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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

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

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

The Fragmentation of Being

The Fragmentation of Being

Kris McDaniel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198719656
eISBN:
9780191788741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719656.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book attempts to answer some of the most fundamental questions in ontology. There are many kinds of beings but are there also many kinds of being? The world contains a variety of objects, each ... More

John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

Victor Nuovo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198800552
eISBN:
9780191840449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The purpose of this book is to present the philosophical thought of John Locke as the work of a Christian virtuoso. In his role as ‘virtuoso’, an experimental natural philosopher of the sort that ... More

The New Mechanical Philosophy

The New Mechanical Philosophy

Stuart Glennan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198779711
eISBN:
9780191824746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779711.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book argues for a new image of nature and of science—one that understands both natural and social phenomena to be the product of mechanisms, and that suggests that much of the work of natural ... More

Normal RationalityDecisions and Social Order

Normal Rationality: Decisions and Social Order

Edna Ullmann-Margalit

Avishai Margalit and Cass R. Sunstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198802433
eISBN:
9780191840753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802433.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

How do people proceed when they cannot act on the basis of reasons, or project likely consequences? How is social order possible? Ullmann-Margalit demonstrates that people have identifiable ... More

Normativity and Control

Normativity and Control

David Owens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198713234
eISBN:
9780191781667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713234.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This work collects ten chapters on matters first discussed in Reason without Freedom: The Problem of Epistemic Normativity (2000). That book asked what form of control we must have over something in ... More

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