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The Concealed Influence of CustomHume's Treatise from the Inside Out

The Concealed Influence of Custom: Hume's Treatise from the Inside Out

Jay L. Garfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190933401
eISBN:
9780190933432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933401.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume provides a reading of Hume’s Treatise as a whole, foregrounding Hume’s understanding of custom and its role in the Treatise. It shows that Hume grounds his understanding of custom in its ... More

Death and Nonexistence

Death and Nonexistence

Palle Yourgrau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190247478
eISBN:
9780190247492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

The dead are gone. They count for nothing. Yet if we count the dead, their number is staggering. And they account for most of what’s great about civilization. Compared to the greatness of the dead, ... More

Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 14

Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 14

Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841449
eISBN:
9780191876950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This series is devoted to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Its broad purview ... More

The Primacy of Metaphysics

The Primacy of Metaphysics

Christopher Peacocke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198835578
eISBN:
9780191873751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835578.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Is the metaphysics of a domain prior in the order of philosophical explanation to a theory of intentional contents and meanings about that domain? Or is the opposite true? This book argues from the ... More

What Is Race?Four Philosophical Views

What Is Race?: Four Philosophical Views

Joshua Glasgow, Sally Haslanger, Chike Jeffers, and Quayshawn Spencer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190610173
eISBN:
9780190610210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190610173.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

What is race? This is a question that has haunted human interaction and vexed scholars. In this book, four race theorists debate how best to answer it, applying philosophical tools and principles of ... More

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