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Can Animals Be Persons?

Can Animals Be Persons?

Mark Rowlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190846039
eISBN:
9780190846060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to the standard conception of persons, an individual qualifies as a person if it satisfies four conditions, broadly construed. First, the individual is conscious, in the sense that there is ... More

EvilA History

Evil: A History

Andrew P. Chignell (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199915453
eISBN:
9780190248383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199915453.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What, if anything, is evil? Is it just badness by another name? Is it the shadow side of good, or is it an active force opposed to the good in a Manichean/Star Wars kind of way? Does evil have its ... More

The Mechanics of Claims and Permissible Killing in War

The Mechanics of Claims and Permissible Killing in War

Alec D. Walen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190872045
eISBN:
9780190872076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book operates on two levels. On the more practical level, its overarching concern is to answer the question, When is it permissible to use lethal force to defend people against threats? The ... More

Metaphysics and Cognitive Science

Metaphysics and Cognitive Science

Alvin I. Goldman and Brian P. McLaughlin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190639679
eISBN:
9780190639709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639679.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

It is generally agreed that physical science can shed light on many issues in metaphysics. But it is not widely recognized that cognitive science can do this as well. It is trivial, of course, that ... More

Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of GenjiPhilosophical Perspectives

Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji: Philosophical Perspectives

James McMullen (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190654979
eISBN:
9780190655013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190654979.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Abstract The Tale of Genji, written by a Murasaki Shikibu, a female courtier commonly celebrated as a genius, is the greatest work of Japanese literature and has fascinated readers for more than a ... More

Andy Clark and His Critics

Andy Clark and His Critics

Matteo Colombo, Elizabeth Irvine, and Mog Stapleton (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190662813
eISBN:
9780190662844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662813.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Andy Clark is a leading philosopher and cognitive scientist. The fruits of his work have been diverse and lasting. They have had an extraordinary impact throughout philosophy, psychology, ... More

Dostoevsky's Crime and PunishmentPhilosophical Perspectives

Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment: Philosophical Perspectives

Robert Guay (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190464011
eISBN:
9780190464059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464011.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

In Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky uses the commission of a double-murder to initiate and organize a diverse set of philosophical reflections. This volume contains seven essays that approach ... More

Beyond Punishment?A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People convicted of crimes are subject to a criminal sentence, but they are also subject to a host of other legal measures: Some are denied access to jobs, housing, welfare, the vote, or other goods. ... More

Manipulated AgentsA Window to Moral Responsibility

Manipulated Agents: A Window to Moral Responsibility

Alfred R. Mele

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190927967
eISBN:
9780190927998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Thought experiments featuring manipulated agents and designed agents have played a significant role in the literature on moral responsibility. What can we learn from thought experiments of this kind ... More

Against Capital Punishment

Against Capital Punishment

Benjamin S. Yost

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190901165
eISBN:
9780190901196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Against Capital Punishment offers an innovative proceduralist argument against the death penalty. Worries about procedural injustice animate many popular and scholarly objections to capital ... More

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