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Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Christopher Wellman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Rights Forfeiture and Punishment, Christopher Heath Wellman argues that those of us who seek to defend the moral permissibility of punishment should shift our focus from general justifying aims to ... More

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

Mariska Leunissen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190602215
eISBN:
9780190602239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602215.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

This book discusses Aristotle’s biological views about character and the importance of what he calls “natural character traits” for the development of moral virtue as presented in his ethical ... More

Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World

Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World

Iddo Landau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657666
eISBN:
9780190657697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657666.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

After explaining what meaning in life is, the book moves to criticizing certain presuppositions about the meaning of life that unnecessarily lead many people to believe that their lives are ... More

Becoming Who We ArePolitics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Andrew Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190673949
eISBN:
9780190673970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190673949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Political Philosophy

While a number of books and many articles have been written on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. Though skepticism is ... More

Scientific OntologyIntegrating Naturalized Metaphysics and Voluntarist Epistemology

Scientific Ontology: Integrating Naturalized Metaphysics and Voluntarist Epistemology

Anjan Chakravartty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190651459
eISBN:
9780190651480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651459.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Both science and philosophy are interested in questions of ontology—questions about what exists and what these things are like. Science and philosophy, however, seem like very different ways of ... More

The Philosophical ImaginationSelected Essays

The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays

Richard Moran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190633776
eISBN:
9780190633806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

A collection of philosophical articles on subjects ranging from aesthetics, the philosophy of mind and action, the first person, to engagements with various contemporary philosophers.

A Mirror Is for ReflectionUnderstanding Buddhist Ethics

A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Jake H. Davis (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This volume offers a snapshot of the present state of academic investigation into the nature of Buddhist ethics. Over the past decade many scholars have come to think that the project of fitting ... More

Exploring Inductive RiskCase Studies of Values in Science

Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

Kevin C. Elliott and Ted Richards (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190467715
eISBN:
9780190467753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467715.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

According to the argument from inductive risk, scientists have responsibilities to consider the consequences of error when they set evidential standards for making decisions such as accepting or ... More

The Ethics of TechnologyA Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Martin Peterson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book develops an analytic ethics of technology based on a geometric account of moral principles. The author argues that geometric concepts such as points, lines, and planes are useful for ... More

The Nature of Desire

The Nature of Desire

Julien A. Deonna and Federico Lauria (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199370962
eISBN:
9780199370986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370962.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Desire plays a pivotal role in our lives. Yet in recent times, it has not been a central topic in the philosophy of mind. The aim of this book is to redress this imbalance. What are desires? ... More

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