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ConsequentialismNew Directions, New Problems

Consequentialism: New Directions, New Problems

Christian Seidel (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190270117
eISBN:
9780190270131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Consequentialism is a focal point of discussion and a driving force behind developments in moral philosophy. Recently, the debate has shifted in focus and in style: by seeking to consequentialize ... More

Debating Pornography

Debating Pornography

Andrew Altman and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199358700
eISBN:
9780199358731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199358700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Debates about pornography have raged since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, and the explosive spread in recent years of sexually explicit images across the Internet has only fueled the ... More

Exemplars of Truth

Exemplars of Truth

Keith Lehrer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190884277
eISBN:
9780190884307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884277.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This monograph is both an intellectual summation as well as a philosophical advancement of key themes of the work of Keith Lehrer on several key topics—including knowledge, self-trust, autonomy, and ... More

The Fifth Corner of FourAn Essay on Buddhist Metaphysics and the Catuskoti

The Fifth Corner of Four: An Essay on Buddhist Metaphysics and the Catuskoti

Graham Priest

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758716
eISBN:
9780191818639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758716.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book charts the development of Buddhist metaphysics, drawing on texts which include those of Nagarjuna and Dogen. The development is viewed through the lens of the Catuṣkoṭi At its simplest, and ... More

Metaepistemology

Metaepistemology

Conor McHugh, Jonathan Way, and Daniel Whiting (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198805366
eISBN:
9780191843433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805366.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Epistemology, like ethics, is normative. Just as ethics addresses questions about how we ought to act, so epistemology addresses questions about how we ought to believe and enquire. We can also ask ... More

The Methods of BioethicsAn Essay in Meta-Bioethics

The Methods of Bioethics: An Essay in Meta-Bioethics

John McMillan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199603756
eISBN:
9780191862885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199603756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Bioethics has made a mistake about its methods, and this has led not only to too much theorizing, but also fragmentation within bioethics. The unhelpful disputes between those who think bioethics ... More

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume VIII

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume VIII

Daniel Garber and Donald Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829294
eISBN:
9780191867880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy is an annual series, presenting a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth ... More

Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes

Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes

Timothy Raylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829690
eISBN:
9780191868191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829690.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hobbes claimed to have founded the discipline of civil philosophy (political science). The claim did not go uncontested, and in recent years the relationship of philosophical reasoning to rhetorical ... More

SpeculationWithin and About Science

Speculation: Within and About Science

Peter Achinstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190615055
eISBN:
9780190615086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615055.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Newton urged scientists never to speculate, only to prove by establishing experimental facts. Einstein urged scientists to speculate freely, since only daring speculations, not experimental facts, ... More

TaxationPhilosophical Perspectives

Taxation: Philosophical Perspectives

Martin O'Neill and Shepley Orr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199609222
eISBN:
9780191862878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609222.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Taxation: Philosophical Perspectives is the first edited collection devoted to addressing philosophical issues relating to tax. The tax system is central to the operation of states and to the ways in ... More

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