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About OneselfDe Se Thought and Communication

About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication

Manuel García-Carpintero and Stephan Torre (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713265
eISBN:
9780191781711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume addresses foundational issues concerning the nature of first-personal, or de se thought and how such thoughts are communicated. One of the question addressed is whether there is anything ... More

Action and its Explanation

Action and its Explanation

David-Hillel Ruben

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235880
eISBN:
9780191679155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235880.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book pursues some novel and unusual standpoints in the philosophy of action. It rejects, for example, the most widely held view about how to count actions, and argues for what it calls a ... More

Actual Consciousness

Actual Consciousness

Ted Honderich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714385
eISBN:
9780191782794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714385.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What is it to be conscious in the primary ordinary sense? Five leading ideas—qualia, what it’s like to be something, subjectivity, intentionality or aboutness, phenomenality—all fail to give an ... More

The Adventure of ReasonInterplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

Paolo Mancosu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546534
eISBN:
9780191594939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

The book contains innovative contributions to the history and the philosophy of logic and mathematics in the first half of the twentieth century. It is divided into five main sections: history of ... More

The Aesthetic MindPhilosophy and Psychology

The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Elisabeth Schellekens and Peter Goldie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This collection of original essays from leading researchers across a wide range of disciplines engages with a number of issues concerning ‘the aesthetic mind’. It is the only collection which ... More

Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Greg Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin, and Jon Robson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669639
eISBN:
9780191749384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669639.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Through much of the twentieth century, philosophical thinking about works of art, design, and other aesthetic products has emphasized intuitive and reflective methods, often tied to the idea that ... More

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Bence Nanay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199658442
eISBN:
9780191748141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658442.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Aesthetics is about some special and unusual ways of experiencing the world. Not just artworks, but also nature and ordinary objects. But then if we apply the remarkably elaborate and sophisticated ... More

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

Agency and AnswerabilitySelected Essays

Agency and Answerability: Selected Essays

Gary Watson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199272273
eISBN:
9780191709968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272273.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume collects most of the author's publications on human action since the 1970s. The essays collected here are concerned to answer the questions ‘What makes us agents?’ and ‘What makes us ... More

Agents and Goals in Evolution

Agents and Goals in Evolution

Samir Okasha

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198815082
eISBN:
9780191852909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815082.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

In evolutionary biology, there is a mode of thinking which is quite common, and philosophically significant. This is ‘agential thinking’. In its paradigm case, agential thinking involves treating an ... More

AnimalismNew Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity

Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity

Stephan Blatti and Paul F. Snowdon (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199608751
eISBN:
9780191823305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Animalism is the view that we are animals. After being ignored for a long time in philosophical discussions of our nature, this idea has recently gained considerable support in metaphysics and ... More

Anti-Externalism

Anti-Externalism

Joseph Mendola

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534999
eISBN:
9780191715969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534999.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Externalism about mental content is the view that things outside of the skin or in the past are constitutive parts of present mental states. Internalism is the denial of externalism. This book ... More

Approaches to Intentionality

Approaches to Intentionality

William Lyons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752226
eISBN:
9780191695087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752226.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

What is intentionality? Intentionality is a distinguishing characteristic of states of mind such as beliefs, thoughts, wishes, dreams, and desires, which are about things outside themselves. This ... More

The Architecture of ReasonThe Structure and Substance of Rationality

The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rationality

Robert Audi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195158427
eISBN:
9780199871407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The literature on theoretical reason has been dominated by epistemological concerns, treatments of practical reason by ethical concerns. This book overcomes the limitations of dealing with each ... More

The Architecture of the ImaginationNew Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

Shaun Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199275731
eISBN:
9780191706103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275731.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents essays in the form of thirteen chapters on the propositional imagination. The propositional imagination — the mental capacity we exploit when we imagine that everyone is ... More

The Architecture of the Mind

The Architecture of the Mind

Peter Carruthers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is a comprehensive development and defence of one of the guiding assumptions of evolutionary psychology: that the human mind is composed of a large number of semi-independent modules. One ... More

Aristotle on Moral ResponsibilityCharacter and Cause

Aristotle on Moral Responsibility: Character and Cause

Susan Sauvé Meyer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697427
eISBN:
9780191732072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents an examination of Aristotle's accounts of voluntariness in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics. It makes the case that these constitute a theory of moral responsibility — albeit ... More

Art and Emotion

Art and Emotion

Derek Matravers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243167
eISBN:
9780191697227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243167.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This book examines how emotions form a bridge between our experience of art and of life. We often find that a particular poem, painting, or piece of music carries an emotional charge; we may also ... More

Art, Mind, and NarrativeThemes from the Work of Peter Goldie

Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie

Julian Dodd (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769736
eISBN:
9780191822575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769736.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This volume focuses on Peter Goldie’s substantial and influential work on the emotions, narrativity, and the philosophy of art. Taken together, the essays collected here explain the significance of ... More

The Artful MindCognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Mark Turner (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

All normal human beings alive in the last fifty thousand years appear to have possessed, in Mark Turner's phrase, “irrepressibly artful minds”. Cognitively modern minds have produced a staggering ... More

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