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Acting LiturgicallyPhilosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Acting Liturgically: Philosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805380
eISBN:
9780191843457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805380.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity; this book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores ... More

The Age of CulpabilityChildren and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803324
eISBN:
9780191841514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Reflection on the grounds for leniency towards children who commit crimes is the entry point into the development, in this book, of a theory of the nature of criminal responsibility and desert of ... More

The Art of Creating PowerFreedman on Strategy

The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Benedict Wilkinson and James Gow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Art of Creating Power explores the intellectual thought and wider impact — on military affairs, politics and the universities — of Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading ... More

AspirationThe Agency of Becoming

Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming

Agnes Callard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190639488
eISBN:
9780190639518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639488.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Becoming someone is a learning process; and what we learn are the new values around which, if we succeed, our lives will come to turn. Agents transform themselves in the process of, e.g., becoming ... More

Brentano's Philosophical SystemMind, Being, Value

Brentano's Philosophical System: Mind, Being, Value

Uriah Kriegel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198791485
eISBN:
9780191850493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791485.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This is a book about the late-nineteenth-century/early-twentieth-century Austro-German philosopher Franz Brentano. It attempts to present Brentano’s philosophical system, especially as it pertains to ... More

The Elements and Patterns of BeingEssays in Metaphysics

The Elements and Patterns of Being: Essays in Metaphysics

Donald C. Williams

A. R. J. Fisher (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198810384
eISBN:
9780191852930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810384.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book collects six influential articles and six previously unpublished essays in metaphysics by Donald C. Williams. The first chapter is a defense of metaphysics. The second chapter is the ... More

Fichte's Ethics

Fichte's Ethics

Michelle Kosch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198809661
eISBN:
9780191846939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809661.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book offers a systematic, historically informed reconstruction of Fichte’s ethical theory of the Jena period, highlighting that theory’s very substantial potential for contribution to various ... More

The Geography of InsightThe Sciences, the Humanities, How they Differ, Why They Matter

The Geography of Insight: The Sciences, the Humanities, How they Differ, Why They Matter

Richard Foley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190865122
eISBN:
9780190879174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865122.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book, based on a philosopher’s experiences as dean over almost two decades, argues it is appropriate for the sciences and humanities to have different aims and for the values informing their ... More

Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Adam Etinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume explores philosophical questions raised by the dual status of human rights as moral rights, on the one hand, and legally, politically, and historically practised rights, on the other. Its ... More

The Implicit MindCognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics

The Implicit Mind: Cognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics

Michael Brownstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190633721
eISBN:
9780190633752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633721.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Heroes are often admired for their ability to act without having “one thought too many,” as Bernard Williams put it. Likewise, the unhesitating decisions of masterful athletes and artists are part of ... More

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