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War CrimesCauses, Excuses, and Blame

War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame

Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190675875
eISBN:
9780190675905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675875.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In 2005, US Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha. How should we assess the perpetrators of this and other war crimes? Is it unfair to blame the Marines because they were ... More

Jane Austen's EmmaPhilosophical Perspectives

Jane Austen's Emma: Philosophical Perspectives

E.M. Dadlez (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190689414
eISBN:
9780190689452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689414.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Legend has it that, when asked whether he still read novels, the philosopher Gilbert Ryle responded “Yes, all six, every year,” referring to Jane Austen’s six completed works. Her novels have invited ... More

Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices

Individuation, Process, and Scientific Practices

Otávio Bueno, Ruey-Lin Chen, and Melinda Bonnie Fagan (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190636814
eISBN:
9780190636845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636814.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book concerns a classic philosophical question: “What things count as individuals?” Rather than addressing it from the perspective of analytic metaphysics, this volume proposes to reformulate ... More

Charles S. Peirce's PhenomenologyAnalysis and Consciousness

Charles S. Peirce's Phenomenology: Analysis and Consciousness

Richard Kenneth Atkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190887179
eISBN:
9780190887209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887179.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

No reasonable person would deny that the sound of a falling pin is less intense than the feeling of a hot poker pressed against the skin, or that the recollection of something seen decades earlier is ... More

The Birth of EthicsReconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

The Birth of Ethics: Reconstructing the Role and Nature of Morality

Philip Pettit

Kinch Hoekstra (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190904913
eISBN:
9780190904944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Birth of Ethics begins from a counterfactual world, Erewhon, where the residents are like us in various respects, including the use of natural language, but lack any sense of ethics or morality. ... More

A Wolf in the CityTyranny and the Tyrant in Plato's Republic

A Wolf in the City: Tyranny and the Tyrant in Plato's Republic

Cinzia Arruzza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190678852
eISBN:
9780190678883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A Wolf in the City is a study of tyranny and of the tyrant’s soul in Plato’s Republic. It argues that Plato’s critique of tyranny is an intervention in an ancient debate concerning the sources of the ... More

Kant and the Science of LogicA Historical and Philosophical Reconstruction

Kant and the Science of Logic: A Historical and Philosophical Reconstruction

Huaping Lu-Adler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190907136
eISBN:
9780190907143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907136.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is both a history of philosophy of logic told from the Kantian viewpoint and a reconstruction of Kant’s theory of logic from a historical perspective. Kant’s theory represents a turning ... More

In Our Best InterestA Defense of Paternalism

In Our Best Interest: A Defense of Paternalism

Jason Hanna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190877132
eISBN:
9780190877163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877132.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that there is nothing distinctively objectionable about paternalism. According to the pro-paternalist view it defends, it is permissible to intervene in a person’s choices or ... More

For the Love of MetaphysicsNihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

For the Love of Metaphysics: Nihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

Karin Nisenbaum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190680640
eISBN:
9780190680671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant argued that human reason is inherently conflicted, because it demands a form of unconditioned knowledge that transcends its capacity; his solution to this ... 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

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