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Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Christian Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s conception of body at the heart of this study is the notion of a three‐dimensionally extended and continuous magnitude bounded by surfaces. This notion is distinct from the notion of a ... More

Being for BeautyAesthetic Agency and Value

Being for Beauty: Aesthetic Agency and Value

Dominic McIver Lopes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827214
eISBN:
9780191866098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One question that leads us into aesthetics is: why does beauty matter? Or, what do aesthetic goods bring to my life, to make it a life that goes well? Or, how does beauty deserve the place we have ... More

Being NecessaryThemes of Ontology and Modality from the Work of Bob Hale

Being Necessary: Themes of Ontology and Modality from the Work of Bob Hale

Ivette Fred-Rivera and Jessica Leech (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198792161
eISBN:
9780191866876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792161.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the relationship between ontology and modality: between what there is, and what there could be, must be, or might have been? Throughout a distinguished career, Bob Hale’s work has addressed ... More

Beyond Semantics and Pragmatics

Beyond Semantics and Pragmatics

Gerhard Preyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198791492
eISBN:
9780191868573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791492.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The study of meaning in language embraces a diverse range of problems and methods. Philosophers think through the relationship between language and he world; linguists document speakers’ knowledge of ... More

The Birth of EthicsReconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

The Birth of Ethics: Reconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

Philip Pettit

Kinch Hoekstra (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190904913
eISBN:
9780190904944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Birth of Ethics begins from a counterfactual world, Erewhon, where the residents are like us in various respects, including the use of natural language, but lack any sense of ethics or morality. ... More

Charles S. Peirce's PhenomenologyAnalysis and Consciousness

Charles S. Peirce's Phenomenology: Analysis and Consciousness

Richard Kenneth Atkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190887179
eISBN:
9780190887209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887179.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

No reasonable person would deny that the sound of a falling pin is less intense than the feeling of a hot poker pressed against the skin, or that the recollection of something seen decades earlier is ... More

Epistemology for the Rest of the World

Epistemology for the Rest of the World

Stephen Stich, Masaharu Mizumoto, and Eric McCready (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865085
eISBN:
9780190865115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865085.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Anglophone epistemologists have devoted a great deal of attention to the English word “know” and to English sentences used to attribute knowledge. Many contemporary epistemologists, including ... More

Equal Citizenship and Public ReasonA Feminist Political Liberalism

Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Christie Hartley and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a defense of political liberalism as a feminist liberalism. The first half of the book develops and defends a novel interpretation of political liberalism. It is argued that political ... More

The Fight Against DoubtHow to Bridge the Gap Between Scientists and the Public

The Fight Against Doubt: How to Bridge the Gap Between Scientists and the Public

Inmaculada de Melo-Martín and Kristen Intemann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190869229
eISBN:
9780190869236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869229.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Current debates about climate change or vaccine safety provide an alarming illustration of the potential impacts of dissent about scientific claims. False beliefs about evidence and the conclusions ... More

For the Love of MetaphysicsNihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

For the Love of Metaphysics: Nihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

Karin Nisenbaum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190680640
eISBN:
9780190680671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant argued that human reason is inherently conflicted, because it demands a form of unconditioned knowledge that transcends its capacity; his solution to this ... More

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