology: Essays in Honor of Roger F. Gibson (Peter Lang Pubs.), pp. 183-215. [see Lepore/Pelletier 2012]

3.   F.J. Pelletier & A. Hartline (2008) "Ternary Exclusive Or" Logic Journal of the International Group on Pure and Applied Logic 16: 75-83  (Advance access published July 25, 2007)

4.   F.J. Pelletier, R. Elio, P. Hanson (2008) "Is Logic all in our Heads? From Naturalism to Psychologism" Studia Logica 88: 3-66.

5.   F.J. Pelletier & A. Urquhart (2008) "Synonymous Logics: A Correction" Journal of Philosophical Logic 37: 95-100.

6.   J. Delgrande, Yi Jin, & F.J. Pelletier (2008) “Compositional Belief Update” Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 32: 757-792.





1.     P. Pagin & F.J. Pelletier (2007) "Content, Context and Composition" in G. Preyer & G. Peter (eds) Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics (Oxford UP) pp. 25-62.

2.     J. Delgrande, F.J. Pelletier, M. Suderman (2007) "Compositional Belief Update" Proceedings of FLAIRS-20 (Key West, May) pp. 68-73. [See published version: (2008)]





1.     F.J. Pelletier (2006) Review of G. Priest, J.C. Beall, B. Armour-Garb (eds.) The Law of Non-Contradiction in Bulletin of Symbolic Logic. Pp. 131-134.

2.     F.J. Pelletier (2006) "Review of Blackburn and Bos Representation and Inference for Natural Language" in Computational Linguistics 32: 283-286.

3.     F.J. Pelletier (2006) "Review of Fox and Lappin Foundations of Intensional Semantics" in Computational Linguistics 32: 291.

4.     F.J. Pelletier (2006) "Generics" for D. Borchert (ed.) Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2nd Ed. (Macmillan).

5.     F.J. Pelletier (2006) "Compositionality, philosophical aspects of" in K. Brown Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (Elsevier Press).  Vol. 2, pp. 712-716.

6.     F.J. Pelletier & A. Hartline (2006) "On a Homework Problem of Larry Horn's" Birner, B., and G. Ward, eds.  Drawing the Boundaries of Meaning: Neo-Gricean Studies in Pragmatics and Semantics in Honor of Laurence R.  Horn.  (Philadelphia: John Benjamins).  Pp. 281-294.




1.     G.N. Carlson & F.J. Pelletier (eds.) (2005) Reference and Quantification: The Partee Effect (CSLI Publishers).

2.   F.J. Pelletier & R. Elio (2005) "The Case for Psychologism in Default and Inheritance Reasoning" Synthese 46: 7-35.

3.     F.J. Pelletier & B. Linsky (2005) "What is Frege's Theory of Descriptions? " in B. Linsky & G. Imaguire (eds)  On Denoting: 1905-2005 Philosophia Verlag. Pp. 195-250.

4.     C. Lepock & F.J. Pelletier (2005) "Fregean Analytic Tableaux: Automating Inferences in Fuzzy Propositional Logic" In Short Papers From the Twelfth International Conference on Logic in Programming, Artificial Intelligence and Reasoning (LPAR-12), pp. 43-48. (Montego Bay, Dec. 2005)