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From Moral Theology to Moral PhilosophyCicero and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume

From Moral Theology to Moral Philosophy: Cicero and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume

Tim Stuart-Buttle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835585
eISBN:
9780191880339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries represent a period of remarkable intellectual vitality in British philosophy, as figures such as Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Smith attempted to explain the ... More

Hegel's AestheticsThe Art of Idealism

Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Lydia L. Moland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Hegel’s Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism is the first comprehensive interpretation of Hegel’s philosophy of art in English in thirty years. In a new analysis of Hegel’s notorious “end of art” thesis, ... More

Margaret CavendishEssential Writings

Margaret Cavendish: Essential Writings

David Cunning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190664053
eISBN:
9780190946876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664053.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Margaret Cavendish, a seventeenth-century philosopher, scientist, poet, playwright, and novelist, went to battle with the great thinkers of her time, and in many cases arguably got the better of ... More

PersonsA History

Persons: A History

Antonia LoLordo (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190634384
eISBN:
9780190634421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634384.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This book is a genealogy of the concept of a person, as it is used in philosophy, ethics, the law, and everyday life. It asks, what is the concept of a person? How is the concept of a person distinct ... More

Sacrifice RegainedMorality and Self-Interest in British Moral Philosophy from Hobbes to Bentham

Sacrifice Regained: Morality and Self-Interest in British Moral Philosophy from Hobbes to Bentham

Roger Crisp

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840473
eISBN:
9780191880131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840473.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Does being virtuous make you happy? This book examines the answers to this ancient question provided by the so-called ‘British Moralists’, from about 1650 for the next two hundred years. This ... More

Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Nicholas D. Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842835
eISBN:
9780191878756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842835.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book argues for four main theses: (1) The Republic is not just a work that has a lot to say about education; it is a book that depicts Socrates as attempting to engage his interlocutors in such ... More

Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century EnglandSelected Correspondence

Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence

Jacqueline Broad (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190673321
eISBN:
9780190673369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673321.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume is an edited collection of private letters and published epistles to and from English women philosophers of the early modern period (c. 1650–1700). It includes the letters and epistles of ... More

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