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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

Articulating the Moral CommunityToward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism

Articulating the Moral Community: Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism

Henry Richardson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190247744
eISBN:
9780190247768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

As this highly original work explains, morality is not fixed objectively, independently of all human judgment, nor is it something that we “invent.” Rather, working within zones of objective ... More

Austin's Way with SkepticismAn Essay on Philosophical Method

Austin's Way with Skepticism: An Essay on Philosophical Method

Mark Kaplan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198824855
eISBN:
9780191863530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824855.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

J. L. Austin is famous for the extent to which he wrote as if it is a condition, on the adequacy of what we say while doing epistemology, that it accord faithfully with what we would say in ordinary ... More

Bad WordsPhilosophical Perspectives on Slurs

Bad Words: Philosophical Perspectives on Slurs

David Sosa (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198758655
eISBN:
9780191818578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book is a collection of new articles on the topic of slurs and other derogatory terms and problematic language. The articles are written by some of the leading contributors to the field. Slurs ... 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

Disability in PracticeAttitudes, Policies, and Relationships

Disability in Practice: Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships

Adam Cureton and Thomas E. Hill, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198812876
eISBN:
9780191850660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812876.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Disabilities pose special problems that fortunately have been recognized (to some extent) in our public policies. Public policy is important, as are the deliberative frameworks that we use to justify ... More

A Duty to ResistWhen Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

Candice Delmas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190872199
eISBN:
9780190872229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872199.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? Many philosophers argue for what is called political obligation—the duty to obey the law of nearly just, legitimate states. Even proponents 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

The Evil WithinWhy We Need Moral Philosophy

The Evil Within: Why We Need Moral Philosophy

Diane Jeske

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190685379
eISBN:
9780190685409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685379.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Thomas Jefferson and Edward Coles were men of similar background, but the former remained a slaveholder while the latter emancipated his slaves. Examining the ways in which people such as Jefferson, ... More

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