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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

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Kevin R. Reitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The idea of American exceptionalism has made frequent appearances in discussions of criminal justice policies—as it has in many other areas—to help portray or explain problems that are especially ... More

Anti-corruption in HistoryFrom Antiquity to the Modern Era

Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and Guy Geltner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Anticorruption in History is the first major collection of case studies on how past societies and polities, in and beyond Europe, defined legitimate power in terms of fighting corruption and designed ... More

Anxieties of ExperienceThe Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Jeffrey Lawrence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño offers a new interpretation of US and Latin American literature from the nineteenth century to the present. Revisiting ... More

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in IranFrom Tribal to Global

The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... More

Baudelaire in Song1880-1930

Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Helen Abbott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Exploring the work of the major nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–67), this book examines how and why Baudelaire’s poetry has inspired so many composers to set it to music in ... More

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198713593
eISBN:
9780191781902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds focuses on the interactions between the abiotic frame, such as turbulence, temperature, pH and nutrients, and the organisms, including interactions with and among ... More

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Michael Thun, Martha S. Linet, James R. Cerhan, Christopher A. Haiman, and David Schottenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Since its initial publication in 1982, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention has served as the premier reference work for both students and professionals working to understand the causes and prevention ... More

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