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Beyond SpeechPornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Beyond Speech: Pornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Mari Mikkola (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190257910
eISBN:
9780190257927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of eleven previously unpublished chapters contains the latest developments in analytic feminist philosophy on the topic of pornography. A rich feminist literature on pornography has ... More

Contrastive Reasons

Contrastive Reasons

Justin Snedegar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198785934
eISBN:
9780191835711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops and defends contrastivism about reasons. This is the view that normative reasons are fundamentally reasons for or against actions or attitudes only relative to sets of ... More

Counterfactuals and Probability

Counterfactuals and Probability

Moritz Schulz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785958
eISBN:
9780191831713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

In this book, the semantics of counterfactuals is studied by drawing on contexts of epistemic uncertainty. Probability plays a twofold role: the concept is used both to describe how counterfactuals ... More

Descartes and CartesianismEssays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Stephen Gaukroger and Catherine Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198779643
eISBN:
9780191824692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection of essays from leading specialists of the philosophical and scientific writings of Descartes explores not only Descartes’ own writings but also those of his immediate successors and ... More

Does Anything Really Matter?Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

Does Anything Really Matter?: Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

Peter Singer (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199653836
eISBN:
9780191823916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical subjectivism or skepticism, in one form or another, has dominated moral philosophy for the past eighty years. In On What Matters Derek Parfit rejects all forms of subjectivism in ethics, as ... More

The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

Curie Virág

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190498818
eISBN:
9780190498832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In China, the debate over the ethical status of emotions began around the fourth century BCE, when early philosophers began to invoke psychological categories such as the mind (xin), human nature ... More

Epistemic Situationism

Epistemic Situationism

Abrol Fairweather and Mark Alfano (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199688234
eISBN:
9780191767548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688234.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume is the first sustained examination of epistemic situationism: the clash between virtue epistemology and the situationist hypothesis inspired by research in empirical psychology. ... More

The Ethics of WarEssays

The Ethics of War: Essays

Saba Bazargan and Samuel C. Rickless (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Some of the most basic assumptions of Just War theory have been dismantled in a barrage of criticism and analysis in the first dozen years of the twenty-first century. The Ethics of War continues and ... More

Everything in EverythingAnaxagoras's Metaphysics

Everything in Everything: Anaxagoras's Metaphysics

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190611972
eISBN:
9780190611996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Anaxagoras of Clazomenae (fifth century BCE) is best known for his stance that there is a share of everything in everything. He puts forward this theory of extreme mixture as a solution to the ... More

Exemplarist Moral Theory

Exemplarist Moral Theory

Linda Zagzebski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190655846
eISBN:
9780190655853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, identified through the emotion of admiration. Since a motivating emotion is at the root of the theory, ... More

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