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The Actual and the PossibleModality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

The Actual and the Possible: Modality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy

Mark Sinclair (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198786436
eISBN:
9780191828751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume offers a selection of essays by leading specialists on modality and the metaphysics of modality in the history of modern philosophy, from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. It ... More

After CertaintyA History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

Robert Pasnau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801788
eISBN:
9780191840371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

No part of philosophy is as disconnected from its history as is epistemology. After Certainty offers a reconstruction of that history as the story of an epistemic ideal first formulated by Plato and ... More

All Talked OutNaturalism and the Future of Philosophy

All Talked Out: Naturalism and the Future of Philosophy

J.D. Trout

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190686802
eISBN:
9780190686833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686802.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Few topics animate, even polarize, philosophers, more than Naturalism, a doctrine which states that philosophy is continuous with, and perhaps even replaceable by, sciences worthy of the name. On one ... More

The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

Avner Baz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801887
eISBN:
9780191840432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801887.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book presents a critique of what has come to be called “the method of cases”—theorizing on the basis of the “application” of words to cases—as well as of the recent debates between “armchair” and ... More

Explaining KnowledgeNew Essays on the Gettier Problem

Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem

Rodrigo Borges, Claudio de Almeida, and Peter D. Klein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198724551
eISBN:
9780191840142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This is an edited collection of twenty-three new papers on the Gettier Problem and the issues connected with it. The set of authors includes many of the major figures in contemporary epistemology who ... More

Ibsen's Hedda GablerPhilosophical Perspectives

Ibsen's Hedda Gabler: Philosophical Perspectives

Kristin Gjesdal (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190467876
eISBN:
9780190467913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467876.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Since its publication in 1890, Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler has been a recurring point of fascination for readers, theater audiences, and artists alike. Newly married, yet utterly bored, the character of ... More

Knowledge FirstApproaches in Epistemology and Mind

Knowledge First: Approaches in Epistemology and Mind

J. Adam Carter, Emma C. Gordon, and Benjamin Jarvis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198716310
eISBN:
9780191785023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716310.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

“Knowledge-First” constitutes what is widely regarded as the most significant innovation in contemporary epistemology in the past twenty-five years. Knowledge-first epistemology is (in short) the ... More

Moral Parenthood

Moral Parenthood

Joseph Millum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695439
eISBN:
9780190695460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695439.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most people believe that parents have moral rights and responsibilities regarding their children. These rights and responsibilities undergird the nuclear family and are essential to the flourishing ... More

On What MattersVolume Three

On What Matters: Volume Three

Derek Parfit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198778608
eISBN:
9780191853487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778608.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This third volume of this series develops further previous treatment of reasons, normativity, the meaning of moral discourse, and the status of morality. It engages with critics, and shows the way to ... More

Physics Avoidanceand other essays in conceptual strategy

Physics Avoidance: and other essays in conceptual strategy

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803478
eISBN:
9780191841651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language

“Physics avoidance” refers to the fact that we frequently cannot reason about nature in the straightforward manner we anticipate, but must seek alternate policies to address the questions we want ... More

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