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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

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Aristotle on Practical Truth

Christiana Olfert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190281007
eISBN:
9780190281021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190281007.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Aristotle’s theories of truth, practical reasoning, and action are some of the most influential theories in the history of philosophy. It is surprising, then, that so little attention has been given ... 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

Brentano's Mind

Brentano's Mind

Mark Textor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199685479
eISBN:
9780191765636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685479.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Brentano is one of the ‘grandfathers’ of philosophy of mind. His work influenced analytic philosophers like Russell and Chisholm as well as phenomenologists like Husserl and Sartre and continues to ... More

Challenging the Modern SynthesisAdaptation, Development, and Inheritance

Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance

Philippe Huneman and Denis Walsh (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199377176
eISBN:
9780199377190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199377176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Since its origin in the early 20th century, the modern synthesis theory of evolution has grown to represent the orthodox view on the process of organic evolution. It is a powerful and successful ... More

Choosing Normative Concepts

Choosing Normative Concepts

Matti Eklund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198717829
eISBN:
9780191787331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Theorists working on metaethics and the nature of normativity typically study goodness, rightness, what ought to be done, etc. In their investigations they employ and consider our actual normative ... 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

Education's EpistemologyRationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Education's Epistemology: Rationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Harvey Siegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682675
eISBN:
9780190682705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682675.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection extends and further defends the “reasons conception” of critical thinking that Harvey Siegel has articulated and defended over the last three-plus decades. This conception analyzes ... More

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