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The Aristotelian EthicsA Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

The Aristotelian Ethics: A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790938
eISBN:
9780191836282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790938.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an attempt to solve a long-standing problem of Aristotelian scholarship on the basis of historical and philosophical arguments and a statistical study of features of style. It presents a ... More

Beyond VisionPhilosophical Essays

Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Casey O’Callaghan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book draws theoretical and philosophical lessons about perception, the nature of its objects, and sensory awareness through sustained attention to extra-visual and multisensory forms of ... More

Consciousness and MeaningSelected Essays

Consciousness and Meaning: Selected Essays

Brian Loar

Katalin Balog and Stephanie Beardman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199673353
eISBN:
9780191758935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673353.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One of the most important problems of modern philosophy concerns the place of the mind—and, in particular, of consciousness, meaning, and intentionality—in a physical universe. Brian Loar was a major ... More

ImmunityThe Evolution of an Idea

Immunity: The Evolution of an Idea

Alfred I. Tauber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190651244
eISBN:
9780190651275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651244.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Immunology is the science of biological identity. Three key characteristics—individuality, identification, and immunity—together define immune identity, and as one notion changes meaning, so do the ... More

Inclusive Ethics

Inclusive Ethics

Ingmar Persson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198792178
eISBN:
9780191840470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792178.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The main aim of this book is, first, to defend the view that beings can be benefited (or harmed) by being caused to exist and so—since there are moral reasons to benefit—that these reasons can ... More

Locke's Image of the World

Locke's Image of the World

Michael Jacovides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198789864
eISBN:
9780191831515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to Locke there are interesting analogies between deductive inferences and inferences concerning seventeenth-century machines. Where he believes that phenomena can’t be explained ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 51

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 51

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198795797
eISBN:
9780191836855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795797.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... 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

Plural LogicSecond Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Plural Logic: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198744382
eISBN:
9780191843877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744382.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This book tackles the logic of plural terms (‘Whitehead and Russell’, ‘the men who wrote Principia Mathematica’, ‘Henry VIII's wives’, ‘the real numbers’, ‘√—1’, ‘they’); plural predicates ... More

The Rationality of Perception

The Rationality of Perception

Susanna Siegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198797081
eISBN:
9780191844348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797081.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One of the most important divisions in the human mind is between perception and reasoning. Perceptual experiences are conscious, but much of our reasoning is unconscious. We reason from information ... More

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