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Absolute TimeRifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Emily Thomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is time? Traditionally, it has been answered that time is a product of the human mind, or the motion of celestial bodies. In the mid-seventeenth century, a new kind of answer emerged: time or ... More

Accessing KantA relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Accessing Kant: A relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Jay F. Rosenberg

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199275816
eISBN:
9780191699849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275816.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book introduces Immanuel Kant's masterwork, the Critique of Pure Reason, from a ‘relaxed’ problem-oriented perspective which treats Kant as an especially insightful practising philosopher, from ... More

After CertaintyA History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

After Certainty: A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

Robert Pasnau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801788
eISBN:
9780191840371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801788.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

No part of philosophy is as disconnected from its history as is epistemology. After Certainty offers a reconstruction of that history as the story of an epistemic ideal first formulated by Plato and ... More

Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Courtney D. Fugate and John Hymers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198783886
eISBN:
9780191826535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783886.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume collects together eleven essays on Alexander Baumgarten’s Metaphysics and its relation to the philosophy of Immanuel Kant. The early chapters examine Baumgarten’s philosophy in its ... More

Berkeley's Argument for Idealism

Berkeley's Argument for Idealism

Samuel C. Rickless

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669424
eISBN:
9780191748776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669424.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) and Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous (1713), George Berkeley argues for the astonishing view that physical objects (such ... More

British IdealismA History

British Idealism: A History

W. J. Mander

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume presents a synoptic history of British Idealism, the philosophical school which dominated British philosophy from the 1860s through to the early years of the following century. Offering ... More

Cambridge PragmatismFrom Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein

Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein

Cheryl Misak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712077
eISBN:
9780191780271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Pragmatism, the home-grown philosophy of America, thinks of truth not as a static relation between a sentence and the believer-independent world, but rather, as a belief that is in some way ... More

Causality and MindEssays on Early Modern Philosophy

Causality and Mind: Essays on Early Modern Philosophy

Nicholas Jolley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199669554
eISBN:
9780191763076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669554.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume is a collection of previously published essays on early modern philosophy which focuses on two main themes. One theme is the continuing debate over the nature of causality in the period ... More

Custom and Reason in HumeA Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Custom and Reason in Hume: A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Henry E. Allison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532889
eISBN:
9780191714450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532889.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book examines the central tenets of Hume's epistemology and cognitive psychology. It adopts a two level approach. On the one hand, it considers Hume's thought in its own terms and historical ... More

The Divine Order, the Human Order, and the Order of NatureHistorical Perspectives

The Divine Order, the Human Order, and the Order of Nature: Historical Perspectives

Eric Watkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199934409
eISBN:
9780199367740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934409.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume focuses on the exploration and articulation of a narrative that considers the notion of order within modern philosophy—its various kinds (natural, moral,divine, and human), the different ... More

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