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Aesthetics of the FamiliarEveryday Life and World-Making

Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetics was recently proposed as a challenge to the contemporary Anglo-American aesthetics discourse dominated by the discussion of art and beauty. This book responds to the subsequent ... More

Background PracticesEssays on the Understanding of Being

Background Practices: Essays on the Understanding of Being

Hubert L. Dreyfus

Mark A. Wrathall (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796220
eISBN:
9780191837302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796220.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Hubert Dreyfus is one of the foremost advocates of European philosophy in the anglophone world. His clear, jargon-free interpretations of the leading thinkers of the European tradition of philosophy ... More

Becoming Who We ArePolitics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While a number of books and many articles have been written on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. Though skepticism is ... More

Contextualising KnowledgeEpistemology and Semantics

Contextualising Knowledge: Epistemology and Semantics

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199682706
eISBN:
9780191839917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199682706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Contextualising Knowledge defends a contextualist semantics to knowledge ascriptions, and integrates it into a detailed discussion of the theoretical significance of knowledge. Ichikawa develops a ... More

DignityA History

Dignity: A History

Remy Debes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199385997
eISBN:
9780199386024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385997.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of dignity typically brings to mind an idea of moral status that supposedly belongs to all humans equally, and which serves as the basis of human rights. But this moralized meaning of ... More

EmbodimentA History

Embodiment: A History

Justin E.H. Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190490447
eISBN:
9780190490478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490447.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Embodiment—defined as having, being in, or being associated with a body—is a feature of the existence of many entities, perhaps even of all entities. Why entities should find themselves in this ... More

Exploring Inductive RiskCase Studies of Values in Science

Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

Kevin C. Elliott and Ted Richards (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190467715
eISBN:
9780190467753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467715.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

According to the argument from inductive risk, scientists have responsibilities to consider the consequences of error when they set evidential standards for making decisions such as accepting or ... More

Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World

Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World

Iddo Landau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657666
eISBN:
9780190657697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657666.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

After explaining what meaning in life is, the book moves to criticizing certain presuppositions about the meaning of life that unnecessarily lead many people to believe that their lives are ... More

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

Mariska Leunissen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190602215
eISBN:
9780190602239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602215.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

This book discusses Aristotle’s biological views about character and the importance of what he calls “natural character traits” for the development of moral virtue as presented in his ethical ... More

Fuzzy Logic and MathematicsA Historical Perspective

Fuzzy Logic and Mathematics: A Historical Perspective

Radim Belohlavek, Joseph W. Dauben, and George J. Klir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190200015
eISBN:
9780190200039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200015.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

The term “fuzzy logic” (FL) is a generic one, which stands for a broad variety of logical systems. Their common ground is the rejection of the most fundamental principle of classical logic—the ... More

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