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Abstraction and Infinity

Abstraction and Infinity

Paolo Mancosu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746829
eISBN:
9780191809095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746829.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

The book provides an original investigation of historical and systematic aspects of the notions of abstraction and infinity and their interaction. The notion of abstraction in question is that ... 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

African PhilosophyNew and Traditional Perspectives

African Philosophy: New and Traditional Perspectives

Lee M. Brown (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195114409
eISBN:
9780199785827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019511440X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book features a collection of essays that seek to provide accurate and well-developed characterizations of the epistemological and metaphysical concerns that shaped the conceptual languages and ... More

After GödelPlatonism and Rationalism in Mathematics and Logic

After Gödel: Platonism and Rationalism in Mathematics and Logic

Richard Tieszen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199606207
eISBN:
9780191725500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606207.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book contains an analysis, development, and defense of a number of central ideas in Kurt Gödel's writings on the philosophy and foundations of mathematics and logic, with reference to his three ... More

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral TheorySelected Essays

Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays

Andrews Reath

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288830
eISBN:
9780191603648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book contains chapters on various features of Kant's moral psychology and moral theory, with particular emphasis on a conception of rational agency autonomy. The opening chapters explore ... More

American Philosophy before Pragmatism

American Philosophy before Pragmatism

Russell B. Goodman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199577545
eISBN:
9780191802621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577545.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This study of five American thinkers—Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau—considers their work in relation to the philosophers and other ... More

Aquinas’s Theory of PerceptionAn Analytic Reconstruction

Aquinas’s Theory of Perception: An Analytic Reconstruction

Anthony J. Lisska

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777908
eISBN:
9780191823374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777908.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents an analysis of the principal texts used by Thomas Aquinas in developing his theory of perception. Little work has been devoted principally to his theory of perception and less ... More

The Architecture of MatterGalileo to Kant

The Architecture of Matter: Galileo to Kant

Thomas Holden

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263264
eISBN:
9780191601743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263264.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines the debate in early modern philosophy over the composition and internal architecture of matter, focussing on problems concerning the structure of continua, the metaphysics of parts and ... More

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

Aspects of Hobbes

Aspects of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247141
eISBN:
9780191597992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247145.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Presents a set of extended essays on a variety of aspects of the life and work of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). Some have previously been published as journal articles, etc., but ... More

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