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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

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

The Human PredicamentA Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

The Human Predicament: A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

David Benatar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190633813
eISBN:
9780190633844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633813.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

The Human Predicament engages life’s big questions. Are our lives meaningless? Is death bad? Would immortality be better? Alternatively, should we hasten our deaths by acts of suicide? Many people ... More

Righting EpistemologyHume's Revolution

Righting Epistemology: Hume's Revolution

Bredo Johnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190662776
eISBN:
9780190662806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190662776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

David Hume launched a historic revolution in epistemology, but allies appeared only in the twentieth century, in the persons of Sir Karl Popper, Nelson Goodman, and W. V. Quine. Hume’s second great ... More

Aspects of AgencyDecisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Aspects of Agency: Decisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Alfred R. Mele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190659974
eISBN:
9780190660000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190659974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Libertarianism about free will is the conjunction of a negative thesis and a positive thesis. The negative thesis is that free will is incompatible with determinism. The positive thesis is that there ... 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

Sensory BlendingOn Synaesthesia and related phenomena

Sensory Blending: On Synaesthesia and related phenomena

Ophelia Deroy (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199688289
eISBN:
9780191767609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688289.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

If synaesthesia is defined, as Cytowic once proposed, as a strange sensory blending, the category can include many other cases beyond the well-known colored-hearing and color-grapheme experiences. ... 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

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