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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

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

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

Form, Matter, Substance

Form, Matter, Substance

Kathrin Koslicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823803
eISBN:
9780191862588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This work defends a hylomorphic analysis of concrete particular objects (e.g., living organisms). The Aristotelian doctrine of hylomorphism holds that those entities that fall under it are compounds ... More

Herder's Philosophy

Herder's Philosophy

Michael N. Forster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199588367
eISBN:
9780191866814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199588367.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book considers Herder’s philosophy in the round and argues that it is both far more impressive in quality and far more influential in modern thought than has previously been realized. After an ... More

Human Being, Bodily BeingPhenomenology from Classical India

Human Being, Bodily Being: Phenomenology from Classical India

Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823629
eISBN:
9780191862236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823629.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book seeks to make a contribution to contemporary phenomenological theories of body and subjectivity by studying various classical Indian texts that deal with bodily subjectivity (or the ... More

In Our Best InterestA Defense of Paternalism

In Our Best Interest: A Defense of Paternalism

Jason Hanna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190877132
eISBN:
9780190877163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877132.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that there is nothing distinctively objectionable about paternalism. According to the pro-paternalist view it defends, it is permissible to intervene in a person’s choices or ... More

Infinity, Causation, and Paradox

Infinity, Causation, and Paradox

Alexander R. Pruss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198810339
eISBN:
9780191847325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810339.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Infinity is paradoxical in many ways. A particular large family of paradoxes is examined that on its face iswidely varied. Some involve deterministic supertasks, such as Thomson’s Lamp where a switch ... More

Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Luis Cabrera (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Is a global institutional order composed of sovereign states fit for cosmopolitan moral purpose? Cosmopolitan political theorists challenge claims that states, nations, and other collectives have ... More

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