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Disciplines in the MakingCross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

G. E. R. Lloyd

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The organization of higher education across the world is one of several factors that conspire to create the assumption that our own map of the intellectual disciplines is, broadly speaking, valid ... More

Divine MachinesLeibniz and the Sciences of Life

Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life

Justin E. H. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141787
eISBN:
9781400838721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Though it did not yet exist as a discrete field of scientific inquiry, biology was at the heart of many of the most important debates in seventeenth-century philosophy. Nowhere is this more apparent ... 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

Division III of Heidegger's Being and TimeThe Unanswered Question of Being

Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

Lee Braver (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029681
eISBN:
9780262330008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029681.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

How would Heidegger’s Being and Time have ended? How should it have concluded? Why didn’t he finish it? What would he have said about being in the final, concluding Division of the book that was ... More

The Domain of Reasons

The Domain of Reasons

John Skorupski

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587636
eISBN:
9780191595394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about normativity and reasons. It works out the consequences of a currently much discussed account of normativity, according to which all normative propositions are reducible to ... More

Duns Scotus’s Theory of Cognition

Duns Scotus’s Theory of Cognition

Richard Cross

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199684885
eISBN:
9780191765162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides the first complete and detailed account of Duns Scotus’s theory of cognition, tracing the processes involved in cognition, from sensation, through intuition and abstraction, to ... More

Durkheim

Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant social ... More

Early Modern CartesianismsDutch and French Constructions

Early Modern Cartesianisms: Dutch and French Constructions

Tad M. Schmaltz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190495220
eISBN:
9780190495244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495220.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

There is a general sense that the philosophy of Descartes was a dominant force in early modern thought. Since the nineteenth century, however, there has been no fully contextualized comparative ... More

Early Modern PhilosophyMind, Matter, and Metaphysics

Early Modern Philosophy: Mind, Matter, and Metaphysics

Christia Mercer and Eileen O'Neill (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195177602
eISBN:
9780199835553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177606.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book showcases the best current work now being written on a wide range of issues in early modern philosophy, when some of the most influential current philosophical problems were first ... More

The Early Modern SubjectSelf-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume

The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume

Udo Thiel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199542499
eISBN:
9780191730917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542499.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Self-consciousness and personal identity are fundamental features of human subjectivity. Even present-day discussions of these issues in philosophy of mind are strongly influenced by the conceptual ... More

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