Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1,911-1,920 of 2,034 items for:

Clear All

View:

Understanding LovePhilosophy, Film, and Fiction

Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Susan Wolf and Christopher Grau (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This collection of original essays, written by scholars from disciplines across the humanities, addresses a wide range of questions about love through a focus on individual films, novels, plays, and ... More

Understanding PeopleNormativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Alan Millar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book shows that ascriptions of beliefs and intentions are normative in that they have normative implications. Since there is no more to believing something and intending something than meeting ... More

Understanding Pictures

Understanding Pictures

Dominic Lopes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

There are many ways to picture the world—Australian x-ray pictures, cubist collages, Amerindian split-style figures, and pictures in two-point perspective each draw attention to different features of ... More

Understanding Scientific Understanding

Understanding Scientific Understanding

Henk W. de Regt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190652913
eISBN:
9780190652944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is about scientific understanding. It is widely acknowledged that a central aim of science is to achieve understanding of the world around us, and that possessing such understanding is ... More

Understanding Truth

Understanding Truth

Scott Soames

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195123357
eISBN:
9780199872114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195123352.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Understanding Truth aims to illuminate the notion of truth, and the role it plays in our ordinary thought, as well as in our logical, philosophical, and scientific theories. Part 1 is ... More

Unfit for the FutureThe Need for Moral Enhancement

Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson and Julian Savulescu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653645
eISBN:
9780191742033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Most of their history human beings have lived in comparatively small and close‐knit societies, with a primitive technology that allowed them to affect only their most immediate environment. Their ... More

Unity and PluralityLogic, Philosophy, and Linguistics

Unity and Plurality: Logic, Philosophy, and Linguistics

Massimiliano Carrara, Alexandra Arapinis, and Friederike Moltmann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198716327
eISBN:
9780191785030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716327.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The aim of this volume is to present novel ways of thinking about plurality while casting new light on the interconnections among the logical, philosophical, and linguistic aspects of plurals. The ... More

The Unity of Consciousness

The Unity of Consciousness

Tim Bayne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

One of the features of consciousness that has been largely overlooked in recent treatments of the topic is its unity. What is the unity of consciousness? To what degree might consciousness be ... More

The Unity of Linguistic Meaning

The Unity of Linguistic Meaning

John Collins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694846
eISBN:
9780191732027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

The general aim of The Unity of Linguistic Meaning is to deliver a solution to the so-called ‘unity of the proposition’ problem as it pertains to linguistic meaning. The problem is to explain what ... More

The Unity of the Proposition

The Unity of the Proposition

Richard Gaskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239450
eISBN:
9780191716997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239450.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about the philosophy of language. It analyses what is distinctive about sentences and the propositions they express — what marks them off from mere lists of words and mere aggregates of ... More

View: