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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Academic freedom, which allows members of institutions of higher learning to engage in intellectual pursuits without fear of censorship or retaliation, lies at the heart of the mission of the ... More

Brute Facts

Brute Facts

Elly Vintiadis and Constantinos Mekios (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758600
eISBN:
9780191818523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This is a book about facts that don’t have explanations, or what philosophers call brute facts. Such facts appear in our explanations, they inform many people’s views about the structure of the ... More

Causation in Science and the Methods of Scientific Discovery

Causation in Science and the Methods of Scientific Discovery

Rani Lill Anjum and Stephen Mumford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198733669
eISBN:
9780191798030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733669.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Some of the chief goals of science are understanding, explanation, prediction, and application in new technologies. Only if the world has some significant degree of constancy in what follows from ... More

Decolonizing UniversalismA Transnational Feminist Ethic

Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Decolonizing Universalism develops a way forward for genuinely anti-imperialist feminisms. Against ways of thinking that suggest feminists must either reject normativity altogether or bite the bullet ... More

Hermann CohenAn Intellectual Biography

Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography

Frederick C. Beiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828167
eISBN:
9780191866838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828167.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is the first complete intellectual biography of Hermann Cohen (1842–1918), the only one to cover all his major philosophical and Jewish writings. It pays special attention to Cohen’s ... More

Infinite Paths to Infinite RealitySri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Ayon Maharaj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Sri Ramakrishna is widely known as a nineteenth-century Indian mystic who affirmed the harmony of all religions on the basis of his richly varied spiritual experiences and eclectic religious ... More

LyingLanguage, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics

Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics

Eliot Michaelson and Andreas Stokke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198743965
eISBN:
9780191866791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, and Politics is the first dedicated collection of philosophical essays on the emerging topic of lying. While philosophers have been thinking about lying for ... More

Ontology, Modality, and MindThemes from the Metaphysics of E. J. Lowe

Ontology, Modality, and Mind: Themes from the Metaphysics of E. J. Lowe

Alexander Carruth, Sophie Gibb, and John Heil (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198796299
eISBN:
9780191866807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

During his forty-year career, E. J. Lowe established himself as one of the world’s leading philosophers, publishing eleven single-authored books, four co-edited collections, and well over 200 ... More

Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 8

Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 8

Mark C. Timmons (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828310
eISBN:
9780191867064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828310.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This series aims to provide, on an annual basis, some of the best contemporary work in the field of normative ethical theory. Each volume features new chapters that contribute to an understanding of ... More

The Problem of WarDarwinism, Christianity, and their Battle to Understand Human Conflict

The Problem of War: Darwinism, Christianity, and their Battle to Understand Human Conflict

Michael Ruse

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190867577
eISBN:
9780190867607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867577.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Darwinian evolutionary theory is one of the brightest jewels in the crown of science; yet it has been highly controversial since its first appearance in the Origin of Species in 1859. Well known is ... More

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