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Absolute TimeRifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Emily Thomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is time? Traditionally, it has been answered that time is a product of the human mind, or the motion of celestial bodies. In the mid-seventeenth century, a new kind of answer emerged: time or ... 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

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

BeliefA Pragmatic Picture

Belief: A Pragmatic Picture

Aaron Z. Zimmerman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198809517
eISBN:
9780191846854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Have you ever called yourself a “pragmatist”? Have you ever wondered what that means? The author traces the origins of pragmatism to a theory of belief defended by the nineteenth-century Scottish ... 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

Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment

Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment

C. B. Bow (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198783909
eISBN:
9780191826559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783909.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book explores the philosophical and historical significance of common sense philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment. As one of eighteenth-century Scotland’s most original intellectual products, ... 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

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