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Exemplars of Truth

Exemplars of Truth

Keith Lehrer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190884277
eISBN:
9780190884307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884277.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This monograph is both an intellectual summation as well as a philosophical advancement of key themes of the work of Keith Lehrer on several key topics—including knowledge, self-trust, autonomy, and ... More

ConsequentialismNew Directions, New Problems

Consequentialism: New Directions, New Problems

Christian Seidel (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190270117
eISBN:
9780190270131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Consequentialism is a focal point of discussion and a driving force behind developments in moral philosophy. Recently, the debate has shifted in focus and in style: by seeking to consequentialize ... More

Debating Pornography

Debating Pornography

Andrew Altman and Lori Watson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199358700
eISBN:
9780199358731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199358700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Debates about pornography have raged since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, and the explosive spread in recent years of sexually explicit images across the Internet has only fueled the ... 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

Working from WithinThe Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism

Working from Within: The Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism

Sander Verhaegh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913151
eISBN:
9780190913168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913151.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

During the past few decades, a radical shift has occurred in how philosophers conceive of the relation between science and philosophy. A great number of analytic philosophers have adopted what 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

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

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

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

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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