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Education's EpistemologyRationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Education's Epistemology: Rationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Harvey Siegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682675
eISBN:
9780190682705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682675.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection extends and further defends the “reasons conception” of critical thinking that Harvey Siegel has articulated and defended over the last three-plus decades. This conception analyzes ... More

Me, You, UsEssays

Me, You, Us: Essays

George Sher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190660413
eISBN:
9780190660444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Me, You, Us is a collection of essays that explore the tension between the privacy of our experience and the social nature of our public lives. The book’s chapters address a diverse array of topics ... More

Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Robert J. Fogelin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190673505
eISBN:
9780190673536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673505.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is primarily a textual study that demonstrates the close relationship of the Dialogues with Hume’s philosophical writings and its centrality to his relationship with skepticism. A striking ... More

Desiring the GoodAncient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Desiring the Good: Ancient Proposals and Contemporary Theory

Katja Maria Vogt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190692476
eISBN:
9780190692506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692476.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: “what ... More

Challenging the Modern SynthesisAdaptation, Development, and Inheritance

Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance

Philippe Huneman and Denis Walsh (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199377176
eISBN:
9780199377190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199377176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Since its origin in the early 20th century, the modern synthesis theory of evolution has grown to represent the orthodox view on the process of organic evolution. It is a powerful and successful ... More

Understanding Scientific Understanding

Understanding Scientific Understanding

Henk W. de Regt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190652913
eISBN:
9780190652944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is about scientific understanding. It is widely acknowledged that a central aim of science is to achieve understanding of the world around us, and that possessing such understanding is ... More

Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Christopher Wellman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Rights Forfeiture and Punishment, Christopher Heath Wellman argues that those of us who seek to defend the moral permissibility of punishment should shift our focus from general justifying aims to ... More

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 8

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 8

Jonathan L. Kvanvig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806967
eISBN:
9780191844461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This is the eighth volume of the Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion. As with earlier volumes, these essays follow the tradition of providing a non-sectarian and non-partisan snapshot of the ... More

Ontology Without Borders

Ontology Without Borders

Jody Azzouni

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190622558
eISBN:
9780190622589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622558.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Part I is metametaphysics. Quantifier variance views are criticized, and it’s shown that ontological debate, to be cogent, requires a single existence concept shared by debate participants. Natural ... More

On ne naît pas femme: on le devientThe Life of a Sentence

On ne naît pas femme: on le devient: The Life of a Sentence

Bonnie Mann and Martina Ferrari (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190608811
eISBN:
9780190608835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608811.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection of essays takes up the most famous feminist sentence ever written, Simone de Beauvoir’s “On ne naît pas femme: on le devient,” finding in it a flashpoint that galvanizes feminist ... More

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