Pursuing Meaning (2012). Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.1-234. Chinese translation (2014), L. Liu, Fudan University Press. Reviews of Pursuing Meaning: 

  • Allyson Mount, 2012, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, here.
  • Kasia Djarv, 2013, Metapsychology, here.
  • Nick Fotion, Analysis, here.
  • Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, 2013, Mind, here.
  • John Collins, 2013, Review of Metaphysics, here.


Minimal Semantics (2004). Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.1-288. Reviews of Minimal Semantics:

  • Stephen Pulman, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 7th Oct. 2005, p.30.
  • Katarzyna Jaszczolt, 2005, The Journal of Linguistics 41: 637-42 (available on her publications page here).
  • Kent Bach, 2007, The Philosophical Review 116: 303-306.
  • Lenny Clapp,2007, Mind 116: 396-402.
  • Anne Bezuidenhout, 2008, Philosophical Books 49: 59-63.
  • Robyn Carston, 2008, Mind and Language 23: 359-367


A new monograph, provisionally entitled Acting for Reasons: in defence of common-sense psychology, is currently under contract with OUP (to appear 2025).

Edited Collections

Meaning and Representation (2002). Oxford: Blackwell. pp.1-117. Editor’s introduction, pp.1-4.

Investigating Meaning: experimental approaches (2015). Special edition of Ratio. Edited with Nathaniel Hansen.

Applied Philosophy of Language: Politics and Power (2020). Special edition of Ratio. Edited with Nathaniel Hansen, Sarah Fisher, Antonio Scarafone, Marat Shardimgaliev.