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Adam SmithSystematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Adam Smith: Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

Eric Schliesser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190690120
eISBN:
9780190690151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690120.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book treats Adam Smith as a systematic philosopher. Smith was a giant of the Scottish Enlightenment with polymath interests. The book explores Smith’s economics and ethics in light of his other ... More

Beyond ConceptsUnicepts, Language, and Natural Information

Beyond Concepts: Unicepts, Language, and Natural Information

Ruth Garrett Millikan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198717195
eISBN:
9780191785948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717195.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book weaves together themes from natural ontology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language and information, areas of inquiry that have not recently been treated together. The sprawling topic ... More

Core Logic

Core Logic

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777892
eISBN:
9780191823367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777892.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Core Logic has unusual philosophical, proof-theoretic, metalogical, computational, and revision-theoretic virtues. It is an elegant kernel lying deep within Classical Logic, a canon for constructive ... More

Debating Humanitarian InterventionShould We Try to Save Strangers?

Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Fernando Tesón and Bas van der Vossen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190202903
eISBN:
9780190202934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190202903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book offers contrasting views of humanitarian intervention—a war aimed at ending tyranny or violence. Fernando Tesón argues that humanitarian interventions are sometimes permissible; Bas van der ... More

DifferencesRe-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Differences: Re-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Emily Anne Parker and Anne van Leeuwen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190275594
eISBN:
9780190275624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In spite of the affinities of work by Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray, rarely are their projects productively put into dialogue. This groundbreaking volume is the first book-length work to ... More

The Ethics and Law of Omissions

The Ethics and Law of Omissions

Dana Kay Nelkin and Samuel C. Rickless (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190683450
eISBN:
9780190683481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683450.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume explores the moral and legal aspects of omissions, with a view to understanding the principles that govern moral responsibility and legal liability for omissive conduct. Omissions are ... More

Human Dignity and Assisted Death

Human Dignity and Assisted Death

Sebastian Muders (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190675967
eISBN:
9780190675998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Assisted death is an extremely contested topic in bioethics. Despite the strongly influential role human dignity plays in this debate, it still has not received the appropriate, multifaceted ... More

The Limits of Free Will

The Limits of Free Will

Paul Russell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190627607
eISBN:
9780190627638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This volume contains a selection of chapters concerning free will and moral responsibility. The problems arising in this field of philosophy, which are deeply rooted in the history of the subject, ... More

The Messages We SendSocial Signals and Storytelling

The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

G. R. F. Ferrari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

This is a book about ‘intimations’: social interactions that approach outright communication but do not quite reach it. The controlling metaphor is that of a communicative scale or switch, which goes ... More

Mexican Philosophy in the 20th CenturyEssential Readings

Mexican Philosophy in the 20th Century: Essential Readings

Carlos Alberto Sanchez and Robert Eli Sanchez, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190601294
eISBN:
9780190601331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190601294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

Sánchez and Sanchez have selected, edited, translated, and written an introduction to some of the most influential texts in 20th century Mexican philosophy. Together, these texts reveal and give ... More

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