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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Academic freedom, which allows members of institutions of higher learning to engage in intellectual pursuits without fear of censorship or retaliation, lies at the heart of the mission of the ... More

Adam Smith and RousseauEthics, Politics, Economics

Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Maria Pia Paganelli, Dennis C. Rasmussen, and Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment, thinkers who made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and who shaped some of ... More

The Adventure

The Adventure

Giorgio Agamben

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037594
eISBN:
9780262345231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger. An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the ... More

Affects, Actions and Passions in SpinozaThe Unity of Body and Mind

Affects, Actions and Passions in Spinoza: The Unity of Body and Mind

Chantal Jaquet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474433181
eISBN:
9781474445078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433181.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Nowadays there is a great enthusiasm for the Spinozan conception of the union of mind and body among modern researchers, such as Damasio. The fact that the Spinozan model has become very relevant is ... More

AfflictedHow Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More

The Afterlives of Georges Perec

The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Rowan Wilken and Justin Clemens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Georges Perec is widely acknowledged as one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. His far-reaching influence has inspired many fields of creativity, extending far beyond literature ... More

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Christian Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s conception of body at the heart of this study is the notion of a three‐dimensionally extended and continuous magnitude bounded by surfaces. This notion is distinct from the notion of a ... More

AtopiasManifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Atopias: Manifesto for a Radical Existentialism

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823277551
eISBN:
9780823280605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Atopias argues for a transcendence that is a relation between thought and the world, rather than an object or a substance that escapes the world. In doing so, Atopies intervenes within the fields of ... More

Being for BeautyAesthetic Agency and Value

Being for Beauty: Aesthetic Agency and Value

Dominic McIver Lopes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827214
eISBN:
9780191866098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One question that leads us into aesthetics is: why does beauty matter? Or, what do aesthetic goods bring to my life, to make it a life that goes well? Or, how does beauty deserve the place we have ... More

Being NecessaryThemes of Ontology and Modality from the Work of Bob Hale

Being Necessary: Themes of Ontology and Modality from the Work of Bob Hale

Ivette Fred-Rivera and Jessica Leech (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198792161
eISBN:
9780191866876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792161.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the relationship between ontology and modality: between what there is, and what there could be, must be, or might have been? Throughout a distinguished career, Bob Hale’s work has addressed ... More

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