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A Minimal LibertarianismFree Will and the Promise of Reduction

A Minimal Libertarianism: Free Will and the Promise of Reduction

Christopher Evan Franklin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190682781
eISBN:
9780190682811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682781.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this book Franklin develops and defends a version of event-causal libertarianism about free will and moral responsibility. This view is a combination of libertarianism—the view that humans ... More

Knowing EmotionsTruthfulness and Recognition in Affective Experience

Knowing Emotions: Truthfulness and Recognition in Affective Experience

Rick Anthony Furtak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190492045
eISBN:
9780190492069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Aesthetics

Emotions are not merely physiological disturbances: they are experiences through which we apprehend truths about ourselves and the world. Emotions embody an understanding that is accessible to us ... More

Doing Valuable TimeThe Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living

Doing Valuable Time: The Present, the Future, and Meaningful Living

Cheshire Calhoun

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851866
eISBN:
9780190851897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851866.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We are evaluators. We pursue what we take to be valuable, strive to live meaningfully, judge whether our present circumstances are good enough, and have standards for what we are willing to take an ... More

The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett

The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett

Bryce Huebner (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199367511
eISBN:
9780199367535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367511.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Daniel C. Dennett began publishing innovative philosophical research in the late 1960s, and he has continued doing so for the past 45 years. He has addressed questions about the nature of mind and ... More

NeuroexistentialismMeaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience

Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience

Gregg Caruso and Owen Flanagan (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190460723
eISBN:
9780190460754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460723.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy

Existentialism is a concern about the foundation of meaning, morals, and purpose. Existentialisms arise when some foundation for these elements of being is under assault. In the past, first-wave ... More

NakedThe Dark Side of Shame and Moral Life

Naked: The Dark Side of Shame and Moral Life

Krista K. Thomason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190843274
eISBN:
9780190843304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843274.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral philosophers have long argued that shame can be a morally valuable emotion that helps people realize when they fail to be the kinds of people they aspire to be. According to these arguments, ... More

SubhumanThe Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

T.J. Kasperbauer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695811
eISBN:
9780190695842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695811.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book provides an account of the moral psychology behind our attitudes to animals. Its main thesis is that behind both our positive and negative attitudes to animals is an underlying concern that ... More

Shakespeare's HamletPhilosophical Perspectives

Shakespeare's Hamlet: Philosophical Perspectives

Tzachi Zamir (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190698515
eISBN:
9780190698553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698515.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hamlet has long been recognized as concerned with fundamental philosophical issues about identity, responsibility, intimacy, mourning, and agency. How is the play’s address to these issues structured ... More

Religious Exemptions

Religious Exemptions

Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190666187
eISBN:
9780190666217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666187.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Exemptions from legal requirements, especially religious exemptions, have been a major topic of political debate in recent years. Bakers in various states have sought the right to refuse to make ... More

Pragmatist Egalitarianism

Pragmatist Egalitarianism

David Rondel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680688
eISBN:
9780190680718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680688.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Pragmatist Egalitarianism argues that a deep impasse plagues philosophical egalitarianism, and sets forth a conception of equality rooted in American pragmatist thought that successfully mediates ... More

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