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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

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

The Alternatives to WarFrom Sanctions to Nonviolence

The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198755203
eISBN:
9780191816567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

If states are not to go to war, what should they do instead? In The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Non-violence, James Pattison considers the case for the alternatives to military action to ... 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 Astronomers' Magic EnvelopeAn Introduction to Astrophysics Emphasizing General Principles and Orders of Magnitude

The Astronomers' Magic Envelope: An Introduction to Astrophysics Emphasizing General Principles and Orders of Magnitude

Prasenjit Saha and Paul A. Taylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816461
eISBN:
9780191858246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816461.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This is a conceptual introduction to astrophysical processes, at the advanced-undergraduate level. Topics are developed in more or less their historical order of discovery, but from a modern ... More

Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Courtney D. Fugate and John Hymers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198783886
eISBN:
9780191826535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume collects together eleven essays on Alexander Baumgarten’s Metaphysics and its relation to the philosophy of Immanuel Kant. The early chapters examine Baumgarten’s philosophy in its ... More

Behavioral Law and Economics

Behavioral Law and Economics

Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190901349
eISBN:
9780190901387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In the past few decades, economic analysis of law has been challenged by a growing body of experimental and empirical studies that attest to prevalent and systematic deviations from the assumptions ... More

Beyond the PeopleSocial Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Beyond the People: Social Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Zoran Oklopcic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799092
eISBN:
9780191839573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799092.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Who is ‘the people’? How does it exercise its power? When is the people entitled to exercise its rights? From where does that people derive its authority? What is the meaning of its self-government ... More

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