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Significance and SystemEssays on Kant's Ethics

Significance and System: Essays on Kant's Ethics

Mark Timmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190203368
eISBN:
9780190203399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203368.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This collection brings together nine previously published essays on Kant’s ethics, plus one new chapter on Kant’s conception of moral evil, by Mark Timmons. The collection is divided into three ... More

Pragmatism and Justice

Pragmatism and Justice

Susan Dieleman, David Rondel, and Christopher Voparil (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Pragmatism and Justice is an interdisciplinary volume of new and seminal essays by political philosophers, social theorists, and scholars of pragmatism. The essays that comprise Pragmatism and ... More

Beyond SpeechPornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Beyond Speech: Pornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Mari Mikkola (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190257910
eISBN:
9780190257927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of eleven previously unpublished chapters contains the latest developments in analytic feminist philosophy on the topic of pornography. A rich feminist literature on pornography has ... More

Tragic FailuresHow and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Carl Cranor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190635756
eISBN:
9780190635787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The world is awash in chemicals created by fellow citizens, but we know little to nothing about them. Understanding whether even the most-prevalent ones are toxic would take decades. Many people have ... More

Political UtopiasContemporary Debates

Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates

Michael Weber and Kevin Vallier (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190280598
eISBN:
9780190280628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280598.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Political theory, from antiquity to the present, has been divided on the relationship between the requirements of justice and the limitations of persons and institutions to meet those requirements. ... More

Pets and PeopleThe Ethics of Companion Animals

Pets and People: The Ethics of Companion Animals

Christine Overall (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190456085
eISBN:
9780190456108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456085.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book focuses on ethical issues connected to companion animals (“pets”), especially dogs and cats. Companion animals are both vulnerable to and dependent upon human beings. What kinds of ... More

Metaphysics and the Philosophy of ScienceNew Essays

Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science: New Essays

Matthew Slater and Zanja Yudell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199363209
eISBN:
9780199363216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363209.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The question of the proper role of metaphysics in the philosophy of science is both significant and contentious. The last few decades have seen considerable engagement with philosophical projects ... More

Exemplarist Moral Theory

Exemplarist Moral Theory

Linda Zagzebski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190655846
eISBN:
9780190655853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, identified through the emotion of admiration. Since a motivating emotion is at the root of the theory, ... More

Everything in EverythingAnaxagoras's Metaphysics

Everything in Everything: Anaxagoras's Metaphysics

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190611972
eISBN:
9780190611996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Anaxagoras of Clazomenae (fifth century BCE) is best known for his stance that there is a share of everything in everything. He puts forward this theory of extreme mixture as a solution to the ... More

The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

Curie Virág

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190498818
eISBN:
9780190498832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In China, the debate over the ethical status of emotions began around the fourth century BCE, when early philosophers began to invoke psychological categories such as the mind (xin), human nature ... More

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