La Interpretacion de la Literatura, el Arte, y la Filosofia. Chapters on literature, art, and philosophy; interpretation; prpoblems and strategies; limits of interpretation; and definitive interpretations. In prepartion for Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City. Expected in 2016.

Painting Borges: Philosophy Interpreting Art Interpreting Literature. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2012. Discussion issues raised in the context of the artistic interpretation of literature using the work of 17 Argentinean and Cuban artists and twelve of Jorge Luis Borges's stories.

Images of Thought: Philosophical Interpretations of Carlos Estévez's Art. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2009, xvi, 264. Systematic discussion of the nature and possibility of the philosophical interpretation of art. It includes interpretations of 17 of the artist's works.

With William Irwin, Philosophy and the Interpretation of Popular Culture. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006, xxviii, 205. Articles by Gareth Matthews, Noel Carroll, Ted Cohen, Paul Cantor, and others

Texts: Ontological Status, Identity, Author, Audience. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1996, 225 pp.

Trans. into Chinese by Wang Xinyan (Beijing: People's Press, in progress)

A Theory of Textuality: The Logic and Epistemology. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1995, 327 pp.

Trans. into Chinese by Wang Xinyan (Beijing: People's Press, in press)

Ed., with William Irwin, Philosophy and the Interpretation of Popular Culture. In preparation

Ed., Mel Gibson's Passion and Philosophy: The Cross, the Questions, the Controversy. La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2004.

    Trans. into Portuguese, Sao Paulo: Madras Editora, 2004.

Ed., with Jiyuan Yu, Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Interpretation in Philosophy. London: Ashgate, 2004.

Ed., with Carolyn Korsmeyer and Rodolphe Gasché. Literary Philosophers: Borges, Calvino, Eco. New York: Routledge, 2002, 241 pp.



"Falsificación y valor artístico," Revista de Ideas Estéticas, Madrid 116 (1971), 327-333

"Texts and Their Interpretation," Review of Metaphysics 43 (1990), 495-542

"Puede haber interpretaciones definitivas?" Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofía 19, 2 (1993), 203-212

"Can There Be Texts Without Historical Authors?" American Philosophical Quarterly 31, 3 (1994), 245-253

"Can There Be Texts Without Audiences? The Identity and Function of Audiences," Review of Metaphysics 47, 4 (1994), 711-734

"Can There Be Definitive Interpretations?" in European Philosophy and the American Academy, ed. B. Smith (La Salle, IL: Hegeler Institute, 1994), pp. 43-53

"Author and Repression," Contemporary Philosophy 16, 4 (1994), 23-29

"Textual Identity," Sorites 2 (1995), 57-75

"La legitimidad en la interpretación," en D. Michelini, J. San Martín and J. Webster, eds., Etica-Discurso-Conflictividad (Río Cuarto: Universidad de Ríío Cuarto, 1995), pp. 181-189

"Where Is Don Quixote? The Location of Texts and Works," Concordia 29 (1996), 95-107.

Trans. ¿Dónde está el Quijote? El lugar de los textos y las obras," in León Olivé y Luis Villoro, eds., Filosofíía moral, educación e historia: Homenaje a Fernando Salmerón (Mexico City: UNAM, 1996), pp. 701-713.

"Respuesta a Schmitz y Eisenberg," Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofía 22, 1 (1996), 123-131

"Respuesta a Carlos Topuzián," Revista Latinoamericana de Filosofia 23, 1 (1997), 137-143

"Autor y represióón," Cuadernos de Etica

"The Interpretation of Revealed Texts: Do We Know What God Means?" (Presidential Address), Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, vol. 72 (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1998), pp. 1-19

"Relativism and the Interpretation of Texts," Metaphilosophy 31, 1/2 (2000), 43-62

Reprinted in Joseph Margolis and Tom Rockmore, eds., The Philosophy of Interpretation (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000), pp. 43-62

"Borges' Pierre Menard: Philosophy or Literature," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 59, 1(2000), 45-57

Rep with substantial revisions and expansions in Gracia et al, eds., Literary Philosophers Borges, Eco, Calvino (New York: Routledge, 2001), pp. 85-108

"The Secret of Seinfeld's Humor: The Significance of the Insignificant," in William Irwin, ed., Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing (La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1999), pp. 148-159

Abridged rep. version in Philosophy Now 25 (1999-2000), 18-19

"Philosophy in American Public Life," Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 72, 5 (1999), 149-58

Rep. in David M. Rasmussen, ed., The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy , vol. 11 (Bowling Green: Philosophy Documentation Center, 2001), pp. 129-139

Trans. into German and published in Zeitschrift fuer Philosophie (2000), inoph

Translated into Chinese and published in Philosophical Translation Quarterly 1 (2000), 73-77

"The Ethics of Interpretation," in volume of the International Academy for Philosophy, Liechtenstein, forthcoming?

"A Theory of the Author," selections from ch. 3 of Texts, reprinted in W. Irwin, ed., The Death and Resurrection of the Author (Westport, CN: Greewood Press, 2002), pp. 161-189

"The Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Interpreting Interpretation in Philosophy," in J. J. E. Gracia and Jiyuan Yu, eds. Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Interpretation in Philosophy (see book section)

"Meaning," in Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of Scriptures, ed. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Daniel J. Treier, et al.

"History/Historiography of Philosophy," in Encyclopedia of Philosophy (New York?: Macmillan, forthcoming)

"From Horror to Hero: Film Interpretations of Stoker's Dracula," in William Irwin and Jorge J. E. Gracia, eds., Philosophy and the Interpretation of Popular Culture. In preparation.

"The Good and the Bad: The Quests of Sam Gamgee and Smeagol (alias Gollum) for the Happy Life," in G. Bassham and Eric Bronson, eds., Philosophy and "The Lord of the Rings" (LaSalle, IL: Open Court, 2003), pp.

"La vida es sueño: Philosophy or Literature," in André Lema-Hincapié, ed., La vida es sueño: Philsophical Crossroads (Newark, DL: Juan de la Cuesta, 2014), 65-81

Carlos Estevez's Images of Thought," in Carlos Estevez, exhibition catalogue. Buffalo, NY: UB Galleries, 2009, 5-7.

"Painting Borges: A Pictorial Interpretation of His Fictions/Pintando a Borges: Una Interpretacion Pictorica de sus Ficciones," in Painting Borges: A Pictorial Interpretation of His Fictions/Pintando a Borges: Una Interpretacion Pictorica de sus Ficciones, 4pp. Exhibition Catalogue, Buenos Aires: Pabellon de las Bellas Artes, 2010

"The Philosophical Interpretation of Visual Art: Response to Mariana Ortega and John Carvalho," APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues 9, 2 (2010), 19-25

"The Presence of the Absent in Interpretation: Foucault on Velasquez, and Destefanis and Celma on Borges," CR: The New Centennial Review 11. 1(2011), 91-112

"The Complex Realism of Celma's Art/El realismo complejo del arte de Celma," in Ricardo Celma: 2000-2010. In progress

"La identidad personal en la narrativa literaria y en la pintura: 'El otro' de Borges y 'La otra' de Delgado," Hispamerica 41, 122 (2012), 116-20

"The Boundaries Between Philosophy and Literature: A Response to Elizabeth Millan and Amy Oliver," CR: The New Centennial Review 14, 1 (2014), 259-265

"The Hermeneutic Role of a Book Review: A Response to Glover," The Pluralist 8, 2 (2013), 113-116