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Truth, Thought, ReasonEssays on Frege

Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Tyler Burge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278534
eISBN:
9780191706943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book is made up of an introductory chapter, ten historical/philosophical chapters on Frege, and four postscripts to the chapters. The topics are divided into the three areas of the book's title: ... More

Underivative DutyBritish Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Thomas Hurka (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199577446
eISBN:
9780191725425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The chapters in this volume discuss a group of British moral philosophers active between the 1870s and 1950s and including Henry Sidgwick, Hastings Rashdall, J. M. E. McTaggart, G. E. Moore, H. A. ... More

The Unity of UnderstandingA Study in Kantian Problems

The Unity of Understanding: A Study in Kantian Problems

Hubert Schwyzer

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248293
eISBN:
9780191681110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248293.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about Kant's account of human understanding, of our capacity to form concepts of, and to be conscious of, things in the world. It argues that the conditions which Kant lays down for ... More

Vico's "New Science"A Philosophical Commentary

Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Donald Phillip Verene

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) is best remembered for his major work, the New Science (Scienza nuova), in which he sets forth the principles of humanity and gives an account of the stages common to ... More

Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond

Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond

Julia Annas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198755746
eISBN:
9780191816895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755746.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Laws is Plato’s second attempt to outline an ideal society. It does not, as often thought, introduce the rule of law as a rejection of the rule of virtue in the Republic. In the Laws the place of ... More

The Virtues of FreedomSelected Essays on Kant

The Virtues of Freedom: Selected Essays on Kant

Paul Guyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198755647
eISBN:
9780191831829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755647.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The essays collected in this volume explore Kant’s attempt to develop a morality grounded on the intrinsic and unconditional value of the human freedom to set our own ends. When regulated by the ... More

Wandering in DarknessNarrative and the Problem of Suffering

Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can one hold consistently both that there is suffering in the world and that there is an omniscient, omnipotent, perfectly good God? This book argues that one can. The opening section presents ... More

Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Risto Saarinen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606818
eISBN:
9780191729614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Weakness of will, the phenomenon of acting contrary to one's own better judgement, remains a prominent discussion topic in philosophy. The book covers the reflection on weakness of will between 1350 ... More

Weimar ThoughtA Contested Legacy

Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Peter E. Gordon and John P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During its short lifespan, the Weimar Republic (1918–33) witnessed an unprecedented flowering of achievements in many areas, including psychology, political theory, physics, philosophy, literary and ... More

The Well-Ordered UniverseThe Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

Deborah Boyle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190234805
eISBN:
9780190234829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234805.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The prolific Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673) published books on natural philosophy as well as stories, plays, poems, orations, allegories, and letters. Her mature philosophical system offered a unique ... More

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