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The Oedipus Plays of SophoclesPhilosophical Perspectives

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Paul Woodruff (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Among ancient Greek plays, the Oedipus plays of Sophocles have been especially interesting to philosophers. Much of the action in each play centers on the oscillation of the main character between ... More

Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Samuel Freeman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190699260
eISBN:
9780190699291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699260.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume of essays addresses a wide range of issues in contemporary political philosophy, from the different branches of liberalism and their relation to capitalism, to the basic institutions of a ... More

What It Is Like To PerceiveDirect Realism and the Phenomenal Character of Perception

What It Is Like To Perceive: Direct Realism and the Phenomenal Character of Perception

J. Christopher Maloney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190854751
eISBN:
9780190854782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Conscious perception is a distinctive mode of cognition marked by its manifestly sensuous phenomenal character. Why? An intentionalist may reply that perception is a kind of psychological state ... More

Remembering from the OutsidePersonal Memory and the Perspectival Mind

Remembering from the Outside: Personal Memory and the Perspectival Mind

Christopher McCarroll

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190674267
eISBN:
9780190674298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674267.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

When recalling events that one personally experienced, one often visualizes the remembered scene as one originally saw it: from an internal visual perspective. Sometimes, however, one sees oneself in ... More

Pleasure: A History

Pleasure: A History

Lisa Shapiro (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190225100
eISBN:
9780190225131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225100.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This book challenges received views about pleasures as principally motivating of action, themselves unanalyzable, caused, rather than responsive to reasons, and perhaps because of that, antithetical ... More

Planning, Time, and Self-GovernanceEssays in Practical Rationality

Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Michael E. Bratman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our human capacity for planning agency plays central roles in the cross-temporal organization of our agency, in our acting and thinking together, and in our self-governance. Intentions can be ... More

The Philosophy of ScienceA Companion

The Philosophy of Science: A Companion

Anouk Baberousse, Denis Bonnay, and Mikael Cozic (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190690649
eISBN:
9780190690670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690649.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of science studies the methods, theories, and concepts used by scientists. It mainly developed as a field in its own right during the twentieth century and is now a diversified and lively ... More

Institutionalizing the Just War

Institutionalizing the Just War

Allen Buchanan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190878436
eISBN:
9780190878467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book challenges traditional and contemporary just war theorizing, by taking seriously the role of social practices and institutions in decisions to go to war. It argues that which substantive ... More

In Defense of Gun Control

In Defense of Gun Control

Hugh Lafollette

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873363
eISBN:
9780190873400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873363.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The gun control debate is more complex than most disputants acknowledge. We are not tasked with answering a single question: Should we have gun control? There are three distinct policy questions ... More

The Evolution of Moral ProgressA Biocultural Theory

The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The idea of moral progress played a central role in liberal political thought from the Enlightenment through the nineteenth century but is rarely encountered in moral and political philosophical ... More

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