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Time, Tense, and Causation

Time, Tense, and Causation

Michael Tooley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250746
eISBN:
9780191598623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250746.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Defends a dynamic, or tensed, conception of time, according to which the past and the present are real while the future is not. This conception differs from traditional tensed views, according to ... More

Time's Arrow & Archimedes' PointNew Directions for the Physics of Time

Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point: New Directions for the Physics of Time

Huw Price

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195117981
eISBN:
9780199853045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117981.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Why is the future so different from the past? Why does the past affect the future and not the other way round? The universe began with the Big Bang — will it end with a “Big Crunch”? This book ... More

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Hans Joas and Daniel R. Huebner (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead brings together a range of scholars who provide detailed analyses of Mead’s importance to innovative fields of scholarship, including cognitive science, ... More

TocquevilleThe Aristocratic Sources of Liberty

Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty

Lucien Jaume

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152042
eISBN:
9781400846726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152042.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Many American readers like to regard Alexis de Tocqueville as an honorary American and democrat—as the young French aristocrat who came to early America and, enthralled by what he saw, proceeded to ... More

Tocqueville and His AmericaA Darker Horizon

Tocqueville and His America: A Darker Horizon

Arthur Kaledin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300119312
eISBN:
9780300176209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119312.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers an original combination of biography, character study, and wide-ranging analysis of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, bringing new light to that classic work. It examines ... More

Toleration and Understanding in Locke

Toleration and Understanding in Locke

Nicholas Jolley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791706
eISBN:
9780191837883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Despite recent advances in Locke scholarship, philosophers and political theorists have paid little attention to the relations among his three greatest works: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, ... More

Torture and DignityAn Essay on Moral Injury

Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

J. M. Bernstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human beings are intrinsically vulnerable, injurable, and dependent creatures. For this reason, the primary source for the meaning of morals is the experience of moral injury. Through investigating ... More

Toward a Humanist JusticeThe Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Debra Satz and Rob Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The late Susan Moller Okin was a leading political theorist whose scholarship integrated political philosophy and issues of gender, the family, and culture. This volume stems from a conference on ... More

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Thomas Conley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114774
eISBN:
9780226114798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

From high school cafeterias to the floor of Congress, insult is a truly universal and ubiquitous cultural practice with a long and earthy history, and yet this most human of human behaviors is not ... More

Towards Non-BeingThe Logic and Metaphysics of Intentionality

Towards Non-Being: The Logic and Metaphysics of Intentionality

Graham Priest

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262540
eISBN:
9780191602672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262543.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Towards Non-Being presents an account of the semantics of intentional verbs such as ‘believes’, ‘fears’, ‘seeks’, and ‘imagines’. It tackles problems concerning intentional states which ... More

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