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Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect

Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect

Bradford Skow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826965
eISBN:
9780191865862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book aims to answer the following questions: what is the difference between a cause and a background condition? What is it to manifest a disposition? Can dispositions be extrinsic? What is the ... More

Combining MindsHow to Think about Composite Subjectivity

Combining Minds: How to Think about Composite Subjectivity

Luke Roelofs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190859053
eISBN:
9780190859084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859053.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book explores a neglected philosophical question: How do groups of interacting minds relate to singular minds? Could several of us, by organizing ourselves the right way, constitute a single ... More

The Garden of LeadersRevolutionizing Higher Education

The Garden of Leaders: Revolutionizing Higher Education

Paul Woodruff

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190883645
eISBN:
9780190883676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

I derive an account of what future leaders should learn from an understanding of leadership as the ability to induce others to follow in a context of freedom—without the use of force or incentives. ... More

Governing LeastA New England Libertarianism

Governing Least: A New England Libertarianism

Dan Moller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190863241
eISBN:
9780190863272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863241.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book defends libertarianism and more broadly a classical liberal view of political economy. It is often assumed that libertarianism depends on thinking that property rights are absolute, or on ... More

Hard QuestionsFacing the Problems of Life

Hard Questions: Facing the Problems of Life

John Kekes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190919986
eISBN:
9780190920012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919986.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The hard questions are: Is there an absolute value? Must we conform? Do we owe what our country asks of us? Is justice necessary? How should we respond to evil? Is it right to forgive wrong actions? ... More

HealthA History

Health: A History

Peter Adamson (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199916429
eISBN:
9780190921293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199916429.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

From antiquity down to the early modern period, many philosophers have been doctors or had interests in medicine. Yet typically the histories of philosophy and medicine are pursued as separate ... More

Life's ValuesPleasure, Happiness, Well-Being, and Meaning

Life's Values: Pleasure, Happiness, Well-Being, and Meaning

Alan H. Goldman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198829737
eISBN:
9780191868238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book seeks to explain what is of ultimate value in individual lives. Proposed candidates include pleasure, happiness, meaning, and well-being. Only the last is the all-inclusive category of ... More

Must Politics Be War?Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society

Must Politics Be War?: Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society

Kevin Vallier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190632830
eISBN:
9780190632861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632830.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Americans are far less likely to trust their institutions, and one another, than in decades past. This collapse in social and political trust arguably inspires our increasingly ferocious ideological ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 55

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 55

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198836339
eISBN:
9780191873607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836339.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More

Philosophy of Medicine

Philosophy of Medicine

Alex Broadbent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190612139
eISBN:
9780190612177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612139.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophy of Medicine seeks to answer two questions: (1) what is medicine? and (2) what should we think of it? The first question is motivated by the observation that medicine has existed and ... More

The Radical Demand in Løgstrup's Ethics

The Radical Demand in Løgstrup's Ethics

Robert Stern

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829027
eISBN:
9780191867453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829027.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book focuses on the ethics of the Danish philosopher and theologian K. E. Løgstrup (1905–81), and in particular on his key text The Ethical Demand (1956). The first part of the book provides a ... More

Reconstructing Schopenhauer's EthicsHope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare

Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Ethics: Hope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare

Sandra Shapshay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190906801
eISBN:
9780190906832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906801.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At the apex of his influence, from about 1860 up to the start of World War I, Arthur Schopenhauer was known first and foremost as a philosopher of pessimism, sparking an entire “pessimism ... More

ThingsIn Touch with the Past

Things: In Touch with the Past

Carolyn Korsmeyer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190904876
eISBN:
9780190904906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904876.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Things: In Touch with the Past explores the value of artifacts that have survived from the past and that can be said to “embody” their histories. Such genuine or “real” things afford a particular ... More

Vices of the MindFrom the Intellectual to the Political

Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political

Quassim Cassam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826903
eISBN:
9780191865824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book defends the view that epistemic vices are blameworthy or otherwise reprehensible character traits, attitudes, or ways of thinking that systematically obstruct the gaining, keeping, or ... More

What's the Point of Knowledge?A Function-First Epistemology

What's the Point of Knowledge?: A Function-First Epistemology

Michael Hannon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190914721
eISBN:
9780190914752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914721.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about knowledge and its value. At the heart of this book is a simple idea: we can answer many interesting and difficult questions in epistemology by reflecting on the role of epistemic ... More

Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of PhilosophyRe-examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy

Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy: Re-examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy

Oskari Kuusela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829751
eISBN:
9780191868252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is an examination of Wittgenstein’s early and late philosophies of logic in relation to accounts of logic and its philosophical significance in early and middle analytic philosophy, with ... More

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