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Ending Midlife BiasNew Values for Old Age

Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Nancy S. Jecker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live at a time when human lifespans have increased like never before. As average lifespans stretch to new lengths, how does this impact the values we hold most dear? Do these values change over ... More

GamesAgency As Art

Games: Agency As Art

C. Thi Nguyen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190052089
eISBN:
9780190052119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052089.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Games are a unique art form. Game designers don’t just create a world; they create who you will be in that world. They tell you what abilities to use and what goals to take on. In other words, games ... More

GrandstandingThe Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190900151
eISBN:
9780190900182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900151.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

People used to hold out great hope for a public square in which individuals put petty disputes aside and engage in rational discussion about important issues. Unfortunately, public discourse ... More

Making Sense of Affirmative Action

Making Sense of Affirmative Action

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190648787
eISBN:
9780190648817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What makes affirmative action morally (un)justified? That is this book’s core question. Its main contribution consists in a meticulous scrutiny of the strength of the six main arguments for—i.e., the ... More

Kant, Hume, and the Interruption of Dogmatic Slumber

Kant, Hume, and the Interruption of Dogmatic Slumber

Abraham Anderson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190096748
eISBN:
9780190096779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096748.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Kant, Hume, and the Interruption of Dogmatic Slumber offers an interpretation of Kant’s “confession,” in the Prolegomena, that “it was the objection of David Hume that first, many years ago, ... More

Seeing, Knowing, and DoingA Perceptualist Account

Seeing, Knowing, and Doing: A Perceptualist Account

Robert Audi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197503508
eISBN:
9780197503539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book provides an overall theory of perception and an account of knowledge and justification concerning the physical, the abstract, and the normative. It has the rigor appropriate for ... More

VaguenessA Global Approach

Vagueness: A Global Approach

Kit Fine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197514955
eISBN:
9780197514986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514955.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The book is about the problem of vagueness. It begins by discussing some of the existing views on vagueness and then explains why they have not been thought to be satisfactory. It then outlines a new ... More

Experience EmbodiedEarly Modern Accounts of the Human Place in Nature

Experience Embodied: Early Modern Accounts of the Human Place in Nature

Anik Waldow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190086114
eISBN:
9780190086145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086114.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book develops an account of embodied experience that extends from Descartes’s conception of the human body as firmly integrated into the causal play of nature to Kant’s understanding of ... More

The Foundation of RealityFundamentality, Space, and Time

The Foundation of Reality: Fundamentality, Space, and Time

David Glick, George Darby, and Anna Marmodoro (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198831501
eISBN:
9780191869273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831501.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Are space and time fundamental features of our world or might they emerge from something else? This volume brings together metaphysicians and philosophers of physics working on space, time, and ... More

Freedom and Responsibility in Neoplatonist Thought

Freedom and Responsibility in Neoplatonist Thought

Ursula Coope

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198824831
eISBN:
9780191863523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824831.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Neoplatonists have a perfectionist view of freedom: an entity is free to the extent that it succeeds in making itself good. Free entities are wholly in control of themselves: they are ... More

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