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Wandering SignificanceAn Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The book's discussion is divided into two parts. Chapters 1-5 trace the unnoticed yet occasionally harmful role that uncritical thinking about ‘concepts’ plays within our practical life, whether in ... More

The Waning of Materialism

The Waning of Materialism

Robert C. Koons and George Bealer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556182
eISBN:
9780191721014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556182.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book twenty-three philosophers examine the doctrine of materialism and find it wanting. The case against materialism comprises arguments from conscious experience, from the unity and identity ... More

War and Individual RightsThe Foundations of Just War Theory

War and Individual Rights: The Foundations of Just War Theory

Kai Draper

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199388899
eISBN:
9780199388912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388899.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book begins with the assumption that individual rights exist and stand as moral obstacles to the pursuit of national, no less than personal, interests. That assumption might seem to demand a ... More

War and Self-Defense

War and Self-Defense

David Rodin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257744
eISBN:
9780191601811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the moral response to war and aggression within the context of self-defence. Two main projects are undertaken: to explain defensive rights in their most general form, and determine ... More

Warrant and Proper Function

Warrant and Proper Function

Alvin Plantinga

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078640
eISBN:
9780199872213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078640.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book and in its companion volumes, Warrant: The Current Debate and Warranted Christian Belief, I examine the nature of epistemic warrant, that quantity enough of which distinguishes knowledge ... More

Warrant: The Current Debate

Warrant: The Current Debate

Alvin Plantinga

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078626
eISBN:
9780199833559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078624.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book and in its sequels, Warrant and Proper Function and Warranted Christian Belief, I examine the nature of epistemic warrant, that quantity, enough of which distinguishes knowledge from ... More

Warranted Christian Belief

Warranted Christian Belief

Alvin Plantinga

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131932
eISBN:
9780199867486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131932.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this book's companion volumes (Warrant: The Current Debate and Warrant and Proper Function), I examined the nature of epistemic warrant, that quantity, enough of which distinguishes knowledge from ... More

The Wave FunctionEssays on the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics

The Wave Function: Essays on the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics

Alyssa Ney and David Z Albert (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790807
eISBN:
9780199979660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790807.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This is a new volume of original essays on the metaphysics of quantum mechanics, in particular the ontological status of the wave function. The essays address questions such as: What fundamental ... More

Ways a World Might BeMetaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays

Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays

Robert C. Stalnaker

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251483
eISBN:
9780191602320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251487.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book features a collection of papers on metaphysical topics. These papers echo the recurring themes of the Quinean picture, resulting from his critique of logical empiricism. They reflect an ... More

Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257362
eISBN:
9780191601842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257361.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The eleven new essays in this collection give a rich overview of ... More

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