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Approach to AestheticsCollected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Frank Sibley

John Benson, Betty Redfern, and Jeremy Roxbee Cox (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238997
eISBN:
9780191598418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238991.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Includes some of the most significant of Sibley’s published papers as well as five new essays previously unpublished. The point of the book is not a systematic introduction to aesthetics, but rather ... More

Approaches to Intentionality

Approaches to Intentionality

William Lyons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752226
eISBN:
9780191695087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752226.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

What is intentionality? Intentionality is a distinguishing characteristic of states of mind such as beliefs, thoughts, wishes, dreams, and desires, which are about things outside themselves. This ... More

Aquinas on Friendship

Aquinas on Friendship

Daniel Schwartz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book examines the views on friendship of the great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas. For Aquinas, friendship is the ideal type of relationship that rational beings should cultivate. The book ... More

Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material WorldChange, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Jeffrey E. Brower

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is the nature of the material world? What are its fundamental constituents? These questions are of central concern to contemporary philosophers, and in their attempt to answer them, they have ... More

Aquinas’s Theory of PerceptionAn Analytic Reconstruction

Aquinas’s Theory of Perception: An Analytic Reconstruction

Anthony J. Lisska

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777908
eISBN:
9780191823374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777908.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents an analysis of the principal texts used by Thomas Aquinas in developing his theory of perception. Little work has been devoted principally to his theory of perception and less ... More

The Architecture of MatterGalileo to Kant

The Architecture of Matter: Galileo to Kant

Thomas Holden

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263264
eISBN:
9780191601743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263264.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines the debate in early modern philosophy over the composition and internal architecture of matter, focussing on problems concerning the structure of continua, the metaphysics of parts and ... More

The Architecture of ReasonThe Structure and Substance of Rationality

The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rationality

Robert Audi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195158427
eISBN:
9780199871407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158427.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The literature on theoretical reason has been dominated by epistemological concerns, treatments of practical reason by ethical concerns. This book overcomes the limitations of dealing with each ... More

The Architecture of the ImaginationNew Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction

Shaun Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199275731
eISBN:
9780191706103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275731.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents essays in the form of thirteen chapters on the propositional imagination. The propositional imagination — the mental capacity we exploit when we imagine that everyone is ... More

The Architecture of the Mind

The Architecture of the Mind

Peter Carruthers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is a comprehensive development and defence of one of the guiding assumptions of evolutionary psychology: that the human mind is composed of a large number of semi-independent modules. One ... More

Argument and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations

Argument and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations

David Cunning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195399608
eISBN:
9780199866502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399608.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Descartes’ Meditations is a search after truth in the sense that it contains arguments for a view about the ultimate nature of reality, but it is also a search after truth in that it captures the ... More

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