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Aesthetics on the EdgeWhere Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

Aesthetics on the Edge: Where Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

Dominic McIver Lopes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198796657
eISBN:
9780191860829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Recent years have seen an explosion of research on the biological, neural, and psychological foundations of artistic and aesthetic phenomena, which had previously been the province of the social ... More

After InjuryA Historical Anatomy of Forgiveness, Resentment, and Apology

After Injury: A Historical Anatomy of Forgiveness, Resentment, and Apology

Ashraf H.A. Rushdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851972
eISBN:
9780190852009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

After Injury explores the practices of forgiveness, resentment, and apology in three key moments when they were undergoing a dramatic change: early Christian history (for forgiveness), the shift from ... More

AnimalsA History

Animals: A History

Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199375967
eISBN:
9780199375998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is commonly assumed that serious philosophical reflection on animals goes back only a few hundred years, to the Utilitarians or to the rise of Darwinism. This volume shows that, to the contrary, ... More

Applying MathematicsImmersion, Inference, Interpretation

Applying Mathematics: Immersion, Inference, Interpretation

Otávio Bueno and Steven French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198815044
eISBN:
9780191852862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815044.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What has been called ‘the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics’ sets a challenge for philosophers. Some have responded to that challenge by arguing that mathematics is essentially ... More

The Buddhist Roots of Zhu Xi's Philosophical Thought

The Buddhist Roots of Zhu Xi's Philosophical Thought

John Makeham (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190878559
eISBN:
9780190878580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878559.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Zhu Xi (1130–1200) is the most influential Neo-Confucian philosopher, and arguably the most important Chinese philosopher, of the past millennium, both in terms of his legacy and for the ... More

Challenges for Humanitarian InterventionEthical Demand and Political Reality

Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

C. A. J. Coady, Ned Dobos, and Sagar Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An enduring concern about armed humanitarian intervention, and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances, is that such interventions are liable to be ... More

Compassionate Moral Realism

Compassionate Moral Realism

Colin Marshall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809685
eISBN:
9780191846953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809685.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book offers a novel defense of compassion and morality. The core claim is that compassion is our capacity to perceive or experience other creatures’ pains, pleasures, and desires as they really ... More

Epistemic Consequentialism

Epistemic Consequentialism

H. Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij and Jeffrey Dunn (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198779681
eISBN:
9780191824739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779681.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An important issue in epistemology concerns the source of epistemic normativity. Epistemic consequentialism maintains that epistemic norms are genuine norms in virtue of the way in which they are ... More

Evaluative Perception

Evaluative Perception

Anna Bergqvist and Robert Cowan (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198786054
eISBN:
9780191827747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786054.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

Evaluation is ubiquitous. Indeed, it isn't an exaggeration to say that we assess actions, character, events, and objects as good, cruel, beautiful, etc., almost every day of our lives. Although ... More

The Evolution of Moral ProgressA Biocultural Theory

The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The idea of moral progress played a central role in liberal political thought from the Enlightenment through the nineteenth century but is rarely encountered in moral and political philosophical ... More

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